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 Agriculture and Biology ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text) 

AgEcon - contains indexing covers agricultural economics.  It includes bibliographic citations plus full text of staff/working papers from several universities and U.S. (Partial Full Text)

Agricultural Science Collection - contains the leading agricultural journals published in North America. Database contains the complete text as well as complete images from many leading agriculture related  journals. (Partial Full Text)

Agricultural Journals - contains journals in agriculture and related fields with the Agricola documents. (Partial full text)

BioOne - contains a full-text online aggregation of many high-impact, peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, covering the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. The titles are published by scientific societies and other nonprofit organizations, and most have, until now, been available only in print. (Full Text)

Biosis Previews - and Biological Abstracts - contains abstracts and indexes in every available field and covers articles from many serials. This interdisciplinary and in-depth approach to life sciences connects researchers with critical journal coverage on topics from agriculture and botany to microbiology to pharmacology.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative. This database is a subset of Dissertation Abstracts.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text for a large number publications and indexing & abstracting for many publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information dating as far back as the 1800s. In addition, the database contains a large number of biographies, primary source documents, company profiles and an image collection of many photos, maps and flags.

Flowering Plant Index - contains many periodicals and selected books. (Full Text)

GreenFILE™ - contains a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for a large number of records, as well as Open Access full text for many records. Ebsco had made this database available without charge. 

HighWire - contains the largest repository of free full-text life science (including the  health sciences) articles in the world.  (Partial Full Text)

OECD iLibrary - contains books, papers, and statistics from the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

PLANTS National Database - contains names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools for vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Plant Management Network - contains indexes for many web-based resources, including Plant Heatlh Progress, Forage and Grazinglands, and Crop Management. This database provides quick and easy access to fact sheets, newsletters, product listings, training resources, and related information.

PubMed - contains a large number of citations in Medline and other related databases with links to participating journals. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles from citations found by searching PubMed.  The links use FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

Research reports Minnesota DNR - contains many research projects that provide natural resource managers and the public with information useful in conserving the state's nongame wildlife and rare plant and animal resources

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science Journal collection covers a wide spectrum of topics including chemistry; materials, physical, earth, and environmental sciences; economics, neurosciences, pharmacology and toxicology, physics, mathematics, and computer science, etc.

Social Sciences in Forestry - indexes publications in many subject areas relating the social sciences to forestry. Among them are: legislation, policy and planning, management, economic development, investment and finance. (Partial Full Text)

S-pac (Searchable Proceedings of Animal Conferences) - contains proceedings from major animal production conferences held in the U.S. and Canada. Access requires a username and password which are available to UMC faculty, staff, and students on the linked page. 

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A simple search interface is available with a link to an advanced search.

Turfgrass Information Center - contains all types of works related to turfgrass culture including journals, monographs, fact sheets and pamphlets, images, and web documents. Most records in TGIF contain informative abstracts; some contain full text or are linked to web-accessible full text.

Urban Forestry - contains indexes for publications relating to the history of urban forestry; urban forest legislation; the benefits of urban forests, selection and planting of trees; maintenance of the urban forest; planning and management; and urban forestry programs. (Partial Full Text) 

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)


 Arts, Humanities, and Communication ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. This database contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, etc.  (Partial Full Text) 
 

American Poetry Database - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Communication & Mass Media Complete - contains the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. This database provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Database of African-American Poetry - contains the works of many African-American poets writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and, through their writings, provides a unique portrait of early America.

Discovering Collection - contains in-depth content for five core curriculum areas: literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. This database is aimed at grades 6-12 and contains all the content in Junior Reference Collection plus the DISCovering products to offer many overview essays, literary criticisms, timelines, primary source documents, audio and video clips, and a large number maps, images, and flags.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

English Poetry Database - contains the works of a large number of poets from 600-1900.

