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The films in the Media Education Foundation (MEF) encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the affect these representations have on identity and culture, MEF films are especially well-suited for use in Women's Studies, Sociology, Race Studies, Communication, Anthropology, Education, and Psychology courses.

Subject(s): Arts and Humanities, Film, Social Sciences, Sociology, Communication and Media, Management, Business, Education, Anthropology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Health Sciences, Science

This database is the premier bibliography in biomedicine and the life sciences, compiled by The National Library of Medicine. It contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues and health care services.

Subject(s): Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, Science, Biological Sciences

This database is the only comprehensive materials science research solution providing indexing and abstracts from more than 4,000 current serial and non-serial titles. It currently includes millions of records from periodicals, conference papers, trade journals, magazines, books, patents and technical reports, with indexing back to the early 1960's. Materials covered include steels, metals, alloys, compounds and metal matrix composites.

Subject(s): Engineering, Materials Science, Science

This database includes records drawn from the world's literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences.

Subject(s): Science, Astronomy, Environmental Sciences

CogNet provides a collection of searchable electronic texts for the cognitive and brain sciences containing works from the MIT Press, as well as information on new research, job listings, discussion groups and information on seminars and lectures.

Subject(s): Science, Health Sciences, Medicine

Includes titles in many subject areas, including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and certain areas of science and technology.

Subject(s): Science, Technology, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. Includes the GenBank, Blast, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man databases.

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences, Biology

A listing of journals in science and medicine; gateways, podcasts, and productivity tools.

Subject(s): Health Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Public Health, Science, Biological Sciences

An online image bank of Dr. Netter's classic anatomy & pathology illustrations along with many diagnostic imaging examples.

Subject(s): Health Sciences, Medicine, Science, Biological Sciences, Physiology

This database enables neuroscientists to keep abreast of major advances within the field and their implications for other medical specialties. The database covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences

This collection includes 23 current and archival newspaper databases.

Subject(s): Social Sciences, History, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health Sciences, Environment and Public Health, Public Health, Science

Founded in 2004, now publishers is an international press that has built a reputation as a source of peer-reviewed publications in Business, Economics, Computer Science and Engineering.

Subject(s): Social Sciences, Management, Business, Economics, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Political Science

Formerly part of the National Research Council of Canada and now operating under Canadian Science Publishing, NRC Research Press publishes peer-reviewed journals covering a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Subject(s): Science

NTIS (The National Technical Information Service) is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. This ProQuest database replicates records from the NTIS website. Content includes research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964.

Subject(s): Engineering, Science, Technology

Readers will find detailed perspectives on innovative cloning and sequencing strategies

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences, Physiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry

O'Reilly Books Online is a fully-searchable e-reference library housing a collection of technical books that cover the technologies most essential to users including certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linus/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more. Users are able to search hundreds of books simultaneously online.
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Subject(s): Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Social Sciences, Sociology, Communication and Media

This database is focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. It focuses on marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.

Subject(s): Science, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Civilization

OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative, compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype and is updated daily.

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences, Biology

Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts covers every aspect of oncogene research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations.

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences, Biology

A database of gene expressions used in biomedical research.

Subject(s): Science, Biological Sciences, Biology

OSA Publishing (Optical Society of America Publishing) provides access to a collection of peer-reviewed titles covering optics, photonics, and other aspects of the science of light.

Subject(s): Science, Physics, Technology

An aggregate of databases with access to full text journals and books providing information from the following fields: Medicine, Veterinary medicine, Nursing, Allied health and Dentistry.

Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Science, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Environment and Public Health, Medicine

Full-text access to the Oxford University Press journals.

Subject(s): Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Medicine, Science, Social Sciences

Oxford Journals Archive provides access to content from 1849 to 1995. Tufts access is to the Science Archive Collection and 24 social science titles.

Subject(s): Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, Science, Social Sciences

Provides web access to more than 100 major Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, science, technology and medicine, the performing arts, and religion. Works can be searched separately or across the entire databases. Includes over 1.5 million entries.

Subject(s): Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Science, Social Sciences

Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

Subject(s): Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health Sciences, Science, Social Sciences

Full text access to all American Physical Society journal material published since 1893.

Subject(s): Science, Physics

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