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Research Databases, alpha by title

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 2,100 academic research journal, many are peer reviewed, dating back to 1985.

America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
History and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With full-text of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books, from 1955 to present.

Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
Auto Repair information on most major manufacturers of domestic, imported, and vintage vehicles, created by ASE certified technicians for nonprofessional, personal maintenance or repair projects.

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Book Index with Reviews (EBSCO)
Summary information on over 5 million book titles with over 800,000 book reviews.

Britannica Online
General multiple-subject encyclopedia, audio, video, and image files, links to college-level, quality websites.

Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
Full text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985, and 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor.

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Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer-oriented health information covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Includes the AHFS Consumer Medication descriptions of prescription drugs.

Country profiles, geography, cultural, social, political, & economic, links to local news feeds, and interactive data sets.

CQ Researcher
Research reports on current issues and controversial topics, pro and con arguments, graphics, maps, charts, links to college-level, quality websites.

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, nearly 200 videos.


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eBooks (EBSCO)
Multiple subjects, academic books you can read online; print, save, or email of selected pages; best viewed using Chrome or Firefox browsers.

eBooks (Oxford U. Press)
Very Short Introductions series provide definitions, descriptions, background and history of many academic topics, including religion, philosophy, psychology, history, geography, social sciences, economics, literature, more.

ERIC: Education Resources (EBSCO)
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents ,on research and practice in teaching and learning dating back to 1966.

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Summaries of magazine and journal articles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling. Warning Many articles do not have the full text available.

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Health Source: Consumer (EBSCO)
Full text access to nearly 80 consumer magazines on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic (EBSCO)
Full text of 550 scholarly journals focusing on nursing and medical disciplines. Includes the AHFS Consumer Medication descriptions of prescription drugs.

Historical Abstract of the United States
Find historical to current decade statistics of the USA on a wide range of subjects. Historical context is provided in introductory essays by recognized experts.

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MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO)
Full text of 500 popular high school magazines, 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 107,000 primary source documents, and over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Full text for nearly 1,700 popular magazines with full-text information dating as far back as 1975, 500 reference books, 164,400 primary source documents, and 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Authoritative medical information and 4,800 current biomedical journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, created by the National Library of Medicine.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Full text for 300 journals and periodicals with current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Mitchell On Demand
Automotive Technical Information Library, access is for automotive technology students, limited to 30 students. No off-campus or wireless access. To use Mitchell 1 in Internet Explorer version 9, you must enter "compatibility mode" by clicking on the "broken page" icon next to the location field.

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Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
Full-text from 860 newspapers, with 35 million full-text articles, and 857,000 television and radio news program transcripts.

Create and save MLA or APA citation lists or annotated bibliographies, export to Word or Google docs.


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Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Political Science Complete (EBSCO)

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Full text articles from 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.

Professional Development Collection for Educators (EBSCO)
Comprehensive collection of full text peer-reviewed journals in education and more than 200 educational reports.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (EBSCO)
Full text articles from 400 journals, emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

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Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Full text of more than 80 business publications from US metropolitan and rural areas.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Full text from 300 journals on world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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Science Full Text Select (EBSCO)

Science Online
The world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary. Full text articles from 1997 to the current issue; from 1880 to 1997, articles are only available as summaries.

Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Full text articles from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, TV & radio transcripts, state & country reports, primary source documents, photos, maps and graphs, and some academic research journals.?

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Please call Ruth Moon, Librarian, at 476-4263, or or use the "Ask a Librarian" form if you need help searching the databases or finding information.


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