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To access NCLIVE databases from off campus, please visit the NCLIVE site, using the NCLIVE password for Barton College, and choosing Barton College as your library/institution. (Contact the reference desk at 252-399-6502 or via email for the NCLIVE password.)


Academic Search Complete (Indexing and Full-Text: 1887- ) EBSCOHost

Contains indexing for over 8,200 publications, with full text for nearly 4,650 of those titles, covering a wide variety of academic subjects. 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.

AGRICOLA (1970-)

Free over Internet
Includes citations to material on agriculture acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions.

Art & Architecture Complete EBSCOhost

This database provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, it offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. The database also provides selective coverage for 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. Subjects covered include antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more.

ArticleFirst (1990- Some full-text) OCLC FirstSearch

Contains bibliographic citations describing items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 13,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. It is updated daily.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials EBSCOhost
The ATLA Religion Database, which includes over 1.6 million records, indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion (and it replaces the now defunct Religion Index One: Periodicals index). ATLASerials (ATLAS) is an online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. Users can read articles or research the history of a topic from as early as 1924 to the present. Both databases may be searched simultaneously from the same interface.

BasicBIOSIS (1994-) OCLC FirstSearch

Password Required
Provides information from 350 core life science journals frequently found in college and university libraries.

BioDigest (1989-) OCLC FirstSearch

Password Required
Contains lengthy abstracts (digests) written in a nontechnical style for students and interested nonscientists. Professional Bowker
This comprehensive database of over 5 million book, audio book, and video titles is searchable by title, author, and subject as well as a variety of other variables. The database also contains reviews for many of the resources it lists.

Business Full Text (Indexing, 1982- Full Text, 1995- ) HWWilson
This database provides access to a multitude of business sources, including The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal, magazines and scholarly journals, feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Business Source Complete (Indexing: 1886- ; Full Text: Varies) EBSCOHost

Provides the full text back to 1965 for nearly 8,800 business industry serials and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. In addition, the database includes full text market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Charlotte Observer (Full-text: February 27, 1997- ) EBSCOhost

Provides full text articles from the Charlotte Observer from February 27, 1997 to date. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Free over Internet
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

CINAHL with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
(Indexing and Full Text: 1982- ) EBSCOhost

CINAHL with Full Text provides indexing for 2,717 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. The database also provides full text for 320 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. This is the premier index in nursing and a good source to search for nursing research articles, as well as for those helpful to athletic trainers.

ClasePeriodica (Indexing: January 1, 1975- ) OCLC FirstSearch

Indexes over 2,600 Latin American scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology. The journals are published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. It covers articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews, and brief notes, and it is updated quarterly.

EconLit (1969-) OCLC FirstSearch

Password Required
Provides citations and abstracts for articles from more than 400 journals, books, and the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics (AWPE). It is produced by the Journal of Economic Literature.

Education Full Text (Indexing, 1983- Full Text, 1996- ) HWWilson
Provides coverage of an international range of English-language education periodicals, monographs and yearbooks, including about 79 journals (37 with full text) not covered by ERICís CIJE. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Entrepreneurial Studies Source EBSCOhost

This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs. Subjects covered in the database include business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk taking, and more.

Entrez: The Life Sciences Search Engine

Free Over Internet
This wonderful search engine searches a full text journal collection called PubMed Central and an online E-books collection. In addition, it also searches PubMed and other life sciences resources. Whereas Medline via PubMed does not contain many full-text articles, PubMed Central does. A great place to start looking for medical and life-science articles.

