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AAFP Conditions A to Z

AAFP Conditions A to Z is a handy patient-information tool that’s been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP is a national medical organization representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. Many are also available in Spanish. Common conditions, treatments and health tips are presented concisely and informatively, and listed alphabetically or cross-searched in STAT!Ref online. Print the information for your patients to enhance understanding and health promotion.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is a comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research. It contains articles from 8000+ peer-reviewed journals and reference sources, most of which are full text, covering the disciplines of science, technology, medicine, theology literature and more. Contains the full text of the New York Times from 1995 to the present. Also contains podcasts and transcripts from National Public Radio (NPR), CNN, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Academic Search Premiere

ASP contains articles from journals and magazines as well as from books, reports, conferences papers across many disciplines. Subjects covered include biology, language and linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, religion and theology and many others. ASP contains citations for more than 8500 journals and contains full text articles from over 4600 journals.

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Access World News

Search state, regional, national and international full-text articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including The State (Columbia, SC), and USA Today. Includes full text access to The State newspaper back to 1987.

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AccessScience

Based on the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, AccessScience’s articles stay current on the most significant scientific findings and breakthroughs with updates from the annual McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology. This source provides students with access to scientific knowledge from introductory material to extended articles and live journal citations in key scientific areas including biology, earth and environmental sciences, chemistry, physics, and more.

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AGRICOLA

This database contains over 4.9 million citations from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, monographs, theses, and more. The database includes information on animal and veterinary science, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, farming, food and human nutrition and earth and environmental sciences.

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Alexander Street Counseling

Alexander Street Counseling provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives in these collections allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. Contains streaming access to 665 videos.

Alt HealthWatch

The subjects in this database include acupuncture, aromatherapy, Chinese medicine, homeopathy, nutrition, mind-body medicine, among others. The database offers full text articles for more than 180 journals and reports. In addition there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, and special reports.

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Applied Science and Technology Full Text

AST includes citations for nearly 800 core English speaking scientific and technical publications dating back to 1983. The full text of more than 220 periodicals can be accessed. It covers a wide variety of applied science specialties including aeronautics, atmospheric sciences, civil engineering, mineralogy, petroleum and gas and waste management.

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Art Full Text™

Featuring full-text articles, indexing and abstracting of an international array of publications, Art Full Text™ is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. More than simply a resource for art students and art historians, Art Full Text rounds out the research experience for those studying other fields, such as women’s, media or cultural studies; history; anthropology; industrial design; and other related areas of study. Researchers are able to track the careers of artists and review their materials and methods, and can find books by and about artists, as well as interviews, profiles and much more. Indexing of art reproductions provides examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. Contains full text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995.

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

ATLA Religion Database(tm) with ATLASerials(tm) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journalsCoverage in this database begins in 1908, although indexing for some journal titles extends back into the nineteenth century. Full text is provided for more than 285,300 electronic articles and book reviews from 150 journals selected by leading religion scholars in the United States.

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Audiobooks from EBSCO

The library's collection includes a large selection of audiobooks. They can be downloaded onto your computer and transferred to a portable device including music players and tablets. Instructions are on the Audiobook Collection interface.

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Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles for transmissions, brakes, ignition systems, bodywork, electrical systems, and much more. Covers more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present.

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Biblical Archaeology Society

Written to be understood, Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) magazine delivers the excitement of archaeology and the latest in Bible scholarship. Explore the current issue along with web-only features and Scholar's Study, where scholarly debates from the pages of BAR continue online.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context provides more than 600,000 biographies on over 525,000 individuals. The information is updated annually.

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Biography Index: Past and Present™

Contains over one million article and book citation and is a comprehensive biographical resource for students, scholars, media professionals, book clubs, and all researchers seeking biographical information.

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Biography Reference Bank™

This resource offers the in-depth, original profiles of the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. Biography Reference Bank contains l full-text articles, page images, abstracts and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work. Over 2.2 million records covering more than 600,000 individuals.

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Biological & Agricultural Index Plus™

Featuring the full text of core literature in biology and agriculture, as well as podcasts, abstracts and indexing of hundreds of publications, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus is a powerful working, learning, and research tool. The database features the full text of articles from over 100 journals, dating back to 1997. Broad coverage of science issues with about 45 percent of the focus on agriculture. Contains more than 200 podcasts from respected sources including Boston’s Museum of Science.

