Research Resources:

(or search by subject)

A-Z Databases
  • Academic e-Book Collection (EBSCO)
    • This collection contains over 120,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
    • A premier multidisciplinary database providing access to scholarly full-text journals and magazines, as well as peer-reviewed resources.

  • Access World News (Newsbank)
    • Find information on topics related to business, current events, politics, science and technology and more from news media including newspapers, blogs, periodicals and web-only content including the Orlando Sentinel.

  • American History Online (Infobase)
    • Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
    • The world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content.

  • Camio (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
    • A premiere resource offering over 94,000 high-resolution art images from prominent museums worldwide.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Access all of the Chronicle’s content through Beacon’s IP address, using your email info.

  • ERIC – Education Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
    • A bibliographic database offering over 100,000 full text articles on education topics going back to 1966.

  • Films On Demand: History Video Collection (Infobase)
    • Offers higher education institutions thousands of full-length streaming videos and clips—many exclusive—from acclaimed producers.

  • GreenFILE (EBSCO)
    • GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

  • Modern World History Online (Infobase)
    • Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.

    • PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text psychology articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and other sources.

  • Regional Business News (EBSCO)
    • This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

  • SIRS Issues Researcher (Proquest)
    • Provides current event articles from over 1,500 journals, newspapers, and serials. Includes research topic ideas, pro/con viewpoints, and statistics.

Additional Electronic Research Resources
  • Beacon LibGuides
    • A growing collection of subject area research guides compiled by the Beacon faculty and librarian. Please make suggestions for other guides to the librarian.

  • Consumer Reports Online
    • Provides reviews and comparisons on consumer products based on surveys and laboratory testing.

  • DOA Directory of Open Access Journals
    • A database of open access scientific journals on a variety of subjects.

  • Florida Electronic Library
    • Provides information in a variety of formats on topics such as business, current events, education, health, and technology.

  • Leesburg Public Library/Lake County
    • The online catalog of materials for the Leesburg Public Library and the Lake County library system. (Click on the “Catalog” tab.)

  • PhotoSpin
    • Provides access to thousands of electronic images and illustrations available for download. See librarian for access.