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    • ABI/Inform Collection (Proquest)  Icon
      Search multiple business databases available through ProQuest. Key source for business articles includes scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles and dissertations.
    • Academic OneFile  Icon
      Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
    • Accounting & Tax Database  Icon
      This is the quintessential accountant's database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
    • Agriculture Collection  Icon
      Agriculture Collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
    • American Chemical Society  Icon
      Search through the American Chemical Society's journals, books, and Chemical & Engineering News archives.
    • Applied Science and Technology Full-text  Icon
      Applied Science & Technology Abstracts™ contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.
    • Art Abstracts  Icon
      Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
    • ArticleFirst  Icon
      OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals, covering business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social sciences and technology.
    • Audiobook Collection  Icon
      Search audiobooks, listen to samples, and download your selection.
    • Biography and Genealogy Master Index  Icon
      Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.
    • Biography Index: Past and Present  Icon
      Biography Index: Past and Present is a trusted, biographical resource. Featuring retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946, it combines retrospective coverage with current indexing to produce a comprehensive biographical resource for students, scholars, media professionals, book clubs, and all researchers seeking biographical information. Content Includes: Over a million article and book citations Retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946 Coverage of present-day news-makers Entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written.
    • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus  Icon
      Biological & Agricultural Index Plus™ provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating back to 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.
    • Biology Database  Icon
      This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.
    • BioOne  Icon
      BioOne Complete is BioOne's aggregation of more than 190 high quality, subscribed and open-access titles focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. For subscribing libraries, BioOne Complete offers a cost-effective, curated collection of independently-published journals. More than three-quarters of the subscribed titles are ranked in Thomson Reuters' Journal Citation Reports, and 45% are available online exclusively in BioOne Complete.
    • Book Review Digest Plus  Icon
      Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.
    • Books & Authors
      Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Browse by title, author, or genre and find your next book to read!
    • Building and Fire Research Laboratory Firedoc
      FIREDOC is an online bibliographic database that contains a large collection of building and fire research materials from many sources. The database reflects the 80,000 holdings (published reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and audio/visual items) that have been collected by the Engineering Laboratory's Research Information Service.
    • Business Abstracts with Full Text  Icon
      Business Abstracts with Full Text™ offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
    • Business Collection  Icon
      Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.
    • BusinessDecision  Icon
      Comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Click "More" for user tools. Company profiles, product/brand information with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.
    • Business Economics and Theory  Icon
      Business Economics and Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.
    • Business Insights: Global  Icon
      Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
    • CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images Online  Icon
      CAMIO is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
    • ChemSpider  Icon
      ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 57 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
    •  Icon represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
    • CINAHL Plus (Nursing)  Icon
      CINAHL Plus® with Full Text is a robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the core research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. Full text coverage dates back to 1937.
    • ClasePeriodica  Icon
      Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities; contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
    • Communications and Mass Media Collection  Icon
      Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.
    • The Compass - LSSU student run newspaper
    • Computer Database  Icon
      Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
    • Computing Database  Icon
      This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990's.
    • Congress - current legislative activities
    • County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
      Organized by U.S. county, this project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, measures vital health factors such as obesity, smoking, unemployment, food insecurity, income and graduation rates.
    • Credo Reference  Icon
      Credo Reference is a collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books covering a range of topics, including art, business, literature and science.
    • Criminal Justice Collection  Icon
      Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
    • Criminal Justice Database  Icon
      ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.
    • Culinary Arts Collection  Icon
      Culinary Arts Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
    • DemographicsNow: Business & People  
      This database has detailed demographic data that spans the entire United States and Canada--making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population.
    • Dictionary of Canadian Biography
      An index of Canadian biographies located throughout the National Library of Canada's web site. Canadian history and society, literature, and music.
    • Dissertations and Theses  Icon
      A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.
    • Diversity Studies Collection  Icon
      Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.
    • Early World of Learning  Icon
      Grades PreK-5. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
    • Ebook Central  Icon