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Blooms’ Literary Reference Online

This resource contains information on authors and their works, topics and themes, and characters from thousands of works of literature. It also contains Professor Harold Bloom’s selections of the major works of Western literature through the modern era.

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Book Review Digest Plus™

Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development. Content Includes: A citation to every book review that appears in any of over 5,000+ indexed journals; over two million reviews, including citations, generous excerpts from book reviews, over 225,000 full-text reviews, and over 118,000 new reviews added each year; “Master” records for each book, with links to reviews from various sources; retrospective coverage as far back as 1983; coverage of books for children with a suggested grade range.

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Books & Authors

This resource helps readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Along with the title, users can find information about the author, plot summaries, setting, locations, review, recommendations for further reading, etc.

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Britannica Online

Britannica Online combines the Encyclopædia Britannica with Mirriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazine and periodicals and many other research tools. One of the important sources to use when beginning your research topic or you need an overview of a subject.

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Business Insights: Essentials

Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports. You can research individual companies, find S.W.O.T. analysis, consumer marketing data, view financial podcasts and corporate chronologies and history. This database also contains company profiles, industry ranking, products and brands, investment reports, industry statistics and more.

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Business Source Premiere

The industry’s most popular business research database; it contains the full text for more than 2100 journals. This resource contains information in all business disciplines including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. It’s also a great source for market research reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

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Charleston Advisor

The Charleston Advisor publishes critical reviews of online resources for libraries. To maintain a high level of accuracy and integrity, all reviews are peer-reviewed by experienced librarians.

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Christian Periodical Index

Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI provides access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical perspective or of interest to the evangelical community. CPI includes more than 140 selected publications from a broad spectrum of knowledge - science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education.

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Christian Reformed Church Periodical Index (CRCPI)

The CRCPI provides access to biblographic records for the Calvin Theological Journal, the Banner and other CRC-related publications.

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Computer Source

Features nearly 300 full text periodicals covering topics such as computers, telecommunications, electronics and the Internet. Contains both full text technical journals and full text consumer computer titles.

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Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children’s health, men and women’s heath, etc.

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CQ Historic Documents

This online version covers information that has been published since 1972, in the Historic Documents Series. It includes approximately 100 documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference contains entries from 601 reference titles with cross references across topics and titles. The information comes from general and subject encyclopedia, dictionaries, atlases, videos, quotations, and many more. In addition, a search on a subject from this site will show you what the G. Allen Fleece library contains on the subject in both books and journal/magazine articles.

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CultureGrams

This resource contains four separate editions: World, States, Provinces and Kids. It includes the 200+ United Nations member countries with reports containing history, customs, family, lifestyle, recipes, economy and more. Also includes each US State, the District of Columbia and the 13 Canadian provinces.

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eBooks from EBSCO (formerly NetLibrary)

The library has over 9000 eBooks in our collection covering a wide variety of subjects. Many of the books can be downloaded to your computer or portable device. The eBooks are downloaded and viewable via Adobe(r) Digital Editions, free software you can download from the Adobe(r) website if not already on your computer or device.

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ebrary

Access over 100,000 e-books through ebrary's Academic Complete, College Complete and Public Library Complete databases built on a powerful research technology including dedicated iOS and Android(tm) apps!

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EBSCO Discovery Service

Try out our new Discovery Service: one search box to search most of the library databases and the catalog for books, articles, and much more!

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Education Full Text

Education Full Text allows the user to find articles of a least one column in length from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. It contains the full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996. Lists the articles from over 770 magazines/journals going back to 1983.

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Educational Administration Quarterly

This is the online version of the scholarly journal. EAQ presents empirical and conceptual articles focused on timely and critical leadership and policy issues of educational organizations. The journal embraces traditional and emergent research paradigms, methods, and issues.

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Educator’s Reference Complete

Teachers, administrators and undergraduate or graduate students in the field of education will appreciate the focused, detailed resources available in Educator’s Reference Complete. This comprehensive resource covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and includes virtually every educational specialty, such as bilingual studies, health, technology and testing. The resource also includes information on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education. Provides access to over 1,100 periodicals that cover topics such as family law, secondary education professional development, education psychology, educational administration and much more.

