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[Chadwyck-Healey] Collection of full-text, 20th century American poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
[Chadwyck-Healey] Collection of full-text, 20th century English poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
[Various Publishers] Searchable directory of social service programs and organizations hosted by the State of Texas, Health and Human Services Commission. N.B.: Use the IE, Firefox or Safari web browser; this web site does not work with the Chrome browser.Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Includes many mainstream and specialized sources to support research across virtually all academic disciplines. Includes many peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML or PDF format. Also includes text from the New York Times newspaper back to 1995.
[EBSCO] Contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Academ
[McGraw-Hill] Full text database includes the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science and Technology, and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.
[EBSCO] (AGRICultural OnLine Access) indexes articles from all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
[U.S. Dept. of Agriculture] (AGRICultural OnLine Access) indexes articles from all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
[EBSCO] This alternative health database provides full text for 180 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.
[EBSCO] Begins 1964, includes citations from over 2000 international periodicals on the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada. Also includes some book reviews and relevant doctoral dissertations. Click on "America: History and Life" after you are transferred to the publishers Web site. Some entries include a link to full-text of the article in the JSTOR, Project Muse, or Academic Search Complete databases. Limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you can't get in please try a little later.
[U.S. Census Bureau] Census Bureau] Searchable access to reports, statistical tables, and thematic maps from the Census Bureau that reveal the trends and characteristics of the population, communities, and economy from Census 2000. Includes historical information on the U.S. Census from 1790 to 2000.
[Alexander Street Press] Streaming video for the study of American history. Includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 1526 titles, with new videos from California Newsreel and PBS, equalling approximately 528 hours.
[Adam Matthew] American Indian Histories and Cultures’ is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world. Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers. Full color. Searchable.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to information on more than 17,000 American men and women who have helped shape the country. Contains links to illustrations, web sites, an dlinked cross-references. Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies.
[ProQuest] Digitized reproductions of more than 1,000 18th and 19th century newspapers and periodicals, useful in the study of U. S. History, American literature, and journalism
[Adam Matthew] Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws. Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable.
[AccuNet/AP] Searchable archive of historical and contemporary Associated Press photographs from the nineteenth century to the present. Brief stories available for most contemporary photos 48 hours after publication. Also included are maps, charts, logos and other graphics produced for the AP.
[Royal Institute of British Architects] International coverage; updated daily, a free index produced by the RIBA library. Indexes over 200 highly respected architectural periodicals as well as books and other information from the RIBA library.
[EBSCO] Provides full-text coverage of more than 330 periodicals and 215 books. In addition, Art & Architecture Complete offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, plus selective coverage for more than 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.
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[ARTstor] Non-profit ARTstor's collection provides over 1 million high quality images of works of art from curated collections and associated data. Users wishing to
download images for educational use must register with ARTstor and login on the
ARTstor home page in order to be able to download images.
For more complete
information on copyright and on limitations to access and use of this
collection, see the ARTstor web page Terms and
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[EBSCO] Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
[GaleGroup] Database of biographical information on more than 150,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Access to this database is limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please try later.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson Co.'s index to over 2 million book review citations and over 270,000 full text reviews from over 1400 American, British and Canadian periodicals available in EBSCO databases. Coverage spans 1983 to present.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson Co.'s Business Abstracts with full text articles from journals in EBSCO's databases from hundreds of key publications. Provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. Indexing and abstracts for nearly 880 publications dating back to 1981. Full-text articles for nearly 460 publications dating back to 1982. Over 600,000 corporate names with cross references to specific industries and countries.
[EBSCO] (more sources than in Business Source Premier) This is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Business Source Complete contains far more active, peer-reviewed, business related journals than any other database currently available. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals.Return to Top
[U.S. Government Printing Office] A finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keyword. Includes option for finding a publication at a nearby Federal Depository Library.
[Chadwyck-Healey] Source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
[EBSCO] (the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Provides indexing for 3,001 journals, with coverage dating as far back as 1937, the articles formerly available in the Pre-CINAHL database (i.e., before the articles are fully indexed), and searchable cited references for more than 1,155 journals. CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides full text for 336 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Back file begins with 1937 and includes articles in PDF format.
[GaleGroup] Includes computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
[EBSCO] Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.
