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ABI/Inform Complete
Over 700 full text titles of the most popular and important business and management publications including 350 English language international sources.
Academic Search Premier
Full text of nearly 4600 scholarly titles, including 3500 peer-reviewed publications covering almost every area of academic study.
AccessScience
A fully searchable online version of McGraw-Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition
America’s Historical Newspapers
Find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries, inventions and more from hundreds of primary sources . Search using either the timeline or topic search to easily find news and eyewitness accounts and pro/con articles of events, issues and daily life in the colonies or during the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Great Depression, Vietnam War, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Cold War, globalization and other eras. Also included are illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people and other articles exactly as they appeared in print .
America’s Historical Newspapers
Find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries, inventions and more from hundreds of primary sources . Search using either the timeline or topic search to easily find news and eyewitness accounts and pro/con articles of events, issues and daily life in the colonies or during the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Great Depression, Vietnam War, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Cold War, globalization and other eras. Also included are illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people and other articles exactly as they appeared in print .
American History in Video
American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 4,248 titles, equaling approximately 1,031 hours.
Biography in Context
Biography Resource Center contains more than 440,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history. It combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with more than 325 full-text periodicals and journals, more than 27,000 portraits and thousands of Recent News briefs on high-interest individuals. Whether users want to learn about past and present noteworthy figures for their own personal benefit or need a starting point for more in-depth research on a particular event, country or era, the information presented in Biography Resource Center makes it the first source to consult.
Book Index With Reviews
Information on several million book titles in all genres, including fiction and non-fiction. Contains full-text reviews from: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, CHOICE, and others
Books & Authors
Identify new books to enjoy that meet a
personalized reading profile.
Britannica Online
The web version of the largest encyclopedia in the world.
Business & Company Resources
Detailed company and industry news and information including corporate histories,
Business Source Premier
Provides full text for more than 8500 scholarly business journals and other sources, covering management, economics, finance, accounting and more. Expanded coverage dating back to 1965 and further for over 200 journals.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Congressional Digest Debates
From a supremely authoritative publisher on U.S. politics and public affairs, this collection covers most controversies of significant U.S. concern … Better than the free Web debate sites in almost every respect; the site stands out for its depth of background, supporting data, balance among different sides, and well written, well documented arguments.
Credo Reference
Use Credo Reference to find 3,252,499 full text entries in 486 reference books
Criminal Justice Periodical Index
Full text of 45 criminal justice journals.
Discovering Collection
Reference sources in history, literature and science. Includes biographies, criticisms, overview essays, timeline entries, images/multimedia, and primary source documents.
Educator’s Reference Complete
For Educators. The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world. Over 750 full text journals.
ERIC
Citations and abstracts from almost 1000 education and related journals. Full text of over 2000 digests.
Gale Power Search
Search across several databases at once.
Hartford Courant (1992-present)
Full text from 1992 to the present
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Authoritative health information from journals, pamphlets and many medical encyclopedias.
Health Source Nursing & Academic
More than 550 scholarly full text journals on many medical disciplines.
Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1922)
Full-page coverage from issue 1, volume 1 of the newspaper starting in 1764 with coverage to December 31, 1922. This searchable digital archive of more than 280,000 pages of important historical content will offer article-level search results, article zoning and edited metadata, including headlines, bylines and first paragraphs.
Hoovers Company Profiles
Up to date content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives.
Informe! Revistas en Espanol
Articles from Spanish/bilingual magazines and newspapers including Siempre, Semana and La Opinion. Search in English or Spanish.
Issues and Controversies
Authoritative source of up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day.
LegalTrac
Articles from legal, business and general interest publications
LexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options. One of the most heavily used databases in higher education. LexisNexis Academic is available at over 1,500 libraries serving over 8 million students and faculty. It is a standard element in many research and information literacy programs.
LexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options. One of the most heavily used databases in higher education. LexisNexis Academic is available at over 1,500 libraries serving over 8 million students and faculty. It is a standard element in many research and information literacy programs.
Literary Reference Center
Includes plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews as well as literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, images as well as several encycloedia of literature, literary companions, and critical series.
MasterFile Premier
Full-text of over 2000 general reference publications, over 350 reference books, as well as primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.
MEDLINE
Abstracts of over 4,600 current biomedical journals.
New York Times
Full-text coverage of the US newspaper of record. 1999 to the present.
Newspaper Source
Selected full-text for 25 national ( U.S.) and international newspapers, full text television and radio news transcripts, and selected full text for over 200 regional U.S. newspapers.
NoodleBib
An online APA and MLA citation builder.
Online Reference Books
A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
A dynamic online library of current event topics: the facts as well as the arguments of each topic’s proponents and detractors
Professional Development Collection
For Educators. The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world. Over 750 full text journals.
PsycARTICLES
Full-text articles from 1987 to the present from 43 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations.
PsycINFO
Citations and abstracts from journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in the field of psychology from the 1800�s to the present, including international material from 2000 periodicals in 35 languages.
PubMed
National Library of Medicine’s index of medical journal articles from around the world.
Science in Context
Science Resource Center is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. This 24/7 resource reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies and more.
The Wall Street Journal
Full text of the financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance.
U.S. History in Context
Contains historical information, resources, and materials including full-text periodicals, newspapers, primary source documents and radio/television transcripts.
West’s Encyclopedia of American Law
Encyclopedia that lluminates today’s leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, important documents and more.
Westlaw Campus Research
Campus Research is an online research service that provides a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law related information for students.
World History in Context
Contains historical information, resources, and materials including full-text periodicals, newspapers, primary source documents and radio/television transcripts.

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