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Find articles from many peer-reviewed journals in science, social science, and the arts for in-depth, scholarly research. Transcripts and audio from National Public Radio (NPR) programs and full text of the New York Times are also available.
Created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American Ornithologists' Union, BNA gives you detailed information on every species of bird from North America. Photos, videos, and audio recordings of bird calls accompany text descriptions about characteristics, life cycles, habits, and demographic information for each species.
Now the world’s most complete and authoritative reference work on the world’s largest language is yours to use wherever you are. The digital version of the Oxford English Dictionary is available to all AADL patrons, complete with the definitions, etymologies, and usages back to the word’s origins that have made the OED the dictionary about the English language.
Curious about a building in your neighborhood? Check the Ann Arbor Architecture Archive to learn the history of the buildings around us. This gallery of images and text about Ann Arbor's historic structures includes the full text of Historic Buildings Ann Arbor, Michigan by Marjorie Reade and Susan Wineberg.