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Academic Search Premier - Type: Full Text

Description: The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. It offers critical information from many sources found in no other database.

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Acceda Noticias - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides convenient access to the complete electronic editions of Spanish-language newspapers published in major U.S. cities from Florida to California. It also includes current and archived full-text articles from other news sources from across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain.

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Access World News - Type: Full Text

Description: Find diverse global, local, regional, and national perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, and web-only content. Also included are the following Access Modules: Business News, U.S. Newswires, Military, Government, and Defense, and Acceda Noticias. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

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Agricola - Type: Full Text

Description: A Unified Hub for Information Covering All Aspects of Agriculture Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, this source provides access to millions of citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses and much more, all relating to the field of agriculture.

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Annual Reviews - Type: Full Text

Description: Full text annual reviews of information in the fields of biological, physical, and social sciences.

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Arba Online (American Reference Books Annual) - Type: Full Text

Description: ARBAonline-the most comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works. This work is derived from the trusted reference standard American Reference Books Annual and features 12,000+ reviews of reference works published since 1997. Written by librarians for librarians, ARBAonline's reviews cover reference sources from more than 400 publishers in over 500 subject areas.

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Bartleby.com - Type: Full Text

Description: The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

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Blue Skyways - Type: Article Index

Description: Web site sponsored by the State Library of Kansas with a variety of information resources.

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Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1908-1982 (H.W. Wilson) - Type: Article Index

Description: Book Review Digest Retrospective is an index providing citations for book reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction published and/or distributed in the United States and Canada from 1905-1982.

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Books in Print - Type: Full Text

Description: This product is an indispensable resource for booksellers, publishers and librarians, which offers complete unbiased, bibliographic information on over 5 million in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, audio and video titles.

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Choice Reviews Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. You can browse the current issue and past issues of Choice. You can also search for reviews of resources by Keyword or Author of the resource, or browse through subject headings for reviews.

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College Source Online (Catalogs) - Type: Full Text

Description: A virtual library representing 32,960 college catalogs in full cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools

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Copyright Renewal Database - Type: Full Text

Description: This database makes searchable the copyright renewal records received by the US Copyright Office between 1950 and 1993 for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963.

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CQ Researcher - Type: Full Text

Description: CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts. From October 25, 1991 to the present.

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Credo Reference - Type: Full Text

Description: Credo Reference is a completely customizable general reference solution for learners and librarians. Its full-text, aggregated content covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference.

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Dissertations and Theses@Emporia State University - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides digital access to the Dissertations written at Emporia State University.

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EBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Type: Full Text

Description: Online electronic books. The library has access to over 13,000 titles.

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EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) - Type: Full Text

Description: Access to Full Text of online journal subscriptions for which ESU has a subscription. Also includes Tables of Contents and Abstracts of many more.

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Fuente Académica - Type: Full Text

Description: This database provides a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO's comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica offers full text for more than 500 publications from 18 countries. Fuente Académica covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library - Type: Full Text

Description: Specialized reference sources for a variety of subjects.

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HeritageQuest - Type: Full Text

Description: ProQuest Information and Learning's HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. HeritageQuest Online is the marriage of ProQuest's Genealogy & Local History Online, a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, and content from HeritageQuest.

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In The First Person - Type: Article Index

Description: An index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives.

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International Newspapers - Type: Full Text

Description: A fully searchable database of electronic news sources from around the world. These sources include news papers, blogs, journals, magazines, news wires, transcripts, and web-only sources. Through current and archived articles, it provides international coverage on a wide range of topics, people, issues and events worldwide. Featuring an intuitive, map-based interface and a fast, powerful search engine.

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JSTOR - Type: Full Text

Description: Archive and fulltext of scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas. Each journal begins with the first issue. Has a moving wall of 3-5 years.

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Kansas Newspapers via Newsbank - Type: Full Text

Description: Newsbank provides fulltext access to several newspapers in Kansas including the Emporia Gazette (2002-present), Lawrence Journal-World (1989-2004), Manhattan Mercury (1997-present), Topeka Capital-Journal (2001-present), Wichita Eagle (1984-present), and Kansas City Star (1991-present).

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Kansas.GOV - Type: Full Text

Description: Official website of the State of Kansas. Includes government information including legislation and legislative actions.

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Lexis - Nexis Academic - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides access to a variety of news, business, legal, and reference information. Some of the articles are full text. Sponsored by LEXIS-NEXIS.

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MasterFILE Premier - Type: Full Text

Description: Covers a vast array of general reference subject areas. MasterFILE Premier contains full text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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MathSciNet - Type: Full Text

Description: MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 80,000 new items are added each year MathSciNet contains over 2 million items and over 700,000 direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to 1864.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals - Type: Article Index

Description: The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains information available on the journals and series that are covered in the MLA International Bibliography database.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Type: Full Text

Description: Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is an integrated source of articles, primary source documents, biographical information of social activists and reformers, statistics, and additional research tools. This database presents pro-con viewpoints of various social issues and controversial topics.

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Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - Type: Full Text

Description: The Oxford English Dictionary is the most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. It traces the development of English from approximately 1150 AD up to the present day. Most entries contain information on all of the following: spelling, pronunciation, derivation, meaning, and usage.

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Oxford Reference Premium - Type: Full Text

Description: Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.

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PLoS Public Library of Science - Type: Full Text

Description: PLoS is a nonprofit scientific publishing venture that will provide scientists with high-quality, high-profile journals in which to publish their most important work, while making the full contents freely available for anyone to read, distribute, or use for their own research.

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Senior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - Type: Full Text

Description: Senior High Core Collection contains more than 40,500 entries for fiction and nonfiction works, including listings of review sources and other aids for librarians and school media specialists. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation and evaluative quotations from a review when available.

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Something About the Author Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Students, teachers, professors and researchers of children's and young adult literature now have-for the first-time-comprehensive and unlimited online access to all volumes ever printed in Something About the Author the main series and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. This includes a continually growing list of more than 225 volumes, more than 19,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images.

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Vocational and Career Collection - Type: Full Text

Description: Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age and many more.

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World Factbook - Type: Full Text

Description: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) publishes The World Factbook which contains information on countries worldwide.

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