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    • Academic Search Elite Academic Search Elite is a rich resource spanning a broad stretch of academic subjects with thousands of full-text journals and abstracted and indexed journals
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    • Access World News Access World News Research Collection is a full-text news resource consisting over 9,700+ local, regional, national and international sources (6,200+ US and 3,500+ international sources). Find diverse global perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, politics, technology, health, education, science, the arts, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content.
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    • Applied Science & Technology Source Applied Science & Technology Source focuses on engineering challenges, research, and business and social implications of new technology from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers’ guides, directories, and conference proceedings.
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    • Business Source Elite Business Source Elite offers full text for nearly 1,100 business publications and more than 10,150 substantial company profiles from MarketLine. Learn how to use from:
    • Comparative Politics Comparative Politics is an international journal that publishes scholarly articles devoted to the comparative analysis of political institutions and behavior. It was founded in 1968 to further the development of comparative political theory and the application of comparative theoretical analysis to the empirical investigation of political issues. Comparative Politics communicates new ideas and research findings to social scientists, scholars, and students, and is valued by experts in research organizations, foundations, and consulates throughout the world.

    • Credo Reference Learn about your topic with the ability to perform a basic and image search in 720 encyclopedias and other works.
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    • Ebooks  eBook Academic Collection contains 132,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles.
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    • ERIC An online digital library of education literature and research sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

    • Ethnologue Ethnologue is a rich resource for the study of languages globally, covering 7,099 languages with articles on language endangerment, development, and number. Find known name and dialect for a language, so you can find it no matter which term you use.

    • IBISWorld Detailed reports on over 1,300 US industries including supply chain information on the market, historical and forecasted revenue data, operating strengths and weaknesses, analysis of external drivers, the competitive landscape and major players, and industry profit and costs benchmarks. Also includes expert summary reports and specialized reports on niche industries. Search or browse industry reports by key word of NAICS code.

    • Journal of Democracy An influential international forum for scholarly analysis and competing democratic viewpoints.

    • JSTOR Find archived journals, books, and primary resources in this electronic database.

    • Library books Find books from the library, even from off-campus. Browse the collection, place a hold, or discover our vast collection.

    • MIT Sloan Management Review MIT Sloan Management Review leads the discourse among academic researchers, business executives and other influential thought leaders about advances in management practice that are transforming how people lead and innovate.

    • Regional Business News  Regional Business News has more than100 full text sources and provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
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    • The Economist The Economist online offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology.

    • US Major Dailies US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected US national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, co-exclusive access to The Wall Street Journal, and exclusive access to Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and world events with journalistic balance and perspective. The content is available by 8am each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1985.

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