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Medical Services and Warfare

(AM Explorer)
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  • E-books | Images | Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

1850-1970. Hospital Reports and register, correspondence, memoirs and diaries, printed books and periodicals, maps, charts and hospital plans, photographs, postcards and illustrations and objects. Conflicts included: Crimean War, the American Civil War, The First World War. Topics include: impact on medicine during peacetime, influenza epidemic, 1918 post-war rehab, Women at War, sanitation, surgery, mental health, personal experience, hospital care, public health, systems and more. Features include interactive data visualization, medical developments, biographies and essays.

Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900

(AM Explorer)
  • Best Bet
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, posters, trade cards and visually-rich advertising ephemera from the United States, 1800-1900. Topics include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, commercial advertising, folk medicine, materia medica and apothecaries. Browse, search or explore themes and popular searches. Aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Good for historic context.


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  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: National Library of Medicine

Go-to source of articles in biomedicine, biochemistry, and related medical fields. Search Medline, life science journals, and online books through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Many search results link to full-text articles in journals through library subscriptions.


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  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Elsevier

Science full text journals in all scientific disciplines plus accounting, business, decision sciences, economics, econometrics, energy & power, finance, management, psychology and social sciences. 1997-present.


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  • Data & Statistics
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Statistics on a wide variety of topics related to industry and finance; international in scope. Updated variably and dates of coverage vary. Mostly 2008 - present.

Web of Science

(Web of Knowledge)
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  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

Citations covering high-impact (heavily cited) journals in the sciences (1900-present), social sciences (1956-present), and arts and humanities (1997-present).

Annual Reviews

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Annual Reviews

Critical reviews of primary research literature written by leading scientists in Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.

BBC Landmark Video Collection

  • Videos
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Informational videos produced by the BBC highlighting natural events. Relevant to science, natural history, geology, geography, earth science, climate science, environment science, biology, and anthropology.

Google Scholar

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Google

Peer-reviewed articles, theses, and scholarly books from journals, professional organizations, and university and preprint repositories. Visit Open Content to learn how to connect content from The Claremont Colleges through Google Scholar.


  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Mergent

Directory, company history, and financial data for companies and industries. Some limited data on private companies. Not all functionality available, such as downloading large numbers of companies to create lists.


  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: JSTOR

A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.


  • Data & Statistics | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor:

Selective access to full text, 12 month embargoed reports on products and industries worldwide; business services; consumer goods; demographics; food & beverage; heavy industry; life sciences; public sector; and technology and media. We do not have access to all segments of the database.

Nexis Uni

(LexisNexis Academic, Lexis)
  • Data & Statistics | Newspapers & News Sources | Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: LexisNexis

Law, News and Business Database.
Full text news articles, law journal articles, court cases, briefs, legal codes, and SEC filings. Users can Shepardize court cases and then read the full text of the related decisions. Most publications are covered 1980-present. The best place to find interview transcripts from television and radio.

Sage Research Methods

  • Data & Statistics | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources | Videos
  • Vendor: Sage

Books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, video, journal articles, cases, and datasets on research methods to help you learn and conduct projects.

Standard & Poor's Net Advantage

(Industry Surveys & Stock Reports)
  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Standard & Poor's

Industry Surveys and Stock Reports, including stock and debt ratings, financials, beta, bond issues, competitors, and industry position. Industry Surveys have 1 year rolling date coverage - current. Financial data dating from 1900 - present.

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