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The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world’s leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, and theses.
American FactFinder (U.S. Census)
Provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder comes from several censuses and surveys.
One of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.
Index to journal articles, conference papers, books, monographs, theses, technical reports, and non-conventional literature covering all aspects of marine, brackish, and freshwater environments.
Resources that teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.
Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. The ideal convergence of science and serendipity, this online resource leverages the Internet’s unique capacity to create, build, communicate and sustain communities of readers.
Boston Globe (ProQuest Newsstand)
Searchable access to the back file of the Boston Globe, covering the period from 1872-1982.
Boston Herald (ProQuest Newsstand)
Searchable access to the back file of the Boston Herald. Complete full text of every issue is reproduced in full page images, digitized from microfilm.
Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
Powered by InfoTrac, it includes more than 1,800 titles. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.
With global coverage in business and economics, the collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, and working papers as well as trade publications, market research reports, and key periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Economist, and Australian Financial Review.
Gale’s Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.
Case Studies in Sport Management (CSSM) is the only journal dedicated to case studies in sport management.
Deliver reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years.
Powered by InfoTrac, the Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.
Makes federal legislative information freely available to the public.
An online reference tool that provides access to the full-text of over 200 authoritative reference sources.
Includes over 300,000 records representing hundreds of journals from around the world.
The Criminal Justice Collection informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator–from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty.
The most detailed and comprehensive online encyclopedia in the Spanish language.
English-Spanish resource for library information professionals. Includes a dictionary and glossary.
Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs, Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. (Formerly; Small Business Collection and Small Business Resource Center)
Offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Provides online access to over 20,000 streaming educational videos and video clips across a wide range of academic disciplines.
A bibliographic indexing and abstracting database covering the scientific and technological literature relating to food, drink and nutrition.
Indexes and abstracts international and domestic forest, wood science, and agroforestry research articles, books, and conferences, with content from 1939 to present.
GiC: Environmental Studies focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. A one-stop site, this resource provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in highly accessible, visually appealing research areas, covering relevant categories including energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development. (Fromerly; GREENR)
Student Resources In Context provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of academic skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation. (Formerly; Student Resources in Context)
Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. (Formerly; Research in Context)
Gale Databases (Complete List)
Contains literary, cultural, health, legal and business databases.
Gale Legal Forms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle or stress with Gale Legal Forms.
Criticism and interpretation of plays, novels, poetry, and short stories, as well as biographical essays on authors. Databases include: Twayne’s Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Scribner’s Writers Series.
This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. (Formerly; InfoTrac Newsstand)
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
GVRL eBooks cover multiple topics, including some great history and literature eBooks.
General OneFile is Gale’s largest general-interest database, serving as the public library’s ultimate periodical resource, with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.
With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas. More than 350 full-text, non-embargoed journals are covered; updated daily, this collection includes more than 1.6 million articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry.
This comprehensive geosciences database contains 3.4 million bibliographic records to the geosciences literature of the world.
Contains unedited records that are still in the process of being indexed, prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database.
Full text of major national newspapers including USA Today, New York Times, and the Chicago Tribune among others.
Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia. (Formerly; Health Reference Center)
Health & Wellness Resource Center offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues.
Offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials.
Provides a platform for the dissemination of peer-reviewed research and information on the unique aspects and divergent activities associated with sport communication.
Thought-provoking editorials, research articles, and reviews that examine a number of areas as they relate to the management, governance, and consumption of sport.
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Leadership and Management provides access to academic journals and other reference content for educators. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development. (Formerly; Professional Collection)
LearningExpress is comprised of a comprehensive selection of interactive online tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books, and high-stakes test preparation — modeled after official tests. LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals.
A full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.
Thousands of high-quality articles on authors and their works, including critical, biographical and contextual information, covering all time periods and from around the world.
Enables historical societies, libraries, and other cultural institutions across the state to upload, catalog, and manage digital copies of historical items from their collections.
Includes citations, abstracts and some full-text from journals in medicine and related fields, including psychiatry.
Includes definitions for over 470,000 words and 140,000 word etymologies.
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
The MyHeritage database includes birth, death and marriage records from 48 countries, the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses, immigration, military and tombstone records and more than 2 billion family tree profiles. Due to the ongoing content contributions by individual users, the database grows at an average pace of more than 1 million records each day.
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
A publisher of high impact scientific and medical information covering the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences.
New York Times (ProQuest Newsstand)
Searchable access to the back file of the New York Times.
Niche Academy is an award winning online learning platform that includes quick video tutorials for many of the resources you’ll find in both the Thomas College Library resources and in the Digital Maine Library.
US Northeast Newsstream covers news sources from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Included are index to and full text coverage of five Maine newspapers: Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal, and Morning Sentinel. (Formerly; Maine Newsstand)
A comprehensive readers’ advisory resource, NoveList Plus enables users to find titles, articles, and lists for both fiction and nonfiction needs.
A reader’s advisory and curricular resource database for young readers.
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records that represent open access resources.
Focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment.
Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries.”
Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.
Contains over 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines.
Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.
Discover a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.
Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.
Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series.
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.
Provides insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.
Indexing to and full text coverage of the nation’s leading business daily from 1984.
Researchers accessing the more than 1.7 million articles in the War and Terrorism Collection will gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.
Engage advanced students and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.