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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
(For journals in the humanities see JSTOR below.) Search the core academic journal, magazine and trade publication modules from EBSCO. Many thousands of full-text sources are included across all academic disciplines. A large number of the sources available are peer-reviewed. Subject areas include the humanities, business, education, the social sciences including psychology and behavioral science, the health sciences including medicine and nursing, as well as general sciences including physical science.     

The African-American Experience
Developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists, The African American Experience a wide ranging and easy-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture.     

American Chemical Society journals
Accounts of Chemical Research, Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of Natural Products, Journal of the American Chemical Society     

The American Indian Experience
Vast resource on the history and culture of America's Native Peoples.     

ARTstor is a digital library of over 1 million images and media files focusing on the arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. This resource offers tools for instructors to set up course-specific areas within ARTstor for their students to share and collaborate on projects and assignments. 

Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
This business database provides full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals, including full text for more than 450 peer-reviewed business publications.      

CQ Researcher
Covers controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into many sides of the issues, and bibliographies.This resource includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983.  

CAMIO (FirstSearch)
CAMIO is OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online, a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.  

CARLI Digital Collections
A selection of digital collections including 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, images from many important collections, Sanborn Insurance maps, and more.     

Chicago Tribune (ProQuest)
Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.  

Child Development and Adolescent Studies
Current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 - 2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals. More than 342,000 records are included.     

The Chronicle of Higher Education
This is the web edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the premier publication for news, articles and information for college and university faculty members and administrators.      

Consumer Medication Information from AHFS (EBSCO)
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.     

EBSCO full database menu
Complete listing with individual descriptions of all database modules available from EBSCO. Use this link to use all modules in one search (make sure to check the "select all" checkbox).      

EBSCO search all databases
Link to search page with all EBSCO database modules pre-selected. (See above entry on EBSCO.)     

Contains more than 850,000 annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).      

Ebooks Collection (EBSCO)
Three new nonfiction modules have been added as of November, 2013. The new content significantly increases the size, scope and currency of the ebooks available from this provider. 

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
All areas of education are covered, with over one thousand full-text sources, from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.      

Read It!, formerly English Language Learner (EBSCO)
Customized content and practice tests in ELL Reference Center are designed to support ELLs’ English-language proficiency and comprehension in topics including literacy, researching, note-taking and academic writing. The intuitive, easy-to-use interface, as well as reference materials that are created specifically for ELL students and the educators that work with them. 

Ethnic News Watch (ProQuest)
Provides comprehensive access to the ethnic, minority and native press in the United States.  

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
Resource for film and television research. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation and restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Included are more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books. Includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.     

GPO Publications Online (FirstSearch)
More than 450,000 records for documents printed by the U.S. government. It covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records, judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments.  

Gale full database menu
Full list of databases from Gale.     

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. 


GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. 

Harper's Historical Archive
Articles from Harper's historical archive dating back to the second half of the nineteenth century.      

Health sciences from EBSCO (medicine, nursing, dentistry, etc)
EBSCO full-text databases for health science including CINAHL with Full Text, Health Source Consumer edition, Health Source academic edition, and Medline with Full Text. These modules combined provde access to a large number of journals and periodicals for medicine, nutrition, nursing dentistry, consumer health information, food science, the health care system, and veterinary medicine. 

Historical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge University Press)
A standard source for historical statistical of the United States, this resource expands on Historical Statistics of the United States from the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. Data is downloadable in Excel, CSV or ZIP formats.      

History of Science, Technology & Medicine
With an interdisciplinary focus, the database covers topics on the role of scientific discovery in society and culture, as well as the historiography of scientific disciplines from prehistory to the present. It includes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other related materials This database incorporates four bibliographies, the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and theWellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.  

JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII
Academic journals in the humanities. This database has the full text from over 250 journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Specific disciplines covered include history, political science, sociology, art, art history, language and literature.     

The Latino American Experience
History and culture of Latinos in the United States.     

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. 

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Literature Resource Center is comprised of content from journal articles and traditional reference sources including Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and Contemporary Literary Criticism. There are over 400,000 full-text articles from 250 academic journals, as well as thousands of critical essays, work overviews, plot summaries and explications, author biographies, and links to authoritative content-related Web sites. Other features include a student guide to conducting literary research, an interactive literary historical timeline, and Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.     

Use this resource for reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. 

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
This resources is a bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. This database contains more than 639,000 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to present.     

Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.     

Multimedia databases from Alexander Street Press
These individual databases provide streaming video across a wide variety of disciplines and subjects, with linked content that can be used in Blackboard course sites. The individual databases, which must be searched separately, are:     

New York Times (ProQuest)
Full text coverage of the New York Times from 1980 - present.  

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Provides selected full text from over 180 U.S. and international newspapers, newswires, columns as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. journals, magazines and newspapers.      

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides full-text access to contrasting points of view on topics related to current social issues. This resource is comprised of viewpoint articles, or essays, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as links to more than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites. Updated daily.     

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Provides full text for more than 70 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 dates as far back as 1990. 

Professional Development Education Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles.      

ProQuest Newspapers
This vast database includes the Chicago Tribune with historical archive dating back to 1849, the Chicago Defender, many other Illinois newspapers, ethnic and minority publications, and the New York Times, 1980 - present.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.     

Sage Social Science eReference * only partially full-text *
Social sciences reference database of more than 2,500 titles. 

Scientific American (coverage 2010-present)
Full text coverage of the journal Scientific American. 2010-present.     

Scientific and Medical Art image database (EBSCO)
Thousands of medical illustrations, videos, interactive tools, and monographs of anatomy, physiology, embryology, surgery, trauma, pathology, diseases, conditions and other topics.     

Springer Ebooks for Medicine (Springer)
Ebooks from Springer in the biomedical and life sciences. 

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.     

Testing and Education Reference Center (Gale) * you must establish an individual profile with this resource in order to access the full-text content *
Test preparation resource to prepare for specialized tests and entrance exams. Offers the latest college and graduate entrance exams, as well as college and vocational school information.     

Women and Social Movements (Alexander Street Press)
Full-text database dealing with the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000.