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Academic Search Premier

This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

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CQ Researcher

Explores a single hot issue in the news in-depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

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Google Scholar CSUSM

Link to citations and full-text from your CSUSM Library databases and beyond!

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ProQuest

Search all of ProQuest's databases.

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CQ Researcher

Explores a single hot issue in the news in-depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

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ERIC

A national database of education literature, including reports and journal articles.

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Export.gov Market Research Library

Registration by students or researchers required. Market Research for foreign countries and industry sectors.

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FedStats

Official statistical information from the federal government, including economic and population trends, foreign trade, energy use, and farm production.

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Homeland Security Digital Library

The HSDL collection provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and agencies.

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Medline

The premier database of world biomedical literature on clinical medicine and preclinical research. PubMed provides more updated content in a less user-friendly interface.

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MedlinePlus

A large, encyclopedia-like database with excellent patient information on diseases, conditions, clinical trials, hospitals, and other areas of medicine and dentistry.

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O*Net Online

The O*NET Online serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

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PAIS

An important index to political, economic, and social issues in current debate.

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PubMed @ CSUSM

The premier database of world biomedical literature on clinical medicine and preclinical research. Medline provides a more user-friendly interface, but less updated content.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States (Proquest)

The Statistical Abstract of the United States (online edition) by Proquest is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

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WestlawNext Campus Research

This is a comprehensive database for news, business, and law-related information has been designed for students. It brings together news databases arranged geographically and topically; newswires as well as business, trade, and professional journals and publications; and law-related resources, including both primary law and analysis.

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ABI/INFORM Complete

Business, Management and Trade - scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news

 

The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

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Academic Search Premier

This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

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Accessible Archives

A good source for 19th Century American History; includes newspapers on the Civil War and African Americans.

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African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Newspapers digitized from 37 states chronicling African American experiences and influence in a variety of events from the early 19th through late 20th centuries.

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America's Historical Newspapers

United States newspapers including African American and Hispanic American interests. Languages other than English include Spanish and a limited number in French and German. Of special interest is the San Diego Union and its variants archive. The Los Angeles Times archives and New York Times archives are searchable as separate collections. Current newspapers are available in the Newspaper tab under the "Most Popular" databases link on the library homepage. 

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America's News Collection (NewsBank)

With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. This collection includes access to San Diego Union-Tribune articles from from 1983-present.

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California Digital Newspaper Collection

Digitized full text newspapers consisting of lesser-known titles from cities and regions in California. Part of the IMLS-funded national effort to make historical newspapers freely available.

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Chronicle of Higher Education

A top source for news and information on colleges and universities.

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Ethnic NewsWatch

Full-text ethnic newspapers, searchable in English or Spanish.

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Factiva

Covers news and business information, including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and The Wall Street Journal, plus more than 8,000 other sources providing current news.

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First Research for Industries (Mergent Intellect)

Use First Research to find industry key issues using Industry Profiles, State Profiles, Trending news and Social media feeds, Call Prep Sheets (Sample Q and A to industry executives. 

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Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

Spanish and English language newspapers offering news, advertisements, opinion and more from across the nation reflecting contemporary thought and activity.

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Los Angeles Times (Historical)

Archival issues and articles beginning with 1881. Issues published during the past twenty-four years are not available in this database. Check ProQuest or Factiva databases for the material not held in this collection.

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New York Times (Historical Collection)

The New York Times Historical Collection provides full page and article images including the NY Daily Times (1851-1857). The most recent four years not included in this historical collection can be searched through ProQuest Direct, LexisNexis or Factiva.

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ProQuest Newsstand

Includes coverage of over 300 major U.S. and international newspapers, such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune.

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San Diego Union Newspaper Archive

Collection of newspapers published in San Diego under various titles, including the San Diego Union.

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San Diego Union Tribune (current coverage)

The San Diego Union-Tribune is the product of a merger of the San Diego Union, founded in 1868, and the Evening Tribune, founded in 1895. Published from an editorial, printing and business plant in San Diego's Mission Valley, it is the second-oldest newspaper in Southern California, and the oldest business in San Diego County; an area known as a popular vacation destination and home to Mission Bay Park, the largest man-made aquatic park in the country, consisting of 4,235 acres. The Union-Tribune has won numerous journalism awards over the years, including the Pulitzer Prize, and features daily news, sports, shopping, and entertainment coverage for the San Diego area.

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Full-text 1983 to current Some
Times (London) digital archive 1785-1985

Provides access to the complete digital edition of The Times (London). The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

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WestlawNext Campus Research

This is a comprehensive database for news, business, and law-related information has been designed for students. It brings together news databases arranged geographically and topically; newswires as well as business, trade, and professional journals and publications; and law-related resources, including both primary law and analysis.