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eHRAF World Cultures

eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural full text database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

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Encyclopædia of Islam (5 titles)

The scope of the Encyclopædia of Islam First Edition Online is philology, history, theology and law until early 20th century. Such famous scholars as Houtsma, Wensinck, Gibb, Snouck Hurgronje, and Lévi-Provençal were involved in this scholarly endeavor. The Encyclopædia of Islam First Edition Online offers access to 9,000 articles. The Encyclopædia of Islam (Second Edition) Online sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live.

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Encyclopædia of the Qur’an

The Encyclopædia of the Qur’an Online is an encyclopædic dictionary of qur’anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’anic studies. The Encyclopædia of the Qur’an Online is the first comprehensive, multivolume reference work on the Qur’an to appear in a Western language.

This resource includes direct access to 62 Early Printed Western Qur’ans Online and the Electronic Qur?an Concordance, a unique online finding aid for textual research.

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Entrepreneurial Studies Source TM

This database provides the latest insight on topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small businesses. It contains the full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs. Covered subjects include: business planning, communications, innovations, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, and many more.

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ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center is produced by the United States Department of Education. It is a collection of education research and information. It contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full text documents back to 1966.

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Escola

A Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish. Geared for ages 7-12 this database contains more than 1500 encyclopedia articles and 1000 pictures.

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Essay and General Literature Index™

This unique reference database cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications. Content Includes: nearly 86,000 essays found in over 7,000 printed anthologies and collections; coverage dating as far back as 1985. Includes subjects such as archaeology, classical studies, music, poetry, folklore, history, women’s studies, film, art and much more.

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European Views of the Americas 1493 to 1750

In cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, EBSCO Publishing created a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. Covers commerce, the British in America, discoveries, slave trade, religious orders in America and much more.

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Geared for high school students through adults this database is a comprehensive source for jobs, skills, and career guidance resources. It contains information on more than 3300 jobs and 94 industries organized by the 16 career clusters created by the US Department of Education. It provides advice on job applications, the interview process, professional behavior, career skills and more. Also include sample resumes and cover letters. Users can search for scholarships, internships, fellowships and more.

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Find Fleece Library Journals and Magazines
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Fuente Académia™

A collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with an emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

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G. Allen Fleece Library

Online access to the catalog of the G. Allen Fleece Library.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A selection of cross-searchable e-books covering a variety of subjects areas, including health and medicine, language and literature, history, social studies, science and more. Contains literary criticisms of many famous works. Includes reference works such as American Writers, British Writers, and William Shakespeare.

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General Science Full Text™

General Science Full Text, designed for students and non-specialists, is easy to use and the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. Contains the full text of articles from nearly 100 periodicals dating back to 1995. Includes subjects such as botany, astronomy, biology, conservation, genetics, mathematic, physics, zoology and much more.

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Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context spans the globe to bring essential and balanced information to students seeking to understand crucial international issues and news headlines with a single search. By tying together news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more, Global Issues in Context offers a rich analysis of critical issues ideal for today’s curriculums. It focuses on broad issues such as human rights, poverty, global warming as well as specific issues like product safety in China, disaster relief in Haiti and genocide in Darfur.

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GreenFILE

A database that provides information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

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GREENR

GREENR stands for Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. This resource combines news, commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, images, conference reports and statistics in an effort to provide an academic approach to environmental topics.

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Guide to Social Science and Religion

This resource provides a way to find articles in the area of the social sciences and religion found in nearly 100 journals. Users can see which journals are indexed from this database’s website.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

This resource offer access to thousands of full-text medical journals, periodicals, reference works, multimedia and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.

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Health Reference Center – Academic

Contains full text articles from 600+ health, nursing, allied health and medical journals, health related articles from 1,500 general interest magazines and articles from medical reference titles and pamphlets.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This resource provides access to over 80 full text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and others. It also includes searchable full text for current health related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books. This database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, aging, etc.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more.

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History Reference Center

History Reference Center® is the world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC., Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications and more. It also includes full text for more 150 leading history periodicals. Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

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Humanities Full Text™

This database offers full text for many of the most important academic sources in the humanities. Humanities Full Text provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas and more. Contains the full text articles from over 330 journals covering such subjects as dance, communication, film, performing arts, linguistics, philosophy, religion and theology among others.