[Congressional Quarterly] The online edition of CQ Almanac brings together over sixty years (1945 to the last session of Congress) of authoritative, unbiased congressional reporting in one, easy-to-use resource. The Almanac includes the people, elections, legislation, and controversies in the U.S. Congress; in-depth review and analysis of legislation and policy for each year, organized by policy area; and comprehensive roll call votes for all major legislation. Special features: Browse by subject, decade, or by a particular year's table of contents. Or, use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic and see how it has changed over the years.
[Congressional Quarterly] Integrates many of CQ Press's reference works on government and politics into an electronic format. Users may perform keyword searches across all 26 included titles or in an individual title or series. Titles included in CQ's PRS: CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation Series, The Contemporary Middle East, Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, Encyclopedia of United States Indian Policy and Law, Guide to Congress, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Guide to U.S. Elections, Guide to the Supreme Court, Historic Document Series, Political Handbook of the World, Political History of America's Wars, Politics in America, Supreme Court Compendium, Supreme Court Yearbook Series, TimesReference from CQ Press, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Washington Information Directory, and CQ's A to Z Series (Congress, Elections, Presidency, Supreme Court, and U.S. Constitution).
[Congressional Quarterly] Covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. Users may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates or other criteria.
[GaleGroup] Provides access to the full text of select dictionaries, language reference and subject reference books from several publishers. Includes a wide variety of subject areas. Similar to the Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection.
[ProQuest] Includes citations for articles published in criminal justice periodicals, plus some abstracts and some full-text journals. Uses the generic search page from Proquest Direct with */no/* mention of CJPI until you click on "Select Database". Back file is limited; consult the printed CJPI in the SAC Library Reference Area.Return to Top
[Various Publishers] Provides indexing, abstracting, and free full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas, including agriculture and food science, biology, chemistry, health science, languages and literature, mathematics, physics, engineering, the arts, business, environmental science, history, law, political science, philosophy, religion, and social science. Coverage varies by title (updated continuously).Return to Top
[ProQuest] EBL's ebook collection covers a wide range of subjects from select publishers. This database is available to students, faculty and staff at the Alamo Colleges. Users must logon through their college library's web site with their ACES user name and Banner ID number. Limited printing and copying is permitted. Ebook titles may be borrowed and downloaded. For more information see the SAC Library's LibGuide
on the EBL Ebook Collection.
[EBSCO] Formerly called NetLibrary and distributed by OCLC. A collection of e-book editions of printed books on far ranging subjects. Access is provided by TexShare.
[EBSCO] A collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados) for research in business and economics. Author supplied keywords in English and Spanish facilitate searching the bibliographic database's back file which goes back to the early 1980s. Includes bibliographic entries for more than 70,000 articles 300 periodicals in Portuguese and Spanish from Latin American, U. S. and European publishers. Not a full text database.
[EBSCO] A definitive online resource for education research and a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education and all educational specialties, such as: multilingual education, health education, testing, areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, and the full test of 750+ journals, plus the full text of 80+ books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
[Oxford UP] Fourth edition. Features a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. Thousands of additional entries cover popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.
[EBSCO] Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
[U.S. Dept. of Education] Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's unique reference database which cites essays contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in books in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications. Includes citations for nearly 86,000 essays found in over 7,000 printed anthologies and collections. Coverage dating as far back as 1985. This is not a full text database.
[ProQuest] News, culture and history from 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Approximately 350,000 complete articles (1995 onward) are available. Approximately 7,500 new articles are added each month. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages.Return to Top
[U.S. General Services Administration] General Services Administration] FedBizOpps.gov is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. allows commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services to search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.
[U.S. government] Official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents. Database contains the 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Federal Register (Volumes 60, 61, 62, and 63).
[Facts on File News Services] Information on 2000 jobs in 93 industries plus tips on interviewing, skills employers look for in potential employees and how to prepare a resume. The resource section includes information on selecting a college, applying for admission to a college, scholarships and grants and professional associations and publications by industry.
Films On Demand
[Films Media Group] Films On Demand is the streaming video system used by Films Media Group. Go to the database titled Master Academic Collection to access the San Antonio College Library's video subscription. See: Master Academic Collection
[Taylor & Francis] Collects in eBook format the world's most trusted forensic and law enforcement references into one online library. Includes over 170 volumes online by experts in the fields of forensic science, criminal investigation, crisis management and negotiation, computer and cyber crime, law enforcement, criminal justice, toxicology, expert witnesses, sexual assault, child abuse, arson, explosives and ballistics.
