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Many of these links do not fit within the guides created for specific classes but could be helpful for general research. They are listed by subject areas for ease of locating.
Federal Government Resources
The White House
Official White House webpages including information about current administration, history of the White House and current issues.
U. S. Senate
Official website for information about current senators, committees and legislation. Also included are links to archived floor proceedings and to live floor proceedings.
U. S. House of Representatives
Official website for the House of Representatives with information on current representatives, committees and legislative activity. Explanations of the composition of the House as well as committee roles and procedures are included.
Official statistical information produced by the Federal Government -- covering economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, farm production, energy use, and more.
American Census Data
Data.census.gov is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Library of Congress
Find here a treasure trove of historical digital collections including primary sources like presidential papers, recordings of prominent Americans and much much more.
Deep Blue by the University of Michigan provides access to scholarly research, teaching, and creativity.
EBSCO Open Dissertations
Search for Open Access dissertations held by repositories worldwide.
OhioLINK ETD Center
The ETD Center is a free, online database of Ohio's undergraduate, masters and doctoral theses and dissertations from participating OhioLINK member schools. It contains the abstract for all included theses and dissertations. The full-text is also available if it was submitted.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.
SUNScholar Research Repository
Repository of dissertations from Stellenbosch University Library which contains doctoral degrees in Ancient Studies.
University of Pittsburgh ETD
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are theses or dissertations prepared as text-based PDF files. ETDs can contain non-text elements such as multimedia, sound, video, and hypertext links.
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Access to millions of open access research papers.
Large collection of academic resources for many different disciplines
Mental Measurements Yearbook Index
Index to Mental Measurements Yearbook which includes descriptive information on over 3,500 commercially available tests. May provide validity and reliability information.
Indiana Legacy Search
To allow users the ability to search Indiana local history and vital records. Types of searches include birth, death, marriage, military, newspaper articles and more
Genealogy Center Free Databases
Listing of free databases provided by the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.