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This collection of old journals contains more than 7,000 journal titles and 130,000 issues published in China from the late Qing Dynasty to 1949. Subject content includes, but is not limited to, philosophy, economics, politics, military, literature, history, industry, agriculture, geography and medicine. Well-known titles include The Young Companion (良友), Huang Pu(黃埔), and Wan Guo Gong Bao (萬國公報). The database can be browsed by journal title, and searched by article title, author, journal title, publishing year and publishing place. Articles can be downloaded in PDF format.

Coverage: Late Qing Dynasty - 1949
Tags: Agriculture, Art, China, Medicine, Qing Dynasty, Science, Social Science, Technology

“…provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA approved labels (package inserts). This Web site provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts.”

Tags: Medicine

Allows searching of the full text “of more than 7,500 of Charles Darwin’s letters” and locating “information on 7,500 more. [Includes] complete transcripts of all known letters Darwin wrote and received up to the year 1869.”

A continuously-updated online encyclopedia of Bavarian history. Aimed at a scholarly audience. A collaborative venture of the Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek and numerous scholars affiliated with the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Coverage: Focus is on 19th and 20th century
Tags: Bavaria, History

DASH is a new self-service tool for researchers to describe, upload, and share their research data. It is designed to be a simple self-service curation tool for researchers, and helps them perform the following tasks:
•Prepare data for curation by reviewing best practice guidance for the creation or acquisition of digital research data.
•Select data for curation through local file browse or drag-and-drop operation.
•Describe data in terms of the DataCite metadata schema.
•Identify data with a persistent digital object identifier (DOI) for permanent citation and discovery.
•Preserve, manage, and share data by uploading to a public Merritt repository collection.
•Discover and retrieve data through faceted search and browse.

Data Papers are compilations and syntheses of data sets and associated metadata deemed to be of significant interest to the ESA membership and the scholarly community. Data papers are peer reviewed and are announced in abstract form in the appropriate print journal as a Data Paper. Data papers differ from review or synthesis papers published in other ESA journals in that data papers normally will not test or refine ecological theory.Data Papers can facilitate the rapid advancement of ecological knowledge and theory at the same time that they disseminate information. In addition, Ecological Archives provides a reward mechanism (in the form of peer-reviewed, citable objects) for the substantial effort required to compile and adequately document large data sets of ecological interest. {RG 12/17/13}

“EH.Net provides an on-line location for researchers in economic history to make their data series available to other professionals and interested scholars. Several data series have been given to EH.Net and are available as downloadable files, while many other titles may be accessed through our Database Directory”.

Includes links to numeric and geographic data covering a variety of topics including demography, health statistics, state contracts, traffic records. Statistics and data sets are available from state agencies and links are provided to other data sources – local, federal and other sources.

Data.gov provides public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Data.gov has descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of Data.gov.

Tags: Government

DARE contains abstracts of systematic reviews that have been quality-assessed. DARE covers such diverse topics as diagnostic tests, public health, health promotion, pharmacology, surgery, psychology, and the organization and delivery of health care.

DataONE serves “as a distributed framework and sustainable cyberinfrastructure that meets the needs of science and society for open, persistent, robust, and secure access to well-described and easily discovered Earth observational data.”

Supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation, DataONE ensures “the preservation and access to multi-scale, multi-discipline, and multi-national science data.” DataONE transcends “domain boundaries and makes biological data available from the genome to the ecosystem; makes environmental data available from atmospheric, ecological, hydrological, and oceanographic sources; provides secure and long-term preservation and access; and engages scientists, land-managers, policy makers, students, educators, and the public through logical access and intuitive visualizations.” {RG 12/17/13}

The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection has over 11,000 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa are also represented. Collection categories include antique atlas, globe, school geography, maritime chart, state, county, city, pocket, wall, childrens and manuscript maps.