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ABC-CLIO eBook Collection - History Reference Online | Usage Help
ABC CLIO's eBook Collection offers encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger, providing information on a multitude of subjects including history, popular culture, social sciences, and professional materials for teachers. CLU collection includes 628 titles.

APA Ebooks & Handbooks in Psychology- TRIAL | Usage Help - NEW
APA Handbooks in Psychology® Series — these reference books provide both overviews and in-depth analyses of a variety of sub-fields within psychology. APA Books E-Collections includes select titles from 2001 to 2014. It's encompass book content in psychology and related disciplines (including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, neuroscience, and physiology, among others). Coverage within each collection is limited to scholarly and professional titles.

Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center--GALE) | Usage Help
Biographical Fact Search Tutorial | Creating Citations Tutorial
Biography in Context is a comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 525,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Integrated reference materials include biographical narratives, full-text articles, and thousands of images and other media-rich content in context. Updated daily.

Cambridge Histories Online | Usage Help - NEW
Contains over 300 full-text volumes that covers 15 academic subject areas published from 1960 to date. Each volume includes authoritative narrative accounts by specialists and extensive bibliographies. In addition to world history, this product also covers the histories of other subjects, including language and linguistics, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theater and performing arts, and warfare.

Cambridge Journals Online | Usage Help
Cambridge Journals Online is a full text collection of over 250 titles published by Cambridge University Press, covering over 32 subject areas, ranging from Agriculture, Archaeology and Anthropology, Nutrition, to Psychology and Cognitive Science, Religion and Social Studies.

CollegeSource | Usage Help
The worldwide leader in college information resources. Includes 60,368 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover original page format, as well as institution profiles, transcript keys and other critical resources.

Country Watch | Usage Help
Country Review Tutorial | Data Tutorial
Country Watch is a world leader in providing country-specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 recognized countries of the world. Select a country from the drop-down menu at their site or from the regional menu to view the information available.

Early American Newspapers, Series 2 (1758-1900) | Usage Help
This primary resource database offers several hundred thousand fully searchable issues from more than 250 significant 18th- and 19th-century newspapers from all 50 present states. Based primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), which houses a vast collection of American newspapers through 1876, Series 2 also includes titles from the acclaimed newspaper collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society and more than 90 other institutions.

ebrary Academic Complete | Usage Help
A growing collection of more than 52,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE ADDED FUNCTIONALITY OF THIS DATABASE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality. Also, Ebrary’s Plug-in has to be dowloaded by clicking on Ebrary Reader button located by the title.

EBSCOhost Mobile | Usage Help
Mobile Tutorial
EBSCOhost's application is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important EBSCOhost features and functionality, right in the palm of your hand!

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online | Usage Help
EB Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Britannica Blog and select news articles from the New York Times on the Web and BBC News. Research tools include Compare Countries, This Day in History, Timelines, World Atlas, and World Data Analyst. You can also use EB Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 130,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Reference ebooks collection) | Usage Help
This is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Search thousands of reference e-books with more than 1.8 million documents. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Google Scholar | Usage Help
Search for relevant scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

GPO Monthly Catalog (OCLC) | Usage Help
(1976-present; updated monthly) Contains citations for U.S. government publications, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, & records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments of Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.

History Reference Online--ABC-CLIO eBook Collection | Usage Help
ABC CLIO's eBook Collection offers encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger, providing information on a multitude of subjects including history, popular culture, social sciences, and professional materials for teachers. CLU collection includes 628 titles.

Literati by Credo | Usage Help - NEW
Provides full-text e-reference books available through the Literati collection as well as news, full-text articles, videos, and images available in Pearson Library’s other subscription resources. With Literati Topic Pages, students can find scholarly, authoritative reference information about all major subjects. Tools like the Literati Mind Map help students to navigate from research prompt to A+ research paper. The Literati collection is comprised of everything from subject encyclopedias to primary source materials, including the handbooks of research and dictionaries found in between. The dynamic tables and high quality multimedia found in this authoritative, citable content engages users while providing them with the context that they’ll need to continue their research in your library’s subject-specific resources.

