Online resources : databases
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Zentrales Verzeichnis digitalisierter Drucke
ZVDD is a German national union catalog of digitized materials for scholarly relevant digitized resources dating from the beginning of printing to the 21st century. The aim is to provide comprehensive access to all digital source materials in Germany. Users can search for single records by title, author, subject, or DDC classification, as well as search for complete collections, such as collections of historical childrens' books, emblem books, Sibirica or of civil and criminial law books of the 19th century.
The newly funded ZETOC service provides Z39.50-compliant access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents (ETOC). The database contains details of approximately 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. With almost 15 million article and conference records, the database covers every imaginable subject in science, technology, medicine, engineering, business, law, finance and the humanities. The database covers the years from 1993 to date and is updated daily. A list of journal titles covered by the database is available. Copies of all the articles and conference papers listed on the database are available from the British Library's Document Supply Centre in Yorkshire.
Zhongguo qi kan quan wen shu ju ku (China academic journals)
China Academic Journals database covers most humanities and social science academic journals published in mainland China (Hong Kong and Taiwan are not included) since 1994. Although most articles are in Chinese, the title and abstracts are also in English and are searchable. Full-text electronic versions of 5,300 Chinese academic periodicals in 9 series: science-engineering (A-C), agriculture, medicine/hygiene, literature/history/philosophy, economics/politics/law, education/social science, and electronics/information science. The database includes current issues as well as archives of back issues of journals, and is reproduced with original pagination.
Ziman REIT (WRDS)
WRDS (generally pronounced as "words") is an Internet-based data subscription service that is provided by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. This data service gives users access to a number of companion databases under the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) including; COMPUSTAT North America (from Standard & Poors) 300 annual & 100 quarterly data items on more than 24,000 listed companies. CRSP (Center for Research in Security Prices) a comprehensive collection of data from NYSE, AMEX and the Nasdaq markets. IBES (Institutional Brokers Estimates System) provides forecasts from securities analysts. NYSE TAQ (Trade and Quote) provides trade and quote data from NYSE, AMEX and the Nasdaq markets. Compustat ExecuComp offers executive compensation data in addition to detailed breakouts of compensation data under the pre-2006 reporting rules for those who are researching historical compensation trends. The Bureau van Dijk databases Amadeus, Bankscope and Osiris provide company information. OptionMetrics provides historical price and implied volatility data for the U.S. and European equity and index options markets. Data is on a daily basis and covers Jan. 1996 to the present.
Zugangsverzeichnis des Deutschen Archäologischen Institutes Madrid. (DYABOLA)
DYABOLA is a navigable, source-oriented text and image registration system equipped with a semantic network, a syntax generator and a data-scrolling machine. Developed for the humanities and the arts, it contains electronic subject catalogs of publications on the history of art and the ancient world and includes the subject catalogs of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome, the Bibliography of Iberian Archaeology from the German Archaeological Institute in Madrid, and the Archaeology of Roman Provinces from RGK Frankfurt.
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).