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A variety of free and subscription databases may help you search and find helpful primary and secondary resources. The following curated list focuses on those databases most helpful for polar exploration and related research. Using the resources below, you can find images, scholarly articles from journals and books, newspaper articles, and more.
The Open Access databases listed below are available free of charge and can be accessed remotely as long as a you have access to internet.
See Topics in Chronicling America – The Race to the North Pole, to find historic newspaper articles about the competing polar expeditions and the resulting controversy. Search across all of Chronicling America to read additional articles about adventure and discovery.
Winning teams in previous years presented their ideas in briefings at the United Nations in New York and the US Congress in Washington, DC. In 2013 and 2014, winners met with relevant experts and potential implementers at the MIT Climate CoLab Conferences, each with over 800 attendees (in person and online). 2015 Climate CoLab winners will receive a special invitation to attend selected sessions at MIT's Solve conference, free of charge. At this gathering, many of the world's leading technologists, philanthropists, business leaders, policy makers, and social change agents will be challenged to help solve the most difficult questions of our time.
To access the CitizenClimateLobby's proposal for U.S. carbon price (how could a national price on carbon be implemented in the United States?) entitled: The Little Engine That Could: Carbon Fee and Dividend, click here.
The journals and books cover subject areas such as Biomedicine, Business and Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Geography, History, Law, Life Sciences, Linguistics, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine & Public Health, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, Social Sciences, Statistics.
The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.
Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to the mid 1990s, National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994, includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable through an intuitive interface.