America History and Life (EBSCO)| Usage Help | Tutorial
America History & Life Tutorial
America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. This database indexes and abstracts scholarly literature from journals, dissertations, books and media reviews. In addition to providing full-text coverage of more than 230 journals and 100 books, indexing covers 1,700 journals from 1964 to the present. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.
Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)| Usage Help
With millions of searchable citations spanning 1861 to the present, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. Over 1 million are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and more than 70,000 new PDFs are added to the database each year from 700 academic institutions worldwide.
ebrary Academic Complete| Usage Help
A growing collection of more than 52,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE ADDED FUNCTIONALITY OF THIS DATABASE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality. Also, Ebrary’s Plug-in has to be dowloaded by clicking on Ebrary Reader button located by the title.
EBSCOhost Databases| Usage Help | Tutorial
Integrated Search Tutorial
EBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full-text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases. Create a customized search of a few databases, or search them all at once.
EBSCOhost Mobile| Usage Help | Tutorial
EBSCOhost's application is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important EBSCOhost features and functionality, right in the palm of your hand!
Google Scholar| Usage Help
Search for relevant scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)| Usage Help
Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). This database is packed with annotated references to information on topics from the Renaissance to Tiananmen Square-over half a million entries in all. Published since 1954, Historical Abstracts has long been recognized as the leading bibliography for historical study in the world. Currently over 2,300 journals, plus citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research. Available online articles are provided by J-STOR and Project Muse, to which Historical Abstracts provides a direct link.
History - ProQuest Research Library| Usage Help
Search periodicals on history subjects such as civilizations, historical studies, military history, periods and events, U.S. and world history, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.
Literati by Credo| Usage Help - NEW
Provides full-text e-reference books available through the Literati collection as well as news, full-text articles, videos, and images available in Pearson Library’s other subscription resources. With Literati Topic Pages, students can find scholarly, authoritative reference information about all major subjects. Tools like the Literati Mind Map help students to navigate from research prompt to A+ research paper. The Literati collection is comprised of everything from subject encyclopedias to primary source materials, including the handbooks of research and dictionaries found in between. The dynamic tables and high quality multimedia found in this authoritative, citable content engages users while providing them with the context that they’ll need to continue their research in your library’s subject-specific resources.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)| Usage Help
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
OAIster (OCLC)| Usage Help
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open archive digital resources that was built by harvesting from open archive collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster boasts more than 23 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.
Philosopher's Index (ProQuest)| Usage Help
The Philosopher's Index is a current, comprehensive, index offering informative, author-driven abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. Coverage going back to 1940 includes journal articles, books, book chapters and book reviews. 3500 records are added quarterly from sources including over 550 journals.
ProQuest (click here to search ALL modules)| Usage Help | Tutorial
Quick Start Reference Overview
Search all available ProQuest databases, including National Newspapers Core, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest Research Library, Nursing and Allied Health Care, and a slew of additional databases in key disciplines. Includes the L. A. Times.
WorldCat (OCLC)| Usage Help
(Updated daily) Contains over 239 million records of all types of material cataloged by 72,000 OCLC member libraries worldwide. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century.