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    • Academic OneFile  
        
      Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Provides coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Indexing 1980-present; Fulltext for most titles, 1994-present.
    • Academic Search Premier
      Academic Search Premier is an interdisciplinary database, covering a broad range of subjects. It contains indexing for 8,172 publications, with full text for nearly 4,700 of those titles.
    • Access World News Research Collection
      Find diverse global, local, regional, and national perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, and web-only content. Also included are the following Access Modules: Business News, U.S. Newswires, Military, Government, and Defense, and Acceda Noticias. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.
    • ACLS Humanities E-Books
      A digital collection of 2,200 full-text titles offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with fourteen learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. Fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars.
    • ACM Digital Library  
        
      Citations and full text of journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings and newsletters from the Association for Computing Machinery.
    • ACS Web Editions and Journal Archive  
        
      Online access to over 30 publications from the American Chemical Society. New articles are posted online with 5-7 days of approval.
    • African American Newspapers  
        
      Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. Features papers from more than 35 states—including significant 19th century titles.
    • African American Studies Center  
        
      A comprehensive collection of scholarship focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Includes 7,500 articles. The core content includes Africana, which presents an account of the African and African American experience in five volumes.
    • Agricola
      Contains records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
    • Alt HealthWatch
      This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Indexing back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990
    • America's Historical Newspapers  
        
      Provides access to early American newspapers from 1690 to1876. Offers 350,000 issues from over 710 historical American newspapers. Focuses largely on the 18th and early 19th century newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia. Also includes African American newspapers from 1827 to 1998.
    • America: History & Life  
        
      Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from over 2000 English language journals. Also includes book reviews.
    • American Eras  
        
      Offers essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to U.S. history. Each chapter focuses on major aspects of the featured era. Provides students with perspective on the ideas, individuals and events that made each period in American history unique. Each volume contains a chronology of world events that sets a historical framework; a bibliography; an index of photographs; and a subject index.
    • American National Biography  
        
      American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation. Each entry traces a person's life through the sequence of significant events as they occurred from birth to death. Features over 2,700 illustrations, more than 80,000 cross-references, and links to select web sites.
    • American Periodical Series  
        
      Digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.
    • American Song  
        
      American Song is a history database containing 50,000 tracks that allow people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. This release includes 1,048 albums, equalling 17,940 tracks.
    • Ancestry Library Edition  
        
      Genealogical collection covering the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.
    • Annual Reviews Online  
        
      Online access to authoritative, analytic reviews published by Annual Reviews in 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.
    • AP Images  
        
      AP Images Collection is a primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world that takes users on a sensory journey through history. With photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 180 years, this collection captures the greatest events in history – and brings them to life.
    • AP NewsMonitor Collection:
      Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.
    • Applied Science & Technology Full Text
      Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Full text of articles is available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.
    • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
      Covers the literature of health, health services, social work, social services, sociology, psychology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Abstracts and indexes over 500 journals and periodicals, from more than 16 countries.
    • Archives Unbound
      Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.
    • Art Full Text
      Features full-text articles, indexing and abstracting of an international array of publications. Covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.
    • Art Online  
        
      Scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. Iincludes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, containing more than 45,000 articles (more than 21,000 biographies and 500,000 bibliographical citations). Also includes images of the most frequently studied works of art.
    • ARTFL Project (French-English Resources)  
        
      ARTFL is a cooperative project of the Institut National de la Langue Française (INaLF) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)and the Divisions of the Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Chicago. Resources available through ARTFL include FRANTEXT, a database of nearly 2000 texts of French literature and non-fiction; several French-English dictionaries; the ARTFL Encyclopédie, a complete on-line version of the first edition of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclop
    • Artstor  
        
      Database consisting of more than one million images covering art, architecture and archeology. Collections can be searched as a whole or individually.
    • AskART  
        
      Online database containing over 185,000 artists. From its inception the focus was on American artists from the early 16th-Century through the present.
    • ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS Serials  
        
      The ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Index is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. ATLASerials is an online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. Users can read articles or research the history of a topic from 1949 to the present. Also covers religious research in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, medic
    • Atlanta Constitution Historical 1868-1945 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Atlanta Constitution including all advertisements.
    • Auto Repair Reference Center
      Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.

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    • Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive  
        
      Provides a broad-based tool for research in religion, archaeology, anthropology, and Classical, Mediterranean, and Near Eastern History. Includes some full text coverage of Biblical Archaeology Review, Bible Review, and Archaeology Odyssey, as well as several books.
    • Bibliography of Asian Studies  
        
      Full content of the whole twenty years of the annual printed Bibliography of Asian Studies (from 1971–1991), plus citations for articles from 1992 to the present in more than 100 journals in the field of Asian studies. Contains over 590,000 references to books, journal articles, individually-authored monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc.
    • Bibliography of the History of Art  
        
      The Bibliography of the History of Art is a comprehensive art bibliography. The database indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and articles from over 4,300 periodicals.
    • Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, 1774-present  
        
      One of many historical guides available from the Office of the Legislative Resource Center
    • Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa  
        
      Illuminates the lives of influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.
    • Biography in Context
      Combines over 280,000 biographies from sources such as Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedias of World Biography, Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television, Contemporary Musicians, Historic World Leaders, Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists, Contemporary Black Biography, Religious Leaders of America, International Dictionary of Art and Artists; and many more, with full-text articles from more than 250 periodicals including American History, The Christian Century, U.S. News & World Report.
    • Biography Index  
        
      Indexes biographical information in over 3000 periodicals and books. Includes , bibliographies, Biography, critical studies, fiction and drama, pictorial works, poetry, juvenile literature, obituaries, journals, collections of letters, book reviews, and interviews.
    • Biography Reference Bank
      Contains biographical full-text articles, page images, abstracts and articles from magazines and journals—providing current coverage of an individual’s life and work.
    • Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
      Provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating as far back as 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications dating back to 1983.
    • Biological Sciences  
        
