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Academic Video OnlineVideo collection that touches on the undergraduate curriculum needs of virtually every department. Includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage.Video
Academic Search Complete

Journal articles covering nearly all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and natural sciences.

Arts & Music
Communications
General Academic
Health & Medicine
History
Language & Literature
Political Science, Government & Law
Psychology
Religion & Philosophy
Science & Technology
Sociology
AccessScience

Contains the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology; the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms; the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography; and the latest news in science and technology.

eBooks
Health & Medicine
Science & Technology
Accounting Research Manager

Comprehensive expert-written database covering analytical accounting, auditing, internal controls, primary source data, and SEC information. It provides links to FASB, AICPA, SEC, EITF, IASB, PCAOB, IIA, COSO, GASB, GAO, and OMB.

Business & Management
ACLS Humanities E-Book

Ebooks in the humanities recommended and reviewed by scholars.  Fields covered include: literature, women's studies, anthropology, history, religion, philosophy, political science and others.

eBooks
Sociology
AMA Manual of Style Online
The style guide for medical and scientific publishing. eBooks
Health & Medicine
Science & Technology
ACS Publications

Journals published by the American Chemical Society.

Science & Technology
American History in Video

Streaming video of news reels, archival footage, documentaries, and interviews showcasing American history.

History

Video

Annual Reviews

Journals that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of anthropology, biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, ecology and systematics, entomology, environment and resources, immunology, medicine, microbiology, nutrition, pharmacology and toxicology, physiology, psychology, public health and sociology.

Health & Medicine
Psychology
Science & Technology
Sociology
ARTstor A nonprofit resource that provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.Arts & Music
ArticleFirst

Index of journal articles from all academic disciplines. Includes list of owning libraries for each article.

ATLA Religion Database & ATLA Serials

Journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion and theology.  Contains documents from 1818 - present.

Religion & Philosophy
BioOne

Journal articles regarding bioscience, ecology, and archaeobiology.  Many journals in this collection are not indexed elsewhere.

Science & Technology
Books In Print

Information on U.S. books, audio books, and video titles, as well as international titles of in-print books, out-of-print and media and forthcoming titles.

eBooks
Business Insights: Global

Business statistics and articles combining an international perspective and research tools. Contains case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry.

Business & Management
Business Source Elite + Complete

Journals and trade publications covering all aspects of business.  Additional content includes financial data, ebooks, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

Business & Management
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management

An index of publishing opportunities for journals focusing on business, education, computer science, health administration, and nursing. An excellent resource to help writers locate an appropriate place to publish their work.

Business & Management
Catholic Periodical & Literature Index

Citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.

Religion & Philosophy
Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)

Rare, unique and/or uncommon materials in libraries, seminaries, special collections and archives combined in an online portal to facilitate the global discovery of Catholic research resources.

Religion & Philosophy
Chicago Manual of Style

eBook version of the 16th edition of the style manual.  Contains a quick guide to citations and a Question and Answer section.

eBooks
Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Journals, books, book chapters, and technical reports that are both biomedical and social science orientated regarding the growth and development of children through age 21.

Education
Psychology
Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekly newspaper that is the main source of news, information, and job postings for college and university stakeholders.

Education
Newspapers
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Newspaper articles on the latest news, trend analysis, and fundraising strategies available in the nonprofit world. Updated daily. Includes access to back issues.

Business & Management
Newspapers
CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Journals in the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) cover nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals, and include publications of the American Nursing Association, and the National League for Nursing.

Health & Medicine
Cochrane Library
Collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Health & Medicine
Clase y Periodica

Spanish language journal articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports and interviews published in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Language & Literature
CollegeSource

College catalogs, institutional profiles, transcript keys, maps, and websites from US and world-wide institutions of higher education.

Education
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

Journal articles, book excerpts, working papers from university research institutes, research projects, proceedings from conferences, and policy briefs regarding the study of international affairs.

Political Science, Government & Law
Communication & Mass Media Complete

Journal articles and other research materials in areas related to communication and mass media, speech and more. Also includes a thesaurus and author profiles.

Communications
Language & Literature
Consumer Health Complete

Articles from consumer-orientated journals and magazines covering health and wellness topics including aging, cancer, fitness, nutrition, children's health, gender health, etc.

