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Articles - Magazines and Journals (Multidisciplinary)

ProQuest Research Library

Provides full-text articles for 3,600+ periodicals, including nearly 1000 peer-reviewed titles, and abstracts for over 1,460 periodicals. Wide range of subject areas, including the arts, business, education, health, law, multicultural, psychology, science, and social science.

 

Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)

A core resource of scholarly information, with over 3,650 abstracted and indexed journals and full text for more than 2,100 journals.

 

JSTOR

An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, especially history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Full-text access to 10,000+ publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

 

MAS Ultra School Edition (EBSCO)

Contains full text for nearly 500 popular magazines. Content includes full-text biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and an Image Collection.

 

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more. This database also contains the full text of more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 572,000 photos, maps, and flags.

 

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Art

Art Online (Oxford)

Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

 

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Books Online

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

Over 118,000 titles make up this collection, which includes academic, community college, and clinical collections covering a broad range of subjects.

 

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Business

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)

Business Insights: Essentials is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

 

Kansas City Business Journal

Comprehensive coverage of Kansas City business news.

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Full-text access to 10,000+ publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

 

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Career

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Facts on File Reference Suite)

This database profiles more than 3,400 jobs in more than 90 industries with career preparation information (including scholarships, academic programs, and non-academic programs) and web resources.

 

MissouriConnections.org (Formerly: Career Information System - CIS)

Explore careers, schools, financial aid; find out about career assessment tools. Includes glossary of career-related terminology.

 

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Education & Child Development

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition (EBSCO)

Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics, and more.

 

Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition (EBSCO)

Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.

 

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition (EBSCO)

Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,200 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics, and more.

 

Discovering Collection (Gale)

Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, DC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. Search national and state curriculum standards with content correlated to the standards.

 

ERIC (EBSCO)

Access to education literature and resources. Contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

 

Learning Express Library

Use practice tests and tutorials to prepare for placement, vocational, entrance, and other exams. Access job and internship opportunities, plus resources to help with resumes and letters, with occupation-specific examples. Although access to these materials is free, new users must register; select "library card" and enter the word "more" plus a seven digit telephone number. (Example: more5501234). You will then create an account with your email address and a password of your choice.

 

LISTA: Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

World-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

 

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays; primary source documents; reference books; and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

 

Primary Search (EBSCO)

Contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd edition; and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

 

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

Provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. This collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Theory Into Practice, and nearly 520 high quality education journals. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

 

Teacher Reference Center(EBSCO)

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

 

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Encyclopedias

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

 

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Health

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)

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. Formats include articles from consumer health related periodicals, evidence-based health reports, health reference books and encyclopedias, medical images and diagrams, physician-generated videos, consumer health pamphlets, and animations with audio narration.

 

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

Indexes articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc. from 1980 to present.

 

Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Source

Provides journal articles ad dissertations for nursing and more than 70 health care disciplines, allowing for interdisciplinary searching. Includes 890 full-text periodicals from 1986 to the present.

 

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History

African-American History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Provides material from core reference resources in African American studies. Includes biographies, subject entries, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.

 

American History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Contains about 2,400 important primary source documents from more than 500 years of American history. Hyperlinks guide users to related documents, biographies, and images.

 

American Indian History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Provides coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. Over 500 Native American groups are covered, including primary source documents, biographies, maps and charts, images, and timelines.

 

American Women's History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Includes biographies, historical and topical entries, speeches, maps, timelines, tables and charts, primary sources, and photographs.

 

Ancient and Medieval History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Explores six ancient centers of civilization - Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. Spanning the period from the early hominids 3 to 5 million years ago through 1522 CE, features subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images, maps and charts, and timelines.

 

HeritageQuest

Search a collection of genealogical and historical sources, including federal census records from 1790 to 1940, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records for African Americans post-Civil War, genealogy and local history books and periodicals, and petitions and actions made to Congress back to 1789.

 

JSTOR

An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, especially history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

 

Modern World History Online

Covers the time period from the mid-15th century to present day, with information on people, places, events, and ideas; includes primary documents, images, videos, maps, and timelines.

 

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Language, Literature, Art, & Music

Art Online (Oxford)

Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

 

JSTOR

An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, especially history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

 

Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)

A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Find poems, short stories, literary criticism, plot summaries, book reviews, and biographies.

 

Music Online (Oxford)

A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

 

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Law and Political Science

Criminal Justice Periodicals (Proquest)

Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Full-text access to 10,000+ publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

 

Westlaw Campus (Only available to Paralegal students)

Westlaw Campus is a version of the same research service preferred by most American Bar Association members. Provides access to the complete laws and statutes of the federal government, all 50 states, and D.C., federal regulations, case law, journal and law review articles, a legal encyclopedia, and other resources.

 

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Music

Music Online (Oxford)

A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

 

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News

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Full-text access to 10,000+ publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

 

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

 

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Pro/Con

CQ Researcher

Published by Congressional Quarterly, with its tradition of nonpartisan reporting and analysis, each CQ Researcher presents an in-depth, balanced account of a current or controversial issue on the public agenda.

 

Issues and Controversies (Facts on File News Services)

Issues and Controversies provides factual analysis, with opposing points of view, on about 800 controversial topics in politics, business, education, and popular culture; links to related articles and overviews; and statistical data (By the Numbers).

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, court cases, statistical tables, images, podcasts, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

 

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Psychology & Sociology

Criminal Justice Periodicals (Proquest)

Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

 

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences (EBSCO)

Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

 

Sociological Collection (EBSCO)

Covers all areas of sociology with full-text articles from 500+ journals, of which nearly 500 are peer-reviewed.

 

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Science & Math

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Provides information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. This collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

 

JSTOR

An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, especially history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

 

Science Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)

Conveys the visual nature of science with over 7,500 printable diagrams, including human anatomy in color, nearly 1,100 experiments, 500 videos, definitions, biographies, and thousands of essays, with citation information provided for each entry.

 

Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, animations, images, and videos. 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.

 

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Bloom’s Literature
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A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)
African-American History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
American History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
American Indian History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
American Women's History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
Ancient and Medieval History Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
Art Online (Oxford)

B

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)

C

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
CQ Researcher
Criminal Justice Periodicals (Proquest)

D

Discovering Collection (Gale)

E

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
ERIC (EBSCO)

F

Facts On File Reference Suite
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Facts on File Reference Suite)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

G

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

H

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
HeritageQuest

I

Issues and Controversies (Facts on File News Services)

J

JSTOR

K

Kansas City Business Journal

L

Learning Express Library
Although access to these materials is free, new users must register; select 'library card' and enter the word 'more' plus a seven digit telephone number. (Example: more5501234). You will then create an account with your email address and a password of your choice.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
LISTA: Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)

M

MAS Ultra School Edition (EBSCO)
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
MissouriConnections.org (Formerly: Career Information System - CIS)
Modern World History Online
Music Online (Oxford)

N

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

O

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

P

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Source
ProQuest Research Library
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences (EBSCO)

S

Science Online (Facts on File Reference Suite)
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
Sociological Collection (EBSCO)

T

Teacher Reference Center(EBSCO)

W

Westlaw Campus (Only available to Paralegal students)

TRIAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

Bloom’s Literature
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