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Wall Street Journal | 1984-present | Full Text
[ Also see Historical Wall Street Journal. ]
The paper is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide. Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers can access not only top news stories but also detailed information from all the paper's sections. For each article cited in the database, an abstract of up to 75 words helps the researcher know if he complete text will meet his or her needs.
War and Terrorism Collection | Some Full Text
A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history and social science.
The Washington Post | 1987-present | Full Text
Coverage of national, international, and local news. The Washington Post is renowned for its political reporting, editorials and columnists.
Water Resources Abstracts | 1967-present | Some Full Text
Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use, and management of water resources.
Web of Science
Three unique citation databases which allow searching cited references as well as traditional searches independently or in combination: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
Westlaw | Full Text
Westlaw enables students and faculty to research law-related issues. This comprehensive collection of legal content includes expert's analysis from hundreds of law reviews and journals, encyclopedias, treatises and full-text legislation, regulations, and court decisions.
Wiley Online Library | Some Full Text
Nearly 1,500 online publications for researchers and professionals.
Women and Social Movements in the United States Scholar's Edition | 1600-2000 | Full Text
The resource, which examines perspectives on women's social movements from Colonial times to the present, brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities. This edition includes the Women's Commission Reports.
The World Bank Open Data | Full Text
[ Open Access ]
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The Development Data Group coordinates statistical and data work and maintains a number of macro, financial and sector databases. These databases are used by teams to prepare Country Assistance Strategies, poverty assessments, research studies, and other forms of economic and sector work. Included are World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Africa Development Indicators, and Global Economic Monitor.
World Development Indicators (WDI) | Full Text
[ Open Access ]
WDI is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. WDI includes more than 900 indicators in over 80 tables organized in six sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.
World History Collection | Some Full Text
This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals will be useful both for the novice historian and the advanced academic researcher.
World History in Video | Streaming Video
World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries exploring human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The videos cover Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.
World Map Collections | Full Text
[ Open Access ]
World Map Collections are a cooperative project of several public and private universities of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to make digitized modern and antique maps available on the Web. The Florida and Caribbean collections are particularly strong, but Africa, the Americas, and the Middle East are also represented. These are growing collections; new maps are added.
WorldCat
[ WorldCat is now available on the new WorldCat Discovery platform. The old platform will be retired in late 2016. ]
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with over 179 million bibliographic records representing over 400 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Provides access to to over 8 million records of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries catalogs in the WorldCat database. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts | 1975-present | Some Full Text
This database provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy.
Wright American Fiction | 1851-1875 | Full Text
[ Open Access ]
A collection of 19th century American fiction with access to more than 2,800 full-text books.

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