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Index to Legal Periodicals and Books™

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, provides indexing of 850 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. In addition, this database includes coverage of 23,000 monographs.

Coverage in the database is international in scope, citing publications published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand, and dating as far back as 1981. Subjects covered include administrative law, antitrust legislation, banking, constitutional law, domestic relations, environmental protection, estate planning, food, drug & cosmetic law, international law, labor law, landlord/tenant decisions, malpractice suits, minorities, multinational corporations, negligence, non-profit corporations, occupational health & safety, politics, probate, products liability, public law, real property, securities, tax law, and trade regulation.

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InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.

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Ingenta Connect

This database searches nearly 30,000 publications. Most articles cost money, so check our library’s database collections to see if CIU owns an item either in print, microfiche, or electronically. If we do not have an item we may be able to obtain it, at no cost to you, through our Interlibrary Loan service. See reference staff for more information.

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Issues & Controversies

Issues and Controversies helps researchers understand the crucial issues faced today, exploring more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file, Issues and Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. This database is great for research papers and debate prep.

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Kids InfoBits

This database is for K-5 students, their teachers and parents. It contains full-text articles from 120+ children’s magazines, reference sources and newspapers, 2500 searchable images and maps and includes activities, recipes, experiments, poetry and stories by children.

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LearningExpress Library

Requires free registration with LearningExpress.

For elementary schools students through adults, this resource is a comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources. Practice tests for GED preparation, job and career goals, undergraduate and graduate school admission, and US citizenship. Resume building, job search, business writing and core computer skills can also be developed using this resource.

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LexisNexis® Academic

This database provides access to full text news, business and legal publications. Users can access over 10,000 news, business and legal sources. The news coverage includes deep back files and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news and non-English language sources. This source also provides access to Shepard’s® Citations Service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.

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Library Literature & Information Science Full Text™

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text provides a clear focus on library studies and how technology and the development of the Internet have changed the library experience and research in general, as well as funding challenges and how libraries meet them, and literacy, numeracy, and special education issues. Contains the full text of articles from over 155 journals dating back to 1997.

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Library Literature & Information Science Index™

Library Literature & Information Science Index, provides comprehensive indexing of articles from key library and information science periodicals. Created by librarians for librarians, this database encompasses some 390 journals, over 300 books annually, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses and pamphlets. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (LISTA) is available FREE to any library - compliments of EBSCO Publishing. 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.

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Liebert Online

Provides access to integrated media content in the areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, law, alternative and complementary medicine, philanthropy, and environmental science and sustainability.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism; more than 252,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios); 450 literary journals; more than 693,000 book reviews; more than 78,400 classic and contemporary poems; more than 19,700 classic and contemporary short stories; more than 6,600 author interviews; more than 8,200 classic texts; and much more. In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story, all of Magill On Literature Plus™ and much more.

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Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language learning system that contains basic courses in 49 languages including Arabic, German, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Farsi, Spanish, Tagalog, and Urdu. In addition there are 15 ESL courses as well as Koine Greek, Ancient Greek, Latin, and Biblical Hebrew. Mango Languages has iPhone and Android apps.

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MAS Ultra™ - School Edition

This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexlies) .

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MasterFILE™ Premier

MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.

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MedCalc 3000

MedCalc 3000 is a collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees that are indispensable to anyone practicing, teaching or studying evidence-based medicine. This resource is integrated in to STAT!Ref and included with every subscription. With every search you perform, STAT!Ref automatically presents links to relevant tools within MedCalc 3000.

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MEDLINE®

MEDLINE® 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®.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook™ with Tests in Print

MMY provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. This resource contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test.

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Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™

(MECAS) is an index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. This database contains more than 639,000 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to the present. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology. MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 - 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 - present).

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Middle Search® Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd Edition; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

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Military & Government Collection™

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of these sites. Military & Government Collection™ provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 400 journals. Publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and many more.

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MLA International Bibliography

MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers. Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

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New Testament Abstracts

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu.The database contains more than 46,000 article abstracts, over 1,600 review abstracts, 17,000 book abstracts, and 61 software abstracts. Each year an additional 2,000 articles from more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages are selected for inclusion. In addition, approximately 900 current books are also summarized annually. Article coverage in the database dates back to 1985.

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Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source™ Plus includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as the Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others. All staff articles are also included from many newspapers, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, Houston Chronicle, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), etc.

