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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: Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive public reference library containing a searchable full-text database of reference, verse, and classic literature. The site is divided into four sections: Reference, Verse, Fiction and Nonfiction. Recently added were the 1914 Oxford Edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare and the Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th edition.

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: 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: 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: Literary Index, from Gale
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Searches all the Gale Literature Series publications for authors and titles. Lists results.

Title: Literature Resource Center
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: Provides full-text access to "biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

Title: MLA Directory of Periodicals
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: No
Description: Contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. Includes over 7,100 titles, of which more than 4,400 are currently indexed.

Title: MLA International Bibliography
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:1963 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Indexes journal articles, books and dissertations. Contains over 1.6 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

Title: Online Literary Criticism
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains links to over 2500 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works. May be browsed by author, title, nationality and literary period; created and maintained by the Internet Public Library.

Title: Poet's Corner
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A free Gale Group Web site containing short biographies of some noted poets. Includes other information as well, but be forewarned, the site is heavily commercial.

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.

Title: RhymeZone
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Locates rhymes, synonyms, definitions, quotations in famous works, and more

Title: Scribner Writers Series
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: Essays on the lives and works of 1600+ important authors from around the world. In-depth coverage of noted novelists, playwrights, poets, short story writers, essayists, journalists, critics, philosophers and writers for children and young adults. Includes 40+ essays on special topics in literature - gothic novels, nature poetry, etc.

Title: Shakespeare Bibliography Online, World Edition
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: 1972 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1972 and mid-2001; published in association with the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare Search
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searches the comedies, tragedies, histories, and poetry of Shakespeare for words, coined words, keywords, phrases, and most popular lines.

Title: SIRS Renaissance
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: 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: 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.

Title: WorldCat
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Description: Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

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