Databases (56 results)
GADM database of Global Administrative Areas
GADM is a spatial database of the location of the world’s administrative areas (or administrative boundaries) for use in GIS and similar software. Administrative areas in this database are countries and lower level subdivisions. GADM describes where these administrative areas are (the “spatial features”), and for each area it provides some attributes, such as the name and variant names.
Gale Literature Resource Center [via Gale]
Gallica [via the BNF]
One of the world’s most advanced digital library collections, providing online access to millions of books, periodicals, images, videos, maps, sound files, manuscripts, and scores. Searchable in basic or advanced modes, and browsable by publication type. Originally an attempt to provide coverage of the Bibliotheque Nationale’s vast holdings in French literature from the Middle Ages to the present, it now has digital access partnerships with a number of other major library collections substantially increasing its offerings. Includes links to other relevant sites.
Gallup web site has current public opinion news. Some free info on the site.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is known as “the investigative arm of Congress” and “the congressional watchdog.” GAO prepares policy and investigative reports and testimony on a variety of subjects, often at the request of members of congress. Reports are uploaded daily.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of the world’s peoples. It containes more than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.This release includes 1,217 essays and images from 10 sources and hundreds of audio examples.
Gartner Campus Access
Gartner provides technology-related information and insights, containing research findings and advice on technology markets, topics, and industries that help inform decisions related to information technology. Among the type of research that can be found in Gartner are: * Technology products, services, and trends * Global IT industry perspectives * IT management and organizations* IT strategies and governance * Business-IT issues* Market research* Real-world case studies
Gender Watch [via ProQuest]
A full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, NGO and special reports.