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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) AbstractsProvides thousands of summaries of important law enforcement and criminal justice publications including books, government reports, research reports, journals and unpublished research.


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 Historical News (1690-2000): Timeline and topic based interface to search hundreds of digitized U.S. newspapers covering the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, globalization and other eras.

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.

Newswires: 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.

OAIster (FirstSearch): Union catalog of digital resources. Contains digital resources from open archive collections and represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide.

Oceanic Abstracts (ProQuest)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Contains information on social issues with access topic overviews, statistics, primary

OverDrive Audio Books: Browse, checkout, and download hundreds of best-selling audio book titles

OVID Nursing eBook Collection, is a full-text collectiion of 21 nursing, pharmacology, and clinical medicine books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Ovid, Your Journals at are approximately 317 full-text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals, including Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press)

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Oxford Scholarship Online eBooks

PapersFirst (FirstSearch)

Physical Education Abstracts (ProQuest): Use the Social Services button to access. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered

Plant Science (ProQuest): Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned. Informative abstracts have been added, when available, from July 1996­present.

ProceedingsFirst (FirstSearch)

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.

ProQuest provides access to documents from subjects such as the arts, business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, & the social sciences.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

PsycARTICLES: Are from the American Psychological Association (APA), a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

PsycBOOKS: A full-text database of books and chapters in the American Psychological Association’s array of quality electronic databases.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO): Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

PsycINFO: From the American Psychological Association (APA), contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles in psychology and related disciplines.

Questia Ebooks: Online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles

Regional Business News (EBSCO): provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO): provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

Safari Books Online: Business & Information Technology eBook collection

Salud en Español (EBSCO) (Spanish version of Consumer Health Complete): Provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness.

Science in Context(Gale)

Science Magazine

ScienceDirect is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters in science, technology, engineering, math, and key health science disciplines. (Elsevier)

Scribner Writers Online(Gale): Offers biographical and critical essays on authors around the world and are representative of most high school and undergraduate literature curricula.

SIRS Researcher provides online access to full-text articles and Internet resources from SIRS reference databases -SIRS Researcher®, SIRS Government Reporter®, SIRS Renaissance®, SIRS WebSelect™ and SIRS Interactive Citizenship™.

SocINDEX with Full Text: Comprehensive sociology research database

Sociology journals for SOC_200(pdf) & SOC_215 (pdf)sociology journals owned by SWCC library, online and in print

Solid State & Superconductivity Abstracts (ProQuest)

Springer E-books – Biomedical & life sciences, Computer science, Chemistry, and Earth & environmental science

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)

Times Topics–New York Times

Today’s Science (Facts on File)

TOXLINE (ProQuest): Extensive collection of online bibliographic information since 1965 covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. More than 2.5 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from journal articles and related reports have been drawn from the files of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Twayne’s Authors Online (Gale): This online series features the content of nearly 600 books that comprise three print series: Twayne’s United States Authors, Twayne’s English Authors and Twayne’s World Authors.

UlrichsWeb, Global Serials (Periodicals) Directory has detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world

Vente et Gestion (EBSCO)provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher

Virginia General Assembly (Legislative Information System)

VIVA Virtual Library of Virginia – is the consortium of the nonprofit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Members include all of Virginia’s state-assisted colleges and universities, as well as 33 private, nonprofit institutions and the Library of Virginia

Water Resources Abstracts (ProQuest):  Produced by the U.S. Geological Survey to provide summaries of the world’s technical literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, and other technical, legal and government publications dated from 1967 to the present.

Web News (EBSCO) has 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 has content promoting discovery across the spectrum of scientific, technical, medical and professional endeavors

Women’s Studies International (EBSCO) covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research

World Encyclopedia (Oxford Reference):   Encyclopedia features concise entries providing essential information on a range of subjects, including world affairs, science and technology, the arts, modern and ancient history, religion, sports, and popular culture.

World News Digest – (Facts on File)  “Resources” tab includes links to Facts & Statistics, Editorial Cartoons & Questions, Maps and Flags of the World, Heads of State and Government, Historical Documents, Newspaper Editorials, Obituaries, and U.S. Presidential Elections.

WorldCat – (FirstSearch) OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide

WorldCatDissertations (FirstSearch) A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat

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