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Including a minimum of 50 titles, the Business III Collection builds on the strong economics and business foundation of the Business I and II collections. Business III increases JSTOR's coverage in core fields such as economics, business administration, and finance, and it includes a robust group of international journals. The collection also contains prominent titles in public administration, business history, accounting, management, marketing, and organisational behavior.
Founded with the assistance of the Ecological Society of America, this collection includes the Society's premier research journals along with titles broadly focused on ecosystems. Ecology topics range from biodiversity and climate change to conservation and experimental biology. The botany titles "including the oldest botanical journal in the Americas" encompass a range of topics such as plant biology, systematic botany, and taxonomy.
The Health & General Sciences Collection features over 25 important historical scientific journals and top publications in the health sciences, offering published scientific research dating as far back as 1665. The collection includes publications of the Royal Society of London, which extend back to the 17th century, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, which dates from the early 20th century. A cluster of titles in nursing and epidemiology is also available through the Health & General Sciences Collection today. There is no overlap with any Arts & Sciences Collection or the Biological Sciences Collection.
The 58 titles in this collection span the literary cultures of many different countries, containing articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German. Developed with the help of the Modern Language Association, the collection includes PMLA and a range of core journals in the diverse fields of literary criticism that have emerged in the last thirty years. This collection includes 13 journals from Arts & Sciences I and 45 journals from Arts & Sciences III.
Life Sciences comprises the largest collection of journals in the field sciences, and broad coverage of the health sciences. At more than 160 journals and 8 million pages, the collection is JSTOR's largest, spanning more than 340 years of science history and research in the sciences. Disciplines include aquatic science, botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, paleontology, and zoology.
This collection brings together over 50 titles in the mathematical and statistical sciences from existing JSTOR collections. The titles in this collection overlap with Arts & Sciences I, II, IV, and VII, as well as with the Business and Health & General Sciences Collections. Notable authors in this collection include historical giants such as Einstein and Newton as well as contemporary mathematicians such as Lions, Mandelbrot, and Connes.
The Music Collection contains the complete back runs of 33 titles dedicated to scholarly research and theory in the field of music. The collection includes journals published in the Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, Germany, and France. Every title in the Music Collection is also available as a part of Arts & Sciences III.
JSTOR Plant Science is an online environment that provides access to foundational content vital to plant science - plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials. This new environment includes hundreds of thousands of type specimens, paintings, drawings, correspondence, and supporting materials. By 2013, JSTOR expect to have over 2.2 million type specimens available, making JSTOR Plant Science the largest collection of its kind in the world. These materials are now truly global in scope representing over 160 partners in 47 countries on 5 continents.
LegalTrac is an online database of legal journal abstracts and full text articles. It serves students, law school faculty and legal researchers alike.
The Linguistic Bibliography Online is an essential linguistic reference tool that is unique in its field. It provides over 250.000 bibliographical references to scholarly publications in linguistics and is by far the most comprehensive bibliography in the field.
Literature Online is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose from the 8th to the 21st century, with thousands critical articles, essays, biographies and encyclopedia entries.
Literature Resources from Gale brings together content from a range of sources that comprise Literature Resource Center and LitFinder. These two complementary databases are accessible in a single interface, specifically designed to meet the needs of the literature researcher.
McGraw-Hill online resources consist of the following resources available for subscription collectively or individually: AccessEngineering and McGraw-Hill's eBook Library. Subject collections: -Science, Engineering and Technology -Business -Computing / Computer Science -Test Prep
Nature PG publishes over thirty Nature Branded journals across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine. Content encompasses daily news from award-winning journalists, expert opinion and practical methodology, and high impact research and reviews. 36 journals are published in association with prestigious academic societies. This is a renewal of the current agreement but does not include an option to purchase Palgrave Macmillan collections of titles under the same licence agreement. Since there was no take up of the Palgrave offer we have agreed to review this further at a later date and as a totally separate agreement.
The Ovid Arts Package is a collection of four Arts and Humanities 'Abstract and Indexing' databases, currently provided on the SilverPlatter platform. The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) presents contemporary literature from 1973 to the present day on the visual arts from the 4th century to modern times. The BHA database indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogues, and articles from over 4,300 periodicals. Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM, also known as Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale) covers international music scholarship, presenting significant writings from 1969-onward in the area of music, from historical musicology to performance practice and notation. The...
Oxford Biblical Studies Online includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly works, access to full text Bibles along with commentary and annotations plus maps, illustrations, and timelines.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online provides a range of search options such as by keyword, biographical search and powerful full text searches. Extensive internal cross-referencing makes it possible to move to articles of related interest with ease and you can explore the Dictionary by theme - for example follow a trail through the Kings and Queens, or Prime Ministers, of Britain. New and revised biographies and new features will be added on a regular basis.
This is the complete texts of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online is a resource which brings together the best current scholarship in the field, and promotes accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Including over 3,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, and primary sources, this resource will be of interest to a wide audience.
Portico is a service of the not-for-profit organization ITHAKA. Portico preserves digital publications such as e-journal articles, e-books, and digitized historical collections. Portico maintains that content in a "dark," or offline archive, to be made accessible to eligible libraries if and when the content becomes unavailable from its publisher. The purpose of Portico is to protect library and publisher investment in e-content by ensuring the long-term accessibility of that content to their communities.
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