[EBSCO] Includes full-text articles published in Spanish or Portuguese from more than 330 scholarly publications covering a range of academic subjects.
[EBSCO] This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Full text eBook editions of 27 reference works published by Gale Research, Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Reference, and their divisions. For holdings, please use the Author Search for Gale Virtual Reference in the library catalog
[GaleGroup] A one-stop source for news and periodical articles. Includes the databases General Reference Gold.
[EBSCO] This freely accessible research database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art with more
than 45,000 articles on the fine arts (painting, sculpture, and architecture)
and the decorative arts (ceramics, textiles, jewelery, interior design, etc.)
and biographies. Includes links to images from museums and other sites including
The Bridgeman Art Library. Updated annually.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and
Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove
Dictionary of Jazz with links to sound archives and illustrations. Updated
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[Texas State Historical Association] A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. A searchable online version of this standard reference work includes more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, institutions, and historical themes. The online file includes the corrections made with the Handbook's 1997 second printing plus 400 new articles not included in the print edition.
[GaleGroup] multi-source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical interviews; and reference books.
[EBSCO] This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
[EBSCO] This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals, plus indexing and full text of Clinical Pharmacology, and the Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary for drug information and medical terminology respectively. This database is updated on a daily basis.
[ProQuest] Includes local histories, published family genealogies, and primary source materials for towns and counties of all 50 States beginning with the 13 original colonies, and for Canada, England, and Ireland. Images of the decennial U.S. Federal Census for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1860, 1870, 1890, 1910 and 1920 have been indexed and are fully searchable by name. Browsable images of the Census are available from each decade 1790 to 1930 except for 1900. Indexing and images for the Census will be added as they become available.
[Various Publishers] "Published by Authority". The London Gazette is the official newspaper of
record for England; The Crown copyright. This web site also provides access to
the Edinburgh (Scotland) Gazette and the Belfast (Ireland) Gazette, the other
two official newspapers of record for the United Kingdom. Each gazette includes
government notices, regulations, etc. (similar to the U.S. government's
Federal Register) and notices of legal proceedings such as bankruptcies.
Of special interest to students is the historical archive for each Gazette which
includes issues of the Gazette and its Supplements published during World War I
and World War II or relating to those wars. The archive is fully searchable;
Adobe Reader is required for viewing the issues which are in PDF format. Best
viewed with Internet Explorer v.5 or higher.
[ProQuest] Fully searchable access to the content of the New York Times newspaper
from 1851 to 2007. Includes full page, PDF format images for non-copyrighted
years. Images for an additional year will be added annually to the Deep Backfile
as copyright expires. Includes the full run of the newspaper beginning with
issue number one in 1851.
History Resource Center: U.S.
History Resource Center: World
[EBSCO] Offers how-to instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids' Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more.
[EBSCO] Provides users with user-friendly how-to information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects and features full-text content from leading magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more. The database encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much, much more. Indexes over 700 journals with coverage back to 1910. Full text articles from over 330 journals with coverage back to 1985.Return to Top
[Victoria College/Univ. of Houston at Victoria Libr] A free index to selected magazines and documents published in Texas from January, 2000 to present. No full text is available in the Index, however, indexing records frequently include the URL for the article being indexed. Use the "Journal Locator" link on our home page to determine whether or not a publication is available either in the library or in one of our full text databases.
Information and Referral Service
[United Way of San Antonio] Replaced by the State of Texas database 211 Texas
. Please use 211 Texas instead. See: 211 Texas
[EBSCO] Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a leading database in the areas of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s.
[EBSCO] Provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. Over 400 of the most important trade publications, mainstream computer magazines, and professional journals are covered, including those that focus on specific topics such as Macintosh and Windows platforms, programming, web development and more.Return to Top
[LearningExpress] Integrated online career and job search platform. Users must create a Login ID and a password. The database includes information on over 1,000 occupations, career interest assessment and exploration, job listings, guided cover letter and resume creation, interactive job application and interviewing tutorials, plus access to more than 60 interactive computer training courses for commonly used applications. Individual task management and tracking allows a job seeker to create and manage tasks and set due dates.
[San Antonio College] Used to determine which database includes full text articles from a particular magazine, journal, or newspaper. Titles and information are based on the Library's subscriptions to databases with full text articles and the periodical holdings of the Library. Includes the beginning and ending dates of full text coverage and a link to the database.
