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Subject Guides - General Research

Online Encyclopedia

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    The Definitive general knowledge encyclopedia and the oldest English language encyclopedia still in production. Provides comprehensive coverage of all major subject areas along with recommended web resources.

Additional Reference Sources

  • Points of View
    Research guides and position papers providing opposing viewpoints on current issues, organized under a wide range of subjects to assist students in understanding the full scope of controversial issues and developing critical thinking skills.

Key Databases

  • Academic Search Premier
    Broadest search, includes 8,450 periodicals (85% scholarly/peer-reviewed). Wide range of subjects. Back to 1975.
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega
    2,300 full-text journals and magazines, most with abstracts and some with audio versions. Over 1,900 peer-reviewed journals. Wide range of subjects. Publications back to 1982.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    Search 4,000 periodicals, over 65% available in full text. Database covers range of scholarly, trade and popular publications. Covers a wide range of subjects; can limit to one or two of its 15 subject modules. Some publications date back to 1971.

Newspaper Articles

  • Newspapers Online
    This page provides links and coverage dates for key local and national newspapers. If you don't need an article from a specific paper, try searching one of the news aggregator databases listed, or browse additional news sources online.

Other Resources

  • Google Scholar
    Index to scholarly materials, books, journal articles, dissertations, theses, and conference papers, on a wide variety of subjects found on the internet. Access Google Scholar from our webpage for links to full text from our databases.
  • Sage Premier Journals
    Collection of 450 full-text, peer-reviewed journals, covering a broad range of subjects, including sociology, anthropology, psychology, criminology, political science, economics, education, management, computer science, physics, biochemistry, health sciences, nursing, religion, ethics, music, linguistics, African Studies and Asia/Pacific Studies.
  • Science Direct Journals
    Searches over 2,000 journals, over half are available with full-text. Subjects covered include agricultural and biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, Earth and environmental sciences, energy, engineering, materials science, physics, mathematics, medicine, nursing, health, pharmacology, arts and humanities, business and management, economics and finance, psychology and social sciences.

Background

Books

Reference Books

Library of Congress Subject Headings, 2005 (REF 025.4 L697)

Call Numbers

000's - upper floor, right side
Computer Science, Bibliographies, Encyclopedias

100's - upper floor, right side
Philosophy, Psychology

200's - upper floor, right side
Religion, Christianity, Biblical Studies, World Religions

300's - upper floor, right side
Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, Culture, Statistics, Political Science, Civil Rights, Economics, Law, Criminology, Education, Communication, Transportation, Customs, Folklore

400's - upper floor, left side
English, Dictionaries, Foreign Languages, Grammar

500's - upper floor, left side
Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences

600's - upper floor, left side
Medicine, Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Food, Agriculture, Engineering, Agriculture, Management, Advertising, Accounting

700's - upper floor, left side
Arts, Art History, Music, Architecture, Recreation, Sport

800's - upper floor, left side
Literature, Rhetoric

900's - upper floor, left side
Geography, History, Biography

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