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Best Sources: Academic Search Premier, CQ Researcher, Opposing Viewpoints eJournal Finder

Database
Description
Vendor
UALC
Academic Search Premier
Y
Journals, magazines, and newspapers in most academic subjects. Search results can be limited to full text and scholarly (peer reviewed) journals.
EBSCO
Y
Annual Reviews
Y
Critically reviews the most significant primary research literature for 29 focused disciplines within the biological, medical, physical and social sciences.
Annual Reviews
Y
Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson):
Y
Wilson's largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index.
EBSCO
Y
CQ Researcher
Y
Provides coverage of current and controversial issues. Includes summaries, pros and cons, and bibliographies.
CQ Press
Y
DOAJ -- Directory of Open Access Journals
Y
Contains hundreds of free, online journals organized by topic.
Lund Univ. Libraries
N
EBSCO eBooks
Y
Search for full text EBSCO eBooks.
EBSCO
N
EBSCOhost databases
Y
Alphabetical list of all EBSCO databases (e.g., Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, ERIC, SPORTDiscus, etc.)
EBSCO
Y
EBSCOhost EJS
Y
EBSCO Electronic Journal Service provides access to electronic journals that the library subscribes through Ebsco Information Services; full-text articles for some journals, access to Tables of Contents, and article citations for journals not available in the full text.
Ebsco Publishing
N
Ethnic NewsWatch
Y
Covers newspapers, magazines, and journals from the ethnic, minority, and native press.
ProQuest
Y
FindArticles
Y
Contains articles on a variety of topics from over 500 publications.
LookSmart
Y
Fuente Academica
Y
Includes more than 100 full text scholarly academic journals from Latin America, South America, and Spanish publishers.
EBSCO
Y
Ingenta
Y
A source for full text articles in a variety of subject areas. Some articles require payment.
Ingenta
N
JSTOR
Y
Provides full text back issues of academic journals.
JSTOR
Y
MagPortal
Y
Searches magazines that are available for free on the Internet.
Hot Neuron
N
MAS FullTEXT Ultra
Y
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra - School Edition.
EBSCO
Y
MasterFILE Premier
Y
Covers periodicals in nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.
EBSCO
Y
NBC Learn Higher Ed
Y
NBC Learn provides thousands of videos, historic newsreels, and photographs available with transcripts. Register to save and add notes to videos and create personal playlists.
NBC
N
Newspaper Source
Y
Covers U.S. and international newspapers.
EBSCO
Y
OCLC FirstSearch
N
OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide
OCLC
N
Opposing Viewpoints
Y
A full-text database providing differing points of view on current social issues. Includes full-text materials drawn from print series such as Opposing Viewpoints, Current Controversies, At Issue, Contemporary Issues Companion, and Gale Information Plus.
Gale
N
Oxford Reference Online
Y
Access to reference sources in all disciplines. Click Advanced Search to search by subject; click Subjects & Books to search individual titles.
Oxford Univ. Press
N
ProQuest Newsstand
Y
Is an extensive collection of major U.S. and international news sources including The New York Times and the Times of London.
ProQuest
Y
Sage Journals Online
Y
Full text access to 450+ SAGE journal titles in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, engineering, and physical and life sciences, with backfiles to 1999.
Sage Publishing
N
TOPICsearch
Y
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 78,000 articles.
EBSCO
Y
Vocational & Career Collection
Y
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 400 trade publications.
EBSCO
Y
Westlaw Classic
Y
Westlaw Classic is a research database for news, legal, and business-related information.
Westlaw
N
WestlawNext
Y
WestlawNext is the new interface for Westlaw Classic. (Presently available only for on-campus use.)
Westlaw
N