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CINAHL Plus with Full Text
SPORTDiscus
Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
Academic Search Complete
ERIC/EBSCO
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
JSTOR
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
PsycInfo
GeoRef
JSTOR
ERIC/EBSCO
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
SciFinder
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Academic Search Complete
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
JSTOR
America: History and Life
Humanities International Complete
JSTOR
Humanities International Complete
Military & Government Collection
Music Index Online
Academic Search Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
JSTOR
Historical Abstracts
Philosopher's Index
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PsycInfo
Biosis Previews
Communication & Mass Media Complete
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Literature/Drama Databases

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  • Making of America (Cornell University) Open Access
    Fulltext Articles | Primary Sources | American Social History | Roughly 1800-1925
  • Making of America (University of Michigan) Open Access
    Fulltext Books | Primary Sources | Education | Religion | History | Sociology | Technology | Science | Roughly 1800-1925
  • MAS Ultra-School Edition
    For High School Students | Full-Text Articles from 500 Popular Publications
  • MasterFILE Premier
    This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and 164,424 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 453,000 photos, maps & flags.
  • MathSciNet Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Abstracts, reviews, and citations for Mathematics books, articles, and conference proceedings.
  • MathSciNet/EBSCO Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Abstracts, reviews, and citations for Mathematics books, articles, and conference proceedings. May be cross-searched with EBSCOhost databases on technology and education topics.
  • MEDLINE Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Topics: Medicine | Communication Disorders | Health | Nutrition | Psychology | Nursing
  • MedlinePlus Open Access
    MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook indexed by Buros Test Reviews Online Open Access
    Use the Buros Test Reviews Online free search site to identify test reviews in Mental Measurements Yearbooks located in the Reference Room Ref. Z5814.P8 R93
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Guide to over 3000 contemporary test instruments | Evaluations of testing products | Comprehensive bibliography of commercially available English-language tests
  • Mergent FIS
    US company data | International company data | Annual reports
  • MetaLib: Search US Federal Government Databases Open Access
    Cross-searches US Government Databases | Archival Databases | AGRICOLA Books | AUL Index to Military Periodicals | Catalog of US Govt Pubs | EPA Publications | FDsys | Govinfo | Library of Congress | PubMed | USA.gov
  • Military & Government Collection
    Current News | All Branches of the Military | Government Agencies
  • MLA International Bibliography Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Topics: Criticism of Authors & Their Works | Fiction | Short Stories | Drama | Poetry | Rhetoric & Composition | Literary Theory | History, Theory and Practice of Teaching Language and Literature | Includes Indexing for Book Chapters and Dissertations in the Discipline
  • Modernist Journals Project Open Access
    Topics: Fulltext Modernist Journals | New Age (1907-1922) | Dana (1904-1905) | Rhythm (1911-13) | Blast (1914-15) | The Owl (1915-1923)| The Blue Review (1913) | The Tyro (1921-1922) | And More!
  • Mometrix e-Library
    Study guides | Practice tests | Flash cards | Over 1800 in all | Test prep materials for GMAT, GRE, HESI, ILTS, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT | Topics include Business, Careers, College admissions and placement, Construction, Counseling, English Language, Finance, Grad school, K12, Medical professional, Medical technology, Nursing, Nutrition, Personal fitness, Public service and legal, Teaching
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center
    Real-time access to data | Independent analysis | Stocks| Mutual funds | Exchange-traded funds | Closed-end funds
    Limited to ONE user at a time. Please log out when you are finished
  • Music Index Online Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    The Music Index, produced by Harmonie Park Press, is the single most comprehensive annual subject-author guide to music literature. Published since 1949, The Music Index contains surveyed data from more than 725 international music periodicals from over 40 countries in 23 languages.
  • MyMediaMall (Digital Library of Illinois)
    Check out and download audiobooks, ebooks, and videos using your library ID. Note: the name for this collection changed to Digital Library of Illinois on 7/1/19.

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  • 18thConnect Open Access
    Online finding aid | Scholarly community | Eighteenth-century literary & historical studies
  • African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
    Topics: Fulltext Articles | African-American Newspapers | 1800`s
  • Alexander Street Video
    Streaming Video | American History in Video | Counseling and Therapy in Video I & II | Dance in Video | Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I | Filmmakers Library Online | LGBT Studies Online | New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990 to Present | World History in Video | Browse Collections Available at EIU
  • American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library Open Access
    United States history
  • American Periodicals Series Online
    Topics: American Magazines | 1740`s - Early 1900`s
  • American Popular Entertainment Collection Open Access
    Historic newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the US between 1853 and 1929. These works include trade perspectives, features, and travel information on vaudeville, music performance, burlesque, and other popular forms of entertainment of the period.
