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Library databases: BVU provides access to over 90 extensive databases, conveniently arranged by academic area.

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With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration. Go to this database  

Academic OneFile is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for academic research. Home to nearly 13,000 journals, Academic OneFile delivers quality content for faculty, students, scholars and other researchers. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects makes Academic OneFile both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Academic OneFile is a one-stop resource for academic research in all disciplines. Go to this database  

ACS Publications provides coverage of over 30 journals and magazines published by the American Chemical Society. Complete full text is available for all 750,000 articles in the database. Coverage is from 1879 to the present. Go to this database  

From animal feeds to zoonotic diseases, the Agriculure Collection yields information in all agricultural-related areas for every kind of agricultural researcher. The Agriculture Collection comprises over 400 agricultural periodicals powered by Gale InfoTrac. Go to this database  

America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises over 450,000 bibliographic entries for journal articles, books, and reviews providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. This extensive database indexes over 1,700 journals published worldwide. **America: History and Life allows up to six simultaneous users.**Go to this database  

The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: 1691-1820 presents over 500 titles from 1691 through 1820. Representing over two centuries of print culture from early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic, Series 1 is first of the five series created from periodical holdings from one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The entire AAS collection features over 7500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 1 is broad in scope and covers all aspects of American society during this time period. Go to this database  

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection Series 2 presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The series two is second of the five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics. Go to this database  

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodical Collection: Series 3 presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. Series 3 is the third of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities. Subjects covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, and religion. Go to this database  

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection - Series 4 presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. Series 4 is the fourth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans--both leading up to and during the war. News from the battlefront can be found, in addition to the usual breadth of subject matter found in previous collections that include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, and religion. Go to this database  

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Series 5 is the fifth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set up circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories. Broad subject areas covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, and religion. Go to this database  

Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis. It provides researchers with the documents necessary to delve deep into the Gay Rights Movement with resources that may otherwise go undiscovered. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation; Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Women's Energy Bank; GLBT Historical Society; National Library of Medicine; among other archives. Go to this database  

Art & Architecture Complete™ is a research database for the study of art and architecture. This database provides full-text coverage of more than 330 periodicals and 215 books. In addition, Art & Architecture Complete offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications. The database also provides  an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. This database covers a wide variety of pertinent subjects, art and art history, graphic design, photography, and much more. Go to this database  

Biography In Context is for researchers seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Organized into a portal experience, it merges Gale's reference content with periodicals and multimedia. Users can also search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text. Biography In Context is built on a foundation of more than 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Biography In Context includes over 4,500 portal pages on contemporary and historical figures. It offers reference content alongside, videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. Go to this database  

Book Review Index Plus includes more than 5 million book reviews, allowing users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more. The up-to-date coverage, wide scope and inclusion of citations for both newly published and older materials make Book Review Index Plus a useful reference tool. Thousands of publications are indexed. Go to this database  

The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia provides coverage on a variety of subjects including arts, business, geography, history, literature, philosophy, politics, pop culture, science, sports, and more. Articles are accompanied by colorful photographs, diagrams, maps, flags and pronunciation help. This accessible encyclopedia provides the answers you need to everyday questions. BCE may be searched or browsed through the Credo Reference Platform, where it is just one of nearly four hundred reference books available. Go to this database  

Business Collection provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily. Complementing these titles is a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications, all available on the Gale's InfoTrac platform. Go to this database  

Business Economics & Theory Collection includes over seven million articles, including coverage of Kiplinger Handbooks such as Retire Worry Free, Switching Careers, Making Money in Real Estate, Financing College, and more. This resources also contains exclusive video feeds from highlighting current business news and interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs.  Go to this database  

Gale Business Insights: Essentials delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data. Gale Business Insights: Essentials makes it easy for researchers to use in-depth information on U.S. businesses, industries, and products. It includes:
• 300 sources for investment research/brokerage reports
• 1,000 SWOT reports, updated quarterly
• 2,200 corporate chronologies
• 3,900 full-text periodicals
• 11,500 market research reports
• 14,000 industry research reports from Datamonitor
• 15,000 company histories
• 50,500 articles from Market Share Reporter
• 70,000 associations
• 80,000 articles from Gale’s Business Rankings Annual
• 465,000 company profiles including 2,000 with deep links to related content and statistical data Go to this database  

