Gates Memorial Library

Online Resources

  • LSCPA Card Catalog - This service provides access to LSCPA's card catalog online. You will have three search methods available: (1) Simple Search enables you to search using a 'keyword' or 'phrase'. (2) Browse Search allows you to search by a specific category such as 'Author', 'Title', 'Subject', etc. Search results appear in alphabetical order beginning with the nearest field matching the information you entered. (3) Power Search gives you the advantage of combining different categories such as 'Author' AND 'Title' OR 'Subject' enabling you to search multiple terms simultaneously.
  • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
  • LibriVox - LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. The first step is to get the mp3 or ogg files into your own computer.
  • Project Gutenberg - 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.
  • Databases by Subject Area

    What is a database?

    A database is an organized collection of related information about a subject that can be rapidly searched, retrieved. and sorted. Library databases are usually previously published information products such as books or articles from magazines or journals. They are organized to be searched by author, title, subject or keyword. Examples are library catalogs, periodical databases and encyclopedia databases.

    Databases Listed by Type or by Academic Topics

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    General Periodical Databases

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • Fuente Academica - A collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides full text coverage for 341 scholarly Spanish language journals and 44 magazines.
    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Serials Directory - Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. It contains nearly 212,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from nearly 108,235 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
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    Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Office Technology

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Business Source Complete - Indexes and abstracts 3,798 scholarly business journals back to 1886, 2,892 in full text. In addition, this database, contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors. Additional full text, non-journal content includes 672 books and monographs, 166 case studies; company profiles, 9 conference proceedings, 1,441 country reports, financial data, 17,491 18,944 industry reports, investment research reports, 2,247 market research reports, 2 newspapers, 2,510 SWOT analyses, and 10 encyclopedias. "Regional Business News" is a supplemental database that provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (more than 50 sources).
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Economia y Negocios - A bibliographic database for research in the areas of business and economics. More than 70,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for 323 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.
    • Global Road Warrior - Provides country data related to society and culture, communications, travel, trade, business, money and banking, and country maps.

    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Regional Business News - Provides comprehensive full text articles for 51 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all U.S. metropolitan and rural areas. This database also contains 144 blogs, 1 government document, 46 newspapers, 14 newswires, 2 trade publications, and 7 TV and radio news transcripts (selective)
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
    • TOPICsearch - This database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,491 periodicals, 49 books, 8 country reports, 1 educational report, 1 government document, 5 health reports, 11 newspapers, 6 newswires, and 4 pamphlets.
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    Allied Health, Health, Nursing, Nutrition and Substance Abuse

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Alt HealthWatch - Provides full text for 186 journals and magazines, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Subject coverage includes: acupuncture, aromatherapy, body work, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, and osteopathy, dating back to 1990.
    • CINAHL - CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 750 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, 426 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Nursing & Allied Health Collection. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. This database also provides full text for more than 220 books/monographs. With full text coverage dating back to 1937, CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
    • Consumer Health Complete - Includes full text for hundreds of health reference books and encyclopedias, thousands of full-text evidence-based, health reports, hundreds of medical images and diagrams, hundreds of physician-generated videos on an array of topics, full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets, and hundreds of animations with audio narration.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • Health Reference Center Academic - A multi source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.
    • Health Source: Consumer Edition - Provides access to 77 full-text journals and magazines, 134 books and monographs, 161 health reports, 74 pamphlets, and 7 trade publications. Contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and "Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary". Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic - Provides 548 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. This database also features abstracts and indexing for 734 journals, 83 magazines, and 26 trade publications. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Medcom-Trainex: Nursing Education in Video Collection - "Nursing Education in Video" is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.
    • MedicLatina - This database is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides access to full text for 111 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.
    • MEDLINE with MESH - Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.
    • National Center for Biotechnology Information - The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. (Tools and Training)
    • National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region YouTube Channel - The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is dedicated to making the world's biomedical information available throughout the U.S.
    • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Provides 566 full text publications, including 547 peer-reviewed titles, 48 books, and 4 health reports. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
    • Science and Technology Collection - This collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • STAT!Ref® - is the premier healthcare e-source. A pioneer in software as a service (SaaS), STAT!Ref includes cross-searchable, full-text, top- tier titles in a breadth of healthcare disciplines from a wide variety of reputable authors, publishers and societies.


