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ABET (Electronic)
ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 70 years.

Academic Search Complete (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
The World's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database. Includes more than 6,100 full-text periodicals and indexing and abstracting for more than 10,600 additional sources.

Academic Universe (Lexis Nexis) (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

Access World News (Full Text) (Electronic)
Search state, regional and national full-text articles with diverse source types including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires,etc. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more.

AccessScience 2.0 (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
The online McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology provides fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology.

ACM Digital Library Portal (Full Text) (Electronic)
Access the Association for Computing Machinery's vast collection of citations and full text from journals, newsletters and conference proceedings. Coverage from 1991-present.

ACS Free Search  (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
American Chemical Society created this electronic index so you can conduct basic author, title and keyword searching across multiple ACS journals. It is also possible to search specific journals by selecting one or more titles from a list.

African-American Poetry 1760-1900 (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full text of over 2,500 poems by key African-American poets, based on William French's bibliography, "Afro-American Poetry and Drama 1760-1975." Hosted by the University of Virginia for VIVA.

African-American Poetry, 1760-1900 (Full Text) Key Resource
Digital collection of poetry written by African-Americans since the nineteenth-century.

AGRICOLA (Electronic)
Citations to journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, and technical reports pertaining to agriculture. Coverage 1970-present.

Agricultural Science Collection  (Full Text) Key Resource
The collection contains agricultural science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from AGRICOLA. AGRICOLA is the definitive bibliographic database to agricultural science literature. 1970-present, over 550 full text journals

AIDS & Cancer Research Abstracts (Electronic)
Contains bibliographic data from the worldwide scientific literature as related to AIDS, immunology, virology and cancer genetics. Coverage 1982-present.

Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (Electronic)Key Resource
A subject index to articles, news items, and editorials appearing in more than 80 military and aeronautical periodicals. Coverage 1988-present.

Algology Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C) (Electronic)
Online index to scientific literature on algae, fungi, protozoa and lichens. Coverage 1982 - present

Alt HealthWatch (Full Text) (Electronic)
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Alternative Fuels Data Center (Full Text) (Electronic)
The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)is a vast collection of information on alternative fuels and the vehicles that use them. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the AFDC provides information on the research and development, production, and benefits of various alternative fuels including biodiesel and ethanol.

Aluminum Industry Abstracts (Electronic)
A searchable database of citations dealing with the aluminum industry. Coverage 1972-present.

America: History and Life (Electronic) Key Resource
Article abstracts and citations of history-related reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Coverage 1963-present

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
This web page provides full-text of 30 research journals and magazines of the American Chemical Society. Coverage 1996 - to date.

American Civil War Newspapers (Full Text) (Electronic)
Virginia Tech website provides an archive of Civil War-era newspapers. The Macon Daily Telegraph (GA) is full-text from July 1860 to June 1865. There will be as many as 10 newspapers from the 1860s from the North, South, rural, urban, white-owned and black-owned.

American FactFinder (Electronic)
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data come from several censuses and surveys.

American History in Video
Allows students and researchers to analyze historical events and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. More than 5,000 titles.

American Poetry (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online full text of 40,356 poems from the most influential American poets, from the Colonial period to the early twentieth century.

American Presidency Project (Full Text)
The American Presidency Project contains messages, papers, reports, debates, and thousands of other documents of U.S. presidents such as party platforms, candidates' remarks, statements of policy, etc.

Ancestry Library Edition (Full Text) (Electronic)
Contains genealogical information from 1.2 billion records in 3,000 databases. U.S. Federal Census from 1790, American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index are included.

Annual Reviews (Full Text) (Electronic)
Annual Reviews publishes 29 series covering three major fields as well as a number of special publications and Web based projects every year. The major fields are biomedical, physical and social sciences.

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (Electronic) Key Resource
Designed to meet the information needs of the caring professions, and spanning the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education, this database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals, from more than 16 countries.

Aqualine (Electronic) Key Resource
A water resources database, this provides comprehensive focus on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources. Over 300 journals are indexed.

Aquatic Science Collection (Full Text) Key Resource
Contains aquatic science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA). ASFA is the premier database in the field of aquatic science research. 1970-present, over 370 full text journals

ARTFL Database (Full Text) (Electronic)
American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL)database consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.

