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  • Palgrave Connect  Icon  Icon
    Palgrave Connect offers 4000+ ebooks in the Humanities, Business, and the Social Sciences for the years 2010 through 2013. These scholarly ebooks are arranged in eleven subject collections: Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Media & Culture, Political & International Studies, Religion & Philosophy, Social Sciences, and Theatre & Performance. PDF format is available throughout, and EPUB format from 2011 forward.

    Note: each publication year runs from October to September. For example, 2010 includes titles published from October 2009 to September 2010.

  • Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online  Icon
    Second edition, 2008. This is the world’s most extensive and authoritative economics reference resource. It includes over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world’s leading economists.
  • Philosopher’s Index + ebooks  Icon  Icon
    Philosopher’s Index, produced by the Philosopher’s Information Center, is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Philosopher’s Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages. This database also searches EBSCO eBook Academic Collection.
  • Pivot  Icon
    Pivot is a new product that has replaced the COS Funding Opportunities database. Pivot combines the funding database of over 25,000 opportunities with a database of over 3 million researcher expertise profiles. Along with powerful search features, the system provides tools for individuals to save searches and opportunities, explore possibilities for collaboration, share opportunities with colleagues, and choose to receive email alerts when records are added or changed.
  • PLoS
    Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a database of open access peer-reviewed science journals. Currently PLoS has seven journals covering the biomedical sciences, but very likely more titles will be added over the next several years. The database is primarily oriented toward research scientists or advanced student researchers.
  • Primary Search [Grades K-5]  Icon
    Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
  • Professional Development Collection  Icon
    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books, has over 20,000 free books available for online viewing or downloading.
  • Project MUSE  Icon
    Project MUSE offers full-text current and archival articles from 500+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. This database is more appropriate for the advanced student or scholar, but lower level undergraduates may also find useful material.
  • ProQuest Newspapers
    Full text of the Globe offers authoritative coverage of local, national and international news.
  • PsycArticles  Icon
    PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research. The database contains more than 40,000 articles from 53 journals – 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 8 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal.
  • PsychiatryOnline  Icon
    PsychiatryOnline provides access to a number of American Psychiatric Publishing books and journals including the DSM-IV-TRR and The American Journal of Psychiatry. Searching is available across all the books and journals in the database.
  • PsycINFO  Icon
    PsychINFO is the world’s premier database covering psychology, psychiatry, and related disciplines, covering nearly 2000 journals. Hundreds of these journals are available in full text through the PsychARTICLES database. Most of the publications covered are scholarly, peer-reviewed are oriented toward the scholar (senior or higher academic level), but many titles are appropriate for use by lower level undergraduates.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a database of open access peer-reviewed science journals. Currently PLoS has seven journals covering the biomedical sciences, but very likely more titles will be added over the next several years. The database is primarily oriented toward research scientists or advanced student researchers.
  • PubMed (Medline)  Icon
    PubMed provides access to complete bibliographic information from over 4,800 biomedical journals and magazines. Articles from other life sciences publications are also indexed if their content is appropriate. Subject coverage includes clinical and experimental medicine, as well as the basic biological sciences that support the medical sciences. While this database indexes primarily scholarly, peer-reviewed publication and is most appropriate for seniors or higher level students and researchers,
  • PubMed Central – An Archive of Life Science Journals
    PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life science journal literature.