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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.

 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.

 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.

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 Children's Literature Comprehensive Database   |   Off-Campus

  • Reviews of children’s books, videos, etc., ranging from the earliest baby books to materials for young adults. Contains bibliographies, reading lists, & lesson plans.

 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.

 College Source Online   |   Off-Campus

  • Comprehensive collection of college catalogs & course data.
  • Cover-to-cover college catalogs & course descriptions.
  • Profiles for each institution include maps, web site links, accreditation data, calendar/unit types & transcript keys.

 Consumer Health Complete   |   Off-Campus

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

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 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.

 ebrary   |   Off-Campus

  • Aims' main collection of full-text online books
  • Online access to the electronic version of more than 115,000 full-text books.

 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

 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.

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 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.

 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

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 Global Road Warrior   |   Off-Campus

  • Geographical, cultural, economic, travel and political information about every nation.
  • A variety of maps for every country.

 GreenFILE   |   Off-Campus

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

 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.

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 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.

 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.

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 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.

 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.

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 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.

 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.

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 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.

 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.

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 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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