Online Databases 

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** Denotes access restricted to in-house use only. Databases by Title

Bibliographies & Indexes

ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)
ArticleFirst provides bibliographic information of articles from over 16,000 sources covering the subjects of business, humanities, medicine, and popular culture.

Book Review Digest Plus (H. W. Wilson)
Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.

Book Review Digest Retro (H. W. Wilson)
Reflecting nearly eight decades of H.W. Wilson’s Book Review Digest, Book Review Digest Retrospective provides excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. Citations with excerpts of reviews of juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction in the English language are included.

BooksInPrint (Bowker's)
BooksInPrint is a bibliographic tool for libraries, booksellers, and publishers, and provides information on books, audio books, and videos.

Clase & Periodica (FirstSearch)
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. This database offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.

Electronic Books Abstracts & Index of Online Books (FirstSearch)
Contains all the online electronic books cataloged by OCLC member libraries.

Electronic Collections Online (ECO) (FirstSearch)
Provides bibliographic information for an OCLC collection of scholarly journals comprised of over 5,000 sources dating from 1995 to the present. The journals cover a variety of subjects, including: agriculture, anthropology, business, economics, education, fine arts, geography, history, language, law, library science, literature, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, social science, and technology.

ERIC (EBSCO)
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC (FirstSearch)
A bibliographic guide to published and unpublished sources on education. ERIC includes limited full-text documents at no charge. Subjects covered in the database include: adult, career and vocational education; assessment and evaluation, disabilities and gifted education, educational management, elementary and early childhood education, higher education, information and technology, language and linguistics, reading and communication, teachers and teacher education, and urban education.

Government Periodicals Index (ProQuest)
Government Periodicals index allows users to search by keyword, title, author, agency or bibliographic data for periodicals from 1988-present. Users may also search by subject to find indexed periodical articles; retrieve bibliographic information about a journal title indexed in the database, or link to Government Periodicals on the Web.

Government Publications Office (GPO) Monthly Catalog (FirstSearch)
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments. The database covers from 1976 to the present, and is updated monthly. Includes a bibliographic citation in each record.

Guide to Reference (ALA)**
Guide to Reference is a cornerstone of the literature of librarianship. The new online edition takes full advantage of the Web's capacities to connect information sources; it also creates and links to content that makes it a center for learning about and practicing reference librarianship.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
LISTA indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 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.

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch)
MEDLINE corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. Includes thousands of records with substantial abstracts covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Subjects covered include: clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, and veterinary medicine.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)**
Containing over 2.0 million bibliographic records, the NTIS Database is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. On average, NTIS has added over 60,000 new records per year to the Database over the past ten years. Most records include abstracts.

OAIster (FirstSearch)
OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources from open archive collections. The records cover multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object.

PapersFirst (FirstSearch)
PapersFirst is an OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide, with coverage from 1993 to the present. The index covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. PapersFirst is updated bimonthly.

ProceedingsFirst (FirstSearch)
ProceedingsFirst is an OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings, with coverage extending from 1993 to the present. Updated biweekly, ProceedingsFirst covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Public Library Core Collection (H. W. Wilson)
Public Library Core Collection is a reliable guide for building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation, and evaluative quotations from a review when available, plus information on electronic editions of works where available.

Resources for College Libraries
The RCL online edition is updated quarterly to provide librarians with the latest recommended titles mapped to 58 curriculum-specific subject areas. RCLweb features numerous workflow tools and functionality not found in the print product. Users may search by RCL subject, LC Classification Range, Dewey # Range, Audience, Format, Awards, and date.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
WorldCat is a worldwide catalog of books and other materials in libraries. It contains the bibliographic records as cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide, with over 400 languages represented.

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Biographical

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

African American Studies Center (Oxford University Press)
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field, focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

American Indian Experience (ABC-CLIO)
The American Indian Experience is a digital resource that illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.

American National Biography (Oxford University Press)
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men & women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.

Latino American Experience (ABI-CLIO)
Explore the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States. The coverage ranges from precontact Aztec and Maya societies to 21st-century political issues like recent immigration law to cultural themes like coming-of-age rituals, music, literature, and cuisine.

