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Provides users with a comprehensive tool for the study of the biblical and non-biblical texts from the Judean Desert. Biblical: For the first time all biblical texts are accessible in one place, allowing searches through high resolution photographs of the ancient fragments, and texts derived from the fragments in Masoretic order (Bible books), as well as providing English translations and full transcriptions of the Hebrew Scripture, over 200 in total. It also provides a general introduction, an introduction to the translation with bibliography, an inventory of additional details such as photographs and provenance for each fragment, an index of manuscripts, and an index of images. Non-Biblical: contains high-resolution images of the Non-Biblical Dead Sea Scroll fragments and all the texts, in the original languages and in translation. It enables content searching using a sophisticated inventory, and examining finer details of the original texts through search options and zoom possibilities for the images. May not work with Chrome browser; works with Firefox.
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HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents, more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. This Government, Politics & Law HeinOnline package offers special collections on Criminal Justice, Religion and the Law, Women and the Law, and others. TRIAL ENDS MARCH 8, 2018.
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InfoEd SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) is a searchable database of over 40,000 federal, non-federal, and international funding opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors.

Search SPIN from on-campus without logging in. Off-campus Access: You must sign in while on-campus to search from off-campus. Click the "Sign In" link on the SPIN page and create a new profile. Once you have created a username and password, your Administrator, Pollyanne Frantz, will be notified via email and must approve the profile before you can sign in. If you are trying to create a profile from off-campus, you will need to contact Pollyanne Frantz at psfrantz@sewanee.edu or 931-598-1395, and request that she establish one for you. Automated Email Alerts: Once you're logged in to SPIN, save a search in order to activate a SMARTS email alert. You may also contact Pollyanne Frantz for assistance with searching SPIN and creating customized alerts.
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IPA Source is a large collection of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts originally in Latin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. IPA Source contains more than 12,000 titles, including about 1,800 aria texts.
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Musical Theater Songs allows you to search for repertoire by voice and character type, style, tempo, mood. You can also search by composer, lyricist, and song or show title. New songs and shows are regularly added. Also check out the blog posts, audition tips, and extensive glossary.
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Includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
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Designed for both teaching and research, this resource brings together documents and collections from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world covering an extensive time period from 1490. Close attention has been given to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today. TRIAL ENDS OCT. 13, 2017
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Statista is a platform of data and statistics on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Statista gathers data from a wide variety of government and commercial sources and presents it in an easy to search interface. Data can be exported to Excel and charts can be exported as picture files or directly into PowerPoint. Data sources are categorized into industries, broad topics, countries, and digital markets.
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