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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
AccessEngineering is an engineering reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides seamless access to the world's best-known, most-used collection of authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional, faculty made videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work. AccessEngineering delivers multidisciplinary information in a dynamic interactive format straight to your desktop or device, providing integrated access to thousands of pages of trusted content from such renowned resources as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, as well as newer resources, such as Mechatronics in Medicine.
The Cambridge History of Science will comprise eight substantial volumes, beginning with Ancient Mesopotamia and classical Greece and Rome, through the Medieval period, early modern Europe, and on through modern science. The history begins chronologically and that approach continues on up to Vol. 4, after which the volumes split off into modern histories of different branches of science. They are designed to be read as both a narrative and an interpretation, and also used as a work of reference as the first comprehensive history of science in 30 years. The contributors, world leaders in their respective specialties, engage with current historiographical and methodological controversies and strike out on positions of their own.
CHEMnetBASE is a collection of chemistry databases from CRC Press:
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Combined Chemical Dictionary
Dictionary of Natural Products
Dictionary of Organic Compounds
Dictionary of Drugs
Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds
Dictionary of Commonly Cited Compounds
Dictionary of Marine Natural Products
Dictionary of Food Compounds
Dictionary of Carbohydrates
Polymers: A Property Database
Properties of Organic Compounds
HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 150 million pages and 160,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in historical research by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,400 law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more. The Georgia Tech subscription includes the latest edition of HeinOnline's "National Survey of State Laws".
ICPSR is the world's largest archive of computer readable social science data, containing more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields. Available data can be browsed by topic or searched. Note that ICPSR does not provide publications, reports, or ready-made statistics. What ICPSR does supply are the numeric raw data used to create publications, reports, and figures. The ICPSR Bibliography of Data-Related Literature is a continuously updated database of thousands of citations (not full text) of works using data held in the ICPSR archive. Users who desire to download members-only data and some publicly available data will need to establish an individual account with a GT email at a GT IP address (
Life Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the famed photojournalism magazine, spanning its very first issue in November, 1936 through December, 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
Published by Time Inc., the magazine has featured story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions.Each issue visually and powerfully depicted national and international events and topical stories, providing intimate views of real people and their real life situations.
Articles and cover pages are fully indexed and advertisements are individually identified.Covers 20th Century current events, politics and culture, as well as the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.

Coverage from 1936– 2000
More than 2,200 issues
Periodicals Archive Online is a major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages, with the inclusion of more than 100 foreign-language titles. Georgia Tech has access to the Periodicals Archive Online Foundation Collection, with 215 titles. Coverage is from volume 1 issue 1 of each journal and all issues are digitized from cover to cover.
PressReader connects you to the world’s best newspapers and magazines. Download the app or use the web version to start reading. Over 6000 publications (newspapers, magazines and other digital content) from 120+ countries, in 60+ languages are included. And, PressReader provides full issues of these newspapers and magazines, just as they appear in print. Set up your account using your GT email address! Access on the app requires entering while on GT wifi --- then, 7 days of remote access is provided.
This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997.
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1872 - 1985
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Comprehensive database and research tool of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; includes the legal encyclopedia American Jurisprudence 2nd and American Law Reports; case law from 1789 to present; current statutes and regulations. Documents can also be accessed through broad subject categories such as Civil Rights, International Law and Environmental Law. Content includes: Decisions and case law from the courts of all 50 states and the federal courts in addition to over a million unpublished cases; Laws from all 50 states and federal statutes as published in the United States Code Annotated; Federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations; and law review and legal journal articles.

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