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Academic Search Complete at EBSCOhost
Provides fulltext for more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 journals. The majority of full text titles are in native (searchable) PDF format.African American Music Reference
Searchable full text of 71 reference works, over 20,000 pages. Comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.African American Song (now American Song)
Content from African American Song is now a part of American Song: Streaming audio from Alexander Street Press. Documents the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others; this release features some 16,000 tracks of great historical recordings from Document Records.AGRICOLA at EBSCOhost
Produced by National Agriculture Library. Covers all agricultural subjects. Citations include journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports and other materials.America: History and Life Full Text at EBSCOhost
An EBSCOhost database. Full text coverage of the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present from nearly 200 journals and 100 books. This database also indexes over 1,700 journals.American Film Scripts Online
Contains 823 scripts by 969 writers together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. In addition, the database includes over 430 original images of previously unpublished screenplays.American Rhetoric
A repository of America's most historically significant speeches. Includes 5,000+ landmark speeches by political, religious, and cultural figures captured in print, audio, and audiovisual formats. New feature is a Movie Speeches page.American Song
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. Much more than a repository of well known classics like Yankee Doodle and The Star Spangled Banner, this new resource includes music that relates to almost every walk of American life, every ethnic group, and every time period. Includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, as well as the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests.Anthropological Index
of the Royal Anthropological Institute.Archive of Americana
This family of historical collections contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.Art & Architecture Complete at EBSCOhost
Provides full text for over 330 periodicals and 215 books, as well as indexing and abstracts for more than 730 academic journals. Subjects include art, archaeology, architecture, photography, interior and landscape design, costume design and more.ARTstor
Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download and organize images.Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art.Biological Abstracts at EBSCOhost
Collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally.Birds of North America Online
Birds of North America Online gives information on over 716 species of birds in the US and Canada. Includes life histories, photos, sound recordings and video.Book Index with Reviews
A searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books. Provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from key sources : Library journal, School library journal, Publishers weekly, Booklist and others. Includes titles that are currently available, along with those that will soon be published or released.Britannica Online
Web version of this encyclopaedia; hardcopy is available in Mason Library's Reference dept.Business Source Complete at EBSCOhost
The industry's most used business research database, providing full text for more than 8,800 serials, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Updated daily.Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Click on link reading "If you have already registered, please click here to begin searching." Features interviews with children's book authors and illustrators. Provides thousands of links to author/illustrator sites, publishers, children's literature collections, events relating to children's literature, more.CINAHL PLUS with Full Text, at EBSCOhost
Provides full text for more than 750 journals and 220 books/monographs. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, 1937 to the present. Limited to 4 concurrent users.Classical Music Library
Streaming audio from Alexander Street Press. Classical music from labels including ASV, Bridge, EMI, Hyperion, Nimbus, Vox, and two dozen more. Listen online to thousands of music tracks; browse by composer, conductor, instrument, genre, category, many more. Includes themed playlists, or create your own. Licensed for use by the KSC community, both on and off campus.Classical Music Reference Library
Produced by Alexander Street Press. Brings together reference materials spanning the entire history of Western classical music. Included are the reference titles Baker's dictionary of music, Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians, Baker's student encyclopedia of music, and Women composers: music through the ages, and more. Provides coverage of all classical genres, from the Medieval period to the 21st century.Classical Scores Library
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Over 3,500 scores in PDF format. Many scores include links to streaming audio at the Classical Music Library.Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the compilation of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Regulations have the force and effect of law when an administrative agency promulgates them within its authority and according to appropriate procedures. Regulations frequently provide detailed instructions on how to comply with a law.CollegeSource
Over 34,000 college catalogs from graduate, professional and international schools including two year, four year and graduate institutions, law, medical and specialty schools, plus selected international schools.Communication & Mass Media Complete at EBSCOhost
Provides access to research in areas related to communication and mass media; includes coverage of the film industry. Locate subjects by searching the thesaurus for "Motion Pictures."Contemporary World Music
