The sites listed below are great online resources for researching general academic, business, nursing, religion and psychology topics.
The Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition carries over 75,000 articles and 23,000 biographies from Encyclopedia Britannica, Year in Review (1993-2010), World Data Analyst, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus, BBC and New York Times daily headlines, and an online world atlas.
Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research.
This award-winning publication based in Washington, D.C. is a standard source of “news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators,” but is also a valuable resource for students who are investigating trends in higher education, reviewing academic books, or researching statistics in higher education. In addition, The Chronicle Review (included in Section A) focuses on the arts and the world of ideas.
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The Central Intelligence Agency offers information about geography, people and society, government, economy, energy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
Please click here for the FirstSearch database. FirstSearch has been re-named and is now called “WorldCat”.