ABC-CLIO E-book Collection via ABC-CLIO
Coverage: It is a collection of complete all searchable by keyword, subject, author, title, or any Boolean search method. It includes the series Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
Academic OneFile via Gale
Coverage: Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
Search Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
Access World News Research Collection via NewsBank
Coverage: Finding current and archived state, national and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 4,700 full-text newspapers and other news sources including the Charlotte Observer (1985-Current), Herald-Sun (1995-Current), News & Observer (1991-Current), New York Times (1985-Current), and the Washington Post (1977-Current). Also includes: Access Business News, Access International News, Access Military, Government, and Defense, Access Newswires & Transcripts, and Acceda Noticias. It includes:
Coverage: It makes available vast quantities of archived historical information, previously furnished only on microfilm. Its primary source material has been selected to reflect a broad view of the times, and has been assembled into databases with a strict attention to detail allowing access to specific information with pinpoint accuracy. Its full text search capability and digital imaging permits the user to search and manipulate information in ways never before possible.
Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American
poets in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Indexed from 1750 to 1900.
African American Music Reference via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: African American Music Reference contains 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. This release includes 3,323 essays and images from 84 sources, over 23,603 pages.
Agriculture Collection via Gale
Coverage: With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
History and Life via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. It also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.
Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: Over 40,000 poems by more than 200
American poets from the Colonial Period to the early
twentieth century. Indexed from 1600 to 1900.
American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography via ABC-CLIO
Coverage: A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
American Song via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
America's News Magazines via NewsBank
Coverage: It is a collection of 26 full-text magazines, covering general news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, and sports.
Anatomy & Physiology Online via Ovid
Coverage: It is an interactive, 3D, digital learning tool for their required two semesters of Anatomy & Physiology. Developed by Primal Pictures, Anatomy & Physiology Online includes 19 learning modules with 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides, clinical case studies, aging impact visuals, a pronunciation guide, quizzes, and 60 hours of lab activities.
ArchiveGrid via OCLC FirstSearch
Coverage: ArchiveGrid provides online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. Features detailed, archival collection descriptions written by archivists, a powerful search engine, & a user friendly interface.
Art & Architecture Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, it offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. It also provides selective coverage for 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. This database covers a wide variety of pertinent subjects, including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more.
Index via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This database offers indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications—now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. In addition to articles, this database indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
ArticleFirst via OCLC FirstSearch
Coverage: Contains bibliographic citations describing items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 13,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Updated daily.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: This index is a multidisciplinary
database covering the journal literature of the arts
and humanities. It indexes 1,144 of the world's leading
arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually
selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science
and social science journals. Provides access to current
information and retrospective data from 1975 forward.
Coverage: More than one million images. Interdisciplinary collections in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. It has more than 150 outstanding collections, including: The Museum of Modern Art, The Illustrated Bartsch, Berlin State Museums, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Magnum Photos, Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), ART on FILE: Contemporary Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape, National Gallery, Washington, DC, Natural History Museum, London, Scala Archives, Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives, Latin American Art (Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros), QTVR Panoramas of World Architecture (Columbia University), Asian Art Photographic Distribution (AAPD) (University of Michigan).
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts via ProQuest
Coverage: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional. ASSIA currently contains over 375,000 records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries, including the UK and US.
Auto Repair Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Includes more than 33,100 vehicles covered from 1945 to present; over 250,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs; approximately 77,570 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer; over 144,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing; specifications & maintenance schedules; Labor Time Guide & Estimator; AutoIQ; Quick Tips, a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance; unlimited remote access and much more. New repair procedures and updates will also be added continuously. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.
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Bills from the NC General Assembly
Coverage: Links for Bill Look-Up and Full Text Search of bills from 1997 to present; Session Law/Chaptered Bill Search; Tips for Finding Bills; Simple Bill Inquiry; and much more legislation information.
and Genealogy Master Index via the Gale Group.
Coverage: Provides a comprehensive compilation
of bibliographical citations indexing over four million
contemporary and historical figures from around the
Biography Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
| Biological Abstracts via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
Coverage: Provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide journal literature in the life sciences from 1995 to present. Subjects include anatomy, biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cell biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, human biology, microbiology, physiology, reproduction, and zoology.
Biological Abstracts/Reports, Reviews, & Meetings (BA/RRM) via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
|Coverage: Provides the same coverage as Biological Abstracts with bibliographic references to meeting papers, books and chapters, review articles, and U. S. patents.
BIOSIS Previews via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: BIOSIS Previews is the world's most comprehensive reference database for life science research. It covers original research reports and reviews in traditional biological and biomedical areas. It also covers references to primary journal literature on vital biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms.
Books24x7 ITPro & BusinessPro Library
Coverage: Referenceware is
the largest online book resource offering unobstructed access to the
complete unabridged contents of thousands of the latest and best
business and technology books, as well as to expert summaries of popular business books.
Note: You must create a free account first and then you will be able to log in and access Books24x7.
Books@Ovid via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
Coverage: Books@Ovid supports your research needs by combining classic and groundbreaking titles in a wide range of subject areas—including the world's largest online collection of core clinical texts—with the industry-leading search and discovery capabilities of the Ovid interface. Get anytime, anywhere online access to your essential textbooks. And as you link seamlessly between chapters, topics and referenced websites, as you browse the table of contents, Books@Ovid transforms research information into knowledge.
Business Economics & Theory Collection via Gale
Coverage: With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.
Business ServiCenter via NC Government Resources
Coverage: The Business ServiCenter has been established by the North Carolina Department of Commerce in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Industrial Extension Service. Industry specialists offer advice about existing programs and resources that are designed to improve the profitability of companies.
Source Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This business resource exceeds all other databases available in terms of its premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by Business Source Complete are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. It is the overwhelmingly superior database for full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
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CAB Abstracts via Institute for Scientific Information
Coverage: ISI CAB Abstracts provides authoritative research information on agriculture, environment and all related applied science disciplines. It use CAB Thesaurus, CABICODES and CAB Registry Numbers. It explore data from journals, books, proceedings, monographs, technical reports, and more. Its backfiles available to 1910.
Cabell's Directory via Cabell Publishing, Inc.
Coverage: Publishing directories of publishing opportunities in the following areas: accounting, economics and finance, management, marketing, educational curriculum and methods, educational psychology and administration, and psychology.
CAMIO via OCLC CAMIO
Coverage: Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources.
Internet Tax Research NetWork via Commerce Clearinghouse
Coverage: State, federal and international
news on taxation.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) via NC LIVE
Coverage: Information regarding health promotion and disease prevention
The Chicago Manual of Style Online
Coverage: It provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Coverage: It is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
CINAHL w/Full Text via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexing for 2,717 journals and full text for 320 journals. PDF backfiles to 1982 are also included. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/ complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.