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. Genres include contemporary reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres. Traditional music such as Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku is also featured.TheCQ Researcher
Full text of this periodical, from 1991 to the present. CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics include social and teen issues, the environment, health, education, science, and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a completely customizable general reference solution for learners and librarians. Credo covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. A great place to start your research with access to the world's best citable information, wherever you are.Daily LifeThrough History
Provides searchable content from a vast number of reference works, monographs, and primary documents. Based on the landmark Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life, the database also includes 220 volumes from the critically acclaimed Daily Life through History series, related works from Greenwood Press and Praeger, primary documents, illustrations, and maps.Dance in Video
Streaming video from Alexander Street Press. Dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.Dictionary of Literary Biography
Nearly 400 volumes. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. Places writers in the larger perspective of literary history.Directory of Open Access Journals
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. On 1/21/2009, there are 3824 journals in the directory.Discovery Education Streaming
Discovery Education streaming Plus integrates seamlessly into any curriculum with 9,000 full-length videos segmented into 71,000 content-specific clips tied directly to state and national standards. Please see a librarian for password.DSM Library (DSM-IV-TR manual, cases, more)
Part of PsychiatryOnline. Fully searchable. Includes these titles: DSM-IV-TR® Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; Cases from DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and its Treatment Companion; DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis.ebrary
Ebrary is an online digital library of full texts and e-books. This collection provides access to over 52,000 titles spanning all academic subject areas.EBSCOhost
Connects to the EBSCOhost "Choose Databases" page, where you can choose from any of the following databases: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, Clinical Pharmacology, Communication & Mass Media Complete, ERIC, Film & Television Literature Index, GLBT Life, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MEDLINE, MLA International Bibliography, Newspaper Source, Pre-CINAHL, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, Regional Business News, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, SPORTDiscus.EconLit at EBSCOhost
Provides abstracts of journal articles, books, and working papers on economics, from 1969 to the present. The world's foremost source of references to the economic literature.EDGAR
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission's database of corporation filings.Education Research Complete at EBSCOhost
Full text for more than 1,060 journals and indexing and abstracts for an additional 800 journals. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.EndNote Web (On campus only)
Helps with all aspects of research and writing. From searching reliable sources to helping you create your bibliography, EndNote Web provides tools to make it easier for you to search, capture, and organize references and quickly format your bibliography.Environment & Safety Library
Environment & Safety Library on the Web (ESLW) is a powerful and comprehensive research tool, giving easy and instant access to all the information needed to understand and comply with federal and state environment and safety laws and regulations. In addition to the full text of those laws and regulations, which are updated continually, ESLW includes the full text of environment and safety laws and regulations in Canada and Mexico; the full text of European Union directives and regulations; the complete text of thousands of legal decisions made by federal, state, and administrative courts; and thousands of interactive forms, guidance documents, agency memoranda, and international treaties and agreements to ensure ready access to all relevant and required information.Environment Complete at EBSCOhost
Full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs, with indexing and abstracts for an additional 1,000 journals. Covers ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and much more.ERIC Database at EBSCOhost
The ERIC database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and provides extensive coverage of education-related literature. Major areas of coverage include: elementary and early childhood education; special education; teacher education; reading and communication skills; and tests, measurements, and evaluation. Limited full text.European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750," the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals
One of the world's foremost resources on academic and popular film journals. Contains many key titles in full text.Film & Television Literature Index
Comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing, designed for use by film scholars and college students. International in scope. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Replaces Film Literature Index, which is available in hardcopy in the KSC's Reference area. No fulltext articles, but links to some fulltext in other databases.Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily
The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence.TheFoundation Directory
