Reference Tools

Cambridge Histories Online

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Contains all titles of the Cambridge Histories series. Topics include political, economic & regional history (ancient to modern) plus language & literature, philosophy, music, religion, science, the performing arts, etc.

Companion to Latin American Literature & Culture [Blackwell]

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Considers cultural and historical contexts for major authors of fiction, essays, and poetry. Includes discussion of forms and genres, plus architecture, music, and film.

Classical Music Reference Library [Alexander Street]

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Standard reference materials on Western classical music, from the Medieval period to the present. With definitions of musical terms & biographies for major classical composers and artists.

African American Music Reference [Alexander Street]

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Biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner note & discographies. Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm & blues, gospel, etc.

DSM Library

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Full text versions of all editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders plus related current casebooks &  handbooks

Date added: 
Wed, 2013-06-19 (All day)

Congress and the Nation [CQ Press]

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Provides perspective and analysis of the U.S. Congress. It is the authoritative reference on Congressional trends, actions, and controversies.

Political Handbook of the World [CQ Press]

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Thorough and accurate information on every country's government and political party system, with key facts and current issues.

Supreme Court Yearbook [CQ Press]

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Coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term.

CQ Almanac

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Dates of Coverage: 
1945 to present

Summary and analysis of major U.S. legislation, with tables, graphs & charts. Browse by subject, decade, or year; use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic.

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