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A to Z Maps - maps of all kinds: modern outline, political, thematic, topographic, scientific and animated maps, as well as tens of thousands of antique maps of the world, individual countries, U.S. states, and U.S. towns and cities, in an array of digital formats unavailable anywhere else.


           ABI/INFORM Global

           ABI/INFORM Dateline

           ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry

Academic Search Premier - This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

ACLS Humanities E-Book

ACS Web Editions (American Chemical Society)

Agricola - The National Agricultural Library

Applied Science and Technology Full Text   

Art Full Text - Now via EbscoHost databases

BioMed Central (Open access journals - registration required)


Britannica Online

Buckmasters Annual Stockholders Reports   

Business Abstracts with Full Text  

Business Source Premier - This database provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

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Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities - Business Directories: Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing

Catalog of Government Publications

Checkpoint RIA Tax Site ****This link is for on campus access only
Checkpoint RIA Tax Site This link is by password. Registration shown below must be completed to use this access method. *Students using this database from off campus must register to receive password access. Registration must be completed on campus.

Chicago Manual of Style Online - The online version of the 16th edition of the manual provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices in the digital age. Access also includes the Chicago Style Q&A, the 15th edition of the manual, and tools such as sample correspondence, proofreaders' marks and a quick guide to citation.


Cochrane Library 


Communication & Mass Media Complete 

CQ Researcher

CQ Weekly  /Tutorial

CREDO Reference

Criminal Justice Abstracts 

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E-book Collection from Ebscohost- formerly known as NetLibrary

Ebook Library (EBL) - Offering FHSU patrons access to 50,000 e-book titles. Read the books online and take notes, create citations, copy and print portions of the books, and much more. Prefer to read a book offline? You can download entire books to your chosen device. You can also find links for EBL books in the Forsyth Library Catalog. Your TigerTracks username and password are required. Here are instructions for how to download Ebook Library resources to your computer or mobile device.

Ebscohost Databases - see a complete menu of Ebscohost databases available to FHSU users

Education Full Text  

Emerald Fulltext

ERIC (via Ebscohost)


Ethnic Newswatch   

FASB Accounting Standards Codification (Password protected - Ask at Reference Desk))

Faulkner's Advisory for IT Studies

Films on Demand Master Academic Collection - are you ready for this - streaming video for over 12,000 full length films and over 175,000 clips available 24/7 in class, in the library, or off-campus. Films on Demand is iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly. New titles are added monthly and subject coverage includes Business and Economics, Science and Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health and Medicine, and Archival Films and Newsreels.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

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Gale Databases

Gale Virtual Reference Library - To see a list of available titles click on "list of sources"

General Science Full Text

GEOBIB (1985-2005)


Global Road Warrior - a comprehensive cultural, business, and travel database. Learn about the traditions, habits, and social norms of people around the globe. From cultural stereotypes and superstitions, to social and business etiquette, to women's role in society - everything from dating rituals, holidays and festivals, to classic recipes for each country, and visa and passport information.


Grove Art (aka Oxford Art Online)

Grove Music (aka Oxford Music Online) 

Health & Life Sciences (Science Direct)- For best full-text results go to search screen and select "subscribed sources" from drop-down "source" menu

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Heritage Quest

Hospitality and Tourism Complete - Scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 828,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 480 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Subject areas covered include the culinary arts, demographics & statistics, development & investment, food & beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel, market trends, technology and more. 

Humanities Full Text

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IOP Science  

Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)


Kinesiology Publications  (now known as Oregon PDF in Health & Performance)  This database contains nearly 11,000 dissertations/theses in Health, Health Education, Athletics,Physiology, Exercise Epidemiology, Sports Psychology, and Recreation and Leisure.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  

Literature Criticism Online - LCO is a curated compilation of literary commentary. Cross-search seven (7) titles previously available only on Forsyth Library's Reference Collection shelves: Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Children's Literature Review and Something About the Author. These resources provide scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals, and represent a broad range of modern and historical views on authors and their works, across regions, eras and genres.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook 

MLA Directory of Periodicals

MLA International Bibliography

Music Index

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts

National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services

Naxos  - listen to classical music online

NBC Learn HE -  Streaming video of more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives dating back to the 1920s. In addition to the archives, collections are updated each weekday with current event stories from programs such as the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, and offerings from MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo. Users can create personal accounts and save personalized playlists, notes, etc. Guides and tutorials are available to help you optimize your use of NBC Learn.

NetLibrary -now know as E-book Collection through Ebscohost

New York Times Digital Microfilm - Digitally archived news content from the NYT beginning in 2008 - no need to thread the film in the machine!

Omnifile Full Text  

Oregon PDF in Health & Performance (formerly known as Kinesiology Publications) This database contains nearly 11,000 dissertations/theses in Health, Health Education, Athletics,Physiology, Exercise Epidemiology, Sports Psychology, and Recreation and Leisure.

Oxford Art Online (aka Grove Art)

Oxford Music Online (aka Grove Music)

Oxford Reference Online 

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Philosopher's Index  

Physical Education Index

PILOTS - Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress - sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Project Muse

PROLA (American Physical Society's Physical Review Online Archive)

ProQuest Databases - Search any of the ProQuest databases available at Forsyth Library.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm - Digitally archived newspaper content beginning in 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

Proquest Nursing Database


PubMed Central*

Readers Guide Full Text

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Sage Premier

Science Direct (Health & Life Sciences collections)

Sheet Music Collection: Mississippi State University * 

Social Services Abstracts

Social Sciences Full Text  Now an EbscoHost databases

Social Work Abstracts - This resource is limited to one(1) user at a time. If you are not actively searching in the database please close it so others may access the content. Thank you.

Sociological Abstracts

Something About the Author - Consisting of more than 225 volumes, 19,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images, this resource examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. But if you need more than just biographical information you can cross-search this resource with Literature Criticism Online and obtain additional information about the author's works, era, genres, criticism and analysis.

Topic Search

Wall Street Journal - via Proquest

Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm - Digitally archived news content from the WSJ beginning in 2008 - no need to thread the film in the machine!

Web of Knowledge  - Forsyth Library has expanded its coverage in Web of Knowledge! Now, in addition to Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index, we provide you with access to Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the full Web of Knowledge platform. Search Conference Proceedings, Book Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions, Index Chemicus, BIOSIS Citation Index, Zoological Record, Data Citation Index and much more. Many of the resources include backfiles dating to 1981, with some resources delivering results from as far back as 1864.


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