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Business & Investment

Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
Business Source Elite provides full text coverage for nearly 1,100 business publications and economics journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,750 journals. This database includes full text (PDF) coverage dating back as far as 1985, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

Corporate Affiliations (LexisNexis)**
Corporate Affiliations offers critical insights including company profiles on over 1 million parent and subsidiary businesses worldwide, and in-depth details on directors, executives and their professional interactions.

Davis-Bacon Wage Determination
Wage determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts. The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded or assisted construction projects.

Mergent Online
Mergent provides access to detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company information. Users may search for companies by name, ticker symbol, CUSIP number, SIC, NAICS, and MIC codes; index, or country. Users may also generate country and industry profiles.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar provides current, comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks, as well as mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and various investment indexes and groups.

NILS Arkansas INSource**
NILS INsource features insurance terminology indexing, line-of-business searching, and compliance topic and subtopic categories that quickly deliver the focused content compliance professionals need, significantly reduce research time and make compliance efforts more effective.

Plunkett Research**
Plunkett Research, Ltd. provides industry sector analysis and research, industry trends and industry statistics. The database covers such sectors as health care, financial services, retailing, entertainment, energy and information technology.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship
The database contains published articles related to entrepreneurship as well as resources and toolkits, such as business plans, templates, and forms which may be of use to new or small businesses.

ReferenceUSAGov
ReferenceUSAGov is an Internet-based reference service from the Government Division of infoUSA. The ReferenceUSAGov database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses, 210 million US residents, 855,000 US health care providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Small Business Collection (Gale)
Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find over 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

USATrade Online**
Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities. USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level.

Value Line Library Investment Survey**
Value Line provides Ratings & Reports on approximately 1,700 companies and 98 industries containing Value Line's Timeliness, Safety, and Technical ranks, financial and stock price forecasts for the coming 3 to 5 years, an analyst's written commentary, and much more. The Summary & Index contains an index of all stocks in the Investment Survey as well as many up-to-date statistics to keep investors informed about the latest company results. The Selection & Opinion section contains Value Line's latest economic and stock market forecasts, one-page write-ups about interesting and attractive stocks, model portfolios, and financial and stock market statistics.

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Computers & Technology

Computer Database (Gale)
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

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Consumer Resources

AHFS Consumer Medication Information (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.

Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. Database content includes approximately 26,000 vehicles covered from 1945 to present, over 150,000 factory drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 70,000 technical service bulletins, recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 100,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications, and maintenance schedules.

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)
Content contained in the database focuses on home improvement and home repair. The main navigation will direct researchers to high-quality repair information. Thousands of repairs will be available in the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, plumbing projects, wood projects, decorating projects and maintenance.

LegalForms (Gale)
Forms available on Gale LegalForms include forms drafted by attorneys for a particular legal matter, forms from public records and participating companies and attorneys. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues are available.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
This database serves as a reference and provides instructional information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair. SERRC contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer (http://www.clymer.com/). These manuals contain thousands of accurate and concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components. Routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as more extensive repairs involving engine transmission disassembly are covered. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators, and more.

Vocation & Career Collection (EBSCO)
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

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Culture & Society

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

African American Studies Center (Oxford University Press)
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field, focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

American Indian Experience (ABC-CLIO)
The American Indian Experience is a digital resource that illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.

Latino American Experience (ABI-CLIO)
Explore the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States. The coverage ranges from precontact Aztec and Maya societies to 21st-century political issues like recent immigration law to cultural themes like coming-of-age rituals, music, literature, and cuisine.

Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Users of this collection can research different religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. The collection is comprised of 250 periodicals, many of which are full-text. Coverage begins in 1980.

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Directories

Corporate Affiliations (LexisNexis)**
Corporate Affiliations offers critical insights including company profiles on over 1 million parent and subsidiary businesses worldwide, and in-depth details on directors, executives and their professional interactions.

Finderbinder Online **
Finderbinder Online provides contact information for news releases and PSAs in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas, including contact information for radio stations, television stations, special interest groups, as well as daily and weekly newspapers.

