Tuesday, September 19, 2006

New Library Databases!

America's Newspapers
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. Includes: Florida and national newspapers.

Book Index with Reviews
Book Index with Reviews (BIR) helps you find information on the books you want and need to read. BIR is a cooperative effort between NoveList, EBSCO Publishing and Baker & Taylor. The NoveList Team is the creator of NoveList, an electronic resource that is used in public libraries across the United States and Canada to help fiction readers find their next book. NoveList is a product of EBSCO Publishing.

Criminal Justice (Gale)
For law enforcement, paralegal, or Homeland Security issues, users have access to 150 journals and 16 reference works including: Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity, Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement, Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities, Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Encyclopedia of U.S. National Security, Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime, Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizen's Rights and Responsibilities, Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection -- Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, West's Encyclopedia of American Law, World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems and World of Forensic Science.

History Reference Center
History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for 60 history magazines, 58,000 historical documents, 43,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 12,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR. Examples of publications covered in MEDLINE include: Accident and Emergency Nursing, Addiction, Administration and Policy in Mental Health, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Medicine, Cancer Detection and Prevention, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Advanced Nursing & Maternal and Child Health Journal.

New York Times (1851 - 2003)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers. The New York Times (1851-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. more info. Coverage: Sept 18,1851-Dec 31, 2003.

PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 45,000 articles from 57 journals - 46 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1985 to present.

Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280
of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.

Health Reference Center - Academic (Gale)
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. Articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.

War & Terrorism (Gale)
A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events. Researchers will gain valuable insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals and the following works: Americans at War, Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Encyclopedia of Terrorism, and Encyclopedia of U.S. National Security.

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