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The Image Database provides 100,000 images for art, architecture, and design. Includes the Archivison architecture collection as well as images custom selected for courses at Virginia Tech. Create image-based presentations for classroom and professional use. Images can be exported for use in presentation software, such as PowerPoint. Off campus access requires PID/password (not Off Campus Sign In).
This database is on trial through April 5, 2015. Met Opera on Demand provides streaming video of over 500 Met performances, each with subtitles in English and other languages. You can search by opera, singer, composer, or conductor. Please provide feedback on this database.
CWTS Journal Indicators provides free access to bibliometric indicators on scientific journals. Indicators are available for over 20,000 journals indexed in the Scopus database and include the number of publications per year, average number of citations per publication, the source normalized impact per publication, and percentage of self citations.
This database is on trial through March 25, 2015. Films on Demand offers almost 400 streaming videos of movies from around the world: Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Please provide feedback on this database.
Ancestry Library Edition is an academic version of ancestry.com. It provides genealogical records from the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia, and other areas of the world.
NTIS is providing free, public access to the NTRL database of 3 million federal science and technology reports. About 800,000 of these are available as free PDFs; the rest can be purchased or possible obtained through interlibrary loan. You must create a profile on the site before you can search.
The IMF provides current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. Data presented as HTML, PDF, and Excel tables.
Essential Science Indicators provides statistics and analysis on published articles. It ranks authors, institutions, countries, and journals across 22 broad disciplines. Last 10 years.
ICON provides information on newspaper holding in libraries around the world: print, microforms, and scanned digital collections. Open online collections will include links to the source. (Physical newspapers in North American can have individual articles sent via interlibrary loan.) 1649-present.