Brennan Library, Lasell College
Alphabetical List of Databases

About the databases

Unless indicated as "On Campus Access Only" or "Library Use Only," these resources are available from any internet connection.  Most databases will require you to enter your Minuteman Library card number for access outside the library.

For a few databases, remote access is available only to Lasell College affiliated users.

21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook 

This two-volume set is intended to meet the needs of several types of readers. Undergraduate students preparing for exams will find summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics. Readers interested in learning about economic analysis of an issue as well students embarking on research projects will find introductions to relevant theory and empirical evidence. And economists seeking to learn about extensions of analysis into new areas or about new approaches will benefit from chapters that introduce cutting-edge topics.

 

A to Z World Business 

AtoZ World Business is the world’s most comprehensive country-by-country resource for success in international business and trade. AtoZ World Business consists of 100 Country Business Guides of 108 topics each and 76 World Trade Resources. We offer entrepreneurs, business professionals, and researchers access to vetted international business and trade intelligence, compiled into a single, reliable source.

A to Z World Travel 

Review travel information online about 175 different countries and 150 world cities such as locating essential services and finding tourist attractions. The profile for each city also includes ethnic recipes and basic language lessons.

Academic OneFile 

Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's English language journals and reference sources. It has extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, & millions of full text articles. In addition it contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text New York Times content from 1985.

Academic Search Premier 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

Academic Search Premier is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 3,600 scholarly publications, and indexing and abstracts for 4,500 journals. This collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, science, arts & literature, medicine, ethnic studies, and more.

The African American Experience 

The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture. Drawing on over 450 titles, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.

American Buyers: Demographics of Shopping 

Provides the data businesses need to manage expectations (how many will walk through the door?) and set prices (how much do buyers typically spend?). It features a complete picture of the American consumer, including spending habits.

American Decades 

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history.

American Incomes: Demographics of Who Has Money 

Explores the economic status of Americans and provides the latest data on the wealth of American households. Examines household income trends by age, household type, race and ethnicity, education, region of residence, and work status. Also focuses on the poverty population.

American Memory 

Provided by the Library of Congress, American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras 

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

 

Berg Fashion Library 

The Berg Fashion Library is the only resource to provide integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Invaluable for scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in dress, it includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an extensive E-Book collection, a vast image bank, extra reference resources and more.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China 

Provides insight into Chinese history and culture today in nearly a thousand articles that include everything from "Adoption" and "Banking" to "Wound Literature" and the "Zhou Dynasty". Designed for students, teachers, businesspeople, government officials, and tourists seeking a greater understanding of China today.

Best Customers: Demographics of Consumer Demand 

Analyzes household spending on numerous products and services by age, income, household type, race and Hispanic origin, region of residence, and educational attainment of householder. Identifies which households spend the most on a product or service (the best customers) and which control the largest share of spending (the biggest customers).

Biography in Context 

This database combines award-winning biographies from respected sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.

Books and Authors 

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun!

Boston Globe 


Provides full text access to The Boston Globe - 1980-current.

Branded Entertainment: Product Placement and Brand Strategy in the Entertainment Business 

Explains the history and development of product placement; advantages of this form of brand advertising; and methods employed by different brands. Provides examples from film, to music video, to computer games.

Britannica Annals of American History 

Explore the rich and varied history of the United States through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia

Britannica Online Academic Edition 

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online includes Year In Review articles since 1993, historical timeline searches, a dictionary and thesaurus, a world atlas, links to journal and magazine articles, and video clips. Search alphabetically or by subject.

Britannica Online Public Library Edition 


Brittanica Online Mobile Edition

Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains 4 full encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia each covering the research needs of a different age group. Along with this encyclopedia content, Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, Web sites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children and adults, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more.

Britannica Public Library Edition for Kids 

Contains Compton's Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and a wealth of other age-appropriate material for younger students and children

Britannica Online School Edition 

Elementary, Middle and High School levels, plus read-aloud al all levels and translation for over 50 languages. Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts. Designed for all levels of learning from elementary school through high school, Britannica Online School Edition offers students an easy-to-use gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica.

Britannica Learning Zone (early childhood) 

Grade Level PreK-5. Play, discover, create—these are the cornerstones of learning for young children. Now, Britannica gives teachers an online solution designed specifically for the needs of ages 4 to 7. Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.

