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Frequently Used Databases | Alaska & the Arctic | Business & Economy | Education | Electronic Books
Gen. Reference | Health | Law & Gov't | News | Science | Social Science & Humanities

Frequently Used Databases

All EbscoHost Research Databases full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Access to 28 databases containing citations and full-text articles in a variety of subject areas, including Academic Search Premier and Newspaper Source.

State of Alaska Employees – To access your personal EBSCOHost account from outside of a state office, log in using your own MyEBSCOHost user name and password. To find out more about free MyEBSCOHost accounts and whether or not one would be useful for you, contact us.

ebrary full-text articles state employee accessible
Full text of over 50,000 books in a wide range of academic and technical subject areas, including law, computers, education, health, political science, and more.

MasterFILE Premier full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Index and full-text of general reference, business, health, social science, and education journals.

Oxford Premium Reference Collection Alaska resident accessible
Over 100 English and bilingual dictionaries, books of quotations, maps, timelines, and more.

ArticleFirst state employee accessible
Index of articles and tables of contents from nearly 12,500 journals.

SLED accessible globally
Information resources for, about and by Alaskans.

Alaska & Arctic Regions

Alaska Community Database full-text articles
Fact sheets on each Alaska community.

Alaska Government full-text articles accessible globally
Legislation, statutes, regulations, municipal codes, and other Alaska legal resources.

Alaska Law Review full-text articles accessible globally
Duke Law School publication for Alaska legal community.

Alaska & Polar Periodical Index accessible globally
Index to Alaska related articles from journals and newspapers.

Alaska Statistics Index full-text articles accessible globally
Index to online statistics produced by Alaska State agencies.

PolarPac in-library use only
Index to data and publications covering materials from Alaska and Arctic regions.

SLED accessible globally
Information resources for, about and by Alaskans.

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Business & Economy

Business Source Premier full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Business news from financial, banking and industry publications. Try Business Search Interface.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance full-text articles accessible globally
Guide to information on current federal assistance programs.

US Census Bureau: Business and Industry full-text articles accessible globally
Domestic and international statistics and forecasts from the US Census, including The Economic Census and Economic Indicators.

Regional Business News full-text articles accessible globally
Current news on industries around the world.

Small Business Reference Center full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Nearly 400 full text periodicals, 450 full text reference books, and videos on a variety of business topics including hiring and managing employees, marketing, interviews, customer service, and communication. Includes books published by Nolo, a well-respected publisher of legal resources for people who are not legal professionals.

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Education

ERIC full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Index and abstracts of journal articles and reports in education.

Professional Development Collection full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
specialized collection of full-text journals designed for professional educators.

Testing and Education Reference Center full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Standardized test preparation materials, practice tests, career and resume guides, and information on colleges, graduate schools, specialty and career programs.

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Electronic Books

Book Collection: Nonfiction full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Full text of more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books in basic science, history, social sciences, art, careers, health, adventure, technology, and other topics.

Consumer Health Complete full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content.

ebrary full-text articles state employee accessible
Full text of over 50,000 books in a wide range of academic and technical subject areas, including law, computers, education, health, political science, and more.

Listen Alaska full-text articles state employee accessible
Download audiobooks and electronic books to read on your favorite reader or MP3 player. Use with your PC or Mac, or with many popular devices and platforms, including Kindle, Nook, iPhone/iPad/iTouch, Android, BlackBerry, and more.

Small Business Reference Center" full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

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General Reference

Academic Search Premier full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Full-text periodicals covering nearly all subjects.

Alaska Statistics Index accessible globally
Index to online statistics produced by Alaska State agencies.

ArticleFirst state employee accessible
Index of articles and tables of contents from nearly 12,500 journals.

Auto Repair Reference Center full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes back to 1954.

Mango Languages full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Learn a language from Arabic to Vietnamese, using this self-paced online service. English as a Second Language courses are also available.

MasterFILE Premier full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Index and full-text of general reference, business, health, social science, and education journals.

PapersFirst state employee accessible
An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

Proceedings state employee accessible
An index of worldwide conference proceedings.

Statistical Abstract of the United States full-text articles accessible globally
Statistical information about the nation's people and economy.

WorldAlmanac full-text articles state employee accessible
The World Almanac.

WorldCat state employee accessible
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

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Health

Alt HealthWatch full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Arctic Health accessible globally
Links to health information relevant to northern peoples and offers the Arctic Health Publications Database, which includes over 100,000 records of journal articles, reports, newspapers, conference proceedings, and more.

CancerLit Alaska resident accessible
To find information pertaining to all aspects of cancer therapy and research.

Consumer Health Complete full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Patient oriented health information from many sources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Includes full-text and indexing of general health care titles and medical journals.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Provides full text and indexing of scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

PubMed accessible globally
All areas of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, and preclinical sciences.

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Law & Government

Alaska Government full-text articles accessible globally
Legislation, statutes, regulations, municipal codes, and other Alaska legal resources.

Alaska Law Review full-text articles accessible globally
Duke Law School publication for Alaska legal community.

CQ Researcher state employee accessible
In-depth coverage of a wide variety of current topics facing the country.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance full-text articles accessible globally
Guide to information on current federal assistance programs.

CIA World Fact Book full-text articles accessible globally
Data on each country of the world.

FDSys full-text articles accessible globally
Federal resources including the CFR, Federal Register, U.S. Code, Congressional Record & federal budget publications.

Federal Funds Information for the States (FFIS) full-text articles state employee accessible
Now available to State employees! Information about the impact of federal actions on states, including a database of federal grant programs. Employees of the State of Alaska, the Office of the Governor has paid for your access. See the website for instructions on obtaining a password.

GPO state employee accessible
Index to U.S. government publications released by the Government Printing Office.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) full-text articles state employee accessible
Resources for research in the field of homeland security policy and strategy. NOTE: The Ask a Librarian feature on this site will connect you with the HSDL library, not with the Alaska State Library.

Military and Government Collection full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and many government agencies.

State and County Quick Facts full-text articles accessible globally
Summary of available Census information for States, counties and boroughs.

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News

Fairbanks area and Juneau Empire Newspaper Indexes accessible globally
Fairbanks area indexing coverage varies within 1901-1975 and Juneau Empire indexing covers 1/20/1990-1/30/1999.

Anchorage Daily News Archives accessible globally
Index to the ADN from 1985 - present. See the Newspaper Source for selected full-text coverage.

Newspaper Source Plus full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Full text articles from more than 860 US and international newspapers including the New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and the Washington Post. Also includes radio and television transcripts from ABC News, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more.

TopicSearch full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Selected articles relating to school debate topics and current events.

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Science

Agricola full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
National Agricultural Library index covering journal articles, books, theses, technical reports, and other publications related to agriculture.

Academic Search Premier full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Topics covered in this multidisciplinary scholarly collection of articles include engineering, physics, chemistry, environmental science, biology, and other sciences.

Computer Source full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Offers full text for more than 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

GreenFile full-text articles Alaska resident accessible Indexes scholarly, government, and general-interest publications covering human impact on the environment, such as global warming, green building, and renewable energy.

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Social Science & Humanities

CIA World FactBook full-text articles accessible globally
Data on each country of the world.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Provides full text articles on topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Religion and Philosophy Collection full-text articles Alaska resident accessible
Full text articles covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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