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Academic Search Premier

Covers a wide range of academic areas including business, social sciences, humanities, general science, education. Nearly everyone can find information on their topic here. Use limiting options to narrow by date, source type (e.g., Magazine), and scholarly/peer-reviewed sources.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Search here for federal publications, including historical and current publications, and find direct links to those which are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, and more. (United States Census Bureau) (NEW)

Gain access to the wide breadth of quality data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. Look under the Topics or Data categories to jump into pre-collected/sorted data (Topics) or the raw data itself (Data).

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Offers access to open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.

EBook Central (Formerly ebrary - Academic Complete)

Includes more than 100,000 titles in all academic subject areas.

ebrary - Academic Complete (Now EBook Central)

Includes more than 100,000 titles in all academic subject areas

EBSCO eBook Combined Collection

Allows users to search the Special Collection, Academic Collection, and Religion Collection at once.

Films on Demand (NEW)

Includes over 30,000 films of newsreels from the Films on Demand Master Academic collection and FMG Archival Films & Newsreels collection. The Master Academic collection includes films from many of the best producers including A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, ABC News, NBC News, CNBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, HBO Documentary Films, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, Open University, Bill Moyers, California Newsreel, Annenberg Learner, TED, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more. The Archival films and Newsreels collection includes films relating to U.S. cultural and social history and the evolution of everyday life in America, more than 2,800 clips and newsreels from the late 1800s onward, the series of newsreels produced by the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II, a series of seven- to 10-minute newsreels produced by Universal Studios that were released twice per week between 1929 and 1967, and many other historic recordings from multiple sources.

Google Scholar

Though not all results will be available for free, Google Scholar is an excellent identification tool from which you can search library databases or request articles and book chapters through Zondervan's Interlibrary Loan service. Includes journal articles, book chapters, essays, and sometimes cites entire books.

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) (NEW)

Incorporates scholarly content from hundreds of journals along with reviews of many kinds of books, performances, and events.


Provides searchable full text of the complete back files for hundreds of important scholarly journals in a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines. Coverage generally includes the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent 3-5 years (current issues are not available in JSTOR).

Nexis Uni

Provides access to a variety of full-text sources, including world-wide newspapers, magazines, news wires, and trade journals. Also features government documents, state & federal laws and regulations, case law, company and industry information, reference directories and biographical sources. Strong coverage of current events and information.

Points of View Reference Center (NEW)

Points of View Reference Center provides resources that present multiple sides of an issue offering support to a researcher in assessing and developing persuasive arguments and essays, better understanding controversial issues, and developing analytical thinking skills.

Readers' Guide Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) (NEW)

Focuses on current events' coverage from the most popular periodicals (magazines, journals, and newspapers).

WorldCat Research Station

Discover millions of records from around the world to all kinds of resources: books, manuscripts, films, maps, musical scores, sound recordings, journals, magazines, newspapers, and more.

Last revised September 27, 2016 - 07:38 AM