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April 2015 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Databases

New Databases

Cabell's Business Directories - Directories of academic journals for the following areas: accounting, economics & finance, management, and marketing.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text - Content of the online-only journal, Criminal Justice Abstracts, and more than 400,000 records related to criminology, law enforcement, as well as forensic sciences and investigation.

Directory of Open Access Books - Collection of academic books appropriate for students or casual readers interested in having access to reasonably current, freely available ebooks.

IBIS World - Industry market research and industry risk ratings with specialization in US industry, US specialized industry, China industry, global industry, and US business environment profiles.

Historical Newspapers Online - Links to historic U.S. newspapers (19th and 20th centuries) fully accessible in digital archives, collections and libraries on the Web.

Oxford Music Online - Central location for resources useful for Music reference and research: Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.

Pew Internet & American Life -  A nonpartisan, nonprofit "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The Project produces reports exploring the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life.

Pew Social & Demographic Trends - Pew reports wriiten from 2005 to the present along with photographs, charts, graphs, and datasets.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics - Brings together data from more than 100 published and unpublished sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States into 6 sections.

State of Working America - Analysis of the living standards of America’s workers. - Dictionary, vocabulary lists, and word challenges.

World Public Opinion - An international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues.

Suggestions for additional e-resources can be sent to Neil Foulger ( If the e-resource has no cost, include URL, relevant subject(s), and a brief description. If the e-resource has a cost, include URL, pricing, and applicable contact information (vendor).

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Featured Databases

Accessible Archives - Full-text database of 18th and 19th Century newspapers including African American newspapers.

Black Studies Center - Central location for resources useful for Black studies instruction and research: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals, and The Chicago Defender (1910-1975).

CamelliaNet - Shared e-audiobook, Adobe e-book, and music collection. Focus is on popular literature including best-sellers.

Checkout period can be either 7 or 14 days and maximum number of items checked out is 5. Downloading an e-book requires one-time download of Adobe Digital Editions 2.0 onto device. Downloading of music and/or audiobooks requires one-time download of OverDrive Media Console onto device.

eBook Collection -Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

Checkout period is 7 days. Checkout/checkin and bookshelf maintenance require creation of user account. Regular book reading does not require creation or access of user account. Downloading an e-book requires one-time download of Adobe Digital Editions 2.0 (Bluefire for Macs) onto device.

Facts on File World News Digest - News information on events, issues, statistics, and people from 1940 to the present.

LexisNexis Academic - Comprehensive full-text database covering business, news, legal, company, and medical information. "Legal" includes full-text legal news, law reviews, federal case law, state legal research, the U.S. Code, Constitution, and court rules.Curriculum-based research guides are also included.

Mental Measurements Yearbook - Information on psychological tests and measurements.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Oxford African American Studies Center - Reference and editorial collection concerning African American history and culture.

Oxford University Press Journals Online - Oxford University-published journals which cover a wide range of subjects including biology, economics, health sciences, political science, social work, and technology.

PsycARTICLES - Full-text access of nearly all publications of the American Psychology Association.

Ulrich's Serials Analysis - Information about print and electronic serials.

Wiley Online LIbrary - Full-text access to over 500 online journals and over 700 e-books in business, law, education, and the sciences (health, life, physical, and social).

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How To Access Databases

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On the library's homepage, click Databases by Title.
Next, click on the first letter of the database. Photobucket
Now you can select the database. Photobucket
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