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 Academic Search Premier   |   Off-Campus

  • One of Aims' main databases for student use
  • Magazine, periodical, journal and newspaper articles, in both full-text and citation format.

 African American Historical Serials Collection   |   Off-Campus

  • More than 170 unique titles related to African American life and culture.
  • Reports and annuals from African American religious organizations and social service agencies, as well as African American.

 American History Online   |   Off-Campus

  • Biographies, primary sources, timelines, images, maps & charts covering more than 500 years of U.S. History

 Ancient and Medieval History Online   |   Off-Campus

  • Biographies, primary sources, timeline, images, maps & charts dealing with pre-history through the Middle Ages (1500's).
  • Covers ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia.

 Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection   |   Off-Campus

  • Approximately 60,000 historical articles, political and religious pamphlets, broadsides and books of Hispanic literature and culture.
  • Content written in Spanish (80%) and English (20%).

 Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection   |   Off-Campus

  • Rare books by Latino-Hispanic Americans, rare historical newspapers and periodicals, personal and organizational manuscripts.
  • Content written in Spanish (80%) and English (20%).

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 Auto Repair Reference Center   |   Off-Campus

  • Do-it-yourself information for repairing & maintaining your car.
  • Covers over 37,000 vehicles from 1945 on.

 AWS Academic Access   |    *Special instructions may apply. See description for more information.
This library offering contains all AWS electronic standards, specifications, methods and guidelines. *Not available off-campus.

 Business Source Premier   |   Off-Campus

  • Business research database includes full-text articles, market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles & SWOT analyses.

 Chronicle of Higher Education   |   Off-Campus

  • Comprehensive source of news, information, & jobs for college & university faculty members & administrators.

 CINAHL Plus with Full Text    |   Off-Campus

  • Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
  • Nursing research database includes articles on nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

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 Civil War Primary Source Documents    |   Off-Campus

  • Comprised of over 110,000 pages from over 400 individual collections, and focuses on the War as it was fought from both Northern and Southern perspectives.

 Consumer Health Complete   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains full-text articles from more than 250 reference books dealing with health issues.

 CQ Researcher   |   Off-Campus

  • In-depth, non-biased reports on a variety of political and social issues by topic or by date.
  • Great source for selecting a research topic.
  • Archived reports from 1923-present.

 eBook Academic Collection   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains nearly 150,000 e-books of multidisciplinary e-book titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

 EBSCOHost   |   Off-Campus
Magazine, periodical, journal and newspaper articles, in both full-text and citation format. Also full-text searchable electronic books. (Formerly Net Library)

Databases included:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
  • Business Source Premier
  • CINAH Plus with Full Text
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • eBook Collection
  • Encyclopedia of Animals
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
  • History Reference Center
  • GreenFile
  • Legal Information Reference Center
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • MAS Ultra
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • Regional Business News
  • Science Reference Center
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
  • TOPICSearch

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 Encyclopedia Britannica   |   Off-Campus

  • Online complete encyclopedia.
  • Articles with links to recommended Websites.
  • Includes dictionary and atlas.

 Encyclopedia of Education   |   Off-Campus

  • Articles dealing with historical, philosophical and theoretical aspects of education.

 Encyclopedia of Philosophy   |   Off-Campus

  • Articles in the fields of philosophy and religion.
  • Encompassing philosophy from antiquity to the present age.

 Encyclopedia of Religion   |   Off-Campus

  • In-depth historical and cross-cultural articles pertaining to the study of religion.
  • Information on newly emerging areas of interest.

 Flipster   |   Off-Campus

  • Includes digital magazine subscriptions which can be read on any computer or mobile device.

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 Funk & Wagnall's Encyclopedia   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains 25,000 short encyclopedic articles on almost every major subject.

 Gale Encyclopedia of Science   |   Off-Campus
This 5th edition covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, mathematics and the medical and health sciences. Provides a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology.

 Gale Virtual Reference Library   |   Off-Campus
Full-text reference sources including:

  • Encyclopedia of Education
  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • Encyclopedia of Religion
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science

 Gateway to North America: 19th-Century New York   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains over 800,000 pages of content from over 1,500 print and manuscript directories, member lists, travel guides and other sources, chronicling the people and organizations of New York City from the late 18th through the early 20thcentury.

 GreenFILE   |   Off-Campus

  • Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings & the environment.
  • Comprised of scholarly & general interest titles, government documents & reports

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 Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1   |   Off-Campus

  • More than 500 titles dating from 1684 through 1820.

 Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2    |   Off-Campus

  • This collection of periodicals from 1821 to 1837 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope including agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.

 Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3   |   Off-Campus

  • This collection of periodicals from 1838 to 1852 reveals a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences and life on the western frontier were daily realities.

 Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4   |   Off-Campus

  • This collection of periodicals from 1853 to 1865 focuses on the Civil War and a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans both leading up to and during the war.

 Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5   |   Off-Campus

  • This collection of periodicals from 1866 to 1912 reflects a nation that persevered through a difficult set of circumstances and provides overage of broad subject areas that reach into every facet of American life.

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 History Reference Center   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains the full text of articles from over 200 historical periodicals.
  • Has over 80,000 biographical articles.
  • Contains over 100,000 primary sources, including historical documents, maps, videos &photos.

 Infobase Learning   |   Off-Campus
Online articles, eBooks, primary sources, videos, images, maps and reference materials. Databases included:

  • American History Online
  • Ancient and Medieval History Online
  • Issues and Controversies

 Issues and Controversies   |   Off-Campus

  • Source of up-to-date, in-depth & objective information on most highly debated current issues including World Almanac.
  • Each topic combines factual analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view, related chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, bibliographies, contact information & links.

 Learning Express   |   Off-Campus
Provides a wide range of online tests, skill-building courses,improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing, and math.

 Legal Information Reference Center   |   Off-Campus

  • Provides how-to instructions regarding legal issues from over 250 full-text publications.
  • Contains thousands of state legal forms.

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 LexisNexis   |   Off-Campus

  • Newspaper and periodical articles, laws, court decisions, and statistical data.
  • Full-text documents from news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.

 Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract   |   Off-Campus

  • Indexes more than 560 core journals, plus books, research reports and proceedings dealing with the subject of librarianship.

 Mango Languages   |   Off-Campus

  • Online courses with lessons on over 60 languages, including Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Chinese, & Japanese. Instruction also n Classical &Koine Greek, Latin, & Biblical Hebrew.
  • Instruction is visual and also features audio.
  • Lessons in English for second-language learners.

 MAS Ultra   |   Off-Campus

  • Full-text popular & scholarly magazines, biographies, primary source documents, reference books & an image collection.
  • Of special interest to high school students.

 MasterFILE Premier   |   Off-Campus

  • Full-text articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science & multicultural issues.
  • Full text reference books, primary source documents & an extensive image collection.
  • Geared to public libraries.

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 Middle Search Plus   |   Off-Campus

  • Full-text articles from popular middle school magazines.
  • Access to Essential Documents in American History, American Heritage Dictionary, Encyclopedia of Animals.
  • Includes more than 100,000 biographies & 55,000 primary documents.

 NewsBank Access World News   |   Off-Campus

  • Aims' main collection of newspaper articles.
  • Full-text articles from newspapers, business journals, historical & scholarly documents.
  • Several local Colorado newspapers are indexed.
  • Includes a collection of maps, State Educational Standards & tools for scholarly research.

 Newspaper Source   |   Off-Campus

  • Full-text for selected regional, national & international newspapers.

 NoveList   |   Off-Campus

  • Provides information &reviews of 155,000 fiction books for all ages.
  • Includes author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists & more.

 Oxford English Dictionary   |   Off-Campus

  • Online full-text dictionary.
  • Includes the meaning, history, & pronunciation of over half million words.

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 Primary Search   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines.
  • Extensive images of maps, flags and photos.

 ProQuest   |   Off-Campus

  • One of Aims' main databases for student use.
  • Magazine, periodical, journal & newspaper articles, in both full-text & citation format.

 ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source   |   Off-Campus

  • Healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative & complementary medicine in full-text & citation format.

 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences   |   Off-Campus

  • Contains full-text articles from over 560 journals in the areas of psychology &the behavioral sciences.

 Regional Business News   |   Off-Campus

  • Comprehensive full text for regional US & Canadian business publications with daily updates.

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 Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books   |   Off-Campus

  • Detailed accounts of troops' daily lives, documenting everything from court martial cases to the price of necessities charged by locals.

 Science Reference Center   |   Off-Campus

  • Provides full-text articles from over 190 science periodicals.
  • Includes animations, videos, & images to enhance one's understanding of the sciences.

 Small Engine Repair Reference Center   |   Off-Campus

  • Includes full texts of 470 reference books on small engine repair.
  • Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers

 TOPICSearch   |   Off-Campus

  • Current events database; social, political & economic issues.
  • Sources include periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, & government information.

 WorldCat   |    *Special instructions may apply. See description for more information.
WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Find items in libraries near you.

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