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    • Making of America (MoA)

    • Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
    • Subjects: Education, History, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Social Science
    • Type: Historical/Primary Resources
    • Map Collections (American Memory)

    • A collection from the Library of Congress's American Memory site, the Map Collections site provides high-quality map images of materials ranging from Civil War maps to panoramic views, plus the inclusion of a number of foreign maps. Arranged by general categories (such as Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Discovery and Exploration, Cultural Landscapes, Military Battles and Campaigns, Transportation and Communication, and General Maps), the collection is searchable by Keyword and browseable in a number of ways as well, providing access to some resources not available elsewhere.
    • Subjects: History, Social Science
    • Type: Historical/Primary Resources, Maps
    • Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Programs

    • Contains a list by state of all the nationally accredited masters programs in Criminal Justice, from 282 schools across the country.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology
    • Type:
    • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Free registration required)

    • Current and back issues, with abstracts, can be browsed from this site. Request full-text articles through Interlibrary Loan. There is no charge for this service. The journal can be searched through the WorldCat index. (Limit by journal title)
    • Subjects: Sports Studies, Physical Education, Consumer Health
    • Type: Scholarly Journals
    • MEDLINEplus

    • MEDLINEplus provides information helpful to both medical professionals and consumers. Not only can you access MEDLINE (including links to pre-formulated searches in MEDLINE on particular topics) via MEDLINEplus, but you can also link to other authoritative health resources such as medical encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories to doctors/dentists/hospitals, news sources, and clinical trials. Also available is extensive information on both prescription and non-prescription drugs through the MedMaster (from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists--ASHP) database.
    • Subjects: Nursing, Consumer Health
    • Type: Reference
    • MedlinePlus: Biodefense and Bioterroism

    • This site, which is maintained by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, gives an overview of issues relating to biodefense and bioterrorism, including an overview section, plus sections specific conditions, related issues, clinical trials, research, research articles, organizations, and law and policy.
    • Subjects: Consumer Health, Science, Social Science
    • Type:
    • Military & Government Collection

    • Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Includes abstracting/indexing for almost 400 titles and full-text access for nearly 350, plus full text for 245 pamphlets.
    • Subjects: Business, Gerontology, Mathematics, Science, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, Databases
    • Morningstar Investment Research Center

    • Provides research and independent opinions on thousands of stocks and mutual funds to both beginning and experienced investors by helping patrons find funds or stocks, get data and guidance on individual stocks and funds, or put stocks and funds together in a portfolio and see how they perform. Newly added are quarterly reports on industry sectors.
    • Subjects: Business
    • Type: News & Newspapers, Reference, Statistics, Company Profiles
    • Movie Review Query Engine (MRQE)

    • Providing links to reviews of more than 100,000 movies, the continually growing site provides a searchable index of all published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies. Includes links to other film-related sites.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages, Theatre
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    • MyiLibrary

    • MyiLibrary offers access to more than 350 full-text online books, both through this site as well as through the Hackney Library catalog. The e-books can be read from your computer screen. No proprietary e-book reader or download is required. Books are available on a variety of topics, including language learning, medical and health, American history, world history, North Carolina history, project management, classic literature, art, do-it-yourself, and criminology.
    • Subjects: Art, Business, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, English/Modern Languages, General, Gerontology, History, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, North Carolina, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Social Science, Social Work, Sports Studies, Theatre
    • Type: Biographies, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, E-Books, Indexes & Abstracts