English Verse Drama Database - contains a large number of works by many named authors and anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

General Reference Center Gold - contains a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use this database to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. (Partial Full Text)

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

JSTOR - contains full text to many scholarly journals. (Full Text) 

Literature Criticism Online - contains a compilation of literary commentary publications from many Gale print publications including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Drama Criticism, and much more. These collections provides indexes and access to a large number of essays.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

MLA International Bibliography - contains indexes for material that relates to all forms of human communication including literary criticism and theory, dramatic arts, and the history of printing and publishing. Linguistics and language materials range from the history of linguistics to semantics and syntax to translation.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Project Muse Journals in Full Text - contains networked, subscription access to the full text of the Johns Hopkins University Press's many scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. (Full Text)

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications. This database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.


Business, Entrepreneurship and Economics ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Accounting Literature -LEXISNEXIS® Academic - contains full text journals in the area of accounting.

AgEcon - contains indexing covering agricultural economics. It includes bibliographic citations plus full text of staff/working papers from several universities and U.S. (Partial Full Text)


Business and Company Resource Center
 - contains fully integrated resources on company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. (Full Text)


Business Insights: Essentials
 - contains all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Business File ASAP - contains information on company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management,  economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. (Partial Full Text)

Business Source Premier - contains many text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Use the Enhanced Business Searching Interface - EBSCOhost to search by specific company (DataMonitor company reports). (Full Text)

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a large number entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses.  Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

LEXISNEXIS® Academic - contains full-text documents for many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options. News contains many newspapers, newsletters and journals. Legal contains case law, statutes and regulations and to legal news and  law reviews. Business contains business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. People contains biographical information from directories and other information sources. (Full Text) 

Regional Business News (EBSCO) - contains full text coverage for regional business publications. This comprehensive database incorporates coverage of many business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.   

Small Business Resource Center - contains information on how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites from print version of the Small Business Sourcebook, Encyclopedia of Busness Information Sources, numerous Dummies books, and articles from many trade publications. 

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science Journal Collection covers a wide spectrum of disciplines including the sciences, engineering, technology, economics, business, pharmacology & toxicology, socials, and more. (Full Text)

Sports Discus - contains comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness, and related disciplines. This Sport Information Resource Centre database contains a large number of records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage - contains comprehensive business and investment information, offering on-line access to Standard & Poor’s independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works in topics including: Chemistry, Business, Finances, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text).


Computing and Technology ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. This database contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc.  (Partial Full Text)

Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost) - contains many full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. (Full Text)

Computer Database - contains computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a large number entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

First Monday - Is one of the first free, openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet.

IEEExplor - contains the following publication categories: IEEE magazines, IEEE Computer Society magazines since about 1997, IEEE Computer Society conference proceedings since about 1998, IEEE Communications Society journals and magazines since about 1997 and IEEE Standards. (Full Text)

LEXISNEXIS® Academic - contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options. Legal search provides  access to case law, statutes and regulations and to legal news and  law reviews. Business search  provides access to business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. People for searching for biographical information from directories and other information sources. (Full Text) 

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology. (Full Text)

SpringerLink  - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A simple search interface is available with a link to an advanced search. A browse list of titles is available on the SpringerLink home page 

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)


Education and Psychology ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Ebsco Education Research Complete - contains indexing and abstracts for a large number journals, as well as full text for many journals. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties. This database also includes full text for many books, monographs, and education-related conference papers.

Educator's Reference Complete  - contains a selection of many full-text academic journals, full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

ERIC - contains a large number of records and links to many full-text documents. This database provides access to education literature and resources.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

Kids InfoBits - features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database was developed especially for researchers in K-5.

Kid's Edition - K12 - contains many titles designed for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, from publishers such as Cobblestones and Scholastic and Time, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - contains subject coverage including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management, the information industry. LISTA indexes many periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

MLA International Bibliography - contains indexes for material that relates to all forms of human communication including literary criticism and theory, dramatic arts, and the history of printing and publishing. Linguistics and language materials range from the history of linguistics to semantics and syntax to translation.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Professional Development Collection - contains a focused collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

PubMed - contain a large number of citations in Medline and other related databases with links to participating journals. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles from citations found by searching PubMed. The links use FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

Teacher Reference Center - contains indexes of many titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more.

Testing & Education Reference Center - contains many practice tests and courses, including college entrance exams, the GRE and other graduate school exams. It also contains tests for many professional and civil service exams. The Center also includes online versions of the Peterson's preparation guides for many of these tests. It has in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)


General and Newspapers ^

Academic OneFile - contains a large number of indexed titles, including many in full-text. It has extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, literature and other subjects.