      Indexes 6,000 biology journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, and other sources for students and faculty who need in-depth, advanced information for biological research.
    • BioMed Central  
        
      Provides access to 170 peer-reviewed open-access journals in the area of biomedical research. All the original research articles in journals published by BioMed Central are immediately and permanently available online without charge or any other barriers to access.
    • BioOne  
        
      Aggregation of 81 full-text of bioscience research journals. Most of titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.
    • Black Women in America  
        
      Pulls together the research in this field to provide a building block of Black Women’s Studies. Includes women such as Venus and Serena Williams, Condoleezza Rice, Carol Moseley Braun, Ruth Simmons, and Ann Fudge. Addresses the achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and represents the new research the first edition helped to generate.
    • Bloom's Literary Reference Online
      Features content from Facts On File’s print literature collection, hundreds of essays examining the lives and works of writers throughout history and the world, and thousands of critical articles. Also contains an archive of more than 46,000 characters; extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; almost 170 video segments; and more.
    • Book Review Digest Plus  
        
      Indexes English-language fiction and non-fiction book reviews.
    • Book Review Digest Retrospective  
        
      Book Review Digest Retrospective provides excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. Citations with excerpts of reviews of juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction in the English language are included.
    • Books and Authors  
        
      Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Books & Authors facilitates exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction.
    • Boston Globe Historical 1872-1979 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Boston Globe including all advertisements.
    • Britannica Online
      The full text of the most current edition of the Encyclopedias Britannica, fully searchable, and with additional features such as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and an Internet Guide with web sites which have been evaluated by the editors of the Britannica.
    • British Newspapers, Part III 1780-1950
      British Newspapers, Part III: 1780-1950 has 31 additional titles that are not included in 19th Century British Library Newspapers. These local and regional papers expand the views represented in the series.
    • British Periodicals I and II  
        
      Traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. Consists of more than 460 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising more than two centuries of British history and culture.
    • BrowZine iPad Application
      BrowZine is a tablet application that lets you browse, read and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available through the Furman University Libraries. This allows the user access to e-journals, from publishers including ACM, ACS, Wiley, Oxford, Pallgrave, Taylor and Francis, and many more, in one place.
      • Browse titles by subject to easily find journals of interest
      • Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals
      • Be alerted when a new issue of a journal is published
      • Save articles in your personal library.
    • 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 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 Insights: Essentials
      Enables you to find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
    • Business Leader Profiles for Students  
        
      Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present. Biographical profiles range from 1,250 to 2,500 words in length.
    • Business Source Complete
      Business Source Complete contains the full text of periodicals and other sources, including: peer-reviewed journals, trade journals & general business magazines, monographs, country economic reports, industry reports & yearbooks, and market research reports. The database covers a variety of disciplines related to all areas of business.

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    • Cabell's Business Set
      Cabell's Business Set provides current contact information and websites for a large number of business journals. Also, Cabell's sekks to provide information on publication guidelines, type of review, number of external reviews, acceptance rate, ISSN, submission process and more.
    • Cambridge Histories Online  
        
      The online version of Cambridge Histories series offers access to the print editions published since the 1960s, more than 280 volumes covering 15 different academic subjects. Supports any type of historical research. The resource is continually updated with new volumes taken as soon as they become available.
    • Catholic Encyclopedia  
        
      Corresponds to the 1913 first printed edition of the Catholic Encyclopedias. This online version is nearly 90% complete and the articles are continually being transcribed from the print to the web.
    • CCH Tax Research  
        
      Contains all reports, rulings, tax court memos, bulletins, and updates in the Standard Federal Tax Reporter. Also includes Federal Income Tax Reporter, Internal Revenue Code, Federal Estate/Gift Tax Reporter. You must create an account to use this database.
    • Chicago Defender Historical 1910-1975 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Chicago Defender including all advertisements. The Chicago Defender has been a voice of the black community with more than two-thirds of its readership outside Chicago. The newspaper was a proponent of The Great Migration, the move of over 1.5 million African-Americans from the segregated South to the industrial North from 1915 to 1925. It reported on the Red Summer race riots of 1919, and editorialized for anti-lynching legislation and the integration
    • Chicago Manual of Style Online  
        
      Provides acccess to both the 15th and 16th editions of the Chicago Manual of Style. Contents are searchable and browseable. Includes tools and a quick citation guide.
    • Chicago Tribune Historical 1849-1987 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Chicago Tribune including all advertisements.
    • Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953)
      The collection of papers, including North China Herald, The China Press, The China Critic, and the China Weekly Review, provides a primary source chronicle of the country's turbulent transition from Imperial rule to the founding of the Republic. The Chinese Newspapers Collection captures all editions published 1832 through 1953.
    • Choice Online
      Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries provides reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
    • Christian Science Monitor Historical 1908-1997 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Christian Science Monitor including all advertisements.
    • Chronicle of Higher Education  
        
      Published weekly, the Chronicle of Higher Education is a top source for news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
    • Clase Periodica  
        
      CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
    • Classical Music Library  
        
      A fully searchable classical music resource—a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. Includes tens of thousands of licensed recordings that can be listened to over the Internet. The audio selections are cross-referenced to a database of supplementary reference information. Selections range from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composers—including symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms.
    • Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)  
        
      CMMC provides access to a large collection of information in areas related to communication and mass media. In addition to the more than 600 journals that CMMC provides indexing and abstracts for, the database also features full text for more than 240 journals, many of which also offer PDFs of applicable articles. A sophisticated Communication Thesaurus is available to researchers, and searchable cited references are provided for many of the journals covered by the database.
    • Computer Source  
        
      Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.
    • Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966
      This resource includes documents issued by the British Government between 1834 and 1966. From coastal trading in the early nineteenth century, through the Conference of Berlin of 1884 and the subsequent Scramble for Africa, to the abuses of the Congo Free State, fights against tropical disease, Italy’s defeat by the Abyssinians, World War II, apartheid in South Africa and colonial moves towards independence, the documents in Confidential Print: Africa cover the whole of the modern period of European colonization of the continent.
    • Confidential Print: Latin America
      The documents of Confidential Print: Latin America cover the whole of South and Central America, plus the non-British islands of the Caribbean, from just after the final Spanish withdrawal from mainland America in the 1820s to the height of the Cold War in the 1960s. Covering revolutions, territorial changes and political movements, foreign financial interests, industrial and infrastructural development (including the building of the Panama Canal), wars, slavery, immigration from Europe and relations with indigenous peoples, among other topics, the files in this title form a vital resource for any scholar of Latin American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
    • Congress.gov
      Presented by the Library of Congress using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, and the Government Printing Office, Congress.gov will eventually incorporate all the information on the THOMAS site.
    • Congressional Service and Historical Indexes, 1789 - 1984  
        
      Provides access to historic and current congressional information. Includes the full text of congressional publications, finding aids, a bill tracking service, and the full text of public laws and other research materials.
    • Consumer Health Complete
      Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
    • Contemporary Novelists  
        
      Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts. 7th edition of includes Biography, bibliographies and critical essays on approximately 650 contemporary writers, 100 new to this edition. Includes nationality and title indexes.
    • Contemporary Poets  
        
      7th edition provides biographical and bibliographical information on 787 of the world's most important contemporary English-language poets, 120 new to this edition. Entries typically include personal and career information, addresses, a detailed bibliography, a list of further reading sources and more. Each entry also includes a signed critical essay covering each poet's career and works. Includes nationality and title indexes.
    • Contemporary World Music  
        
      Delivers the sounds of regions from every continent. Contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
    • Country Studies
      Online version of the Country Studies Handbooks produced by the Library of Congress and the Department of the Army. Describes and analyzes the political, economic, social, national security systems and institutions of over 100 countries and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
    • CQ Political Reference Suite
      Integrates many of CQ Press's reference titles on government and politics into an electronic format that makes navigating content intuitive and easy.
    • CQ Researcher  
        
      Good place to begin research on current topics. Covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.
    • CQ Weekly  
        
      Online version of the print resource. Provides articles, statistics, floor votes and other information on the current activities of Congress.
    • Credo Reference
      Provides access to more than 1300 titles, covering every major subject - from art to medicine, psychology to history, and technology to literature.
    • Current Biography Illustrated
      Draws information from newspaper articles, magazine articles and books. Can be searched by name, profession, place of origin, gender, ethnicity, birth/death dates, titles of works and key words for more than 25,000 articles and obituaries.

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    • Daily Mail Historical Archive
      The Daily Mail Historical Archive provides more than 100 years of this major UK national newspaper. It can be viewed in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society.
    • Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)
      The digital Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) offers reference searching and interactive browsing by region, quotations with a complete bibliography extending from the seventeenth century through the twenty-first, and maps illustrating where words were collected.
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography  
        
      Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series. Access is from volume 349 to present.
    • Dictionary of National Biography
      An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past. Updated three times a year (each January, May and October), adding new biographies from the Romans to the 21st century.
    • Dictionary of Old English Corpus
      Search the full text of Old English works by individual word, phrase, title, or author. Contains approximately three million words of Old English and two million words of Latin. If a particular text is significant because of dialect or date, there may be more than one copy of the work included in the Corpus.
    • Dictionary of Old English: A - G  
        
    • Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)  
        
      Created in collaboration with the National Security Archive, this database is a comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Contains declassified government documents. Includes 33 collections consisting of over 80,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 500,000 total pages.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals  
        
      Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Covers all subjects and languages. There are now 4270 journals in the directory. Currently 1594 journals are searchable at article level. Over 297168 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
    • Dissertations & Theses  
        
      A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.
    • DRAM  
        
      Provides CD quality audio, complete and original liner notes and essays from New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) and other labels. DRAM offers streaming access to complete works. The basis for the current collection is the catalog of American music recordings by New World Records. Covers folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond.

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    • E-books from EBSCO
      Browse from a large collection of e-books available from EBSCO.
    • Early English Books Online  
        
      Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
    • ebrary
      A collection of over 1500 eBook titles in the areas of Language and Literature from a variety of academic publishers.
    • EconLit  
        
      Corresponds to Journal of Economic Literature and the Index of Economic Articles, and covers journal articles, dissertations, chapters in books, conference proceedings and entire books.
    • Edgar  
        
      Corporate reports for over 8,500 companies- 10K, 10Q, 8Q, Schedule 13 G files, Letters to Stockholders, Prospecti, etc. Also SEC Digest, Press Releases, Congressional Testimony and Special Studies.
    • Education Full Text  
        
      Covers over 400 core international periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks in the area of education.
    • Educator's Reference Complete  
        
      Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.
    • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
      Including over 180,000 (200,00 volumes) English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of works from the Americas. With full-text search capabilities this resource incorporates canonical titles of the period as well as contemporary works that analyze and debate those titles.
    • Encyclopaedia Judaica  
        
      Online version of the 2nd edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Includes complete content of all 22 volumes of the print version. Presents scholarship on historic topics as well as treatments of contemporary Jewish life, including added emphasis of the role of women and explorations of the full global scope of the Diaspora.
    • Encyclopaedia of Islam  
        
