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  • National Directory of Law Enforcement Administrators visit
  • The New York Times visit
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  • Sports Market Place Directory visit
  • THOMAS visit
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Journal Titles
Course Reserves
(AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. It is the most comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering US agricultural and life sciences information.visit >
The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world. The collections encompass a wide variety of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more.visit >
The ACM Digital Library is the ultimate online resource for those interested in the computing industry. It offers over 40 publications, all full-text Conference Proceedings, publication archives dating back to the 1950s, almost 2 million pages of text, more than one million bibliographic citations, and a state-of-the-art search engine. visit >
A resource encompassing practical information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building--from energy efficiency and recycled-content materials to land-use planning and indoor air quality. The database integrates online versions of GreenSpec product listings, high-quality articles about green buildings, peer-to-peer comments, and more than 200 project case studies.visit >
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. visit >
Provides a wide range of bibliographic and full-text databases. Databases are designed for many topics included in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.visit >
EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Its primary purpose is to increase the efficiency and fairness of the securities market for the benefit of investors, corporations, and the economy by accelerating the receipt, acceptance, dissemination, and analysis of time-sensitive corporate information filed with the agency.visit >
A business management database service with full text access to over 100 management journals, complete with full text archives back to 1994. Disciplines covered include strategy, leadership, information management, marketing and human resource management. visit >
HSDL Collection (full) includes over 77,500 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.visit >
IBISWorld is the United States' most comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research and Industry Risk Ratings. The US Industry Reports (NAICS) collection analyzes industries at the 5-digit level offering the latest content on 700 industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more. The US Industry iExpert Summaries condense the integral elements from our industry reports into bite-sized paragraphs, graphics and tables, highlighting the key issues with a Q&A section, for each of the 700 NAICS industries.visit >
Another general interest, academic and bibliographic set of databases. Educators will find the Educator's Reference Complete database particularly helpful. visit >

Agriculture Collection

With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection

With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry – including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. >

An in-depth group of databases designed to provide access to news, legal and periodical resources for all avenues of research. visit >
Resource of materials and processes covering the fields of architecture, interior design, packaging design, retail design, industrial design, fashion, apparel & footwear, exhibition design, textile design, landscape architecture and transportation design. Includes over 5,000 materials representing eight categories: carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, ceramics, glass, metals, natural material derivatives, natural materials, and polymers. Provides comprehensive product information, technical specifications, application information, manufacturer profiles, and material images. visit >
Established in 1972, NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS resources are available to anyone interested in crime, victim assistance, and public safety including policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, community leaders, and the general public. The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources. visit >
The National Directory of Law Enforcement Administrators contains nearly 36,000 listings. Includes the latest contact information vital department statistics; profiles detail state, local and federal agencies. Contact Halle Library Reference Desk for username and password: (978) 232-2268 visit >
Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, and more. Coverage from 1851 to the present.visit >
ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today, with thousands of periodical titles and millions of full-text articles available. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, science, education, technology, humanities, social sciences, psychology and literature. visit >

Dissertations & Theses

This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.

PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). PubMed Central aims to fill the role of a world class library in the digital age. visit >
Founded in 2001 by a team of experts in the field of bibliographic database management, RefWorks is dedicated to providing a high quality web-based research management, writing and collaboration tool for the academic, government and corporate research communities. Used daily by thousands of researchers in over 900 organizations globally, RefWorks supports hundreds of online databases and output styles covering a broad range of subject areas. RefWorks collaborates with some of the world’s most prestigious online information service providers including ProQuest, BioOne, EBSCO, Elsevier, HighWire, H.W. Wilson, ISI, OCLC, Ovid and Serial Solutions, to name a few.visit >
The SAGE Premier package includes leading international peer-reviewed titles, including high-impact research journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. The journals cover a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine, allowing libraries to support the varied teaching and research needs of their students and faculty.visit >
The Sports Market Place Directory provides organizational contact information with detailed descriptions. For over 20 years, this comprehensive, up-to-date directory has offered direct access to the Who, What, When & Where of the sports industry.visit >
THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include bills, resolutions, activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, schedules, calendars, committee information, Presidential nominations, treaties, and additional government resources.visit >
For more than 20 years, clinicians around the world have relied on UpToDate as their primary resource for medical knowledge at the point of care. The knowledge contained in UpToDate is evidence-based and continuously updated, but it is not merely an aggregation and report of the latest research; UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It combines an advanced publishing platform with the rigor of a sophisticated editorial process managed by a faculty of accomplished physician authors and editors, renowned leaders in their specialties.visit >
Patrons can use the NOBLE book catalog to search for books, eBooks, DVD’s, and other materials. Searches can be limited to the Diane M. Halle Library, or can be expanded to include all libraries in the North of Boston Library Exchange. To log in to the catalog in order to place holds and view account information, patrons should use the barcode on their gull card as their username, and their student ID number as their password. If you have trouble logging in, please contact the library.visit >
Registered patrons can also search for items through the Commonwealth Catalog. To log in, patrons must use their gull card barcode number. The NOBLE catalog should always be searched prior to ordering items through the Commonwealth Catalog. Please note that patrons may only have 10 active requests through the Commonwealth Catalog at one time.visit >
As part of the NOBLE network, patrons of the Halle Library have access to a number of e-books and audiobooks through Overdrive. Registered patrons may use the barcode on their gull card to log in to Overdrive, check out titles, and place holds.visit >
Journal Titles provides library patrons with a comprehensive list of all periodicals that the Halle Library has full-text access to. If patrons are searching for an article that they cannot locate in a specific database, they should search here for the title of the periodical the article is located in. Results will show if access to the journal is available in another database that the library subscribes to.visit >
Students can search this module to find out whether their professor has placed any items on course reserve for their individual classes. Course reserves can be checked out at the library circulation desk.visit >
Patrons can access our LibGuides site to view a variety of research tutorials created by our library staff.visit >
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Introducing LibGuides!
The library is pleased to introduce a selection of resource guides created for you by our library staff. These tutorials have been created to provide students with a starting point for conducting research, and to deliver an introduction to the tools and resources that the library has to offer. Additionally, a guide has been created specifically for faculty and staff, providing information regarding course reserves, our library liaison program, and much more. Check out our LibGuides site today!
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