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Background Materials & Overviews
- Credo Reference - Collection of fulltext online reference materials. Content includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and subject-specific titles from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare, and law to literature. Coverage varies by title.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library - GVRL is a collection of electronic reference materials in a variety of subjects. You may want to focus your search within the History collection.
LION OneSearch is an online research tool that “pulls together” almost all of our Library resources so that they can be explored using a single search box. In other words, rather than searching the cataLION library catalog for books and one of the Albright Library databases such as Academic Search Complete for journal articles, you can do a LION One Search and get results which include books, e-books, journal articles, and government documents in one list. In fact, you could think of LION One Search as the Library’s version of Google searching for quality library resources.
LION OneSearch box -- Use the tabs below to customize your search!
ProQuest Ebrary Central provides online access to scholarly e-books in all subject areas. You can read books online or download them.
WorldCat This link opens in a new window
The OCLC catalog of books and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Coverage: Before 1000 BC-present
The same combinations of keywords can be used to search WorldCat.
, Digital Media
, Earth Sciences
, English 101/102
, English Literature
, Environmental Sciences
, ESL (English as a Second Language)
, First Year Seminars