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Access to several popular business, library, media, organization, and statistical directories.

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Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major print literature series published by The Gale Group. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 140,000 titles into one source.

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Gale News Vault is a database that covers all the Gale newspaper and journal archives to which the University of Pittsburgh has access

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Starting with Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Gale will be incorporating the majority of its primary source collections into Artemis Primary Sources, enabling researchers, teachers and students to cross-search these collections 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll

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A set of over 1,200 articles detailing aspects of music from around the world.

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Provides research and analysis on the global IT industry, includes online research and reports from 1995 to the present

(access courtesy University Center for Teaching and Learning)

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GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. GenderWatch contains archival material, in some cases as far back as the 1970's with additional archival material continually added.

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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.

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Full-text access to geoscience journals.

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Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices

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Passport (Global Market Information Database) is a marketing tool provided by Euromonitor which covers countries worldwide. Coverage on topics range from consumer market sizes to business information sources.

View video and written instructions for Passport (Global Market Information Database). 

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The Goethe Institute's work database contains the Weimar edition of Goethe's works, which was originally published in the years 1887-1919 by Hermann Böhlau (and successor) under the auspices of the Grand Duchess Sophie of Saxony and is therefore often referred to as the Sophien edition. The database is supplemented by material not included in the Weimar edition.

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Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.

NOTE: to use Google Scholar off campus:

  1. Go to Google Scholar’s Settings > Library Links
  2. Search for University of Pittsburgh
  3. Select “University of Pittsburgh – Full-Text@Pitt" and save your settings
  4. Conduct your search in Google Scholar
  5. Once you find a suitable resource click on the link for “Full-Text @ Pitt” on the right side of the resource title. You will then be prompted to enter your Pitt username and password for access to resource

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govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

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The Grand Tour was a rite-of-passage for many aristocratic and wealthy young men of the eighteenth century: a phenomenon which shaped the creative and intellectual sensibilities of some of the eighteenth century’s greatest artists, writers and thinkers. These accounts of the English abroad, c1550-1850, highlight the influence of continental travel on British art, architecture, urban planning, literature and philosophy.

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Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

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Green’s Dictionary of Slang is an unprecedented 10.3 million-word collection of the impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words of the English language. Covering five centuries of innovation in all English-speaking regions of the world, the Dictionary is the most authoritative, scholarly approach to slang ever attempted.