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Academic OneFileThe premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
Academic Search EliteThis database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.
CINAHL with Full TextComprehensive nursing and allied health database containing full-text coverage of many of the more than 610 journals within the CINAHL database. Our License agreement allows 8 users at a time to access the database. If you cannot access the database, try searching again later. If the problem persists, please contact a reference librarian at 319-398-5697.
CQ ResearcherCQ Researcher examines current events and issues. It offers overviews, future outlooks, opposing viewpoints and bibliographies on many topics, such as global warming, teenage suicide, etc.
NewsstandThis is your one-stop database for full-text news articles from national, regional and local newspapers. Includes: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Iowa City Press-Citizen, Des Moines Register and hundreds of other titles.
Opposing ViewpointsThis resource from Gale covers today’s hottest social issues. It helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
PsycARTICLESThis database contains full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals.
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Credo ReferenceCredo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Gale eBooksThis is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and other ebooks.
EBSCOhost eBooksEBSCOhost's extensive collection of books available electronically from any device with an internet connection.
Project MUSE eBooksBooks on Project MUSE offer thousands of peer-reviewed digital books from major university presses and scholarly publishers and allow books to be discovered and searched in an integrated environment with content from over 600 journals currently on MUSE.