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Electronic resources by title

Below is listing of the Library's electronic resources, including free online resources, which are accessible both on campus and remotely. A subject listing is also available.

When accessing databases remotely, you will be prompted to identify yourself by entering your last or first name, your University ID number (which is your BANNER ID Number: 84xxxxxxx), and a PIN. If you need assistance, ask the librarian at the Reference Desk, email Ask a Librarian, or call the Reference Desk at 910.521.6656.

 

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ABC CLIO Ebooks

Description: Over 200+ ebooks covering a broad range of subjects.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Academic Onefile

Description: Academic OneFile is a collection of more than 8,000 journals with full manual indexing, a robust backfile and coverage of a variety of academic disciplines — from science, technology and medicine to the humanities. The majority of the content is peer-reviewed and available in full-text (both HTML and PDF).

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Academic Search Complete

Description: A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,400 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,850 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The PDF content goes back to 1865.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Academic Video Online - VAST

Description: features a single, fully integrated platform, offering access to thousands of full-length streaming video titles covering a variety of subject areas.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Accessible Archives

Description: Provides full-text searchable databases for primary source material from 18th and 19th century periodicals. Includes Godey`s Lady`s Book 1830-1880, The Pennsylvania Gazette 1728-1800, The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective, African American Newspapers, The Pennsylvania Newspaper Record, The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue, and American County Histories to 1900.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

African-American Experience

Description:The African American Experience (AAE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

African-American Poetry

Description: Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African-American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

AgeLine

Description: AgeLine focuses exclusively on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. AgeLine is the premier source for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. This database indexes over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos. Publication coverage is from 1978 to the present, with selected coverage from 1966-1977

Full text: no; some links to other fulltext resources

Access: on campus and remote

 

America: History and Life

Description: Indexes articles, reviews, and dissertations for U.S. and Canadian history.

Full text: no; some links to other fulltext resources

Access: on campus and remote

 

American Chemical Society Journals

Description: American Chemical Society Journals provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles, volumes, issues, and articles published by the American Chemical Society from 1879 to the present.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

American Indian Experience

Description: The American Indian Experience (AIE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

American Periodicals Series

Description: This database offers full-color, digital access to a broad range of American periodicals, spanning the 19th century through the dawn of the 20th century and containing special interest and general magazines, labor and trade publications, scientific and literary journals and photographic periodicals, as well as other historically significant titles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

American Poetry

Description: Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

Description: A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

America's Historical Newspapers: 1690-1922

Description: Early American newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 present states

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

America's Newspapers

Description: Full-text content of 779 U.S. newspapers, each the complete electronic edition of record. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

America's Newspapers: North Carolina

Description: Several North Carolina newspapers with unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. Includes titles such as the Charlotte Observer, Durham Herald Sun, The Fayetteville Observer, and Wilmington's Star News.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Ancestry - Library Edition [on campus access only]

Description: Provides coverage of 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. This collection contains more than 4,000 databases and two billion names.

Access: on campus only

 

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts: ASSIA

Description: Health services, social work, sociology and psychology - journal articles
Subject Area(s): Social Sciences
Coverage: 1987-Current

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ArchiveGrid

Description: ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Archives Unbound

Description: This resource includes the following primary document resources:

  • American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters
  • Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.
  • The American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism
  • The Greensboro Massacre, 1979: Shootout between the American Nazis & the Communist Workers Party
  • The War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Art & Architecture Complete

Description: Art & Architecture Complete provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, this database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. Art & Architecture Complete also provides selective coverage for 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Art Full Text with Retrospective

Description: Indexes articles from periodicals published throughout the world, as well as reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Art Project (Google)

Description: Explore collections from around the world with thousands of artworks photographed in extremely high resolution.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection

Description: A digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culturefrom colonial times until 1960.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ArticleFirst

Description: For researchers, ArticleFirst contains descriptions on the table of contents of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, and the humanities.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Description: Consists of multidisciplinary indexes of bibliographic information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ARTstor [must create account on UNCP campus]
[Instructors: request privileges]

Description: ARTstor provides access to more than 500,000 images, which document artistic traditions across many times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote. Must create an account on campus

Guides: Word PDF

 

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

Description: Covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. Links are provided to over 150,000 electronic articles and book reviews, from more than 70 journals selected by leading religion scholars in the United States.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Bibliography of Native North Americans

Description: Bibliography of Native North Americans covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life, including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Biography Reference Center

