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Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, this source provides access to more than 4.9 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses and much more, all relating to the field of agriculture.
Alternative Press Index
This resource is a bibliographic database containing journal, newspaper and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Born of the New Left, this resource was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. Alternative Press Index covers a wide range of modern and emerging theories and practices including socialism and revolution. Coverage is both international and interdisciplinary, and goes as far back as 20 years.
America: History and Life
This bibliographic resource is a source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada. Selective indexing includes over 1,800 journals from as far back as 1954.
AP Images Collection is a primary source database from the Associated Press. With photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 185 years, this collection captures the greatest events in history – and brings them to life. Content Includes: over 12 million photographs dating back to 1826; more than 36,000 audio sound bites; professionally produced collection of more than 340,000 graphics; and graphics include maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, illustrations and more.
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913-1983
From the rise and fall of drugs, to the business of oil, the evolution of satellite technology and the emergence of the global economy, this database offers an account of technological advances, business strategies, company profiles, iconic executives and more. This database includes citations to more than 4.5 million articles from more than 1,720 periodicals.
Applied Science & Technology Full Text
Covering core literature in the field of applied science and beyond, this database provides professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers’ guides, directories and conference proceedings. Applied Science & Technology Full Text covers all applied science specialties–including acoustics, aeronautics, neural networks, nuclear engineering, physics, space science and much more–to provide access on all of the topics of scientific interest from today’s top headlines.
Applied Science & Technology Index
This database provides comprehensive indexing covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields through a broad array of science and technology journals. Coverage includes a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering—from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers’ guides, directories and conference proceedings.
Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective: 1913-1983
This database is a reference for tracking down important studies, exploring historic controversies, finding papers by innovators and researching the development of particular technologies from important sources in the field of applied sciences. Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective provides coverage dating back to 1913 and includes the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957). Updated subject headings ensure that a search, using either old or new search terms, will return all of the information on that subject, while original subject headings offer insight into the way the issues of the day were framed.
This database features indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications, this database is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. Topics covered in Art Abstracts include art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more.
Art Full Text
This database features full-text articles, indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications, this database is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. Art Full Text rounds out the research experience for those studying other fields, such as women’s, media or cultural studies; history; anthropology; industrial design; and other related areas of study
This database features indexing of an international array of publications. Art Index is a resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. Topics covered in Art Index include art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more.
Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984
This database is an in-depth record of contemporary art history, this database provides users with access to over half a century of high-quality indexing of art literature covering fine, decorative and commercial art dating back to 1913. Content in Art Index Retrospective includes articles, interviews, film and book reviews, bibliographies, conference reports, editorials and much more. This unique resource guides users to contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, helps track the body of work of an individual artist or an entire movement, and provides access to artists’ interviews, commentaries and more.
Art Museum Image Gallery
Art Museum Image Gallery covers of a broad range of time and place, with entries from 3000 B.C. to the present day, and art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples. The images in this collection offer a wealth of art information to enrich leaning in cultural studies, area studies, women's studies, archaeology, history, religion, social studies, literature and more.
Art Museum Image Gallery Special Collection
This database contains 73,000 images from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Art Museum Image Gallery Special Collection covers everything from archaeological finds and ceramics to manuscripts and costumes.
Associates Program Source
This resource provides full-text coverage of a broad range of subject areas typically studied as part of an Associate's Degree programs. Through this database, students can access over 1,000 full-text journals and 25 full-text books as well as content from many sources unique to this database.
Associates Program Source Plus
This database is designed for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides coverage of the most relevant associates program level content. This resource contains more than 2,000 full-text journals as well as over 350 full-text books.
ATLA Religion Database
This database provides information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues—making it an essential resource for studies in theology, as well as in social sciences, history and humanities. Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope. This database contains: more than 1.75 million bibliographic records; more than 632,100 article citations from over 1,700 journals (578 currently indexed); more than 260,200 essay citations from over 18,800 multi-author works; and more than 575,400 review citations.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
This database combines the premier indexing from ATLA Religion Database with access to ATLA's online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals. Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), coverage in this database begins in 1908, with indexing for some journal titles extending back into the nineteenth century. Full text is provided for articles and reviews from more than 230 journals selected by leading religion scholars.
