Databases By Alphabetical List

Database Descriptions 

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  • Academic Search™ Premier (EBSCOhost®) - Multi-disciplinary (social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more disciplines) full text database of scholarly and peer-reviewed publications. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • AGRICOLA (EBSCOhost®) - Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, food and nutrition, agricultural trade and marketing, rural information, and animal welfare.  (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Alt HealthWatch™ (EBSCOhost®) - This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Art Abstracts (EBSCOhost®) - This database covers a broad range of art topics such as advertising, archaeology, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, film, architecture and art history.

  • Arts & Sciences I Collection (JSTOR®) - Archival science-oriented collection covering many of the core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, sociology, ecology, mathematics, and statistics, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.

  • Arts & Sciences II Collection (JSTOR®) - With over 122 titles, this collection adds depth to many disciplines in the Arts & Sciences I, and includes  core journals in several new disciplines, such as archaeology, classics, and African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies.(ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Arts & Sciences III Collection (JSTOR®) - Focused on the arts and humanities, the Arts & Sciences III Collection contains 150 titles. The collection makes available additional journals in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Arts & Sciences IV Collection (JSTOR®) - The Arts & Sciences IV Collection will include a minimum of one hundred titles when it is completed in 2006. Law, psychology, and public policy and administration are the new areas introduced with this collection. The collection also includes business and education titles.

  • Arts & Sciences Complement (JSTOR®) - The Arts & Sciences Complement is intended to offer participants a method to seamlessly add journals related to the core Arts & Sciences I, II, III, and IV Collections. For the Arts & Sciences Complement, journals may be focused in any of the more than thirty arts, humanities, and social sciences disciplines covered by JSTOR. Our aim is to introduce important titles that we were unable to include in earlier collections and to capture journals that cross discipline boundaries. A minimum of 150 titles will be included by the end of 2008. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Associations Unlimited (Thomson Gale™) - The premier source for associations - use this database to locate approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. The database is also used to monitor association trends; identify related associations; networking and making professional contacts; marketing to associations, their members and markets. (ON CAMPUS /

  • Biography Resource Center (Thomson Gale™) - Comprehensive database of biographical information on over 320,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Biography Resource Center + Marquis Who's Who® (Thomson Gale™) - Integrates Thomson Gale biographies with full-text magazine articles, images, and website links. Search for current or historic people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, or by keyword and full text. The optional Marquis Who's Who® module provides quick reference information on over 1 million additional people whose entries have appeared in more than 20 Marquis sources published from 1985 to the present. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Biological Abstracts® 2003 - 2006 (EBSCOhost®) - A complete collection of bibliographic references to life science journal literature published internationally. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Black Studies (CD-ROM) - Location: Shade Collection Reading Room - This database provides bibliographic citations to articles, books and other materials pertaining to African-American and African Diaspora studies.

  • Book Collection: Nonfiction™ (EBSCOhost®) - A research, cross-curricular database, that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers.  It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,370 popular nonfiction books in core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Business Collection (JSTOR®) - The collection brings together core titles in economics and finance, including many publications from the leading scholarly societies, with a range of critical research journals in accounting, labor relations, marketing, management, operations research, and risk assessment.

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost®) - Scholarly business database, provides comprehensive coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed business journals dating back to 1886, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Business Source® Premier (EBSCOhost®)
    Comprehensive, peer-reviewed, scholarly research database, providing full-text, indexing and abstracts in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, as well as country economic reports and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Cambridge Scientific Abstrascts (CSA) - includes databases on education, sociology, applied science, physical education, public affairs. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • CD Physics (CD-ROM) -  Location: Reference - Physics textbook information.

  • CINAHL® Plus with Full Text (EBSCOhost®) - Coverage includes journals dating back to 1937, in nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. This database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based Care Sheets, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Clinical Pharmacology (EBSCOhost®) - Database contains current, concise and clinically-relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • CollegeSource Online - A collection of college catalogs, both national and international. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Computer Science Index™(CSI) (EBSCOhost®) - Formerly Computer Literature Index, this database focuses on subjects such as artificial intelligence, expert systems, system design, data structures, computer theory, computer systems and architecture, software engineering, human-computer interaction, new technologies, social and professional context, and much more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Computer Source™ - This database covers topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • CQ Researcher - often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Dissertation Abstracts Online (ProQuest) - An authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master’s theses ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted I 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Dissertations & Theses: A&I (ProQuest) - With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. ProQuest's UMI Dissertation Publishing group publishes more than 65,000 new dissertations and theses each year, with weekly updates to the PQDT database. Over 930,000 dissertations and theses are available in PDF format, and most include free twenty-four page previews. (ON CAMPUS /

