Book Reviews – Reading Sources

CLCD* Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non‐fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources.

Business

ABI/INFORM Complete*
Business, Management and Trade – scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Coverage 1971 – Current. This database is included in ProQuest Central.

Asian Business & Reference [ProQuest Central]*
Business – journal articles This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications. Coverage: 1971 – Current. This database is included in ProQuest Central.

Accounting & Tax*
This is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. Coverage: 1971 – current. This database is included in ProQuest Central.

Banking Information Source* [ProQuest Central]
Essential banking industry publications providing information about the financial services industry, banking, and industry trends.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA)* [ProQuest Central]
A Canadian focus on current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles.

Entrepreneurship*
Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick links to the most highly sought information, and recommendations from experts in Editor’s Picks.

European Business* [ProQuest Central]
Comprehensive information on European business, economics, politics, and culture.

Hoover’s Company Records [ProQuest Central]
Provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available, including company history and overviews, officers and board members, competitors, products and operations, auditors, rankings, related industry information, & historical financials.

OxResearch (part of ABI/INFORM Complete)* [ProQuest Central]
Created by Oxford Analytica, this powerful multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate.

Snapshot Series* [ProQuest Central]
Market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America.

Career Information

Career and Technical Education* [ProQuest Central]
Research on accounting, auto mechanics, building trades, computing science, graphic design, healthcare, photography, sales and retail & more in the Vo/Tech curriculum for both students and instructors.

Current Events

Access World News – Newsbank
This Newsbank database offers unlimited, web-based access to more than 1,500 U.S. Newspapers including the Camden News, El Dorado News Times and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (with backfiles from 1994 to the present). Newsbank provides not only newspaper information, but also essential domestic and international newswires, news video clips, transcripts (e.g. ABC – KATV), business journals, popular periodicals, government documents, and other publications from around the globe.

Access World News-Find A Topic
Find A Topic offers access to hundreds of topics organized by category through a unique search strategy. The  predefined searches link to ACCESS WORLD NEWS and can be modified before or after the search. Results are fast and relevant in any category chosen:  Social Issues, Technology, Education, Health, Criminal Justice, Business and Economics, Environmental Studies, Political Science, International and more.

Canadian Newsstand Complete* [ProQuest Central]
Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to the Yukon Territory.

Ethnic NewsWatch*™
Bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

Issues and Controversies
This database is a dependable online source of up-to-date, in-depth, and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. It combines objective analysis, clear explanations of opposing points of view on more than 250 controversial topics in the news since 1995. Chronologies; illustrations; colorful charts, graphs, and maps; tables; sidebars; bibliographies, and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events

PQ Newsstand* [ProQuest Central]
Full text access over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world.

PQ Science Journals* [ProQuest Central]
Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.

Ebooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library – GVRL
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a small but growing collection of over 30 Reference eBooks that SAU Tech owns. These eBooks are searchable via a global search box and are also accessible via 14 subject headings: Art, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and the World, Religion, Science and Social Science.

Bloom’s eBook Collection
This database is a collection of over 568 literary criticism titles that are perpetually owned by SAU Tech and searchable through Tech’s Online Catalog located at
http://library.sautech.edu.

eBooks – EBSCOHost
The SAU Tech Library provides perpetual access to over 17,000 electronic books through EBSCOHost.com. These eBooks are also accessible through Tech’s online catalog or you can search the entire collection here.

ProQuest eBook Central*
ProQuest eBook Central provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information. Subject coverage includes: Business & economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & technology, History & political science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary & area studies, Language, literature & linguistics, Law, international relations & public policy, Life sciences, Medical, Nursing & allied health, Physical sciences, Psychology & social work, Religion, philosophy & classics, and Sociology & anthropology.

Salem Press
Salem Press is an online database that provides access to history, literature, health, and science reference materials. Reference works include Great Events, Critical Insights, and the Applied Science and Technology Encyclopedia.

World Book Advanced
A powerful reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

Education & Library Science Resources

CLCD* Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non‐fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources.

PQ Education Journals* [ProQuest Central]
Access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 titles in full text.

ERIC*
Provides access to education literature and resources, providing access to journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index 1.4 million + records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
Ethnic NewsWatch*™
Bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts
An international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists.

Geneology

PQ African American Heritage*
Search essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Military Draft and Service Records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman’s Bank, and more. Visit the AfriGeneas Community which provides researchers with access to expert advice, forums, chats, and mailing lists as well as connect with other researchers who are exploring African American genealogy. Explore Black Genesis, a State-by-State Resource Guide which provides an overview of research principles and methodology, followed by a compilation of specific resources for all fifty states, Canada, and the West Indies. Also, consult Reference and How-To’s to a variety of books that provide overviews of African-American-specific record collections and repositories, as well as how-to and general reference information. This database is included in ProQuest Central.

HeritageQuest Online
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry.com

General Reference & Research

Encyclopedia Britannica
The Britannica Academic OnLine site offers access to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus Research tools.

ProQuest Central*
ProQuest’s main portal which provides access to 30 databases that can be searched together or individually.

Gale Virtual Reference Library – GVRL
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a small but growing collection of over 30 Reference eBooks that SAU Tech owns. These eBooks are searchable via a global search box and are also accessible via 14 subject headings: Art, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and the World, Religion, Science and Social Science.

ProQuest Research Companion
Developed to help students conduct more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

PQ Research Library
A mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas, including the arts, business, education, engineering and technology, health and medical, history, law, literature and languages, multicultural themes, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, & women’s studies

Salem Press
Salem Press is an online database that provides access to history, literature, health, and science reference materials. Reference works include Great Events, Critical Insights, and the Applied Science and Technology Encyclopedia.

World Book Advanced
A powerful reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search

Health & Medicine

Family Health [ProQuest Central]
Covers subjects of value in the public library context – from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

Health and Medical Complete* [ProQuest Central]
Provides information on all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.

Health Management* [ProQuest Central]
Provides reliable and relevant resources for researchers studying the field of health administration.

MEDLINE*
Abstracts of authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from the National Library of Medicine.

MEDLINE with Full Text — The full text version is coming primarily from Health & Medical Complete which includes Nursing/Allied Health Source.

Nursing & Allied Health Source* [ProQuest Central]
Provides academic researchers and healthcare facilities users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more.

Pharmaceutical News Index* [ProQuest Central]
Definitive database of pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information, covering specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Language & Literature

Bloom’s Literature Online
This database contains more than 20,000 critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books, including 700 titles published by Bloom’s Literary Criticism and Facts on File. Also included in this database are more than 13,000 biographies, 45,000 character entries, 5,000 synopses of literary works and hundreds of images and videos.

Pronunciator*
Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL
for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and
deployment of custom courses by educators.

 

Test Preparation & Skills Building

Learning Express
One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in Adult Learning Center; Career Center; College Preparation Center; College Center; Computer Skills Center; High School Equivalency Center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up)
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