Research Databases
Name Resource Type Subjects Contents Access Coverage
Name Resource Type Subjects Contents Access Coverage
World Politics Review News Database Political Science, Current Events, News, Global Affairs World Politics Review provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends to give policymakers, analysts, academics and readers with a deep interest in international affairs the context they need to have the confidence they seek in their decision-making. WPR keeps readers a step ahead of significant developments and trends around the world, helping them make sense of it all. Written by a network of leading experts and on-the-ground influencers, WPR’s original daily and in-depth analysis gives you access to comprehensive and detailed perspectives that are as valuable as they are rare. At the same time, the WPR News Wire, our daily editor-curated news aggregation service, will ensure you don’t miss important breaking stories. Though strictly nonpartisan with regard to political party affiliation or allegiance, WPR can be broadly described as liberal internationalist, combining a reality-based approach that recognizes the need for all the tools and instruments of statecraft, with a preference for diplomacy and multilateralism in support of a rules- and norms-based global order. EBSCO
Ebrary Academic eBook Collection Multidisciplinary Academic Complete is a collection of scholarly ebooks from leading publishers.  The first subscription product of its kind, Academic Complete is an ideal foundation for a university ebook collection.  With coverage in all academic subject areas, Academic Complete is the solution for libraries that want to provide students at all levels and faculty with librarian-curated ebooks essential to successful teaching, learning, and research outcomes. ProQuest
European Views of the Americas 1493-1750 Database History This archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. This authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide, and a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO
Civil War Governors of Kentucky Database History This site, Early Access, is only a preview of what Civil War Governors of Kentucky will provide to teachers, researchers, and digital humanists. It provides document images and transcriptions along with keyword searches, metadata faceting, and collection level browsing. Each of these documents are a work in progress and all will require further editorial work. Future versions of this site will add social and geographical analysis to this already powerful document database. It will digitally reconstruct the human world of 1860s Kentucky, linking together every identifiable person, place, and organization found in each of the documents. Kentucky Historical Society
Women and Social Movements in the U.S. Database History, Social Studies Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women’s history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. women’s history generally and at the same time make those insights accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. The collection currently includes 122 document projects and archives with 4,900 documents and more than 168,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,600 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Alexander Street Press
Teacher Reference Center Database Education Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts of 280 primarily peer-reviewed periodicals covering Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education. MOREnet
Business Source Premier Database Business Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost. EBSCO
PsycArticles Journal Database with Full Text Psychology This database offers full-text articles for journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals. Many titles go back to volume 1, issue 1. ProQuest
Literature Resource Center Research database Literature, Biographies, Critical Theory Literature Recource Center’s rich critical, biographical and contextual content supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills.Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Gale
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Research database Social Studies, Political Science Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. Gale
Business Insights: Global Research database Business Business Insights: Global includes detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports; thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale’s core business collection; and case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies. Gale
US History in Context Research database History Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, U.S. History In Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills. Gale
Global Issues in Context Newspaper History, News Global Issues in Context provides news from all over the world from real sources and news stations from every country. Gale
Diversity Studies Collection Journal database Social Science Diversity Studies Collection provides an essential set of scholarly journals and cultural interest titles, including topics such as the Harlem Renaissance, Hispanic Heritage, women’s rights, and workplace diversity. Gale
Report Linker Sources Research database Multidisciplinary ReportLinker Sources is a free tool which gives you access to the top-notch quality market research resources. It provides a powerful search engine which collects a huge amount of industry data on a day-to-day basis. ReportLinker
Data USA Government Information website Political Science, Statistics Data USA puts public US Government data in your hands. Instead of searching through multiple data sources that are often incomplete and difficult to access, you can simply point to Data USA to answer your questions. Data USA
ImageQuest Image Finder Multidisciplinary ImageQuest provides millions of rights-cleared images of all kinds for use in projects and presentations. ImageQuest
Congress.gov Government Information website Political Science Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service. US Government
Statista Statistical Database Multidisciplinary Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. The product is aimed at business clients and academics of any size. Consultant firms and media agencies license our services as well as strategy and marketing departments in large corporations from a variety of industries. Our client base includes a wide range of globally active companies and premier academic institutions. Since the launch of the platform in 2008, more than 1,000,000 users have registered with Statista. Statista
