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Academic OneFile; Gale/Cengage - General Topics

Search 8,000 academic journals in all disciplines plus the New York Times and podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN and others. Description courtesy MBLC & MLS
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Academic Search Premier; EBSCO - General Topics

An important resource for many academic subjects including the social sciences, humanities, education and more. It includes full text and abstracts for thousands of academic journals.
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African American Newspapers; Readex

Chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience, African American Newspapers, Series 1, features 280 newspapers from 35 states, including many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles. These titles published for or by African Americans constitute valuable primary sources for researchers exploring such diverse disciplines as cultural, literary and social history; ethnic studies and more. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY)—the first African American newspaper published in the United States—the titles in this groundbreaking series include The Colored Citizen (KS), Arkansas State Press, Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, L'Union (LA), Northern Star and Freeman’s Advocate (NY), Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.

history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more

American Doctoral Dissertations; EBSCO

This free research database indexes thoundands of theses and dissertations accepted by American universities from 1902 to the present and provides links to full text, when available.

general subjects; arts and sciences; business; health sciences; sciences; social sciences  

American Periodicals, 1740-1940; Proquest

American Periodicals Series includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.

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Australia & New Zealand Database; Proquest

This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in Australia and New Zealand. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

general subjects  

Boston Globe, 1980-present; Proquest

Full text of the Boston Globe from 1987-Present, updated daily.

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The Boston Globe, Historical, 1872-1985; Proquest

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1872 - 1985

news; history;
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Boston Public Library Electronic Resources
Note: see BPL eCard web page

A wide range of electronic resources available to Boston Public Library card holders. Note: cards may be obtained via the BPL's web page and are available to residents of Massachusetts. Please see BPL eCard web page for more information. http://www.bpl.org/general/circulation/ecards.htm

arts and sciences; business;
general subjects; health sciences; reference;
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Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database; Proquest

This database is a longstanding, comprehensive Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics, with millions of full-text records. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, the Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database features a diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, reports, radio and television transcripts, news, dissertations, and more.

Canadian business/current affairs; business; general subjects more
Canadian Newsstream; Proquest

Local and regional news coverage - newspapers.
general subjects  
Continental Europe Database; Proquest

This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in certain European countries. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
general subjects  

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 - See America's Historical Imprints; NewsBank/Readex

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from microform of Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement, it contains more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages.

history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more

Early American Imprints, Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
- See America's Historical Imprints; NewsBank/Readex

Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. It contains more than four million pages from over 36,000 items.

history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more

Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876 - See America's Historical Newspapers; NewsBank/Readex

Based on Clarence S. Brigham’s “History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820” and other authoritative bibliographies, this collection contains 340,000 fully searchable issues from over 730 historical American titles as cover-to-cover reproductions.

history; newspaper collection;
general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences
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Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1922 - See America's Historical Newspapers; NewsBank/Readex

Based primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), which houses a vast collection of American newspapers through 1876, Series 2 also includes titles from the newspaper collections of the Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society and more than 90 other institutions. It contains several hundred thousand fully searchable issues from more than 290 significant 18th- and 19th-century newspapers.

history; newspaper collection;
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Early English Books Online (EEBO); Proquest

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. It contains more than 132,000 titles & 17 million scanned pages taken from Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.

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East & South Asia Database; Proquest

Ongoing full-text academic journals locally published in various East Asian and South Asian countries.The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

general subjects  

East Europe, Central Europe Database; Proquest

This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in East and Central Europe. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities

general subjects  

EBSCO eBook Collection; EBSCO

EBSCO eBook Collection is a collection of over 3000 online books and resource materials available through the web. Many different subject areas are covered including business, buying and selling a home, careers, complete idiot's guides, computer how to books, consumer health, consumer law, psychology, self help, sports coaching, sports how to books, study guides, travel, and web development.

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EBSCOhost; EBSCO

Database system that provides access to many full-text databases.

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Eighteenth Century Collection Online (ECCO), Gale

A comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800. Consists of books, pamphlets, broadsides, ephemera. When completed, the full collection will thousands of titles and millions of pages of searchable material. Our collection includes ECCO I and ECCO II. Currently contains over 180,000 titles.

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Expanded Academic ASAP; Gale/Cengage

Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing for more than 5,000 multidisciplinary periodicals with more than 2,800 in full text without any embargo. Coverage from 1980-present.

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Films on Demand; Films Media Group

A collection of streaming films and video segments in the humanities & social sciences, business & economics, science & mathematics, health & medicine, technical education, family & consumer sciences, careers & job searching, and guidance & counseling. Closed captions and/or interactive transcripts are available for many, but not all, titles.

online films; general subjects; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

General OneFile; Gale/Cengage

Find full text news and journal articles on a wide range of topics. Courtesy MBLC.

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Global Breaking Newswires; Proquest

Global Breaking Newswires is a library news product which provides timely access to newswire content available globally as well as growing archive of news that may not be captured in any of the traditional print sources.
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Google Books; Google

Google's comprehensive collection of full-text books.

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Google Scholar; Google

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Go to Settings-->Library Links to choose Salem State University to enable full text access for SSU Library holdings

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India Database; Proquest

This database is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource of full-text, scholarly journals published in India, supporting many subjects, including business, medicine, science, technology, social sciences and humanities.

