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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
USPTO grants patents for the protection of inventions and trademarks. This platform can be used to search for patents.
This is the search engine for the vast resources of the federal government. Interested in a water treatment project? See what is out there by placing "water treatment patent" as a search string in the prominent search box on this page. Discover Water Research and Technology resources or the Office of Scientific and Technical Information pages, just to name a few!!
Small Business Reference Center
Features some 400 full-text periodicals, over 450 full-text reference books, videos, and business plans for starting and running a small business.
Google Scholar Guide
Google Scholar is another search tool for locating scholarly content. This guide will explain how to adjust the settings to find links to LSC content and use GS in more depth.
US Major Dailies
US Major Dailies provides access to The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune. The content is available by 8am each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1985.
New York Times: Create Your Account
Use your Lone Star email address to create an account via this link. Once you've made an account, you can go straight to the regular NYT site (nytimes.com) and log in as if you were a paying subscriber.
Regional Business News
Daily international newswires and regional business publications, including news articles, trade publications, and radio/tv transcripts.