Health & Medicine
Counseling & Therapy in Video

Streaming videos available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatric counseling and their applications. Filmed footage of actual therapy sessions, lectures, presentations and interviews presented by professionals.

Psychology

Video

CQ Global Researcher

Essays and reports on political, social, environmental, and regional issues from around the globe.

Business & Management
Political Science, Government & Law
CQ Researcher

Essays and reports containing non-biased coverage of today's most current issues and providing up-to-date information on controversial subjects like health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, environment, technology and the economy in single topic reports.

Business & Management
Communications
General Academic
History
Political Science, Government & Law
Religion & Philosophy
Sociology
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Academic journals covering all subjects and many languages.  All publications indexed are open access and are available to anyone for free online.  All publications indexed employ some form of quality control or peer-review.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text

Theses and dissertations from around the world covering all areas of study.

Arts & Music
Business & Management
Communications
Education
General Academic
Health & Medicine
History
Language & Literature
Political Science, Government & Law
Psychology
Religion & Philosophy
Science & Technology
ebrary

Books collection that covers all academic disciplines including business and economics, computers, engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.

Business & Management
eBooks
Education
History
Language & Literature
Science & Technology
Sociology
EBSCO eBook Collection

eBook collection with titles on green technology, contemporary social issues, management, leadership, and nursing.

ebooks
Educational Administration Abstracts

Abstracts of journal articles addressing topics in educational administration including leadership, management, and research.

Education
Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

Journal articles and indexed citations from a variety of academic subject areas.

General Academic
Emerald

Journal articles covering all major management disciplines including marketing, human resources management, library and information management, operations management and more.

Business & Management

Psychology

Encyclopedia of Islam

Encyclopedia containing information on the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture. Includes articles on Muslim individuals, tribes and dynasties, crafts and sciences, geography and ethnography, and topography and monuments of the major towns and cities.

eBooks

Religion & Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Judaism

Encyclopedia containing information on the Jewish World from religion and history to politics and culture.

eBooks
Religion & Philosophy
ERIC (EBSCO)

Abstracts of documents and journal articles focusing on topics in education including student assessment, research reporting and surveys, curriculum and teaching, instructional material creation, and program evaluation.

Education
ERIC (.gov)

Public access version (.gov) of the ERIC database. Articles available online via the “ERIC (EBSCO)” version may not be accessible from off-campus via this interface.

Education
Ethnic Newswatch

Newspapers, magazines, and journal articles in multiple languages published by ethnic, minority, and native presses.

Arts & Music
Business & Management
Communications
General Academic
Newspapers
Political Science, Government & Law
Europa World

This year book is one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Business & Management
CQ Researcher
eBooks
Education
History
Political Science, Government & Law
Sociology
FictionConnection

Index of information on different fiction titles including reading recommendations.

Films On Demand

Streaming educational videos on a variety of subjects including guidance and counseling, health sciences, and business.

Business & Management
Communications
Education
General Academic
Health & Medicine
History
Psychology
Science & Technology
Sociology

Video

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia covering all academic disciplines.

eBooks
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Reference ebooks on a variety of topics including business, history, literature, medicine, social science, technology and many more.

eBooks
Global Issues in Context

Essays, overviews, newspaper articles, streaming video, primary source documents, statistics, and images pertaining to different countries and their local and global issues, controversies, and events.

General Academic
Google Scholar

Freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

GPO (Government Printing Office)

U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and judicial materials.

Political Science, Government & Law
Great Lives in History

Encyclopedia with information about men, women, and events from the ancient world to the present in all areas of achievement.

eBooks
GreenFILE

Journal articles, government documents, and public interest pieces regarding environmental science.

Science & Technology
Harper's Weekly

Articles and images from the 1857-1912 Harper's Weekly magazine covering the Civil War through the Gilded Age periods of American history.

History
Language & Literature
Health Source: Consumer Edition

Consumer health magazine articles, health pamphlets, health reference books, Clinical Reference Systems reports, and generic drug patient education sheets with brand names from Lixi-PAL Drug Guide.  Also included in the database are the contents of Stedman’s Medical Dictionary.

Health & Medicine
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Journal articles regarding many medical disciplines and focusing on nursing and allied health topics. Includes the Clinical Pharmacology database which provides up-to-date drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products, and new drugs.

Health & Medicine
Hoover's

Comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. This database covers millions of companies, and provides in-depth coverage of thousands of the world's top business enterprises.

