• Database Descriptions

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    Database Description Provider
    A to Z Maps Online Political, physical, outline, population, climate, historical, and many other types of maps available for downloading and printing for educational purposes only. Maps may be available in a variety of formats and download times vary greatly. New maps are added monthly. World Trade Press
    Academic OneFile 13,000 titles including 7,300 peer-reviewed journals and 5,000 in full text. Covers all academic subject areas Gale
    Academic Search Premier Full text from over 4,500 journals, including 3,700 peer-reviewed journals, covering all academic subject areas. Citations from over 3,500 more. EBSCO
    AccessScience AccessScience features fully searchable content from the Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. McGraw-Hill
    Agricola Over 4 million citations from the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Library. EBSCO
    Agricultural Collection Selected full text on agriculture and its related fields; emphasis on titles from Agricola Gale
    Alt HealthWatch Full text from over 180 journals, plus pamphlets, book excerpts, and reports covering complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care. EBSCO
    Alt Press Watch Full text from newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.. ProQuest
    American Fisheries Society Full text from several electronic journals published by the American Fisheries Society Allen Press
    America's Newspapers Full text from 32 national and regional newspapers. Ads and most photos are excluded Newsbank
    Article First Citations of articles from the contents pages of over 12,500 journals. OCLC
    ARTstor Image collection of over 1 million art, archaeology, and architecture images from many cultures and time periods. ARTstor
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    Biology Journals Full text articles and images from over 265 biological sciences journals. ProQuest
    Birds of North America Online A comprehensive full text resource about the life histories of all birds that live and breed in North America. Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
    Business & Company Resource Center Full text journal articles plus company profiles, investment reports, and market research reports Gale
    Business Economics & Theory Selected full text on topics in economics; includes video feeds from Forbes. Gale
    Business Source Premier Full text from over 2,300 business journals, plus market research, industry, and country reports. EBSCO
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    The Chronicle of Higher Education Full text articles on news, trends, and employment opportunities in higher education. Chronicle of Higher Education
    CINAHL Full text from over 550 journals indexed in the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL) database. EBSCO
    Computer Database Selected full text articles on computer related information Gale
    Computer Source Full text from over 300 journals and magazines covering various topics of computer science. EBSCO
    Communications and Mass Media Collection Selected full text from more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field Gale
    CQ Researcher
    Full text original reporting and balanced analysis on controversial topics. Each weekly issue focuses on one topic. CQ Press
    Credo Reference 500 full-text reference ebooks on all subjects including subject encyclopedias and dictionaries. Includes concept mapping capabilities and topic page overviews. Credo
    Criminal Justice Collection Selected full text from more than 700 journal titles on the subject of criminal justice Gale
    Culinary Arts Collection Includes selected full text from 250 cooking and nutrition magazines with thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. Gale
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    Diversity Studies Collection This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community, including more than 150 journals. Gale
    Discovering Collection Full text reference works, multimedia, and primary sources; updated Gale
    ebrary Full text from over 45,000 electronic books (eBooks) covering all academic subject areas. ebrary
    EBSCOhost ebook collection Full text from over 3,000 electronic books (eBooks) covering many academic subject areas. EBSCO
    Educators Reference Complete Full ERIC database plus additional full text from ERIC journals and reports Gale
    Electronic Collections Online Citations from over 5,000 journals in a wide range of subject areas. OCLC
    Encyclopedia of Science Fiction A scholarly, critical guide to all forms of science fiction.
    Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Selected full text from journal and reference content on the environmental issues Gale
    ERIC Selected full text from education journals and documents in the Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC). EBSCO
    Ethnic News Watch Full text from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. ProQuest
    Fine Arts and Music Collection Selected full text from more than 150 journals that provides support for research in the areas of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Gale
    Films on Demand (FMG) Master Academic Collection which includes 5,600 full-length programs and 62,500 video segments on a wide variety of subjects. Films Media Group
    Fuente Academica Full text from over 450 scholarly publications from 18 countries covering a variety of subject areas. Content is in Spanish. EBSCO
    Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Full text online general encyclopedia with alphabetically arranged articles, illustrations, and maps. EBSCO
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    Gale Power Search Search all of our cross-searchable Gale databases at once. Gale
    Gale Virtual Reference Library Full text of specialized reference sources and encyclopedias on a variety of topics including biology, business, history, and the environment. Gale
    Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection Selected full text from more than 100 journals focused on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture; includes reference sources Gale
    Gender Studies Collection This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more. Gale
    Gender Watch Full text from periodicals and other publications that focus on how gender impacts on a broad spectrum of subject areas. ProQuest
    General Business File ASAP Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. Gale
    General OneFile Selected full text database of magazine and newspaper articles covering all academic subject areas. Gale
    General Science Collection A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments. Gale
    Global Road Warrior Full text information on social, cultural, travel, and international business practices covering 175 countries and territories, including country maps and photos. World Trade Press
    Government Printing Office Full text U.S. government documents including Congressional reports and documents issued by departments of Defense, State, Labor, etc. OCLC
    GreenFile This collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments. EBSCO
    GREENR The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Includes authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Gale
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    Health and Wellness Resource Center Full text to medical reference sources, journals, PDR drug information, and consumer videos Gale
    Health Reference Center Academic Selected full text from nursing, allied health, and MEDLINE journals; includes surgery videos Gale
    Health Source: Consumer Edition Full text from over 80 magazines and 130 reference books covering general interest health topics. Includes clinical reports and drug guides. EBSCO
    Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Full text from over 500 journals in medical disciplines and indexing for 300 more. Emphasis on nursing and allied health. EBSCO