Library Music Source Sheet Music Digital Library Music LibraryMusicSource.com includes a huge selection of vocal music, instrumental solos, piano music, orchestral parts and more. With so many titles at your fingertips, you’re sure to find the music you need. Use our powerful search engine to locate a specific work or browse through the collections by genre or by composer. You can even check out what other people are downloading in our Find Music section.Once you find the music you’re looking for, we don’t just show it to you on the screen. We let you download a copy to keep – print it as many times as you’d like! And with your LibraryMusicSource.com account, you’re not stuck with using the service on just one computer. You’ll be able to download files from any computer connected to the internet Library Music Source
AAAS Science Magazine Journal Article Database with full text Life Science, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Philosophy of Science Online access to full text articles on original scientific research, global news, and commentary, abstracts/summaries, and full text PDFs for issues dating from 1997-current. Science also offers tables of contents, author indexes, and full text HTML when available for issues dating from 1880-1996. The American Association for the Advancement of Science 1880-current
ABI / INFORM Complete  Research database Business The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. ProQuest 1971 – current
Academic Search Complete Research database with full text Multidisciplinary Academic Search Complete contains indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals, with full text for more than 8,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1887 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 titles. EBSCO 1887-current
Accounting & Tax Research database Accounting This is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. ProQuest 1971 – current
America: History & Life Research database History This bibliographic resource provides a robust source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada. Selective indexing includes over a thousand journals dating back over 55 years. This source has proved to be an important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history EBSCO 1964 – current
American Chemical Society Legacy Archives Organizational database with full text coverage History, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering ACS Legacy Archives offers 464,037 articles, 11,103 issues, and 966 volumes. A license to the ACS Legacy Archives enables researchers to reach through history to understand the chain of discoveries that have led to modern chemistry and greatly influenced such fields as biology, physics, medicine, agriculture, and engineering American Chemical Society Publications 1879-1995
American Chemical Society Web Editions Journal database Chemistry ACS Publications publishes more than 35 journals, Chemical & Engineering News, ACS Legacy Archives, and theACS Symposium Seriesvia its web-based platform. Chemical & Engineering News is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society, and is distributed to all ACS members. C&EN editors and reporters based in Europe, the U.S., and Asia cover science and technology, business and industry, government and policy, education, and employment aspects of the chemistry field. With the ACS Journal Archives, ACS Publications provides searchable access to over 130 years of original research in chemistry, including more than 450,000 articles dating back to the inaugural volume of the Journal of the American Chemical Society in 1879. The ACS Symposium SeriesOnline is a peer-reviewed collection of e-books from the ACS Symposium Series and Advances in Chemistry book series. The Series contains an archive of more than 1,200 books dating back to the first Advances in Chemistry Series title published in 1949. Americal Chemical Society Publications 1879-current
American Doctoral Dissertations Research Database Multidisciplinary American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Containing twenty-two years of dissertation research and amounting to over 93,000 citations, it was created with the generous support of the H. W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston. EBSCO 1933-1955
American FactFinder Statistical database Population, Housing, Economics, Geography American FactFinder provides data collected by the decennial American census about households, income, education, homeownership, and more. Because the census collects data every 10 years, the website also provides a link to the most recent census conducted in 2010. U. S. Census Bureau 2000
American Memory Research database History, Anthropology, Social Studies American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections based on their original format, their subject matter, or who first created, assembled, or donated them to the Library. Library of Congress 1400-present
Art Index Research database with abstracts, indexes, and full-text Visual Arts, Film high-quality indexing of over 600 periodicals, more than 13,000 art dissertations, and almost 200,000 art reproductions, providing examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database includes a database-specific thesaurus and covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as folk art, photography, film, and architecture. Topics covered include art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more. EBSCO 1929-current
Art Index Retrospective Research database with abstracts, indexes, and full-text Visual Arts, Film Art Index Retrospective 1929 -1984 provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews. EBSCO 1929-current
ArticleFirst Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text Business, Humanities, Medicine, Popular Culture, Science, Social Science, Technology This database has over 16, 000 sources and provides a list of libraries that have the journal title for most items. It is updated daily. FirstSearch 1990-current
ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials Index database Religion, Theology The ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials includes more than 570,000 article citations from 1,677 journals (546 currently indexed), more than 237,000 essay citations from over 16,800 multi-author works, more than 525,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations. EBSCO 1908-current
