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  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    A database of names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world.  More Information

  • Europa World Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Detailed information about countries and international organizations worldwide.  More Information

  • Historical Statistics of the United States Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Historical statistical data for the United States  More Information

  • Oxford English Dictionary (at Oxford University Press) Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Historical dictionary of the English language.  More Information

  • ProQuest Statistical Insight ((formerly LexisNexis Statistical Insight)) Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Statistics published by the U.S. government and other agencies.  More Information

  • SAGE Reference Online (2002- )  Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.
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    Collection of encyclopedias and handbooks.  More Information

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  • College Navigator Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Searchable profiles of US colleges and universities.  More Information

  • Dissertation Abstracts (now ProQuest Dissertations and Theses) Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Index to doctoral dissertations and masters theses.  More Information

  • Electronic Theses and Dissertations (University of Georgia) Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus

    Index, abstracts, and some full-text PDFs.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of African Religion (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The first comprehensive work to assemble ideas, concepts, discourses, and extensive essays on African religion.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides articles on all components of behavior modification, behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and applied behavior analysis for both child and adult populations.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The Encyclopedia includes information on the individual and societal aspects of cancer, from the latest research from the National Cancer Institute to studies on alternative diet and nutrition treatments.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Overview and in-depth articles on aspects of research design as related to public policy, health sciences, and health administration.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Health and Aging (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Covers the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of health and aging and impacts within the health-care system.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Islam Funded by the UGA Libraries
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    The major scholarly encyclopedia about the Islamic world.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Includes information related to these two disciplines, ranging from mean, mode, and median to reliability, validity, significance, correlation, etc.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making gives readers an introduction to prescriptive and descriptive aspects of medical decision making, revealing how medical and healthcare decisions are actually made—and constrained—and how physician, healthcar  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Obesity (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The Encyclopedia of Obesity includes information on molecular biology, psychology, medicine, public health and policy, food science, environmental health, and pharmaceuticals.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development (2006) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Short entries focus on the developmental process of religion and spirituality across the human life span.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Research Design (2010) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The Encyclopedia of Research Design includes materials on research design, ethics, data interpretation, and results evaluation.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Contains information including the neurobiology of addiction, models of addiction, sociocultural perspectives on drug use, family and community factors, prevention theories and techniques, professional issues, the criminal justice system and substance abu  More Information

  • GAcollege411  Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus

    Tools for Georgia college selection and application and career guidance.  More Information

  • Journal Citation Reports (at Web of Knowledge) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Ranks journals by how often they have been cited. Clear cache & cookies to view most recent reports.  More Information

  • New Georgia Encyclopedia  
    Online Access: On/Off Campus

    Authoritative resource for information about the state of Georgia.  More Information

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (formerly Dissertation Abstracts) Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Index to doctoral dissertations and masters theses.  More Information

  • The Serials Directory Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular serials.  More Information

  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (UlrichsWeb) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    U.S. and foreign serials directory.  More Information

  • WorldCat Dissertations and Theses  Funded by GALILEO
    Online Access: On/Off Campus. GALILEO Password required for off campus access.

    Catalog of dissertations and theses indexed within the WorldCat database.  More Information