Articles & Databases - Descriptions
A collection of over 3,000 full-text electronic books
covering a wide range of subject areas. Includes the series
Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular
Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century,
and Literature in Context.
A digital collection of over 1,700 full-text titles
offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twelve learned
societies and nearly 95 contributing publishers. The
result is an online, fully searchable collection of
high-quality books in the humanities (mostly history).
These are works of major importance to historical studies
-- books that remain vital to both scholars and advanced
students and are frequently cited in the literature. These
titles are searchable in our library catalog.
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with
more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than
7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text,
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, with the majority of full text titles
in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited
references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
An authoritative resource that contains high-quality
reference material that covers all major scientific
disciplines. It offers links to primary research material,
videos and exclusive animations, encompassing the McGraw-Hill
Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and the McGraw-Hill
Yearbook of Science and Technology. It also
includes definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary
of Scientific and Technical Terms as well as
biographies of well-known scientific figures.
Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American poets in
the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Agricola, 1970 to the present (updated monthly)
The AGRICOLA database indexes 2,500 journals, USDA
publications, state agricultural experiment station and
extension services documents, FAO publications, foreign
documents, conference proceedings, books, and audio-visual
materials. Its subject matter covers agriculture economics
and rural sociology, animal industries, animal nutrition,
botany, chemistry, entomology, food and human nutrition,
natural resources, plant science, soil science, veterinary
medicine, and water management. Approximately 10% of the
citations include abstracts.
Space Magazine Archive
This collection encompasses every era of aviation and
space exploration, emphasizing the human stories as well
as the technology of aviation and spaceflight. The archive
covers from April/May 1986 - December 2010/January 2011
and includes complete issues from that time period.
A complete bibliographic reference to journal literature
covering the history of the United States and Canada from
prehistory to the present. Together with Historical
Abstracts, these are the best and most complete
history indexes we have; citations include abstracts.
Society Journal Search
You can search the journal collection of the American
Chemical Society by title, author, or keyword. The ACS
journals that we have access to are available full-text
online, back to 1996. We have access to the following:
Chemistry of Materials
Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry
Crystal Growth and Design
Journal of Natural Products
Journal of Proteome Research
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation
ACS Chemical Biology
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Organic Process Research and Development
Accounts of Chemical Research
Environmental Science & Technology
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling
Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data
The Journal of Organic Chemistry
The Journal of Physical Chemistry
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
Energy & Fuels
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
Chemical Research in Toxicology
War: Letters & Diaries
Almost 100,000 pages of primary materials, including
memoirs, letters and diaries from ndividuals plus 4,000
pages of previously unpublished materials. Also inlcudes
one of the most comprehensive bibliographies of Civil War
letters and diaries yet published.
Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the
Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the
United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews
Full-text articles that synthesize the primary research
literature in 32 focused disciplines within the
Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Our coverage
extends back to 1996.
Developed by the American Anthropological Association
(AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological
material online, including: current issues for 15 of the
AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications, including
American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist,
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical
Anthropology Quarterly; an electronic archive of all AAA
journals; and, seamless access to archival content housed
at JSTOR for key AAA publications including American
A large collection of over 1,000 full-text practical books
on village and small community technology. The
publications are reviewed in The Sourcebook (with links to
the texts) and cover water supply systems, renewable
energy, agricultural tools and implements, intensive
gardening, forestry, housing, and other topics. Most of
the publications are from the 70s and 80s, but are still
useful as guides to do-it-yourself technology. Note: this
resource is only available when on the local campus
An important destination for searching through historical
documents, personal papers, and family histories held in
archives around the world. Thousands of libraries,
museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million
collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers can
discover the items in each of these collections, then
contact the archives to learn how to access the materials.
Provides access to primary source information, including
birth and death records, ship logs, cemetery records, and
& Architecture Complete,
1990 to the present
Provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more
than 220 books. In addition, this database offers
cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780
academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as
well as for over 230 books. Includes an Image Collection
of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.
ArticleFirst, 1990 to the present
Describes items listed on the Table of Contents pages of
individual issues of journals in science, technology,
medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and
A repository of approximately 300,000 images covering art,
architecture and archeology. The collections cover a wide
variety of civilizations, time-periods, and media. The
images are drawn from different sources, such as museums,
archaeological teams, photo rchives, slide collections,
and art reference publishers. ARTstor's software tools
will support a wide range of pedagogical and research uses
including: viewing and analyzing images through features
such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images
online for personal or shared uses, and creating and
delivering presentations both online and offline.
