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American Indian Experience is a database on the history and culture of American Indians. It includes primary sources, images, and scholarly works. Suggested academic disciplines include Cultural Studies, History, and Social Sciences.  Search American Indian Experience


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Axis 360

Axis 360 eRead IllinoisThis collection of e-books and e-audiobooks through the Axis 360 platform is part of eRead Illinois and contains titles of recently published bestsellers and many titles in Spanish. eRead Illinois is a two year statewide program designed to increase access to e-books for Illinois residents and grow e-book expertise among library staff, library system staff, and Illinois residents. Initial funding for eRead Illinois was provided by a grant through the Illinois State Library.  Patrons may access the cloud-based delivery across a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK® and Sony ReaderTM devices, and many more.  Search Axis 360

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Medline includes citations, abstracts, and library holding information from more than 3,500 international medical journals. Search Medline

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Black Thought and Culture


Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans from the earliest times. Complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. The collection will include the complete full run of the Black Panther newspaper. Browse a list in the Historical Events section and find articles on the chosen topic. The subject of “American Revolution, 1775-1783” brings together the writings of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Frederick Douglass as well as other writers.  Explore what this database has to offer! Search Black Thought and Culture

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Alexander Street Press Counseling and Therapy in Video (Volume 1)

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Volume 1 is a diverse collection filmed from 1985 to 2010 and provides a firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. It features prominent therapists such as Jon Carlson, Sue Johnson, Allen Ivey, Insoo Kim Berg, Derald Wing Sue, and others as they demonstrate their methods.   Search Counseling and Therapy in Video 

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Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online
Search or browse 23,000 subject entries, 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images in this extensive art reference database. Search Oxford Art Online

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