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Designed specifically for academic institutions, ASC is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.
Users can cross-search Gale holdings such as Gale Virtual Reference Library, InfoTrac collections and specific In Context resources.
With Gale PowerSearch, users can instantly access periodical and reference content in multiple Gale resources from a single starting point while also cross-searching eBooks in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The HeinOnline Academic package contains more than 20 databases. These database contain over 100 million pages of content and cover more than 100 subject areas. Some of the stand out content includes:
2600+ title journal database
U.S. Federal & State Case Law
Federal Government Documents
Important literary movements are described in the scholarly journals from this JSTOR collection that include medieval authors & texts, Victorians, Edwardian & Gothic authors, modern authors, and literary theorists.
This collection supports advanced literary studies and interdisciplinary research on writers and texts critical to curricula in literature.
A comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement can be explored with this product.
A user will find that this content is most usable if s/he registers for an account in the first session.