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Electronic Indexes & Databases

Indexes Databases
First Search
14 resources, including indexes, catalogs, several almanacs and an encyclopedia.
InfoTrac Web
Expanded Academic ASAP
Scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology - many with full text and images.

MLA International Bibliography
Indexes books, articles and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics, providing coverage from 1926 to the present.
Facts on File
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, thousands of resource entries, and more.

Historical Newspapers
Full text coverage with graphics, 1850’s – 2007

Current Newspapers
Full text, international coverage, updated 24/7.

Religion Index
Full text coverage of magazines and journals on religion and spirituality.

AP Science
Full-text coverage of magazines and journals for AP and college-prep level science studies.
Facts on File
Issues & Controversies in American History
Extensive coverage of key issues from colonial America to the present, as seen in their times and our own. Includes arguments for and against each issue, and rich related resources: primary source documents, timelines, background articles, and biographies
InfoTrac Web
Literature Resource Center – LRC
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
InfoTrac Web
LitFinder for Schools
Covers world literature and authors throughout history, including over 150,000 full-text poems, short stories, speeches, and dramatic works.
Full-text psychology journal articles.
InfoTrac Web
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
A virtual library of resources designed to aid students in the study of today's hottest social issues. Includes scholarly journals, newspaper and magazine articles and links to authoritative web sites.
Readers Guide FT Select, Current Biography 1940-Present, Humanities Index, and OmniFile Full Text Select.
Teen Health and Wellness
The NEW Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers—the award-winning, critically acclaimed online resource—provides high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and more.
African American Experience
Covers history, biographies, literature, arts, music, popular culture, folklore, business, slavery, the struggle for civil rights, politics, sports, education, science, medicine, and more. Topics include Africans in Colonial North America, the Rise of Jim Crow, and the Black Power Movement.Developed by African-American librarians and subject specialists and organized by era, this vast and accessible database covers the topic of African American history and its relation to U.S. history through published articles, essays, objects and artifacts, ideas and movements, images, documents, and other historical and culturally valuable sources.
Latino American Experience
It tells of the Latino experience first-hand, through the voices of Latino authors and contributors. Featuring more than 200 volumes of unique content, the database includes hundreds of primary source documents like maps, images, audio clips, interviews, music files, speeches, documents, links to relevant websites and other material. A collection of primary sources on the Chicano Movement feature vibrant art work in such media forms as murals, poster art, and silk screens; landmark documents capturing key moments in Chicano history; and a compelling body of Teatro Campesino play scripts.
Modern Genocide
Contains hundreds of reference items covering individuals, events, organizations and places related to genocide. The content also examines the denial movements related to particular genocides, the role of propaganda in persuading the public to participate in genocide, and other mass killings and massacres not considered genocide by UN standards. In addition, this resource includes primary sources covering human and civil rights issues and presenting the history and events of each genocide. These primary sources illustrate the process and outcome of genocide through memoirs, narratives, domestic and international legal documents, and first-hand accounts depicting the impact of destruction on societies and individuals.
American History
Integrating American politics, science, culture, philosophy, and economics, this authoritative database explores the ongoing development of the United States. Aligned with major textbooks and research-driven best practices, American History offers a uniquely complete American history library collection and also serves as a dependable online resource for research-ready reference, projects and exam preparation.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
Ranging from the dawn of prehistory, through the great ancient empires, to the beginning of the Renaissance, this unique online resource explores history in every corner of the globe. Created in collaboration with prominent historians, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras goes beyond the facts with tools and resources to help students develop a deeper understanding of history and learn how to relate the events of the distant past to the ongoing development of human history.
World History: The Modern Era 
Covers a broad range of topics including the evolution of modern Europe; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation. Organized chronologically and thematically, World History: The Modern Era is a valuable research tool that can serve as a study aid for test preparation or as the sole content for a world history course.
For off-campus use of the above indexes and databases, please see one of the librarians.