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Academic Search Premier Provides full text for over 4,700 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, and education.
Article First (FirstSearch) Index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
Biography In Context

Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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.

Chicago Manual of Style The CMOS online is a searchable resource based on the Chicago Manual of Style 15th edition for citing sources and writing styles. It also contains tools, i.e., sample forms, letters and style sheets.
CQ Researcher Offers comprehensive reporting and analysis and in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
Credo Reference A database that features online content from a hundred reference books in a broad range of subjects.
InfoTrac Provides a variety of different subject databases providing access to scholarly journals, popular magazines, and newspapers.  Databases include the Expanded Academic ASAP.
EBSCOhost Many different subject databases are listed including PsycINFO, Medline, MLA, CINAHL, and Academic Search Premier.
Gale Virtual Reference Library A mix of more than 20 full-text reference books covering the arts, biography, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science.
General Reference Center Gold
(InfoTrac)
A general interest database for searching magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc.
JSTOR Search back issues of core journals (117 titles) in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
MasterFile Premier (EBSCOhost) Provides full text for 2,000 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Some titles indexed back to 1975.
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.
WorldCat
(FirstSearch)
Catalog of books, web resources, and other material
worldwide. Includes millions of bibliographic records 
with records representing 400 languages.

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