Art Abstracts indexes an international array of scholarly publications, including art dissertations and art reproductions. It covers a variety of topics from fine, decorative and commercial art to photography, folk art, film and architecture. Subjects include: art history and criticism, archaeology, museum studies, industrial design, interior design, painting, pottery, decorative arts, television and video, advertising art, and textiles.
Ad* Access is a historic collection of US and Canadian advertisements from newspapers and magazines. The collection concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty & Hygiene, and World War II Propaganda.
American FactFinder is an online source of U.S. Census information created by the United States Census Bureau. Data provided include population, housing, economic, and geographic information from the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
Each key concept begins with a concise definition followed by illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field. Cross-references to related concepts are included along with suggestions for further reading.
Contains historical and current data, detailed analysis, and useful
graphs that answer questions about education in the United States.
Helps the reader understand and compare the quality of education at the
national, regional, state, and county levels.
The American Customer Satisfaction Index is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in the United States. It is updated each quarter with new measures for different sectors of the economy replacing data from the prior year. The overall ACSI score for a given quarter factors in scores from about 200 companies in 43 industries and from government agencies over the previous four quarters. The Index is produced by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in partnership with the American Society for Quality and CFI Group, and is supported in part by ForeSee Results, corporate sponsor for the e-commerce and e-business measurements.
Formerly part of the Army Area Handbook Program, "The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world."
From the Preface: "A to Zoo can be used to obtain information about children's picture books in two ways: to learn the titles, authors, and illustrators of books on a particular subject, such as 'dragons' or 'weddings'; or to ascertain the subject (or subjects) when only the title, author and title, or illustrator and title are known." Now in its seventh edition, this is a standard reference source for picture books.
An annual statistical publication of the Asian Development Bank, providing historical and current economic, financial, environment and social statistics on the Bank's thirty nine developing member countries (DMCs).
Somewhat dated (1995), but still useful, this work provides a bibliography of almost 27,000 annotated citations, selected from the best scholarship in all fields of history. The two volumes are invaluable to scholars beginning research on unfamiliar topics or researchers needing comparative evidence from other areas or periods.
The Human Development Report (HDR) examines issues associated with rich and poor countries: migration, predatory extremism, and the expansion of cultural diversity. It also proposes policy to promote cultural liberty and multicultural democracy.
World Bank's annual compilation of data about development includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.
"The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society."