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Project MUSE

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Project MUSE, a non-profit collaboration between libraries and publishers, is an online database of peer-reviewed academic journals and electronic books. [1]

30 relations: Academic journal, Academic library, Aluka, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Artstor, ArXiv, Digital preservation, Digital rights management, E-book, Full text database, HTML, Humanities, Interlibrary loan, Japanese Historical Text Initiative, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University Press, JSTOR, Learned society, List of academic databases and search engines, National Endowment for the Humanities, Nonprofit organization, PDF, Peer review, Public library, RSS, School library, Social bookmarking, Social science, Special library, University press.

Academic journal

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

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Academic library

An academic library is a library that is attached to a higher education institution which serves two complementary purposes to support the school's curriculum, and to support the research of the university faculty and students.

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Aluka was an online digital library focusing on materials about Africa.

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City in the United States, is a private foundation with five core areas of interest, endowed with wealth accumulated by Andrew W. Mellon of the Mellon family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Artstor is a non-profit organization that builds and distributes the Digital Library, an online resource of more than 2 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences, and Shared Shelf, a Web-based cataloging and image management software service that allows institutions to catalog, edit, store, and share local collections.

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arXiv (pronounced "archive") is a repository of electronic preprints (known as e-prints) approved for publication after moderation, that consists of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, and quantitative finance, which can be accessed online.

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Digital preservation

In library and archival science, digital preservation is a formal endeavor to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable.

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Digital rights management

Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.

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An electronic book (or e-book or eBook) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

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Full text database

A full text database or a complete text database is a database that contains the complete text of books, dissertations, journals, magazines, newspapers or other kinds of textual documents.

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Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.

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Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Interlibrary loan

Interlibrary loan (abbreviated ILL, and sometimes called interloan, interlending, document delivery, or document supply) is a service whereby a patron of one library can borrow books, DVDs, music, etc.

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Japanese Historical Text Initiative

Japanese Historical Text Initiative (JHTI) is a searchable online database of Japanese historical documents and English translations.

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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Johns Hopkins University Press

The Johns Hopkins University Press (also referred to as JHU Press or JHUP) is the publishing division of Johns Hopkins University.

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JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.

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Learned society

A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.

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List of academic databases and search engines

This page contains a representative list of major databases and search engines useful in an academic setting for finding and accessing articles in academic journals, repositories, archives, or other collections of scientific and other articles.

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National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency of the U.S. government, established by the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Public library

A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is generally funded from public sources, such as taxes.

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RSS (Rich Site Summary; originally RDF Site Summary; often called Really Simple Syndication) is a type of web feed which allows users to access updates to online content in a standardized, computer-readable format.

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School library

A school library (or a school library media center) is a library within a school where students, staff, and often, parents of a public or private school have access to a variety of resources.

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Social bookmarking

Social bookmarking is a centralized online service which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Special library

A special library is a library that provides specialized information resources on a particular subject, serves a specialized and limited clientele, and delivers specialized services to that clientele.

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University press

A university press is an academic publishing house specializing in academic monographs and scholarly journals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MUSE

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