Auto Repair Reference Center
This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Avery Index To Architectural Periodicals
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals surveys thousands of U.S. and foreign journals. The index covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals and major serial publications on the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. This database also provides citation records for architects' obituaries.
Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983
Biography Index Retrospective includes research on important people from all walks of life. Included in this database are biographies on actors, artists, business people, educators, military leaders, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, sports figures, statesmen, teachers, writers and more.
Biography Reference Bank
This database contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work. Search result limiters in this database include occupation/activity, gender, place of origin, birth day or month, and lifespan.
Biography Reference Center
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
This database is a complete collection of bibliographic references, covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,300 journals internationally. Biological Abstracts provides users with easy to the latest information in virtually every life science discipline, and contains more than 13.2 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year. Most of the records include informative abstracts written by the author. This database is produced by Thomson Scientific, Inc.
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus covers many important subjects, including agricultural research, biology, environmental science, genetics, horticulture, physiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife management and much more. Content includes: full text for over 100 journals dating as far back as 1997, and indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications dating back to 1983.
Book Collection Non Fiction
This database contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
Book Review Digest Plus
Book Review Digets Plus contains over 2 million review citations, many with generous excerpts, from review sources such as newspapers, popular magazines, and academic journals with more than 118,000 new reviews added each year. The database covers a wide array of subjects, including art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music, religion and much, much more.
Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1903-1982
This database provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction in major subject areas. Book reviewers are searchable by name, with excerpts by such famous writers as Edmund Wilson, John Updike, and hundreds of others.
Business Abstracts with Full Text
Business Abstracts with Full Text contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective: 1913-1982
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective provides a wide range of content, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and book reviews. The database includes: indexing of more than 1,000 periodicals; citations to more than 2,500,000 articles; the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957); and reconciliation between original and updated subject headings for continuity of subject coverage across the decades.
Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. This rich collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, etc. Business Source Elite offers full text for more than 1,110 business publications and contains expanded PDF backfiles for more than 153 titles (back to 1985 or the first issue published for that journal). More than 10,150 substantial company profiles from MarketLine are also included.
This database is a resource for career and college research. Five user-friendly components help users match their interests to occupations, education prospects and more.
Children's Core Collection
This database provides librarian-selected titles chosen specifically for readers from preschool through grade five. Containing titles at 3 recommendation levels, this collection covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, graphic novels and magazines. Over 44,000 titles are included in this database.
CINAHL Complete is a source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, and provides full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. Full text is provided for many of the most-used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Complete also provides indexing for more than 4,000 journals, and provides additional nursing and allied health research material including health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews.
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, this database provides indexing for more than 3,075 nursing and allied health journals.
CINAHL Plus with full text
Full text for more than 760 nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database plus additional resources including Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons and more.
CINAHL with Full Text
This resource provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, many of which contain no embargo. Nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, nurse educators and students consider this database an essential research tool providing full-text coverage dating back to 1981.
Cinema Image Gallery
This database features a range of pictures, posters, video clips, and other material from the world of film and television, from the late 19th century to the present day. Along with providing up-to-the-minute content from recent releases, Cinema Image Gallery documents the history of movie making through high-quality stills from film sets, and contains an extensive collection of television stills, featuring thousands of pictures taken on the set of from classic comedies, dramas, game shows and more.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource. CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 820 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 500 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915).
Consumer Health Complete
CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This database includes full-text for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias.
Core Collections Full Pack
Includes Children's, Middle/Jr. High School, Senior High School, Public Library: Fiction, and Public Library: Non-Fiction Collections.
Core Collections School Pack
Includes Children's, Middle/Jr. High School, Senior High School Collections.
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Covering all areas of criminal justice, Criminal Justice Abstracts contains nearly 500,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. New content and features are offered with more than 550 titles now presented with cover-to-cover coverage. Other new features include searchable references for more than 200 titles, and a Publications Authority of key titles.
Current Biography Illustrated
This database offers content of the printed monthly magazine Current Biography in a searchable, electronic format. Readers will be able to find relevant biographies—drawing information from newspaper articles, magazine articles and books. This database includes more than 25,000 articles and obituaries, and more than 19,500 images.
Education Abstracts features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation and much, much more. This database includes: indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983; and indexing for books on education published after 1995.
