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  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Articles in business, finance, management, accounting, advertising, banking, insurance, marketing, public administration, real estate, and telecommunications. 1991-current (fulltext); 1971-current (index & abstracts).
    Also Known As
    • ProQuest ABI/Inform Complete
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  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • America: History and Life A Best Bet database
    Summarizes scholarly articles about the history of the United States and Canada. 1964-current.
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  • CenStats: U.S. Census Bureau
    Several databases of demographic and economic information, including Building Permits Data; International Trade Data; Census Tract Street Locator; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex; and USA Counties Data. From the US Census Bureau. See description for coverage.
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  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. From the Congressional Quarterly. 1991 to present.
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  • EconLit through EbscoHOST
    Indexes the international literature on economics. Topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; business and public finance; international, health care, regional and urban economics, and more. 1969-current.
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  • ERIC (via EBSCOhost)
    Indexes scholarly journals and magazines in all areas of education, from early intervention (birth to age three), preschool, K-12 (public and private), and higher education. Includes bilingual, special, gifted, and computer education. 1966-present.
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  • HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)
    Summarizes articles about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. International scope. Content mainly in Spanish with some English. 1970-current. 1970-current.
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  • Hein Online
    Full-text of law reviews, federal documents, and Supreme Court materials. Much material is pre-1980 and some dates back to the 1800s. See details for coverage.
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  • iPOLL
    Includes polls and data survey results from academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more. From the Roper Center. 1935-present.
    Also Known As
    • Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
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  • Issues & Controversies
    Summarizes current issues and controversies in political, economic, social and scientific topics. 1995-current.
    Also Known As
    • Facts on File
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  • JSTOR
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • LexisNexis Academic
    The general website to access all LexisNexis Academic content. Access full text of newspapers, wire services, radio and TV transcripts.
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  • LexisNexis News
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
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  • Newspapers through ProQuest
    Full text of: Hartford Courant 1992-, Christian Science Monitor 1988-, New York Times 1980-, Wall Street Journal 1984-, Washington Post 1987-
    Also Known As
    • Newsstand from CT State Library
    • Hartford Courant (1992 – Current)
    • Christian Science Monitor (1988-Current)
    • Wall Street Journal (1984-Current)
    • Washington Post (1987-Current)
    • New York Times (1980 - current)
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  • Political Science Complete (EBSCO) A Best Bet database
    Forrmerly ProQuest Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Delivers nearly 700 full-text journals, 330 full-text reference books and monographs, and more than 47,000 full-text conference papers.
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  • PsycINFO
    Scholarly articles in psychology, plus medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, criminology, social science, business, & organizational behavior. 1872-present.
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  • Public Affairs Index A Best Bet database
    Indexes journal articles, books, statistical yearbooks, conference proceedings, research reports and government documents world-wide on public affairs, political science, public administration, and international relations. Replaced PAIS 1/26/2017. 1915-current.
    Also Known As
    • PAIS International
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • Social Work Abstracts
    Summarizes articles in 450+ journals in all areas of social work, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems. 1966-current.
    Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
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  • SocINDEX with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles on sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Hundred of scholarly journals available in full text; hundreds of other journals indexed. 25,000 author profiles. Replaced ProQuest Sociological Abstracts. Coverage dates vary; 1895-present.
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