Monday, August 24, 2009

Online Resources That Help you Find Books, Articles, and Media

Palomar College Library subscribes to many web-based research aids covering all disciplines, most of which contain full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. We also have several electronic book collections that are for students taking online classess.

Take a look at what's new this semester (off-campus, you must login with your Palomar e-services or network login):

  • History Resource Center
    Seamlessly integrates 17 reference sources from Gale, Macmillan and Scribner, along with full-text articles from over 100 academic journals. Over 1,500 primary source documents, including some native language documents with new translations. Microfilm Collections are included, with a high percentage that never have been available electronically in the United States before. Historical news sources, 500 maps, 1,000 images.
  • Biography Resource Center
    Contains more than 422,000 biographies on more than 335,000 people from around the world and throughout history. It combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical databases with nearly 300 full-text periodicals.
  • LegalTrac
    LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text.

    More information about these and other databases are available by clicking the "Databases/Articles" link in the box to the right, or by going to the Library home page. Please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian, with any questions, comments, or recommendations.

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