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ABI/INFORM via ProQuest Contains full-text business journals and news sources.
Abstracts in Anthropology Coverage of anthropological scholarship in all its subfields: Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, and Linguistics from 2001 to the present.
Lexis Nexis Academic A family of databases with hundreds of full-text publications.
Academic Search Premier Full text for more than 4,500 journals.
Access World News
Provides full-text content of international, national, and local papers, including the Orlando Sentinel.
Africa Bibliography A guide to works in African studies which includes monographs, chapters in edited volumes, journal articles, and pamphlets.
American Chemical Society Web Editions Full text journal publications of the American Chemical Society.
American Society for Microbiology Journals that cover microbiology, biomedical research and technology.
America: History and Life Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and book reviews on U.S. and Canadian history.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition provides extensive genealogical data from the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere.
L'Année Philologique An index to books, journal articles and ancient texts in Classical Studies.
This database is limited to 10 simultaneous users.
Annual ReviewsOnline Synthesizes research literature in many scientific disciplines.
AnthroSource A comprehensive resource of anthropological research.
Article 1st (FirstSearch)  An index of articles from journals in many disciplines. 
ARTstor A repository of digital images and related data.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index Provides access to citation indexes for the arts and humanities.
 Asia Studies Full-Text  and Asia Studies Full-Text Humanities
A database of scholarly literature, statistics, and analysis of Asia-Pacific covering Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials An index to journal articles, book reviews, and essays in religion.
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Behavioral Sciences (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on the behavioral sciences.
Bibliography of Asian Studies An index containing "records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present".
Biography and Genealogy Master Index An index of biographical sketches in current and retrospective reference books. 
Biography Reference Bank
A database of biographical information.
Biomedical Sciences (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on biomedical sciences.
Business & Management (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on business and management.
Business Source Complete Provides full-text access to journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
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CAMIO CAMIO includes about 95,000 art images—photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture—plus audio, video and mixed media. All materials are rights-cleared for educational use.
Chemistry (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on chemistry.
Choice Reviews Online
Source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
Chronicle of Higher Education  News, information, and jobs for college faculty and administrators.
ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch) Provides access to Latin American journal article citations.
Classical Music Library A database of recordings including both past recordings and new releases.
Columbia International Affairs Online  

 

