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Core Databases

Full-text iconAcademic Search Complete by EBSCOhost
A large, multi-disciplinary database with citations, abstracts and many full-text articles.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconAtoZ the World: Culture, Customs, Maps, Religion
Provides country overviews for international business travelers. Content includes business culture, customs, demographics, and travel warnings for the world's countries.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconCIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
Includes country data, case studies, policy briefs and journal articles related to international relations.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconEnvironment Complete
Provides full-text coverage in a variety of fields including ecosystem management, environmental policy, natural resources, and renewable energy.
Type: Index with some Full-text

Government Printing Office: FDsys
Provides information about print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.
Type: Index with Citations

GreenFILE
Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provides indexing for articles from scholarly, government and general-interest titles.
Type: Index with Citations

Full-text iconGREENR
Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Resources include academic journals, news sources, case studies, legislation, statistics, and multimedia.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconLegal Collection
Provides full-text for more than 260 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals.
Type: Index with some Full-text

Full-text iconLegal Search by Lexis-Nexis
Provides content from legal journals, statutes and other sources.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconMilitary and Government Collection
Provides full-text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals covering all branches of the military and government.
Type: Index with some Full-text

Related Databases


Full-text iconCQ Researcher
Provides full-text, in-depth coverage of current political and social issues.
Type: Full-text

Google Scholar @ Marylhurst
The Google Scholar search is configured to connect to Shoen Library's resources improving the availability of some content.
Type: Web Page

Full-text iconOpposing Viewpoints in Context
The database provides viewpoint articles on controversial issues including capital punishment, medical ethics, right to privacy and many more topics.
Type: Full-text

Encyclopedias


Full-text iconVirtual Reference Library
Features subject specific encyclopedias in social sciences, health and religion.
Type: Full-text

Selected Web Pages

Catalog of US Government Publications
The CGP is the primary search engine for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.
Type: Web Page

FactCheck.org
The Annenberg Political Fact Check is an independent organization that monitors the accuracy of political statements in the media.
Type: Web Page

Guide to Law Online
The Law Library of Congress sponsored web site provides links to law related sites.
Type: Web Page

U. S. Congress Votes Database
The Washington Post provides a track record of congressional voting since 1991.
Type: Web Page

USA.gov
The U.S. Government's online portal features links to department and other government information.
Type: Web Page

World Factbook
Provides country data compiled by the CIA.
Type: Web Page


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