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

America's News Magazines NewsBank's full text collection of 28 popular magazines including: Baby Talk, Foreign Affairs, Life, Money, Popular Science, Sports Illustrated, Time and U.S. News and World Report,  

APS Online - Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

Biography Resource Center - contains biographies from many Gale sources supplemented by full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as a large number of images and links to vetted websites.

Encyclopedia Americana,Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Spanish language), and Grolier  Online Kids are part of Grolier Online. These resources from Grolier are easy to use colorful online versions of well known print  encyclopedias. La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre is a Spanish-language encyclopedia which provides extensive coverage of curriculum- aligned topics.

Encyclopedia Britannica - contains high-quality, comprehensive information with articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other experts, The Encyclopædia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights.

Discovering Collection - contains in-depth content for five core curriculum areas: literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. This database is aimed at grades 6-12 and contains all the content in Junior Reference Collection plus the DISCovering products to offer many overview essays, literary criticisms, timelines, primary source documents, audio and video clips, and a large number maps, images, and flags.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

General Reference Center Gold - contains a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use this database to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. (Partial Full Text)

InfoTrac Junior Edition - contains magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for middle schools.

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

Informe  - English Version - contains indexes, images, and full text of popular Hispanic magazines – not just translations – created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. (Partial Full Text)

Junior Reference Collection - contains a large number of documents, photographs, illustrations, video and audio clips, and three complete dictionaries. This database combines many U*X*L products into one database that is easy to use and understand, because the search paths are distinguished by subject area and the results are categorized by document type.

LEXISNEXIS® Academic - contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options. The default search page is to general news sources. Legal search provides  access to case law, statutes and regulations and to legal news and  law reviews. Business search  provides access to business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. People for searching for biographical information from directories and other information sources. (Full Text)  

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

New York Times Historical Database - contains full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue from 1851 to 2001.

Newspaper Search - contains full-text articles from 5 major newspapers: the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times (90-day rolling file only of full text), The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. It also includes articles from a number of other regional newspapers.

Professional Collection -  contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

St. Paul Pioneer Press - contains comprehensive coverage of issues that affect St. Paul, Minnesota, the Twin Cities, and the nation.

Student Resources In Context - contains many full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, video, and audio on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events


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   Law and Criminal Justice ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

AccessUN (1945-) - contains indexes for United Nations documents including Official Records, documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, and the UN Treaty Series citations.

Business Source Premier - EBSCOhost - contains many full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Use the Enhanced Business Searching Interface - EBSCOhost to search for Company Profiles, Industry Profiles and Market Research Reports. (Full Text)

Criminal Justice Abstracts  - contains abstracts and indexes for journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines from around the world. Topics covered include crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency and justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. (Full Text)

Criminal Justice Periodicals - contains a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. (Partial Full Text)

Criminology Information Service and Library CrimDoc (Criminology Library Grey Literature) - contains the "grey literature" from the field of Criminology, as well as other, related areas of specialization, including criminal justice, penology and corrections, juvenile  delinquency/young offenders, policing and law enforcement, and private policing.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which has links the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative  (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

FindLaw - Law, Lawyer, Lawyers, Attorney, Attorneys and Legal Resources - contains searchable full text of codes, laws, cases, and legal news for the federal and state governments.

Lawguru.com - Legal Research Page - search 160 legal search engines and tools from one Web page

LEXISNEXIS® Academic - contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.  Legal search provides  access to case law, statutes and regulations and to legal news and  law reviews. Business search  provides access to business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. People for searching for biographical information from directories and other information sources. (Full Text)

National Criminal Justice Abstracts Database - contains summaries of a large number of criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles,and unpublished research. (Partial Full Text)

National Institute of Corrections - contains a catalog of digital resources that offer flexible searching of thousands of online accessible items that have been produced by the National Institute of Corrections or other sources.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Research reports Minnesota DNR - contains hundreds of research projects that provide natural resource managers and the public with information useful in conserving the state's nongame wildlife and rare plant and animal resources.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)


 Medicine, Nutrition and Health ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexes for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Alt HealthWatch - contains full text articles for many international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. In addition, it contains hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts. (Full Text)

Biosis Previews - and Biological Abstracts - contains abstracts and indexes in every available field and covers articles from a large number serials each year. Both are part of ISI's Web of Knowledge which also includes the Web of Science.

