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Description

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ACADEMIC OneFile
(GALE)
Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of pod-casts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
The world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

ACCESS SCIENCE
Authoritative and dynamic Online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

AGRICOLA
This extensive database provides selective worldwide coverage of primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. The literature cited is primarily in English, but over one-third of the database comprises citations in Western European, Slavic, Asian, and African languages.

AGRICULTURE
(GALE OneFile)
Access current and authoritative periodical content covering agriculture and its related fields.

AHFS CONSUMER MEDICATION INFORMATION
AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.

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BIOGRAPHY
(GALE in CONTEXT)
Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.. 

BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX (GALE)
Find your way to thousands of biographies in seconds.  Quickly determine where to find biographical material on people from all time periods, geographic locations, and fields of endeavor.

BUSINESS
(GALE OneFile)
Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.

BUSINESS ABSTACTS
with Full Text
Full text articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, and much more. Additional content includes quality indexing and abstracts for more than 900 publications dating back to 1982, as well as over 600,000 corporate names with cross references to specific industries and countries.

BUSINESS INSIGHTS:
(GALE Global)
Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.

BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER (EBSCO)
The industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.


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CINAHL
The world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for nearly 1,400 journals indexed in CINAHL®. Of those, 953 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™Health Source® or Nursing & Allied Health Collection™


COLLEGE
(GALE in Context)
Access a wide array of multidisciplinary content by searching scholarly journals, newspapers, periodicals, images, and videos.

COMMUNICATIONS & MASS MEDIA COMPLETE
(GALE OneFile)
Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.

COMPUTER SCIENCE
(GALE OneFile)
Access leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries.

COMPUTER SOURCE
(EBSCO)
Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

CONSUMER HEALTH DATABASE
(ProQuest)
Part of the ProQuest Consumer Health Database, this database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(GALE OneFile)
Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.

CULINARY ARTS
(GALE OneFile)
Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as key reference titles.

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DISSERTATION AND THESES AT IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY
A link from the database to all the dissertations (most of Education dissertations are in PDF format). Select dissertation in the type drop down menu and select search.

DISSERTATION AND THESES AT IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY via ProQuest

ProQuest, is a world leader in serving the information needs of millions of researchers of all ages, of all abilities, in libraries and institutions around the world. ProQuest, is the database search application we designed to pursue our mission to connect people and information, and realize our vision to be central to research around the world.


DIVERSITY STUDIES
(GALE OneFile)
Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

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E-BOOK CENTRAL
(ProQuest)
At the core of ProQuest's Ebook Central is an exhaustive selection of authoritative, scholarly content — 790,000 titles and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers on one platform. An average of 100,000 newly published titles will be added each year. 

E-BOOK COLLECTION
(EbscoHost)
Full text eBooks from EbscoHost

EBSCO OPEN DISSERTATIONS

Use the free database to search more than 670,000 electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) from more than 25 universities worldwide, and more are added daily.  

ECONOMICS AND THEORY
(GALE OneFile)
Discover content useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, and more.

EDUCATION FULL TEXT
(EBSCO)
Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983 and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests.

EDUCATOR'S REFERENCE COMPLETE
(GALE OneFile)
Provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty within more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports.

ENTERPRENEURSHIP
(GALE OneFile)
Analyze business insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Updated daily. Best for business schools and entrepreneurs.

ENVIRONMENTAL
STUDIES
(GALE in Context)
Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

ENVIRONMENTAL
STUDIES AND POLICY
(GALE OneFile)
Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center via Ebsco)
Provides access to education literature and resources.  The database contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center via U.S. Dept. of Education)
Funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), is a nationwide information network that acquires, catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources.

 


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FINE ARTS
(GALE OneFile)
Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and film making. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

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GARDENING AND HORTICULTURE
(GALE OneFile)
Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.

GENDER STUDIES
(GALE OneFile)
Discover balanced coverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

GENERAL
(GALE OneFile)
Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

GENERAL SCIENCE
(EBSCO)
Provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals back to 1984.

GLOBAL ISSUES
(GALE in Context)
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

GREENFILE
(EBSCO)
A collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 880,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 13,000 records.

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HEALTH AND MEDICAL (ProQuest)
Part of the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, this database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.

HEALTH AND MEDICINE
(GALE OneFile)
Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
(GALE)
Search, sort, and export a variety of information from multiple premier directories. Best for researchers and marketers.

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION
(ProQuest)
Part of the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, this database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.

HEALTH RESEARCH PREMIUM COLLECTION (ProQuest)
Central access point to a variety of essential content, a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the top ProQuest health and medical databases.

HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION
(EBSCO)
A rich collection of consumer health information. Access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, searchable full text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society and more.

HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING/ACADEMIC EDITION
(EBSCO)
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from various nursing and clinical journals and much more.

HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER
(EBSCO)
The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed all levels of research. The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
(GALE OneFile)
Discover well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

HUMANITIES
(EBSCO)
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984.