India; general subjects  

International Newsstream; Proquest

International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format.

general subjects  

JSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collections I-IX

Provides full-text access to back issues of selected scholarly books and journals across all academic disciplines. Particularly useful for Humanities and Social Sciences. Journals have a 3-5 year embargo on current issues. SSU subscribes to nine collections: Arts and Sciences I-IX.

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Kids Infobits; Gale/Cengage

Provides full-text access to current magazines, newspapers, and reference information. Particularly useful for elementary school students.

elementary level database;
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Latin America & Iberia Database; Proquest

Ongoing full-text academic journals published in Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

general subjects  

LexisNexis

Fulltext database of thousands of magazine and newspaper articles, news wires, legal, and government sources. Dates of coverage and updates vary from title to title. Includes company and country profiles.

general subjects; health sciences; law; medicine; political science; social sciences more

Library Catalog; NOBLE

The Salem State University and NOBLE (North of Boston Library Exchange) catalogs.

SSU library catalog;
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MAS Ultra - School Edition; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to over 500 popular general interest and current events periodicals since 1975 with daily updates. Particularly useful for high school students.

high school level database;
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MasterFile Premier; EBSCO

This general, multidisciplinary database contains full text magazines and journals, primary source documents, photographs, maps, and flags.

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Middle East & Africa Database; Proquest

Ongoing full-text academic journals published in Middle Eastern and African countries. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

general subjects  

Middle Search Plus; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to a collection of magazines, reference books, pamphlets, book reviews, and encyclopedias since 1984 with weekly updates. Particularly useful for middle school students.

middle school level database;
general subjects, social sciences
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New York Times, 1980-present; Gale/Cengage

Full-text of the New York Times. Updated daily

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New York Times, Historical, 1851-2009; Proquest

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1851 - 2013.

regional news; history
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Newspaper Source; EBSCO

Provides full text coverage for over 60 US & international newspapers, as well as more than 300 regional US newspapers. Also offers television and raido news transcripts from major networks.

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive; Gale/Cengage

Provides digitized nineteenth century primary sources organized by the following thematic collections: Asia and the West; British Politics and Society; Europe and Africa; European Literature; Science, Technology and Medicine; British Theatre, Music and Literature; Photography; and Women. Full-text.

history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more

Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Gale/Cengage

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

arts and humanities; general subjects; reference tools; social sciences more

OverDrive - Downloadable Audio and Electronic Books

24/7 access to Salem State and NOBLE library consoritum's digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks available for downloading and streaming.

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Oxford Scholarship Online; Oxford University Press

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is an online library offering access to thousands of academic works from the celebrated scholary list of Oxford University Press. OSO covers subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; social sciences; sciences more

Primary Search; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to over 65 children’s magazine and over 300 pamphlets. Particulary useful for elementary school students.

elementary level database;
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ProjectMUSE; JHUP

Provides full-text access to current issues of over 300 journals in the humanities, arts and social sciences. Consult the Journals in Project MUSE list, because coverage varies for each title. https://muse.jhu.edu/about/muse_journals_list.html

journal collection; arts and humanities; sciences; social sciences more

Proquest; Proquest

Database systems that provides access to many full-text databases.

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Proquest Central; Proquest

Access many Proquest databases through PQ Central.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Research in Context; Gale/Cengage

Gale’s Research In Context is a multidisciplinary research database designed for students in grades 6 to 8.

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Research Library; Proquest

Multidisciplinary subject coverage from scholarly, trade, and consumer publications.

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Sage Journals Online; Sage Publications

An online collection of 450 online journals publised by Sage. Includes the deep backfile (up to the 2011 titles) collection. Updated monthly.

e-journals; business; economics; health sciences; social sciences more

SpringerLink; Springer

SpringerLink includes access to approximately 250 e-books in the following collections: Behavioral Science; Biomedical and Life Science; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Materials Science; Humanities, Social science and Law; Physics and Astronomy 2008 collections. There are also a limited number of titles from the 2005-2007 collections. In addition, there are titles from the Behavioral Science collections from 2009-2012.

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Student Research Center; EBSCO

Provides full-text access for secondary school students. The search interface is designed specifically according to their needs and search abilities.

middle/high school level databases;
general subjects; social sciences
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Times Digital Archive - 1785-2006; Gale/Cengage

The Times of London has covered all major international events from the French Revolution to the War in Iraq. The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 makes 221 years of this highly regarded resource available for students and researchers of 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century history, literature, culture, business, art and architecture, and more. Every complete page of every issue is full-text searchable — every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement.

history; newspaper collection;
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Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive; Gale/Cengage

The full text online of the Times Literary Supplement, from its founding in 1902 to 2012. Regarded for over a century as a major English-language literary publication, the TLS is also an excellent source for reviews of books, theatrical and musical performances, and art exhibitions.

history; newspaper collection;
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Turkey Database; Proquest

This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published in Turkey. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

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UK & Ireland Database; Proquest

Ongoing full-text academic journals published in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

general subjects  

US Newsstream; Proquest

Access to major US newspapers.

general subjects  

Wall Street Journal, 1982-present, See US Newsstream; Proquest

Full-text of the Wall Street Journal. Updated daily.

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The Wall Street Journal, Historical, 1889-1995; Proquest

Full-text of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1995.

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