ClasePeriodica via OCLC FirstSearch
Coverage: Indexes over 2,600 Latin American scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology. The journals are published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Covers articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews, and brief notes. Updated quarterly with coverage back to 1/1/1975.
Classical Music Library via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. The growing collection of 50,000-plus tracks includes recordings from the world's greatest labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
Classical Music Reference Library via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Classical Music Reference Library brings together more than 30,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music, which are available for the first time in electronic form.
Classical Scores Library via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Classical Scores Library will contain 400,000 pages of the most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 15,000 scores.
Communications & Mass Media Collection via Gale
Coverage: From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
Communication & Mass Media Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 420 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 600 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 301 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable cited references for peer-reviewed journals covered as "core"). In addition, CMMC features over 3,000 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information, and covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.
Company Profiles via EBSCOhost
Coverage: With 10,000 company profiles, Datamonitor assesses the most important global companies, ensuring a balance between the US, European and Asian companies as well as the key vertical markets. Selected by a scoring system that takes into account: Stock exchange indices, investment bank coverage, key lists, annual turnover, and other minor factors including the number of employees, importance within the industry, future growth potential, and client feedback / customer demand for increased coverage.
COMPUSTAT (Research Insight) via Standard & Poor's Corp.
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: Time series financial and market
information through three databases: COMPUTAT (North
America), COMPUSTAT (Global), and Daily Prices. Analyzes
over 11,000 active U.S. and Canadian companies, over
10,000 inactive companies, and more than 15,000 global
Computer Database via Gale
Coverage: Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
Conference Proceedings Citatiion Index - Science via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: It helps researchers access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. This resource offers a complete view of conference proceedings and their impact on global research, letting you use cited reference searching to track emerging ideas and new research beyond what is covered in the journal literature. It covers the sciences subject.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: Helps researchers access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. This resource offers a complete view of conference proceedings and their impact on global research, letting you use cited reference searching to track emerging ideas and new research beyond what is covered in the journal literature. It covers the social sciences and humanities.
Consumer Health Complete via EBSCOHost
Coverage: Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics, CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
Contemporary World Music via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
Almanac via CQ
Coverage:The acclaimed source for the best coverage and analysis of U.S. congressional legislation from 1945 to today is now available in a powerful, easy-to-navigate online edition. CQ Almanac is renowned for its in-depth analysis of the path legislation takes through Congress, including how bills are changed, derailed, or ultimately passed during an annual session of Congress.
Electronic Library via CQ
Coverage: CQ Electronic Library provides access
to over 3,000 journals, magazines and newspapers
articles on current and controversial issues.
Global Researcher via CQ
Coverage: CQ Global Researcher delivers definitive, in-depth coverage of newsworthy global affairs from a multitude of international viewpoints. It offers focused, readable, single-topic reports on vital world issues.
Historic Documents via CQ
Coverage: It contains more than 32,000 print pages since 1972—provides rich depth of content and an ever-expanding area of coverage. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
Political Handbook of the World via CQ
Coverage: With more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, it is the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. It is renowned for its extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system around the world. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus profiles of over 75 intergovernmental organizations.
CQ Politics in America via CQ Press
Coverage: It is an essential resource for any collection that serves readers who want authoritative information on the members of the 110th Congress. The profiles of the 535 members plus the delegates offer concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations of members at home and on Capitol Hill. Detailed state and district information plus a wealth of information and data on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, standing committees, and other member facts round out the book.
CQ Researcher Online via CQ Press
Coverage: The CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis
on issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and
written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher reports offer
in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics
in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S.
CQ Supreme Court Yearbook via CQ Press
Coverage: The CQ Supreme Court Yearbook provides valuable in-depth coverage on every decision of the nation's highest court since 1989. It offers:
- Year-end overviews of Supreme Court terms from 1989-2005
- Case summaries of every opinion written during each court term
- Essays on the most significant cases from each year and the trends in each term
- Useful tables and figures on voting patterns and constitutional law
- Supreme Court Yearbook Series Online Edition features easy-to-use search and browse functions that make navigation fast and simple
CQ Vital Stats in Amer Politics via CQ Press
Coverage: It is a powerful tool for researching statistical data on politics on the United States. It offers users a wealth of data on elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the military, social and economic, policy, and much more. This new online resource features advanced data-export and download capabilities using Microsoft Excel® and other comma-separated variable formats that allow for easier statistical analysis.
CQ Washington Information Directory via CQ Press
Coverage: WID is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and non-governmental organizations.It provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. WID provides contact information for:
- Congress and federal agencies
- Governors and other state officials
- U.S. and foreign diplomats
CQ Weekly via CQ Press
Coverage: Complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills,
votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and back room maneuvering.
Coverage: Credo covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. It provides online versions of 490+ published reference works from over 70 publishers, including general and specialist dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Crime in North Carolina (Uniform Crime Report) via NCLive
Coverage: Law enforcement agencies report the number of offenses and associated crime data for the following Part 1 crimes: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and arson. Part 1 offenses, excluding negligent manslaughter and arson, are used to calculate the Crime Index and Crime Rate. All other offenses are classified as Part 2 offenses, however, only arrest data are reported for Part 2 offenses. The UCR Program collects data on the age, race and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations. Statistics are broken down by county and the report is accessible in several sections using Adobe Acrobat.
Criminal Justice Collection via Gale
Coverage: Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.
Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Coverage: It covers such subjects as Criminal justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence. 1976-Current.
Current Chemical Reactions via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: It delivers the latestsyntheticmethodsreported in over 100 of the world's leading organic chemistryjournals. Each reaction provides complete reaction diagrams,critical conditions, bibliographic data, and author abstracts.
Current Contents Connect via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: 1998 to the present. It covers agriculture, behavioral sciences, clinical medicine, life sciences, computer, technology, electronics, engineering and art & humanities.
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DigitalNC via NC LIVE
Coverage: Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
Direction of Trade Statistics via International Monetary Fund
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: A CD-ROM database containing data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners.
Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) via ProQuest
Coverage: Includes over 2 million master's theses and dissertations, with over 60,000 titles added every year. It's a great resource for researchers in a wide variety of fields.
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eBook Collection on EBSCOhost (Former: NetLibrary) via NC LIVE
Coverage: Provides easy access to the full text of more than 10,000 reference, scholarly, and professional books.
ebrary (Online Tutorials)
Coverage: Offering access to 45 full-text e-books in high-use subject areas. All of the documents in the ebrary platform can be cross-referenced, are full-text searchable, and integrate with other digital resources in the library and on the web through the ebrary Reader™ and InfoTools™ software. ebrary offers a choice of Readers with QuickView™ for instant viewing in a browser.
