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- General Topics 


Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 1976+   About Catalog of U.S. Government Publications  All Users
Index to electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.


Homeland Security Digital Library   About Homeland Security Digital Library  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of U.S. policy documents, federal, state and municipal publications, links to web sites, journal articles, multimedia, theses, gray literature, and Homeland Security related news.


Index to Military Periodicals 1988+   About Index to Military Periodicals  All Users
A subject index to articles from military and aeronautical periodicals.


Military & Government Collection   About Military & Government Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Current news about all branches of the military and government. Full-text articles from nearly 300 journals and articles abstracts from about 400 additional titles.


Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976   About Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A searchable historical archive of United States federal government publications from the catalog produced by the Government Printing Office covering the years 1895-1976.


NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) 1915-   About NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)  All Users
NASA's current and historical aerospace engineering research.


National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 1964+   About National Technical Information Service (NTIS)  All Users
Government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information.


Occupational Outlook Handbook / Career Guide to Industries current   About Occupational Outlook Handbook / Career Guide to Industries  All Users
Describes occupations and industries with details on working conditions, training, earnings, and job outlook.


UPA Microform Collection Guides   About UPA Microform Collection Guides  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of guides to primary source microform collections in US History, African-American Studies and Women's Studies. Check the catalog for collection availability


WEB-BLND current   About WEB-BLND  All Users
A bibliography of works for the blind, dyslexic, and visually impaired.


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19th Century Masterfile (NCM) 1786-1925   About 19th Century Masterfile (NCM)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes American and British periodical literature from the nineteenth century.


Career Transitions (Gale)   About Career Transitions (Gale)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
One of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) databases.


Database of the Smokies (DOTS) 1935 to present   About Database of the Smokies (DOTS)  All Users
UT Libraries free online database of books, articles, and government documents on the Great Smoky Mountains region of Tennessee and North Carolina. Some full-text content.


Declassified Documents Reference System 1940s+   About Declassified Documents Reference System  Hodges Library Map Services
Index to declassified documents from U.S. federal agencies.
Note: This CD-ROM is available on a workstation in Hodges Map Services on the ground floor. Place CD in drive to access.


HeritageQuest Online 1790 - varies   About HeritageQuest Online   UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of six searchable genealogical and historical resources, including U.S. federal census records from 1790-1930 and over 20,000 book titles. A Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) database.


National Substance Abuse Web Index   About National Substance Abuse Web Index  All Users
A list of resources on substance abuse issues from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information.

- Energy & Transportation 


DOE Information Bridge Mostly 1991+   About DOE Information Bridge  All Users
Provides access to full-text and bibliographic energy-related scientific and technical research reports from the U.S. Dept. of Energy.


EIA Publications & Reports current   About EIA Publications & Reports  All Users
Publications from the Energy Information Administration with statistics on energy production, consumption, and trade.


Energy Citations Database 1943+   About Energy Citations Database  All Users
Energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the U.S. Dept. of Energy.


HUD USER current   About HUD USER  All Users
Citation database for housing and community development.


International Nuclear Information System (INIS)   About International Nuclear Information System (INIS)  All Users
Offers online access to over 280,000 full-text documents, such as scientific and technical reports, conference proceedings, patents and theses, not available through commercial channels.


National Library of Energy (NLE)   About National Library of Energy (NLE)  All Users
Searches across publications, web sites, and more from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), national laboratories, and other facilities.


Science Accelerator current   About Science Accelerator  All Users
One-stop search tool to key the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) scientific and technical information.


TranStats current   About TranStats  All Users
Provides statistics and data for all transportation areas and modes.


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E&E Publishing   About E&E Publishing  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) is the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets


TRIS Online (Transportation Research Information Services) 1960+   About TRIS Online (Transportation Research Information Services)  All Users
Part of the TRID database, which provides access to more than one million records of transportation research worldwide.

- Criminal Justice 


Crime in the United States 1995+   About Crime in the United States  All Users
Statistics on crime in the United States as contributed by state and local law enforcement agencies.


Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text   About Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text is the full-text counterpart of Criminal Justice Abstracts, formerly a SAGE database. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in this essential resources coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world. Click Exit when finished.

Unlimited simultaneous users.

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.


National Criminal Justice Reference Service 1970s+   About National Criminal Justice Reference Service  All Users
Contains summaries of over 190,000 criminal justice articles and reports.


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Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Sage Reference Online   About Sage Reference Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of subject encyclopedias and handbooks useful for finding background information on a wide variety of topics in the social sciences.

- Health & Environment 


Disability.gov current   About Disability.gov  All Users
A comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources.


Household Products Database current   About Household Products Database  All Users
Health effects of common household products from the National Library of Medicine.


International Classification of Diseases (ICD-CM)) current   About International Classification of Diseases (ICD-CM))  All Users
from the National Center for Health Statistics.


National Substance Abuse Web Index   About National Substance Abuse Web Index  All Users
A list of resources on substance abuse issues from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information.


Quick Health Data Online   About Quick Health Data Online  All Users
Online access to county level health status data for women and the entire population of the United States.


Smoking and Health Resource Library current   About Smoking and Health Resource Library  All Users
A tobacco information and prevention file from the CDC's Office of Smoking and Health.


Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI) 1987+   About Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI)  All Users
from the Right-to-Know Network.


Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program current   About Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program  All Users
from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


TOXNET 1965+   About TOXNET  All Users
Toxicology Data Network family of databases covering toxicology and hazardous substances.


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EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements 1985+   About EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements  UTK Users (w/NetID)
EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts.


Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.

- International 


British Official Publications (BOPCRIS) 1688-1995   About British Official Publications (BOPCRIS)  All Users
Search key documents, Parliamentary papers, journals and other non-HMSO materials.


Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.


Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications 1996-2004   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications </b><i>1996-2004</i>  Hodges Library Map Services
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.
CD-ROM available in Map Services, Hodges Library, ground floor.


Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.


International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data 1984-2011   About International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This ICRG file provides political risk ratings for 140 countries.


International Data Base (IDB) 1950+   About International Data Base (IDB)  All Users
Contains demographic and socio-economic data for over 200 countries.


OECDiLibrary 1998-   About OECDiLibrary  UTK Users (w/NetID)
OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data for a wide range of areas such as agriculture and food, economics, education, environment, energy, social issues, science, trade, and more. Formerly called SourceOECD.

The University of Tennessee Library subscribes to OECD Books, Papers, and Statistics package which is everything OECD publishes except IEA Statistics which is not included in this package.

UNdata 1948+   About UNdata  All Users
Broad data coverage from various international and national sources. Includes the content that was in the United Nations Common Database, which has been discontinued.


United Nations - AccessUN 1991+   About United Nations - AccessUN  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides bibliographic access to all UN documents, includes full-text.


United Nations - Official Documents (ODS) 1993+   About United Nations - Official Documents (ODS)  All Users
Full text of UN official documents since 1993.


United Nations - UNBISnet 1979+   About United Nations - UNBISnet  All Users
Catalog of publications held in UN libraries. Includes resolutions and voting records.


World Bank Data   About World Bank Data  All Users
Contains World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, and additional statistical data files from the World Bank.


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British Parliamentary Papers 1990-2005   About British Parliamentary Papers  Hodges Library Map Services
Index to the papers, debates, and journals of both houses of Parliament.
Note: This CD-ROM is available in Map Services on the ground floor.


C19: The Nineteenth Century Index 1800-1900   About C19: The Nineteenth Century Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multi-disciplinary database for English language material printed in the 19th Century.


Declassified Documents Reference System 1940s+   About Declassified Documents Reference System  Hodges Library Map Services
Index to declassified documents from U.S. federal agencies.
Note: This CD-ROM is available on a workstation in Hodges Map Services on the ground floor. Place CD in drive to access.


