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Faber Poetry Library

On-Site Access Only
Contains the works of 42 poets comprising 124 volumes of poetry.   
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Language and Literature, Poetry
The authors are all part of the Faber Poetry list, and the database has the active support of the publisher and the poets or estates. The entire text of each poem has been included. Indexes to titles and first lines, prefatory material, and notes have been excluded. The date of first publication indicates the date of first publication by Faber and Faber.
English

Factiva (formerly Dow Jones Interactive)

On-Site Access Only
Includes content from more than 20,000 news sources, including newspapers, TV transcripts, newswires, and business magazines.   
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Finance, Magazines, Journals and Serials
English

Fagan Finder

Provides links to quotation, proverb, aphorism, and slogan sites, and the means for searching particular types of quotes.
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Reference, Language and Literature
English

Family History Books

Collection of digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of Allen County Library, Brigham Young University, Family History Library, and other major genealogy centers. Offered through FamilySearch.org.
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Genealogy
English

FamilySearch

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), this free website offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library's catalog. Free access to the 1940 United States Federal Census.
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Genealogy
Ancestral File: Over 35 million pedigrees and family group records. Census: Every-name index to the 1880 U.S. Census, the 1881 British Isles Census, and the 1881 Canadian Census. International Genealogical Index: More than 300 million birth, christening, and marriage records. Family History Library Catalog: The catalog of the collection located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Many of the microfilmed records can be ordered through more than 3,200 Family History Centers worldwide. Family History SourceGuide: An automated collection of more than 150 publications from the Family History Library. Web Sites: A guide to web sites with useful family history information.
English

FDsys, Federal Digital System (formerly GPO Access)

This is the free, official repository of digital documents from all three branches of the U.S. government.  It is the authoritative, long-term home of about 50 growing collections of government information, mostly starting with 1993.  It provides advanced search capabilities and enhanced downloading.  See also CGP. 
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Government and Law, Reference, Economics, Political Science
English

FEDSTATS

National statistics from the U.S. Federal Government in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Income, Natural Resources, Crime, Energy, Labor, Safety, Demographics, Environment, National Accounts, Transportation, Economic, and Health.
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Government and Law, Law, Reference, Statistics
The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.
English

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

On-Site Access Only
Formerly known as Film/TV Documentation Collections, FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus is a bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals right up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available here in full text including complete runs. It is an essential reference work for any film researcher.  
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Performing Arts, Film, Reference, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Theatre
English

Fiction Connection

The content for Fiction Connection can now be found in Books In Print.
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English

Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights Congress

Library Card Required
This archive, from the NYPL's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, documents the Civil Rights Congress (CRC) which was established in 1946 to, among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against…labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." Dates of inclusion range from 1946-1955.  Part of Archives Unbound.
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Government and Law, History, United States History, Manuscripts and Rare Books, African American Studies
English