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 Access Science
Service = McGraw Hill Companies

A collection of online science reference materials with access to all the articles, fully illustrated with thousands of illustrations, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Includes the latest Science News® headlines and biographies.
Access Science

 American Decades
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history.
American Decades

 American Decades Primary Sources
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Full or excerpted primary sources from the period representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the decade.
American Decades Primary Sources

 American Eras
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.
American Eras

 American Indian Culture
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Addresses cultural phenomena characteristic of the indigenous peoples of North America. Entries cover the range of culture from lifeways, religious rituals, and material culture to art forms and modern social phenomena.
American Indian Culture

 American National Biography
Service = Oxford University Press

The ANB Online is a collection of biographies Americans that are deceased prior to 1996. It includes features and materials not available in the print edition including illustrations, internal cross-references within the biographies, and links to external online resources.
American National Biography

 Americans At War
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

This unique, four-volume set explains to students how mobilization for war and how wars themselves have altered the fabric of everyday life. Written by scholars in the fields of history, literature and the arts, sociology, law, political science and psychology, the encyclopedia places major American conflicts -- from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism -- in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the homefront. Articles include biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations and monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music.
Americans At War

 Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music, and religion from a specific period, each volume in this five-volume 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. Nine chapters follow, covering the major branches of the humanities: architecture and design, dance, fashion, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theater, and visual arts. Chapters begin with a chronology of major events within the discipline followed by articles covering the movements, schools of thought, and masterworks that characterize the discipline during the era and biographical profiles of pioneers, masters, and other prominent figures in the field. Chapters end with significant bibliography of primary documents from the period.
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

 ATLA Historical Monographs Collection Series 1
Service = EBSCO

Series 1 presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of, biblical languages emerged during the nineteenth century, an important foundation for today’s study and understanding of biblical languages.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection Series 1

 ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
Service = EBSCO

Series 2 consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2

 Baby Boom Americans Born 1946 to 1964
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Reveals the unique characteristics of Baby Boomers and explains how those characteristics are remaking American society. Includes the latest statistics on the labor force participation, living arrangements, incomes, health, spending, and wealth of the generation.
Baby Boom Americans Born 1946 to 1964

 Berkshire Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides numerous articles written by sports experts and athletes that describe and explain extreme sports. Also includes biographies on leading athletes, essays on extreme sports venues, and articles on social issues.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports

 Building Blocks of Matter
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, with an emphasis on elementary particle physics.
Building Blocks of Matter

 Business Plans Handbook V.11
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A collection of 24 actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Plans are from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. Also includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary; and an updated bibliography.
Business Plans Handbook V.11

 Business Plans Handbook V.12
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A collection of 24 actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Plans are from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. Also includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary; and an updated bibliography.
Business Plans Handbook V.12

 Business Plans Handbook V.13
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
Business Plans Handbook V.13

 Chicago Manual of Style Online
Service = The University of Chicago Press

The Online Edition of the Chicago Manual of Style includes recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices, tools, a quick guide, and Q&A section.
Chicago Manual of Style Online

 Children's Core Collection
Service = EBSCO

Children's Catalog covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian—both periodicals and books—is also covered. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists, books within Children’s Core Collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including social sciences, science, math and reading.
Children's Core Collection

 Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians Critical Studies and Sources
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Chronicles the history and legacy of ancient rhetoric. Includes entries on classical rhetoricians who have shaped the history of Western civilization.
Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians Critical Studies and Sources

 Collaborating for Literacy: Librarian, Teacher, and Principal
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

An in-depth look at literacy centers, multicultural issues, comprehensive instruction, integration of reading and writing, and assessment.
Collaborating for Literacy: Librarian, Teacher, and Principal

 College Blue Book, The
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Guide to 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.
College Blue Book, The

 CollegeSource Online
Service = CollegeSource, Inc.

