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Reference Books Online

Films Online

  • Films On Demand - Thousands of films. Search by film title, subject, or segment.

Language and Culture

  • Mango Languages – Online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills in over 70 languages.

General Article Databases

  • Academic Search Premier – Published articles, many peer-reviewed.
  • JSTOR – Select scholarly journals covering literature, humanities, science, and the arts.
  • SIRS - Magazine, newspaper, and government documents on controversial social issues.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition – Articles on popular subjects in popular magazines.
  • CQ Researcher - Reports on controversial issues in the news. 

Newspapers

  • U.S. Major Dailies - New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post and USA Today 
  • Los Angeles Times Historical - 1881 to 1988.  Full-text newspaper articles.
  • Newspaper Source Plus - Newspaper articles and television and radio transcripts.

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English

  • Contemporary Authors -  Biographical details on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biographies - Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
  • Literary Reference Center  - Literary analysis, reviews and information on authors and works.
  • Poetry Criticism (Literature Criticism Online) - Literary analysis, criticism, and biographical information on poets and poems of all eras.
  • Gale Literary Index - Locate authors and titles covered in various literature series from Gale. Ask a librarian for help to locate the corresponding print or online volume.

Education

Fine Arts

Health Sciences

Life and Physical Sciences

  • AccessScience - Science source for topics from agriculture to zoology.  
  • GreenFILE- Covers all aspects of the human impact on the environment.

Social Sciences

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