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FactFinder US Census Bureau More info...

FactFinder


Publisher: US Census Bureau

American FactFinder is compiled by the US Census Bureau. It collects and reports population, housing, economic, tax, and geographic information. You are able to find data, create tables, and compare data for the nation, states, cities, counties, and ZIP codes. It also holds most of the American Community Survey data tables, which provide more detailed information about communities.



Contains

  • Government Information
  • Reference Sources & Tools
  • Statistics

Subject Coverage

  • General and Multidisciplinary
  • Useful and Interesting
  • Sociology and Criminal Justice
Family Studies Abstracts EBSCO More info...

Family Studies Abstracts


Publisher: EBSCO


Contains

  • Indexes & Abstracts
  • Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

  • Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
familydoctor.org American Academy of Family Physicians More info...

familydoctor.org


Publisher: American Academy of Family Physicians

Medical information for the whole family.



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Subject Coverage

  • Useful and Interesting
  • Medicine and Health
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO More info...

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Publisher: FAO

FAO.org is a branch of the United Nations focused on "comprehensive and objective information and analysis on the current global state of food and agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture, forests, agricultural commodity markets and hunger" (FAO.org). Find statistics, country profiles and overviews on various topics.



Contains

  • Statistics

Subject Coverage

FedStats United States More info...

FedStats


Publisher: United States

FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.



Contains

  • Government Information

Subject Coverage

  • Business
Felix Posen Bibliographic Project Hebrew University of Jerusalem More info...

Felix Posen Bibliographic Project


Publisher: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

This searchable online bibliography covers the topic of anti-Semitism, and it addresses all topics related to the Holocaust.



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Subject Coverage

  • History
  • Religion
Films on Demand - Sociology Video Collection Films Media Group More info...

Films on Demand - Sociology Video Collection


Publisher: Films Media Group

A collection of videos discussing various sociological issues of the day. Topics include ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, social justice, and social work.



Contains

  • Media

Subject Coverage

  • Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Women's Studies
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Financial Accounting Standards Board More info...

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)


Publisher: Financial Accounting Standards Board

FASB was established in 1973 and is an independent designated body in the private sector for establishing financial accounting and reporting standards that govern the preparation of financial reports. Standards promulgated by FASB are recognized as authoritative by the Securities and Exchange Commission and by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Full-text publications available on the Web site under the FASB Pronouncements and EIFT Abstracts link include FASB pronouncements, Statements of Financial Accounting Standards, Statements of Financial Accounting Concepts, FASB Interpretations, FASB Technical Bulletins, and EIFT Abstracts. --Review by Colleen D. Anderson, C&RL News, February 2008



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Subject Coverage

  • Business
  • Accounting
Findlaw FindLaw More info...

Findlaw


Publisher: FindLaw

This website has access to U.S. Supreme Court decisions from 1893 to the present. Users can search by year, case name, full text, or citation.



Contains

  • Government Information
  • Historical/Primary Resources
  • Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law and Paralegal
  • Sociology and Criminal Justice
FirstSearch (WorldCat Discovery Services) OCLC More info...

FirstSearch (WorldCat Discovery Services)


Publisher: OCLC

WorldCat Discovery Services includes records for books, videos, serial publications, articles, recorded books and music, electronic books, sheet music, genealogical references, cultural artifacts, digital objects, Web sites and much more.Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world’s libraries. Library users and staff use WorldCat Discovery to search the WorldCat database of electronic, digital and physical resources, identify materials they need and find out where they are available. -- publisher 6/26/2014



Contains

  • Catalogs
  • Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

  • Library Science
  • General and Multidisciplinary
Flipster EBSCO More info...

Flipster


Publisher: EBSCO

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine distribution service where users can access their favorite magazines from a variety of publishers through their local libraries via a web browser or a custom app made specifically for the iPad or iPad mini, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.http://goo.gl/xj7B1ehttp://goo.gl/xj7B1e



Contains

  • Current Events
  • Full Text Articles

Subject Coverage

  • Newspapers/Current Events
  • Useful and Interesting
  • General and Multidisciplinary
FLITE U.S. Department of Commerce More info...

FLITE


Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce

This website has U.S. Supreme Court case decisions from 1937-1975. Users can search by case name or keyword.



Contains

  • Government Information

Subject Coverage

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law and Paralegal
  • Sociology and Criminal Justice
Flow (RefWorks) ProQuest More info...

Flow (RefWorks)


Publisher: ProQuest

ProQuest’s powerful collaboration and document management tool, Flow, is now accessible free for researchers. Flow leverages a decade of experience with the RefWorks suite of tools, resulting in a unique service that manages researcher workflows while integrating document management and sharing with citation data. This enables users to discover and manage content, store and organize documents, and through integration with Microsoft Word, write papers, supported with instant bibliographies and annotation. Plus, Flow’s social capabilities allow simple document sharing. Please use your wesleyan email to sign-up and create an account in Flow.  Ask a librarian if you have questions about using this product.



Contains

  • Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

  • Useful and Interesting
  • Library Science
Food Timeline Lynne Olver More info...

Food Timeline


Publisher: Lynne Olver

The Food Timeline was created by Lynne Olver, reference librarian and IACP member. NOTE: This site is an independent research project. It is not currently sponsored by, or affiliated with, any food companies. Information is checked against standard reference tools for accuracy--Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (Smith), The Oxford Companion to Food (Davidson), The Cambridge World History of Food (Kiple & Ornelas), Larousse Gastronomique (Revised/Updated English edition [2001]), The Encyclopedia of American Food & Drink, (Mariani), Food in History (Tannahill), History of Food (Toussaint-Samat), and other sources as needed. As with most historical topics, there are some conflicting stories in the field of food history. We do our best to select and present the information with the most documented support. (website, June 22, 2009)



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Subject Coverage

  • Useful and Interesting
  • History
Free Music Archive WFMU More info...

Free Music Archive


Publisher: WFMU

Legal, free, high-quality music downloads from a multitude of genres.



Contains

  • Media

Subject Coverage

  • Music
Fuente Academica Premier EBSCO More info...

Fuente Academica Premier


Publisher: EBSCO

Fuente Academica Priemier is a rapidly growing collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO’s comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica Premier offers the full text for more than 650 publications and 30 academic books from 18 countries. Fuente Académica Premier covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Continuously expanding archives include Boletín del CEMLA (1955 – present) and the complete backfile of Darwiniana, published since 1922. (publisher - Jan 2015)



Contains

  • Full Text Articles
  • Indexes & Abstracts
  • Scholarly Journals
  • Spanish language content available

Subject Coverage

  • General and Multidisciplinary
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Library Science
  • Medicine and Health
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law and Paralegal
  • Religion
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia EBSCO More info...

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia


Publisher: EBSCO

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia meets the needs of elementary, middle, and high school students. A student, home and general reference encyclopedia containing 25,000 articles. Updated annually.



Contains

  • Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Subject Coverage

  • General and Multidisciplinary