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ATLA Religion Database Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1949-present. Produced by the American Theological Library Association, covering biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues.

GenderWatch Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: varies. A database of diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas, providing important historical perspective on the evolution of the women`s movement and the changes in gender roles.

Project Muse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1995-present. Provides access to humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from a number of scholarly publishers.

Bibliography of Asian Studies Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Coverage: 1971-present. Materials on East, Southeast, and South Asia, with emphasis on humanities and social sciences.

Guide to Indian periodical literature
Call Number: CASE REF DS401 .G85
Located in Library
Coverage: 1964-present. This PRINT guide indexes articles from approximately 500 Indic journals, topically, on the social sciences and humanities.

Academic Search Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)


JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Food & Culture Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2002 ed. Presents articles on food and its place in human culture and society, including entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines.

Goddesses in world mythology Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
1993 ed. Covering 30,000 years of goddess worship, this is a comprehensive biographical dictionary devoted to mythological deities.

South Asia : an enviromental history Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
A chronological study of South Asia that emphasizes the effect of humans on their environment, and in return the influence of nature on the evolution of human society.

Countries & Their Cultures Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2001 ed. Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Encyclopedia of India Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2006 ed. Encompasses the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2004 ed. Emphasizes people, places, events, and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia, also covering Asian relations with Western nations, the relations between nations within Asia, and also the flow of people, goods, and ideas within Asia and globally.

Europa World Plus Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: current. the online version of the Europa World Year Book, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Pakistan: a Global Studies Handbook Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2006 ed. A comprehensive study of the history, politics, religion, economy, and culture of Pakistan.

Pop culture India! : Media, arts and lifestyle Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2006 ed. Explores the many aspects of Indian popular culture, going beyond the over-the-top musicals of Bollywood.

World Education Encyclopedia Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2001 ed. (2nd ed.) This country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.

Conflict Between India and Pakistan: An Encyclopedia Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2008 ed. Examines the conflict between India and Pakistan from Independence to the present day, with an authoritative treatment that presents the issues even-handedly and from both countries`perspectives.

Newspapers

Times of India - Proquest Historical Newspapers Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
1838-2001.  The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper.  Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million readers. Originally this paper was British owned, but since Independence, has been owned by The Times of India Group. The Times of India is particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India, including the rise of Gandhi’s Civil Disobediance movement, the 1947 Independence and Partition through to the landmark date of 1998 when Pakistan became a nuclear power.  Titles include - Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1839-1859), Bombay Times and Standard (1860-1861), and the Times of India (1861-2001)

Ethnic NewsWatch Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: 1960-present. A database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

LexisNexis Academic Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies, generally 1980s-- . A multi-disciplinary database, with especially strong news, business and legal material.

Newspapers -- International

Access World News - International Edition Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

Data/Statistics

World Bank Data Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group provides free access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50 years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition to English.

IMF eLibrary Data (International Financial Statistics only) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: 1900-present. Provides time series data for balance of payments,banking, exchange rates, interest rates, employment, and other economic concepts. (note: there are multiple libraries of data at the IMF eLibrary site - Colgate only subscribes to the International Financial Statistics - we do not subscribe to the other data libraries)

International historical statistics. Africa, Asia and Oceania
Call Number: CASE REF HA4675 .M552
Located in Library
Latest volume covers 1750-2005.

Statistical yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
Call Number: HA1665 .S73
Unrestricted Resource
Most recent year shelved in Case Reference.

Opinion Polls

Polling the Nations Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: 1986- present. A compilation of surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations in the United States and 100 other countries.

Government Information

Foreign Governments Unrestricted Resource
Maintained by Chris Davidson at Northwestern University. List of links to the official websites of national governments.

Official Government Web Pages Unrestricted Resource
Maintained by Richard Kimber, University of Keele, UK, retired. More up-to-date than Gunnar Anzinger's.



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