Note: You must create a free account first and then you will be able to sign in and use ebrary Reader & Bookshelf.
ebrary Breast Cancer Searchable Information Center
Coverage: It includes authoritative fact sheets, posters, and other materials resulting from collaboration between librarians at ebrary and other organizations.
ebrary Cyber Bullying Searchable Information Center
Coverage: It includes e-books from leading publishers subsidized by ebrary.
ebrary H1N1(Influenza) Searchable Information Center
Coverage: It contains a growing selection of reports, papers, newsletters, posters, and other important materials from government agencies and other trusted sources.
ebrary Library and KM Center
Coverage: It includes e-books from leading publishers subsidized by ebrary. Also includes a collection from Dr. Allen McKiel, Dean of Library and Media Services at Western Oregon University.
ebrary Natural Disaster and Extreme Weather Searchable Information Center
Coverage: It contains information on natural disasters and extreme weather.
Economic Development Intelligence System (EDIS) via NCLive
Coverage: Includes profiles of counties and industries in North Carolina. Provides a searchable database of available industrial properties, and comparisons between states for multiple indicators such as population, taxes, infrastructure, and labor force.
Education Research Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,780 journals, as well as full text for more than 870 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
Coverage: Online version of the popular reference
tool, Encyclopedia Britannica. There are excellent features within Britannica Online Academic Edition:
World Data Analyst ,
Gateway to the Classics,
Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Quotations, Full-text Journal and Magazine articles from EBSCO and Proquest Journals, BBC & New York Times daily headlines, The Web’s Best, World Atlas, Advanced search capabilities, Extensive video collection, NEW eBook / Primary Sources, and Britannica’s newest "Compare Countries" feature.
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History
Coverage: Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. Provides students, researchers, and scholars the opportunity to examine the political evolution of the United States from the 1500s to the present day. It focus on the following themes of political history:
- The three branches of government
- Elections and political parties
- Legal and constitutional histories
- Political movements and philosophies, and key political figures
- Military politics
- International relations, treaties, and alliances
- Regional histories
Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: Essentially the complete English
poetic canon from 600 to 1900. Over 165,000 poems by
more than 1,250 poets drawn from nearly 4,500 printed
sources. Indexed from 600 to 1900.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Environmental Studies & Policy Collection via Gale
Coverage: Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes nearly 200 journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
Environment Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. It contains more than 2.5 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles). The database contains full text for more than 920 journals, including many of the most used journals in the discipline, such as Environment (back to 1975), Ecologist, Conservation Biology, etc. Additionally, it provides full text for more than 190 monographs, such as Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (3 volumes), Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management, etc
ERIC via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexes over 750 journals in the
field of education from 1966 to present. Includes full
text of ERIC Digests from 1967 to present.
ERIC via ProQuest
Coverage: ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
ERIC via the US Department of Education
Coverage: Educational journals and documents, including conference papers, policy papers, and documents from a variety of sources.
Essential Science Indicators via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: 1995-Present. Provides Internet access to a unique and comprehensive compilation of essential science performance statistics and science trends. The chief indicators of output, or productivity, are journal article publication counts.
NewsWatch (ENW) via ProQuest
Coverage: It is a current resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives.
ExecuComp via Standard & Poor's Corp.
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Located
in the School of Business.
Coverage: Executive Compensation Reports covering
current, historical and total compensation, executive
options and compensation of industry peers, and objective
executive compensation data on the top officers of more
than 2,400 companies.
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Poetry Library via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: A collection of some of the most
influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber
list includes Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, T. S. Eliot
and Sylvia Plath covering the seventy year history of
this major publishing house.
FAITS (Faulkner's Advisory for Information Technology Studies)
Coverage: Library of reports covering IT infrastructure, wireless technology, security, data networking, technology vendors, and more. Useful for tracking technology trends, strategic planning, competitive analysis, market awareness, and product/vendor evaluation. FAITS is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind online technology reports library that was created especially for use by the academic community. Continually updated and fully searchable, FAITS contains hundreds of reports that are clearly written, consistent in format, and easy to understand. Reports are designed to help students, educators, and administrators learn about and keep up with the critical issues, trends, market conditions, products, services, and vendors driving the information technology industry.
FARS (Financial Accounting Research System) via FASB
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: This database includes Original Pronouncements from the AICPA and FASB, Current Text (including General Standards and Industry Standards), and EITF Abstracts (issues discussed by the Emerging Issues Task Force).
Fine Arts & Music Collection via Gale
Coverage: With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Food Science and Technology Abstracts via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: 1969 to present. A source of information on food science, food technology, and human nutrition for professionals working in the food sector at all stages of the food manufacturing cycle. It includes Journals books, conference proceedings, reports, theses, patents and legislation.
and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Updated annually, this database includes over 25,000 full text records, covering an array of subject areas. Full text of over 25,000 subject entries in the encyclopedia.
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Gale PowerSearch via Gale
Coverage: Discover all of the great content available at Gale databases. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.
Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale
Coverage: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and
specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These
reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now
you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because
each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may
vary if you use the database at different libraries.
Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection via Gale
Coverage: Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Gender Studies Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection of over 30 largely full-text journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.
General Business File ASAP via Gale
Coverage: Analyze 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.
Geological Society of America Bulletin via GSA
Coverage: It is the Society's premier scholarly journal, published continuously since 1890. Fully refereed, each bimonthly issue includes 16–20 papers reporting major research in the traditional, documented, research-paper style. Topics cover the entire range of the earth sciences. GSA Bulletin is profusely illustrated with occasional color and large inserts. A "Discussion and Reply" section facilitates dialog among authors and readers.
Geology via GSA
Coverage: It published since 1973, features rapid publication of about 23 refereed short (four-page) papers each month. Articles cover all earth-science disciplines and include new investigations and provocative topics. Professional geologists and university-level students in the earth sciences use this widely read journal to keep up with scientific research trends. The online forum section facilitates author-reader dialog. Includes color and occasional large-format illustrations on oversized loose inserts.
GeoRef via ProQuest
Coverage: GeoRef is AGI's most comprehensive geosciences database with worldwide coverage growing by more than 100,000 references a year. The database contains over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Earth Sciences supplements GeoRef with access to millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature.
GeoScienceWorld via GSW
Coverage: A comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef. GSW is a nonprofit corporation formed by a group of leading geoscientific organizations for the purpose of making geoscience research and related information easily and economically available via the Internet. GSW is an unprecedented collaboration of six leading earth science societies and one institute.
Go Ask Alice
Coverage: It is the health question and answer Internet resource produced by the Alice!, Health Promotion Program at Columbia University - a division of Health Services at Columbia. This site has three primary features:
- New GAA! Q&As of the Week gives you the most recently published inquiriesand responses - this section is updated every Friday.
