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  • Handbook of Latin American Studies 

    Description: Bibliography of materials, selected and annotated by scholars, published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary and multilingual Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.

    Service Provider: Library of Congress

  • Handbook of Texas Online 

    Description: Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 25,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories. The scope is broad and inclusive, designed to provide readers with concise, authoritative, and accessible articles that provide factual, nonpartisan accounts on virtually every aspect of Texas history and culture.

    Service Provider: Texas State Historical Association

  • Health Reference Center Academic 

    Description: Integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Health Source Consumer Edition 

    Description: This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. It also includes searchable full text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books.

    Additionally, this database contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Health Source Nursing/Acad. Ed.

    Description: Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

    Additionally, this database contains Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • HeritageQuest Online 

    Description: Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Hispanic American
    Newspapers (1808-1980)

    Description: Single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries, chronicling the daily life, cultural heritage and world views of Hispanic communities in the U.S..

    Reflecting a long tradition of Spanish-language press in the western hemisphere, these newspapers have played a vital role in the lives of immigrants, exiles and native Hispanic peoples alike. Often illustrated with photographic documentation, they reveal the rich history of a people who have long resided in and contributed to the American public sphere.

    For more than two centuries, they have united Spanish speakers and preserved their cultural heritage through news, editorials and literature as well as by providing leadership, solidifying communities and spearheading social movements. They have covered every major theme in American history and culture and reported on events in Spanish-speaking countries not always available in traditional U.S. newspapers.

    Provider: Readex (NewsBank)

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

    Description: Offers “how-to” instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids’ Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Home Improvement
    Reference Center

    Description: Provides users with user-friendly “how-to” information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects and features full-text content from leading magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Homeland Security Digital Library 

    Description: Collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. It contains over 117,300 items from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.

    Service Provider: Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA.

  • Humanities Full Text™ 

    Description: The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

    Topics covered include classical studies, literary & social criticism, philosophy, religion & theology, literature, art, dance, film, folklore, music, performing arts, area studies, communications, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, archaeology, and much more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Humanities International Complete 

    Description:Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals covering worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost