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Online Databases

 Databases Arranged by Subject 

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) 
Upgraded from Academic Search Premier 
Full-text articles and citations for resources in virtually every area of academic study.

Academic Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
News, legal, and business information.

American History in Video
A video collection with commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

American National Biography
Profiles of men and women whose lives have shaped the United States.

Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO) 
An art and architecture database that offers indexing, abstracts, images, and some full-text articles and books.

ArticleFirst (FirstSearch) 
A multi-disciplinary database.

ATLA Religion Database w/ ATLA Serials (EBSCO) 
Includes articles, essays, and book reviews in all fields of religion.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCO)
Contains literature about architecture and design. Surveys U.S. and foreign journals and also provides citation records for architects' obituaries.

Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.

Provides content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides full text for scholarly business journals and other sources.

CARLI Digital Collections 
A repository for digital content created by libraries in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

Christian Periodical Index (EBSCO)
Provides access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community.

Chronicle of Higher Education 
Online access to the The Chronicle of Higher Education.

ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch) Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Covers research in areas related to communication and mass media.

ECO (FirstSearch) A collection of scholarly journals.

Education in Video
An online collection of streaming video for training and developing teachers.

Journal articles and reports in education.

ERIC (FirstSearch) 
Journal articles and reports in education.

Expanded Academic ASAP
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.

Filmmakers Library Online
Provides award-winning documentaries.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources
Search for author biographies, literary works, literary overviews, literary criticism, and reviews.

A service of the U. S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.

GPO Monthly Catalog (FirstSearch) 
U. S. government publications.

Search for grants, scholarships, internships, and other research opportunities.

Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

HarpWeek 1857-1912
Provides electronic access to Harper's Weekly, a leading 19th century illustrated newspaper.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Provides abstracts and scholarly full text articles on many medical disciplines.

Historical Statistics of the United States
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.

Illinois Sanborn Maps
Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. They were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property.

Online academic journals.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literature Resource Center (Now included in Gale Artemis: Literary Sources)
Provides biographical information, overviews, literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, time periods, and countries.

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) 
Multidisciplinary full text database that covers general interest subjects.

MAS Ultra-School Edition (EBSCO)
This database, designed for high school students, provides full-text articles from popular high school magazines. MAS Ultra-School Edition also provides pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch) Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO)
Detailed information about journals, including editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO) 
Provides selected full-text from national and international newspapers. The database also contains full-text television and radio news transcripts, and selected full-text for regional (U.S.) newspapers.

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present
Includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors. There are also some 50 award winning short films.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 
Includes information about occupations, including earnings, qualifications, and responsibilities.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers today's hottest social issues.

Oxford Art Online
Covers all aspects of the visual arts.

Oxford English Dictionary
Dictionary and guide to meaning, history, and pronunciation of words.

Oxford Music Online
Includes biographies, bibliographies, web links, and more on all aspects of music.

PapersFirst (FirstSearch) Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)
Scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy.

Physical Education Index
An index of items published in the fields of physical education and sport science.

Primary Search (EBSCO) 
Primary Search provides full-text articles from popular magazines for elementary school research.

Proceedings (FirstSearch) 
Index of worldwide conference proceedings.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of education journals and reports.

Project Muse 
Offers online journals.

Contains articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations.

Contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Provides full-text coverage for regional business publications.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
A sociology research database that features articles, books and monographs, and conference papers.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video
A video collection of experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.

Statistical Abstract of the United States 
Statistical data about the United States from 1878.

Value Line Investment Survey 
Comprehensive source of information and advice on stocks, industries, the stock market, and the economy.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
A resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and women's history.

WorldAlmanac (FirstSearch) Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs.

WorldCat (FirstSearch) Catalog of books and other materials available in libraries worldwide.

World History in Video
A wide-ranging collection of documentaries about human history from the earliest civilization to the late twentieth century.

Updated March 16, 2016


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