Britannica Spanish Reference Center 

Escolar (K-8)

Moderna (9-12)

Spanish Reference Center delivers two products in one—a reference collection for ages 6-12 and another for the high school and college ages. Separate home pages for each level allow schools and libraries to tailor the product to their users' needs, making it the only online Spanish-language database that offers age-appropriate content for everyone.

Britannica World Data Analyst 

This rich trove of current and historical statistics on the countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Plus, World Data Analyst allows subscribers to create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet for data crunching and deeper analysis. Users can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. It’s ideal for research, to explore new topics for study, or just to learn more about the world.

Business Insights: Essentials  

Formerly Business and Company Resource Center

Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Business Insights Global

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.

Business Source Premier 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,125 peer-reviewed business publications. This database offers information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.

 

Choice Reviews Online 

ON CAMPUS ACCESS ONLY

Search for reviews of books and electronic resources from 1988 onward.

Communication & Mass Media Complete 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select 

Contemporary Literary Criticism - Select (CLC-Select) is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.  Each CLC-Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study.

CQ Public Affairs Collection 

CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth coverage of vital public policy issues, statistical and historical analyses, and full-text historical documents and primary source materials. Organized by 22 key public affairs topics - from Advocacy and Public Service to U.S. Congress and Politics - in a fully integrated reference source, the collection provides invaluable context for today's critical debates.

CQ Researcher 

Each CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text 

This resource covers essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text's coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.

Criminal Justice Collection 

The Criminal Justice Collection database focuses on all aspects of the criminal justice field. Publications include: American Criminal Law Review; Corrections Today; Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice Ethics; Forensic Examiner; Psychology Today; and more.

Culinary Arts Collection 

The Culinary Arts Collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines from 1980 to present. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

 

Daily Life Through History 

In Daily Life through History, students and researchers discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

Digital Media Catalog (OverDrive) 

The Digital Media Catalog (OverDrive) provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download.

There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.

 

eBook Collection from EBSCOHost

The EBSCOhost eBook Collection consists of over 25,000 full-text reference, scholarly, and professional ebooks as well as public domain titles. Library users can view full-text eBooks or download titles from their computer onto most popular electronic devices.

Education

This volume in The SAGE Reference Series on Disability explores education issues for people with disabilities and examines topics central to the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. With a balance of history, theory, research, and application, specialists set out the findings and implications of research and practice for others whose current or future work involves the care and/or study of those with disabilities, as well as for the disabled themselves.

Education Research Complete 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

Education Research Complete is the most authoritative online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Educator's Reference Complete 

This collection of searchable full-text periodical articles is specifically designed for teachers and school administrators.

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance 

The five-volume Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, is an essential resource for anyone involved with career exploration. More than 800 articles have been revised and updated since the last edition to reflect accurate, up-to-date career information.Each article offers expanded career information, sidebars, and other user-friendly features. Called out by graphic icons are the top 10 fastest-growing careers and the top 10 careers that experts predict will add the greatest number of positions through the year 2018.

Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies 

This two-volume set serves as an introduction and general education, supplementing and assisting those newcomers who want to understand the professional and specialized knowledge component of curriculum studies.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture 

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines.

Encyclopedia of Gender in Media 

The media strongly influences our everyday notions of gender roles and our concepts of gender identity. The Encyclopedia of Gender in Media critically examines the role of the media in enabling, facilitating, or challenging the social construction of gender in our society. The work addresses a variety of entertainment and news content in print and electronic media and explores the social construction of masculinity as well as femininity.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture 

Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns 

An annual publication that profiles important marketing campaigns of the 20th century.

Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empire 

Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empire is the first comprehensive A-to-Z encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongols. It provides accurate and readable entries on all aspects of this people's turbulent history and rich culture, from prehistory to modern times. While particular emphasis is placed on the Mongol Empire, entries cover the country's entire history and range from geography to culture and religion to personalities, battles, daily life, and folklore. Major entries are accompanied by a further reading list to guide readers to selected resources for more in-depth research. This volume is a great first stop for research on Mongolia as well as a valuable reference for those wishing to expand their knowledge of a region that is, to most westerners, exotic and relatively unknown.

Encyclopedia of New Venture Management 

New ventures often are launched into highly dynamic environments characterized by rapid technological change, inherent unpredictability, and an uncertain cash flow. Such ventures often require rapid growth to succeed. While new ventures offer those who initiate them a high degree of independence, excitement, and potential for great reward, they also bring high risk, stress, and greater potential for failure. Thus, it takes a special set of skills, techniques, and temperament to succeed. These skills, along with the potential risks and rewards and environmental settings and characteristics, are explored in the Encyclopedia of New Venture Management.

Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society 

Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Covers leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development 

Examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life. 3v., 2009

Environmental Encyclopedia 

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection 

Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes nearly 200 journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

ERIC 

ERIC includes more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. This database provides access to ERIC Document citations, and ERIC Journal citations from 1966 onward.

Expanded Academic ASAP 

From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.  Access scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers - with full text and images!

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources 

Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

 

FedJobs 

ON CAMPUS ACCESS ONLY

Our subscription to this database maintained by the Federal Research Service provides access to over 20,000 federal job listings, with a variety of targeted search methods, along with how-to information, and application forms.

First Research 

First Research is an industry survey style business database that breaks down the structure of an industry and its current challenges and opportunities. First Research provides up-to-date industry intelligence with insight and information of more than 600 industry segments. Highlights include prepared questions to gain an edge in interviews, vital web links and acronyms, and an "Industry Prospector" tool to locate industries that best fit your sales or marketing initiative.

firstVIEW Collections Online 

firstVIEW is an independent fashion website providing images of the world's top designers' collections. It includes photographs of runway shows and previous collections for hundreds of designers.

Frameworks 

The State Department of Education provides access to the full text of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, including updates, supplements, and archived editions.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library 

The sources that Gale Virtual Reference Library offers in eBook format include multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection 

A collection of more than 80 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources from Delmar, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.

Gartner 

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, delivering technology-related insight necessary for their clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, they are the valuable partner to clients in over 13,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, they work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 5,700 associates, including more than 1,435 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries.

Gartner requires login/authentication for on or off campus access. Please use your Lasell College username and password to login.

General BusinessFile ASAP 

Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.  Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries.  Choose "Advanced search" to search Investex, which contains investment reports produced by financial institutions and Wall Street and International brokerage firms.

General OneFile 

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles, including most of the content across all Thomson/Gale databases. OneFile contains over 5,000 full-text periodical titles, and more than 9,200 titles in all, on a wide range of topics.

General Reference Center Gold 

A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use this to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Global Issues in Context 

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Global Road Warrior 

The Global Road Warrior is a comprehensive business travel, telecommunications and business culture reference covering 175 countries. Business travelers, travel planners, international communicators and businesspeople who need extensive coverage of these topics will find the most up-to-date information available in a highly organized and consistent format.

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in The Dictionary of Art (DOA) and adding hundreds of new entries not previously covered in the DOA, GEAA is a comprehensive and current reference resource for information on this important area for students, researchers, and the general public. There are articles on all subject areas in American fine art including: biographies of major artists, architects and patrons, architecture, painting, new media, photography, sculpture, installation art, performance art, new media art, art education, and more.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture 

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture is the most current and comprehensive reference resource for the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field of enduring importance—from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture. The resource provides fascinating and authoritative art historical and cultural information about art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites and stylistic developments.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art 

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art offers the most current and comprehensive scholarly information on the visual arts of the Renaissance in Northern Europe. Unparalleled in scope and depth, covers a wide range of subject areas, addressing people and subjects specific to all areas of Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe, including the diverse geographical regions that now encompass the modern nations of Germany, Austria, France, England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Scandinavia, Poland, and Russia.

GreenFILE 

GreenFILE 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.

 

Health and Wellness Resource Center 

Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center Academic 

Use this database to find academic articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

The Historical Encyclopedia of American Business 

The coverage in this resource is broad and addresses the full breadth of American business history. There are long overviews on different sectors of the economy, such as agriculture and banking; individual industries such as advertising and electronics; and general topics as business cycles, labor strikes and outsourcing. There are also overviews on broad legal topics such as antitrust legislation, bankruptcy laws and patent laws. Also covered are significant economic depressions and "panics" as well as such events as the Boston Tea Party, the Dust Bowl of the 1930's, and the Energy crisis of 1979. Although the main thrust of this set is on broad topics and historical trends, it also offers brief biographies of 35 individual persons who have played exceptional roles in American business.

Hoover's 

Hoover's delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth. This database of 12 million companies includes in-depth coverage of 40,000 of the world's top business enterprises.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection 

With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry – including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Hotel and Travel Index 

HTIHotelink is the online counterpart of the Hotel and Travel Index print publication. The website includes a searchable database of over 75,000 hotels, as well as airport diagrams, travel advisories, restaurant and weather information, mapping, and much more.

 

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 

The mission of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy is to publish an exemplary, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal for physical therapists and others in the healthcare and research communities to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related best practice.