[JSTOR] A searchable, printable, electronic backfile of important scholarly journals delivering in high quality images of journal articles in PDF format. Coverage usually stops from 2 to 5 years prior to the current year depending on the "moving wall" agreed to by each journal's publisher. Subjects included in SAC's subscription: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, & Statistics. Some journals are indexed in America:History and Life with links to the
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[LearningExpress] Includes materials for basic skills remediation, GED, college entrance exams, career licensing and certification, and improving job skills such as computer use and interviewing. Users must create a login in order to use this product. Over 800 online practice tests which are immediately scored. Over 200 eBooks in PDF format may be downloaded. eBooks cover basic skills study/review, academic subjects, jobs and careers, and study guides for various examinations.
[EBSCO] This database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
[LexisNexis] International in scope. Includes news, business and company information, health, legal cases/articles, Federal and State laws, and Federal regulations, and reference information. Full-text for most items.
[EBSCO] Abstracts of journal articles and other publications in the subject areas of Library Science, Information Science and Information Technology. Use our journal locator, Journals by Title
, to determine if an article is available in the Library or one of our databases.
[GaleGroup] This is an index to the printed volumes in Gale's series on authors and their works. The series include Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story
Criticism, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, etc. Not
full-text. Most users should begin their search with the Literature Resource
Center which is also published by Gale. WARNING! Use
Internet Explorer if you wish to print from this database. Netscape Navigator
6.2 prints many blank pages.
[EBSCO] A comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Includes author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more. Reference works in full text include: Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story and all of Magill On Literature Plus.
[GaleGroup] The 10 individual Thomson Gale series that comprise Literature Criticism Online represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. The 10 series included are: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children’s Literature Review. Users may browse the database by author or by title, or, may search by author, title, or a variety of criteria.
[GaleGroup] Provides online access to bibliographies and to full-text biographies and critical analyses of over 90,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Searchable by author, title, literary genre, literary movement, or literary theme. Includes Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, the
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twaynes Authors Series,
Scribners Writers Series and other scholarly reference sources and
[GaleGroup] Searchable database of the full text (in English) of poems, plays, short stories, essays, and speeches not limited by time period or nationality. For entries that do not include full text, the database provides indexing and bibliographic information from published literary anthologies. Brief explications are included for well known works. A glossary of literary terms is also included.Return to Top
[EBSCO] Provides brief summaries of literary works, critical essays and reviews, literary characters, and biographies of authors. Includes the complete Magill's Masterplots and Masterplots II series plus: Magill's Literary Annuals, The Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill Book Reviews, and The Cyclopedia of World Authors and Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Full-text keyword searches may be limited by: title, author, genre, locale, and character.
[Maps.com] Maps101 is a web-based interactive database of over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps, teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules. After you are redirected to the Maps101 web site click on the Yellow Box "Subscriber Login" to begin using this database.
[EBSCO] General periodical database that covers general reference, business, consumer health, general health, general science and multi-cultural titles. Indexing and abstracts for the New York Times and 528 other titles. Over 459 titles have PDF and ASCII full text cover-to-cover coverage for issues beginning as early as 1990.
[EBSCO] Designed specifically for the Public Library, MasterFILE Premier offers informationon a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, and much more. Searchable full text for over 1,820 journals, including Consumer Reports, and Business Week and other major U.S. weekly new magazines, the New York Times, and the Christian Science Monitor. Also included are searchable full text for nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews, nearly 1,400 journals with images, the Essential Documents in American History database, full transcripts of major political speeches and news briefings, over 1.7 million company records from Dun & Bradstreet, and much more.
[EBSCO] MedicLatina SP - MedicLatina™ is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains the complete table of contents and PDF full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.
[EBSCO] Offers users access to information from all journals indexed in the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE file. Gain access to information from such fields as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences. Links to full text of over 350 full text journals. Included are abstracts and indexing for over 3,800 current biomedical journals published in the U.S. and 70 foreign countries, and citations found in Index Medicus, the International Nursing Index and the Index to Dental Literature. Additionally, table of contents information for 2,400 titles (provided by the British Document Supply Centre) and the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) index with tree numbers, tree hierarchy is also included.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] The National Library of Medicine's consumer health database; includes link to Current Clinical Trials. Consumer information includes a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionaries, drug information, and directories listing the locations and credentials of doctors, dentists, and hospitals.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] The Spanish version of The National Library of Medicine's consumer health database. Includes an illustrated encyclopedia with over 4,000 articles on diseases, injuries, tests, and surgeries. Also includes interactive health tutorials that describe medical procedures, surgeries, and the symptoms and effects of diseases.
