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A searchable online library of authentic video cases showing National Board Certified Teachers at work in the classroom. Access is limited to 50 simultaneous users.
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English translation of Brockelmann's famous Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (GAL). Brockelmann's work offers bio-bibliographic information about works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on the classical period. It is divided in chronologically organized sections, which are subdivided by literary genre. Individual entries typically consist of a biographical section and a list of the author’s works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature.
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Covers civil rights in the United States, including publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more.
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A comprehensive English-Yiddish dictionary, including many regional and dialectal variants.
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Locate material that explains how the Electoral College works, discusses the history of its formation, analyzes the debate around College's efficiency, and provides an overview of efforts to reform and even abolish the Electoral College altogether. Includes relevant hearings, committee prints, Congressional Research Service (CRS) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, books, and treatises.
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The backfile of Gentlemen's Quarterly, one of the longest-running, most influential men's magazines. Available through at least July 1, 2021, as part of ProQuest's Evidence-Based Acquisition Program.
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A collection of English-language publications covering Communist, Socialist and Marxist thought, theory and practice. Issues covered include workers’ rights, organized labor, labor strikes, Nazi atrocities, McCarthyism’s rise after WWII, Civil Rights, and modern-day class struggles which give rise to renewed interest in alternative social organizations. Covers 1845-2015. Available through at least July 1, 2021, as part of ProQuest's Evidence-Based Acquisition Program.
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Historical news content providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historical events from the late 19th Century to the present. Content is predominantly in Arabic, but also includes key titles in English and French.
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Qwest TV (co-founded by Quincy Jones) is bringing some of the most powerful performances in jazz, soul, funk, classical, and global music to students and educators. All videos are available in HD or 4K. Trial ends: September 30, 2021
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Includes the Academy of Hebrew Language's edition of the Talmud Yerushalmi (searchable by column/row, Mishnah, word, subject, and comment) and citations to references to the Talmud Yerushalmi in early commentaries, including medieval rabbinical literature and Geniza fragments.
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An online repository of professional development videos for teachers. Access is limited to 100 simultaneous users.
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Provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Includes a unique chronology of significant Christian and religious events from the birth of Jesus Christ to the year 2000, which can be searched by keyword or year, or browsed by century.
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