Library Electronic Databases: Local Access Only & National Highlights

LOCAL ACCESS ONLY:

Full text access to the journal "Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives" is available online and only while on the DeVry Addison Campus.
Click here for access.

ELECTRONIC BOOKS:

Online Catalog
Search the Online Catalog for books, electronic books, and audiovisuals in the DeVry University Library.

Britannica Online
Britannica Online includes over 200,000 Web links from Britannica articles plus links to online journals and magazines.

Credo Reference
Credo is a collection of approximately 500 high quality, constantly updated reference books, dictionaries,
encyclopedias and atlases, with a focus on business, medical and general information sources.

EBSCO eBook Collection:
A growing collection of over 20,000 electronic books covering technical as well as general subject areas.  Click on "EBSCOHost Advanced Search" and choose "eBook Collecton" from the Choose Databases screen.

Safari Books Online
Safari is a premier electronic refrence library for programmers and IT professionals.

Books 24x7
Provides access to over 25,000 eBooks in the areas of engineering, business, finance, IT, government, and wellness.

ebrary
Contains more than 47,000 multi-disciplinary titles from 2004 to the present. Subject areas include the sciences, humanities, social sciences, business, health sciences and engineering and technology.

ARTICLE DATABASES:

EBSCOhost 
The EBSCOhost databases offer thousands of full-text magazines, journals and newspapers in a variety of subject areas, including current and social issues, business, nursing, and social sciences. Also included in EBSCOhost is the full text of the Harvard Business Review. Chamberlain students should use the "Medline & CINAHL" link; all others should use the "EBSCOhost Advanced Search" link, both found on the first screen of EBSCOhost.

LexisNexis
Provides access to over 10,000 full-text news, business, and legal publications. Includes company dossiers for detailed company information and financial performance. Also compares companies matching specific criteria. Provides access to Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.

Proquest ABI/INFORM Global
Covers business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and the competitive business landscape worldwide. In-depth coverage to over 3,040 publications, including the Wall Street Journal 1984 to the present. Also includes profiles for 60,000+ companies and their executives.

OTHER DATABASES:

Faulkner's FACCTs
Faulkner's Advisory on Computer and Communications Technologies is an information resource providing analysts' reports, including technology tutorials, marketplace reports, implementation guides, standards, timelines, directories, glossaries, and product, service & company profiles and comparison guides.

Plunkett Research Online 
Plunkett is the leading provider of industry sector analysis and research, industry trends and industry statistics.

IBISWorld
Comprehensive collection of Industry market research reports, including company reports on over 8,000 publically held companies.

Gale/Cengage Business Plans Handbook
A collection of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants. 

SkillPort
Hundreds of self-paced courses in business, desktop, and IT skills, as well as health, safety, and legal compliance.
Please note: This redirects you to the portal. After clicking the link, students should select Skill Port/ Complimentary Courses from the Resources & Help tab. The link is listed under Interactive Student Resources. In addition, it can still be found under the Merchandise tab. Staff should select Skill Port/Complimentary Courses from the Staff Tools tab.

Oxford Art Online
The full text of Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Britannica's Image Quest
An online image database containing two million rights-cleared images from over 50 collections, including Dorling Kindersley Images, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, etc. Fully searchable. Each photo or illustration includes the source, copyright holder, caption, and keywords, and may be downloaded, printed, saved in a "Lightbox," virtual folder, or e-mailed as a jpeg.

For additional DeVry University Library resources, click here.

For research guidance and tutorials on using the databases and APA style, click here

Citation Assistance:
For citation assistance, use NoodleTools, The Web's most comprehensive and accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian bibliography composer with fully-integrated note-taking. You should always verify citation assistance. The Academic Success Center is your best local resouce. To learn more click here.


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