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A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

Reports on 192 countries with facts about political, economic, and social conditions, plus maps and statistics. (Full-text).

Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

An encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. (Full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).

 

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Electronic books in history and the arts. All books are chosen by scholars. (Full-text).

An index of journals, book chapters, and dissertations in United States and Canadian history. (Some full-text).

U.S. Census Burea data on people, housing, and the economy for the nation, cities, counties, or ZIP codes. (Full-text).

Books, primary documents, images, sound, and video from the Library of Congress. (Full-text).

An index of journals and magazines in every field of study. (Citations only).

Information about the geography, people, government, economy, and military of each nation. (Full-text).

Facts about the land, people, history, government, politics, and economy of each nation. (Full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
Free software is required: download ebrary Reader™

Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

The complete encyclopedia, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Full-text).

Watch films and video in the humanities, sciences, business, health and social sciences. (Streaming media).

An Internet search engine for scholarly journals and books with links to UHD-purchased content. (Some full-text).

A genealogy database with United States census records, and local and family histories. (Full-text).

An index of journals, books, and other publications in world history from 1450 to present. (Some full-text).

An index of magazines and documents on Texas business, education, history, and government. (Citations only).

Spanish- and Portuguese-language newspapers from 11 Latin American countries. (Full-text).

Reports on the society, economy, government, and security of each country. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).

A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).

Articles from over 550 periodicals in the social sciences and humanities from 1665 - 2000. (Full-text).

Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences. (Full-text).

An index of news and general-interest magazines from 1890 to 1982. (Citations only).

Scholarly and scientific articles from, and about, Spanish-language regions. (Some full-text).

An index of journals and books in sociology, social work, and criminology. (Some full-text).

Social, political, and economic statistics of the United States from 1878 to present. (Full-text).

Fire insurance maps for Texas cities from 1867 to 1970. Maps show the shape, size, function, and owners of each building, as well as the dimensions and purpose of individual rooms. (Full-text).

A catalog of books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos in libraries around the world. (Citations only).

Data on economic, environmental, and social indicators for individual countries from 1960 to present. (Full-text).

Journals on the history of Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. (Full-text).

 

 

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