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Alphabetical Listing of Electronic Resources
A-to-Z---This resource is NOT for finding articles, rather it tells you which database to use if you are looking for a specific magazine/journal.
America's Newspapers---America's Newspapers from NewsBank provides full-text articles from the electronic editions for more than 1,500 national news sources - all in one easy-to-search database.
CQ Researcher---Electronic version of the CQ Researcher on controversial topics, using government sources. (Five users at one time)
Credo Reference---A digital compilation of information from over 570 reference works: dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotation books and subject specific titles on the arts, history, medicine, social sciences, and technology.
Congressional Publications---Full text of congressional publications, congressional testimony, and legislative history including the Congressional Record, Statuses at Large, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Rules of Congress, and political news sources.
Ebscohost Databases---A set database of full-text periodical and newspaper resources, including -- but not limited to -- literary criticisms, psychology, nursing and health resources, business sources and general academic topics.
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
CINAHL with Full Text
CINAHL with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for nearly 600 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.
Ebook Collection is an easy-to-use, web-based system for accessing and retrieving full-text reference, scholarly, and professional books that have been converted into digital format. Read the book online or download to your PC and use Adobe's eBook reader. Ebscohost ebook collection allows you to search for keywords in individual books and indexes include hotlinks to sections of the text. The collection features nearly 2,400 titles with content that covers titles to support general education and career and technical education programs.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 140,000 articles from over 60 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders--This eBook Includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). Also features entries for prescription, alternative, and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health--This eBook provides more than 850 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.
Find It Illinois---Illinois information in one convenient website. Key components are the Statewide Illinois Library Catalog and the Illinois Government Information (IGI) search engine. Through IGI, you can access significant current and historical government documents, both state and local. There is also a directory of Every Library in Illinois.
FirstSearch---Full-text and citation information from periodicals and websites on business, education, medicine, government, humanities and science. Also includes the World Almanac and the Statewide Illinois Catalog, which provides searching options for every online library in the state of Illinois. .
I-SHARE (ILLINET)---Online catalog currently containing records for over 8.9 million unique titles and over 31.5 million pieces. This is a resource sharing initiative amongst 65 Illinois colleges and universities.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I---The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Collection includes full-text articles from the complete back issues of 119 journal titles in fifteen disciplines. The collection of online full-text material includes many of the core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.
Literature Resource Center--A complete literature reference database which includes various sources for critical analyses of authors. LRC combines biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information to provide information on authors and their works. Literature Resource Center features the complete text of Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography. There is select criticism from Contemporary Literary Criticism and selections from more than 30 other Gale literary reference sets, including works such as Poetry Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Novels for Students, Literature and Its Times, and others.
LexisNexis Academic---Access to over 5,000 news, business, and legal sources including news articles, legal cases, company information, country data, public profiles, and more.
Nursing Resource Center-- The Nursing Resource Center provides authoritative information written in accessible language for students completing research papers, class assignments, and those preparing for their clinical experiences as they learn how to care for and treat patients.
OmniFile Full Text Select--Index to full text articles in science, humanities, social sciences, education and business. The index includes full text records from: Readers' Guide Abstracts, Social Sciences Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, General Science Abstracts and Wilson Business Abstracts. Coverage: 1994 to the present. Updated weekly.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center--A full-text database providing differing points of view on current social issues. The database brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as links to more than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.
Oxford English Dictionary---A guide to the history, meaning and pronunciation of words. The OED Online contains the complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition, c1989, together with its three-volume Additions Series.
Reference USA - Business--This database of 14 million U.S. Businesses contains verified, accurate data and is updated monthly. It has the ability to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size and more.
Scientific American--For over 150 years, Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in America, has been the place to turn for understandable, authoritative reporting on the spectacular developments that have taken place in every field of science. Scientific American Archive Online, a stand-alone database, is a comprehensive, searchable science and technology resource containing the full text and graphics of every Scientific American issue from 1993 to the present.