Shatford Library

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Library Databases

The Library has over 30 databases with information on many subjects.  These databases are different than using the free Internet (Google, Wikipedia, etc.) 

Access

From “Articles/Databases” tab, click on “Browse databases by Name

* *Off-campus access: You will need to enter your Network ID and Password.

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Articles from Newspapers, Magazines and Scholarly Journals

  • ProQuest  Thousands of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles covering all disciplines.
    Includes scholarly journal articles.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source Articles from popular magazines, newspapers and U.S. government publications.
  • CQ Researcher Articles covering controversial issues with summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. (coverage since 1991)
  • World-newpapers.com  http://www.world-newspapers.com/   World newspapers, magazines, and news sites in English.  You may search by newspapers and news sites by country and magazines by topic category.
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Arts and Music

  • ARTStor More than 300,000 digital images covering many time periods and cultures.  Documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design.
  • Oxford Art Online Reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the 1990s.
  • Oxford Music Online Reference resource for all aspects of music.
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encyclopedias

    • Encyclopedia Britannica Online The complete Encyclopedia Britannica with related web links.
    • Worldbook Web Includes the full encyclopedia plus reference resources, special reports and articles from World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Discover and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
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Statistics, Charts and Graphs

  • CQ Researcher Articles covering controversial issues with summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. (coverage since 1991)
  • SIRS Knowledge Source Articles from popular magazines, newspapers and U.S. government publications.
     
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People, cultures and History

  • Biography in Context   Biographical information about prominent people throughout history.
  • U.S. History in Context   Covers themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to present. Includes historical (primary) documents, reference articles, journal citations and full-text journal articles.
  • The National Archives http://www.archives.gov/  Holds the records of the United States Federal government.  On-line access to art works, census data, manuscripts, military records, immigration records, and historic photographs.
  • Online Archive of California  http://www.oac.cdlib.org/   Historical materials in a searchable database from a variety of California institutions, including museums, historical societies, and archives. Over 120,000 images; 50,000 pages of documents, letters, and oral histories; and 8,000 guides to collections are available.  
  • Los Angeles: Past, Present & Future http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/la/ "Utilizing the extensive archival resources available at the University of Southern California, these pages open a window into L.A.'s rich past and its exciting present and future." Topics include: California Missions, discovery and settlement of Los Angeles, Disneyland, historic cemeteries, historic sites, LA gangs, murders, scandals, and other crimes, LA's public art, many webcam links, and more.
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last updated: 07/15/2011 by C. Lee revision #3