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Academic Search Complete

Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary database that contains many peer-reviewed journals. This is a good place to start for most topics.

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Publication Dates:1887 - present
All EBSCO’s Databases

Select which of EBSCO’s databases you’d like to search, or search them all at once.

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Associates Programs Source

Designed specifically for the needs of two-year colleges, this databases covers a broad range of topics such as alcohol and drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, electrical technology, health information technology, law enforcement and criminal justice, and more.

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Publication Dates:1985 - present

JSTOR is a multidisciplinary full-text database with articles from 1,500 major journals. Please note: In many cases, JSTOR does not include the most recent 3 to 5 years of these journals. Please use other databases to retrieve recent articles, especially for current events topics.



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Publication Dates:1864 - present
Vendor:College of William & Mary
MasterFILE Premier

Multidisciplinary database for general research. Topics covered include reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues. Contains a large image collection of photos, maps, and flags.


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Publication Dates:1975 - present
Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

Format:Abstracts and Full Text
Publication Dates:Varies
Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Searchable, browsable full-text of the 22-volume Oxford English Dictionary. Use Find Word for definitions. Use Advanced Search for etymological searches. Click “Thesaurus” to search the Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus for synonyms.

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Publication Dates:Current Edition
Vendor:Oxford University Press
Oxford Reference Online

Includes over 200 reference books covering art, the sciences, literature, history, law, the performing arts, religion, computing, economics and business, general reference, and much more.

Publication Dates:Varies by title; current editions
Vendor:Oxford University Press
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Doctoral dissertations and master’s theses from around the world.

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Publication Dates:1960s - present