William F. Chatlos Library
These electronic resources are accessible to those associated with Florida College, or individuals using a computer on the College’s campus.
Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) Library
A reference database that contains encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, and many other basic reference works. The Concept Map is a useful feature for discovering other terms related to your search term.
An online version of the print publication. It contains both traditional encyclopedia articles and photos, video and audio clips, and links. Also available are the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. MLA citation information is available at the bottom of each article.
Facts On File Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture.
FirstSearch (WorldCat, et al).
Allows students to search several databases, including WorldCat (books in libraries across the world), ArticleFirst (indexes articles from selected journals), ERIC, and more. References are not full-text.
Academic Search Ultimate
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals
AtlaSerials PLUS, Religion Collection
Business Source Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
List of all Gale collections and databases accessible to Florida College students, faculty, and staff.
Gale Literature Criticism Collection Online
Literature Criticism Online collects and organizes literary commentary representing a variety of genres, time periods, and nationalities. Compiled by professional literature researchers and other subject matter experts, each entry focuses on an author, work, or topic and includes critical essays, reviews, and other materials reprinted from periodicals, scholarly journals, monographs, and books that are specially selected to provide a representative range of viewpoints and a chronological record of the critical responses.
JSTOR Essentials Collection
Established in 1997, JSTOR’s first collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics. Arts & Sciences III includes journals in languages and literature, as well as titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, women’s studies, and the history and study of art and architecture.
Gale’s Literary Index provides quick and easy access to author and title listings from over 130 literature products from Gale. The referenced products themselves will contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings.
MEDLINE with Full Text
MEDLINE with Full Text provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, nearly 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. And of those, 558 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection.
This is a general database, like Academic Search Ultimate, and allows you to search for academic articles and generals across multiple different sources.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences. Coverage: 1637 – current
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics. in all instances.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Electronic News Sources
Access World News (Newsbank)
Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government, and more with the world’s largest collection of state, regional, national, and international full-text newspapers and other news sources.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
Text of the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>, Eastern edition. Provides business and financial news coverage, personal and company profiles, feature reporting, special reports, and regular columns. Additional access options for the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> are available.
EBSCOHost eBook Collection
A collection of almost 40,000 ebooks, many of these ebooks are also included in our online catalog.
eBook Academic Collection
This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects.
eBook Religion Collection
This unique collection features more than 8,500 e-books from trusted publishers covering a broad range of religious subjects including philosophy, ethics, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, religious texts and more.
Music & Multimedia
Academic Videos Online (AVON)
Academic Video Online is a ProQuest database that makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more. Search for award-winning films including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners and access content from PBS, BBC, 60 MINUTES, National Geographic, Annenberg Learner, BroadwayHD™, A+E Networks’ HISTORY® and more.
Access more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.
Library Music Source
Contains the largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled. Users have access and command of over 300,000 pages of sheet music from over 35,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples. Users can access the complete or nearly complete published works of the world’s great composers for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, organ, voice, chorus, strings, winds, percussion, and guitar.
Music Online: Listening
Streaming music from over 500 producers and distributors around the world.
Open Access Journals and Indexes
Gale’s Literary Index
Restoration Serials Index
More than 37 periodicals and twelve lectureship proceedings issued by members of the churches of Christ are included in the Restoration Serials Index.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books dating back to 1966.
Florida Electronic Library
The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.
Florida Digital Newspaper Library
The Florida Digital Newspaper Library exists to provide access to the news and history of Florida. All of the over 1,000,000 pages of historic through current Florida newspapers in the Florida Digital Newspaper Library are openly and freely available with zoomable page images and full text. The Florida Digital Newspaper Library builds on the work done in microfilm within the Florida Newspaper Project.