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  • Academic Search Complete (Texshare)
    Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.

  • ArticleFirst
    Provides article citations from business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology and popular culture journals.

  • Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983
    Covers notable individuals from antiquity through 1983, including writers, artists, statesmen, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, educators, military leaders, teachers, actors, business people, and more.

  • Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1905-1982
    Provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction from key English-language popular magazines, newspapers, and academic journals from 1905-1982, with links to available full-text books on HathiTrust.

  • Clase and Periódica  (ClasePeriodica)
    Indexes articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, reports and more from Latin American and Caribbean journals. CLASE covers the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers science and technology.

  • CollegeSource Online
    Provides college and university catalogs in cover-to-cover, original page format for both U.S. and non-U.S. schools. This resource can be accessed concurrently by only three users at a time.
  • CQ Researcher & Archive
    Covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Includes overview, tables & maps; opposing positions, bibliographies and more.

  • Credo Reference
    Collection includes full text of general reference dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotation books and atlases, as well as subject-specific titles. Features images, sound files, animations, and videos.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Contains articles, biographies, images and maps, as well as animations, videos, audio files and selected Web links.

  • Fuente Academica (Texshare)
    Unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

  • Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia (Texshare)
    Basic reference resource that covers a variety of subject areas.

  • Handbook of Texas Online
    Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.

  • Internet Archive
    Offers access to historical collections of texts that exist in digital format, as well as some audio, moving images, and software.

  • Legal Collection (Texshare)
    Source for information on current issues, studies and trends of the legal world. Covers criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, ethics, the environment, and more.

  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe - See Nexis Uni

  • MasterFILE Premier (Texshare)
    Designed specifically for public libraries. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, science and more. Includes reference books, primary source documents, images, maps & more.

  • Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe)
    Provides news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Sources include U.S. and international newspapers, federal and state case law, codes, company information, and more.

  • Oxford English Dictionary Online
    Twenty-volume OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, with etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and pronunciation.

  • PapersFirst
    Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

  • PapersInvited
    Multidisciplinary alerting service that provides publishing opportunities via conference proceedings and special issues of journals.

  • Pivot (formerly COS Scholar Universe and COS Funding Opportunities)

    Provides information on global and local research, funding and collaboration opportunities for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

  • ProceedingsFirst
    Index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

  • Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
    Online version of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature provides indexing of wide range of popular magazines and journals from 1890-1982.

  • Sage Research Methods
    Research methods tool for users in the social sciences, health sciences, and other disciplines. Contains content from books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and more.

  • Serials Directory (Texshare)
    Provides access to up-to-date bibliographic information, pricing, e-mail and Internet addresses for popular serials. Contains U.S. and international titles.

  • TOPICsearch (Texshare)
    Provides resources to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
    Source of information on scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.