[EBSCO] Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events. The database includes searchable full text from over 150 of the most popular K-12 magazines, abstracts and indexing for over 150 titles, searchable full text of the Christian Science Monitor, and tables and graphs converted to ASCII text for a better understanding of the written article. Also included are the reference books Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book, and Essential Documents in American History.
[EBSCO] Military & Government Collection provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, full text for 245 pamphlets, and abstracts and indexes nearly 400 additional periodicals. Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Also included are many country reports from CountryWatch.
[EBSCO] Covers from 1926 to present and includes over 1,200,000 bibliographic citations for scholarly, critical materials on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Indexes over 3500 internationally published journals, books, etc. The full text of many articles is available in EBSCO's databases and through links to full text in the JSTOR and Project MUSE collections.
[Kansas City Kansas Community College] Indexes 32 professional journals in the mortuary field. Dates of coverage varies with each journal; earliest year covered is 1997. Citations only, no full text.Return to Top
[U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service] Includes the National Image Library of the U. S. FWS. Still images, pictures and graphics of endangered species, wildlife, fish and environmental scenes. Browse or search through this database of fish and animals, including those on the endangered species list. Most photographic images are in the public domain, some images are black and white line drawings. Additional information
on the collection and crediting images.
[EBSCO] a complementary and alternative medicine database designed specifically for the consumer health researcher. Updated weekly, this database provides current information that will satisfy an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased information on natural health. The database contains more than 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy. The articles contained in the database are based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. At present, more than 12,000 such studies are cited in the material, and new studies are added regularly. The evidence-based content has been developed and reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists with the goal of providing consumers with reliable information. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
[Naxos] Audio library; includes over 8800 titles (over 130,000 tracks) by nearly 7,000 composers plus notes on composers, selections in the library, fundamental music terms, pronunciation guide, operatic librettos and more. Musical genres include: classical, world/folk, contemporary, New Age, Chinese and jazz. Musical categories include: ballet, chamber music, choral, composers, concertos, educational, film music, instrumental, musicals, opera/operatta, orchestral, vocal and collections. Browse the collection or use the Advanced Search to look for a title, composer, instrument, genre, period, etc. Users must log out
when finished using the collection.
[Newsbank] Includes Access World News (the full text from U. S. and international newspapers current through the previous day), Newsbank Retrospective (full text on selected subjects from selected U. S, newspapers, 1970-1991), Newbank Special Reports (current topics), and Newsbank Maps. For The San Antonio
Express-News click on the link under "Access World News."
[EBSCO] Provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
[NFPA] Searchable, full text of national fire codes from the National Fire Protection Association, Inc. Access to this database is limited. If you can't get in,
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[New York Public Library] Images of over 275,000 maps, architectural plans, drawing, photographs, etc. from image collections of the New York Public Library. May be used free of charge for scholarship, research and teaching. Commercial or for profit use is prohibited without prior permission of NYPL. Due to copyright restrictions only images in the public domain (pre-1923) are available in the database.Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Covers controversial topics. Includes background information and pro and con essays published in the following series: Opposing Viewpoints, Information Plus, At Issue, Contemporary Issues Companion, Current Controversies, Opposing Viewpoints Digests, and Teen Decisions. Resources may also include: text from a limited selection of reference books, magazine and newspaper articles, statistics, images, primary documents, and web sites on the topics. Study tools and guidelines include tips on judging information; using the essays; citing resources; and organizing, writing, developing and presenting reports and oral presentations.
[Ovid] Full text of articles from 45 premier nursing journals; coverage varies by title. Includes many popular titles such as: AJN, Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing. For a complete title list and dates covered, click on the link: YourJournals@Ovid
[Oxford UP] Oxford Art Online contains Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western
Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford
Dictionary of Art Terms. Includes over 40,000 links to images and 5000
images plus links to biographies in Oxford's Dictionary of National
[Oxford UP] Contains the text of the Second Edition together with the Additions Series. Also available is the New (Third) Edition which is currently in production.