MyGovernment (Gale)
MyGovernment is an online resource which provides key information on how our government functions, representative contact info and where representatives stand on key issues.

ReferenceUSAGov
ReferenceUSAGov is an Internet-based reference service from the Government Division of infoUSA. The ReferenceUSAGov database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses, 210 million US residents, 855,000 US health care providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households.

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Educator Resources

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full- text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

ERIC (EBSCO)
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC (FirstSearch)
A bibliographic guide to published and unpublished sources on education. ERIC includes limited full-text documents at no charge. Subjects covered in the database include: adult, career and vocational education; assessment and evaluation, disabilities and gifted education, educational management, elementary and early childhood education, higher education, information and technology, language and linguistics, reading and communication, teachers and teacher education, and urban education.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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Environment

GreenFILE
A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

NOAA Climatology Data**
NOAA's National Data Centers for Climate, Geophysics, Oceans, and Coasts provide information on local and state climatological data, precipitation data, monthly world climatic data, and storm data.

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General Reference

Credo Reference
Aggregated reference tool containing full-text entries from encyclopedias, traditional and bilingual dictionaries, biographies and quotations.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Search and view the full text of eBooks.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Oxford English Dictionary
An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. 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.

Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
Contains full-text access to African-American Years, American Civil War Reference Library, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, Fashion, Costume, and Culture, Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, Middle East Conflict Reference Library, Presidents: A Reference History, Real-Life Math, Reconstruction Era Reference Library, and UXL American Decades.

World Almanac (FirstSearch)
WorldAlmanac includes entries from Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, 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.

World Book Advanced
A reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search portal.

World Book Online Info Finder
World Book Online Info Finder contains content and features designed for school-aged patrons’ homework and research needs. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich collections of multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects; a Biography Center; links to world newspapers, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more.

World Book Online Reference Center
World Book Online Reference Center is a powerful reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. The site features thousands of e- books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features developed especially for public library patrons such as Computer and Web Tutorials, How To... documents, and Government Resources.

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Government Resources

Arkansas Legislative Digest**
Arkansas Legislative Digest combines comprehensive data, advanced coverage, cutting-edge features and analytical tools with two decades of experience to deliver advanced lobbying tools to Arkansas government affairs professionals.

Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
ProQuest Congressional Publications includes abstracts and indexing for congressional publications and legislative histories. It also includes member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, and financial data; and the full text of key regulatory and statutory resources.

CQ State Stats (Sage)
CQ Press provides comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more.

Davis-Bacon Wage Determination
Wage determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts. The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded or assisted construction projects.

Government Periodicals Index (ProQuest)
Government Periodicals index allows users to search by keyword, title, author, agency or bibliographic data for periodicals from 1988-present. Users may also search by subject to find indexed periodical articles; retrieve bibliographic information about a journal title indexed in the database, or link to Government Periodicals on the Web.

Government Publications Office (GPO) Monthly Catalog (FirstSearch)
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments. The database covers from 1976 to the present, and is updated monthly. Includes a bibliographic citation in each record.

GreenFILE
A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

MarchiveWeb U.S Government Publications
Catalog of U.S. Government publications ranging from July 1976 - March 2009.

MyGovernment (Gale)
MyGovernment is an online resource which provides key information on how our government functions, representative contact info and where representatives stand on key issues.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)**
Containing over 2.0 million bibliographic records, the NTIS Database is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. On average, NTIS has added over 60,000 new records per year to the Database over the past ten years. Most records include abstracts.

NILS Arkansas INSource**
NILS INsource features insurance terminology indexing, line-of-business searching, and compliance topic and subtopic categories that quickly deliver the focused content compliance professionals need, significantly reduce research time and make compliance efforts more effective.

NOAA Climatology Data**
NOAA's National Data Centers for Climate, Geophysics, Oceans, and Coasts provide information on local and state climatological data, precipitation data, monthly world climatic data, and storm data.

State Capital Search Forms (LexisNexis)
With this database, users may check the status of a bill or search bill text, search state statutes or find summaries of state laws or regulations, search publications for articles about issues affecting states, locate information about state legislators, their staffs and state offices; and find links to other Web sites with useful information about the states.

