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Provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration.
Use to find conferences, congresses, symposia and meetings. Lists conferences mainly on scientific, medical and technical topics, but also some in the social sciences and humanities. Searchable by keyword, and drop-down menus aid searching by sponsor, publisher, country, state or province, and year.
DIRLINE    
Online medical directory, listing doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare faciliites and services.
Information on international and U.S. national, regional, state and local organizations in all fields. Search by location, subject or SIC code.
Includes information on institutions of higher education and learning around the world. Covers universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries.
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the 9-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. Current surveys of countries and territories, covering such topics as government, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religion, media, finance, trade, industry, transport, and tourism. Also provides basic country data and a comparative statistics feature. Essays analyze key issues for each region, and there is directory information for international and regional organizations, as well as research institutes. Links to archives of previous years' content, back to 2006.
Current directory of grants and foundations.
Includes Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory, Directories in Print, Encyclopedia of Associations, Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Government Research Directory, Publishers Directory, International Research Centers Directory, Research Centers Directory, and Wards Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies.
Merck Index  (current)  
Handbook contains 11,000 short entries describing significant chemicals, drugs, and biological substances.
Searchable national database of America's operating and approved charter schools.
PARLINE    
Developed by the Inter-Parliamentary Union. General information on each country's Parliament's chambers, electoral system, and most recent election results.
Proquest Congressional  (1789+)  
Indexes publications of the U.S. Congress such as hearings, committee reports, documents and prints. Material is available in microfiche and/or electronic. Essential tool for doing legislative history research. Includes Congressional Research Reports from 1916 to the present, U.S. Serial Set from 1789-1969, Annals of Congress from 1789-1824, Register of Debates from 1824-1837, Congressional Globe from 1833-1873, and Congressional Record from 1873-1997 .
Reference USA  (2004+)  
Note: Data for Business USA (1997-2012) and Consumer USA (2006-2012) available in SAS and .csv format on the DSS servers.
Detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses; 89million U.S. residents; and 855,000 U.S. health care providers.
Free service of the Library of Congress. Provides the full text of House and Senate bills, bill summary and status reports, public laws, roll call votes, the Congressional Record, and Congressional committee reports. Also includes links to historic documents from the Continental Congress and information about the legislative process.

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