Business & Management
Humanities International Complete

Journal articles and reference ebooks in the humanities. The database includes citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.

Arts & Music
History
Language & Literature
Internet Archive

An archive of ebooks, audio collections, streaming video, and other resources digitized by libraries or other research institutions.  Includes the “WayBack Machine” which is a service that allows people to visit archived versions of Web sites.

I-SHARE

Contains more than seven million bibliographic records and more than 21 million item records, representing the cataloging of the 76 members of the I-SHARE consortium.

JoVE
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. JoVE publishes scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques.Science & Technology
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Reference ebook about literary theory and discourse. A comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements.

Language & Literature
JSTOR

Journal articles ranging in date from the 1700's to the early 2000's. These collections span a variety of subjects in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Physical Sciences.

Arts & Music
Business & Management
General Academic
History
Language & Literature
Political Science, Government & Law
Religion & Philosophy
Science & Technology
Sociology
Key Business Ratios

See how a business is doing compared to an industry or a competitor. The 14 key business ratios cover the critical areas of business performance --solvency, efficiency and profitability. Ratios are arranged by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes -a four-digit number that classifies business establishments by defining the industries in which they do business.

Business & Management
LexisNexis Academic

Contains newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily.

Business & Management
Communications
General Academic
Newspapers
Political Science, Government & Law
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Abstracts database providing coverage on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Liebert Online

Archives of journals that cover biotechnology, medicine, life sciences, complimentary/alternative medicine, engineering, law, philanthropy, psychology, and public health/policy.

Health & Medicine
MAS Ultra

Contains popular high school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), and photos and maps & flags. Useful for teachers developing high school lesson plans.

Education
MathSciNet

Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information covering the world's mathematical literature and mathematical research literature.

Science & Technology
MEDLINE (FirstSearch)

Journal articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Health & Medicine
MEDLINE (Web of Science)

Journal articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Health & Medicine
Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) with Tests in Print (TIP)

Comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments covering psychology, education, business and leadership.

Education
Psychology
Military & Government Collection

Journals and other sources covering all branches of the military and the government.

MLA International Bibliography

Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, linguistics, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.

Language & Literature
Newspaper Source

23 national (US) and international newspapers, and 200 regional newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, FOX news, NPR and others.

Arts & Music
CQ Researcher
General Academic
Newspapers
New York Times

Comprehensive digital coverage for this internationally renowned U.S. newspaper from 1980-present.

Newspapers
OECD Economic Surveys

Economic Surveys examine recent economic developments, policies and prospects by country. OECD iLibrary also provides access to freely available content such as the OECD Factbook, OECD Working Papers, Key Tables, Multilingual Summaries and most 'At a Glance' publications.

Business & Management
eBooks
OmniFile Full Text Select

Journals for art, applied science and technology, biology and agriculture education, general science, humanities, legal periodicals and books, library literature and information science, readers' guide, social sciences and business.

Business & Management
Education
Opera in Video

Streaming video of the most important opera performances. The selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon.  Staged productions, interviews, and documentaries are also included.

Arts & Music

Video

Ovid Nursing & Health Professional Premier

Journals on nursing, health-related, and life sciences.

Health & Medicine
Oxford English Dictionary

Unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces 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.

eBooks
Language & Literature
Oxford Music Online

Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.  Gateway into music research.

Arts & Music
Oxford Reference

Reference ebooks on a handful of topics including management, history and religion.

eBooks
PapersFirst

Index of published symposiums, papers, expositions, workshops, and meetings by conferences world-wide from 1993-present.

General Academic
Primary Search

Popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information.

Education
Proceedings

Index of world-wide conference proceedings from 1993-present.

General Academic
Professional Development Collection

Collection of how-to and best practice articles written by practicing teachers.

Education
ProQuest Newsstand

Newspaper articles from US and international news publications.

Communications
Newspapers
PsycARTICLES + PsycINFO

Journal articles from all fields of psychology. Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Combined with the index of academic journal in the behavioral sciences and mental health disciplines.

Psychology
PsycEXTRA

Technical reports, conference presentations, popular magazines, and other documents from all fields of psychology.

Psychology
Sociology
PubMed (.gov)

Citations for biomedical literature life science journals, and online books.

Health & Medicine
RefWorks

Application for managing references, retrieving bibliographic information, and designing bibliographies and references.

