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Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

Academic Search Complete
This resource contains over 5,400 full- text periodicals, including 4,500+ peer-reviewed journals covering all subject areas. This database also indexes and abstracts more than 9,300 journals, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
America in the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s (Salem Press)
This resource is a survey of North America in the 20th and 21st century, with sharp focus on each decade. It examines the iconic personalities and moments that marked each ten-year period and defined each decade. The sets cover events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in both the United States and Canada.
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CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher is a resource for in-depth analytical reports on current and controversial issues. CQ Researcher's reports provide balanced, objective, forward-looking information that's written to encourage reader discussion, critical thinking, and facilitate further research. Each report gives the reader a broad overview of the issue, including the historical background and a discussion of current controversies and initiatives.
Hospitality and Tourism Complete
This resource covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. It includes the full text for 480+ publications, including periodicals, company and country reports, and books.
Issues and Controversies (FACTS.com)
Issues and Controversies provides up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. It combines objective analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.
Points of View Reference Center
This resource is a full-text database that provides essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and a Critical Thinking Guide. Example topics include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel and 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.
Salem Health
Online access to Magill's Medical Guide, Genetics and Inherited Conditions, and Psychology and Mental Health.
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Salem History
Online access to many Salem Press history references, including the Decades in America series, Historical Encyclopedia of American Business, Encyclopedia of American Immigration, the Great Events from History series, the Great Lives from History series, and the Milestone Documents series.
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Salem Literature
Online access to many Salem Press literature references and the Salem Press Critical Insights reference series. Critical Insights titles include Jane Austen, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ernest Hemingway, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Toni Morrison, The Great Gatsby, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, To Kill a Mockingbird, Dracula, and many others.
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Salem Science
Online access to Salem Press' The Encyclopedia of Global Warming.
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Today's Science (FACTS.com)
Today's Science presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

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