Article First (Electronic)
Includes items listed on the table of contents pages of journals. Describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record. Coverage 1990-present.

ArXiv.org (Full Text) (Electronic)
Open access to over 452,000 full-text articles in the areas of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics.

ASCE Library (Full Text) (Electronic)
ASCE Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. Full-text access varies for each journal title.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (Electronic)
An index to over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature in the field of aquatic resources. Coverage 1978-present.

ASME Digital Collection (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
This primary repository of current and archival literature in mechanical engineering features ASME's Transaction Journals from 1980 to the present. Full-text access varies for each journal title.

Associates Programs Source (Full Text) (Electronic)
Designed specifically for junior & community colleges with a primary focus on disciplines of study within associate degrees and certification programs. Coverage includes: accounting, agriculture, graphic arts, journalism, etc.

ASTM Standards (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
Full-text of the ASTM Standards published by the American Society for Testing and Materials. The standards cover active, redline, and historical standards. They are in PDF format.

Atmospheric Science Collection  (Full Text) Key Resource
Contains atmospheric science related full-text articles, access to figures and tables within articles, and bibliographic records from Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). MGA is the most comprehensive database available in meteorology. 1974-present, over 190 full text journals.

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Background Notes (Full Text) (Electronic)
U.S. Dept. of State provides overview information of U.S.-country relations from a diplomatic perspective.

Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) (Electronic)
This database provides access to clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics. Coverage 1982 - present.

Biological Sciences (Electronic) Key Resource
Contains full-text articles, figures and tables within articles, and bibliographic records from Biological Sciences database. Biological Sciences provides access to literature from serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. 1982-present, over 750 full text journals

BioOne (Full Text) (Electronic)
A collection of over 70 full-text scholarly journals focused on the biological sciences from 1998 to the current issue.

Biotechnology & Bioengineering Abstracts (Electronic)
Bibliographic coverage of important research, applications, regulatory developments and patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering. Coverage 1982-present.

Books in Print with Book Reviews (Full Text) (Electronic)
A comprehensive database of books in and out of print in the English speaking world. Book reviews are from such sources as Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and Publisher's Weekly. Renewal is in process.

Boston African Americana Project (Electronic)
This website on African American history in Boston contains over 500 items, spanning the years 1770 to 1950. Included are PDF files and transcriptions. Topics covered include slavery, abolition, Civil War and rural life.

Business Source Complete (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Provides a collection of bibliographic and full-text content. Part of the comprehensive coverage offered includes, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.

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Cambridge University Press (Full Text) (Electronic)
This publisher provides full text for over 100 journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. You can conduct searches, view tables of contents, and view abstracts for all journals on the site.

Catalog, Preston Library (Electronic)
An index to the contents of Preston Library. You can search by author, title, subject or keyword, see what new materials have arrived (Featured Lists) and customize your information needs (MyLibrary).

Center for Systemic Peace (Full Text)
Developed at the Center for Global Policy (George Mason University), this site supports scientific research and quantitative analysis in many issue areas related to the fundamental problems of violence in both human relations and societal development.

Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramics Abstracts (Electronic)
A comprehensive database for the ceramics industry. Indexes journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, standards and product literature. Coverage 1975-present.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
A comprehensive source for research and study in international affairs. Includes: working papers from research institutes, conference proceedings, policy briefs, foundation research projects, journal articles, and more.

CINAHL (Full Text) (Electronic)
CINAHL provides indexing for over 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982.

Civil Engineering Database (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. It covers ASCE publications published since 1973. VMI owns most of the ASCE journals. Full-text varies for each journal title.

ClasePeriodica (Electronic)
Clase and Periodica indexes Latin American journals published in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. Coverage as early as 1975-present.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.

Compendex (Electronic)
The most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature, containing references to over 5000 engineering journals and conferences. Online version of "Engineering Index." Coverage 1884-present.

Computer Science Collection (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Including Computer & Info Science Abstracts Comprehensive coverage of computer science topics, ranging from computer security to web commerce. Deep indexing captures and categorizes data, variables and other content represented in tables, maps, photographs and other figures. 1981-present, over 750 full text journals

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Index, abstracts and full text of articles in many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.

Conference Papers Index (Electronic)
Citations to papers presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Focuses on life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences. Contains some material on physics, engineering and materials science. Coverage 1982-present.

