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ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text
database covering all academic areas of study.
ACM DIGITAL LIBRARY (Association for Computing Machinery)
Articles and newsletters from ACM journal and
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY, 1760-1900
Full-text poems by African-American poets of the 18th
and 19th centuries.
AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
African American Experience (AAE) has the widest
depth and breadth of information available of any
online database collection on African American
history and culture.
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals in the agricultural
sciences with coverage from 1970 to the present.
Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to
health care and wellness.
AMERICA: HISTORY AND LIFE
History and culture of the United States and Canada
from prehistory to the present.
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
Peer-reviewed journals and magazines of the American
American Government provides a complete, multifaceted
examination of the foundations of our government and
political system. This database explains how the historical
origins and structure of American government affects current
issues and compares the political and economic systems of
the United States to those of other countries.
American History is a comprehensive source of
information that provides scholarly essays that
illuminate the intricacies of American politics,
science, culture, philosophy, and economics. From the
Civil War to Woodstock, this authoritative database
explores the ongoing development of the United States,
putting past events in context with modern times.
AMERICAN HISTORY IN VIDEO
Rich online video collection of documentary, newsreel,
and archival footage on American history.
AMERICAN INDIAN EXPERIENCE
American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable
digital resource that provides in-depth historical
accounts and cultural information about the
indigenous peoples of North America.
AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Publications by the American Mathematical Society.
Works of influential American poets, from the Colonial
period to the early twentieth century.
ANNUAL REVIEWS OF THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
State-of-the-art reports by experts on the current
scholarship in the biomedical sciences.
ANNUAL REVIEWS OF THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
State-of-the-art reports by experts on the current
scholarship in the physical sciences.
ANNUAL REVIEWS OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
State-of-the-art reports by experts on the current
scholarship in the social sciences.
APA STYLE AID
Includes examples of in text citations, reference
page citations and paper formatting in APA style, based
on Publication Manual of the American Psychological
Association, 6th ed., 2010.
AQUATIC SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals in the aquatic sciences,
with coverage from 1960 to the present.
ASSOCIATES PROGRAM SOURCE
Designed for community college curriculums. Covers
accounting, agricultural sciences, child care,
cosmetology, culinary arts, food service management,
graphic arts, hospitality management, plumbing, heating
& air conditioning, veterinary technology, welding
ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals in meteorology and the
atmospheric sciences, with coverage from 1974 to the
A product of Dallas Theological Seminary, Bibliotheca
Sacra holds articles in theology, Bible exposition,
ministry, and current issues written by respected
theologians to enhance the experience of studying the Bible.
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals in the biological
sciences, with coverage from 1982 to the present. It
provides access to literature from serials, conference
proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected
books and patents.
Journals and bulletins published by American Institute
of Biological Sciences member societies and related
BOOKS IN PRINT
Bibliographic database on all U.S. books in print.
Also includes audio and video titles.
BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE
Scholarly business journals as far back as 1886.
Includes industry, market research, company and country
CIAO (COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ONLINE)
Covers theory and research in international affairs.
Includes journal abstracts, conference proceedings,
working papers, policy briefs, economic indicators,
maps and country data.
Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health
database; authoritative coverage of literature related
to nursing and allied health.
COMMUNICATION & MASS MEDIA COMPLETE
Journal articles in communication and mass media.
COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals and offers comprehensive
coverage of computer science topics, ranging from
computer security to web commerce with coverage from
1981 to the present.
COMPUTERS & APPLIED SCIENCES COMPLETE
Articles covering research and development of
computing and applied sciences disciplines.
Information published by and about the United States
Congress. Includes hearing transcripts, bills, reports,
public laws, Federal Register, Code of
Federal Regulations and current U.S. Code.
CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE
Consumer-oriented health content, including health
reference books and encyclopedias, reports, medical
images and diagrams, videos, pamphlets, and periodicals.
CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S ISSUES
Multidisciplinary, full-text database that focuses on
critical issues and events that influence women's lives
in more than 190 countries.
In-depth reports on political and social issues, each
12,000-word report is investigated and written by a
Online reference collection featuring hundreds of
encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and subject-specific
reference books covering a broad range of subjects.
See a video tour.
CRC HANDBOOK OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS
Online version of the classic Handbook; a concise
source of data needed by R&D professionals,
engineers, and students.
