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Funding prvoided by program start-up grant.
Provides students with online medical resources that contain interactive content, self-assessment, and leading medical texts to enhance decision-making at the point-of-care and ensure best patient outcomes. It includes a complete full-text library of clinical textbooks,
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Funding provided by program start-up grant
Provides students with interactive content, self-assessment, and leading medical texts to excel in studies and crucial test prep. It enhances decision-making at the point-of-care and ensures best patient outcomes. It includes a complete full-text library of clinical textbooks,
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Funding provided by program start-up grant
Provides students with a variety of resources needed to excel in surgery by gaining instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading surgical textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning. It includes the leading surgical textbooks, instructional videos, 16,000+ high quality full-color images, more than 3,000 ABSITE-style review Q&A designed to prepare for exams, and an integrated drug database.
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Funding provided by program start-up grant.
The Case Files Collection is a part of AccessMedicine. Case files are presented in an interactive format covering basic science to clinical medicine in realistic patient cases. Answers can be saved by created a personal MyAccess account (allows for easy off-campus access also). If answers do not need to be saved, no account is needed and feel free to x out of the pop-up window.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 2011-Current

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. Each week, The Current Digest of the Chinese Press presents the reader with a digestible collection of Chinese press materials, all in English. Selected articles cover a wide variety of topics, such as politics, international relations, security, economics, business, public health, environment, education, culture and more. The Current Digest’s mission is to provide the reader with a comprehensive, broad picture of the news published in China, be it domestic, international or related to other states of the Asia Pacific region.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 1949-Current.

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. Each week the Current Digest presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.
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Publication Dates Covered: 1975 - 2017 Free Resource
Non-K-Staters: use this link
The Current Index to Statistics (CIS) is a bibliographic index of publications in statistics, probability, and related fields. It includes data from approximately 160 core journals, 1,200 additional journals in related fields, and 11,000 books. The bulk of the content in CIS is from 1975-2017. Developed by the Institute of Mathematical Studies and the American Statistical Association.
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Dates covered: 1550 - present Free resource
Contains over 100,000 digitized maps and related images. The maps span the 16th through 21st century, include maps for all continents, plus data visualizations. The collection focuses on maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. It includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials.
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Paid for by K-State Libraries
The maps in this collection are copyrighted. See additional copyright information on the next page.
Provides paleogeographic maps and shows varied landscapes of the ancient Earth, including distribution of ancient shallow seas, deep ocean basins, mountain ranges, coastal plains, and continental interiors. Tectonic features shown include subduction zones, island arcs, mid-ocean ridges and accreting terranes. K-State Libraries’ collection includes maps from two series: “Global Paleogeography and Tectonics in Deep Time Series” (© 2016 Colorado Plateau Geosystems Inc.) and “North American Key Time-slices Series” (© 2013).
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Paid for by K-State Libraries
Able to search the following publications either individually or together:Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations; Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U. S.; Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media; Statistics Sources.
  • Free access for people in Kansas.
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Dates Covered:17th century-19th century. Paid for by the State Library of Kansas
Contains lists of emigrants from both coasts, lists from transatlantic voyages, several ethnic genealogies, and so much more. Includes books on how to conduct genealogy research.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 1917-Current

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Remarkable for its serious and balanced treatment of subject matter, Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles. The database contains Federal and Moscow editions of Izvestiia. The Moscow issues are marked with a letter "m" after each issue number.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 1955-Current.

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. The newspaper’s mission is to promote international understanding of Japan by offering the latest and most reliable news about the country to a worldwide audience. The Japan News also prides itself on its high-quality translations of articles from The Yomiuri Shimbun as they give foreign readers a window into the Japanese world. Established a decade after the end of World War II, The Japan News has witnessed and recorded dramatic changes in Japanese society during the Showa, Heisei and Reiwa eras.
  • Free access for people in Kansas.
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Dates covered:1854-1865 Paid for by the State Library of Kansas
Provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books related to Kansas History. It covers a variety of subjects during a pivotal period in American history, including the Civil War, the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the Kansas Constitution of 1857, American fiction and antislavery literature, Native Americans in Kansas, John Brown, and more.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 1930-2014.

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. Moscow News (pub. 1930-2014) was the oldest English-language newspaper in Russia and the newspaper with the longest democratic history. From a mouthpiece of the Communist party to an influential advocate for social and political change, the pages of Moscow News reflect the shifting ideological, political, social and economic currents that have swept through the Soviet Union and Russia in the last century. The Moscow News Digital Archive contains all obtainable published issues (1930-2014, including issues of the newspaper’s short-lived sister publication Moscow Daily News (1932-1938). This Archive offers scholars the most comprehensive collection available for this title, and features full page-level digitization, complete original graphics, and searchable text.
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Trial access available until October 31, 2020.
Publication dates covered: 1923-current.

Access is based upon IP address, users must physically be on campus or use the VPN (Virtual Private Networking) to use this resource. Ogonek is one of the oldest weekly magazines in Russia, having been in continuous publication since 1923. Throughout its illustrious history Ogonek has published original works by such Soviet cultural luminaries as Vladimir Mayakovsky, Isaac Babel, Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, the photographer Yuri Rost, and others. In 2005, issues ##31-35 were not published. The lack of database content for this period does not indicate missing issues, rather it accurately reflects a period in which no issues were published due to a brief suspension due to an ownership change.
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Funding provided by program start-up grant.
Access is limited. Current Physician Assistant Program faculty should contact the program director. Current Physician Assistant Program students should contact their faculty. Non-physician assistant faculty, staff, and students should email Cindy Logan (clogan@k-state.edu), librarian for public health.
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Paid for by K-State Libraries
Create your own account to save data. This will need to be renewed every 3 months.
Contains US Census data and interactive visualization tools. Use Social Explorer to visualize and interact with data, create maps, charts, reports and downloads that help you reach your goals. Explore hundreds of thousands of built-in data indicators related to demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more. Easily add your own data for further impact.
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Funding provided by program start-up grant.
Access is limited. Current Physician Assistant Program faculty should contact the program director. Current Physician Assistant Program students should contact their faculty. Non-physician assistant faculty, staff, and students should email Cindy Logan (clogan@k-state.edu), librarian for public health.
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