Consumer Health Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Topics covered: aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, men and women's health, and more.

Contemporary Authors (Full Text) (Electronic)
This biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers is integrated in the database, "Literature Resource Center" produced by Thomson Gale.

Contemporary Women's Issues (Full Text) (Electronic)
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.

Copper Technical Reference Library (Electronic)
An online bibliographic database of the literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965.

Corrosion Abstracts (Electronic)
Bibliographic information on corrosion science and engineering. Reviews the documented experience of others and provides summarized findings. Coverage 1980-present.

CQ Global Researcher (Full Text) (Electronic)
Reports are definitive, in-depth coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints and include sections as "current situation," "pro-con," and a new feature called "voices from abroad." Coverage 2007 - present.

CQ Researcher (Full Text) (Electronic)
Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in-depth and nonbiased. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, economics, politics, science and technology. Library covers 1967-1996 in print and 1991 to date online.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Online availability to the most recent edition, which enables quick and easy access to everything the "Handbook" has to offer a student.

Credo Reference (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides access to 100 reference books. Find information in encyclopedias, dictionaries, factbooks and more.

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Digital Library on American Slavery
An index to the collections at UNC Greensboro. Users may search and browse names and topics such as "slaves as inheritors." This database doesn't include transcriptions or images of original documents but instead, citations for the documents.

Directory of Published Proceedings (Electronic)
Find hard-to-find conferences, congresses, meetings and symposia. Search by author, subject or title of paper. InterDok has published this source since 1965.

Dissertations & Theses (Proquest) (Full Text) (Electronic)
The most comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations and master's theses in the world. Coverage 1627 - present.

DOE Information Bridge (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides free and convenient access to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, biology, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science.

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Ebsco Host (Electronic)
Access to EBSCOhost Web (leads to databases), Consumer Health Complete, and Salud en Espanol.

EconLit (Electronic) Key Resource
Subject indexing and abstracts of over 400 journals, over 500 collective volumes per year, plus books, dissertations, and working papers. January 1969 to the present

Economia y Negocios (Full Text) (Electronic)
More than 74,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, providing coverage for over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.

Education Research Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all education specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Electronic Engineers Master (Full Text) (Electronic)
Register to find manufacturers and suppliers of products that are electromechanical, optoelectronics, oscillators, power sources, semiconductors, and more.

Electronic Text Center Collection (UVA) (Full Text) (Electronic)
Includes approximately 70,000 on- and off-line humanities texts in thirteen languages, with more than 350,000 related images (book illustrations, covers, manuscripts, newspaper pages, etc.)

Electronics & Communications Abstracts (Electronic)
This Cambridge Scientific Abstracts database provides this comprehensive guide to ongoing work in electronics and communications. Coverage 1981 - present.

Encyclopaedia Britannica (Full Text) (Electronic)
An online version of one of the most popular general encyclopedias.

Energy Citations Database (Electronic)
Provides access to bibliographic records for scientific and technical information dating from 1948 to the present. The literature in disciplines of interest to DOE are chemistry, physics, environmental science, geology, engineering, and mathematics.

Engineered Materials Abstracts (Electronic)
Indexes the journal literature of polymers, ceramics, and composites in a variety of structural and other advanced applications. Coverage 1986-present.

Engineering Research Database (CSA) (Electronic) Key Resource
Coverage of the international literature for research in civil, earthquake, environmental, mechanical, transportation engineering, forensic engineering, engineering services, education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, mathematics/computation, design, construction, and latest technological developments.

Engineering Village (Electronic)Key Resource
Comprehensive source of up-to-date engineering information. Provides access to bibliographic citations and abstracts from engineering journals. Click on WebBridge to get full-text article or locate in library or request Interlibrary Loan. Coverage 1884-present.

English Poetry Full-Text Database (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full text of 4,469 works by 1,350 key English poets from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the nineteenth century. This Chadwyck-Healy database is hosted by UVA.

English Verse Drama Database (Full Text) (Electronic)
Contains 2,284 works by 450 named authors plus approximately 230 anonymous works. Coverage 1300-1900. This Chadwyck-Healy database is hosted by UVA.

ENGnetBASE (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
CRC Press created this database which provides access to its handbooks. An excellent resource for engineers and scientists.

Environment Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
Contains more than 1 million records from more than 1,000 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s.

