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AbbreviationZ: The A-Z of Acronyms and Abbreviations on the Net
Search engine for acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.

ABI Inform Global (ProQuest)
Scholarly and trade publications from around the world offering in-depth coverage of a wide range of business topics. International and domestic company profiles.

ABI/INFORM Dateline
Local and regional business news, not typically found in national news sources.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
The latest news on every major industry from business periodicals and newsletters.

Academic One-File (Gale - NOVEL)
Contains extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Full text journal coverage for most academic areas of study.

ACLS History E-book Project
An online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in history, recommended and reviewed by historians.

America History and Life™ with Full Text (EBSCO)
Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, with selective indexing for over 1,700 journals from 1955 to present. Provides full-text coverage of more than 230 journals and nearly 100 books, and 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.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals that includes journal articles, book reviews and collections of essays. Includes full text for more than 355,000 electronic articles and book reviews from 150 journals selected by leading religion scholars.

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Barrons (ProQuest)
A weekly publication oriented toward investors providing in-depth articles on companies, industries, and finance and economic trends. Full-text coverage from 1988 to present.

Biology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to a wide range of biology topics and includes some of the most popular information resources for users in the academic environment.

Blackwell Companions Humanities Collection (CREDO)
Gathers together the content of 65 key reference works, including many award-winning titles, to provide an interdisciplinary, unique research experience for the undergraduate studying topics in the humanities. Scholarly companions covering American, European and World History, Sociology, Geography, and Religion complement each other to provide a rich ground for study. *To search this collection, type your topic into the search field. On the next page, under Related Resources, click on Blackwell Companion Humanities Collection.

Britannica Online
This is the online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica. It has the Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus along with several other features such as a country atlas, historical timelines, video biographies and much more authoritative reference material. Includes interactive features that allow you to personalize and focus your search, use some open source operations similar to Wikipedia, and other highlights.

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale - NOVEL)
Brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, industry overviews and information, chronologies, and periodical articles.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Articles from peer-reviewed journals and other business publications. International and domestic company profiles.

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Chicago Tribune (ProQuest)
Full-text coverage from 1985 to present.

CINAHL Complete (EBSCO)
The definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals, CINAHL Complete delivers fast and easy access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons. Contains full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Communication Source (EBSCO)
Offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields.

CountryWatch
Up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world, including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural, and environmental information. Daily news coverage, news archive, maps, and other images.

CREDO Reference
Search over 500 full text reference encyclopedias and dictionaries to find content in every academic subject. From arts to history to literature to medicine, science, business, Credo Reference is enhanced with thousands of images, audio files and video. Smart Research starts here.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Contains more than 300,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. This resource includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals, as well as full-text books & monographs.

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Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference
Provides simple and refined searching of the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. With Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference, users can quickly search and view charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, census-tract/block group levels .

Data Planet Statistical Datasets (formerly Lexis Nexis and ProQuest)
Discover interesting relationships between data which can lead to more informed decision-making. Statistical Datasets has the ability to compare data from different datasets and publishers. Provides highly interactive data visualization (including interactive maps) to build graphic-rich charts that track trends, rank performance, and options to export into MS Excel, XML, PDF, Shape Files and reference management tools. Also available is Statistical Ready Reference. A guide to using Statistical Ready Reference can be found here.

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Education Journals (ProQuest)
The database covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
The world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals, covering all areas of education.

ERIC (EBSCO)
Citations and abstracts for 1000+ education and education-related journals, plus lesson plans, reports, and other types of documents.

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Focus Medica Health Animation Collection (CREDO)
Features content from two major multi-media reference works, the Animated Medical and Health Dictionary and the Animated Dictionary of Cardiology. The collection provides an engaging visual research experience for the undergraduate or graduate studying any medical or health related discipline. *To search this collection, type your topic into the search field. On the next page, under Related Resources, click on Focus Medica Health Animation Collection.

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General One-File (Gale - NOVEL)
Contains news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: 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.

GreenFILE (EBSCO)
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,600 records.

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Health Reference Center Academic (Gale - NOVEL)
Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information.

HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Full-text peer-reviewed journals and other periodicals on many medical disciplines, with emphasis on nursing and allied health.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) focusing on the 15th century forward, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and much more. Provides indexing of historical articles from more than 3,100 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 and access to the full text of more than 380 journals and 140 books.

Hudson River Valley Heritage
Online access to historical materials from New York State’s Hudson River Valley, including photographs, maps, letters, postcards, manuscripts, scrapbooks, memorabilia and ephemera, audio and video clips, and many other materials from libraries, archives, and museums.

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)
This database provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world, and includes more than 2,200 journals and 2.8 million records plus unique full-text content.

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Infotrac Newstand
Provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

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JSTOR Language and Literature Collection
Full-text and full-image of 58 journals covering the literary cultures of many different countries. Contains articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, German, and English.

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I Collection
This database contains full-text and full-image of core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

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Kids Info Bits (NOVEL)
Kids InfoBits is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. Designed to fit the research needs of today’s young learners. 

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Lexis Nexis Statistical Datasets, see Data Planet Statistical Datasets

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Indexes 600+ journals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings on librarianship, online information retrieval, information management, and other information technology topics.

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
A comprehensive full-text literature resource that includes information from reference works, books, and literary journals. Includes the content of MagillOnLiterature Plus.

Los Angeles Times (ProQuest)
Full-text coverage from 1985 to present.

Luminarium
Links to essays, resources, and texts from Medieval, Renaissance, and 17th Century English literature.

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The Making of America (University of Michigan)
Primary sources from the 19th century covering in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

MathSciNet
Database of reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for the mathematical sciences literature. Continues the print publication, Mathematical Reviews.

