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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Full-text coverage in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion & Theology, and more subjects; abstract & indexed journals; full text journals. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=aph&authtype=ip
BIR Entertainment (EBSCO)
BIR Entertainment provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles, with more being added regularly. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=kfh&authtype=ip
Britannica Online
Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica; includes 32 volume Encyclopedia Britannica; Britannica World Atlas; Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://academic.eb.com
Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Spanish language resource with content similar to the English version of Britannica Online Academic Edition. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: https://secure.eb.com/authref/spanish
CQ Global Researcher
CQ Global Researcher provides students with in-depth coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints. CQ Global Researcher offers focused, readable, single-topic reports on vital world issues. Written by seasoned journalists with years of international experience, these reports make use of such sections as "current situation," "pro-con," and a new feature called "voices from abroad." Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://library.cqpress.com/globalresearcher/
CQ Researcher
The CQ Researcher is the award-winning choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Controversial topics addressed in a balanced, unbiased manner in the CQ tradition. Look for detailed analyses of current social issues, targeting controversial or "hot" topics. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/
EBSCO
See "Academic Search Premier"
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica; includes 32 volume Encyclopedia Britannica; Britannica World Atlas; Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.eb.com/
Films on Demand
Films on Demand [FOD] is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from more than 12,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas including Education, Arts, Business, Sciences, and much more. Films On Demand is also available from off-campus.  Please visit our Films on Demand guide for information on accessing the videos. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=18141&xtid=
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=funk&authtype=ip
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Browse or search for topics in an individual e-book, search subject sub-sets of e-books, or search through all of the books for a multidisciplinary perspective. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/irvi35588?db=GVRL
JSTOR
JSTOR includes over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Collections include the Arts & Sciences as well as the Life Sciences. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://www.jstor.org/action/doAdvancedSearch
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
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. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=lxh&authtype=ip
MAS FullTEXT Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO)
Contains full text for magazines including: America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War times, Congressional Digest, Discover, Economist, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian and World War II; includes biographies and primary source documents; includes Columbia Encyclopedia, CIA World Fact Book, World Almanac and Book of Facts. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=ulh&authtype=ip
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Contains full text for over 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues; includes reference books, biographies primary source documents and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=f5h&authtype=ip
Merriam-Webster Unabridged
Access more than 700,000 definitions, 143,000 etymologies, and 100,000 quotations from well-known writers. Use the advanced search tool to gain exclusive access to recently collected citations from the Merriam-Webster citation files. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: https://dictionary.eb.com/
Oxford English Dictionary
Definitions of over 500,00 words, traces usage; Etymological analysis. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://www.oed.com/
Primary Search (EBSCO)
Contains Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage Children's dictionary. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=prh&authtype=ip
Project Gutenberg Online Catalog
Project Gutenberg was the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks). This is their catalog of what they have digitized and made available. There are presently nearly 30,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog. In addition, a grand total of over 100,000 titles are available at Project Gutenberg Partners, Affiliates and Resources.
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. This combination of volume and scope makes it one of the broadest, most inclusive databases ProQuest has to offer. Nearly 4,000 titles, over 2,800 in full text, cover subjects such as art, business, children, education, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social science, women's interests, and more. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.proquest.com/ip?accountid=39837
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
This resource is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a comprehensive full-text source of content as it pertains to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=ehost&defaultdb=rlh&authtype=ip
Student Research Center (EBSCO)
The Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Trouble accessing database on-campus?  Copy and paste this URL in your browser: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=src&authtype=ip
World Data Analyst
Get detailed country comparisons, statistics, and comparisons for each country in WDA.<br/>Trouble accessing database on-campus?   Copy and paste this URL in your browser: https://secure.eb.com/authref/wdi
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