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  • Dallas Morning News Hist. Arch. (1885-1984) imageimage

    Description: A unique genealogical and historical collection featuring digital facsimiles of nearly 100 years of newspaper issues that document major events in Texas, as reported by this leading metropolitan daily newspaper.

    It is a valuable resource for genealogical research, providing obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, biographical sketches and much more, enabling Texas genealogists to document their family history and experience the lives of their ancestors.

    It offers “real world” content, details on the lives of countless individuals and millions of events, issues and people, providing easy access to fascinating, first-hand accounts and digital primary sources chronicling local and national history.

    The text is fully searchable from cover to cover. The complete content of each issue (including articles, photos, graphics, maps, political cartoons, editorials, obituaries, display and classified advertisements, recipes) can be browsed by date or topic.

    Service Provider: NewsBank

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography imageimage

    Description: Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Digital National Security Archive image

    Description: Includes 39 collections consisting of over 94,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 650,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Together, these collections offer unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Directory of Open Access Journals imageimageimage

    Description: Provides access to quality controlled Open Access journals. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system, and it is not be limited to particular languages or subject areas.

    Service Provider: TexShare

  • Dissertations and Theses Open Access image

    Description: Online repository of Open Access graduate works. Allows to locate relevant dissertations and theses quickly and easily, and view the complete text in PDF format free of charge.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Dissertations and Theses A&I

    Description: This database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, as well as European dissertations back from the 17th century, to those accepted as recently as last semester. PQDT is the official dissertations repository for the Library of Congress and the publishing partner of the National Library of Canada.

    PQDT allows students, faculty, and other researchers to search for high-quality, peer-reviewed and multidisciplinary research materials related to their scholarly interests. Graduate students can consult the database to make sure their proposed thesis or dissertation topics have not already been written about.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Dissertations and Theses in Texas image

    Description: Hosted institutional repository service, developed by the the Texas Digital Library, which allows Texas institutions of higher learning to preserve and provide wide online access to their scholarly and pedagogic output.

    Service Provider: Texas Digital Library

  • DRAGNET image

    Description: “Database Retrieval Access using Google’s New Electronic Technology” is a specialized search engine developed by librarians at the New York Law School, that “drags the net” through a group of free law-related Web resources chosen by Library staff for their reliability and utility to legal researchers.

    DRAGNET contains search tabs that look at specific portions of the law. Each tab can generate up to 100 hits, ranked for relevance by Google’s search engine.

    Service Provider: New York Law School

  • DTIC® Online image

    Description: The Defense Technical Information Center serves the DoD community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.

    All areas of defense research are covered, including biological and medical science, environmental pollution and control, and behavioral and social science. The collection also contains Department of Defense (DoD) directives and instructions, budget information, conference and symposia proceedings, patents and patent applications, and other topics of interest to the defense community.

    Only publicly available materials are accessible from this web site.

    Service Provider: Department of Defense