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AdSpender allows you to view a top-level summary of the multi-media advertising marketplace. This database monitors advertising expenditures and occurrence information for more than three million brands across 18 media.
Trial ends: July 31, 2019

The database provides primary sources to explore five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection dedicated to the history of exploration.

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ASCE Library, including journals, proceedings, e-books and standards, and the Civil Engineering Magazine Archive, provides the most respected and richest collection of civil engineering content. With 145,000 technical and professional articles, ASCE Library is the premier information clearinghouse for both researchers and practitioners in the field of civil engineering.
Credo Reference is an ideal starting point for beginning researchers. The collection contains over 700 online reference titles from 100+ and offers curated, authoritative reference sources that provide a firm foundation for understanding a topic. Users can start with Credo, gather background information, find key terms and concepts, and then seamlessly travel to the library’s journal databases for more specialized information and peer-reviewed articles. platform delivers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the important K-12 news, information, and policy updates and the latest advances in instruction, technology, curriculum, and school finance.
GuideStar provides data for millions nonprofit organizations in the United States. Data includes revenue tables, expense tables, and balance sheets; organization overview (mission, audience, etc.); annual reports, lists of officers and other key personnel, and access to IRS 990 Forms (typically all available forms since 1997). The database can be searched by keyword, geographic location, type of nonprofit, IRS Subsection (501(c)3, etc.), and NTEE (National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities) codes.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the U.S., Canadian and global companies including products, major customers, suppliers, partners, and industries. Covers all companies traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ. Enhanced details are included for companies in healthcare, technology, media, and finance.
Provide unlimited access to test preparation materials for standardized exams. Access study guides and practice questions for exams for graduate and professional schools and technical certifications, and in the areas of teaching, nursing, public services, business, and finance.
Reaxys covers information and data including chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions. It is based on Beilstein, Gmelin and an "Organic" Patent Database.
109,000+ digital resources that empower all readers to:

* Connect deeply with a book they are reading
* Gain new insights and understanding from award-winning authors
* Reinforce cultural authenticity and perspectives with diverse books
* Cultivate a life-long love of reading

Vetted materials to support your literacy instruction — all in one place.


•author interviews
•video book trailers
•vocabulary lists
•reading levels
•lesson plans
Ulrich's is an authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 30,000 periodicals of all types academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters and more from around the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and that are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
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