InteractiveTariff and Trade DataWeb 1989 - present   About InteractiveTariff and Trade DataWeb   All Users
International trade statistics and U.S. tariff data from the U.S. International Trade Commission. Registration is required for every user.


International Nuclear Information System (INIS)   About International Nuclear Information System (INIS)  All Users
Offers online access to over 280,000 full-text documents, such as scientific and technical reports, conference proceedings, patents and theses, not available through commercial channels.


Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)


U.S. Exports of Merchandise   About U.S. Exports of Merchandise  Hodges Library Map Services
Monthly and year-to-date data by commodity, by country, and by Customs District.


U.S. Imports of Merchandise   About U.S. Imports of Merchandise  Hodges Library Map Services
Monthly and year-to-date data by commodity, by country, and by Customs District.

- Laws & Legislation 


British Parliamentary Papers 1990-2005   About British Parliamentary Papers  Hodges Library Map Services
Index to the papers, debates, and journals of both houses of Parliament.
Note: This CD-ROM is available in Map Services on the ground floor.


Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC) 1916+   About Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text legislative policy reports from the Congressional Research Service. To search CRDC, select “Advanced Search”, then the check the box for CRS Reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional Research Digital Collection.


CQ Almanac Online 1945-   About CQ Almanac Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Almanac of activities in the U.S. Congress.


CQ Weekly 1983+   About CQ Weekly  UTK Users (w/NetID)
U.S. Congress legislative news and analysis. Published by Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

Click Log Out when you have completed your searching.

Global Legal Information Network varies   About Global Legal Information Network  All Users
International legal database with official full texts of published documents.


HeinOnline   About HeinOnline  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Consists of four major law library collections: Law Journal Library, Federal Register Library, Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.


LexisNexis Academic varies   About LexisNexis Academic  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. Includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.


ProQuest Congressional 1789+   About ProQuest Congressional  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Comprehensive index to the U.S. Congress. Provides full-text of congressional publications including bills, laws, hearings, transcripts, regulations, political news, and analytical reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional


ProQuest Legislative Insight 1929 +   About ProQuest Legislative Insight  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Legislative history compilations of U.S. Public Laws.


U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection 1789 to 1985   About U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text congressional reports and documents. Includes the American State Papers and over 50,000 historical maps. Select "Advanced Search", then check box for "Serial Set" OR "Search by Number" if the Serial Set number is known. Formerly called: LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.


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CQ Supreme Court Yearbook 1989-   About CQ Supreme Court Yearbook  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Coverage and analysis of Supreme Court decisions


Foreign Law Guide   About Foreign Law Guide  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Available courtesy of the UT Law Library.


Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective 1908-1981   About Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes legal periodicals. Includes law reviews, bar association journals, and government documents.


Leadership State-Muni Premium   About Leadership State-Muni Premium  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Click on Logout when finished.

Access limited to one user at a time.

Database can be searched but no exported data or lists can be downloaded at this time.

Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)


U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978   About U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Records and briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court during 1832-1978.

- Patents & Trademarks 


European Patent Office current   About European Patent Office  All Users
Access to patents worldwide.


LexisNexis Academic varies   About LexisNexis Academic  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. Includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.


Patent Electronic Business Center (USPTO)   About Patent Electronic Business Center (USPTO)  All Users
Patent full-text and full-page image databases from the United States Patent and Ttademark Office (USPTO).


Patent Scope   About Patent Scope  All Users
This World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) site offers searching of international patents.


Trademark Electronic Business Center (USPTO)   About Trademark Electronic Business Center (USPTO)  All Users
Click on "Search" to get to the Trademark Electronic Search System (Tess).


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19th Century Masterfile (NCM) 1786-1925   About 19th Century Masterfile (NCM)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes American and British periodical literature from the nineteenth century.

- Rules, Regulations, Taxation 


Federal Acquisition Regulation current   About Federal Acquisition Regulation  All Users
Regulatory requirements governing government contracts for purchasing supplies and services.


