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Frequently Used Databases

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

ebrary/ProQuest EBook Central

The ebrary collection consists of over 18,000 electronic books on many subjects.  Ebrary eBooks are searchable and offer help with citations.

The Library of Texas

This service allows users of public, academic, and clinical medicine libraries to easily discover and retrieve desired information from multiple library catalogs, databases, and other knowledge collections.

EBSCO eBook Collection

The EBSCO eBook Collection offers users instant access to ebooks on many subjects including Literature and Health Sciences.  Books are searchable and citation help is provided.

Films on Demand

From anthropology to world languages and many subjects in between, Films on Demand makes video content available in an easy to use database.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library offers users access to over 800 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials to help launch or advance their careers. Prepare for professional certification, law enforcement, firefighting, EMS,  and healthcare, among others.

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690 – 2000)

Find historical news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature, discoveries, inventions, and more from hundreds of primary sources.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book collection.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Pronunciator Language Learning

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. Set up a personal account to keep track of your progress. Learn online, and get our app for your mobile device!

Databases by Subject

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. This scholarly collection offers unmatched full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study.

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Business Abstracts with Full Text™ contains the full text of articles from more publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and more.

Business Source Complete

This is the world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Business Source® Complete contains far more active, peer-reviewed, business related journals than any other database currently available.

ProQuest EBook Central/ebrary

The ebrary collection consists of 18,000 electronic books on many subjects. Easy to install software is required to take advantage of the ability to insert notes, highlight passages and bookmark, among other personalizing features.

EBSCO eBook Collection

The EBSCO eBook Collection offers users instant access to ebooks on many subjects including Computer Science, Nursing, Literature, and History.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book collection.

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. This scholarly collection offers unmatched full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study.

Computer Source

This database contains nearly 300 full text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. Computer Source™ provides a balance of full text technical journals and full text consumer computer titles.

ebrary/ProQuest EBook Central

The ebrary collection consists of 18,000 electronic books on many subjects. Easy to install software is required to take advantage of the ability to insert notes, highlight passages and bookmark, among other personalizing features.

EBSCO eBook Collection

The EBSCO eBook Collection offers users instant access to ebooks on many subjects including Computer Science, Nursing, Literature, and History.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book collection.

ERIC

ERIC®, the Educational 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. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection™ provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. This collection offers information on everything from children’s health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.

TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. It includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher is your complete source for in-depth analysis reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Issues and Controversies

Issues & Controversies is the comprehensive online source of up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Masterfile Premier

Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 350 full text reference books, 91,600 biographies, 75,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for 20 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 230 regional (U.S.) newspapers.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. Learn more using this resource in our guide.

Student Resources in Context

Information for homework assignments, research papers and essays can be found using this database of reference materials, primary source documents, and magazines about literature, science, history and biography.

TOPICsearch

Find topics for students to discuss and research in TOPICsearch. This current events database covers topics such as politics, social and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

‘American Indian Histories and Cultures’ is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.

The American West

From early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his ‘Wild West’ stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690 – 2000)

Find historical news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries, inventions, and more from hundreds of primary sources. Also included are illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people, and other articles exactly as they appeared in print.

 Digital Sanborn Maps

These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years. The maps enable researchers to trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities. Search for the maps by typing in the state or community. One a map is obtained, they pinpoint the streets, landmarks, and other places noted in the map’s index. Once displayed, the maps can be manipulated, expanded, printed, and downloaded.

HeritageQuest Online

ProQuest Information and Learning’s HeritageQuest Online provides libraries a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL®Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.

EBSCO Health & Wellness Database Group

EBSCO Health & Wellness Database Group offers the option of searching both CINAHL and MEDLINE.

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Nursing

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Nursing holdings offer a combined 4,026 documents.

Health Reference Center Academic

A full service resource for people needing health related research. It provides an integrated collection of general interest health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books and pamphlets.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition offers authoritative information on health-related questions. With this consumer-health database, discover healthy nutritional guidelines or search for the latest treatments for cancer. The content of Health Source: Consumer Edition is also enhanced with several health books published by the People’s Medical Society. With this database you can search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.

JoMI

Journal of Medical Insight is a surgical video journal / virtual operating theatre. JoMI seeks to impact health care and education through filming and publishing surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians. JoMI has filmed at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and other top institutions and, at present, primarily focuses on orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and general surgery.

Medcom

Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses   Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Streaming videos are provided on a variety of topics useful to nursing students.

MEDLINE

Offers users access to information from all journals indexed in the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE file. Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical services, and much more. Links to full-text of over 350 full-text journals. Included are abstracts and indexing for over 3,800 current biomedical journals published in the U.S. and 70 foreign countries, and citations found in Index Medicus, the International Nursing Index and the Index to Dental Literature.

Ovid Nursing Journals

Ovid Nursing Journals provides users with access to thousands of full-text articles from journals like Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, Nurse Practitioner, OR Nurse, and dozens of others.

Prescribers’ Digital Reference

PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions, patient adherence to improve health, and provides healthcare professionals multi-channel access to important drug information.

Salem Health

Salem Health is composed of two reference sets: Magill’s Medical Guide and Addictions & Substance Abuse. The sets may be searched together or individually.