Environmental Sciences Collection (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full-text articles, figures and tables, environmental impact statements, and bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. 1967-present, over 1,100 full text journals.

ERIC (Electronic)
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world’s premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.

ERIC (EbscoHost) (Electronic)
ERIC database references thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines. Coverage 1966-present.

Europa World Plus (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online version of the "Europa World Year Book" and Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. It provides current background and covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

European Library (Electronic)
The European Library webservice is a portal which offers access to the combined resources (books, magazines, journals, etc., both digital and non-digital) of 48 national libraries of Europe. It offers free searching and delivers digital objects - some free, some priced.

Eurostat
Statistical unit of the EU. Users may register to access enhanced functions. Includes country profiles.

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Factiva (Full Text) (Electronic)
A Web-based news and business information service. For the first time, the universally indexed, combined content sets from both Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing are available.

Facts on File (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online "Facts on File Yearbook" answers questions about news events, statistics and people. Select either database - "World News Digest" or "Issues & Controversies" - to find domestic or international information.

Find It Virginia (Full Text) (Electronic)
Collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine articles and books. Available 24X7. Web site created to ensure all residents of the Commonwealth have equal access to essential resources for lifelong learning. Public library card is necessary for full access.

FirstSearch Databases (Electronic)
A group of databases covering a variety of academic disciplines, including "WorldCat," a listing of library holdings of all libraries participating in OCLC.

Free Patents Online (Full Text) (Electronic)
Fast, easy-to-use access to millions of patents and patent applications. Every published US application, from 2001000001 to the present is available, and the last several years of European patent are available.

Fuente Academica (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Provides full-text for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals. Multi-disciplinary database offers content to many academic areas.

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Gale Encyclopedia of American Law (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online, new edition of formerly West's Encyclopedia of American Law which covers leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Full Text) (Electronic)
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. The fifteen reference works include: St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Contemporary Novelists, and The Gale Encyclopedias of U.S. Economic History, Medicine, and Psychology.

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (Full Text) (Electronic)
The Gilder Lehrman Collection contains more than 60,000 documents detailing the political and social history of the United States. The collection's holdings include manuscript letters, diaries, maps, photographs, printed books and pamphlets ranging from 1493 through modern times.

Gold Rush (Electronic)
An online resource for searching over eight thousand electronic journals that provide free full text content. Search by keyword, title, or subject.

GovTrack (Electronic)
Use GovTrack to keep tabs on your representatives in Congress (US and state) or to research pending legislation that might impact your life or business.

GPO Access (Electronic)
Official Web site for this service of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) that provides free electronic access to important information products produced by the Federal Government. Links to the "Congressional Record" and "Federal Register."

GPO Monthly Catalog (Electronic)
Indexes print and electronic U. S. Government information resources created and published by Federal agencies. Coverage 1976 to present.

Grant Opportunities (Electronic)
SPIN Global Suite is the world's #1 funding opportunities database. Find information for grants, fellowships and scholarships. INSTRUCTIONS: Click on Client Login located at the top of the screen. After CLIENT LOGIN TO: click on New SPIN. Now you are ready to search the database.

GreenFILE (Full Text)
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of titles includes content on global warming, green building, renewable energy, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, and full text for more than 4,700 records.

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Handbook of Psychology (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
Access this 2nd edition and comprehensive revision which covers discoveries based in neuroscience, evidence-based practice and mindfulness, as well as new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

HarpWeek (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full-text image reproductions of the magazine Harper's Weekly, 1857-1877.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

HeritageQuest (Full Text)
The database for census data, family records, and local histories. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more.

HighWire Press (Full Text) (Electronic)
Stanford University Library's HighWire Press provides online, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the sciences, technology and medicine.

Historic Documents (Full Text) (Electronic)
This full-text database provides access to primary sources about significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. Coverage begins with 1972.

Historical Abstracts (Electronic) Key Resource
Article abstracts and citations of books and dissertations covering world history from 1450 to the present; excludes the United States and Canada. Coverage 1970-present.

Historical Statistics of the United States (Full Text) (Electronic)
This Millennial Edition Online (updates 1975 paper edition) is a compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources expanded to include over 37,000 data series and dozens of new topics,i.e. slavery, American Indians, and poverty.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) (Electronic)
The HSDL collection provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
Hospitality & Tourism Complete covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 749,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for 440 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books.