Gale Business Insights: Global empowers people to not only study international business, but also to interpret their research. For business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers, Gale Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence, compiled into a logical, usable context. Business Insights: Global contains detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. This database also provides thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection and also includes case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.  Go to this database  

Search the BVU Library's collection of 147,000 books, videos, compact discs and other material by keyword, title, author, or subject. The catalog also provides access to over 92,000 eBooks. You can access the old version of the Library Catalog HERE. You can access the new version of the Library Catalog HEREGo to this database  

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust collection of high-quality research in areas related to communication and mass media. In addition to the more than 600 journals that CMMC provides indexing and abstracts for, the database also features full text for more than 240 journals. A sophisticated Communication Thesaurus is available to researchers, and searchable cited references are provided for many of the journals covered by the database. Go to this database  

Communication Studies includes the full-text of 19 journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Some journals go back more than 50 years. The database includes over 12,800 articles and covers such subjects as journalism, political communication, mass communication, interpersonal communication, cultural studies / intercultural communication, television / film studies, media studies, business communication, organizational / management communication, and written communication. Every bibliographic record in the Communication Studies links to the appropriate full-text in PDF format. This database is updated weekly. Go to this database  

Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 350 journals which contain nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field on Gale's InfoTrac platform. Go to this database  

Computer Database is a one-stop reference resource for up-to-date information on the world of technology. With Computer Database, researchers can instantly access hundreds of today’s most well-read and influential periodicals in a single search. Featuring coverage from 1980 to the present, Computer Database is a source for research on trends and innovations in the ever-changing world of technology. Available on the Gale PowerSearch platform, Computer Database includes indexing, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 800 journals and periodicals. Go to this database  

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete covers journals on all aspects of computing and applied sciences such as engineering, technology and telecommunications. The business and social implications of these disciplines are also covered. More than 2000 journals are indexed, links to the full-text of articles are provided for about half of the journals covered. Go to this database  

Perhaps the greatest source of anxiety for students in the mental health field is the prospect of working with clients in face-to-face counseling encounters. The four-volume Counseling and Therapy in Video Series provides an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. This series contains more than 2,500 hours of footage from actual therapy sessions, training videos, and reenactments conducted by renowned counseling professionals.  Go to this database  

Do you need to check a definition or read a short, authoritative description of a literary or scientific term? Credo Reference features full-text content from nearly 400 reference books covering a broad range of subjects. Credo Reference gives you the power of the web without all the irrelevant web sites, the clutter, or the advertisements. Each search result in Credo Reference is formatted for you in MLA and APA format. Go to this database  

Criminal Justice Collection makes research easy by bringing together information from more than 700 journals. Powered by InfoTrac, Criminal Justice Collection takes users straight to the answers they need from nearly 5.5 million articles. Updated daily, the database yields current, relevant results. Go to this database  

Criminology includes the full-text of 24 journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Some journals go back more than 80 years. The database includes over 20,400 articles and covers such subjects as criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, corrections, penology, policing, forensic psychology, and family and domestic violence. Every bibliographic record in the database links to the appropriate full-text in PDF format. Go to this database  

The Culinary Arts Collection offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines. Go to this database  

Digital Theatre+ provides access to over 600 theatre productions. Useful for both literature and drama studies, DT+ captures high quality live performances from leading theatre companies and provides behind-the-scenes insights from leading practitioners and academics to enrich understanding of the plays. Go to this database  

The Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily. Go to this database  

Search and view the BVU Library’s collection of electronic books (more often referred to as eBooks.) Go to this database  

Education includes the full text of 36 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Some journals go back more than 90 years. The database includes 45,400 articles in the areas of adult and continuing education, educational administration, educational policy, elementary and primary education, high school and secondary education, higher education, international education, leadership, measurement and testing, multicultural education and diversity, professional development, teaching and instruction, teaching methods. Every bibliographic record in the database links to the appropriate full-text in PDF format. Go to this database  