Federal Classification Systems current   About Federal Classification Systems  All Users
Contains position classification, job grading, and qualification standards for white and blue collar occupations in the U.S. Government.


IRS Federal Tax Products current   About IRS Federal Tax Products  All Users
Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications from the Internal Revenue Service.


OSHA Laws & Regulations current   About OSHA Laws & Regulations  All Users
from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor.


ProQuest Congressional 1789+   About ProQuest Congressional  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Comprehensive index to the U.S. Congress. Provides full-text of congressional publications including bills, laws, hearings, transcripts, regulations, political news, and analytical reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional


Regulations.gov current   About Regulations.gov  All Users
Find, review, and submit comments on proposed Federal Regulations.


SSA Program Rules current   About SSA Program Rules  All Users
Includes laws, procedures, regulations, the Social Security Handbook, and Social Security Rulings from the Social Security Administration.

- Statistics 


Agricultural Statistics 1970+   About Agricultural Statistics  All Users
From the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.


Census of Agriculture 1840-1950;1992+   About Census of Agriculture  All Users
USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)


China Data Online   About China Data Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of statistics about China.


EIA Publications & Reports current   About EIA Publications & Reports  All Users
Publications from the Energy Information Administration with statistics on energy production, consumption, and trade.


InteractiveTariff and Trade DataWeb 1989 - present   About InteractiveTariff and Trade DataWeb   All Users
International trade statistics and U.S. tariff data from the U.S. International Trade Commission. Registration is required for every user.


Mineral Commodity Summaries   About Mineral Commodity Summaries  All Users
from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Minerals Information current   About Minerals Information  All Users
From the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


ProQuest Statistical Insight 1973+   About ProQuest Statistical Insight  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index to statistical data of all kinds from federal, state, private, and international sources. Links to full-text when available. Previously known as LexisNexis Statistical.


Quick Health Data Online   About Quick Health Data Online  All Users
Online access to county level health status data for women and the entire population of the United States.


Regional Economic Accounts current   About Regional Economic Accounts  All Users
Regional, State, and local economic data from the U. S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).


SimplyMap   About SimplyMap  UTK Users (w/NetID)
SimplyMap is a database with web-based mapping application that lets users create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. Use the Guest Login if you do not have an account. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.


Social Explorer   About Social Explorer  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Users can create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. For information about the new beta-site, go to http://www.socialexplorer.com/pub/blog/?p=2317.

Limited to 5 simultaneous users. When you are finished please click Sign-Out.

Statistical Abstract of the United States current   About Statistical Abstract of the United States  All Users
A data book of demographic, social, and economic statistics for the United States.


TranStats current   About TranStats  All Users
Provides statistics and data for all transportation areas and modes.


U.S. Exports of Merchandise   About U.S. Exports of Merchandise  Hodges Library Map Services
Monthly and year-to-date data by commodity, by country, and by Customs District.


U.S. Imports of Merchandise   About U.S. Imports of Merchandise  Hodges Library Map Services
Monthly and year-to-date data by commodity, by country, and by Customs District.


USA Trade 1992+   About USA Trade  In Library
U.S. export and import trade data.
Ask at Research Assistance Desk, or in the Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine Library to access this database.


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International Data Base (IDB) 1950+   About International Data Base (IDB)  All Users
Contains demographic and socio-economic data for over 200 countries.


OECDiLibrary 1998-   About OECDiLibrary  UTK Users (w/NetID)
OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data for a wide range of areas such as agriculture and food, economics, education, environment, energy, social issues, science, trade, and more. Formerly called SourceOECD.

The University of Tennessee Library subscribes to OECD Books, Papers, and Statistics package which is everything OECD publishes except IEA Statistics which is not included in this package.

UNdata 1948+   About UNdata  All Users
Broad data coverage from various international and national sources. Includes the content that was in the United Nations Common Database, which has been discontinued.


World Bank Data   About World Bank Data  All Users
Contains World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, and additional statistical data files from the World Bank.


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