Humanities International Complete (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.

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IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research (Full Text) (Electronic)
U of Connecticut hosts thousands of working papers, journal articles, book chapters and open-access books drawn from Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) database to further disseminate economic research.

IEEE All-Society Periodical Package (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Full-text of 128 IEEE professional publications for technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Coverage ranges from 1998 to present.

Image Quest (Electronic)
Access nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world! Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading names have joined with Britannica to provide the best and broadest collection of proprietary imagery.

In the First Person
The index to English language personal narratives, including letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and oral histories. From archives, repositories, publishers, and individuals, there are indexed first person narratives that are publicly available on the Web.

Index to Legal Periodicals (Full Text) (Electronic)
We are directing you to LexisNexis Academic, the full-text database for legal research in newspapers, magazines and newsletters.

Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A) (Electronic)
This database identifies in scientific literature significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Coverage 1982 - present.

Internet Movie Database (Electronic)
Find information about motion pictures and TV movies from this web site. Search by title,cast/crew name, character name, keyword and other options.

IOP Science (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
The Institute of Physics (IOP) collection of numerous scholarly physics journals and access to a large archive of physics journals. The coverage dates vary depending on the archive of the particular journal.

Issues & Controveries (Full Text) (Electronic)
This "Facts on File" database provides information about today's crucial issues in business, politics, government, education and popular culture. Coverage 1999 to present

ITER (Electronic)
An online bibliography to journal literature dealing with the Middle Ages and Rennaisance (400-1700). Includes citations for articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts, and discographies.

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JSTOR (Full Text) (Electronic)
Searchable backfiles of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Coverage varies but begins with vol. 1, issue 1 and runs up to the most recent few years.

JSTOR Plant Science (Full Text) (Electronic)
JSTOR created this database for the study of global plants. Content includes plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related resources such as correspondence, maps, paintings, photographs and other images for people interested in plant science.

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LANIC: Latin America Network Information Center (Electronic)
The premiere Web-based information center for Latin America. Sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies at the university of Texas, the information is browsable by subject or country.

Legal Collection (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

LexisNexis Academic (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database provides full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options.

Library Catalog, Preston Library (Electronic)
An index to the contents of Preston Library. Search by author, title, subject or keyword.

Library of Congress (Electronic)
The Library of Congress web site provides access to the library's collection, government resources, and research tools.

LibriVox (Full Text)
A nice selection of free audio books.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (Electronic)
Indexing to the journals covering all aspects of the study of language and the various field of linguistics. Coverage 1973-present.

Literature Criticism Online (LCO) (Full Text) (Electronic)
Search and find full-text literary criticism of the following series: Classical & Medieval; Contemporary; Drama; 1400 to 1800; Nineteenth-Century; Poetry; Shakespearean; Short Story; and Twentieth-Century.

Literature Online (Full Text) Key Resource
A full library of up-to-date, fully searchable criticism and reference resources in addition to the full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the seventh century to the present day.

Literature Resource Center (Full Text) (Electronic)
This literary database gives student researchers access to more than 120,000 literary figures from all time periods and all literary genres. Online access to "Contemporary Authors," "Dictionary of Literary Biography," and other criticism sets.

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Many Books (Full Text)
A large selection of books that can be freely downloaded in a variety of formats, i.e. PDF, Sony, DOC, RTF, etc. A number of titles are also available as audio books through LibriVox.

MasterFILE Premier (Full Text) (Electronic)
Multidisciplinary database providing full text general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest. Also includes nearly full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Materials Science Collection (Electronic)
The collection contains materials science related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Materials Research Database, the leading global database in Materials Science. 1962-present, over 450 full text journals

Mathematical Programming Glossary (Full Text) (Electronic)
This glossary contains terms specific to mathematical programming and related disciplines like economics, computer science, and mathematics.

Mathematical Reviews (Electronic)
Access this database for mathematics and computer science topics. Covers more than 55 years of the publication, "Mathemetical Reviews."

MathSciNet (Electronic) Key Resource
MathSciNet is the searchable Web database providing access to over 55 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications from 1940 to the present.

Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts (Electronic)
MTEA provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the serials literature in mechanical and transportation engineering and their complementary fields. Coverage: 1960s-present.

MedicaLatina (Full Text) (Electronic)
MedicaLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.

