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Bibliographies & Indexes

AGRICOLA (ProQuest)
A bibliographic database produced by the National Agricultural Library, consisting of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields.

ArticleFirst (OCLC)
Part of the FirstSearch service, 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 (EBSCO)
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 (EBSCO)
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.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Catalog of U.S. Government publications ranging from July 1976 through the present.

Clase & Periodica (OCLC)
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.

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.

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 (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.

ERIC (ProQuest)
ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs of education-related literature.

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.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Provides access to abstracts and indexes from over 440 periodicals covering all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.

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.

MEDLINE (ProQuest)
MEDLINE is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine containing citations derived from biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings from the NLM controlled vocabulary. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations.

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.

Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest)
Provides bibliographic information and indexing of 22 pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, medical device, and cosmetic industry newsletters.

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: Non-fiction (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.

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.

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.

WorldCatDissertations (FirstSearch)
Provides access to bibliographic records to all dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members.

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Business & Finance

ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest)
The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.

Accounting & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest)
Provides highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.

Asian Business & Reference (ProQuest)
The database focuses on the eastern hemisphere, covering Asian business and financial information from key international publications.

Banking Information Source (ProQuest)
Provides coverage of essential banking industry publications containing information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (ProQuest)
CBCA Complete features 600 full text titles covering a variety of Canadian issues, ncluding scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.

Entrepreneurship (ProQuest)
Provides access to a wide range of publications including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings; as well as toolkits containing practical guides, templates, forms, and sample business plans.

European Business (ProQuest)
Provides access to publications containing the latest European business and financial information.

Hoover's Company Profiles (ProQuest)
Contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.

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.

ReferenceUSAGov (Infogroup)
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.

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.

Snapshots (ProQuest)
Includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America which provide concise business information including market size, market segmentation, market shares, market-share weblinks, market distribution, market forecasts, and socio-economic data provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit, along with a list of further sources for additional research opportunities.

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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Culture & Society

CulturesGrams (ProQuest)
Resource providing concise, up-to-date cultural content. CultureGrams World, Kids, States, & Provinces editions available.

Religion (ProQuest)
Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. Coverage includes over 150 journals, with most available in full-text.

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.

SAGE Stats (SAGE)
Statistical sets provide comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more.

Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Includes access to over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Subject coverage includes: sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and other areas, featuring journals from over 50 countries, facilitating multidisciplinary research and providing researchers with a variety of perspectives.

Sociology (ProQuest)
Provides full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. In addition to the journals, the database also includes over 500 recent full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.

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Directories

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.

ReferenceUSAGov (Infogroup)
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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eBooks

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Search and view the full text of a collection of over 100 non-fiction eBooks.

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 Book eBooks
A collection of 25 classics and 25 propriety World Book titles.

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Educator Resources

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
CLCD is a tool for educators and librarians providing over 300k reviews, MARC records and related information on children’s literature, grades preK-12.

Education Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 600 full text titles of educational publications, covering primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.

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 (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.

ERIC (ProQuest)
ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs of education-related literature.

Research Companion (ProQuest)
Designed to help students find, evaluate, and use information to conduct more effective research. Also provides tools to assist educators in teaching information literacy to students.

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Full-text, Multidisciplinary

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.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
Multi-disciplinary database providing access to over 3000 full-text journals and other periodicals covering many subjects from the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

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.

General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, journals, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Provides full-text on over 4,400 publication titles. Covers a wide variety of topies including current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (H.W. Wilson)
OmniFile Full Text Mega edition provides electronic access to periodical resources covering a variety of disciplines from thousands of sources. OmniFile provides full text access to articles from over 2500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

Research Library (ProQuest)
Multidisciplinary collection of journals offering full-text access to thousands of titles covering a wide range of subjects.

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Full-text, Subject-Oriented

ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest)
The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.

Accounting & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest)
Provides highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.

Asian Business & Reference (ProQuest)
The database focuses on the eastern hemisphere, covering Asian business and financial information from key international publications.

Banking Information Source (ProQuest)
Provides coverage of essential banking industry publications containing information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.

Biology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. Many journals are full-text. Subject coverage includes: biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology, environmental studies, histology, microbiology, microscopy, and zoology.

Canadian Newsstand (ProQuest)
Offers full text access to over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including electronic backfiles for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each.

Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 600 titles covering a variety of vocational topics.

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.

Computing (ProQuest)
Provides access to full-text articles covering a range of computing topics, dating as far back as the 1990's. Subject coverage includes: computer science, information systems, computer security, database design, software development, web commerce: LANs, WANs, intranets, and the Internet.

Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
The database covers topics on crime: its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
Provides access to over 700 academic journals and magazines covering criminal justice and related fields. Subjects include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

Education Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 600 full text titles of educational publications, covering primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.

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.

Entrepreneurship (ProQuest)
Provides access to a wide range of publications including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings; as well as toolkits containing practical guides, templates, forms, and sample business plans.

Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).

Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)
Ethnic NewsWatch™ includes current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. Content covers 1990-present, with specialized coverage of the following ethnic categories: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.

European Business (ProQuest)
Provides access to publications containing the latest European business and financial information.

Family Health (Proquest)
Provides access to full-text journals and magazines covering a range of health subjects, including women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, sports injuries, eye care, dentistry, children's health, and many more.

GreenFILE (EBSCO)
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. Provides citations from scholarly and general interest titles -- many available in full-text, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

Health and Medical Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. Subjects include anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, and more.

Health Management (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering all aspects of health administration, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business and personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more. Access 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.

Military Collection (ProQuest)
Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, dating back to the early 1990's.

Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest)
Targeted toward researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions, the database provides access to healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.

Political Science (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing to political science and international relations journals, including full-text access to core titles. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.

Psychology Collection (Gale)
Focused on providing full-text to publications cited in PsycINFO, the database provides access to over 300 academic journals and periodicals. Subject coverages encompasses all fields of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and applied.

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text, including 4000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines. Subjects covered include: behavioral, clinical, developmental and social psychology; neurology, personality, psychobiology, and psychometrics.

Religion (ProQuest)
Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and non-denominational organizations. Coverage includes over 150 journals, with most available in full-text.

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.

Science Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to more than 1,145 titles, many of which are full-text, covering applied and general sciences. Subject coverage includes physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and more.

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.

Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Includes access to over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Subject coverage includes: sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and other areas, featuring journals from over 50 countries, facilitating multidisciplinary research and providing researchers with a variety of perspectives.

Sociology (ProQuest)
Provides full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. In addition to the journals, the database also includes over 500 recent full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.

Telecommunications Research Library (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 140 titles, with 115 available in full text. Topics include: computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, and radio, television and wireless communications.

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Genealogy

African American Heritage (ProQuest)
Provides access to essential records for African Americans, including federal census, marriage and cohabitation records, military draft and service records, registers of slaves and free(d) persons of color, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)
Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogical tool offering access to a broad range of resources from the United States: vital, marriage and military records; U.S & federal censuses, the Social Security Death Index, ship records and passenger lists, and more. Some coverage also provided from Canada and the UK. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
Contains records useful for genealogy, including Census records and maps, local histories, city directories, slave schedules, Revolutionary War era pension & bounty-land warrant applications, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

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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 a collection of over 100 non-fiction eBooks.

General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, journals, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Provides full-text on over 4,400 publication titles. Covers a wide variety of topics including 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.

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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.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Catalog of U.S. Government publications ranging from July 1976 through the present.

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.

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.

NCDC Climate Data Online (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Climate Data Online (CDO) provides free access to the National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) archive of global historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information. These data include quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals.

State and Local Government Review (Sage)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the exchange of ideas among practitioners and academics that contributes to the knowledge and practice of state and local government politics, policy, and management. Particularly focuses on state and local governments and the exploration of intergovernmental dimensions of public-sector activity. Subscription Coverage: 2014 - present.

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 grant seekers.

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Health & Medicine

Family Health (ProQuest)
Provides access to full-text journals and magazines covering a range of health subjects, including women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, sports injuries, eye care, dentistry, children's health, and many more.

Health and Medical Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. Subjects include anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, and more.

Health Management (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering all aspects of health administration, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business and personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.

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.

MEDLINE (ProQuest)
MEDLINE is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine containing citations derived from biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings from the NLM controlled vocabulary. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations.

Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest)
Targeted toward researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions, the database provides access to healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.

Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest)
Provides bibliographic information and indexing of 22 pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, medical device, and cosmetic industry newsletters.

