Recommended Sources of Scholarly Journals and Publications:
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The EBSCO database collection provides full text and abstract access for over 10,000 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including business, management, economics, finance, accounting, social sciences, psychology and behavioral sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
ProQuest Ebook Central
This collection of academic books on many subjects can be searched by author, title, subject or keyword. You can view the full-text of each book and even highlight paragraphs for emphasis.
The Psychology database is ProQuest's full-text resource for students, professors, researchers, health and social care professionals. The database combines full text from leading psychology publications with diverse sources of content including dissertations and curriculum-aligned videos to help new students bridge theory with practice.
Credo Reference is a one-stop exploratory search platform that consolidates Amberton University's Library resources along with online specific subject encyclopedias for comprehensive results on search subjects. Topic Pages are a discovery tool that provides search results from the Amberton University Library catalog, EBSCO, ProQuest and Gale databases and multimedia images. The Mind Mapping tool allows you to search for a central concept and find full-text reference entries related to your concept.
WorldCat is your "on-line catalog" for the collections of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. It grows every day, thanks to the efforts of librarians and other information professionals. Through WorldCat you can search the collections of libraries in your community (plus thousands more around the world) and then locate items in a library near you.
GaleGroup provides access to several literature databases in addition to Gale Virtual Reference Library which provides 24/7 access to encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research and Health Reference Center Academic which provides access to health and fitness magazines and professional medical periodicals.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to 2348 free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. 679 of these journals are currently searchable at article level. The remaining 1669 journals can be accessed by the title of the journal.
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OCLC (Online Computer Library Center)
OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing information costs. More than 71,000 libraries in 112 countries and territories around the world use OCLC services to locate, aquire, catalog, lend and preserve library materials.
Choice Reviews is the premier source of reviews for significant current books and electronic media of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 7,000 reviews by subject experts.
20th Century Poetry (American and English)
20th Century Poetry is a collection of over 50,000 poems drawn from over 750 volumes by over 300 modern and contemporary poets.
HeritageQuest offers online information to aid the researcher in locating data on ancestors and relatives. Census records, books and periodicals provide the data necessary to begin a basic search.
The Library of Texas
Search many diverse library collections, on-line databases, and government information through a single, simple interface.
Handbook of Texas
Handbook of Texas is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography and culture. It has more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions and other related Texas information.
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps 1867 - 1970
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to large scale maps of Texas cities and towns drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. The maps list streets, blocks and building numbers, including numbers in use at the time the map was made and previous numbers.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a source of library related materials that focus on current trends in library science, information literacy and new developments in technology from the viewpoint of libraries.