A more comprehensive collection of reference resources in the humanities and social sciences.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
As of July 2010, Scott Dennis is the selector coordinating the Reference Collection at the Hatcher Graduate Library.
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- Biography Resource Center
A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people throughout history, from around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes the Complete Marquis Who's Who, plus thousands of full text articles.
- Gale/Info Trac
Access to 32 databases from Thomson Gale,including Associations Unlimited, Biography Resource Center, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and The Times Digital Archive.
- World Almanac
Combines all the general facts, brief profiles and data included in Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, the World Alamanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A., the World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and the World Almanac for Kids.
- World Cat
Over 50 million citations to books, periodicals, sound recordings, films, musical scores, archival materials, and much more, representing holdings of most libraries in North America and many in Europe.
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