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Education Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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This database has comprehensive coverage of an international range of English language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Educational topics covered include adult education, comparative education, continuing & distance education, educational technology, elementary & secondary education, higher education, instructional media, literacy standards, multicultural education, pre-school and special education, teacher education & evaluation, and teaching methods. Includes full text of more than 300 publications as well as indexing/abstracting of over 700 journals as far back as 1983. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


NoveList  (EBSCOhost)
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NoveList is a readers' advisory service which provides access to information on over 155,000 fiction titles including over 60,000 juvenile fiction records as well as feature materials designed for both the younger reader and the adults that work with them. The database also includes hundreds of hand-crafted Recommended Reads lists for adults, teens and kids covering both fiction genres and topics, 500 Book Discussion Guides including questions and answers and suggestions for further reading, and 450 searchable Award Lists. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


SCOLA World TV Online  (Scola)
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SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 175 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material. World TV Online offers a wide ranging and diverse selection of television programs from around the world through largely geographically designated channels available by satellite and on the Internet. More than 100 countries and regions and more than 100 languages are available. Each channel offers a blend of news, drama, comedy, culture, sports, entertainment, music and children's programming. New countries and languages are frequently added so check the Program Schedule for updates.


Project Gutenberg
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Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

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Credo Reference
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Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for


Ebook Academic Collection  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of e-texts contains a large selection of multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are nearly 83,000 full-text titles with subject coverage that includes: art, business & economics, education, literary criticism, medicine & nursing, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science and technology. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Ebook Collection (formerly netLibrary)  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of 8,000 books. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Ebrary
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Ebrary is a growing collection of electronic books and other documents. At present through the Academic Complete Collection Salve Regina University patrons have access to over 70,000 titles. Included in these titles is a collection of more than 1,050 historical and geopolitical maps of academic interest. More than 180 different academic publishers have contributed material to the Academic Complete Collection. Most titles in the collection have been published within the last two years.
Ebrary includes a rich collection of titles in many subject areas, ranging from Business and Economics, Computers and Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to Law and General Reference, that are not available in any other collection. User guide for


ERIC  (EBSCOhost)
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ERIC provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.


General Science Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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General Science Full Text covers scientific information from the fields of astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, earth science, environment, genetics, health, mathematics, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology. It includes full text from over 80 periodicals and abstracting/indexing of another 280 titles. Coverage is from the present to 1984. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


JSTOR  (JSTOR)
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JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR


Learning Express Library  (Learning Express)
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Learning Express offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and other job and career information. Includes GMAT and GRE Preparation as well as LSAT and MCAT Practice Exams. Also cover PRAXIS I and II preparation.


Mango Languages  (Mango)
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Mango is a database of Foreign Language Courses at both the Basic and Advanced Level. Use Mango Basic courses to quickly learn some basic words and phrases for a business trip or short trip overseas. Mango Complete courses are aimed at students who want to move beyond basic language skills. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish (partial list).


Oral History Online  (Alexander Street Press)
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This landmark project makes English-language oral histories easily accessible for the first time, giving voice to typically unheard people from all walks of life from around the world. The database provides detailed indexing of oral history collections, repositories, and narratives, along with links to full text, audio, and video where available. Updated quarterly. Includes the Oral History Top 100 popularity rankings. User guide for Alexander Street Press


Sage Journals Online  (Sage Publishing)
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SAGE Publications publishes over 460 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. Full text of journal articles is from 1999 – Present for most journals. User guide for Sage Publishing


Teacher Reference Center  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators and education students. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


World Book Online  (World Book)
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Encyclopedias for all ages and in several languages. Site includes World Book Kids, World Book Students and World Book Advanced. Also foreign language encyclopedias such as Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica and L'Encyclopédie Découverte. Also includes specialty subjects such as Living Green and Early Peoples.


World Factbook  (Government)
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.


WorldCat  (FirstSearch)
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Books and other materials in libraries worldwide. User guide for FirstSearch

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Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


ACE - Bibliography of Resources Pertaining to the Social History of Aquidneck Island
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This database is intended as a guide to the resources available pertaining to the social history of Aquidneck Island for teachers from Kindergarten to 12th grade, and other interested parties. All materials have been located in repositories on Aquidneck Island. There are additional resources on the subject that are available off-island, but they were not accessed for use in this bibliography. This biography was created by ACE,


ARTstor  (ARTstor)
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ARTstor is a digital library of over 1.4 million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. The Digital Library serves users both within the arts and in disciplines outside of the arts. This includes historians of art and architecture and others engaged in the visual arts, as well as individuals in fields as diverse as American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Religious Studies, and Renaissance Studies.Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Religious Studies, and Renaissance Studies. User guide for ARTstor


Child Care & Early Education Research Connections  (Columbia University)
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A continually updated multidisciplinary database related to child care and early education consisting of over 10,000 resources, including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, research reports, grey literature, government publications, and more. Resources are selected from over 500 journals and 300 publishers. Research Connections is a partnership among the National Center for Children in Poverty at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research at the Institute for Social Research, the University of Michigan; and the Child Care Bureau, Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Chronicle of Higher Education
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Access information: Username and password available at the Reference Desk (401-341-2289).
Published weekly, The Chronicle is the No. 1 news source for college and university faculty members and administrators. User guide for


Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.


DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.


Middle Search Plus   (EBSCOhost)
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Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents such as Essential Documents in American History, and reference books such as the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and the American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


PsycINFO  (EBSCOhost)
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PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Sanborn Maps - Digital 1867-1970  (ProQuest)
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Large-scale maps of towns and cities in Rhode Island. In electronic form, users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer the maps from different years. User guide for ProQuest


Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.


Theatre in Video  (Alexander Street Press)
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Contains more than 250 of the world´ s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, all online in streaming video. From the most important productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Theatre in Video offers more than 500 hours of online streaming video, and covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Users can bookmark specific scenes and then include those online links in their papers or course reserves. User guide for Alexander Street Press


TOPICsearch  (EBSCOhost)
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This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's K-12 classrooms. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


World History in Video       (Alexander Street Press)
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An online collection of streaming video that includes critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. Upon completion the collection will include more than 1,750 documentaries that offer a rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall. World History in Video is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Its unparalleled geographical and chronological coverage delivers the sights, sounds, artifacts, and histories from around the world. Topics include world history, ancient history, Western civilization, European history, regional history, and documentary film—videos from leading independent providers worldwide.