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AAS ebooks are accessible via the IOP platform and cover astronomy and astrophysics subjects, including exoplanets and gamma ray bursts. You're able to download each book as a PDF from the IOP site.
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(Trial expires 12/31/2020) Image resource with curated images from reliable sources that have been rights-cleared for use in education, research, and noncommercial scholarly activity. With approximately 300 collections composed of over 2.5 million images (and growing) across disciplines, scholars can examine wide-ranging material such as Native American art from the Smithsonian, treasures from the Louvre, and panoramic, 360-degree views of the Hagia Sophia in a single, easy-to-use resource. High-quality metadata enables you to create instant presentations by downloading up to 150 captioned images at once to PowerPoint, share work in image groups, export citations effortlessly, and prepare for exams using Quiz Mode.
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Bergey's provides a complete and authoritative description of bacterial and archaeal diversity. The online edition provides descriptions of the taxonomy, systematics, ecology, physiology and other biological properties of all described prokaryotic taxa.
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BioCyc is a collection of 14560 Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs), plus software tools for exploring them. Key aspects of BioCyc data include quality data curated from tens of thousands of publications, including curated databases for E. coli, B. subtilis, H. sapiens, and S. cerevisiae; computationally predicted metabolic pathways and operons; and data integrated from other databases including gene essentiality, regulatory networks, protein features, and GO annotations.
Please note that in order to use BioCyc beyond the limited free access amount, you must create an account on the BioCyc website and login to it while accessing BioCyc on the Caltech network. If you do not create an account and log in, you will be denied access after using up the free access amount.
Links: Introduction to BioCyc | Briefings in Bioinformatics article
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BioModels Database is a repository of mathematical models representing biological systems. It currently hosts a range of models describing processes like signaling, protein-drug interaction interactions, metabolic pathways, epidemic models, and many more. The models that BioModels hosts are usually described in peer-reviewed scientific literature. These models are manually curated and semantically enriched with cross-references to external data resources (such as publications, databases of compounds and pathways, ontologies, etc.).
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Contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.
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An interdisciplinary journal providing a source of research methods in cell, developmental and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience and imaging. The Library has access to Cold Spring Harbor Protocols 2006+.
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Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences, published by Morgan & Claypool, provides access to lectures on research topics in Physiology, Neuroscience, and Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology. We have access to collections 1-4.
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The CRSP US Stock Databases contain daily and monthly market and corporate action data for securities with primary listings on the NYSE, NYSE MKT, NASDAQ, and Arca exchanges and include CRSP broad market indexes. CRSP databases are characterized by their comprehensive corporate action information and highly accurate total return calculations.

The CRSP Index Database product contains five groups of CRSP indexes: CRSP Stock File Indexes, CRSP Cap-Based Portfolios, CRSP Indexes for the S&P 500 Universe, CRSP Treasury and Inflation (CTI) Indexes, and the CRSP Select Treasury Indexes.

Email Prof. Michael Ewens (mewensATcaltech.edu) for information about accessing the data.
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Collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century.
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Most comprehensive annotated collection of documents on British history covering the years 500 to 1914 and including around 5,500 primary sources, all selected by leading historians. The sources include treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings, military dispatches, orders, acts, sermons, newspaper articles, pamphlets, personal and official letters, diaries and more accompanied by editorial commentary. The sources cover a wide spectrum of topics, from political and constitutional issues to social, economic, religious as well as cultural history.
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Electronic version containing all print columes and an A to Z listing of all reagents cited in synthetic literature with concise descriptions and illustrations of chemical reactions. All information about a particular reagent is collected in one single article. Thousands of entries abstract the most important information on commonly used and new reagents, including preparation, uses, sources of supply, critical comments, references and more.
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The Field Guides are written for geological field trips held at GSA conferences and other organizations' meetings and contain illustrations with maps and road logs. The Archive covers volume 1 (1999) to volume 44 (2016).
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GSA Memoirs are thorough, peer-reviewed treatments of geological science topics. The Archive covers volume 1 (1934) to volume 212 (2015).
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GSA Special Papers provide current or rapidly evolving subjects. The Archive covers volume 1 (1934) to (2016).
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Searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. Comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 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.
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International bibliography on the development and influence of science, from prehistory to the present. Updated on a monthly basis, and includes records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other related materials. HSTM includes the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza, and citations from the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.
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Financial market data, including for securities traded in the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges, high level company information, prices (in some cases, as far back as the 1970s), as-reported and standardized financials, valuation models, and economic data from the Federal Reserve. Data made available via API, Excel add-in, and Google Sheets add-on.
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We have access to 400+ ebooks from SPIE published between 1989-2020. The books include monographs, tutorials, briefs and field guides. The subjects included are broad and stretch from biomedicine to telescope optics.
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Provides over 25,000 films, documentaries and TV shows, and simplifies film distribution by providing faculty and students a legal streaming resource both on and off campus.
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The TPMD contains data and information on thermophysical properties. This is the searchable, electronic version of the Thermophysical Properties of Matter, the TPRC data series. It contains over 5,000 materials categorized into 85 material groups, 107 properties, and over 51,700 data curves and is constantly updated.
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