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ABI Inform Complete

  • Description: Contains ABI Inform Dateline, Global, and Trade and Industry. 4,000+ full text titles;
  • Intended For: all business school students (undergraduate and graduate);
  • Date Coverage: 1971-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk
Academic Search Premier

  • Description: Indexes 8,200+ publications in general and social sciences. 4,000+ full text titles;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1975-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

ACS Web Editions with Legacy Archives

  • Description: Indexes 30+ peer-reviewed, full-text chemistry titles;
  • Intended For: all chemistry students;
  • Date Coverage: 1879-present

African American Poetry

  • Description: 3,000+ poems written by African Americans in the late 18th and 19th centuries;
  • Intended For: poetry queries, general undergraduate;
  • Date Coverage: Late 1700s-1800s

Agricola

  • Description: Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science; 3.6 million records from 881 sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related fields;
  • Date Coverage: 1970-present;

American Poetry

  • Description: 40,000+ poems by 200+ American poets from the Colonial period to the early 20th century;
  • Intended For: poetry queries, general undergraduate;
  • Date Coverage: 1600-1900s

ArticleFirst

  • Description: Indexes more than 16,000 journal and magazine titles, citation-only;
  • Intended For: general queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1990-present

Arts & Humanities Search

  • Description: Indexes the world's leading arts & humanities journals; 2.8 million records from 1,136 sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related fields;
  • Date Coverage: 1980-present

Auto Repair Reference Center

  • Description: Provides automobile repair information;
  • Intended For: do-it-yourself auto mechanics;
  • Date Coverage: supports models from 1925-2008

Biology Digest

  • Description: Provides detailed abstracts written in a non-technical style for students and interested nonscientists; 38,000 records from 301 sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related fields;
  • Date Coverage: 1989-present

Business Source Premier

  • Description: An aggregation of 8,800 titles covering all disciplines of business;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate and graduate queries in related fields;
  • Date Coverage: 1965-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

CAMIO

  • Description: A collection of more than 95,000 art images licensed for use in education;
  • Intended For: students in art, education, and history classes

Choice Reviews Online

  • Description: 100,000+ reviews of academic texts;
  • Intended For: faculty;
  • Date Coverage: 1987-present

ClasePerodica

  • Description: Contains citations from more than 2,700 periodicals written in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English from Latin America; material covers the sciences, humanities, and social sciences;
  • Intended For: all students researching Latin America;
  • Date Coverage: 1975-present

CINAHL

  • Description: Citations & abstracts in nursing and allied health literature; 1 million records from 1,700+ sources;
  • Intended For: athletic training, business healthcare, & other health professionals;
  • Date Coverage: 1982-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Coin Career Library

  • Description:Contains information on selecting an occupation and writing a resume. Also, videos are available about various careers.
  • Intended For: all students

Cochrane Library

  • Description: Contains full-text reviews and protocols for evidence-based medicine;
  • Intended For: Physician assistant, nursing, amd atheletic training students looking for evidence-based medicine reviews

Consumer Health Complete

  • Description: Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.;
  • Intended For: Anyone searching for health information written for the consumer

Contemporary Women’s Issues

  • Description: Provides citations to global information on women in over 150 countries; 75,000+ records from 2,200+ sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related topics;
  • Date Coverage: 1992-present

CQ Researcher Online

  • Description: A collection of single-themed reports with in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues; each report is 12,000 words;
  • Intended For: all general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1991-present

CQ Weekly

  • Description: In-depth reports on congressional issues, the status of bills in play, committee and floor activity, debates and roll-call votes;
  • Intended For: all general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1983-present

Criminal Justice Periodicals Index

  • Description: Citations, abstracts, and full text of titles in law enforcement, social work, and other criminal justice fields;
  • Intended For: Justice studies students and those in related fields;
  • Date Coverage: 1981-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Dissertations Abstracts

  • Description: 2 million citations & abstracts of academic topics found in dissertations in U.S., Canada, & Europe;
  • Intended For: upper level undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1861-present

