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Dance in Video

Dance performances from the stage available through online streaming video.

DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English

The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a record of American English as spoken in the U.S., from its beginnings to the present. DARE contains regional and folk speech. It is based both on face-to-face interviews and on a large collection of print and (recently) electronic materials, including diaries, letters, novels, histories, biographies, government documents, and newspapers. This digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool.

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (EBM Reviews via Ovid)

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the expert reviewers and information staff of the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England, and covers topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

An international index to design and craft journals.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Includes Gale’s Dictionary of Literary Biography, Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, and Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series. Featuring comprehensive literary biographies, profiles of past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights. The biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works.

Digital National Security Archive

Includes significant primary documents, including declassified documents, central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Declassified documents are included in the database. Arranged by core collections, each focused on a single topic. Years of Coverage: 1945 – present


The online home for materials presented by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Contains digital versions of primary sources from cultural heritage institutions around North Carolina. The materials on this site are made freely available for students, teachers, scholars, and anyone who is interested in the history and culture of North Carolina.

Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sports Psychology

The Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology (11th edition) provides information on graduate programs related to sporty psychology. Topics include internships, degrees offered, distance learning programs, and graduate program details. The directory is edited by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

ECU students, faculty, and staff who wish to use the directory must obtain a password (invoice number) by clicking here.

Directory of Open Access Books

DOAB is a searchable index of academic, peer-reviewed books that have been published under an Open Access license. It includes links to the full-text books on the publishers' websites. The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Publishers must meet the requirements for Open Access and peer review in order to have their books indexed in DOAB.

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is an online directory of open access, peer-reviewed journals that is multidisciplinary in scope.

Dissertations and Theses @ ECU

Provides abstracts and in some cases full text of dissertations of ECU students. This service is provided to universities that actively publish their graduate students' dissertations with ProQuest's UMI® Dissertation Publishing. Dissertations @ enables individual universities to access the citations and abstracts of all their student's dissertations, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available. Years of Coverage: 1978 -- Current

Drama Online

Drama Online attempts to meet teaching needs for theater studies, literature courses, and drama programs. Includes monologues, ensemble and one-person plays; comedies, tragedies, historical as well as contemporary content. "Play Tools" include Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books for close study or for performance. Drama texts include material from student editions, scholarly works, the Arden Shakespeare Series, Methuen Drama, and Faber & Faber. New content is  added regularly.


The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.

DynaMed Plus

Updated 24x7x365, DynaMed Plus provides current, evidence-based information to support clinical decision making at the point of care. DynaMed Plus contains concise, accurate overviews for the most common conditions and evidence-based recommendations for action. Features include: thousands of medical graphics and images, specialty content, and mobile access.

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