Databases

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General | Agriculture | Arts & Humanities | Business | Careers | Current Issues | Education | Environment | History | Library References | Military | Newspapers | Nursing & Health | Psychology | Reference | Statistics | Video Databases


GENERAL RESOURCES

Academic Search Complete – EBSCO
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

eBook Academic Collection – EBSCO
A large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs. Offering more than 170,000 e-books

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)
Index and some full-text for over 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. This database also contains full-text for more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and images.

Points of View Reference Center – EBSCO
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills

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AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service – Internet Resource
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. ARS conducts research to develop solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provide information access and dissemination. This site contains full-text online access to Agricultural Research Magazine and ARS publications.

Agricultural Statistics Annual – Internet Resource 
Agricultural Statistics is published each year to meet the diverse need for a reliable reference book on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and various USDA agencies collaborated in furnishing the information in these publications. Full-text online.

Academic Search Complete – EBSCO
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES

Art and Architecture in Video (Alexander Street Video)
Documentaries about many varieties of art forms.

Black Studies in Video (Alexander Street Video)

eBook Religion Collection – EBSCO

Filmmakers Library Online (Alexander Street Video)

LIFE Photo Archive  
"Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google." Add "source:life" to any Google image search and search only the LIFE photo archive (for example: Olympics source:life).

Saskia Art Images (CARLI)   
The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt.

Women and Social Movements (Alexander Press)

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BUSINESS

Business Source Elite – EBSCO
This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more. Content includes nearly 600 active full-text journals and magazines, more than 350 active full-text peer-reviewed journals, more than 180 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo, and more than 300 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus.

Census Bureau Economic Statistics – Internet Resource   
A comprehensive collection of U. S. business and economic statistics compiled by the U. S. Census Bureau on a five year cycle.

Regional Business News – Ebsco
Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources. Content for Regional Business News is provided by leading publishers in business news including The Washington Post, PR Newswire US and more. Key resources include newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires.

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CAREERS

Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Statistics  
For hundreds of different types of jobs includes the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

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CURRENT ISSUES

Points of View Reference Center – Ebsco
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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EDUCATION

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) – Ebsco
An authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.

National Center for Education Statistics/Dept of Ed – Internet Resource   
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Professional Development Collection – Ebsco
A highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

Women and Social Movements (Alexander Press)

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ENVIRONMENT

GreenFILE – EBSCO
Covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.

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HISTORY

American History in Video – Alexander Street Press
Provides more than 7,500 titles of streaming video from commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries from producers such as The History Channel and PBS. Historical coverage ranges from early American history to contemporary events.

C-SPAN Video Library – Internet Resource  
A searchable, comprehensive video archive of governmental and political content, which includes not only legislative proceedings, but also interviews.

Digital Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970  
Historical maps of Illinois towns and cities, including building outlines, street names, property boundaries and other information.

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online
The definitive source of statistics and data on all aspects of American history from Colonial times to the present available in a downloadable and customizable form. Expands and revises previous print edition produced by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, including thirty years of new data and scholarship.

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LIBRARY RESOURCES

OCLC FirstSearch AUTHO: 100-108-226 PASSWORD: spoonriver
Searches for articles and books from all over the country, for use with the Interlibrary Loan service.

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MILITARY

Military & Government Collection – EBSCO
Offering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, Military & Government Collection offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and related content. Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text, indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals and periodicals

Military and Law Enforcement Periodicals, 1691-1877 – EBSCO

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NEWSPAPERS

HarpWeek
Electronic Access to Harper’s Weekly: 1857-1912

NewsBank
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.

Newspaper Source (EBSCOhost)
Full text for 40 U.S. and international newspapers, along with 389 U.S. regional newspapers.

Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)
Covers 80 regional business publications of the U.S.

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NURSING & HEALTH

AHFS Consumer Medication Information – EBSCO
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost)
Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine, complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

eBook Nursing Collection – EBSCO
700 eBooks in this database with a focus on Medical, Nursing & Allied Health subject areas.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)
Contains articles and information from consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost)
Contains over 550 nursing and allied health full text journals.

MedlinePlus/NLM NIH – Internet Resource
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, this database gives you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues

PsycARTICLES (EBSCOhost)
Contains journals and articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Visible Body: Anatomy & Physiology
An interactive app for A & P with 3D images that you can manipulate to get inside and better understand the human body. (Click on the Anatomy & Physiology logo to launch the app)

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PSYCHOLOGY

PsycARTICLES (EBSCOhost)
Contains journals and articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

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REFERENCE

CREDO Reference
Searches over 3 million full text entries in 751 reference books.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
EBSCO This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas

MAS Reference eBook Collection – EBSCO
This ebook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for high school students. Topics include biography, history, careers, language arts, literature, government, health, math, science, current events, and social-emotional health.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)
Full text for nearly 500 reference books and contains an image collection of over 500,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Primary Search Reference eBook Collection – EBSCO
This ebook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for primary school students. Topics include social studies, history, language arts, geography, culture, math, and science.

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STATISTICS

Agricultural Statistics Annual    
Agricultural Statistics is published each year to meet the diverse need for a reliable reference book on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and various USDA agencies collaborated in furnishing the information in these publications. Full-text online.

City-Data.com
Comprehensive statistics on U.S. cities

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online    
The definitive source of statistics and data on all aspects of American history from Colonial times to the present available in a downloadable and customizable form. Expands and revises previous print edition produced by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, including thirty years of new data and scholarship.

Statista
Contains over 1,000,000 statistics for researching quantitative data.

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VIDEO DATABASES

American History in Video (Alexander Street Video)
Documentaries about historical events

Art and Architecture in Video (Alexander Street Video)
Documentaries about many varieties of art forms

Black Studies in Video (Alexander Street Video)

Filmmakers Library Online (Alexander Street Video)

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