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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary database with full-text access from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Academic Search Premier provides full text for more than 12,500 journals, including full text for nearly 10,000 peer-reviewed titles. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

ACLS Humanities E-Book Project

ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is an online collection of 5,000 seminal books in the humanities. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

American Decades

American Decades is a cross-disciplinary source for students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

American Periodicals Series Online (APS)

American Periodicals Series Online (APS) includes over 1,500 digitized American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the beginning of the 20th century. Off campus access available. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Archive of Americana

Archive of Americana provides online access to the printed record of early America, featuring books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers and government publications. The Archive of Americana contains these collections: Early American Imprints, Series I and Series II, 1639-1819, Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876, American State Papers, 1789-1838, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1899, and American Broadsides and Ephemera. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

ARTstor

ARTstor provides two million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Its community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank contains over 500,000 in-depth and original biography profiles plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Britannica Academic Edition

Britannica Academic Edition is a general encyclopedia with high quality comprehensive information. The articles are written by scholars and experts in a given field. Articles contain images and links to additional electronic material. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor provides full-text coverage from 1988 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor is available 1908-2003. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Connecticut Digital Collections

Connecticut Digital Collections is a database of four digital collections: Connecticut History Online, Connecticut State Library’s Digital Collections, Newspapers of Connecticut, and Treasures of Connecticut Libraries. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

CQ Researcher Online plus Archive

CQ Researcher Online plus Archive provides in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press since 1923. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a reference database with over 800 encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauri. Credo also contains over 200,000 images and audio files and nearly 100 videos. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Digital Theatre+

Digital Theatre+ contains over 600 theatre productions and related educational resources. The productions are from over 50 of the world’s leading arts organizations. Additional resources include: production interviews, essays, documentaries, study guides, theatre history, technical theatre-making process guides, and theatrical techniques. List of plays and productions included in Digital Theatre+.

Ebsco Discovery Service (EDS)

Ebsco Discovery Service (EDS) searches a majority of the Brush Library resources and databases, including PeliCAT, simultaneously in a single interface, and displays results in one unified list. Users have the ability to limit their search to books, eBooks, academic journals, and other resource types Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Ebsco eBook Academic Collection

Ebsco eBook Academic Collection is a full-text eBook database containing material from scholarly presses and other leading publishers. This multidisciplinary database contains more than 150,000 eBooks, including titles from leading university presses. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Encyclopedia Americana

Encyclopedia Americana is a general encyclopedia that features articles from leading scholars in the field This database includes a searchable, international current events database, online newspapers from around the world, and biographies No off campus access available.

ERIC

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.The database contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE covers 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. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant provides full-text coverage from 1992 to the present.In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Hartford Courant is available 1764-1991. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Historical Statistics of the United States

Historical Statistics of the United States provides a standard source for the quantitative facts of American History. Updated from the 1975 edition, this database provides topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America place in historical context. No off campus access available.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center Features full-text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. The database also includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

JSTOR

JSTOR provides access to archival and current issues of more than 3,400 scholarly journals across more than 50 academic disciplines. JSTOR includes scholarly journals, conference proceedings, and primary source materials. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center provides online full-text access for many of the top consumer legal reference books, more than 225 full-text publications, and thousands of legal forms. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 175 journals, books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Remote access available via public library card or as a resident of Connecticut.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times provides full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, the Los Angeles Times is available 1881 to 1993. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

MainFile

MainFile is a multi-disciplinary database providing full-text and indexing and abstracting for more than 12,000 total publications. Coverage encompasses all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier contains full-text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut

MAS Ultra—School Edition

MAS Ultra—School Edition contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra—School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, and over 107,000 primary source documents. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.


Naxos Music Library (NML)

Naxos Music Library (NML) is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 100,000 CDs with more than 1,400,000 tracks of both standard and rare repertoires. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Newspapers: National Core Collection

Newspapers: National Core Collection contains The New York Times 1980-present (including The New York Times Book Review, and The New York Times Magazine), Wall Street Journal 1984-present, Washington Post 1987-present, Los Angeles Times 1985-present, and Christian Science Monitor 1988-present. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

New York Times

New York Times provides full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The New York Times is available full-text from 1851 to 2013. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut

Nonfiction Book Collection

Nonfiction Book Collection is a cross-curricular database, which provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

NoodleTools

NoodleTools NoodleTools generates, edits, and publishes an MLA/Turabian/APA bibliography. NoodleBib takes care of punctuation, alphabetization and formatting, producing a polished source list. Noodletools also creates digital notecards. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

One Click Digital

One Click Digital is a collection of over 2,000 downloadable audio books. Users must download the OneClickdigital app, which is available for all iPhone, iTouch, iPad, and Android users. Download the free app, login using the credentials you created at the OneClickdigital website, and access your checkouts, browse and checkout titles, and download directly to your device using the app. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains more than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays, 5,000+ topic overviews, more than 300 primary source documents, 300 biographies of social activists and reformers, more than 775 court-case overviews, 5 million periodical articles, nearly 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs, nearly 70,000 images, and thousands of podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, providing a highly specialized collection of over 700 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

Project Muse

Project Muse Contains complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses with over 600 journal titles, which focus on the humanities and social sciences. Muse also contains over 8,000 ebooks with a focus on ecology, evolution, global studies, history, literature, philosophy, and religion. No off campus access available.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers are collection of newspapers that includes The New York Times (1851-2013), The New York Tribune (1841-1922), The Christian Science Monitor (1908-2003), The Chicago Defender (1909-1975), The Washington Post (1877-2000), Wall Street Journal (1889-1999), The Los Angeles Times (1881-1993), The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984), The Boston Globe (1872-1985), and The Hartford Courant (1764-1991). Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina is a general reference resource for Spanish speakers covering issues of particular relevance for Latin America, Spain, and the United States. Referencia Latina includes a 49,000-entry encyclopedia, 2,500 evidence-based, graphical health reports, and 50,000 images with Spanish-language captions. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. It contains full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect contains 2,500 full-text journals in four subject areas: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences and Humanities. All the journal content is scholarly and peer-reviewed. In the search results, full-text articles are marked in green next to each result. Off campus access available. Ask librarian to create off campus account.

Scribner Writers Series

Scribner Writers Series contains more than 2,000 original, scholar-signed bio-critical entries average 15-20 pages each. They include a concise overview, hyperlinks for cross-referencing and information that places the author's work in personal or historical context. Off campus access available. Click here for instructions on accessing databases from off campus.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center provides article indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Topics include: assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, and curriculum development. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

TOPICsearch

TOPICsearch is a current events database on social, political, and economic issues, including controversial opinions and viewpoints. It contains full-text for over 150,000 articles from 475 diverse sources. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal provides full-text coverage from 1984 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Wall Street Journal is available full-text from 1889 to 1999. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post provides full-text coverage from 1987 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Washington Post is available full-text from 1877 to 2000. Off campus access available to Connecticut public library card holders and individuals located in Connecticut.


WorldCat

WorldCat is a global network of libraries that unite their collections in one master catalog. WorldCat is searchable using simple keywords, just like you do at your favorite Web search site. An advanced search helps you limit results to specific authors, subjects, formats, and dates.

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