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    • PBS Video Collection

    • The NCLIVE Video Collection is a collection of more than 370 high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation (PBS). Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. In addition, several educational series for children are included. This includes Ken Burns' "Baseball," "The Civil War," and "Jazz" as well as the selected episodes from series such as "American Experience," "Frontline," "Scientific American Frontiers," "Masterpiece," "NC Bookwatch," and more, and for kids, "Cyberspace" and "Liberty's Kids," among others. The videos will be viewable from any computer running Flash Player version 9 or higher with a relatively good Internet connection (at least 175 Kbps; however, it will not be possible to view the videos over a dial-up Internet line). The videos NCLIVE is offering have been created to stream in three formats: a lower bandwidth option (175 Kbps), a medium bandwidth option (380 Kbps), and a higher bandwidth option (400 Kbps). No other hardware or software should be necessary to view the NCLIVE Video Collection. The videos will be viewable from any computer running Flash Player version 9 or higher with a relatively good Internet connection (at least 175 Kbps; however, it will not be possible to view the videos over a dial-up Internet line). The videos NCLIVE is offering have been created to stream in three formats: a lower bandwidth option (175 Kbps), a medium bandwidth option (380 Kbps), and a higher bandwidth option (400 Kbps). No other hardware or software should be necessary to view the NCLIVE Video Collection.
    • Subjects: Art, Business, Education, English/Modern Languages, General, History, Mass Communications, North Carolina, Physical Education, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Social Science, Social Work, Theatre
    • Type: Digital Images / Videos
    • Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

    • This special collection of maps at the University of Texas at Austin's Perry-Castaneda Library features links to internal and external sites, divided into two main sections: Online Maps of Current Interest (hot topics) and Online Maps of General Interest, broken down into geographic areas. Maps available include country, city, state, and historical maps and are drawn from U.S. government sites as well as other non-copyrighted sources. Most of these high-quality maps are easily printable.
    • Subjects: History, Social Science
    • Type: Maps
    • Points of View Reference Center

    • Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database consisting of a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Reference
    • POTUS: Presidents of the United States

    • Hosted by ipl2, a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment, this site includes background information, election results, cabinet members, biographies, historical documents, and more about each of the U.S. presidents.
    • Subjects: History, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Historical/Primary Resources
    • ProCitizen

    • ProCitizen is a resource from the makers of Pronunciator designed to help people study for the US Citizenship Test!
    • Subjects: Social Work, Social Science, North Carolina, General, English/Modern Languages
    • Type: Website
    • Pronunciator

    • Pronunciator provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users create their own login to access the resource and track their progress. Pronunciator requires a web browser with JavaScript enabled and Flash version 10.0 or higher.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages
    • Type: Reference
    • ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

    • This is the quintessential accountant's database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
    • Subjects: Business
    • Type: Current Events, Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database

    • This database features hundreds of titles,including journals, covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
    • Subjects: History, Music, English/Modern Languages, Art, Theatre, Religion and Philosophy
    • Type: Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection

    • This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
    • Subjects: Business
    • Type: News & Newspapers, Magazines, Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Biology Database

    • ProQuest Biology Database provide access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes just under 400 titles, with more than 325 available in full text. With thousands of articles available online, ProQuest Biology Database includes some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government, and public research environments. Subject coverage includes: Biological chemistry, Biophysics, Botany, Cytology and histology, Environmental studies, Microbiology, Microscopy, Zoology
    • Subjects: Science
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Business Market Research Collection

    • This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analytica, and Snapshots.
    • Subjects: Business
    • Type: Databases, Company Profiles
    • ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database

    • ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes over 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text. Both students and instructors can access the database to research virtually any technical topic. Some subjects include: computer science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
    • Subjects: Art, Business, General, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Nursing
    • Type: Career Resources, Databases
    • ProQuest Central

