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  • Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry  Icon
    Ullmann’s is an electronic version of one the foremost reference sources for applied chemistry and chemical engineering. Ullmann’s consists of nearly 1000 detailed articles by leading chemists and chemical engineers. Each article includes a comprehensive bibliography with links (when available) to the original source material. The content of the articles is fairly sophisticated and is most appropriate for junior or higher level users.
  • Universal Digital Library
    The Universal Digital Library, a book-scanning project backed by several major libraries across the globe, has completed the digitization of 1.5 million books and made them free and publically available. Make sure to download a free TIFF or DjVu plugin.
  • Urban Studies Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
    Provides the public with information about how their tax dollars are spent. Citizens have a right and a need to understand where tax dollars are spent. Collecting data about the various types of contracts, grants, loans, and other types of spending in our government will provide a broader picture of the Federal spending processes, and will help to meet the need of greater transparency.