Background Notes Statistical database History, Government, Social Studies, Economy, Foreign Relations Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Background Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department’s regional bureaus. The website also gives links to Background Notes from 1990-2000. U.S. State Department 2001-current
Banking Information Source Research database Business This database enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends ProQuest 1971 – current
Bartleby.com Website offering eBooks Literature Bartleby.com provides students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge. Bartleby.com
Biography.com Biography website Biography, Multidisciplinary Your source for true stories about notable people. Watch full episodes and read exclusive biographies. Biography.com
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition   Research database Education Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more. EBSCO
Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition   Research database Education Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more. EBSCO
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition   Research database Education Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more. EBSCO
Canadian Newsstand Complete Newspaper News This database offers unparalleled access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s. ProQuest Late 1970s – Current
CBCA Complete Reference database News This database, with 600 full text titles, is the most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, CBCA Complete features a highly-respected, diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines. ProQuest
Center for Disease Control website Information resource Medicine CDC′s Mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. Center for Disease Contro 1996-current
Central & Eastern European Academic Source Research database with full-text Multidisciplinary, Central and Eastern Europe, Multilingual The collection contains more than 400 full-text publications covering many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history and sociology relating to this geographic region. Ebsco 1966-current
Chicago Manual of Style Style Manual Style, Reference, Research The Chicago Manual of Style Online includes the popular Chicago Style Q&A, a resource that thousands have found entertaining and informative. The Q&A content is fully searchable along with the content of The Chicago Manual of Style. Your queries will return results—clearly distinguishable—from both the Manual and the Chicago Style Q&A. The Chicago Style Q&A also features monthly polls and interviews of interest to anyone who works with words. Online Current
Chronicle of Higher Education Journal package Multidisciplinary The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. The Chronicle 1995-current
CINAHL Full-text Research database with full-text Medicine, Nursing, Bioethics CINAHL provides full text for more than 610 journals. This database also provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.3 million records. Ebsco 1981-current
Cochrane Controlled Trials Register Bibliographical database Medicine, Healthcare CCTR is a database of definitively controlled trials. These controlled trials have been identified by the distinguished contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration. They and others, as part of an international effort to search the world’s health care journals (and other sources of information) systematically, have combined results to create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. CCTR contains over 300,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care. Cochrane groups and other organizations contribute their specialized registers; and these registers—together with references to clinical trials identified in MEDLINE and EMBASE—form the CCTR database. This database is limited to 10 simultaneous users at one time. Ebsco 1991-current
Cochrane Methodology Register  Bibliographic database Medicine The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books and conference proceedings; these articles are taken from the MEDLINE database and from hand searches. The database contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies which could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it was published (bibliographic details), and in some cases, a summary of the article. CMR is produced by the UK Cochrane Centre, on behalf of the Cochrane Methodology Review Group. EBSCO
Code of Federal Regulations Research database Government The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis. U. S. Government Printing Office 1996-present
Communications and Mass Media Complete Research database Communications, Mass Media, Media Studies CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 480 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable cited references for peer-reviewed journals covered as “core”). In addition, CMMC features over 5,400 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information, and covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database. Ebsco 1915-present
Compilation of Presidential Documents Government document site Government The Compilation of Presidential Documents collection consists of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents which are the official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary. U. S. Government Printing Office 1992-current
Congressional Record Government record Government Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. At the back of each daily issue is the “Daily Digest,” which summarizes the day’s floor and committee activities. U. S. Government Printing Office 1994-current
Consumer Health Complete Research database Medicine Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients’ information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis. EBSCO
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness Medicine DARE contains 15,000 abstracts of systematic reviews including over 6,000 quality assessed reviews and details of all Cochrane reviews and protocols. The database is focused on systematic reviews of the effects of health interventions and includes reviews of: interventions that are clearly health related; interventions that have the potential to affect health; adverse effects; diagnostic and prognostic studies; individual patient data (IPD). This database is limited to 10 simultaneous users at a time. EBSCO Varies