[Oxford UP] Oxford Music Online includes Grove Music Online, the Encyclopedia of
Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford
Companion to Music.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to dictionary, language reference, and subject reference books published by Oxford University Press. Includes access to the Oxford Companions Series and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.Return to Top
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Play Index indexes with complete bibliographic citations plays published separately and in collections from 1949 to present, whether they are classic, historic, or contemporary. The plays may also be published in new editions and translations. Entries include descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements. Coverage includes one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from playwrights such as Shakespeare, Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere and more.
[PLoS] Public Library of Science Biology (eISSN-1545-7885; ISSN-1544-9173) is an open access, peer reviewed, full text, general biology journal available free online. PLoS, a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians, is committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. New articles are published online weekly; issues are published monthly.
[PLoS] Public Library of Science Genetics (eISSN 1553-7404, ISSN 1553-7390) is an open access, peer reviewed, full text, scientific journal available free online. Human studies, as well as research on model organisms—from mice and flies, to plants and bacteria will be published. Emphasis is on studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into a biological process or processes. Topics include (but are not limited to) gene discovery and function, population genetics, genome projects, comparative and functional genomics, medical genetics, disease biology, evolution, gene expression, complex traits, chromosome biology, and epigenetics.
[PLoS] PLOS Medicine (eISSN 1549-1676 ISSN-1549-1277) is the leading open-access medical journal, providing an influential venue for outstanding research and commentary on the major challenges to human health worldwide. PLoS Medicine seeks to publish articles relevant to clinicians and policymakers across a range of settings that adhere to the highest standards of methodology, ethics and reporting and address the major biological, environmental, social, and political determinants of health. This highly selective journal accepted only 3% of the research articles proposed for publication from September 2011 - 2012.
[PLoS] PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (eISSN 1935-2735) is the first open-access journal devoted to the world's most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness. The journal publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed research on all scientific, medical, and public-health aspects of these forgotten diseases affecting the world's forgotten people.
[PLoS] PLOS ONE (eISSN-1932-6203) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. PLOS ONE welcomes reports on primary research from any scientific discipline. The journal features reports of original research from all disciplines within science and medicine. By not excluding papers on the basis of subject area, PLOS ONE facilitates the discovery of the connections between papers whether within or between disciplines.
[PLoS] PLoS Pathogens is a monthly, open-source, peer-reviewed scientific journal available free online. The journal's scope includes: bacteria, fungi, parasites, prions and viruses cause a plethora of diseases that have important medical, agricultural, and economic consequences. Moreover, the study of microbes continues to provide novel insights into such fundamental processes as the molecular basis of cellular and organismal function.
[EBSCO] Designed for elementary schools and children's reading rooms, this database contains World Almanac of the USA and World Almanac for Kids, searchable full text from over 50 of the most popular K-12 magazines, abstracts and indexing for over 180 titles and pamphlets. Also included are Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Animals, and many charts, tables and graphs converted to ASCII text in order to retain the original meaning of featured articles.
[EBSCO] Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
[Johns Hopkins Univ. Press] Full text of articles from over 200 scholarly journals published by over 20 not-for-profit, scholarly presses in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Search across the entire database or limit a search to selected journals. Provides current issues for some titles in JSTOR.
[EBSCO] Definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 134,000 articles from 66 journals published by the APA and from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
[EBSCO] This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] The National Library of Medicine's preferred web-based search engine to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating online journals), and other related databases.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] An electronic archive for full text journal articles, offering unrestricted access to its contents. Every full text article in PubMed Central has a corresponding entry in PubMed.Return to Top
[San Antonio College] Scanned images of The Ranger
, the San Antonio College student newspaper, are available for Fall 1931 to the previous current year. No issues are available for Fall 1941 to Spring 1946 (WWII) and some semesters are missing between Fall 1946 to Fall 1958. This collection is not searchable by keyword or subject and lacks a published index. WARNING! Use Internet Explorer v.7 or later; other web browsers are not supported
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[EBSCO] formerly Business Wire News. Updated daily, Business Wire News provides comprehensive full text for 35 international newswires and 49 regional business publications. This database also provides abstracts and indexing for 14 additional regional business publications. Full-text for most items.
[EBSCO] This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
[NEC Research Institute] A digital library comprised of over 300,000 full-text scholarly articles and papers in computer science.Return to Top
[ProQuest] Search across a broad range of online text of books (ebooks) published between 2010 and present (2012) in computer science and information technology (some business titles are included) or browse by subject area. Search the collection for a specific book by author, title, ISBN or publisher. Includes titles from major publishers such as: O'Reilly, Peachpit Press, Microsoft Press, Sun, New Riders, Cisco Press and others. This collection works with browsers that are
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[Salem Press] Ebook editions of popular reference works in history published by Salem Press. Users may search the full text reference titles or browse the collection by categories (subjects), curriculum or geographic area. Includes an index of persons with links to the entry.
