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Adam Matthew: Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1815 offers integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II) and the British Library Newspapers, Colindale and Cambridge University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals III) . It brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics include: the writings of Sir Isaac Newton; the French Revolution; reviews of literature, the theater, and fashion throughout Europe; the origins and rise of Romanticism; political debates; gender, religion, influence of the press, and coffee house gossip and discussion. The National Library of Australia subscribes only to modules I, II and III. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Economist Intelligence Unit: Provides country analysis and forecasts, risk assessments, economic and market data, daily news analysis, industry trends and management strategies. Country Reports are included for all countries. Other documents included in this service and providing varying levels of country coverage include: Country Finance, Country Forecast, Country Risk Service, Country Commerce, European Policy Analyst, Global Outlook, Country by Country 2006. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited: Emerald Management Xtra , is the largest, most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed management journals and online support for librarians, students, faculty, researchers and deans. It features 123 full text journals and reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: This resources provides the full text of Encyclopaedia Britannica plus links to related web sites. You can: find all the references to a topic with the index; browse the encyclopedia in its traditional alphabetic arrangement; find articles organised into different subject areas; read articles about notable events and people of the recent past; examine maps of continents, countries and oceans and find links to related articles; trace the history of different subjects; follow the "Learn more" links to view related articles; and browse through selected videos organised by subject.
Gale Group: Online edition of the 3rd edition (2004) of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics by Stephen G Post. Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the set helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004) edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr. It describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, it explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Online edition of The encyclopedia of children and chilhood: in history and society (2004)0 by Paula S. Fass. It presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present, through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Communication and Information (2002) by Jorge Reina Schement. Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Gale Group: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (2002) edited by J. Wentzel Vrede van Huyssteen. Addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.