DynaMed

  • Description: a point-of-care reference tool with clinically organized summaries on more than 3,000 topics;
  • Intended For: medical and drug queries

eBooks on EBSCOhost Collection

  • Description: Digital books; includes fiction, non-fiction, reference titles; titles are also accessible from the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries

EconLit

  • Description: Citations & abstracts of journals, books, & working papers on economics; 730,000+ records from 700+ sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1969-present

English Poetry

  • Description: Contains essentially the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th; 160,000+ poems from 1,250+ poets;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 8th-20th century

ERIC

  • Description: Citations, abstracts, and full text on education topics;
  • Intended For: education and physical education majors;
  • Date Coverage: 1966-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Faber Poetry Library

  • Description: Collection of poetry by some of the most influential poets of the 20th century – from Arthur Rimbaud to Sylvia Plath; 140 volumes by 50 poets;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 20thc.

Findlaw.com

  • Description: A web site that provides legal resources; cases & codes, legal news, web search utilities;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries into legal issues

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

  • Description: Online encyclopedic database includes over 25,000 full text records, covering an array of subject areas;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • Description: 25 reference e-books; authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas; links are also available in the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1999-present

GEOBASE

  • Description: Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology; 1.4 million+ records from 2,000+ sources;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1980-present

GreenFILE

  • Description: Free database containing citations for more than 600 environmental journals and magazines;
  • Intended For: all queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1948-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

ABC-Clio E-book Collection (eBooks)

  • Description: Compilation of the former databases of American Slavery, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers, Daily Life Through History, Historic Events of the Twentieth Century, and Literature in Context; titles are also accessible from the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: reading ebooks in related areas

Health Source: Consumer Edition

  • Description: Database of consumer health information; includes 250+ full text titles, health-related pamphlets and reference books;
  • Intended For: general queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1984-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

  • Description: Citations, abstracts, & full text of nursing, allied health, and other medical discipline journals; 825 titles indexed;
  • Intended For: upper-level students in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1974-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Job and Career Accelerator

  • Description: Job and career assessment, job locator, resume assistance;
  • Intended For: general usage;

JSTOR

  • Description: Full-text journal articles primarily in the areas of education, history, political science, sociology, business, public administration, economics, and law.
  • Intended For: general undergraduate and graduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: varies--does not contain recent issues.

Learning Express Library

  • Description: Interactive online learning platform of practice tests & tutorials for academic and licensing tests; 29+ tests including ASFAB, GRE, Praxis, TOEFL; must create free account; tests may also be accessed through the Online Catalog;
  • Intended For: test preparation and life skills;
  • Date Coverage: current

Liebert Online

  • Description: Provides full-text articles from more than 60 journals in the areas of life sciences, clinical medicine, biotechnology, CAM, environmental studies, and public health;
  • Intended For: research into life and health science topics, clinical queries;
  • Date Coverage: varies by title

LISTA - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

  • Description: indexes 600+ periodicals, books, reports and more on librarianship, bibliometrics, information retrieval, & more;
  • Intended For: upper level queries in related areas & librarians;
  • Date Coverage: 1965-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)

  • Description: Covers literary information from over 1,000 books, literary encyclopedias and reference sources, and hundreds of journals;
  • Intended For: undergraduate literature queries, particularly for English 102 assignments;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Literature Criticism Online

  • Description: Covers literary topics, authors, and works, includes biographical essays, articles are from Gale's Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism;
  • Intended For: undergraduate literature queries, particularly for English 102 assignment ;
  • Date Coverage: 2007-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Literature Research Center (Gale)

  • Description: Covers literary topics, authors, and works, includes biographical essays, full-text scholarly journal articles, articles reprinted from Gale's Literary Criticism series, and full-text of poems and short stories;
  • Intended For: undergraduate literature queries, particularly for English 102 assignments;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Masterfile Premier

  • Description: Covers a multitude of general topics; citations, abstracts & full text of periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, & images;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1975-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Media Collection

  • Description: Includes over 200 videos from PBS from series such as American Experience, American Masters, Frontline, and Ken Burns; titles are also accessible from the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Specifications: users must have Adobe Flash Player version 9 or above and a high-speed Internet connection.

