Databases A to Z


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Databases A to Z is a popular page that lists all of the research databases in order from A to Z.


Popular Databases

Ancestry Library

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Ancestry Library can be used to find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Available inside the library only, with a limited number of users.

Gale Career Transitions Career Transitions

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Career Transitions:  Find a new job, write a resume or cover letter, experience interview simulations, learn about school programs.
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Commercial Appeal Newsbank

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Commercial Appeal Newsbank: Provides access to the Commercial Appeal from 1990 to the present.
Library Card is required when accessing outside of the Library.

Gale Legal Forms Gale Legal Forms

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Gale Legal Forms: A collection of legal forms.
Contact us for username/password if accessing outside of the Library

Lynda.com Library
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Lynda.com: A premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, personal finance, and more.
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referenceUSA from infogroup Reference USA

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Reference USA: Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6) Locate out-of-town companies; 7) Profile a neighborhood, city or state.
Library Card required if accessing outside of the Library

Testing and Education Reference Center

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Testing and Education Reference Center: Helps users embark on new education and career paths with in-depth information on colleges/universities, graduate/professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships/awards, and more. Practice tests include entrance exams, certifications, and licensing tests. With the Career Assessment tool, students can map a career path using a multiple-choice exam that determines their Holland Type and matches their answers to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations. The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools helps students build essential career skills like how to build a resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips.
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Transparent Language

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Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.
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World Book

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The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, ebooks and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes:
World Book Advanced for High School students and adults. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Student for Elementary/Middle School. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Timelines View or build your own Timelines.
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Gale Academic OneFile Academic OneFile

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Academic OneFile: Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
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Gale Agriculture Collection Agriculture Collection

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Agriculture Collection: With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge.

Ancestry Library

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Ancestry Library can be used to find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Available inside the library only, with a limited number of users.

Gale Books and Authors Book and Authors

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Books and Authors:  If you are wondering what to read next, Books & Authors can help you. Browse various genres and search for read-alikes.

Gale Business Insights: Essentials Business Insights: Essentials

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Business Insights: Essentials provides detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.
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Gale Career Transitions Career Transitions

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Career Transitions:  Find a new job, write a resume or cover letter, experience interview simulations, learn about school programs.
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Commercial Appeal Newsbank

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Commercial Appeal Newsbank: Provides access to the Commercial Appeal from 1990 to the present.
Library Card is required when accessing outside of the Library.

Gale Communication & Mass Media Collection Communications and Mass Media Collection

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Communications and Mass Media Collection: From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field.

Criminal Justice Collection Criminal Justice Collection

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Criminal Justice Collection: Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge.

Gale Culinary Arts Collection Culinary Arts Collection

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Culinary Arts Collection: Includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Gale Diversity Studies Collection Diversity Studies Collection

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Diversity Studies Collection: A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 150 journals.

driving tests Driving Tests

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Driving Tests: Study for driving tests, motorcycle tests, and CDL tests. Take practice tests, obtain official manuals, and more.

Gale Educator's Reference Complete Educator’s Reference Complete

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Educator’s Reference Complete is a selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

Gale Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

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Environmental Studies and Policy Collection: Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Gale Fine Arts & Music Collection Fine Arts and Music Collection

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Fine Arts and Music Collection: With hundreds of full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and film-making.

Gale Directory Library Gale Directory Library

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Gale Directory Library: This is the online version of four quintessential directories: 1) Brands and Their Companies; 2) Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.; 3) Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media; 4) Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans.
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Gale Legal Forms Gale Legal Forms

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Gale Legal Forms: A collection of legal forms.
Contact us for username/password if accessing outside of the Library

Gale Literary Sources Gale Literary Sources

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Gale Literary Sources:  Unlock information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Search across centuries to be able to see the broader continuum of the story you choose to tell. Includes Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Contact us for password if accessing from outside of the Library.

Gale Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Collection Gardening; Landscape and Horticulture Collection

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Gardening; Landscape and Horticulture Collection: Farmers, landscape architects, and bio-technologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.

Gale Gender Studies Collection Gender Studies Collection

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Gender Studies Collection: This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.

Gale General OneFile General OneFile

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General OneFile: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
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Gale General Science Collection General Science Collection

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General Science Collection: A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.

Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center Health and Wellness Resource Center

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Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
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Gale Health Reference Center Academic Health Reference Center Academic

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Health Reference Center Academic: Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center.

Health Reference Series Online Health Reference Series Online

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Health Reference Series Online: The Omnigraphics Health Reference Series is an invaluable medical resource that will give consumers the confidence they need to take control of their health and make sense of the jumbled and confusing advice coming from all directions. It is an easy-to-use and authoritative source designed for lay readers—consumers with no specific medical knowledge.
Library Card required if accessing outside of the Library.

Heritage Quest Online Heritage Quest

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Heritage Quest provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Beginning or professional genealogists can now use this powerful online library, with original page images for all documents.

Gale Home Improvement Collection Home Improvement Collection

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Home Improvement Collection: Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation.

Information Science and Library Issues Collection

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Information Science and Library Issues Collection: This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field.

Informe Academico

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Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
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Insurance and Liability Collection

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Insurance and Liability Collection: Protection of assets is a concern for all: from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation, all have a vested interest in ensuring the retention of their assets, be it physical or intellectual.

Kids InfoBits

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Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
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LitFinder

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LitFinder: provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Lynda.com Library
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Lynda.com: A premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, personal finance, and more.
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MarciveWeb Docs

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MarciveWeb Docs: You can search for all United States government publications issued to federal depository libraries since 1976 using MarciveWeb DOCS. MarciveWeb DOCS is the World Wide Web version of Marcive’s Government Printing Office record database.

Military and Intelligence Database

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Military and Intelligence Database: Both the historian and reporter on the frontline will find useful information in this collection, composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs.

Newsstand

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Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. It includes the Commercial Appeal from 1996 to 2002 and a separate entry for the Commercial Appeal from 2000 to 2012.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

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Nursing and Allied Health Collection: All aspects of the Nursing profession — from direct patient care to health care administration — are covered. This collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Opposing Viewpoints

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Opposing Viewpoints is a 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.
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Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

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Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection: Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Pop Culture Collection

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Pop Culture Collection: It’s all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

PowerSearch

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PowerSearch: Discover all of the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.
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Professional Collection

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Professional Collection is a custom selection of full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24 hour access from school or home. The Professional Collection offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development.

Psychology Collection

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Psychology Collection: This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time.

RBDigital Magazines

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RBDigital eMagazines: Check out select current magazines and keep them forever with no checkout limits.
Library Card Required | Getting Started InstructionsMobile App Available

referenceUSA from infogroup Reference USA

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Reference USA: Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6) Locate out-of-town companies; 7) Profile a neighborhood, city or state.
Library Card required if accessing outside of the Library

Religion and Philosophy Collection

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Religion and Philosophy Collection: Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.

Research in Context

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Research in Context: Designed especially for middle-schoolers, Research in Context contains engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content that are aligned with national and state standards.
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Small Business Collection

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Small Business Collection: Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Small Business Resource Center

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Small Business Resource Center: Offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed.
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Student Resources in Context

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Student Resources in Context: This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.
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Tennessean (Nashville)

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The Tennessean (Nashville): Text articles from the Nashville newspaper. Includes articles from 2002 to present.

Tennessean (Nashville) – Historical

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The Tennessean (Nashville): Articles from the Nashville newspaper from 1812 to 2002.

Testing and Education Reference Center

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Testing and Education Reference Center: Helps users embark on new education and career paths with in-depth information on colleges/universities, graduate/professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships/awards, and more. Practice tests include entrance exams, certifications, and licensing tests. With the Career Assessment tool, students can map a career path using a multiple-choice exam that determines their Holland Type and matches their answers to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations. The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools helps students build essential career skills like how to build a resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips.
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Transparent Language

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Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.
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U.S. History Collection

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U.S. History Collection: As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.

Vocations and Careers Collection

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Vocations and Careers Collection: Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

War and Terrorism Collection

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War and Terrorism Collection: A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.

World Book

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The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, ebooks and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes:
World Book Advanced for High School students and adults. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Student for Elementary/Middle School. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Timelines View or build your own Timelines.
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World History Collection

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World History Collection: As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.