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Bibliography of Native North Americans    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1500s-present.

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

Biography Reference Bank    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: Ancient - present

Wilson’s largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). With links to every article focused on any individual in nearly every WilsonWeb database, Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!

Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS Previews)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Biological Abstracts, a leading source of life science information, collects abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature. Updated semi-monthly.

Biological and Agricultural Index Plus    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating back to 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.

Bird Sounds from the Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics 

Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics contains digitized recordings of animal sounds from the Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics at The Ohio State University. Currently, the Warbler Collection, recordings of New World wood warblers, is available. 25,000 more recordings will be added in the near future.

Bluffton, OPAL, and OhioLINK Library Catalogs 

Searchable catalog of Musselman Library's holdings and materials in the OPAL and OhioLINK consortia.

Britannica Online Academic Edition    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition is a general reference database designed for the needs of college and university researchers. Content includes the Encyclopedia Britannica, full-text journal and magazine articles, 60,000 web sites appropriate for academic work, World Data Analyst, Gateway to the Classics, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Dictionary of Quotations, Britannica's video collection, and more.

Britannica School Edition    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Encyclopædia Britannica School Edition provides access to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia.

Britannica Spanish Reference Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Britannica's Spanish Reference Center offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Gran Enciclopedia Planeta for high school ages and up and Enciclopedia Juvenil for ages 6-12.

Business Abstracts with Full Text    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.

Business Searching Interface from EBSCO    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

The Business Searching Interface (BSI) provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research, and then use the results as limiters in a keyword search, if desired.

Business Source Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1886 - present

Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 25,000 most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Please Note - When searching this database, if you find articles that you want from the Wall Street Journal, you will need to go to another database to access the fulltext article. Fulltext for the Wall Street Journal (back to the mid-1980s) can be found in our separate Wall Street Journal database of that name.