Education Full Text
Education Full Text features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation and much, much more. This database includes: full text from over 350 journals as far back as 1996; indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983; and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests.
Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983
Education Index Retrospective includes updated subject headings to make finding information easy, using contemporary terms, along with original subject headings to offer insight into the way the issues of the day were framed. This database includes: detailed indexing of over 800 periodicals, many of them peer-reviewed; cites some 850,000 articles, including book reviews; and indexing from 33 printed cumulations.
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.
Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective: 1900-1984
Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective features content in a wide array of fields including archaeology, architecture, classical studies, drama, folklore, political science, psychology, religion, women’s studies and much more. This database includes: citations for over 270,000 essays in collections dating back to 1900; indexes of single and multi-author collections, plus selected annuals and serials; and publications from the U.S., Canada and Great Britain.
General Science Full Text
General Science Full Text covers a wide array of science-related topics including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, environment,genetics, physics, physiology, zoology and much more. This database includes: full text for more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals back to 1984.
Graphic Novels Core Collection
This collection highlights titles for all age levels with descriptive and evaluative annotations, cover art, review excerpts, and awards the title has won. This database includes more than 3,500 titles. The types of graphic novels include Adventure, Biographical, Fantasy, Superhero, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction and more. Standards for rating materials by age appropriateness are strictly applied. This content can be used for collection development, readers’ advisory and curriculum support.
This resource covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), focusing on the 15th century forward. This database includes indexing of historical articles from more than 2,600 journals, and provides indexing of historical articles in over 40 languages.
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
This database integrates four bibliographies—the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine includes records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other related materials.
History Reference Center
Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC., Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications and more.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.
Home Improvement Reference Center
This database provides 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.
Humanities Full Text
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.
Humanities Index Retrospective: 1907-1984
This database provides detailed indexing on a broad array of humanities-related content created between 1907 and 1984. Sources Include: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965; Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes, April 1965 – March 1974; and Humanities Index: 10 volumes, April 1974 – March 1984.
Humanities International Complete
This resource provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index plus full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. Humanities International Complete includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.
Humanities International Index
Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), Humanities International Index provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 journals and contains more than 3.2 million records.
Formerly the American Humanities Index, this database contains bibliographic records from a multitude of U.S. and international publications. Humanities International Index provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984
This database contains indexing of articles dating as far back as 1907, as well as citations of book reviews, this database offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, family studies, law, music, performing arts and much more. Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective is comprised of the most important scholarly journals published throughout the 20th century in North America and Europe.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
This database provides indexing for the most important English-language legal information—including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, books, book reviews and more. International in coverage, Index to Legal Periodicals includes periodicals from the U.S., Canada, Great Britian, Ireland, Austrailia and New Zealand, and covers an even broader range of subjects.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text
This database provides complete, full-text coverage of the most important English-language legal information, including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, books, book reviews and more. International in coverage, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text includes periodicals from the U.S., Canada, Great Britian, Ireland, Austrailia and New Zealand, and covers an even broader range of subjects.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981
This retrospective database indexes legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand dating back to 1908. Annual surveys of the laws of jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes and annual reviews of the work in a given field or a given topic are also covered.
LearningExpress Computer Skills
LearningExpress Computer Skills Tuturial video courses are a fun and easy way to learn how to use the computer, the Internet, and the software applications most commonly needed for home, school, and work. The Computer Skills video courses are available as an add-on to LearningExpress Library.
LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator
Learning Express Job & Career Accelerator integrates everything job seekers need to conduct a successful job search, all in one easy-to-use online application. Interactive wizards guide patrons through each step of the process, from exploring suitable occupations and finding available jobs to preparing targeted resumes and improving critical job search skills. In addition, the personalized Job Search Portfolio allows job seekers to plan, tailor, and track multiple job searches at the same time while providing easy access to all their saved information.
Includes Job & Career Help Center as well as Practice Exams and Courses.
LearningExpress Writing Improvement Program
This program offers tutorials and 33 different essay-writing practices for elementary through adult writers, including timed GED and SAT writing simulations.