Psychology Collection (Gale)
Focused on providing full-text to publications cited in PsycINFO, the database provides access to over 300 academic journals and periodicals. Subject coverages encompasses all fields of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and applied.

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text, including 4000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines. Subjects covered include: behavioral, clinical, developmental and social psychology; neurology, personality, psychobiology, and psychometrics.

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History

African American Heritage (ProQuest)
Provides access to essential records for African Americans, including federal census, marriage and cohabitation records, military draft and service records, registers of slaves and free(d) persons of color, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)
Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogical tool offering access to a broad range of resources from the United States: vital, marriage and military records; U.S & federal censuses, the Social Security Death Index, ship records and passenger lists, and more. Some coverage also provided from Canada and the UK. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

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.

Hartford Courant (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of the newspaper Hartford Courant. Coverage: 1764 - 1989.

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
Contains records useful for genealogy, including Census records and maps, local histories, city directories, slave schedules, Revolutionary War era pension & bounty-land warrant applications, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**

Historic Map Works: Library Edition (ProQuest)
An extensive collection of high quality, full color digital maps, covering cadastral, land ownership maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several centuries. Also includes contemporaneous pages of illustrations and over 1,000 city directories related to the cadastral maps, allowing additional research capabilities.

Historical Newspaper Collection (ProQuest)
Provides full-text, searchable access to the Hartford Courant (1764-1985), the New York Times (1851-2007), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), and the Washington Post (1877-1994).

The New York Times with Index (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The New York Times. Newspaper coverage: 1851 - 2011. Index coverage: 1851 - 1993.

NewspaperARCHIVE - Academic Library Edition (Heritage Archives)
NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s.

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.

The Washington Post (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The Washington Post. Coverage: 1877 - 1998.

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Information 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.

Computing (ProQuest)
Provides access to full-text articles covering a range of computing topics, dating as far back as the 1990's. Subject coverage includes: computer science, information systems, computer security, database design, software development, web commerce: LANs, WANs, intranets, and the Internet.

Telecommunications Research Library (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 140 titles, with 115 available in full text. Topics include: computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, and radio, television and wireless communications.

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Journals & Periodicals

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Provides an international forum for discussion in all aspects of bibliographic organization. It presents a balance between theoretical and applied articles in the field of cataloging and classification, and considers the full spectrum of creation, content, management, and use and usability of both bibliographic records and catalogs. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Collection Management (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly journal that presents practical, research-based information about building, administering, preserving, assessing, and organizing library collections; including the latest developments in sharing and providing access to resources, creating digital collections, preserving both traditional and digital library resources, applying technological developments to managing collections, training and developing staff, and managing and analyzing the administrative data associated with building collections, such as usage, licensing or rights, access, and financial issues. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Internet Reference Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal that presents research and practical information about reference librarianship in the digital age. The journal offers studies and articles on technology and innovations related to the delivery of library user services, including reference, research consultation, instruction, information literacy, user design and usability, and electronic reference materials and sources. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science (Wiley)
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.

Journal of Archival Organization (Taylor & Francis)
The Journal of Archival Organization is an international journal encompassing all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials. Articles on processing techniques and procedures, preparation of finding aids, and cataloging of archival and manuscript collections in accordance with MARC, AACR2, and other rules, standards, and cataloging conventions are only part of what you'll find in this refereed/peer-reviewed publication. Available coverage: 2006 - 2013.

Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal covering the business information needs of special libraries, academic libraries, and public libraries, as well as information services and centers outside of the traditional library setting.

Public Library Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal geared toward managers and directors which presents best practices and models to improve service of public libraries. Topics include: results of case studies, planning for desired outcomes, marketing, budget and financial analysis, implementation of new technology, and children's programming. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Public Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal covering a broad spectrum of public service issues in academic libraries and presenting practical strategies for implementing new initiatives and research-based insights into effective practices. The journal publishes research-based and theoretical articles as well as case studies that advance the understanding of public services, including reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction, access and delivery services, and other services to patrons. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Reference Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
Contains articles covering all aspects of the reference process, some research-based and some applied. Designed for practicing librarians and researchers alike, The Reference Librarian covers both traditional considerations and new trends, including electronic tools and resources, best practices in instruction and reference service, analysis of service marketing, and efficacy studies. Coverage: 1997 - present.