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    Arts, Humanities

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century and Great Lives from History: The Renaissance on Salem History - The five volumes of Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century examine individuals from all over the world who gained significance as composers, performers, instrumentalists, vocalists, and teachers. These are the people who have shaped the history of a number of musical genres, including blues, classical, country, gospel, jazz, Latin, musical theater, opera, punk, rap, reggae, rock, and many more.
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    Biography and Genealogy

    • American National Biography Online - Offers portraits of more than 18,300 men and women, including the 17,435 original biographies from the print edition - from all eras and walks of life - whose lives have shaped the nation. Includes thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites. Also included are 900 articles from "The Oxford Companion to United States History", and over 2,500 illustrations. You may search in a number of ways: by full text (Words and phrases), by subject name, by gender, by occupation or realm of renown, by birth date, by birthplace, by death date, and by contributor name.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • HeritageQuest Online - Offers an essential collection genealogical information covering America since the late 1700s. Collections include census images from 1790 to 1930; 25,000 family and local history books; Revolutionary War records; Freedman's Bank Records; and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering over 6,500 genealogical periodicals since 1800.
    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Middle Search Plus - Provides full text for 142 popular, middle school magazines, 84,774 full text biographies, 220 books, 200 country fact sheets, 2 encyclopedias, 2 newspapers, 63 pamphlets, 2 government documents, and 137 state fact sheets. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including "Essential Documents in American History", reference books including the "Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia" and "American Heritage Dictionary", 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin, the "Encyclopedia of Animals", and an Image Collection of 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps - Provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of over 12,000 American towns and cities. These maps are valuable research tools for geographers, social historians, urban specialists, genealogists, planners, local historians, architects, environmentalists, and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
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    Computer Science, Information Science

    • Computer Source - Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. Offers full text for 301 publications and indexing and abstracts for 451 journals, 7 books, and 96 trade publications. Subject coverage includes: computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Information Science and Technology Abstracts - Indexes journal articles from 199 journals and magazines, plus books, 14 research reports, 3 pamphlets, and 113 conference proceedings and patents. Subject coverage includes: classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, electronic publishing, and more.
    • Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts - Provides abstracts and indexing for 413 of the most important trade publications, mainstream computer magazines, and professional journals on topics related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. This resource contains content coverage that extends back to the 1980s.
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    Current Events, Newspapers

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Info Trac Newspapers - Search over 400 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, including several Texas newspapers. Cover-to-cover coverage of USA Today, Austin-American Statesman from 1996, Washington Times from 1996, Houston Chronicle from 1996, The Financial Times from 1996, The Times (London) since 1986, and many more.
    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Military and Government Collection - Provides current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government from 394 journals, magazines, and trade publications. 268 titles are in full-text. The database also includes 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
    • Newspaper Archive - contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.
    • Newspaper Source - Provides selected full for 28 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including "The Christian Science Monitor,", "USA Today", "The Washington Post", "The Washington Times", "The Times (London)", "Toronto Star". The database also contains full text television and radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, 70 full text television and radio news transcripts (selective) are provided form ABC, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
    • Regional Business News - Provides comprehensive full text articles for 51 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all U.S. metropolitan and rural areas. This database also contains 144 blogs, 1 government document, 46 newspapers, 14 newswires, 2 trade publications, and 7 TV and radio news transcripts (selective)
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
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    Education, Professional Development

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • eLibrary Curriculum - Designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries. Find the answers from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts-plus thousands of pictures, maps, educator-approved websites from Homework Central, plus audio/video content.
    • ERIC - Provides access to education literature and resources from journals included in the "Current Index of Journals in Education" and "Resources in Education Index." The database contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC.
    • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts - LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Primary Search - Provides full text articles for 67 popular, elementary magazines for elementary school research, as far back as 1990. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the "Encyclopedia of Animals", and features "Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia", providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. The database also provides the "American Heritage Children's Dictionary", 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection.
    • Professional Development Collection - Provides a highly specialized collection of 722 high quality education journals, of which 518 are full-text, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Also contains 230 educational reports, 31 books and monographs, and one pamphlet.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • Vocational and Career Collection - Provides full text coverage for 339 trade and industry-related periodicals. There is also coverage for 3 books, 39 country reports, and one newspaper.
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    Government, History, Political Science

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Bibliography of Native North Americans - This bibliographic database covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Contains more than 110,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Global Road Warrior - Provides country data related to society and culture, communications, travel, trade, business, money and banking, and country maps.

