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The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
Available publications include World Bank published books from 2009-2012 (which includes flagship publications, academic books and practitioner volumes), all World Development Reports (WDRs) since 1978, Policy Research Working Papers (PRWP) from 2009-2012, Economic and Sector Work (ESW) studies from 2009-2012, journal articles from 2007-2010 published in World Bank Economic Review (WBER) and World Bank Research Observer (WBRO), and World Bank Group Annual Reports and Independent Evaluation Studies.
New content will include:
Content published prior to 2009 (and prior to 2007 in the case of the WBER and the WBRO), bank-authored content published by third party publishers including journal articles, books and chapters, links to datasets associated with a specific work, and other knowledge products published by the World Bank.

World history in video is an online collection of streaming videos that gives users access to critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. Upon completion the collection will include more than 1750 documentaries that offer a survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall. World history in video covers Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.

Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced since 1966. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 98 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The more than 92,375 records in this version cite several hundred thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings.
Worldcat is the world's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic database for books, journal titles, media, manuscripts and other materials held in libraries. Created by OCLC member libraries, Worldcat is the first place to look for bibliographic verification of any title ever published. However, if you want to limit your search to items held by Miami Universities or OhioLink, use the MiamiLINK and OhioLINK catalogs. Materials not owned by Miami or by a OhioLINK library must be ordered through Interlibrary Loan.
WRDS includes historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT. COMPUSTAT (from Standard & Poor's) provides current and historical Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Statements of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on more than 24,000 publicly held companies. CRSP (Center for Research in Security Prices) maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq stock markets. Additional free data sets include: Bank Regulatory, Blockholders, CBOE Indexes, CISDM, DMEF, Dow Jones, FDIC,Fama French, Momentum, and Liquidity, Federal Reserve Bank Reports, PHLX, Penn World Tables, SEC Disclosure of Order Execution, and TRACE.

Full-text review-essays about the year's books and journal articles on critical and cultural theory. Each YWCCT volume includes chapters on specific theories & approaches (e.g., deconstruction, psychoanalysis), genre theories (e.g., performance, film), and culture studies (e.g., popular culture, history, multiculturalism, feminisms, Black cultural studies). The Libraries holds all print editions of YWCCT from 1991-2004.

Full-text review-essays about the year's book publications on English-language literatures. Each YWES volume includes a detailed overview from Old English to contemporary critical works for a given year, and contains critical notices for some 1100 books; extensive coverage of English Language, American Literature, New Literatures in English and English Literature; coverage of specialist periodicals; comprehensive indexing by critic, author, and subject; plus bibliographical endnotes for each chapter. The Libraries holds all print editions of YWES from 1919-2004.

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