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  • LearningExpress Library™ imageimage

    ATTENTION: The current version of LEL was updated to a new version on June 30th, 2014.  Because it has an entirely new platform, all accounts were deleted and no information was saved. If you created an account with the previous version, you will need to create a new account to access the library.  If you have any questions about this upgrade, please contact the Research Assistance Desk at (325) 486-6534 or reference@angelo.edu

    Description: Interactive online learning platform that provides patrons with a wide selection of career-oriented and academic resources.

    Because this resource provides highly-personalized content, all first-time users are required to create a personal account. Personal accounts created for LearningExpress Library will work for Job & Career Accelerator™ as well.

    Service Provider: LearningExpress

  • Legal Collection imageimageimage

    Description: Collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies, offering full text for more than 300 of the world’s best law journals. This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

    Information coverage centers on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • LexisNexis® Academic image

    Description: Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

    Research areas cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.

    Service Provider: LexisNexis™

  • Library, Info. Science & Tech. Abstracts imageimage

    Description: Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage dates back to the mid-1960s.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Literary Reference Centerimageimageimage

    Description: Comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

    Content includes:

    • More than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
    • Nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
    • More than 253,000 author biographies
    • More than 450 literary journals
    • More than 693,000 book reviews
    • Nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems
    • More than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories
    • More than 6,500 author interviews

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Literature Criticism Online imageimageimage

    Description: This resource brings together 9 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Multiple search and browse options are combined with a format that matches the look and feel of the print originals.

    Series covered include:

    • Children’s Literature Review - 750+ entries, 50,000+ reviews and essays on children’s and young adult literature, including picture books, folklore and graphic novels.
    • Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism - 500+ extensive entries, 5,000+ reviews and essays, covers antiquity through 1399.
    • Drama Criticism - in-depth coverage of 150+ dramatists and works, nearly 3,000 reviews and essays.
    • Literature Criticism from 1400-1800 - nearly 900 extensive entries, 10,000+ critical reviews and essays on authors who died 1400-1800.
    • Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism - 1,000+ extensive entries, 17,000+ reviews and essays on authors who died 1800-1899.
    • Poetry Criticism - 500+ poets from all time periods, 6,000+ reviews and essays.
    • Shakespearean Criticism - extensive coverage of plays and poetry, nearly 10,000 reviews and essays written from the 17th century to today.
    • Short Story Criticism - nearly 10,000 critical reviews and essays on authors from all time periods, and their works
    • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism - more than 1,700 extensive entries, more than 20,000 critical reviews and essays on nearly 1,200 authors and their works.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Literature Resource Center imageimage

    Description: Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, supplemented by the scholarly materials of the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne’s World, U.S., and English Authors Series.

    Service Provider: Gale