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Academy of American Poets
Many links to sites of African American poets.

African American History Sources
Search the full text of sources within LexisNexis™ Primary Sources in U.S. History.

African American Literature
Section of the Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature. Numerous links pertaining to many aspects of African American literature.

African American Studies Websites
A directory of Internet sites addressing major issues that impact African American life and culture.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg at New York Public Library.

African Women's Bibliographic Database
This English language database contains over 22,000 citations from 1986 to current. The database indexes six types of materials: books and government documents; articles appearing in edited books; periodical and journal articles; Masters theses and Ph.D. dissertations as well as a few B.A. theses and honors papers; conference papers; and videocassettes.

African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture.

Age Line
AgeLine identifies and summarizes journal and magazine articles, books and book chapters, and government and organizational reports (including select AARP publications); it does not provide the full text of any of these publications in the AgeLine database.

This database includes monographs, proceedings, journal articles and theses pertaining to agriculture. Also an important resource for plants, animals, and the environment.

Agris (FAO)
AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology.

Description: Debates on food, agriculture, life sciences.. to respond to new demands of society in information science and technology.

AIACC bibliographic database
The Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change in Multiple Regions and Sectors' bibliography contains close to 1,000 citations to journal articles, reports, working papers, websites, data, and software applications addressing climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability.

American Memory
A rich collection of images and full-text documents relating to U.S. history and culture from the Library of Congress.

American Religion Data Archive
The American Religion Data Archive collects quantitative data sets for the study of American religion. Most of the data files are from surveys.

These databases contain species descriptions, life history information, conservation status, literature references, photos and range maps for many species. Some species have complete accounts; others as yet have only photographs or maps. But all species can be queried for taxonomic, distributional and exact specimen data

Arabidopsis Information Resource
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) provides a comprehensive resource for the scientific community working with Arabidopsis thaliana, a widely used model plant.

Architectural Library online catalogue (RIBA)
** Index to articles in over 300 of the world's most respected architectural periodicals details of books and audio visual materials acquired by the Library. ** Holdings of the Library Photographs Collection, including listings of slides available for hire. ** Drawings, manuscripts and archives acquired by the Library Drawings and Archives Collection. ** Biographical database of architects. The database is fully searchable by keyword, author, title, subject, and series, and results can be printed, saved to disk or e-mailed.

American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative project established in 1981 by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the University of Chicago designed to transcribe a selection of French texts -- from novels and poetry to biology and mathematics -- stretching from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, for use with a computer.

arXiv E-Print Archive
ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, biology, non-linear science and computer science.

Astronomy and Astrophysics, Encyclopedia of Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service

Atlas of the United States
An interactive, digital atlas of the U.S., which features small-scale maps, national geospatial and geostatistical data sets, easy-to use online interactive maps, dynamic multimedia maps, and documentation.

Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government.

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