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ABC-CLIO ebook Collection - Contains Full Text

Greenwood Digital Collection provides access to hundreds of e-books, mainly covering literature and history. [info]


AccessEmergency Medicine - Contains Full Text

AccessEmergency Medicine is an innovative online service that allows users to quickly search for diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of illnesses and injuries plus technique-oriented videos for teaching, learning, and board review. It offers: • Procedure information including indications, contraindications, approaches, materials used, and complications • Point-of-care treatment answers from the Emergency Medicine Manual • Other major Emergency Medicine references, including Pediatrics, Orthopedics, & OB/GYN specialties • Integrated drug information including dosing, indications, contraindications, adverse reactions • Patient drug education handouts in English and Spanish • Video clips of emergency procedures • Library of images and multimedia • Regular updates [info]


AccessMedicine - Contains Full Text

More than 75 medical titles from McGraw-Hill; with regularly updated content; thousands of images, videos and illustrations; interactive self-assessment; case files for medical students; time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools; hundreds of patient education documents from McGraw-Hill's Postgraduate Medicine; and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device. [info]


African American Poetry (1750-1900) - Contains Full Text

Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American poets in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. [info]

Coverage:  1760-1900

American Civil War: Letters and Diaries - Contains Full Text

The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries brings together more than 400 diaries, letters, and memoirs written by Northerners, Southerners, and foreign observers that reveal thousands of views on almost every aspect of the war. [info]


American Drama - Contains Full Text

When complete, this collection will contain more than 2,000 plays by American dramatists from the colonial period to the present day. [info]

Coverage:  From Colonial Period to Present

American Poetry (1600-1900) - Contains Full Text

The American Poetry database brings together, in a single database, the complete poetic works of more than 200 American writers from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century, along with “six landmark anthologies of American poetry.” It contains more than 40,000 poems, including the works of major poets such as Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and John Greenleaf Whittier. [info]

Coverage:  From Colonial Period to early 20th century

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography - Contains Full Text

This is a collection of nearly 4,000 interviews with former slaves in the United States. [info]

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Updated:  Complete

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences - Contains Full Text

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Coverage:  1997 - present

Annual Reviews - Contains Full Text

Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. [info]


Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance - Contains Full Text

The database is a collection of treatises on art and architecture printed and published between 1470 and 1775. [info]

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Coverage:  1470-1775
Language:  English,Italian

ARTFL Project (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) - Contains Full Text

The ARTFL Project In 1957 the French government initiated the creation of a new dictionary of the French language, the Tresor de la Langue Francaise. [info]

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Asian American Drama - Contains Full Text

Asian American Drama brings together more than 250 plays representing the various ethnicities within the Asian American community. [info]

Coverage:  Nineteenth century to present

Black Drama - Contains Full Text

Black Drama contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 150 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. [info]

Coverage:  Mid 1800s to present

Black Thought and Culture - Contains Full Text

Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major black leaders in North America. [info]

Coverage:  To 1975

Books@Ovid - Contains Full Text

Full text access to 20 selected medical texts. [info]


Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities in Business

Directories of publishing opportunities in economics and finance. [info]


Cambridge Books Online - Contains Full Text

Canadian Poetry - Contains Full Text

Created in partnership with the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries, this unique collection currently contains the full text of more than 12,000 poems by 142 poets including Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford, and Archibald Lampman, and will soon offer a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth. [info]

Coverage:  17th - Early 20th Centuries

Chaillot Papers - Contains Full Text

This database consists of reports and monographs on major security and defense issues of interest to the European Union. [info]

Coverage:  1991 -
Updated:  Continuous

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) - Contains Full Text

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be the most complete source for theory and research in international affairs. [info]

Coverage:  1991-present
Updated:  Each section of CIAO is updated with new material on a regular schedule. Working papers are augmented every month, as are conference proceedings, policy briefs and economic indicators. Links and resources, the schedule of events and the response files are updated weekly. New journal issues and books are added as they become available.

