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Welcome to the Popular Topic Research Center.   We have so many information research options available today, it can be difficult to find the information quickly.    The Popular Topic Research Center will help you find reliable information on a variety of popular topics.   Not sure what information is available, click on one of the topic blocks below to begin filtering information available on that topic.

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.
Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health Source®: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Additionally, Health Source: Consumer Edition contains more than 5,100 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary. Health Source: Consumer Edition covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.

Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Articles from scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Medline
Index to articles in all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. 

 

JOBS AND CAREERS

JobNow!
Our new online tool to help job seekers. It's your one-stop online job coach.

Reference USA
Look up detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. public and private businesses and 102 million U.S. residents. This database can be searched on a national scale, or can be limited by state, county, metropolitan area, city, company name, company size, yellow page heading, or SIC code. Searches can also be narrowed to retrieve only headquarters or subsidiaries for companies.

BUSINESS

Business and Company Resource Center
How to use this resource
Research detailed company and industry news and information. It brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Business Searching
The Business Searching interface of Business Source Premier provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
Business Source Premier
Over 3200 periodicals are indexed. Full text articles from over 2700 scholarly journals and business periodicals covering subjects such as management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business are available. Included are Country Reports with and national and international company profiles.

 

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CURRENT EVENTS

Get full-text content of local and regional newspapers: Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times, and the Duluth News Tribune newspapers. Paid advertisements are excluded.
Regional Business News
Updated daily, this news database provides comprehensive full text articles from over 50 regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). It also includes a rotating 30-day backfile for over 25 national and international newspapers and news transcripts. 

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GENEALOGY

Ancestry
How to use this resource
Access genealogical and historical resources including the decennial U.S. census from 1790 to 1930, military , court, land, probate, immigration, birth, marriage, and death records, (including the Social Security Death Index) periodicals and newspapers, finding aids, and directories.
(By subscription agreement, this resource is available for in-library use only.)

Archive Grid
Archive Grid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.  

Biography in Context 
How to use this resource
Search for biographical information based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender, or combine criteria to create a custom search. The complete Marquis Who's Who(R) biographies of 900,000 people plus full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals are included.

 

 

CAR REPAIR

Alldata
This online Automotive Repair database provides the detailed information you need to tackle both simple and complex auto repair jobs. Do-it-yourselfers can rely on auto repair answers to topics such as, maintenance, troubleshooting, engine performance and tune-up, brakes, emission control, chassis, electrical and more. Technical service bulletins and recall information is also provided.  (By subscription agreement, this resource is available for in-library use only.)

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.    

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    BOOKS AND READING

    Novelist Plus
    Search hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles. Find author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.

     

    WorldCat
    Need to see if a library somewhere in the world owns a particular book? This is your source! WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member libraries. With millions of online records built from the bibliographic and ownership information of contributing institutions, it is the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.

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    Morningstar Investment Research Center
    Comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks; financial information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating; financial information on hundreds of exchange-traded funds with up-to-date information on returns, reports and Morningstar ratings; return information on various investment indexes and groups; and the ability to enter two or more stocks, funds, and ETFs to see how they will work together as a portfolio.

    Business Searching
    The Business Searching interface of Business Source Premier provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.

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    TRAVEL

    BYKI ONLINE
    Byki Online is a powerful language learning system that uses flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases. With Byki, you may:
    • Create an account for yourself to track your progress
    • Language overviews and proficiency tests
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    CAMIO 
    The Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
     
     



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