American Council of Learned Societies Humanities E-Book Project
The ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is a collaboration of eight learned societies, 60 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in history, recommended and reviewed by historians and featuring unlimited multi-user access and free, downloadable MARC records. The Project is available 24/7 on- and off-campus through standard web browsers.
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American National Biography
American National Biography Online is an exploration of American history through the lives of the men and women who shaped the nation.
Encyclopedia Britannica is the world’s most comprehensive reference product, a distinction it has held since its first publication in 1768. Encyclopedia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can also use Encyclopedia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
Collins Dictionaries contains a dictionary, thesaurus, word and language studies and word games.
Directory of Open Access Books
Contains over 3000 monographs from university presses from around the world. Many of the titles may be downloaded as PDF files.
Directory of Open Access Journals
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.
Ebook Central offers full-text, searchable databases of books in all academic disciplines. Combined, our aggregated and publisher-branded databases include more than 100,000 books, maps, reports and more from the world’s leading academic, trade and professional publishers.
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Ebscohost Ebooks is a 13,000 title collection covering a wide range of topics.
EBSCOhost® offers access to online databases covering a wide range of topics. Most of the databases contain the full text of many journal articles and related materials. Users may access EBSCOhost® Off campus by clicking on the heading above.
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eScholarship: Open Access Publications from the University of California
eScholarship is an open access repository of scholarly materials maintained by the University of California.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
Hoover’s Online provides comprehensive company, industry, and market information, covering twenty four million firms.
Lexis-Nexis provides access to full text journals, newspapers and other materials covering news, business, legal research, medicine and reference sources.
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National Academic Press
The National Academies Press database provides access to over 5000 electronic books. Many of these ebooks may be downloaded at no charge.
Naxos Music Library
Classical Music plus six other genres including Jazz, Blues, World and Chinese music. Naxos contains over one million tracks of music.
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Open Access Library
Open Access Library provides access to over 2 million academic journal articles.
OverDrive Ebook, Audiobook, and Video Collection
OverDrive provides ebooks, audiobooks and videos that may be downloaded to computers, tablets and cell phones.
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Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world’s biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.
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BookFLix pairs electronic books and related videos in nine categories.
WestlawNext Campus Research
Westlaw provides access to federal and state legal information.