Educator’s Reference Complete covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and includes virtually every educational specialty, such as bilingual studies, health, technology and testing. The resource also includes information on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education. Available on the Gale PowerSearch platform, Educator’s Reference Complete is an important tool for today’s educators, providing instant access to more than 1,100 periodicals that cover a wide range of subjects as well as 200 reports from the United States Department of Education. Go to this database  

Encyclopedia of Social Work provides an authoritative starting place for research in the field of social work as well as related fields like public health and sociology.  ESW provides social work overview articles and biographies of key figures in social work history.  Entries in ESW are updated as needed.  Links to additional resources and related entries are provided within the text of each entry. Go to this database  

The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection is a comprehensive resource that addresses growing environmental concerns. Powered by Gale’s InfoTrac, Environmental Studies & Policy Collection brings together full-text information found in more than 700 journals. This collection contains more than 3.3 million articles, addressing such issues as global warming, climate change, alternative energy, environmental policy, going green, recycling, soil, plants, agronomy and much more. Go to this database  

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) is the world's largest source of education information, with more than one million abstracts of documents and journal articles on educational research and practice. The database contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents from ERIC. Go to this database  

This database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library. Go to this database  

Films On Demand delivers web-based, educational video content from a variety of producers including Films for the Humanities & Sciences, PBS, Cambridge Educational, BBC, and many more.   BVU's subscription includes over 6,000 titles in the Master Academic Collection, which spans all academic disciplines and subject areas.   Special features allow users the ability to search and organize 60,000+ segments, share playlists, personalize folders and post to a course management system.  Titles are continuously added to this collection. Go to this database  

The Fine Arts & Music Collection provides information on hundreds of arts-related topics. Powered by Gale InfoTrac, this database quickly places information from over 5 million articles at the fingertips of students of the arts.  Go to this database  

Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major print literature series published by The Gale Group.  It combines and cross references more than 146,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 193,000 titles into one source.  Use this index to locate biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings.  For full text, consult print volumes in the library's Reference collection.   Gale publications owned by the BVU Library can be located by searching for the source publication title in the library's catalog.
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Gale Literary Sources is an update of Artemis Literary Sources. It is a unified mobile-responsive platform which has the consistent features and tools available in all your individual literary databases. Gale Literary Sources provides workflow tools and features that will enhance your Gale Literature Collections experience– topic finder, term frequency graphs, search assist functionality, mobile compatibility, and interface translation, along with an easier and more dynamic search. One notable feature is Microsoft Office 365 integration, which enables users to download full texts, chapters, citation highlights and notes, MP3 and other content to OneDrive and Office 365 applications. Go to this database  

Gale PowerSearch offers ease-of-use, flexibility, and a range of features and benefits. With Gale PowerSearch, users can instantly access periodical and reference content in multiple Gale resources from a single starting point by enabling users to cross-search content from multiple Gale resources, including all InfoTrac periodical products (such as General OneFile, Academic OneFile, and others). Go to this database  

Gender Studies Collection offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more. Go to this database  

General OneFile is a comprehensive general-interest resource providing periodical and news information includes more than 8,000 full-text titles; more than 3,600 journals; more than 25 years of backfile; and five newspaper indexes — totaling more than 13,000 titles in all. With more than 100 million records at researchers’ fingertips, General OneFile provides access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals available; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts; and links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV, and Meet the Press. Go to this database  

With the Gale General Science Collection, researchers can stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas. More than 200 journals are covered. Updated daily, the General Science Collection includes more than 1.6 million articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry. Go to this database  

Global Issues in Context supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand important issues of the modern world. Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and more in a single search—Global Issues in Context is updated daily and offers 250 different country topic pages and more than 400 Issue pages. Go to this database  

GPO (Government Printing Office) Monthly Catalog covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.) Over half a million government documents published from 1976 to the present are included in the database. Some records contain “Access” links that provide the electronic full-text of the government document. Go to this database  

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 global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as full text for more than 4,700 records. Go to this database  