Environment Complete EBSCOhost

The database contains full text for more than 920 journals, including many of the most used journals in the discipline. Additionally, it provides full text for more than 190 monographs (such as Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (3 volumes), Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management, etc). Areas covered include agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

ERIC (Indexing: 1966- Full-text for ERIC Digest: 1966-) EBSCOHost

Provides citations and abstracts for over 750 educational journals and for thousands of education-related documents. While not all titles in ERIC are full-text, links to full-text articles in other EBSCO databases or directly from ERIC are provided where available. Hackney Library has access to ERIC through EBSCOHost, a commercial vendor. ERIC is also available for free from several sources over the internet, however the coverage and format vary in these free services. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)


Free over Internet
This free, redesigned and enhanced version of ERIC provides access to similar data as the version from EBSCOhost above, including some full text. It also includes a new and expanded Help section that includes brief tutorials, a glossary, and a searchable index.

Fayetteville Observer (Full text: October 1, 2003- ) EBSCOhost

Provides full text articles from the Fayetteville (NC) Observer from October 1, 2003 to date. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

General Science Full Text (Indexing, 1984- Full Text, 1994- ) HWWilson
This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. Subjects covered include Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Environment, Food, Genetics, Health, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Oceanography, Physics, Physiology, Zoology. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

GEOBASE (1980-) OCLC FirstSearch

Password Required
GEOBASE covers worldwide literature on geography, geology, ecology, and related disciplines. Over 2,000 journals are fully covered, and 3,000 are selectively covered. More than 2,000 books, monographs, conference proceedings, and reports are also covered.


GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest articles and other documents includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,600 records.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (Indexing: 1988- Full-text: 1990-) EBSCOHost

This database provides consumer oriented information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. It includes searchable full text for over 150 consumer health journals, abstracts and indexing for nearly 175 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications, and thousands of essays covering eight major health related subjects, including adult health, behavioral health, cardiology, drug and medication information, pediatric health, senior health, women's health, and sports medicine.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Indexing: 1984- Full-text: 1990-) EBSCOHost

Provides more than 400 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. This product also includes the Merriam-Webster Medical Desk Dictionary as of November 2005.

Herald-Sun (Durham, NC) (Full text: March 11, 1998-) EBSCOhost

Provides full text articles from the Herald-Sun (Durham, NC) from March 11, 1998 to date. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

Humanities Full Text (Indexing, 1984- Full Text, 1994- ) HWWilson
The database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. Topics covered include Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literary & Social Criticism Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion and Theology. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Humanities Index (1974-)

Paper Index in Library
This index is available in paper format in the library. It indexes journals in the humanities, including classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, literary and political criticism, performing arts, philosophy, and religion and theology.

JSTOR (Arts & Sciences I, II, III, & IV Collections) JSTOR
These collections of full-text journals (from the first issue through an average of 3-5 years prior to the current issue--recent issues are not available) cover the following disciplines: art, archaeology, architecture, Asian studies, business, classics, economics, education, film studies, folklore, history, law, music, performing arts, political science, psychology, public policy and administration, sociology, and religion. There are over 174 journal titles in collection I, over 125 journal titles in collection II, over 150 journal titles in collection III, and over 110 journal titles in collection IV. From a common search screen, all collections may be searched simultaneously, from the full text of the articles to the title, author, abstract, caption, and publication dates, etc. (Note: Barton log-in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA) (Mid-1960s -) EBSCOHost
This database indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Liebert Online Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Provides electronic access to more than sixty peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. in the areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, alternative and complementary medicine, law, philanthropy, environmental science and sustainability.

Literary Reference Center Plus EBSCOHost

Literary Reference Center is a full text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Content includes over 35,000 plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; nearly 100,000 articles and essays of literary criticism; nearly 257,000 author biographies; more than 660 literary journals; more than 705,000 book reviews; 99,000 classic and contemporary poems; more than 23,100 classic and contemporary short stories; more than 7,300 author interviews, 72 literary videos, and more than 8,200 classic texts.

MAS Complete EBSCOHost

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 550 popular high school magazines. MAS Complete also provides more than 440 full-text reference books; tens of thousands of biographies; over 107,000 primary source documents; an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MasterFILE Complete EBSCOHost

Provides abstracts and indexing for over 3,100 general interest periodicals. Provides full text for more than 1,500 of the periodicals.