    • Great Lives from History: The Renaissance & Early Modern Era - Great Lives from History: The Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454- 1600 is the third installment in the expanded Great Lives series, initiated in 2004 with The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 C.E. and followed by The Middle Ages, 477-1453
    • Handbook of Texas - Provided by the Texas State Historical Association this encyclopedia furnishes a full-text searchable version of the complete text of the six-volume print edition, all corrections incorporated in the second printing, and approximately 400 articles not included in the print edition. More than 23,000 articles on Texas history, geography, and culture.
    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • Military and Government Collection - Provides current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government from 394 journals, magazines, and trade publications. 268 titles are in full-text. The database also includes 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps - Provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of over 12,000 American towns and cities. These maps are valuable research tools for geographers, social historians, urban specialists, genealogists, planners, local historians, architects, environmentalists, and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
    • TOPICsearch - This database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,491 periodicals, 49 books, 8 country reports, 1 educational report, 1 government document, 5 health reports, 11 newspapers, 6 newswires, and 4 pamphlets.
    • World History Collection - Contains cover-to-cover full text for 147 titles, including 136 peer-reviewed journals, as far back as 1964. This database offers a global look at history with content from Africa, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Subject coverage includes: anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more.
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    Legal Services

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Bibliography of Native North Americans - This bibliographic database covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Contains more than 110,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers.
    • Business Source Complete - Indexes and abstracts 3,798 scholarly business journals back to 1886, 2,892 in full text. In addition, this database, contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors. Additional full text, non-journal content includes 672 books and monographs, 166 case studies; company profiles, 9 conference proceedings, 1,441 country reports, financial data, 17,491 18,944 industry reports, investment research reports, 2,247 market research reports, 2 newspapers, 2,510 SWOT analyses, and 10 encyclopedias. "Regional Business News" is a supplemental database that provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (more than 50 sources).
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Legal Collection - Contains full text for 264 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. "The Legal Collection" is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. This database offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
    • LEXIS-NEXIS Legal Services - The use of this database is RESTRICTED to currently enrolled students in legal assistant classes. Students can access primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations or legal news or law review for background or analysis of a legal topic. They can validate their case law research with (a) "Shepard's Citations for the Supreme Court" back to 1789; (b) law review articles from over 500 publications; (c) legal news from more than 300 legal newspapers, magazines, and newsletters; (d) U.S. Supreme Court decisions from January 1790 to present; (e) U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions; (f) U.S. District Court decisions from 1789 to present; (g) decisions from Bankruptcy Courts, U.S. Court of International Trade, Tax Courts, Courts of Customs and Patent Appeals, and Veterans, Commerce, and Military Courts; (h) State court decisions at all court levels for all 50 states and territories; (i) all federal laws from 1988 to the present; (j) federal regulations; (k) codes for all 50 states and territories, plus constitutions, court rules, and Attorneys General opinions; (l) the IRS bulleting, IRS regulations, ABA Tax Lawyer, AICPA Tax Adviser, and more; (m) patents from 1971 forward; (n) European Union law from the CELEX database and international case law from a number of other countries; and (o) law school directories, including the "Martindale-Hubbell Law School Directory" and "NALP National Directory of Law Schools."
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
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    Literature

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • African American Poetry - The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American to the major poets of the nineteenth century.
    • American Drama 1714-1915 - Contains more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth century (plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres).
    • American Poetry - Includes over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
    • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, 1920- - Contains over 880,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
    • Bibliography of American Literature - Contains the full text of more than 19,000 poems by 177 poets, offering a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth.
    • Canadian Poetry - Provides full text for more than 400 works of American prose fiction published before 1850.
    • Columbia Granger's World of Poetry - Contains 190,000 poems in full text that can be searched by author, title, first line, last line, and subject.
    • Contemporary Authors - Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information on more than 120,000 U.S. and International authors. Allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors. Search the entire collection located in the reference section of the library (REF. PN 451 .C61).
    • Contemporary Literary Criticism Select - Collects more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical, critical, principal works, and further study information. Users may search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more. Search the entire collection located in the reference section of the library (REF. PN 771 .C59).
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography - Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Early American Fiction 1789-1850 - Provides full text for more than 400 works of American prose fiction published before 1850.
    • Early American Fiction 1789-1875 - Offers full text of 875 first editions of American novels and short stories.
    • Early English Prose Fiction - Offers a collection of more than 200 works from the period 1500-1700, exploring the rich diversity of prose fiction in English in the period preceding the emergence of the realist novel. Full-text works by some key authors.
    • Eighteenth-Century Fiction - A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700–1780 by writers from the British Isles.
    • English Drama - Includes more than 3,900 plays and verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde.
    • English Poetry - Contains 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.
    • English Poetry. Second Edition - Contains more than 20,000 poems of English writers not in the English Poetry database above.
    • The Faber Poetry Library - A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. In total "The Faber Poetry Library" contains 140 volumes by 50 poets.
    • King James Bible - Search the Bible by keyword, testament, book, or specific chapter and verse. This fully searchable online version presents the full text (of the 'He' version) with all introductory matter, annotation, calendars, genealogies and tables
    • Lit Finder / Poem Finder - Provides access to more than 126,500 full-text poems, 850,000 poem citations and excerpts, 10,000 plays, stories, essays and speeches, stories, 865 explanations providing detailed analyses for poems and short stories, 850 Spanish-language poems with English translations, and more. Browse by poems, plays, stories, speeches, essays, authors, glossary of terms, and explanations.
    • Literature Online - A fully searchable database of more than 357,250 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 196 full-text literature journals, 8 complete reference books, 839 poetry video clips, 230 KnowledgeNotes student guides, and 5,250 selected web sites. Users may browse by complete contents, full-text journals, author index, or poets. "Literature Online" expands coverage by offering over 5,250 hyperlinks to other sites on the Web that are relevant to the study of literature.
    • Nineteenth-Century Fiction - A collection of 250 British and Irish novels from the period 1782 to 1903,stretching from the golden age of Gothic fiction to the Decadent and New Woman novels of the 1890s.
    • Oxford English Dictionary - 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. Covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean.
    • Scribner Writers Series - Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres.
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
    • Twayne Authors Series - Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.
    • Twentieth-Century African American Poetry - A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century.
    • Twentieth-Century American Poetry - Includes 52,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets.
    • Twentieth-Century English Poetry - A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including over forty authors from The Faber Poetry Library.
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    Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Bibliography of Native North Americans - This bibliographic database covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Contains more than 110,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers.
    • Business Source Complete - Indexes and abstracts 3,798 scholarly business journals back to 1886, 2,892 in full text. In addition, this database, contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors. Additional full text, non-journal content includes 672 books and monographs, 166 case studies; company profiles, 9 conference proceedings, 1,441 country reports, financial data, 17,491 18,944 industry reports, investment research reports, 2,247 market research reports, 2 newspapers, 2,510 SWOT analyses, and 10 encyclopedias. "Regional Business News" is a supplemental database that provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (more than 50 sources).
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Provides 566 full text publications, including 547 peer-reviewed titles, 48 books, and 4 health reports. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
    • Religion and Philosophy Collection - Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy from more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1975.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
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    Science and Technology

