Research

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of the most valuable full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, this database is the leading source of peer-reviewed, full-text for STM research, as well as for the Social Sciences and Humanities. This scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.  

 

Agricola (EBSCO)

Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Library, this resource provides access to millions of agricultural citations.

 

American Physical Society Journals  

The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit academic organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities.

 

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

 

Bibliography of Native North Americans 

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA )contains more than 141,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists and policy makers.

 

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States  

Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

The content is curated around six time periods: Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).

This resource supports a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well as independent researchers. 

 

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

 

Country Fact Sheets

Previously called Background Notes, this is an updating collection of essential information on the countries of the world: their history, economies, geography, population, government, religions, relations with the U.S., human rights reports, travel and passport information, and more. Links provided to more information from other government agencies and departments, embassies etc.

 

Credo Reference 

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Credo Reference offers over 3,000,000 reference entries from all the major academic subject areas serving as a great starting point for your research! Images, audio files, videos, and full text articles on any topic you can think of, all wtih full citations.

 

Directory of Open Access Journals

Provides indexing, abstracting, and free full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.

 

Educational Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)

This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Records are selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as Educational Administration Quarterly, Review of Higher Education, Journal of Educational Administration, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, including coverage dating back over 46 years.

 

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) (EBSCO)

The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. This resource contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

 

Essay and General Literature Index (EBSCO)

Cites records in collections of essays and works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada dating back to 1985 and spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences.

 

Explora (EBSCO)

Let your research take flight with Explora, the place to find information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects.

 

Fuente Académica Premier (EBSCO) 

Fuente Académica Premier, abarca numerosas disciplinas académicas, ofrece revistas en español y portugués. Incluye títulos de calidad de América Latina, Portugal y España. 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

 

GovInfo 

This resource provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.

 

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

 

Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction

This work-in-progress is a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of science fiction.


Humanities Full-Text (EBSCO)

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more. Humanities Full Text encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much, much more.


Information Science & Technology (EBSCO)

This database has been enhanced to include cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 80 core information science and technology titles. With coverage dating as far back as the mid 1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field.

 

Internet Archive 

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

 

Legal Collection (EBSCO)

Containing full text for hundreds of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

 

Legal Forms (GALE)

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.


Legal Information Resource Center (EBSCO)

Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. With the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

 

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)

This comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

 

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government.

 

Play Index (EBSCO)

Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from famous playwrights.

 

Primary Search (EBSCO)

Full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines.

 

Project Gutenberg

Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

 

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)

This comprehensive resource provides extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of  topics in the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.

 

Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO)

This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races.


Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

This resource is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

 

Science & Technology Collection (EBSCO)

Aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.

 

Science in Context (GALE)

Science In Context draws people into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

 

SciTech Collection Premium

Includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

 

Teacher Reference Center Index (EBSCO)

Teacher Reference Center indexes abstracts, citations and full-text articles from 280 periodicals.


TOPIC Search (EBSCO)

Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.

 

WorldCat 

The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million bibliographic records and nearly 1.2 billion holdings representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books. WorldCat is updated daily and is now easier to search than ever.

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