The American Energy Society, an independent professional association in support of energy and sustainability, offers a mix of resources for researchers, students, and businesspeople working in the energy sector. Two publications, Energy Matters and Energy Today are provided, along with reports, archives, datasets and analytics, and maps. Professional and career development resources are available as well as information about grants and potential partners.
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The Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry contains 300,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, numbers that will continually expand with each update. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Included also is poetry in Portuguese, Polish, Yiddish, Welsh, Gaelic, and other Celtic languages, as well as poems in the ancient languages: Anglo-Saxon, Provencal and Latin. Scholars in each of these languages have reviewed and guided the selection of poems, so that the poetry on Granger’s is also the poetry encountered in the classroom. Poet biographies and commentaries are also included.
Digital Theatre+ offers educational resources and recordings of English language productions for theatre and humanities students. Video and audio recordings of classic and contemporary productions are provided, as are interviews with theatre professionals. Essays, guides, and lesson plans support course work.
Irish Studies Online offers over 100 ebook volumes including the following series: Reappraisals in Irish History, Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland, Liverpool Studies in Irish Literature, Clemson University Press, Writers and their Work, Eighteenth-Century Worlds, and Liverpool English Texts and Studies. It combines the ebook content with over 50 volumes of academic research published 1961-2004 from the journals Eighteenth-Century Ireland and Studia Hibernica.
This database provides an immense and widely varied collection of literary criticism and biographies (over 130,000 biographical entries), primary sources, and many multimedia selections.
Features like "Topic Finder" and "Term Frequency", respectively, allow researchers to see how literary topics are related to each other by means of a visual map layout, and to see how often a specific term has been used in literary scholarship throughout the years.
This collection of videos covers key theories and concepts in research ethics and integrity. Video tutorials discuss ethical practices, processes, and techniques for doing research across the social, health, and behavioral sciences, so researchers can ensure their research meets accepted ethical standards. Case study videos show research ethics and integrity in action, with researchers discussing their experiences in preparing and applying for ethical approval, and navigating ethical challenges during research design, data collection, analysis, and beyond.
SAGE Research Methods: Data Visualization is a collection of resources that supports the teaching and independent learning about visualizing data. Watch videos of experts discussing the fundamentals of good design, practice creating your own visualizations with provided data with Datasets, choose the right chart for your data with the Chart Gallery, get tips and design inspiration from our Expert Insights, and explore the range of visualization tools available in the Tools Directory.
Writers and Their Work: The Digital Collection makes the print series available online as a digital collection for the first time. With over 400 monograph volumes, the collection covers modern literary theory and criticism with contributions from world-renowned authors including T. S. Eliot, A.S. Byatt, J.B. Priestley, and Germaine Greer and covers the breadth of the canon with volumes dedicated to writers ranging from Shakespeare to Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin to Carol Ann Duffy, J. R. R. Tolkien to Kazuo Ishiguro, and Jane Austen to Iris Murdoch.