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EBSCOhost Research Databases

EconLit: Foremost source of economic literature references.  (EBSCO)

Education Research Complete (EBSCO):  Covers early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Electronics & Communications Abstracts (ProQuest): Includes information that ranges from medical, scientific and industrial applications in electronics to new technologies in communications.

Engineered Materials Abstracts (ProQuest):  Provides comprehensive coverage of the science, development and production of ceramics, polymers and composite materials. Over 1,600 sources including journals, technical reports, patents, dissertations, books and conference proceedings are indexed and abstracted.

Engineering Collection (ProQuest):  Collection contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database.  Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to 1966.

English Poetry Full-Text Database: Poems in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the nineteenth century (British Isles)

English Verse Drama: Masques and short dramatic pieces written primarily in verse

ENGnetBase (Engineering Electronic Library)

Environment Complete (EBSCO): Offers coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more

Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest) – Environmental science related full-text articles


ERIC (FirstSearch)

ERIC (U.S. Department of Education)

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCO)

Factiva: Bulk of the information comes from newswires and newspaper articles. Because regional and local newspapers, such as the Roanoke Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch, and Bluefield Daily Telegraph are indexed in Factiva, state, regional, and, oftentimes, local information can be found. Search results may be limited to a geographic area such as Virginia.

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.

FedStats: Statistics from more than 100 U.S. Federal agencies available to citizens

FirstSearch: Journal articles (citations) with several databases in broad-based academic disciplines

Fuente Academica (EBSCO): Provides full text (including PDF) for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryProvides access to electronic reference titles in topics such as corporate crime, intelligence, genocide, law, terrorism, national security, science, and crime and punishment.

GPO Monthly Catalog: U.S. Government publications

GreenFile (EBSCO)

HarpWeek: Harper’s Weekly, America’s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper

Health Source – Consumer Edition (EBSCO): Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source- Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO): Focuses on many medical disciplines; also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Highwire: Highwire offers a variety of open access science material as well as four subscription e-journals: Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology of the Cell.

Historical Abstracts(EBSCO): Provides historical coverage of the world (excluding U.S. and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life.)  (Coverage: 1450 to the present)

History Journals PDF

Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO): Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO): Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources

IEEE Xplore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers): Full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

IOP Science: Institute of Physics publications with physics, engineering, scientific, technical, and medical content

Issues and 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.

LearningExpress / PrepSTEP: Provides practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.

Legal Collection (EBSCO): Authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

LibGuides: Research guides developed by SWCC librarians.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) – (EBSCO): Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)

Literature Resource Center (Gale): Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every literary time period and discipline.  It combines information from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twayne’s Author Series, and Scribner Writer Series, with articles from literary journals.


MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO): Provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications

Materials Science Collection (ProQuest)

MathSciNet: (American Mathematical Society) Provides citations & abstracts of mathematical reviews and current mathematical publications.

Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts (ProQuest): Surveys and summarizes the worldwide literature in mechanical engineering, engineering management, and production engineering. Presenting theoretical perspectives as well as specific applications, the journal reports on essential developments published in journals, articles, and conference papers.

MedicLatina (EBSCO) Collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

MEDLINE® (ProQuest)

Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary

Mergent Horizon: Formerly Moody’s, this database provides “seamless capabilities for finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries.”

Mergent Online:  Information on over 35,000 publicly traded companies — approximately 12,000 domestic public companies, 24,000 international public companies, and 10,000 extinct (due to merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, etc) global public companies. Includes company histories and over 200,000 annual reports in PDF, as well as 30 years of stock prices and more.

METADEX (ProQuest): This is the only comprehensive source for information on metallurgical science and technology. Records are indexed and abstracted from over 2,000 journals and other worldwide technical literature. Begun in 1966, METADEX contains over 950,000 references from the print database of Metals Abstracts.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO): Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and governmentMLA International Bibliography (ProQuest): Provides citations to over two million books and articles on: literature, literary theory & criticism, language & linguistics, folklore, dramatic arts, film, and new media.  It contains fully searchable table of contents for book monographs; electronic books, journals, and scholarly web sites.

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