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Databases beginning with the letter Z.



Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH Open)

Access information: Freely available
Description: Includes bibliographic records, abstracts and reviews of articles published in all aspects of mathematics (pure and applied) and statistics. Covers more than 4,900 journals and serials as well as conference proceedings, collections of papers and 190,000 books. Includes Statistical Theory and Method Abstracts. Searching by formula is possible.
Coverage: Starts in 1826 and is complete from 1868 to the present by the integration of the “Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik” database.


Zimbabwe Under Colonial Rule, in Government Reports, 1897-1980

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Description: This collection contains annual reports by successive colonial administrations in Rhodesia. It ranges from the period of corporate colonisation in the late 19th century right through to the creation of an independent Zimbabwean republic in 1980. The documents provide an overview of the evolution of colonial rule from the perspective of colonial administrators. They highlight their response to early anti-colonial resistance such as the Shona and Ndeble Risings of 1896-1897. The records also highlight the difficulties caused by the Smith government’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence in 1965 and ensuing decades of white minority rule.


Zoological Record

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Description: Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. Records cover every aspect of zoology, including biochemistry, behaviour, ecology evolution, genetics, biodiversity and veterinary sciences. It indexes over 4,500 international serials plus other publications including monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings.