Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the standard for resource description and access designed for the digital world. Built on the foundations established by AACR2, RDA provides a comprehensive set of guidelines and instructions on resource description and access covering all types of content and media.
Readex AllSearch is a streamlined platform for efficiently searching across Readex collections. It combines digital collections and document types, including historical imprints, newspapers and government documents, providing access to America's Historical Imprints ; American State Papers ; Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports ; Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports ; U.S. Congressional Serial Set ; and selected Newspaper Archives.
GFD has partnered with Winans International to offer the most accurate and comprehensive collection of historical real estate data available in the world. Winans International, a well respected name in financial research, has developed the Winans International U.S. Real Estate Index™, which tracks the price of new homes back to 1830. In addition to the WIREI, Winans International has developed numerous other real estate statistics going back to the 1960s.
Reason in Revolt project brings together primary source documents of Australian radicalism as a readily accessible digitised resource. By 'radical' we refer to those who aimed to make society more equal and to emancipate the exploited or oppressed. This site is an expanding record of the movements, institutions, venues and publications through which radicals sought to influence Australian society.
Reaxys is a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions, with chemical data, citations and abstracts as far back as 1823. It is built to support chemists in their daily work with focussed and relevant information in chemistry. Reaxys incorporates three databses, Crossfire Beilstein (organic chemistry), Crossfire Gmelin (inorganic chemistry) and Patent Chemistry, to form a single, fully integrated chemical workflow solution.
Dalloz.fr is a comprehensive French daily legal news service, with a database of nearly a thousand legal news sources, covering legislative and judicial news and reports. These can be searched by key words and browsed by themes, or you can view all the news for a specific date (see Accès à un fonds documentaire > Dalloz Actualité).
REEF covers material on the Great Barrier Reef, including coastal zone management, conservation, coral reef ecology, economics, environmental impact assessment, fisheries, history, indigenous natural resource management, marine archaeology, marine biology, marine park management and planning, natural resource management, oceanography, recreation, scuba diving, sea rights, shipping and ports, social studies, tourism, water quality, world heritage and zoology and is produced by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. It covers the period from 1982 to present.
This resource is designed to serve as an in depth and comprehensive compendium of the Biomedical Sciences. Its individual articles are drawn from a collection of Elsevier major reference works and are rigorously curated and continually updated to ensure it reflects the current state of these rapidly moving fields.
Current refugee crises figure prominently in world media. However, the history of refugee crises throughout the twentieth century remains largely untold through primary sources. With Refugees, Relief and Resettlement: Forced Migration and World War II, Gale chronicles the plight of refugees and displaced persons across Europe, North Africa, and Asia from 1935 to 1950, bringing together over 590,000 pages of pamphlets, ephemera, government documents, relief organization publications, and refugee reports that recount the causes, effects and responses to refugee crises before, during and shortly after World War II.
RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is a streaming video resource assembled for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. The collection allows users to easily find, cite, and share footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment.
Contains more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages including books, periodicals, and bibliographies. This collection provides a research platform for the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of various world religions. The collection also includes the Christian Legal Society publications, an assortment of Canon Law, and rare historical bibles.
Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news. Member institutions are free to browse the content of the site, create customised searches and share information with colleagues. Information needed to get started can be found in the 'Help Topics' section.
Research Starters - Business provides business students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments, as well as overview information on topics relevant to their studies. Comprehensive summaries of discipline-specific topics help students to grasp the broad outlines of a subject, realize its real world applications, critically engage it, and locate sources for advanced research. Articles average 3,000 words, providing concise yet more in-depth content than most textbook or encyclopedia entries.
Swiss Electronic Academic Library service (SEALS) is a service of the syndicate of the Swiss University libraries within the scope of the electronic library of Switzerland. Retro digitization of scientific magazines and their supply in the full text on the Internet (about 50 magazines of various fields)
This online catalogue of Rick Amor’s prints is a work in progress. Its first phase represents the first of three parts of the complete catalogue of Amor’s prints, and focuses on what, both for the artist and for the compiler of the catalogue, are the most complex of prints – the intaglios, which include the various kinds of etchings, as well as drypoints and mezzotints.
The Database developed by Association RIdIM is designed to facilitate discovery of music, dance, theatre and opera iconography images by registered researchers, and the description of such images by registered cataloguers. It contains descriptions and images of visual objects featuring music, dance, theatre and oper-related topics or content. Where images are not included, such as in the cases where copyright issues arise online sources for the artwork image are included. It encompasses a wide spectrum of items (architecture, performance art, videos as well as paintings, drawings and sculptures) and represents diverse techniques and media. The content includes depictions of instruments, musicians, performers, music patrons, music notation, performance venues and more.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive bibliography featuring citations, abstracts and subject indexing of content from the early 1800s through to the present. The database includes coverage of relevant articles from more than 10,000 journals, many of which are not specifically devoted to music, as well as music-related articles published in conference proceedings; articles in Festschriften celebrating music scholars; and articles in anniversary volumes published in honor of musicians, composers and institutions dating back to the 18th century. Updated monthly.
