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ABI/INFORM Complete Contains full-text business journals and news sources.
Academic Search Ultimate Academic Search Ultimate offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
ACM Digital Library Provides access to the full text of every article published by the Association for Computing Machinery and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.
Africa Bibliography A guide to works in African studies which includes monographs, chapters in edited volumes, journal articles, and pamphlets.
African American Newspapers Series 1: 1827-1998 This collection includes access to a wealth of U.S. newspapers that chronicle a century and a half of the African American experience.  Includes many rare and historically significant newspapers related to cultural, literary, ethnic, and social history.
American Chemical Society Web Editions Full text journal publications of the American Chemical Society.
American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 A free, comprehensive collection of dissertations accepted by American universities from 1933-1955.
American Society for Microbiology Journals published by ASM covering microbiology and 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 Reviews Online Synthesizes research literature in many scientific disciplines.
AnthroSource A comprehensive resource of anthropological research.
ARTstor An image library that provides over 1.8 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a database of bibliographic citations for journal articles in the arts & humanities.  Coverage is 2001-Present.
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 Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), coverage in this database begins mainly in 1908, with indexing for some journals extending back into the 19th century. Full text is provided for journals selected by leading religion scholars. 
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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".
Bridgeman Education Images A visual resource collection offering digital images of artistic, historical, and cultural works from global museums, galleries, private collections, and contemporary artists. Images are copyright cleared for educational use.
Business Source Complete Provides access to journals and research reports in all disciplines of business.
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Cabell's A compilation of over 4,500 journals (mostly U.S.-based) in the subject areas of accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing. Cabell's provides acceptance rates and description of the review process used by journals editors.
CAMIO The Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a growing digital image collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Center for Research Libraries The Center for Research Libraries collects newspapers, journals, documents, archives, etc., from global sources.  This online database includes some full-text documents, and others may be borrowed from their collection via interlibrary loan.
Chicago Manual of Style An online reference manual including the full contents of the 15th and 16th editions of the CMoS citation guide.
China, Trade, Politics, and Culture, 1793-1980 Provides access to English-language primary source materials related to China and the West.
Choice Reviews Online Choice: Current Reviews Online is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.
Chronicle of Higher Education  The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
ClasePeriodica(FirstSearch) Provides access to articles, essays, conference proceedings, and reports published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
Classical Music Library Provides access to music recordings, both contemporary and classical.  The database is searchable by composer, title, instrument, genre, and time period.
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 CMMC provides indexing and full text for articles from CommSearch and the Mass Media Articles Index.
Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969 Provides access to primary documents issued by the Colonial and Foreign Offices of the government of Great Britain such as treaties, dispatches, and investigation results relating to Latin America over 136 years. This collection begins in the aftermath of independence for the former Spanish and Portuguese colonies of Latin America, addressing the politics of state-building and the Latin American nations’ establishment of their place in the fast-expanding global economy.
Credo Reference Credo Reference is a multidisciplinary collection of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography Provides authoritative information for over 12,000 literary works and authors from all time periods and all parts of the world.
DSM-5 The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a classification of mental disorders with criteria that facilitate diagnoses of these disorders.  It is a standard reference for clinical practice in the mental health field. It is a tool for clinicians, an essential educational resource for students and practitioners, and a reference for researchers in the field.
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Early English Books Online EEBO contains digital reproductions of page images of nearly every book printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America from 1473-1700.
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EBSCO eBook Collection EBSCO eBook Collection is a multidisciplinary collection of full-text e-books. The EBSCO eBooks app is available for iOS devices from iTunes, Android devices from Google Play, and Kindle Fire and Nook devices from this FAQ.
E-Journal Portal (Find an E-Journal) Olin Library's E-Journal Portal empowers you to easily find specific journals, magazines, and newspapers, by title or subject.
Encyclopædia Judaica An extensive reference source documenting Jewish life and knowledge.
ERIC ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) provides access to educational literature and resources. 
Euromonitor Passport Reference Provides demographic data on countries and consumers in 205 nations. Access restricted to students, faculty, and staff of Rollins College.
Everyday Life & Women in America, c. 1800-1920 This collection of primary source material is comprised of images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides all relevant to women's history.
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FactSet FactSet is a multinational financial data and software company that provides financial information and analytic software for investment professionals. Click on this link to request a FactSet login account, if you do not already have one. Requests submitted here will be sent to FactSet and processed within 24-48 business hours.
Florida Electronic Library The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) is a gateway to electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and other books; and the Ask a Librarian statewide reference service.
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Gale Database Power Search Search over 50 multidisciplinary collections of popular and scholarly sources from Gale through one search engine.  You can also link directly to individual collections covering topics like business, communication and media studies, literature, and career planning.
Gale Literary Index A master index to the major literature published by Gale.  It combines and cross-references author names and titles.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference works, including Drama for Students, Novels for Students, and Short Stories for Students.
Government Printing Office 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.
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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. America:  History & Life is a complementary database covering the US and Canada; the two can be searched simultaneously via the “Choose Databases” link.
Historical Newspaper Collections (Proquest) Searches both the Chicago Defender (1910-1975) and the Historical New York Times (1851-2012).  Other historical newspaper collections from Olin Library include Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers and the Times of London Digital Archive.
Hoover's Company Profiles Provides current editorial content covering over 40,000 companies and 225,000 executives.
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IBISWorld A collection of 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.
IDEAS Economic and Finance Research IDEAS is a central index of economics and finance research, including working papers, articles and software code.
Independent Voices Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries.
IndustriusCFO Industry ratios and averages for North American industries based on public and private company data. This database allows the user to select a NAICS code, limit the companies to a geographic region, and generate data on industry ratios and performance.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides access to an extensive collection of downloadable data for the social science research community.
Institute of Physics Science IOP Science provides fulltext access to many of the leading scientific journals in all aspects of physics. The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading learned society whose goal is to promote the advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of and education in the science of physics, pure and applied, for the benefit of the public and the members of the Institute.
International Phonetic Alphabet Source IPA Source is an extensive library of transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. 
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Journal Citation Reports Provided by Thomson Reuters, JCR facilitates evaluation and comparison of journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals in Web of Science's index.
JSTOR JSTOR is a multidisciplinary collection of full-text scholarly journals, with coverage up to five years ago (a 5-year "rolling wall").
JSTOR Global Plants The largest of its kind, Global Plants is a community-contributed database where worldwide herbaria can share their plant type specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context, and a record of plant life can be preserved for future generations.
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Kanopy Streaming Video