Provides a collection of major religious and theology
journals and contains full text journals representing all
major religious faiths, denominations and language groups.
Coverage in this collection dates back to 1949.
A comprehensive database of biographical information on
more than one million people from throughout history,
around the world, and across all disciplines and subject
Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive
collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies,
including the complete full text run of Biography Today
and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative
biographies that are not available in other databases.
& Agricultural Index,
7/1983 to the present
Abstracts, 1926 to the
Indexes English-language periodicals in life sciences and
agricultural subjects, published in the U.S. and
elsewhere. Includes book reviews.
A leading reference database in the life sciences, providing
abstracts to over 4,000 journals. Biological Abstracts
covers the following fields and more: botany, microbiology,
pharmacology, biochemistry, evolutionary ecology, neurology
and toxicology. The backfile of Biological
Abstracts, covering 1926-1969, was made possible by a
donation from the Eggler Fund, which provides funding
for journal resources in biology.
A full-text aggregation of bioscience research journals
focusing on the biological, ecological and environmental
sciences. Our subscription is made possible
by the Eggler Fund, which provides funding for journal
resources in biology.
Britannica Online contains the full text of the
32-volume Encyclopedia Britannica (both
Micropaedia and Macropaedia) and hundreds of articles not
found in the print Britannica, their annual Britannica
Book of the Year (since 1993), Merriam-Webster's
Collegiate Dictionary (10th ed.), and thousands of
links to other Web sites.
A full text database that indexes and abstracts articles
from English-language periodicals published in the United
States and elsewhere, including the leading business
magazines and trade and research journals, plus the full
text of selected periodicals. Full text coverage begins in
Provides comprehensive access to abstracts and indexing
for thousands of titles, including The Wall Street
Journal, plus searchable full text for more than 8,800
Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class
projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web
sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources.
The premier source for reviews of academic books,
electronic media, and internet resources of interest to
those in higher education.
Higher Education Online,
full text back to 1989
Full-text articles from the leading source of news,
information, and jobs for college and university faculty
members and administrators. The Chronicle's Web site
features the complete contents of the latest print issue;
daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job
listings; articles published since September 1989;
discussion forums; and career-building tools such as
online CV's, salary databases, and more.
America: Historic American Newspapers , 1982 to the present
Chronicling America is a website from the Library of
Congress providing access to information about historic
newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. Full text
images of newspapers cover from 1836-1922. The site also
includes a newspaper directory, covering 1690-present. See
for more info.
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and
humanities. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin
American journals specializing in the social sciences and
humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in
science and technology. Offers access to more than 300,000
bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600
scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese,
French and English languages.
We have full-text access to hundreds of volume from this
standard reference work in literary criticism (through v.
330 at the moment)! Each volume profiles influential writers
via excerpted passages from selected criticism.
CQ Researcher is a good place to begin research on current
topics. The weekly publication covers the most current and
controversial issues of the day with complete summaries,
full-text articles, all the pros and cons, two
bibliographies and more. Users may browse through articles
in the current issue or search for past articles using
words, dates or other criteria.
Coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and
amendments, floor and committee activity, etc.
Includes the full-text of almost 500 reference books from
over 70 leading academic publishers. It covers nearly all
subject areas and can be searched as a whole collection or
by individual titles. It also provides seamless linking to
other trusted resources related to your topic.
of Literary Biography
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays
on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most
influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Comprised of the entire award-winning Dictionary of
Literary Biography series of nearly 400 volumes, which
over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making
literature and its creators better understood and more
accessible to students and interested readers, DLB
Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB
Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all
delivered in an easy-to-use online format that matches the
exact look and feel of the print originals.
Library of Appalachia
Provides online access to archival and historical
materials related to the culture of the southern and
central Appalachian region. The contents of the DLA are
drawn from special collections of Appalachian College
Association member libraries.
E & E
(Environment & Energy) Publishing
A leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of
environmental and energy policy and markets. E&E's
five daily online publications are considered "must-reads"
by people who track and influence energy, environmental
and climate policy. The entire site can be searched at
once, or users can browse the individual sections:
EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E & E Daily, GreenWire, E
& E NewsPM, E & E TV, and Reports.
Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800)
This collection of documents has served as a foundation
set for research involving early American history,
literature, philosophy, religion, and more. Series I.
Evans is "the definitive resource for information about
every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America."
American Newspapers, Series I, (1690-1876)
More than 700 historical American newspapers from 23
states and the District of Columbia, offering over a
million and a half fully searchable page images from the
in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the
A large collection of primary documents (letters, diaries,
memoirs, etc.) providing early accounts of North American
exploration and discovery. Includes perspectives from
Native Americans, Europeans, Americans, and Africans. Also
covers the environment of early North America (e.g.,
prints and illustrations of fauna and flora).
Over 60,000 electronic books are available, covering a
wide range of subjects.
The "Academic Complete" collection provides over 70,000
ebooks from dozens of trusted academic publishers,
covering a wide variety of subject areas. Books may be
downloaded onto multiple devices.
A database that indexes and abstracts articles from
English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in
the United States and elsewhere. English-language books
relating to education published in 1995 or later are also
indexed. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994.
Full-text coverage begins in January 1996.
Encyclopedia of Life
"The most ambitious reference work ever to be published in
the biological sciences," with over 3,000 specially
commissioned, peer-reviewed and continually updated
Essentially the complete English poetic canon from 600 to
1900. Over 165,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets drawn
from nearly 4,500 printed sources.
Provides the latest insight into topics relevant to
entrepreneurship and small business. This database offers
users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135
reference books, case studies, thousands of company
profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related
articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
This resource offers deep coverage in applicable areas of
agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy
sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater
science, geography, pollution & waste management,
environmental technology, environmental law, public
policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Contains
more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200
domestic and international titles going back to 1888
(including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more
than 190 monographs, such as Encyclopedia of World
Environmental History (3 volumes), Advances in Water
Treatment & Environmental Management, etc. The
database also contains full text for more than 920
journals, such as Environment (back to 1975), Ecologist,
Conservation Biology, etc.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center),
1966 to the present (updated quarterly)
ERIC contains citations and abstracts of the
international journal and report literature in education
and related fields. Subjects include all aspects of
education, including child development, classroom
techniques, computer education, counseling and testing,
administration, higher education, library science, and
vocational and adult education. Sources include more than
980 journals, educational reports, project descriptions,
curriculum guides, and dissertations. There are links to
many full-text documents.
A full-text general reference database of the newspapers,
magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native
press. The titles in Ethnic NewsWatch represent the
diversity of the American population in ways that are
generally not seen in the mainstream media.
Views of the Americas
Created from European Americana: A Chronological
Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the
Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography
that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide.
The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a
comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas
written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of
European exploration as well as portrayals of Native
American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are
covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and
A collection of some of the most influential poets of the
twentieth century. The Faber list includes Ted Hughes,
Seamus Heaney, T. S. Eliot and Sylvia Plath covering the
seventy year history of this major publishing house.
Films on Demand
We have a subscription to the Master Academic streaming
video collection, giving us access to over 6,400
full-length video programs and 74,000 video segments.
Collections cover the humanities & social sciences,
business & economics, science & mathematics, and
health & medicine. Producers of films include: Films
for the Humanities & Sciences, NBC, CNBC, ABC, PBS,
BBC, National Geographic, and many more.
Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students , 4v, 2002
A collection of electronic reference books that includes
the following titles:
African American Almanac , 9th Ed., 2003
Animal Sciences , 4v, 2002
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras , 5v, 2005
College Blue Book , 32nd Ed., 6v, 2005
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning About
Addictive Behavior , 3v, 2003
Encyclopedia of Bioethics , 3rd Ed., 5v, 2004
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History
and Society , 3v, 2004
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture , 3v, 2003
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World , 2v,
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia , 6v, 2002
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion , 2v, 2003
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear,
Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages , 5v,
Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health , 5v,
Gale Encyclopedia of Science , 3rd Ed., 6v, 2004
Genetics , 4v, 2003
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes
of the World , 4v, 2002
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures ,
Pollution A to Z , 2v, 2004
U*X*L Encyclopedia of Biomes , 3v, 2000
U*X*L Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic
Features , 3v, 2004
U*X*L Encyclopedia of World Biography , 10v, 2003
Water: Science and Issues , 4v, 2003
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations , 11th Ed.,
Titles can be searched together (the default) or users
can search individual titles.
