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LIBRARY GUIDE TO IS 301- The Global Citizen

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KL has numerous online encyclopedias that provide overviews of topics. See especially:

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Credo Reference
Provides online access to encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference tools.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Large selection of encyclopedias in many disciplines

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The premier full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints; brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more! How to export to RefWorks

For other sources, see our Online Encyclopedias guide
Find articles
Multi-disciplinary databases

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Academic OneFile
A huge and highly heterogeneous multidisciplinary mix of scholarly, journalistic, practitioner and popular sources, with much direct full-text included. Use the tabs to identify scholarly, newspaper or other sources as necessary. Thanks to MeL / How to export to RefWorks Coverage: 1980-present
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Google Scholar
You can check the availability of article full text if you use our link to Google Scholar, which will ask you to log in with your OU NetID. How to export to RefWorks See our guide to adding OU Libraries resources to Google Scholar

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR
Full text of core scholarly journals from their beginning to approximately one year ago. Disciplines include botany, business, ecology, general science, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and statistics. Browsable by discipline and full-text searchable across all disciplines. Especially good for historic or classic articles in most fields. Coverage: 1665 to present. How to export to RefWorks
KL has many databases for different disciplines -- see list by subject

Newspapers and magazines

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel New York Times - Current
Full-text from 1985 to the present date. How to export to RefWorks
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff LexisNexis Academic Universe
Full text access to newspapers, magazines, trade journals, newsletters, news wires, and transcripts. How to export to RefWorks

Videos
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff VAST: Academic Video Online
Hundreds of documentaries, newsreels and other videos on current issues.

TED Talks
Presentations from experts on a variety fo current topics.

Find Books

Library Catalog
Use the catalog to find books, videos, recordings, and goverment documents we have at the library.

MelCat
A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.

Library Contact
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Dominique Daniel
Humanities Librarian for History and Modern Languages
daniel@oakland.edu
248.370.2478

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