Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. With a large collection of peer-reviewed full-text journals, the database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
Resource provided by the New Jersey State Library (JerseyClicks).
Provides background information from over 4000 academic reference sources and create mindmaps for your research topic. Access this link https://library.shu.edu/ld.php?content_id=56141107 to view 200+ ebook titles.
Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together sources to present a rich analysis of issues - social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural - and headlines in world hot spots. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations.
Global Issues in Context focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies and, International periodicals and news sources that bring additional insight and currency.
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.
This Gale's "Peterson's Test and Career Prep" database is from New Jersey State Library (NJSL). The access URL https://library.shu.edu/PTCP requires SHU credentials, but it only gets you into the database itself. Once there, users need to create a Peterson's account for free at their chosen email address. That login allows to gain access to the links shown within the database itself, which include Test Prep for Accountant/Auditor, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Medical/Nursing, PSAT, Real Estate, SAT, TOEFL, TOEIC, U.S. Citizenship, and much more. Users may use this database to improve test score, find a school, and explore careers.
The materials on these pages have been designed to give you a foundation in information literacy and critical thinking. Topics have been divided among nine sections; each includes videos, tutorials, and quizzes.