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Library Resources

Books, periodicals, online databases, reference materials, and information from the Internet--the tools you need to succeed are all available in the Library. One of the reference librarians will help you find the information you need.

 

To access the databases below from off-campus, click the requested resource and login with your student ID number and PIN. Your PIN is a four-digit number of your birth month and day. For example, January 1st would be "0101".

 

Click here for an alphabetic list of all databases

 

MULTI-SUBJECT DATABASES

EBSCOhost Databases (Ebsco)

Articles from magazines and scholarly journals.

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Magazine, newspaper, scholarly journal, and reference articles. Includes podcasts from news agencies.

Student Resources in Context (Gale)

Reference, periodical, journal, and reference articles. Includes primary sources & multimedia. 

InfoTrac Informe   (Gale)

Full-text articles from the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals.

NEWSPAPERS

National Newspapers (Proquest)

Newspaper articles from Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor.

Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco)

Full-text for U.S. and international newspapers. It includes fulltext television & radio transcripts. 

E-BOOKS & REFERENCE

eBook Collection (Ebsco)

Full-text electronic books with search & print features.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Articles from encyclopedias & reference books on a wide range of subjects.

Biography in Context (Gale)

Biographies, reference material, & multimedia on people from around the world and throughout history. 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia entries on a wide range of subjects.

Student Success

Learning Express

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information needed for test taking.

NoodleTools

Citation application, including tools for note-taking, outlining, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing. How to create an account

SUBJECT SPECIFIC

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (Ebsco)

Contains more than 400,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigations; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

BUSINESS

Business Source Elite (Ebsco)

Full-text scholarly business, management and economics journals. Inlcudes company profiles.

Business Insights - Global (Gale)

Case studies, global industry research reports and global company and country overviews.

Regional Business News (Ebsco)

Full-text for regional business publications. Incudes journals, newspapers, newswires from U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.

Small Buisness Resource Center (Gale)

Business plans & articles from, encyclopedias, journals, and books. 

CAREER

Vocational & Career Collection (Ebsco)

Articles from trade and industry-related publications

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

CQ  Researcher

Reports written and researched by journalists. Un-biased analysis with pro/con lists.

Opposing  Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Full-text magazine and journal articles, primary source documents, statistics, website links.

Sirs  Knowledge Source

Full-text periodical articles & government documents. List of possible paper topics.

Global  Issues in Context (Gale)

Full-text academic journals, magazines, news sources, primary documents, & multimedia.

EDUCATION

ERIC (Ebsco)

Documents and journal articles from the Educational Resource Information Center.

Professional Development Collection (Ebsco)

Articles from journals & educational reports for the professional educator.

ENVIRONMENT

GreenFILE (Ebsco)

Abstracts & full-text academic journals, news, & primary source documents.

GREENR   (Gale)

Newspaper, magazine, & journal articles, video & primary source documents.

GEOGRAPHY

CountryWatch

Up-to-date news & information on countries of the world.

HEALTH SCIENCES & SCIENCE

Consumer Health Complete (Ebsco)

Full-text reference books, encyclopedias, & health reports.

Health Source - Consumer Edition (Ebsco)

Full-text consumer health magazines, pamphlets, & reference books. 

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition

 Scholarly full-text journal articles.

Health & Wellness Reference Center (Gale)

 Full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, & reference sources.

Science in Context (Gale)

Topic overviews, biographies, periodical & newspaper articles,  primary sources, images, videos, eperiments, and the web.

HISTORY

America: History & Life (Ebsco)

Full-text journal articles and books.

U.S. History in Context (Gale)

Primary source documents, full-text periodicals, & reference articles.

World History in Context (Gale)

Full-text periodicals, reference sources, primary documents, & maps.

European Views of the Americas 1493-1750  

Bibliographic guide to printed records (not full-text).

LITERATURE

Literary Databases (Gale)

Full-text articles from scholarly journals, literary magazines, critical essays, & biographies. 

Literature  Resource Center (Gale)

Full-text scholarly and literary magazine articles. Includes biographies and critical essays.

MagillOnLiterature Plus (Ebsco)

Critical analyses, brief plot summaries, & biographical records.

Scribner Writers Series (Gale)

Original, comprehensive, scholarly essays.

Twayne's Authors Series (Gale)

Book entries on 600 authors about literary criticism & literary history.

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Ebsco)

Magazine and academic journal articles.

PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences collection 

Full-text magazine & journal articles.

SCIENCE, GENERAL

Science in Context (Gale)

Topic overviews, biographies, periodical & newspaper articles, primary sources, images, videos, experiments and the web.

OTHER

Auto Repair Reference Center (Ebsco)

Drawings, photographs, service bulletins, recalls, tips, diagrams, & schedules for thousands of vehicles.

Book Index with Reviews (Ebsco)

Book, music, & DVD titles with reviews.

Military & Government Collection

Full-text periodical and journal articles on current issues.

PERIODICAL HOLDINGS (in print)

DVD List

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