MEDLINE (ProQuest) (Electronic)
More than 4 million citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical literature relating to research, clinical practice, administration and more. Coverage 1990-present.

Mergent Horizon (Full Text) (Electronic)
Mergent Horizon maps companies to their core lines of business, suppliers, partners, customers and competitors. Classifying companies according to their products and services allows for true comparisons helping students understand a company and its competitive position in the marketplace.

Mergent Online (Full Text) (Electronic)
Mergent Online provides data on over 10,000 US companies, 20,000 non-US companies, 8,000 inactive companies and over 1 million privately held companies. Includes financial information, annual reports, executive biographies, and historical information (e.g. mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcy and reorganization).

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary Online (Full Text) (Electronic)
This visual dictionary is an interactive dictionary with an innovative approach. From the image to the word and its definition, the visual diction is an all-in-one reference.

METADEX (Electronic)
A comprehensive source for information on metals and alloys. Indexes more than 2,000 journals, plus patents, dissertaitions, and more. Coverage 1966-present.

Middle English Compendium (Electronic)
The Middle English Compendium is designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.

Milestone Documents in American History (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online access to explore primary sources that shaped U. S. history. Coverage: 1763-2003

Military & Government Collection (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content.

MLA International Bibliography (Electronic) Key Resource
Indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Includes journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, and more. Coverage 1963-present.

Monthly Catalog of U. S. Government Publications 1895-1976 (Electronic)
The most comprehensive index to historical information published by the United States federal government. Describing over 1.2 million items published between January 1895 and June 1976, the "Monthly Catalog" helps you identify important and useful information on all subjects.

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications (Electronic)
Provides bibliographic records of U.S. Government information resources. Use it to link to Federal agency online resources or identify materials distributed to Federal Depository Libraries. Coverage 1994 - present.

Morningstar Library Edition (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides up to date investment information. Access is restricted to ONE user at a time.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (Electronic) Key Resource
Covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Search over 189,000 U.S. and international publications, including journal articles, audiovisual presentations and unpublished research.

National Jukebox (Electronic)
Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

National Transportation Library (Electronic)
Search or browse the National Transportation Library as well as Digital Repository.

Nature Publishing Group (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full-text access to Nature, 8 journals from the Nature Research Journals and 6 from the Nature Review Journals. The link is to the search engine. The titles may also be access through our online catalog.

New York Review of Books (Electronic)
Online edition of this premier literary magazine which provides excerpts of book reviews from 1963 to the current issue.

New York Times (1851 - 2008) (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full-text articles of The New York Times covering the period of Sept. 18, 1851 to Dec. 31, 2008.

New York Times (1980 - current date) (Full Text) (Electronic)
Full-text articles of the national newspaper, The New York Times, covering the period of 1980 to the current date.

Newspaper Source Plus (Full Text) (Electronic)
Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers and selective full text for more than 410 U.S newspapers. The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts.

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OAISter (Full Text) (Electronic)
Catalog of digital resources from Open Access collections. Includes texts, audio files, images, theses and reports. Access item with one click.

Oceanic Abstracts (Electronic)
Worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. Coverage 1981-present.

Online Books Page (Full Text) (Electronic)
A large directory of books freely available online in a variety of formats, i.e. text, doc, pdf, html. It was founded in 1993 by John Mark Ockerbloom. The University of Pennsylvania Library hosts the site.

Oxford English Dictionary (Full Text) (Electronic)
The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, contains definitions for English language words and information on word origins and histories. Updated quarterly.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online (Full Text) (Electronic)
Encompassing over 3,500 reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. Areas of interest are global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.

Oxford Reference Online (Full Text) (Electronic)
Oxford Reference Online brings together over 100 fully searchable reference works. Frequently updated, all disciplines will find this resource useful.

Oxford Text Archive (Full Text) (Electronic)
The Oxford Text Archive hosts Literature, Languages and Linguistics and collects, catalogs, and preserves high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching. The OTA currently distributes more than 2000 resources in over 20 different languages, and is actively working to extend its catalog of holdings.

Oxford University Press (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online access to over 184 periodical titles in the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. Full text of these online journals is available for the past several years.

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PAIS International + PAIS Archive (Electronic)
Articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories about public affairs. Coverage: current file covering 1972 to present and archive, 1915-1972.