- Search GAA! lets you find health information by subject via a search of the ever-growing Go Ask Alice! archives containing over 3,000 previously-posted questions and answers, and reader responses.
- Ask Alice! gives you the chance to ask and submit a question to Alice.
Government Employee Telephone Directory
Coverage: NC State Capital Area Telephone Directory online. A searchable alphabetical listing, plus the departmental directory are included.
GPO via OCLC FirstSearch
Coverage: Provides citations to all types of U.S. government documents on any subject of interest to the government.
Covers Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). Updated Monthly with coverage back to 1/1/1976.
GPO Access via US Government Publications Office
Coverage: GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993.
GreenFILE via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.
Greenwood Digital Collection see ABC-CLIO E-book Collection under A
Grove Music Online
see Oxford Music Online under O
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Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Coverage: The online content of the 91st Edition, 2010-2011, of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. It is an excellent e-book of facts about chemistry and physics. It covers virtually every element, every physical formula, and every mathematical table imaginable.
Health & Wellness Information center via NC LIVE
Coverage: It integrates NC LIVE and NC Health Info resources in order to give users an improved browsing anf search environment for health-related information.
Healthfinder via NC LIVE
Coverage: A gateway consumer health information web site whose goal is "to improve consumer access to selected health information from government agencies, their many partner organizations, and other reliable sources that serve the public interest." A variety of menu lists on its home page link to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, as well as prevention and self-care. The developer/sponsor of this site is the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services with other listed agencies.
Health Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Coverage: Social studies of health, public policy, health services & administration, health education, community/public health nursing. 1982-Current.
Source: Consumer Edition via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides consumer oriented information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Includes searchable full text for over 150 consumer health journals, abstracts and indexing for nearly 175 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Source: Nursing/Academic Edition via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides more than 400 scholarly
full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 500
HeritageQuest via HeritageQuest
Coverage: Provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Contains original page images for all documents, over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, and other expanding collections.
Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 1,800 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
Historical Newspapers: Christian Science Monitor, The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post via
Coverage: Includes historical
backfiles of Christian Science Monitor (1908-1998), New York Times (1851-2008),
Wall Street Journal (1889-1994)and Washinton Post (1877-1995).
History Resource Center: U.S. via Gale Group
It is a diverse, electronic multidimensional collection of uniquely combined current full-text periodicals, multimedia reference articles and overviews and facsimiles of historic documents. It creates a virtual library of the essential tools needed for the study of U.S. history through extensive inter-linking and cross-referencing — modeling the natural multidimensional research process of students.
History Resource Center: World via Gale Group
Coverage: It is the newly updated version of one of out most popular electronic resources. It combines a comprehensive and unique global collection of resources with easy-to-use search functionality supporting undergraduate and high school research and curriculums.
HIV InSite via NC LIVE
Coverage: A project of the University of California, San Francisco AIDS Research Institute.
Designed as a gateway to in-depth information about particular aspects of HIV/AIDS, it provides
numerous links to many authoritative sites.
Home Improvement Collection via Gale
Coverage: Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
Hoover's via NC LIVE
Coverage: Business research platform allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection via Gale
Coverage: With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
HOTS (Hospitality Operation Training System) via Training Technology International
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Located in the School of Business.
Coverage: HOTS is an advanced computerized business simulation in which up to 99 teams manage hotels in a competitive market place.
Humanities International Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Humanities International Complete is a comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Humanities International Complete provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 journals and contains more than 1.5 million records. Major subject areas include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture and multi-disciplinary humanities titles, with a special emphasis on literature and the literary arts. Title coverage goes back as far as 1929.
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Coverage: IBIS World provides a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of US Industry Research covering more than 700 Industries at the 5-digit NAICS codes. It includes factual and easy-to-use reports on any industry in the US economy.
Image Search via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Allows you to search for articles with images - including charts, photos, maps, and illustrations in the following EBSCO resources:
- Academic Search Premier
- MasterFile Premier
- Business Source Premier
- Middle Search Plus
- Teacher Reference Center
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
- Health Source: Consumer Edition
Index Chemicus via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: It provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students with quick,
powerful access to the chemical compound information they need to find
research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their
findings. Covering more than 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals, it is text- and substructure-searchable, and offers full graphical summaries, important reaction diagrams, and complete bibliographic information.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text via EBSCOhost
Coverage: An excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text provides complete coverage of the most important English-language legal information, including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981 via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field or on a given topic will also be covered.
Infotrac Diversity Studies Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 150 full-text journals. Coverage begins in 1980.
Infotrac Educators 200 via Gale
Coverage: Perfect for educating future teachers and administrators, this set includes over 250 titles covering the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs.
Infotrac General Science Collection via Gale
Coverage: Composed of nearly 300 predominantly full-text academic journals and general science-focused magazines, this collection provides coverage of all scientific endeavor, including particle physics, quantum theory, advanced mathematics, and biotechnology.
Infotrac Information Science & Library Issues via Gale
Coverage: This collection is comprised of content from nearly 100 leading industry journals covering topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more. Coverage begins in 1980.
Infotrac Insurance & Liability Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection, comprised of over 20 journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
Infotrac Military and Intelligence Database via Gale
Coverage: Over 500 titles and more than 7 million articles with links to related sources outside of the current article: reference books, magazine and newswire articles.
Infotrac Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection via Gale
Coverage: This predominantly full-text collection includes over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.
Infotrac Pop Culture Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art, or liberal arts course. The collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate periodicals, which are predominantly full-text.
Infotrac Religion & Philosophy Collection via Gale
Coverage: Users of this collection can research different religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. The collection is comprised of 250 periodicals, many of which are full-text. Coverage begins in 1980.
Infotrac Small Business Collection via Gale
Coverage: Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find over 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Infotrac U.S. History Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection provides coverage of the current thinking and events in U.S. History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of over 40 journals provides robust and balanced coverage of the field.
Infotrac U.S. History Context via Gale
Coverage: Providing a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information, it combines documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s™ digital archives; articles from classic Macmillan Reference USA™ and Charles Scribner’s Sons® references; as well as other Gale proprietary content such as country and era overview information, and full-text periodicals and journals.
Infotrac Vocations, Careers & Technical Education via Gale
Coverage: Offering content from over 300 largely full-text journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Infotrac War & Terrorism via Gale
Coverage: Researchers and students of history, social science, and current events will gain insight into conflicts: their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale. Almost 100 full-text periodicals are included. Coverage begins in 1980.
Infotrac World History Collection via Gale
Coverage: This collection of nearly 40 predominantly full-text journals provides balanced coverage of events in World History. It is useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
Infotrac World History Context via Gale
Coverage: It offers periodical or bibliographic information, World History in Context offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents.
