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Databases: EBSCO

EBSCO Databases


EBSCO HOST includes a number of databases covering a diverse range of subjects in the social sciences. The databases subscribed to by the N.C.I. Library are listed on this page

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of the most valuable full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, this database is the leading source of peer-reviewed, full-text for STM research, as well as for the Social Sciences and Humanities. A multi-disciplinary database, subject coverage includes Education, Anthropology, Engineering, Law, Sciences and moreCheck out the EBSCO guide to Academic Search Complete for further information.

Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full- text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. Plus, Business Source Ultimate has a winning formula: Business students learn about accounting, finance, banking, marketing, management and much more with one comprehensive package that also includes full text of journals found in key subject indexes. In addition to accessing essential full-text journals, business students can delve into case studies, country economic reports and company profiles, as well as interviews with executives and analysts – the key players whose roles they are studying to fill. Subject coverage includes Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Law, Management, Marketing and Psychology.

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Education Research Complete

Education Research Complete covers the areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,500 journals. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. This database also includes full text for over 550 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.


ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Check out the EBSCO guide to ERIC for further information.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental process, anthropology, and observational & experimental method - this psychology database offers full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News, incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. Check out the EBSCO guide to Regional Business News for further information.

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