PapersFirst (Electronic)
Index of papers presented at conferences in all fields. Coverage 1993-present.

PBS Video Collection (Streaming Videos) (Electronic)
PBS video collection 498 videos. Each video has a low and a high bandwidth link. Low bandwidth recommended for off Post viewing and high for on Post. Requires Quicktime Player. Log on to the VMI Network required. Videos are also accessible through the Libary's online catalog. Keyword search on "pbs video viva".

Periodicals Index Online (PIO) (Electronic)
Includes journal articles dealing with scholarly and academic topics that have appeared in scholarly periodicals from 1665 to 1995.

Perseus Digital Library (Electronic)
A collection of online resources for studying the ancient world. Includes ancient texts and translations, philological tools, art catalogs, images, and more.

Physical Education Index Key Resource
Abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.

Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
PROLA is the online archive of the Physical Review journals published by the American Physical Society. The articles go back as far as 1893, and up to the last 4 years. Note: Access to Physical Review A includes the current issue as well as the archive.

PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) (Electronic)
PILOTS is a comprehensive resource for the study of post-traumatic stress disorder. Produced by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, PILOTS includes 31,000+ articles, books, reports, and pamphlets from 1871-present.

Plant Science (Electronic)
A bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects. Coverage 1994-present.

Proceedings First (Electronic)
Citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library from October 1993 to the present.

ProCon.org (Full Text) (Electronic)
An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public charity which provide pros and cons on diverse controversial topics with facts and quotations from thousands of experts.

Project Muse (Electronic)
Journal issues available online (mostly humanities and social sciences) from Johns Hopkins University Press. Coverage varies. An alternate site, listed by journal title, is at Project Muse

PROLA (Full Text) (Electronic)Key Resource
PROLA is the Physical Review Online Archive. It includes all American Physical Society journal content back to 1893. Full-text articles are not available for the last 4 years.

ProQuest (Electronic) Key Resource
Contains 31 bibliographic databases for a variety of disciplines, including citations, abstracts, and some full text.

ProQuest Congressional (Full Text) (Electronic)
Comprehensive U.S. legislative information from Congressional Information Service (CIS)and LexisNexis now provided by ProQuest. Also find legislative histories.

ProQuest Congressional Database (Full Text)
Covers abstracts and indexing for Hearings, Reports, Documents and Committee prints from 1970-present (there are links to HTML text from approximately the mid-1990s).

ProQuest Databases (Electronic)
ProQuest provides access to over 30 major databases in the life sciences, economics, engineering, computer science, medicine, literature and more.

PsycArticles (Full Text) (Electronic)
Re-direct to PsycNet. The database contains more than 40,000 articles in 53 journals from the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Coverage spans 1985 to present.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

PsycInfo (Electronic) Key Resource
Re-directs to APA PsycNet. An index with abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. Coverage is 1887 to the present.

PsycNET (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
The American Psychological Association provides access to psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. This includes journal articles, books, critiques and gray literature.

PubMed (Electronic)
The National Library of Medicine's search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.

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Quote DB--The Quotations Database (Full Text)
Searchable quotation database of thousands of quotes from hundreds of authors. The database contains numerous subjects, speeches, and groups.

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RefWorks (Electronic)
This is a bibliographic management program that you can use to create your own personal database of references. Later you can format your references in any style including APA, MLA, Chicago and more.

Regional Business News (Full Text) (Electronic)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Full Text) (Electronic) Key Resource
Religion & Philosophy Collection provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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Safari Books (Full Text) (Electronic)
Online reference library for IT professionals. Contains the full-text for hundreds of programming and business e-books.

Safety Science & Risk Abstracts (Electronic)
Comprehensive, timely information across the fields of public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Coverage 1981-present.

Salem History (Full Text) (Electronic)
Access the contents of "Milestone Documents" and "Weapons & Warfare" for historical topics.

Salud en Espanol (Full Text) (Electronic)
Spanish edition of the "Consumer Health Complete." Provides overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments. Topics covered are first aid, infant/child care and illness, aging and wellness.

Scitation (formerly SPIN) (Electronic)
More than one million documents from scholarly journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and other special publications from prestigious scientific societies and technical publishers. Our online access is limited to abstracts.

SCI-TECHnetBASE (Full Text) (Electronic)
Find full-text chapters from many CRC handbooks.