Description: Biography Reference Center™ offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Biosis Previews

Description: Provides coverage of information in biology and life sciences published worldwide. Subjects include anatomy, biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cell biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, human biology, microbiology, physiology, reproduction and sex, and zoology. It contains more than 7 million archival records from as far back as 1926, with more than 370,000 citations added each year.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Blackwell Synergy

Description: A searchable database of more than 800 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of accounting, agriculture, animal sciences, aquaculture, art, behavioral sciences, business, computer science, criminology, earth and environmental sciences, economics, education, engineering, humanities, law, life and physical sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and health sciences, psychology, social sciences, and veterinary medicine.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Books 24x7 [Register using your UNCP email address]

Description: Books24x7 provides users with access to books from the worlds top business and information technology publishers. This search-friendly full-text resource enables users to browse, read, bookmark, and create personal folders of the most up-to-date and cutting-edge texts available in the business and IT fields. This includes, in the technical publishing arena, imprints like Microsoft Press, Osborne/McGraw Hill, Artech House and many others. In the business field, prominent publishing partners include AMACOM, ASTD Press, Berrett-Koehler, Harvard Business School Publishing, John Wiley, MIT Press, Oxford University Press and others.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

BRILL Journals Online

Description: Brill is an academic publishing house with a strong international focus. The main subject areas of Brill's publication program are Ancient Near East & Egypt, Asian Studies, Biblical Studies & Religious Studies, Classic Studies, Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Middle East & Islamic Studies, Social Sciences and STM & Biology.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Britannica Online

Description: The complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Description:Business Abstracts with Full Text™ offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, 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.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Business Source Complete

Description: Provides access to more than 9,500 journals covering all areas of business. Contains the Harvard Business Review and other important journals. Also offers access to industry and market research reports from Datamonitor and country reports from EIU, Countrywatch and Business Monitor. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

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Cambridge Journals Online

Description: A searchable database of nearly 200 peer-reviewed journals with coverage across many disciplines and fields of study.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

CAMIO (Catalog of Museum Images Online)

Description: Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

Chemical Abstracts (STN) [limited access]

Description: CAS' STN databases offer the largest collection and depth of chemical and related information compared to other commercial web based databases. In addition, CAS is the only company that has a unique, proprietary, chemical structure searching capability using its STN Express software.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote, by password only. Weekdays after 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays.

Alert:The Library is charged on a per search basis. Please be conservative with your searches

 

Choice Reviews Online [Create a user account]

Description: Subject experts reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Chronicle of Higher Education

Description: Chronicle of Higher Education site wide license.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Description: Provides indexing for more than 2,500 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. CINAHL with Full Text provides full text for more than 300 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1982 are also included.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Clase and Periodica

Description: Indexes for Latin American scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Classical Music Library
[Instructors: request privileges]

Description: Classical Music Library is a fully searchable classical music resourcea comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. Selections range from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composersincluding symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Communication and Mass Media Complete

Description: Communication & Mass Media Complete covers all areas of study related to communication and mass media. It provides indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Consumer Health Complete

Description: Information on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Counseling and Therapy in Video

Description: A collection of videos available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Full text: N/A

Access: on campus and remote

 

CQ Researcher

Description: The most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, all the pros and cons, bibliographies and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

CQ Weekly

Description: CQ Weekly provides information on government, politics and public policy. It takes each legislative issue being debated and provides a clear explanation of its historical significance, how its evolving and what to look for in the future.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Criminal Justice Abstracts

Description: Provides citations and full text articles to major journals in criminology and related disciplines.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Dictionary of Literary Biography

Description: 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.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Digital Archives of The Robesonian

Description: Digital Archives of The Robesonian, is available (via Access NewspaperARCHIVE) from 1897 to the present. The Robesonian is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Digital NC

Description: Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Dissertations & Theses

Description: The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 60,000 new citations are added to the database every year.

