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PAIS International   full text icon       mobile icon
1914-present; includes periodicals, books, hearings, reports, gray literature, government publications, and Internet resources. Subjects include politics, public policy, government, international relations, law and ethics, human rights, economics, business, finance, and other social sciences.

Parker Library on the Web   full text icon
Provides access to the Parker Library's remarkable collection of 559 manuscripts spanning the sixth to the sixteenth centuries; a fully-tagged version of M. R. James' well-known catalogue (A DescriptiveCatalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Corpus Christi College Cambridge, Cambridge UniversityPress, 1912) updated and expanded by a project team at work since 2005; and bibliographic entries for more than 6,000 secondary works and more than 18,000 citations linking those works to individual manuscripts. The site also offers access to digital copies of some editions and secondary works.

PATENTSCOPE®   full text icon
Coverage varies; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)PATENTSCOPE® database is for searching international patent applications(WO)and national collections primarily for selected countries in Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. Graphing tools, linguistic search, browsing capability, sequence tracking are among the value-added features. [This resource is publicly available.]

Patrologia Latina   full text icon
An electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. Contains the complete Patrologia Latina, including all prefatory matter, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes.

Patrologiae Graeca   full text icon   
Migne's Patrologiae Graeca contains more than 160 volumes of Greek material (with Latin translations) relevant to the study of the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings through the Council of Florence in 1439.

Peace Research Abstracts    mobile icon
2008-present; Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including International Journal of Peace Studies, International Journal on World Peace, and Conflict Management & Peace Science.

PEP web   full text icon   
1920-three years ago; PEP was formed through the collaborative efforts of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Institute of Psychoanalysis (London). Included in the PEP Web database are both journal articles and books; PEPx is intended to be an inclusive collection of the available work of the most important psychoanalytic writers, independent of who published them.
NOTE: PEP search will look at the full text of material right up to the present day and so help you to know anything recently published that could be relevant. However, you will NOT be able actually to read material which is not in the Archive yet.

Perseus   full text icon
Current; resources for the study of ancient Greek literature, history, art, and archaeology.

PHI : Greek Documentary Texts   full text icon
1996 edition (CD-ROM #7); the Packard Humanities Institute CD-ROM #7 contains over 140,000 Greek inscriptions and over 50,000 papyri. A selection of coptic texts is also available. (Available on Computer 2 in the Rockefeller Library computing cluster.) (Rockefeller Library)

Philosopher's Index    mobile icon
1940-present; abstracts for books and journal articles on epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and the philosophy of various disciplines.

PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online   full text icon   
Current; PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis   full text icon
This collection documents many decades (1966-1984) of Phyllis Lyon & Del Martin’s work for and leadership of the LGBT movement and the women’s rights movement both in San Francisco and nationally. Included are minutes, correspondence, and notes related to their work with the ACLU, the San Francisco Coalition for Human Rights, the Commission on Crime Control and Violence Protection, the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, and the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Lyon and Martin were also central to the struggle that pushed the National Organization for Women to an understanding of the centrality of the freedom to sexual expression.

Pictometry contains aerial photography taken from low-flying airplanes at a 40 degree angle. Images are visualized in software that performs different measurements, such as height, distance, area, elevation and bearing. Contour lines can be drawn. The images can also be downloaded to GIS software packages.

Pivot   full text icon   
Current; Pivot (formerly COS Funding Opportunities) is a frequently updated database of funding opportunity announcements from across the disciplines (including the humanities and social sciences). It contains information on awards, fellowships, and grants from federal/non-federal, corporate/private foundation, and international funding sources. Includes COS Funding Alert, a weekly e-mail notification with a customized list of funding opportunities based on specified criteria provided by the individual user. Training on Pivot

Policy File   full text icon   
Current; indexes research and publications on public policy. Includes links to web resources.

Current; Policymap is an online data and mapping application that gives access to over 15,000 indicators related to housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, demographics and education. Data are available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data come from both public and proprietary sources. Many of the public files are available for download. Through PolicyMap, you can access all data in interactive maps, tables, charts, reports and through a unique analytic tool. You may also upload your own address level data and share your data and interactive maps with others. Tutorials.

Polling the Nations
1986-present; Polling the Nations is a compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by more than 700 polling organizations in the United States and more than 80 other countries. Each of the records reports a question asked and the responses given, the polling organization responsible for the work, the date the information was released, the sample size, and the universe, i.e., the groups or areas included in the interview.

POPLINE 1974-present; but also includes older substantive literature. POPLINE has information on topics relating to population such as demography, vital statistics, family planning, and related health, law,and policy issues. POPLINE indexes books, book chapters, journal articles, technical reports, conference papers, theses, dissertations, laws, bills, court decisions, and unpublished reports. [This resource is publicly available.]

Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950   full text icon
1945-1950; this online archive delivers essential primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. It covers the politics and administration of the post war refugee crisis in Europe as well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves. Although the War in Europe ended officially in May 1945, the struggle continued for the millions of homeless people who had been displaced as a result of military action, deportation into labour or concentration camps, local racism and discrimination or the relocation of national borders. The burden of the refugee problem taxed the Allied governments and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) relief groups in their attempts to administer, feed and house a moving people searching for their lost families and a permanent home. A rapid repatriation programme was organised but many Displaced Persons (DPs) could not or would not return to their homelands. Emigration programmes struggled against the reluctance of nations outside Europe to assist in the resolution of this humanitarian catastrophe.

PressDisplay   full text icon   
Current (last 60 days); Library PressDisplay is an online newspaper portal which offers over 2000 newspapers from over 100 countries in 60 languages.