Includes the full text of papers and briefs and some access to journal articles, books, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
Communication & Mass Media Complete Provides indexing and full text for articles from CommSearch and the Mass Media Articles Index.
Computer Science (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on computer science.
Compustat Research Insight  Provides financial and market summaries of North American companies, securities, and ADRs. 
Software must be installed on your computer to use Compustat; see a librarian or your instructor for assistance. On Campus Only On campus use only.
The Conference Board's Research Collection A database of full-text research reports in business management and US and global economics.
CQ Researcher Provides access to information on the U.S. Congress, and full text articles, summaries, commentary, and bibliographies.
The CQ Researcher is limited to five simultaneous users.
Credo Reference Credo provides reference material from hundreds of high-quality encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference books.
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Datasets Enables researchers to build statistical tables and charts from multiple sources.
DSM-5 Provides classification criteria for mental disorders.
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Early English Books Online Contains digital facsimiles of books published from 1475-1700. 
Earth Sciences & Geography (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on earth science and geography.
Ebrary A collection of e-books from multiple disciplines.
EBSCO eBook Collection A web-based system of full text reference, scholarly, and professional books.
Economics (SpringerLink) A collection of economics e-books.
E-Journal Portal (Find an E-Journal) This portal is a guide to all electronic journal access at Rollins College.
Encyclopædia Judaica An extensive reference source documenting Jewish life and knowledge.
Engineering (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on engineering.
Environmental Sciences (SpringerLink) A collection of environmental sciences e-books.
ERIC
Provides an extensive index of journal articles and reports in education.
Ethnographic Video Online Provides a comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior.
Euromonitor Passport Reference Provides demographic data on countries and consumers in 205 nations. Access restricted to students, faculty, and staff of Rollins College.
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FirstSearch Contains indexes and full texts of content from journals, books, and other media. The following FirstSearch databases are available through the Olin Library:
WorldCat ERIC PapersFirst
Article1st GPO Proceedings
ClasePeriodica MEDLINE WorldAlmanac
Florida Electronic Library The FEL provides multiple databases and other resources that are accessible for free from their website.
Foundation Directory Online A directory of information on U.S. foundations, corporate giving programs, grant making public charities, and grants.  
In library use only; see a reference librarian for password assistance. Access is limited to one user at a time.
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Gale Literary Index Index to publications by The Gale Group; combines and cross references author names and titles. 
Gallup Brain
A searchable record of hundreds of thousands of questions and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935. Also includes Gallup Poll and Gallup Management Journal articles with in-depth analyses.
GPO (FirstSearch) Indexes many publications from the U.S. Government Printing Office. 
GreenFile Covers articles examining human impact on the environment. with indexing, abstracts, and some  Open Access full text.
Grove Art Online An online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day.  Includes Grove Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Grove Music Online Contains biographical information about composers and performers, definitions of musical terms and concepts, and essays on musical styles.  Includes Grove Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music.
Grove Music Online is limited to three simultaneous users. 
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Henry Stewart Talks Streaming video of online seminars.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index  An index of political, economic, and social information from humanities journals about Hispanics in North America.
Historical Abstracts Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and book reviews on the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 forward.
Hoover's Company Records Provides current editorial content covering over 40,000 companies and 225,000 executives.
Humanities, Social Science, and Law (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on humanities, social science, and law.
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IBISWorld A collection of business information providing access to industry market research reports and risk ratings. We subscribe to Global Industry Reports, China Industry Reports, U.S. Risk Reports, Business Environment Reports and Industry Market Research USA.
Informaworld Provides access to journals and e-books in the sciences and social sciences
IPA Source International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions and literal translations of songs and arias
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Journal Citation Reports "Allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals."
JSTOR Offers full-text access to articles from leading journals in several fields in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
 JSTOR Plant Science Collects global plants content, tools, and people interested in biological and plant science.
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Lat-Am Studies Full Text Online
A database service dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of research on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Law (SpringerLink)
A collection of e-books on the topic of law.
Lexis-Nexis Academic

 

Contains databases of full-text publications from a variety of sources.  Academic is useful in researching business, politics, and legal information.  Statistical Universe is an index to government statistics, and enables researchers to build statistical tables and charts from multiple sources.
Statistical Universe requires a current version of Java to work properly.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Indexes  journals, books, and other materials relevant to librarianship, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Life Sciences (SpringerLink) Life sciences e-books.
Literature Resource Center Provides biographical information, overviews, literary criticism and reviews on writers.
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Mango Languages
Mango is an online language-learning system.
Materials (SpringerLink) E-books about materials science.
Mathematics (SpringerLink) A collection of mathematics e-books.
Medicine (SpringerLink)
A collection of e-books about medicine.
MEDLINE (FirstSearch)   Provides indexing of journal articles in medicine and health care.
MEF Video Streaming A repository of streaming videos on a variety of academic topics.
Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print 
Contains full text articles and reviews of standardized tests.
Mental Measurements is limited to four simultaneous users. 
MLA Bibliography An index of journals and books on the subjects of folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature.  
 Music Online
Cross-searches multiple music databases for streaming audio.  Includes American Song, Contemporary World, Smithsonian Global Sound, Jazz Music Library, and Classical Music Library.
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Naxos Music Library A collection of classical music available online.
Naxos is limited to five simultaneous users.
NetAdvantage Standard & Poor's online

Provides information on U.S. industries, stock & bond reports, corporate records, company profiles, and mutual fund reports.