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 

The editorial mission of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (JSCR) is to advance the knowledge about strength and conditioning through research. A unique aspect of this journal is that it includes recommendations for the practical use of research findings. While the journal name identifies strength and conditioning as separate entities, strength is considered a part of conditioning. This journal wishes to promote the publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts which add to our understanding of conditioning and sport through applied exercise science.

JSTOR 

JSTOR is an online archive of full-text scholarly articles in the humanities and social sciences. Although it does not include the most current issues of journals, this is a reliable resource for academic articles in the fields of history, ethnic studies, political science and more.

Junior Edition 

This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

Kids InfoBits 

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

The Latino American Experience 

The Latino American Experience is dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos, the largest, fastest-growing minority group in the United States. Contains over 200 volumes of content, from encyclopedias to biographies.

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe 

LEXIS-NEXIS® Academic Universe provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. It includes full-text coverage of the New York Times, and Chronicle of Higher Education.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Literature Resource Center 

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

 

Magill's Medical Guide  

Magill's Medical Guide provides general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. The Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Market Share Reporter 

Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

Massachusetts History Online 

Use this collection for full-text articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers for coverage of Massachusetts people, places and historical events.

Massachusetts Newsstand 


Provides full text access to several Massachusetts newspapers dating back to the 1980's, including The Boston Globe.

Includes:
Boston Globe (1980-Current)
Berkshire Eagle (2005-Current)
BusinessWest (Chicopee) (1992-Current)
North Adams Transcript (2005-Current)
Plymouth County Business Review (1991-Current)
Sentinel & Enterprise (Fitchburg) (2005-Current)
The Sun (Lowell) (2004-Current)
Telegram & Gazette (Worcester) (1989-Current)
Gazette (Haverhill (12/31/92 - 8/9/97)
Standard Times (New Bedford (1/4/92 - 8/19/97

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources 

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Medline 

PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

MLA International Bibliography 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

The MLA International Bibliography consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.

Includes MLA Directory of Periodicals:

 

NCJRS 

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) hosts one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 185,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials.

The New York Times 

This database includes full-text of the New York Times from January 1, 1985 to the present.

New York Times Historical 

Search the New York Times back to 1851.

NoveList 

NoveList allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest, or to look for books by entering descriptive terms that appear in subject headings, reviews, and other fields. Users can learn more about books and authors through Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, etc.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection Resource Center 

All aspects of the Nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum

Nursing Resource Center 

Gale’s Nursing Resource Center supports nursing programs at two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and vocational education high schools, as well as public libraries nationwide. Nursing Resource Center is a comprehensive resource that nurses, students, and instructors trust to deliver quality results because it was designed to match the “Nursing Process”. Whether preparing students for clinical exams, providing homework help, or NCLEX-RN test prep Nursing Resource Center is a care provider’s must have.

 

Opposing Viewpoints In Context 

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 new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, 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.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt goes far beyond the records of archaeology to make available what we know about the full social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization. The Encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE. Here is the Egyptian world in illuminating, accessible detail: art, architecture, religion, language, literature, trade, politics, everyday social life and the culture of the court. Of special interest is the coverage of themes and issues that are particularly controversial-such as the new theories of the origins of complex society in the Nile Valley, new discoveries about Greco-Roman Egypt, and new developments in literature, religion, linguistics and other fields, including the debates about Egypt's African legacy

 

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection 

This collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

Points of View Reference Center 

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.

Pop Culture Universe 

Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative, yet irresistible, digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present-in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers. Built on hundreds of award-winning titles for all levels of researchers, PCU provides a safe haven for investigating topics that appeal to students-without the bias, advertising, suggestive content, or questionable authorship of commercial or fan sites.

Pop Culture Universe eBook Collection 

Many of the eBooks in this collection are about daily life and popular culture, both in the U.S. and around the world, and both contemporary and historical.

PowerSearch 

Search multiple Thompson Gale databases at the same time

Gale PowerSearch is a platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated, yet simple, solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference and primary source information. Moreover, PowerSearch provides your patrons with access to all the Gale content in your library's collection through one, single search query.

Gale PowerSearch helps users select the databases most appropriate to include in a cross-search by providing an alphabetical listing along with a description of each one. Users search with the method that's easiest for them - by entering keywords, using pre-defined subject terms or constructing complex search queries using Boolean logic. Below the search term field, users will find a list of Gale databases so they can simply select as many databases as they want to include in their search. The database from which each document is found appears as part of the search results.

