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Indexes journal and magazine articles on a wide
range of topics, including business, computers, current events, economics,
education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
FirstSearch Databases (Some provided by TexShare.)
Indexes scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. About 70% of the journal titles are available with full text.
Information from trusted medical reference resources such as Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence, and PDR Family Guide to Health and Nutrition. Key health web sites are also listed, as well as general interest health publications, and health and medical journals.
Provides access to a growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture, including original page images for all documents. This resource includes data from the Genealogy & Local History database.
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of topics including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and
Full text access to: The Austin American-Statesman; The Christian Science Monitor; Dallas Morning News; Financial Times; The Houston Chronicle; Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service; Los Angeles Times; The New York Times; Times (London); and The Washington Post
Designed specifically for public libraries, this resource offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, etc. It also includes the searchable full text for nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews, nearly 1,400 journals with images, the Essential Documents in American History database, over 1.7 million company records from Dun & Bradstreet, and much more.
Contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.
Provides the full text of articles from 550 journals covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Covers such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Contains over 184,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; historical data for an additional 20,000 titles; data from nearly 83,500 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
Provides access to medical information from more than 34 medical texts including Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, the DSM-IV, Mosby's Drug Consult, and Griffith's 5 Minute Clinical Consult, and more.