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EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost Academic Premier offers information in many areas of academic study, such as social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies. Academic Search™ Premier provides full text access for nearly 4,600 titles and expanded indexing & abstracts and PDF backfiles for more than 100 top scholarly academic journals, dating back to 1965 or the first issue published (whichever is more recent).

EBSCOhost Masterfile Premier contains full text access for 2,051 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 362 reference books, 84,606 biographies, 88,463 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags.


ProQuest
ProQuest National Newspapers includes full-text access to:

San Diego Union-Tribune – 2000 to present.
New York Times -- most current 3 months.
Los Angeles Times -- 1986 to present.
Wall Street Journal -- 1986 to present.
Washington Post -- 1998 to present.
Christian Science Monitor -- 1995 to present.

Lexis Nexis
LexisNexis® Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs, including: National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789 Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news .

SIRS Researcher
A general reference database with thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, historic, economic, political, and global issues, taken from more than 1,200 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, journals, and government publications.

Literature Resource Center
Literary criticism, articles, and biographical information from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Also includes:

Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
In-depth information on the lives of nearly 100,000 authors
Critical essays on nearly 2,000 authors
Links to more than 3,000 web sites
More than 1,300 photographs
Research guide with instructions on writing papers and citing sources

CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher provides full-text, detailed coverage of current social issues including background, a chronology, current trends, related topics and a bibliography for further research. Each week a new current issue is added to the database.

The library also has the print edition of CQ Researcher in the Reference Collection at HE 62 E35.

FACTs.com
FACTS.com delivers more than 200,000 full next news articles from 1940 – present. It includes four separate databases:

  • World News Digest places events in historical perspective
  • Issues and Controversies explores controversial topics with statistical overviews, newspaper editorials, and primary documents
  • Today's Science covers latest developments in science, including background information and suggestions for further reading.
  • World Almanac Reference contains the World Almanac, Book of Facts, and the World Almanac Encyclopedia.

Proquest Historical Newspapers
This database offers full-text and full-image articles for newspapers dating back to the 19th century. For most titles, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF® files. This ongoing project has already completed The New York Times® from 1851-2001 and the Los Angeles Times from 1881-1966.

Ethnic Newswatch
is a comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Continuously growing since 1991, Ethnic NewsWatch is now a collection of over 830,000 full-text articles from 240 publications.

CINAHL - EBSCOhost
The CINAHL database provides indexing for over 1,700 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 961,000 records dating back to 1982. Users also have instant access to full text for 449 journals indexed in CINAHL



EBSCO Nursing Journals

provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health includes the Clinical Pharmacology database, providing access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs.


Ask ERIC
The ERIC database, the world's largest source of education information, contains more than one million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.

Noticias en Español
1992 to present. Full-text articles in Spanish from international press wire services.

Access Science
The online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Updated daily, it includes annual yearbooks, over 2,000 science biographies, illustrations, news stories from Science News and selected websites.

Country Watch
Current and comprehensive information about 191 countries. In addition to the latest newswire stories about each country, it provides information such as: key data, political overview, economic overview, corporate/enterprise sector, and environmental trends.

A Matter of Fact
Provides in-text statistical evidence on current public policy topics, including social, economic, political, health, and environmental issues.

Sources include the Congressional Record, Congressional hearings, government publications, news magazines, and newsletters.

College Source Catalogs

Features over 10,100 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover original page format including 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and professional schools. Users are provided with links to each schools website.

netLibrary
NetLibrary is a shared collection of recently published electronic books on a wide range of subjects. To access netLibrary from home, you must first sign up for an account on campus.

For additional help visit our netLibraryhelp page.

 
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