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Dance in Video

Find streaming video of dance production, documentaries in jazz, ballet, tap, contemporary dance, experimental and improvisational dance.

Data Citation Index

Provides a single source of dataset discovery using the Web of Science platform. This resource connects disparate datasets, connects and displays this information alongside article, book, and conference proceedings indexed in Web of Science databases, and includes attribution and usage metrics.


dataZoa can grab data such as home prices by region, employment and occupational data, wage rates by city, education and poverty measures, traffic through U.S. ports, and more, to construct historical time series data in a standardized format. With one click, users can store reports in a personal sandbox, and the results update in real time with the primary source. With the interface, users can build graphs and charts with live data, and these applications also auto-update and with one click, can be embedded in a website.

Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)

A database of declassified documents covering major domestic and international events of the post-WWII ear, collected from various government agencies (FBI, CIA, State Department, White House, etc.) over the past 30 years.

Defining Gender, 1450-1910

Online access to over 60,000 images of primary source documents, including manuscripts, periodicals, diaries, travel journals, and ephemera. Includes introductory essays and is organized in five sections: Conduct & Politeness, Domesticity & the Family, Consumption & Leisure, Education & Sensibility, The Body.

Democracy in Turkey, 1950-1959

Records of the US State Dept. classified files on Turkish political, economic and social development in the 1950's.

Derwent Innovations Index

Facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Dates of coverage: 1963-Present.

Dictionary of Music and Musicians II Online

Provides cross-searchable access to all the contents of Grove Music Online (formerly the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and the New Grove Dictionary of Opera), the Oxford Companion to Music, the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.

Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides signed biographies of 50,000 men and women who have shaped all aspects of British history from the earliest times up to the present. It is searchable by name, full text, references, contributors, images, and may also be browsed alphabetically by name, or by themes.

Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL)

Free on the web, the Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL) combines the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and the Scottish National Dictionary in a single, online, searchable database.

Digital Microfilm

Full-text, cover-to-cover access to the microfilm edition of AZ Republic, Barron’s, LA Times, NY Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, from 2008 to 3 months ago.

Digital National Security Archive

Find declassified government documents about U.S. foreign policy and military policy since 1945. Search across all collections, by a specific area, and by chronology.

Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle (DOQ), Arizona

Image files of the Arizona orthophoto quadrangles (GeoTIFF format with 1 meter resolution), each image covers 1/4 of a U.S.G.S. 7.5' minute topographic map.

Digital Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

Sanborn Fire Insurance maps with GIS information that enables users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates. It also allows users to layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers using an integrated map API or by importing into GIS tools. Covers: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Seattle, Washington. Time frame varies by the city.

Digital Sanborn Maps, Arizona

Detailed maps of Arizona cities and towns, providing information such as building outlines, construction materials, heights, street widths, building use dates range from 1886-1958.

Dissertations & Theses @ University of Arizona (ProQuest)

A subset of the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database that includes ONLY UA dissertations and theses submitted, dating back to 1924.

Dissertations (University of Arizona Campus Repository)

The UA Theses and Dissertations collection provides access to more than 9,000 dissertations and theses submitted through the Graduate College by UA students. These items are available via open access and are full-text searchable. Contents include: dissertations and master's theses submitted online from 2005-present, Master's reports from the Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture from 2003-present, dissertations (and some master's theses) from 1982-1996 that were digitized from microfilm holdings, hydrology dissertations and theses from 1917-2005 digitized from print holdings, and Honors College theses submitted online since 2008.

Dissertations and Theses - Full Text (ProQuest)

Comprehensive index of doctoral dissertations and some master's theses from most North American and many European colleges and universities. Full text is available for most of those submitted after 1996 and for many before that. (Full text for a few recently submitted dissertations may not be available due to restrictions placed by the author, patents pending or problems regarding use of copyrighted material without permission.)

Dissertations from the UK (EthOS)

EthOS is a service providing often free downloads of theses from the United Kingdom. As of 2010, there were over 250,000 theses in the database.

DRSW Database of Spanish Colonial Documents on Microfilm

Provides the research tools and finding aids to the written record that began with the arrival of the Spanish explorers and includes the diaries of explorers and reports of missionaries and soldiers, from 1530 to 1821.

DuXiu is a huge content-based database created by SuperStar Digital Library. It is an index of Chinese books and articles. It searches full-text, books, journals, newspapers, theses, web pages, conference proceedings and video clips. The database also contains English resources. Some articles have full-text available online directly from Duxiu while others have to be delivered via email document delivery, which may take a day or two to process.