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Electronic Databases

The Baxter Library subscribes to a variety of online resources for the express use of our students and teachers.

On campus: Directly access the links via the library page.

Off campus: Obtain a password from the library and access via the library page.

Access World News


Access World News is a comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

ACCESS WORLD NEWS

American Government

American Government: Connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries while moving students’ toward active, informed, thoughtful citizenship.

American Government

Biography Reference Bank

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Biography Reference Bank offers the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Author Series containing full text articles. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Biography Reference Bank


Biography Reference Center

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Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of full text biographies, including unique narrative biographies. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Biography Reference Center

Britannica Academic

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Britannica Academic Edition is a general encyclopedia with high quality comprehensive information. The articles are written by experts in a given field. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Britannica Academic

Christian Science Monitor

christiansciencemonitor

Christian Science Monitor is an independent daily general newspaper providing national and international news on peoples and cultures. Remote access codes available on student portal

Christian Science Monitor


Classroom Video on Demand

Classroom Video On Demand provides teachers and students with instant access to thousands of award-winning digital reference content and programs neatly grouped into convenient subject-specific categories.

Classroom Video on Demand

Credo Reference

Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a reference database of multiple encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauri. Credo also contains images, audio files and videos. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Credo Reference

ebook Academic Collection

ebook Academic Collection has more than 135,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, and many others.

ebook Academic Collection

ERIC

ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Remote access codes available on student portal.

ERIC

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Green FILE

Green File

Green FILE is a comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Green FILE

Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant through ProQuest provides full-text coverage of the newspaper from 1764 to the present. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Hartford Courant

History Reference Center

History Reference Cneter

History Reference Center features full-text for reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Remote access codes available on student portal.

History Reference Center

JSTOR

JSTOR

JSTOR currently includes more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published, along with thousands of monographs and other materials relevant for education. Remote access codes available on student portal.

JSTOR

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. Contains more than 250 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Legal Information Reference Center


Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online

Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Literature Criticism Online

MasterFILE Premiere

MasterFILE Premiere contains full text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

MasterFILE Premiere

New York Times

New York Times

New York Times full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. There is a one day moving window for the current issue. Remote access codes available on student portal.

New York Times

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus provides more than 1,400 full-text newspapers and more than 55 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Newspaper Source Plus

Non-Fiction Book Collection

Non Fiction Book Collection

Nonfiction Book Collection contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Non Fiction Book Collection

OverDrive

OverDrive

Download and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your library, wherever you go. Use the built-in browser to find, check-out and download digital titles and read or listen in the OverDrive Media Console app. Remote access codes available on student portal.

OverDrive

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Points of View Reference Center


Pop Culture Universe

Pop Culture Universe: Provides a safe haven for investigating topics that appeal to students - without the bias, advertising, suggestive content, or questionable authorship of commercial sites.

Pop Culture Universe

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection designed for professional educators, providing a highly specialized collection of education journals, including peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains educational reports. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Professional Development Collection

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina is a general reference resource for Spanish speakers. Covering issues of particular relevance for Latin America, Spain, and the United States. The database also contains a Spanish-English dictionary. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Referencia Latina

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center Is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to full text science-oriented content. Topics covered include: biology; chemistry; earth and space science; environmental science; health and medicine; history of science; life science; physics; science and society, and wildlife. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Science Reference Center

Topic Search

Topic Search

Topic Search database allows students to explore current events that are often discussed in the classroom. Social, political, and economic issues, as well as scientific discoveries and other popular topics are available. Remote access codes available on student portal.

Topic Search

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is found in ProQuest with full-text coverage from 1987 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Wall Street Journal is available full-text from 1889 to 1993. Remote access codes available on student portal.

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

The Washington Post is found in ProQuest with full-text coverage from 1987 to the present. In ProQuest Historical Newspaper, The Washington Post is available full-text from 1877 to 1994.New York Times full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. There is a one day moving window for the current issue. Remote access codes available on student portal.

The Washington Post

World Geography

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World – Develops students’ global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world that offer in-depth look at international issues.

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

World History: The Modern Era

World History: The Modern Era - From crises in the Middle East to civil strife across Africa to communism in China, South Korea, and Cuba, we live in a world where current conflicts have deep historical roots.

World History: The Modern Era



Baxter Library's Online Card Catalog

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eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Thousands of full-text electronic reference books from Gale allow multiple users to instantly access, print, e-mail and download thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. Remote Access Code needed to access off campus.

Access Gale

E-books from iConn
Millions of free, downloadable e-books in a variety of formats, including some playable on iPad, Kindle or Nook. CT library card needed to access off campus.

Access iConn

EBSCO Academic Collection

ebook Academic Collection has more than 135,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, and many others.

Access Academic Collection

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