A virtual library representing over 37,519 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. Includes hyperlinked table of contents and index, weekly updates and a search feature that includes finding colleges by: major, enrollment, tuition, degrees, state, or affiliation. Includes profiles of every accredited college in U.S along with added links.
CollegeSource Online

 Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

 Contemporary Fashion
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A reference book covering individual designers and fashion houses that have been active within the last 100 years.
Contemporary Fashion

 Contemporary Hinduism
Service = ABC-Clio

An examination of the contemporary practices, beliefs, and issues of one of the world's oldest and most enduring religions, both within its Indian homeland and throughout the world.
Contemporary Hinduism

 Countries and Their Cultures
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.
Countries and Their Cultures

 Credo Reference
Service = Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a customizable ready-reference solution for learners and librarians. Its full-text, aggregated content covers every major subject from over 50 publishers of reference materials.
Credo Reference

 Dictionary of American History
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Continually updated from its original 1940 edition, this authoritative work covers a wide range of topics in American history.
Dictionary of American History

 Dissertations and Theses
Service = ProQuest_Platform 2011

Over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Citations in more recent years include abstracts written by the author. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download. Coverage: 1861 - Current
Dissertations and Theses

 ebrary ebooks
Service = eBrary

Fulltext access to 30,000+ books, reports and maps from leading academic publishers. ebrary eBooks
ebrary ebooks

 Encyclopedia Judaica
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides exhaustive and organized encyclopedic overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature.
Encyclopedia Judaica

 Encyclopedia of Africa
Service = Oxford University Press

The Encyclopedia of Africa presents reference in world history, politics, and culture on this region of ever-growing importance. Its core is comprised of entries focusing on African history and culture from 2005’s acclaimed five-volume Africana. The articles cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa. In-depth articles examine contemporary nations of sub-Saharan Africa, ethnic groups from various regions of Africa, and European colonial powers.
Encyclopedia of Africa

 Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
Service = Elsevier B.V.

The online version of Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior covers topics such as communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation, and the history of the field, but also emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior. The large section on animal cognition brings together many of the world's experts on the subject to provide a comprehensive overview of this rapidly developing area.
Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

 Encyclopedia of Associations
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Comprehensive source for detailed information on nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Each entry features a range of valuable data, typically including the organization’s complete name, address, e-mail, Web site and phone; the primary official’s name and title; founding date; purpose and activities; dues; national and international conferences; and more.
Encyclopedia of Associations

 Encyclopedia of Communication and Information
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Explores the full spectrum of communication, from careers to information technologies, in an interdisciplinary fashion. Emphasis is on both historical and current issues, topics, and people.
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

 Encyclopedia of Education
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Approximately 900 articles offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice within the United States and throughout the world.
Encyclopedia of Education

 Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

 Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides a comprehensive, subject specific guide to the history, uses, scientific principles, and technologies of espionage, intelligence, and security, with special emphasis placed on the current ethical, legal, and social issues surrounding this very topical subject.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security

 Encyclopedia of Law & Society
Service = SAGE Publications, Inc.

Two aspects of scholarship about the legal systems of our day strike me as especially salient. The first is that, for the first time, there is a fair amount of genuine research on these legal systems. European scholars have for a long time talked about "legal science" (Rechtswissenschaft). Encyclopedia of Law & Society
Encyclopedia of Law & Society

 Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

From rodeos to quilting bees, stickball to stock car racing, American pastimes comprise a broad range of activities. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of these activities from the Colonial era to the present. This title examines how the pursuit of leisure has changed over time, reflecting shifting social, cultural, political and economic trends in the United States. Particular attention is paid to how leisure activities have varied by region, class, ethnicity, gender and age.
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

 Encyclopedia of Religion
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Over 3300 articles approach content cross-culturally while emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
Encyclopedia of Religion

 Encyclopedia of Science and Religion
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Addresses the interactions, contradictions, and tensions between science and religion, both historically and in contemporary life.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion

 Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Basic information about the history of social welfare in Canada, Mexico, and the United States to provide readers with information about how these three nations have dealt with social welfare issues, some similar across borders, others unique, as well as to describe important events, developments, and the lives and work of some key contributors to social welfare developments.
Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America

 Encyclopedia of Social Work
Service = Oxford University Press

ESW offers overview articles on a range of key topics in social work study as well as biographies of influential figures in social work history. In addition, supplementary resources and information are available through links in the navigation bar on the left to provide users with context and further opportunities in their research journey.
Encyclopedia of Social Work
 
 Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

This six-volume edition of the 1987 Dartmouth Medal-winner includes all of the material from the original four-volume set and 1992 Supplement, as well as updated original articles and new articles covering concepts and court cases since 1992. Appendices include a case index and primary documents.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

 Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Service = Oxford University Press

