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MasterFILE Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for nearly 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,650 titles. This database features: 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews, more than 360 reference books including the World Almanac & Book of Facts; full text from 84,074 biographies, 86,135 full text primary source documents, American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles as far back as 1975 for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal and National Review.

Business Source Elite, provides full text coverage for more than 1,120 business publications and economics journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 1,800 journals. Business Source Elite contains full text from the world's top management and marketing journals including Business Week, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR), Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Marketing, etc. This database includes full text (PDF) coverage dating back as far as 1985, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

Regional Business News, incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc.



One of the world's first electronic databases, ABI/INFORM has been a premier source of business information for more than 30 years. The database contains content from thousands of journals that help researchers track business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide. Coverage: 1971 - present.

Proquest International Academic Research Library

One of the most comprehensive academic resources available through the ProQuest online system, this database can be customized to meet the specific needs of many different types of libraries and information centers. It provides access to complete information from journals across a wide range of subject areas, including the arts, humanities, law, military, women's issues, and children's interest. Coverage: 1971 - present.

AMA Titles: Abstracts & Indexing

Journals published by the American Medical Association
American Medical News; Chicago
Archives of Dermatology; Chicago
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery; Chicago
Archives of Family Medicine; Chicago
Archives of General Psychiatry; Chicago
Archives of Internal Medicine; Chicago
Archives of Neurology; Chicago
Archives of Ophthalmology; Chicago
Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery; Chicago
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine; Chicago
Archives of Surgery; Chicago
JAMA; Chicago

U.S. National Newspaper Abstracts (3)

Abstracts and indexing for New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal, included with a subscription to Academic Research Library.

Infotrac Onefile  1980 - Sep 2005

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Biography Resource Center  NOVEMBER, 2005

This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.

Marquis Who's Who

This massive database contains more than 1.4 million thumbnail biographies from these 20 respected Marquis sources, encompassing print volumes published from 1985 to the present.


Factiva®, a Dow Jones & Reuters Company, provides essential business news and information together with the content delivery tools and services that enable professionals to make better decisions faster. Factiva's unrivalled collection of more than 9,000 authoritative sources includes the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, the Financial TimesTM, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, D&BTM, and Bureau van Dijk company profiles.

Factiva's innovative, XML-based and Web services-enabled technology platform provides access to this rich content collection via Factiva's role-specific products or through customized enterprise, group or personal solutions. Executives, information professionals, marketers, salespeople, and other professionals can easily monitor and understand the latest news, market trends, and business challenges relevant to them - directly from the Microsoft® Office and job-specific applications they use every day.


The Lexis® service, the first commercial, full-text legal information service, began in 1973 to help legal practitioners research the law more efficiently. The companion Nexis® news and business information service launched in 1979 to richen research with recent and archival news and financial information. Since that time, the service has grown to become the largest news and business online information service, including comprehensive company, country, financial, demographic, market research and industry reports. Providing access to thousands of worldwide newspapers, magazines, trade journals, industry newsletters, tax and accounting information, financial data, public records, legislative records, data on companies and their executives makes the LexisNexis® service an indispensable tool for gathering information and providing accurate answers.

More than legal research, the LexisNexis® Total Research System provides online access to state and federal case law; codes and statutes; court documents; over 3.5 billion public records (the most available anywhere online); business news, legal news, and regional news; expert commentary on the law; Shepard's® Citations Service; and so much more.