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  • A-Z list of full text journals and eBooks
    This database provides links to all of your library’s e-resources, including e-journals, titles in full-text databases and e-journal packages, and e-books.
  • ABC-CLIO E-Books
    Search the e-books that are covered in Daily Life Through History, Pop Culture Universe, The African American Experience, The American Indian Experience, and World at War
  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Search ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global, and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry all at the same time.
  • ABI/INFORM Dateline
    Local and regional business publications with news about local companies, analysis, information on local markets, and more
  • ABI/INFORM Global
    In-depth coverage for over 3,040 publications, with more than 2,060 available in full text. offers the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels; users can find out about business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape
  • ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry
    In-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends, and other topics for more than 2,025 publications, with over 1,865 in full-text; users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
    Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles
  • Academic Video Online
    Multidisciplinary streaming videos
  • Access Science Encyclopedia
    Full-text science encyclopedia articles, biographies, bibliographies, videos, animations, news, study guides
  • Accounting and Tax
    Covers current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day
  • African American Experience
    A full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora
  • America History and Life
    Indexes and abstracts books, journals, dissertations, etc. in American history and culture
  • American History in Video
    Provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history
  • Anatomy & Physiology Online
    This database is designed to enhance anatomy and physiology curriculums with 3D interactive multimedia resources. It provides online, supplemental material designed to support an anatomy and physiology course. Please note, only 25 users at a time, log-off when you are done using this database.
  • Ancestry Library
    More than 7,000 available databases with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more
  • Art Full Text
    Indexing, abstracts, and some full text articles on many different art subjects
  • Banking Information Source
    Articles from leading journals covering international markets
  • Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination
    Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques.

    Trial ends May 11th.
  • Birds of North America Online
    The preeminent source of life history information for the over 700 species of birds that breed in the United States and Canada.

    Trial ends 4/17/2014
  • Brill Dictionary of Religion
    Addresses religion as an element of daily life and public discourse; richly illustrated and with more than 500 entries, the dictionary is a multi-media reference source on the many and various forms of religious commitment
  • Business Source Premiere (EBSCO)
    Full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles; covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics
  • Canadian Newsstand
    Access to the full text of nearly 300 newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including The Globe and Mail
  • Career and Technical Education
    Source for vocational information about Computing science, Healthcare, Building trades, Auto mechanics, Sales and retail, Accounting, Graphic design, Photography
  • CBCA Complete
    Canadian Business & Current Affairs. Full-text coverage of current events, business, science, the arts, and academic information as produced in Canada.
  • CHOICE
    Reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education
  • Chronicle of Higher Ed
  • CINAHL (via EBSCOhost)
    Indexes and abstracts articles published in 550 English-language nursing and allied health journals, as well as ANA and NLN publications from 1982 to the present
  • CQ Researcher
    Covers current and controversial issues of the day; provides summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and more
  • Credo Reference
    A collection of online Reference Books; find quick answers or in-depth background information
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Comprehensive database of U.S.and international criminal justice journals; provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security
  • Daily Life through History
    Through History, students and researchers discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful
  • Digital Public Library of America
    Contains works in the public domain that have already been digitized and are accessible through other initiatives
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    A collection of e-books in many disciplines, including the social and natural sciences
  • eBooks on Proquest
  • EbscoHOST: Search by Database
    Provides access to citations, abstracts, and some full texts of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • EbscoHOST: Search by Subject
    Provides access to citations, abstracts, and some full texts of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers on a wide range of subjects
  • Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing
    contains articles to provide business-themed definitions and sport-specific examples to illustrate and explain the academic sport management context
  • Encyclopedia of Women's Folklore
    Entries discuss the beliefs and customs defining the life of women around the world
  • Environment Complete
    Full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more
  • ERIC (via EBSCO)
    The Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC
  • Film & Television Literature Index™ with Full Text
    Includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Covers over 650 publications with full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books. Also includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and images from the MPTV Image Archive.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    Provides over 25000 encyclopedic entries
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    * American Eras , 8v, 1997
    * Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources , 2006
    * Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries , 5th ed., 2007
    * Encyclopedia of Sociology , 2nd ed., 5v, 2001
    * Gale Encyclopedia of American Law , 3rd ed., 14v, 2011
    * The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained , 3v, 2003
  • Greenfile
    Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more
  • Grove Art Online
    More than 23,000 subject entries, 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images, also includes thematic timelines
  • Health Source/Nursing
    EBSCO over 500 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines; also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names
  • Historic New York Times, 1851-2006
    via ProQuest, full text 1851-2006
  • Hoover's Company Records
    Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives; Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more
  • Human Resources Learning Center
    This databases contains hundreds of videos on key business topics as well as journals, reports, and book summaries on human resource issues
  • Integrated Search
    Search multiple CSC databases at the same time
  • JSTOR
    Full text journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences in core disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, art and art history, and language and literature, and health.
