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Career & Technical Education Database

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

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Overview

​The Career & Technical Education Database is the definitive source for vocational information, offering full text journals, magazines, blogs, and video content. Students and instructors can research virtually any technical topic, including computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography. The database includes over 790 titles, with more than 700 available in full text. Agricultural Research, Computer Technology Review, Law & Order, Nutrition and Food Science, and Printed Circuit Design are just a few of the titles available in the Career & Technical Education Database.

Featuring full-text publications and valuable career resources, the Career & Technical Education Database offers comprehensive trade and industry information to help meet career and job seekers information needs. With the current state of the economy, demand for career advice and vocational information is at an all-time high. This database is a powerful solution to meet this demand.

Computer Science Database

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

Overview

With a large and growing set of ongoing full text from publishers such as Springer, Cambridge University Press, Association for Information Systems, Emerald Group, the Computing Database supports the needs of students and faculty in the fast growing fields of information technology and computer science. The Computing Database is a growing resource of 4.2 million full text articles from over 500 sources. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and engineering literature.

This database is purpose-built to provide a growing foundational collection of the world’s leading information technology journals like the International Journal of Computer Vision and authoritative, accessible trade titles including Information Week and EContent.

These highly cited titles bring focused coverage and offers a superior level of detailed and specific research information across hundreds subject areas. Popular works, such as Wired and Technology Review provide necessary information for new or non-specialist learners with approachable context and language.

Content Type: Abstract and index, Full Text, Full Image, Text+Graphics

Consumer Health Database

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

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Overview

The Consumer Health Database offers international coverage dating back to 1988 for an enormous range of public health subjects, including pandemics, disaster preparedness, and obesity. Particularly of interest to public library users, the public health topics covered in the collection range from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. Provided by over 190 publishers, over 350 full-text magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and trade publications and over 300 health video clips from INTELECOM are included in the collection. Key titles include American Family Physician, Psychiatric Times, Psychology Today, Family Relations, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Men’s Health, Women’s Health Weekly, and Pediatrics for Parents.

Subject Coverage

  • Women’s health
  • Nutrition
  • Midwifery
  • Eye care
  • Dentistry
Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Wire Feeds, Magazines, Books, Newspapers, Other sources, Reports, Trade journals

Criminal Justice Database

Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

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Overview

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. The database bridges theory with practice by providing information geared to those interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security – as well as scholars and other researchers who study the causes, trends, and societal impacts of crime.

As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, Criminal Justice Database includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Criminal Justice Database supports rigorous research on the causes, trends and societal impacts of crime through indexing and full text coverage of scholarly and trade titles on criminal justice and related topics. Over 600 publications crossing the following types:
  • Blogs, Podcasts, & Websites
  • Books

Education Database

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

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Overview

The Education Database gives users access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full text. There are more than 2.2 million records to-date, including over 1,000 full-text journals and 18,000 dissertations and theses, supporting research on the theory and practice of education. Approximately 75% of the publications included in this database are scholarly journals. Offering complete information on hundreds of educational topics, this database offers complete text and images from journals such as:
  • Childhood Education
  • College Teaching
  • Harvard Educational Review
  • Journal of Athletic Training
  • Educational Theory

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