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Journal Finder

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Journal Finder

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ArticleReach

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  • Articles - Magazines & Journals (Multidisciplinary)

    ProQuest Research Library

    Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, and other sources. Wide range of subject areas, including the arts, business, education, health, law, multicultural, psychology, the sciences, and social science.

    Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)

    A core resource of scholarly information, with thousands of full-text journals, covering all majors and disciplines.

    Access World News Research Collection

    Find diverse international perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, literature, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Includes 116 Missouri news sources, along with approximately 11,000 other sources from around the world.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    MAS Ultra School Edition (EBSCO)

    Content includes full text for nearly 500 popular magazines, plus biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and an Image Collection.

    MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

    Contains full text magazine and journal articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more; the full text of reference books, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of of 1.5 million photos, maps, and flags.

    Nexis Uni (formerly: LexisNexis)

    Full-text access to thousands of publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

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    Art

    Art Online (Oxford)

    Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

    ARTstor (Available until December 31, 2020)

    The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections feature a wide range of multidisciplinary content from some of the world's top museums, artists, libraries, scholars, and photo archives, including rare collections not accessible anywhere else. New contributions are added regularly.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

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    Biography

    Biography Reference Bank [H.W. Wilson] (EBSCO)

    Provides in-depth coverage of over 750,000 individuals, through reference works, articles, and images.

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    Books Online

    eBook Collection (EBSCO)

    Over 150,000 titles make up this collection, which includes academic, community college, and clinical collections covering a broad range of subjects.

    OverDrive

    OverDrive provides access to more than 10,000 downloadable ebooks and digital audiobooks, including fiction and nonfiction. The files can be downloaded and accessed on a computer, smartphone, iPad, or ebook reader, including Kindle.

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    Business

    Kansas City Business Journal

    Comprehensive coverage of Kansas City business news.

    Nexis Uni (formerly: LexisNexis)

    Full-text access to thousands of publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

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    Career

    Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Facts on File)

    This comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning profiles jobs, industries, and professions. Includes information on academic programs, job search skills, and internships.

    MissouriConnections.org (formerly: Career Information System - CIS)

    Explore careers, schools, financial aid; take career interest assessments; access information on resumes and interviews.

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    Education & Child Development

    Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition (EBSCO)

    Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics, and more.

    Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition (EBSCO)

    Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.

    Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition (EBSCO)

    Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,200 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics, and more.

    ERIC (EBSCO)

    Access to education literature and resources through more than 1.6 million records and links to more than 631,000 full-text documents. Includes an education-specific thesaurus.

    Learning Express Library

    A comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources, Learning Express Library features skill-building tools for reading, writing, math, and science; test preparation for high school equivalency and college admissions exams; and workplace tools for job searching, exploring new careers, and preparing for occupational licensing exams. REGISTRATION BY THE USER IS REQUIRED to allow the software to record the progress of the user and to allow the user to stop a particular test or lesson and continue at a later time.

    LISTA: Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

    Provides indexing of hundreds of periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management.

    Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

    Contains full text for popular magazines appropriate for middle school. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies; primary source documents; reference books; and millions of photos, maps, and flags.

    Primary Search (EBSCO)

    Contains full text for popular children's magazines. Includes the Encyclopedia of Animals; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; the American Heritage Children's Dictionary; and millions of photos, maps, and flags.

    Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

    Provides a highly specialized collection of information especially for educators, librarians, and education researchers, with full-text and abstracted journals and reports covering all areas of education from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory.

    Teacher Reference Center(EBSCO)

    Provides indexing, abstracts, and some full text for peer-reviewed journals to assist professional educators in assessment, curriculum development, literacy standards, pedagogical research, instructional media, school administration, and more.

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    Encyclopedias

    Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

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    Geography & Cultures

    CultureGrams

    Information on 200 countries, all U.S. states, and 13 Canadian provinces.

    Latino American Experience

    Explores the Hispanic cultures and history in the United States, from pre-16th century Aztec and Mayan to 21st century political issues and cultural themes, with reference materials, scholarly essays, primary documents, and media.

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    Health & Medicine

    Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Formats include articles from consumer health related journals and magazines, evidence-based health reports, health reference books and encyclopedias, medical images and diagrams, consumer health pamphlets, and animations with audio narration.

    Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

    Contains articles on health topics and medical research from journals, magazines, reference books, pamphlets, and videos.

    ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database

    Provides a collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, such as MERS and SARS.

    ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source

    Provides journal and magazine articles, dissertations, video, and audio for students, researchers, and health care professionals.

