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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.

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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 Periodical Series, 1740-1900; 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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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

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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

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Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database; Proquest
See: 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
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; NewsBank/Readex history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
Early American Imprints, Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819;
NewsBank/Readex
history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876; NewsBank/Readex history; newspaper collection;
general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences
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Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1922; NewsBank/Readex history; newspaper collection;
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Early English Books Online (EEBO); Proquest history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
EBSCO eBook Collection; EBSCO online books; general subjects more
EBSCOhost; EBSCO database collection;
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ECCO, Gale/Cengage history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
EEBO; Proquest history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
Eighteenth Century Collection Online (ECCO), Gale/Cengage history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more
Expanded Academic ASAP; Gale/Cengage general subjects more
Films on Demand; Films Media Group online films; general subjects; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more
General OneFile; Gale/Cengage general subjects more
General Reference Center Gold; Gale/Cengage general subjects more
Google Books; Google e-books more
Google Scholar; Google e-journals and e-books more
The Historical Boston Globe, 1872-1981; Proquest news; history;
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The Historical New York Times, 1851-2002; Proquest news; history;
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The Historical Wall Street Journal, 1889-1995; Proquest business news; history more
Info Trac K-12 Junior Edition; Gale/Cengage middle-school level database;
general subjects, social sciences
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Info Trac K-12 Student Edition; Gale/Cengage high school level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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InfoTrac Web; Gale/Cengage general subjects more
JSTOR journal collection more
Kids Infobits; Gale/Cengage elementary level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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Kids Search; EBSCO elementary level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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LexisNexis: Academic general subjects; health sciences; law; medicine; political science; social sciences more
Library Catalog; NOBLE SSU library catalog;
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Los Angeles Times; Proquest news; general subjects more
MAS Ultra - School Edition; EBSCO high school level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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MasterFile Premier; EBSCO general subjects more
Middle Search Plus; EBSCO middle school level database;
general subjects, social sciences
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New York Times, 1980-present; Gale/Cengage news; general subjects more
The New York Times, Historical, 1851-2009; Proquest regional news; history
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Newspaper Source; EBSCO news; general subjects more
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive; Gale/Cengage history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more
Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Gale/Cengage arts and humanities; general subjects; reference tools; social sciences more
OverDrive - Downloadable Audio Books audio books more
Oxford Scholarship Online; Oxford University Press arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; social sciences; sciences more
Primary Search; EBSCO elementary level database;
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ProjectMUSE; JHUP journal collection; arts and humanities; sciences; social sciences more
Proquest; Proquest database collection more
Proquest Central; Proquest arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more
Proquest Newsstand; Proquest news; general subjects more
Research Library; Proquest general subjects more
Sage Journals Online; Sage Publications e-journals; business; economics; health sciences; social sciences more
SpringerLink; Springer e-books more
Student Research Center; EBSCO middle/high school level databases;
general subjects; social sciences
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Times Digital Archive - 1785-2006; Gale/Cengage history; newspaper collection;
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Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive; Gale/Cengage history; newspaper collection;
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Wall Street Journal, 1982-present, See Proquest Newsstand; Proquest business news more
The Wall Street Journal, Historical, 1889-1995; Proquest business news; history more
Washington Post, 1996-present, see Proquest Newsstand; Proquest news; general subjects more