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July 20, 2007

Edited by John Merriman and Jay Winter and published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 2006, this five-volume work is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number D 299 .E735 2006.

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July 6, 2007

Edited by Philip Mattar and published by Facts on File, this is the Revised Edition.  Located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DS 113.6 .E53 2005.

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July 6, 2007

Edited by Jonathan F. Vance and published by Grey Housing Publishing, this is the Second Edition.  Located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number UB 800 .E53 2006.

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June 21, 2007

Online version of the the annual reference source covering over 250 countries and political entities.  Europa World Yearbook (in print and in the online version) provides political and economic information about the government, legislature, finance, traide, industry, and more for each country or entity.  Includes statistics and directories.

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June 21, 2007

Edited by Margaret Schaus and published by Routledge in 2006, this work is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HQ 1147 .E85 W66 2006.

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June 7, 2007

Social Explorer allows the researcher to make maps and reports, visually analyze, explore and understand the current and historical demography of the Untied States.  Data goes back to 1940 and can be viewed in map or table form and can be downloaded.  A product of Queens College of the City University of New York.

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June 7, 2007

An annual publication of the American Association of Museums, this is the 2007 edition.  The library also has a copy of the 2001 edition.  Located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number AM 10 .A2 O4.

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May 25, 2007

The National Climatic Data Center is part of the United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Environmental Sateliite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS).  NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data.  The Online Document Library provides access to datasets and publications of the Center.

Please NOTE:  the six components of the National Climatic Data Center Online Document Library listed below can only be accessed via a password and require log-in assistance by the staff at the Reference Desk (Second Floor) or Service Desk (First Floor) in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library:

Local Climatological Data

Climatological Data

Monthly Climate Data for the World

Monthly Normals

Storm Data

Hourly Precipitation Data.

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May 25, 2007

Covering every First Lady from Martha Washington through Laura Bush, this is the Second Edition of this title.  It is edited by Robert P. Watson and located under call number E 176.2 .A4 2006 on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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May 10, 2007

This text-only version of ProQuest offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers that do not use JavaScript, frames, or cookies, thus making the retrieval of full-text documents available to visually disabled patrons using assistive technology unable to interpret PDF documents.  With the text-only version, the personalization feature may not be available, or only selected features may be provided.  Also, it is possible to link through to sites outside of ProQuest that are not text-only or JavaScript-free.  Those sites are responsible for the material they present, and whether you are able to access the information.

The Auburn University Libraries subscribe to 11 ProQuest databases from ABI/Inform to Dissertations and Theses to The Historical New York Times (1857-2003).

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