Princeton Index of Christian Art   full text icon
ICA is the largest database of medieval art, documenting nearly 80,000 works of art dating from the 1st century CE to 1550, without geographic limitation. It is based on the analog archive at Princeton University. Seventeen different media are represented in the archive, including manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, and stained glass. The subject matter of each work is classified under one or more of 28,000 subject terms, and a full-text description accompanies each work. The online ICA database presently contains more than 100,000 images and nearly 50,000 bibliographic records covering iconography, art history, archaeology, religion (Christianity), and classical studies.

PrivCo   full text icon
Current; PrivCo focuses solely on private company financial data, including M&A activity, investor information, and private equity and venture capital data, all very interconnected. Includes coverage of over 400,000 private companies, 11,000 investors, and nearly 80,000 private market deals. Entrepreneurship programs find the ability to search by niche industry for private companies and to locate which investors have invested in specific industries helpful as well. 2014PrivCo User Guide

Project Muse   full text icon   
Project Muse is a searchable database that provides access to the full text of journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title. As of 6/2004, includes links to JSTOR.

ProQuest Business Collection   full text icon       mobile icon
Current; a comprehensive business offering, comprising all content from ABI/INFORM Complete, Accounting & Tax, Asian Business & Reference, Banking Information Source, Entrepreneurship, and the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. Featuring thousands of full text journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, and working papers as well as trade publications, industry reports, and key periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Economist. Strong U.S. and international coverage in business and the social sciences.

ProQuest Congressional   full text icon   
1789-present; formerly LexisNexis Congressional, these are retrospective collections of the publications of the U. S. Congress, including:
U.S. Congressional Hearings, 1824-2003
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1789-2003
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps
U.S. Congressional Record, 1789-1997
U.S. Congressional UnPubished Hearings, Part A and B
For help getting started, see Quick Start Guide for ProQuest Congressional Digital Research Collection.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text   full text icon       mobile icon
1637-present; ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. PQDT Full Text includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 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. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350 word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150 word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDT Full Text provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text also offers researchers unlimited access to digital copies from their own institutions as well as affordable copies from others.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers   full text icon       mobile icon
These historical newspapers offer full text and full image articles for newspapers dating back to the 19th century. Please click on the links below to search each newspaper. To search more than one newspaper at the same time, click on one of your titles, then use the link for "News and Newspapers" to open the selection box and uncheck the boxes for any newspapers that you do not wish to search. Brown University Library subscribes to:

Historical Arizona Republican
Historical Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta Daily World
Historical Baltimore Afro-American
Historical Boston Globe
Historical Chicago Defender
Historical Chicago Tribune
Historical Chinese Newspapers Collection
Historical Christian Science Monitor
Historical Detroit Free Press
Historical Guardian and Observer
Historical Los Angeles Times
Historical Nashville Tennesseean
Historical New York Amsterdam News
Historical New York Times
Historical Times of India
Historical Wall Street Journal
Historical Washington Post

ProQuest National Newspapers Expanded   full text icon    mobile icon
The ProQuest Newspapers Database contains 25+ newspapers to which the Library subscribes. List of Newspaper Subscriptions.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States   full text icon
Current; the Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

Proteome BioKnowledge Library   full text icon   
Six protein information volumes make up the Proteome BioKnowledge® Library. Each volume focuses on a specific research organism or set of organisms. Proteome's team of scientific curators and editors gather publicly available translated cDNA sequences and manually comb the published scientific literature to collect and organize information on characterized proteins. This information is compiled into a comprehensive database containing all published proteins in the target species. A protein report, containing tabulated data and a compendium of research results gathered from the scientific literature, is central to all BioKnowledge Library databases. A protein report exists for each protein in the database.

PsycARTICLES   full text icon       mobile icon
1988-present; provides full text access to articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA)and allied organizations. Topics include general psychology, as well as specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.

PsycCRITIQUES   full text icon       mobile icon
Current; PsycCRITIQUES is a new searchable database of book reviews in psychology. The database replaces the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, providing major enhancements, very current reviews, and much more content. In each weekly release, PsycCRITIQUES will deliver approximately 15 reviews of psychological books, most from the current copyright year.

PsychiatryOnline   full text icon
Current; PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-V-TR®,the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world, and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Resources include DSM-V-TR®, DSM-V-TR® Casebook and its Treatment Companion, and the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders. Also included are journals, textbooks, self-assessment tools for study, board certification, and clinical & research news.

Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) Web   full text icon   
1920-three years ago; PEP was formed through the collaborative efforts of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Institute of Psychoanalysis (London). Included in the PEP Web database are both journal articles and books; PEPx is intended to be an inclusive collection of the available work of the most important psychoanalytic writers, independent of who published them.
NOTE: PEP search will look at the full text of material right up to the present day and so help you to know anything recently published that could be relevant. However, you will NOT be able actually to read material which is not in the Archive yet.

PsycINFO   full text icon    mobile icon
1887-present; international source for journal articles, dissertations, and books in psychology and related disciplines, such as sociology, linguistics, law, business, and anthropology.

PubGet   full text icon    mobile icon
Current; Pubget is a search engine for life sciences PDFs. Pubget makes scientific research easier by simplifying the process of finding, managing and analyzing scientific papers. PubGet provides article-level tools making content discovery, access and copyright management much easier for the user.

PubMed    mobile icon
1940's-present; PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 20 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. [This resource is publicly available.] The Library also has access to MEDLINE via Web of Knowledge and via Ovid Medline.