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LPC Library Databases: Articles in Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, and Reference Sources

The following databases are made available for LPC students, faculty, and staff.

If you experience any technical difficulties accessing these databases, please contact the library for assistance.

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Alphabetical List of Databases

Title/Link Description of Contents Search Help
Academic Search Complete Over 7000 full-text journals and magazines spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study. Help
African-American History Online Provides a collection of reference sources including books, images, videos, and primary sources about the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history. Help
Alldata Automotive service repair manuals. **Database available on-campus only!** Help
America: History & Life with Full Text Definitive bibliographic reference covering the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Help
American History in Video Streaming Video – A collection of online video available for the study of American history, analysis of historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. Currently has 3,149 titles from Ken Burns and PBS, The History Channel, A&E Television, Bullfrog Films, etc. Help
ARTstor A digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images available for research and academic purposes. Collections consist of contributions from museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists/artists' estates. Help
Biography In Context Biographical information on over 320,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines. Help
Biological Sciences Collection This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and aspects of agriculture and veterinary science monitoring literature from over 8,000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and books and patents. Help
Birds of North America Comprehensive life histories of North American birds with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and recordings of songs and calls. Help
Bloom's Literary Reference Online Features content from Facts On File's extensive print literature reference collection (including essays by Harold Bloom) which examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature. Help
Book Index with Reviews A comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others. Also includes the BIR Entertainment component. This database provides information on about 450,000 music titles and over 200,000 DVD/video titles with more being added regularly. Help
Business Searching Interface Search the Business Source Premier databases using this business-specific interface, which allows limiting results to variety of sources, including Academic Journals, SWOT Analyses, Trade Publications, Industry Profiles, Company Profiles, Market Research Reports, and Product Reviews. Help
Business Source Premier Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Includes full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Help
Communication & Mass Media Complete Contains quality research published numerous journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields. This database includes full text for over 380 journals. Help
Consumer Health Complete Full text for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias; Thousands of full-text evidence-based, health reports; Hundreds of medical images and diagrams; Over 750 physician-generated videos (with audio narration) on womenís health, healthy aging, general health and menís health; More than 2,350 Health Daily videos from NBC Digital Health Network; More than 450 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; Cover-to-cover full text from more than 550 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; More than 240 animations (with audio narration). Help
CountryWatch Country reports on each of the 192 countries of the world. Reports include historical, political, economic, business, environmental, geographic, and demographic information. Also features an online newswire for current updates. Help
CQ Researcher Nonpartisan reporting and analysis of current controversial social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each weekly issue is devoted to a single topic and features an overview, background, chronology, current situation, outlook, bibliography, and more. Help
EBSCOhost
(All Databases in Alphabetic Order)
Search across all EBSCOhost databases. Help
EBSCOhost
(All Databases by Categories)
Search across all EBSCOhost databases. Help
EBSCOhost-
Mobile Access

Search EBSCOhost databases using mobile devices. Help
eJournal Title List (Serials Solution) Search by magazine or journal title to find which LPC Library database has it in full-text. Help
ERIC The Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Help
Ethnic NewsWatch Contains newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Includes categories for African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, Multi-Ethnic, and Native People. Help
Facts On File
(portal page)
Search across all Facts on File reference collection databases. Help
Films on Demand Streaming Videos Films and documentaries on a variety of topics in the fields of humanities, sociology, administration of justice, psychology, health, etc. Help
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia This database provides over 25,000 general encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. Help
GenderWatch Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles focus on the impact of gender on culture and society, includes  gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, etc. Help
GreenFILE A collection of well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Includes scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Help
Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition Over 550 magazines and journals in nursing, medicine, and allied health disciplines. Help
History Reference Center Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, full text for more than 150 history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video. Help
Kanopy Streaming Video Streaming Videos –Educational videos covering a variety of topics. Help
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts LISTA indexes more than 500 journals plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Help
Literature Resource Center Includes literary criticism, explication, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews, Web sites, and reading lists.  Information about 100,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers Help
MAS Ultra - School Edition Designed for high school libraries, this database covers all subject areas and is a good choice for ESL students looking for information written at a basic level. Contains full text for magazines, reference books, biographies, primary sources, and a collection of images, photos, maps. Help
MasterFILE Premier Covers all subject areas of general interest, MasterFILE Premier  contains full text magazines, reference books, primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags. Help
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. Help
Military & Government Collection Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Help
Music Online Streaming Music – Music Online combines the following databases to allow cross searching of all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press: African American Song, American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, and Jazz Music Library. Help
Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text regional, national, and international newspapers, providing more than 33 million full-text articles. Help
NoodleBib Online bibliography software to help create MLA and APA style formatted citations and references. Help
Opposing Viewpoints Covers current controversial issues in pro/con viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to Web sites, and magazine and newspaper articles. Help
Primary Search Includes popular, magazines on all subjects written at a basic level appropriate for ESL students.  All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Help
Professional Development Collection Provides full-text education journals, including more than peer-reviewed titles and educational reports. Help
PsycARTICLES A source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 60 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Help
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This full text psychology database offers full text coverage for appx. 560 journals. Help
Regional Business News Provides full text coverage for 80 regional business publications, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Help
Religion and Philosophy Collection Provides coverage journal articles on such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Help
Science Online Provides a collection of reference sources including books, images, videos, and primary sources about the people, events, and topics important to the study of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Help
Serials Solution (eJournal Title List) Search by magazine or journal title to find which LPC Library database has it in full-text. Help
Student Research Center A basic search interface useful for ESL users.  It is simple to pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included searches. Searches can be limited by appropriate Lexile reading levels.  Databases covered include Columbia Encyclopedia, The American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition, History Reference Center, Image Collection, MAS Ultra - School Edition, and Newspaper Source Plus. Help
Teacher Reference Center Over 280 teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators includes topics such as Assessment, Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education. Help

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