Gale Opposing Viewpoints (RefWorks help; XLinks) contains more than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays; 5,000 topic overviews; 300 primary source documents; 300 biographies of social activists and reformers; 775 court case overviews; 5 million journal articles; 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs; podcasts, presidential addresses and premier NPR programs; and national and state curriculum standards. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Gale Cengage Learning.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Using this resource; all full-text;
RefWorks help; XLinks) provides access to more than
1,500 electronic reference books and their individual book chapters covering the arts, biography, business, education,
health, history, law, literature, multicultural studies, the nation and the world, science, and social science. There
is unlimited, simultaneous usage and no special readers or equipment are required to use this resource. Users can
search for keywords in the chapter title or throughout the full-text of a chapter. Book chapters can be downloaded,
emailed or printed, as well as translated into eight languages. It is produced by
Gale and the user interface is provided by InfoTrac. No reader is required to use these electronic books. The best way to find ebooks is in the XPLORE Library Catalog. Just look for the ebook icon:
Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index (many from 1990-present; much full-text; tutorials;
RefWorks help; XLinks) indexes and abstracts more than 300 English language journals. It covers horticulture, garden & landscape design & history, botany, ecology,
plant & garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. It is produced by and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Studies Database(1972-present; much full-text; tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) combines Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. It covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. It provides thousands of links to freely available full-text articles and documents on the Web and hundreds of links to important websites. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, and theses & dissertations. It is produced by NISC and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Geology Digital Photographs (XLinks) contains a collection of photos depicting natural features and the human impact on
environments around the world. It is produced by the Department of Geology, Oberlin College. The user interface is provided by OhioLINK.
(North America from1785-present; the world from 1933-present; updated monthly;
some full-text; RefWorks help; video tutorial; saving searches) provides
access to the geoscience literature world-wide and indexes 3,500 journals, including
all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. It includes references to geoscience
journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. It was established
by the American Geological Institute and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK.
Global Reference Center
(all full-text; XLinks) contains comprehensive online content in a
variety of global languages: Spanish Reference
Center, Britannica Online Japan,
Britannica Online Korea,
Britannica Pocket Encyclopedia
(in Simplified Chinese), Encyclopaedia Universalis (in French). It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Encyclopaedia
Google Scholar (much full-text; RefWorks & FIND IT @ XU help) provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can
search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles,
from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly
organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly
research. Use the advanced search for maximum search capabilities and use Scholar preferences to display FIND IT @ XU and RefWorks direct export links.
Monthly Catalog (1976-present; updated monthly; no full-text) contains
over 498,000 bibliographic records of materials published by the U.S. Government
Publications Office. It includes Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and
records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments such
as Defense, State, Labor, and Office of the President. The user interface is provided
by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).
Greek and Latin Inscriptions (XLinks) is part of OhioLINK's Digital Resource Commons. It
contains a collection of digitized squeezes (accurate paper impressions) of Greek and Latin inscriptions from Greece, Italy and Macedonia. The purpose of this collection is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information for the ancient and mediaeval world. It
is produced by the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University. The user interface is provided by OhioLINK.
Green FILE (much full-text; tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, it serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
GREENR (all full-text; RefWorks help; XLinks) stands for Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR). It brings together academic journal, newspaper, and magazine articles, as well as reference and primary sources, conference presentations and reports, statistics, case studies, podcasts, videos, images, Websites and blogs, involvement suggestions, and related portals on hundreds of green topics and issues. Users can search or browse green topics such as energy, the environment, pollution, ecology, and resource management, as well as green-related issues in agriculture, food systems, science, technology, economics, trade, law, and politics. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Gale Cengage Learning.