Newsstand (ProQuest) Provides detailed indexing of several newspapers from across the U.S.
New York Times  (ProQuest Direct)  Contains full text of The New York Times from 1980 to the present.
New York Times (Historical)  (ProQuest Direct) Contains full text of The New York Times from 1851 to four years ago.
Newsbank: Access World News Provides full-text content of international, national, and local papers, including the Orlando Sentinel.
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Olin Online Catalog Search the online catalog to find books and other materials in the Olin Library.
 Opera in Video
Contains videos of opera performances.
Opera in Video is limited to three simultaneous users.
Orlando Sentinel  (NewsBank) Newsbank includes the full text of the Orlando Sentinel from 1985 to the present. 
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Oxford Art Online An online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day.  Includes Grove Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Oxford English Dictionary Contains definitions and documentation of the evolution of the English language. 
Oxford Music Online Contains biographical information about composers and performers, definitions of musical terms and concepts, and essays on musical styles.  Includes Grove Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music.
Oxford Music Online is limited to three simultaneous users.
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PapersFirst  (FirstSearch) An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
The Philosopher's Index Contains indexes and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy.
The Philosopher’s Index is limited to four simultaneous users.
Physics (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books about physics.
Proceedings (FirstSearch) An index of worldwide conference proceedings. 
Professional and Applied Computing (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books about professional and applied computing.
Project Muse Full text of scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Prokaryotes A reference work for microbiology.
ProQuest Direct Articles from scholarly journals, popular magazines and newspapers, in many different subject areas.
PsycARTICLES Allows users to search full-text psychology journals from the American Psychological Association.
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Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and other material in the field of psychology . 
PubMed , PubMed Central  (see MEDLINE) A medical information database.
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Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890 - 1982
Indexes and abstracts of general-interest journals, plus selected full-text.
RefWorks A bibliographic management tool available to Rollins students, faculty and staff to manage their research citations, build bibliographies, and more.
Resources for College Libraries A core collection of more than 60,000 books and electronic resources in commonly taught subject areas of the undergraduate curriculum.
Click the login button to begin your search.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. 
Rollins College Digital Collections This collection from the Rollins Archives documents the history of Rollins College.
Rollins Scholarship Online Collects and organizes the research and scholarly output of Rollins faculty and students.
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Salem Health Contains online access to Salem Health’s award-winning health reference work, Magill’s Medical Guide 7th Edition.
Science Citation Index Expanded Provides access to citation indexes for the sciences.
ScienceDirect College Edition:
Health & Life Sciences
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Includes full-text peer-reviewed science journals, including journals in social sciences, psychology, and business.
SciFinder Abstracts and full text of chemistry literature.
To use SciFinder Scholar, you must create an account; see a librarian for more information.
Scopus An abstract database of scientific research literature and web sources.
Social Sciences Provides access to citation indexes for the social sciences.
SpringerLink E-Books:
E-books available online in multiple sciences, with some overlap into economics, business, architecture, and design. These books can also be located through our online catalog.
Statistical Insights A database of summaries of statistical publications.
Statistics (SpringerLink) A collection of e-books on statistics.
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Teacher Reference Center (TRC) Indexing and abstracts for popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
Tests in Print and Mental Measurements Yearbook "Bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language."
Times of London Digital Archive Contains the full text of the Times of London from 1785-1985.
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UCF Library Catalog Find books and other materials at the University of Central Florida library.
UlrichsWeb Publication and subscription information, reviews, and other information about scholarly journals and other periodicals.
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ValueLine Includes an industry overview and data on future prospects for several hundred large cap stocks and industries. 
ValueLine is limited to three simultaneous users. Reports are in PDF format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view.
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Web of Science
Provides access to citation indexes for sciences, the arts and humanities, and MEDLINE from 1950 to the present. Also includes Journal Citation Reports to assess journal rankings and impact factor.
Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000 Primary documents and scholarly sources documenting women’s activism from colonial to modern America.
World Almanac  (FirstSearch) Offers full text from several World Almanacs. 
 WorldCat Local Catalog of library holdings available at Rollins and beyond. For additional search features use FirstSearch.
World Scholar:  Latin America and the Caribbean
A collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean including academic journals, news feeds, maps, statistics, and audio and video.
New York Times (Historical)  (ProQuest Direct) Contains full text of The New York Times from 1851 to 2002.