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Academic Earth

Watch a semester's worth of video lectures from a given university course, or find a curated collection of lectures from the archive on a particular them.  Hundreds of instructors' lectures are provide. C&RL News, June 2012.


RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. If you need to manage information for any reason -- whether it be for writing, research or collaboration -- RefWorks is the perfect tool. Use the tutorials and information resources on this site to work smarter with RefWorks! -- publisher, 12/16/2009

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Over the past 100 years, Readers€™ Guide to Periodical Literature has become the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press, has earned the trust of researchers at all levels, and has been hailed by Library Journal as one of the €œ50 Best Reference Sources for the Millennium.€ Readers' Guide Retrospective provides all the information from 44 Readers€™ Guide annuals in a single database and access to over 3 million articles from approximately 375 leading magazines; many of the articles are peer reviewed.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, and much more. Searchable full-text for over 1,850 popular periodicals, including Consumer Reports and Business Week.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today€™s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more (

Oxford English Dictionary

The online Oxford English Dictionary is a work in progress. Hundreds of new entries are added every year. The OED is currently being revised, with the aim of producing a completely updated third edition. Draft material from the revision programme is published online, alongside unrevised entries from the 20-volume Second Edition, first published in 1989, and its 3-volume Additions Series, published in 1993 (volumes 1 and 2) and 1997 (volume 3).