      Online versions of the Encylopaedia of Islam, 2nd and 3rd editions. The entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the printed edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam, encompassing over 12,000 printed pages. The Encyclopaedia of Islam includes special characters, such as accented letters and non Roman writing systems, which can sometimes appear incorrectly in your browser.
    • Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture  
        
      New 2nd edition adds nearly 600 new topics and provides substantial revisions to hundreds more; more than 5,700 entries in all. Includes full-color and black- and-white photographs and national statistics for Latin America's 37 countries. Addresses research on prehistoric environments and cultures, U.S. Haitian interventions, the consequences of NAFTA and increased Mexican immigration, the troubled aftermaths of Pinochet's Chile and Fujimori's Peru, truth and reconciliation commissions, and the
    • Encyclopedia of Religion  
        
      This 2nd edition reflects changes in academia and in the world since 1987. Includes almost all of the 2,750 original entries as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles. Takes cross-cultural approach, while emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
    • ERIC  
        
      ERIC is the world's largest source of education information, with nearly 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
    • Essay & General Literature Index  
        
      Indexes "essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 300 volumes are indexed annually. Additionally, more than 20 annuals and serial publications such as Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, The Supreme Court Review, Dickens Studies Annual, and Anglo-Saxon England are indexed. In addition to analysis of individual essays, the Essay and General Literature database also provides full
    • Europa World Plus
      Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories. Includes economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country, as well as thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,700 international organizations.
    • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
      This bibliographic database is a valuable index of European works that relate to the Americas. This resource was created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750.” Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

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    • Factiva  
        
      Access to more than 6,000 business, trade, and general publications and services, including same-day, full-text access to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times, Los Angeles times and the Washington Post. Company and industry comparisons. Includes Reuters News Service reports.
    • FDSys
      Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
    • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
      This career research database features three main sections: Job and Industry Profiles, Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills, and Career and Industry Resources. The material is drawn from a range of authoritative sources and is extensively indexed.
    • Films on Demand
      Films on Demand is a source of high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. Streaming video is available in a variety of subject areas. There currently is an issue with Chrome browser and Adobe Flash. If you have a problem viewing films using Chrome, please try another browser.
    • First World War (Adam Matthew)
      This resource showcases primary source material for the study of the First World War, from personal narratives and printed books to military files, propaganda pamphlets and strong visual documents. The material is complemented by a range of contextual secondary material, including scholarly essays, case studies and interactive maps.
    • Fuente Academica
      Offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
    • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
      This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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    • Gale Virtual Reference Library  
        
      Gale Virtual Reference Library is a Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
    • Gender Studies Database  
        
      Combines Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.
    • General Science Fulltext
      Provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals back to 1984. Includes graphs, charts, diagrams, photos and illustrations.
    • GeoRef  
        
      GeoRef is produced by the American Geological Institute. It indexes journal articles, book chapters, maps, conference papers, and dissertations in the geosciences. Fields covered included crystallography, geochemistry, marine geology, oceanography and paleontology among others.
    • Global Issues in Context
      Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Provides sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
    • GreenFile  
        
      GreenFile offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
    • GREENR
      The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Covers energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.
    • Greenville News
      The Greenville News is a daily newspaper published in Greenville, South Carolina. This database includes issues going back to 2002 as well as current local articles.
    • Grove Art Online  
        
      Scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. Iincludes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, containing more than 45,000 articles (more than 21,000 biographies and 500,000 bibliographical citations). Also includes images of the most frequently studied works of art.
    • Grove Music Online
      Provides the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as numerous subsequent updates. Includes more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies.

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    • Hartford Courant Historical 1764-1985 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Hartford Courant including all advertisements.
    • Health & Wellness Resource Center  
        
      Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, health, and wellness information through an intuitive Web interface. Including the respected Gale Encyclopedias of Medicine, Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.
    • Health Reference Center - Academic  
        
      This full text, multi-source database provides single-search access to the wide variety of health information sources in Health Reference Center plus 40 full text nursing and allied health journals. All in a single, easy-to-use database, Health Reference Center—Academic integrates the full text of respected nursing, allied health, and medical journals; consumer health magazines; reference books; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; referral information; and topical overviews.
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    • Health Source - Consumer Edition
      Provides consumer health information on many topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Includes access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
    • Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition
      Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
    • Historical Abstracts  
        
      Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), featuring coverage of academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955. Over 22,000 new abstracts and citations to journal articles, books, and dissertations are added to the database annually.
    • History Reference Center
      Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
    • Humanities and Social Sciences Retrospective  
        
      Indexes nearly 1,200 periodicals, as far back as 1907. Citations to more than 1,300,000 articles, including over 240,000 book reviews. Indexes scholarly journals published throughout the 20th century in North America and Europe. In addition to coverage of the humanities and social sciences, the database covers many scientific journals through the 1950's.
    • Humanities Full Text  
        
      H.W. Wilson's Humanities databases cover nearly 400 English language periodicals in the diverse subject areas of the humanities. Among the disciplines included are literature and language, history, philosophy, archaeology, classical studies, folklore, gender studies, performing arts, history, religion and theology.