STAT!Ref

STAT!Ref is an electronic medical library that enables users to cross-search more than 35 medical resources such as Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Mosby’s Drug Consult, the Griffith 5 Minute Clinical Consult, and more!

CQ Press Supreme Court Collection

CQ Supreme Court Collection blends historical analysis with timely updates and expert commentary of Supreme Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution. Users can access information by topic, justice, and case name.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Legal Collection

Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Legal Collection offers full text for nearly 250 of the world’s best law journals. This database provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.

Legal Information Reference Center

An online database of more than 400 full-text publications and reference books and more than 13,000 state-specific legal forms designed to assist in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full-text for many top consumer legal reference books; a majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information.

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals.

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

The easy to use ABC-CLIO eBook collection includes ebooks about Rudolfo Anaya, Ralph Ellison, W. Shakespeare, Alice Walker, James Welch, and others.

Bloom’s Literature

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections Online–Poetry

Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections Online provides access to two collections of poetry.  The Twentieth-Century American Poetry collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets with biographical content.  The Twentieth-Century English Poetry collection more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the end of the twentieth century, also offering biographical information on the poets.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Dictionary of Literary Biography provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources

Gale Artemis : Literary Sources unites content from Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Online, Twayne’s Authors Online, and LitFinder.  The site is fast and intuitive, bringing together biography, criticism, reviews, interviews, and primary texts within a single database.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, allowing libraries to choose exactly which titles to make available to their patrons. Temple College has access to the following multivolume collections: Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center™ is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

MLA International Bibliography

MLA International Bibliography contains nearly 11,000 subject names and terms. Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. In addition to the bibliography, the database includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals; the MLA’s proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography; and a proprietary, searchable directory of noted authors’ names, with links to brief descriptive notes.

Salem Literature

Salem Literature is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.

Student Resource Center In Context

Student Resource Center In Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content. This resource removes the risk of the open Web while delivering an authoritative multimedia selection of content — primary sources, overviews, videos, interactives and much more.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 75,780 CDs with more than 1,090,600 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online offers users access to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book collection.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database providing nearly 575 full text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed journals. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly 560 full-text articles covering aspects of sociology, including human behavior, human tendencies, community development, relationships, and much more. Features more than 400 peer-reviewed journals and many PDF images.

Book Review Digest Plus

Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews of a wide range of topics for more than 5,000 indexed journals.

Essay and General Literature Index

This unique reference database cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, allowing libraries to choose exactly which titles to make available to their patrons. Temple College has access to the following multivolume collections: Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students, and the Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.

Humanities Full Text

This database provides abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library offers users access to over 800 online practice tests and interactive skillbuilding tutorials to help launch or advance their careers.  Prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests in civil service, law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, military, real estate, and healthcare, among others.  Prepare for college and graduate school admissions tests including the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT.  Successfully prepare for the GED® exam when working toward a high school diploma.  Dramatically improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing, and math.

The Library of Texas

The Library of Texas at LibraryofTexas.org is a new service offered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission that is as big and wide as Texas itself. This service allows users of public, academic, and clinical medicine libraries to easily discover and retrieve desired information from multiple library catalogs, databases, and other knowledge collections without having to use each individual library’s interface.

Masterfile Premier

MasterFILE Premier provides full text for nearly 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,650 titles. This database features: 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews, nearly 500 full text reference books including the World Almanac & Book of Facts; full text from 84,074 biographies, 86,135 full text primary source documents, American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition and an Image Collection of 188,323 photos, maps and flags.

Play Index

This unique resource covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. Learn online, and get our app for your mobile device!

Short Story Index

This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. It provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories.

Student Research Center

EBSCO’s Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Student Research Center contains a variety of resources including reference works and encyclopedias, primary source documents, newspapers, magazines, and more.

Vocational and Career Collection

Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. The collection provides full text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Video Business, Reeves Journal, Hotel and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

The Religion & Philosophy Collection is a comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. This database offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

AccessScience

AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines. AccessScience offers access to more than 8,500 articles and Research Reviews, 115,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 3,000 biographies of well-known scientific figures, 18,000+ downloadable images and animations illustrating key topics and videos highlighting the life and work of award-winning scientists.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Science & Technology Collection

Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.

Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

SciTech Collection Premium

The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.

Today’s Science

Today’s Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what’s happening in science today. In a language and format designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers all the topics that today’s students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

Fuente Academica Premier

Fuente Academica Premier is a unique collection of scholarly journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This multi-disciplinary database offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. This database provides full text (including PDF) for 260 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide, including Revista de Arquitectura, Estudios Sobre Educacion, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, Comunicacion y Sociedad, Revista de Ciencia Politica, Revista Historia, and more.

MedicLatina

Medic Latina is 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 nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.

Salud en Español

Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.

Handbook of Texas Online

The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories.

The Library of Texas

The Library of Texas at LibraryofTexas.org is a new service offered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission that is as big and wide as Texas itself. This service allows users of public, academic, and clinical medicine libraries to easily discover and retrieve desired information from multiple library catalogs, databases, and other knowledge collections without having to use each individual library’s interface. At present, the Library of Texas searches through the catalogs of 63 public libraries, 26 academic libraries, and 40 TexShare commercial databases.

Texas Reference Center

Texas Reference Center provides full text for more than 1,700 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.