Consumer Health Complete - contains comprehensive resources for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

Health Source: Consumer Edition - contains a collection of consumer health information produced by Ebsco. This resource provides access to many full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and many health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

 Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - contains many scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

HighWire - hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science (including the health sciences) articles in the world. (Partial Full Text)

IBIDS - International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements - contains bibliographic records, including abstracts, published in international scientific journals on the topic of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbal and botanical supplements from the Office of Dietary Supplements at the NIH. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

InfoTrac Junior Edition - contains magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for middle schools.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

Medline - contains an index to journal articles in all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

PubMed - contains a very large number of citations in Medline and related databases. The PubMed URL (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?otool=mnumclib) found on this page is unique to the UMC Library. Using this URL enables FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service and connects the PubMed citation to the text of the article.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology. (Full Text)

Smoking & Health Resource Library - contains citations and abstracts on the scientific, medical, technical, policy, behavioral, legal, and historical literature related to smoking and tobacco use and its effect on health. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A simple search interface is available with a link to an advanced search. A browse list of titles is available on the SpringerLink site.

Sports Discus - contains comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, this database contains a large number of records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

 

Reference  ^ 

Biography Resource Center - contains biographies from many Gale sources supplemented by full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites.

Britannica Online School Edition - contains four encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. Designed for all levels of learning K-12. For PreK-2, look for the Britannica Learning Zone. Preschool (Learning  Zone).  Elementary School   Middle School,    High School Edition 

Encyclopedia Americana - contains the complete text of the latest edition of America's oldest general encyclopedia, containing thousands of articles written by many contributors and a huge repository of text and images maintained by the encyclopedia's editorial staff.

Encyclopedia Britannica  - contains high-quality, comprehensive information with articles written by Nobel laureates,  historians, curators, professors, and other experts,  The Encyclopædia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - contains thousands of encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library  The Gale Virtual Reference library is a collection of electronic reference books from Gale and its publishing partners.  Easy to search it providess access to many popular reference titles. 

Gallop Brain- The Gallup Brain is a searchable, living record of more than 70 years of public opinion. Inside, you'll find answers to hundreds of thousands of questions, and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935.

Grolier Atlas is an interactive atlas with maps featuring geopolitical,  historical, thematic maps and detailed maps of exploration of the world and  North America. Interactive atlas contains 830 maps

Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia based on the full text of the Academic American Encyclopedia, is a fact-filled reference resource, rich in multimedia content. Designed for the young researcher,

Grolier Online Dictionaries  contains searchable versions of The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition,The American Heritage® Student Dictionary, The American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary, The American Heritage® Spanish to  English Dictionary,  The American Heritage® English to Spanish Dictionary,  Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition,  Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition

Grolier Online Kids designed students in grades 3–5 for age-appropirate content customized for beginning researchers.

Historical Statistics of the United States - The online version of the Millennial Edition of Historical Statistics of the United States is the single most comprehensive compendium of historical U.S. statistics available. It covers the social, economic, political and geographic data  collected by the Census Bureau and other agencies of the United States govenment. Each chapter provides extensive documentation for the sources of the statistics. Data can downloaded in Excel or CSV.  Custom tables can be created which can also be downloaded,  printed, or graphed. 

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology  presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as  covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.

La Nueva Enciclopedia CumbreSpanish-language encyclopedia written from the Latin American perspective provides extensive coverage of all curriculum-aligned topics so English Language Learners can conduct authentic research in their native language.

Literature Criticism Online  This is a searchable compilation of literary commentary publications from following Gale print publications: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism,  Literature Criticism from 1400–1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism. and  Children's Literature Review. The collections provides indexing and access to tens of thousands of essays.