USATrade Online**
Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities. USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level.

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Grants

Foundation Directory Online Platinum**
Foundation Directory Online Platinum is a database of the entire universe of over 96,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities in the U.S. and over 1.5 million recently awarded grants.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online**
Detailed descriptions of more than 8,300 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

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Health & Medicine

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Health & Wellness Resource Center (Gale)
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
This database provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch)
MEDLINE corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. Includes thousands of records with substantial abstracts covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Subjects covered include: clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, and veterinary medicine.

Psychology Collection (Gale)
This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Provides access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

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History

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

African American Studies Center (Oxford University Press)
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field, focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

American Indian Experience (ABC-CLIO)
The American Indian Experience is a digital resource that illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.

American National Biography (Oxford University Press)
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men & women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.

Arkansas News Collection (NewsBank)
With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. This collection includes access to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette archives.

Chicago Defender (ProQuest)
The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Historical Newspaper Collection (ProQuest)
Provides full-text, searchable access to ProQuest's Civil War Era collection, the Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945), the Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), the Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), the Boston Globe (1872-1979), the Chicago Tribune (1849- 1987), the Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997), the Detroit Free Press (1831-1922), the Hartford Courant (1764-1985), the Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), the Los Angeles Times (1881-1987), the New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), the New York Times (1851-2007), the Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003), the Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), the Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922), The Baltimore Sun (1837-1986), The Call and Post (1934- 1991), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), The New York Tribune (1841-1922), The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922), the Wall Street Journal (1889-1993), and the Washington Post (1877-1994).

Latino American Experience (ABI-CLIO)
Explore the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States. The coverage ranges from precontact Aztec and Maya societies to 21st-century political issues like recent immigration law to cultural themes like coming-of-age rituals, music, literature, and cuisine.

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
Over 500 titles and more than 7 million articles with links to related sources outside of the current article: reference books, magazine and newswire articles.

Sanborn Digital Maps (ProQuest)
Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. The online collection is the digitized version of the original microfilm collection of 660,000 Sanborn Maps, which were filmed from the Library of Congress' collection. The Library's Sanborn collection includes all maps submitted to the Library through copyright deposit and a set of maps transferred to the Library from the Bureau of the Census.

World History Collection (EBSCO)
World History Collection offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

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Journals & Scholarly Articles

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
Business Source Elite provides full text coverage for nearly 1,100 business publications and economics journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,750 journals. This database includes full text (PDF) coverage dating back as far as 1985, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full- text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

General OneFile (Gale)
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science
The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) is a leading international forum for peer-reviewed research in information science. For more than half a century, JASIST has provided intellectual leadership by publishing original research that focuses on the production, discovery, recording, storage, representation, retrieval, presentation, manipulation, dissemination, use, and evaluation of information and on the tools and techniques associated with these processes.

Legal Collection (EBSCO)
Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, the Legal Collection from EBSCOhost is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for nearly 1,750 general periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
Over 500 titles and more than 7 million articles with links to related sources outside of the current article: reference books, magazine and newswire articles.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H. W. Wilson)
Wilson OmniFile Full Text provides electronic access to periodical resources with full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from thousands of sources. OmniFile presents complete indexing, abstracting, and full text from all of the journals in the following H. W. Wilson databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text. Coverage extends from 1982 to the present.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

Psychology Collection (Gale)
This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Provides access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Users of this collection can research different religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. The collection is comprised of 250 periodicals, many of which are full-text. Coverage begins in 1980.

Small Business Collection (Gale)
Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find over 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Vocation & Career Collection (EBSCO)
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

World History Collection (EBSCO)
World History Collection offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

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Law & Legal Resources

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.

Legal Collection (EBSCO)
Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, the Legal Collection from EBSCOhost is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.

LegalForms (Gale)
Forms available on Gale LegalForms include forms drafted by attorneys for a particular legal matter, forms from public records and participating companies and attorneys. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues are available.

LexisNexis Total Research System**
The module is an online library of state and federal primary law with access to cases, statutes, Shepard’s citations, newspapers, and law review articles. Additionally, The News and Business database offers access to a variety of full-text English and foreign language newspapers from around the world. Coverage varies with each title.

