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Academic Search Complete | EBSCO
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
 
Access Science
AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that covers all major scientific disciplines. An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, it offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers.
 
ACM Digital Library
The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing: The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books. A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers.
 
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Online Research Library
The ASCE Library provides online access to a high-quality collection of civil engineering content. It contains articles from ASCE journals, papers from conference proceedings, and e-books and standards. The ASCE Library contains selected e-books from 1998 to the present, including all in-print ASCE Manuals of Practice and ASCE Press titles.
 
ARTstor
The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use.
 
Britannica Academic
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition, containing over 73,000 articles, is a comprehensive, convenient, and accurate resource from which one can begin his or her research. Several bonus features are included in this online reference tool: Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and sound files; complementary Web site hot links; hundreds of relevant videos; hot links from Encyclopaedia Britannica articles to related magazine and journal articles from EBSCO and ProQuest online databases; World Data containing information and customizable charts and tables about nations of the world; over 4,000 Notable Quotations from historical and contemporary important men and women; and Gateway to the Classics, 225 works by 140 significant writers of the Western world.
For a guided tour of this helpful resource see, http://corporate.britannica.com/bol_tour.pdf  
 
Britannica ImageQuest
Britannica Image Quest is an online file of more than two million rights-cleared images from some 40 image collections. Complete metadata, which includes the source, copyright holder, caption, and keywords, is provided for every image.
 
Business Source Complete | EBSCO
Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
 
Communication and Mass Media Complete | EBSCO
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.
 
CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.
 
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online | Gale
Dictionary of Literary Biography print series has been a favorite with students and scholars for many years, often the first place to go to find authoritative biographical and critical essays on the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Offers Documentary, Main, and Yearbook series and 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.

Ebook Central | ProQuest 
 

EBSCO eBooks
More than 130,000 titles from leading university presses and academic publishers and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.
 
Education Research Complete | EBSCO
Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.
 
Educators Reference Complete | Gale
Educator's Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. Educators Reference Complete contains 12,319,902 articles
 
Emerald
Emerald Journals provides comprehensive coverage across all management disciplines. Subject coverage spans a spectrum of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering titles.
 
Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection 
EMCS is an online collection of peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets. Cases are written by case writers working in or closely with developing economies, offering local perspective with global appeal.
 
Encyclopedia of Islam (Brill) (on-campus only)
Presents information on the "state of our knowledge of the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture." Includes articles on Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. Its scope encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries.
 
ERIC Plus Text
The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
 
Euromonitor (Passport)
A global market research database with statistics, data, reports, and more brief analyses called comments. Euromonitor Passport contains demographic, economic, and marketing statistics with political, economic, and lifestyle indicators for North America and Asia-Pacific countries. There also exist indicators such as disposable income, consumer expenditure, eating and drinking habits, home ownership, health data, etc. In addition, this database provides you with industry information that include mostly commercial product and service categories such as clothing and footwear, health and wellness, housewares and home furnishings, tobacco, toys and games, travel and tourism, etc., as well as related sectors such as packaging and retailing. Euromonitor Passport offers both historical and forecast data, with availability depending on the variable.
 
FACTIVA (on-campus only)
Factiva is a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global provider of economic and financial information. Factiva combines over 36,000 sources to give students, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries, in 28 languages. Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more. The broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on business issues and current events – especially with regard to research requiring current information on companies, industries, and financial markets.
 
Gale Literary Sources
Gale Literary Sources brings together all of Gale's literary databases into one seamlessly cross-searchable research and study environment. Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews.
 
GreenFILE | EBSCO
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.
 
JSTOR
JSTOR (Scholarly Journal Archive) is an online archive of core scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines. It provides full text articles in back issues of journals from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication. Users may browse by journal title or discipline, or may search the full-text or citations/abstracts. New issues of existing titles and new titles are added on an ongoing basis.
 
Kanopy
The collection includes a number of leading producers, such as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel and hundreds more.
You can easily share films, create clips or teaching playlists, and embed them into the course system. We hope you enjoy the films! Make sure you create an account in order to create playlists for teaching or your assignments. Read more here.
 
Knovel
Knovel content includes interactive Books ,  process and design information, best practice insights, interactive graphs and tables, material and substance properties data, and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines.
Our subscription does not include all of the titles in Knovel; if there is a padlock icon next to a title, that means we do not have access to that e-book or article in Knovel.
 
Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance ebook Collection
The Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection is an electronic archive of books published 1820-1914 from Egypt, Syria, and other regions of the Islamic World. The collection is comprised of over 2,500 titles in the humanities and the sciences, including writings from Mahmoud Abdo, Gamal El Din El Afgahany and Rashid Reda. Consisting mostly of historic texts, the books in this collection are full-image, with searchable metadata only.
 
