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ARTS AND HUMANITIES


America: History & Life -- scholarly study of history.

AP Images -- current news, images, video and audio clips from Associated Press.

ARTstor -- high quality images of notable works of art, architecture and religious items.

ATLAReligion -- scholarly study of religion, including biblical interpretation. Some full text.

Foreign Language Video Database -- foreign language video-clips via OhioLink's.

HarpWeek -- searchable full-text version of Harper's Weekly (1857-1889).

Illinois Periodicals Online -- magazines and journals related to Illinois. Full-text.

JSTOR -- premier collection of back-issues of scholarly journals. Full-text.

Literature Resource Center -- plot summaries, story analysis, and author bios in literature. Full-text.

MLA Bibliography -- citation database for literature and the humanities.

Oxford English Dictionary -- authoritative online dictionary of the English language.

Philosopher's Index -- philosophy articles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. Full-text.

Project Gutenberg -- free e-books, including many classic titles.

Project Muse -- premier database for humanities and social science.

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 -- online fire insurance maps on many American towns and cities.

SASKIA art images -- image archive of 30,000+ including paintings, sculpture and architecture.


BUSINESS


Business Source Elite -- large business and economics database. Some full-text.

HarpWeek -- searchable full-text version of Harper's Weekly (1857-1889).

Illinois Periodicals Online -- magazines and journals related to Illinois. Full-text.

Oxford English Dictionary -- authoritative online dictionary of the English language.

Project Gutenberg -- free e-books, including many classic titles.

Regional Business News -- full text to nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 -- online fire insurance maps on many American towns and cities.

SASKIA art images -- image archive of 30,000+ including paintings, sculpture and architecture.


E-BOOKS


eBook Collection -- 5400+ reference, scholarly and literary e-books.

OverDrive Alliance Library Digital Media -- available to patrons of Jacksonville Public Library (must have active library card account)

Page by Page Books – -- mostly history and literature.

Project Gutenberg -- free e-books, including many classic titles.


EDUCATION


Chronicle of Higher Education: a daily online newspaper for college and university administrators and facult

ERIC -- premier education database. Some full-text.

MAS Ultra-School Edition -- general interest periodical database for high school students.Some full-text.

Primary Search: a small general interest database aimed at elementary school students. Specifies reading level for articles. Use Boolean operators for best results. Some full text.

Professional Development Collection -- full-text database for professional educators.

Teacher Reference Center -- journal articles relating to K-12 education.


GENERAL


Academic Search Premier -- general purpose database. Some full-text.

America's Newspapers -- large city daily newspapers including Jacksonville Journal Courier (2006 to now).

ArticleFirst -- general database. Some full-text.

Clase Periodica -- Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Electronic Collections Online -- small collection of scholarly journals. Not full-text.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online -- premier encyclopedia.

FirstSearch -- a large database provider offering several different databases.

JSTOR -- premier collection of back-issues of scholarly journals. Full-text.

LexisNexis -- premier online access to newspapers, legal and business information. Full-text.

MasterFILE Premier -- magazines, reference books, primary source documents, Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags. Full-text.

New York Times (Historical) -- image of every page of every issue from 1857-2006.

New York Review of Books -- review of books.

OAIster -- Union catalog of digital resources.

PapersFirst -- index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. No full-text.

Proceedings -- conference proceedings. No full-text.

Project Gutenberg -- free e-books, including many classic titles.

Wilson Select Plus -- general full-text journal coverage.

WorldCat -- catalog of nearly all printed books.

WorldCat Dissertations -- all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat. No full-text.


HEALTH AND MEDICINE


Consumer Health Complete -- patient and consumer-oriented health content designed to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Includes reference books. Full-text.

Health Source--Consumer Edition -- health and medicine for laypeople. Some full-text.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition -- health, medicine and nursing journals. Some full-text.

Medline -- premier medical information. Some full-text.

Pubmed -- free version of Medline. Some full-text.


IMAGES


AP Images: A current news database of images, graphics and audio files available for download; content continuously updated.

ARTstor: An image database of paintings, sculpture and architecture, with high quality images available for download.


LIBRARY


Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts -- studies of information seeking. No full-text.


MUSIC


Classical Music Library -- digitally streamed music available

Music Online Reference Library: Contains printable classical music scores complementing the streaming service, biographical and historical information on various genres of music, including African American, world and classical music.

National Jukebox -- historical sound recordings from the Library of Congress.

Naxos -- streaming music media site.


NEWS AND CURRENT EVENTS


Congressional -- coverage from 1970 to the present with full text of congressional publications, finding aids, a bill tracking service, and the full text of public laws and other research materials.

CQ Researcher -- full-text coverage of opposing views on controversial issues.

CQ Weekly -- full-text reports from the United States Congress.

GPO -- government publications. No full-text.

LexisNexis -- premier online access to newspapers, legal and business information. Full-text.

Military and Government Collection -- specialized military periodicals. Some full-text.

New York Times (Historical) -- text-searchable image of every page of every issue from 1857-2006.

Newsbank newspapers -- world, national, and large city daily newspapers including Jacksonville Journal Courier (2006 to now).

Newsbank magazines: 27 general interest magazines in full text form.

Newspaper Source (Ebsco) -- major newspapers and select regional papers. Full-text.


REFERENCE


Encyclopedia Britannica Online -- premier encyclopedia.

Historical Statistics of the United States -- premier source on quantitative facts on U.S. History.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia -- premier encyclopedia.

Oxford English Dictionary -- authoritative online dictionary of the English language.

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 -- online fire insurance maps on many American towns and cities.

World Almanac -- premier reference source.


SCIENCE AND MATH


American Chemical Society Publications -- full-text chemistry journals.

Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library -- full-text computer publications. Guide.

BioOne -- full-text database covering core journals in biology and life sciences.

MathSciNet -- premier index to mathematical literature. Some full-text.

SciFinder -- premier index to chemical literature, structures and references. Some full-text.


SOCIAL SCIENCE


Communication and Mass Media Articles Index -- CommSearch & Mass Media Articles. Some full-text.

ComAbstracts -- scholarly literature of communications. No full-text.

Project Muse -- premier database for humanities and social science.

PsycInfo -- standard database for psychology. No full-text.

PsycARTICLES -- full-text from 42 journals published by the American Psychological Association.

SocIndex -- literature of sociology. Some full-text.


    
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