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EBSCOhost Databases

These databases offer you more full text sources, powerful search features, and a wider range of subject topics. Start getting to know these new resources by clicking on the titles below.

  • Academic Search Complete
    This large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 9,000 journals, including full text for nearly 7,000 peer-reviewed titles. The comprehensive, robust collection includes articles back to 1975 for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles, covering topics ranging from biology, chemistry, engineering and physics, through psychology, religion and theology.
  • Alt HealthWatch
    This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
  • America: History and Life with Full Text
    Use this resource to search literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
  • Automotive Repair Reference Center
    The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market. It includes information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. ARRC allows you to search the following for a vehicle for which you would like to access: • Technical Bulletins and Recalls • Diagnostic Information • Diagrams • Labor Times • Maintenance Intervals • Repair Information • Specifications. Coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present.
  • BIR Entertainment
    BIR Entertainment provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles, with more being added regularly. With BIR, you can find music or videos featuring a favorite artist or performer, or a specific genre.
  • Book Index With Reviews
    Book Index With Reviews is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from well-known library sources.
  • Business Source Complete
    The full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, are included in this database. It covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    This database provides access to journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. It offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 550 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of 737 titles and includes full text for over 440 journals.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    This is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. The database provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    As a general encyclopedia, this work indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics, and contains various images, offering brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.
  • GreenFILE
    All aspects of human impact on the environment, including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more are addressed in this multidisciplinary database. It provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 400,000 records, as well as full text for more than 4,700 records.
  • Health Source - Consumer Edition
    This consumer health collection provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health and includes the full text of nearly 80 consumer health magazines.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, along with abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more. In addition, this database includes Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • History Reference Center
    This collection offers the full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover-to-cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
    This comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. Intended primarily for public libraries.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text
    MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, it uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals and the full text of over 1,470 titles. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR. It provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • Military & Government Collection
    Designed to offer 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. The collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals and also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    This collection provides selected full text for 25 national and international newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, and other newscasts.
  • Professional Development Collection
    This database is designed for professional educators and provides a highly specialized collection of more than 750 full text journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 900 journals.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Intended as a comprehensive source of material on psychology, this database provides nearly 550 full text publications, including more than 500 peer-reviewed journals. It covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.
  • Regional Business News
    This database incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    A comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. This database offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
  • Vocational Studies Complete
    This collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries with a collection that provides full text coverage for trade and industry related periodicals.

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    EBSCOhost Search Features

    FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY AT A GLANCE: Click on the image for a quick overview of the layout and features of EBSCOhost databases.


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    SEE THE DIFFERENT WAYS YOU CAN VIEW AND REFINE YOUR SEARCH RESULTS: Click on the image to see how to modify and limit your search results using the left display panel, and to find related information using the right display panel.


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  • Search Basics SEARCH BASICS VIDEO: This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Basic Search, apply limiters and expanders, and refine your search results. 2:37 minutes.

  • Search History SEARCH HISTORY VIDEO: This tutorial highlights the different ways you can personalize your search experience. See how to save your searches for onging research, set up alerts for new information and more. 3:24 minutes.

  • Working with Articles READING AN ARTICLE: See ways to share, bookmark, and save your articles. Learn about SmartText searching within your articles, listening to articles, and translating articles to different languages. 2:55 minutes.

  • Advanced Search ADVANCED SEARCH VIDEO: Are you a power user? Watch the Advanced Search tutorial for tips on how to get the most out of EBSCOhost. 3:12 minutes.