The features included in LibraryAware help you build relationships with readers and increase library circulation and usage. Included in every subscription: NextReads, Newsletter Service, Readers' Advisory Tools, Ready-to-Use Database Promotions, Multiple Communication Channels, and Tools for Libraries.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
This database provides cover-to-cover full-text articles from select publications, along with indexing and abstracts of periodicals, state journals, conference proceedings, books and much more. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations and much, much more. This database provides PDF page images of all full-text articles, including charts, graphs, photos, and other important graphical information with coverage dating as far back as 1980.
Library Literature & Information Science Index
This database provides cover-to-cover indexing of journals, including key library and information science periodicals. Library Literature & Information Science Index covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations and much, much more. Library Literature & Information Science Index provides coverage dating as far back as 1980.
Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983
With nearly 80 years of citations documenting all of the innovations, controversies and people instrumental in the making of modern librarianship, this database provides access to decades of historical library scholarship. Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations and much, much more. Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective provides indexing of periodicals, plus books, book chapters, library school theses and more, with coverage dating back to 1905.
Literary Reference Center
Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.
In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Literary Encyclopedia, all of MagillOnLiterature Plus and much more.
MagillOnLiterature Plus contains editorially reviewed critical essays, brief plot summaries, extended character profiles, and detailed setting discussions covering works by more than 8,500 long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists, essayists, and philosophers. The biographical essays reflect extended coverage of the 2,500 most studied authors and include up-to-date lists of each author's principal works and current secondary bibliographies. In addition, 378 comprehensive genre-driven overview essays provide details about important literary genres, time periods, and national literatures.
This bibliographic database provides citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals covering a wide range of subjects. Content includes: over 19 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine; indexed records with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH); citations from nearly 5,600 worldwide journals in in 60 languages; coverage from 1946 to the present; publications from scholarly journals; and a majority of journals selected based on the recommendation of the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee.
Middle & Junior High School Core Collection
For libraries serving readers in grades five through nine, this is a collection development tool containing titles for nonfiction works, fiction and collections for children and adolescents. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists at 3 recommendation levels, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.
Novelist is a database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information for both adult and children’s Fiction books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
NoveList Complete is a package of products that helps libraries connect with readers. NoveList Complete includes:
NoveList K-8 Plus
NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
Novelist Plus is a comprehensive source of information for adult and children’s Fiction, Non-fiction, and audio books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Be there when patrons need reading inspiration
Where do most of your readers search for a great book to read? In your catalog? Their favorite search engine? On their phones? Make sure they discover great reads wherever they are, by enriching your catalog, self-checkout, mobile, and linked data systems with recommendations from NoveList.
Omnifile Mega Full Text Mega
This database includes essential material for learning, detailed research or casual reading across disciplines, including topical coverage on ethnic studies, women's studies, history and more. OmniFile Full Text Mega covers core subjects, including applied sciences, art, education, humanities, law, social sciences and technology. This database includes: full text of articles from over 3,100 publications (many of them peer-reviewed), dating back to 1994; indexing and abstracts from nearly 5,100 publications; and retrospective coverage as far back as 1982 for more complete subject coverage.
Play Index covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements. This database content includes: approximately 31,000 plays—published individually or in collections—dating from 1949 to present time; and over 600 monologues.
Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques–including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center provides contemporary content from the finest publishers including Knopf, Houghton Mifflin, New Directions, Copper Canyon Press and dozens of authors and estates, as well as Critical Survey of Poetry and Critical Survey of Short Fiction, and other major respected reference books and literary journals.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics. The Guide to Critical Analysis enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.
Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
Public Library Core Collection Nonfiction
This database provides titles—at 3 recommendation levels—of reference and non-fiction books for adults. Covering a wide range of topics, from health to personal finance, this collection can be used for collection development, readers’ advisory and curriculum support. Public Library Core Collection Nonfiction contains more than 36,000 titles.
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega
This tool for educators, students and researchers provides access to current events coverage, curriculum support and access to quality full-text periodicals. Every aspect of modern life is covered in Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega, including antiques, art, business, computers, home improvement, photography, politics, religion, science, sports, transportation and much more.
Readers' Guide Full Text Select
This full-text database provides searchable full text—as well as abstracting and indexing. Every aspect of modern life is covered in Readers’ Guide Full Text Select, including art, business, education, entertainment, fashion, health & medicine, politics, religion, sports, travel and much more.
Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature offers access to 100 years of the original paper volumes—providing information about history, culture, science and seminal developments. This database covers some of the most important events in history, from Neil Armstrong walking on the Moon and the Mars Viking landing, to the end of Franco’s dictatorship in Spain and Papal elections.
Readers' Guide To Periodical Literature
Providing trusted, broad information for educators, students and library patrons seeking detailed current events coverage, curriculum support or access to quality periodicals, this database delivers comprehensive indexing of the most popular and important periodicals published, dating back to 1983.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, a comprehensive, ongoing guide to publications on music from all over the world, is an indispensable tool for scholars, students, librarians, performers, teachers, and music lovers. It provides broad yet detailed coverage and facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels. From hip hop to Händel, from ethnomusicology to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory, RILM is the first stop for the researcher who wants clear, verified bibliographic information, fully cited, abstracted, and indexed. Since its first publication in 1967 RILM has been a mighty ally for music researchers, and its capabilities and coverage have been constantly expanding. RILM currently contains over 760,000 entries; approximately 30,000 new records are added every year.
Science Full Text Select
This database includes full-text content from Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, General Science Full Text and other renowned science content. This database offers complete coverage of science research.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also provides its own easy-to-use interface that allows students to browse topics by category and have quick access to science experiments and helpful research guides.
Senior High School Core Collection
Senior High Core Collection contains entries at 3 recommendation levels encompassing a wide variety of topics for youth, ranging from material on Native Americans and rainforest ecology to health issues. Additional subject coverage includes biographies, art, sports, Islam, the Middle East, cultural diversity and other contemporary topics. The online version of this collection provides more content (two additional recommendation levels, Supplemental and Archival) to aid in selection for larger libraries and subject-level collections, and includes features–such as book review citations and excerpts, book covers, advanced searching and sorting capabilities, and monthly content updates—not available in print.
Short Story Index
This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. It provides detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies. Coverage dates as far back as 1984.
Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983
It provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories, as well as full text for thousands of stories, dating from 1915 to 1983.
Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Completing the database are business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers. PDF full text is available for all documents.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this resource provides indexing and abstracts for a wide assortment of English-language social science journals. Subject coverage in Social Sciences Abstracts covers a wide array of areas, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and much, much more.
Social Sciences Full Text
This database is a full-text resource for English-language journals in social sciences. Subject coverage in Social Sciences Full Text covers a wide array of areas, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more.
Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983
This database covers many concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this resource provides comprehensive indexing for a wide assortment of the most important historical social science journals. Subject coverage in Social Sciences Index Retrospective covers a wide array of areas, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies, and more.
This database includes content from therapy to recreation, focusing on all aspects of fitness and health relating to sports medicine and related fields. With full bibliographic coverage, this database offers millions of records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; including tens of thousands of dissertations, theses and reference to articles in 60 languages. The content also consists of international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more.
SPORTDiscus Full Text
This is a full-text database covering sports and sports medicine journals and providing full text for hundreds of journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Subject areas covered include: biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health and therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports and exercise psychology, coaching and education, and sports medicine.
Wilson Art Abstracts
This database features indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and more.
Wilson Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984
This database provides users with access to over half a century of high-quality indexing of art literature covering fine, decorative and commercial art dating back to 1913. Content includes indexing of nearly 600 publications and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.
Wilson Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
This database provides the full text of articles covering a broad array of science issues, with about 45 percent of the focus on agriculture. Biological & Agricultural Index Plus covers many important subjects, including agricultural research, biology, environmental science, genetics, horticulture, physiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife management and much more.
Wilson Education Abstracts
This database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education and is invaluable for education students, professionals and policy makers. Education Abstracts features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation, and more.
Wilson Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
An excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, this database provides indexing for the most important English-language legal information—including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, books, book reviews and more.
International in coverage, Index to Legal Periodicals includes periodicals from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, and covers an even broader range of subjects.
Wilson Library Literature & Information Science Index
This database provides cover-to-cover indexing of journals, including key library and information science periodicals. A useful tool for study in more than just librarianship, Library Literature & Information Science Index covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations and more. This database provides coverage dating as far back as 1980.
Women's Studies International
From the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research, this database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business and education. The nearly 800 essential sources in Women's Studies International include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, websites and web documents and grey literature.