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Provides full-text primary and secondary sources for legal and government information. Collections include scholarly journals, judicial and Congressional publications, and legal reference materials, with a substantial focus on historical resources.
Comprehensive collection of major and small label recordings in streaming audio format. Covers all eras and sub-genres of classical music, as well as some jazz, world, and popular music, and includes information on pieces and composers, pre-set and user-created playlists, and mobile capability.