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    • ICPSR Direct
      Data sets from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Most data for retrospective data sets is also available via CD-ROM.
    • IEEE/IET Electronic Library  
        
      IEEE’s most comprehensive collection, featuring high-quality content from the IEEE and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Included is access to all IEEE/IET journals, conference proceedings, and active standards—30% of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technologies.
    • ImageQuest
      Offers access to approximately three million images from over 50 different collections. All images in Image Quest are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use including use in reports and projects or on school Web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, and bulletins.
    • Independent Digital Archive
      The Independent Digital Archive, 1986-2012 is a digital collection that covers the full run of the newspaper from its very first issue until the end of 2012. Through an intuitive interface and multiple search paths, users can search, retrieve and browse every article, page and edition of the newspaper, gaining insight into this crucial period of 20th/21st century culture and society and how the media represented it. Featuring journalists and columnists from across the political spectrum, the paper is generally regarded as centrist, taking idiosyncratic views on the free market, social issues and culture.
    • Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text
      Provides coverage of English-language legal information, including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more. Also provides international coverage, including periodicals from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
    • InfoTrac Newsstand
      InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper database. You can search for articles by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.
    • Institute of Physics  
        
      The Institute of Physics Electronic Journal collection includes the full text of articles from 27 current IOP publications.
    • International Bibliography of Art
      Covers at least 500 core journals, with an emphasis on specialist and rare titles that are not covered by other indexes, plus detailed coverage of monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings and exhibition catalogs.
    • International Financial Statistics Online  
        
      International Financial Statistics (IFS) is a source of international statistics on aspects of international and domestic finance. Users can download the data, but in order to use the download function, you need to first sign-in/create a free user account. This source includes current data for the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation. Covers most countries.
    • International Index To Music Periodicals Full Text (IIMP)  
        
      Abstracts and citations for music articles on nearly all topics. Includes 355 scholarly and popular journals and has full text for 40 of those titles.
    • International Medieval Bibliography  
        
      Contains 300,000 records of articles, review articles, scholarly notes and similar literature on all aspects of medieval studies. Includes a comprehensive cataloguing and indexing system, using familiar, multilingual terminology. The index contains 120,000 terms, classified into six types (subjects, persons, texts, places, manuscripts, etc.)
    • International Studies Compendium  
        
      The International Studies Compendium is a comprehensive reference work for the fields of international studies and international relations. Includes more than 400 entries, enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.
    • IPA Source  
        
      Online library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

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    • Journal Citation Reports
      Journal Citation Reports offers a means to evaluate journals with statistical information based on citation data. JCR Web helps measure research influence and impact by compiling articles' cited references, showing the relationship between citing and cited journals.
    • Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)
      The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format.
    • JSTOR  
        
      JSTOR is a scholarly journal archive which provides full image access to articles from over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and unrelated titles. JSTOR goes back to the very first issue of each journal (many of them in the 19th Century), but does not include the most recent five years.

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    • Kids InfoBits
      Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with a developmentally appropriate graphic interface, reference content and magazines for elementary students.

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    • L'Année Philologique
      L'Année philologique is an index to scholarly work in fields related to the language, literature, history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique.
    • LexisNexis
      Provides access to over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. Includes deep backfiles and stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Also provides access to the Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.
    • LGBT Life  
        
      Contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 150 full-text monographs and books.
    • Library and Information Science Abstracts  
        
      An international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. Currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages.
    • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text  
        
      Provides full text access to library and information-science periodicals published internationally, and more than 600 books per year.
    • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  
        
      Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
    • Liebert Online  
        
      Electronic access to 59 peer-reviewed journals from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Mostly in biomedical, biotechnology, public health, and nursing, but other areas are also covered.
    • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts  
        
      Indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. Covers aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. Includes abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 publications.
    • LION (Literature Online)
      Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources.
    • Literary Index
      Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature series published by The Gale Group. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 140,000 titles into one source. Gale's Literary Index provides quick and easy access to 40 of our literary series. These series contain complete Biography on authors and critical essays on their writings. Titles Indexed.
    • Literary Reference Center
      Provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
    • Literature Resource Center  
        
      Provides access to Biography, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes access to the Scribner Writer's Series and Twayne World, Twayne US, and Twayne English Authors.
    • Literature Resources from Gale
      Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
    • Los Angeles Times Historical 1881-1987 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Los Angeles Times including all advertisements.

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    • M.L.A.  
        
      The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association of America, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
    • Mango Languages
      Mango uses common, everyday conversations as the basis of each lesson, so users will be able to start using and appreciating what they learn right away. Its comprehensive methodology includes all four key-language components (vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture) and integrates strategically placed memory building and critical-thinking exercises to help users remember and adapt what they learn. With interactive tools and a rich visual interface, Mango makes the learning process exciting. Mango includes courses for the world’s most popular and widely used languages, and serves about 90 percent of the world’s language learning needs. Mango also provides multiple English As a Second Language courses, each designed for a specific native language. There are Iphone and Android apps available for free download linked to your profile account.
    • MAS Ultra - School Edition
      Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
    • MasterFILE Premier
      Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
    • Math Sci Net  
        
      Searchable Web database providing access to over 58 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. Produced by the American Mathematical Society. Current Mathematical Publications is a subject index of bibliographic data for recent and forthcoming publications. Mathematical Reviews provides timely reviews or summaries of articles and books that contain new contributions to mathematical research.
    • Medici.tv  
        
      Medici.tv offers over 1,000 programs available on streaming VOD. This resource includes filmed concerts by current performers in classical music and documentaries on performers and composers. In addition, the catalog contains educational programs and master classes.
    • MEDLINE (EBSCO)  
        
      MEDLINE provides medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Searches citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. MEDLINE contains all citations published in Index Medicus, and corresponds in part to the International Nursing Index and Index to Dental Literature.
    • Middle Search Plus
      Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
    • Military and Government Collection  
        
      Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers periodicals, academic journals and other content. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles. Some publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Army Reserve Magazine, Defence Studies, Global Security Review, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, National Review, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and many more.
    • MLA Directory of Periodicals
      Contains information about the journals and book series most likely to publish material related to language and literature. Includes such information as when the publication began, restrictions placed on contributors, languages in which the periodical's contents are published, peer-review status, editorial personnel, sponsoring organizations, and subjects covered.
    • Music Index  
        
      International citations for articles on music on nearly all topics. Includes 655 scholarly and popular journals.
    • Music Online  
        
      Allows cross-searching of audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content in African American Music, American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music and Smithsonian Global Sound. Covers classical, jazz, world, and American music. Delivers audio recordings, video content, full-text reference materials, musical scores, liner notes, Biography, and images through a single interface.
    • Music-in-Print Online  
        
      Music-In-Print Online is searchable databases of published music in print. Search extensive listings of Sacred Choral, Classical Vocal, Orchestral, String, Guitar, Woodwind, and Piano music in print, as well as other areas including Band and Brass.