Foundation Directory Online is the nation's leading online funding research tool, developed by the Foundation Center, a national nonprofit service organization founded over 50 years ago to help open U.S. foundations to public view. Over the past half-century they have evolved from one small library into philanthropy's information hub.Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Alexander Street Press' online version of this world music encyclopedia, also available in Mason Library as a 10-volume set. Includes audio examples. Each volume contains an overview of a geographic region, a survey of its musical heritage, and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies.Gender Studies Database at EBSCOhost
Combines the Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Produced by NISC, the National Information Services Corporation, now a part of EBSCO.GenderWatch
A full text database that provides in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives, such as family, eating disorders, sexual harassment, childbirth, childcare, aging, body image, and social roles.GEOBASE
A FirstSearch database. Links to some fulltext articles in other Firstsearch databases. Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology.GreenFILE
Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition at EBSCOhost
Provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Updated on a daily basis.Historical Abstracts with Full Text at EBSCOhost
An Ebscohost database. Provides full text from nearly 300 journals, 130 books and also indexes more than 1800 journals. Historical Abstracts Covers Modern World history since 1450 (excluding US and Canada). Topics include military history, women's history, history of education and much more.History Cooperative
Full text access to nearly 20 key journals in history.Hoover's Online
Comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. Limited to 30 concurrent users.Humanities E-Book Project (ACLS)
© American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance FT
The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts. Covers all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries. Provides full text of 60,000 journal articles and books.IPA Source: Transcriptions of Songs and Arias
International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions, and literal translations of songs and arias in PDF format.Iter Bibliography: Gateway to the Middle Ages ...
... and Renaissance. Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).Jazz Music Library
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. A huge collection of jazz artists. Labels include Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Pdf liner notes availabe.TheJohns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually. It includes almost 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. On Campus only.JSTOR
Stands for "Journal Storage." Includes Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, and VII, as well as the Life Sciences Collection. Provides image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history; literature; economics; political science; demography; mathematics; and the humanities, including the performing arts. Coverage varies for each title. Over 700 journals are available.Left Index at EBSCOhost
Indexing and abstracts database, providing access to the diverse literature of the left with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.LexisNexis Academic
Provides full-text documents from over 6,000 news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.LGBT Life at EBSCOhost
LGBT Life is the premier resource to the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual issues. Comprehensive coverage includes traditional academic, lifestyle, and regional publications, as well as non-periodical content such as non-fiction books, bibliographies and dissertations. Disciplines include athletics, health, law, sociology, family, religion, civil liberties, employment and entertainment.LibGuides Home Page
Subject sources and course pages for all your research needs!Library, Info. Science & Technology Abstracts
Via EBSCOhost. An index/abstracting service for library and information science periodicals and books.Literature Criticism Online
Full text literary criticism and biographical information from 12 multi-volume sets, published by Gale. The sets included are Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Classical & Medieval Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, Children's Literature Review, Something About the Author, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Nearly 2,000 big volumes, all in one seamless interface. NOTE: Due to publisher restrictions, ca. 1000 articles in the print sets have not been reprinted in the online version; these appear as blank pages with the words "Text Not Viewable Online" in the center of the pages.MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra - School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.MathSciNet
American Mathematical Society's mathematics reviews on the web... a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years.MEDLINE at EBSCOhost
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals.Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska. Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Contains evaluations of test products within areas such as: psychology, education, business, and leadership. Coverage from Volume 9 to the present; earlier volumes are available in hardcopy in Reference, BF698.5.M46.Tests in Print provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.MLA International Bibliography at EBSCOhost
Produced by the Modern Language Association of America, this database consists of bibliographic records indexing literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1920s to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in nearly 4,000 journals and series.MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheets at Vermont SIRI.Musical America
In-depth coverage of music industry news and information. Contact information and articles from the print directory including archives. Performance reviews, summaries of media stories, and over 14,000 contacts listed.National Fire Codes (NFPA)
