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American National Biography

Provides biographical information on the lives of over 19,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Ranges in time from the earliest recorded European explorations to the very recent past. You can limit full … Continue reading

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Several Databases Upgraded to “Complete” Versions

If you searched Education Full Text in the past you’ll now enjoy more content available in Education Source. CINAHL Plus with Full Text has been upgraded to CINAHL Complete. You now also have access to Humanities Source (instead of Humanities … Continue reading

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Four more historic newspaper databases added

The following newspaper databases offer full page and article images with searchable full text. Atlanta Journal Constitution (1868-1945) Chicago Defender (1910-1975) Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002) Washington Post (1877-1996) All are accessible from the Article Databases page alphabetically by title and are … Continue reading

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New York Times, Dissertations & Theses, and other ProQuest/CSA Illumina databases downtime late Sat, early Sun

ProQuest® will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, May 5, 2012 starting at 10:00pm and ending by 10:00am on Sunday, May 6, 2012. This means the following databases will be unavailable during this twelve hour period: African American Biographical Database … Continue reading

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Book Review Digest Plus

This is an index of reviews for both fiction and non-fiction books, with coverage back to 1983. It complements our subscription to Book Review Digest Retro, 1905 – 1982.

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Wilson’s Core Collections

Collection development tools used by all sorts of libraries are now available. Children’s Core Collection Graphic Novels Core Collection Non-Book Materials Core Collection Fiction Core Collection Public Library Core Collection Mid & Jr High Core Collection Senior High Core Collection … Continue reading

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Access to Hoover’s expanded

Previously restricted to the Business Library, Hoover’s is now accessible to USC users anywhere–on campus and off. Hoover’s offers approximately 14,000 company capsules (brief company descriptions and financials) for free, and approximately 4,000 company profiles (company histories, strategies, market positions, … Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters Checkpoint

A research service combining tax documents into one database. Formerly known as RIA Checkpoint

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

The new interface improves navigation and organization as well as the display. Gale Virtual Reference Library [GVRL] now offers a multi-page viewer and a page flipper feature. The interface is available in 34 languages and is embedded with ReadSpeaker text-to-speech … Continue reading

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Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

Provides business intelligence on industries, market data & forecasts, countries, and consumer lifestyles. Use Euromonitor International’s Passport GMID, to retrieve international market research data, including reports on specific products and industries.

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