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ABI/Inform

Information on business, company profiles, computing, economics, and finance. Provides access to the full-text of many business perodicals including theWall Street Journal.

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Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for nearly 3,300 scholarly publications covering most academic areas of study.

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AccessScience

AccessScience is the online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, plus the Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms.

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AGRICOLA

Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science

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American Chemical Society Journals

Access to the full-text of journals published by the American Chemical Society.

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Annual Review of Biochemistry

Founded in 1932, Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 37 scientific disciplines. This journal provides full-text access from 1997-current.

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ArticleFirst

OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals

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Arts & Humanities Search

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

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ATLA Religion Index | mobile

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is the full text version of the ATLA Religion Database (ATLA). This database is a collection of major religion and theology journals selected by some of the major religion scholars in the United States. Coverage of this database dates back to 1949.

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Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive

Search the full-text of the publications from the Biblical Archaeology Society, namely periodicals and books about ancient Israel and other lands and peoples mentioned in the Bible.

   
 

Bibliography of the History of Art

BHA on the Getty Web site offers both basic and advanced search modules, and can be searched easily by subject, artist, author, article or journal title, and other elements. The database includes BHA (covering 1990-2007), the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009 and The Répertoire de la litterature de l’art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975-1989.

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Biography Resource Center

Biographies of over one million people

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Biology Digest

Life-science information written in a non-technical style

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BioOne

Collection of full-text journals with focus on biological, ecological and environmental sciences.

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BioMed Central

Publisher of 207 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of Science, Technology and Medicine.

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Books in Print

In-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audios and videos. Includes over 4.7 million titles, more than 600,000 full-text reviews, and about 7,000 author biographies.

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Business Source Premier | mobile

Leading business research database providing full text for more than 2,300 journals

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CINAHL with Full Text | mobile

Full text access for more than 550 journals indexed in CINAHL.

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CLASEPERIODICA

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

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Classical Music Library

Collection of over 35,000 tracks of streaming music.

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CollegeSource Online

Over 20,000 college catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format.

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Columbia Granger's Poetry Database | mobile

Index of poetry found in anthologies and in the collected works of individual poets. Includes nearly 50,000 poems in full text and more than 400,000 poem citations.

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Communication & Mass Media Complete | mobile

Specializes on communication, mass media, journalism, and speech. It incorporates the National Communication Association's CommSearchand Penn State's Mass Media Articles Index.

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Disclosure Corporate Snapshots (Brief Entries)

Directory information on companies publicly traded on U.S. exchanges.

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Dissertation and Theses

Dissertations and theses from institutions in the North America and Europe.

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Drugs.com

Drugs.com is the largest Independent drug information website. The Drugs.com Drug Information Database is powered by four independent leading medical-information suppliers. Drugs.com Medical Dictionary is powered by Stedmans. The Drugs.com Illustrated Health Encyclopedia is supplied by A.D.A.M., Inc.

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Drug Finder

Searches The PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs, and The PDR For Herbal Medicines.

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EBSCOhost, product list | mobile

A list of all available EBSCO resources.

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ECO™

A collection of scholarly journals.

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Education Research Complete | mobile

Leading online resource for education research

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ETS Test Collection

Indexes 20,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.

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OCLC eBooks

All online eBooks cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects and available through libraries worldwide.

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Ellen G. White Writings

Search or read all published writings of Ellen G. White including books, articles, compilations and manuscripts.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

A scholarly encyclopedia.

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ERIC | mobile

Index to over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.

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FirstSearch, product list

This lists all available FirstSearch resources.

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Evidence-Based Resources from the Joanna Briggs Institute

This collection includes Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of reference books available online in full-text format.

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GaleNet, product list

Biography Resource Center, Literature Resource Center, Health & Wellness Resource Center, and Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.

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GPO monthly catalog

U.S. government publications.

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Columbia Granger's Poetry Database | mobile

Index of poetry found in anthologies and in the collected works of individual poets. Includes nearly 50,000 poems in full text and more than 400,000 poem citations.

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GreenFILE | mobile

Freely accessible research database provided by EBSCO and focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. G reenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

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Google Books

If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

Integrated access to medical, health, and wellness information.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition | mobile

Collection of consumer health information. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition | mobile

Provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full text journals covering a variety of medical disciplines.

