Online resources : databases
All online resources are listed in the library catalogue:
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|Databases for letter Q|
Quarterly journal of engineering geology and hydrogeology. (Lyell collection)
"The Lyell Collection is an online collection comprising of the Society's journal titles, Special Publications and key book series."--About.
Queen Victoria's journals
"This unique resource, developed in partnership by the Bodleian Libraries, the Royal Archives and ProQuest, is now openly available to all citizens and institutions in the United Kingdom... The journals, which span Victoria's lifetime and consist of 141 volumes numbering over 43,000 pages, have never been published in their entirety and previously were only accessible by appointment at the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle. In addition to autograph diaries begun by the youthful Princess Victoria, there are edited versions from her later years, redacted and transcribed by the Queen's daughter, Princess Beatrice." -- press release.
The quest for labor equality in household work
"The collection consists of records of the United Domestic Workers Union (U.S) from 1965-1979. The correspondence (1965-1979) reflects efforts in organizing the Union and includes such correspondents as Julian Bond, Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Herman Talmadge, Allen Williams, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The subject files (1967-1979) cover a myriad of topics illustrating the Union's involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career Learning Center, the Homemaking Skills Training Program, Maids Honor Day, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), and various federal agencies. The collection contains minutes of the Union, the Citizen's Advisory Committee on Transportation, the Citizens Neighborhood Advisory Council, and MARTA. The collection also contains selected files relating to Equal Opportunity Atlanta, which funded many of the Union's projects."
Qurʼan. (Oxford Islamic studies online)
"This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved"--About page.
Database of the Month
Addressing topics and figures as diverse as Gothic Fiction and Arabic Philosophy, WB Yeats and Martin Luther, this online collection contains over 3,500 downloadable essays, taken from 358 Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics (217 volumes) and Philosophy, Religion and Culture (141 volumes).