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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

On-Site Access Only
Directory of international magazines, journals, annuals, irregular publications, and newspapers.
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Books and Libraries, International Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is an international directory of approximately 210,000 current serial publications, including magazines, journals, annuals, irregular publications, and newspapers, as well as over 47,000 publications discontinued since 1979. The enhanced new version includes more than 7,000 annotations from Magazines for Libraries.
English

Union List of Artists Names

Contains biographical information about artists and architects, including variant names, pseudonyms, and language variants.
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Art, Architecture, Art History, Biography
Available Courtesy of The Getty Museum and the Getty Vocabulary Program, the ULAN is a thesaurus containing 220,000 names and biographical information about artists and architects, including a wealth of variant names, pseudonyms, and language variants.
English

United Nations Documents and Publications Index

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UN materials searchable by subject, session, document number, UN sales number, title and country.
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Law, Government and Law
This database is not on all networked computers.

United Nations iLibrary

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The United Nations iLibrary presents a large and growing number of publications across a broad range of UN programs. It comprises not only core sales publications including dozens of statistical compilations, but also more thematic treatments of drug problems, terrorism, climate change, human rights and gender issues, formal reports from its programs and funds as well as a growing archive of Official Records.
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Industry Surveys and Profiles, Government and Law, Science, Organizations and Museums, Area and Cultural Studies
English

United Nations Official Documents System (ODS)

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ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The system does not contain press releases, UN sales publications, the United Nations Treaty Series or information brochures issued by the Department of Public Information.
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Government and Law, Law
To find older documents back to 1946 or items not listed in the ODS, also consult the United Nations Index on CD-ROM.
English

United Nations Treaty Series

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Collection of over 34,000 treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with and published by the Secretariat since 1946.
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Government and Law, Law
A collection of over 34,0000 treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with and published by the Secretariat since 1946, pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter. The UNTS includes the texts of treaties in their authentic language(s), along with translations into English and French, as appropriate.
English

United States Copyright Office

Links to general information and publications about copyright and the copyrighting process.
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Reference, Books and Libraries, Government and Law, Patents and Trademarks
The Web site of the United States Copyright Office, a division of the Library of Congress, includes links to general information and publications including news about current and pending legislation, FAQ's, reports, circulars, primers, press releases, speeches and testimony, legal sources, registration information, and application forms

United States Exports History: Historical Summary

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U.S. Bureau of the Census annual summaries of export shipments from 1991-1995.
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Government and Law, Reference, Statistics
This database is not on all networked computers.
English

United States Exports of Merchandise

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From the Bureau of the Census, International Harmonized System, Commodity Classification and Harmonized Tariff Schedules by country and by customs district. Monthly and annual summaries.
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Government and Law, Reference, Statistics
This database is not on all networked computers.
English

United States Geography

Library Card Required
Covers American geography and related subjects such as history, government, economics, environmentalism, and the impact of technology and human settlement.  Material is divided into general overviews grouped by state and explorations of issues grouped by region (Perspectives), supported with articles, images, speeches, and other documentation.
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Government and Law, United States History, Homework Help, American Studies, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Technology
English