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Academic Search Premier covers the expansive academic disciplines offered in colleges and universities. It provides comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 for many journals and searchable cited references for more than 1,000 titles.
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is an index to articles in nursing, allied health, and biomedical journals. Also includes health care books, dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, and more.
Register for library-sponsored access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com mobile app using your WCU email address. Access includes all NYTimes articles, videos, interactive features, and a searchable archive back to 1851. Click ‘more…’ for details on how to register for your account.
Provides full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). The database contains more than 120,000 articles from 60 journals - 49 published by the APA and its imprint, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) - and 11 from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a platform for text analysis, data mining, and data visualization. Using Gale’s Primary Sources archive, you can build content, clean, and analyze it. The tools cover document clustering, Named Entity Recognition, Ngrams, parts of speech, sentiment analysis, and topic modeling. The researcher can upload their own documents as well.
To use this resource, you must login with your WCU credentials.
A database of over 3 million digitized plant specimens; includes images and information of plant specimens from herbaria around the world. Global Plants also contains partner-contributed reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, illustrations, and photographs.
Includes close to 80 readings from Harvard Business Press’ “Core Curriculum.” The Core collection includes content, quizzes, and videos on foundational business concepts, with optional teaching notes to support classroom instruction.
The ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template of core elements. It features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index.