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Academic OneFileThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? Great source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles in a wide variety of topics.What's included? Journal and magazine articles in the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
Academic Search EliteThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? Dependable database with quality articles on a very wide variety of subjects.What's included? Magazine, scholarly journal, and some news articles on: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.
CINAHL with Full TextThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? One of the best single comprehensive sources of nursing and allied health professional and scholarly articles. What's included? Hundreds of nursing and allied health journals included.
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CQ ResearcherThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? For comprehensive reports on current events and heavily debated issues.What's included? Reports each cover one topic, with overviews, future outlooks, opposing viewpoints and bibliographies for each.
Opposing ViewpointsThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? For a varied collection of brief essays that debate different perspectives on hot topics.What's included? Brief essays presenting a multiple perspectives or arguments on a single topic. Also links out to selected news and academic articles. Great for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
PsycARTICLESThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? First stop for any research project related to psychology.What's included? Full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association. Large collection of scholarly research journals.
Search for eBooks
Credo ReferenceThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? For background information to get started on your research.What's included? Reliable encyclopedia and dictionary entries on a wide variety of topics. Includes articles from general and specialized encyclopedias, many images and audio files, and over 1,000 videos.
Gale eBooksThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? Browse or search a collection of subject encyclopedias. What's included? Encyclopedia articles covering selected subjects, including history and medicine.
EBSCOhost eBooksThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? Search a huge collection of academic ebooks all in one search. Get a depth of information not often found in articles. What's included? Close to 200,000 ebook titles from a variety of publishers, on a wide range of academic topics.
Project MUSE eBooks and JournalsThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? To locate scholarly works, especially strong in works about literature.What's included? Thousands of peer-reviewed digital books from major university presses and scholarly publishers and articles from over 600 journals.
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Research helpThis is your guide for help in almost any aspect of the research process. Includes videos and tutorials.
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