DATABASE TUTORIALS

 

EBSCO

Academic Search Complete 

Academic multidisciplinary database providing full text for 4,450+ scholarly publications, including full text for 3,500+ peer-reviewed journals.

Alt Health Watch 
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.

Biography Reference Center
Biography Reference Center is an online biographical reference database in the fields of literature, science, business, entertainment, politics, sports, history, current events and the arts. Contains biographical information on over one million people throughout history and around the world.

Business Source Complete 
Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included.

 eBook Collection (EBSCO)  

Provides access to EBSCOhost eBook Collection of more than 28,000 electronic books covering a wide variety of subject disciplines.  Formerly known as NetLibrary.  View tutorials: Searching:   Flash  PowerPoint Downloading:   PowerPoint    Flash                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 EBSCOhost Mobile 
A guide to the most popular EBSCOhost features available for use on mobile devices such as iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android-based smart phones.

ERIC(EBSCO)
The Education Resource Information Center contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Health and Wellness Resource Center 
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Health Logy, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes.

 Heritage Quest 
One of the most valuable resources available today to research ancestry using census data of the U.S. Federal Census Records from1770-1930 for family records and local history.  

 Infotrac Custom Newspapers 
Growing collection of over 400 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, including several Texas newspapers. Dates of coverage vary with start dates beginning January of 1996, and a 365 day rolling file for the New York Times.

MasterFILE Premier 
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, Masterfile Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags.

Military and Government Collection 
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government and provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals.    

EBSCOhost Tutorials:

Basic Search 

Advanced Search –Guided Style 

Creating a Journal Alert 

 Gale

Demographics Now
A comprehensive web-based solution offering up-to-the-date resources on demographics and extensive market level information.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.  

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Health logy, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.   Guided Tour

Literature Resources from Gale
Research authors and their works, literary movements, and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.    Basic Search Tutorial    Advanced Search Tutorial       Article Options Tutorial

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Homepage Tutorial)
This database is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.   Search Tutorial     Topic Tutorial

Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Small Business Resource Center
Search Small Business Resource Center database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

U.S. History in Context (Homepage Tutorial)
Is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Search Tutorial     Topic Page Tutorial

World History in Context (Homepage Tutorial)
From antiquity to the present, world history curricula is reflected by content from over 2,000 primary sources, 25 reference titles and from 110 academic journals.   Search Tutorial   Topic Tutorial                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

JSTOR

JSTOR
Is a not–for–profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content including over one thousand academic journals and other scholarly content and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.

RIA Checkpoint Tutorial
The premier web-based research tool available to account and tax academic research professionals. Users have access to Federal court cases, Federal Code and Regulations, IRS publications and other tax documents.    

SciFinder Tutorials
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.

Oxford Music Online
Is the gateway through which users can access an expanding range of Oxford's premier music resources.

Stat!Ref
Is a collection of electronic resources for healthcare professionals offering access to full-text drug references, medical dictionaries, textbooks, medical reference sources and other related materials? Stat!Ref provides access to over 130 premier clinical journals, in a range of healthcare disciplines.

Library of Texas
Preserves the record of government for public scrutiny, to secure and make accessible historically significant records and other valuable resources, to meet the reading needs of Texans with disabilities, to build and sustain statewide partnerships to improve library programs and services, and to enhance the capacity for achievement of individuals and institutions with whom we work.

NetLibrary see eBook Collection (EBSCO)  

Toxicology Tutor I- Basic Principles
Toxicology Tutor I is the first in a set of three tutorials that provide users of NLM’s toxicology databases with a working knowledge of basic toxicology principles.

Toxicology Tutor II - Toxicokinetics
Toxicology Tutor II is the second of three toxicology tutorials that provides a better understanding of how substances get in the body and what happens to substances after they get in the body.

Toxicology Tutor III – Cellular Toxicology
Toxicology Tutor III is the third of three toxicology tutorials that cover the basic toxic mechanisms that operate at the cell level which includes those that interfere with normal biochemical functions.

ToxLearn
ToxLearn is an online learning tool that provides a basic understanding of toxicology and updates and expands   Toxicology Tutor I, II and III.

PubMed
Includes more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publishers web sites.

ReferenceUSA                                                                                                                                                                           One of the world's largest databases of industry and company information, with contact information, sales and employee figures. Searchable by yellow page heading, SIC code, geography.                        

WorldCat FirstSearch
WorldCat (OCLC) is a catalog containing books, web resources, manuscripts, electronic books, musical scores, media, journals, newspapers, and more from the full range of recorded history.

Toxseek
A meta-search engine that enables simultaneous searching of many different information resources on the World Wide Web.

TexShare
TexShare is a cooperative program designed to improve library service to Texans. TexShare focuses on the efficient sharing of library holdings, with an emphasis on electronic information resources and traditional collections of books and journals.