DOE Energy Citations Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Sciences The Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information provides free public access to over 266,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. U. S. Department of Energy 1991-current
Education Research Complete Research database with full-text Education 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. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,300 journals, as well as full text for over 1,400 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 550 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. Ebsco 1972-current
Encyclopedia Britannica Encyclopedia database Multidiscliplinary This is the Encyclopedia Britannica free version online, some content may not be accessible without a paid subscription. It has over 75,000 articles on a wide variety of topics, including hundreds of articles not found in the print version of Britannica. Includes links to 166,000 related websites, over 27,000 images and maps, plus 3,300 animations, videos, and audio files. Britannica Online includes the Encyclopedia Britannica as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, the Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Book of the Year. It also provides an internet directory to more than 3,000 sites selected by Britannica editors. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 1994-current
ERIC Research database Education The ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to augment American education by increasing and facilitating the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
Euromonitor Passport Research database Business port features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on 27 industries with demographic, macro and socioeconomic data and analysis on consumers and economies in 210 countries worldwide. Euromonitor Varies
Federal Register Government record site Government Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. It is updated daily by 6 a.m. and is published Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. U. S. Government Printing Office 1994-current
Films on Demand Media database Multidisciplinary Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines from Films Media Group. All users can search and view films or specific segments of films. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other users. Films Media Group Varies
FirstSearch Host database Multidisciplinary FirstSearch connects you to information in a wide range of subjects in 16 different databases. FirstSearch Varies by database
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Encyclopedia database Education This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. EBSCO
Gale Virtual Reference Library Research database Multidisciplinary GVRL allows researchers to access more than 5,000 eBooks. Gale Virtual Reference Library offers multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Gale Varies
GPO Access Government information Government GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. U. S. Government Printing Office 1994-current
GreenFILE Research database Environmental sciences 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 the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 600,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 6,300 records. Ebsco 1913-current
Heritage Quest Online Research Database American Genealogy The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades. In total the collection covers more than 140 million names. Genealogy and local history books deliver more than 7 million digitized page images from over 28,000 family histories, local histories, and other books. Periodical Source Index (PERSI) contains more than 2 million records covering titles published around the world since 1800. Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era. Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War. LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789, with a total of more than 480,000 pages of information. ProQuest
Historical Abstracts Abstract database with some full text History This database provides searchable access to abstracts of journal articles and citations to book titles and dissertations gleaned from over 1700 journal titles dealing with the history of the world (excluding North America) from 1450 to the present. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages. Ebsco 1955-current
Hoover’s Company Profiles Business Profiles Business This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover’s, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company’s location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more. ProQuest
Institute of Physics Science Journal database Physics, Engineering, Material Sciences IOP offers access to abstracts and some full-text content from more than 60 titles covering different areas of science and engineering, which together provide access to more than 400,000 articles from 1874 to the present day Institute of Physics 1874-current
ProQuest Music Database Research database Music IIMP offers indexing and abstracts for a range of music journals from 1874 to the present, covering the scholarly to the popular. With over 900,000 indexed articles, including an extensive backfile, it offers unique and comprehensive subject coverage – from music education, performance studies, composition, theory and ethnomusicology to jazz, hip-hop and all forms of popular music. ProQuest 1874-current
JSTOR Journal article database Multidisciplinary JSTOR provides access to archived backfiles of more than a thousand journals in Arts & Sciences, Business, Language & Literature, General Science, Ecology & Botany, and Music. Journals may be browsed or searched. JSTOR 1890-current
