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A collection of over 700 sanctioned and underground newspapers published by incarcerated people in the American prison system.

With approximately 300 collections composed of over 2 million images, scholars can examine wide-ranging material such as Native American art from the Smithsonian, treasures from the Louvre, and panoramic, 360-degree views of the Hagia Sophia in a single, easy-to-use resource.

The Chronicle of Higher Education provides news, data, and job information for colleges and universities.

The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials.

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making.

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading database for systematic reviews in health care. The CDSR includes Cochrane Reviews (systematic reviews) and protocols for Cochrane Reviews as well as editorials and supplements.

The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings, and the content is sourced from MEDLINE and hand searches.

IBISWorld provides US industry reports (NAICS) for over 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.
Stream a diverse collection of Oscar-winning films, documentaries, and other titles spanning academic and recreational interests. The Essential Campus Collection contains critical race, gender studies, performing arts, and more.
detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations consisting of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, the historical aspects of printing and publishing, and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is considered the authority on the English language. Discover the meaning, pronunciation, and historical usage of over 600,000 words spanning over a thousand years of the English language.
Project MUSE provides full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading universities and scholarly societies. Currently, Project MUSE has over 800 journals from 125 publishers and offers over 80,000 books from more than 140 presses. MUSE also offers over 4000 open access books on the platform.
Combines ProQuest Central, Academic Complete, Academic Video Online, and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global in one searchable location. This collection includes journals, ebooks, dissertations, news, video, and primary sources.

Over five million interdisciplinary bibliographic records and dissertations in psychology, behavioral sciences, and social sciences.

Designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

RefWorks is a reference management service that allows you to import references from online databases as well as format papers and bibliographies. First-time users can create an account using their MSSU email and a self-created password at https://refworks.proquest.com/signup/email

SPORTDiscus with Full text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health and sports.

UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource designed for point of care. The web-based program includes medical calculators and a select drug database and drug interactions tool.
First time users must register an account here: https://www-uptodate-com.ezproxy.mssu.edu/login-register

The Wellcome Collection contains historical and contemporary anatomical images, medical manuscripts, and science-focused art.