Full text: Partial (1997 to the present)

Access: on campus and remote

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eBooks on EBSCOhost

Description: Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Ebrary - Academic Complete (App Available )

Description: A collection of 41,000+ ebooks covering a wide range of topics.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

  

EconLit FullText

Description: Provides access to the economic literature from the American Economic Association. The resource contains citations and abstracts back to 1969 as well as links to some full text articles in all fields of economics. Econlit indexes journal articles, books, collective volume works, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews. Currently there are over 630,000 records indexed within the resource and it is updated monthly. Econlit uses the Journal of Economic Literature classification system and controlled vocabulary to index its records.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Education Law in North Carolina [Requires Java and IE] (May have to hit F5 key several times for resource to load)

Description: Education Law in North Carolina is a "plain English" source of information about the federal and state law that affects North Carolina schools and administrators. It contains links to North Carolina case law, statutes, regulations and other valuable legal resources. Education Law in North Carolina is updated annually.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Note: You must have Java on your computer to access ELNC. If you are experiencing difficulties accessing ELNC, try downloading Java from http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp. In addition, your browser must be set to accept cookies. A page that describes how to do that in several browsers may be found at http://www.google.com/cookies.html. Hit the F5 key if resource fails to load initially.

Guides: Word PDF

 

Education Research Complete

Description: Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals. Full text for more than 1,060 journals. Full text for 105 books and monographs. Full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

e-Duke Books

Description: Duke University Press's books online. Here, scholars and the interested public can discover essential contributions and emerging thought in the humanities and social sciences.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Description: The complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

English Poetry

Description:The original ground-breaking Chadwyck-Healey collection, English Poetry contains essentially the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th. Over 160,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets are drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Description: Entrepreneurial Studies Source provides the latest insight into topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Environment Complete

Description: Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Coverage goes back to the 1940s.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ERIC

Description: Indexing and abstracts of scholarly journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education and more from 1966.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

Ethnic NewsWatch

Description: Provides access to newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. With titles dating from 1990, Ethnic NewsWatch presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 250 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Eurpoean Views of the Americas

Description: This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750," the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Faber Poetry Library

Description: A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Family and Society Studies Worldwide

Description: Family & Society Studies Worldwide provides coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present indexing publications from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses & dissertations and other sources.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Films on Demand

Description: A collection of high-quality video covering the humanities, business, and sciences.

Full text: N/A

Access: on campus and remote

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Gale Literary Criticisms Online

Description: Literary commentary from scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Gale Literature Resource Center

Description: Provides critical and biographical information about more than 120,000 authors from the Classical period to the present. It provides several hundred thousand full text journal articles and other critical essays, thousands of plot summaries and links to authoritative Web sites, over 100,000 author biographies, several thousand author portraits, and the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Description: provides respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas, all in E-Book reference title format. Coverage: 1999 - 2005

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GenderWatch

Description: With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch provides historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender studies; family studies; gender studies, and womens studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining more than 200 academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch provides researchers with more than 100,000 articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

General Science Index with Full Text

Description: General Science Full Text™ provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GeoRef

Description: Covers environmental and engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology and oceanography, and mineralogy. Over 3,500 journals are reviewed for indexing in the GeoRef database as well as books, maps, government reports, conference papers, and theses and dissertations. Over 90,000 references are added to GeoRef annually.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Global Reference Center

Description: Britannica’s Global Reference Center is an extensive collection of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s foreign language content, offering trustworthy information in Spanish, Japanese, Korean, simplified Chinese, and French. Users will find comprehensive global content on subjects such as art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology and more!

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GPO Access

Description: GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

GreenFile

Description: GreenFile offers well-researched 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. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

Grove Dictionary of Art Online Please logout of this resource when you're finished.

Description: The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Provides constant additions of new material and updates to the original text, as well as extensive image links and sophisticated search advantages.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I & II

Description: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I & II Full text of Harper's Weekly, 1857-1877.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

HathiTrust

Description: Over 1 million digitized ebooks in the public domain.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Description: Provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, and provides abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. Also includes integrated results from Clinical Pharmacology and access to Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Health Source Plus: Consumer Edition

Description: Consumer health, nutrition and professional periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

HeritageQuest

Description: Provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Contains original page images for all documents, over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI, and other expanding collections.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical Abstracts

Description: Indexes scholarly literature of world history, 1450-present.