    Home Improvement Collection Selected full text from home-improvement magazines and journals including architectural techniques, zoning requirements, and tool and material selection. Gale
    Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection Selected full text of journals, reference resources, and Fodors travel handbooks; includes coverage of both current and historical aspects of hospitality and tourism. Gale
    Information Science and Library Issues Collection This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information on topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more. Gale
    Informe Full text Spanish language magazines, journals, and newspapers Gale
    InfoTrac Newstand Full text newspaper coverage for more than 1,000 newspapers. Gale
    Insurance and Liability Collection This collection of journals takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. Gale
    JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection Full text from complete back runs of 117 journal titles in 15 disciplines, including core research journals in the humanities and social sciences. JSTOR
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    LearningExpress Library 2.0 Practice tests with immediate scoring, answer explanations, and analysis of test results. Registered users can return to stored tests. Learning Express
    LearningExpress Library 3.0 Practice tests with immediate scoring, answer explanations, and analysis of test results. Registered users can return to stored tests. Learning Express
    LegalTrac Full text law journals selected by the American Association of Law Librarians Gale
    Legal Collection Full text from over 250 law publications, including law journals, legal documents, and case studies. EBSCO
    LexisNexis Academic Full text from newspapers and magazines, radio and TV news program transcripts, legal material and other current reference sources. LexisNexis
    Literary Reference Center Plus This Ebsco database has 252,000+ author biographies; 6,600+ author interviews; over 35,000 plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; 450 full-text literary journals; nearly 100,000 literary criticism essays, including The Bloom Series; 693,000+ book reviews; 78,400+ classic and contemporary poems; 19,700+ classic and contemporary short stories; 8,200+ classic texts. EBSCO
    LitFinder Selected full text from thousands of poems, short stories, plays, and speeches. Thomson Gale
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    MAS ULTRA Full text from general interest and current events publications, reference books, and biographies. Images include photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO
    MasterFILE Premier Full text from over 2,021 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more. EBSCO
    MedicLatina Selected full text from medical research and investigatory journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. Content is in Spanish. EBSCO
    Selected full text in the National Library of Medicines index of articles from nursing, dentistry, veterinary, and pre-clinical sciences. EBSCO
    Military & Government Collection Full text from academic journals and other current news periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government. EBSCO
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    Newspaper Source Full text from 25 national and international newspapers. Selected full text from over 300 regional U.S. newspapers. Full text television and radio news transcripts. EBSCO
    New York Times Full text from most articles from The New York Times, 2000 to current. Gale
    Nursing and Allied Health Collection Selected full text from over 1,000 journals on the nursing and allied health; includes many titles also in CINAHL. Gale
    Nursing Resource Center Full text journals, disease and drug overviews, care plans, anatomy and physiology diagrams Gale
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    Opposing Viewpoints Selected full text from published essays, statistics, and other reliable resources for researching positions on controversial topics. Thompson Gale
    Oregonian Full text provided by Newsbank for most articles from September 1987- current with a one day delay. Newsbank
    Oxford English Dictionary Full text from the second edition of the OED, including all updates. Oxford University Press
    Oxford Reference Online Premium Full text from many of the Oxford University Press language and subject reference works. Includes illustrations. Oxford University Press
    Papers First Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. OCLC
    Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection Over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and more. Gale
    Polling the Nations Full text from over 14,000 surveys conducted by polling organizations in the U.S. and 100 other countries, from 1986 to the present. ORS Publishing
    Popular Magazines Full text coverage of 1,000 of the most searched magazines on all subject areas Gale
    ProQuest Power Search Search all of our ProQuest databases at once. ProQuest
    Proceedings First Index of worldwide conference proceedings. OCLC
    Professional Development Collection Full text from over 500 journals especially for professional educators. EBSCO
    PsycARTICLES Full text from 49 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 11 from allied organizations. EBSCO
    Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Full text from 540 journals covering psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. EBSCO
    Psychology Collection Selected full text from 500 psychology journals Gale
    PsycINFO Citations and summaries for over 2 million journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in the field of psychology, dating back to early 1800s. EBSCO
    PubMed (see also: Medline) PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. See also the Medline database for access to this content via EBSCO and OVID platforms NLM
    Regional Business News Full text from over 50 regional business publications. EBSCO
    Religion & Philosophy Collection Full text from over 300 journals covering world religions, biblical studies, religious history, moral philosophy, and similar topics. EBSCO
    ScienceDirect College Edition Full text from 1995-current from peer-reviewed journals and reference works in the subject areas of health, life, and social sciences. ScienceDirect
    Scientific & Medical ART Images (SMART) Image collection of over 10,000 illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, trauma, and other topics. EBSCO
    Set for Science Full text from over 390 science journals (earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences). ProQuest
    Small Business Resource Center Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and websites on how to start, finance, or manage a small business Gale
    Student Resources in Context Full text articles, primary sources, multimedia covering all subject areas; includes numerous poems and literary criticism resources. Gale
    TOPIC search Full text from over 3,000 diverse sources for popular and timely topics on social, political, economic, and scientific issues. EBSCO
    U.S. History Collection This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher. Gale
    U.S. History in Context Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Gale
    Vocational & Career Collection Full text from 400 trade and industry related periodicals. EBSCO
    Wall Street Journal Full text from the eastern edition of the Wall Street Journal, 1984 to the present. ProQuest
    War and Terrorism Collection A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science. Gale
    World Almanac Full text from Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia and four complete almanacs. OCLC
    World History Collection This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher. Gale
    World Book Online Encyclopedia Full text online encyclopedia with added content, including articles, primary source documents, multi-media, maps and web sites. Comes with a dictionary and a Spanish language encyclopedia. World Book
    WorldCat Index of over 52 million catalog records for books and other materials in libraries worldwide. OCLC