      Formerly ebrary, Ebook Central provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information.
    • eBook Collection (Formerly NetLibrary)  Icon
      Search and view the full text of EBSCO's eBooks collection.
    • Ebsco A to Z Full Text Periodicals  Icon
      Searchable and browsable directory of journals that LSSU students and faculty have full or partial access to through KJS Library.
    • Edgar
      Look up SEC Filings and Forms. The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
    • Education Abstracts  Icon
      Education Abstracts™ provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
    • Education Database  Icon
      ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.
    • Education Statistics by State
      The Lumina Foundation's annual "A Stronger Nation" report offers detailed data arrays that describe postsecondary attainment at the national, state and county levels. The report also provides postsecondary attainment data for each of the nation’s 100 most populous metropolitan regions.
    • Electronic Collections Online (ECO)  Icon
      An OCLC collection of scholarly journals covering a range of subjects.
    • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallaztgos  Icon
      Grades PreK - 5. Bilingual resources - visual dictionary, world of animals, encyclopedia articles, and Spanish language newspapers. Eight categories to browse: arts, history and government, people, places, plants and animals, science and mathematics, sports and hobbies, and world religions. The visual dictionary includes thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels.
    • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection  Icon
      Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
    • Entrepreneurship Database  Icon
      This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.
    • ERIC  Icon
      Educators, researchers, and general interest. Abstracts and/or Full text. Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information. Includes bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) for more than 1.4 million items indexed since 1966, including:journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education related materials.
    • Essay and General Literature Index  Icon
      Essay and General Literature Index, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, is a unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
    • Expanded Academic ASAP  Icon
      Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
    • FDSys  Icon
      FDSys (Federal Digital System) provides online access to authentic Government information including Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. Search, browse and download documents and publications.
    • Films on Demand  Icon
      Watch more than 5,500 educational films that cover dozens of subject areas.
      FindLaw includes legal information, lawyer profiles, and overviews of legal topics.
    • Fine Arts and Music Collection  Icon
      Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.
    • Gale Directory Library  Icon
      The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products that particular libraries can choose from. Use it to search, sort and export information from both current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
    • Gale Literary Index
      Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source. KJS Library has access to some of the resources indexed, and through ILL we can request other content you may need.
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)  Icon
      Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).
    • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection  Icon
      Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.
    • Gender Studies Collection  Icon
      Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
    • General Onefile  Icon
      General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
    • General Reference Center Gold  Icon
      General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
    • General Science Abstracts  Icon
      General Science Abstracts™ provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating as far back as 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.
    • General Science Collection  Icon
      General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.
    • GeoRef  Icon
      The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. Coverage for North American resources starts in 1669, whereas worldwide coverage starts in 1933.
    • GlobalEdge
      Funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI B grant, globalEDGE delivers a comprehensive research tool for academics, students and businesspeople. Connect with over 47,000 people using the gE Network while tapping into a directory of over 5000 quality resources. globalEDGE provides tools and resources to efficiently research nearly any international business question you may have.
    • Google Book
      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
    • Google Scholar
      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.
    • GPOMonthly Catalog  Icon
      Covers 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.).
    • GVRL Business Collection  Icon
      A collection of business eBooks provided by The Michigan eLibrary.
    • Health and Wellness Resource Center w/Alternative Medicine  Icon
      Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Easily access 700+ videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library. Spanish-language videos are available. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
    • Health Management Database  Icon
      This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.
    • Health Reference Center Academic  Icon
      Health Reference Center Academic provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
    • Heritage Quest Online  Icon
      Resources for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: US census, books, PERSI, war & freedmen's records.
    • Home Improvement Collection  Icon
      Home Improvement Collection provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.
    • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection  Icon
      Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.
    • Humanities Abstracts  Icon
      Humanities Abstracts™ provides detailed indexing for almost 700 periodicals covering the humanities—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984, including feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.
    • Index to Legal Periodicals and Books  Icon
      Index to Legal Periodicals and Books™ is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, providing complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.
    • Informe! Académico  Icon
      Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.

      Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.
    • Information Science and Library Issues Collection  Icon
      "Library science students, information science and technology professionals, and others will value the Information Science & Library Issues Collection. It is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more."
    • InfoTrac Newstand  Icon
      InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.
    • InfoTrac Student Edition 9-12  Icon
      InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
    • Insurance and Liability Collection  Icon
      Insurance and Liability Collection provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike.
    • Job & Career Accelerator  Icon
      Career and job search resources including: occupation explorer, job search resources, resume and cover letter builder, and interview preparation.
    • JSTOR  Icon
      JSTOR provides access to the highest-quality academic journals, books, and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
    • Kids Infobits--K-5  Icon
      Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.
    • Learning Express Library  Icon
      Test Prep/Jobs/Careers. Seven interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools.
    • LegalForms Library  Icon
      Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
    • LegalTrac  Icon
      LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
    • LexisNexis Academic  Icon
      Includes access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications (most full-text, the rest abstracted), primarily newspapers, magazines and journals. Covers local, regional and international newspapers (in English and non-English languages). Includes broadcast transcripts, case law, legal codes, regulations, Shepard's Citations to Supreme Court cases (back to 1789), company financial information, and SEC filings and reports.
    • Literature Online  Icon
      Literature Online is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources. Literature Online’s collection of accurate poetry, prose and drama is relied upon by researchers around the world on a daily basis and the essential criticism and reference resources, including an ever-growing library of full-text journals and author biographies, helps keep you up to date on the latest research into every aspect of literary and linguistic study.
    • MathSciNet
      MathSciNet® is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. See the Quickstart Guide at
    • Medcomm Nursing Videos  Icon
      Video trainings in nursing procedures, best practices, specialized care, OSHA compliance, HIPAA training, and more, with post-instruction tests.
    • MEDLINE  Icon
      MEDLINE (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online, or MEDLARS Online) is a bibliographic database of life sciences and biomedical information. It includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care.
    • MeL Michigana  Icon
      Michigan eLibrary's Michigana collections span many aspects of Michigan history. The search box yields results from 15 diverse collections.
    • MeLCat  Icon
      Search the MeL Catalog for books, books on tape/CD/DVD,
      music, magazines, and more at participating libraries across the State of Michigan.
    • Michigana (Sabin Collection)  Icon
      Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Michigan history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content. With state and regional histories, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.
    • Military and Intelligence Database  Icon
      Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
    • Military Database  Icon
      The Military Collection provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
    • MLA International Bibliography  Icon
      This database is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.
    • National Geological Map Database
      The National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB) is a Congressionally mandated national archive of geoscience maps, reports, and stratigraphic information. At present, the NGMDB consists of a comprehensive set of publication citations, stratigraphic nomenclature, downloadable content, unpublished source information, and guidance on standards development. The NGMDB contains information on more than 90,000 maps and related geoscience reports published from the early 1800s to the present day, by more than 630 agencies, universities, associations, and private companies.
    • NCJRS Abstracts
      The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains more than 220,000 collection records for criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. This includes more than 60,000 online resources and all known Office of Justice Programs works.
    • New York Public Library Digital Image Collection
      Explore 695,091 (and growing!) items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections.
    • New York Times  Icon
      Search The New York Times dating back to 1965, with full-text coverage from 1985 to the present.
    • New York Times (select the 1850-1980 segment to search) Some full text.
      WIth coverage back to 1851
    • NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Site
      The NFPA site offers codes & standards, news & research, training, and public events.
    • North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories  Icon
      North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories includes 2,162 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of information, so providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines.
    • North American Indian Drama Second Edition  Icon
      North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others.
    • Nursing and Allied Health Database  Icon
      This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
    • Nursing and Allied Health Collection  Icon
      Nursing and Allied Health Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current and authoritative content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
    • Nursing Resource Center  Icon
      Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process.
    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Icon
      Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
    • OVID Nursing journal titles  Icon
      Search through 16 nursing journals including AJN, Computers in Nursing, and Journal of Nursing Administration.
    • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection  Icon
      Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
    • PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress  Icon
      This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
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      Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
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      Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".
    • Project Gutenberg
      Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
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      Search through all of the databases we have access to through ProQuest.