The Serials Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
A journal focusing on the management of electronic and print serials and other subscription resources (ebooks, monographic series, databases). Topics for papers and case studies may reflect the full life cycle of scholarly resources, ranging from publishing and purchase to usage analysis and deselection. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Serials Review (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of serials management: format considerations, publishing models, statistical studies, collection analysis, collaborative efforts, reference and access issues, as well as cataloging and acquisitions.The journal also examines emerging and changing standards, methods of delivery, innovations, and other issues that contribute to the understanding, managing, and publishing of serials in a comprehensive, complex, and global environment. Coverage: 1997 - present.

State and Local Government Review (Sage)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the exchange of ideas among practitioners and academics that contributes to the knowledge and practice of state and local government politics, policy, and management. Particularly focuses on state and local governments and the exploration of intergovernmental dimensions of public-sector activity. Subscription Coverage: 2014 - present.

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Language

Pronunciator
Provides guided or self-directed instruction for 80 foreign languages.

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Law & Legal Resources

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

Association of Research Libraries' Digital Publications (ARL)
Provides online access to SPEC Kits published by ARL from 2006 through the present. SPEC surveys gather information from ARL member institutions on current research library practices and policies. SPEC Kits combine the survey results and documentation from ARL member institutions to guide libraries as they address the ever-changing challenges facing libraries. These guides help libraries learn about current practice in research libraries, implement new practices and technologies, manage change, and improve performance.

Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO)
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 (EBSCO)
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.

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Provides an international forum for discussion in all aspects of bibliographic organization. It presents a balance between theoretical and applied articles in the field of cataloging and classification, and considers the full spectrum of creation, content, management, and use and usability of both bibliographic records and catalogs. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Collection Management (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly journal that presents practical, research-based information about building, administering, preserving, assessing, and organizing library collections; including the latest developments in sharing and providing access to resources, creating digital collections, preserving both traditional and digital library resources, applying technological developments to managing collections, training and developing staff, and managing and analyzing the administrative data associated with building collections, such as usage, licensing or rights, access, and financial issues. Coverage: 1997 - present.

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.

Internet Reference Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal that presents research and practical information about reference librarianship in the digital age. The journal offers studies and articles on technology and innovations related to the delivery of library user services, including reference, research consultation, instruction, information literacy, user design and usability, and electronic reference materials and sources. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science (Wiley)
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.

Journal of Archival Organization (Taylor & Francis)
The Journal of Archival Organization is an international journal encompassing all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials. Articles on processing techniques and procedures, preparation of finding aids, and cataloging of archival and manuscript collections in accordance with MARC, AACR2, and other rules, standards, and cataloging conventions are only part of what you'll find in this refereed/peer-reviewed publication. Available coverage: 2006 - 2013.

Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal covering the business information needs of special libraries, academic libraries, and public libraries, as well as information services and centers outside of the traditional library setting.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Provides access to abstracts and indexes from over 440 periodicals covering all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.

Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Wiley)
Conference proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

Public Library Core Collection: Non-fiction (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.

Public Library Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal geared toward managers and directors which presents best practices and models to improve service of public libraries. Topics include: results of case studies, planning for desired outcomes, marketing, budget and financial analysis, implementation of new technology, and children's programming. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Public Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal covering a broad spectrum of public service issues in academic libraries and presenting practical strategies for implementing new initiatives and research-based insights into effective practices. The journal publishes research-based and theoretical articles as well as case studies that advance the understanding of public services, including reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction, access and delivery services, and other services to patrons. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Reference Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
Contains articles covering all aspects of the reference process, some research-based and some applied. Designed for practicing librarians and researchers alike, The Reference Librarian covers both traditional considerations and new trends, including electronic tools and resources, best practices in instruction and reference service, analysis of service marketing, and efficacy studies. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Research Companion (ProQuest)
Designed to help students find, evaluate, and use information to conduct more effective research. Also provides tools to assist educators in teaching information literacy to students.

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.

The Serials Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
A journal focusing on the management of electronic and print serials and other subscription resources (ebooks, monographic series, databases). Topics for papers and case studies may reflect the full life cycle of scholarly resources, ranging from publishing and purchase to usage analysis and deselection. Coverage: 1997 - present.

