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Penfield College (Macon Campus)

by Lee Twombly Olson last modified Aug 24, 2016 03:40 PM

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Resources, along with contact information, for specific Penfield College subject areas are available below:

Penfield College of Mercer University 

Penfield College Databases


Getting started:

Academic Search Complete
Provides abstracts and indexing for over 3,800, as well as full text for over 3,200 scholarly journals and general magazines.

Research Library
Provides abstracts and indexing for over 2,600, as well as full text for over 1,700 scholarly journals and general magazines. Research Library is an expansion of, and replacement for, the database titled Periodical Abstracts Research II.

An online archive containing back issues of scholarly journals in many disciplines.

Additional searching:

CQ Researcher
Coverage of political and social issues, with reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

LexisNexis Academic
Many types of publications, virtually all in full text: newspapers (in English, other languages, and translations of international papers), legal news, general interest magazines, medical journals, trade publications, company financial information, transcripts, wire service reports, government publications (such as the federal case law, U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Testimony, etc.), law reviews, and reference works (such as the Forbes Annual Directory, the Official Guide/American Marketplace and the US Global Trade Outlook).

Literary Reference Center
Includes more than 10,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; full text of over 300 literary journals; book reviews; 25,000 classic and contemporary poems; 11,000 classic and contemporary short stories; full text of over 7,500 classic novels; author interviews; and over 1,000 images of key literary figures.

Social Science Journals
Covers many topics including addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, and international relations.

Sociological Collection
Provides information on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.


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