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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete (Multi-Disciplinary)

This most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, has more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications.

Coverage: 1975-

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information (Health Sciences)

The AHFS Consumer Medication Information  database is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information.  It includes more than a thousand drug information monographs  written in lay language for consumers.

Updated monthly.

Caribbean Search

Caribbean Search (Multi-Disciplinary)

A multidisciplinary database that provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains over 730 Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books making this the largest collection of full text content available to academic, school and public libraries in the region. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Nursing & Allied Health)

A robust authoritative collection of full text articles for many of the most used journals related to the field of nursing & allied health. The full text coverage for more than 770 journals, legal cases, clinical innovations and trials, etc.

Coverage:  1937- present

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (Multi-Disciplinary)

EBSCO eBook Collection is a library of electronic books (e-books) on many academic subjects. The collection includes titles purchased by UVI  plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable. Readers may check out e-books for seven (7) days.

Education Source

Education Source (Education)

Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers.  The collection includes full-text for education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more.  Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

ERIC (EBSCOHost)

ERIC (EBSCOHost) (Education)

ERIC database is the world's largest source of education information. It contains abstracts of documents and journal articles on educational research and practice. The database covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, etc.

Coverage: 1966- present

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (History)

This is a bibliographic database of European works that relate to the Americas. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.  It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE (Environmental Science)

A database of well-researched information from scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its content includes material on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition (Nursing & Allied Health)

Full text from 590 scholarly journals, and abstracts from another 625 journals. Focuses on many medical disciplines, particularly nursing and allied health.

Coverage: 1975- present

News (AP, UPI, etc.)

News (AP, UPI, etc.) (Multi-Disciplinary)

Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. End users can immediately access the full text of the NewsMonitor-delivered web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in AP News is available for 30-days.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus (Multi-Disciplinary)

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, including Virgin Islands Daily News, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts

PsycArticles

PsycArticles (Psychology)

This full-text psychology database contains articles from over 50 highly-cited full-text, peer reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from journals published by the APA. 

Coverage: 1985 to present

Web News

Web News (Multi-Disciplinary)

EBSCO's News Harvester provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. These feeds are monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes over 5,000 feeds across a range of business and general news topics.

American Chemical Society Journals

American Chemical Society Journals (Chemistry and Related Science)

ACS Journals provides abstracts and full text for journal articles from the American Chemical Society. This is a comprehensive collection of the most cited peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.

Coverage: 1879 – present

Britannica Academic Edition

Britannica Academic Edition (Multi-Disciplinary)

Britannica Online is a combination of the Encyclopedia Britannica plus the Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus, eBooks & Primary Sources, Extended Play Videos, and many other research tools.

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher (Multi-Disciplinary)

CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day dating back to 1991. The full-length  articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research

Grant Forward Database

Grant Forward Database (Science, Social Science, Arts, Humanities)

Grant Forward database contains information on over 9,000 active federal and private funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It also contains fellowships and scholarships for graduate students.

Database updated daily and compiled weekly.

JSTOR (Electronic Journal Collection)

JSTOR (Electronic Journal Collection) - Arts & Sciences, Business, Ecology & Botany; Mathematics & Statistics

JSTOR is not a current issues database. It provides electronic, full text access to the back files of approximately 670 scholarly periodicals in a variety of disciplines, notably: Arts & Sciences; Business; Ecology & Botany;  Mathematics & Statistics. Coverage begins with the first issue of the journal, and typically there is a gap from 1 to 5 years between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. Users may browse by journal title or discipline, or may search the full-text or citations.

LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic (Finance, Business, Legal, Medical, National and International Online News)

LexisNexis Academic is a full text database for online news, business, financial, legal, medical, biographical, government and domestic and international newspaper resources in a single location.  News updated daily, news wires several times a day.

Coverage: 1980-

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (Librarianship)

Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. 

Coverage: Mid-1960- present.

PubMed (public access to MEDLINE)

PubMed (Public Access to MEDLINE) - Health: Pre-Clinical and Clinical

Indexes articles in a broad range of preclinical and clinical disciplines. Contains a collection of newer articles that are not yet indexed and included in other versions of MEDLINE.

Coverage: 1950 – present

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center (Interdisciplinary)

Literature Resource Center is the most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource. It's materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skill.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Interdisciplinary)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.  Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.