Provides access to videos that can be streamed and viewed instantly.  Collections include feature films, educational documentaries, and rare archival footage on a variety of topics.

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Lat-Am Studies Full Text Online
This bilingual database (English language journals will be added during the year), features more than 50 significant Spanish-language journals and contains monthly highlights on notable new research. It provides access to thousands of full-text reports from 46 countries covering South America, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico and includes humanities, social sciences, economics and literature.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Contains databases of full-text publications from a variety of sources.  Academic is useful in researching business, politics, and legal information. 
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.

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Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps users develop business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Use your FoxID to sign in to your account.

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Mango Languages Mango offers language learning programs for many of the world’s most popular languages. The self-paced courses provide language instruction through the acquisition of simple conversational skills.
MathEduc MathEduc is an international reference database offering a world-wide overview of literature on research, theory, and practice in math education. 
Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print 
Contains full text articles and reviews of standardized tests.
Mental Measurements is limited to four simultaneous users. 
Metropolitan Opera on Demand Enjoy access to over 575 full-length performances from the Metropolitan Opera through online streaming. 
This resource is limited to 5 concurrent users at a time.
MLA Bibliography The MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography provides access to an index of books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. 
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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Nations of the World This updated 2015 edition of Nations of the World offers political, economic, and business information on over 200 countries.
Naxos Music Library Provides streaming access to the world's largest online classical music library, with new music added each month.  Jazz, world music, and pop/rock are also represented.
Naxos is limited to five simultaneous users.
Newsstand (ProQuest) Newsstand is a collection of full-text newspapers, including the Orlando Sentinel, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, etc.  Coverage is 1977-Present.
New York Times Rollins College maintains an online subscription to the New York Times website. Students, faculty and staff will need to create an account by navigating to accessnyt.com and selecting Rollins College from the Find School search box. Once your account is set up, you can access the full online content from the New York Times website by clicking the link to the left and using your login. Access is unlimited full-text from 1851-1923 and from 1981-present, with limited access from 1923-1980.
New York Times (Historical)
New York Times (Historical) covers the full text of the New York Times from 1851 through 2010.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Provides full text access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the Civil War, African-American culture and history, and Western migration, among others.
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Oxford Art Online The access point for Grove Art Online, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
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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The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher’s Index is a bibliography of scholarly journal articles and book citations in philosophy.  Coverage begins in 1940 and includes print and electronic journals, books, anthologies, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews.
Proceedings (FirstSearch) An index of worldwide conference proceedings. 
Project Muse Project MUSE is a multidisciplinary collection of full-text scholarly journals.  Coverage is mainly 1995-Present.
ProQuest EBook Central (formerly Ebrary) Ebook Central is a multidisciplinary collection of full-text e-books.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender Offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts. The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) was a leading African-American newspaper, with a wide readership outside Chicago.
ProQuest Research Library ProQuest Research Library is a full-text, multidisciplinary database of journals, magazines, etc.  Coverage is 1971-Present.
PsycARTICLES PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.
PsycINFO  PsycINFO includes professional journal articles, chapters, books, reports, theses and dissertations, published internationally in psychology and related disciplines. Unrivaled in its depth of psychological coverage, the database includes materials from disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.
PubMed Contains citations and full text links to content from PubMed Central and biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
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Race Relations in America
Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict. Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Departments staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.
Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890 - 1982
Indexes and abstracts of general-interest periodicals on important history-making events, as well as selected full-text.
Rollins Online Archives Rollins Online Archives is a full-image database that documents the history of Rollins College.
Rollins Scholarship Online Rollins Scholarship Online (RSO) collects and organizes the research and scholarly output of Rollins faculty and students, and makes their work accessible, with free & open access to the full text, for scholars and researchers worldwide. RSO also hosts journals, conferences, and other collections.
Roper Center iPOLL A large collection of poll data —1935 to present, all US polling firms, broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International and US datasets available for immediate download.
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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 Science Citation Index is a database of bibliographic citations for journal articles in the sciences, with coverage from 2001 to the present.
ScienceDirect College Edition ScienceDirect is a collection of full-text e-journals published by Elsevier, covering health & life sciences and social & behavioral sciences.
SciFinder Abstracts and full text of chemistry literature. Also allows users to search for information on specific chemical structures and reactions.
Registration and use of SciFinder Scholar through the Rollins College account is restricted to current faculty/staff/students of Rollins.  Register as a new user here.
Social Sciences Citation Index Social Sciences Citation Index is a database of bibliographic citations for journal articles in the social sciences.  Coverage is 2001-Present.
SocINDEX with Full Text This database is the world’s most comprehensive sociology research database, encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.
SpringerLink E-Books SpringerLink Ebooks is a collection of full-text e-books in the sciences, technology, and mathematics.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy The SEP organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date, comprehensive reference work.
Statista Statista is a data aggregation platform providing users with an intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics, and related information.
Statistical Insight A database of summaries of statistical publications.
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Teacher Reference Center Teacher Reference Center provides access to popular and scholarly education articles to assist professional educators.
Times of London Digital Archive This archive contains the full text of the Times of London from 1785-1985.
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UCF Library Catalog The UCF Library Catalog empowers you to find specific books, videos, and more in UCF's collection.  Anyone with a valid Rollins R-card may use UCF's library resources.
Ulrichsweb Ulrichsweb provides detailed information on more than 300,000 academic and scholarly journals, electronic journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.
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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 six simultaneous users. Reports are in PDF format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view.
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Web of Science Web of Science is a research database that allows users to find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000 This database includes both primary documents and scholarly sources documenting women’s activism from colonial to modern America.
WorldCat Local WorldCat Local allows you to find specific books, etc., in the collections of libraries worldwide.
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean is an innovative new resource for regional studies, combining historical primary and secondary sources with contemporary content and placing them in an engaging context highlighted by rich multimedia, interactive tools and much more to deliver an added dimension to the discovery process.
 

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