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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a leading language and culture learning resource, available online from anywhere, 24/7. Mango Languages enriches lives with language and culture through self-guided courses that go beyond grammar and vocabulary, intrdocuing language learners for a whole new world.

LexisNexis State

Check the status of a bill or search bill text.  Search state statutes or find summaries of state laws. Find summaries or the full text of state regulations. 
Search publications for articles about issues affecting states. Locate information about state legislators, their staffs and state offices.
Link to other Web sites with useful information about the states.

Umbra: Search African American History

  • The "umbra" is a complete or perfect shadow cast by the moon, a spectral vision, or the central region of a sunspot.
  • Umbra: Search African American History is a freely available discovery tool, created for use by the public for the research and study of African American history and culture. It assembles a national collection of digital materials—images, videos, books, and more—for use by scholars, artists, parents, students, and educators. Materials displayed in Umbra are provided by libraries, museums, and other repositories around the country.
  • Umbra: Search African American History seeks to inspire and activate new ideas, forms of scholarship and education, community projects, and works of art by creating access to the materials that document more than 500 years of African American history and culture. To date, Umbra includes nearly 300,000 digital records from over 150 institutions.
  • Umbra: Search African American History is a partnership between the University of Minnesota Libraries Givens Collection of African American Literature and the Performing Arts Archives, and Penumbra Theatre Company.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  (1967 - present only)

Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, this comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. It provides broad yet detailed coverage, and facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels. From hip hop to Händel, from ethnomusicology to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory, RILM is the first stop for the researcher who wants clear, verified bibliographic information that is fully cited, abstracted, and indexed.

Math SciNet

MathSciNet® is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.  Authors are uniquely identified (by their MR Author ID), enabling a search for publications by individual author rather than by name string. Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication, Mathematical Reviews (MR), which was first published in 1940, expert reviewers are selected by a staff of professional mathematicians to write reviews of the current published literature; over 80,000 reviews are added to the database each year. Extending the MR tradition, MathSciNet® contains almost 3 million items and over 1.7 million direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to the early 1800s. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from approximately 550 journals, and citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews is provided.  This web of citations allows users to track the history and influence of research publications in the mathematical sciences.

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