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • AGRICOLA - Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MEDLINE with MESH - Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.
    • Science and Technology Collection - This collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • TOPICsearch - This database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,491 periodicals, 49 books, 8 country reports, 1 educational report, 1 government document, 5 health reports, 11 newspapers, 6 newswires, and 4 pamphlets.
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    Social Science, Sociology

    • Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Subject coverage includes: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.

    • Bibliography of Native North Americans - This bibliographic database covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Contains more than 110,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers.
    • Business Source Complete - Indexes and abstracts 3,798 scholarly business journals back to 1886, 2,892 in full text. In addition, this database, contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors. Additional full text, non-journal content includes 672 books and monographs, 166 case studies; company profiles, 9 conference proceedings, 1,441 country reports, financial data, 17,491 18,944 industry reports, investment research reports, 2,247 market research reports, 2 newspapers, 2,510 SWOT analyses, and 10 encyclopedias. "Regional Business News" is a supplemental database that provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (more than 50 sources).
    • Directory of Open Access Journals - Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science.
    • eBook Collection-NetLibrary - 28,281 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade reference, academic and scholar publisher. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.
    • Global Road Warrior - Provides country data related to society and culture, communications, travel, trade, business, money and banking, and country maps.

    • MAS Ultra - Provides full text articles for 502 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. This database also contains 367 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 204 country reports, 3 government documents, 2 newspapers, 65 pamphlets, 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276.622 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for 1,742 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 476 reference books, 85,639 biographies, 200 country fact sheets, 79 country reports, 71 educational reports, 3 government documents, 60 health reports, 7 newspapers, 88 pamphlets, and 137 state fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 276,622 photos, maps and flags.
    • SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) - Provides the best article selections from more than 1,600 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most-researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."
    • Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home and garden and sports and leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Newspapers providing Texas and national news coverage are also included.
    • TOPICsearch - This database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,491 periodicals, 49 books, 8 country reports, 1 educational report, 1 government document, 5 health reports, 11 newspapers, 6 newswires, and 4 pamphlets.
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    Spanish Databases

    • Economia y Negocios - A bibliographic database for research in the areas of business and economics. More than 70,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for 323 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.
    • Fuente Academica - A collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides full text coverage for 341 scholarly Spanish language journals and 44 magazines.
    • MedicLatina - This database is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides access to full text for 111 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.
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    References (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks)

    • Encyclopedia Britannica - Search by index, A-Z browse, or author, title, subject browse.
    • Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia - Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
    • Handbook of Texas - Provided by the Texas State Historical Association this encyclopedia furnishes a full-text searchable version of the complete text of the six-volume print edition, all corrections incorporated in the second printing, and approximately 400 articles not included in the print edition. More than 23,000 articles on Texas history, geography, and culture.
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