Inspec via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: 1898 to the present. Produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), Inspec® is the leading English-language bibliographic information service providing access to the world's scientific and technical literature in the fields, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Communications, Control Engineering, Computers and IT etc.
International Financial Statistics via International
Coverage: IFS is a monthly database produced
by the International Monetary Fund which provides time
series data covering approximately 26,000 economic concepts
which show major economic aggregates used in the analysis
of economic developments and includes data on exchange
rates, balance of payments, banking and financial systems,
fund positions, interest rates, government finance,
international liquidity and banking, national accounts,
employment, population, prices, production, and trade.
ISI HighlyCited.com via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: ISIHighlyCited.com is an Internet-based, free-access product that collects the work of the world's most cited and influential researchers. Visits to this Web-based resource will help you gain insight into the body of work that a particular researcher has developed and track its influence across diverse scientific fields.
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Jazz Music Library via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
Job & Career Accelerator via LearningExpress
Coverage: Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
Job Openings via NC Government Resources
Coverage: Provides links to North Carolina state government jobs, federal government jobs, the American Job Bank, employer websites, and job fairs.
Journal Citation Reports via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: Journal Citation Reports is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.
Journals@Ovid via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
Coverage: Includes over 45 essential and highly cited scientific, technical, and medical journals.
Journal of Chemical Education via American Chemical Society
is the world's premier chemical education journal. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles and related information as a resource to those in the field of chemical education and to those institutions that serve them. JCE typically addresses chemical content, activities, laboratory experiments, instructional methods, and pedagogies. The Journal serves as a means of communication among people across the world who are interested in the teaching and learning of chemistry.
Coverage: Archive of over 100 full text scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Does not include issues from recent volumes usually the last 2-5 years.
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Kids Search via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. EBSCO databases searchable through this interface include: EBSCO Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Middle Search Plus, Newsaper Source, and Primary Search.
KidsHealth via NC LIVE
Coverage: KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use.
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Lab Tests Online via NC LIVE
Coverage: Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. If you are a medical professional, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science.
LearningExpress Library via Learning Express
Coverage: Practice Examinations Review Online (Example: GMAT, GRE, MCAT, Praxis, etc.)
Provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
Legal Information Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
LegalTrac via Gale
Coverage: This database finds articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals. Legal newspapers on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Government Regulations, Legal Practice, and legal subjects such as Taxation and International Law. British Commonwealth and European Union cases and law are also included.
1980 - Current.
LexisNexis Academic via LexisNexis
Coverage: Provides full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. These sources include U.S. Federal and State case law, codes, regulations, Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789, company financial information, and industry and market news.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications. PDF page images of the full text articles bring researchers charts, graphs, photos, and other valuable graphical information. Providing enhanced access to your periodical collection, this database also steers users to valuable information on the Web with hotlinks to sites mentioned in articles.
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts via ProQuest
Coverage: It currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs including Handbook of Electronic & Digital Acquisitions, Library/Vendor Relationships, Journals of the Century, etc. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. The thesauri in Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ with Full Text includes 6,800 terms, 2,700 of which are preferred terms. This database also includes author profiles. Customers can review information on 5,000 of the frequently indexed authors, such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published.
Literary Reference Center Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research.
Resource Center via Gale Group
Coverage: Literature Resource Center provides
access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical
analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a
single online service, the Literature Resource Center
covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists,
journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage
of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Coverage: Mango is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. It is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you'll learn more than just words and phrases. You’ll learn how those pieces can be rearranged and combined to make new thoughts, new conversations, and even more practical communication! In no time at all, you'll be able to navigate all sorts of everyday situations — get directions, order a meal, make new friends — the possibilities are endless!
Note: You must create a free account and profile first and then you will be able to sign in and use Mango Languages.
MarciveWeb Docs via US Government Publications
Coverage: MarciveWeb Docs is a general index
to federal government documents published from 1976
to the present and is updated monthly. It indexes many
types of documents including agency publications, annual
reports, census data, congressional hearings, and statistical
Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It contains full text for more than 550 popular high school magazines. It also provides more than 440 full-text reference books; tens of thousands of biographies; over 107,000 primary source documents; an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags. MasterFILE Complete offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.
MathSciNet via American Mathematical Society
Coverage: MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature from 1940 to the present.
MayoClinic.com via NC LIVE
Coverage: An excellent consumer source of information. Editors of the site include over 1,200
physicians, scientists, writers and educators at the Mayo Clinic, a non-profit institution with
more than 100 years of history in patient care, medical research and education. The site is an
extension of the Mayo Clinic commitment to provide health education to patients and the
MEDLINE via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It contains over 12 million records of journal articles in all areas of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on biomedicine.
MEDLINEplus via National Library of Medicine
|Coverage: MEDLINEplus has extensive information for health professionals and consumers from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on hundreds of diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements via National Library of Medicine
|Coverage: Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications provided by the United States Pharmacopeia.
Merck Manual Home Edition via NC LIVE
|Coverage: As part of its commitment to ensuring that all who need and want medical information can get it, Merck provides the content of their Merck Manuals on the web for free . Registration is not required, and use is unlimited. The web publications are continuously updated to ensure that the information is as up-to-date as possible.
Mergent Intellect via NC LIVE
Coverage: It is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. And through Mergent's new partnership with WhitePages Pro, clients now have immediate access to contact information for over 200 million U.S. adults. This enhanced people and business search tool features name, address, previous address, age, number of household members and reverse phone number lookup capabilities - another valuable source of business insight.
Coverage: Entitles access to the following products: U.S. Company Data, International Company Data, U.S. Company Archives, International Company Archives, U.S. Annual Reports, International Annual Reports, U.S. Earnings Estimates, International Earnings Estimates, U.S. HSD Equity Pricing (20+ Years History), International HSD Equity Pricing (20+ Years History), Unadjusted Equity Pricing, Mergent Equity Research Reports, Factsheets Plus Institutional Holdings, Insider Trades, Expanded Long-Term Debt, Executive Biographies, Competitor Reports, Industry Reports (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America).
Middle Search Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events and information on a wide range of general topics. Also includes the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Animals, Essential Documents in American History, and coverage of the CIA World Factbook. Includes nearly 400,000 articles.
Military & Government Collection via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies. Military & Government Collection includes abstracts and indexing for nearly 400 titles providing cover to cover full text for nearly 350. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets.
MLA International Bibliography via EBSCOhost
Coverage: The MLA International Bibliography
offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
Morningstar Investment Research Center via Morningstar
Coverage: Combines in one timely database all the fund and stock information necessary for in-depth research. In one database, you have comprehensive information on both mutual funds and stocks. And each fund and stock report is loaded with critical data and decisive analysis.