    • The ultimate cross-disciplinary research tool, ProQuest Central brings together 30 of our most highly used databases to create the largest single academic research resource available today. Researchers can choose to search individual databases for targeted research or search all at once to find relevant results and information from other disciplines. All this is available on the intuitive and powerful ProQuest platform. This allows cross-searching with other ProQuest business resources as well as creation of RSS feeds, content alerts, Smart Search, article linking, and much more. The platform recently received 5 out of 5 stars from the Charleston Advisor for interface and searchability. As well as thousands of essential journals, ProQuest Central also contains more of the non-journal content that scholars tell us is vital to their academic research than any other resource, such as news, market information, dissertations and pre-print working papers.
    • Subjects: Mathematics, Mass Communications, History, Gerontology, General, English/Modern Languages, Consumer Health, Business, Art, Education, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Music, North Carolina, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Social Science, Social Work, Sports Studies, Theatre
    • Type: News & Newspapers, Magazines, Dissertations & Theses, Databases, Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Computing Database

    • Whether you're an expert in the field or an undergraduate, ProQuest Computing Database delivers vital information directly to your desktop from scholarly journals and trade publications as well as consumer titles. The database includes product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management. Subjects includes artificial intelligence, computer games, computer graphics, computer networks, computer programming, computer security, computer science, information science and information theory, database design, software development, internet
    • Subjects: Business, General, Mass Communications, Science
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Criminal Justice Database

    • ProQuest Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text. Subjects include: criminology, corrections administration, criminal law, criminal justice, law enforcement, addition, family law, industrial security, and rehabilitation
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology, Social Science
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Education Database

    • ProQuest Education Database gives users access to around 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. ProQuest Education Database covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
    • Subjects: Education
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database

    • ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database delivers a unique and powerful database collection designed to arm entrepreneurs with vital resources for developing and researching their ideas while providing valuable insight to help progress and grow their product or service. Content includes video clips; market research reports; start-up plans, templates, and forms; scholarly journals; business cases; working papers; conference proceedings; and dissertations.
    • Subjects: Business
    • Type: Scholarly Journals, Career Resources, Laws & Legal Information, Dissertations & Theses, Company Profiles
    • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection

    • A definitive resource for students studying the scientific disciplines involved in understanding and managing the interrelationships of the natural environment. This collection will help students, faculty and researchers identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and help to examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.
    • Subjects: Science
    • Type: Dissertations & Theses, Databases, Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Family Health Database

    • ProQuest Family Health Database covers an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. It includes important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a strong selection of consumer and news magazines. Subjects include: women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care, dentistry, and children's health.
    • Subjects: Gerontology, Consumer Health, Nursing, Physical Education, Sports Studies
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Health & Medical Collection

    • ProQuest Health & Medical Collection combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection provides in-depth coverage from over 1,500 publications with almost 1,300 available in full text and of these, over 900 include MEDLINE indexing. In addition, the database includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research. Subjects includes: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, diseases (communicable, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, hemic, lymphatic, digestive, urogenital, and endocrine), nervous system, psychiatry, surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, dermatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, dentistry, otolaryngology, ophthalmology
    • Subjects: Gerontology, Nursing, Physical Education, Sports Studies, Psychology
    • Type: Digital Images / Videos, Dissertations & Theses, Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Health Management Database

    • ProQuest Health Management Database is designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration. Coverage for around 800 key journals with over 4,500 Doctoral Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest Health Management Database provides users with the highest quality content, much of which is not available elsewhere. Subject coverage includes: health administration, health professions, hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, and ethics.
    • Subjects: Nursing
    • Type: Dissertations & Theses, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Statistics, Databases
    • ProQuest History

    • ProQuest History provides access to full-text articles from over a thousand peer-reviewed research journals on topics related to U.S. and world history. Also includes magazine, trade journal, and newspaper articles.
    • Subjects: History, Social Science
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Library Science Database

    • This database allows you to search the full-text of leading library and information science journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of 125+ core titles.
    • Subjects:
    • Type: Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Linguistics Database

    • This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages
    • Type: Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Literature & Language

