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Select from Infotrac, ProQuest, eLibrary, or Bowker’s Books in Print.  Please see the following pages for information on each.

 

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Infotrac includes numerous databases. Each provides access to hundreds of magazines, newspapers, or business listings. Several are retrospective to 1980 and all are updated to the present. Many are full text.

 

 

Start searching InfoTrac Criminal Justice Collection (SP01)

InfoTrac Criminal Justice Collection  
Journal Articles
   


 

Start searching Business and Company Resource Center with PROMT and Newsletters (BCRC-3)

Business and Company Resource Center with PROMT and Newsletters  
Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Predicast's PROMT and Newsletter databases are fully integrated in this database. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.    
 

Start searching Computer Database (CDB)

Computer Database  1980 - 2007
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.    
 

Start searching Custom Newspapers (SP00)

Custom Newspapers  
Indexing and full text.    
 

Start searching Expanded Academic ASAP (EAIM)

Expanded Academic ASAP  1980 – 2007

From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!    
 

Start searching Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL-0)

Gale Virtual Reference Library  
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).    
 

Start searching General Business File ASAP (GBFM)

General Business File ASAP  1980 - 2007
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.    
 

Start searching Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module (HWRC-1)

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module  1980 – 2007

Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Easily access 700+ videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library. Spanish-language videos are available. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.    
 

Start searching Health Reference Center Academic (HRCA)

Health Reference Center Academic  1980 – 2007

Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. 


 

Start searching InfoTrac OneFile (ITOF)

InfoTrac OneFile  1980 - 2007
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.   

 
 

Start searching LegalTrac (LT)

LegalTrac  1980 - 2007
Use this database to find articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. Included are articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law.    

 
 

Start searching Literature Resource Center - LRC (LitRC-16)

Literature Resource Center - LRC  2007

Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.    


 

Start searching Newsletters ASAP (NLA)

Newsletters ASAP  2001 - 2007
Newsletters ASAP provides access to information from specialized business, industry and technology newsletters issued by various news services and industry watchers.
   
 

 

 

Start searching Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC)

 

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center  2007
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Thomson Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.    
 

 

Start searching Student Resource Center - Gold (SRC-1)

Student Resource Center - Gold  
A fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 1,000 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips. Includes Student Resource Center-Health Module.    


 

Start searching Business Index ASAP (BIM)

Business Index ASAP  1980- 2007
Perform in-depth research on management issues, economic indicators and business theories and practices, as well as on the activities of companies and industries worldwide. Instant access to academic and business journals with full text and images.

 

 

 

 

 

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ABI/INFORM Dateline      Coverage: 1985-current  

Business, Economics: local and regional business publications

Search a unique resource focusing on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.

ABI/INFORM Global      Coverage: 1971 - current

Business, Finance, Economics: journals, company profiles, Wall Street Journal

Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry      Coverage: 1971 - current  

Business, Economics: trade and industry periodicals and newsletters

Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

 

 

National Newspaper Abstracts (3)      Coverage: Varies  

Abstracts and indexing for New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal, included with a subscription to Research Library or Discovery.

 

 

 

ProQuest Psychology Journals      Coverage: varies

Psychology: Journals, Magazines

With complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

ProQuest Research Library      Coverage: varies

Search the full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general reference subjects.

Research Library Core Coverage: varies

Search for basic coverage of a broad range of subject areas including: arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.

Arts Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on subjects such as arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library.

 

Business Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on business subjects such as economics, personal finance, marketing, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

Children's Module      Coverage: varies  

Search for current information for or about children in this module of ProQuest Research Library.

Education Module      Coverage: varies  

Search titles on education subjects such as administration, policy, teaching practices, and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library.

 

General Interest Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on general interest subjects such as hobbies, fashion, consumer information, travel, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

Health Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on health subjects such as medical conditions, substance abuse, insurance, health policy, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

 

 

Humanities Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on humanities subjects such as communication, history, journalism, literature, philosophy, religion, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

 

 

International Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on international subjects such as culture, history, social policy, politics, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

Law Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on legal subjects such as business law, civil law, criminal law, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

Military Module      Coverage: varies

Search periodicals on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, and other military issues in this ProQuest Research Library module.

Multicultural Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on multicultural subjects such as ethnic minority and gay/lesbian issues in this ProQuest Research Library module.

Psychology Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on psychology subjects such as human development, learning, psychiatry, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

Sciences Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on science subjects such as agriculture, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, physics, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

Social Science Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on social science subjects such as anthropology, culture, criminology, political science, social welfare, urban development, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

Women's Interest Module      Coverage: varies  

Search periodicals on women's interest subjects such as feminism, history, political science, social science, and general interest as they relate to women's issues in this ProQuest Research Library module.

 

 

 

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The eLibrary is a 100% full text, general research database. It contains more than 920 Magazines, 231 Newspapers, Maps, Books, Photos, Transcripts, Audio and Video Resources. It also contains the complete

works of Shakespeare, other classic full-text literature resources and a Reference Desk

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