Archive for the 'Resources' Category

September 30, 2016

SAE Mobilus

Research primarily from the auto industry on motor vehicles. Indexes information from before 1998 and from other publishers. Full text is available from 1998 onward.

SAE = Society of Automotive Engineers.

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September 30, 2016

The Crusades to the Holy Land:   The Essential Reference Guide by Alan V. Murray, published by ABC-CLIO in 2015, this volume is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number D 155 .C79 2015.

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September 30, 2016

Edited by Gary R. VandenBos and published by the American Psychological Association in 2015, this is the Second Edition.   This massive volume (1204 pages) is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number  BF 31 .A65 2015.

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September 16, 2016

PhilPapers

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. It monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

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September 16, 2016

Edited by Robert McCarter and published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015, this volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in Dudley Hall under call number NA 2542.35 .L63 2015.

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September 2, 2016

Naxos Music Library World

A comprehensive collection of a wide range of world music, from historical musical performances to contemporary world music. It also includes the complete catalogue of Smithsonian Folkways.

Access is limited to five (5) simultaneous users.

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September 2, 2016

Edited by John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft, and published by Oxford University Press in 2015, this massive volume (1013 pages) is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DA 34 .O93 2015.  This is the Second Edition.

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August 19, 2016

Freedomways is now available via the Independent Voices    database.

Freedomways was one of the most important journals of the black arts and intellectual movement. It is one of sixty titles targeted for inclusion in the Black American Press series within Independent Voices.  Issues from 1967 - 1976 are available through the Independent Voices database.

Freemdomways is also available in print 1963-1985 (incomplete) on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HT 1581 .A2 F7.

Independent Voices  is an ongoing digitization project supported in part by Auburn University Libraries that chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through alternative press magazines, journals, and newspapers. This interdisciplinary project is of interest to women and gender studies, sociology, political science, history, communication and multicultural studies among others.

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August 19, 2016

Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Public-Use Files (ICPSR 36498)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the availability of public-use files (PUF) for the questionnaire data from the first wave of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH Study PUF is downloadable from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

 The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of 45,971 youth (12-17 years) and adults in the United States. The study was launched in 2011 to inform FDA’s regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that was signed into law in 2009. Data in the first wave were collected from September 2013 to December 2014.

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR

 

 

 

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July 29, 2016

Edited by Michael D. Reisig and Robert J. Kane and published by Oxford University Press in 2014, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 8139 .O94 2014.

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