Medline (PubMed)

  • Description: Service of the National Library of Medicine; 15 million+ citations from MEDLINE & other life science journals for biomedical articles;
  • Intended For: athletic training, biology, biochemistry, forensics, and Physician Assistant students;
  • Date Coverage: 1950-present;
  • Note: All Boolean operators (AND OR NOT) must be in ALL CAPS or they are ignored.

Medline Plus

  • Description: Health information from government agencies & health-related organizations; journals, encyclopedias, patient tutorials, & more;
  • Intended For: all consumer health and personal health questions;
  • Date Coverage: current medical information

Mergent WebReports Industry Reports

  • Description: Industry profiles from various industries in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe;
  • Intended For: undergraduate and graduate business queries;
  • Date Coverage: 2003-present

Military & Government Collection

  • Description: current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government; citations, abstracts & 300+ full text titles;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1974-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

MLA (Modern Language Association) Bibliography

  • Description: Citations & abstracts for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in literature,language, and linguistics;
  • Date Coverage: 1921-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Morningstar Library Edition

  • Description: Data reports on 20,000 securities; additional reports on stocks and funds;
  • Intended For: upper level business queries;
  • Date Coverage: current

MyiLibrary (eBooks)

  • Description: Digital books; includes non-fiction and reference titles; titles are also accessible from the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries

MyiLibrary E-audio Books

  • Description: Downloadable electronic audiobooks; titles are also accessible from the Online Catalog
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries

Natural Standard

  • Description: Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries about the health sciences

NCJRS Abstracts Database

  • Description: Federally funded resource offering information on justice & substance abuse issues for research, policy & program development;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in justice studies & related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1920-present

NC WiseOwl

  • Description: e-Resources for educators and students in K-12; articles, encyclopedias and other reference sources; sponsored by Instructional Technology Division of NC Dept of Public Instruction;
  • Intended For: K-12 students and educators

Newspaper Source Plus

  • Description: Citations & abstracts for leading newspapers and transripts from radio and television news;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1995-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

North American Women’s Letters & Diaries

  • Description: Includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: Colonial-1950

North Carolina ECHO

  • Description: Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions;
  • Intended For: general queries

North Carolina Periodicals Index

  • Description: Citations and abstracts to articles in North Carolina periodicals; arts, social sciences, and sciences; maintained at ECU;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1992-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: truncate without symbol

NoveList

  • Description: Reader’s advisory with Descriptions, reviews, articles on fiction; searchable by author, title, series name, and plot; 125,000+ titles;
  • Intended For: general queries for fiction

Online Library of Liberty

  • Description: A public database offering full digital access to 1,200 classics on liberty and political philosophy from Plato to Karl Marx;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: ancient times-present where applicable

Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus

  • Description: Full-text database for more than 40 nursing journals;
  • Intended For: upper level queries in related areas

Primal Pictures

  • Description: Study aids for anatomy and physiology;
  • Intended For: Students studying anatomy and physiology

ProQuest Newspapers

  • Description: Full text coverage of leading newspapers, including the New York Times & Wall Street Journal;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1985-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

ProQuest Research Library

  • Description: One-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,000 titles - over 3,500 in full text;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1971-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

PsycArticles

  • Description: Full text coverage of 50+ peer-reviewed publications covering psychology, psychiatry, and related sub-topics;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in psychology;
  • Date Coverage: 1987-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

PsycINFO

  • Description: PsycINFO is an abstract (not full-text) database of psychological literature – psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, and related sub-topics;
  • Intended For: all scholarly queries in psychology;
  • Date Coverage: 1800s-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

PubMed

  • Description: Service of the National Library of Medicine; 15 million+ citations from MEDLINE & other life science journals for biomedical articles;
  • Intended For: athletic training, biology, biochemistry, forensics, and Physician Assistant students;
  • Date Coverage: 1950-present
  • Note: All Boolean operators (AND OR NOT) must be in ALL CAPS or they are ignored.

Reference USA

  • Description: Web-based reference; Residential, Business, Health Care, TechUSA modules contain detailed info on US & Canadian businesses, residents, health care providers, & hi-tech firms;
  • Intended For: general queries;
  • Date Coverage: current

Regional Business News

  • Description: Provides citations, abstracts, & full text for regional business publications, including titles from Crain Communications;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1986-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

RIM Online

  • Description: Public access database with citations & abstracts of projects from accredited schools of theology;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries;
  • Date Coverage: 1981-present

Sanborn Maps: North Carolina Collection

  • Description: 11,000 maps of 158 North Carolina towns & cities; scale is 50’:1”;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1867-1970

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network)

  • Description:Covers market research and news for the Sports Business industry;
  • Intended For:undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage:1996-present

Science Direct: Health and Life Sciences

  • Description: Health and Life Sciences Database; more than 1,000 full-text journal titles available;
  • Intended For: undergraduate and graduate queries in related areas;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk (0 and more characters replaced) and ? question mark (only 1 character replaced)

Science Reference Center

  • Description: Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards;
  • Intended For: lowel-level undergraduates in classes such as SCI 141, 142, and 143 and education students

Serials Directory

  • Description: Information and pricing for popular magazines & serials; 150,000+ U.S. and international titles, 8,000+ newspapers, & data on 87,000+ publishers;
  • Intended For: general queries;
  • Date Coverage: current;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

Simply Map

  • Description: Mapping software

SocIndex

  • Description: Sociology database including social work and criminal justice; includes a thesaurus; more than 700 books also included
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1908-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

SPORTDiscus

  • Description: Full-text database specializing in sports and sports medicine journals with more than 430 journals in full-text;
  • Intended For: queries in athletic training, physical education, and exercise science;
  • Date Coverage: 1985-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk
SpringerLink (journals only)

  • Description: Full-text database specializing in behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, chemistry and materials science, earth and environmental science, mathematics, statistics, physics, and computing with more than 1,900 journals in full-text;
  • Intended For: queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 1995-present;
  • Truncation Symbol: * asterisk

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet

  • Description: Federally funded public access database with activities in congress, congressional record, treaties, public laws, & more;
  • Intended For: general undergraduate queries in related areas

TOPICsearch

  • Description: Current events database containing information about social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries, controversial opinions, and viewpoints;
  • Intended For: ENG 101 papers, OCL 151 speeches, and other projects reflecting on current topics

Turnitin.com

  • Description: Anti-plagiarism software and resources;
  • Intended For: faculty & students (personal account required)

Twentieth Century African American Poetry

  • Description: Full text of contemporary African American poetry; 9,000+ poems by 62 leading African American poets of the 20th century - Langston Hughes to Rita Dove;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 20th century

Twentieth Century American Poetry

  • Description: Full text of contemporary American poetry; 50,000+ poems by 300+ poets of the 20th century - Andrei Codrescu to Denise Levertov;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 20th century

Twentieth Century English Poetry

  • Description: Full text of contemporary English poetry; 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets - W.B. Yeats to Thom Gunn;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related areas;
  • Date Coverage: 20th century

Westlaw Campus Research

  • Description: A collection of case, statutory, administrative, and constitutional law for both federal and states; news; Hoovers' Company Records;
  • Intended For: business, legal studies, and justice studies graduate and undergraduate students and faculty

Westlaw (restricted access)

  • Description: Vast collection of statutes, case law materials, public records, & other legal resources + current news & business information;
  • Intended For: restricted access; paralegal faculty & students

Wiley Online Library

  • Description: Collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities;
  • Intended For: undergraduate queries in related studies

WorldCat

  • Description: Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide; OCLC member libraries only; 57 million+ records;
  • Intended For: general queries;
  • Date Coverage: pre-1000 B.C-present