Lawrence Schiffman and James VanderKam’s Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Featuring 450 articles by an international community of 100 distinguished scholars, the Encyclopedia is the definitive account of what we know about the scrolls—their history, relevance, meaning, and the controversies that surround them. The works are viewed in historical, linguistic, and religious contexts, with archaeological evidence providing a clear basis for dating and preservation of the manuscripts.
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

 Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies
Service = IGI Global eBooks

The Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies provides coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of virtual communities and technologies. Its entries have been authored by over 140 leading researchers from more than 25 countries, presenting an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and technical impacts of virtual environments in our global village. A compendium of over 830 terms and more than 2,250 references to published works on virtual communities are also included. It also offers coverage of upcoming and emerging technologies for virtual communities, human computer interfaces, new networking, mobile computing, Web services, and synchronous and asynchronous environments.
Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies

 Encyclopedia of World Biography
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
Encyclopedia of World Biography

 Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.
Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship

 Fiction Core Collection
Service = EBSCO

The selective list presented in this collection features classic and contemporary works of fiction recommended for a general adult audience, written in or translated into English. The best authors and their most widely-read works in literary and popular fiction—old and new—are listed, including mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, Westerns and romance.
Fiction Core Collection

 Gale Encyclopedia of American Law
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides current information on 5,000+ legal topics.
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law

 Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies.
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

 Gale Virtual Reference Library
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Gale Virtual Reference Library offers you an online collection of premier reference eBooks. You can search a single eBook or across an entire eBook collection - a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library

 Generation X Americans
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.
Generation X Americans

 Genetics: Macmillian Science Library
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A comprehensive collection of articles on all aspects of genetics, from Mendel to the decoding of the human genome. Explains the workings of genes and chromosomes, genetic diseases, and biotechnology. Also covers the ethical, legal, and social issues connected to genetic science. Includes full-color photos and line drawings, a glossary of scientific terms, and coverage of careers in the field.
Genetics: Macmillian Science Library

 Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

The 3rd edition provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia

 Global AIDS Crisis
Service = ABC-Clio

An up-to-date account of the history, spread, and chilling repercussions of one of the deadliest pandemics the world has ever seen.
Global AIDS Crisis

 Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture
Service = Oxford University Press

Built on the scholarship of the Grove Dictionary of Art, this work offers over 1,600 up-to-date entries on Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe and spans over a thousand years of history. Recent changes in Islamic art in areas such as Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are elucidated here by distinguished scholars. Entries provide in-depth art historical and cultural information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. Over 500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, painting, ceramics, architecture, metalwork and calligraphy illuminate the rich artistic tradition of the Islamic world. The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture
Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture

 Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques Service
Service = Oxford University Press

Provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art. Coverage includes materials in art practice (e.g. ink, enamel, digital materials); materials in conservation (e.g. adhesives); classes of artifacts (e.g. wallpaper, mosaic, ceramic); techniques and methods (e.g. book binding, gilding, printing, weaving), terms (e.g. rustication), tools (e.g. easel, laser), theory (e.g. technical examination, conservation controversies), fakes & forgeries, and conservation theorists and practitioners. The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques
Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques Service

 Handbook of Research on ePortfolios
Service = IGI Global eBooks

The Handbook of Research on ePortfolios is comprehensive coverage of the major themes of ePortfolios, addressing all of the major issues, from concept to technology to implementation. It provides a complete investigation on a variety of ePortfolio uses through case studies and supporting technologies, and also explains the conceptual thinking behind current uses and potential uses not yet implemented. It investigates commercial and academic ePortfolio systems—home-grown, off the shelf, and open source—and to supply proof-of-concept evidence of successful systems.
Handbook of Research on ePortfolios

 Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level
Service = IGI Global eBooks

The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. This handbook details the needs of teachers, researchers, and scholars through state-of-the-art perspectives, exposing them to new ideas and interesting developments.
Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level

 Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Service = EBSCO

Provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments

 Health Professional's Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements
Service = Teton Data Systems

Nutritional reference is evidence-based with current references. Gives the provider the background needed to have a factual discussion with patients about the pros and cons of using specific dietary supplements.
Health Professional's Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements

 Humanities E-Book
Service = American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Fully searchable collection of 1000+ high-quality books in history from 75 publishers, recommended and reviewed by historians.
Humanities E-Book

