Scholarly Resources

Looking for something that will help you understand the rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire or the Pythagorean Theorem?

Then check out some of the scholarly resources we’ve put together for you!

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. (Library card number required to log in)

Business Source Elite
This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost. (Library card number required to log in)

ERIC
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. (Library card number required to log in)

Google Book Search 
Search books, text, and magazines that Google has previously scanned, converted into text, and saved on its digital database.

Google Scholar 
A free search engine that catalogs the full text of scholarly literature across all publishing formats and areas of study.

Great Websites for Kids
Great Websites for Kids is sponsored by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

GreenFILE
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. (Library card number required to log in)

Health Source: Nursing and Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (Library card number required to log in)

HealthyNJ 
A web-based consumer health website that is specifically geared towards New Jersey. It is currently being maintained by the librarians at the George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Newark.

Internet Archive
A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies, and music, as well as 410 billion archived web pages.

Internet Public Library 
A non-profit website maintained by Drexel University library professionals and students. Users can ask reference questions, which are then collectively answered by volunteer librarians and students participating in the library studies graduate program.

Legal Information Reference Center
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. (Library card number required to log in)

LISTA
LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. (Library card number required to log in)

Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. (Library card number required to log in)

MAS Ultra – School Edition
MAS Ultra School Edition is a comprehensive full text general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. This database includes: searchable full text of articles, reports and special issues from nearly 200 of the most wanted K-12 magazines. (Library card number required to log in)

MasterFILE Elite
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,050 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also includes 52 full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags. (Library card number required to log in)

Medicare Interactive
The main resource for Medicare, this site answers any and all questions users might have in regards to Medicare. From where to receive preventative services to understanding your rights in regards to Medicare, this website will help you with all of it.

Medline Plus
Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health’s website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Medline Plus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

MiddleSearch Plus
Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. (Library card number required to log in)

Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, and much more.

Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, and provides more than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database includes nearly 700,000 television and radio transcripts. (Library card number required to log in)

NoveList
A reader’s advisory resource for fiction. Besides locating books to read, users can learn more about books and authors through Author Read-alikes, Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks. (Library card number required to log in)

Novelist K-8
Focuses on nonfiction reading materials that support the school curriculum, as well as the recreational reading interests of children and students from preschool through middle school. (Library card number required to log in)

Points of View
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). (Library card number required to log in)

Primary Search
Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). (Library card number required to log in)

Referencia Latina (Español)
Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries (Library card number required to log in)

Reference USA
Provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.

Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. (Library card number required to log in)

Small Business Reference Center
The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs. (Library card number required to log in)

Teacher Reference Center
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.
Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education. (Library card number required to log in)