MEDLINE (Via PubMed) (1965-)

Free Over Internet
MEDLINE is one of the largest indexes to medical information and is used heavily by doctors and other health professionals. It indexes 3,500+ journals published internationally. The articles indexed tend to be very technical and are not in full text. Some of the journals covered are available in the library or in full text through other databases.


Where MEDLINE via PubMed is aimed primarily at health care professionals, MEDLINEplus provides information helpful to both medical professionals and consumers. Not only can you access MEDLINE (including links to pre-formulated searches in MEDLINE on particular topics) via MEDLINEplus, but you can also link to other authoritative health resources such as medical encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories to doctors/dentists/hospitals, news sources, and clinical trials. Also available is extensive information on both prescription and non-prescription drugs through the MedMaster (from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists--ASHP) database.

Middle Search Plus EBSCOHost

Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events and information on a wide range of general topics. Also includes the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Animals, Essential Documents in American History, and coverage of the CIA World Factbook. Total coverage includes nearly 400,000 articles.

Military & Government Collection EBSCOHost

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Includes abstracting/indexing for almost 400 titles and full-text access for nearly 350, plus full text for 245 pamphlets.

MLA International Bibliography (1926-) EBSCOHost
An international index to journal articles, books and dissertations dealing with literary criticism, language and linguistics, teaching of literature and language, and more. Although the database is not full-text, links are provided to other EBSCO databases in which full-text access is available. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.).

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database and Full Text Database (Abstracts: 1970's- Full-text: 1990's -)

Free over Internet
The Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 160,000 criminal justice publications (books, reports, articles) from the 1970's to the present. The Full Text Database includes more than 1,500 publications from the NCJRS web site and its partner agency web sites.

New York Times (Full-text: January 1, 1985-) EBSCOhost

Provides full text articles from the New York Times from January 1, 1985 to the present. Available in EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus index. (Previous issues and additional access are available in the library on microfilm for the years 1851-1866, and 1900 through December 2001. Full text online of NY Times articles from 1851 to 1922 are available in the New York Times Archive).

New York Times Archive (Indexing: 1851-1980; Full-text: 1851-1922)

Free over Internet
Includes indexing of NY Times articles from 1851-1980. Full text articles are available only from 1851-1922 through the Archive.

News and Newspapers Online

Free over Internet
Provides an extensive list of newspaper web sites from around the world.

News & Observer (Raleigh) Web Edition (Indexing: 1990- Full-text: 1990-)
This is the Raleigh News & Observer's web site. It provides access to the full text of articles from the current edition of the newspaper as well as access to the archive with full-text articles from previous editions of the newspaper.

Newspaper Source Plus (Indexing: 1985- Selected full-text) EBSCOHost

Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), The Age, The Australian, The Toronto Star, The Irish Times and others. The database also contains selective full text for more than 410 U.S newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.

North Carolina Periodicals Index (1992-)

Free over Internet
This index is produced by staff at Joyner Library at ECU. It selectively indexes articles in North Carolina periodicals which are not covered by the standard commercial indexes. It is a good place to look for articles about North Carolina history and culture.

OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (Indexing: 1982 Full-text: 1995 ) HWWilson
Provides electronic access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from thousands of sources on a variety of topics. Subjects covered include Accounting, Acquisitions & Mergers, Advertising, Banking, Building & Construction, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Communications, Computers, Cosmetics Industry, Economics, Electronics, Entertainment Industry, Finance, Financial Services, Government Regulations, Health Care, High Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Insurance, International Business, Investments, Management, Marketing, Mass Media, Occupational Health & Safety, Oil & Gas, Paper & Pulp Industries, Public Utilities, Publishing, Purchasing, Real Estate, Retail Trade, Small Business, Taxation, Technology, and Transportation.

Online Citations EBSCOHost

EBSCO Online Citations is a database of publisher-provided citations and table of contents information for titles that are mainly scientific, technological, or medical in nature.