Serials Review (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of serials management: format considerations, publishing models, statistical studies, collection analysis, collaborative efforts, reference and access issues, as well as cataloging and acquisitions.The journal also examines emerging and changing standards, methods of delivery, innovations, and other issues that contribute to the understanding, managing, and publishing of serials in a comprehensive, complex, and global environment. Coverage: 1997 - present.

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Maps

Historic Map Works: Library Edition (ProQuest)
An extensive collection of high quality, full color digital maps, covering cadastral, land ownership maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several centuries. Also includes contemporaneous pages of illustrations and over 1,000 city directories related to the cadastral maps, allowing additional research capabilities.

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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Military & Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
The database covers topics on crime: its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
Provides access to over 700 academic journals and magazines covering criminal justice and related fields. Subjects include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more. Access 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.

Military Collection (ProQuest)
Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, dating back to the early 1990's.

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Newspapers

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.

Canadian Newsstand (ProQuest)
Offers full text access to over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including electronic backfiles for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each.

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.

Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)
Ethnic NewsWatch™ includes current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. Content covers 1990-present, with specialized coverage of the following ethnic categories: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.

Hartford Courant (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of the newspaper Hartford Courant. Coverage: 1764 - 1989.

Historical Newspaper Collection (ProQuest)
Provides full-text, searchable access to the Hartford Courant (1764-1985), the New York Times (1851-2007), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), and the Washington Post (1877-1994).

The New York Times with Index (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The New York Times. Newspaper coverage: 1851 - 2011. Index coverage: 1851 - 1993.

NewspaperARCHIVE - Academic Library Edition (Heritage Archives)
NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s.

Newsstand (ProQuest)
Provides access over 1300 full text newspapers, news websites and blogs. Includes a back-file for most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, obituaries and features published in each paper. Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian and other national and regional titles.

The Washington Post (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The Washington Post. Coverage: 1877 - 1998.

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Political Science

OxResearch (ProQuest)
OxResearch delivers succinct articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide, and evaluates issues within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. The objective, multidisciplinary articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities, as well as think-tanks and other institutions of international standing.

Political Science (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing to political science and international relations journals, including full-text access to core titles. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.

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Science & Environmental Studies

Biology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to journals covering a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. Many journals are full-text. Subject coverage includes: biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology, environmental studies, histology, microbiology, microscopy, and zoology.

Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).

GreenFILE (EBSCO)
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. Provides citations from scholarly and general interest titles -- many available in full-text, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

NCDC Climate Data Online (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Climate Data Online (CDO) provides free access to the National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) archive of global historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information. These data include quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals.

Science Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to more than 1,145 titles, many of which are full-text, covering applied and general sciences. Subject coverage includes physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and more.

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Statistics

SAGE Stats (SAGE)
Statistical sets provide 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.

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Vocation & Career

Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)
Provides access to over 600 titles covering a variety of vocational topics.

LearningExpress Library Edition (EBSCO)
One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more. Features an Adult Learning Center, Career Center, College Preparation Center, College Center, Computer Skills Center, High School Equivalency Center, Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center), and a School Center.

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K-12 Student Resources

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
CLCD is a tool for educators and librarians providing over 300k reviews, MARC records and related information on children’s literature, grades preK-12.

CulturesGrams (ProQuest)
Resource providing concise, up-to-date cultural content. CultureGrams World, Kids, States, & Provinces editions available.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition (ProQuest)
K-12 general reference collections covering a wide variety of subjects, with two specialized collections: Literature & History.

eLibrary Elementary Edition (ProQuest)
K-6 reference collections covering a wide variety of subjects.

eLibrary Science Edition (ProQuest)
K-12 reference collection supporting the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences.

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

Research Companion (ProQuest)
Designed to help students find, evaluate, and use information to conduct more effective research. Also provides tools to assist educators in teaching information literacy to students.

SIRS Issues Researcher (ProQuest)
Student resource providing background and analysis on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. Includes educator tools.

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 Complete
Portal to World Book products available through the Traveler program: Kids, Timelines, eBooks, Early World of Learning, Student, Info Finder, Advanced, Reference Center, & Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.

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 eBooks
A collection of 25 classics and 25 propriety World Book titles.

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 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.

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.

World Book Timelines
A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

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