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Academic Video Online is a streaming video collection containing thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, business, education, healthcare, the humanities, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. The Academic Video Online collection can be browsed or searched by discipline.

AVO was previously named VAST: Academic Video Online.

Formerly known as VAST: Academic Video Online.

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  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

This resource is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of Indigenous culture, history, and life in North America. It contains citations for newspapers, magazines, academic journals, books, reviews, and trade publications. BIPNA will appeal to anyone interested in exploring the contributions and lived experiences of North America's Indigenous peoples.

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The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

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  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Labor
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor

data.census.gov from the U.S. Census Bureau makes it easy to find and download statistics about population, education, housing, industry, and business. data.census.gov includes data from the American Community Survey and the Decennial Census. See examples of census data for Weatherford and Oklahoma. (data.census.gov has replaced American Fact Finder.)

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  • Vendor: U.S. Census Bureau
  • Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

Read the latest news from the online edition of the Chicago Tribune. Search full text news articles from Feb 23, 2017 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: Chicago Tribune

This database offers essential content covering important issues related to race in society today. Full-text essays, articles, reports and reliable sources provide an in-depth look at the history of race and provide critical context for learning more about topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity, and inclusiveness.

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  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Headline News from U.S. Major Dailies

Read the fulltext of the latest news stories from these major newspapers, courtesy of U.S. Major Dailies:

(FYI: Did you know U.S. Major Dailies from the Al Harris Library and ProQuest saves you $1,300/year versus buying your own subscriptions?)

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  • Publisher: ProQuest

Issues and Controversies provides up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on prominent and hotly debated issues. It combines objective analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.

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  • Publisher: Infobase Learning

Containing full text for hundreds of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is a valuable database of information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world

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  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. The Legal Forms by U.S. State feature makes it simple to find state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

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This collection provides more than 1.8 million pages of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th through the 20th century. The collection includes treaties, agreements, and correspondence indexed by date, place, and tribe.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: Ancestry.com

Read the latest news from the online edition of the New York Times. Search full text news articles from 1980 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: New York Times

Read the latest reviews from the online edition of the New York Times Book Review. The NYT Book Review is a weekly supplement to the Sunday edition of the New York Times, and offers reviews of current non-fiction and fiction books. It is one of the most influential and widely read book review publications in the industry. Search full text reviews from Jan. 3, 1988 to the present (some reviews published between Jan. 1, 1997 - Dec. 31, 2006 are not available). To browse and search older content go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: New York Times

Search or browse the full text of the New York Times from 1851–2019.

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Read the latest articles from the online edition of the New York Times Magazine. This magazine is a supplement to the Sunday edition of the New York Times. It features articles longer than those typically in the newspaper. Search full text news articles from Jan 5, 1997 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: New York Times

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis) provides searchable access to a wide spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, and court proceedings.

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  • Publisher: LexisNexis

A multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October, 1955. Oyez also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some justices.

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  • Publisher: Chicago-Kent College of Law at IllinoisTech

SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology research database. Topics include criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, religion, social development, social psychology, social work, substance abuse and addiction, violence, and many others.

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

Sociological Collection provides full-text articles from hundreds of scholarly journals which examine a broad range of subjects relevant to sociology and its related disciplines. Topics covered include social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, social and cultural structure, and more. 

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As one of the largest statistics portals worldwide, Statista professionally gathers and compiles data from numerous institutes and sources. Users have access to statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 18,000 individual sources covering a wide variety of disciplines, including business, education, health, political science, technology, and more. Business statistics are available for over 170 different industry sectors.

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  • Vendor: statista.com
  • Publisher: statista.com

Read the latest business news from the online edition of the Wall Street Journal. Search full text news articles from Jan 8, 2010 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: Wall Street Journal

Read the latest news from the online edition of the Washington Post. Search full text news articles from May 21, 2016 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

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  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: Washington Post

This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of ebooks covering a wide array of academic subjects and features ebooks from leading publishers and university presses. All ebooks in this collection have unlimited user access.

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  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Academic Search Premier replaced Academic Search Complete on 1/1/2024. More info …

Academic Search Premier provides fast access to articles from thousands of full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers across a wide range of topics, including the STEM disciplines, healthcare, education, social sciences, and the humanities. Along with hundreds of full-text periodicals, ASP has indexes and abstracts for thousands of articles which can be requested via interlibrary loan.

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This collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) documents the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction and provide access to the most comprehensive digital collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.

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  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: American Antiquarian Society

Access over 5000 full text, audio, and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events.

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  • Publisher: American Rhetoric

Encyclopaedia Judaica provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge. Entries chronicle Jewish history, archaeology, literature, culture, theology, and practice from the distant past to the present. The Encyclopaedia includes extensive entries on Holocaust studies, the Bible, women's studies, Jewish mysticism, and social history.

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  • Publisher: Gale

The Encyclopedia contains articles written by leading scholars of Oklahoma's past and culture. Articles can be searched or browsed by subject and historical period. The Encyclopedia is published by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

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  • Publisher: Oklahoma Historical Society

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and much more. Historical Abstracts indexes historical articles from thousands of journals and provides the full text of over 300 journals.

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

Access to more than two million images from some of the best collections in the world, including DK Images, Getty Images, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading sources. Image Quest is organized by subject matter and full searchable. All images are licensed for non-commercial educational use.

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  • Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

JSTOR is a digital library with thousands of full-text academic journals, books, and primary sources. Subjects covered in JSTOR include area studies, the arts, business and economics, history, the humanities, law, medicine and allied health, science and mathematics, and the social sciences.

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Search and browse these Salem History titles and series:

  • The 50 States
  • The Decades series
  • Defining Documents in American History
  • Encyclopedia of American Immigration
  • Great Events from History
  • Great Lives from History
  • The Innovators series
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  • Publisher: Salem Press

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