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A database geared toward the academic researcher, Academic Search Premier contains full text and images from over 4,700 journals covering biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, theology, and more. learn more
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Scribner Writers Online includes American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection and World and Genre Writers Collection learn more
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The Lexi-PALS Drug Guide is a database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format. The database consists of over... learn more
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Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. Fold3 is invaluable for... learn more
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The American Physical Society is now providing in-library access free of charge to all of their technical journals, including: Physical Review Letters (PRL) (brief important papers, all topics in physics) Physical Review A (atomic, molecular, and optical physics) Physical Review B (condensed... learn more
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