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Electronic Resources Committee--Purpose

From ARKLink Libraries Consortium Governance/By-Laws Document--


            Section 1. Standing Committees  

            A. The Standing Committees of ARKLink shall be:   

1. Electronic Resources Committee, which shall gather information about top‑priority databases to purchase jointly, and then negotiate with vendors or third-party agents to garner the most advantageous price for ARKLink members.


ARKLink Member Libraries

LSTA - Arkansas Traveler Project

Traveler Databases by Title 

Learn more about the Traveler Project on their portal page or by contacting Katie Walton at the Arkansas State Library.

Electronic Resources Committee


Member Discounts

America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexing hundreds of journals, it is an invaluable bibliographic database for history students. 

Also available with full-text.

Vendor: EBSCO

Quote: Email ARKLink Electronic Resource Committee Chair

CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. With CINAHL Complete, users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. Take a few minutes to evaluate all that CINAHL Complete has to offer and you’ll see why hundreds of thousands of nurses and allied health professionals rely on this essential resource.

CINAHL Complete provides broad content coverage including 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more.

Vendor: EBSCO 

Quote: Please contact EBSCO directly and mention that you are a member of ARKLink.

The HeinOnline Academic package was specifically created so universities may replace existing resources for a fraction of the cost. The package features more than 100 million pages of content and covers more than 100 subject areas. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Unveil the history of America with the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, equipped with unique tools to help users quickly locate specific content.

Vendor: HeinOnline

Quote: Please contact HeinOnline directly and mention that you are a member of ARKLink.

Historical Abstracts is the definitive index of literature covering world history (excluding the United States and Canada) from the 15th century to the present. Indexing thousands of journals in over 40 languages, it is an invaluable bibliographic database for history students.

Also available in full-text.

Vendor: EBSCO

Quote: Email ARKLink Electronic Resource Committee Chair

Niche Academy helps academic libraries dramatically increase the number and quality of library presentations and make meaningful and measurable contributions to student success.

Niche Academy provides tutorials that inform and educate students and staff about library resources and how to use them. These tutorials can be integrated directly into campus LMS, to easily and immediately provide access to resource help that is relevant and up-to-date.


Vendor: Niche Academy

Quote: Please contact Niche Academy directly and mention that you are a member of ARKLink.

OCLC FirstSearch is a proven and highly trusted tool that empowers anyone to find the authoritative content they need in every format from worldwide library collections. FirstSearch delivers the precise, full-featured WorldCat searching that library staff and researchers value. Increase awareness of all library collections with a powerful lens on the world’s largest library catalog, WorldCat. FirstSearch navigates through WorldCat’s 470 million bibliographic records in seconds, connecting searchers to exactly what they need. It’s a direct link to the authoritative content that informs collection development decisions, solves reference questions, and meets interlibrary loan demands.

Vendor: OCLC

Quote: Email ARKLink Electronic Resource Committee Chair

Considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, The Philosopher’s Index features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.

Offering hundreds of thousands of high-quality indexed records, The Philosopher’s Index covers all fields of philosophy and related disciplines and features research published since 1940. The publications covered in this comprehensive database hail from 139 countries and appear in 37 languages.

Vendor: EBSCO

Quote: This was a one-time purchase with annual fees and closed to new orders.

PsycINFO is the world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is an indispensable tool for the discovery of global scholarly research.

Vendor: EBSCO

Quote: Email ARKLink Electronic Resource Committee Chair

SAGE Explorer provides online access to thousands of items of content that support each learning modality: books and
reports for visual learners, videos for auditory learners, and cases and datasets for students who learn by doing.


Vendor: SAGE

Quote: Email ARKLink Electronic Resource Committee Chair

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