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Afro-Louisiana History & Geneaology, 1699-1860 CD-ROM
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American FactFinder Online
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American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms (Credo Reference) Online
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American Heritage Medical Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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American Heritage Science Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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American Memory (Library of Congress) Online
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ArtCyclopedia Online
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Bartleby.com Online
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Bizminer Online
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Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science (Credo Reference) Online
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Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology (Credo Reference) Online
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Bloomsbury Guide to Art (Credo Reference) Online  
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Bloomsbury Thematic Dictionary of Quotations (Credo Reference) Online  
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Books in Print Online
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Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development (Credo Reference) Online
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Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English (Credo Reference) Online
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Cambridge Guide to Literature in English (Credo Reference) Online
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Cambridge Guide to Theatre (Credo Reference) Online
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Cambridge Histories Online Online
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Capstone Encyclopedia of Business (Credo Reference) Online
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CCH Tax Essentials  --  Get required password. Online
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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters (Credo Reference) Online  
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Chambers Film Factfinder (Credo Reference) Online  
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Choice Reviews Online Online  
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Choices 3 [formerly Simmons national consumer survey] CD-ROM
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CIA World Factbook (Credo Reference) Online
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Civil War CD-ROM (The War of the Rebellion) CD-ROM
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Collins Dictionary of Economics (Credo Reference) Online
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Collins French Dictionary Plus (Credo Reference) Online
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Collins German Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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Collins Italian Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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Collins Latin Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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Collins Spanish Dictionary (Credo Reference) Online
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Columbia Granger's World of Poetry CD-ROM
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Columbia World of Quotations CD-ROM
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Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (Credo Reference) Online
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Credo Reference Online
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Current Biography Illustrated Online  
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Dictionary, English (Merriam-Webster's Collegiate in Credo Reference) Online  
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Dictionary of Computing (Credo Reference) Online  
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Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms (Credo Reference) Online
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Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend (Credo Reference) Online
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Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend (Credo Reference) Online
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Dictionary of Law (Credo Reference) Online  
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Dictionary of Literary Symbols (Credo Reference) Online
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Dictionary of Shakespeare (Credo Reference) Online
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Directory of Open Access Journals Online
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Dissertation Abstracts Online
 
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Early English Books Online (EEBO) Online
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EDGAR Online
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Online  
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Encyclopedia Judaica CD-ROM
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Encyclopaedia of the Renaissance (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of African History (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Buddhism Online  
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Encyclopedia of Computer Science (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Ethics (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Insects (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Mexico: History, Society & Culture (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of North American Indians, Houghton Mifflin (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology Online
 
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Encyclopedia of Religion Online
 
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Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Credo Reference) Online  
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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends (Credo Reference) Online  
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Export.gov Online
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FASB Pronouncements and EITF Abstracts Online
 
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FEDSTATS Online
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Gale's Quotations: Who said what? CD-ROM
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General Social Survey's, 1972-1998 CD-ROM
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GPO Monthly Catalog Online
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Great American Court Cases, Gale (Credo Reference) Online  
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Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy (Credo Reference) Online  
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Harvard Dictionary of Music (Credo Reference) Online  
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Holy Bible, King James Version (Credo Reference) Online  
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Homeland Security Digital Library Online
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Human Rights Library Online
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ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Online
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LexisNexis Statistical Universe - see ProQuest Statistical Insight  
Literature Criticism Online (Gale) Online
 
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Marquis Who's Who in America (Credo Reference) Online  
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MDID Art Images Online  
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Music Online Reference Library:
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North American Birds CD-ROM
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OED Online (Oxford English Dictionary) Online
 
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ORB (On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies) Online
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Passport Reference (formerly GMID)
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Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (Credo Reference) Online  
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Penguin Dictionary of Physics (Credo Reference) Online  
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Perseus Digital Library Online
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ProQuest Statistical Insight Online
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Qur'an (Credo Reference) Online  
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RCLweb (Resources for College Libraries) Online  
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Reader's Guide to The Social Sciences (Credo Reference) Online  
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The REALIA Project Online  
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Roget's II The New Thesaurus (Credo Reference) Online  
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy CD-ROM
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Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Online  
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Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online Online
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Theatre in Video Online
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THOMAS (U.S. Legislative Information) Online
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UlrichsWeb Periodicals Directory Online
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USA Trade OnLine Online
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Value Line Investment Survey Online
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Wisden Archives of Cricketers' Lives 2009 (Credo Reference) Online  
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World Almanac and Book of Facts Online  
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World Factbook Online
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WorldCat Online
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