Research Databases, Online Encyclopedias, and Dictionaries
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- Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading scholarly journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Provides access to over 5,000 journals; updated daily.
- Academic Search Premier
Full text for nearly 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.
- The African American Experience
is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture. It contains over 450 reference books and monographs, 5,000 primary documents, over 3,500 fully-searchable interviews with former slaves, 3,000 photographs, maps, and other images, and a timeline with over 170 pages worth of content, navigable by century, decade, and keyword. This database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.
- AHFS Consumer Medication Information
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.
- Alt HealthWatch
This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990. watch a demo (9:27 YouTube)
- Alt-Press Watch
A 100% full-text database of over 170 newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.
- The American Indian Experience
Is a full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States. It offers full-text access to an online library, featuring more than 150 volumes of reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images. From prehistory to the present day, from the Inuit of the north to the Seminoles of Florida, it is an indispensable source of information about the history and experience of Native Americans.
A rich digital library of art images and descriptive information, as well as the software tools to enable active use of the collections. Content includes images from the fields of art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools support a wide range of pedagogical and research uses including: viewing and analyzing images through features such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline. ARTstore: A Quick Guide for Students
- Auto Repair Reference Center
Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954. Database content includes approximately 23,000 vehicles covered from 1954 to present; over 100,000 factory drawings and step-by-step photographs; over 60,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer; wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing; specifications & maintenance schedules; Labor Time Guide & Estimator; Quick Tips.
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- Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials is a fully integrated database bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. It includes over 4,000 periodicals.
- Business Source Premier
Full text for more than 7,400 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for nearly 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922.
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- CINAHL with Full Text
Provides indexing for 2717 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, and full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, case studies, evidence based nursing and clinical trials.
- College Source Online
Search 41,550 college catalogs and over 34,900,000 course descriptions! Full cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools.
- Communications and Mass Media Collection
A custom collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
- Computer Database
Use the Computer Database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Includes almost 500 periodicals.
- Computer Source
Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
- CQ Researcher
Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
- Culinary Arts Collection
Includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content, thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
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- Dance in Video
With Dance in Video, watch dance performances through online streaming video-including 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages
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- EBSCO's Newspaper Source
Provides selected full text for over 180 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
- Educator's Reference Complete
Includes more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level.
- Environment Complete
Offers coverage in agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. The database contains full text for more than 650 journals and more than 100 monographs.
Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.
- Eugene Weekly
Full-text access to the Eugene Weekly. Coverage 2000 - current.
The Index to the Eugene Weekly back files is currently only available at the Eugene Public Library Reference Desk. Coverage from June 1997 through December 2003.
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- Fine Arts and Music Collection
Includes more than 150 full-text magazines and journals, this collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
- Fuente Academica
A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American, South American and Spanish publishers. This database provides full-text coverage (including PDF) for more than 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.
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- Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture
Includes more than 100 journals covering gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.
- General OneFile
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Includes over 6,000 periodicals. Updated daily.
- Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies and, International periodicals and news sources that bring additional insight and currency.
- Google News Archive
Provides an easy way to search and explore historical newspaper archives. Coverage for many titles extends as far back as the early 19th century. Users can search newspaper by keyword or browse by newspaper title and date. Search results include free full text articles as well as some articles that require a fee. For items not freely available, search the title of the newspaper title in the Magazine Journal Locator. We may have it in a Library database.
- Google Scholar
Use Google Scholar Library Links and see what articles you have free access to through Lane Library's database subscriptions.
GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles about environmental concerns, as well as government documents and reports. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database contains almost 300,000 records, with full text provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is an interdisciplinary database dedicated to sustainability, green technologies and the environment. GREENR allows navigation by issue, organization and country, and includes refereed case studies, articles from academic journals and magazines, news, statistics, podcasts, and more. Coverage includes science, international studies, business, law, politics and other disciplines.
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- Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full-text for nearly 300 magazines, pamphlets and reference books on many health topics. Geared toward a consumer audience.
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, as well as abstracts and indexing for more than 850 journals.
- Historic Oregon Newspapers
Allows full-text search and access to selected Oregon newspapers printed between 1846 and 1922. Includes historical overviews of the newspapers.
- Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure
Includes more than 800 journals, reference titles, and travel handbooks from Fodor's providing well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers.
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A Spanish-language collection of full-text magazines and journals covering law, health, technology, culture, current events, and more.
- InfoTrac Newsstand
With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of almost 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, and customize your search options and results format.
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- The Latino American Experience
Marks the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. It contains over 200 volumes of content, from encyclopedias and biographies to newly published scholarly books introduced biannually, and primary source materials, including maps, images, audio clips, interviews, music files, speeches, documents, and other material in English and Spanish. It also includes a fully searchable timeline dating to the pre-Colonial civilizations of the Aztecs, Mayas, Incas, Caribes, and others, up through the most recent political movements and achievements of contemporary Latinos. It also includes content on modern-day Latin American countries and the history of the Hispanic diaspora.
- LearningExpress Library
a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. LearningExpress Guided Tour
- Lexis-Nexis Academic
Provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
- Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications.
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
- Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
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- MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra - School Edition also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, 542 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
- MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and images, with full-text information dating as far back as 1975.
A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. This unique database provides access to full text for more than 140 peer-reviewed medical journals.
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals. This database includes links to full-text articles.
A goldmine of authoritative and current health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Includes a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, surgery videos, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily.
- Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus provides full text for 140 popular magazines at a middle school reading level. Users may limit searches to articles within a certain range of Lexile Reading Levels. Full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
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- New York Times via Infotrac Newsstand
Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary; published in a national and a New York metropolitan edition. Includes local, and state news, science, sports, arts and entertainment, and business and finance news. Coverage: 1985-current
- Nursing Reference Center
A user-friendly point-of-care resource delivering clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases
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- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
- Opposing Viewpoints In Context
One-stop source for information on social issues . Includes articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
- Oregon Career Information System (CIS) (password required)
Oregon CIS provides a comprehensive and state-based resource to help Oregonians of all ages become aware of work and educational options, connect education and work, and make successful career decisions and transitions throughout their lifetime. Use Oregon CIS to research careers, explore programs and majors, and find schools. password required
- Oregon Index
The Web-accessible Oregon Index is a selective index to Oregon newspapers, and to Oregon items in selected other publications. The Oregon Index database coverage is 1985-2004.
- Oregonian via OregonLive.com
You can find Oregonian stories online for free for six months. Only stories, columns and opinion written by Oregonian staff can be found on OregonLive.com. Syndicated content from other news sources including national news stories, columns and opinion pieces are not available here. The Library has the last two months of the Oregonian in print.
- Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus
Offers full text access to 45 LWW nursing journals including the American Journal of Nursing, Nursing and more.
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- Primary Search
Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular, magazines at an elementary school reading level. Users may limit searches to articles within a certain range of Lexile Reading Levels. Full text information dates as far back as 1990.
- Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized and comprehensive collection of over 500 full-text journals, including more than 300 peer-reviewed titles.
From the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 69 journals.
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- Regional Business News
Comprehensive full-text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and news wires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
- Register-Guard via Infotrac Newsstand
Online full-text coverage from November 14, 2001 - current
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- Science In Context
Features full-text articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals, as well as encyclopedias and newspapers. Includes topic overviews, experiments, biographies, and links to quality web sites.
- ScienceDirect College Edition *How to search for full-text articles in ScienceDirect
online access to more than 1,500 journals and 45 reference works in the health, life and physical sciences.
- SIRS Knowledge Source
Full text articles and internet resources on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. watch a demo (7:00 - required QuickTime)
- Small Business Resource Center
Offers users complete small business management resources including periodicals and reference content, covering all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes, and more.
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- Teacher Reference Center
Provides abstracts, citations and full-text articles from 280 periodicals popular teacher and administrator trade journals. Most of the journals are peer-reviewed.
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- U.S. History In Context
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.
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