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America's News (Newsbank) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Current news articles and archives from more than 3,000 local, national, and regional U.S. news sources.
  • What dates are covered? 1980s to the present.
  • What's included? Primary source documents that focus on how ordinary citizens in smaller communities viewed, participated in and lived during the Civil Rights era. When completed in 2025, the collection will include letters, general correspondence, logs, demonstration plan outlines, transportation logs and plans, meetings, worship services, photographs, newsletters, news reels, interviews and musical recordings from Black, Latine, Native American and Asian American Pacific Islander communities.
  • What dates are covered? Primarily the 1950s and 1960s
Essential Science Indicators (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Emerging science trends and rankings of the most influential publications, institutions, and countries across 22 key research fields.
InCites Benchmarking & Analytics (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Uses publication data from Web of Science to analyze institutional productivity, monitor collaboration activity, identify influential researchers, showcase strengths, and discover areas of opportunity.
  • What else should I know? Requires creation of individual account using email.
Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Multidimensional profiles for assessing the world's leading journals.
Preprint Citation Index (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Citations to preprints posted in arXiv, bioRxiv, medRxiv, chemRxiv, and
  • What dates are covered? 1990 - Present.
  • What else should I know? Preprints are not peer-reviewed articles, but some preprints may subsequently be published in the scholarly literature. If you have questions about the quality of a preprint, please consult the Research Help Desk for verification.
  • What's included? Cited references for dissertations included in the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. Useful for locating unpublished and new research.
  • What dates are covered? Late 1800s - Present.

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