Tuesday, December 13, 2011

New Databases: Spring 2012

Get a jump start on Spring 2012 semester! Check out these new course-related databases from the Library:

American History & Life Full Text
Contains selective indexing and some full-text coverage of journals and books on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Contains the complete automotive repair manuals originally published in the Chilton Total Car Care Series, including all auto repair procedures, Technical Service Bulletins, enhanced wiring diagrams, factory drawings and photographs, and labor time guide and estimates. 

Berg Fashion Library
Covers topics on world dress and fashion, and includes content from the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (July 2010), e-books, journals, and an extensive color image bank.

BIR Entertainment
Provides information on over 600,000 music and DVD/video titles, searchable by artist or performer, genre, and a variety of other ways.

Books Index with Reviews
This provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats, as well as thousands of book reviews from trusted library review sources. 

Business Source Elite (will replace Business Source Premier in June; both available until then)
Includes full-text of over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985, and company profiles from Datamonitor. 

Consumer Health Complete
This contains consumer-oriented health information, covering all areas of health and wellness.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
This is an index of works taken from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750."

Palomar students and faculty may access any of these databases by clicking the links above, or on the Library's Online Research Databases web page (Palomar College e-services login required off-campus). For more information about these or other resources, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian.

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