Music Index Online
Coverage: The Music Index ONLINE edition features over 1.4 million records. The searchable database is updated quarterly with about 100,000 new records added annually. Covering all styles and genres of music. It duly cites book reviews, obituaries, new periodicals, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
Music Online via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Music Online is the broadest and most comprehensive online music
resource that cross-searches all of following Alexander Street
Press music databases.
MyiLibrary via Ingram
Coverage: MyiLibrary offers access to more than 350 full-text online books. The eBooks can be read from your computer screen. No proprietary e-book reader or download is required. Books are available on a variety of topics, including Language Learning, Medical and Health, American History, World History, North Carolina History, Project Management, Classic Literature, Art, Do It Yourself, and Criminology.
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National Cancer Institute via NC LIVE
|Coverage: For the general public, patients, and health professionals, we offer consumer-oriented information on a wide range of topics as well as comprehensive descriptions of our research programs and clinical trials. Scientists will find detailed information on specific areas of research interest and funding opportunities.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine via NC LIVE
|Coverage: Explores complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
Coverage: NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 195,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.
National Institute of Mental Health via NC LIVE
Coverage: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.
Nature (1873, 1995-current) via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
Coverage: The world's best science and medicine on your desktop.
NAXOS Music Library
Coverage: The NAXOS Music Library is a comprehensive collection of Classical music. It includes the complete NAXOS and Marco Polo catalogues of over 130,000 tracks, and also includes other genres such as Jazz, Blues, World and Chinese music. It provides biographical information on composers or artists.
. NAXOS Music Library - JAZZ
Coverage: NAXOS Jazz database includes the Fantasy label, which has the world's best variety of Jazz repertoire and offers the very best in Blues and R & B. the database has over 23,00 tracks, 1,800 albums and 500 renowned artists.
NAXOS Sheet Music Library
Coverage: The Naxos Music Library offers members over 45,000 sheet music titles, powered by the largest online digital sheet music store, FreeHandMusic.com. The library service delivers digital sheet music in all classical genres, spanning music from Medieval to the 21st century and composers from Bach to Arvo Part. You can download the music easily and print.
NC Health Info via NC LIVE
Coverage: NC Health Info allows people to search for web sites of local health services across the state of North Carolina. Covering topics from Alzheimer's Disease to yoga, NC Health Info serves to connect people to health services (health care providers, support groups, wellness programs, etc.) in their local community. Through integrated links with MedlinePlus, a
comprehensive consumer health web site from the National Library of Medicine, users can also access quality, up to date information on over 600 health conditions and diseases as well as wellness topics, drug information, and more.
NC Public Schools Statistical Profile
Coverage: Selected statistical data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on students, personnel and finances. Provides breakdowns by school system and in some appropriate cases by age (grade), race, and gender.
NCpedia via NC LIVE
Coverage: NCpedia provides information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
New York Times via ProQuest
Coverage: Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).
News and Observer via NewsBank
Coverage: Complete full-text content of local
and regional news, including community events, schools,
politics, government policies, cultural activities,
local companies, state industries, and people in the
community. 1991 - present.
NewsBank NewsFile Collection via NewsBank
Coverage: News articles covering social, economic,
environmental, government, sports, the arts, people,
health and science issues and events from more than
500 U.S. regional and national newspapers, wire services,
and broadcasts. 1992-- present.
Source Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides abstracts and indexing
1995 to present for: The New York Times, Wall Street
Journal (Eastern and Western editions), Christian Science
Monitor and USA Today. Coverage includes everything
except obituaries (exclusive of famous people), sports
tables, ads/classifieds, stock prices, and weather.
Includes many complete articles from the Christian Science
Monitor from 1995 to present, and some complete articles
from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.
NIH Senior Health
Coverage: NIH Senior Health makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand online health information. This site was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In addition, the American Geriatrics Society provides expert and independent review of some of the material found on this web site. Each health topic includes general background information, open-captioned videos, quizzes and frequently asked questions (FAQs). New topics are added to the site on a regular basis.
American Women's Letters and Diaries via Alexander Street
Coverage: Over 150,000 pages of published
letters and diaries plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished
materials depicting the personal experiences of hundreds
of women. Contains
materials from Colonial times to 1950.
North Carolina Agricultural Statistics Service via NC LIVE
Coverage: Provides statistical information in table, map, and graph format on farm animals, crops, cash receipts, and weather. Comparisons between North Carolina counties and with agricultural products in other states are available.
North Carolina Community Newspapers via NC LIVE
Coverage: A gateway to over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage, sometimes limited to stories of local interest. Archival access varies greatly and coverage may change without notice.
North Carolina Curriculum via NC LIVE
Coverage: Included are specific Department of Public Instruction goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina. The look-up service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade by subject area.
North Carolina Driver's Manual via NC LIVE
Coverage: Includes the full text of the current Department of Motor Vehicles driver's manual in English and Spanish, pictures of road signs, and the Newcomers Guide to Motoring in North Carolina.
North Carolina Education Directory via NC LIVE
Coverage: Contains addresses and phone numbers of every North Carolina public, federal or charter school and public school system, all employees of the Department of Public Instruction, contact information for education organizations, associations, North Carolina commissions, and educational material suppliers.
North Carolina General Assembly via NC LIVE
Coverage: Includes links for finding representatives and senators for both the NCGA and the US Congress by county, district, and Zip code. Also includes maps of voter precincts and a history of the current congressional districts.
North Carolina Homepage via NC LIVE
Coverage: NC @ Your Service is the NC Government portal, and provides comprehensive and online services for citizens, businesses, and state employees of North Carolina.
North Carolina Newspapers via NewsBank
Coverage: The electronic editions of record for valuable local and regional newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.
North Carolina Public Health via NC LIVE
Coverage: Provides a site covering a wide range of programs and services, all aimed toward
protecting and improving the health of the people who live and work in North Carolina. Includes
information such as fish consumption advisories, ozone levels, pfisteria health precautions,
links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates, etc.
North Carolina State Publications Collection via NC LIVE
Coverage: Created and maintained by the State Library of North Carolina this digital collection contains current and historical North Carolina state publications. Includes informational brochures and pamphlets, various reports (annual, biennial, technical, statistical, etc.), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines, etc.), handbooks, studies, and a variety of other information resources produced by North Carolina state government. The focus of the collection is on state government publications from 2002 to current, but also features historical North Carolina publications of enduring value that have been scanned from their original print format. New publications will be added to the collection monthly.
North Carolina Teacher Academy via NC LIVE
Coverage: Links to Internet based resources for K-12 classroom teachers and educational sites recommended for students and parents.
NoveList K-8 Plus via EBSCO
Coverage: It provides access to information on over 30,500 nonfiction titles designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Created especially for kids (and the adults who work with them), it has a colorful, graphic-rich homepage and is very easy to use.