Formerly known as the RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals, the RIPM Preservation Series is a full-text collection of rare music journals. With extensive coverage of journals in 15 languages it offers searchable primary source material not available in any other online resource. The e-Library collection includes journals of focus and scope not treated in the RIPM Retrospective Index or RIPM Online Archive, including those focusing on specialized topics such as instruments, music education, musicology’s early periodicals, and jazz, with others combining both musical and non-musical content, such as theatrical journals.
This database combines RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals to provide a unique full-text collection for the study of music and musical life from 1760 to 1966. The index covers nearly 200 music periodicals, selected by international specialists, with detailed indexing of articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews and more. This is supplemented by an extensive full text collection of rarely-available music periodicals dating from the Early Romantic to the Modern period. The database is updated 6 monthly.
Risk Management Reference Center™ (RMRC) is a comprehensive risk management resource for corporate risk management professionals, strategic planners, and business students. Content includes hundreds of full-text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and news wires that pertain to all types of risk (including credit, liquidity, operational, event, and market risk). The database offers information on virtually every dimension of risk management, and combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publishers and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, economic, social and technical spectrum. RMRC is designed to inform the risk analysis process, and provide information on all aspects of risk management.
Risk Journals deliver peer-reviewed research covering financial risk topics such as credit risk, operational risk, investment strategies, commodities, infrastructures, derivatives, regulation and more. The journals provide financial professionals such as analysts, traders and regulators with financial models to manage daily activities as well as providing academics with the latest research.
RISM is the most comprehensive annotated index and guide to music manuscripts, containing more than 657,000 manuscript records by over 22,500 composers found in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries. It is is published by the Répertoire International des Sources Musicale - RISM (International Inventory of Musical Sources), an international, non-profit joint venture, which aims to comprehensively document the world's musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory, and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections.
Rock and Roll explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of colour images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history.
Rock’s Backpages is the rock & roll library online with an archive of legendary interviews, classic features, and groundbreaking reviews by the rock writers. The archive draws on publications from Creem and Trouser Press to Rolling Stone, and from New Musical Express and Melody Maker to MOJO. It is fully searchable by artist, genre,writer or keyword (allowing search by album or single title, date etc). Rock’s Backpages also features a library of audio interviews.
The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Digital Library provides an online searchable library containing all papers published in conjunction with the Foundation’s Annual and Special Institutes and original articles published in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal. These original, scholarly, and practical publications have been prepared exclusively for the Foundation by experts in their fields, and offer deep knowledge about all aspects of natural resources law.
The Romantic Era Redefined is a searchable collection of works focusing in the period between 1800 and 1830, that will bring academic research libraries a new, genre-redefining electronic collection of Romantic-era literature. In partnership with Pickering & Chatto Publishers, Alexander Street Press will publish in this collection canonical and previously unrecognized writers from Britain, the British Empire, and North America.
Discover the working methods of Romantic poets and trace the evolution of celebrated verse in this powerful digital resource. Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey. Take a moment to browse the rich collection of fine art pieces which include works by such eminent artists as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Benjamin Robert Haydon. This evocative collection vividly brings to life the landscape that inspired literary creativity and poetic genius.
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online (REP Online) is the largest and most comprehensive resource available for all those involved in the study of philosophy. Regularly updated with new and revised articles it is the ideal entry point for further discovery and research, clearly organised and with over 25,000 cross-references linking themes, concepts and philosophers. It is also an ideal reference source for those in subjects related to philosophy, such as politics, psychology, economics, anthropology, religion and literature.
The Royal Geographical Society (RGS) cover history of geography exploration, colonization and de-colonization, anthropology, law, climate science, gender studies, cartography, and environmental history throughout the British Empire from ~1478 to 1953. It contains manuscripts, correspondence, reports, conference papers, proceedings, maps, charts, atlases, photographs, surveys, data and ephemera—all presented as fully searchable digital images that can be analyzed, downloaded, manipulated, and compared with content from other societies and universities in the Wiley Digital Archives program.
Online full text access to hundreds of the RSC's high-quality chemical science books, from Physical to Organic, Environmental to Biomolecular. The Libary has access to titles published from 1968 onwards including the latest electronic releases.
The Rural and Remote Health Database (RURAL) is produced by the Monash University School of Rural Health. The database form a major contribution on an international scale to the understanding of rural and remote area health issues and care, and the practice and educational needs of health providers, in particular medical practitioners and nurses.
Brill’s Russian Military Intelligence on Asia’s archive series gathers the holdings of the Russian State Military History Archive (RGVIA) in Moscow. It contains historical-geographical, statistical, topographical and ethnographical descriptions of countries and their individual regions; material on the domestic political and economic situation of states, their foreign policy and international relations, and the state of their armed forces and military skills.
A collection of articles, consisting of descriptions, reports, and treatises, by Russian military and diplomatic staff, and also translations and summaries of works originally published outside Russia, issued by the general staff of the Russian army in order to support existing and potential Russian activities on the Asian continent.
The Ruthven Institute provides instant online access to comprehensive, evidence-based business research and information; guidance and insights; and 12 golden rules to follow that will help businesses to achieve world’s best practice profitability for success.
The backfile of Rolling Stone, from its launch in 1967 to the present. One of the most influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, it initially sought to reflect the cultural, social, and political outlook of a generation of students and young adults. It has been a leading vehicle for rock and popular music journalism, as well as covering wider entertainment topics such as film and popular culture.