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    Documentaries, newsreels and archival footage on topics from American history. Includes documentaries from PBS, the History Channel, A&E and Biography. Collection includes more than 5,000 titles.

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    Summary and synthesis of research in biology, chemistry, psychology, sociology

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    Anthropology journals in full-text from American Anthropological Association

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    Citations and abstracts for 450+ art publications

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    Citations and abstracts covering most academic subjects; limited full-text

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    Full-text reports on 55 Asian countries, covering business, government, economics, social issues, and the environment

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    Covers religion with citations, abstracts and some full-text

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    100,000 pages of books, articles, essays, speeches and other texts written by African-Americans

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    Collections of tens of thousands of digitized images, historical documents and more from Illinois academic libraries

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    Citations for 2,600+ scholarly journals published in Latin America

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    600+ full-text journals covering communication and mass media

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    An online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The videos in this collection include counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, and interviews.

  • Education: Professional Development Collection

    Full-text of 520 academic and professional journals covering education

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    U.S. government's index to 1.2 million citations for articles on education

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    Education citations, abstracts, and full-text

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    Documentaries and field recordings depticting the work of ethnographers studying human cultures and behaviors worldwide. More than 1,000 videos available.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference works covering many academic subjects

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    Citations for government documents, with links to government documents online

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    An interdisciplinary research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with popular and scholarly information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

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    Harper's Weekly magazine, 1857-1912, covering general topics during the Civil War, Progressive Era and Gilded Age

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    Consumer health, including full-text of magazines, reference books and pamphlets

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    Medicine and health for an academic audience, including 550+ scholarly journals in full-text

  • Historical Statistics of the United States

    Historical statistics on population, labor, economics, and government

  • Illinois Sanborn Insurance Maps

    Highly detailed historical maps of cities in Illinois

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    Full-text of scholarly journals covering most academic subjects

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    Global news in full-text, company information, business and industry news, legal sources, and more

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    Critical and biographical information about writers; some full-text

  • London Times (1785-2009)

  • Full-text access to the London Times covering major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War.

  • MasterFile Premier

    Provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents, along with an extensive image collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

  • MAS Ultra--School Edition

    Database for educators including the full-text of 500+ popular magazines and reference works suitable for a high school audience

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    Citations, abstracts and reviews of mathematical literature

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    Citations and some full-text in medicine, nursing and dentistry

  • Merck Manual: Home Edition

    Full-text of encyclopedic guide to medical conditions

  • Military & Government Collection

    Citations and some full-text of journals, pamphlets, and other publications covering the military and related topics

  • MLA

    Covers literature, languages, linguistics and folklore; includes citations and some links to full-text

  • New York Times (Historical)

    Full-text archive of the newspaper, 1851-3 years ago, including PDF page images of all issues

  • Newspaper Archive

    The world's largest online newspaper archive featuring full text articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and world.

  • Newspaper Source

    Full-text of nearly 300 national and regional newspapers, plus television and radio news transcripts

  • North Central Chronicle

    Full-text archive of the college's newspaper, 1873-1 year ago, including PDF page images of all issues

  • North Central Now

    Full-text archive of the college's alumni magazine including PDF page images of all issues

  • Opera in Video

    Performances, interviews and documentaries for popular operatic compositions. Many performances include liner notes and searchable subtitles.

  • Oxford English Dictionary

    Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world.

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    Citations for papers presented at academic conferences

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    Database for educators including the full-text of nearly 70 magazines suitable for a primary school audience

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    Proceedings of academic conferences, including lists of papers presented at academic conferences

  • ProjectMuse

    300+ humanities, arts, and social sciences journals in full-text

  • ProQuest National Newspapers Expanded

    Full-text of major national newspapers including the New York Times, USA Today and Chicago Tribune among others

  • PsycInfo

    Covers psychology with citations and some full-text

  • PubMed

    U.S. government medicine database, including citations and links to some full-text

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    Full-text U.S. government archive of medicine and life sciences journals

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    Full-text and citations for regional and metropolitan business publications

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    Reviews of selected core titles for academic libraries

  • RMA eStatement Studies

    Financial ratio benchmarks drawn from the financial statements of companies in over 740 industries

  • Sage Knowledge

    More than fifty reference encyclopedias covering a wide range of academic subjects

  • Saskia Art Images Collection

    Contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, as well as archaeological sites.

  • ScienceDirect

    Full-text and citations in biological and medical sciences, business and economics; select "Subscribed journals" next to "Source" for library subscriptions

  • SciFinderScholar

    Citations and data from Chemical Abstracts Service. First time users, please sign up for a free account (account sign up available from on campus only and must be done using an official college email address).

  • Shakespeare Survey

    Shakespeare criticism. Also includes reviews of textual and critical studies and British performances.

  • SocIndex

    Full-text of 500+ sociology journals (1908-present), plus books and conference papers

  • Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

    Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is an extensive video collection in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more.

  • Theatre in Video

    Recordings of theatre performances from the 1930s to the 20th century. Includes the BBC Shakespeare series.

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    Full-text current stock and investment information

  • Wall Street Journal

    Full-text of the newspaper's business, financial and general news coverage, 1984-present

  • Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Public and Private Companies

    Sales, market share, and company information for U.S. companies

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    Science and medicine journals in full-text

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    Worldwide catalog of library holdings

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    American women's history, 1600-2000; includes primary source materials (pamphlets, photos, audio recordings, etc)

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