30 Databases Available to Friends of the Library

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ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) Advertising, Business and Management related database. Provides coverage of hundreds of business related periodicals in fields including advertising, marketing, accounting, finance, etc. Journals and newspapers are full-text including the Wall Street Journal (1984-present). Individual journal coverage varies in start date, with continued coverage through the present. General coverage ranges from 1971 to the present.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

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Business Source Premier (EBSCO) Business Source Premier is a collection of popular business magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications, including the Harvard Business Review. Business Source Premier covers accounting, banking, finance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, regional studies, sales, trade and technology.

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Digital Commons Network Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities. Hosted by BePress.
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest) Coverage: 1861 - Current. With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. UMI offers over 1.8 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download.

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Early English Books Online (EEBO) - Texts 2,400 searchable and readable editions of EEBO documents that link immediately to the corresponding image files.
EBSCO Electronic Books EBSCO's ebook collection contains over 100,000 ebooks on a wide variety of subsjects.
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages Consists of articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century, exploring art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) Provides the full-text of over 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords. Updated annually.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) Indexes the full text for nearly 165 journals covering health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Includes the British Medical Journal and The Lancet, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 180 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) Indexes the full text of over 520 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines with a particularly strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 560 journals.
House and Senate Journals, Series I, 1789-1817 Journals of the House of Representatives and Senate 1789 to 1817, covering the first 14 Congresses of the United States.

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In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives (ASP) In the First Person allows one to perform in-depth field and keyword searches across all letters, diaries, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies within scholarly materials that are freely available on the Web and other Alexander Street databases (including North American Women's Letters and Diaries, British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries, Oral History Online, Black Thought and Culture, Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment, North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories, The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries, Women and Social Movements in the U.S., North American Indian Biographical Database, and Latino Literature). With a single search, one can access thousands of personal narratives in English from archives and repositories everywhere. The search returns citation information and links to full text, audio, and video whenever available.
International Historical Statistics (Palgrave) International Historical Statistics; 1750-2010 3-volume set is the latest edition of the most authoritative collection of statistics available. Updated to 2010 wherever possible, it provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years, serving as an essential reference source.

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Linguistics/Language Behavior Abstracts -- LLBA (ProQuest) 1973+ Indexes and abstracts articles from 2,000 U.S. and foreign periodicals in language use, linguistics, and related disciplines. Updated twice a year.
Literature Online (LION) Indexes the full-text of nine literary databases dealing with English poetry and drama, 18th century fiction, American and African poetry and Shakespeare. Also contains selected reference works and provides access to related literary websites.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO) 1984+ Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 670 magazines and full text for 570 general interest and current events magazines. Also includes over 3,000 charts, tables and graphs, 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews and the full text of health and science-related pamphlets. Full text backfiles as far back as January 1990. Updated daily.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) 1984+ Provides ifull text for over 1,860 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,800 periodicals. Full text backfiles go back as far as January of 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go back as far as January of 1984. Updated daily.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) Provides full text for over 100 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.

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Newspaper Source (EBSCO) Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national and international newspapers, selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full text television and radio news transcripts.

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation Consists of information about the religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church polity and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature.
Oxford Reference Online - Art & Architecture Broad coverage of the visual arts, encompassing all major movements and styles of art from Ancient Greece to present day. Contains links to the following reference works: A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Oxford Dictionary of Art, A Dictionary of Modern Design, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States, The Oxford Companion to the Garden, The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance, A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

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Philosopher's Index (ProQuest) 1940+ Indexes and abstracts 480+ journals and selected books in fifteen fields of philosophy from 38 countries. Updated quarterly.
Primary Search (EBSCO) Provides indexing and abstracts for over 140 magazines and full text from nearly 70 children's magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children's reading rooms. Other full text sources include: The World Almanac of the U.S.A. and The World Almanac for Kids; EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia; full text for over 300 pamphlets; and Essential Documents of American History including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Updated weekly.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Indexes nearly 250 full text journals designed for professional educators.
ProQuest Research Library This multi-disciplinary database includes more than 4,050 titles - nearly 2,800 in full text - from 1971 forward.

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Regional Business News (EBSCO) Contains the full text of the most recent 30 days of business news wires from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic, and other diverse, international news events. Updated daily.

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Senate Executive Journals, Series I, 1789- 1866 Executive Journals of the United States Senate 1789 to 1866, covering the first Congress through the first session of the 39th Congress.

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Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) Teacher Reference Center indexes over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.

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WorldVitalRecords.com World Vital Records provides access to a variety of family history resources including databases in the following categories: Census; Birth, Marriage, and Death; Military; Immigration; Family Trees; Family Histories; Newspaper Collections; and Location specific databases.

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