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02/03 New Periodicals Archive Online More Information

12/06 New EBSCO Databases Combined More Information

12/02 New NAXOS Music Library More Information

12/02 New NAXOS Music Library Jazz More Information

11/15 Trial Naxos Sheet Music More Information

10/27 New Europeana More Information

10/11 New Digital Scores and Libretti More Information

01/05 New Artemis Literary Sources More Information

10/28 New ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global More Information

05/05 New Nineteenth Century Collections Online More Information

04/06 New Ulrichsweb More Information

02/12 New Digital Theatre Plus More Information

08/28 New Project MUSE More Information


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Academic Search Complete contains more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Android App
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ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection is a digital collection of 2,200 full-text titles offered by the American Collge of Learned Sciences (ACLS) in collaboration with fourteen learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office  
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AP Images
Over 1,000,000 current and historic captioned photos drawn largely from the Associated Press database of images. The archive includes contemporary news images, historical figures, celebrities, and images drawn from key events of the 20th century as well as graphics, audio, and text files.
 
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ArchiveGrid Search for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. ArchiveGrid is an online service that provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It includes nearly a million descriptions from more than 2,500 libraries, museums and archives worldwide.  
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Artemis Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resource simultaneously. Searches Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism, Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Scribners Writers, Something About the Author and Twayne’s Authors.
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ArticleFirst Offers searching and browsing of articles and tables of contents from thousands of journals. Contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Each record describes one article, news story, letter or other item.  
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index BGMI-Discontinued 10/2015  
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Book Collection: Nonfiction Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,400 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.  
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Book Review Digest Plus brings together Book Review Digest with all the book review citations and full text of book reviews from eleven other H. W. Wilson indexes. A single book can have as little as one review citation and as much as a descriptive summary and many reviews with excerpts and full text, depending upon the coverage the book received in the reviewing literature Android App
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Books in Print contains records for millions of in-print, out-of-print and forthcoming books, e-book, audio, and video titles. Reviews are included when available. Areas are available for searching forthcoming books, children's books, and fiction. Lists of bestsellers and awards can be searched and biographical information on more than 11,000 authors is provided. A directory of publishers, distributors, agents, and wholesalers is available. iPhone App
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Cambridge Histories Online this historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content a valuable resource, for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike  
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CAMIO—Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a resource of works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. All content is rights-cleared for educational use. Every work is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes.  
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Clase and Periodica CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American and Caribbean journals specializing in social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. CLASE and PERIÓDICA offer access to more than 455,000 citations from documents published in 2,700 selected scholarly journals in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English.  
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Classical Singer magazine began in 1988 as The New York Opera Newsletter. For years it provided in-depth insights about the New York opera scene to its subscribers. In 2011 Classical Singer launched its own auditions website, AuditionsPlus.com, to feature opportunities for all types of singers--classical, musical theatre, jazz, and more. Auditions Plus includes auditions, competitions, summer programs, university programs, young artist programs, and singer profiles.  
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Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Online contains 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, numbers that will continually expand with each update. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Included also is poetry in Portuguese, Polish, Yiddish, Welsh, Gaelic, and other Celtic languages, as well as poems in the ancient languages: Anglo-Saxon, Provencal and Latin iPhone
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Communication and Mass Media Complete Covers communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. This database includes full text for over 450 journals. Android App
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Contemporary Authors Online provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, it allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.  
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Contemporary Literary Criticism-Use Literature Criticism Online  
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CQ Researcher covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.  
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Credo Reference Online versions of 500+ published reference works from over 70 publishers, including general and specialist dictionaries and encyclopedias.  
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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres  
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Digital Scores and Libretti searches digitized special collections of Harvard’s Loeb Music Library for rare or unique manuscripts, and first and early editions of music from the 17th-early 20th centuries.
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Digital Theatre Plus includes complete, recently-filmed stage productions of plays, musicals, and operas from the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Young Vic, and other well-known West End companies and venues. The “Productions” tab lists all available productions. In addition to the performance videos, Digital Theatre Plus includes “Making Theatre” interviews with cast and crew on creative and technical production, as well as study guides.
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Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639 - 1800 Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans  
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eBook Collection provides access to thousands of scholarly, reference, and professional full-text books in electronic format from the world's leading university presses and commercial publishers. All eBooks allow browsing, downloading, full-text searching, interactive table of contents, printing, emailing, and citation export. Viewing/Downloading Directions-PDF
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EBook Library-Use ProQuest Ebook Central  
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EBSCO Databases Combined Access the 40+ Ebsco company databases simultaneously. Databases which are accessible via the EBSCOhost user interface are listed separately on the Library’s database page, and include Academic Search Complete, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SocIndex, and SportDiscus. When logged into any Ebsco database, clicking the “Choose databases” link, directly above the search box, allows the user to select any or all database. Please note: this collection of databases appears as being Academic Search Complete, but it searches that database plus all the other EBSCO databases Troy subscribes to. Android App
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ECO Electronic Collections Online An OCLC bibliographic index collection of scholarly journals  
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Europeana searches for digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, paintings, film, maps, sound recordings, and other material held by a range of Europe's libraries, archives, museums and galleries.
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Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.  
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Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Troy users.