  • British Periodicals
    Topics: British History and Culture | 1680s to the 1930s
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
    Topics: Fulltext Reviews of Children's Books | Reading Levels | Readers Advisory
  • Chronicling America Open Access
    Selected Fulltext Newspaper Pages | California | District of Columbia | Florida | Kentucky | Minnesota | Nebraska | New York | Texas | Utah | Virginia | 1836 to 1922
  • Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective
    Topics: Fulltext Articles | New York Herald | Charleston Mercury | Richmond Enquirer | November 1, 1860 to April 15, 1865
  • Documenting the American South Open Access
    Fulltext Digital Collections | Colonial Period Through the First Decades of the 20th Century | Primary Sources | Diaries | Letters
  • Early Americas Digital Archive Open Access
    Early American Fiction & Nonfiction | 1492 to about 1820
  • English Short-Title Catalog Open Access
    The English Short-Title Catalog (ESTC) is designed to include a bibliographic record, with holdings, of every surviving copy of books, pamphlets and other ephemeral materials produced in Great Britain or any of its dependencies, in any language, worldwide, from 1473-1800.
  • Gale Primary Sources
    Cross search Gale Primary Sources | 19th Century British Theatre, Music, and Literature | 19th Century Women's Transnational Networks | 19th Century UK Periodicals | London Times Digital Archive | 19th Century US Newspapers
  • Godey's Lady's Book
    American Magazine Published for Women 1830-1898 | Fashion | Literature | Health and Hygiene | Recipes | Handicrafts | Color Plates best viewed in Chrome Browser
  • Google Scholar with EIU Electronic JournalsResearch Help
    Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Use the Get Full Text @ EIU link to access Booth Library`s electronic journals. View this tutorial http://booth.eiu.edu/gscholarsettings to learn how to set Google Scholar preferences for EIU journals in the generic Google Scholar.
  • Harper's Weekly
    Fulltext Articles | 1857-1889
  • London Lives 1690-1800 Open Access
    London Lives has been designed to facilitate historical research on poverty, crime and illness, and on social conditions, as reflected in institutional records.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture (Gale)
    Topics: Arts in the Victorian Era | Playbills | Scripts | Scores | Popular Culture
  • Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Series I: New Readerships & Series II: Empire (Gale)
    (Primary Sources) Topics: Women's | Children's | Humour | Leisure/Sport | Travel and Anthropology | Economics | Missionary and Colonial
  • Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (NCSE) Open Access
    Monthly Repository (1806-1837) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833) | Northern Star (1838-1852) | Leader (1850-1860) | English Woman's Journal (1858-1864) | Tomahawk (1867-1870) | Publishers' Circular (1880-1890)
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Subset of Novelist Plus | Readers Advisory Tool | Book Reviews | Learning Center offers Teaching Tools for Classroom Use
  • NoveList Plus
    Readers' Advisory tool | Database for discovery of popular reading titles by genre, theme, subject, author, award-winners, and more | Book Reviews | Includes Fiction and Nonfiction | Adult, YA, and Children's
  • Old Bailey Online Open Access
    The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts, 1690 to 1772. It allows access to over 210,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 3,000 men and women executed at Tyburn, free of charge for non-commercial use.
  • Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800
    Published in Philadelphia from 1728 through the early 1800`s | Benjamin Franklin`s Newspaper | Firsthand View of Colonial America
  • Philosopher's Index Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Topics: Aesthetics | Axiology | Epistemology | Ethics | Logic | Metaphilosophy | Metaphysics | Philosophical Anthropology | Philosophy of Education, History, Language, Religion & Science | Political Philosophy | Social Philosophy
  • Scopus
    Peer-reviewed research | Citations and abstracts | Science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities | Search for cited references and author and affiliation profiles | Data from over 22,000 journals and over 150,000 books | Track, analyze, and visualize scholarly research | Create an account to save searches and set up email alerts
  • Spectator Online Open Access
    Scanned and digitised copies of the British weekly magazine The Spectator from July 1828 to December 2008.
  • SpringerLink Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Full-text E-books and Book Chapters | Publication Dates from 2005-2020
    Peer Reviewed Journals (Some Fulltext)
  • Times (London) Digital Archive
    Fulltext Articles | 1785-1985
  • Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
    American Civil War | Letters | Diaries | Memoirs | Census Records | Church Records | Government Records | Battle Reports | Speeches | Photographs
  • Victorian Database Online
    Comprehensive Bibliography | Books | Articles | Dissertations | 19th Century British Studies
  • Victorian Women Writers Project Open Access
    Highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century.
  • Wiley Online Library eBooks
    Over 3000 ebooks from Wiley from 2017-2021 across 60+ subject areas | May be used as course materials or for course reserves | Unlimited access through June 30, 2021 | Provided through Booth Library's CARLI consortium membership
  • Women and Social Movements, Scholar's Edition
    History (1600-2000) of U. S. women in social movements | Primary Documents | Online Journal | Notable American Women (1971-2004) |Publications of Federal, State, and Local Commissions on the Status of Women between 1961 and 2005.