Testing & Education Reference Center contains over 100 practice tests and courses including practice tests for the usual college  entrance exams, as well as for the GRE and other graduate school exams.  It also contains tests for many professional and civil service exams including Accountant/Auditor Exams, American Foreign Service Officer Exam, Correction Officer Exam, Court Officer Exam,  Parole Officer Exam, and the Police Officer Exam.  The Center also includes online versions of the Peterson's preparation guides for many of these tests. It has in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards.

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry is the world's largest reference in applied chemistry, industrial chemistry, and chemical engineering in the broadest sense.With some 1000 articles written by more than 3000 experts from the top chemical companies  and research institutes Ullmann's Encyclopedia is the first-stop source for any query or question concerning chemicals, processes, physical and chemical data, and much more.


 

Sciences  ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)  

Agricultural Science Collection   - Search this definitive bibliographic database for all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. Contains citations to books, audiovisual materials, serial publications, journal articles, books chapters, reports, and reprints.

Agricultural Journals -  Search journals in agriculture and related fields with the Agricola documents. (Partial full text)

BioOne  - A full-text online aggregation of some 200 high-impact, peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, covering the biological,  ecological, and environmental sciences. The titles are published by scientific societies and other nonprofit organizations, and most have, until now, been available only in print.

Biosis Previews - and Biological Abstracts - Monitors every area of the life sciences, abstracting and indexing in every available field and covers articles from over 3,700 serials each year. This interdisciplinary and in-depth approach to life sciences connects researchers  with critical journal coverage on topics from agriculture and botany to microbiology to pharmacology.  Biosis Previews is updated weekly and is more current than Biological AbstractsBiological Abstracts coverage begins in 1980, Biosis Previews begins in 1996.

Discovering Collection - Provides in-depth content for five core curriculum areas, specifically literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. The Discovering Collection is aimed at grades 6-12 and contains all the content in Junior Reference Collection plus the  DISCovering products to offer thousands of overview essays, literary criticisms, timelines, primary source documents, audio and video  clips, and over 15,000 maps, images, and flags.Dissertation Abstracts

Dissertation Abstracts - consists of more than two million entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author.  Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for more than 15,000 total publications and indexing & abstracting for more than 19,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information  dating as far back as the 1800s. In addition, the database contains more than 84,000 biographies, 83,000 primary source documents, 10,000 company profiles and an image collection of more than 107,000 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily.

Expanded Academic ASAP  - From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!

General Science Collection - contains many journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments. Topics include particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.

HighWire - Hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science (including the  health sciences) articles in the world.

IEEExplor -  Includes the following publication categories: IEEE magazines, IEEE Computer Society magazines since about 1997, IEEE  Computer Society conference proceedings since about 1998, IEEE Communications Society journals and magazines since about 1997 and IEEE Standards. (Full Text) 

GreenFILE™  offers 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. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Ebsco had made this database available without charge. 

InfoTrac Student Edition - Use this database designed for schools, to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

InfoTrac Junior Edition (Middle Schools) - Use this database designed for schools, to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

MasterFILE Premier - MasterFILE Premier contains full text for 2,053 periodicals covering general reference, business, health,  education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 350 reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE  Premier now offers PDF back files (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries , Foreign Affairs , History Today , Judaism , Library Journal , National Review , Saturday Evening Post , etc.

Plant Management Network - Indexing thousands of web-based resources, the PMN Plant Science Database provides quick and easy access to fact sheets, newsletters, product listings, training resources, and related information. The database indexes all articles published  in Plant Health Progress , Forage and Grazinglands , and Crop Management, and thousands of web-based resources hosted at PMN's partner university, company, and association websites. 

PubMed- Provides access to 10 million citations in Medline and other related databases with links to participating journals. UMC Library  has enabled linking to the full text of articles from citations found by searching PubMed.  The links use FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

Psychology Journals   - With complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Science.gov - Science.gov is a gateway to over 50 million pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.

ScienceDirect -  This database contains full text, citations and abstracts from over 1100  journals.  The Elsevier Science journal collection on ScienceDirect covers a wide spectrum of disciplines including Chemistry, Materials science, Engineering & technology, Environmental  science, Economics, Business & management science, Neurosciences, Pharmacology & toxicology, Physics, Mathematics & computer science, Earth sciences, Social sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology & immunology, Biological sciences and Clinical medicine. (Full Text)

SpringerLink provides access to some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A browse list of titles is available on the SpringerLink home page.