 Information Science eBooks
Service = IGI Global eBooks

Searches 3 Information Science eBooks: Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities, Handbook of Research on ePortfolios, and Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level.
Information Science eBooks

 John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Service = John Hopkins University Press (JHUP)

The Johns Hopkins Online Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, presenting a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements, including more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

 Kraus Curriculum Development Library (kcdlonline)
Service = Kraus Curriculum Development Library (kcdlonline)

A database of curricula, frameworks, and standards that brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.
Kraus Curriculum Development Library (kcdlonline)

 MagillOnLiterature Plus
Service = EBSCO

Composed of 35,000 critical analyses of individual works, 6,500 biographical records, over 1,000 images, and a glossary of 1,310 terms, MagillOnLiterature Plus contains editorially reviewed critical essays, brief plot summaries, character profiles, and setting discussions covering works by more than 8,500 fiction writers, poets, dramatists, essayists, and philosophers, and also biographical essays reflecting coverage of 2,500 authors and their principal works and current secondary bibliographies. Also, 395 genre-driven overview essays provide details about literary genres, time periods, and national literatures.
MagillOnLiterature Plus

 Maps: Digital Sanborn Maps
Service = CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)

Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. They were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property. They list street blocks and building numbers - numbers in use at the time the map was made as well as previous historical numbers.
Maps: Digital Sanborn Maps

 Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Source
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

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.
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Source

 Meltons Encyclopedia American Religions
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.
Meltons Encyclopedia American Religions

 Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Service = EBSCO

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed "Mental Measurements Yearbooks."
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

 Middle & Junior High Core Collection
Service = EBSCO

This Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists in library service to young people, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.
Middle & Junior High Core Collection

 Millennials Americans Born 1977-1994
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides a demographic and socioeconomic profile of the Millennial generation. Includes statistics on the education, living arrangements, labor force participation, health, incomes, spending, and time use of the youngest generation and its parents.
Millennials Americans Born 1977-1994

 New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement

 New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Brings a global perspective to bear on timeless questions about the individual and society.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

 Notable Sports Figure
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Takes a close look at the people in sports who have captured attention because of success on the playing field, or controversy off the playing field. This work features biographies on more than 600 people from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport, but also on the society and culture of their times. It also includes not only the record-breakers that dominated and changed their sport, but also the controversial figures that made headlines even apart from athletic events.
Notable Sports Figure

 Nutrition Care Manual
Service = Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Provides disease-specific information and evaluation, printable client handouts, calculators that compute BMI/weight range, customization tools and more.
Nutrition Care Manual

 Older Americans: A Changing Market
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides the latest statistics on the health, living arrangements, incomes, spending, and wealth of the 55-or-older age group.
Older Americans: A Changing Market

 Oxford Art Online
Service = Oxford University Press

Oxford Art Online comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, edited by Hugh Brigstocke (2001). Articles that have been added or updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.
Oxford Art Online

 Oxford Music Online
Service = Oxford University Press

Oxford Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.
Oxford Music Online

 The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Service = Oxford University Press

Uniquely authoritative and wide-ranging in its scope, The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church contains over 6,000 A-Z entries, and offers coverage of all aspects of this vast and often complex subject, from theology; churches and denominations; patristic scholarship; and the bible; to the church calendar and its organization; popes; archbishops; saints; and mystics. Containing scholarly bibliographies at entry level and up-to-date statistics wherever possible, this classical reference text, first published in 1957 is an essential resource for ordinands, clergy, and members of religious orders; The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church is an invaluable tool for academics, teachers, and students of church history and theology, as well as for the general reader.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

 The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Service = Oxford University Press

This dictionary provides detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe. It includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to have on modern thought and society. Nearly half the entries are biographical, covering artists, thinkers, statesman, and reformers. A table of European ruling houses and a table showing the dates when cities and countries changed from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar are also included.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

 The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology
Service = Oxford University Press

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology examines all aspects of warfare and military technology in medieval times. Approximately 1,000 articles signed by the leading experts in medieval military history provide an exhaustive and accurate view of how and why wars were waged throughout Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Crusader States between 500 C.E. to 1500. Contains articles on military leaders; battles; sieges; individual fortresses; and military technology focusing on subjects such as armor, navigational techniques, and siege warfare tactics. In addition, each regional overview—such as Britain, the Byzantine Empire, and Hungary—includes a discussion of primary sources, an introductory narrative, and an entry on historiography providing a depth and breadth of coverage not found in any other resource on the subject.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

