Combines databases on aspects of international and African water research. Includes six of the world's major water resource databases: WATERLIT (compiled by and/or copyright of NISC South Africa); The Freshwater Biological Association Catalogue (FBA) (compiled by and/or copyright of Freshwater Biological Association (FBA), UK); The International Water Management Institute Database (IWMI) (compiled by and/or copyright of International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Sri Lanka); AQUAREF (compiled by and/or copyright of Environment Canada, Inland Waters Directorate); AQUIRE (compiled by and/or copyright of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); and Delft Hydro Database (compiled by and/or copyright of Delft Hydraulics, The Netherlands).
A database combining ten women's studies resources, including Women Studies Abstracts (1984-), Women's Studies Database (1972-), European Women from the Renaissance to Yesterday: A Bibliography (1610-), POPLINE Subset on Women (1964 and earlier-), Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research (1975-1995), Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography (1995), and four files from Women's Studies Librarian.
Use World Development Indicators (WDI) for sophisticated data retrieval and presentation, charting and mapping, and exporting of data. WDI is arranged in six sections: world view, people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links. Contains more than 850 indicators, 209 countries, 18 groups, and over 40 years (1960 to 2007) of data, where data are available. The tables cover 209 economies and 18 country groups with basic indicators for a further 62 economies.
"Provides access to resources owned by the Boston University libraries or available to Boston University affiliates, to resources available from affiliated libraries, and to resources owned by all other WorldCat libraries." WorldCat contains records books, journals, musical scores, computer data files, magazines, newspapers, computer programs, manuscripts, sound recordings, films and slides, maps, and videotapes.
Allows current BU students, faculty, and staff to borrow books directly from libraries in the Boston Library Consortium free of charge. (Note: Interlibrary Loan still required for journal articles.) Turnaround time approximately 3-5 working days.