    • ProQuest Literature & Language provides access to over 1,400 peer-reviewed research journals, magazines, trade journals,and newspapers. An excellent source for literary criticism.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Military Database

    • ProQuest Military Database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. It includes around 550 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text. Subject coverage: military, aeronautics, space flight, defense, homeland security, terrorism, civil engineering, political science, and international relations.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology, History, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, Databases
    • ProQuest News & Newspapers

    • A meta-database made up of Canadian Newsstream, International Newsstream, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times, US Newsstream, and The Wall Street Journal.
    • Subjects: Mass Communications
    • Type: News & Newspapers
    • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database

    • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields. Subject coverage includes: cytology, nursing, nutrition, oncology, pediatric care, pharmacology, public health, radiology, and more.
    • Subjects: Psychology, Gerontology, Nursing, Social Science, Science, Sports Studies
    • Type: Scholarly Journals, Indexes & Abstracts, Databases
    • ProQuest Political Science Database

    • Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
    • Subjects: Social Science
    • Type: Databases, Dissertations & Theses, Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Psychology Database

    • ProQuest Psychology Database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research. Additionally, ProQuest Psychology Database includes 4,000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, depression, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology. Topics include: behavioral psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, neurology, personality, psychobiology, psychometrics, and social psychology.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Dissertations & Theses, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Public Health Database

    • This database provides access to the core literature in the field of public health.
    • Subjects: Nursing
    • Type: Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Religion Database

    • ProQuest Religion Database is an indispensable resource for religious studies programs and for anyone researching religious issues and perspectives. This resource presently has more than 150 journals, with most of them available with full-text. The content is full-text, scholarly, and designed to meet the needs of both religious studies programs and general library collections. Subjects include: Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Mormonism, Baha'ism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelism, Pentecostalism, Sikhism, Shinto, Jainism, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Eastern Orthodox
    • Subjects: Religion and Philosophy
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Research Library

    • From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,000 titles - over 3,500 in full text - from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. This combination of general reference volume and scope makes it one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer.
    • Subjects: Art, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, English/Modern Languages, General, Gerontology, History, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Social Science, Social Work, Sports Studies, Theatre
    • Type: Dissertations & Theses, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Science Database

    • Whether you're researching the effects of global warming or interested in the latest scandal surrounding genetically modified food, ProQuest Science Database will guide you directly to the information you need. ProQuest Science Database provides unmatched research support for both the applied and general sciences. Perfect for students in academic research environments, this impressive collection of scientific journals offers users a one-stop resource for their research needs. Subjects include: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, materials science, transportation, telecommunication, and computing.
    • Subjects: Science
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Social Science Database

    • ProQuest Social Science Database is a definitive resource for those who need access to a variety of scientific journals. The database includes over 570 titles, with more than 340 available in full text. Subjects include: anthropology, communication science, demography, economics, education, political science, policy studies, psychology, social work, and sociology.
    • Subjects: Education, Gerontology, Mass Communications, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest Sociology Database

    • Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
    • Subjects: Social Science
    • Type: Databases, Scholarly Journals
    • ProQuest Telecommunications Database

    • ProQuest Telecommunications Database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text. Whether you're looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications Database helps you stay one step ahead. Subjects include: telecommunications, computer applications, data communication, data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science, information theory, radio, television, and wireless communications.
    • Subjects: Mass Communications
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • ProQuest The Arts

    • ProQuest The Arts provides access to articles related to the arts from over 1,200 peer-reviewed journals, magazines, trade journals, and newspapers.
    • Subjects: Theatre, Music, Mass Communications, English/Modern Languages, Art
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Current Events, Career Resources, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • PubMed

    • PubMed is one of the largest indexes to medical information and is used heavily by doctors and other health professionals. It indexes 3,500+ journals published internationally. The articles indexed tend to be very technical and are not in full text. Some of the journals covered are available in the library or in full text through other databases.
    • Subjects: Nursing, Science, Gerontology
    • Type: Government Resources, Scholarly Journals, Indexes & Abstracts, Databases