Multidisciplinary Database Collections

EBSCO Full text databases, including Psychological & Behavioral Sciences, Sociological Collection, HealthSource: Nursing/Academic, and Business Source Premier. News services databases in full text, updated weekly--World News Digest, Issues and Controversies and Today's Science; also includes an almanac & encyclopedia .

Gale/InfoTrac Full text databases, including Health Reference Center - Academic, Expanded Academic ASAP, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, CLR children's Literature Review Online, Twayne's Literature Online Twayne's.


Specialized Databases

CQ Researcher/Global Researcher Single-themed, comprehensive reports related to health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Hoovers Business information: company profiles, links to SEC filings, general business news.

JSTOR Archival database of full text images of Arts & Sciences scholarly journals.

LexisNexis Academic Full-text documents for national and regional news; U.S. federal and state case law, codes, regulations; Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; business news journals, company financial info, SEC filings & reports, industry and market info (available on campus only).

Naxos Music Library Comprehensive collection of classical, jazz, world, folk, and Chinese music.

NewsBank The Monroe Evening News, The Toledo Blade and Detroit News.

Value Line Investment Survey Online Independent investment research resources published weekly; it tracks approximately 1,700 stocks in over 90 industries, representing about 95% of total U.S. stock market capitalization. 


Reference Databases

Books in Print   Database of over 5 million book, audio, and video titles, many with reviews.

Credo Reference Full text access to hundreds of reference book titles covering art, medicine, history, technology, literature and more; includes images, audio pronunciation files, & atlas information.

LearnATest Test preparation materials and practice exams, including ASVAB, ACT, EMT-Basic, and many others. You'll need to establish an account.

Oxford English Dictionary  Historical dictionary with definitions, word history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.

Oxford/Grove Art Online Comprehensive resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day; features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, plus timeline of world art.

Oxford/Grove Music OnlineUnsurpassed authority on all aspects of music resources for music research; includes more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world.

Oxford Reference  Quick reference coverage of a broad spectrum of topics.

Salem Health Includes Magill's Medical Guide 6th ed., Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Genetics, and Infectious Diseases & Conditions.

Salem History Includes Milestone Documents of African American History and Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society.

Salem Literature  Includes digital versions of Masterplots, 4th ed., and the Critical Survey series in American, British, Commonwealth, and European long fiction, short fiction, and poetry.

Salem Science Includes the Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society, Forensic Science, and Encyclopedia of Energy.

Ulrich's   Describes magazines, journals, newspapers, and 'zines in depth.

WorldCat  Global catalog of library collections in the United States and select foreign countries; search for books, journals, music, videos, and much more.


Children's Databases

eLibrary Elementary  Resources for k-6 grades.

SIRS Discoverer Resources for k-6 grades.



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