Online. KSC users may ask at the Reference desk for username and password.Naxos Music Library
The world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming audio for more than 34,850 CDs with more than 496,200 tracks. On average, 500 new CDs are added to the library every month. Includes the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels. Provides synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms.Naxos Music Library-- Jazz
Includes the Fantasy catalog of Original Jazz Classics and Original Blues Classics. Labels include Contemporary, Pablo, Riverside, Milestone, Prestige, Stax, and many more.NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers.New Hampshire Revised Statutes Online (NH RSAs)
Not annotated. Annotated edition is available in hardcopy, Mason Library Reference, KFN1230 .N4 1955r: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated.TheNew York Times (Current)
Access full text articles, images, and video from 1981 to current. Includes all sections of the print nytimes from arts to sports to current headlines. Also includes frequent news updates and materials unique to digital presence.TheNew York Times Historical (1851 - 2006)
PDF format. Requires Adobe Reader.Newsbank
Multiple resources from Newsbank.Newspaper Source at EBSCOhost
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 23 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text from more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, The New York Daily News, The San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, etc.North American Theatre Online (NATO)
NATO's mission is to provide detailed information about every: theatrical figure, play, theater, major production, and production company. It covers American and Canadian theatre from Colonial times to the present. The database covers people, theatre, and plays outside North America only if they had some impact on the North American theatrical scene, e.g., a Russian actor performing on Broadway. Includes unpublished works by major authors; works that have never been performed; and works that are believed to be lost. In addition to photographs, NATO includes architectural drawings, staging plans, individual ticket stubs, playbills, postcards, and full text of plays!Occupational Safety & Health Reporter
Provides full news coverage and documentation of federal and state occupational safety and health programs, standards, legislation, regulations, enforcement, and court and agency decisions.Opera in Video
Streaming video from Alexander Street Press. Opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon. The current release includes 40 videos; when complete the collection will contain 250 videos.Oxford Art Online
Includes Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Limited to 5 concurrent users.TheOxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas- U.S.
With an unprecedented scope and cutting-edge scholarship, the Encyclopedia draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A-to-Z articles written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. Gonzalez, Editors in Chief.Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Online ed. of the classic multi-volume dictionary. According to The [London] Times, the Oxford English Dictionary is "the ultimate authority on the English language as well as a history of English speech and thought from its infancy to the present day". It is a unique source of scholarly information on the meaning, history and pronunciation of words both past and present.Oxford Music Online
Comprises the full text of Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.Play Index
H.W. Wilson's classic index now in one searchable database. Find citations to some 30,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present in a convenient electronic form. A short descriptive annotation summarizes the plot and indicates any musical requirements: chorus, singing, dancing etc., and indicates number of sets, noting whether scenery requirements are interior or exterior. No fulltext.Political Science Complete at EBSCOhost
Full text for more than 500 publications, including top-ranked scholarly journals, recent reference works, and professional conference papers. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,900 titles. Coverage consists of a wide range of topics such as law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues and non-governmental organizations.Project Muse
Premium edition. Covers 400 prestigious journals in the humanities and social sciences. Subjects include: literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural and gender studies, education, political science, and economics. Every journal is peer-reviewed and every article is full-text.ProQuest Statistical Insight
Previously known as LexisNexis Statistical Insight Proquest Statistical provides fast and easy access to statistics produced by Federal agencies, states, and intergovernmental organizations with its advanced Search Tables functionality - the shortcut to finding statistics online.PsycARTICLES
The database contains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA, its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. 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. PsycARTICLES is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms®.Psychiatry Online (DSM-IV-TR plus more)
DSM-IV-TR handbooks and casebooks, fulltext online. Also, includes full text/image of 5 psychiatry journals published by American Psychiatric Publishing: American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Psychosomatics, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, and Academic Psychiatry.PsycINFO at EBSCOhost
Access to the American Psychological Association's (APA) database of journal, book, and book chapter abstracts, 1887 to the present. 97% of the covered material is peer-reviewed.RCLweb: Resources for College Libraries
ON CAMPUS ONLY. First online edition. A highly selective core list of about 50,000 titles in all subjects and formats, recommended for academic libraries. Brand new for 2008.Regional Business News at EBSCOhost