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    • National Criminal Justice Reference Service  
        
      NCJRS is a federally sponsored information clearinghouse for people around the country and the world involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. NCJRS hosts one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world, the NCJRS Abstracts Database. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 160,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the Unite
    • Nature Online  
        
      Online version of the magazine Nature. Some content not available in the print issue is accessible free online.
    • Naxos Music Library  
        
      Naxos Music Library is one of the world´s largest online classical music libraries. Offers streaming access to more than 46,000 CDs with more than 653,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 250 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Classic pop and rock music as well as Chinese orchestral m
    • NBER Working Papers  
        
      National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. NBER researchers report their findings in scientific papers aimed at other professional economists in academic institutions, business, government, and the business media around the world. Nearly 500 NBER Working Papers are published each year, and many subsequently appear in scholarly journals.
    • New York Times Historical 1851-2007 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the New York Daily Times and New York Times including all advertisements.
    • New York Tribune Historical 1841-1922 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the New York Tribune including all advertisements.
    • News (AP, UPI, etc.)
      Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.
    • Newspaper Source Plus
      Contains more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. Includes full text for major newspapers such as the Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others.
    • NewsVault
      Provides access to a range of historical newspaper and periodical collections, over 10.7 million digitized facsimile pages.
    • NoodleTools
      Generate, edit, and publish an entire MLA Works Cited list or APA References list that complies with the rules of the current MLA Handbook and APA Publication Manual. NoodleTools takes care of punctuation, alphabetization and formatting, producing a polished source list for import into Word.
    • NoveList K-8 Plust
      Provides access to information on over 30,500 nonfiction titles designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Created especially for kids (and the adults who work with them), it has a colorful, graphic-rich homepage.
    • NoveList Plus
      Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles included, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.
    • Nursing and Allied Health Collection  
        
      Covers all aspects of the Nursing profession - from direct patient care to health care administration. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
    • Nursing Collection II  
        
      Collection of up-to-date, full text nursing titles for clinical decisions and research support. Includes access to all tables of contents, graphics and captions, and bibliographic citations for every journal, plus free tables of contents for more than 1000 biomedical e-journals.
    • Nursing Resource Center
      Offers key information in various media types, including encyclopedia articles on various related topics, journal citations, more than 200 animations, medical illustrations, disease overviews, drug monographs, sample care plans, and much more.

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    • Omnifile Full Text  
        
      The Wilson Omnifile Full text indexes over 2,700 journals in a variety of areas, including business, humanities, science, education, & social science, plus popular magazines. It includes the full text of over 1,300 of these journals and magazines.
    • Opposing ViewPoints in Context  
        
      Contains information on today's hottest social issues. Drawing on series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to web sites.
    • Oxford Art Online
      Scholarly art resource covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. Includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, containing more than 45,000 articles. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art and images of the most frequently studied works of art.
    • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  
        
      An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past. Updated three times a year (each January, May and October), adding new biographies from the Romans to the 21st century.
    • Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought  
        
      Offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. Major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion are covered, as well as significant historical figures and social movements.
    • Oxford English Dictionary
      The definitive dictionary of the English Language, including comprehensive etymologies, first date of usage noted by excerpt from attributed author. Incomparable. The most comprehensive dictionary of any language.
    • Oxford Islamic Studies  
        
      Brings together current scholarship in the field of Islamic Studies. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture. Encompasses over 3,500 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.
    • Oxford Music Online
      This is the standard Encyclopedias for music and is the electronic version of a 30 volume print set that is housed in the Music Library. The Encyclopedias covers classical and popular music, world music, women in music, musical instruments, important geographical centers, and articles from the perspective of the new musicology.  Access is limited to three users at a time from campus computers only.
    • Oxford Reference Online  
        
      Indexes the fulltext of over 100 Oxford subject Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
    • Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO)  
        
      Full Text of core scholarly books published by Oxford University Press in four subject areas: Religion, Philosophy, History, and Classics. Abstracts and and keywords are available for 10 other collections.

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    • PAIS International  
        
      Covers issues in public policy. Coverage from 1915 to present. Sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. Provides a broad perspective on social and public policies, from historical (Prohibition, civil rights, McCarthyism) to current (health policy, climate change, terrorism)
    • Parker Library  
        
      Parker Library on the Web provides access to high-resolution digital copies of every imageable page of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College (Cambridge University Press, 1912). The collection includes 559 manuscript, most of which were numbered and catalogued by M. R. James in his 1912 catalogue of the collection, as well as volumes given to the library after the James catalogue was published.
    • Philosopher's Index  
        
      The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
    • Physical Education Index
      Features abstracts from a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.
    • Picture Books Database
      The Picture Books Database brings picture books and readers together, helping educators find the best picture books for their intended audience. The service combines data from dozens of online and print sources, thousands of picture books, and countless publisher, author, and illustrator websites. The database tracks hard to find data about picture books, eliminating the need to consult multiple reference books or websites.
    • PILOTS  
        
      Covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. Provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
    • Play Index
      Covers the works of contemporary playwrights, including new editions and translations. Includes citations to approximately 31,000 plays–published individually or in collections–dating from 1949 to present time and over 600 monologues for auditions or course assignments. Coverage includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.
    • Points of View Reference Center
      Contains materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
    • Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 (Adam Matthew)
      This source includes original archival material - manuscript, typescript and ephemera - from key libraries in Britain and America concerning topics such as changing lifestyles, 1950-1975; Youth Culture; Student Protests; Popular Culture; TV; Music; Movies; Civil Rights; Women’s Liberation; Minority Groups; the Space Race; Vietnam War and Nuclear Disarmament.
    • Popular Music Library
      Popular Music Library from Alexander Street contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
    • Primary Search
      Contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
    • Professional Development Collection
      Includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others. Also contains nearly 230 educational reports.
    • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses  
        
      A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.
    • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
      This will search the following newspapers simultaneouly: Chicago Defender (1910-1975); Chicago Tribune (1849-1986); Hartford Courant (1764-1984); Los Angeles Times (1881-1986); New York Tribune (1841-1922); The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1942); The Boston Globe (1872-1925); The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1995); The New York Times (1851-2006); The Wall Street Journal (1889-1991); and The Washington Post (1877-1993).
    • PsycArticles  
        
      PsycARTICLES is an online database containing more than 25,000 searchable full-text articles from 42 journals published by APA and allied organizations from 1988 to the present, with earlier years in production.
    • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
      Covers topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Contains full text for more than 560 journals.
    • PsycINFO  
        
      PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains more than two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as 1840. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to the
    • Public Library of Science (PLOS)  
        
      Eight peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles. All PLoS articles are immediately freely accessible online, are deposited in the free public archive PubMed Central.
    • PubMed
      PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.

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    • Readers' Guide Full Text  
        
      Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature indexes 240 magazines--the ones most often found in school, public, and college library collections, as well as the New York Times (late New York edition). Readers' Guide Abstracts Full Text takes digital bibliographic reference to the delivery of full text articles. Each full text entry also features an abstract of the full article for quick scanning. Abstracting and indexing coverage includes The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine--wide-rangi
    • Readers' Guide Retrospective  
        
      Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature indexes 240 magazines--the ones most often found in school, public, and college library collections, as well as the New York Times (late New York edition). The index entries include subject links to the actual page of citations in the printed Reader's Guide.
    • RefWorks  
        
    • Regional Business News  
        
      Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.
    • Religion and Philosophy Collection
      Covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Includes more than 300 full-text journals.
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  
        
      RILM covers music scholarship on a wide variety of topics and educational levels. The database includes concise abstracts and is both broad and international in its scope. All scholarly works are included (articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, reviews, etc.) Concert reviews, recording notes, pedagogical manuals, etc. are also included, if
    • RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600
      RISM - Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600 is a comprehensive annotated index and guide to music manuscripts containing more than 657,000 manuscript records by over 22,500 composers found in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries.
    • Roget's Thesaurus
      Roget's Thesaurus, Internet Edition
    • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy  
        
      Online resource for researching, teaching and studying philosophy and related disciplines. Includes more than 2000 articles, from Aristotle to Nominalism and from Personal Identity to Zeno of Elea.
    • Royal Society of Chemistry Journals and Archive  
        
      The Royal Society of Chemistry provides access to peer-reviewed research journals in the areas of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics. The RSC Journals Archive contains all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 to 2004. The backfile contains approximately 238,000 articles in 1,400,000 pages. Current access is available to select titles, including Analyst, Chemical Communications, Chemical Society Reviews, Dalton

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    • Safari Books Online  
        
      Includes the contents of the Safari Basic Tech Library. Focused specifically on technology, the Safari Basic Tech Library provides access to a collection of books from a variety of technology publishers, such as O’Reilly Media, John Wiley & Sons, Cisco Press, Manning, Apress, Microsoft Press, New Riders, Adobe Press, Packt Publishing, Que, Wrox, Sams, Pearson Certification and more.
    • Sage Reference Online  
        
      Online versions of reference titles from Sage Publications.
    • Schubertline
      Instant printed sheet music of lieder, songs and arias. Users can view, play and print sheet music in any key. Includes over 2000 scores of songs by great composers. Log-in is required; please contact janet.nazar@furman.edu for additional information.
    • Science Direct
      Provides access to full text peer reviewed articles from journals published by Elsevier. Click on the blue information icon for more information on how to access individual articles.
    • Science in Context
      Database of reference and periodical content covering Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science. Provides access to more than 150 comprehensive reference sets, and includes noted publications such as Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher.
    • Science Online  
        
      Online version of the magazine Science. Some content not available in the print issue is accessible free online.
    • Science Reference Center
      Provides access to full-text science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
    • SciFinder Scholar  
        
      Web version of SciFinder Scholar. References from more than 10,000 currently published journals and patents from more than 59 patent authorities. Includes the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. Access to SciFinder Scholar requires user registration. Please contact Caroline Mills at caroline.mills1689@furman.edu or 864.294.2263 to obtain registration information.
    • Scribner Writers Online
      Includes the American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection and World and Genre Writers Collection available in eBook format.
    • Short Story Index
      Provides indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories, as well as full text for thousands of stories. Searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source, or by any combination of terms.
    • Small Business Reference Center
      Offers information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
    • Small Business Resource Center
      Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
    • Smithsonian Global Sound  
        
      A virtual Encyclopedias of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection is an outgrowth of the vision and work of Folkways Records’ founder Moses Asch, who created a veritable Encyclopedias of the human experience of sound, releasing more than 2,000 albums between 1948 and 1986, including those by American folk icons such as Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Pete Seeger, and countless influential others. The collection also encompasses animal sounds, beer-drinking at an African homestead;
    • Social Sciences Full Text  
        
      This source indexes about 400 English-language periodicals in a wide variety of subjects related to the Social Sciences including sociology, family studies, public administration, social work etc. Articles from about 100 of the journals indexed are available full text. Indexing goes back to 1983.
    • Social Services Abstracts
      Provides coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. Abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications Includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
    • Sociological Abstracts  
        
      Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes literature in the field of sociology, as well as related literature in the social and behavioral sciences. Drawing from over 1,700 serials publications, the database includes abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews. It also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
    • Sport Discus with Full Text  
        
      Provides indexing of sports & sports medicine journals. Includes over 1,557,000 records, and the full text for more than 490 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985. Covers topics such as sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, and much more.
    • SpringerLink  
        
      Includes the full text of articles, books and reference works from the publishers Kluwer, Springer, and Brill. Includes, among others, the disciplines of medicine, biomedical sciences, public health, psychology and life sciences.
    • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage  
        
      Contains business and investment information, offering on-line access to Standard & Poor’s independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.
    • StatRef Anatomy and Physiology Online  
        
      STAT!Ref®, the premier healthcare e-resource, enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources. With 400+ and growing resources within over 50 healthcare disciplines, STAT!Ref provides the latest healthcare information in a customizable and convenient format. STAT!Ref goes where you go, accessible by desktop, laptop and wireless or web-enabled mobile devices. If you are asked to accept terms and conditions, please do so. Click on the "More Information" icon for information about using StatRef mobile app!
    • STN Easy  
        
      Indexing and abstracts to approximately 8,000 titles every year, including the results of chemical research reported in journal articles, patents, symposia, conference proceedings, dissertations, technical reports, and new books in chemistry. Text searching is available via STN Easy on the web after 5:00 pm. Advanced searching, including structure searching, is available via SciFinder in the Science Reading Room at any time.
    • Sunday Times Digital Archive (1822-2006)
      Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week’s news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail. World-famous for its cutting-edge investigative journalism, the U.K. newspaper broke many of the key stories of the twentieth century. In more than 800,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years.

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    • Teacher Reference Center
      TRC provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
    • Thomas  
        
      Thomas is a free, web-based resource for legislative information. It offers summaries, status information, and text of bills, as well as major legislation, public laws, and roll call votes. Also available through the site are the full text of the Congressional Record, as well as extensive committee information.
    • Times Digital Archive [London] 1785-1985 Full Image  
        
      Full-image online archive of every page published by The Times [London]. The archive covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. Provides the full-text of the entire newspaper, including articles, editorials and advertising.
    • Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive (1902-2009)
      the Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate. The TLS has attracted the contributions of the world’s most influential writers and critics. The complete run of the TLS from 1902-2009 is now available online as the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive. This edition enables users to full-text search more than 150,000 pages of the TLS from 1902 to 2009 and discover a wealth of content in more than 300,000 articles.
    • TOPICsearch
      Covers current events including social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text for over 140,000 articles from nearly 260 diverse sources including international newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
    • Twayne's Authors Online
      Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. Features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.

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    • UlrichsWeb
      Provides detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.
    • US Congressional Serial Set Digital Collection  
        
      Provides comprehensive, full-text access to over 337,000 Congressional and Executive branch documents and reports published in over 13,000 volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set from 1817-1969. The Serial Set Digital Collection also provides full text access to the entire American State Papers series at no additional charge. Part II of the Serial Set Digital Collection contains all published House and Senate documents and reports from 1970 to present.
    • US History in Context  
        
      Includes some reference content, including American Decades, American Eras, DISCovering U.S. History, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations and the American Journey series. Also delivers full-text periodicals, newspapers, primary source documents, radio/television transcripts, and streaming audio and video clips.

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    • Value Line Research Center  
        
      The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. includes full subscriptions to: The Value Line Investment Survey, The Value Line Investment Survey – Small and Mid-Cap Edition, The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, The Value Line Convertibles Survey, and Exchange Traded Fund
    • Vital Signs  
        
      Vital Signs Online is an interactive tool that provides hard data and research-based insights on the sustainability trends that are shaping our future. All of the trends include clear analysis and are placed in historical perspective, allowing you to see where the trend has come from and where it might be headed. New trends cover emerging hot topics—from global carbon emissions to green jobs—while trend updates provide the latest data and analysis for the fastest changing and most important trends today. Every trend includes full datasets and complete referencing. Please ask for username and password information at the Reference Desk.
    • Vocational and Career Collection
      Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

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    • Wall Street Journal Historical 1889-1993 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Wall Street Journal including all advertisements.
    • Washington Post Historical 1877-1994 Full Image  
        
      Searchable full image of every page of the Washington Post and including all advertisements.
    • Web of Science
      Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covering more than 15,000 journals is available through this search of Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Covers 1900 - Present.
    • Wiley Interscience Journals  
        
      Includes the full text of over 290 titles from Wiley Interscience.
    • Women Writers Online  
        
      Women Writers Online presents all of the texts from the Women Writers Project currently available online, covering a period from 1400 to 1850. All of these texts can be browsed, searched, and analysed using tools which provide access to the full SGML encoding. "This constantly growing (178+ entries), full-text database is a treasure trove of lesser-known texts by women. The searchable collection is culled from original texts at 26 major research collections, including the Huntington Library, Bod
    • Women's Studies International  
        
      Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Supports the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.
    • World Almanac  
        
      The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and The World Almanac for Kids.
    • World Development Indicators  
        
      Provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups.
    • World Factbook
      Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
    • World History in Context  
        
      Collection of reference materials, full-text articles from scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide geographic and chronlogic research materials for the study of world history. Coverage of ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance.
    • WorldCat
      Perform an advanced search on WorldCat, the global catalog of library collections that lets you find what you want in a library near you.
    • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts  
        
      Builds on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI. Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.

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    What is a Database?

    A library database contains information from published works that is arranged in a way to make it easily retrievable by computer.  A database is  usually searchable in several different ways such as subject, title or author and provides citation information for research purposes. They often contain full-text articles but also may contain audio files, photographs or video clips.

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