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Library & Information Science

Book Review Digest Plus (H. W. Wilson)
Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.

Guide to Reference (ALA)**
Guide to Reference is a cornerstone of the literature of librarianship. The new online edition takes full advantage of the Web's capacities to connect information sources; it also creates and links to content that makes it a center for learning about and practicing reference librarianship.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science
The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) is a leading international forum for peer-reviewed research in information science. For more than half a century, JASIST has provided intellectual leadership by publishing original research that focuses on the production, discovery, recording, storage, representation, retrieval, presentation, manipulation, dissemination, use, and evaluation of information and on the tools and techniques associated with these processes.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
LISTA indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 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.

Public Library Core Collection (H. W. Wilson)
Public Library Core Collection is a reliable guide for building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation, and evaluative quotations from a review when available, plus information on electronic editions of works where available.

Resources for College Libraries
The RCL online edition is updated quarterly to provide librarians with the latest recommended titles mapped to 58 curriculum-specific subject areas. RCLweb features numerous workflow tools and functionality not found in the print product. Users may search by RCL subject, LC Classification Range, Dewey # Range, Audience, Format, Awards, and date.

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Maps

Sanborn Digital Maps (ProQuest)
Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. The online collection is the digitized version of the original microfilm collection of 660,000 Sanborn Maps, which were filmed from the Library of Congress' collection. The Library's Sanborn collection includes all maps submitted to the Library through copyright deposit and a set of maps transferred to the Library from the Bureau of the Census.

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Newspapers & Magazines

Access Newspaper Archive
Access NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s.

Arkansas News Collection (NewsBank)
With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. This collection includes access to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette archives.

Chicago Defender (ProQuest)
The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

General OneFile (Gale)
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

Historical Newspaper Collection (ProQuest)
Provides full-text, searchable access to ProQuest's Civil War Era collection, the Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945), the Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), the Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), the Boston Globe (1872-1979), the Chicago Tribune (1849- 1987), the Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997), the Detroit Free Press (1831-1922), the Hartford Courant (1764-1985), the Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), the Los Angeles Times (1881-1987), the New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), the New York Times (1851-2007), the Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003), the Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), the Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922), The Baltimore Sun (1837-1986), The Call and Post (1934- 1991), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), The New York Tribune (1841-1922), The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922), the Wall Street Journal (1889-1993), and the Washington Post (1877-1994).

InfoTrac Custom Newspapers (Gale)
Features over 33.5 million full-text articles from more than 1,000 newspapers from around the world. Updated daily.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Statistics

CQ State Stats (Sage)
CQ Press provides comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more.

Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
Sources in this database include American Statistics Index (ASI), Statistical Reference Index (SRI), and the Index to International Statistics (IIS). Users may search row-column headings and titles of published statistics or their descriptive summaries, as well as link to websites with useful information about social science statistics.

USATrade Online**
Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities. USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level.

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K-12 Student Resources

Discovering Collection (Gale)
This database is aimed at middle school and high school students, and provides content based on national curriculum standards in major subject areas such as history, literature, science and social studies.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Search and view the full text of eBooks.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.

Kids Search (EBSCO)
Kids Search 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.

MAS Ultra School Edition (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,783 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 400,972 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

NoveList K-8 (EBSCO)
Contains enhanced subject access for over 70,000 fiction titles aimed at the elementary and middle school students with full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist.

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Primary Search 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.

Searchasaurus (EBSCO)
Searchasaurus is a reference portal and full-text database for elementary school research and reading. Students may search by keyword or topic.

Student Research Center (EBSCO)
EBSCO's 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.

TOPICsearch (EBSCO)
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources.

World Book Early World of Learning
The Early World of Learning offers a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills.

World Book Kids
A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Online for Kids
World Book Online for Kids was developed especially for young public library patrons. The site offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

World Book Online Info Finder
World Book Online Info Finder contains content and features designed for school-aged patrons’ homework and research needs. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich collections of multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects; a Biography Center; links to world newspapers, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more.

World Book Student
World Book Student includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

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