Regional Business News

Current events in all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States and business wires from all over the world.

Business & Management
Newspapers
Rosetta Stone
Offering Level 1 access to 30 different foreign language courses.
Language & Literature
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Citations and abstracts on music and related disciplines. Journal articles, essays, Festschriften, dissertations, books, scholarly reviews, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, etc. International coverage, including non-English languages.

Arts & Music
Sage eReference

Collection of specialized encyclopedias in the social sciences, including communications, gender studies, social work, history, psychology, etc.

eBooks
Sociology
Sage Premier

Academic journals with subjects such business, humanities, social science, science, technology, and medicine.

General Academic
Sanborn Maps of Illinois

Digitized maps of historical geographic locations and structures in Illinois. Maps of most towns and cities in Illinois and contain information such as the outline of each building, street names, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.

History
Saskia Art Images Collection

Digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre.

Arts & Music
ScienceDirect

Academic journal articles in the physical and life sciences and other related disciplines.

General Academic
Health & Medicine
Psychology
Science & Technology
SciFinder Scholar

Academic journal articles and conference papers on chemistry and biochemistry.  Allows for chemical structure and reaction searching. Requires individual registration.

Science & Technology
SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Journals for sports and sports medicine.

Health & Medicine
Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
Resource center containing study materials, practice tests, resume builder and more! eBooks

Education

Springer Complete eBook Collection

eBook collections covering subjects in the areas of behavioral sciences, biomedical & life sciences, business & economics, chemistry & material science, computer science, earth & environmental sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences & law, mathematics & statistics, medicine, and physics & astronomy.

Business & Management
Communications
Health & Medicine
Science & Technology
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Searchable by company or ticker symbol to locate information in the following S&P publications. This database also includes the text of Standard and Poors's Industry Surveys, Register of Corporations, and Directors and Executives.

Business & Management
Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Volume 1: Christianity

Online collection that brings together the seminal works and archival materials of key worldwide religious thinkers. Covers the major strains and new directions in religious questioning that have often altered the framework of given traditions.

Religion & Philosophy
UlrichsWeb - Global Serials Directory

Standard library directory providing information about popular and academic magazines, scientific journals, newspapers and other serial publications.

Value Line Investment Survey

Includes publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Search it for current and historical market and financial data of U.S. companies, commentary and insights on industries, markets and the economy.

Business & Management
Wall Street Journal

Articles from the world's leading financial newspaper. Includes local and regional news.

Newspapers
Web of Science
Access to the world's leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Indexes documents appearing in journals including articles, citations, letters, corrections, additions, excerpts, editorials and reviews.
Communications
General Academic
Health & Medicine
History
Language & Literature
Psychology
Religion & Philosophy Science & Technology

Sociology

Scientific Style and Format Online eBook version of the CSE Manual for authors, editors, and publishers.
eBooks
Wiley Online Library

Journal articles and some full-text reference sources. Subjects covered include: business; chemistry; computer science; earth and environmental science; education; engineering; law; life sciences; mathematics and statistics; medicine and healthcare; physics and astronomy; polymers and materials science; psychology; and social sciences.

Education
General Academic
Health & Medicine
Psychology
Science & Technology
Oxford Art Online
Scholarly art encyclopedia covering both Western and non-Western art.
Arts & Music

eBooks

World Almanac

Contains the follow ebook reference materials: Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and The World Almanac for Kids.

eBooks
WorldCat

Locate books, maps, manuscripts, films, and recordings in libraries worldwide.

eBooks
World Newspaper Archive

Fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa.

History
Newspapers
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

Streaming video of documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety.


Political Science, Government & Law

Sociology
Video

Education in Video

Streaming video of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Education
Video
Ethnographic Video Online

Streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.

History
Sociology
Video
International Business Online 
 
Over 4,000 items including textbooks, book chapters, cases, corporate training videos, sample business documents and more. Business & Management

Video

Nursing Assessment in Video Demonstrations and step-by-step instructions for performing physical assessments of patients. Health & Medicine

Video

Historical Statistics of the United States
The standard source for quantitative facts of American history containing thirty years of data and scholarship. Topics range from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Each topic is placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
History
Political Science, Government & Law
Sociology
World History in Video

Streaming video collection of documentaries exploring human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content is global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.

History
Sociology
Video

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