Category Archives: Databases

The Lincoln Log

Image via Wikipedia The Lincoln Log What exactly was Abraham Lincoln doing on June 11, 1850? As it turns out, he was writing a letter to one Nathaniel Hay, describing the details of a potential home-improvement project. If you’re … Continue reading

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Key Indicators Interactive Database

Pew Global Attitudes Project Key Indicators Database The Pew Global Attitudes Project has conducted a myriad of research projects over the past decade. With their team of researchers, they have asked people around the world about their opinion of … Continue reading

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Tip For Using Lit Resource Center

Here’s some helpful information for using Literature Resource Center.  This database includes access to Gale’s Literary Index which is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms … Continue reading

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Learn About EBSCO Databases

Image by OZinOH via Flickr You can watch an overview of EBSCOhost 2.0 in a Flash tutorial.  This provides good introduction for beginners or anyone who wants to become more proficient in using any of our EBSCO databases. Note that … Continue reading

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About Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts is an annotated bibliographic database provided by GFU libraries that covers the history of the world from 1450 to present, excluding the U.S. and Canada.  In addition to world history it includes military history, women’s history, history of … Continue reading

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Birds of North America

Image via Wikipedia Birds of North America Online is available through GFU libraries.  It provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.  Can’t find a species? Keep in … Continue reading

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More in Nursing Reference Center

Image via Wikipedia Nursing Reference Center is regularly updated and new content is added to ensure that the database contains the best available evidence in nursing. Since July 2009, nearly 1,200 new documents have been added to Nursing Reference Center: … Continue reading

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Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Image by rochelle, et. al. via Flickr This is our newest database and it is now available on the Databases A-Z list. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center A full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem … Continue reading

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About Education Resource Complete

Education Resource Complete is one of the databases that is available through GFU libraries. It provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for nearly 1,300 journals. This database also includes full text for … Continue reading

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New EBSCOhost Features

We are pleased to announce that the following new EBSCOhost features are now available: Enhanced PDF Viewer: EBSCOhost features a special viewer designed to streamline the browsing of an entire issue, or all available volumes and issues, from one screen. … Continue reading

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