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Academic Videos Online, (Proquest):
Academic Video Online makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Description: Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. The drug information monographs are written in lay language for consumers. Updated monthly.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
Description: Presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The series two is second of the five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3
Description: Presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. Series 3 is the third of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
Description: Presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. Series 4 is the fourth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
Description: Presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Series 5 is the fifth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set of circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories.
American Chemical Society Journals
Description: More than 50 peer-reviewed research journals published, or co-published, by the American Chemical Society, a leading publisher in chemical and related sciences.
American Religion Data Archive
Description: Data sets from surveys and polls. Includes religious profiles for countries and states, denomination statistics, international reports.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1
Description: Presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of, biblical languages emerged during the nineteenth century, an important foundation for today’s study and understanding of biblical languages.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
Description: Consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
APA PsycArticles
Description: Updated bi-weekly, this database connects to the latest articles in psychological findings. All content is available in PDF and HTML formats with underlying XML data. Users have seamless full-text access across multiple platforms, including APA PsycNet®. Provides access to 119 journals and journal coverage dating back to 1894.


Behavioral & Mental Health Online
Description: Provides a comprehensive, rich, and diverse collection of video and text for anyone studying or teaching in the area of mental health. 
Business Entrepreneurship (Gale)
Description: A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.
Business Insights Global (Gale)
Description: A platform that offers more opportunities to explore and interpret international business topics. It also brings valuable, esteemed content, with the tools needed for a more efficient and rewarding research experience.


Consumer Health Database
Description: Covers an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context – from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.
Coronavirus Research Database
Description: Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.



Ebook Central
Description: Provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information.
Ebook Reference Collection (Gale)



Gale Academic OneFile
Description: Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
Gale Educator’s Reference Complete
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator—from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level.
Gale in Context: Biography
Description: An engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people.
Gale in Context: College
Description: Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Gale in Context: Environmental Studies
Description: Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, populations, and more.
Gale in Context: High School
Description: Offers cross-curricular content that supports national and state high school curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills.
Gale in Context: Science
Description: An engaging resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather.
Gale Literature Resource Center
Description: Researchers can find up-to-date analysis, biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world. 
Gale OneFile: Health & Medicine
The perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
Gale OneFile: News
Description: Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world.
Gale OneFile: Nursing & Allied Health
Description: Provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management.
Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine
Description: Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Gale OneFile: Psychology
Description: Provides access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
Description: Provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. 


Description: A partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
HCI (Human Computer Interaction) Bibliography
Description: A volunteer-run index of Human Computer Interaction related websites.
Health Research Premium Collection
Description: Serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the top ProQuest health and medical databases.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Description: Consumer health information on topics such as medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text for nearly 150 journals.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic
Description: Nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
Description: The U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals Library is a complete collection of decisions and official case law from some of the United States’ most important government institutions.
HeritageQuest Online
Description: A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Description: This database includes a collection of core, proprietary articles covering over 140 topics, as well as licensed periodicals, books and video that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts and is available in high-quality PDF format.
Home Improvement Reference Center
Description: Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.


IMSLP: The International Music Score Library Project
Description: Started in 2006, with the ultimate goal of gathering all public domain music scores, in addition to the music scores of all contemporary composers (or their estates) who wish to release them to the public free of charge.
Issues & Controversies
 In-depth articles on more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file. Great for research papers and debate prep.


Job & Career Accelerator
Description: An online, job search system.



Materials Science & Engineering
Description: An interdisciplinary resource combining full-text sources and expert indexing of global literature. Featuring content from 1962 to present.
Description: Spanish language medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
MEDLINE with Mesh (via EBSCO)
Description: Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
Description: A federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations, providing direct links to selected resources online
Military & Government Collections
Description: Current news pertaining to all branches of the military, with full text for nearly 300 periodicals, academic journals, and other content.
Military Database
Description: Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. This resource includes over 700 publications, with more than 500 available in full-text.




PDR Physician’s Desk Reference
Description:  The Physicians’ Desk Reference® suite of services provides healthcare professionals multichannel access to important drug information: the PDR®, the most recognized drug information reference available in the U.S.
Play Index
Description: Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English.
Description: Hundreds of papers presented at conferences from a multitude of societies.
Professional Development Collection
Description: Highly specialized full-text of quality education journals, including peer-reviewed titles and educational reports; designed for professional educators.


Referencia Latina
Description: This full-text Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. The intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users.
Regional Business News
Description: Full text for 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas around the U.S. Updated daily.


SciTech Premium Collection

Description: The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection.
Scribner Writers Series
Description: the Scribner Writers Series are e-books that include American Writers Collection (36 vols); British Writers Collection (26 vols); European Writers Collection (14 vols); World and Genre Writers Collection (25 vols).
Short Story Index
Description: This product’s aim is to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literary genres are covered.
Small Business Reference Center
Description: Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Description: Contains reference and instructional information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Description: The world’s most comprehensive sociology research database. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index – with no embargo.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Description: Organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
Sustainability Reference Center
Description: This collection offers unmatched coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management, including full text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications and other valuable resources.

Description: An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books.
Technology collection
Description: Includes the Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database, the Materials Science & Engineering Database, and the Military Database.
Texas Reference Center
Description: Full-text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business, home & garden and sports & leisure, and biographies of famous historical and contemporary Texans.
Time Magazine Archive, 1923-2000
Description: Presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.


Virtual Religion Index
 An index of religion-related web sites.


War of the Rebellion
Description: A compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies prepared under the direction of the Secretary of War by Bvt. Liet. Col. Robert N. Scott, 3rd U.S. Artillery and published pursuant to Act of Congress, approved, June 16th, 1880.
World Cat
 Catalog of books and other materials from libraries around the world.

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