The African Studies Companion seeks to bring together a wide range of sources of information in the African studies field, now covering both print and electronic resources. The majority of listings identify primarily general, multidisciplinary sources of information, and for the most part those in English.
Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean and full-text coverage of 31 core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social and political issues of importance to Black Studies.
The Current Index to Statistics (CIS), a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields, is a joint venture of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. It currently indexes the entire contents of more than 162 core journals, selectively indexes an additional 1,200 journals, and indexes some 11,000 mathematical statistics books and conference proceedings. CIS is international in scope and covers subjects such as Bayesian mathematics, data analysis, Markov processes, Monte Carlo methods, probability, statistics, and stochastics.
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, with the goal of covering all subjects and languages. More than 800 open access journals are in the directory.
DOAJ is hosted by Lund University Libraries Head Office . The project is funded by Open Society Institute - Budapest and also supported by SPARC, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.
Varies by individual title
Includes information regarding titles added in the last thirty days
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Searchable by broad subject category or keyword. Most files are freely available to download and is an itegral part of the infrastructure of social science research. In order to download data, first-time UAlbany users must create a MyData account from a UAlbany computer. Once you have created an account that identifies you with UAlbany, you may access ICPSR data from off-campus and social media accounts. User guide/tutorial
Since 1993, NIRA's Center for Policy Research has published NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks (NWDTT), which provides a systematic introduction to the world's most prominent and innovative public policy research institutes, better known as think tanks. The free online version contains basic organizational information on approximately 500 institutions from 100 countries, and in most cases a link to each organization's web site.
Provides electronic access to various reference sources which focus on both the facts and opposing viewpoints on current events issues. Titles include the Opposing Viewpoints series, Current Controversies, Encyclopedia of Sociology, Social Issues, Information Plus etc. Content includes selected access to statistics, government information and legislation. This source also contains the coverage of thirty major newspapers, news and opinion magazines. Users may search by specific topics, source type and topic overview. This database is available through NOVELNY. Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELny is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Full text database that provides a series of essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue. There are 255 topics covered, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint(opposing argument) and Critical Thinking Guide.
Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory
Also known as Ulrichsweb.com, this site provides users with essential serials bibliographic and access information ranging from subscription prices to the latest web sites. Covers nearly 250,000 consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly publications, monographic series, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, and 'zines published throughout the world on all subjects.
The University at Albany Libraries' Digital Collections Database is an image and full-text database of digitized holdings from the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives. Includes selected images from the Department's photograph collections and full-text access to the Annual Reports of the New York State Normal School Executive Committee for the years 1844-1870.