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Databases for Parks and Recreation

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  • eHRAF World Cultures

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups.  [Details]

  • PsycARTICLES

    PsycARTICLES contains full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). The database contains more than 164,000 articles from over 100 journals.  [Details]

  • PsycINFO

    This database is the American Psychological Association (APA)'s renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations. PsycINFO is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, with ninety-nine percent of the covered material peer-reviewed.  [Details]

  • ScienceDirect

    Offers access to most of the Elsevier Journal collection covering the sciences, business, child development, computer science, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science and tourism.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   ScienceDirect Interactive Tutorials

  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text

    Allows one user access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

    International citations on exercise, physiology, physical education and fitness, sports and sports medicine.  [Details]

  • eHRAF World Cultures

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups.  [Details]

  • PsycARTICLES

    PsycARTICLES contains full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). The database contains more than 164,000 articles from over 100 journals.  [Details]

  • PsycINFO

    This database is the American Psychological Association (APA)'s renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations. PsycINFO is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, with ninety-nine percent of the covered material peer-reviewed.  [Details]

  • ScienceDirect

    Offers access to most of the Elsevier Journal collection covering the sciences, business, child development, computer science, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science and tourism.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   ScienceDirect Interactive Tutorials

  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text

    Allows one user access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

    International citations on exercise, physiology, physical education and fitness, sports and sports medicine.  [Details]

  • LexisNexis Academic

    News, business, legal and reference information.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   LexisNexis YouTube Channel

  • Newspaper Source Plus

    Starting January 1, 2015 this database will be replaced by​ ProQuest Newsstand and InfoTrac Newsstand. Please visit 2015 Database Changes for more information.

    Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.  [Details]

  • Academic Search Complete

    Starting January 1, 2015 this database will be replaced by​ ProQuest Central. Please visit 2015 Database Changes for more information.

    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, scholarly full-text database including peer-reviewed journals, full-text
    periodicals, reports, books, and much more. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. It includes over 13,690 indexed and abstracted journals and full-text for nearly 9,100 journals.  [Details]

  • Business Source Complete

    Starting January 1, 2015 this database will be replaced by​ ABI/INFORM Complete. Please visit 2015 Database Changes for more information.

    Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by Business Source Complete are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. Contains full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Business Source Complete

  • ProQuest Central

    This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. Comparable to EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete

    This database offers comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others. Provides in-depth coverage from over 1,500 publications with almost 1,300 available in full text and of these, over 900 include MEDLINE indexing. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Research Library

    A multidisciplinary, general reference database covering covering over 150 academic disciplines. Consists of a diversified mix of over 6,000 titles - over 75% in full text - from 1971 forward, including scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • World FactBook

    Database of country profiles produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  [Details]

  • WorldCat [FirstSearch Interface]

    Books and other materials in libraries worldwide.  [Details]


Helpful Websites

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