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19th Century Masterfile
Contains full-text historical periodicals, books, newspapers and government documents from the 13th century through the 1930s.

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Access World News
Full-text access to local and regional newspapers (paid advertisements are excluded). Includes access to the Chicago Tribune and the Indianapolis Star.
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APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology
The three-volume APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology features descriptions of techniques, testing, and  research that psychologists and others have developed to help them pursue a shared understanding of why humans think, feel, and behave the way they do.
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Art Law & Cultural Property Database
Offers information related to art and cultural issues, such as authenticity, ownership, theft.  Contains resources for artisitc, legal, and ethical concerns associated with art objects.
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Associations Unlimited
Contains descriptions, general information, and contact information for over 142,000 national, international, and regional, state, and local organizations.
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Biography in Context
Contains biographical information from both print and electronic sources for more than 185,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
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Books in Print (Bowker)
Provides information about books and audio-visual materials that are available for purchase from publishers, distributors, wholesalers, or book agents.
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Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online (CBO) contains e-books published by Cambridge University Press on legal subjects from 2011 forward.
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Chicago Manual of Style Online
The Chicago Manual of Style Online offers the complete, fully searchable text of the traditional print version of The Chicago Manual of Style. Two additional files are included: the Chicago Style Q&A, which is another fully searchable resource of questions and answers, and the Tools, which provides examples of forms, letters, and style sheets.
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Chicago Scholarship Online
This database contains the full text of academic monographs from nine leading university presses in the area of law.  Note: the law library only subscribes to the law module of this set.
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Chronicle of Higher Education
Published every weekday, this newspaper provides news, information, and job opening information for college and university faculty members and administrators.
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Encyclopedia Britannica
Contains material found in the print version as well as original articles, and supplementary material.
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Foundation Directory Online (Professional)

FDO is an online research funding tool, developed by the Foundation Center.  It provides access to grant information, research, and education to those seeking funding and other interested nonprofit groups.  It provides current, accurate, and comprehensive information on American grantors and their grants, gleaned from reputable sources (including the IRS, grantor web sites and grantor annual reports).  Contact law library reference office for access.
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HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository, which provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.
Public Database

Herald-Times
Online version of Bloomington's local paper, The Herald-Times, including the newspaper's electronic archives.
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International Historical Statistics (Palgrave)
Palgrave’s International Historical Statistics is an extensive collection of statistical data from around the world, covering a wide range of socio-economic topics.  This is the latest edition of the publication, with coverage from 1750 through 2010.  It contains key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years, including data on the Americas and Europe, as well as harder to find information concerning Africa, Asia and Oceania.
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IUCAT
Online catalog for Indiana University Libraries.
Public Database

Law360
A news database with coverage of nearly all major practice areas, including environmental, intellectual property, and all federal appellate cases.
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Leadership Library
Contains contact and biographical information for people at major government, business, professional, and nonprofit organizations. Contains the content of the fourteen Yellow Books published by the Leadership Directories, including: Congressional, Federal, State, Judicial, Law Firms, and Government Affairs.
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Library of Congress Catalogs
Access to the holdings of the Library of Congress.
Public Database

Newspaper ARCHIVE
The Newspaper ARCHIVE contains hundred of years of local historical newspaper content and every part of each page is searchable, including advertisements.  Use this link to access the Maurer School of Law Library's subscription to the following states' newspaper archives: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

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Oxford English Dictionary
Online version of the dictionary containing over 290,500 entries, and two and a half million quotations.
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Oxford Handbooks Online: Law, Political Science, and Philosophy
Database containing a collection of Oxford's handbooks in the area of law, political science, and philosophy.

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Oxford Scholarship Online
Oxford Scholarship Online is a database containing over one hundred, important law-related  e-books published by Oxford University Press.   There are also hundreds of additional titles in the areas of Classics, Economics and Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion.
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ProQuest History Vault

ProQuest History Vault is created from primary source materials from the University Publications of America (UPA) Collections and includes archival collections documenting the most important and widely studied topics in eighteenth- through twentieth-century American history.  Collections cover the Black Freedom Struggle, the Vietnam War, and the records of the NAACP.
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ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013 online edition provides line-item access to tables, is updated monthly, and features table-specific capabilities for narrowing results by source, data date, subject, type of data breakdown. The Statistical Abstract is a great place to begin a search for statistical information since the footnotes lead you to the original source for these statistics.

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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Provides information on serials published throughout the world.
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Wall Street Journal
Online version of the Wall Street Journal.
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WorldCat
Catalog of more than 100 million records from libraries around the world.
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