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AtoZ Maps OnlineTrial ends: 4/30/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only.Available to Clark Society members. Contains 145,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Collection includes both antique and contemporary maps. Geographic coverage is from the world down to the US city level. Special maps include climate, geology, ecology, war, and history. Add-ons include country flags, quizzes and puzzles, and teaching tools.

Coverage dates: Varies.

Rock's BackpagesTrial ends: 4/30/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. RBP is the World’s only comprehensive online archive of music journalism and writing, providing access to an ever-expanding collection of primary-source, full-text music writing (currently over 32,000 articles), sourced from the pages of the music and mainstream press. Not just a resource for music courses, but also journalism, literature, national and international cultural studies, gender studies, sociology, politics and economics. RBP contains articles (reviews, interviews, features and more) from the '50s up to present day and includes a growing collection of exclusive audio interviews. The content represents the work of over 670 of the best music writers on the planet from over 4,500 publications (Rolling Stone, NME etc etc), representing over 2,500 artists from all genres of music.

Coverage dates: 1950 to present.
Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. A Definitive Guide to Complementary Medicine and Alternative Treatments. The content provided in AMED is produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library, which provides a renowned collection of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information. The scope of coverage within this resource is mainly European and is updated with new content on a monthly basis.

Coverage dates: 1995 to present.
Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. Electronic version of an essential print reference, provides indexing for millions of articles in over 500 leading magazines. Includes peer-reviewed and consumer publications. Key finding tool for many 20th century publications where indexing did not begin until the 1980s.

Coverage dates: 1890-1982.

HeinOnlineTrial ends: 9/1/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable PDF image-based, government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.

Coverage dates: Late 18th century to present.