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Beacon Library Catalog

Beacon Library Catalog (WebOPAC)
Materials found physically in the Beacon College Library, including books, e-books, audio and video materials.


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Beacon LibGuides
A growing collection of subject area research guides compiled by the Beacon faculty and librarian. Please make suggestions for other guides to the librarian.


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This collection contains over 120,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter

A premier multidisciplinary database providing access to scholarly full-text journals and magazines, as well as peer-reviewed resources.

Find information on topics related to business, current events, politics, science and technology and more from news media including newspapers, blogs, periodicals and web-only content including the Orlando Sentinel.

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.

The world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content.

A premiere resource offering over 94,000 high-resolution art images from prominent museums worldwide.

Access all of the Chronicle’s content through Beacon’s IP address, using your email info.

A bibliographic database offering over 100,000 full text articles on education topics going back to 1966.

Offers higher education institutions thousands of full-length streaming videos and clips—many exclusive—from acclaimed producers.

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Contains full-text of archived, scholarly articles from all subjects and disciplines. Current journal issues will not be available in full-text through this database.

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.

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PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text psychology articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and other sources.

Provides current event articles from over 1,500 journals, newspapers, and serials. Includes research topic ideas, pro/con viewpoints, and statistics.

Presents in-depth information on the structure and function of the U.S. government and its everyday role in the lives of citizens

Additional Electronic Research Resources:

Provides reviews and comparisons on consumer products based on surveys and laboratory testing.

A database of open access scientific journals on a variety of subjects.

Provides information in a variety of formats on topics such as business, current events, education, health, and technology.

The online catalog of materials for the Leesburg Public Library and the Lake County library system. (Click on the “Catalog” tab.)

Provides access to thousands of electronic images and illustrations available for download.
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