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Journal of Transcultural Nursing

Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society.

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JSTOR

Multidiscipline archive of scholarly journals.

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JustFreeBooks

A search engine for free books in digital format. It searches more than 550 web sites, including gutenberg.org , wikibooks.org and archive.org . It can be used to find public domain texts, open books, free audio books, and more.

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IngentaConnect.com

Multidiscipline database containing information about millions of articles published in scholarly journals. While the searching and the viewing of the basic data about the articles is free, access to full text is available by pay-per-view, by subscription to individual publications, or by interlibrary loan request. .

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Lexis-Nexis Business Information

Thousands of business news sources and information on companies.

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Lexis-Nexis General News

Access to thousands of newspapers and news sources.

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Lexis-Nexis Legal Research

Multiple sources of legal information and law journals.

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Lexis-Nexis Biographical Information

Information about people

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Lexis-Nexis General Information

Miscellaneous reference sources including news, business and blogs

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)|mobile

Indexes more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings in the area of librarianship and information science.

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Literary Reference Center

Full text literary database. Contains information on thousands of authors and their works.

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Literature Resource Center

Critical analyses , biographies, and bibliographies of more than 120,000 authors.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries

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Medical Encyclopedia

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.

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MEDLINE with Full Text

Access to the Medline database plus the full text for more than 1,470 biomedical journals.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

Information available on the journals and series indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.

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MLA International Bibliography

Indexes critical materials on literature, modern languages, linguistics and folklore.

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary

Mosby's online nursing and allied health medical and nursing dictionary.

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Natural Standard

Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

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NetlLibrary

NetLibrary provides access to the PUC's Library eContent collection. These are the books available online and in digital format. This is a small collection, but it is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week. In the future, it will be integrated into our online catalog.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Describes training and education needed, earnings and job prospects.

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Opposing ViewPoints Resource Center

Provides access to articles and documents on opposing or divergent views on major social issues.

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OmniFile Full Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.

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Oxford English Dictionary

Dictionary and history of the English language.

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Oxford Reference Online

Collection of 143 language and subject reference works combined into a single cross-searchable resource.

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PapersFirst®

OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

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Primary Search

Provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.

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ProceedingsFirst®

An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.

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Proquest, all resources

A list of all available Proquest resources.

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Proquest Newspapers

Abstracts and indexing for New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal.

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Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Access to about 500 full-text titles in nursing and allied health.

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Proquest Religion

Collection of Religion journals available in full-text format.

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Proquest Research Library

Interdisciplinary database including close to 2000 journals.

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PsycARTICLES

This database provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1988 to the present. PsycARTICLES includes more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations.

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PsycINFO

Index to over 1700 journals, books and dissertations about psychology and related disciplines.

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PubMed

Index to all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

 
 

Quality Scientific Websites

List of tools and sites recommended to find high quality scientific information

   
 

RCLweb

Identifies the books and some web sites that should be part of the core collection of a college library.  This tool is primarily for use of librarians and teaching faculty responsible for library collection development.

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Reader Guide Retrospective

Index Coverage dates: 1890 – 1982. Subjects: Aeronautics, African-Americans, Aging, Archeology, Astronomy, Automobiles, Biographies, Business, Children, Education, Environment, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Foreign Affairs, Gardening, Health, History, Hobbies, Home, Journalism, Leisure Activities, Literature, Medicine, Music, News, Nutrition, Photography, Politics, Popular Culture, Radio, Religion, Science, Sports, Technology, Television, Travel.

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Salem Press-Current Interest

Free Salem Reference articles of current interest. Currently includes articles on Nuclear Power, and Osama bin Laden and the War on Terror

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Salem Press History

History Encyclopedias - Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.
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Decades: 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s


Great Events From History: Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, 1901-1940, 1941-1970, 1971-2000

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Scirus

It is considered to be the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 480 million science-specific Web pages.

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SDA Obituary Index

Index to obituaries of Seventh-day Adventists.

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SDA Periodical Index

Index to articles in Seventh-day Adventist publications on a variety of topics.

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Social Work Abstracts

Index to over 450 journals in social work and related disciplines.

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World Almanac

A collection of facts and statistics.

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WorldCat®

OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide

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Online Journals by Title
 

Journal Titles A-Z

Complete list of online journal title subscriptions from all database vendors PUC currently contracts with.