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Raleigh News and Observer - Historical and Current

The Raleigh News and Observer is one of the most widely read newspapers in North Carolina. It provides coverage of state, national, and international news, as well as a focus on the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Triangle region. This databases spans 1879-Present.


Contains abstracts of RAND books and publications from 1946 to the present. Many recent titles (1998 or later) are available online for free, usually in PDF format. Core research areas include Children and Adolescents, civil justice, education, energy and environment, health and health care, international affairs, population and aging, public safety, science and technology, substance abuse, terrorism and homeland security, transportation and infrastructure, and national security.


RBdigital (formerly Audiobooks via OneClickDigital) provides downloadable audiobooks that are iPod compatible. You must create a user account before you can begin downloading.

Read by QxMD

‘Read by QxMD’ provides a single place to keep up with new medical & scientific research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed.  This iOS, Android and web app provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital journal.

Reader's Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

This resource provides indexing of articles from many familiar magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature.

Ready, Set, SCIENCE! : Putting Research to Work in K8 Science Classrooms

Courses: SCIE 3216 SCIE 3216 SCIE 3216 SCIE 3216 SCIE 3216 Professors: Ann McClung Bonnie Glass Maria McDaniel Rhea Miles Tammy Lee


This resource includes Advertiser database, with information on U.S. and international advertisers, with approximate advertising budget and media expenditures and Advertising Agency database, with profiles of U.S. and international agencies, including accounts represented by each agency and fields of specialization.

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Reference USA is a detailed listing of more than ten million businesses with the capacity to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size or a combination of these.

RefWorks - Legacy Interface

RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool. RefWorks is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store, and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

Must register to use. For off-campus access to Write-N-Cite, obtain login credentials by clicking here.

RefWorks - New Interface

RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool. RefWorks is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store, and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

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Regional Business News

Full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources. Also contains abstracts for many regional business publications, with full text for some of these titles.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video

An online collection of streaming video focused on the physical treatment of patients with congenital disorders, chronic health issues, and traumatic injuries. Videos include footage of occupational, physical, and speech therapists working with actual patients as well as models and illustrations.

Religion (ProQuest)

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Comprehensive international music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes for traditional, popular, and classical music. Covers all document types including articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more. Conference proceedings coverage begins in 1835; coverage for all other document types begin in 1967.

RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600

Annotated index and guide to more than 620,000 music manuscripts by over 22,500 composers in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries. Most of RISM is found in print in the music reference section at MusicLib Ref ML113.I6, but A/II is only available online. The RISM project aims to comprehensively document the world's musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory, and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections.

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is the leading educational facility in the field of public opinion.  Founded in 1947, the Roper Center holds data ranging from the 1930s, when survey research was in its infancy, to the present. Its collection now includes over 22,000 datasets and adds hundreds more each year. In total, the archive contains responses from millions of individuals on a vast range of topics.