Databases with Description

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Abstracts in Anthropology An overview of the many-faceted realms of anthropology covering a broad spectrum of significant, current anthropological topics from several hundred periodicals. Man's speech, physiology, artifacts, history, environment, and social relations are described, analyzed, interpreted, and compared within the human and animal realms.

Academic OneFile (Gale/Infotrac) Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects - authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO host) The worlds largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

AGRICOLA (EBSCO) Citations consist of journal articles, book chapters, monographs, conference proceedings, serials, technical reports and other materials on a range of agricultural topics.

American Chemical Society ACS Publications publishes more than 35 journals, Chemical & Engineering News, ACS Legacy Archives, and the ACS Symposium Series. Also provides the worldwide scientific community with a comprehensive collection of the most-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.

American Institute of Physics (AIOP) Collections of relevant papers from a broad range of source journals in the physical sciences. Highly citied, highly respected, and highly relevant, AIP Journals are the cornerstone of many physics collections.

American Literary Scholarship Bibliographic essays arranged by writer and time period, from pre-1800 to the present, and acts as a systematic evaluative guide to current published studies of American literature (ALA Booklist).

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) The society's 11 journals covers the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.

Annual Reviews Publishes authoritative, analytic reviews in 30 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature.

  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropological Index Online (Royal Anthropological Institute) Based on the journal holdings of The Anthropology Library at the The British Museum (Museum of Mankind) which receives periodicals in all branches of anthropology, from academic institutions and publishers around the world.

    ARTSEARCH Search for art related careers using city and state or job category in the United States and Canada.

    ARTstor A digital library of more than one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
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    Berg Fashion Library The only resource to provide integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Invaluable for scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in dress, it includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an extensive E-Book collection, a vast image bank, extra reference resources and more.

    Biological Abstracts Complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,300 journals internationally. This database contains more than 13.2 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year.

    Business and Company Resource Center (InfoTrac/GaleGroup) Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

    Business Source Complete (EBSCO host) Full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 450 peer-reviewed business publications. Indexing back to 1985.

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    Career Management Systems (COIN) Career planning and management designed for the college student.

    CSA (Physical Education Index) CSA Illumina provides access to more than 100 full-text and bibliographic databases published by CSA and its publishing partners.

    ChoiceReviewsOnline (ALA) Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Begun in 1964,CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts.

    CINAHL (EBSCO) The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and the CINAHL Thesaurus. CINAHL covers nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals, publications of the American Nursing Association, and the National League for Nursing.

    Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.

    Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 1,000 periodicals.

    CQ Researcher (CQ Press) Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic--more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies.

    Current Jobs in Art (one user license) Web-based search for graduate searching for a career in Art. Provides detailed information about jobs in the United States and Canada.

    Current Jobs in Communication (one user license) Web-based search for graduate searching for a career in Communication. Provides detailed information about jobs in the United States and Canada.

    Dictionary of Literary Biography (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

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    ebra (ebook collection) Ebrary is an online digital library of full texts of over 70,000 scholarly e-books. It contains a suite of reference tools and a rich collection that includes books, journals, magazines, maps, and other publications. Ebrary's aggregated collections cover academic disciplines including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.

    EBSCO (EJS) Electronic Journals Service consolidates over 8,000 e-journals from all major publishers, covering practically all disciplines from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.

    Education Research Complete Full text for more than 1,200 journals, nearly 500 books and monographs, indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

    Environment Complete Deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. More than 1,957,000 records from more than 1,700 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,125 active core titles). The database also contains full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs.

    ERIC (EDRS) ERIC Document Reproduction Service offers 3 options for database searching: Express Search (if you know the document ED Numbers), Easy Search (simple keyword search), and Expanded Search (permits complex, Boolean searching).

    Expanded Academic ASAP (InfoTrac) Scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images across all academic disciplines from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology.

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    Foundation Directory Online Grant Searches, 990 Searches, and Foundation Searches.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library Encyclopedias and specialized reference for multidisciplinary research.

    General Business File ASAP (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

    General OneFile (Infotrac/GaleGroup) A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of articles and images, updated daily.

    General Reference Center Gold (InfoTrac/Gale Group) A variety of sources for articles from newspapers, reference books and periodicals; many with full-text and images of the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies and more.

    GeoRef (EBSCO) Provides access to the geoscience references in journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

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    Health Reference Center Academic (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

    HighWire Press (Stanford) HighWire Press at Stanford University develops and maintains the Web versions of important journals in biomedicine and other disciplines. A list of journals with free full-text articles online is available.

    History Reference Center Full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

    eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files)

    The eHRAF Collection of Ethnography is a cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.

    HRAF Site Teaching Aids

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    Informe! (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

    InfoTrac Criminal Justice (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Designed for students with interest in Criminal Justice. Provides access to full-text newspapers, magazines, and reference books for information on current events in Criminal Justice.

    InfoTrac Custom Journals (NY Times and Financial Times) Searchable database for New York Times and Financial Times.

    InfoTrac/Gale Group of Databases Searchable database providing access to reference books, magazines, and newspapers in a variety of subjects.

    InfoTrac Junior Edition (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    InfoTrac Kid's Edition (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Designed for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    InfoTrac Professional Collection (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Over 250 Full Text Magazines for Education Professionals.

