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Academic OneFile (Gale)    full text   title list
Broad collection from leading journals, newspapers and reference sources.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)    full text   search help   title list
Nearly 4,500 multi-disciplinary journals covering most subjects.
Coverage: 1975 - current (earlier for some titles)
Access news, business, and legal sources from the U.S. and around the world.
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Biography in Context (Gale)    full text   title list
Biographical information about current and historical people.
CQ Researcher    full text   title list
In-depth, original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
Coverage: 1991 - current
Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)    full text   title list
Scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers, many in full text with images.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Global Issues in Context (Gale)    full text     New Resource
Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
JSTOR    full text   search help   title list  
Arts & Science Collections I - IV offering over 500 full-text journals.
Coverage: 1800s - 1 to 5 years before current month (varies by title)
Massachusetts Newsstand (ProQuest)    full text   search help    title list
Combined coverage of 14 Massachusetts newspapers such as the Globe and Lowell Sun.
Coverage: varies by title, oldest is 1980 - current
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)    full text     New Resource
Continuously updated topic overviews, full-text articles, videos, and audio.
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
eBooks
Credo Reference    full text   search help   title list
100 full-text reference resources covering most academic subject areas.
Over 70,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
24 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.
Coverage:
Publication dates 1999 - 2006
Over 160 encyclopedias and handbooks covering the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Coverage: Publication dates 2002 - 2010
Research Guide
Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.