Literature Criticism Online (GALE) | Usage Help
Literature Criticism Online offers centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays covering works from contemporary literature back to classical and medieval times, and including poetry, short stories, drama, and children's literature, all at your fingertips.

Literature Resource Center (GALE) | Usage Help
Guided Tour
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes Scribner's Writers Series and Twayne's Authors Series.

McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience | Usage Help
Site Tour
McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience 2.0 offers fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. Content contributed by more than 5000 researchers, including 36 Nobel Prize winners; over 8,500 online articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology; yearbooks and dictionaries; 15,000 illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations; and the latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO) | Usage Help
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 40 national (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, The San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

OAIster (OCLC) | Usage Help
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open archive digital resources that was built by harvesting from open archive collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster boasts more than 23 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.

Oxford English Dictionary | Usage Help
Quick Tour
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 3 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Oxford Reference Online (ORO) | Usage Help
New User Tour
With more than 220 subject dictionaries and reference titles offer quick reference answers in the areas of language, general reference, humanities and social science, business and professional, and science, technology and medicine. ORO brings them all into a single cross-searchable resource.

Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog | Usage Help
Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free ebooks on the Internet. There are more than 36,000 free books in this collection, all from bona fide publishers, which are now in the public domain.

PsychiatryOnline and DSM Premium | Usage Help
PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR®—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry. Also includes full text access to journals like, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences Psychosomatics, and Psychiatric News, for the latest developments in the field.

SAGE Knowledge & Corwin e-Book Collection | Usage Help
SAGE Knowledge is a customized collection of e-books covering the field of Education. CLU’s subscription features 85 full-text titles from the Corwin e-Book Collection and 63 titles from the E-Reference Collection. The Corwin e-books cover the fields of Teacher Education, Special Education, Counseling and Guidance, Educational Administration and Educational Leadership. Titles include works from best-selling Corwin authors such as Charlotte Danielson, Michael Fullan, Kaye Burke, Douglas Reeves, Randall Lindsey, Cara Shores, Carolyn Chapman, Michael Barber, David Sousa, and Jim Knight.

SAGE Reference Online | Usage Help
Provides access to ten excellent reference titles. The selected subject encyclopedias are indexed and searchable and include all tables, charts and images from the print editions. Subjects include anthropology, children and the media, counseling, educational leadership, environment and society, geography, green energy, play in society, psychological assessment, and sports medicine.

Sage Research Methods Online | Usage Help
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research tool supported by a newly devised taxonomy that links content and methods terms. It is the place to go for independent research in social science methods, delivering material across the breadth of this area of: quantitative methods, qualitative methods, mixed methods and research design. SRMO contains 600 books and reference titles, 140+ journal articles and 15+ videos, and the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series.

SCOPUS | Usage Help
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SCOPUS is an abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources which includes 45.5 million records, 70% with abstracts, from over 19,000 journals, many with full-text links. Perform literature searches and keep current with what is going on within your area of interest. This database includes the ability to search for authors and citations as well as patents and web resources.

Statistical Insight (Formerly Statistical Universe) | Usage Help
Tutorials
ProQuest Statistical Insight provides access to statistics produced by federal agencies, states, business organizations, research institutions, and international organizations including the UN, EU, and OECD. This database enables single search capability and full-text records for thousands of statistical publications, tables, and datasets. Updated weekly.

Web of Science: Arts & Humanities Citation Index | Usage Help - NEW
Arts & Humanities Citation Citation Index (through Web of Science) is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Deliveres essential information from more than 1.700 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. Provides faculty and students with quick and powerful access to the bibliographic and citation information for journal articles in the arts & humanities they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals, and researchers, and share their findings. Coverage of current information and retrospective data from 1993 to the present.

World Almanacs (OCLC) | Usage Help
(1998; updated annually) Contains the full-text contents of: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and The World Almanac for Kids, as well as Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia. A fundamental source for quick facts and statistics.

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