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Cinema and Media Studies Bibliography [via Oxford Bibliographies Online]
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“Cinema and media studies includes a dizzying array of subfields: film history, television studies, media studies, critical theory, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies, popular culture, and the study of the moving image. . . Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. . . chart[s] a path through the information thicket and toward a carefully organized, thoroughly peer-reviewed account of the most important books, articles, and Web sites.”

California Agricultural Quick Statistics

County estimates, Ag Census for California, crop and livestock and other statistics. From the USDA NASS and California Dept. of Food and Ag.

CIA World Factbook
The CIA: World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Chemical Information Sources/SIRCh/Chemical Safety Searches & Toxicology Searches

Includes material safety data sheets, guides to chemical safety, toxicology information, environmental sources, and laws and regulations. A WikiBook.

Tags: Toxicology
CDL Instructional Resources

Links to tutorials, movies and other online instructional materials on shared UC databases such as BIOSIS Previews, Web of Science, PubMed and more.

Catalogue du Système universitaire de documentation (SUDOC)

SUDOC Contains some 10 million bibliographic records (books, theses, periodicals, manuscripts, a significant number of high quality images accessible online through links, and other document types). Includes library locations (look for the button “localisation” near the bottom of the results screen).

Use this resource also to locate French language humanities and social sciences theses and dissertations held at member libraries. Coverage begins with 1972. For coverage of US and Canadian dissertations, see Dissertation Abstracts International [DAI/ProQuest] (remote access to DAI limited to UCD users only).

Canary Database: Animals as Sentinels of Human Environmental Health Hazards

Indexes 1000s of scientific studies from MEDLINE, CAB Abstracts, and Agricola to facilitate review of the evidence of animals as “early warning” sentinels of human health hazards. For each study, curators add information about animal species, exposures, health effects, location, and whether the study includes data providing evidence linking animal sentinel events to human health risk. You can browse the database by year, journal, author, exposure, risk factor, species, outcome, or by methodology.  The database is no longer being updated.

Chinese in California, 1850-1925 [via OAC]

“The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter.”  Some of this material is available online.

California State Data Center

The State Census Data Center (SCDC) serves as the central point for the dissemination of census data in California. The SCDC program was instituted by the U.S. Census Bureau to increase and improve public access to census data products.