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Academic OneFile
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources in the areas of physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

ArticleFirst
Access: OCLC FirstSearch, password required
Coverage: 1990-present
Content: Citation indexing of articles listed on the table of contents pages of over 15,000 journals in the areas of business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, and technology.

Bibliography of the History of Art
Access: unrestricted
Coverage: 1990-2007
Content: Hosted by the Getty Research Institute, the BHA is the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art.

Biography Reference Bank
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: Ancient Times - present
Content: Contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects. Cites biographical material appearing in more than 3,000 periodicals, some 2,500 current books (annually) of individual and collective biography, and incidental biographical material in otherwise non-biographical books. Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities.

Book Review Digest Plus
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1983-present
Content: Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. Reviews are arranged by book. Includes books for children, young adults and adults. Entries currently encompass some 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books and grows with daily updates.

Books In Print
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Over 5 million titles
Content: Books in print, out of print and forthcoming titles as far as six months in advance. Some entries include synopsis and review citations.

Choice Reviews Online
Access: network restricted
Coverage: 1988-present
Content: Choice Reviews Online is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Access: Network Restricted
Coverage: 1915-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and indexing for more than 500 journals and selected coverage of 200 more, with a combined coverage of 690 titles in communications, mass media, and other closely related fields. (380 titles are full-text).

Credo Reference
Access: Network Restricted
Coverage:
Content: Database of over 240 encyclopedias and dictionaries in Art, Biography, Business, History, Literature, Religion, Science, Technology and more.

Culinary Arts Collection
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Collection includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content from Delmar, Cengage Learning. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Current Biography Illustrated
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1940-present
Content: 15,000 biographies and almost 10,000 obituaries from all of the volumes of Current Biography Yearbook. Search by by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, and keywords.

DRAM Online
Access: network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: The DRAM collection provides streaming access to American and International Art music that has been neglected by the commercial marketplace. It includes music from New World Records and CRI labels, as well as independent labels and archives, with a wide range of genres including folk, opera, Native American, jazz, 19th century classical, early rock, musical theater, contemporary, and electronic music.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Access: Network Restricted
Coverage: 1959-present
Content: Over 3000 fiction and non-fiction fulltext e-books in a variety of subject areas (business, computer science, history, sociology, etc.) EBSCO eBook FAQ's

EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: varies by title
Content: Over 250 journal titles in a variety of academic areas.

Electronic CollectionsOnline (ECO)
Access: FirstSearch, password restricted
Coverage: 1995-present
Content: Over 4800 scholarly journal titles in the areas of agriculture, anthropology, business, economics, education, fine arts, geography, history, language, law, library science, literature, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, social science, and technology.

eLibrary
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1981-present
Content: Contains over 1,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts in a variety of areas, plus thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files.

Essay and General Literature
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1985-present
Content: Access to nearly 65,000 essays contained in some 5,300 anthologies and collections. Some 300 single and multi-author collections are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serials. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film.

Europa World Yearbook
Access: Europa, network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: Political and economic information for over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Entries include detailed historic overviews and statistical data.

European Views of the Americas, 1493-1750
Access: EBSCOhost
Coverage: 1493-1750
Content: This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.

Expanded Academic ASAP
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and citation indexing for 2,200 scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Broad subject coverage in all academic areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage:
Content: Database of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Collection of more than 100 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. Includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General OneFile
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and citation indexing for 5,800 scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Broad subject coverage in all academic areas.

GeoRef
Access: network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: GeoRef is is a comprehensive geosciences database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records to the geoscience literature of the world. Among the subjects covered in GeoRef are: environmental and engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology and oceanography, and mineralogy.

GPO Access
Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: varies
Content: The official web site of the Government Printing Office. Links to Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches as well as links to the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Congressional Record, US Code, Congressional Bills, Catalog of Government Publications, and more.

GreenFILE
Access: unrestricted
Coverage: varies by title
Content: Indexing and abstracts for over 600 general and scholarly titles, "focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond"

Historic Documents
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1972-present
Content: Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.

Home Improvement Collection
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Collection of more than 200 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, and zoning requirements.

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: This collection of nearly 500 journals provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field.

