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LandScan Global Population Database

LandScan is a global population database that shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometre resolution over an average 24 hour period. Developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, LandScan represents the finest resolution global population distribution database available. Offering the most accurate and reliable, geographically based, population distribution model, LandScan is a useful application in research, educational, humanitarian and corporate settings. Updated annually.

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Latin American Women Writers

Searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes Latin American feminists and revolutionaries essays, who address the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis.

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Latin News Daily

Latin News was founded in London in 1967 to provide expert political, economic, and security analysis on Latin America and the Caribbean. Coverage of Latinnews Daily is 2003 to date.

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Latino Literature

Brings together poetry, fiction, and drama written in English and Spanish by Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latin authors working in the United States. Includes never before published material. Researchers will also find numerous Chicano folk tales and audio files of selected poems and plays.

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Law in Eastern Europe

This collection of books, published by Brill, has been digitized for the first time and made available via HeinOnline. This series of more than 60 titles showcases the development, enactment, and impact of the rule of law in Eastern Europe. The goal of this series was and is to improve the knowledge and understanding of Soviet and Russian law and society. Topics range from copyright to public policy, civil law, freedom of speech, citizenship, and more.

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Law Journal Library

HeinOnline Law journal library is an image-based database of full text legal research journals. The collection includes American Bar Association journals, core U.S. law journals, criminal justice journals, international and non-U.S. law journals, intellectual property law journals, and most-cited law journals.

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LawInSport provides expert commentary and analysis on the latest legal issues and developments from the world of sport. Covering everything from anti-doping, to ambush marketing, to corporate governance.

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Lawlex Premium

Access to full-text Australian legislation, with associated Bill tracking, amendment & commencement information and links to related extrinsic materials.

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LawNet is a one-stop practice portal providing a complete suite of information and transactional solutions for the Singapore and global legal community. A service provided by the Singapore Academy of Law, LawNet comprises several modules for supporting legal research (called the Legal Workbench), due diligence, litigation and conveyancing. It is the authoritative source of legal information, with data directly provided by primary and secondary sources of law in Singapore and around the Commonwealth.

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An independent news source devoted exclusively to legal news, lawyerly is the daily current awareness tool of choice for Australia's best commercial lawyers.

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Learning Ground : Indigenous Education Research Database

Learning Ground is a gateway to the latest national and international publications focusing on Indigenous education. It spans early childhood, post school education, adult learning, and encompasses areas such as cultural diversity, parent and community engagement, wellbeing, identity and oral language. Learning Ground indexes books, theses, articles, conference papers and reports on Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas.

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LearnTechLib, which is the new name for EdITLib, is an online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.

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Legal Classics Library

The HeinOnline Legal Classics Library offers more than 1,200 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history, including Joseph Story, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo and Edwardo Coke. In addition to many "classics", this collection includes rare items that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world. The collection focuses on constitutional law, political science, and other classic topics.

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Legal Dictionaries

This collection of legal dictionaries is composed of nearly 300 titles from various countries. These dictionaries address a variety of law-related concepts and jurisdictions, with coverage ranging from the 1500s to more recent times. Key titles include the Compendius Dictionary of the English Language, several Concise Law Dictionaries, and more

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LEGENDcom is an online database of Australian migration and citizenship legislation and policy documents. It is an essential resource library of these materials. The database is produced and maintained by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

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Lexicons of Early Modern English (LEME) is a historical database of monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, lexical encyclopedias, hard-word glossaries, spelling lists, and lexically-valuable treatises surviving in print or manuscript from the Tudor, Stuart, Caroline, Commonwealth, and Restoration periods. Texts of word-entries whose headword (source) or explanation (target) language is English tell us what speakers of English thought about their tongue in the period served by the Short-title, Wing, and ESTC catalogues, from the advent of printing to 1755.

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L'Emeroteca Digitale

The Digital Newspaper Library = L'Emeroteca Digitale publishes documents about Italian history and culture. The Documents are distributed in open source format.

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LERA Annual Proceedings

The LERA Annual Meeting Proceedings records papers and presentations at each year's meeting. This site contains the proceedings of the 49th (2007) through to the 63rd (2011) Annual Meeting.

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Lexikon des Milttelalters (lexMA)

LexMA’s articles cover all aspects of medieval studies within the period 300 to 1500. Its geographical scope covers the whole of Europe, part of the Middle East, and parts of North Africa to document the roots of Western culture and those of its neighbours in the Byzantine, Arab and Jewish worlds. IEMA is an entirely new supplement to LexMA. The chronological range of IEMA is 300-1500 CE, and it will cover all of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. IEMA will complement and fill in gaps in the coverage of the present Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA).

