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Alumni Databases & Freely Available Resources for Research: Public Resources
Library resources available to Wake Forest University alumni & community members.
The Archives of American Art is the world’s preeminent and most widely used research center dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary sources that document the history of the visual arts in America.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Many of their international newspapers and other unique items that have been digitized are publicly available.
Through this website, you can read and search through thousands of records from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison and see firsthand the growth of democracy and the birth of the Republic.
The SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up-to-date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
A searchable database of European fine arts and architecture (3rd-19th centuries), currently containing over 48.000 reproductions. Artist biographies, commentaries, guided tours, period music, catalogue, free postcard and mobile services are provided.
A peer-reviewed, open access journal published by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Publishes studies of education and learning in various contexts, such as early childhood, after-school, primary and secondary, and post-secondary education.
Time series data for U.S. national and state income accounts as well as international trade and investment. Also includes U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) by industry and input-output tables for select years.
The principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.
An online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. The database includes thousands of summaries and provides free links to full-text research and policy documents from thousands of publishers.
Declassified documents, pictures, and recordings obtained through the Freedom of Information Act by the National Security Archive, an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
The leading educational facility in the field of public opinion. The Center exists to promote the intelligent, responsible, and imaginative use of public opinion in addressing the problems faced by Americans and citizens of other nations.
A peer-reviewed, "Gold" open access journal from SAGE that publishes original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.
A database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL). Covers books, book chapters, journal articles, and other types of materials. Subjects include agriculture, agricultural economics, nutrition, and soil science.
Established through a partnership of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library, and arXiv (a free distribution service and an open archive for scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics).
Merck Manuals are the product of a collaboration between hundreds of medical experts worldwide, an independent editorial board of peer reviewers, and our editorial staff of physicians and professional medical writers. For over 100 years, Merck presents the best current thinking regarding medical diagnosis and treatment.
Includes information on research projects funded by the NIH as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). RePORTER also includes links to publications and patents citing support from these projects.
The Library of Congress launched By the People (crowd.loc.gov) in the autumn of 2018. The application invites you to transcribe, review, and tag digitized images of manuscripts and typed materials from the Library’s collections. Everyone is welcome to take part!
Includes more than 3,000 free, online books. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in agriculture, biology, computers, energy, the environment, engineering, food, medicine and health, space, social sciences, transportation, and more.