Online Databases and Articles

Alphabetical List of All Online Articles and Books Available Through the Library

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Academic OneFile (Gale) (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Millions of scholarly and academic articles covering all topics.

OmniFile (EBSCOhost) (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Academic and scholarly articles covering a wide range of subject areas.

Films on Demand (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Full-length, streaming videos covering a wide range of subject areas including selections from Films for the Humanities and Sciences.

American History in Video (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Full-length videos from the History Channel, PBS, government newsreels, and more covering major historical eras and events.

American Mosaic eBooks (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
A collection of eBooks covering the African American, American Indian, and Latino American histories and cultures.  Also includes pop culture eBooks.

American Mosaic: African American Experience (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
This resource contains a variety of sources to learn about the history and culture of African Americans.

American Mosaic: American Indian Experience (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
This resource contains a variety of sources that  explores the histories and cultures of American Indians in the United States.

American Mosaic: Latino American Experience (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
This resource contains a variety of sources to learn about  the history and culture of Latino Americans.

Bloom's Literary Reference Online (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Literary criticism and author biographies.

CINAHL (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
CINAHL is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health and contains authoritative articles related to nursing and other health related fields.

CQ Researcher (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Government, political, historical, public policy, and current affair topics are covered from both the national and global perspectives.

eBook Collection (EBSCO) (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
A growing collection of books covering a wide range of topics including the social and natural sciences, history, health and nutrition, and even homework help.

Encyclopedia Britannica (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Online comprehensive and authoritative encyclopedia.

Environmental Issues and Global Warming (Salem Science) (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Online access to the Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues and the Encyclopedia of Global Warming.

Ethnographic Video Online (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
A comprehensive collection of videos covering the study of human culture and behavior.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (eBooks) (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Complete, full-text books covering most topics including subject-specific encyclopedias.

Global Issues in Context
Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles covering a range of global issues.

Images: Art Museum Image Gallery
An extensive image gallery from museum collections that covers a wide range of cultures and time periods.

Issues & Controversies (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Provides an overview and in-depth information on current issues and controversies.

Issues & Controversies in American History (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Provides an overview and in-depth information on issues and controversies in American history.

Literature from Salem Press (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Online access to Masterplots and the Critical Survey of Long Fiction.

LitFinder (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Includes literary criticism about authors and their works, as well as some primary sources written by the authors.

Newsbank: Access World News (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)

Contains news articles from hundreds of U.S. regional and national newspapers, wire services, and news broadcasts.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
Contains essays from both supporters and critics of many controversial topics, as well as related magazine and journal articles, statistics, news items and more.

Pop Culture eBooks (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
A collection of eBooks covering various pop culture topics.  Also includes eBooks on the African American, American Indian, and Latino American histories and cultures. 

Pop Culture Universe (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
A collection of articles on pop culture from the 1920s to present day topics.

Salem Health Series (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
This includes the following sets: Cancer, Genetics, Magill's Medical Guide, and Psychology & Mental Health. These are in-depth and authoritative resources that cover the clinical, social, and ethical aspects of mental and physical health. These ebooks contain information on diseases, mental disorders and human behavior, genetic disorders and syndromes, current treatments, health demographics, physiology, microbiology, and more.

Salem History eBook Collection (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
An online collection of authoritative sources about historical documents, events, and people.

Testing and Education Reference Center (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.)
This college and career prep resource has over 100 practice tests and courses - GED, SAT, NCLEX, and AVSAB just to name a few - as well as an online resume builder and a career assessment tool.

Worldcat (Off-campus? Go to Blackboard.) lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. It also includes a great tool for citing your resources.  Look up your title and click on "Cite/Export" and select your citation style.

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