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  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index

    Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Gale

    Biography and Genealogy Master Index

  • Book Index with Reviews

    A comprehensive database that provides information on book, music, and video titles. Full-text searchable book reviews from Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, CHOICE, and others are included.

    Vendor: EBSCOhost

    Book Index with Reviews

  • Chicago Manual of Style Online

    The online version of the Chicago Manual of Style, along with a variety of tools including Chicago Style Q&A.

    Content: Reference Resource

    Chicago Manual of Style Online

  • CQ Researcher

    CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.

    Content: Reference Resource

    CQ Researcher

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

    In addition to offering the full text of the print edition in searchable pdf format, this online version presents the major tables of numerical data in the form of interactive tables that can be searched, sorted, filtered, and combined in various ways.

    Content: Reference Resource

    CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography

    Provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Gale

    Dictionary of Literary Biography

  • Gale Directory Library

    Access to online directories purchased from Gale.

    Vendor: Gale

    Gale Directory Library

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A database of specialized encyclopedias and other reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Gale

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments

    Information about measurement instruments in the health and psychosocial sciences.

    Content: No Full Text
    Vendor: EBSCOhost

    Health and Psychosocial Instruments

  • International Encyclopedia of Communication

    Coverage spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Wiley

    International Encyclopedia of Communication

  • Journal Citation Reports

    Journal Citation Reports allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

    Coverage: 2010-present
    Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

    Journal Citation Reports

  • Literature Resource Center

    Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Gale

    Literature Resource Center

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

    Mental Measurements Yearbook contains descriptive information and reviews of commercially available standardized educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement, and intelligence tests. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides information including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, print, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

    Content: No Full Text
    Vendor: EBSCOhost

    Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    Provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles about various social issues.

    Content: Some Full Text
    Vendor: Gale

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context

  • Oxford Art Online

    Includes Grove Art Online (an online encyclopedia of the visual arts with over 45,000 articles and over 130,000 images), Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Oxford

    Oxford Art Online

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

    Biographical entries for 50,000 people connected with Britain's past, from the 4th century BC to 2000.

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    Simultaneous Users: 1
    Vendor: Oxford

    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

  • Oxford English Dictionary

    The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Oxford

    Oxford English Dictionary

  • Oxford Music Online

    Includes the full text of New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Simultaneous Users: 3
    Vendor: Oxford

    Oxford Music Online

  • Oxford Reference

    Access to Oxford reference titles to which UNC has purchased online versions. UNC does not have access to all titles.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Oxford

    Oxford Reference

  • Something About the Author

    This critically acclaimed series spotlights more than 12,000 individuals in entries that typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources.

    Content: Full Text
    Vendor: Gale

    Something About the Author

  • Ulrichsweb.com

    The online version of Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, providing detailed information about serial titles published throughout the world.


  • WorldCat (FirstSearch)

    Search for items in libraries worldwide.

    Vendor: OCLC

    WorldCat (FirstSearch)