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Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (CAMIO)

Images from a variety of museums and collections with educational use rights.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is the venerable, time-tested guide to style, usage, citation formatting, and grammar in an accessible online format. Contains full access to both the 16th and 17th edition.

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College Source

Access to nearly 25,000 full-text college catalogs. A great place to begin looking at graduate and professional schools.

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Contemporary Authors

Biographies and bibliographies of 90,000 authors in the U.S. and around the world.

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CQ Researcher

Explores a single hot issue in the news in-depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

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Full-text 1991 to current None
Diccionario de la Real Academia Espanola

Spanish Language Dictionary

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Dictionary of Literary Biography

<p>Biographical and critical reception studies of over 140,000 authors as well as year-in-review articles.</p>

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EBSCO Animals

Provides a good, brief introduction to various animal species; includes encyclopedia entries for common animals.

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Export.gov Market Research Library

Registration by students or researchers required. Market Research for foreign countries and industry sectors.

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FedStats

Official statistical information from the federal government, including economic and population trends, foreign trade, energy use, and farm production.

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First Research for Industries (Mergent Intellect)

Use First Research to find industry key issues using Industry Profiles, State Profiles, Trending news and Social media feeds, Call Prep Sheets (Sample Q and A to industry executives. 

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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Glassdoor

A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of work.ing for a particular employer.

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Going Global Country and Career Guides

Going Global Country and Career Guides contains country profiles and cultural briefings, global employer profiles and job opportunities and resources. Contact the Career Center to take full advantage of these opportunities.

 

 

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IBISWorld Industry Research

<p>Industry Research in over 700 reports by NAIC. In-depth Industry analysis, external, internal and economic, supply chain management. Contains some international reports for UK, Australia, China, and Global.</p>

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Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism

Informative introduction to major people and ideas in the world of literary theory and criticism.

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Literature Criticism Online

Extensive collection of literary criticism authors and their works from antiquity to present.

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MedlinePlus

A large, encyclopedia-like database with excellent patient information on diseases, conditions, clinical trials, hospitals, and other areas of medicine and dentistry.

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Oxford English Dictionary

A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It includes etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet

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Passport GMID. Euromonitor's international markets & reference statistics.

Market size, company share, brand share data for 24 industries across 80 countries over a 20-year period (1997-2016) complimented by full-text market reports and industry sectors at the country level.  Country and Consumer statistics and analysis for 212 countries.

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Pivot

Pivot contains information on awards, fellowships, and grants from federal/non-federal, corporate/private foundation, and international funding sources. As a special feature, Pivot allows users to create unique funding searches, choose to receive weekly emails based upon those searches, search for collaboration opportunities, share opportunities with colleagues and track relevant opportunities.

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PolicyMap

Easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US. PolicyMap is a “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level.

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RIA Checkpoint

<p><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:16px">Thomson / Reuters RIA Checkpoint for Tax and Accounting&nbsp;provides&nbsp;intelligent information to tax and accounting professionals—including expert research, guidance, technology, tools, learning, and news.</span></p>

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Twayne's Authors Online

<p>This series provides literary criticism for approximately 600 authors, including critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, or the development of literary genres.</p>

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Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory

The premier database for finding publication information on journals and other periodicals; includes 250,000 + academic journals, magazines, and other hard-to-locate serials.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is the venerable, time-tested guide to style, usage, citation formatting, and grammar in an accessible online format. Contains full access to both the 16th and 17th edition.

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PolicyMap

Easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US. PolicyMap is a “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level.

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SciFinder (Requires personal registration)

SciFinder is the most comprehensive database for coverage of chemistry & chemical engineering. It has the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. SciFinder provides integrated access to CAPlus, CAS Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, and CHEMCATS which are produced by Chemical Abstracts Service, and to MEDLINE which is produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Sources covered in SciFinder include 10,000 journals, patents from 63 patent authorities, book chapters, conference proceedings, dissertations, evaluated reference works, technical reports, as well as book reviews and biographical information.

First-time users of SciFinder: You must register for an account using your CSUSM email account. Once registered, you can access SciFinder on- or off-campus using the SciFinder Login link. Off-campus, you will be required to sign into EZProxy and then sign into SciFinder with your personal account.

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SimplyAnalytics

SimplyAnalytics is a web-based analytics and data visualization application that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive maps, charts, and reports. The first time you access SimplyAnalytics, click the 'Create an account' link and create your account, which will enable you to login, save and organize your research in a personalized account.

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