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Access World News Research Collection (Newsbank) Find current and archived state, national and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 4,000 full-text newspapers and other sources including the News and Observer (1991-Current),  New York Times (1985-Current), Washington Post (1977-Current), Access Business News, Access International News, Access Military, Government, and Defense, Access Newswires & Transcripts, and Acceda Noticias.  

EBSCO (Includes: Academic Search Premier; Access World News: Research Collection; ATLA, Business Source Premier; CINAHL; Communication & Mass Media Complete; EBSCO Animals; ERIC; Film & Television Literature Index; Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; GreenFile Environmental Science; Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts; Literary Reference Center; MAS – Ultra School Edition; Medline; Middle Search Plus; Military & Government Collection; MLA Directory of Periodicals; MLA International Bibliography; Newspaper Source; Primary Search; PsycARTICLES; PsycINFO; Regional Business News; Serials Directory; SocINDEX; SPORTDiscus; Teacher Reference Center)  

Britannica Online (Access to Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and select magazines and periodicals) 

JSTOR (Provides access to 100+ electronic journals. Click for title list.) 

NCLive (Searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, electronic books, historical materials, maps, and much more.) 

ProQuest Sociology database gives users access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. ProQuest Sociology database also covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.access to library’s eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content.  


Chronicle of Higher Education - weekly news and job information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.

ERIC - provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials.


ATLA - the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion; includes 555,000+ article citations, 232,000+ essay citations, 511,000+ book review citations, and 266,000+ full text electronic articles and book reviews from 1,656 journals.  


Chemistry - provides access to over 3,134 journal articles many of which are full text, 7,345 books and 119 reference works in the field of Chemistry.

Health Sciences -  includes 2,900 articles in medicine and dentistry, pharmacology, toxology, and veterinary medicine.

National Library of Medicine -   largest biomedical library; supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology.