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Subject Specific Databases
LexisNexis full text, 1980s - present
Lexis Nexis provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Some of this information includes:
- National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
- U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information.
- Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789
- Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
OMNISelect Full-text, 1980s - present
Contains all the same journals as Wilson Select Plus, but with a different search interface. 2,700 journals from many fields, including: business, education, social sciences, science.
Search engine that allows you to limit your search to .edu (educational) sites. This site also links to a .gov (government) search engine. Sites retrieved from these search engines are, in general, likely to be more reliable than a typical google search.
A searchable collection of online webpages and resources compiled by students and faculty at several library and information science schools across the country.
Librarians Index to the Internet A collection of web resources handpicked by librarians.
“A virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level”
Internet Searching Tutorials
Online tutorial from Drexel University which discusses 5 steps to successfully evaluate information online.
Online tutorial containing tips for Internet researching from Acadia University in Canada.
Comprehensive website about Internet research from Berkeley.
Comprehensive website about Internet searching from the University of South Carolina.