Databases by EBSCO

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Abstracts in Social Gerontology *SocWk students only

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Access bibliographic records for research covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and more.

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Academic Search Complete

 

Access peer-reviewed full text for multidisciplinary research, including STEM research, social sciences and humanities.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, reports, conference proceedings

Size: 16,000+ journals and magazines

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Alt HealthWatch

 

Access full text articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

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America: History and Life

 

Access citations and abstracts from journals focusing on the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, media reviews

Size: 1,800+ journals

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American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection. Series 1

 

Search through titles on diverse topics such as philosophy, the evolutionary debate, the Reformation, spiritualism, prayer, ancient linguistics, archeology, devotionals, and ethics, in a variety of languages.

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American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection. Series 2

 

Search through material focusing on the shifts in religious identification of Americans, interest in non-Western religions, rise in missionary activity and evangelical Christianity, and the emergence of the historical critical method.

 

Content: Books, sermons, biographies

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Applied Science and Technology Full Text

 

Access literature in the field of applied science and engineering disciplines.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, scientific and technical publications, buyer’s guides, directories, conference proceedings, illustrations, charts and photographs

  • Coverage: 1983+
  • Full-text: Yes (1997 to present)
  • Abstracts: Yes (1993 to present)
  • Provided by: EBSCO
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation
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Art Full Text

 

Access a broad range of international art literature, both full-text and abstracts. Topics range from fine, decorative and commercial art, to photography, folk art, film and architecture.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations, yearbooks, museum bulletins, art reproductions, interviews and profiles

  • Coverage: 1928+
  • Full-text: Some (select full-text from 1997 to present)
  • Abstracts: Yes (1994 to present)
  • Provided by: EBSCO
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation
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ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

 

Access journal articles, books reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion.

 

Size: 1,800+ journals

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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

 

Search citations in research pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide, with an emphasis on the humanities and the social sciences.

 

Content: Scholarly journal articles, monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, Festschriften

  • Coverage: 1971 to present; no books published after 1992
  • Full-text: Links to some full-text
  • Abstracts: No
  • Provided by: EBSCO
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation

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Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA)

 

Indexes material related to all aspects of native North American culture, history and life. Subject coverage includes archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

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Biological & Agricultural Index Plus

 

Access core literature for biology and agriculture - much of it from peer-reviewed journals - plus full text.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, abstracts, magazines, reviews, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, illustrations

  • Coverage: 1986+
  • Full-text: Yes (select full text from 1994+)
  • Abstracts: Yes (1982+)
  • Provided by: EBSCO
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation
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Business Source Complete

 

Access business information by product, company, industry code, stock ticker in addition to usual search fields. Provides detailed company information and data. Covers all disciplines of business.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, market research reports, product reviews, news articles, country reports

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Canadian Literary Centre
Canadian content

 

Access books and reference content focused on Canadian literature.

 

Content: Book reviews, essays, author biographies, monographs, and literary criticism

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Canadian Reference Centre
Canadian content

 

Access the full text of Canadian magazines, reference books and newspapers. Includes full text of leading Canadian and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals, biographies and an image collection.

 

Content: Reference articles, magazines, biographies, images, photos, maps

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Child Development & Adolescent Studies (CDAS)

 

Indexes literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21, both historical and current.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, theses and dissertations, books, technical reports

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text

 

Indexes journals in nursing and allied health fields, along with other resources to assist nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, educators and students.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, clinical trials

Size: 1,300+ journals

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Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC)

 

Indexes journals in areas related to communication and mass media, as well as linguistics, rhetoric, and communication theory.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, author profiles

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EBSCO ebook Collection

 

Access full-text books from academic and commercial publishers, as well as older works in the public domain.

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EconLit

 

Indexes bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature.

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Education Research Complete

 

Access scholarly education research covering early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties. Includes curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Indexes journals, books and conference papers.

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Environment Complete

 

Access articles in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.

 

Content: Scholarly articles, books, author profiles

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ERIC [via EBSCO]

 

Access information on education research and practice. Includes an education-specific thesaurus to aid searches.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers

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Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective, 1900-1984

 

Indexes essays in collections covering the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film productions from the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

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European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

 

Indexes printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

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Family & Society Studies Worldwide (FSSW)

 

Indexes materials covering research, policy and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare.

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Family Studies Abstracts *SocWk students only

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Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

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Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

 

Access research literature on the topics of film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, yearbooks, conference proceedings, images

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Gender Studies Database (GSD)

 

Access gender related literature covering sexual diversity issues. Indexes journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources.