Social Services Abstracts (Electronic)
This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development. Coverage 1980 - present.

Sociological Abstracts (Electronic)
Indexes research on sociology and related disciplines. Information comes from over 2,600 journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Coverage 1963-present.

Solid State & Superconductivity Abstracts (Electronic)
This Cambridge Scientific Abstracts database provides unparalleled access to current research and applications across the field of solid state and superconductivity. Coverage 1981 - present.

SPIE Digital Library (Electronic)
The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 230,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. Our online access is limited to abstracts.

SPIN (Electronic)
Find information about grants, fellowships and scholarships in SPIN, the world's largest database of funding opportunities. INSTRUCTIONS: See CLIENT LOGIN TO: located at the top of the screen. Click on SPIN. Now you can search the database.

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Tax Forms - IRS (Full Text) (Electronic)
Current year forms and publications.

Tax Forms - States (Full Text) (Electronic)
The Federation of Tax Adminstrators provide direct links to state tax forms.

Tax Forms - Virginia (Full Text) (Electronic)
Virginia Department of Taxation's website is designed to provide you with easy access to a variety of online services and information about taxes in Virginia.

Tax Forms - WorldWideWeb (Full Text) (Electronic)
Comprehensive US Tax directory on the Web

TOXLINE (Electronic)
Information from all areas of toxicology, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides,environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. Consisting of records from the last 5 years plus the current year.

Transportation Research Information Service (TRIS) (Electronic)
TRIS database is the world's largest, most comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation information. TRIS contains a half million records of published and ongoing research.

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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (Full Text) (Electronic)
This is the "global source" for information about journals, magazines, newsletters, newspapers, and more. Current publishers, addresses, telephone numbers, status of indexing services, etc.

United States Newspapers (Full Text) (Electronic)
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.

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Vault (Full Text) (Electronic)
Contains career guides, industry guides, employer profiles, company profiles, cover letter and resume examples, interviewing advice, and general help in finding employment. Cadets can access "Vault" by clicking on its link at end of page.
Requires VMI network username/password to login.

Vente et Gestion (Full Text) (Electronic)
Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.

VideoLectures.net (Electronic)
A portal to video lectures (primarily in science fields) collected from presentations at conferences and events around the world. Topics range from basics of probability and statistics to Lagrange Equations.

Virginia Heritage (Full Text) (Electronic)
A union database of finding aids to archival and manuscripts collections in thirteen Virginia repositories. The contents of the database represent only a small percentage of each institution's holdings.

Virginia Newspapers (Full Text) (Electronic)
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with a collection of full-text newspapers from Virginia.

VMI Library Catalog (Electronic)
The online bibliographic catalog to materials in Preston Library. Search by author, title, subject or keyword. The online catalog also has MyLibrary capabilities and Featured Lists.

Voter Information (Full Text) (Electronic)
This is an user friendly federal web site that provides state-by-state access to voter registration and how to acquire an absentee ballot.

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Water Resources Abstracts (Electronic)
Indexes technical and scientific literature on water-related topics, including: conservation, control, pollution treatment, and management of water resources. Coverage 1967-present

Weapons & Warfare (Full Text) (Electronic)
Contains more than 140 essays that provide information about weaponry, tactics, and models of warfare since ancient times and examine the way they have been expressed socially, politically, and artistically. There is online access from the catalog or the database "Salem History."

Wiley Online Library (Full Text) (Electronic)
Formerly Blackwell Synergy, this database provides access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals and 9000 books. The subjects include Medicine, Science, Social Science and the Humanities. Coverage begins with 1997 to present.

Women's Studies International (Electronic)
Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.

World Almanacs (Full Text) (Electronic)
Includes the contents of the World Almanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A., the World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and the World Almanac for Kids.

World Bank - WDI (Electronic)
World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960.

World News (Full Text) (Electronic)
Access full-text newspaper articles from the World.

World News Digest (Full Text) (Electronic)
This "Facts on File" database provides full-text articles of domestic and international news. Covers major political, social and economic events since November 1940.

WorldCat (Electronic) Key Resource
An index to 49 million titles cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century, books, media, serials and Internet sources.

WorldCatDissertations (Electronic)
A database of dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.

WorldWideScience
This is "a global science gateway -- accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals." Search scientific articles by title, author, keyword, and date.

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