Full text: no; some links to other fulltext resources

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical New York Times

Description: The Historical New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage begins September 18, 1851.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical Statistics of the United States

Description: This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Each series is fully documented and placed in historical context by a recognized expert.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Hoover's Online

Description:A business research platform that allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to build lists, create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Hospitality and Tourism Complete

Description: Hospitality & Tourism Complete contains over 749,000 records, 440 publications, coverage dating back to the mid-1960s. Subject coverage includes: Culinary Arts, Demographics & Statistics, Development & Investment, Food & Beverage Management, Hospitality Law, Hotel Management & Administrative Practices, Leisure & Business Travel, and Market Trends.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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ISI Web of Knowledge

Description: ISI Web of Knowledge, an integrated Web-based platform, provides high-quality content and the tools to access, analyze, and manage research information. These tools include: Cross-product searching, Links to full text, Citation alerts, Table of contents alerts, Personal journal lists, and Personal bibliographic management.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Description: Selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

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JSTOR

Description: JSTOR is a database containing fulltext backfiles of more than 1,000 core scholarly journals, many dating from the 19th century.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

Job & Career Accelerator

Description: A comprehensive, online job search system.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

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Latino American Experience

Description: The Latino American Experience (LAE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of U.S. Latinos.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

LearningExpress Library

Description: Provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Note: it requires students to complete a free online registration.

Full text: n/a

Access: on campus and remote

 

Legal Information Reference Center

Description: Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

LexisNexis Academic Universe

Description: Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: PDF

 

LGBT Life with Full Text 

Description: Covers all facets of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Includes the full text for 50 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as dozens of full text monographs. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus containing over 6,300 terms. Full text content available in LGBT Life with Full Text includes The Advocate, Gay Parent Magazine, Girlfriends, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, James White Review, ISNA News, Ladder, Lesbian Tide, New York Blade, ONE, Tangents, Washington Blade, and many more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Library and Information Science Abstracts

Description: Library science, information theory, online retrieval, etc. - journal articles
Subject Area(s): Social Sciences, Science & Technology
Coverage: 1969-Current

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Description: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Full text: no

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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Description: This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literature Online (LION)

Description: A fully searchable digital library of over 300,000 works of English and American literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literary Reference Center Plus

Description: Online version of the Gale Literary Criticism series.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literature Resource Center

Description: Provides critical and biographical information about more than 120,000 authors from the Classical period to the present. It provides several hundred thousand full text journal articles and other critical essays, thousands of plot summaries and links to authoritative Web sites, over 100,000 author biographies, several thousand author portraits, and the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Mary Ann Liebert

Description: A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the fields of biomedical research and life sciences, biotechnology, clinical medicine and surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, engineering and informatics, law, psychology, and public health and policy.

Full text: yes

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MasterFile Complete

Description: A database covering general reference, business, and heath periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

MEDLINEplus

Description: Includes citations to medical literature, as well as an encyclopedia, adictionary, drug information, and other health related resources. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Mental Measurements Yearbook

Description: Coming soon.

Full text: yes

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Mergent Intellect

Description: Search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, location, and other criteria to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds. Download 100 records per search.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Mergent Online

Description: Source for global business and financial information on over 10,000 U.S. public companies, 17,000+ non-U.S. public companies, as well as extensive corporate and municipal bond, UIT, and dividend information.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

MERLOT

Description: Provides free access to a growing collection of online learning materials, peer reviews, and assignments to help faculty enhance instruction.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

MetaLib

Description: MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

Full text: N/A

Access: free Internet access

 

Middle Search Plus

Description: Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events and information on a wide range of general topics. Also includes the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Animals, Essential Documents in American History, and coverage of the CIA World Factbook. Total coverage includes nearly 400,000 articles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Military & Government Collection

Description: Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military, as well as a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies. Includes abstracts and indexing for nearly 400 titles providing cover to cover full text for nearly 350. Database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets.

Full text: yes

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MLA International Bibliography

Description: A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations, MLA indexes periodical articles on literature, languages, linguistics and folklore. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.

Full text: no

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MLA Literary Research Guide

Description: The Literary Research Guide is a selective, annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics.

Full text: no

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Morningstar

Description: Morningstar's data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. One can retrieve a list of stocks that also have analyst reports. A list of fund analyst reports can also be retrieved.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

My iLibrary

Description: A collection of over 300+ ebooks spanning a number of subject areas.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

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NASA Astrophysics Data System

Description: The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 4.6 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and ArXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records, which are searchable through the Abstract Service query forms, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature which can be browsed though our Browse interface. Integrated in its databases, the ADS provides access and pointers to a wealth of external resources, including electronic articles, data catalogs and archives.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

Native American Archives

Description: Native American Archives collection provides more than 1.8 million pages of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th through the 20th century. The collection is made possible in collaboration with the National Archives and Allen County Library.

Full text: yes

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NCLIVE Video Collection

Description: A selection of nearly 250 PBS programs, including films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.