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Global Health & Global Health Archive

 

Access bibliographic records for publications dedicated to international public health, including communicable diseases, maternal health, food safety and hygiene, and international health. Access also includes the Global Health Archive, indexing articles and publications between 1910-1972.

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GreenFILE

 

Indexes multidisciplinary scholarly, government, and general-interest sources focused on environmental issues.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

 

Access consumer health information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics.

 

Content: Reference materials, magazines, pamphlets, fact sheets

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Historical Abstracts

 

Indexes journals covering the history of the world, excluding Canada and the United States, from 1450 to the present.

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Hospitality & Tourism Complete

 

Access research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Includes demographics and statistics.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, magazines, company & country reports, books, newspapers

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Humanities Index Retrospective, 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

 

Indexes scholarly journals published in North American and Europe throughout the 20th century in the humanities and social sciences.

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Humanities International Complete (HIC)

 

Access global research pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative through in the humanities.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, magazines

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International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA)

 

Indexes scholarly political science journals and yearbooks worldwide. Topics include method and theory; political thinkers and ideas; government and administrative institutions; political process; elections; international relations; and foreign policy.

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Literary Reference Center (LRC)

 

Access reference material on authors and their works. Includes synopses, criticisms, biographies, reviews, poems and images.

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MasterFILE Premier

 

Search this multidisciplinary database for general reference material, primary source documents, and magazines and journals.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, magazines, reference sources, primary sources, biographies, image collection

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Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) with Tests in Print

 

Access evaluations of test products and testing instruments, within areas of psychology, education, business, and leadership. Also includes descriptive information such as test purpose, publisher, pricing, population, and scores. 

  • Full-text: Yes (of testing information). Note: No copies of actual tests or assessment instruments
  • Provided by: EBSCO
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation
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MLA Directory of Periodicals

 

Access information on journals and series, including publication details, editorial practices, editorial contact details, submission requirements, and subscription information.  

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MLA International Bibliography

 

Indexes review books, scholarly journals, and Web sites for material that relates to all forms of human communications, including literature from around the globe, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatics arts.  

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New Testament Abstracts

 

Access abstracts of articles, reviews, books and software useful for scholars of the New Testament and its historical milieu.

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Old Testament Abstracts (OTA)

 

Indexes journals, books, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, and philology.

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Omnifile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)

 

Access full-text material across the disciplines, including coverage of art, education, humanities, law, social sciences and technology.

 

Content: Scholarly articles, magazines, graphs, podcasts

Size: 3,400+ journals

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Philosopher's Index

 

Indexes material on philosophy and related disciplines, including aesthetics, axiology, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphilosophy and metaphysics. 

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, book reviews, reference material

Size: 1700+ journals

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Readers' Guide Retrospective, 1890-1982

 

Indexes reference material covering U.S. culture and history, including information from Reader’s Guide annuals.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, magazines, reviews

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Regional Business News

 

Access coverage for Canadian and American business publications, on a regional level.

 

Content: Newspapers, trade publications, radio & television news transcripts, magazines, newswires

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

 

Indexes bibliographic information covering traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Coverage of conference proceedings goes back to 1835.

 

Content: Scholarly articles, conference proceedings, essay collections, dissertations, reference material, reviews

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Science Reference Center

 

Search reference materials with science-oriented content. Includes Lexile reading measures, lesson plans, and curriculum standards modules.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, encyclopedias, reference books, images, biographies, essays, videos, lesson plans

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Social Work Abstracts *SocWk students only

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Provides information on the fields of social work and human services, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems.

 

Size: 500+ journals

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SocINDEX with Full Text

 

Access research covering sociology and related disciplines, including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, religion, racial studies and social work. Includes author profiles and a sociological thesaurus.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, books, monographs, conference papers, author profiles

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SPORTDiscus with Full Text

 

Access literature covering sports and sport medicine studies, including coverage in the areas of fitness, health, nutrition, and physical education.

 

Content: Scholarly journals

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Teacher Reference Center (TRC)

 

Indexes scholarly titles covering education topics such as assessment, best practice, continuing education, literacy standards, pedagogical research and teacher education.

 

Content: Scholarly journals, trade journals, books

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Tests in Print (TIP)

 

Access information for evaluating contemporary testing instruments in psychology, education, business, and leadership. Entries contain information about test purpose, publisher, pricing, population, and scores. Also includes a bibliography of all known commercially available English-language tests currently in print. Also called Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print.

 

Size: 3,000+ testing instruments

 

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