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LOUIS Databases

Bloom's Literature
Bloom's Literature contains a wide range of reference essays and scholarly criticism examining great authors -- from William Shakespere to J. K. Rowling -- and their works.

CQ Researcher
In-depth reports on today's issues.

EBSCO Discovery Service
Searches across the Delta Library catalog and many of its databases and online resources.

A comprehensive database containing multi-disciplinary subject databases and subject specific databases of articles

Gale Group
The Gale Group databases compile Biography Resource Center, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Series and The Twayne Authors Series

JSTOR is a full-text scholarly journal database

Nexis UNI
Contains full-text articles and abstracts from newspapers, magazines and reference sources

Online resources provide researchers of every kind with valuable information on any topic imaginable. Special collections include: African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; America's Historical Newspapers - Louisiana State Package (includes Times Picayune 1837-1936; Black Life in America, Series 1 & 2; Hispanic Life in America, Series 1: 1704-1942

Publication Finder
Use Publication Finder to search for articles by journal title or access a complete list of LDCC Library databases. 

Oxford English Dictionary
The definitive record of the English language.

ProQuest provides access to several databases including Nursing and Allied Health Source. Nursing and Allied Health Source provides access to full-text articles from leading nursing, allied health and related publications

PrepStep® (Formerly Learning Express)
This resource has over 800 tutorials, practice exams, and ebooks for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation and career advancement.

MathSciNet is a database covering the world’s mathematical literature

Bayou State Periodical Index
Index Louisiana resources

Dissertation Abstracts
This database provides abstracts and citations for doctoral and masters’ dissertations

The Civil War
450 primary source documents with an overview of military, diplomatic history, cultural history, legal history and more

Credo Reference
An online reference resource from LOUIS.

Vocational and Career Collection
Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals.

Other Databases

The World Factbook
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing
An international forum for the advancement of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice.

America’s Newspapers
AMERICA’S HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS (1690-2000) contains first-hand accounts of seminal events affecting American society from 1690 to 2000.  The material is organized through a visual timeline-based interface but you can also use a keyword search to locate content.  The resource collection is comprised of newspapers from around the country, containing articles as they appeared in print, as well as political cartoons, advertisements and obituaries.

Mometrix Test Preparation
Teas Test and Other Study Guides: Nursing, Medical Technology, Public Service and Police Exams, Construction and Industry, and College Admissions and Placement

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help students find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Opposing Viewpoints Resources Center
A one-stop source for information on current social issues

Journal of Forensic Sciences
 Official publication of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences includes anthropology, criminalistics, digital and multimedia sciences, engineering and applied sciences, pathology/biology, psychiatry and behavioral science, jurisprudence, odontology, questioned documents, and toxicology

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