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December 2019 / January 2020 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Databases

New Databases - Added in Recent Months

Bureau of Justice StatisticsInformation on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and operation of justice systems at all levels of U.S. government.
 
Dictionary of Literary Biography - Information on authors and their works as well as their placement in the larger perspective of literary history.
 
Early Americas Digital Archive - Collection of electronic texts written in or about the Americas from 1492 to about 1820.
 
Google Scholar - Search engine specifically for scholarly journal articles, books, dissertations, and technical reports. 
 
Grove Music Online - Central location for Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.
 
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. 
 
Medscape - Medical news and perspectives for health care providers along with clinical information and access to continuing education.
 
MLA  Bibliography with Full-Text - Full text is now accessible with this resource.
 
MLA Directory of Periodicals - Offers detailed information on over 7,000 periodicals including editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices, and submission guidelines.
 
OER Commons - Open access education resources developed for and by Alabama educators and students.
 
Pronunciator - Courtesy of Alabama Virtual Library, active learning resources for over 80 languages. 
 
Suggestions for additional e-resources can be sent to Neil Foulger (nfoulger@alasu.edu). 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

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.

Global Newsstream (formerly ProQuest Newsstand) - Full-text to over 1,300 newspapers, news websites, and blogs including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal.  

Mergent Archives - A vast historical collection of company information.  The Moody's/Mergent Digital Manuals consist of the following manuals: Industrial, Over the Counter Unlisted, Over the Counter Industrial, Transportation, Bank & Finance, Public Utilities, International and Municipal & Government starting in 1909 to current.  

Nexis Uni 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.

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

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.

Science Direct - Abstracts and full-text articles (along with backfiles) in a variety of subject areas covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, and social sciences. Freedom Collection with full-text coverage for over 1,500 journal titles was added in May 2019.

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

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How to Access Databases

On the library's homepage, click Databases by Title

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Next, click on the first letter of the database (for this example, we want to access JSTOR) undefined

 

Now you can select the database

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The link takes you directly to the database.

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