 Project Gutenberg Ebook Collection
Service = Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation

Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related technologies today.
Project Gutenberg Ebook Collection

 Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

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.
Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia

 Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction
Service = EBSCO

Public Library Core Collection: Non-Fiction recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and catalogers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults.
Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction

 Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Service = Taylor & Francis Online

In addition to the full content of the classic 10-volume set which remains at its core and regular additions of new articles, REP Online also provides editorially reviewed links to other sites and resources on the web, revisions and updates of key entries. It contains a wide breadth of subject matter, including Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy, and over 25,000 hot-linked cross-references between articles and new links to other editorially reviewed websites.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

 Routledge Religion Resource
Service = Taylor & Francis Online

Consists of the contents of about 30 key religion reference works (encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources) on many aspects of religious studies. Titles include Encyclopedia of Protestantism, The Papacy: an Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, The Encyclopedia of Ethics, The Reformation World.
Routledge Religion Resource

 The People's Chronology
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Presents a year-by-year record of human events from prehistory to the present. Each chronological chapter is further organized by era or year, and within each year by 33 standard subject categories that feature not only political events and wars, but also events in the arts and humanities, education, transportation, science and medicine, and social trends. Also includes issues of concern such as consumer protection, crime, and nutrition.
The People's Chronology

 Salem Literature
Service = Salem Press

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Salem Literature

 Salem Literature: Critical Insights: Gwendolyn Brooks
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Salem Literature: Critical Insights: Gwendolyn Brooks

 Salem Literature: Critical Insights: Toni Morrison
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Salem Literature: Critical Insights: Toni Morrison

 Salem Science: Forensic Science
Service = Salem Press

Coverage includes the point of view of forensic investigators, coverage of the role of forensic science in the American legal system, and extensive coverage of specific historical subjects.
Salem Science: Forensic Science

 Sears List of Subject Headings
Service = EBSCO

The Sears List of Subject Headings, with a thesaurus like format for subject terminology, provides a list of essential headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating additional headings as needed. The online database includes all the print material in the 20th edition of the Sears List, plus all headings added since the publication of that edition. New headings are added on a regular basis.
Sears List of Subject Headings

 Senior High Core Collection
Service = EBSCO

Wilson's Senior High Core Collection is selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library. Senior High School Core Collection lists review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
Senior High Core Collection

 Sports Nutrition Care Manual
Service = Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Research-based nutrition information written by authors who are Board Certified as Specialists in Sports Dietetics (CSSDs).
Sports Nutrition Care Manual

 Springer eBooks
Service = Springer

Online book collection which includes online access to more than 25,000 titles comprised of 13 subject collections: Architecture and Design, Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Material Sciences, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences & Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Physics & Astronomy, Professional & Applied Computing The books are searchable and can be accessed in pdf and html data formats. Reproductions can be purchased by students at a reasonable price. The collection is developed to support the scientific and academic researcher.
Springer eBooks

 Today's Science
Service = Facts On File News Services (Infobase Publishing)

Accessible information on the latest developments in science for middle school through college. Articles include background information, useful Internet resources, and suggestions for further reading. It features overview articles linked to detailed news coverage, extensive use of illustrations, editorial cartoons, an automatic glossary, thorough linking to other FACTS.com databases, biographies of scientists and curriculum materials targeting multiple grade levels.
Today's Science

 Tools for Successful Online Teaching
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Study of how to integrate a variety of Internet technology tools for successful online learning.
Tools for Successful Online Teaching

 Understanding Online Instructional Modeling
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Focuses on both theoretical and practical aspects of online learning by introducing a variety of online instructional models and best practices that help educators and professional trainers to better understand the dynamics of online learning.
Understanding Online Instructional Modeling

 Video Hound's Golden Movie Retriever 2011
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.
Video Hound's Golden Movie Retriever 2011

 World of Sports Science
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Consisting of 600 entries alphabetically organized across 2 volumes, entries will range in length from 250 to 2,500 words and include theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.
World of Sports Science

 Worldmark Encyclopedia Cultures Daily Life
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.
Worldmark Encyclopedia Cultures Daily Life