    InfoTrac Religion and Philosophy (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Designed for students interested in religion and philosophy. Gives access to many full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events dealing with religion and philosophy.

    InfoTrac Student Edition K-12 (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    JSTOR:  Arts and Sciences Collection I and II (JSTOR) This service offers the ability to download articles in TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) as well as PDF and PostScript formats. Also provides faithful replications of the original print journals.

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    Learning Express (LearningExpressLibrary) Professional, licensing or prep practice tests online. **You create your own login to look at or to take a test.** For FAQ (frequently asked questions) click on Help at the database page.

    Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) (LISTA) Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.


    Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center is a full-text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 159,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 632,000 book reviews, more than 69,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,600 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.

    MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine) Website for all aspects of health information and research from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.

    Mental Measurements Yearbook (Ovid) 9th to 17th Yearbooks to July 2008.

    MLA Bibliography (EBSCO) Indexes critical literary and language scholarship and provides access to journals and serials published worldwide, as well as books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations and bibliographies. Includes the MLA Thesaurus.

    MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO) Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

    National Council of Teachers of English Journals NCTC has journals ranging from elementary language arts to college literature, with content reflecting current research trends and strategies. Journals are available in paper and online, along with an extensive archive of past issues.

  • College Composition and Communication
  • College English
  • English Journal
  • Language Arts
  • Naxos Music Library Complete catalogues or selected recordings of over 320 independent labels such as ARC, Berlin Classics, BIS, Capriccio, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naive, Naxos, Nimbus, Ondine and Vanguard Classics. Classical, Jazz, World, Classic Rock, Nostalgia music. More than 10,000 composer and artist biographies.

    NetLibrary The eBooks can be viewed online on any PC connected to the Internet. You can browse eBooks for quick research and reference or check them out and read them at your leisure. Note: also available are publicly accessible eBooks – classic works of literature and history.

    NewsBank Unlimited Web-based access to the largest newspaper database in existence. NewsBank offers a variety of resources that provide not only newspaper information but also essential domestic and international newswires, news video clips, transcripts, business journals, popular periodicals, government documents and other publications from around the globe.

    OmniFile (formerly Wilson Select Plus) (WilsonWeb) Covers high-quality periodicals with in-depth indexing and abstracts. All records point to complete online full text. Includes articles from periodicals indexed in other H.W. Wilson databases.

    Oxford English Dictionary (OED) (Oxford Publications) Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words from across the English-speaking world. The OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to films scripts and cookery books.

    Oxford/Grove Art Online (Oxford Publications) Provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art with ongoing additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links.

    Oxford/Grove Music Online (Oxford Publications) Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition.

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    Physical Education Index (CSA) Abstracts featuring content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Also includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology, health education and physical therapy.

    Points of View Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

    Polk City Directory (Polk) Printed directories for local cities dating back to 1870.

    Professional Collection (InfoTrac) Over 250 Full Text Magazines for Education Professionals.

    ProQuest Research (UMI) Provides access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 4,730 titles over 3,315 in full text from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

    PsycINFO (EBSCO) For research in psychology and related disciplines. Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, chapters, books, technical reports and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines.

    PubMed Central (NIH-Life Sci) PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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    Regional Business News (EBSCO) 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.

    Religion and Theological Abstracts Provides many religious and theological journals along with other literature. Covers more than 400 periodicals in most European languages beginning in 1958. Has a wide array of periodical literature including Christian, Jewish, and other world religions.

    RMA Statement (Only one user at a time) RMA eStatement Studies contains composite financial data. Balance sheet and income statement information is shown in common size format, with each item a percentage of total assets and sales. RMA is organized according to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), a product of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.

    Safari Tech Books Online Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 20,940 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online to academic and library users.

    Science Direct (Elsevier) The world's largest scientific, technical and medical (STM) database. The journal collection is supplemented by relevant bibliographic databases to expand literature searches further and a growing program of online reference works.

    Sports Litigation Alert (Hackney Publications) Sports law developments with the industry's only bi-weekly newsletter devoted exclusively to the sports law field.

    SpringerLink Journals Online SpringerLink is one of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and the Online Archives Collection. SpringerLink is a powerful central access point for researchers and scientists.

    SpringerLINK STM Collection (ebooks) Springer’s eBook Collection uses the portability, searchability, and unparalleled ease of access of PDF and HTML data formats to make access for researchers, as convenient as possible. Springer eBook Collections offer accurate reproductions of high quality Springer print book publications, together with all the added benefits of an online environment, including exceptional search capabilities and bookmarks.

    Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

    University of Chicago Press Journals Includes nearly 50 journals and hardcover serials, presenting original research from international scholars in the social sciences, humanities, education, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences.

    Value Line Investment Survey Reports Investment research reports updated weekly.

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    Wall Street Journal Access to Wall Street Journal through searchable database.

    Westlaw Campus *Requires popups to be enabled*(Thomson) Offers an extensive collection of legal resources, news, and business and public records information. West's reference attorneys are bar-admitted lawyers with representation from more than 20 states, and the company's customer service departments are staffed 24 hours a day.

    OmniFile (formerly Wilson Select Plus) (WilsonWeb) Covers high-quality periodicals with in-depth indexing and abstracts. All records point to complete online full text. Includes articles from periodicals indexed in other H.W. Wilson databases.

    WorldCat (the OCLC Online Union Catalog) (FirstSearch) The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus.

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