Online, searchable collection of reference works
published by CRC Press, Auerbach, and Chapman &
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COLLECTION
Reference works covering law and public affairs.
DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY
Daily Life through History explores ordinary life
through time and across the globe, bringing the past
to life through details that turn flat descriptions of
historical characters into human beings that today's
students can relate to.
DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT
Official digital dissertations archive for the Library
of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.
EBOOKS ON EBSCOHOST
Shared collection of academic e-books from major university, trade and professional publishers. -- (formerly NETLIBRARY)
Use EBSCOhost's main menu to choose from over 30 EBSCO
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Bibliographic coverage of economics-related literature.
ECONOMIA Y NEGOCIOS
Articles on business and economics from Spanish and
Portuguese-language periodicals. (in Spanish)
EDUCATION RESEARCH COMPLETE
Journal articles, books, and conference papers
covering education research. Includes all levels of
education from early childhood to higher education.
Contains poems in English from Anglo-Saxon times to
the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the
ENGLISH VERSE DRAMA
Contains named and anonymous works, from the
Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century,
through the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, to the
end of the nineteenth century.
Articles and monographs on agriculture, ecosystem
ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural
resources, marine and freshwater science, and other
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE COLLECTION
Contains full-text journals in the environmental
sciences with coverage from 1967 to the present.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education;
provides extensive access to educational-related
EUROMONITOR - RESEARCH MONITOR
Euromonitor - Research Monitor, online is a collection
of 10,000 market reports on market trends & headlines,
largest segmentation, companies & their brands, five
year value sales forecast, and market shares for 80
EUROPEAN VIEWS OF THE AMERICAS: 1493-1750
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the
Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers history
of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native
A product of Dow Jones. Provides full-text of over
10,000 magazine, journals, local, national and
international newspapers and news wires. Allows users
to conduct in-depth research on companies, industries,
regional affairs, and news.
FIAF (INTERNATIONAL INDEX TO FILM PERIODICALS)
Includes academic and popular film journals, including
full-text content from over 50 journals.
FILMS ON DEMAND
Provides access to thousands of streaming educational
videos provided by the Films Media Group. Watch from
anywhere you have Internet service, 24 hours a day.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
Scholarly Spanish language journals. A
multi-disciplinary database covering many academic
subjects. (in Spanish)
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research.
GENERAL REFERENCE CENTER GOLD
General interest database including articles from
newspapers, reference books, and periodicals. Covers
current events, popular culture, business and industry,
arts and sciences, sports, and more.
Focuses on the relationship between human beings and
the environment, with topics ranging from global warming
to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
Includes scholarly articles, general interest articles,
and government reports.
HARPWEEK (HARPER'S WEEKLY) 1857-1877
Searchable and fully indexed illustrated newspaper
from the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION
Consumer health information on topics including medical
sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and
general health. Full-text from magazines, pamphlets,
and reference books.
HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING/ACADEMIC EDITION
Articles focusing on medical disciplines, particularly
nursing and allied health. Features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide,
which covers drug patient education sheets.
Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries.
Provides access to journals in the sciences and medicine.
Covers history of the world since 1450 (excluding
United States and Canada).
HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER
History reference books, encyclopedias, history
magazines, historical documents, biographies and
historical photos, maps and other images.
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM COMPLETE
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to
hospitality and tourism. Subjects include: culinary arts,
demographics & statistics, food & beverage
management, hospitality law, hotel management, leisure
& business travel, market trends, and technology.
HUMANITIES INTERNATIONAL COMPLETE
Journals, books, and other resources in the humanities.
IEEE XPLORE DIGITAL LIBRARY
Quality technical literature in electrical engineering,
computer science, and electronics. Contains documents
from IEEE and publishing partners.
INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS JOURNALS
Full-text access to IOP journals published since 1996
where available, and access to IOP's 2004 Historic
ISSUES: UNDERSTANDING CONTROVERSY AND SOCIETY
Understanding Controversy and Society helps students
develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes
and is shaped by controversy. Issues addresses more than
200 of today's most significant social issues, compiling
information in more than 3,500 articles and 7,500
multimedia primary sources.
ISSUES & CONTROVERSIES
Factual analysis of controversial topics, with clear
explanations of opposing points of view. Also includes
chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, and
JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CRIMINAL JUSTICE
This journal focuses on a critical issue in contemporary
criminal justice on a variety of critical issues in criminal
justice today include; organized crime, community policing,
gangs, white-collar crime, and excessive police force.
