Academic Writer is a service of the American Psychological Association that provides an array of teaching and learning resources to support students who have questions about how to conduct research, structure their papers, and format what they write in proper APA style. Included are interactive quick guides and tutorials and sample social sciences papers.
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Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. The full-text 19th Century British Pamphlets Collection was created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK). It contains over 26,000 of the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) provides the worldwide scientific community with a comprehensive collection of the most-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences. Piedmont University students and faculty have access to a collection of 46 titles that support undergraduate classwork and research. (Click More to see the title list)
• Accounts of Chemical Research • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces • ACS Catalysis • ACS Chemical Biology • ACS Chemical Neuroscience • ACS Combinatorial Science • ACS Macro Letters • ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters • ACS Nano • ACS Photonics • ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering • ACS Synthetic Biology • Analytical Chemistry • Biochemistry • Bioconjugate Chemistry • Biomacromolecules • Chemical Research in Toxicology • Chemical Reviews • Chemistry of Materials • Crystal Growth and Design • Energy & Fuels • Environmental Science & Technology • Environmental Science & Technology Letters • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research • Inorganic Chemistry • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry • Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data • Journal of Chemical Education • Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling • Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation • Journal of Medicinal Chemistry • Journal of Natural Products • The Journal of Organic Chemistry • The Journal of Physical Chemistry A • The Journal of Physical Chemistry B • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C • The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters • Journal of Proteome Research • Journal of the American Chemical Society • Langmuir • Macromolecules • Molecular Pharmaceutics • Nano Letters • Organic Letters • Organic Process Research and Development • Organometallics
Global Plants is a primary-source collection of nearly three million high-resolution images of type specimens and related materials from community contributors around the world. Plant type specimens are in great demand for scientific study because of their pivotal role as original vouchers of nomenclature. They also act as a historical record of changes in various flora. This service also features partner-contributed reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, illustrations, and photographs.
The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of Apartheid regimes was one of the major political developments of the 20th century, with far-reaching consequences for people throughout Africa and around the globe. This collection focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region.
There are over 27,000 periodicals, pamphlets, and local newspaper reports; nationalist publications; records of colonial government commissions; UN documents; personal papers and correspondence; out-of-print and other relevant books; photographs; speeches and interviews.
The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection contains over 1,800 award-winning humanities and social sciences ebooks. The University of Michigan Press (UMP) plays a critical role in the teaching and learning mission of the University by applying new pedagogies to the development of instructional materials that promote college success for students. The Press also produces publications on Michigan and the Great Lakes region. For more information about the UMP and its ebook publishing, look at their About page.
World Heritage Sites: Africa contains more than 86,000 objects of visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage and rock art sites. This collection aids researchers in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, geography, history, and literature, as well as those focused on geomatics, historic preservation, urban planning, and visual and spatial technologies.
Spatial data includes: 3d models and plans of grounds, structures, and surrounding landscapes; façade views of structures; data and information from geographic information systems (GIS); stereo, digital, and panorama images; digital video.
Contextual data includes: Site plans, diagrams, and maps; excavation reports; photographs and slides; manuscripts and books; previously unpublished private and national archives; archaeological and ethnographic field notes; personal journals and travelers’ accounts from the 17th century to the 19th century; trade logs.