These titles, and other GVRL titles, can also be accessed
through the library catalog.
A database that indexes and abstracts articles from
English-language periodicals published in the United
States and Great Britain plus the full text of selected
periodicals. Periodical coverage includes popular science
magazines as well as professional journals. General
Science Full Text also covers The New York Times Science
Section (published weekly on Tuesday). Abstracting
coverage begins with periodicals published in March 1993.
Full text coverage begins in January 1995.
Global Plants (from JSTOR)
Global Plants is the largest database of its kind,
containing information on more than two million plant
specimens. Users can perform searches on numerous fields,
including species, genus, family, country, collector,
specimen type, or resource (maps, articles, photos,
reports, paintings, etc.), to obtain a wide variety of
information. One can tap into 270 herbaria worldwide,
including such noted herbaria as the Royal Botanic Gardens
at Kew, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and The New York
Botanical Garden. High-resolution images of herbarium
specimens accompany each entry; the object viewer allows
subscribers to zoom in and actually take measurements of a
specimen. In addition, Global Plants allows experts to
contribute information or submit corrections on plant
species, so one can quickly review recent developments in
plant study. Each entry provides links to relevant journal
and book references. Subscribers can save information in a
personal profile, MyPlants.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for
scholarly literature. From one place, you can search
across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses,
books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic
publishers, professional societies, online repositories,
universities and other web sites.
Google Scholar works in conjunction with the subscription
library databases to help you complete a comprehensive
literature search. Often, you will be linked to the
complete document available from a library source. Other
times, the document will be freely available on the web.
Google Scholar easily allows you to explore related works
and offers "cited by" links which can also lead to other
Bibliographic citations for all types of U.S. government
documents, including Congressional reports, hearings,
debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents
issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor,
Office of the President, etc.).
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of
human impact to the environment. Its collection of
scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes
content on global warming, green building, pollution,
sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and
more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for
more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full
text for more than 4,700 records.
Consumer Edition, 1984 to
This database provides consumer oriented information on
many health topics including the medical sciences, food
sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and
general health. Includes searchable full text for over 150
consumer health journals, abstracts and indexing for
nearly 175 general health, nutrition and professional
health care publications, and thousands of essays covering
eight major health related subjects, including adult
health, behavioral health, cardiology, drug and medication
information, pediatric health, senior health, women's
health, and sports medicine.
Provides more than 400 scholarly full text journals
focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are
abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. Includes
Stedman's Medical Dictionary.
Provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of
research materials for tracing family history and American
culture. Contains original page images for all documents,
over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™,
and other expanding collections.
A complete reference guide to journal literature covering
the history of the world from 1450 to the present
(excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered
in America: History and Life). Together with America:
History & Life, these are the best and most
complete history indexes we have; citations include
Statistics of the United States
A standard source for the quantitative facts of American
history, completely expanded and revised from the print
edition. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic
edition permits users to graph individual tables and
create customized tables and spreadsheets. Tables include
full documentation, sources, and footnotes.
A database that cites articles from English-language
periodicals, plus the full text of selected periodicals.
Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known
scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important
specialized magazines. Full-text coverage begins in
Humanties Index Retrospective: 1907-1984
Provides indexing for important humanities-related
content--including nearly 800 periodicals, over 1,000,000
articles, and citations for over 155,000 book reviews.
Includes complete coverage of the following print indexes:
International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965; Social
Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes, April
1965--March 1974; Humanities Index: 10 volumes, April 1974
-- March 1984. Subject coverage includes:
- Area Studies
- Classical Studies
- Gender Studies
- Literary & Social Criticism
- Performing Arts
- Religion & Theology
Indexes and provides full-text access to 2,500 U.S.
regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as
newswire articles, and radio and TV news transcripts.
Includes full text access to The New York Times from 1985
- present; selective historic full text from 18 North
Carolina based newspapers; and selective current full text
to another 15 NC newspapers.
Historical Statistics (1750-2010)
The most authoritative collection of international
historical statistics available. Updated to 2010 wherever
possible, it provides key economic and social indicators
for the last 260 years, serving as an essential reference
JSTOR - The
Scholarly Journal Archive
This database provides complete archives of core scholarly
journals, many of which date from the 1800s (and some
earlier), covering a wide range of disciplines in the
arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The most
recent issues of journals are not included (typically,
there is a 2-5 year gap).
Provides an interactive online learning platform of
practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help
patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the
academic or licensing tests they must pass.
LexisNexis contains a large collection of: newspapers (US
and international), legal cases and law reviews, and
company profiles. Users can search those categories
separately or search the entire database at once.
"Research Guides" are available to assist with search
Library, Information Science & Technology
An international abstracting and indexing tool designed
for library professionals and other information
Reference Center Plus
Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on
thousands of authors and their works across literary
disciplines and timeframes. Literary Reference Center is a
full-text database that combines information from major
respected reference works, books, literary journals as
well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary
Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000
plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly
100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than
259,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000
in-depth bios), more than 675 literary journals, more than
704,000 book reviews, nearly 98,000 classic and
contemporary poems, more than 22,600 classic and
contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author
interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam
Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum
Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum
Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton
Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research
Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford
Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia
Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story, all of
MagillOnLiterature Plus, and much more.
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and
critical analysis of authors from every age and literary
discipline and covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets,
essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth
coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors. Includes
the complete text from the print Contemporary
and Government Collection
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help
you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese,
Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek,
Italian, Russian and more. There are also several ESL
modules. You first need to register a personal account to
use Mango. Go to "Create a Profile" and enter your email
address and make up a password. Then, you are all set and
can use Mango on campus or off campus.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of
the military, this database offers a thorough collection of
military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies. It
includes abstracts and indexing for nearly 400 titles
providing cover to cover full text for nearly 350. The
database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets.
Bibliography, 1926 to the
present (updated 10 times per year)
The Modern Language Association International
Bibliography indexes 3,000 English language and
foreign periodicals as well as books, book chapters, essay
collections, and dissertations. Its subject matter
includes critical works on literature, language,
linguistics, and folklore. Reviews of literary and
scholarly works are not included. Abstracts are not
Comprehensive information on mutual funds and stocks.
More than 350 full-text online books on a variety of
topics, including Language Learning, Medical and Health,
American History, World History, North Carolina History,
Literature, Art, Do-It-Yourself, and Criminology. These
titles can also be found in our library catalog.
National Geographic Magazine Archive
Recognized for some of the highest-quality photojournalism
and cartography in the world, this award-winning, iconic
magazine is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth
coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the
environment. Featuring the complete archive of the
magazine to the mid-1990s, National Geographic Magazine
Archive includes every page and every photograph, all
fully searchable through an intuitive interface, from
NC LIVE Business Portal
Provides important business information and tools for
entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners.
Includes links to many resources provided by NC LIVE.
NC LIVE Home Grown eBook Collection
A collection of more than 1,200 eBooks from a variety of
North Carolina publishers, including UNC Press, Algonquin,
and McFarland. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction,
novels (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, mysteries, etc.), and
award-winning short fiction and poetry. Books can easily
be read online or downloaded to a variety of tablets.
All of the titles can be found in the library catalog (to
browse them, just enter a keyword search such as "NC LIVE
home grown"). Or, use the link from the page of databases
to browse and search for titles. This collection offers
unlimited simultaneous usage, so all titles are always
NC LIVE Jobs Portal
A good starting point for those who are job hunting or
looking to jump start their careers. Includes the "Career
Library" (provides career and job descriptions, and
matches interests to occupations and education prospects
through assessment and planning tools), the "Job &
Career Accelerator" (gives detailed information on over
1,000 different occupations and allows you to search local
and national job openings), and "Learning Express"
(instantly scored licensing, certification, and aptitude
practice tests, online career preparation, and vital
information for a wide variety of occupations).
More than 250 high quality
documentary and educational video programs produced for
the Public Broadcasting Corporation. The collection
includes programming covering the sciences, US and world
history, biography, current events, and the arts, as
well as a variety of other subjects. In addition,
several educational series for children are included.
Includes series such as: American Experience, American
Masters, Cyberchase, Frontline, Ken Burns, Liberty's
Kids, and Scientific American Frontiers.
Warren Wilson has an academic site license to The New York
Times web site. This "Group Pass" gives you unlimited
access to all content on the site, with the exception of a
limitation on the number of articles you can view from the
archive period 1923-1980 (to have unlmited access to all
archival content back to 1851, it is best to use our "New
York Times Historical" database).
New Users: To activate your individual license, you must
physically be on campus and within the campus network.
Once activated, the license is good for one year.
1. Go to nytimes.com/grouppass.
2. Create an NYTimes.com account using your
school email address. If you already
have an NYTimes.com account using your school email
address, you may log in with those credentials. IMPORTANT:
If you have an individual paid digital subscription to the
NYTimes.com using your Warren Wilson email address and
want to cancel it so that you can take advantage of our
institutional group pass, YOU SHOULD FIRST CHANGE THE
EMAIL ADDRESS ASSOCIATED WITH THAT ACCOUNT TO A NON-WWC
ADDRESS. Once you have changed the email address, you
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Group Pass. Also note that the Group Pass does not allow
the use of tablet apps, though mobile apps for phones will
work (you can also just use the mobile NYT site on either
a phone or tablet). 3. When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the
expiration time and date of your pass will appear. 4. Go
to NYTimes.com and enjoy your full access from any
location, whether you are on campus or off.
New York Times
Full-image articles of the newspaper back to the very first
issue in 1851 up through 2009.
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national &
international newspapers, including The Boston Globe, San
Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA
Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The
Times (London), The Age, The Australian, The Toronto Star,
The Irish Times and others. The database also contains
selective full text for more than 410 U.S newspapers,
including The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, San
Jose Mercury News, etc. Web news feeds as well as
Associated Press (AP) and United Press International (UPI)
stories are also included (look on right sidebar for
these). In addition, full-text television & radio news
transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN
International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.
We have full-text access to hundreds of volume from this
standard reference work in literary criticism (up through
v. 264 at the moment)! Each volume presents overviews of
four to eight authors with chronologically arranged
criticism representing the entire range of response to
Women's Letters & Diaries
Includes the immediate experiences of 442 women, as
revealed in approximately 50,000 pages of diaries and
letters spanning more than 300 years. The collection
includes one of the most comprehensive bibliographies of
women's diaries and letters yet published. Also includes
more than 1,500 biographies.
This collection includes full page images from student and
community newspapers from schools and towns around North
Carolina, dating back to 1824.
Provides access to selected articles in over 40
periodicals published in NC, many of which are not indexed
elsewhere. Coverage for most titles began in 1992;
OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources from
archive collections around the world. It represents
multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,100
contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object
link allowing users access to the object. Includes items
such as theses, technical reports, research papers,
government documents, and images.
Coverage dates: Indexing 1982+, Abstracting 1984+, select
Full Text 1994+
OmniFile is a collection of full-text databases that
provides select full text articles, page images, article
abstracts, and citations from thousands of sources (full
text of articles from over 1,750 publications and article
abstracts and indexing from over 3,500 publications).
Contains everything (all the indexing, abstracting, and
full text) that is contained in these six Wilson
databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text,
Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social
Sciences Full Text, and Business Full Text.
The most comprehensive online reference resource for all
aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present
day. Includes: Grove Art Online,The Oxford Companion to
Western Art , Encyclopedia of Aesthetics , and The Concise
Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Oxford Music Online
"The accepted authority on the evolution of the English
language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed
guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over
half a million words, both present and past. It traces the
usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide
range of international English language sources."
A gateway to excellent music reference sources, including
Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The
Oxford Companion to Music.
PapersFirst, 10/1993 to the present
Index of papers included in every congress, conference,
exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at
The British Library.
A current and comprehensive bibliographic database
covering scholarly research in all major fields of
philosophy. Considered the most thorough index of journal
literature on the subject, this resource features
author-written abstracts covering scholarly research
published in journals and books, including contributions
to anthologies and book reviews. The database includes
research published since 1940, covering more than 1,500
journal titles from over 450 different publishers. Links
to full articles are provided when available.
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full
scope of controversial subjects. High school and
undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide
to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers,
and for development of critical thinking skills. Each
Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and
additional material to generate further thought. Also
included are thousands of supporting articles from the
world's top political and societal publications.
A compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by
more than 700 polling organizations in the United States
and more than 80 other countries from 1986 to the present.
Each of the nearly 350,000 records reports a question
asked and the responses given. Covers over 4,000 topics.
ProceedingsFirst, 10/1993 to the present
Citations of every congress, symposium, conference,
exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British
Pronunciator provides interactive, self-paced language
learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English
languages. This resource includes audio lessons,
interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards,
phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users create their
own login to access the resource and track their progress.
enabled and Flash version 10.0 or higher. Users can also
access the resource with an iOS or Android tablet or
phone. User manuals are available within the resource.
A large multi-purpose full-text resource of magazines,
journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and
scholarly works. ProQuest Central compiles a wide variety
of ProQuest databases covering many subjects in one
Coverage of religious affairs and religious thinking from
top periodicals in the field. Includes the full text of
almost 100 journals.
Provides comprehensive indexing and abstracting to
articles from over 1,800 periodicals covering a variety of
subject areas, plus current coverage of articles from The
New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Also includes full text and/or page image for over 600 of
The full-text article database from the American
Psychological Association. Includes the full text of
around 40 journals, most from 1988 to the present.
PsycINFO, 1887 to the present (updated regularly)
The PsycINFO database covers the professional and
academic literature in psychology and related disciplines
including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology,
education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and
other areas. PsycINFO's coverage is worldwide, and
includes references and abstracts to over 1300 journals in
more than 20 languages, and to book chapters and books in
the English language. Over 50,000 references are added
annually. Also indexes dissertations.
A bibliographic database from the National Library of
Medicine that contains references to journal articles in
the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. The
database contains citations from 1950 to the present, with
some older material. PubMed Central is the free full-text
subset of PubMed.
A free digital archive of full-text biomedical and life
sciences journal literature. PubMed Central is a subset of
the larger PubMed citation and abstract database.
Readers' Guide Full Text
A database containing comprehensive indexing and
abstracting of the most popular general-interest
periodicals published in the United States and Canada,
plus the full text of selected periodicals. Full-text
coverage begins in January 1994 for most titles.
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
One of the classic reference sources providing coverage of
mainstream magazines goes online, offering full coverage
of the original paper volumes, providing indexing of over
three million articles from more than 550 leading
magazines. This important resource offers access to a wide
range of information about history, culture, science and
seminal developments across nearly a century.
Recorded Books E-Audio Books
Provides downloadable audio books. Users will need to
create a personal account to download and transfer
audiobooks. Mac users will need to download the Media
Manager (there is a link on the site's home page to get
this). The collection includes a variety of popular
fiction and classics, as well as nonfiction in biography,
business, history, and more.
Sanborn Maps -
Provides digital access to 11,173 large-scale maps of 158
North Carolina towns and cities. Users have the ability to
easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on
specific sections, and compare maps from different years
(from 1867 - 1970). Originally made as fire insurance
maps, these maps are valuable historical tools for urban
specialists, social historians, architects, geographers,
genealogists, local historians, planners,
environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the
history, growth, and development of American cities,
towns, and neighborhoods.
Provides indexing and full-text access for over 2,500
journals in health and life sciences, physical sciences,
social and behavioral sciences, and a small number in arts
and humanities. Also includes several thousand e-books in
Scientific American Magazine Archive,
Scientific American is a long-running premier magazine of
scientific discovery and technological innovation for the
general public. Readers turn to it for a deep
understanding of how science and technology can influence
human affairs and illuminate the natural world. In every
issue, leading scientists, inventors and engineers from
diverse fields describe their ideas and achievements in
clear and accessible prose; the work of select journalists
rounds out the offerings. The graphics are rich in content
and visual style. Our coverage from this archive includes
every issue published between 1948-2005 (see other online
access options for more current issues).
The world's most complete and trusted source of chemical
information, from the Chemical Abstracts Service ("CAS"),
a division of the American Chemical Society ("ACS"). But
SciFinder isn't just for chemists! Current students and
faculty from all departments can access CAS content that
includes many scientific disciplines including biological
sciences, biomedical sciences, engineering, materials
science, agricultural science and more. Researchers can
perform searches based on references, reactions, or
substances. Results include citing references. Links to
full text are provided when available.
NOTE: In order to use SciFinder, you must first
register your own account from campus (and be a current
Warren Wilson student, staff, or faculty member).
Furthermore, you will need to access the registration
form by using a link that can be found once you log into
this Moodle page with your regular Warren Wilson
credentials. We realize this is a little complicated,
but ACS is very restrictive about ensuring that only
authorized users are able to access their resources.
Feel free to ask a librarian if you have any questions
or run into problems. Here is the link:
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users
quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and
reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing
data. With SimplayMap, users can: * Map thousands of
demographic, business, and marketing data variables. *
Develop interactive thematic maps and export high-resolution
images to word processing or presentation software. *
Select, sort, and compare data across multiple locations and
build custom reports that can be exported to a spreadsheet
for additional functionality. * Explore historical census
data to understand how regions change over time and use
estimates and projections to analyze current and future
Vibrant photos and articles take a dynamic approach in
exploring modern and historic perspectives covering
history, science, nature, the arts, travel, world culture
and technology. The archive covers from April 1970 -
December 2010 and includes complete issues from that time
Sciences Full Text
A database that indexes and abstracts articles from
English-language periodicals published in the United
States and elsewhere plus the full text of selected
periodicals. Coverage includes a wide range of
interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of
social sciences journals. Abstracting coverage begins with
periodicals published in January 1994. Full text coverage
begins in January 1995.
Springer eBook Collection
Currently includes 5,000 academic titles published in
2012, covering a wide range of disciplines, such as
mathematics, physics, life sciences, chemistry,
environmental science, and many of the social sciences.
A large collection of around 1,800 full-text and pdf-image
academic journals covering the sciences, health &
medicine, mathematics, and social and behavioral sciences.
Most titles provide coverage from 1997 to the present.
192 country profiles cover every important area: political
parties and leaders, population, economics, climate,
natural resources, military capabilities, education and
legal systems, culture and communications, health and
environment, and international affairs. Includes coverage
of world events, biographies of key figures, and special
profiles of regions, states, and cities.
A collection of poetry written by the most important and
influential African American poets of the twentieth
century. Presently includes over 6,000 poems from over 100
complete editions by 46 poets.
A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from
the early twentieth century to the present. Presently
includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.
Containing tens of thousands of works by 288 poets,
Twentieth-Century English Poetry provides an overview of
poetry written in the 20th century by both established and
Indexes over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and
administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. This
database provides coverage on key education topics such as
Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical
Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media,
Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science &
Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
Academic Video Online
VAST is a large, multidisciplinary streaming video
resource which currently includes around 20,000 films.
VAST includes award-winning films from dozens of notable
producers and distributors, including BBC, PBS, Arthaus,
CBS, Kino International, Documentary Educational
Resources, California Newsreel, Opus Arte, Cinema Guild,
Pennebaker Hegedus Films, Psychotherapy.net, Microtraining
Associates, Filmakers Library, Zeitgeist, First Run
Features, and many more.
VAST covers the following areas and more: art,
architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance,
economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and
lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and
public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political
science, rehabilitation and sports medicine, feature films
(including contemporary world cinema and silent films),
psychology, religion, science, theatre, musical
performance, and women's studies. Titles in VAST include
documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and
news reels, field recordings, commercials, archival films,
and raw footage.
Static URLs are provided for all videos and clips for
easy linking to content.
Wall Street Journal, 1984 to the present
An indispensable source for business professionals,
providing business and financial news coverage, personal
and company profiles, feature reporting, special reports,
and regular columns. Provided in full text format, The
Wall Street Journal, like all ProQuest Full Text
Newspapers, is fully searchable, with additional
searchable fields including section, page, and special
feature. Subscriptions include coverage of the current
year's material and two backfile years.
Online Library Journal Collection
Includes nearly 1,400 leading academic journal titles
covering the life, health and physical sciences, social
sciences, and the humanities. Coverage for most titles
goes back to 1997.
Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Women and Social Movements in the United States brings
together books, images, documents, scholarly essays,
commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the
multiplicity of women's reform activities.
A full-text collection of books, pamphlets, images, and
manuscript resources from the Harvard University Library
covering work life for women during this period.
WorldCat (OCLC Union Catalog), 11th Century to the
present (updated daily)
WorldCat is a catalog of over 40 million books, serials,
audiovisual media, maps, archives/manuscripts, scores, and
computer files owned by libraries around the world. Also
includes links to Internet sources.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses is a subset of the
larger WorldCat database and includes records for all
cataloged dissertations, theses and published material
based on theses and dissertations to the present.
Comprehensive statistics on every nation of the world (from
Britannica Online). Perform statisical comparisons between
countries or explore changes over time. Results can be
placed in charts or graphs or exported to a spreadsheet.