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Electronic Resources by Title - P

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

Pharmaceutical News Index

News on medical technology, research and legislative developments.

 

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

Pop Culture Universe

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

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Project Gutenberg

Download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android or other mobile or cell phone.

 

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

Pronounciator

Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users must create a personal account to use this resource.

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Asian Business and Reference

Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Banking Information Source

National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Biology Journals

Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

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 Computing

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

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

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Education Journals

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Environmental Science Package

Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest European Business

Trade journals and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Family Health

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Health Management

Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Military

Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Newsstand

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

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Political Science

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Psychology Journals

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Religion

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Science Journals

Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Social Science Journals

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Sociology

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

ProQuest Telecommunications

Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

 

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

Access: free Internet access

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