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Multidisciplinary

  • EBSCOhost - Search Everything
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    Search all EBSCO databases
  • Explora General Research
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    Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
  • Academic Search Premier
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    A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
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    A full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
  • Google Books
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    This beta tool from Google is a great way to locate books and research material on every subject imaginable. If you create a free account with Google Books, you get complete access to book excerpts, reviews, maps and other useful tools.
  • Google Scholar General research
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    Google Scholar was created as a tool to congregate scholarly literature on the web. From one place, students have the ability to hunt for peer–reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
  • Virtual Reference Shelf
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    This site features select web resources compiled by the Library of Congress. The Virtual Reference Shelf includes links to encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, almanacs, calendars, clocks, maps, consumer information, quotations and other high quality resource.
  • Points of View Reference Center
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    Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

   Business

  • Business Searching Interface
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    Full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.
  • Academic Search Premier
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    A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

   Education

  • Explora Educator's Edition
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    Explora supports classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
  • ERIC
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    Populated by the U.S. Department of Education, the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a great tool for academic research with more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of articles and online materials.

   Health and Medicine

  • Proquest - Nursing & Allied Health
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    This database requires a username and password
    To gain access please come to the library or call 719-846-5593 with your Student Identification Number to get the passwords.
    You can access these databases on-campus or off-campus.
    This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
  • Academic Search Premier
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    A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
  • Science Reference Center
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    Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
  • Consumer Health Complete
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    Supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
  • BioMed Central
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    BioMed Central is a United Kingdom-based, for-profit scientific publisher specializing in open access journal publication.
  • National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health
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    The United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), operated by the United States federal government, is the world's largest medical library. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the NLM is an institute within the National Institutes of Health. Its collections include more than seven million books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs, and images.
  • PublicHealth.org
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    PublicHealth.org addresses the question, 'What is public health?' by giving you the tools to research careers and degree programs so you can make a difference in this growing sector of the healthcare industry.
  • PubMed
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    PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.

   History Resources

  • History Reference Center
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    Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.
  • Academic Search Premier
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    A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
  • American Memory
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    American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress’s database of more than nine million digitized documents, sound recordings, images, maps, and other American primary sources.
  • Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection
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    The Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection spans the years 1859-1923.
  • Digital Public Library of America
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    The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
  • Library of Congress
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    The nation's oldest federal cultural institution is also the largest library in the world. Some of the resources available here include historical documents, manuscripts, artwork, maps, photos, letters and film.
  • National Archives
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    The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives.

   Literature Resources

  • Bartleby
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    Bartleby is an online reference library publishing literature, poetry, reference books and much more. It is a good site for anyone wanting free and unlimited access to great books online.
  • Library, Information Science & Tech. Abstracts (LISTA)
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    A robust database for library and information science studies. It includes full-text, indexing and abstracts for journals covering all related subjects, including librarianship, classification, cataloging and information management.
  • Novelist
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    Find your next book! Also includes, Articles, Book Discussion Guides, Curricular Connections, Recommended Reads Lists.

   Science, Math and Technology

  • Environment Complete, GreenFILE
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    Provides hundreds of top environment journals and monographs covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, public policy, sustainability and other related subjects. It also includes millions of records and an environmental thesaurus.
  • Science Reference Center
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    Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
  • arXiv
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    Started in August 1991, arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a highly-automated electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics. arXiv is maintained and operated by the Cornell University Library with guidance from the arXiv Scientific Advisory Board and the arXiv Member Advisory Board, and with the help of numerous subject moderators.
  • Chemistry Central Free
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    - A new service publishing peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry, from BioMed Central - the leading biomedical open access publisher.
  • ScienceDaily
    (Not really for research, but daily articles about current science findings, topics, etc.)
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    ScienceDaily features articles on a wide variety of science topics including: astronomy, exoplanets, computer science, nanotechnology, medicine, psychology, sociology, anthropology, biology, geology, climate, space, physics, mathematics, chemistry, archeology, paleontology, and others.
  • Science.gov
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    Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance.

   Social Sciences

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
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    A full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals, including many indexed in PsycINFO. It offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.
  • Social Sciences Full Text
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    Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text database includes the most important English-language social science journals.
  • Academic Search Premier
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    A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
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    The U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder is an incredibly useful tool - particularly if you are looking for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
  • SGI Common Threads Not sure of curriculum tie-in
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    Common Threads aims to generate interest in topics related to the development of a culture of peace and to stimulate a growing network of global citizens active in the pursuit of peace. It features articles written by a diverse range of contributors in the hope of providing a space for sustained dialogue and for exploring creative responses to a changing world.
  • STAT-USA
    (Ended 2010)
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    Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, STAT-USA is an authoritative guide to business, trade, and economic information. You'll need to pay to use the service from home, but you can access it for free at any Federal Depository Library.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
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    The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics is an excellent source for information on inflation, wages, consumer spending, employment, demographics, business costs and much more.

   Colorado Specific Resources

  • Colorado State Publication
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    The State Publications Library tracks computerized reports, statistics, and other educational information from state agencies as part of its many services.
  • Colorado Virtual Library (CVL) - Colorado History resources
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    CVL provides access to information resources of Colorado libraries.
  • Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection
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    The Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection spans the years 1859-1923.

   Other Topics

  • Auto Repair Source
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    Accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
  • Course World Free
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    Watch free educational videos about the Arts and Humanities. Discover and browse thousands of high-quality lectures from top universities.
  • Learning Express
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  • Legal Information Reference Center
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    An online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.
  • MyHeritage
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    A genealogy database with access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Remote access and a mobile-friendly interface make it the most convenient genealogy product for libraries and institutions.
  • Noodle Tools
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    This site is widely used among college institutions, as it provides not only an all–inclusive search functionality, but also a citation generator for bibliographies in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
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    This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.
  • The Farmer's Almanac - AG Resource
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    The Original Farmer's Almanac is a classic resource for information on weather, gardening, astronomy and food. Other site features include a blog and a community forum.
  • TRIS Online Transportation Research Information Services
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    bibliographic database funded by sponsors of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), primarily the state departments of transportation and selected federal transportation agencies.

This site features select web resources compiled by the Library of Congress. The Virtual Reference Shelf includes links to encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, almanacs, calendars, clocks, maps, consumer information, quotations and other high quality resources.

 


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