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Title: Academic ASAP, Expanded
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database for research in all academic disciplines, including education.

Title: Academic OneFile
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies by publication
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Premiere source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Title: Academic Search Premier
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed specifically for academic institutions, it is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 8,172 journals in the collection.

Title: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.

Title: Black History Month
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: Free web resource from the Gale Group.

Title: Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Via: Alexander Street Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains 912 sources with 741 authors, including non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. 

Title: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: Free web resource from the Gale Group.

Title: Communication Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1977 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive source of information about communication-related publications on a world-wide scale. Covers communication-related articles, reports, papers, and books from a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources, including not only communication literature but also literature in other disciplines that is relevant to communication researchers, such as film studies, the role of technology in human communications, risk communication, crisis communication and public opinions.

Title: EBSCO Encyclopedia of Animals
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Offers in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals.

Title: Education Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in competency-based education, computers in education, continuing education, elementary education, higher education, language arts, library science, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, preschool education, special education, teacher education, parent-teacher relations, and more.

Title: ERIC
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Includes full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Title: ERIC
Via: OCLC First Search
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1966 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on educational research and practice.

Title: ERIC.gov
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Centralized ERIC Web site for searching ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. Effective October 1, 2004, more than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004)are available for free.

Title: Handbook of Latin American Studies
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1936 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars; edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress.

Title: JSTOR
Via: J JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, Arts & Sciences Complement, Biological Sciences and General Science Collections
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies with publication
Full-Text: Yes
Description: An archive for full-text journal backfiles in the following fields: African American, African, and American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Art, Business, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Film Studies, Folklore, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Law, Middle East Studies, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Statistics, and more ...

Title: Junior Edition
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1996 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for junior high school students wanting to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

Title: Kid's InfoBits
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for students in grades K-6 wanting to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

Title: Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1969 - present
Full-Text: No
Description:A UK-based database containing abstracts on artificial intelligence, book reviews, CD-ROMs, the Internet, computer science applications, information science, librarianship and library management, and online information retrieval.

Title: Library & Information Science Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in automation, cataloging, censorship, children's literature, circulation, classification, copyright legislation, internet software, library equipment & supplies, preservation of materials, publishing, web sites, and more.

Title: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Via: EBSCO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage:
Full-Text: No
Description:A US-based database containing abstracts on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management.

Title: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1973 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

Title: MAS Ultra - School Edition
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1985 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full text from nearly 600 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 650 titles.

Title: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect Information
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Some
Description: Contains over 32,000 citations and abstracts on child abuse and neglect and child welfare issues; from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

Title: New Book of Knowledge
Via Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: Restricted to North/South campuses
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Site consists of three encyclopedias: New Book of Knowledge Online (for children), Encyclopedia Americana Online (for in-depth research) and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Online (for quick reference)

Title: Opposing Viewpoints
Via: Gale Group
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database that analyzes current issues, from child abuse to gangs and school violence, with opposing viewpoints.

Title: Primary Search
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1989 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines and over 100 student pamphlets. Also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 elementary school magazines.

Title: Readers' Guide (Current Events) Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in African Americans, aging, astronomy, biography, business, children, computers, consumer education, current events, education, environment, film, fine arts, foreign affairs, health, history, medicine, music, news, politics, religion, science, and more.

Title: ScienceDirect
Via: Elsevier Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A database offering comprehensive coverage (over 1.7 million full-text articles and 3 million abstracts and indexed records) of scientific, technical and medical literature, including education. Designed for interdisciplinary research and to serve the needs of the researcher.

Title: SIRS Discoverer
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for elementary and middle school users, this database includes articles and graphics from more than 1,400 magazines, newspapers, and government documents that have been carefully selected for educational content, interest, and readability levels.

Title: SIRS Knowledge Source
Via SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Four primary databases which can be searched concurrently or separately: SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS NetSelect. Full-text articles in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, including education.

Title: Social Sciences Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in addiction studies, anthropology, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, ethics, family studies, gender studies, geography, minority studies, political science, psychology, public welfare, social work, sociology, urban studies, and more.

Title: Student Edition
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: 1985 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for secondary school users to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

Title: Web of Science
Via: Thomson ISI
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1945 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive bibliographic database containing three citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (1945-present); Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present); and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present). Searches in any of three for topic, person, place, and cited reference.

Title: What Do I Read Next?
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Reader's advisory database, helping librarians and users identify adult, young adult, and children's fiction and nonfiction titles of interest. Gives brief book descriptions, notes important characters, provides author information, and indicates book awards for over 80,000 recommended titles of contemporary mainstream fiction, classic works of fiction, and popular nonfiction.

Title: Wilson OmniFile Full-Text Mega
Via: HW Wilson
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Full-text articles from the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, including business, education, fine arts, history, law, and librarianship.

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