PsycARTICLES 

PsycARTICLES is an online database containing more than 27,500 full-text articles from 49 peer reviewed journals published by APA and allied organizations from 1988 to the present, with earlier years in production. The database covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.

Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia 

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more. 2v., 2009

PsycEXTRA 

PsycEXTRA is a bibliographic and full-text companion to the scholarly PsycINFO database. The document types included in PsycEXTRA consist of technical, annual and government reports, conference papers, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more.

PsycINFO 

PsycINFO is an abstract (not full-text) database of psychological literature from 1887-present.

Regional Business News 

Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

 

Sage Handbook of Developmental Disorders 

The SAGE Handbook of Developmental Disorders is a central reference in the field for all academics, researchers, clinicians and advanced students involved in the study of developmental disorders, including those in clinical psychology, child psychiatry, child mental health, child genetics and pediatrics, speech language pathology, and developmental disabilities and special education.

Sage Reference Online 

Sage Reference Online contains a selection of encyclopedias and other ready-reference books covering a range of subjects in the social sciences disciplines.

Salem History 

Includes online access to:
Great Events from History: Modern Scandals
Historical Encyclopedia of American Business
Musicians & Composers
The Nineties in America
The Eighties in America
The Seventies in America
The Sixties in America
The Fifties in America
The Forties in America

Salem Literature 

The Salem Literature Critical Insights series distills the best of both classic and current literary criticism of the world's most-studied literature. The series focuses on an individual author's entire body of work and on single works of literature.

Includes online access to:

  • Critical Insights: Authors
    • Gwendolyn Brooks
    • Robert Frost
    • Ernest Hemingway

Science.gov 

The Science.gov website is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.

Science in Context 

(formerly Science Resource Center)

Science in Context provides topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations, as well as articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics, and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.

Social Studies and the Young Learner 

The goal of Social Studies and the Young Learner is to capture and enthuse elementary teachers across the country by providing relevant and useful information about the teaching of social studies to elementary students.The teaching techniques presented are designed to stimulate the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills vital to classroom success.

Science Reference Center 

Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. It contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

SocINDEX 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. It offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

Sports Business Research Network 

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network) focuses on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. It's mission is to provide a continuously updated resource featuring market research and industry news covering all facets of the industry - sports equipment sales, sports participation, sports broadcasting, sports sponsorship and sports marketing.

SPORTDiscus 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students and Faculty

SPORTDiscus is the most comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, sport law, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, allied health, occupational health & therapy, and more.

Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach 

Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals involved in the training and care of the competitive or recreational athlete, including primary care physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other medical and health care professionals.

Sports Market Place Directory 

For over 20 years, this comprehensive, up-to-date resource has offered direct access to the Who, What, When & Where of the Sports Industry. This comprehensive database provides current key information about the people, organizations and events involving the explosive sports industry at your fingertips. Sports Market Place Directory - Online Database profiles contact information and key executives.

Student Edition 

This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Student Resources In Context 

Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as "Search Assist" and quick fact boxes.

 

Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children 

Teacher Education and Special Education (TESE) helps to prepare those who will work with children with disabilities. It offers research on exceptionality and the teaching of exceptional children, as well as the critical issues shaping the future of teacher education. The journal publishes original research, evaluations of personnel preparation programs, and interpretive or critical literature reviews.

 

U.S. History In Context 

U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

United States Department of Education 

The official US Dept. of Education website provides access to research, statistics, and hundreds of publications on topics including teaching strategies, government programs, literacy, school choice, and much more.

United States Department of Justice 

The official US DOJ website serves as a gateway to the homepages of all of the department's offices, including the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Drug Enforcement Administration, etc. The agencies now post most of their publications and statistics online.

 

Vocations and Careers Collection 

Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

The Vogue Archive 

A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.

 

WestLaw 

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Westlaw is a leading online legal research service, providing a broad collection of legal resources, news, business and public records information. Westlaw includes cases and statutes, administrative materials, law reviews and treatises, attorney profiles, news and business information, and forms.

Women's Wear Daily 

ON CAMPUS ACCESS ONLY

Online archives of the fashion industry authority, Women's Wear Daily, from 1994 onward.

World History In Context 

World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

WorldCat 

IN LIBRARY USE ONLY

Extensive catalog of bibliographic records for books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

World Factbook 

Information from the CIA's World Factbook publication is available free of charge through the agency's website. Select a country and see concise and up to date information on its land, people, government, transportation, and much more.