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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: ACLS History E-Book Project
Via: American Council of Learned Societies
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: Includes over 1230 full-text, cross-searchable books in the field of history selected  by historians for their continuing importance to students and scholars. Areas include: African, American, Asian, Latin American, European (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern), Middle Eastern, World/Comparative, Byzantine/Mediterranean and  Australasian/Oceanian history, plus history of the Native Peoples of the Americas and of Science and Technology.

Title: America: History & Life
Via: ABC-CLIO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Prehistoric period - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Historical coverage of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory to the present. Links to full-text articles in JSTOR.

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: Country Studies
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Describes and analyzes historical settings and social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world; from the Library of Congress.

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: HarpWeek: The Civil War Era & Reconstruction
Via: Harper's Weekly
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1857 - 1871
Full-Text: Yes
Description: An internet resource providing access to Harper's Weekly, a 19th and early 20th century American news magazine. Searchable by date, index terms, literary genre and occupation/role.

Title: Historical Abstracts
Via: ABC-CLIO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1450 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and Canada). Links to full-text articles in Project MUSE and JSTOR.

Title: Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1790 - 1960
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Presents data describing the people and the economy of the U.S. for each state and county from 1790-1960.

Title: History Resource Center: U.S.
Via: Thomson Gale
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 integrated access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. Also includes citations from over 180 additional history journals.

Title: Humanities 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 archaeology, art, classical studies, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, literary & social criticism, literature, music, performing arts, religion & theology, philosophy, and more.

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: 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: 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 church and state to political corruption and United States foreign relations, 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 arts & humanities and social sciences, including history.

Title: SIRS Government Reporter
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: Contains full-text articles and reports from the social sciences, including government documents and history. Additional links to award recipients and suggested research topics.

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: Contains full-text articles and reports from all the sciences and humanities, including literature, film, performing arts, and music, with links to prominent authors, award recipients, and suggested research topics.

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: 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 business, education, fine arts, history, law, and librarianship.

Title: Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000
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: 1600 - 2000
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities. Title: Women's History Month
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: Free web resource from the Gale Group.

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