[Salem Press] Includes the full text of Salem Press popular Critical Survey of Long Fiction. Salem Literature is easy to use by browsing by the title of a literary work.
San Antonio Express-News
[Newsbank] The San Antonio Express-News newspaper is included in Newsbank. See: NewsBank
[Chadwyck-Healey] These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years. The maps enable researchers to trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities. One can see everything from building outline, size and shape, construction materials, height, building use, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, house numbers, and more. Symbols for stables, garages, warehouses, and other commercial sites are also included. Factories are often labeled with the owner's name, as well as the products manufactured there. Also depicted are pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, and dumps. Search for the maps by typing in the state or community. Each map's index helps locate streets, landmarks, and other places of historical interest. Once displayed, the maps can be manipulated, expanded, printed, and downloaded.
[EBSCO] Includes indexing and abstracting for 1700 scholarly scientific journals and full text of articles from 800 journals. Topics covered include: aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.
[U.S. government] Science.gov searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. Science.gov is also available in Spanish. The gateway includes podcasts, webcasts, news, announcements and full text articles. Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance. Information is free, no registration required.
[EBSCO] Provides up to date bibliographic and subscription information on over 182,500 periodicals and newspapers published in the U.S. and overseas.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Short Story Index provides detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source, or by any combination of terms. Subject indexing includes theme, locale, narrative technique or device. Coverage begins in 1984 and continues to present day. N.B.: Not a full text database.
[EBSCO] Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed how-to instructions to address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing a business plans, understanding legal information, a business and much more.
[EBSCO] Provides repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and also allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers.
[ProQuest] Online edition of The Statistical Abstract of The United States, the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Includes additional statistics from reliable non-governmental or industry sources such as the Pew Foundation, the International Telecommunication Union, CTIA-The Wireless Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, etc. Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Search for a college or vocational school, a degree program or vocational training. Find a distance learning program by subject area. Review for and take online practice tests for various standardized exams: GED, college entrance, college credit by examination (CLEP, AP, Dantes), military, civil service, etc. Database is divided into the following sections: College Search, Graduate Search, Speciality & Career Program Search, and Test Preparation. Users must create a login in order to take the study tests. NOTE: available premium services require individual users to register and pay for the premium services.
[EBSCO] Texas Reference Center is a Texas specific product designed specifically for school and public libraries. The database is comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. Texas Reference Center contains 30 full text periodicals, 100 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more. Examples of titles offered include: Best in Texas, Texas Business Review, Texas Education Review, Texas Journal of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Texas Journal of Women & the Law, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Texas Law Review, Texas Magazine, Texas Monthly, Texas Public Health Association Journal, Texas Review, Touchstone (Texas State Historical Association), and many more.
[Texas State Data Center] The Texas State Data Center is part of the State Data Center System, a national network of 52 centers (all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands), started in 1978. The goal of the State Data Center System is to increase the availability and accessibility of demographic census data to data users. It involves a signed agreement between the Director of the Bureau of the Census and each state and/or trust/territory.
[EBSCO] Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Provides integrated access to over 1,000 historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Access to this database is limited to 2
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[OCLC] Search for periodicals by location to find magazines and journals in libraries close to your area. Includes more than 7 million listings linked to over 750,000 bibliographic records in WorldCat (the OCLC online union catalog).Return to Top
[EBSCO] Provides full-text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel & Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.Return to Top
[OCLC] The world's largest database of bibliographic information, OCLC's online union catalog, is culled from the shared records of libraries from all over the world. Over 43 million records, in over 400 languages, that contain holdings information, and other information vital to collection development, cataloging, authority control, and retrospective conversion services.
[EBSCO] World History Collection offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.
[GaleGroup] Draws on themes and trends from the history curriculum from antiquity to present with extensive coverage of the 20th Century. Seamlessly integrates over 25 reference titles from the Gale Group, Macmillan Reference USA and Charles Scribner's Sons, along with full-text articles from more than 110 academic journals, and maps and images. Full-text and facsimile images for over 2,000 primary source documents from Primary Source Microfilm collections are also included in the collection. Access to this database is limited to 2
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