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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library imageimageimage

    Description: online collection of premier reference eBooks for multidisciplinary research. GVRL ebook titles that are part of the ASU library’s collection display on the home page, categorized by broad subject area. To view an alphabetical list of all titles in the library’s collection, users can click the ‘Title List’ link found below the GVRL product banner.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • GAO Reports image

    Description: Ccontains reports (“blue books”) on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of Federal programs conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. All published reports, testimonies, correspondence, and special publications are included. Products that are restricted or classified are not included.

    Service Provider: U.S. Government Accountability Office

  • Gartner Research imageimage

    Attention: This resource, licensed by ASU’s Information Technology Dept., can be accessed exclusively via RamPort by authorized users with a valid ASU login account.

    Description: This database provides in-depth analysis and market intelligence for the information technology industry. It covers the full range of products and technologies associated with computer hardware, software, communications products, financial services, electronic business, and healthcare application software worldwide.

    Service Provider: Gartner Inc.

  • GeoRef

    Description: Established in 1966 by the American GeoSciences Institute (AGI), this database provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. It contains over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

    The GeoRef database covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities are also covered.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Global Road Warrior image

    Description: Covers 175 countries and addresses 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes country maps and photographs.

    Service Provider: World Trade Press

  • Google Scholarimage

    Description: provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, dissertations, book citations, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from a variety of content providers. Sources of material include academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and open access publishers. Some content is available in full text.

    Accessing Angelo State University Library subscription content via Google Scholar:

    1. Click on Google Scholar > Settings
    2. From this page, click on “Library links”
    3. Type Angelo State in the ‘Library links’ box
    4. Check the “Angelo State University - Full text @ Angelo State” box.
    5. Click the Save button

    Service Provider: Google

  • GPO FDsys imageimage

    Description: The Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official Federal Government publications and securely controls digital content throughout its life-cycle to ensure content integrity and authenticity.

    FDsys is also a repository that guarantees long-term preservation and access to digital Government content. To meet this critical need for permanent access to Federal Government information, FDsys follows archival system standards.

    Currently, the following collections are searchable and accessible via FDsys:

    • Budget of the United States Government
    • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Coastal Zone Information Center
    • Compilation of Presidential Documents
    • Congressional Bills
    • Congressional Calendars
    • Congressional Committee Prints
    • Congressional Directory
    • Congressional Documents
    • Congressional Hearings
    • Congressional Record
    • Congressional Record (Bound Edition)
    • Congressional Record Index
    • Congressional Reports
    • Economic Indicators
    • Economic Report of the President
    • Education Reports from ERIC
    • Federal Register
    • History of Bills
    • House Rules and Manual
    • Journal of the House of Representatives
    • GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions
    • List of CFR Sections Affected
    • Privacy Act Issuances
    • Public and Private Laws
    • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
    • Senate Manual
    • United States Code
    • United States Courts Opinions
    • United States Government Manual
    • United States Statutes at Large

    Service Provider: U.S. Government Printing Office

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Description: Contains bibliographic citations for all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • GreenFILE imageimageimage

    Description: Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

    Multidisciplinary by nature, this database draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. It provides indexing and abstracts for more than 538,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 5,800 records.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost