PRIMARY DATABASES: Book Reviews

Academic Search Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1865 - present

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database featuring peer-reviewed journals as well as other journals, magazines, newspapers, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this is the database of choice for a wide variety of research interests. The database features full-text for over 5,300 periodicals and provides access to even more online content through OLinks. Updated daily. Note: this database offers indexing for the Wall Street Journal. To access articles in the WSJ, search the separate Wall Street Journal database.


American Periodicals Series Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1741-1900

American Periodicals Series Online contains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. The collection is arranged in three series: 1741-1800, the period of transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800-1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over slavery; and 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. Magazines of these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time.


Choice Reviews Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1987 - present

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is an important source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Bluffton faculty/staff and students can browse issues and search reviews without logging in as a Choice member (and print, email, or download). The member login is necessary to benefit from any of the personalized features, including saving lists of reviews and developing a profile. Choice is a publishing unit of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

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LexisNexis Academic    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present

Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.


Literature Resource Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

The Literature Resource Center (LRC) provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from all time periods and literary disciplines. Included are writers in the areas of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism and more. Content is derived from over 400 reference sources; more than 360 scholarly journals and literary magazines; excerpts from scholarly monographs, literary correspondence and diaries; book reviews; multimedia; and selected websites. Among the reference sources are Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Merriam-Websterís Encyclopedia of Literature.

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Newspaper Source    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Newspaper Source provides selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers and 25 national (U.S.) and international papers. Also contains full text television & radio news transcripts. Newspaper Source is part of the EBSCO family of databases (Academic Search Complete, Business Source Premier). Updated daily


SUPPORTING DATABASES: Book Reviews

America: History and Life    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1964 - present

America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated quarterly.


ATLA Religion Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1949 - present.

The ATLA Religion Database is an essential tool for the study of religion. It is the premier index to journal articles, essays from collected works, and book reviews in all fields of religion. With over 1.6 million records in 60+ languages, ATLA Religion features coverage for Bible, archaeology, church history, missions, pastoral ministry, world religions, theology, philosophy, and ethics. Includes journals representing all major religious faiths and major denominations. Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). Updated quarterly.


Electronic Journal Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Full-text access to thousands of academic journals assembled by OhioLINK.


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