LexisNexis Academic
An interdisciplinary, full-text database including newspapers, journals, wire services, newsletters, company reports and SEC filings, case law, government documents, transcripts of broadcasts, and selected reference works. Provides links to information sources in news, business, legal, medical, and general reference.
 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 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.
 
Literature Criticism Online | Gale
Provides criticism and commentary on authors and their literary works written by contemporary and modern scholars. Literature Criticism Online includes the following series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
 
Literature Resource Center | Gale
A complete literature reference database designed for undergraduate students, LRC combines biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information to provide information on authors and their works (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism). Information from reference sets is augmented with full-text, excerpted, and commissioned critical material, work overviews, links to author-related Web sites, scholarly journal articles and interviews, illuminating a work, theme, genre, oeuvre, or era. LRC also includes Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature. This database features the complete text of Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography. There is select criticism from Contemporary Literary Criticism and selections from more than 30 other Gale literary reference sets, including works such as Poetry CriticismDrama CriticismNineteenth-Century Literary CriticismNovels for StudentsLiterature and Its Times, and others.
 
LitFinder | Gale
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
 
MarketLine Advantage 
MarketLine Advantage is an improved service for Datamonitor 360. It incorporates four databases - Business Insights, Country Statistics, Market Data Analytics, and MarketLine - and provides original industry, company, market analysis, and country reports and data based on published research and primary and secondary data sources.
 
MathSciNet (on-campus only)
MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.
This database does NOT provide full-text of all articles.
 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context | Gale
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 
Oxford Dictionaries : Arabic (Open Access)
Oxford Dictionaries Online – Arabic is an English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionary available through a partnership between Oxford University Press (OUP) and Mohammad Bin Rashid Foundation (MBRF).
 
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Encompassing over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam.
 
Press Reader
Press Reader contains 1700 newspapers and magazines from 92 countries in 48 languages. A convenient way to read all your favorite newspapers and magazines on the day they are published, on one site, with a simple user interface and easy-to-use navigation tools. Use your tablet/iPad to download, read and browse newspapers and magazines.
 
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Abstracts & Index: Humanities and Social Sciences
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
 
PsycINFO | EBSCO
The PsycINFO®, database, American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
 
Regional Business News | EBSCO
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
 
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Ebook collection
A notable collection of 91 international e-books, offer insight into the cycle of architecture including theory and conception and guidance on the practical aspects of operating in the industry. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) provide full coverage of subjects such as architectural practice, architects and their work, architectural theory, building regulations, building types, design and interiors, conservation and legal issues.

 
Something About the Author Online | Gale
Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series, which includes more than 200 volumes, totaling more than 12,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images. You'll find a backfile of searchable page images digitized directly from the print volumes. Search on an author's name and the screen will display the writer's biographical profile in Something About the Author's familiar format: personal data, addresses, career, awards and honors, writings, sidelights (essay on the author's life and works), adaptations, additional sources and more. This database also includes thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface.
 
Scribner Writers on GVRL | Gale
Scribner Writers series provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods. Each entry averages 15-20 pages in length and includes a concise essay and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context. Articles are written by noted literary scholars, and the American Writers and British Writers series are managed and edited by Jay Parini, a novelist and professor of English and Creative Writing at Middlebury College in Vermont.
 
Taylor & Francis (Social Science & Humanities)
Taylor & Francis Online is the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The platform gives online access to all journals from Taylor & Francis and Routledge.
 
 
Twayne’s Authors on GVRL | Gale
An E-book database that includes analyses of individual authors and individual works, as well as the following genres and themes: African Children's and Youth Literature; American Feminist Playwrights; American Indian Poetry; Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon; British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s; Children's Literature in Canada; The French Essay; French Structuralism; French Theater Since 1968; The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1900; Jewish-American Fiction, 1917-1987; Late Nineteenth-Century American Diary Literature; Medieval French Romance; Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets; Modern Latin-American Novel; The Movement: British Poets of the 1950s; Native American Literature; The New Novel in France; Science Fiction After 1900; Science Fiction Before 1900; Spanish Chronicles of the Indies; Twentieth-Century French Women Novelists; Women Writers of the English Renaissance.
 
WARC
Provides intelligence for the marketing, advertising, media and research communities worldwide, drawn from more than 30 international sources, including WARC's own publications. Content spans over 25,000 articles, case studies, research reports and summaries, augmented with best practice papers, practical guides, daily news, email bulletins, statistical data and more.
Journals in WARC include:  Admap, Market Leader, International Journal of Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, International Journal of Market Research. In addition to articles, you will find    case studies, trend analyses and research reports
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