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Databases

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  • Academic OneFile (Gale)A good starting point for most research. Has access to over 12,000 journals. Covers the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more.

  • Academic Search Complete (EbscoHost)Full text coverage for nearly 3,100 multi-disciplinary scholarly journals. Full text dates from 1975 in some cases.

  • Academic Video Online (VAST - Alexander Street Press)Video + transcripts in American History, Art & Architecture, Ethic Studies, Theatre, World History.Includes biography, campaign commercial, documentary, drama, instructional interview lecture, performance, public service announcement and speech formats.

  • African American Music Reference (Alexander Street Press )Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. It contains biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies

  • American Song (Alexander Street Press - Streaming Audio)Documents the history of American music and has folk, bluegrass, Cajun, American Indian, blues, jazz, Caribbean, chamber and sacred music recordings from 19th and 20th century America. Songs of pioneers, slaves, cowboys, miners and more.

  • ARTstorDigital collection of nearly one million images of art and architecture from major museums and collections around the world. Browsers IE 7.0+, Firefox 3.0+, Safari 3.0+ are supported.

  • ATLA Religion & Serials (EbscoHost)Index to journal articles in over 600 journals, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion back to 1949. Produced by the American Theological Library Association.

  • Biology and Science Journals (ProQuest)Click next to ProQuest Science Journals and ProQuest Biology Journals to search these full-text databases in the sciences.

  • Business Economics and Theory (Gale)Access to academic journals and magazines for researchers who are: starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.

  • Business Insights: Essentials [formerly Business & Company Resource Center] (Gale)Information on global business, business case studies, competitive intelligence, and career and investment opportunities.

  • Business News - Regional75 full text business newspapers from across the United States. Coverage varies, but dates range from 1993 to the present.

  • Business Resource Center for Small Businesses (Gale)Covers areas for starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax information. Also includes sample business plans, and FAQs answered.

  • Business Source Premier (EbscoHost)Full text coverage of 3,300 business journals as far back as 1922.

  • Business Source Premier – Profiles & Reports (EbscoHost)

  • Cambridge Histories OnlineCovers 14 subject areas, including General History, Regional History, Literary Studies, Philosophy, and Religious Studies of books published after 1960.

  • Child Abuse and Neglect DatabaseAbstracts from the National Clearinghouse of Child Abuse & Neglect Information covering 1965-present

  • Children's Literature Comprehensive DatabaseMore than 260,000 searchable full text reviews of children's books.

  • CINAHL CompleteFind full text nursing & healthcare administration articles from more than 1,300 professional journals, including the most respected publications in allied health and medicine.

  • Classical Music Reference Library (Alexander Street Press)Covers all classical genres, spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century, including definitions of musical terms and biographical information on the major classical composers and artists.

  • Classical Scores Library (Alexander Street Press)Covers collection includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions

  • Clinical Pharmacology (EbscoHost)Up-to-date information on all U.S. prescription drugs, supplements, and investigational drugs.

  • CollegeSource Online [CSO]Access information about colleges & universities. Covers U.S. and non-U.S. Select by tuition, enrollment, degrees and other criteria. Includes college catalogs.

  • Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)Articles in communications & broadcasting, including graphic arts, sports commentary, journalism, advertising, photography and public relations.

  • Computer Source (EbscoHost)

  • Credo Reference (formerly xreferplus)Full text searchable dictionaries in the fields of art, history, literature, religion, foreign languages, science, social sciences and medicine.

  • Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)Access to over 4 million articles in law & law enforcement, Homeland Security, forensic science, sociology and social policy and public administration.

  • Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. Search for images and documents by topic or timeline. Includes maps.

  • Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest)ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research.

  • EBSCOhost DatabasesIndexing, abstracts and full text of selected titles from eighteen databases on academic, business, education, newspapers, psychology, K-12 level and health topics.

  • Education Journals (ProQuest)Full text of several hundred education journals, and abstracts of hundreds more. Select "ProQuest Education Journals" to search.

  • Education Source (Ebscohost)Full text articles, books, conference proceedings for all levels and facets of education. This database combines Education Research Complete and Education Fulltext and additional resources.

  • Educators Reference Complete (Gale)Covers resources on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education from preschool to college. It includes bilingual studies, health, technology and testing.

  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)Journal articles and reference content for environmentalists, policy makers, corporate researchers, educators, students, geologists, engineers.

  • ERIC (EbscoHost)Abstracts and limited full text version of ERIC education research database.

  • ERIC E*SubscribeFull text of most ERIC documents published since 1996.

  • ERIC Thesaurus of DescriptorsAn online version of the official ERIC Thesaurus

  • Fine Arts and Music Collection (Gale)Information on hundreds of arts-related topics from...Hip Hop to Handel, film movements and trends, elementary music education, advanced music theory, art therapy and architectural trends and movements.

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EbscoHost)Over 25,000 full text entries; includes images and biographies.

  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online (Alexandar Street Press)Covers music research of all the world's peoples. Includes essays and images.

  • Global Road WarriorCovers culture, communications, travel, business, and maps for 175 countries and territories.

  • GPO (FirstSearch I)Citations and some full text links to government documents published from 1976-present.

  • GPO AccessA portal to federal government information resources for current legislation, regulations, and judicial information.

  • GreenFILE (EbscoHost)Scholarly and general interest journal articles, government documents and reports on human effects on the environment.