JOURNAL OF DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
This journal presents the latest diagnostic techniques
and interpretation methods, case reports, research
applications, and the newest hardware/software technologies
and equipment in a variety of specialty areas, including
abdominal, breast, echocardiography, neurosonology, Ob/Gyn,
and vascular sonography.
JOURNAL OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Publishes original, innovative, and timely articles
describing research or practice in the fields of homeland
security and emergency management. JHSEM publishes not only
peer-reviewed articles, but also news and communiques from
researchers and practitioners, as well as book/media reviews.
Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts
& Sciences and Life Sciences.
LATINO AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
Comprehensive, informative, and now even easier to
use, Latino American Experience (LAE) is the
latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to
the history and culture of Latinos�the largest, fastest
growing minority group in the United States.
Articles from scholarly law journals. Includes law
and legal topics such as criminal justice, international
law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and
human resources, ethics, and the environment.
LIBRARY, INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ABSTRACTS (LISTA)
Journals, books, research reports and proceedings on
librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics,
online information retrieval, information management and more.
LITERATURE ONLINE (LION)
A searchable library of over 350,000 works of
poetry, prose and drama in English, together with
criticism and reference resources including
full-text journals, the Annual Bibliography
of English Language and Literature,
biographies and more.
LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of
authors from every age and literary discipline.
Literary works, critical analyses, brief plot summaries,
biographies, and author essays.
MAJOR 21ST-CENTURY WRITERS
Biographical, critical, and bibliographical information
on influential authors at the turn of the 21st century.
Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of
general interest. Includes reference books, biographies,
primary source documents, and an image collection of
photos, maps and flags.
MATERIALS SCIENCE COLLECTION
Materials science related full-text articles; access to
millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, and
tables from scholarly research and technical literature;
and bibliographic coverage of literature on metallurgy,
ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering
Access to Mathematical Reviews and Current
Mathematical Publications. Reviews new serials,
journals and books on mathematical research.
Peer-reviewed medical research and journals from Latin
American and Spanish publishers. (in Spanish)
Biomedical literature produced by National Library of
Medicine. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary
medicine, health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
Provides users with capabilities for finding, filtering
and organizing information on companies and industries.
Comprehensive coverage for companies actively traded on
the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ. -
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Historical financial database. U.S. and international
company histories, annual reports, fact sheets, financial
and industry reports, stock data, and more. -
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A collection of databases created to be used by students.
The sites have been reviewed and can supplement your
Entries, including definitions, pronunciation guides,
and word histories from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate
Dictionary and Thesaurus.
MILITARY & GOVERNMENT COLLECTION
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military
and government. Contains periodicals, academic journals,
and other content.
MLA INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, and
dissertations in language, literature, folklore, linguistics,
literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts.
MLA STYLE AID
Includes examples of in text citations, reference page
citations and paper formatting in MLA style, based on MLA
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., 2009.
MODERN GENOCIDE: UNDERSTANDING CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
This full, rich comprehensive resource provides definitive
expertise on the sensitive and hard-to-teach topic of genocide.
Online full-text version of this weekly scholarly
see EBOOKS ON EBSCOHOST
NEWSPAPER SOURCE PLUS
Regional, national, and international newspapers
including New York Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco
Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and
Washington Post. Also contains full-text television
& radio news transcripts.
One-stop source for information on social issues,
including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics,
primary documents, links to websites, and full-text
magazine and newspaper articles.
OVERDRIVE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS
OverDrive is a collection of digital audiobook, video,
and classical music titles you can check out, download,
and enjoy on your personal computer. Many audiobook
titles can be transferred to a portable listening device.
Mac and PC compatible.
Full-text medical, nursing, psychological, and
OVID NURSING EBOOK COLLECTION
Full-text collection of nursing, pharmacology, and
clinical medicine books published by Lippincott Williams
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Contains the entire text of the Oxford English
Dictionary, including definitions for most words in the
English language and word origins and quotations.
OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE
Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press.
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS JOURNALS
Periodical titles in the fields of humanities, social
sciences, and sciences published by Oxford University Press.
POP CULTURE UNIVERSE
Authoritative database on popular culture in America and
the world. It offers articles focused on describing major
events and trends in pop culture from the 1900s to the
present, from the Gibson Girls of the Gilded Age to the
social media of the 2000s.