Wiley Online Library - Scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. .  Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text).


Social Sciences and Multicultural ^

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Anthropological Index Online - The Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in the Anthropology Library at the British Museum. (Full Text)  

 APS Online - Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

Criminal Justice Periodicals - database focuses on U.S. and international criminal justice journals, providing research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law and industrial security.(Partial Full Text)

Discovering Collection - Provides in-depth content for five core curriculum areas, specifically literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. The Discovering Collection is aimed at grades 6-12 and contains all the content in Junior Reference Collection plus the  DISCovering products to offer thousands of overview essays, literary criticisms, timelines, primary source documents, audio and video clips, and over 15,000 maps, images, and flags.

Dissertation Abstracts - contains a very large number of entries for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most recent titles have free twenty-four page previews. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for more than 15,000 total publications and indexing & abstracting for more than 19,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information  dating as far back as the 1800s. In addition, the database contains more than 84,000 biographies, 83,000 primary source documents, 10,000 company profiles and an image collection of more than 107,000 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily.

Ethic News Watch - Is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

Expanded Academic ASAP  - From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!

General Reference Center Gold  - A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center Gold to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find  the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. (Partial Full Text)

Informe !  - English Version - Was created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, providing indexing, images, and full text of popular  Hispanic magazines-not just translations. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. (Partial Full Text)

Informe!-Spanish version of Informe!-  - A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business,  computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Junior Reference Collection  With nearly 12,000 documents, 8,500 photographs and illustrations, 50 video and audio clips, and 3  complete Merriam-Webster's dictionaries (Collegiate, Biographical, and Geographical), the Junior Reference Collection is a complete reference source. The Junior Reference Collection is a comprehensive, cross-curricular research tool that combines the following U*X*L  products into one database that is simple to navigate, easy to comprehend, and supports classroom learning. The JRC's search paths are  distinguished by subject area-People, Places, Subjects, Authors, Books, Timeline-and the results are categorized by document type-Overview Essay, Biography, and Timeline Event.


LEXISNEXIS® Academic - Contains full-text documents from over 6,000 news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options. News which searches more than 1000 newspapers, newsletters and journals.  Legal search provides  access to case law, statutes and regulations and to legal news and  law reviews. Business search  provides access to business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. People for searching for biographical information from directories and other information sources. (Full Text) 

MasterFILE Premier - MasterFILE Premier contains full text for 2,053 periodicals covering general reference, business, health,  education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 350 reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE  Premier now offers PDF back files (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries , Foreign Affairs , History Today , Judaism , Library Journal , National Review , Saturday Evening Post , etc.

Newspaper Search - Access full-text articles from 5 major newspapers : the Minneapolis Star Tribune , The Los Angeles Times , The New York Times (90-day rolling file only of full text), The Wall Street Journal , and The Washington Post

Professional Collection -  A custom selection of more than 300 full text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home. It offers balanced coverage for any professional educator in the following areas: arts and humanities; child  and adolescent psychology and development; drug and alcohol abuse; health/nutrition/fitness; learning disabilities; literature; school law; science and technology; social sciences; and sports/athletic training.

Psychology Journals   - With complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

ScienceDirect -  This database contains full text, citations and abstracts from over 1100  journals.  The Elsevier Science journal collection on ScienceDirect covers a wide spectrum of disciplines including Chemistry, Materials science, Engineering & technology, Environmental science, Economics, Business & management science, Neurosciences, Pharmacology & toxicology, Physics, Mathematics & computer science, Earth sciences, Social sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology & immunology, Biological sciences and Clinical medicine. (Full Text) 

Social Sciences in Forestry - This database indexes publications in 41 subject areas relating the social sciences to forestry. Among them are: legislation, policy and planning, management, economic development, investment and finance. (Partial Full Text) 

SpringerLink provides access to some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A browse list of titles is available on the SpringerLink home page. 

Wiley Online Library - Scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. .  Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text).