The Quimby Memorial Library is here to support the research needs of our students at Southwestern College. Below you will find a list of online databases, peer-reviewed open access journals, and scholarly based search engines that may be utilized any time –24/7– away from the campus. In addition to these services, we also offer ‘in-house’ databases The American Art Therapy Association and The American Psychological Association, which are accessible in the library.
- Want to first see what’s available here at the library? Click HERE to access Quimby’s card catalog from anywhere. Search for items, check availability, and browse the library’s holdings in preparation for your next visit.
“EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing libraries and other institutions with the content and services needed to bring the latest and best information to researchers.”
American Psychological Association (APA) Databases (ON CAMPUS ACCESS ONLY)
APA’s database aggregation includes PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, and PsycBOOKS, among other databases, collecting the most up-to-date information in the Psychology field, in one easily searchable place. Ask Quimby staff for assistance in accessing APA databases in the library.
“The Education Resources Information Center – is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.”
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“At the center of FirstSearch is WorldCat, a cooperative database of bibliographic records contributed by more than 69,000 libraries, making it the world’s largest, most complete, and most consulted library union catalog. your users can quickly find what they are looking for among the 109 million global information sources in all formats– books, full text, electronic books and journals, web-based articles and audio and video recordings– from the full range of recorded history.”
“Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.”
“The New Mexico State Library is committed to providing leadership that promotes effective library services and access to information to all citizens of New Mexico. The State Library provides services that support public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research.”
“Presented by the New Mexico State Library. El Portal is a collection of databases that provide free 24/7 access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.”
- Expanded Academic ASAP Contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology.
- General Reference Center Gold Focuses on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, etc.
- General Business File ASAP Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings as well as company performance and activity, industry events and trends, management, economics and politics.
- Business and Company ASAP Information on companies, markets and industries, including market trends, mergers and acquisitions, current management theory and company overviews. Business and trade journals, newspapers, and company directory profiles with full text and images.
- InfoTrac Professional Collection Full Text Magazines for Education Professionals.
- InfoTrac Custom Journals Full-text of the New York Times and The Financial Times.
Newsbank is an online, searchable database providing access to three New Mexico newspapers. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day’s news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
Access to both Newsbank and InfoTrac Newsstand (as well as above descriptions of the same) is provided by the New Mexico State Library. Both databases must be accessed by clicking the above links. Access is restricted to computers emanating from a New Mexico IP address (links will not work in other states).
“Subject Guide to Government Resources for New Mexico includes links to reputable state, federal and non-state websites with reliable state information.”
“The thousands of images on this site represent only a small portion of the more than 1.5 million printed books and manuscripts in the collections of Smithsonian Institution Libraries.
The images available on this site represent a broad cross-section of the Libraries’ collections. Additional images and collections are added regularly.”
“Welcome to NMAI Collections Search, which includes a representative sample of NMAI’s object and historic photo collections. Each item is accompanied by basic, standardized information.”
“The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.”
“Founded by professors in 1999, bepress exists to serve academia. We deliver scholarly communications and publishing services for academic institutions, empowering their communities to showcase and share their works for maximum impact. Through our services bepress seeks to link communities of scholars, listen to their needs, and provide solutionsto support emerging academic missions and goals.”
“A major STM journal publisher of 116 online and print journals, 150 plus open access journals, and related print/online book series, Bentham Science answers the information needs of scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical, engineering, technology, computer and social sciences.”
“Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. SCIRP serves the worldwide academic communities and contributes to the progress and application of science, by delivering superior scientific publications and scientific information solution provider that enable advancement in scientific research. More than 5000 professional editorial board members support our publishing activities, and 32000 authors already published with SCIRP.”