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an extensive periodicals and newspapers database covering social issues,
business, health, science, economics, current events and more. Over 1400
full-text journal titles plus the full text of the Los Angeles Times.
Off-campus users (after hours)SIRS is a database with thousands of full-text articles in the areas of social science, science, health, economics, business, political and global issues.
search by artist, title of artwork, name or location of
ArtLex -- Art Dictionary
ArtLex has more that 2,600 terms covering
all aspects of art. ArtLex provides basic definitions of art
terms, many with illustrations, quotations, pronunciation notes
and links to other resources on the Web.
ARTstor is a rich subscription digital
library that offers collections of art images and descriptive
information as well as the software tools to enable active use of the
collections. The ARTstor Library's
content includes approximately 500,000 images covering art,
architecture and archeology. Users need
to register the first time they access the database on campus.
Books in Print is a
source of information on the book publishing industry in the United
States, including titles, publishers, and books-out-of-print.
has full-text articles about current topics.
This is the online version of the print (paper) publication CQ
Researcher. The paper version can be found in the Library
periodical reading room (2nd floor).
California Code of
Regulations "...contains the text of the
regulations that have been formally adopted by state agencies,
reviewed and approved by the Office of Administrative Law, and
filed with the
Secretary of State." This Web site is updated weekly.
Code of Federal
Regulations "The Code of Federal Regulations"
(CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules
published in the Federal Register by the executive departments
and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50
titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal
regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each
calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis."
College Source Contains over 36,000 college catalogs in
the original, full, cover-to-cover page format for 2-year,
4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. This
virtual library also includes a
search feature as well. Users can find colleges by: major,
tuition, state, enrollment, degrees, and affiliation. Call
Reference Desk x3484 for remote password access.
The Complete Works of
William Shakespeare Offers a
of the plays in the categories of
comedy/history/tragedy/(plus poetry). Click on a title to
access the complete text, them work with a scene or with the
Poetry Archive An electronic archive
designed to make out-of-print volumes of poetry available. It
includes 49 books by 27 poets. The texts are clearly printed
and may be downloaded, but reprints require permission from
electronic addresses that are listed along with each work's
publication history. The ease of access to these poetry tests
is among its most attractive features.
Contemporary Authors provides comprehensive information
on authors from all genres. Contemporary Authors helps
researchers discover biographical details on approximately
Literary Criticism Select contains
specially licensed critical essays and excerpts for students and
other researchers links to biographical profiles of today’s
most-studied authors. A subject/genre search will not only link
to online entries, but will cite relevant entries in all volumes
of the print series.
Country Watch brings
together key sets of political, economic, and business information for
public and private sector organizations. This database provides detailed
information on a country's economics, enterprise sectors, and
of Literary Biography The entries in the
Dictionary of Literary Biography are rich,
insightful and engaging essays, from 3,000-5,000 words in
length, profiling the lives and careers
of authors from all eras and genres. Each entry contains a
summary of popular and critical
response to the author’s work; each is written by a recognized
scholar on the author covered.
A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and
Names Contains 1,000 entries covering the
terms and names undergraduates are likely to encounter when
studying philosophy. Many biographical entries include
portraits. Most entries suggest readings and generous
cross-references and links to other online sources. Updated
several times a year.
ERIC The Educational
Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a federally-funded
national information system for a broad range of
education-related issues. It contains more than 2,200 digests
along with references for additional information and citations
and abstracts from more than 980 educational and
ETOH This Alcohol
and Alcohol Problems Science Database is produced by the
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It contain
more than 100,000 records on alcohol and alcoholism
Education Statistics At A Glance
compiled by the National Center for Education
Statistics (NCES), it consists of current and recent unabridged
electronic editions of five popular NCES publications.
Together, these sources provide a comprehensive overview of
analysis of the state of education in the U.S. and comparisons
to other countries. Information and statistics are presented in
narrative and tables. This resource can be searched by browsing
subject areas or by conducting keyword searches of the full text
and table titles.
