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Allied Health/Nursing
CINAHL & CINHAL with Full Text The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is the authoritative source for nursing and allied health professionals and students, offering access to nearly 2,800 journals.* ** Allied Health/Nursing
MEDLINE Full text access to authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.** Allied Health/Nursing
Art
Art Full Text Art Full Text is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. Art
ARTstor A collection of over 300,000 images covering art, architecture, and archeology. Art
SIRS Renaissance Full text articles from over 1,200 publications on architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Art/Humanities/Literature
Biography
Biography Collection Complete A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies in many areas, including history, science, the arts, politics, and sports.* Biography
Business and Communications
Business Source Elite This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. Business
Communications and Mass Media Complete "Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study." Communications
LexisNexis Full text access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications, including national and regional newspapers, federal and state case law, and company financial information.* Law/Newspapers
ReferenceUSA Detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, including company size, corporate structure, and financial information. Business
Regional Business News Full text access to regional business publications from all metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.** Business
Current Events
CQ Researcher Offers comprehensive analyses of contemporary issues. The database contains up-to-date information on controversial topics, pro and con arguments, chronology, and annotated bibliographies.* Current Events
Global Issues in Context Offers analysis of global issues and provides access to global news sources and some primary documents. Emphasizes global perspectives of international and current events. Current Events
GreenFILE GreenFILE offers scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include 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. Current Events/Science
Homeland Security Digital Library

Offers thousands of reports, hearings, analyses, maps, and other media covering a variety of subjects related to Homeland Security - from terrorism to climate change.

NOTE: Restricted Database - ONLY available on OCC Library computers. This database is provided by the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and is not available for off-campus access.

Current Events
Opposing Viewpoints Offers comprehensive analyses of contemporary issues through viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, and articles. Current Events
Points of View Reference Center Full text database containing a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.* Current Events
SIRS Researcher Information on social issues, health, science, and business Current Events
Education
Chronicle of Higher Education A weekly newspaper focusing on higher education: news from campuses, the latest developments in scholarly research and information technology, reports on government actions that affect colleges and more. Education
ERIC The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides full text access to education-related journals, government publications, and educational resources.* Education
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Education
NovelList A Readers' Advisory database with reading recommendations for all ages. This database also provides thematic book lists and discussion guides. Education
NoveList Plus K-8 A Readers' Advisory database with reading recommendations for children and teens. This database also provides book talks, and curricular conneciton articles. Education
Primary Search Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research with articles dating as far back as 1990. Education
General/Reference
Academic Search Premier Provides full text access to a very broad range of topics: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.** General
A to Z Maps Online access to a large collection of maps including political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. Reference/Maps
Communications and Mass Media Complete "Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study." Communications
Credo Reference Credo Reference is an easy to use tool for research projects and homework. A giant online collection that searches hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations and subject specific titles as well as 200,000+ images and audio files and nearly 100 videos. General
EBSCOhost Databases Search multiple EBSCO databases at once, including Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, and PsycARTICLES. General
EBSCO EBooks Provides access to hundreds of digital "Ebooks." General
Encyclopedia Britannica Online reference source, including timelines, world data, quotations, and atlases. Includes links to outside journals, newspapers, and websites. General/Reference
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Vocational guidance and information on careers General/Reference
MasterFILE Premier This multidisciplinary database covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. General
Oxford English Dictionary The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1000 years of English. Reference
Oxford Reference Collection Online access to the world's most trusted reference collection, including dictionaries in English and other languages, encyclopedias, quotations, and subject guides. Reference
Government
Homeland Security Digital Library

Offers thousands of reports, hearings, analyses, maps, and other media covering a variety of subjects related to Homeland Security - from terrorism to climate change.

NOTE: Restricted Database - ONLY available on OCC Library computers. This database is provided by the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and is not available for off-campus access.

Government
SIRS Government Reporter A comprehensive resource for researching all areas of the U.S. federal government, including historic and government documents, directories, and almanacs. Government
History
Facts on File Search for historical facts in a wide range of subject areas: American History, Women's History, African-American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and more. History
JSTOR Full text access to an archive of journals in the fields of History, Social Science, Economics and Political Science. History
Humanities
JSTOR Full text access to an archive of journals in the fields of History, Social Science, Economics and Political Science. History
SIRS Renaissance Full text articles from over 1,200 publications on architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Art/Humanities/Literature
Law and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text Offers bibliographic records and full text articles covering areas related to criminal justice: criminology, criminal justice, corrections and prisons, criminal investigation, forensic science, substance abuse, parole and probation, and much more. Law and Criminal Justice
Homeland Security Digital Library

Offers thousands of reports, hearings, analyses, maps, and other media covering a variety of subjects related to Homeland Security - from terrorism to climate change.

NOTE: Restricted Database - ONLY available on OCC Library computers. This database is provided by the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and is not available for off-campus access.

Law and Criminal Justice
Legal Information Reference Center "Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Law
LexisNexis Full text access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications, including national and regional newspapers, federal and state case law, and company financial information.* Law/Newspapers
Westlaw Campus Online legal research database provides access to statues, cases, public records, and law review articles. Law
Library & Information Science
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Full text access to journals, books, and research reports on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Library & Information Science
Literature
Contemporary Authors Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.* Literature
Literature Criticism Online

Provides electronic access to Gale's critical anthologies, including:

Children's Literature; Contemporary Literarature; Drama; Nineteenth-Century Literarture; Poetry; Short Story; Twentieth-Century Literature

Literature
Literary Reference Center A full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, and hundreds of literary journals. Literature
Literature Resource Center Full text access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and playwrights.* Literature
MLA International Bibliography A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations in the areas of literature collected by the Modern Language Association. Note that this resource is not full-text. Literature
SIRS Renaissance Full text articles from over 1,200 publications on architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Art/Humanities/Literature
Newspapers
Chronicle of Higher Education A weekly newspaper focusing on higher education: news from campuses, the latest developments in scholarly research and information technology, reports on government actions that affect colleges and more. Education
LexisNexis Full text access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications, including national and regional newspapers, federal and state case law, and company financial information.* Law/Newspapers
New York Times Newspaper Offers full text and full-page image access to the New York Times from 1851 through the present.* Newspapers
Newspaper Source Selected full text for 25 national and international newspapers, as well as more than 260 regional newspapers. Updated daily.* Newspapers
Psychology
PsycARTICLES Full text access to scholarly and scientific psychology articles, many from the American Psychological Association.* Psychology
Science
GreenFILE GreenFILE offers scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include 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. Current Events/Science
ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect is a comprehensive, full text database providing coverage of core, scholarly journals and books from a wide variety of subject disciplines, including the biological, physical, and engineering/computer sciences, as well as social and behavioral sciences, such as psychology, education, and business.

**Full text is only available for journals from 1995 to the present

Science
Science Magazine Full-text, online access to Science Magazine, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Science

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