This EBSCO database provides citations or full text for more than 80 regional business publications from the United States. Includes full text access to New Hampshire Business Review.RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, at EBSCOhost
Covers all aspects of music, 1969 to the present. RILM stands for Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale.Roper Center
This database contains access to archives of public opinion surveys and information. It also includes access to over 500,000 questions and answers asked in US surveys for over 70 years and provides access to full datasets.RTECS
(Requires password available from reference librarian). Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, from NIOSH.Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. Includes the recordings of the Folkways Records label, as well as other titles in the Smithsonian Folkways series, and much more.SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage 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.SPORTDiscus with FullText at EBSCOhost
Produced by the Sport Information Resource Center, SPORTDiscus covers sport, fitness, and related disciplines including books dating back to 1949, and journals to 1975. Full text is available for more than 440 journals with coverage beginning in 1985.Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
Includes Industry Survey and Outlook.SUPER SEARCH
This integrated search allows you to search through all Ebsco databases at once. It also allows searches in JSTOR, DOAJ, ProjectMuse, Worldcat and the library catalog in one easy to use Ebsco format. Choose a Subject or Search All at once.Theatre in Video
When complete, this database will contain over 500 hours of online, streaming video, representing more than 350 full-length plays and documentaries. Coverage begins in the 1930s and will progress through the 20th century. It features important contemporary performances; live television broadcasts of New York productions from the 50s; and revivals of classic works and experimental performances from the 60s and 70s. Unlike Hollywood adaptations, these are the actual original productions, captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience. Both Broadway and off-Broadway productions are represented in each decade.Thomas : U.S. Congress on the Internet
of American Manufacturers(Requires free registration). Formerly known as Thomas Register.U.S. Code
(LII) Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School.U.S. Supreme Court Collection
Sponsored by Cornell's Legal Information Institute.Ulrichsweb
This online version of Ulrich's Periodicals Directory contains up to date bibliographic information on more than 300,000 periodicals. Also includes information on title changes, title merges, and forthcoming titles.USPTO Patent Databases
Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases, from the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (full-text since 1976, full-page images since 1790).ValueLine
ValueLine is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Limited to 30 concurrent users.WDI Online
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's compilation of data about global development. It includes information about people, the environment, the economy, and markets.Web of Knowledge
Including Web of Science, part of the ISI Web of Knowledge service. Included are: Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; Arts & Humanities Citation Index.World Folklore and Folklife
A social history product from Greenwood Press and part of the Daily Life Online suite. Folklore permeates the everyday lives of people around the world. We inherit a rich tradition of holidays, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, foodways, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it. World Folklore and Folklife provides an exciting and accessible way to explore this vast and growing treasury of knowledge.World Newspaper Archive
A fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe. This uniquely comprehensive online resource was created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries - one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories. Includes: * America's Historical Newspapers * Latin American NewspapersWorldCat
An index to books and other materials in libraries worldwide. A FirstSearch database.
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Welcome to the Mason Library Archives & Special Collection. Our mission is to preserve, and share the historical records and publications that document the history of Keene State College. We also collect and preserve rare and unique books, papers, and manuscripts that support the curriculum of the college and fosters undergraduate research. To date, the holdings of the archives & special collections consist of over 250 linear feet of archival and manuscript material and over 6,000 volumes of print and bound materials, covering predominantly the disciplines of history, literature, poetry, film studies, Holocaust studies, and anthropology. Some of featured holdings include: College Archives, Modern Poetry Collection, New Hampshire Social Justice Collection, Mondanock Women’s History Collection, and the Orang Asli Archives. Our holdings continue to grow as does interest in using them. We encourage you to browse through our website or visit us in Keene, New Hampshire.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service offered by Mason Library to support the research and educational needs of the Keene State College community by providing access to supplemental resources that are not available at Mason Library, Keene Public Library, or in full-text periodical databases subscribed to by the College. Through our participation in OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, a global library cooperative), and the New Hampshire State Library's NHAIS (New Hampshire Automated Information System) we can share our resources and borrow materials from virtually anywhere.
How to make a request:
If you have a citation from another source:
How long it takes:
Turn-around time for receipt of most materials is one to two weeks, but some take considerably longer. View the complete Interlibrary Loan Policy Before submitting your request, please search the catalog. We cannot process requests for items held locally.
To view articles or review requests:
E-mail: Linda Madden
Room 121a: First floor of Mason Library accross from the reference desk.
|American Studies||Rodney Obienfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2717|
|Children's Literature||Kathleen Halversonemail@example.com||(603)358-2712|
|Computer Science||Kara Youngfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2716|
|Environmental Studies||Jen Ditkoffemail@example.com||(603)358-2725|
|Film Studies||Rodney Obienfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2717|
|General Science||Jen Ditkoffemail@example.com||(603)358-2725|
|Graphic Design||Peg Barrettfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2714|
|Health Science||Lois Merryemail@example.com||(603)358-2738|
|Holocaust & Genocide Studies||Rodney Obienfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2717|
|Library and Information Science||Kathleen Halversonemail@example.com||(603)358-2712|
|Modern Languages||Patrick O'Brienfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2713|
|Physical Education||Lois Merryemail@example.com||(603)358-2738|
|Political Science||Kara Youngfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2716|
|Social Science||Elizabeth Dolingeremail@example.com||(603)358-2749|
|Special Education||Elizabeth Dolingerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2749|
|Technology, Design & Safety||Lois Merryemail@example.com||(603)358-2738|
|Theatre & Dance||Patrick O'Brienfirstname.lastname@example.org||(603)358-2713|
|Women's Studies||Peg Barrettemail@example.com||(603)358-2714|
Ask a librarian
About the Library (an overview)
Mason Library houses more than 326,000 different books, journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, DVDs, music CDs and audio books. Our entire collection can be accessed through our on-line catalog at www.keene.edu/library, which also provides access to many electronic databases; links to all kinds of web resources; lists of new acquisitions; and more. For off-campus admittance to our site, bring your KSC ID to the library to make sure we have your barcode in our system.
We have expansive and sky lit reading areas; access to the KSC network with 36 wireless laptops for use in the library; a media room with 12 stations with headphones, cable, video, DVD, CD,and web access – and helpful staff! We also house the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies, Curriculum Materials library, Orang Asli Archives, Children’s Literature, and other special collections. For more information, call 603 – 358-2711. Check the hours page for current hours.
What services does the Library offer?
- Setting up a Keene-Link account for yourself and the members of your immediate family that can be used at both Mason Library and Keene Public Library
- Staff photocopier for faculty use (with departmental code)
- Education on how to use the Library catalog and electronic resources
- Fulfilling your requests for items to be added to the Library’s collection
- Showing you how to place course materials on reserve at the circulation desk
- Interlibrary loan services for items not in our collection
- Creating links in Blackboard to Library’s electronic resources
- Transferring images in AstSTOR into a PowerPoint presentation
- Public color scanner
What collections does the Library have?
- Main collection
- Curriculum materials
- Special collections (New Hampshire and Keene State College history)
- Children’s Literature Festival collection
- Holocaust Studies collection
- Orang Asli Archive
- Juvenile collection
- Shared catalog (Keene-Link) with the Keene Public Library
- Music CD collection/audio books
Put an item on reserve
Please use the form located here to request your course reserve materials (Excel file).
For more information, visit the Course Reserves Policy Page.
Design Effective Research Assignments
Emphasize the PROCESS!
