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This guide is to help MICA and Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School students and researchers find resources you need to fulfill your coursework and build your research skills. We are also happy to assist in person at the Information Desk on the lower level of the Library. Our contact information is to the right. We hope to see you soon!


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  • Academic Search Premier
    Scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text for 4500 journals, indexing for 8000+. Includes art, education, literature, language, linguistics, social and ethnic studies, computer sciences, engineering, chemistry, physics, and many more.
  • Business Source Premier
    Full text for more than 2,300 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
  • Credo Reference
    Full text, fully searchable content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects - this link searches across all titles and subjects.
  • Design and Applied Arts Index
    Indexes and abstracts 500+ design and craft journals published 1973-present, plus data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.
  • EBook Academic Collection
    Search and view the full text of ~100,000 eBooks. The books are also available through the Library catalog.
    Full-text for 300+ scholarly arts and sciences journals
  • Masters Thesis Collection
    MICA graduates
  • Regional Business News
    Full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating 80+ regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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