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
This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. 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 110,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. ebrary offers authoritative ebooks along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. NOTE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality.
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
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO) | Usage Help
Historical Abstracts is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. History and social science researchers have used Historical Abstracts to discover significant and groundbreaking work for more than 50 years.
History - ProQuest Research Library | Usage Help
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,000 titles - over 3,500 in full text - from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. This combination of general reference volume and scope makes it one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer.
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.