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Communication & Mass Media Complete -
our best online
coverage of communication journals.
MLA International Bibliography
Covers literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Provides
citations to journal articles, single-author monographs, book chapters from
multi-author works, dissertation abstracts, and book series. Produced by
the Modern Language Association of America.
ProQuest Telecommunications - Full text of top telecommunications industry
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Psychology and Social Sciences:
PsycINFO - Contains more than 1.8 million
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dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal
coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material
selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages.
ProQuest Psychology Journals - With complete
full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this
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SocINDEX with Full Text - contains full text for 253 "core"
coverage sociology journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage
journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and
monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
- Includes articles from over 11,000 magazines and journals. Many, but
not all, provide the full-text of articles. Over 160 subjects areas are
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and medical, news and world affairs, technology, and social sciences.
Research Library - A smaller collection of
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arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities,
international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social
sciences, and women's interests.
ProQuest National Newspapers Premier - Includes a
balance of national and regional newspapers chosen for their journalistic
excellence and regional representation. All titles are available in full text.
Papers include national titles such as The New York Times, The Wall Street
Journal and The Washington Post along with a selection of titles from across the
U.S. such as the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Denver
Post, The Sacramento Bee plus other important U.S. papers.
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Library Catalog - provides information about the
materials owned by the LCSC Library and other North Idaho Academic Libraries,
including North Idaho College and the University of Idaho. Also has a
link to WIN Libraries, so you can search Gonzaga, Whitworth, and
Encyclopedia of business and finance / Burton S. Kaliski,
Encyclopedia of communication and information: edited by Schement,
Encyclopedia of communication theory / Stephen W.
Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss, editors.
Credo Reference - Search
a collection of up to 100 online dictionaries and subject encyclopedias.
Or click on "Find a Book," and search within only one title, such as
Cambridge Guide to Theatre or Bloomsbury Guide to Art.
Virtual Reference Library - Search a collection on online
reference books from Gale, a respected publisher of subject-focused
encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Ad Council - "As the leading producer of
public service announcements (PSAs) since 1942, the Ad Council has been
addressing critical social issues for generations of Americans" [from the
Advertising Age - Data Center - "A
subsection of the Advertising Age site, the Data Center provides many statistics
useful for marketing and advertising purposes. Some of this data may be
obtained for a fee, but much of it is available at no charge to registered users
(registration is free)." [L. Kong, CHOICE review, April 2007]
BusinessDictionary.com - A free
online dictionary of business terms. Provided by WebFinance, Inc.
Prendismo - "Offers access to the
world's premiere collection of digital video content on business, leadership
and entrepreneurship.... Prendismo arose from the eClips project
at Cornell University, the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and
Ithaca-based intellectual property development company, KensaGroup, LLC.
Prendismo has also received two Small Business Innovation Research grants
from the National Science Foundation." (from Website)
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on the
Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional bills
and hearings. Provided by the Government
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
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Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
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Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
How to Cite Sources:
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."
Author: Barbara Barnes
updated: December 22, 2010