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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Information about books and authors.

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Academic Search Premier

Contains full-text versions of thousands of publications, including scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and video. Covers nearly all fields of study, including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. 

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African American Heritage

Genealogy resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. Record collections include: Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman's Bank records, Military service information, Federal Census records, and more. Connect with the AfriGeneas community, a social networking website, for help from researchers devoted to African American genealogy and history. Black Genesis, a state-by-state resource guide for helping people trace African-American genealogy in the U.S., Canada and the West Indies is also available.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Information

A trusted source for patient drug information written for consumers. Contains more than a thousand drug information leaflets, available in English and Spanish. Also identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients, and offers "how-to" instructions for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers. This content is updated monthly.

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Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Contains full-text articles from journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association and consumer newsletters plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book exerpts.

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American and English Literature Collection

Full text collection of English and American poetry, prose, drama, novels and short stories from the 16th through the 20th centuries. Resources include 20th century African-American Poetry, 20th century American Poetry, 20th century English Poetry, African-American Poetry 1700-1900, American Poetry 1600-1900, English Poetry 600-1900, American Drama, English Prose Drama 1280-1915, English Verse Drama 13th-19th centuries, Early American Fiction 1774-1850, 18th century Fiction, William Butler Yeats collection, and editions and adaptations of Shakespeare. Also inlcudes biographies, bibliographies, key secondary sources and 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Courtesy of ProQuest & Ancestry, Ancestry Library Edition will be available for home access through the month of April.

Access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. Comprised of more than 4,000 databases, coverage includes digitized images of the 1790-1940 U.S. Federal census; passenger lists; court, land, and probate records; military records; slave narratives; vital and church records; city directories; DAR lineage records; naturalization records; family trees and histories; and more. New content added every day.

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AtoZ the USA

A comprehensive encyclopedia for information on each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Categories include history, timelines, geography, demographics, maps, economy, education, food & recipes, government & politics, sports, flags, images, state symbols, animals & plants, culture & society, and more. All images and maps in AtoZ the USA can be downloaded and used in presentations and projects.

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AtoZ World Food

Contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. It also covers food culture for countries in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia. 

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Auto Repair Source

Includes service and step-by-step repair information, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and recalls, maintenance schedules, specifications, diagnostic trouble codes, labor estimates, parts pricing, and component locations for most domestic and imported vehicles, including cars, light trucks, vans, and SUVs. Features Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) content from MOTOR.

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