  • EBSCO Animals™ (EBSCOhost®) - Database provides in-depth information on a variety of topics describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • EBSCOhost ECONOMIA Y NEGOCIOS (EBSCOhost®) - This continuously updated bibliographic database is used for research conducted in the areas of business and economics, with searchable author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) - gateway to thousands of e-journals containing millions of articles from hundreds of different publishers, all at one web site. For students, EJS can help you quickly find the articles you need to get your research papers and other assignments done in record time. For faculty members, EJS can help you direct students to thousands of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals at one convenient URL while allowing you to stay up-to-date in your field. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • EMedicine - This peer-reviewed database includes disease oriented coverage on more than 7,000 topics across 62 specialties, interactive tools and an Image Atlas with nearly 30,000 pictures, radiographs, CT scans and streaming video clips. (ON CAMPUS ONLY)

  • Engineering Index Compendex - Indexes articles from over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and reports. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Environmental Issues & Policy Index™ (EIPI) (EBSCOhost®) - Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more, dating as far back as 1950. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • ERIC® (EBSCOhost®) - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this database provides extensive coverage of  journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

  • Ethnic Newswatch (ProQuest) (On-Line Tutorial Available) - A full-text collection of articles from magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • FEDWORLD - Includes army publications, U.S. Government web sites, and U.S. Government information locator service, federal employment, etc. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Financial Accounting Research Systems [FARS] (CD-ROM) Location: Reference - Accounting database containing Original Pronouncements, Current Text, EITF Abstracts, Staff Implementation Guides and Topical Index to the above. 

  • French Business Source® (EBSCOhost®) - Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher, covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Fuente Academica™ (EBSCOhost®) - Provides PDF full text for more than 200 scholarly publications covering areas of academic study, provided in Spanish. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost®) - This database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics, containing various images, and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (Thomson Gale™) - a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • GeoRef (EBSCOhost®) - A comprehensive geoscience resource containing over 2.6 million bibliographic records covering subjects such as mineralogy and crystallography, general mineralogy, mineralogy of silicates, and mineralogy of non-silicates. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Government Documents - Catalog of the United States Government Publications database that indexes electronic and print Government information created by Federal agencies.  This online index contains authoritative bibliographic records generated since January 1994 and it is updated daily. Earlier records are indexed in the print counterpart of this index and date back to 1895. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • GRAYLIT - A portal for technical report information generated through federally funded research and development projects, including EPA documents. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • GreenFILE™ (EBSCOhost®) - GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Health Source®: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost®) - Provides scholarly full text, peer-reviewed journal articles focusing on many medical disciplines, including information on U. S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

  • History Reference Center® (EBSCOhost®) - The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database, including historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps and videos. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Hospitality & Tourism Index™ (HTI) (EBSCOhost®) - A bibliographic database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • IEEE/IET Electronic Library Online (IEL) Trial - The IEEE/IET Electronic Library provides libraries and research provides a single source to almost a third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature, granting unparalleled access to publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (ISTA) (EBSCOhost®) - An information science database covering classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, electronic publishing, and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Ingenta (formerly Southern Uncover) - Provides table-of-contents information and a fax delivery service for articles from 17, 000 journals published from 1988 to the present. Due to account restrictions all additional cost item orders must be placed by a librarian. Contact the Reference @771-2875 for assistance. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • International Index to Black Periodicals - a full-text index that draws its current content from more than 150 international scholarly and popular periodicals in Black studies.  It also provides a wide array of humanities-related disciplines. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA) (EBSCOhost®) - Database includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts™ (IPCA) (EBSCOhost®) - Formerly Microcomputer Abstracts, this database provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • IPmenu - A global guide to intellectual property resources on the internet. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • JSTOR - both multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections .Areas such as Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology and Botany, General Science, Language and Literature, Mathematics and Statistics, and Music. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Keesings Online (Username: solinet Password: solinet) - Database containing worldwide political, diplomatic, and economic affairs. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Kiplinger Finance and Forecast  (Username: solinet Password: eval133) - Database containing business trends, government policies and programs, employment, wages and prices, interest rates and inflation. U.S. and foreign information is available. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Legal Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world, centering on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • LexisNexis® Academic (LexisNexis®) - Providing full-text documents from news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options, this database provides comprehensive access to National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources: U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information, Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789, business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (LISTA) (EBSCOhost®) - Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Literary Reference Center (EBSCOhost®) - A comprehensive literary full-text database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Literature Resource Center (Thomson Gale™) - A complete literature reference database of information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)
  • MAS Ultra™ - School Edition (EBSCOhost®) - This database provides full text coverage on general reference, health, science, and topics in other areas. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • MathSciNet (American Mathematical Society) - A database of bibliographic information and reviews created and maintained by the American Mathematical Society. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • MedicLatina™ (EBSCOhost®) - This Spanish language database contains the complete table of contents and PDF full text on a wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • MEDLINE® (EBSCOhost®) - This database provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook™ (MMY) (EBSCOhost®) - This database provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments, with entries containing descriptive information and within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

  • Mergent Online - an internet-based suite of information resources that provide in-depth business and financial research. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost®) - Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCOhost®) - Contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals.  The entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost®) - This database is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations pertaining to literature, language, linguistics and folklore.(ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Naxos Music - The Naxos Music Library offers the same outstanding value-for-money proposition. Naxos owns all the recordings in the Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues outright, paying licensing fees only to repertoire licensed from third - party labels. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS) NOTE: Off Campus users, please call the reference department for username and password

  • NCJRS Abstracts Database (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) - The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Newspaper Source™ (EBSCOhost®) - Newspaper Source™ provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, etc. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - a source of career information designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their employment future (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Oxford African American Studies Center (AASC) - The AASC provides students, scholars and librarians with online access to the finest reference resources in African American studies. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • OED Online - Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press) - This database covers words from across the English-speaking world, offers the best in etymological analysis,  lists variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Oxford University Press - this database includes access to scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, school and college textbooks, children's books, materials for teaching English as a foreign language, business books, dictionaries and reference books, and journals.(ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Primary Search® (EBSCOhost®) - Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, this database contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines.  It also provides a  children's dictionary, and a collection of  photos, maps and flags and student pamphlets. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Professional Development Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - A database of a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest) -Nursing, Allied Health: Journals, Magazines, Dissertations. Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Provides link to full text from citations within PsycINFO®. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • PsycINFO® (EBSCOhost®) - A database of citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, all in the field of psychology and related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.

  • Regional Business News™ (EBSCOhost®) - This database business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

  • Religion & Philosophy Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - This comprehensive database covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

  • RIA Checkpoint  - Contact your instructor for User ID and Password - Tax accounting databases.

  • ScienceDirect Web-editions Online: ScienceDirect Web editions is part of the ScienceDirect family of products. Web editions offer online access to the Elsevier Science journals that our institute subscribes to. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Sanborn® Maps of Louisiana (ProQuest) - Displaying only Louisiana maps, Sanborn fire insurance maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of Louisiana cities, towns, and neighborhoods. (ON CAMPUS /

  • Science & Technology Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - This database contains full text journal articless covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • SciFinder - Available only in Reference SciFinder, a research tool that allows you to access the world's largest collection of biochemical, chemical, chemical engineering, medical, and other related information. You can explore one single source for scientific information in journals and patent literature from around the world.
  • Scribner Writers Series (Thomson Gale™) - This database is a collection of carefully selected writers with extensive essays, providing in-depth coverage of the author and the work, spanning a wide variety of time periods, geographic locations and cultures. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • SocINDEX™ with Full Text (EBSCOhost®) - This database is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database, extensive  in scope and content providing comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study, including abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • Southern Trees (CD-ROM) - Location:  Reference - Provides a large variety of data about specific trees.

  • SPORTDiscuss (EBSCOhost®) - A comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • The Serials Directory™ (EBSCOhost®) - This database provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials, including, e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.

  • Twayne Author Series (Thomson Gale™) - A database of literary criticism offering in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • United States Patent and Trademark (PTO) - Searchable databases of U.S. patents with full text of all U.S. patents issued since 1976 and full-page images of each page of every patent issued since 1790.

  • Webfeat - Search LOUIS databases and online catalogs simultaneously. (ON CAMPUS /

  • Westlaw Campus Edition - Westlaw gives subscribers unique search technologies and tools that help them find, understand and apply the law and legal concepts in the service of their clients. Information resources on Westlaw include more than 20,000 databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles, public records, law journals, law reviews, treatises, legal forms and other information resources. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • World Book Online - World Book, Inc., has set the standard for providing accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in research materials for both children and adults. Based in Chicago, Illinois, World Book is an industry leader in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products for the home and schools. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • World History Collection™ (EBSCOhost®) - This full-text database covers a wide range of historical topics including anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)

  • WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch) - This comprehensive database is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions, and includes records of information in all formats. (ON CAMPUS / OFF CAMPUS)


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