Country Studies/Area Handbooks (Library of Congress) - Contains Full Text

This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. [info]

Coverage:  Varies for each country
Updated:  Irregularly

Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers



Current Research@University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Czech Electronic Library - 19th Century Poetry - Contains Full Text

The full-text Czech Electronic Library - 19th Century Poetry database is a collection of poetry published during the 19th century with minor overlapping on the chronological axis (i.e. [info]

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Coverage:  End 18th Century - Beginning 20th Century
Language:  Czech

Daily Life Through History



Dictionary of Old English Corpus - Contains Full Text

The Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form is an online database consisting of at least one copy of every Old English text. [info]

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Early American Fiction - Contains Full Text

Early American Fiction includes first editions of American novels and short stories written before 1875 by authors of significance during their lifetimes. [info]

Coverage:  1774-1850
Updated:  Completed set of works, no updates planned

Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) - Contains Full Text

Evans is the definitive resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America. [info]

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Coverage:  1639 - 1800

Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819) - Contains Full Text

Based on the noted 'American Bibliography, 1801-1819' by Ralph B. [info]

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Coverage:  1801 - 1819

Early English Books Online (EEBO) - Contains Full Text

Early English Books Online [EEBO] includes the total surviving published record of the English-speaking world for 227 years in digital format. [info]

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Coverage:  1475-1700
Language:  Primarily English

Early English Prose Fiction (1500-1700) - Contains Full Text

Early English Prose Fiction contains 211 works in English prose by writers from the British Isles from the period 1500-1700. [info]

Coverage:  1500-1700

ebrary - Contains Full Text

ebrary includes a large and growing collection of current English-language e-books. [info]

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Ebsco e-books - Contains Full Text

Ebscohost eBook Collection - Contains Full Text

The eBook Collection at Ebscohost contains a large number of ebooks. [info]

Coverage:  Titles published primarily 1963- with most of the titles from the 1990-
Updated:  Continuous.

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (1591-1911) - Contains Full Text

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare contains eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, twenty-eight separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocrypha and related works. [info]

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Coverage:  1591-1911

Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Contains Full Text

The Eighteenth Century Collections Online [ECCO] provides remote access to 40 million full-text images and text-searchable pages of nearly 180,000 English-language titles and editions (200,000 volumes) published between 1701-1800. [info]

Coverage:  18th Century
Language:  Primarily English

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Law) - Contains Full Text

Development of law in the British Empire between 1701 and 1800. [info]

Coverage:  18th Century

Eighteenth-Century Fiction (1700-1780) - Contains Full Text

Eighteenth-Century Fiction contains 76 works in English prose by writers from the British Isles from the period 1700 to 1780. [info]

Coverage:  1700-1780

English Drama (1280-1915) - Contains Full Text

English Drama contains 4,000 plays by 1,200 authors from the late thirteenth century to the early twentieth century. [info]

Coverage:  1280-1915

English Poetry, Second Edition - Contains Full Text

English Poetry, Second Edition redefines the English poetic canon for the 21st century, building on the achievement of its ground-breaking predecessor with enhanced functionality and the addition of more than 20,000 poems from several new categories. [info]

Coverage:  8th-20th Centuries

Faber Poetry Library - Contains Full Text

The Faber Poetry Library provides access to the works of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. [info]

Coverage:  20th century

First Aid Collection

First Aid provides peer-to-peer study guides for medical & dental students, residents, and physicians with a review for the boards and wards. [info]


Gale Virtual Reference Library - Contains Full Text

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. [info]

Coverage:  1999 -

HeinOnline - Contains Full Text

Hein_On-Line is a comprehensive, ever-expanding, image-based collection of legal research material that currently provides "full-text" searching for a growing database of legal periodicals. [info]

Coverage:  Varies. Files are being added retrospectively and through the most recent volume for which permission is granted.
Updated:  Varies. Files may be updated, daily, weekly, monthly or annually, or as material becomes available.