Full text: N/A

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NCJRS Abstracts Database

Description: The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice publications. To search the NCJRS collection of 7,000+ full-text publications, go to the NCJRS Virtual Library.

Full text: no

Access: free Internet access

 

NCJRS Virtual Library

Description: Searches the NCJRS web site and the web sites of the agencies of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the NCJRS collection of 7,000+ full-text publications.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

New York Times 

Description: The Historical New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage begins September 18, 1851.

Full text: yes

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News & Observer, Index

Description: Index of important topics and personal names from articles and selected obituaries that appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer from 1926 to 1992 (some years are currently missing from the index, namely 1978-1981).

Full text: Includes some complete articles from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.

Access: on campus and remote

 

Newspaper Source Plus

Description: Provides abstracts and indexing 1995 to present for: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal (Eastern and Western editions), Christian Science Monitor (some full text), and The USA Today. Selected full text coverage for The Raleigh News & Observer.

Full text: Includes some complete articles from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.

Access: on campus and remote

 

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Description: 19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.

Full text: Yes

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North American Industry Classification System

Description: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS pronounced Nakes) is a unique, all-new system for classifying business establishments. Adopted in 1997 to replace the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system, it is the industry classification system used by the statistical agencies of the United States. It is the first economic classification system to be constructed based on a single economic concept. Search by keyword to access related codes (these codes can then be used to access data in databases, such as the United States Economic Census. There is a SIC and NAICS conversion feature. The Ask Dr. NAICS feature is also helpful for new users.

Full text: no

Access: free Internet access

 

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Description: Over 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials depicting the personal experiences of hundreds of women.

Full text: yes

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North Carolina Standard Course of Study

Description: Serves as a curriculum terminal from which you can travel to specific goals and objectives based on discipline and grade level. This service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade and subject area.

Full text: N/A

Access: free Internet access

 

Novelist K-8 Plus

Description: An online readers' advisory tool that helps readers find new books based on books they've read or topics in which they are interested.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Description: Includes Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Career Guide to Industries, and links to many other Bureau of Labor Statistics publications and research reports. Career information can be found three ways: by typing a specific occupation in a box, clicking on one of the occupational cluster buttons (sales, transportation), or by clicking on the A-Z index, which is detailed and includes numerous cross-references. Entries for individual occupations contain extensive details about the occupation, training and required qualifications, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

OneClick Digital Audio Books

Description: A collection of digital audio books covering both fiction and non-fiction titles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Opposing Viewpoints

Description: Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Full text: yes

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Oxford English Dictionary

Description: The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Journals Online

Description: A searchable database of more than 170 peer-reviewed journals published by Oxford University Press. Journal coverage includes the humanities, law, life sciences, mathematics and physical sciences, medicine, and social sciences.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Language Dictionaries

Description: Features essential language resources - fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Offering over 4 million words, phrases and translations in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Chinese, OLDO also features native speaker audio pronunciation.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Music Online

Description: Comprising of the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, this online music resource also includes advanced search capabilities and over 5,000 links to related material.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection

Description: Brings together Oxford's core collection of renowned reference works into a single cross-searchable resource with an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) Intl.

Description: Database chronicling global public policy and social issues by providing selective subjects and bibliographic access to periodicals, books, hearings, reports, gray literature, government publications, Internet resources, and other publications from 120 countries.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

PBS Video Collection

Description: A selection of nearly 250 PBS programs, including films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.

Full text: N/A

Access: on campus and remote

 

Pepid Online

Description:  Specialized nursing student content in addition to comprehensive professional nurse database; includes nursing communication and documentation essentials, scope-of-practice overview, time management and utilization of the nursing process. Instant answers and information that is portable, credible, authoritative, accessible, and provides you extra assurance that you are doing the right thing at the right time. Also includes: Drug Database, Pill Identification, Symptom Checker, Drug Interactions Checker,  Reduce Drug-Allergy Checker,  IV Compatibility, Illustrations, Dosing Calculators,  Medical Calculators, and Evidence-Based Medicine

Full text: yes

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Periodicals Archive Online

Description: An online archive of digitized, full-image journal articles, Periodicals Archive Online (formerly PCI Full Text™) offers unprecedented access to international, scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines from 1802 to 1995. Periodicals Archive Online, with over 1.7 million articles and over 10 million pages of text, offers institutions a virtual library and a permanent archive of retrospective journals for the humanities and social sciences.

Full text: yes

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Physical Education Index

Description: CSA Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society. Coverage is 1970 to the present, with almost 300,000 records currently in the database.