Encyclopædia Britannica includes
the complete encyclopedia, as well as
Dictionary. Use Encyclopædia Britannica to search an Internet
directory that includes more than 130,000 links to Web sites selected,
rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
A searchable Web site containing writings in such
applied areas as genetic engineering and nanotechnology, animals
and vegetarianism, air and water pollution, and spirituality and
Episteme Links : Philosophy Resources
on Internet Comprehensive but not
overwhelming, the searchable Web site is one of the best
starting points for
philosophy resources on the Internet. For individual
philosophers, it selects on one easy-to-view page the most
important online encyclopedia entries. The other 17 main
sections (topics, E-texts, images, papers, etc.) are similarly
well selected and efficiently organized.
Gale Biography In
provides information on the lives of current and historical figures from
many fields of endeavor. Search by name, nationality, place, date,
occupation, gender or ethnicity for biographies, full-text articles, and
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
a one-stop source for information on
today's hottest social issues…” “OVRC features viewpoint
articles, topic overviews,
full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles,
primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and
links to Websites…
Virtual Reference Library provides access to more
than 1,000 electronic reference titles
- called eBooks - in virtually any subject area including
health, science, art, history, biography and
Health Reference Center –
provides access to nursing and allied
articles, and a wide variety of
personal health information. The personal health information
magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews,
and reference books.
more than 850,000 free full-text articles in the
biological, physical, medical, and social sciences.
Congress Country Studies the country studies
series has become a standard reference source of information
about developed and developing nations.
goldmine of authoritative and up-to-date health information from
the world's largest medical library, the National Library of
Medicine. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the
National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on more
than 650 topics on diseases, conditions, and wellness. There
are also a medical encyclopedia and medical dictionary, health
information in Spanish, information on prescription and
nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and
links to thousands of clinical trials. Searchable with an
National Library for the Environment
NLE is a single point of access to the world's
environmental information, and provides objective and
scientifically sound information on a wide range of
environmental issues. The main feature of NLE is the full text
of approximately 600 Congressional Research Service Reports
dealing with environmental issues. It also includes various
other useful sections such as the Population & Environment
Linkages Service (Pop Environment) consists of Web sites on
Dictionary of the Social Sciences
provides approximately 1000 entries covering the
disciplines of sociology, criminology, political science and
women's study. The focus of this dictionary is Canadian.
This dictionary is an electronic (database) version of a 900+
item dictionary authored by Gary Parkinson, Ph.D. and Robert
Drislane, Ph.D. The electronic version is fully searchable
(both terms and
definition text). conversion was undertaken by ICAAP for
Athabasca University. This dictionary if being offered
free of charge to students, instructors, and anyone else
interested in learning more about the social sciences.
Philosophy Research Base
PRB is a meta-index of Internet philosophy resources that links
to large philosophy sites and to specific subject subsections in
those sites. The resources are predominantly concerned with
Western philosophy. A search engine is also provided. PRB adds
value by offering an electronic newsletter that notifies about
updates to the database.
Pro & Con from Congressional Digest
Corporation is the online version of the independent monthly. It
contains key legislative issues before Congress, and includes objective,
single-topic coverage of major
Supreme Court debates. Great for controversial topics!
Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300
full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24
hour access from school or home. The Professional Collection
includes journals in the Arts and Humanities, Child and Adolescent
Psychology and Development, Drug and Alcohol Abuse,
Health/Nutrition/Fitness, Learning Disabilities, Literature, School Law,
Science and Technology, Social Sciences, and Sports/Athletic Training.
is a premium collection of full-text articles from major
scholarly journals in the discipline of psychology. Most of the 58 APA journals
included in PsycARTICLES now go back to volume 1, issue 1. The
earliest journal is Psychological Review, which was
started in 1894. The database also contains journals that are no
PubMed Direct link
to the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database that
allows you to access more than 11 million medical citations.
Reference USA database contains, in module format, detailed
information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, 210 million U.S. residents, 855,000
U.S. health care
providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million
U.S. Census Bureau
has the most user-friendly, high quality, and comprehensive Web
sites maintained by government agency. Among the searchable
site's features are customized maps made on the spot,
up-to-the-minute population projections, and a short promotional
video. The point-and-click menus used to access tabulations of
population, housing, economic, and