Physical Education Index (1984-)

Paper Index in Library
This index is available in paper format in the library. It indexes journals specifically on physical education.

Points of View Reference Center EBSCOhost

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database consisting of a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.

Prevention and Treatment
Online psychology journal.

Primary Search (Indexing: 1984- Full-text:
1990-) EBSCOHost

Provides the full text of 35 magazines for young readers, and abstracts and indexing for 116 magazines. Primary Search is updated monthly and also includes Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the World Almanac for Kids and the World Almanac of the USA.

PsycARTICLES (1894-) EBSCOHost
PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research, containing more than 40,000 articles from 56 journals - 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans from 1894 to the present, and most APA journals are available from Volume 1, Issue 1. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Readers' Guide Full Text (Indexing: 1983 Full-text: 1994 ) HWWilson
Provides electronic access to full text articles, page images, and citations from a variety of periodicals. Subjects covered include Aeronautics, African-Americans, Aging, Astronomy, Automobiles, Biography, Business, Canada, Children, Computers, Consumer Education, Current Events, Education, Environment, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Foreign Affairs, Health, History, Hobbies, Home, Journalism, Leisure Activities, Medicine, Music, News, Nutrition, Photography, Politics, Religion, Science, Sports, and Television.

Regional Business News EBSCOHost

Currently provides abstracts for 67 regional business publications, including Business North Carolina, with full text for 52 of those titles. More full text regional business periodicals will be added in the next few months.

Religion Index One (Continues Index to Religious Periodical Literature) (1949-2008) ATLA

Paper Index in Library
This index, which ceased publication with the 2008 volume, is available in paper format in the library. It indexes journals in religion by subject, and also includes a scripture index which helps you find articles on a specific passage from scripture. Indexing is now continued in the ATLA Religion Database.

SAGE Journals Online (Full-text: 1999- ) SAGE
Provides online access to the full text of 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

Social Sciences Full Text (Indexing, 1983- Full Text, 1994- ) HWWilson
Provides access to English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. Subjects covered include Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Community Health & Medical Care, Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontology, International Relations, Law, Minority Studies, Planning & Public Administration, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

Social Work Abstracts (1994-)

Paper Index in Library
This index is available in paper format in the library. It indexes journals specifically on social work.

Star-News (Wilmington, NC) (Full-text: April 16, 2003- ) EBSCOhost

Provides selected full-text articles from the Star-News (Wilmington, NC) from April 16, 2003 through the current issue. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

Teacher Reference Center EBSCOHost
This index provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

USA Today (Full-text: February 1, 2002- ) EBSCOhost

Provides full-text articles from USA Today from February 1, 2002 through the current issue. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

Wall Street Journal (Full-text: 1985-) ProQuest

Provides full text articles from the Wall Street Journal from 1985 to the present. Available in ProQuest's Wall Street Journal index.

Western (U.S.) Society of Criminology
Provides full-text to several of their publications including the Western Criminologist (newsletter), the Western Criminology Review (journal), and links to many criminology sites.

Wilson Times (formerly Wilson Daily Times) (Indexing & Full-text: January 1, 1987- )

Free over Internet
Provides selected full-text articles of the current edition of the newspaper and a searchable archive of articles from January 1, 1987 to the next-most-current issue. (To access the archive search page, click on the "Advanced Search" link under the Google search box in the top right corner of the page.)

Winston-Salem Journal (Full-text: February 4, 2001-) EBSCOhost

Provides full text articles from the Winston-Salem Journal from February 4, 2001 to the present. Available in Newspaper Source Plus aggregated newspaper index.

XooxleAnswers: National, State & Local Newspaper Archives

Free over Internet
Provides links to national and regional newspaper archives, as well as state, county, and city newpaper archives (ranging from the 18th to the 21st century). Items presented range from headlines, to articles, classifieds, and display advertisements.


Last updated March 28, 2013