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NoveList® K-8 Plus

This database is designed to help teachers, school media specialists and students find that next great fiction read. This source provides access to information on over 30,500 nonfiction titles designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading.

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NoveList® Plus

Over 300 Recommended Reads reading lists for teens and kids covering both fiction and nonfiction genres and topics. Book Discussion Guides including questions and answers and suggestions for further reading. Hundreds of Feature Articles, BookTalks and Curricular Connection articles on a wide variety of genres, topics and reading levels.

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Nursing & Allied Health Collection

This resource contains nearly 6 million articles related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients. Details concerning nearly every kind of nursing application can be found, including: caring for AIDS patients, dealing with accident and trauma victims, giving emergency care, relieving pain, serving the elderly, delivering babies, etc.

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Nursing Resource Center

For nursing students at vocational/technical high schools, colleges and universities. This resource contains more than 20 full text reference books. More than 200 animations from Blausen Medical’s Human Atlas; disease and drug overviews, sample care plans and a Nursing Toolbox.

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Old Testament Abstracts

Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Abstracts from over 450 journals are included. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more. Coverage in the database dates back to 1978.

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OmniFILE Full Text

This full text-only database contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed. This resource is an invaluable support for undergraduate research within and across all core subjects. Contains full text of articles from nearly 3,000 publications, graphical content, topical coverage on ethnic studies, women's studies, history and more.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a database of contemporary social issues structured to promote critical thinking skills and information literacy. Contains more than 14,000 pro and con viewpoint essays, periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, charts and graphs. Covers subjects such as immigration, climate change texting while driving, deregulation, the world economy and many other up to date issues.

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Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. In addition to the Bible texts, Oxford Biblical Studies Online offers quick access to over 5,000 A-Z entries from the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Oxford Companion to the Bible, and a wealth of other Oxford references. Users can easily navigate to hundreds of topical essays within the Oxford Study Bibles themselves, in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies, The Oxford History of the Biblical World, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible, Oxford Bible Atlas, and other works, and access hundreds of searchable images and maps from these major scholarly publications.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to films scripts and cookery books.

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved under the guidance of the Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito. 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.

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Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. This collection offers a huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

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Play Index

This unique resource covers the works of contemporary playwrights, including new editions or translations. Since important classic and historical plays (e.g., the plays of Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere’s works, Shakespeare’s dramas, works of George Bernard Shaw or Ibsen) are reprinted in collections and anthologies, researchers will find virtually any play being studied or performed. Citations to approximately 31,000 plays published individually or in collections, dating from 1949 to the present.

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Points of View Reference Center™

A full text database containing essays and articles presenting multiple sides of an issue. Contains materials from leading political magazines, newspapers, radio, primary source documents and reference books. Also provides guides to debate, develop arguments and write position papers. Topics include: abortion, censorship, human rights, substance abuse, and many more.

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Preview Family Movie and TV Review Online

Preview Online is an informative tool for Christian parents and moviegoers. Their reviews contain the content of films so you can decide if they are suitable for viewing.

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Primary Search

Primary Search® contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

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Professional Development Collection™

This is the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full-text education journals in the world. Professional Development Collection™ includes full text for more than 520 high-quality education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others. This database also contains nearly 230 educational reports.

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PsycARTICLES®

PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 158,000 articles from nearly 80 journals. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.

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PsycBooks®

PsycBOOKS®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of approximately 32,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,000 books published by APA and other publishers. It also contains close to 1,500 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.

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Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection™ is a comprehensive database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world’s largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

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PsycInfo®

The PsycINFO® database is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3.2 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. Journal coverage, which spans from 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.

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Reader’s Guide Full Text, Mega Edition™

Contains full text articles from over 200 magazines as far back as 1994. Covers subjects such as education, gardening, popular culture, travel etc., from a lay perspective.

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RefWorks

RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store and share all types of information. It allows the user to generate citations and create bibliographies from their list of sources.

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Religious & Theological Abstracts

This resource provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology including Christianity, Judaism and other world religions. Also contains English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.

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Science in Context

This database provides curriculum-oriented database of reference and periodical content covering Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science. More than 150 comprehensive reference sets, noted publications such as Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher. Also provides detailed experiments, multimedia content, and website links. The content is correlated to national and state high school curriculum standards.

