Databases by Subject

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Alternative History
Art & Music Legal
Book Information Literary Criticism
Business & Economics Medical -EMS,Nursing
Criminal Justice Newspapers
E Books Psychology
Education Science & Technology
General and Cross-Disciplinary Spanish
                                                                         



General and Cross-Disciplinary - Not sure where to start?  Try one of these!

   
Academic Search Premier - Provides multi-disciplinary full text articles for more than 4,500 journals
   
Britannica Online - Online version of the Encyclopædia Britannica
   
CQ Researcher - Access to full-text reports on 'hot' topics that range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Good for topic overview.
   
Ebsco MegaFile - Searches Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and Regional Business News databases
   
Expanded Academic ASAP - Access to articles in academic, business, health, and legal journals and magazines
   
General Reference Center - Find articles on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more
   
MasterFILE Premier - Reference publications as well as photos, maps and flags
   
OneFile - General interest database with many full-text articles, some with images
   
Points of View Reference - "Hot" or controversial topics from different points of view

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Alternative
 
   
Alt-Press Watch - Provides a full-text database of alternative and independent presses
   
Ethnic Newswatch - Bilingual (English/Spanish) database comprised of ethnic, minority and native presses
   
Gender Watch - Full-text articles which explore the impact of gender on a variety of subject areas, including the women's movement and the changes in gender roles

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Art & Music

   
Camio from OCLC:Contains images of fine art, decorative art, and photographs from pre-history through contemporary works
   
Oxford Art Online - Art information and graphics from the Grove Dictionary of Art and some Oxford University Press art resources
   
Oxford Music Online - Music information and graphics from the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and some Oxford University Press music resources

Also try,
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP   

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Book Information and Reviews 
 
   
MnPALS + - Use this database if you want to limit your search to what is available at the Inver Hills library or at other MnSCU libraries
   
Books in Print - Check book, video, and audio titles for availability, price, and publisher info
   
Fiction Connection - Discover book titles similar to ones you've already enjoyed
   
WorldCat - Find books, music, and movies at libraries around the state, the country and the world!

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Business and Economics

    
Business Source Premier - Business research database with full text articles from 2,300 journals
    
General Business File - Covers accounting, advertising, marketing, economics, management, human resources, finance, taxation, real estate, and more
    
Lexis Nexis Business Search - Company and country information
    
Regional Business News - Provides full-text access to regional business publications
Also try,
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP   

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Criminal Justice

   
ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals - Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals

Also try,
Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic ASAP, ProQuest Psychology Journals and PsycARTICLES

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E-Books

   
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Access full-text reference books in many subject areas
    Ebsco eBooks - formerly NetLibrary, now on the easier to use Ebsco platform. No need to create a free account!
   
NetLibrary -Access to over 11,000 full-text books in all subjects. Create a free account to access eBook content 24/7
   
NetLibrary eAudiobooks - Download audiobooks in many subject areas and fiction!
   
NetLibrary Reference Books -  Access to reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and more!  

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Education

   
Educator's Reference Complete - Full text access to scholarly education journal articles including ERIC documents
   
ERIC - Educational Resource Information Center. Over 1 million records with over 300,000 full-text documents
   
Professional Collection - Full text professional development collection
   
Professional Development Center - Scholarly database for professional educators

Also try,
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP

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History
   
Academic Search Premier - Multi-disciplinary full text articles for more than 4,500 journals
   
American History in Video - Large collection of original video from publishers such as PBS, Media Rich Learning, and the History Channel
   
Expanded Academic ASAP - Access to articles in academic, business, health, and legal journals and magazines
    Minnesota Reflections - Over 45,00 images and documents scanned from the state's cultural heritage organizations.

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Legal

   
LegalTrac - Access over 1,400 legal publications
    Legislative Time Capsule - Statistics and other data from the Minnesota legislature from 1849 - present
   
LexisNexis Legal Search - Search federal and all 50 states' cases & codes, Shepherd's ® Citations, Canadian, EU, and other international legislation, and U.S. patents!
   
Westlaw - only available in the Library. Ask a Librarian for assistance.

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Literary Criticism
 
   
Literature Resource Center - A literature reference database with biographical, bibliographical, and critical content about literary figures from most time periods and genres

Also try
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP

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Medical - EMS, Nursing

   
Alt HealthWatch - Provides information on complementary, holistic, and alternative medicine
   
American Journal of Nursing/Nurse Educator/Nursing Magazine
   
Anatomy.TV - Dynamic and interactive multimedia overview of human anatomy
   
CINAHL - Nursing database with full text articles and access to some nursing textbooks
   
Consumer Health Complete - Everyday consumer information from medical encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines
   
Health Reference Center - Full text of nursing and allied health journals
   
Health Source: Consumer Edition - Full-text consumer health information from consumer health magazines
   
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Scholarly full text journal articles and LexiPAL Drug Guide
   
Nursing Reference Center - Access diagnosis and drug information as well as patient care plans
   
Thomson Micromedex Healthcare - Access to healthcare and disease information. Also includes PDR and alternative medicine information

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 Newspapers

   
Lexis-Nexis - Full-text to international and domestic newspapers, news wire services, TV and Radio broadcast transcripts, blogs, and more.  The go-to source for professional journalists!
    Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

   ProQuest Newspapers - Provides full-text access to local, national, and international newspapers including StarTribune
   

 

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Psychology

   
ProQuest Psychology Journals - Provides complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications
   
PsycARTICLES - Provides fulltext articles to 60 APA peer-reviewed journals. Coverage from 1894 - present

Also try
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP

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Science & Technology

   
Computer Database - Product introductions, news and reviews about computers and technology
   
General Science Collection - A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments
   
Science Reference Center - Full text science information from encyclopedias, scholarly journals and magazines
   
Science Resource Center - Locate overviews, articles, experiments, tools and more on science topics

Also try,
Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP


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Spanish

    Informe (English interface)
- Collection of Hispanic magazines with full text
   Informe (Spanish interface) - Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos

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