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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: Communication Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/Southcampuses. 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: CQ Press in Context
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Features selections from the award-winning CQ Press Electronic Library providing in-depth analysis of today’s hottest political and government issues. Targets new topics as they emerge as major issues. Updated frequently.

Title: Criminal Justice Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/Southcampuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage:1968 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. The database contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on a wide range of topics in criminal justice. Major areas of coverage include: Behavioral Science, Economic & Political Sciences, Education, Law, Psychology, Social Work, and Substance Abuse. Over 80,000+ records, updated quarterly.

Title: FedBusOpps / Commerce Business Daily
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: June 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other government procurement information over $25,000 - all updated daily; issued by the GPO.

Title: Federal Register
Via: Community of Science
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: Lists U.S. federal agency announcements and information, such as presidential documents, agency meetings, grant opportunities, and proposed federal regulations; updated daily.

Title: FedWorld
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Established in 1992 to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government; from the National Technical Information Service.

Title: GPO - Government Printing Office
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: 1976 - present
Full-Text: Some
Description: U.S. government publications; updated monthly.

Title: JSTOR
Via: 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: Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC)
Via: University of Michigan
Access: Restricted to North/South campuses
Coverage: 1976 - present
Full-Text: Yes, with accompanying charges
Description: A non-profit library cooperative providing online microform access to law, legal literature, government documents, and law-related literature. Of interest to lawyers, historians, and others.

Title: Legal 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 administrative law, antitrust legislation, constitutional law, domestic relations, environmental protection, international law, minorities, occupational health & safety, public law, real property, tax law, trade regulations, and more.

Title: LegalTrac
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: Provides indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications. Also includes selective full text articles.

Title: Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
Via: Reed Elsevier Inc. (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID ard may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text documents from 6,000 news, business, legal, medical, and general reference publications. Included in the service are several national newspapers including the New York Times (1977 - present) and Washington Post (1977 - present) and the Chronicle of Higher Education (1997 - present, with no embargo on current issues).

Title: Military & Government Collection
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 current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals. Also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles.

Title: Mary Ann Liebert Publishers: Full-Text Journals
Via: Mary Ann Liebert Publishers
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: Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnolgoy, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Contains the full-texts of 59 refereed journals.

Title:National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Covers drugs and crime, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims of crime, corrections, courts, and issues in criminal justice, from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Title: Opposing Viewpoints
Via: Gale Group
Access: North/Southcampuses. 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 capital punishment to emigration and immigration and national security, with opposing viewpoints.

Title: Project MUSE
Via: Johns Hopkins University Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1993 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides online access to the full-text of a growing number of scholarly journals in the social sciences, including government and law.

Title: SIRS Renaissance
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: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searchable database of articles, reports, and other information on domestic and international affairs, federal procedures, scientific research, and military affairs.

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: 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 history, law, and librarianship. Title: Stat-USA/Internet
Via: U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Access: Restricted to North Campus library and lab computers; may be available remotely for North campus
Coverage: varies
Description: Agency in the Economics & Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, delivering vital economic, business, and international trade information produced by the U.S. Government and brought together in one easy-to-access location.

Title: THOMAS
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 104th Congress (1995/96) - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searchable database for recent federal legislative information, provided by the Library of Congress.

Title: Web of Science
Via: Thomson ISI
Access: North/Southcampuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1982 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive bibliographic database containing three citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Searches in any of three for topic, person, place, and cited reference.

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.

Title: Worldwide Political Science 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: 1975 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Abstracts covering the following subjects: Comparative politics, Developing nations, Disarmament, Economic policy, Electoral systems, Environmental policy, Government/Political systems, History and theory of political science, International relations/trade, Labor relations, Military policy, Methodology and research technology, Political behavior, economy, and psychology, Politics and law, communication, religion, society, Public administration, Security and defense, and Welfare systems.

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