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BBC Shakespeare Plays
Streaming videos of all 37 of Shakespeare's plays. These productions feature some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent. Coverage dates: Late 16th - early 17th century.
Berg Fashion Library
Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Useful to scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in dress, it includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an extensive E-Book collection, a vast image bank, extra reference resources and more. Coverage dates: From early times to present day.
Best's Library Center
Provides in-depth analysis of insurance companies including credit reports and M&A reports. Includes both public and private US, Canadian and Non US insurers. Can limit search based on geographic location. Coverage dates: Current.
Bibliography of Asian Studies
Indexes articles and book chapters on East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Primarily English language material, with other western languages included. Coverage dates: 1971 - Current.
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Index of books and articles published about Native Americans. Coverage dates: 16th century - Current.
Bibliography of the History of Art
A merger of two well-known art databases: Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and International Repertory of the Literature of Art/ Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA). These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007. For material published after 2007 see the International Bibliography of Art (IBA). Coverage dates: 1975 - 2007.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Digitized biodiversity literature from the collections of natural history and botany libraries around the world. Includes significant amounts of older and public domain content. Coverage dates: 1484 - Current.
Biography in Context
Gale Biography in Context includes biographical material from authoritative reference works, full-text newspapers, journals, and video and audio clips from NBC and NPR
BioOne is a searchable full text collection of over 150 high-impact bioscience research journals. Coverage dates: 1995 - Current.
Birds of North America
Provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 700+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Industry financial ratios and industry market statistics for thousands of industries at the national and local level. Data can be obtained at the metro, state, or national level. Coverage dates: 5 years to 6 months ago.
Black Abolitionist Papers
Primary source collection of African Americans efforts to abolish slavery. With 15,000 writings and publications of nearly 300 black abolitionists from 1830-1865. Coverage dates: 1830-1865.
Black Drama Third Edition
Full text plays written from the mid-1800s to present by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Coverage dates: mid 1800s - present.
Black Studies Center
Collection of primary and secondary sources that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times. Includes dissertations and video of history makers. Coverage dates: 1600- present.
Book Review Digest Plus
Book Review Digest Plus contains descriptive summaries of books, citations for book reviews, and many full text book reviews. Both fiction and non-fiction books are reviewed. Coverage dates: 1983 - Current.
Book Review Index Online
A comprehensive online guide to book reviews with over five million review citations from thousands of publications. Coverage dates: 1965 - present.
Books in Print
Provides complete publishers information, bibliographic, book ordering and subject classification information for all titles covered. Includes all types of books covering all subjects, provided they are published or exclusively distributed in the U.S. Audio books and video titles are also included. Coverage dates: Varies.
Boston Globe
A window through which to study New England and American history. Whether your researchers are interested in genealogy, “Yankee” perspectives on local and national events,politics, culture, urban development, business, religion, or other topics, The Boston Globe provides a window through which to study firsthand this fascinating time and place in American history Coverage dates: 1872 - 1985.
Brill Online Reference Works
Reference information on significant international and national organizations, comprehensive biographical profiles of almost 4,000 of the most important people in the world today. Publications focus on the humanities, social sciences and international law, and include The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who and Who's Who in Public International Law Online. Coverage dates: Current.
Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions. Includes all essays and research from the printed edition. Coverage dates: Ancient to modern times.
Britannica Online
Fully searchable collection of authoritative references that provide timely, relevant and trustworthy information. Includes both short and book-length articles on every subject. Search results can come from two encyclopedias, a media database, magazine articles, websites, audio and video sources.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in diaries and letters. The collection now includes primary materials spanning more than 300 years. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database. Coverage dates: 1500 - 1950.
British Library Newspapers
Contains the full runs of 48 newspapers selected by the British Library to represent 19th century Britain. This collection includes national and regional newspapers. Collection also includes newspapers that lead particular political or social movements. The penny papers are also in the collection. Coverage dates: 19th century.
British Periodicals Collection I-IV
Almost 500 journals, newspapers and magazines spanning the late 17th through early 21st centuries, and covering a range of topics such as literature and drama, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. Coverage dates: 1681 -2005.
Business Abstracts with Full Text
Full-text articles and abstracts for Business topics. Includes journals, magazines, trade publications, corporate profiles, statistical rankings, and more. Coverage dates: 1982 - Current.
Business Collection
Provides provides full text and abstracts for Business topics. Also includes Investment reports, Company Profiles, Industry news, and M&A news. Coverage dates: 1980 - Current.
Business E-Books Online
Gathers 500 of the best-known textbooks and reference materials in business education with unrestricted access for an unlimited number of users. Coverage dates: Current.
Business Expert Press Digital Libraries
Ebooks covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy. Coverage dates: Current.
Business Insights: Essentials
Contains information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports. SWOT reports available. Includes journals, magazines, trade publications, corporate profiles, statistical rankings, and more.
Business Source Complete
Full-text articles and abstracts for Business topics. Company profiles, industry analysis, market research reports, country reports, and SWOT analysis are also available. Includes journals, magazines, trade publications, analyst reports, statistics, and more. Contains Harvard Business Review. Coverage dates: 1886 - Current.
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