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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) Provides full text for nearly 4,700 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more

Art and Architecture Complete

(EBSCOhost)

Art & Architecture Complete - BETA is a comprehensive bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 630 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books, as well as selective coverage for over 50 publications. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.
America History and Life A bibliographic database containing abstracts of articles from over 1,700 journal titles that pertain to United States and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Britannica Online

The award-winning Britannica Online® delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research-all from one database.

Contemporary Literary Criticism
(InfoTrac)
An extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study.
Credo Reference A database that features online content from a hundred reference books in a broad range of subjects.
Expanded Academic ASAP
(InfoTrac)
Access a wide variety of sources from every academic concentration. Use this database to research topics in Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.
Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
(InfoTrac PowerPack)
Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
Historical Abstracts(ESCOhost) Historical Abstracts is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. History and social science researchers have used Historical Abstracts to discover significant and groundbreaking work for more than 50 years.
Historical New York Times Complete page images of The New York Times from 2003 dating back to the first issue in 1851.
JSTOR Search back issues of core journals (117 titles) in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
Military & Intelligence Database
(InfoTrac PowerPack)
The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected by Gale editors to meet those content needs. Additionally, the product includes some basic reference materials that are updated annually: The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts. With more than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text), searchers are sure to find answers to their reference questions.
MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCOhost) Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, 4,400 of which are currently indexed in the MLA Bibliography. Gives editorial contact information as well as submission guidelines.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost) Online version of the MLA Bibliography.  Contains citations from over 4,400 journals and book series. Search 1963 to the present. 
Oxford English Dictionary The OED is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.  It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.
Project Muse Full text access to over 300 high quality journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences from 60 scholarly publishers.
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCOHost) This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
(InfoTrac PowerPack)
Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. The Religion & Philosophy eCollection is perfect to fill gaps in coverage of this under-served area. Two hundred and fifty subject-appropriate full-text periodicals are included.
U.S. History Collection (InfoTrac PowerPack) As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of over 40 journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.
War & Terrorism Collection
(InfoTrac PowerPack)
A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events. Researchers will gain valuable insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
World History Collection
(InfoTrac PowerPack)
As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of over 40 journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.


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