Nursing & Allied Health Collection via Gale
Coverage: All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
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OAIster via OCLC FirstSearch via NC LIVE
Coverage: OAIster is a catalog of digital resources from a variety of contributors. OAIster currently provides access to 19,906,256 records from 1082 contributors and is updated quarterly. Included in the collection:
- digitized books and articles
- born-digital texts
- audio files
- Technical reports
- Research papers
- Image collections
One Click Audio via NC LIVE
Coverage: Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
Open Library via NC LIVE
Coverage: A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.
Coverage: OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.
Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) via Oxford University Press
Coverage: It is an entirely new research tool for the social sciences and humanities. A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information in half the time by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends. All citations are linked through to your collection via OpenURL, full-text via DOIs, or to the web via links to OCLC, WorldCat, and Google Books, allowing users to locate quickly full-text content directly from OBO. OBO is the ultimate collection development tool for librarians and time saving tool for students and researchers.
Oxford English Dictionary Online (Tutorial - Powerpoint Show)
via Oxford University Press
Coverage: The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Updated quarterly with between one and two thousand new and revised entries, OED Online offers unparalleled access to the ‘greatest continuing work of scholarship that this century has produced’ (Newsweek).
Oxford Music Online via Oxford University Press
Coverage: Oxford Music Online comprises the full text of the New Oxford Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Oxford Dictionary of Opera, and the New Oxford Dictionary of Jazz. It provides written music examples, biographies, bibliographies, illustrations, sound archives and etc.
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PAIS via ProQuest
Coverage: This database chronicles issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The database includes a historical perspective on many of the 20th century's social and public policies such as Prohibition, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, Vietnam and Watergate.
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Coverage: Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is the world's most extensive and authoritative economics reference resource. It contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.
PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
Coverage: A selection of nearly 250 PBS programs, including films from award winning
documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American
Experience, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe
Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.
Physical Education Index via ProQuest
Coverage: This database allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Physics Today via Scitation
Coverage: Physics Today is your daily physics news and research source. It keeps its readers informed about science and its place in the world with authoritative feature articles, news stories, and analyses, as well as by providing a lively forum for the exchange of ideas.
PILOTS via ProQuest
Coverage: This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
Points of View via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. It provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more. It contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. Additionally, this database contains the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, providing students with a searchable collection of some of the most important social, political, and cultural moments of the 20th century.
Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection via Sage
Coverage: Political science, American government, policy studies. 1974-Current.
Popular Magazines via Gale
Coverage: It includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac product line. All the titles were selected based on the actual publication searches performed by library patrons.
Search (Children's Magazines) via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexing and abstracting of 116
children's magazines from 1984 to present. Includes
many complete articles from 35 children's magazines
from 1990 to present. Also includes Funk & Wagnalls
New World Encyclopedia, the World Almanac for Kids and
the World Almanac of the USA.
Muse via Johns Hopkins University
Coverage: Provides online access to the full
text of the John Hopkins University Press's 40+ scholarly
journals in the humanities, social sciences and Mathematics.
Psychology Collection via Gale
Coverage: This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
PsycINFO via EBSCOhost
Coverage: American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. Journal coverage, which spans from 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
Public Administration Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration research, public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
PubMed via National Library of Medicine
Coverage: Provides access to over 11 million
citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals.
PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text
articles and other related resources.
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Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income via NC LIVE
Coverage: Provided by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Personal income and population summary estimates; detailed county annual tables of income and employment; and wage and salary summary estimates. For North Carolina-specific information, select "North Carolina" from the list of states. County-level information will be displayed once you select the state.
Regional Business News via EBSCOhost
Coverage: 75 business journals, newspapers, and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
RIA Checkpoint via RIA
Note: Required pre-registration and user ID is provided (free of charge).
Coverage: Full text federal, state, and local tax material Documents includes, tax codes, regulations, letter rulings, revenue rulings, cases, the Federal Tax Coordinator 2d., and tax journals
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is a comprehensive, ongoing guide to publications on music from all over the world, is an indispensable tool for scholars, students, librarians, performers, teachers, and music lovers. RILM includes over 620,000 records; over 30,000 new records are added every year, covering all document types: articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more.
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Salem History via Salem Press
Coverage: It allows access to the following reference sets:
- The Nineties in America
- Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.
- Great Events from History: The Seventeenth Century
- Great Events from History: The Eighteenth Century
- Great Events from History: The Nineteenth Century
- Great Events from History: The Twentieth Century, 1901-1940
- Great Events from History: The Twentieth Century, 1941-1970
- Great Lives from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.
- Great Lives from History: The Middle Ages
- Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600
- Great Lives from History: The Seventeenth Century
- Great Lives from History: The Eighteenth Century
- Great Lives from History: The Nineteenth Century
- Great Lives from History: The Twentieth Century
- Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives
Salem Health: Magill's Medical Guide via Salem Press
Coverage: It provides
the complete 1,017 articles, 644 sidebars, hundreds of photographs, illustrations, indexes, appendixes, and directories. It
is a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professional and popular self-help guides. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.
Sanborn Maps North Carolina via Sanborn Maps North Carolina
Coverage: Sanborn Maps for the state of North Carolina provides digital access to 11,173 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and compare maps from different years.
Science (1880-current) via HighWire Press
Coverage: The World's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
Science Citation Index Expanded via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines. Provides access to current information and retrospective data from 1945 forward. Some of the disciplines covered include: Agriculture, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
Science Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Designed for science students, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
ScienceDirect via Elsevier Science
Coverage: Provides scientific, technical and
medical (STN) research that offers access to more than
1,100 journals across sixteen fields of science, including
the social sciences.
SciFinder Scholar via CAS
is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Note: As a first time user, you must register using your NCCU e-mail to create a free account. Then you will be able to sign in and use web version of SciFinder Scholar. Client version of SciFinder is located in the Brite, School of Chemistry and School of Biology.
Searchasaurus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Colorful and fun graphical search interface intended for elementary and middle school students. EBSCO databases searchable through this interface are: American Heritage Children's Dictionary, Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Image Collections, Middle Search Plus, and Primary Search.
Directory via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides up-to-date information and
pricing for popular magazines and other serials. Contains
listings for over 150,000 U.S. and international titles,
including 8,000 newspapers. Also includes data on over
87,000 publishers worldwide.
Simply Map via Geographic Research
Coverage: SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data. With SimplayMap, users can:
- Map thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables.
- Develop interactive thematic maps and export high-resolution images to word processing or presentation software.
- Select, sort, and compare data across multiple locations and build custom reports that can be exported to a spreadsheet for additional functionality.
- Explore historical census data to understand how regions change over time and use estimates and projections to analyze current and future trends.
- Make informed personal and business-related decisions.
- Combine locations and search for areas based on specific criteria.
SIRS Knowledge Source via
Social Issues Resource Series, Inc.