HeritageQuest - Contains Full Text

HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. [info]

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Internet Archive: Text Archive - Contains Full Text

Internet Archive Texts searches the full text of books digitized by Project Gutenberg and by various libraries around the world. [info]

Updated:  Continuously updated

JapanKnowledge - Contains Full Text

JapanKnowledge contains a number of reference sources in Japan including Encyclopedia Nipponica, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Progressive Japanese-English/English-Japanese Dictionaries, Gendai Yogo No Kiso Chishiki, Nihon Jinmei Daijiten, recent issues of the Economist Japanese edition, and other full-text and partial full-text resources. [info]

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Language:  Japanese

Library of Latin Texts A - Contains Full Text

The Library of Latin Texts –Series A (LLT-A) is drawn from more than 3,200 works attributed to approximately 950 authors. [info]

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Coverage:  Classical Antiquity - 1965
Updated:  2 times per annum
Language:  Latin

Literary Theory - Contains Full Text

The criteria for the inclusion of works in Literary Theory seek to reflect the diverse material and interests encompassed by the history of literary theory and criticism. [info]


Making of America - Cornell University Library - Contains Full Text

The Making of America project is a collaborative effort by the libraries of Cornell University and the University of Michigan to present digital copies of primary source materials published in the United States from before the American Civil War to the 1920s. [info]

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Coverage:  19th and Early 20th Centuries
Updated:  Regularly

Making of America - University of Michigan Library - Contains Full Text

The Making of America project is a collaborative effort by the libraries of Cornell University and the University of Michigan to present digital copies of primary source materials published in the United States from before the American Civil War to the 1920s. [info]

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Coverage:  19th and Early 20th Centuries
Updated:  Regularly

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 - Contains Full Text

Provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. [info]

Coverage:  1800-1926

MD Consult Reference Books



Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print - Contains Full Text

Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska , the Mental Measurements Yearbook™ (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 7,000 testing instruments. [info]

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Coverage:  9th edition (1985) - Present
Updated:  Regularly

Methods in Enzymology - Contains Full Text

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Coverage:  1955 -
Updated:  Irregular

Middle English Compendium - Contains Full Text

The Middle English Compendium covers 'three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources, including a large collection of Middle English texts.' The Middle English Dictionary was completed in 2001. [info]

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Coverage:  1100-1500
Updated:  Irregularly.

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis - Contains Full Text

Consists of 50-100 page electronic books that synthesize information on an important research or development topic in engineering, information or computer science. [info]

Updated:  Irregular

MyiLibrary E-Books - Contains Full Text

MyiLibrary E-book collection provides access to over 350 books that can be read directly from one's computer screen. [info]


National Academies Press - Contains Full Text

The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. [info]

Coverage:  1990s-
Updated:  Continuously

NC LIVE Home Grown eBooks Collection  New - Contains Full Text

Offers a number of custom e-books collections created by North Carolina libraries and presses arranged by subject and publisher module. [info]


NCBI Bookshelf - Contains Full Text

The NCBI Bookshelf has a number of genetics and molecular biology textbooks that may contain information on pharmacogenetics/genomics, drug design and discovery, and other topics of interest. [info]

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Nineteenth-Century Fiction - Contains Full Text

Nineteenth-Century Fiction represents the great achievements of the Victorian canon and reflects the landmarks of the period, portraying the genre in all its energy and variety, from Gothic horror to social satire, from moral earnestness to aestheticism, from masculine adventure to feminist polemic. [info]

Coverage:  1782-1903

OECD iLibrary - Contains Full Text

OECDiLibrary is the Online Library of Statistical Databases, eBooks, Periodicals, and Working Papers from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. [info]

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Updated:  Regularly

Oncology Nursing Society Ebooks - Contains Full Text

Opera del Vocabolario Italiano - Contains Full Text

The database contains 1581 vernacular texts (19.1+ million words, 447,675 unique forms, 165 MB of textual data) the majority of which are dated prior to 1375, the year of Boccaccio's death. [info]

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Coverage:  Italian texts published prior to 1375
Language:  Italian

Oxford Handbooks Online - Contains Full Text

This database provides access to all Oxford University Press handbooks from 2010 onward. [info]

Updated:  quarterly

Oxford Reference Online Premium - Contains Full Text

Oxford Reference Online allows searching hundreds of basic reference sources, covering subjects such as art and architecture, biology, classics, computing, economics & business, environment, history, language, literature, law, medicine, mythology & folklore, performing arts, physics and math, politics, social sciences, religion & philosophy, and science in general. [info]

Coverage:  Mainly current publications
Updated:  Regularly

Oxford Scholarship Online - Contains Full Text

This database provides access to thousands of Oxford University Press e-books across the subject spectrum. [info]


Past Masters - Contains Full Text

A collection of searchable texts from the works of major philosophers. [info]