High quality humanities, arts, and social sciences
journals from scholarly publishers.
Use Proquest’s main menu to choose from over 30 Proquest
Full-text journal articles published by APA and other
publishers in subject areas such as applied psychology,
health, theory, research, social / personality, and
Full-text database of APA books, classic books, and
entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology. (APA)
Bibliographic database of scholarly literature in
psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
Includes journals, books, reviews, and dissertations. (APA)
PSYCHOLOGY & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES COLLECTION
Full-text publications covering topics such as
emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and
psychology, anthropology, and more.
REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS
Regional business publications, business journals,
newspapers, and newswires from United States
metropolitan and rural areas.
RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY COLLECTION
Journal coverage on world religions, major denominations,
biblical studies, religious history, political philosophy,
moral philosophy and history of philosophy.
SAFARI BOOKS ONLINE
A collection of electronic books covering technology and
business topics including: certification practice exams,
databases, desktop applications, e-business, graphics,
hardware, Internet, IT management, markup languages,
multimedia, networking, operating systems, programming,
security, software engineering, web development, Windows,
and much more. -
View a User Guide (PDF) or
Search Tips (PDF).
SALUD EN ESPANOL
Provides reports and fact sheets in Spanish on consumer
health and wellness. Includes overviews on diseases,
conditions, procedures and treatments. (in Spanish)
Full-text access to this popular publication from 1995.
SCIENCE IN CONTEXT
Topic overviews, experiments, biographies, articles,
links to quality Web sites, pictures, and illustrations
in all areas of science, including biology, chemistry,
physics, math, environmental science, computer science,
technology, history of science, and more.
SCRIBNER WRITERS ONLINE
Literary research on authors; includes volumes from
the Scribner sets American Writers, British
Writers, European Writers, and World
and Genre Writers.
SOCIAL SERVICES ABSTRACTS
Research focused on social work, human services,
social welfare, social policy, and community
International literature in sociology and related
disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
TEACHER REFERENCE CENTER
Indexes titles from popular teacher and administrator
trade journals, periodicals, and books.
Presents the latest scientific discoveries and fundamental
concepts that underlie them. Covers health, environment,
technology, life, physical, earth, and space sciences.
TWAYNE'S AUTHORS ONLINE
Literary research on authors and literary works;
includes volumes from the Twayne sets U.S.
Authors, World Authors, English
Authors, Masterworks Series, and
Short Fiction Series.
Comprehensive database of regularly and irregularly
published journals, magazines, newspapers, and full-text
electronic resources from more than 200 countries.
VENTE ET GESTION
Full-text coverage for French language business journals. (in French)
WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY
Full-text articles and electronic books in life, health,
physical sciences, and many other subject areas.
WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the
latest scholarship in feminist research.
Covers arts and entertainment, people in the news, U.S.
cities and states, nations of the world, vital statistics,
science and technology, economy, national defense,
historical anniversaries and more. (click on
the Almanac tab)
WORLD ALMANAC ENCYCLOPEDIA
Full-text of articles in Funk & Wagnalls New
Encyclopedia, as well as Special Reports on important
news topics. (click on the Encyclopedia tab)
WORLD AT WAR: UNDERSTANDING CONFLICT AND SOCIETY
This database provides users with the most authoritative
accounts of the past wars that have shaped our world, as
well as up-to-date information regarding the conflicts that
continue to take a toll on the world's population.
WORLD GEOGRAPHY: UNDERSTANDING A CHANGING WORLD
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides
essential knowledge of the geographical, political, social,
economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important
in our globalized world.
WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ERAS
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers early
human history around the globe� from the dawn of prehistory
through the great ancient empires to the beginning of the
Renaissance. This database helps students grasp the
significance of every area of the world, including Asia,
Africa, and the Americas
WORLD HISTORY: THE MODERN ERA
World History: The Modern Era covers a broad range of
topics in depth�the evolution of modern Europe since the
Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and
the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial
Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and
WORLD NEWS DIGEST
Day by day accounts of news and events world-wide from
1940 to the present.
WORLD RELIGIONS - BELIEF, CULTURE, AND CONTROVERSY
World Religions - Belief, Culture, and Controversy provides
a powerful combination of reference and research components
comprising thousands of reference items that cover matters of
belief, practice, celebrations, and holidays; important
individuals and events; and significant and sacred places.