  • Latino American Experience
    Dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings; subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more; coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s
  • Literary Reference Center
    Comprehensive literary reference database, provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. Combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else
  • Magill's Medical Guide
    Online version: covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders
  • March of Time Videos
    Aired in theaters and on TV from 1935 to 1967, Time Inc.’s controversial news series blends journalism with docudrama to examine the most pressing topics of the mid-20th century, from the New Deal to the Cold War.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines; MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    Provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975; covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags
  • Medcom Video Training Programs
    A series of short videos on a range wide of topics of interest to medicine, nursing and dentistry; topics range widely from nurse-patient communications to the practical aspects of preventing medical errors to the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes
  • MEDLINE with Full Text
    MEDLINE® with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • Military & Government Collection
    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites; the Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
  • New York Times
    Coverage 1980 to present
    Also check out the New York Times Magazine and Book Review in ProQuest Newsstand.
  • Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
    Cover-to-cover full text for 25 national & international newspapers; full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided
  • Nursing Full Text (Ovid)
    This database offers an exclusive combination of more than 40 full-text journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins PLUS access to Open Access journals from Medknow.
  • Nursing Reference Center
    Point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Published by the Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Electronic versions of some specialized reference titles
  • OxResearch
    A "first draft of history" as it occurs. Succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles.
  • Pharmaceutical News Index
    Citations for latest information on medical technology, research, and legislative developments
  • Philosopher's Index
    Current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy; considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews; contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a
  • Physical Education Index
    Abstracts of articles from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. Content includes physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology.
  • Pop Culture Universe
    Icons | Idols | Ideas (PCU) digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present
  • Proquest Asian Business and Reference
    Offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere
  • Proquest Biology Journals
    Includes some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government, and public research environments
  • Proquest Central
    Provides access to millions of full text articles from thousands of scholarly journals
  • Proquest Computing
    Includes product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management
  • Proquest Education Journals
    This database offers complete text and images from journals such as Childhood Education, College Teaching, Harvard Educational Review, Journal of Athletic Training, Educational Theory
  • Proquest European Business
    Provides in-depth coverage of one of the world's most important areas of economic activity with in-depth profiles of the continent's companies, business leaders, and products and specific economic and market conditions in countries and regions throughout Europe
  • Proquest Family Health
    Includes important general medical journals that cover an enormous range of subjects from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry
  • Proquest Health and Medical Complete
    Covers all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others
  • ProQuest Health Management
    Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information -- from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers; the database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential medical journals in key medical specialties
  • Proquest Military Collection
    covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more
  • Proquest Newsstand
    A selection of major national, state, and regional newspapers
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications; designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions
  • Proquest Psychology Journals (Proquest Mental Health Journals)
    Includes a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology
  • ProQuest Public Health
    ProQuest Public Health is a new and unique database; designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 750 publications with over 520 in full-text.
  • Proquest Religion
    Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions; in addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations
  • Proquest Research
    From business and political science to literature and psychology, the database includes more than 4,000 titles—nearly 2,800 in full text—from 1971 forward, featuring a mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Proquest Science Journals
    These journals cover hundreds of topics relating to all major fields of study, including Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, and Chemistry
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences
  • Proquest Telecommunications
    Covers all the changes including, Computer applications, Data communications and data transmission systems, Electronic data processing, Information science and information theory, Radio and television
  • PsycARTICLES
    EBSCO from the American Psychological Association (APA), full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology; it includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal; coverage spans 1894 to present
  • PsycINFO
    from the American Psychological Association (APA),citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, peer-reviewed
  • Regional Business News (EBSCO)
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications; 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
  • Rehabilitation Reference Center
    From EBSCO, an evidence-based, clinical reference tool for use at point-of-care
  • SAGE Premier
    Coverage on business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and many more subjects.
  • SBRnet
    Great resource for Sports Business and Sports Marketing information
  • Snapshot Series
    Includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    A comprehensive, full-text database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more.
  • State Stats
    State Stats features data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources allows users to discover, view, and export key information measures for the 50 states and the District of Columbia
  • Student Research Center
    Research interface for secondary school students, includes Teacher Resources link
  • The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
    Comprises nearly 35,000 individual slaving expeditions between 1514 and 1866; records of the voyages have been found in archives and libraries throughout the Atlantic world; they provide information about vessels, enslaved peoples, slave traders and owners, and trading routes
  • UN Statistics
    Statistical information on a wide range of topics, for countries all over the world
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    A stock analysis newsletter that's updated weekly
  • Wall Street Journal
    1982-Present via Proquest
  • Wall Street Journal Online Only
    Wall Street Journal Online Only, January 8, 2010 to present. Coverage is limited to articles from the WSJ online edition. Note: Titles may be slightly different from Google Scholar results.
  • Wiley Blackwell online journals
    Access to over 1,300 journals covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
  • World Almanac
    Essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning
  • World at War
    Comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our nation's identity from its beginning to today
  • World Digital Library
    United Nations site bringing together, in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
  • World History Collection
    Offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East
  • World Religions Database
    World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy covers religion around the globe, from prehistory to the present
  • World War II Archive
    Experience World War 2 like never before; read firsthand accounts, view photos & documents never-before-seen on the internet
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