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Academic Search Complete **:
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Bilateral Fact Sheets, U.S.**:
These handy guides provide information on a country's leaders, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. (Uses free versions of Adobe Digital Editions. Due to privacy and security issues with Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, the library currently recommends Adobe Digital Editions 3.0.)

JSTOR **
The library’s subscription to JSTOR includes the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, and VII Collections. The Arts & Sciences Collections represent the building blocks of an multi-disciplinary archive of journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 **:
Sanborn Maps provide digital access to historical Sanborn fire insurance maps. With repeated and detailed mapping of more than 100 cities and towns in Louisiana, the maps chart community changes across the century.

Science and Technology Collection **:
The Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.

Social Explorer **:
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.

Web of Science Core Collection:
A comprehensive index to over 8,000 of the top scientific and scholarly research journals in the world. The collection includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Collection Index and Science Citation Index. **The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Please use another internet browser when using Web of Science.