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      The most comprehensive business offering, comprising all content from ABI/INFORM Complete, Accounting & Tax, Asian Business & Reference, Banking Information Source, Entrepreneurship, and the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. Featuring thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, and working papers as well as trade publications, industry reports, and key periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Economist. Strong US and international coverage in business and the social sciences.
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      This database offers full-text articles for journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals. Many titles go back to volume 1, issue 1.
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      This database is published by the American Psychological Associations and provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts of the international psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. Documents indexed include journals, articles, books, dissertations and more. 90% of the 3,000+ titles indexed in PsycINFO are peer-reviewed.
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      Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.
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      This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
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      Intended for informational purposes only. Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find the meanings of words, view medical videos or illustrations, get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition. National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends produced by the National Library of Medicine.
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      Readers’ Guide Abstracts™ includes abstracts and indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.
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      This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.
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      Religion and Philosophy Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest to both researchers and general users. The database offers balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
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      Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Written specifically for middle schoolers this information comes from authoritative sources including National Geographic, Scholastic and Gale/Cengage and is aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond.
    • Sault Evening News fulltext (Only 2-3 weeks is full-text)
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      Search the index for citations to articles in the Evening News microfilm found at Bayliss Public Library (Evening News 1888 to present; other Sault Ste. Marie papers 1887 to 1903) and the LSSU Shouldice Library (1953 to present). LSSU Shouldice Library index coverage is from 1991 to the present and includes local and regional news, such as business and municipal news, major sports events, obituaries, marriages, and births. Bayliss Public Library index coverage begins with 1887 and includes local news, births, marriages, and obituaries. Currently only the first few years are completed in this ongoing project.
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      Daily newspaper published in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
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      This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.
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      SciFinder is a comprehensive database for chemistry research, including chemical properties, spectra, hazards, prices, and Chemical Abstracts index of journals, books, and patents. You must register first before you can use SciFinder.
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      Descriptive records of art auction and rare book catalogs for sales from the late sixteenth century to scheduled auctions not yet held. Records include the dates and places of sales, the auction houses, sellers, institutional holdings, and titles of works. Updated daily.
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      Social Sciences Abstracts™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere, with abstracting and indexing of over 625 periodicals as far back as 1983, nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed. Social Sciences Abstracts™ covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
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      Statista is a statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and much more. The content is geared towards business and marketing statistical needs, with a focus on current (not historical) statistics. Ready made tables are available for download as images to insert into presentations.
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      Various test prep resources including high school equivalency exams, college and grad school entrance exams and occupational exams.
    • ThomasNet (Thomas Register)
      ThomasNet brings together industrial buyers and sellers nationally, regionally, and locally. For industrial buyers, is the one-stop destination that enables them to find the exact product, service or supplier they need, at the exact time they need it. Through, buyers also have instant access to the detailed information they need to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, supplier product catalogs, CAD drawings, and more.
    • Turfgrass Information File
      TGIF provides access to professional, technical, scientific, and popular materials, both print and electronic, relating to turfgrass science, culture, and the design and management of turfgrass-based facilities, such as golf courses, parks, sports fields, lawns, sod farms, roadsides, institutional grounds, and other managed landscapes, on a worldwide basis. Over 50% of TGIF records directly link to full-text content.
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      U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
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    • Voyager
      Search the LSSU KJS Library using the Voyager search interface.
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      War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.
    • World Book for Kids  Icon
      Grades PreK - 5 Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, Living Things, People, Places, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. Also includes a section for teachers.
    • World History Collection  Icon
      World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
    • Worldcat

    Current News: New York Times

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    Current News: Chronicle of Higher Education

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    Using Google Scholar (borrowed from EMU - Thanks)

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    Scholarly v. Popular

    Do you know the difference between scholarly and popular articles?

    This quick YouTube video:
    Scholarly vs. Popular
    teaches you about "clues" for telling if an article is scholarly.


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