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Environmental and Area Studies

Toxline

covers the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens. This database is produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and can be searched as part of the wider Biological Sciences collection.

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OECD iLibrary

contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 - over 1 000 journal issues, 2 900 working papers, 2 500 multi-lingual summaries, 6 200 e-book titles, 14 000 tables and graphs, 21 000 chapters and articles, and 390 complete databases with more than 4 billion data points. Previous name: Source OECD.

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Social Sciences Citation Index

a citation index covering key social science journals from 1975 to the present. Researchers can: "navigate forward in time" by dynamically tracking how many times an article has been cited since publication; "navigate across time" to find an unlimited number of relevant items which share one or more cited references through Web of Knowledge's Related Records function; "navigate backwards in time" by reviewing Cited References that link to a full record display; and search all cited authors, not just first authors for articles in the database.

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Medieval Travel Writing

a collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. Featured authors include Ambassadors, Missionaries, Merchants, and Fantasists such as: Prester John; John of Plano Carpini, and; Marco Polo. The core of the material is a magnificent collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. These have been reproduced in colour where appropriate. These are augmented by an array of translations and supporting materials and interactive maps showing the routes of the travellers.

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JSTOR

over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and unrelated titles. We have very few current journals on this platform. See University of Windsor subscribed JSTOR collections and individual titles for more information.

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Google Scholar

Leddy Library has registered its holdings with Google Scholar. Google Scholar indexes the scholarly press and university websites and with this link, adds "Get It!" for locally licensed content.

For more information about using Google Scholar with Leddy Library links embedded in your results, please see: http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/using-google-scholar

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Empire Online

Collection of primary source documents spanning the 16th through 20th centuries pertaining to colonial history, politics, culture and society.

Empire Online contains a vast array of primary source documents, sourced from leading archives worldwide. Spanning five centuries (16th – 20th), the collection provides users with resources to explore colonial history, politics, as well as culture and society. Empire Online provides access to a broad range of document types, which are organized into fourteen main categories: exploration journals and logs; letter books and correspondence; periodicals; official government papers; travel writing; slave papers; memoirs; fiction; children’s adventure stories; traditional/ folk tales; exhibition catalogues and guides; maps; and marketing posters. Additionally, content is organized into five major thematic sections: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; Empire Writing & the Literature of the Empire; The Visible Empire; Religion & Empire; and Race, Class, Colonialism, Imperialism. Each of these major sections are accompanied by thematic essays—written by leading scholars—that directly relate to the primary documents. Users may refine searches by thematic section, source library, document type, and region. Advanced search feature also available.

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