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    History

    African-American History Online (Facts on File)

    Provides material from core reference resources in African American studies. Includes biographies, subject entries, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.

    American History Online (Facts on File)

    Contains about 2,400 important primary source documents from more than 500 years of American history. Hyperlinks guide users to related documents, biographies, and images.

    American Indian History Online (Facts on File)

    Provides coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. Over 500 Native American groups are covered, including primary source documents, biographies, maps and charts, images, and timelines.

    American Women's History Online (Facts on File)

    Includes biographies, historical and topical entries, speeches, maps, timelines, tables and charts, primary sources, and photographs.

    Ancient and Medieval History Online (Facts on File)

    Explores six ancient centers of civilization - Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. Spanning the period from the early hominids 3 to 5 million years ago through 1522 CE, features subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images, maps and charts, and timelines.

    HeritageQuest

    Search a collection of genealogical and historical sources, including federal census records from 1790 to 1940, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records for African Americans post-Civil War, genealogy and local history books and periodicals, and petitions and actions made to Congress back to 1789.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    Latino American Experience

    Explores the Hispanic cultures and history in the United States, from pre-16th century Aztec and Mayan to 21st century political issues and cultural themes, with reference materials, scholarly essays, primary documents, and media.

    Modern World History Online (Facts on File)

    Covers the time period from the mid-15th century to present day, with information on people, places, events, and ideas; includes primary documents, images, videos, maps, and timelines.

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    Language & Literature

    Art Online (Oxford)

    Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

    Bloom’s Literature

    Find information on authors, titles, themes, and characters in literature, throughout history and all nationalities. Includes images and videos.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    Music Online (Oxford)

    A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

    Writer's Reference Center (Facts on File)

    Find help in the writing process: style, grammar, and research in this comprehensive database. Also includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works.

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    Law & Political Science

    Criminal Justice Periodicals (ProQuest)

    Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

    Nexis Uni (formerly: LexisNexis)

    Full-text access to thousands of publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

    Westlaw Campus (Only available to Paralegal students)

    Westlaw Campus is a version of the same research service preferred by most American Bar Association members. Provides access to the complete laws and statutes of the federal government, all 50 states, and D.C., federal regulations, case law, journal and law review articles, a legal encyclopedia, and other resources.

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    Music

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    Music Online (Oxford)

    A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

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    News

    Access World News Research Collection

    Find diverse international perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, literature, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Includes 116 Missouri news sources, along with approximately 11,000 other sources from around the world.

    Kansas City Business Journal

    Comprehensive coverage of Kansas City business news.

    Kansas City Star

    Find information covering the Kansas City metropolitan area including community issues, business, education, government and sports. (Full-text coverage 1991-current)

    Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

    Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 60 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

    Nexis Uni (formerly: LexisNexis)

    Full-text access to thousands of publications. Includes foreign and domestic news, corporate information, and legal cases and publications.

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    Pro/Con

    CQ Researcher

    Published by Congressional Quarterly, with its tradition of nonpartisan reporting and analysis, each CQ Researcher presents an in-depth, balanced account of a current or controversial issue on the public agenda.

    Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)

    Explores hundreds of controversial topics in politics, business, health, science and technology, education, and popular culture through factual analysis, editorials, editorial cartoons, audio, and videos.

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

    Provides viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, reference sources, audio transcripts, videos, statistics, websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

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    Psychology & Sociology

    Criminal Justice Periodicals (ProQuest)

    Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    ProQuest Psychology

    Psychology Database covers a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications with coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. It includes abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text.

    ProQuest Sociology

    Sociology Database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. It includes hundreds of full-text scholarly journals, as well as dissertations and other sources.

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    Science & Math

    Agricultural Science Collection (ProQuest)

    Agricultural Science Collection provides full-text articles from the leading agricultural journals published in North America. It includes access to AGRICOLA, a database compiled by the U.S. National Agricultural Library, which covers the world's literature in agricultural research published in books, technical reports, and more than 1,400 journals after 1970.

    GreenFILE (EBSCO)

    This collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest publications provides information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

    JSTOR

    An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.

    Science Online (Facts on File)

    A comprehensive overview of science with full-text journals and books, timelines, diagrams (including human anatomy in color), experiments, videos, biographies, and essays, with citation information provided for each entry.

    Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

    A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, animations, images, and videos. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

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    Videos

    Films on Demand

    Access streaming video thousands of videos and video clips on a wide variety of subjects.

    FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection

    Find archival and historical films depicting events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs.

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