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Fiction Connection provided by Books in Print-Use Books in Print
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. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily  
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General Reference Center Gold A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more  
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Humanities International Complete full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records). The database includes full text for more than 890 journals. Android App
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JSTOR - Arts and Sciences Collections consists of articles gathered from over 780 academic and scholarly journals. The collections cover a wide variety of topics in the sciences and the humanities. All articles are included full text. Users can search the entire set at once or search subsets of journals by broad subject disciplines  
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Learning Express Library 3.0 (LEL) comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series. Includes ASVAB, CLEP, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, Nursing School Entrance, NCLEX, PCAT, Praxis I&II, TEAS, and TOEIC.
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Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources  
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Literati retrieves full text articles and images from reference materials (encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, etc.) and full text articles from magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and journals. It provides links to print books, e-books, and government publications in the Troy University Library Catalog. Literati also provides concept maps (interactive graphical displays) for search terms.  
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Literature Criticism Online an extensive compilation of literary commentary; the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals in a format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.  
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Literature Resource Center Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.  
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Literature Resources From Gale-Use Literature Resource Center  
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Litfinder Covering world literature and authors throughout history, contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.  
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Magill's Literary Annual Online access to Magill's Literary Annuals from 1977 to 2010. The goal of the annual has been to critically evaluate two-hundred major works of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction published during the previous year.  
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MANGO Languages uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening and repeating material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations. Offers foreign languages for English speakers and ESL courses for non English speakers.
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MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines  
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MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Dating back to the 1920s it contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR's language and literature collection as well as links to full text. Android App
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The Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. This database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals. Music Index cites:  
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NAXOS Music Library Offers the world's largest online classical music library, with streaming access to more than 120,000 CDs of both the standard and rare repertoire in all genres. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogs plus the complete catalogs or selected titles from over 650 other recording labels, with more labels joining monthly. Also includes some jazz, world, and pop/rock music.
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NAXOS Music Library Jazz Aimed at jazz music enthusiasts, provides an expanding, mixed selection of streamed recordings by over 32,000 artists from jazz legends to contemporary jazz on over 200 labels, including Blue Note Records, Warner, EMI, and Fantasy.
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. The content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.
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North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database  
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OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources from over 1000 contributors worldwide. Items include digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets. Collections include theses, technical reports, research papers, and image collections. These resources, often hidden from search engine users behind web scripts, are known as the "deep web." This is the freely accessible version from OCLC.  
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Oxford English Dictionary The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.  
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Oxford Reference Online Premium brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.  
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PapersFirst Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
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Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) millions of articles published in 557 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. All titles start with Vol 1 no. 1.

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PQDT Open-Use ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
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ProceedingsFirst Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference.  
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Project MUSE a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide.
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ProQuest Central multidisciplinary database with over 12,665 titles, with over 9,745 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subject areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.  
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
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ProQuest Ebook Central All of the titles you find here can be browsed, read online or downloaded to your PC or laptop. Our Full Record pages will give you comprehensive access information for each title.  
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ProQuest Religion provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.  
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ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 3,950 titles—over 2,700 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
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Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 3,950 titles—over 2,700 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
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RILM Abstracts of Music and Literature is a music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. There are currently over 540,000 records on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. All document types and media such as books, conference proceedings (going back to 1835), journal articles, dissertations as well as internet resources, sound recordings and motion pictures are included. Also features bilingual abstracts and all non-Roman scripts. Android App
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RIPM Music Periodicals is an international annotated bibliography of writings on musical history and culture, found in music periodicals published in seventeen countries between approximately 1800 and 1950. Treating primary source material, it indexes the content of complete runs of journals, including articles, reviews, news columns, surveys of the press, bibliographies, iconography and advertising. It offers access to a bibliography of music and to thousands of English-language translations of foreign documents. Android App
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Sage Journals Index of scholarly journals spanning the Humanities; Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, and Medicine. Selected text available fulltext online. Articles not fulltext in this database may be requested via interlibrary loan (ILL). ILL Guide .  
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Scribner Writers Series includes more than 2,060 essays on authors of all nationalities and time periods. Many authors are seen from multiple perspectives in two, three, or even four essays--a broad biocritical overview as well as specialized treatments. Each essay includes a concise introductory preface and a biography placing the author's work within a personal and historical framework.  
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Something About the Author Online provides online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images  
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Twayne's Authors Series - World, English, and US Authors features the content of nearly 900 books from six print series — U.S. Authors Series Classic, English Writers Series Classic, World Authors Series Classic, Masterwork Studies, Studies in Short Fiction, and updated editions of U.S. Authors, World Authors and English Authors.  
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Ulrichsweb is a source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more. Records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, and tables of contents. Updated weekly.
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WorldCat contains almost 150 million records on the holdings of over 71,000 libraries in 112 countries representing 400 languages. WorldCat describes items on thousands of subjects and published in any year since about 1000. Types of publications include: books, journals, maps, slides, computer datafiles, magazines, musical scores, sound recordings, computer programs, manuscripts, newspapers, videotapes, bibliographies, master's theses, doctoral dissertations, and software.  
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WorldCatDissertations contains over 8 million records describing dissertations, theses, and published material based on theses held by over 57,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (RLIN).  
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