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Lexis Advance

Australian online legal information source, offering a range of subscription services for legal reference and research. It is a full text database of Australian law, including some legislation and case law. It also includes two case citators and a legal encyclopaedia.

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Lexis Advance US Research (International)

Lexis is an online legal research tool which offers US federal public laws and the United States Code Service, as well as US state codes, federal and state registers and state constitutions; over 900 full text US legal journals and law reviews; and the Shephards Citator service. The database also contains material from over 150 countries.

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LexisPSL Construction

LexisPSL Construction, from LexisNexis UK, provides practical guidance for construction lawyers. It includes practice notes, checklists, forms, precedents, cases and more.

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LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.

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LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgendered, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, the Kinsey Institute, and select rare works from notable LGBT publishers as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.

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Libraries Australia Search

Libraries Australia Search allows subscribers to perform simple and complex searches in the Australian National Bibliographic Database and a range of external databases. You can search for an item, find bibliographic details, and locate which library in Australia holds it.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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Library of Latin Texts - Series A

LLT is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. It contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). The texts have been taken from the Corpus Christianorum series and from many other leading editions. It covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works, a very extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as works of recentior latinitas including texts from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation.

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Library of Latin Texts - Series B

The Library of Latin Texts, Series B (LLT-B) offers the same research possibilities and functionalities as the LLT-A. The objective of the LLT-B is to put a large number of Latin texts into electronic form, at a rapid pace, in order to meet the needs of students and researchers. The material which makes up the LLT-B is taken directly from existing editions (whereas the LLT-A is the product of intensive research work by the CLTO). The Library of Latin Texts - Series B (gathers Latin texts of all genres and all periods. The data will therefore be very diverse, and will include genres as varied as chronicles, medieval saints’ lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical and scientific treatises from the early-modern period.

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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts : LLBA

This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.

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Linguistics Database

This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). It covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

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Literary Print Culture : The Stationers' Company Archive 1554-2007

Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive is one of the most important resources for understanding the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. Explore extremely rare documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century in this invaluable resource of research material for historians and literary scholars.

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Literature & Culture Collection

This collection offers a number of Australia’s best known literary magazines that help define Australia’s literary and cultural heritage. Created in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, the Informit Literature & Culture Collection is an essential reference database for academic, school and public libraries and for teachers and students of literary studies, cultural studies and creative writing courses. It covers the period from 1940 to present both for Full Text Publications and Index.

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Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

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Literature Online

Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. The collection contains more than 350,000 works of poetry, drama and prose, over 350 full-text literature journals, and key bibliographies, biographies, reference works and student guides.

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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center (LRC) is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database, offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.

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LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder 's collection, patrons have access to works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

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Liverpool University Press

Liverpool University Press publishes books and journals in the humanities and social sciences areas.

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Loeb Classical Library

Loeb Classical Library was founded by James Loeb in 1911 to make Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends this mission into the twenty-first century. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians and more are represented with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content. Every Loeb volume in print is included and new and revised volumes are regularly uploaded.

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London Low Life

London Low Life is a full-text searchable resource, containing colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London. It is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. In addition to the digital documents, London Low Life contains a wealth of secondary resources, including a chronology, interactive maps, essays, online galleries and links to other useful websites.

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London Review of Books

The London Review of Books is published twice a month, it provides a space for some of the world’s best writers to explore a wide variety of subjects in detail – from art and politics to science and technology via history and philosophy, fiction and poetry. LRB remains the pre-eminent exponent of the intellectual essay, admired around the world for its fearlessness, its range and its elegance. Incorporates high quality essays about literature, law, politics and society, and science, by leading scholars, public intellectuals and authors. As well as book reviews and reportage, each issue also contains poems, reviews of exhibitions and movies, ‘short cuts’, letters and a diary.

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Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)

From its earliest beginnings when it urged African-Americans to not “spend your money where you can’t work,” the Los Angeles Sentinel has exposed prejudice, promoted social change, and empowered the black community. Today, this independent publication continues to cover community and world issues from the unique cultural perspective of the Los Angeles African-American community. The Los Angeles Sentinel is available as part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers—Black Newspapers collection. Coverage: 1934 - 2005

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Los Angeles Times (1881-1993)

The Los Angeles Times delivers unique coverage of the development of Southern California and the American West. Coverage: 1881 - 1993

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Lost Lives: The Second World War and the Islands of New Guinea

Commemorates the Second World War impact on the New Guinea islands. Includes information about the people and events in New Britain and New Ireland before, during and after the Japanese occupation.

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Lyell Collection

The Lyell Collection represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth science literature; Geological Society's journal titles, Special Publications and key book series.

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