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  1. Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO)

    This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 10,000 journals, including over 9,000 peer-reviewed titles. Academic Search Ultimate offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, womens studies, zoology and more.

  2. Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)

    More than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

  3. British War Diaries

    British War Diaries from World War I covering the years 1914-1919. Materials scanned from the Imperial War Museum London in 2012. 13,500 digitized images.

  4. 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.

  5. Early English Books Online (EEBO) - Texts

    2,400 searchable and readable editions of EEBO documents that link immediately to the corresponding image files.

  6. EBSCO Electronic Books

    EBSCO’s ebook collection contains over 100,000 ebooks on a wide variety of subsjects.

  7. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

    Provides the full-text of over 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords. Updated annually.


    Weekly newspaper covering the Civil War Era, 1857-1871. Prolific Mormon and Civil War subject content. Fully indexed, web access. Original displayed in image format.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. History Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers and more than 150 leading history periodicals. Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

  12. Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities: Arts and Crafts, Collecting, Home and Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids’ Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts and Textiles, Outdoor Recreation, Performing Arts, Science and Technology, Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts.

  13. Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.

  14. 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.

  15. Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate and rights and disputes.

  16. Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Content includes thousands of plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, and author interviews.

  17. 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.

  18. MAS Complete (EBSCO)

    Provides full text for more than 540 popular magazines, 440 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps

  19. MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)

    Provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps

  20. Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

    Provides full text for over 100 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.

  21. Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

    Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

  22. Newswires (EBSCO)

    EBSCO’s Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics

  23. Open Dissertations (EBSCO)

    Search multiple institutional repositories for open access dissertations.

  24. Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)

    1940+ Indexes and abstracts 480+ journals and selected books in fifteen fields of philosophy from 38 countries. Updated quarterly.

  25. Poetry and Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO)

    The most comprehensive collection of full-text poetry, short stories, and supplemental content available, offering users a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques. This multifaceted database incorporates information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as proprietary content from EBSCO Publishing, and includes hundreds of thousands of full-text poems and tens of thousands of short stories ranging in period from antiquity to the present. The most studied poems are supplemented with indexing covering subject, poetic forms, poetic themes, techniques, and literary periods, schools, and movements.

  26. Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

  27. 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.

  28. Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

    Indexes nearly 250 full text journals designed for professional educators.

  29. Pronunciator

    Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages. Register for free and start learning at your own pace! Pronunciator features speech recognition, a virtual coach, downloadable audio lessons, virtual conversations, and free apps!

  30. Public Content Database (ProQuest)

    Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, books, conference papers and reports.

  31. 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.

  32. Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.