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18th Century Collections Online (ECCO)Login Required
Articles Newspaper
ECCO is an online library of over 136,000 titles published between 1701 and 1800.  Majority of works are in English, but other languages are represented.  ECCO has full-text searching of primary source materials.
E-Books (Non-fiction): Ebrary's Academic CompleteLogin Required
E-Book
These non-fiction e-books span all academic subject areas. To view, download free ebrary player found on Ebrary's home page.  Not all functions will work with Firefox, use I.E., if possible. Now downloadable to your computer and devices including iPhone, iPad, Kobo, Nook, & Sony Reader, etc.
E-Books from UPenn Libraries
E-Book
Free online books, including classics, scanned and provided by the University of Pennsylvania libraries.
Earth Point : Search by Description (Township/Range, Lat/Long)
Maps Website
Earth Point provides tools for Google Earth. If you have a map description, search here for free. Other tools are by subscription. Earth Point will "fly in" to your searched location on Google Earth.
Earth Science World Image Bank
Images Website
Service provided by the American Geological Institute (AGI); includes descriptive information. Photo quality images are available for a fee.
EarthTrends
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
EarthTrends is a comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world.
Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
New E-Book
The library subscribes to the following eBook collections that are searched together from this link: Publishing Collection, Academic Collection North America, and Community College Collection: Nursing & Allied Health (includes Vet Tech and Computer Software).
Ebsco Mobile (Academic Search Premier, etc.)
Mobile Tools
EBSCOhost Mobile provides seamless access to the EBSCOhost (ehost) interface via mobile devices without the need to download an application. Simply access your library's EBSCOhost resources from a mobile device and a mobile-friendly version of the site will display. Users accessing from a Smartphone or other mobile web-enabled devices are presented with an easily searchable mobile interface incorporating key functionality. Please note that iPad and some tablet users continue to be directed to the desktop version, as this version of the interface is fully functional on these devices.
EbscoHostLogin Required
Articles
A gateway to Academic Search Premier and Masterfile Premier, two databases that provide magazine and scholarly journal article access on a wide range of topics. Includes many other databases. Note: When searching multiple databases at once, try several different keywords because several of the databases use different terminology for the same topic. For best results we recommend using individual databases.
EconLit (via Proquest)Login Required
Articles
This database is published by the American Economic Association and provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. The search platform is Proquest.
EDGAR
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) Access to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's database of information filed by companies that are required to do so by federal law (Public companies). SEC requires public companies to disclose meaningful financial and other information to the public so that potential investors can make informed decisions.
Education Journals (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.
Embassy.org
Directories / Phone Books Website
A resource of and for the Washington, D.C. foreign embassy community.
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920 (Duke University)
Website
Over 3,300 advertising items and publications dating from 1850 to 1920, illustrating the rise of consumer culture and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry in the United States.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (Part of Gale Directory Library)Login Required
Directories / Phone Books
This publication is part of Gale Directory Library, a federated search engine of directories.
Encyclopedia.com
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information
A free online encyclopedia, Encyclopedia.com features premier titles like The Columbia Encyclopedia, Oxford’s World Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of World Biography. Dictionaries range from the general purpose Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English, to social science terms in A Dictionary of Psychology, to health-related nutrition definitions in A Dictionary of Food Nutrition & more.
Engineering Statistics e-Handbook (NIST/SEMATECH)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
From the National Institute of Standards and Technology, this handbook helps scientists and engineers to incorporate statistical methods in their work as efficiently as possible.
English 1010 Class Guide - (G. Castanon)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Entrepreneur.com's Sample Business Plans
Website
Sample business plans from Entrepreneur.com, a website to help individuals start their own business.
Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Complete (Proquest)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. In recent years, EISs have looked increasingly at biodiversity. Most EIS documents will include a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. They also pay particular attention to the presence of threatened species. Where the effects are considered significantly harmful to threatened species, an additional document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS), may also be prepared.
EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency): Science
Government Website
EPA's research mission is to conduct leading-edge research and foster the sound use of science and technology to fulfill EPA's mission to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment. Search a variety of science topics and issues.
Equine Information Gateway
Website
Provided by the Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky, this site provides a gateway of links to equine issues such as health, breeds, equine programs, associations, foundations, sport, and other resources.
ERIC
Articles Government
(Education Resources Information Center) U.S. Department of Education produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature; greater than 1.4 million citations going back to 1966; Over 527,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1966-present), previously available for a fee.
Ethnic NewsWatch (through Proquest)Login Required
Articles Newspaper
Included are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives.
Etymology Dictionary
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.
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