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Database Descriptions

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  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
    More than 4,500 magazines, newspapers and journal articles from all academic disciplines with abstracts and indexing from an additional 8,000.
  • AccessScience
    Online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology with 7100+ articles, 115,000 dictionary terms and more.
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCOhost)
    Patient drug information from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • ALLDATA Collision
    Auto body repair repair database. Includes technical service bulletins, shop operations, technical reference and collision reference. On-campus access only.
  • ALLDATA Repair
    Automotive repair database. Covers engine-specific diagnostic and repair procedures, electrical diagrams, maintenance schedules, technical service bulletins and recalls, parts and labor, and estimating. On-campus access only.
  • Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from more than 140 publications (journals, consumer newsletters, pamphlets, reports, etc.) dealing with complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Artstor Digital Library
    Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present and manage images.
  • Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost)
    Contains more than 111,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 32,000 photographs of the subjects.
  • Biography Reference Center
    Comprehensive collection of 450,000+ biographical profiles.
  • Britannica Academic
    More than 118,000 encyclopedia articles, 14,000 illustrations and links to related and reviewed web sites.
  • Business Source Elite (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from more than 1,100 business journals (including nearly 450 peer-reviewed publications) covering a wide range of business topics: work-related issues, management, advertising, marketing, accounting, finance, banking, economics and more. Includes company profiles and a business thesaurus.
  • BusinessDecision
    Research consumer market, demographic and market segmentation data.

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  • CAMIO
    "A growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums."
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    News, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from more than 1,000 nursing and allied health journals, plus indexing from more than 3,000 more.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Access full text books, articles, reports and videos on health and wellness.
  • CultureGrams
    Cultural profiles of more than 170 countries, plus information on each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
  • Digital Theatre Plus
    High quality theatrical productions, interviews, analyses of play texts and other resources for educators, students and theatre professionals. Off-campus users must request username and password from library staff.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    More than 40,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing. [ Downloading EBSCOhost eBooks ]
  • EBSCOhost
    A collection of databases providing full text articles in a variety of subject areas. Each database is also listed separately.
  • EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) (EJS)
    A gateway to thousands of onlinejournals containing articles from hundreds of different publishers, all at one web site. Also available through the EBSCOhost search interface.
  • ERIC (EBSCOhost)
    Articles from more than 2,000 educational and education-related magazines, journals and reports.
    Additional versions of ERIC are available:
    • ERIC (U.S. Dept. of Education)
    • ERIC (FirstSearch)
  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
    Comprehensive career research database.
  • First Research
    Industry statistics, trends and analysis.
  • FirstSearch
    Collection of indexing and full text databases.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
    Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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  • Gale
    Search across the following databases: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Resource Center, LitFinder and Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A collection of encyclopedias covering the arts, bioethics, biography, business, crime and justice, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, the nation and the world, philosophy, religion, science and sociology.
  • Google Scholar
    A search engine that allows you to find scholarly resources on the web.
  • Health Source - Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from more than 190 journals plus abstracts from over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from nearly 600 scholarly journals, plus abstracts from nearly 850 additional journals.
  • LearningExpress Library
    Interactive practice tests and tutorial courses for academic, college entrance, civil service, professional licensing and certification exams.
  • Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
    More than 225 full-text consumer legal reference books and thousands of legal forms.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Full text articles and abstracts from nearly 5,000 magazines, newspapers, journals, radio/tv transcripts and other sources in the following areas: news; business and industry research; federal, state and international legal research; medical research.
    [ Browse Sources | Find Sources ]
  • Literature Resource Center
    Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
  • Literature Resources from Gale
    Allows cross-searching of two literary databases - Literature Resource Center and LitFinder.
  • LitFinder
    Find poems, short stories, essays, plays and speeches plus author biographies and pictures.

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  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • MEDLINE (via PubMed)
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, PubMed provides access to more than 12 million citations from biomedical, health and life science journals, magazines, newspapers and newsletters. Includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text magazine, newspaper and journal articles pertaining to all branches of the military.
  • Mometrix eLibrary
    Collection of test preparation guides.
  • MyHeritage Library Edition
    Trace your family history through global genealogy resources.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Find just the right fiction or nonfiction book for children from kindergarten through grade 8.
  • NoveList Plus
    Find recommendations, reviews and series information for fiction and nonfiction books.
  • Omaha Star (NewsBank)
    Digital images from Omaha's only African-American newspaper. Covers 1938-2011.
  • Omaha World-Herald (NewsBank)
    Full text newspaper articles covering Nebraska and western Iowa dating back to 1983.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from roughly 1,000 magazines and journals covering current events, art, applied science and technology, biology, agriculture, education, general science, humanities, law, social sciences and business.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Pro/con coverage of controversial contemporary issues. Includes full text magazine and newspaper articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and links to relevant websites.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    "The Oxford English Dictionary is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world."

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P - Z

  • Points of View Reference Center
    Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.
  • Primary Search (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from 60 popular magazines for elementary school research.
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • RDS TableBase
    Provides tabular data on companies, industries, products, demographics and other key business information.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Research more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 95,000 high-tech companies.
  • Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Science & Technology Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text journals covering the scientific and technical community including aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues.
  • Small Business Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
    A comprehensive resource for small business owners containing full-text articles and reports, sample business plans, tax forms, videos and reference books.
  • Statista
    Find statistics, consumer survey results and industry studies from more than 18,000 sources on over 60,000 topics.
  • Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text coverage for 400 trade and industry-related periodicals.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Full text articles from the Eastern edition of the Wall Street Journal dating back to 1984.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Primary source doucments and other publications related to the history of women in social movements in the United States from 1600-1900.
  • World Religions Online
    A comprehensive guide to the world's major religions and spiritual traditions. Contains essays, biographies, videos and images.
  • WorldCat (FirstSearch)
    A library catalog describing books, DVDs and other materials available in libraries worldwide.

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