Thursday, May 14, 2015

Changes to NebraskAccess

We have several changes to NebraskAccess coming up this summer.  The following are some of the new databases to which we have access.

MasterFile Complete is the most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources.

EbscoHost Primary Search  Containing full-text for dozens of the most popular children's magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically to help elementary school libraries. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, food fitness, space exploration, and more. The database also includes a collection of more than one million images of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.

NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

NoveList K8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Biography Reference Center:  Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

Biography Reference Bank :  Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.

My Heritage is a database that allows you to discover your family tree.

Points of View Reference Center:  Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Legal Information Reference Center  Providing exclusive online full-text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of publications and thousands of multi-state legal forms, with more content added on a regular basis.

Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Completing the database are business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

Consumer Health Complete is the single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, this resource is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Science & Technology Collection:  This database provides access to leading full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Science & Technology Collection provides a unique and diverse collection designed to meet any researcher’s needs by covering an array of disciplines.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:  This comprehensive resource is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

These databases will be a tremendous addition to our collection.

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