Focusing on the interdisciplinary study of sustainability and the environment, GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) provides authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand important topics that affect people around the world. From global warming, to food safety, to health care access, and the impact of economic development on international relations, today's important environmental issues are shaping the future and reach far beyond the United States. Go to this database  

Health & Wellness Resource Center from Gale is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. The Health & Wellness Resource Center features an interface which provides multiple pathways to key information. Its browser-style format lets you read the latest news, review a set of subject areas, select a particular resource, or search across the entire database. Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources. Go to this database  

Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources. With more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries, Health Reference Center Academic ensures that researchers get current, scholarly, comprehensive answers to health care questions. Go to this database  

Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. Go to this database  

Library science students, information science and technology professionals, and others will value the Information Science & Library Issues Collection. It is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more. Go to this database  

Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish. Go to this database  

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Go to this database  

IPA Source helps singers with the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera, based on the International Phonetic Alphabet.  IPA Source offers works in Latin, Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English. Go to this database  

JSTOR Arts & Sciences II Collection covers 124 history, economics and political science journals with special emphasis on publications with an Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Slavic studies focus. Go to this database  

JSTOR Biological Sciences Collection provides full-text coverage to over 130 journals in the areas of biology, botany, ecology and zoology. Go to this database  

Kanopy is a film service which streams more than 26,000 films to over 3,000 higher education campuses worldwide, reaching millions of students around the globe. Films on Kanopy's platform range from documentaries, indie and foreign films, must-see classics and blockbuster movies. Go to this database  

If you need to pass an important test, get extra help with your courses, or ensure a top score on a graduate school entrance exam, the resources available in Learning Express Library can help you reach your goal. Create your own personal account within Learning Express Library and then work on the tutorials and practice tests at your own pace. LEL includes PRAXIS practice tests, GRE reviews, help for job seekers with resumes and interviews, and skill-builders in all academic areas. Provided by the State Library of Iowa. Go to this database  

LegalTrac is a resource for students, law school faculty and legal researchers and features a comprehensive collection of major legal publications. This resource provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, international legal publications, specialty publications, Bar Association journals and international legal journals, including more than 250 titles in full text. Go to this database  

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (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. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. LISTA is free to any library - compliments of EBSCO Publishing. Go to this database  

The world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database, Literature Resource Center is uniquely relevant to today’s researcher. Its rich critical, biographical and contextual content supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills.  Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.  Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world. Go to this database  

International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. This includes approximately 140,000 full-text poems, 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full-text speeches and 1,700 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary. LitFinder’s easy-to-use interface allows users to target the information they are looking for or to browse the collection through various refined search and browse options. For example, users can find everything from the sonnets of Shakespeare to contemporary poems by African-American women, the inaugural speeches of George Washington through Barack Obama, short stories by Edgar Allan Poe to stories by up-and-coming writer Elizabeth Weld, or essays on such subjects as the arts, science and religion. Go to this database  

Medline indexes over 10,000 journals in all fields of medicine, dentistry and nursing. Medline provides indexing for over 17 million articles published from 1950 to the present and is updated daily. Go to this database  

Produced by the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska, Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print is essential for evaluating contemporary testing instruments. Designed for novices and professionals alike, it contains full-text reviews for test products in psychology, education, business and leadership. In addition, it provides a bibliography to all known commercially available English-language tests currently in print. **This database allows up to four simultaneous users.**Go to this database  

The MLA International Bibliography provides searchable access to more than 2 million bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, dissertations, and scholarly websites. It indexes materials from 1921 to the present in academic disciplines such as language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts. Coverage includes literature from all over the world — Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Gale's MLA International Bibliography incorporates both the MLA Thesaurus (Subject Guide) and the Modern Language Association's Directory of Periodicals, which offers detailed information on more than 6,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the Bibliography. Entries include editorial contact information as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines. Go to this database  

Our Academic Site License provides full access to the New York Times, 1851-present.  Access to the International New York Times and the New York Times in Chinese is also available. Users must register individually using a email address, which provides access for 364 days. To Register, visit To view a short video on how to activate a Pass, please visit