Full text: no

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PolicyFile

Description: PolicyFile is an online service which indexes research and publication abstracts addressing the complete range of public policy research, covering all public policy issues from trade with Asia to health care reform, from terrorism to telecommunications regulation. It draws its content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers and includes famous well known organizations such as Brookings Institution, International Monetary Fund, United States Institute of Peace or World Bank to name but a few. Coverage varies; updated continuously.

Full text: partial

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Points of View Reference Center

Description: Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of 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. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

Full text: yes

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Pop Culture Universe

Description: More than 300 full-text volumes of material related to popular culture both current and historical.

Full text: yes

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Project Muse

Description: Full text of 100+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics from Johns Hopkins University Press and nine other academic presses.

Full text: yes

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ProQuest Central

Description: A general reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals, and newspapers. Scholarly and Peer Reviewed works are included.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Proquest Congressional Publications

Description: Comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information including Congressional publications, laws, bill and regulations and member and committee information.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Description: A digital copy of the Raliegh News and Observer and the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 3 months ago.

Full text: yes

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ProQuest Newspapers

Description: Access to current and historical editions of the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Coverage varies with newspaper.

Full text: yes

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Proquest Statistical Insight

Description: ProQuest Statistical Insight provides abstracting, indexing, and full text for publications from hundreds of public domain and licensed sources.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

PsycARTICLES

Description: A leading full text source for academic, research and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines, PsycARTICLES is published by the American Psychological Association.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

PsycINFO

Description: PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in more than 25 languages.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video Word PDF

 

PubMed

Description: PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals.

Full text: yes

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RCLweb

Description: RCLweb is the online edition of the new Resources for College Libraries and is provided by ACRL's Choice and Bowker. This 2006 edition is the long-awaited successor to Books for College Libraries (BCL3). The core list features 65,000 titles in 58 curriculum-specific subjects. Titles have been selected for your academic library by more than 300 subject specialists and bibliographers.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

RefWorks

Description: RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool that is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. Note: RefWorks requires free registration before you can use this resource.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video PDF Word

Importing Citiations from:
BraveCat PDF Word
EBSCO PDF Word
Gale PDF Word
JSTOR PDF Word
LexisNexis PDF Word
Proquest PDF Word

 

Regional Business News

Description: Business journals and newspapers covering metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S. Abstracts for 67 regional business publications. Includes some full text for 52 of those titles.

Full text: yes

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The Robesonian 1807-2007 , 2008-2011

Description: Digital Archives of The Robesonian, is available (via Access NewspaperARCHIVE) from 1897 to the present. The Robesonian is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.

Full text: yes

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Description: Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy features 2,000 original entries from a team of over 1,300 of the world's most respected scholars and philosophers. Covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter, including Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy. Includes over 25,000 hot-linked cross-references between articles and new links to other editorially reviewed websites.

Full text: yes

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Sage E-reference

Description: A collection of over 35 encyclopedias and handbooks covering a variety of topics in the social sciences and medicine.

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Sage Journals Online

Description: A collection of over 35 encyclopedias and handbooks covering a variety of topics in the social sciences and medicine.

Full text: N/A

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Salem Press History Collection

Description: Access to the following Salem Press titles online: Milestone Documents in American History, The Seventies in America, The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, Great Lives from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e., Great Lives from History: The Middle Ages, Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600, Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives, Great Lives from History: The Seventeenth Century, Great Lives from History: The Nineteenth Century, Great Lives from History: The Eighteenth Century, and Great Events from History: Modern Scandals.

Full text: yes

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Salem Press Health Collection

Description: Access to the following Salem Press title(s) online: Psychology & Mental Health

Full text: yes

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Salem Press Literature Collection

Description: Access to the following Salem Press titles online:Critical Insights: Authors Isabel Allende James Baldwin Charles Dickens Benjamin Franklin Stephen King Arthur Miller John Steinbeck Critical Insights: Works All Quiet on the Western Front Canterbury Tales, The House on Mango Street, The One Hundred Years of Solitude Poetry of Poe Slaughterhouse-Five Things Fall Apart Critical Surveys Long Fiction American Poets British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets European Poets World Poets Cumulative Indexes, Poetry Topical Essays, Poetry

Full text: yes

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Salem Press Science Collection

Description: Access to the following Salem Press titles online: Applied Science and the Encyclopedia of Energy.

