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Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)

Part of Agricultural and Environmental Science Database (ProQuest). To access content check box below the search bar for “Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) content only.”

Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)

Fully searchable, facsimile edition of the Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988). Provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

BBC Shakespeare Plays

Provides access to streaming video of film adaptations of 37 of William Shakespeare’s plays produced by the BBC.

Benchmark: Library Metrics and Trends

Portal to the Public Library Data Service (PLDS) Statistical Report digital database. The Report is compiled from surveys submitted by public libraries across the United States and Canada and presents timely and topical data on finances, library resources, annual use figures and technology to assist public library administrators in making management decisions.

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Bibliography of the History of Art

A searchable index of abstracts from books, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibitions, and journal articles on European and American art. Topics included: painting, sculpture, drawing, prints; decorative and applied arts, architecture and industrial design, popular and folk art. Inlcudes and expands on its predecessor indexes, RAA-Repertoire d’Art et d’Archeologie (1973 – 1989) and RILA-International Repertory of the Literature of Art (1975 – 1989).

Biography & Genealogy Master Index

Index that provides access to biographical sketches in editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.

Biological Science Database

Provides biological sciences full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, andgovernment publications. Topics include animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. Also includes access to MEDLINE®.

BioOne Complete

A full-text database of over 200 peer-reviewed, subscribed and open-access titles. Topics include biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

Biotechnology Research Abstracts

Part of ProQuest Agricultural and Environmental Science Database. To access content check box below the search bar for “Biotechnology Research Abstracts content only. Index of international research on all aspects of biochemical, medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine, agriculture, and environmental science.

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Black Authors, 1556-1922

A collection of writings by black authors including downloadable letters, poems, essays, folktales, and pamphlets. Content spans 1556 - 1922.

Black Studies Center

Cross-searchable gateway to historical and current primary and secondary sources. Resources include scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, interviews and studies. Combines full-text and indexing, including Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index. Topics include: history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy and religion.

Black Thought and Culture

Non-fiction writings by major American black leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. Includes letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trail transcripts. Includes blend of full-text for non-fiction writings and indexing. Content spans 1700 – Present.

Blackwell Reference Online

Part of Wiley Online Library, a multidisciplinary database that primarily covers life, health and physical sciences, social science and humanities. Includes journals, e-books and reference titles, both full-text and abstract-only.

Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive

Provides indexing, abstracting and full text for the Businessweek backfile. Topics include: business management, marketing, labor, finance, and economic policy. Content spans 1929 - 2000.

Bloomsbury Design Library

Content covers global design and crafts from 1500 BCE to present day and includes reference works, biographies, images and teaching resources.

Book Review Digest

Provides reviews of fiction and non-fiction books. Includes excerpts, complete reviews and citations. Content spans 1903 – 1982.

Books In Print

Provides bibliographic information for books, audio books, and video titles. Includes information on availability of titles from distributors and wholesalers as well as information on out of print and forthcoming titles. Also contains the Bowker’s Publisher Authority Database, with contacts for publishers, distributors, wholesalers and book agents from around the world.

Border and Migration Studies Online

Provides historical background to more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues are covered such as the migrant crisis, refugee camps, human trafficking, women and children migrants and much more.

British Newspapers (1600-1950)

A comprehensive digital historic newspaper archive. It provides access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles. This interface searches: 17th-18th Century Charles Burney Collection of Newspapers and 19th century British Library Newspapers.

British newsreels, 1911-1930

Drawn from the British Film Institute and Imperial War Museums, this resource showcases newsreels produced by the Topical Film Company and provides a glimpse into British life, culture and society with subjects ranging from the First World War, the Royal Family, and domestic and international politics through to sport, leisure and fashion.


Provides comprehensive content on sustainable design practices and green building materials. Shares expertise and lessons learned from design experts working in the field. Builds context for sustainable design strategies and what makes a building product or material green. Topics include: architecture, sustainable materials, energy efficient appliances and equipment, building science, and codes and certifications.

Business Source Complete

Provides full-text, indexing, and abstracts for scholarly business journals, financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, industry reports, and SWOT analyses. Topics include: marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Content spans 1886 – Present.