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Provides cover-to-cover full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Also contains full text from more than 335 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio transcripts are provided.

Tags: News

One of the largest web-based full-text databases for current news, business and legal information, supporting a broad range of interdisciplinary research, Nexis Uni (known until December 2017 as LexisNexis Academic) provides full-text access to nearly 6,000 individual titles. Includes a wide range of U.S. and foreign newspapers, plus transcripts of television and radio news programs. Business resources include business articles, accounting literature, company financial information. Legal resources include state and federal laws and regulations, a full range of case law, and law review articles.

The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) is a project to create and freely disseminate a database incorporating all available aggregate census information for the United States between 1790 and 2000. Census Tract Shapefiles are available for select areas for the 1940 – 1990 census.The NHGIS consists of three major components: 1)Collect and enrich historical and contemporary U.S. Census summary data; 2)Incorporate these data into a Geographic Information Systems framework; 3) Create a web-based system for access to both census data and the metadata. Free access, but requires you to register and login to use.

Coverage: United States; 1790 - 2011
Tags: Census, Geography, History, Medicine

NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods / Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods

UC Davis has a contract with the Marketing Data Center at Chicago Booth to provide access to Nielsen marketing data but restrictions apply. Please read.

The James M. Kilts Center for Marketing at Chicago Booth and the Nielsen Company have partnered to make two consumer marketing datasets available to US-based academic researchers.

Consumer Panel Data.
The consumer Panel Data include longitudinal data beginning in 2004 with annual updates. These data track a panel of 40,000–60,000 US households and their purchases of fast-moving consumer goods from a wide range of retail outlets across all US markets. Learn more.

Retail Scanner Data
Retail Scanner Data consist of weekly pricing, volume, and store environment information generated by point-of-sale systems from more than 90 participating retail chains across all US markets. Data begin in 2006 and include annual updates. Learn more.

PLEASE NOTE: The UC Davis campus agreement includes the restrictions below.

For Access please contact: DIANNA FRANCIS, BS, MA, Senior Material Transfer Analyst, UC Davis Innovation Access, Tel: 530-754-8732, dfrancis@ucdavis.edu

  • Only tenured and tenure-track faculty, PhD students, and post-docs are eligible to gain direct access to the Data. Researchers may not share the Data with individuals not registered and approved by the Kilts Center, including any student in an undergraduate or master’s program.
  • Access by PhD students or post-doctoral researchers requires a subscription by the student’s or post-doc’s advisor. The advisor must be a full-time tenured or tenure-track professor from the same institution. The PhD student or post-doc and the faculty advisor are required to register individually. 
  • Researchers may use the data for strictly academic research projects focused on important issues of wide and general interest. Use of the data for consulting purposes of any kind, including litigation support, is strictly prohibited.
  • Every researcher must register and submit an annual status update and disclose changes to my project scope, new funding sources, coauthors, and other updates as requested.
  • Research projects commissioned, sponsored, or funded by an industry source, government organization, industry group, nonprofit organization, or private company must be reviewed and approved by Nielsen as part of the registration process. Unapproved research of this nature is strictly prohibited.
  • Data must be stored only on devices and computers owned by the subscribed institution or permissible Third Party Hosting Systems. The permissible Third Party Hosting Systems must have at least one of the following information security certifications:  (a) federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); (b) SSAE16 SOC2; and/or (c) ISO27001 security certifications. No amount of data should ever be stored on a personal computer.
  • Researchers must not disclose any personally identifiable information about consumer panelists or details that would permit re-identification of Nielsen’s consumer panelists. Researchers must not disclose any information about specific retailers or individual stores, or details that would permit re-identification of Nielsen’s retailers or individual stores.
  • Researchers must submit of copies of all proposed papers, reports, presentations, and publications to the Kilts Center at least 30 days prior to public dissemination (including SSRN) or final publication.

Other Data Policies Also Apply.

 

More than 15 institutes with a variety of their photo galleries are presenting ranging from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Each gallery indicates guidelines for permissible use.

The Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) Project was initiated to perform a complete revision of Abramowitz and Stegun’s Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, published in 1964 by the National Bureau of Standards.

The Office of Coast Survey’s Historical Map & Chart Collection contains over 20,000 maps and charts from the late 1700s to present day.The Collection includes some of the nation’s earliest nautical charts, hydrographic surveys, topographic surveys, geodetic surveys, city plans and Civil War battle maps.

Coverage: U.S. Waters; 1700s - present
Tags: Geography, Oceanography

This digital photo collection includes “the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up” NOAA.

This “collection spans centuries of time and much of the natural world from the center of the Earth to the surface of the Sun” and “includes thousands of weather and space images, hundreds of images of our shores and coastal seas, and thousands of marine species images ranging from the great whales to the most minute plankton. … The geographic range of NOAA work encompasses polar region to polar region and much of the World’s oceans.”

Norway’s National Consensus Platform for the advancement of the 3 Rs.  Maintains website with 3R-resources, an electronic newsletter and runs a discussion forum for those responsible for the country’s animal facilities.

Norwegian Inventory of Alternatives. Database of audiovisuals, computer programs, videos, and other alternatives for use in the biological sciences.