Coverage: Full text searchable database of
many subjects including the sciences, medicine, business
and economics, government, international studies, African
American studies. Coverage: 1989 - present.
Small Business Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries via Alexander Street Press
Coverage: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a virtual encyclopedia of the
world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides
educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented
variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and
preservation of diverse musical forms.
SocIndex with Full Text via EBSCOhost
Coverage: SocINDEX™ with Full Text provides the same comprehensive indexing and abstracts as SocINDEX™, as well as full text for 241 "core" journals dating as far back as 1895, and full text coverage of 72 "priority" journals. This database also includes full text for 545 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
Social Science Citation
Index via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 disciplines. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Provides access to current information and retrospective data from 1956 forward.
Social Services Abstracts via ProQuest
Coverage: This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
Abstracts via ProQuest
Coverage: This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.
SPIE Digital Library via SPIE
Coverage: Contains more than 70,000 full-text papers on optics and photonics from SPIE journals and proceedings published since 1998. It also includes citations and abstracts for most SPIE papers published since 1990. Plans are underway to expand the DL back to 1990 by the end of 2004, an archive of nearly 200,000 papers covering a wide scope of optical technologies and applications. Approximately 15,000 new papers will be added each year.
SPORTDiscus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains well over 1,200,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage via Standard & Poor's
Coverage: Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary analysis on industry trends, corporate activities, and investments. For non-business students, the service includes a Financial Education section with tools for understanding personal finance. S&P NetAdvantage, along with other S&P resources, is a core service used at many of the leading investment firms, corporations, government agencies, and law offices.
StatBank via NewsBank
Coverage: Statistics covering topics related to demographics, voting, environment, health, employment and social issues for all 50 U.S. states and over 200 countries of the world compiled from more than 350 government agencies, associations, and organizations worldwide. Graphs are available for some topics. Use for tracking trends and numeric reporting of current issues and events.
State Center for Health Statistics via NC LIVE
Coverage: SCHS is responsible for data collection and research, production of reports, and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics. They have published a wide
variety of reports in the past and are in the process of adding them to their Web site. Currently included are several compilations of mortality statistics (including one devoted to cancer), the
"North Carolina Pocket Guide" of health statistics, "Vital Facts about Life in North Carolina", and
a start toward providing pregnancy and birth statistics.
State Data Center via NC LIVE
Coverage: The North Carolina State Data Center (SDC) is a consortium of state and local agencies that provides information and data about the State and its component geographic areas. The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings. Recently a public health section was added which includes a link to the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. There is also a link to the North Carolina Statistical Register.
State Demographics via NC LIVE
Coverage: The State Demographics unit provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex. The annual estimates of the population of North Carolina counties and municipalities are used in the distribution of state shared revenues to local governments. County and state population projections, available by age, race (white/other) and sex, are used for long range planning.
Statistical Abstract of the United States via ProQuest
Coverage: An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Student Research Center (SRC) via EBSCOhost via NC LIVE
Coverage: Students can search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful information. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. They can also search by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels. EBSCO databases searchable through this interface include: Columbia Encyclopedia, Health Source - Consumer Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Middle Search Plus, and Newspaper Source.
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Tax Forms via NC Department of Revenue via NC LIVE
Coverage: Includes downloadable versions of current North Carolina individual and corporate income, franchise, sales, and withholding tax forms. Includes current cost and depreciation schedules. Forms may also be ordered on-line.
Teacher Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books, 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 for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
Teaching Positions in North Carolina via NC LIVE
Coverage: This page contains links to all the information needed to apply for a job in North Carolina's improving public schools, including information about licensure, national board certification, application forms, and local job fairs.
The Teaching Professor via Magna Publications
Coverage: It is a lively, informative newsletter with a singular purpose: to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching. With each issue, The Teaching Professor delivers thought-provoking and inspirational articles on a wealth of critical topics for university and college professors.
Coverage: Search ThomasNet to find manufacturers, distributors and service providers - from Actuators to Zirconium and everything in between.
TOPICsearch via EBSCOhost
Coverage: A current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Transactions of the American Mathmathical Society via American Mathematical Society
Coverage: This journal is devoted to research articles in all areas of pure and applied mathematics.
Century African-American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: A collection of poetry written by
the most important and influential African American
poets of the twentieth century. Presently includes over
6,000 poems from over 100 complete editions by 46 poets.
Indexed from 1901 to 1998.
Century American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: A database of modern and contemporary
American poetry from the early twentieth century to
the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from
460 volumes by 217 poets.
Twentieth Century English Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
Coverage: Containing tens of thousands of works by 288 poets, Twentieth-Century English Poetry provides an overview of poetry written in the 20th century by both established and emerging writers.
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Coverage: Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory™ is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.
United States Map via NewsBank
Coverage: A collection of world, country, continent, region and state maps in 3 views – political, physical, and black/white without text.
United States Newspapers via NewsBank
Coverage: The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.
University Press Scholarship Online via Oxford University Press
Note: Full text accessible to May 2012 titles. If the titles are not from May 2012, users will only be able to view the abstract.
Coverage:University Press Scholarship Online offers 9,700+ titles available in 24 subject areas, from nine leading university presses. Aggregating monograph content from leading university presses, UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform. It includes:
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Street Journal via ProQuest
Coverage: Index of articles from 1981 to present.
Includes many complete articles from 1984 to present.
Web of Science via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: ISI Web of Science consists of five high-quality databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals in all areas of research: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Westlaw Campus via West
Coverage: Westlaw is a web-based legal research tool that provides access to cases from the courts of all 50 states and the federal courts; statutes from all 50 states and federal statutes published in the United States Code Annotated; the federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations; the American Law Reports; and American Jurisprudence.
Women's Health via NC LIVE
Coverage: A population specialty site for women. It is a relatively new gateway site of health information for consumers, health care professionals, researchers, and educators and is sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health. It provides access to a variety of women's federal resources in addition to those in the private sector. The stated goal of the site is "to help ensure a healthier future for all American women."
WorldCat via OCLC FirstSearch
Coverage: Union catalog of materials held
in libraries world-wide.
Worldwide Political Science Abstract via ProQuest
Coverage: This database provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
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Your Journals@Ovid via Ovid SilverPlatter Company
Coverage: YourJournals@Ovid is a subset of the larger Journals@Ovid database and is limited to only the journals to which NCCU Shepard Library subscribes. YourJournals@Ovid was created for situations when a user wants to see only the citations to which they have access. In addition to the searchable index, a user has the ability to browse by journal title or by journal subject, and then by issue and table of contents, which link to full articles. Covered subjects are Clinical Medicine, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Nursing, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and PsycARTICLES. There is also a feature that allows for finding articles which cite a particular reference.
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