Patrologia Latina Database - Contains Full Text

The searchable full-text database of the Latin Fathers' writings. [info]

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Coverage:  200 AD.-1216 AD

PsychiatryOnline - Contains Full Text

PsychiatryOnline is an online collection of resources for mental health. [info]


R2 Digital Library - Contains Full Text

R2 is a web-based application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform. [info]

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RAND Publication Database - Contains Full Text

The RAND research organization publishes many papers and reports on topics of current public policy interest, including such areas as criminal justice, education, health, national security and international affairs, energy, environment, and science and technology. [info]

Coverage:  1963 to date
Updated:  Regularly

Safari Tech Books Online - Contains Full Text

Safari Tech Books Online is an electronic reference library for programming and IT. [info]

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Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period - Contains Full Text

This collection contains over sixty volumes of lyric poetry written by fifty Scottish women between 1789 and 1832. [info]


SIAM e-books  New - Contains Full Text

Over 400 e-books published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics covering applied mathematics and computational science. [info]


Siku Quanshu (四庫全書 ) Wenyuange Edition - Contains Full Text

The Siku Quanshu (Complete Library of the Four Branches of Literature) was compiled during the years 1773-1782 under an edict from Emperor Qianlong. [info]

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Language:  Chinese

SourceOECD/Books + Periodicals + Statistics



Springer Protocols - Contains Full Text

Springer Protocols is a database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences that compiles protocols from several Humana book series: Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods. [info]


SpringerLink - Contains Full Text

SpringerLink is a gateway to e-journals and e-books published by Springer Verlag, the world's largest academic publisher. [info]

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Coverage:  Varies by title
Updated:  Continuously

STAT!Ref - Contains Full Text

Full text access to over 30 selected medical, chemical and pharmacological texts, dictionaries and indexes. [info]

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Testing and Education Reference Center - Contains Full Text

This comprehensive database offers the latest college and graduate entrance exams, as well as college and vocational school information, financial aid sources, and requirements. [info]

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Thesaurus linguae Graecae - Contains Full Text

The Thesaurus Linguae Gracae is a collection of digitized literary texts in Greek from the time of the poet Homer in the 8th Century B.C.E. [info]

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Coverage:  700 B.C.E. - 1453 C.E.
Updated:  Quarterly
Language:  Greek

Twentieth-Century African American Poetry - Contains Full Text

The full text of 12,000 poems by more than 100 poets. [info]

Coverage:  20th century

Twentieth-Century American Poetry - Contains Full Text

Twentieth-Century American Poetry is a growing collection of the poetry of twentieth-century America and will ultimately form part of the largest electronic collection of American poetry of this century. [info]

Coverage:  1919-present

Twentieth-Century English Poetry - Contains Full Text

Twentieth Century English Poetry contains the poetry of over 285 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. [info]

Coverage:  From 1900 to Present

University Press Scholarship Online - Contains Full Text

This database provides access to thousands of e-books from more than dozen university presses across the subject spectrum, including nearly all Oxford University Press e-books published before 2008 except for those found in the following related databases: Oxford Art Online, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Music Online, Oxford Reference Online Premium, and Oxford Scholarly Editions Online. UPSO allows you to search these books and their entire content by author, title, subject, keyword, book and chapter abstract, and date of publication. [info]


W. B. Yeats Collection (1885-1995) - Contains Full Text

The WB Yeats Collection contains the major work of WB Yeats in all genres, including poetry, plays, criticism and fiction, collected in 22 volumes. [info]

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Coverage:  1885-1995

Wiley Online Library - Contains Full Text

Wiley Online Library, from publishers John Wiley & Sons and Blackwell Publishing, contains online full text editions of most of their journals that cover most subjects represented at UNC including, for many journals, the complete backfile of all volumes/issues. [info]

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We do not have full-text access to all content in Wiley Online Library. We are only entitled to access our subscribed content.


Coverage:  Varies

Women & Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000 - Contains Full Text

This database brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies that document the multiplicity of women's activism in American public life. [info]

Coverage:  1600 - 2000
Updated:  continuous

Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 - Contains Full Text

Wright American Fiction: Two Collections in OneThis is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. [info]

Coverage:  1851-1875
Updated:  Continuously





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