Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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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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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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Biography Reference Bank

Offers substantive biographical articles on individuals collected from dozens of reference sources. Includes speeches, images, obituaries, timelines, interviews, essays, magazine and journal articles, and more. Search not only by birth and death dates but also by profession, gender, and place of origin.

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Business Source Premier

Full text articles from scholarly journals, business magazines, and trade publications covering management, international business, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, banking, MIS, POM, and more. Also includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, SWOT analyses, and Datamonitor company profiles. Updated on a daily basis.

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Computer Source

Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. Offers abstracts and indexing for over 350 periodicals in computer science and related fields, plus full-text for over 300 periodicals covering computers, telecommunications, electronics, the Internet, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, software, and more.

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Consumer Health Complete

Offers full-text journals, magazines, reference books, as well as videos and animations that deal with health, wellness, fitness & nutrition. Coverage includes complementary , holistic and integrated approaches to health & wellness. Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books, read articles on herbs, drugs, health & fitness, and find sources for both conventional and alternative health information.

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ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)

Access to literature and resources about teaching and education. Full-text for more than 300,000 journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, standards and guidelines, and books. Additional citations for more than 1.3 million records on all aspects of education. 

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Explora for Educators

Offers full-text articles from thousands of academic journals and professional magazines on a wide variety of educational topics to support educator professional development. It includes lesson plans, support materials and a Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate content to Common Core, state-specific curriculum standards.

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Explora Public Libraries

Access to hundreds of professional journals, popular magazines, reference books, images, primary sources, and more. Includes text-to-speech, the ability to translate articles from English to a number of other languages, and a citation tool that supports AMA, APA, MLA, and Turabian.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Access to full-text articles from scholarly journals. Topics include pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law, and more. Includes a dictionary of medical terminology. 

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MasterFILE Premier

Contains the full text for a wide variety of popular magazines and professional journals, some dating as far back as 1975. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, popular culture, and much more. This database also contains the full text for a variety of reference books, biographies, and primary source documents as well as an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

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Contains bibliographic citations (authors, title, and journal reference) and author abstracts from biomedical journals published during the current four years. Includes information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.

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Professional Development Collection

Highly specialized collection of information for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. Includes abstract and index coverage for well-known professional development titles as well as full-text articles from educational journals, including peer-reviewed titles. 

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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Provides full-text publications, including peer-reviewed titles, for the fields of psychology and the behavioral sciences. Topics covered include emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, counseling, observational and experimental methods, and more. Nearly every full-text title included in this collection is indexed in PsycINFO.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Full-text journals, including peer-reviewed titles, for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. Coverage of topics include world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, history of philosophy, and more. Updated daily.

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Science Reference Center

Contains full-text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, and reference books. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. Also provides access to a vast collection of images, helpful research guides, and science experiments.

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Sociological Collection

Presents scholarly and peer-reviewed information for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students. Topics include social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture, social structure, and more. Updated daily.

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Vocational and Career Collection

Full-text articles from hundreds of trade and industry-related publications, plus indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals. Publications include Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

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