Informe
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: "A collection of Hispanic magazines (in Spanish) with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects."

JSTOR
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Full-text of hundreds of academic journals in the areas of African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Folklore, Geography, History, History of Science & Technology, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.

LexisNexis Academic
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies (most collections 1980's - present)
Content: Full-text articles in the areas of news, business, legal, and reference information. Areas include: Top News, Biographical Information, General News Topics, Reference & Directories, Company News, General Medical & Health Topics, Industry & Market News, Medical Abstracts, Government & Political News Accounting, Auditing, & Tax, Legal News, Law Reviews, Company Financial Information Federal Case Law, Country Profiles, US Code, Constitution, & Court Rules, State Profiles, and State Legal Research.

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1984 present
Content: Indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information and retrieval, and information management.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: mid 1960's-present
Content: This bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings

OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1982-present
Content: multidisciplinary database providing the complete content (indexing, abstracts, and full text) from six of Wilson's full-text databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Full-text magazine and news articles of information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites. Subjects include abortion, animal rights, bioethics, crime, education, health care, national security, pollution, sex education, women's rights, and more.

Oxford Reference
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Includes over 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works, containing well over 60,000 pages are available in a single cross-searchable resource. Subjects include: Art, Biology, Business, History, Religion, Philosophy, and more.

Papers First
Access: OCLC FirstSearch, password restricted
Coverage: 1993-present
Content: Citation indexing of papers presented at conferences worldwide Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

Popular Magazines
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries". Titles like Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and Oprah

ProceedingsFirst
Access: OCLC FirstSearch, password restricted
Coverage: 1993-present
Content: Citation indexing of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Project Muse
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: varies (most titles cover the previous 2-5 years)
Content: Full-text access to over 100 scholarly journals in the areas African Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Classics, Culture and Society, Economics, Education, Film, Theater, and Performing Arts, Folklore, French Studies, Gay and Lesbian Studies, Geography, History, Irish Studies, Judaic Studies, Language, Latin American Studies , Law, Library Science, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine and Health, Medieval Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Music, Native American Studies, Pacific Studies, Philosophy, Philosophy and Science, Politics and Policy Studies, Population Studies, Psychology and Psychiatry, Religion, Science, Sexuality, Sociology, and Women's Studies.

ProQuest Research Library
Access: ProQuest, network restricted
Coverage: varies (1970's-present)
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and indexing for periodicals in a broad range of subject areas. Modules include Research Library Core, Arts, Business, Children's, Education, General Interest, Health, Humanities, International, Law, Military, Multicultural, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Women's Interest.

Reader's Guide Full Text
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1983-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada, plus the full text of selected periodicals. Subjects include African-Americans, Aging, Children, Computers, Consumer Education, Current Events, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Health, Hobbies, Leisure Activities, Nutrition, Sports, Television, etc.

Resources for College Libraries
Access: network restricted
Coverage:
Content: Welcome to Resources for College Libraries, the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring over 75,000 titles in 117 subjects.

Student Resources in Context
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Full-text coverage of over 1,000 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips. Also includes thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, and critical analyses. Includes Student Resource Center-Health Module.

Wellcome Images
Access: unrestricted
Coverage: varies
Content: Wellcome Images provides free access to over 100,000 high resolution images from the Wellcome Library, one of the world's major resources for studying medical history. The collection includes manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements, all released under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license for anyone to use, with attribution.

World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean
Access: Gale, network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: A rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean, including academic journals and news feeds covering the region, reference articles and commentary, maps and statistics as well as audio and video.

WorldCat
Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: all dates
Content: Search for books, music, videos, and other materials in libraries worldwide. WorldCat contains over a billion records in over 400 languages and allows users to identify local library holdings.

WorldCat Advanced
Access: OCLC FirstSearch, password required
Coverage: all dates
Content: Search for books, music, videos, and other materials in libraries worldwide. WorldCat contains over a billion records in over 400 languages. Advanced searching allows searching by publisher subject heading, audience, content, format, and more.

Your Paintings
Access: unrestricted
Coverage: varies
Content: Collection of 200,000+ oil paintings from local and national museum collections in the United Kingdom. The site is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation, and participating museums and collections.

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