Medline (EBSCO)
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and other health-related topics in more than 4,800 biomedical journals.

Mergent Intellect
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.

Mergent Online
Offers a wealth of textual detail on company financials, descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries officers and directors. Help on searching available here.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
An extensive bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association and considered one of the premiere research tools for languages, literature, folklore, and linguistics.

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National Newspaper Index (Gale - NOVEL)
Provides access to the indexing of The New York Times (Late and National Editions); The Wall Street Journal (Eastern and Western Editions); The Christian Science Monitor (National Edition); The Washington Post (Final Edition); The Los Angeles Times (Home Edition); The New York Times Book Review; and, The New York Times Magazine.

NetLibrary
Complete content of thousands of e-books in all subject areas.

New York State Newspapers (Gale – NOVEL)
This database includes 28 full-text newspapers in New York State including the New York Times and the New York Post.

New York Times (ProQuest)
Complete full text from 1980 to the present.

New York Times Historical, 1851-2008 (ProQuest)
Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Provides access to every page (including advertising, editorials, obituaries, photos, as well as articles) from every available issue.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Selected full text for nearly 30 major U.S. and international newspapers, as well as 200+ regional papers. Also includes full-text radio and television news transcripts.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Students will benefit from a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.

Oxford English Dictionary
The leading authority on the meanings, history, and evolution of the English language.

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Poetry and Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO)
This full-text database provides classic and contemporary resources, such as over 700,000 full-text poems, and more than 51,000 full-text short stories. There are over 10,000 dramatic works, and over 450 explications of both classic and contemporary poems, plus 542 eBooks focused on poetry, drama and short stories.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Highly specialized collection of journals and reports for professional educators. More than half the journals are peer-reviewed.

ProQuest Central
Articles on all subjects.

ProQuest Computing (ProQuest)
An excellent resource for computing topic, including software, hardware, e-commerce, web site development, intranets and extranets, systems design, databases, and technology management.

ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals
This is a collection of journals on criminal justice, jurisprudence and criminology.

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
Leading publications covering all aspects of health administration, including finance, personnel management, insurance, labor relations, and others.

ProQuest Newspapers (ProQuest)
Full-text access to 25+ major U.S. newspapers, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times, plus The Guardian from London.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 780 titles with over 650 titles in full-text, plus more than 11,000 full text dissertations. Also included is evidence-based nursing content, study paths, reports to raise awareness of cultural beliefs and practices in relation to healthcare, plus over 300 training videos.

ProQuest Religion
This is a collection of full text journals in the field of religion.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.

ProQuest Statistical Datasets, see Data Planet Statistical Datasets

ProQuest Statistical Insight
This database compiles statistical data from hundreds of public domain and licensed sources, such as o Federal statistical publications, state government and business statistical reports, and international statistical publications from the UN, OECD, EU, etc. There are over one million statistical tables from the three publication modules. Find current social and economic statistics on such topics as: criminal offenses, arrests, prosecutions, traffic accident fatalities, child vaccination rates, and many more topics.

PsycArticles (American Psychological Association – APA)
Full-text, peer-reviewed articles on general, applied, clinical, and theoretical psychology from APA and other journals, most going back to the first issue. These APA training videos will allow you to learn about some of the advanced searching features and techniques for use in all of the APA databases.

PsycINFO (EBSCO)
It contains a huge percentage of full-text material in psychology and related disciplines. These APA training videos and this APA tip sheet will allow you to learn about some of the advanced searching features and techniques for use in all of the APA databases.

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
Articles and abstracts from journals in clinical and social psychology, as well as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, education, gerontology, linguistics, hypnosis, psychiatry, neurology and social welfare.

PubMed
The NCBI provides free, online access to biomedical and biological research publications and data, including PubMed, a database of over 15 million biomedical abstracts, many of which link to free full text.

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Science Direct
Science Direct is a scientific database that offers journal articles and book chapters for more than 2500 peer reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. It offers leading research in physical, life, health, and social sciences. In addition, topics on engineering and the humanities are also included. Instructions on searching are available here, as is a tutorial on how to search Science Direct. Full-test articles can be requested at no cost to students and faculty via a pay-per-view service provided by the Library.

Science Journals (ProQuest)
Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation.

SciFinder (on-campus use only)
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, among other science based disciplines.The directions to attaining a username and password for SciFinder can be found here. In order to activate an account with SciFinder, you need an active MSMC email account. If you do not have one, please follow the directions on this link. Once you have an MSMC email account, create a new user account for Scifinder here.

The Serials Directory (EBSCO)
Descriptions of 200,000+ U. S. and international periodicals.

Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

This database is the premier, independent source for investment research and market commentary. With NetAdvantage, you have ready access to our most popular research products including Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Mutual Fund/ETF Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, and The Outlook, among others.

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Taylor & Francis Routledge Collection (CREDO)
Thirty-nine scholarly and award-winning reference works covering topics in Religion and the Humanities. Compelling and relevant titles such as the International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, the Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics, and The Quran: An Encyclopedia, will provide an interdisciplinary and dynamic research experience for the undergraduate. *To search this collection, type your topic into the search field. On the next page, under Related Resources, click on Taylor and Francis Routledge Collection.

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Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)
The leading financial newspaper in the U.S., with excellent general news reporting. Full-text coverage from 1984 to present.

Wiley Online Library
Considered the broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Full-text articles can be requested at no cost to students and faculty via a pay-per-view service provided by the Library.

Wilson OmniFile Fulltext Select (Ebsco)
Although recently acquired by Ebsco Publishing, one may find the same great content as before. The search interface has a new look and the ability to search to cross-search with other Ebsco databases. Additionally, enjoy the convenience of all full text articles. A wonderful increase in content with a facelift.

WorldCat (OCLC)
Catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide.

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