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INFORMATION SCIENCE
(GALE OneFile)
Access articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology. Updated daily.

INFORME ACADÉMICO
Search across full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.

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JSTOR
A digital library for scholars, researchers, and students. Providing access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, book, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

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LEGALTRAC
(GALE OneFile)
Search index of prestigious and comprehensive legal content. Endorsed by the The American Association of Law Libraries.

LIBRARY, INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ABSTRACTS (LISTA) (EBSCO)
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

LIBRARY CATALOG
Gabriele Library's Online database. Search the database for the books, movies, reference material, etc. that the library owns.

LITERARY INDEX
(GALE)
Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale.

LITERATURE - BOOK REVIEW INDEX
(GALE)
Includes more than 5 million book reviews, allowing users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more.

LITERATURE CRITICISM
(GALE)
Explore the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.

LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER (GALE)
Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

LITFINDER
(GALE Literature)
Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

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MAS ULTRA -
SCHOOL EDITION
Designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and over 107,000 primary source documents. Additionally, MAS Ultra – School Edition contains more than 360 reference books, an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MEDLINE with full text
Provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. Plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals, of those, nearly 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. And of those, 558 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source, or Biomedical Reference Collection.

MENTAL MEASUREMENTS YEARBOOK
The series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within a diverse group of areas. Entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts.

MILITARY & GOVERNMENT COLLECTION
(EBSCO)
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.

MILITARY AND INTELLIGENCE
(GALE OneFile)
Search scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily.

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NEWS
(GALE OneFile)
Access major U.S. and international newspapers Online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.

NEWSPAPER SOURCE
(EBSCO)
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

NEXIS UNIi™
Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types.

NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH
(GALE OneFile)
Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.

NURSING & ALLIED HEALTH COLLECTION (ProQuest)
Part of the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, Nursing & Allied Health Source™ provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more.

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OMNIFILE FULL TEXT
(EBSCO)
Full text articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS
(GALE in Context)
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

OVID NURSING JOURNALS Offers a wide and growing range of high-quality bibliographic and full-text resources from numerous premium publishers for the nursing and allied health communities - in education and training, in practice, in research and in administration.

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PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS MEDICINE
(GALE OneFile)
Access academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

POP CULTURE STUDIES
(GALE OneFile)
Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.

PQDT Open With PQDT Open (ProQuest Dissertations and Theses), you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. Only dissertations and theses that the authors have opted to publish as open access are available here.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
(EBSCO)
This is the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals. Full text information in this collection as far back as 1965.

PsycARTICLES
A definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1. 

PsycBOOKS
Includes over 52,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books, published by APA and other distinguished publishers. It includes over 1,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s.

PSYCHOLOGY
(GALE OneFile)
Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.

PSYCHOLOGY DATABASE (ProQuest)

Part of the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, this database provides abstracts and indexing of key psychology journals.


PSYCHOTHERAPY VIDEOS
(Alexander Street Press)
The collection includes more than 150 in-depth training videos from one of the counseling professions’ most respected video providers.

PsycINFO
Largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, and contains over 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s.

PubCHEM
PubChem is an open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “Open” means that you can put your scientific data in PubChem and that others may use it.

PUBLIC HEALTH DATABASE
(ProQuest)
Part of the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, Pubic Health Database is designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 800 publications with over 500 in full-text as well as over 9,000 full-text dissertations.

PubMED
PubMed comprises over 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and Online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

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READERS' GUIDE
(EBSCO)
Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. PDF page images of full-text articles provide access to illustrations, photographs and other graphical content from the original article.

REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS
(EBSCO)
Incorporates more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY
(GALE OneFile)
Research the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily.

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SAGE PREMIER
Offers access to more than 1.000 peer-reviewed journals with over 800,000 titles. Access back to 1999, where available.

SCIENCE
(GALE in Context)
Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

SCIENCE DIRECT
Combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications with smart, intuitive functionality so that users can stay informed in their fields and can work more effectively and efficiently.

SOCIAL SCIENCES
(EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Includes full text of articles from some 215 journals dating as far back as 1995 and indexing and abstracts of over 625 periodicals dating as far back as 1983.

SPORTDiscus Full Text
(EBSCO)
The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985.

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TEACHERS REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in the database are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, and many others.

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US HISTORY
(GALE OneFile)
Search balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic researchers. Updated daily.

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VOCATION AND CAREERS
(GALE OneFile)
Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career.

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WAR AND TERRORISM
(GALE OneFile)
Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.

WORLDCAT
WorldCat is a "master" catalog of library materials. It's a way for you to locate a book, video or other item of interest and discover which libraries near you own the item.

WORLDCAT DISSERTATIONS
This database provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution

WORLD HISTORY
(GALE OneFile)
Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

WORLD SCHOLAR: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (GALE)
Providing research across the humanities both for current issues and events in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as for historical perspective back to the colonial period.

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