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MarketResearch.com
Vendor: MarketResearch

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

full text, reports: service industries, consumer goods, demographics, food & beverages, heavy industry, life science, public sector, technology & media.

Provides access to market research reports covering a wide variety of business sectors.  Focus is on North America.

MAS Ultra - Public Library Edition
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1984 -

Updated: daily

full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: health, science, business, general reference.

This database provides full text from more than 350 periodicals covering general reference topics, including health, science and other areas. In addition, MAS Ultra - Public Library Edition offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 500 general interest magazines and periodicals.  Includes the 4th edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1975-

Updated: daily

full text; subjects: general interest, current events.

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.  Can be searched by Lexile Reading Level. Includes the 4th edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

MasterFILE Premier
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1975 -

Updated: daily

full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: general reference, business, consumer health, education, general science and multicultural issues. 

MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database 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. Includes the 4th edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

MathSciNet
Vendor: American Mathematical Society

Years: 1940-

Updated: daily

full text, reviews, citations; subjects: math, computer science.

Provides the full text of Mathematical Reviews from 1940 to the present.  Contains reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.  Covers books, journals and proceedings.

MedicLatina
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

full text; subjects: medicine. 

MedicLatina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American medical publishers. This database provides access to full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.  A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.

MEDLINE
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1947-

Updated: daily

citations, abstracts, links to some full-text; subjects: medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, pre-clinical sciences.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.

MEDLINE (PubMed)
Vendor: National Library of Medicine

Years: 1947-

Updated: weekly

citations, abstracts, links to some full text; subjects:  biomedicine and health.

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains over 18 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

Coverage encompasses those areas of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals and others engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, health policy development, or related educational activities. MEDLINE also covers life sciences vital to biomedical practitioners, researchers, and educators, including aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry. Increased coverage of life sciences began in 2000.

Middle Search Plus
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1990-

Updated: daily

full text; subjects:  all middle school topic areas.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Includes the 4th edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

Military & Government Collection
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: military, government.

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

MLA International Bibliography
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1923-

Updated: 9 times per year

citations; subjects: literature, modern languages, linguistics, folklore.

Produced by the Modern Language Association the MLA International Bibliography includes citations drawn from books, journal articles, essays in books, working papers, proceedings, dissertations and web sites.  Seventy-five percent of the citations come from journal articles. Also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

Music & Performing Arts
Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

streaming music and theatre; subjects: American, classical, contemporary, jazz, and world music; theatre.

Contains the following Alexander Street Press streaming music collections: American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, Popular Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound and Theatre in Video.

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