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CQ Researcher: Research reports on today’s issues in the news
EBSCOhost Research Databases: Offer a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers
Issues & Controversies: Facts on File helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Provides information on social issues with access to topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles
ProQuest: Provides access to documents from subjects such as the arts, business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, & the social sciences
SIRS Researcher: Online access to full-text articles and Internet resources from SIRS Researcher®, SIRS Government Reporter®, SIRS Renaissance®, SIRS WebSelect™ and SIRS Interactive Citizenship™
The following are other commonly used databases. For a more detailed list of all resources see the Library Resources list.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO): Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,990 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,030 peer-reviewed journals
Annual Reviews: Full-text journals in the biological and medical sciences, the physical sciences, and the social sciences; Coverage: 1996 to the present
Cambridge Core (Journals): Cambridge University Press journals. For access to full-text, select “Only search content I have access to.”
Factiva: Full-text for business publications, Reuters and Dow Jones newswires, and the Wall Street Journal
Facts-on-File – Issues and Controversies: Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture
Facts on File – World News Digest: Brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print
FirstSearch: Journal articles (citations) with several databases in broad-based academic disciplines
Literature Resource Center: Full-text literature reference database with biographical, bibliographical, and critical content
New England Journal of Medicine: Health-related research articles, images, and multi-media videos
New York Times Topics: Topic pages that collect all the news, reference and archival information, photos, graphics, audio and video files published on topics ranging from Madonna to Myanmar; available without charge on articles going back to 1981
NewsBank: America’s News: Comprehensive news and information at the local, state, regional and national levels. Search a single newspaper, a select group of sources, or the entire collection of nearly 2,700 full-text news sources
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO): Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers and selective full text for more than 410 U.S. newspapers
OVID: Full-text resources for nursing students and education
Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press): Offers online access to periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text of these online journals is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years.
Project Muse: Started as a not-for-profit project by Johns Hopkins University Press, it provides online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Full text of most journals are covered from the past 10-15 years.
ScienceDirect is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters in science, technology, engineering, math, and key health science disciplines. (Elsevier)
Ulrich’s Periodical Directory: Listing of most journals/magazines/periodicals in print worldwide
Web News (EBSCO): Near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 5,000 feeds across a range of business and general news topics
Wiley Online Library: Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities