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Monday, February 27, 2017 ~ Day 5

Research Databases

GENERAL:

 Academic OneFile

Your source for peer-reviewed, full-text academic articles from leading journals in a wide variety of subjects, from science and technology to the arts and theology. References sources, newspapers, news magazines and more, including The New York Times from 1995 on.

 

Biography in Context

Research the lives of the world's most influential people.

 

Books and Authors

Get help finding the next great book to read.

 

The Boston Globe

Encyclopedia Britannica - Library

Complete encyclopedia articles from Encyclopaedia Britannica and Compton's, Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus, world atlas, and more. General encyclopedias are great for background research, but often not considered appropriate final sources for in-depth research. Check with your teacher when using this source.  

 

Encyclopedia Britannica - High School

Expanded Academic ASAP

Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines.  

 

Gale Literary Sources

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres.  Find full-text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

 

Gale PowerSearch

Cross-search selected Gale databases using PowerSearch.  

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Reference e-books on topics including history, English, science, and more. Search for specific topics, or browse all titles.

 

General OneFile

One-stop shop for news and periodicals on topics including "business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, [and] technology."

 

General Reference Gold

General interest database including newspapers, reference books, magazines, etc.  

 

InfoTrac

Designed for high school students. Periodical database with indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books.

 

New York Times

Popular Magazines

Access to the most searched magazines.

 

Project Gutenberg

The first and largest online library of free e-books. These books are free because their copyright has expired. Download to your computer, e-reader, or mobile device.

 

Research in Context

Access to age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.

 

BY DISCIPLINE:

Academic OneFile

Your source for peer-reviewed, full-text academic articles from leading journals in a wide variety of subjects, from science and technology to the arts and theology. References sources, newspapers, news magazines and more, including The New York Times from 1995 on.

Criminal Justice

Economics

History

Marketing

Political Science

Psychology

 

Business Collection

Coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy as well as business theory and practice.  

 

Business Economics & Theory Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields.  

 

Business Insights: Essentials

Company profiles, industry information, rankings, investment reports, and more, along with news, statistics, and in-depth reports.
 

Communication & Mass Media

Access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

 

Criminal Justice Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields, including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

 

Culinary Arts Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of cooking and nutrition, including recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

 

Diversity Studies Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

 

Encyclopedia Britannica - Annals of American History

Primary sources includes speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, editorials, images, and more that bring American history to live from 1493 to the present.

 

Encyclopedia Britannica - World Data Analyst

Comprehensive current and historical statistics on the countries of the world for historical and cross-national comparisons.  Data can be used for creation of tables and charts or exported for deeper analysis.

 

Encyclopedia Britannica - Spanish Reference Center

Spanish language encyclopedia for grades K-8 [Escolar Online] and 9-12 [Encyclopedia Moderna]

 

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Access to scholarly  journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies.  Includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

 

Fine Arts & Music Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art, history, and filmmaking.  

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Reference e-books on topics including history, English, science, and more. Search for specific topics, or browse all titles.

Arts

Biography

Business

Environment

General Reference

History

Law

Literature

Medicine

Multicultural Studies

Nation and World / Food and Culture

Religion

Science

Social Science (Crime & Punishment, Environment, Gender, Multicultural)

 

Gender Studies Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

 

General Science Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments in biological sciences, computing, engineering, technology, and more.

 

Global Issues in Context

Broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Includes primary sources, viewpoints, statistics, and multimedia content.  

 

Health Reference Center Academic

Personal health information as well as nursing and allied health journals.

 

Health & Wellness

Wide-ranging medical information including reference works, journal articles, and videos. Research diseases, drugs, and more.  

 

Information Science & Library Issues

Access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers.  Offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.

 

Literature Resource Center

Authors and their works, literary movements, genres, criticism, and more. Combines results from Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select. To search one of these databases individually, select it from the PowerSearch menu.

 

Massachusetts History Online

Full-text articles relating to state history.  

 

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession.

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Explore today's hottest social issues with information and opinions from a variety of sources. Recommended for researching "both sides" of a debate.

 

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

Access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.


Pop Culture Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.  Useful for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts.

 

Psychology Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind.

 

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
 

Research in Context

Access to age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.
 

Government

Geography

Literature

People

Science

US History

World History

Social Issues

Cultures

 

Science inContext

Topics important in science today. Includes reference materials, magazines, journals, multimedia, websites, and more.  
 

Applied Math

Biology

Chemistry

Earth & Environmental Science

General Science

Health & Medicine

Math, Engineering & Technology

Physics & Astronomy

 

Small Business Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines for business students and entrepreneurs.  Offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

 

U.S. History Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines that offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history.

 

U.S. History in Context

Hundreds of the most important events, people, and topics in United States history. 

 

Vocations & Careers Collections

Access to journals and magazines that aid in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.

 

War & Terrorism Collection

Access to academic journals and magazines for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history and social science.  Balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

 

World History Collection

Access to scholarly journals and magazines that offers balanced coverage of events in world history.  
 

World History in Context

Hundreds of the most important events, people, and topics in world history.