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Access Science
Video Tutorial: Site Demo

Access World News   (Newsbank)

ACS Publications   (American Chemical Society)

America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1876   (Newsbank)

AnthroSource   (American Anthropological Association (AAA))
      • AnthroSource: Basic User Guide (PDF)
      • AnthroSource: Advanced User Guide (PDF)

Video Tutorial: Introducing the New ARTstor (4:27) (YouTube)
Video Tutorial: Registering for an ARTstor Account (2:24) (YouTube)
Video Tutorial: Downloading Images to PowerPoint (4:47) (YouTube)
Video Tutorial: Making an Image Group (4:04) (YouTube)


Blackwell Synergy Full Journal Collection   (Blackwell Publishing)
      • BlackWell Synergy: Searching and Browsing Overview
      • BlackWell Synergy: Search Results Overview

Campus Research: Law (WestLaw)   (Thomson West)

Credo Reference
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Getting Started
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Searching
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Browsing
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Concept Map
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Saving Results
      • Step-by-Step Tour: Using Links

CQ Researcher

Video Tutorial: Advanced Search (1:39)
Video Tutorial: Creating a Personal Bookshelf (1:50)

Includes databases such as Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, CINAHL with Fulltext, ERIC, K-12 Resources, Literary Reference Center and PsycINFO.
Video Tutorial: Basic Searching (5:25)
Video Tutorial: Advanced Search (8:12)
Video Tutorial: Creating Search and Journal Alerts (3:52)

Encyclopedia Britannica

First Search  (OCLC)
Includes databases such as Alternative Press Index, Art & Humanities Citation Index, ArticleFirst, BasicBIOSIS, Biology Digest, Business and Industry, Consumer Index, Dissertations, FactSearch, GPO Access and World Almanac.

Gale Virtual Reference Library   (Gale CENGAGE Learning)
Encyclopedias in e-book format. List of titles are: "Encyclopaedia Judaica," "Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change," "Encyclopedia of Race and Racism," "New Catholic Encyclopedia," and "Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film."

Humanities E-Book   (American Council of Learned Societies - ACLS)

Idea Group Reference E-Access   (Idea Group Inc.)
Includes "Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology," "Handbook of Research on ePortfolios," and "Idea Group Reference E-Access."

Video Tutorial: Searching (4:26) (Windows Media Player)
Video Tutorial: Locate an Article (3:15) (Windows Media Player)

Legal Systems of the World   (ABC-CLIO)


Literature Resource Center (LRC)   (Gale CENGAGE Learning)

MathSciNet   (American Mathematical Society)

Naxos Music Library
Video Tutorial: Browse/Search
Video Tutorial: Advanced Search
Video Tutorial: Listening to Music


Nursing Full-Text Plus (OVID)
Video Tutorial: Basic Search
Video Tutorial: Advanced Search
Video Tutorial: Search Page Overview

Oral History Online

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Online

Polling the Nations

Project MUSE Basic Research Collection  (John Hopkins University)

Includes databases such as Historical New York Times Access, ProQuest Newspapers, and the Wall Street Journal.

Reference USA
How to Find a Business (3:56)
Reference USA and Entrepreneurship (3:17)

View tutorial basics
Navigation around RefWorks (2:02)
Direct import from an online databse (3:19)
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Sage Journals Online (Sage Publishing)

Sanborn Maps - Digital 1867-1970   (ProQuest)

Theatre in Video with BBC Shakespeare   (Alexander Street Press)

Wilson Web
Includes databases such as Applied Science & Technology, Art Abstracts, Biography Plus, Book Review Digest Plus, Business Full Text, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers Guide Full Text, Social Science Full Text, Wilson Biography Plus and Wilson OmniFile FullText Mega.

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Search pre-selected subject groupings of databases or assemble your own grouping. Then search them all at the same time!

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When you already know the article title, journal, issue, etc., and just need to find the full-text!

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You can set up an e-mail alert to notify you each time a new issue for a selected journal title is available or whenever new results arrive for any created and saved search.

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