Select NYT tablet apps are now available to all who claim a new pass or renew a pass to the Academic Site License affiliated with Buena Vista University. After creating or renewing your NYT pass, visit on your tablet or mobile device to download your free NYT apps. Full access to the NYT tablet news app has more than 25 sections of content including blogs, video and slide shows. Use same credentials to log in. Go to this database  

US North Central Newsstream enables users to search the most recent regional news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. North Central Newsstream covers news sources from Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Notable newspaper titles include USA Today, the Denver Post, the Star Tribune, and the Des Moines Register.Go to this database  

Nursing & Allied Health Collection supports the research needs of students and researchers in nursing and allied health fields who are looking for answers related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients. Nursing & Allied Health Collection brings together information found in more than 1,000 journals. Go to this database  

Gale's Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Opposing Viewpoints In Context includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. A category on the National Debate Topic provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more. Go to this database  

Oxford Music Online is a comprehensive music resource that provides access to the highly regarded Grove Music Online as well as the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music.  Together, these resources provide an excellent overview of the people, the history and the theories that make up the study of music.  OMO is licensed for one user at a time. Go to this database  

The Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine collection, which includes hundreds of thousands of articles updated daily from nearly 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Users will discover proven treatment techniques, examine experimental research theses, find unique applications for specific sports (everything from baseball and bowling to tennis and yachting) and more. Go to this database  

The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Go to this database  

The Popular Magazines Collection from Gale provides a strong focus on current events, sports, science and health, giving users access to the most-searched magazines across Gale's InfoTrac products. Users also gain access to the full collection of National Public Radio programs, including transcripts and podcasts.  Go to this database  

Gale’s Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for professional educators offering balanced coverage in the following areas:
• Child and adolescent psychology and development
• Health and physical fitness
• Learning disabilities
• Education law
• Science and technology in the classroom
• Sports/Athletic Training Go to this database  

Project Muse is an online collection of over 300 journal titles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. MUSE journals cover many disciplines including literature, history, politics, economics, education, film, religion, and women's studies. Go to this database  

The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research. The database contains more than 137,000 articles from 66 journals - 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present. Go to this database  

Psychology includes the full text of 34 journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Some journals go back more than 60 years. The database encompasses over 44,400 articles in such areas as applied psychology, child development, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cultural psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, family studies, industrial/organizational psychology, learning disabilities, personality, school psychology, and social psychology. Every bibliographic record in the database links to the appropriate full-text in PDF format. Go to this database  

Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users. Go to this database  

PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all from psychology and related disciplines.  Journal coverage spans the 19th century to the present and includes international material selected from more than 2000 periodicals published in more than 25 languages.  More than 60,000 new records are added each year.  PsycINFO also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, physiology, pharmacology, sociology, education, nursing, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Go to this database  

PubMed contains over 20 million citations for articles from the fields of medicine, life sciences, and health.  PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Go to this database  

Gale’s Religion and Philosophy Collection allows users to discover topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Researchers will gain insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily, this library resource supports a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues. Go to this database  

Resources for College Libraries is a comprehensive bibliographic resource that allows libraries to discover and collect over 80,000 essential titles in 61 core subject areas. RCL offers a broad range of subjects, including the traditional liberal arts and sciences curriculum, business, computer science, education, engineering and health science. Go to this database  

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 periodicals (many of which are not available anywhere else online), from 50 countries in 40 languages, published from the early 20th century to the present. Go to this database  

Science In Context is an online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context is meant to show how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. Science in Context contains millions of full-text articles that are drawn from hundreds of national and global newspapers, magazines, and journals. Go to this database  

ScienceDirect provides access to thousands of academic journals published by Elsevier. BVU has purchased access to the full-text of over 1,100 of those journals in the areas of Health & Life Sciences. This sub-set of the ScienceDirect collection delivers an immense amount of peer-reviewed journal content covering biology, medical and nursing and allied health, sports science, and environmental science. Articles are available from 1995 to the present. Full-text access is denoted by a green page icon. Go to this database  

The acclaimed Scribner Writers series provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods. Each entry averages 15-20 pages in length and includes a concise essay and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.  Articles are written by noted literary scholars, and the American Writers and British Writers series are managed and edited by Jay Parini, a novelist and professor of English and Creative Writing at Middlebury College in Vermont.  Go to this database  

The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities. Go to this database  

Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Users find more than 500 subject-appropriate, active, full-text periodicals, including: Beverage Industry, Black Enterprise, Economist, Entrepreneurship: TheoryandPractice, HRMagazine, Real Estate Weekly, Restaurant Business, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, and more. Go to this database  

The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Researchers seeking scholarly and professional perspectives on subjects such as therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more will find Social Work Abstracts to be an indispensable resource. **Social Work Abstracts allows up to four simultaneous users.**Go to this database  

SPORTDiscus is the world's most comprehensive sports and sports medicine database. Articles from more than 440 journals are available with links to full-text. Coverage ranges from 1985 to the present. Material published in books and conference proceedings is also indexed in this database. **SPORTDiscus allows up to four simultaneous users.**Go to this database  

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a respected statistical reference publication that is now available in electronic format. This comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States provides a snapshot of America and its people.   Most statistics are gathered from federal governmental agencies.  Printed volumes of Statistical Abstract  from previous years are available in the BVU Library.
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Student Resources In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Researchers can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals and also contains hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR. Go to this database  

Teacher Reference Center provides abstracts and some full-text for 270 of the most popular education and administration journals to assist professional educators. Most journals in TRC are peer-reviewed. Go to this database  

First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world's 'newspaper of record'. The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years of this invaluable historical source. Go to this database  

Gale’s U.S. History Collection provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work from leading journals. Go to this database  

U.S. History In Context is for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. Content includes reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers. U.S. History In Context is cross-searchable with World History In Context. Go to this database  

Value Line provides independent, objective and unbiased analysis and performance reports on approximately 8,000 stocks, 15,000 mutual funds, and 80,000 options and other securities. **Value Line allows up to three simultaneous users.**Go to this database  

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy provides access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners. Go to this database  

Finding the right career, enrolling in an appropriate institution of learning or training, searching for a job, advancing in your career through continuing education — these are high stakes tasks in today’s world. Vocations & Careers Collection makes it easier for researchers by providing content that is updated daily from nearly 400 journals — from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Go to this database  

Researchers accessing the more than 1.7 million articles in the War and Terrorism Collection will gain insight into conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale. This definitive collection for researchers of history, social science and current events covers 100 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily. Go to this database  

WestlawNext Campus Research provides law-related information. Content includes legal encyclopedias, law reviews and journals, federal and state statutes, regulations and court decisions. Westlaw Campus Research is available on campus only. Go to this database  

Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries, Women's Studies Archive provides a history of the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. Through a variety of documents such as diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals, it presents a record of the issues that have affected women, societal contributions, social status, and women's movements. Go to this database  

Both the novice historian and the advanced academic researcher will find useful information in Gale’s World History Collection which contains leading journals in the field of world history. Articles are updated daily and provide balanced coverage of events in world history—both current thinking and established scholarly work.  Go to this database  

World History In Context reaches back to the ancient world — and forward to today's headlines — to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students. Content is aligned with state and national curriculum standards and is cross searchable with U.S. History In Context. Go to this database  

Gale World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean serves academic institutions with Latin American and Caribbean studies departments or undergraduate and graduate courses across multiple disciplines. This multidisciplinary resource includes a comprehensive range of content for the region, providing research across the humanities both for current issues and events in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as for historical perspective back to the colonial period. Go to this database  

WorldCat is a catalog of books, audio-visual materials, maps, musical scores, manuscripts, dissertations and archival materials housed in libraries worldwide. It offers bibliographic records for over 95 million items in over 400 languages. Go to this database  

WorldCat Discovery is an updated interface to search the WorldCat database. WorldCat allows you to search for articles, books, audio-visual materials, maps, musical scores, manuscripts, dissertations, and archival materials in electronic formats and in physical formats which are housed in libraries worldwide. It offers bibliographic records for over 1.8 billion items in over 400 languages. Go to this database