- CQ Researcher - Excellent database to start with when searching for current/controversial topics.
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center - Use this collection of articles to find opinions on hundreds of subjects from abortion to women's rights. The articles in the collection are from magazines, journals, newspapers and other sources.
- Issues and Controversies - Another excellent database to start with when searching for current/controversial topics.
|Magazine, Journal, e-Book and Newspaper Collections|
- EBSCO- Over 7,000 full-text journals and magazines covering all academic disciplines.
- E–books (ebrary)
This is a collection of over 20,000 books in digital form. To access from home, type in your student ID number (it starts with a T or 1 or 5). Once you find the book you want, be sure to click the "e-brary Reader" button for the best functionality. Please read the User Guide to get started.
- Nursing Book Collection (R2L Library)
- AnthroSource (on-campus only) - Full text journals from the American Anthropological Association.
- ERIC - Huge database of education articles, lesson plans and other materials for K-12 teachers and administrators.
- JSTOR - "An interdisciplinary archive of over 600 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences."
- Medline Plus - contains a medical encyclopedia, a drug database, a medical dictionary, a disease database, and surgery vidoes.
- Public Library of Science (PLoS) - PLoS is a Non-profit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely accessible to scientists and to the public around the world...
- PubMed - Indexes thousands of medical and dental journals.
|Online Reference Collections and Videos|
- Media Studies Collection: Documentary films to inspire critical thinking about social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. Examples include: "Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes"; "Killing Us Softly 3 & 4"; "Mickey Mouse Monopoly"; "Tough Guize".
- Ethnographic Video Online: provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior - more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion.
- Films On Demand: Over 100 high-quality educational videos. Subjects covered include astronomy, biology, chemistry, history, political science, and religion.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library: Online versions of more than 24 specialized multi-volume encyclopedias. View titles and descriptions.
- eHRAF World Cultures : Learn about world cultures through essays, book excerpts and primary sources. Limited trial.
- eHRAF Archaeology : Learn about archaeological traditions around the world through essays, book excerpts and primary sources. Limited trial.
- History-Specific Collections
- U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history, with topic summaries, journal and magazine articles and primary sources.
- World History in Context provides coverage of events in world history, from absolutism to the two world wars. Materials include topic summaries, journal and magazine articles and primary sources.
- NBC Learn: This collection features thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more for use by instructors and students. Register to create playlists.
- Oxford Reference Online: This collection consists of dictionaries and reference books covering everything from art to literature to science. Learn about Oxford Reference Online.
- Sage e-Reference: online versions of dozens of specialized encyclopedias.
- Library Research Guides: Use the research guides to get started on library research.