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All Databases by Title:
- Academic Search Complete
is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary, database with more than 8,500 full‐text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full‐text periodicals, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887.
- AAS Historical Periodical Collection
provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. The fifty thematic collections from AAS Historical Periodicals include digitized images of magazines and journals not available from any other source, and provide rich content detailing American history and culture from the mid-18th century through the late-19th century. This American Antiquarian Society collection is through EBSCO’s Digital Archives.
- AHFS Consumer Medication Information
is a source of patient drug information published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, available in both English and Spanish.
- America’s News
With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.
- Black Life in America
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media. The content in this database is sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
- Black Thought and Culture
contains non-fiction works, interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other material of historically important African Americans. Along with well‐known works, the collection features approximately 5,000 pages of unique, fugitive, and never‐before‐published materials. Biographical essays by leading scholars and an annotated bibliography of the sources in the database are also featured.
- Business Source Elite
provides full text for over 1,000 business, management, and economics journals and periodicals with content going back to 1985. Topics include accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, and sales. More than 10,100 extensive company profiles from Datamonitor are also included, as well as Associated Press video content from 1930 to today.
- CARLI Digital Collection
provides access to the digitized collections of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries of Illinois’ Digital Collections. It delivers digital representations of myriad special collections including printed and manuscript materials, images, and sound recordings. It also guarantees researchers access to cross‐institution and cross‐collection searches integrating previously disparate and possibly remote special collections. It is a growing image and special collections research resource for faculty, staff, students, and the public. By combining digital collections from a number of CARLI member institutions into a seamless environment, researchers are guaranteed richer search results on a variety of topics.
- CINAHL Plus
includes nursing & allied health journals with full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL. The database contains full text for many of the most used health journals without an embargo.
- Consumer Health Complete
is designed to support patients’ health information needs from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which provides concise drug reports.
the Education Resource Information Center database, contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full text ERIC documents dating back to 1966. It currently indexes 1167 education journals and includes full text for many of those titles.
- Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering all subject areas.
- Health Source: Consumer Edition
provides information on the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health from nearly 80 full text consumer health magazines.
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
- Hispanic Life in America
The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media. The content in HLA is sourced from more than 17,000 American and global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications. Coverage is from the early 18th century to the early 21st Century.
- Historical Statistics of the United States
is the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.
- Literary Reference Center Plus
(LRC) is a full text database that combines information from major reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. It contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 460 literary journals, more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
- MAS Ultra – School Edition
is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. It also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs.
- MasterFILE Premier
is designed specifically for public libraries. This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals dating as far back as 1975. It also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
- Medline Plus
is produced by the National Library of Medicine to provide information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. It includes the latest treatments, information on a drug or supplement, definitions, medical videos and illustrations, the latest medical research, and information about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
- Military & Government Collection
offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government from periodicals, academic journals, and other content including cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
- Newspapers.com – Illinois Collection
offers full text articles from over 180 historical Illinois newspapers covering the period 1808-2009.
- Newspaper Source
provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 US & international newspapers, and selective full text for 389 regional newspapers. Full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
- New York Times Archives
is the complete full text of the New York Times with digital reproductions providing access to every page from every issue since its founding in 1851.
- Opposing Viewpoints
provides reports in a uniform format on social science topics along with podcasts, journal articles, statistics, reference sources, and links to appropriate websites.
- Primary Search
provides full text for more than 70 magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text dates as far back as 1990.
- Professional Development Collection
is a collection of full text education journals designed for professional educators. This database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
includes more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and Publisher web sites.
- Regional Business News
incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
- Sage Knowledge
is a collection of reference books mostly in the health and social sciences.
- Sanborn Maps
is a collection of historic city and town maps of Illinois which provide an excellent way to track the growth of a city or town.
- Saskia Art Images Collection (from classic texts)
contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt.
- Women and Social Movements, Scholars Edition
Women and Social Movements includes information, such as documents, reviews of books, films, and websites, teaching tools, and notes from the archives on women’s social movements in the United States from 1600-2000.