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Resources include 183 full text science periodicals, 725 full text science reference books, animations, images and videos.

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Short Story Index™

This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. Short Story Index provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories, as well as full text for thousands of stories. Short Story Index is searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source, or by any combination of terms. Content Includes: detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies; full text for nearly 5,000 stories; coverage dating as far back as 1984.

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Small Business Reference Center™

Provides the most up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business. This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.

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Small Business Resource Center

This resource offers content that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. It contains information for the prospective and current entrepreneurial community, as well as for students in business programs. From conducting industry research to financial planning...to marketing a product and franchising a business...users have access to all the information they need.

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Social Sciences Full Text™

This full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Sciences Full Text includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Contains full text articles from 360 journals. Covers subjects such as urban studies, social work, international relations, ethics, family studies, anthropology, political studies, minority studies and much more.

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Stat!Ref (Anatomy & Physiology Online/Primal Pictures)

STAT!Ref, the premier healthcare e-resource. This link enables users to intuitively take advantage of all the robust features of STAT!Ref. Including access to download our mobile app, evidence alerts, Anatomy & Physiology Online, AAFP Conditions A to Z, MedCalc 3000 all from one intuitive interface.

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STAT!Ref Anatomy and Physiology Online

This online resource covers all a student needs to know and learn for a 2 semester Anatomy & Physiology course. There are 20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body systems, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more. Each module contains: An overview and clear learning objectives • Key concepts and processes • 3D image and interactive models • Narrated animations and illustrations • Quizzes and reviews • Pronunciation guides to key medical terms • Clinical case studies for each system • Clinical test • The effects of aging

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Statistical Warehouse™

This database is a valuable source for all sorts of statistics. It provides information on more than 70,000 individual data items on the subjects of economics, demographics, politics, geography and more.

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Teacher Reference Center

TRC provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

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TeachingBooks.net

This resource is for anyone who reads, teaches, or enjoys books for children and teens. The user can access videos of popular authors and illustrators discussing their craft. Contains books guides, lesson plans, common core standards and much more.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

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TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae®)

This resource is a digitized collection of most texts written in Greek from Homer (8 c. B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 and beyond. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era. The online TLG contains more than 105 million words from over 10,000 works associated with 4,000 authors and is constantly updated and improved with new features and texts.

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TOPICsearch™

Geared towards the high school population, this current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICsearch™ contains full text for over 140,000 articles from nearly 260 diverse sources including international newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)

The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. CIU has an institutional subscription to this database. All e-docs are available for current students, faculty, and staff to download at no charge.

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US History in Context

An overview of the most studied events, issues and current information in US history relevant in the undergraduate curriculum. Primary sources include excerpts from interviews, legislative acts, resolutions, treaties and more. Contains full text from scholarly history journals as well as audio and video clips of historic speeches and events.

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Vocations & Career Collection

Finding the right career, enrolling in an appropriate institution of learning or training, searching for a job, advancing in your career through continuing education — these are high stakes tasks in today’s world. Vocations & Careers Collection makes it easier for researchers by providing content that is updated daily from nearly 400 journals — from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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World Christian Database

The World Christian Database (WCD) includes detailed information on 9,000 Christian denominations and on religions in every country of the world. Extensive data are available on 232 countries and 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as on 5,000 cities and 3,000 provinces.

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World Data Analyst

For grades 6 and up this resources contains the means for retrieving, comparing, and customizing data on the world’s nations. The Country Snapshots feature provides statistics that include maps, area, population, demographics, gross national product and more. Country Comparisons offers tools for creating comparison tables and graphs using either recent or historical statistics and Ranked Statistics performs country rankings for chose statistical categories.

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World History in Context

A collection of resources providing coverage of events, themes and trends in world history from antiquity to the present, with a multicultural and global view. Contains full text articles from more than 110 academic journals and more than 600 historical maps, atlases, and other images.

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WorldCat

This resource searches the collections of thousands of libraries located all over the world. The user can locate books, a/v materials, web resources, and other materials. Use this source to locate a book that is not found in CIU’s local library or through PASCAL.

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NOTE: Many of these databases are provided through DISCUS, which is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly, with supplemental funding by the federal Library Services and Technology Act. DISCUS is administered by the South Carolina State Library.