Full text: yes

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Sanborn Maps of North Carolina

Description: Sanborn Maps for the state of North Carolina provides digital access to 11,173 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and compare maps from different years.

Full text: N/A

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Science Citation Index

Description: Consists of multidisciplinary indexes of bibliographic information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals.

Full text: no

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ScienceDirect College Edition

Description: ScienceDirect College Edition includes the Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Social Sciences and Humanities collections, and contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Apart from online reference works, handbooks and book series ScienceDirect offers a rich journal collection of over 2,000 titles. In addition, the backfiles program offers the ability to search a historical archive of over 6.75 million articles directly from your desktop, back to Volume 1, Issue 1. The collections contain 4 million articles prior to 1995, and 2.75 million articles from after 1994.

Full text: yes

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SciFinder Scholar Requires Registration

Description: SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.

Full text: yes

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Simply Maps

Description: SimplyMap is an Internet-based mapping application that enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables.

Full text: no

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Small Business Reference Center

Description: This resource offers a wide variety of 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.

Full text: yes

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Social Sciences Citation Index

Description: Consists of multidisciplinary indexes of bibliographic information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals.

Full text: no

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Social Services Abstracts

Description: Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,406 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

Full text: no

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Social Work Abstracts

Description: Abstracts from social work and related journals.

Full text: no

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SocINDEX with Full Text

Description: Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Includes over 700 full text journals dating back to 1908.

Full text: yes

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Sociological Abstracts

Description: Provides access to the latest research in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences from journals, serials, conference papers, books, and dissertations.

Full text: no

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Something About the Author Online

Description: Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.

Full text: no

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SPORT Discus

Description: International citations and abstracts on exercise, physiology, physical education and fitness, sports and sports medicine.

Full text: no

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SpringerLink

Description: A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the disciplines of behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, medicine, and physics and astronomy.

Full text: yes

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Supreme Court Collection

Description: Part of Legal Information Institute (LII). Contains all U.S. Supreme Court opinions issued since May 1990 (FindLaw is the source for decisions prior to 1990). In addition, there is a historic collection of approximately 600 of the most important cases, which can be accessed by party name, topic, and opinion author.

Full text: yes

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Teacher Reference Center

Description: Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

Test Preparation (see LearningExpress Library)

Description: Provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Note: it requires students to complete a free online registration.

Full text: N/A

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Thomas

Description: Thomas provides the full text of bills (103rd Congress and after), laws, Congressional Record (103rd and after), most committee reports, and many of the Library of Congress's excellent guides to legislation (formerly produced in print). The latter include "Major Legislation," "Bill Summary and Status," and "Floor Activities" for the current week. Texts of many historical documents are being added, and there are two lengthy guides to the legislative process. Direct links lead from the Thomas home page to Web sites maintained by congressional committees, the Clerk of the House, and the Senate, and pages of links to other federal sites are also maintained. Full description available at http://thomas.loc.gov/home/abt_thom.html.

Full text: yes

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Times of London Archive 1785-2006

Description: TOPICsearch Full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785.

Full text: yes

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TOPICsearch

Description: TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Full text: yes

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20th Century African-American Poetry

Description: A database of modern and contemporary African-American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Features 10,000 poems by around 70 of the most important African-American poets of the last century.

Full text: yes

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20th Century American Poetry

Description: This collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Full text: yes

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20th Century English Poetry

Description: Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more

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VAST - Academic Video Online

Description: features a single, fully integrated platform, offering access to thousands of full-length streaming video titles covering a variety of subject areas.

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Wall Street Journal

Description: The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Coverage begins in 1982.

Full text: yes

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Web of Knowledge

Description: ISI Web of Knowledge, an integrated Web-based platform, provides high-quality content and the tools to access, analyze, and manage research information. These tools include: Cross-product searching, Links to full text, Citation alerts, Table of contents alerts, Personal journal lists, and Personal bibliographic management.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Wiley Interscience

Description: A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the fields of business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and healthcare, physics and astronomy, polymers and material science, psychology, and other social sciences.

Full text: yes

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World History: Ancient World History

Description: Covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

Full text: yes

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World History: Modern World History

Description: Covers human history in all corners of the globe from Renaissance to current.

Full text: yes

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Description:International political science and international relations - journal articles, books, dissertations and working papers
Subject Area(s): The Arts, Social Sciences
Coverage: 1975-Current

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

WorldCat

Description: WorldCat is the largest network of library content and services.

Full text: N/A

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