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National Geographic Virtual Library Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
High quality photojournalism, maps, and in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Includes the full text of every issue from 1888 to present.
Pascal & Francis
Bibliographic database for sciences / technology (Pascal) and social sciences / humanities (Francis), compliled by the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) of France, covering journal articles and conference proceedings. Formerly a subscription database, freely accessible since 2016. 1972-2015.


Britannica Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
Online equivalent of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Also includes articles not included in the print edition, the Merriam-Webster Dictionarythe Britannica Book of the Year, and an editorially selected directory of links.
Credo Reference Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
An electronic collection of over 700 cross-searchable reference books in a wide variety of disciplines. A great starting point for general research that also leads you right to the library catalog and other databases.
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OED Online Restricted Resource
Full text of the 20 volumes of the OED, the 3 volume Additions Series, as well as at least 1,000 new and revised entries added quarterly. The OED is the leading authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millenium, providing information on the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.
Everyone's favorite controversial, collaboratively built, general purpose encyclopedia. Unmatched in its breadth, if not in its reputation for authority. The English language version alone now boasts well over 3 million articles.
Biography in Context Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Biographies from several reference sources, including Marquis Who's Who, with related full text articles, images and links to hand-picked web sites. Searchable by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Academic OneFile Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Indexes and abstracts articles on subjects such as agriculture, anthropology, arts, business, communications, economics, law, political science, psychology, religion, general sciences, and current events. Includes many full text articles or links to full text; 1980 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Indexes journals in the disciplines of archaeology and classical studies, art, folklore, history, language and literature, literary criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,000 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes 16 current titles. For all other titles, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.
Scopus Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes and abstracts scientific, technical, medical, social sciences and some humanities literature and web resources. Includes citation tracking and links to full text articles. Early 1900's - present for some abstracts; 1996 - present for citation tracking.
Social Sciences Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes articles and book reviews in some of the key international English language journals in the social sciences, for example: anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Google Scholar openURL
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

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- Economics, Sociology

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- Education

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