  • GREENR (Gale)Resources on issues and topics on the environment, energy and natural resources world-wide.

  • Grove Music OnlineIncludes: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians;New Grove Dictionary of Jazz; Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music with links to Naxos Music Library.

  • Health & Nursing Resource Center (Gale)Provides sample care plans, multimedia content of human anatomy, reference and text books, citations to journals in the field.

  • Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module (Gale)Articles from health and medical journals, newsletters, reference resources, trusted websites, and streaming videos from medical experts.

  • Health and Nursing Collection (Gale)Articles on specialized care, treatment and management in patient care, and healthcare policies and records management.

  • Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)Nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with reference works and health-related multimedia.

  • Health Source Nursing/Academic & Consumer Edition (EbscoHost)Full text articles from nursing journals and consumer health journals.

  • HealthWatch - Holistic Alternatives (EbscoHost)Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness

  • HeinOnlineAccess to legal research collection containing more than 9 centuries of legal history. Useful for research in business, nursing, education and the social sciences as well as law.

  • Homeland Defense & Security Center

  • Homeland Security Digital LibraryDocuments from governments, non-profits, and private entities on homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management

  • JSTORFulltext archive of over 1100 scholarly journals of major importance in many fields. Most titles are available from their first issue up to 2-5 years ago.

  • Legal Collection (EbscoHost) 

  • Legal Trac (Gale)Provides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals

  • LexisNexis Academic UniverseA 95% full text resource for news, business, financial, medical & legal information. Includes 20 yr. archive of the New York Times newspaper

  • Library Literature & Information Science Fulltext (EbscoHost)Fulltext coverage of over 100 journals in the field of librarianship.

  • Literature Resource Center (Gale)Includes criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works, and reading lists.

  • Master File Premier (EbscoHost)Full text of nearly 2,000 journals. Includes general reference, current affairs, health, biographies, maps and images.

  • Medline (First Search 1)Citations and abstracts to nearly 10,000 publications in medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Coverage from 1965 to present.

  • MedlinePlus

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print by Buros Institute (EbscoHost)Evaulations for over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments in psychology, education, business, and leadership.

  • Military & Government Collection (EbscoHost)

  • MLA Bibliography (EbscoHost)Abstracts of articles focusing on folklore, literature, languages and linguistics covering 1963 to present.

  • Naxos Music LibraryWorld’s largest Classical music listening service including over 296,000 tracks of music and extensive background information such as complete liner notes.

  • Naxos Music Library Mobile app informationConnects to the tutorial for activating the Naxos App and for setting up your personal account and playlists

  • Newspaper Source (EbscoHost)Selected full text of over 180 U.S. and international newspapers. Abstracts for many other national newspapers.

  • Newsstand (Gale)Provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers and leading international newspapers.

  • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale)Provides comprehensive coverage of hundreds of subjects ranging from ongoing controversies to today's hot-button issues

  • OregonianComplete full text from 1988 to present.

  • Other EbscoHost DatabasesSelection of databases with focus on education, health, agriculture, Spanish language medical research journals, and other topics.

  • Oxford English DictionaryComprehensive dictionary from the english speaking world that defines the word and traces the word back to its origins.

  • Oxford English Dictionary QuotationsTraces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

  • Oxford Reference OnlineA database of reference dictionaries in the arts, sciences, religion, business, and foreign languages.

  • PsycArticles (EbscoHost)Full text articles from 42 psychology journals, and citations and summaries of over 1,700 journals and books, book chapters, dissertations and technical reports in the field of Psychology.

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EbscoHost)A comprehensive database concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

  • Psychology Collection (Gale)Over 3 million articles on topics in research, clinical psychology, case studies, and more.

  • PubMedU.S. National Library of Medicine. Contains over 16 million citations and full text from life science journals back to the 1950s.

  • Reference Library (Gale)Access to electronic reference titles — eBooks — in health, science, art, history, biography, etc.

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection (EbscoHost)Articles from over 300 journals on world religions, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

  • Sage Journals OnlineMore than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. Full Text is available for all articles published from 1999 to current.

  • Science & Medical Art (SMART) Image DatabaseA collection of 13,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.

  • SocINDEX Full TextComprehensive coverage of sociology, including social psychology, substance abuse, sociological theory, criminology, marriage & family, racial & gender studies, religion, social development and more.

  • Sports Business Database (SBRnet)Market research data on sports, sporting goods, and sports participation.

  • TOPICsearch (EbscoHost)Thousands of full text articles dealing with current events. Useful for classroom teachers.

  • Universal Digital LibraryThousands of books available online

  • Vocational and Career Collection (EbscoHost)

  • Wall Street JournalClick "View Titles" to see papers by date. Covers 1984 to present. The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as national and global general news.

  • Web of ScienceWhether looking at data, books, journals, proceedings or patents, Web of Science provides a single destination to access the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research. It includes the Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index.

  • World Almanac (FirstSearch 1)Full text of The World Almanac and Book of Facts; The World Almanac of the U.S.; The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and the World Almanac for Kids.

  • World Shakespeare BibliographyProvides annotated entries of scholarly and popular Shakespeare-related works (books, articles, reviews, theatrical productions, etc.), published or produced worldwide from 1960 to the present. The information is updated quarterly.

  • WorldCatWorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with over 50 million records representing 400 languages. Covers information back to the 11th century from over 40,000 libraries all over the world