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AccessEngineering is an online engineering reference tool that provides access to authoritative and regularly updated engineering reference information. It includes a robust digital library with leading books such as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers. AccessEngineering also includes dynamic online features, such as interactive tables and graphs, customizable data visualization tools, faculty-created instructional videos, and downloadable excel calculators.
"Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration." -- JSTOR

Part of JSTOR's temporary access to an expanded set of content through June 30, 2021.

"NOMOS, the yearbook of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. Nomos, from Ancient Greek, stands for the body of law governing human behavior, or the “spirit of the law” in Greek mythology. . . . These thematic collections have been staples of political and legal philosophical scholarship and, in many cases, have become the first place for scholars to turn to for any given theme. The essays continue to be a valuable resource for interdisciplinary research and undergraduate and graduate education." -- HeinOnline
"The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime was one of the major political developments of the 20th century, with far-reaching consequences for people throughout Africa and around the globe. This collection focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region." -- JSTOR

Part of JSTOR Primary Sources; part of JSTOR's temporary access to an expanded set of content through June 30, 2021.

"The collection was developed in collaboration with scholars and institutions across Africa, Europe, and North America, with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Arcadia Fund. It offers more than 86,000 objects in 30 sub-collections, providing visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites." -- JSTOR

Part of JSTOR's temporary access to an expanded set of content through June 30, 2021.