Challenges with asking for “peer reviewed” or “academic sources”
· Many students don’t know what “peer-review” means.
· The meaning of “academic sources” can vary from one professor, or even one assignment, to the next.
· Many students have trouble identifying peer-reviewed scholarly sources when they find them. Even if you believe they “should already know this” often students are challenged when put to the task.
· Banning the use of materials found “online” or “from websites” in an effort to have students find more scholarly information does not help students learn how to search for, identify, access, and use scholarly materials.
· Design an exercise that helps students to learn what “peer-review” means prior to requiring the use of these materials. Your subject liaison librarian can help you do this.
· Design an exercise where students learn to identify scholarly sources from popular sources from other types of sources. Your subject liaison librarian can help you do this.
· Define what you mean by “academic sources.” If not required to be peer-reviewed, are blogs written by individuals with appropriate credentials acceptable? What about trade journal articles?
· Hold students accountable, through assessment, for using the type of sources you ask for. Otherwise, why should they bother?
· Recognize that all information found in databases is not scholarly, peer reviewed material. Help students to recognize this as well by designing lessons where they interact with a variety of materials and apply skills to evaluate information. Your subject liaison librarian can help you do this.
· Design assignments and lessons where students learn how to more accurately search for information on the web, and apply criteria to evaluate the information they find. Your subject liaison librarian can help you do this.
Avoid Copyright Infringement
What Faculty Can DO to Avoid Copyright Infringement
· Link to the article in your blackboard course
· The article might be on the web
· Search for it in the library databases and get the permanent link (“permalink”) for the article. Provide that link in Blackboard to link to the article. If you can’t locate the article, double check with your librarian liaison.
· If the library does not own a copy, place a copy of the article on reserve in the library. Students would have to come in and use the copy. They could make a copy for themselves.
· You can have the article on reserve for one semester (it is o.k. to have multiple copies on reserve- 1 copy per 20-25 students is suggested). After one semester, if you want the article to remain on reserve, the library will get copyright clearance for you. See the Course Reserves Policy
For sections of books:
· If you have photocopies of sections of a book you can place it on reserve in the library. It can only be a small portion of the book (not a majority). If it needs to be a larger portion of the book, place a copy of the book itself on reserve at the library. If the library does not own a copy of the book, ask your liaison to purchase a copy for the library to own. See the Course Reserves Policy http://www.keene.edu/library/policies/reserves.cfm
For other formats & more in-depth information:
See the Association of Research Libraries Know Your Copy Rights brochure:
Uses in the face-to-face classroom:
Uses in Course Management system like Blackboard:
Get Research Help
- Call the reference desk, 82710.
- Text a question to 317-572-8398
- E-mail the reference desk,firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For IM using AIM or Yahoo!, use screen name kscreference.
- For IM using MSN, use e-mail address email@example.com.
- Research consultation:Contact your subject liaison librarian to arrange for a consultation.
- Stop by and see us!
Librarians staff the reference desk:
Mon.–Thurs: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m.–5 p.m., 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Suggest a Book for Purchase
Overall responsibility for the selection, development, and maintenance of the collection rests with the library faculty, who are familiar with appropriate selection tools and the specific informational needs of library users.
Requests for additional purchases should be directed to the Librarian liaison in your area, and are evaluated according to the Library's Collection Development Policy. For any questions regarding Library Collection policies, contact the Collection Development Librarian.
The library is generally open 8 am - midnight Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 10pm Friday, 10 am - 10pm Saturday, and 10 am - midnight on Sunday during the academic semester. We are also open for extended Sunday hours (until 2 am) for the last 5 Sundays and the last two weeks of the semester.
For more detailed information and updates, please visit the Hours listing.
Circulation Desk: 603 – 358-2711
Reference Desk: 603 – 358-2710
Irene Herold, Dean of the Library: firstname.lastname@example.org 82736
Kathleen Halverson, Assistant Dean of the Library: email@example.com 82712