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  • British Periodicals III
    Trial through April 3, 2015 
    This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
    Send feedback to Brendan Rapple

Trial through May 1, 2015          

Digital dictionary of American regional workds, phrases and pronunciation.  audio, interactive maps,  survey.           

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  • Sage Knowledge
    Trial through April 25, 2015 
    With more than 4,200 titles, Sage Knowledge provides an extensive range of SAGE and CQ Press eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
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  • Sage Research Methods Cases
    Trial through April 25, 2015 
    SAGE Research Methods Cases is a collection of hundreds of case studies of real social research, specially commissioned and designed to support teaching and learning in research methods. Each case is written to help students understand the often abstract-feeling methodological concepts by seeing how methods have been used in actual projects.
    Send feedback to Brendan Rapple