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Access more than 21,000 ebooks dedicated to the study of business. From conducting business research to general business concepts, this collection offers thousands of current and topical titles from leading publishers and university presses. All ebooks in this collection have unlimited user access.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Business Source Complete covers accounting, finance, banking, marketing, management and many other business topics. BSC contains thousands of full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers. In addition, BSC has case studies, country economic reports, company profiles, and videos from leaders and analysts from a wide range of industries.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Computer Source provides the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database features hundreds of full-text periodicals covering market information in computers, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Hoover's provides comprehensive company profiles containing company overviews and histories, including some coverage of private companies. Use Hoover'sto find product/brand name listings, competitors, officer names and salaries, product segmentation data, subsidiaries, and financial data, including access to annual reports and SEC filings.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Publisher: Hoover's, Inc.

As one of the world's largest repositories of U.S. Government-sponsored research results, NTRL offers fast and easy access to more than 2.2 million titles, with links to over 700,000 digitized full-text technical reports. (Note: You must register to view digitized NTRL reports. Registration is free.)

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: U.S. Dept. of Commerce
  • Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Google Patents indexes patents and patent applications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt (DPMA), Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), and China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO).

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: Google

SAGE Business Cases offers thousands of peer-reviewed business case studies. The cases are selected for their academic value and integrated with SAGE’s book, video, and reference content.

Use SAGE Business Cases to:

  • Quickly and easily find authoritative cases for independent study, in-class lecture, or assigned reading.
  • Explore real-life examples of successes and failures in the global business world.
  • Develop and foster practical business decision-making and analytical skills.

Instructors: Contact Mr. Frederic Murray for access to case study teaching notes.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Vendor: SAGE
  • Publisher: SAGE

Today's Science presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Infobase Learning

This resource contains BIOSIS Previews (2004-present), Zoological Record (2007-present), Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and MEDLINE. The Citation Indexes are multidisciplinary indexes of thousands of high-impact journals.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Thomson Reuters

This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of ebooks covering a wide array of academic subjects and features ebooks from leading publishers and university presses. All ebooks in this collection have unlimited user access.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Academic Search Complete provides fast access to articles from thousands of full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers across a wide range of topics, including the STEM disciplines, healthcare, education, social sciences, and the humanities. Along with over 3,700 full-text periodicals, ASC has indexes and abstracts for thousands of articles which can be requested via interlibrary loan.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

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Academic Video Online is a streaming video collection containing thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, business, education, healthcare, the humanities, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. The Academic Video Online collection can be browsed or searched by discipline.

AVO was previously named VAST: Academic Video Online.

Formerly known as VAST: Academic Video Online.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

Environment Complete covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Full text for hundreds of journals and over 200 monographs is included.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every craftsperson and hobbyist. There's full text from magazines and books covering many interests, including arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, photography, LEGO, robotics, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource provides comprehensive full-text detailed “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects, as well as valuable information for facility maintainers. The content includes over 130 reference books and videos of over 100 repair projects.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Use LinkedIn Learning's's online video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to help you achieve personal and professional goals. Over 5,800 expert-taught courses are available.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: LinkedIn

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Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 340 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military, this database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 380 magazines. Some titles included are FBI Law Enforcement BulletinMilitary Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

PubChem is the National Library of Medicine's database of chemistry information for scientists, students, and the general public. PubChem contains information on chemical structures, identifiers, chemical and physical properties, biological activities, patents, health, safety, toxicity data, and much more. PubChem's data comes from government agencies, chemical vendors, journal publishers, and other sources.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
  • Publisher: U.S. National Library of Medicine

First-time users: Registration with your SWOSU email address is required – click here.

SciFinder provides electronic access to Chemical Abstracts, which includes these resources:

  • CAS Registry File, with over 32 million organic and inorganic substances and over 59 million biosequences. You can also see the latest CAS registry number and sequence count.
  • CAPlus, the most comprehensive database of all chemical literature. CAPlus includes patents and conference proceedings.
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: 1
  • Vendor: American Chemical Society
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society

As one of the largest statistics portals worldwide, Statista professionally gathers and compiles data from numerous institutes and sources. Users have access to statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 18,000 individual sources covering a wide variety of disciplines, including business, education, health, political science, technology, and more. Business statistics are available for over 170 different industry sectors.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: statista.com
  • Publisher: statista.com

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