LexisNexis: Academic Research database Business, Criminal justice, Economics, Law LexisNexis Academic provides full-text of more than 350 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, many of which are updated daily. It also offers access to more than 300 magazines and journals, over 600 newsletters, and campus news from nearly 300 individual college/university papers. There are also broadcast transcripts from major television and radio networks, as well as political transcripts covering Congressional committee hearings, press briefings from the State, Justice, and Defense departments, and presidential news conferences. LexisNexis Academic provides a full range of credible sources for business information, including business and financial news, U.S. and international company financial information from government or private sources, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Finally, LexisNexis Academic also offers access to primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations or dive into secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews for background or analysis of a legal topic. Lexis Nexis Varies with source
Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts Research database Bibliometrics, Cataloging, Information management, Librarianship LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Ebsco 1960-current
Literature Online  Research database Literature Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources. Literature Online’s collection of accurate poetry, prose and drama is relied upon by researchers around the world on a daily basis and the essential criticism and reference resources, including an ever-growing library of full-text journals and author biographies, helps keep you up to date on the latest research into every aspect of literary and linguistic study. ProQuest
LocatorPlus-National Library of Medicine Online journal catalog Medicine NLM Gateway allows you to search several databases at the same time, including MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, HSRProj, and more. The databases index books, journal articles, conference proceedings, health topics, drug information, and research projects in progress. From these, there are over 1.2 million catalog records for books, audiovisuals, journals, computer files, and other materials. NLM is updated continuously. National Institutes of Health Varies
MEDLINE (FirstSearch) Research database Clinical medicine, Dentistry, Health services, Nursing MEDLINE has access to more than 19,000 sources and nearly 19,000,000 records. It is updated daily FirstSearch 1950-current
MedlinePlus Health Information Organizational website Medicine MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition. National Institutes of Health 1998-current
Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Bibliographic Index Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa contains more than 639,000 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to the present. Over 15,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs – business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 – present) & archaeology. Ebsco 1914-present
Missouri Digital Heritage Primary Source Archival Database Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state. Through the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative, the Missouri State Archives and the Missouri State Library, in partnership with the State Historical Society of Missouri, are assisting institutions across the state in digitizing their records and placing them online for easy access. Missouri State Library
MLA Bibliography Bibliographic citations database Multidisciplinary The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography provides searchable access to more than 2 million bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, dissertations, and scholarly Web sites. It indexes materials in academic disciplines such as language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts. Coverage includes literature from all over the world — Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. ProQuest 1926-current
Naxos Music Library Online music library Music Currently, Naxos offers streaming access to more than 46,000 CDs with more than 653,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 250 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Classic pop and rock music as well as Chinese orchestral music are also represented. It is limited to 10 simultaneous users at a time. Naxos Digital Services
Newspaper Archive Historical newspapers Historical newspapers, News NewspaperARCHIVE.com features over 120 million newspaper pages dating back from 1609 to the present. Includes community news, family history, world news, national news and more. Newspaperarchive.org
National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Research database Science, Engineering, Business The National Technical Information Service serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. For more than 60 years NTIS has assured businesses, universities, and the public timely access to approximately 3 million publications covering over 350 subject areas. Our mission supports the Department of Commerce mission to promote the nation’s economic growth by providing access to information that stimulates innovation and discovery. U. S. Department of Commerce 1964-current
Oxford English Dictionary Online dictionary Multidisciplinary The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. It is updated every three months. Oxford University Press 1857-current
Ox Research Research database Economics This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. ProQuest 1986 – Current
Oxford Islamic Studies Online Reference Islamic Studies, Qur’an Studies, Middle East, Religion This resource brings together current scholarship in the field for to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. It features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated. Oxford Islamic Studies Online encompasses over 5,000 reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur’anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, and offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam. Oxford University Press Varies
PapersFirst Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide Multidisciplinary This database covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. It is updated semi-monthly. FirstSearch 1993-current
Pharmaceutical News Index News Index Medicine This database is an insider’s guide to healthcare research, development and regulatory issues ProQuest
Philosopher’s Index Bibliographic database with abstracts Philosophy The Philosopher’s Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries and is updated quarterly. Major areas of coverage include aesthetics, axiology, metaphilosophy, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of education, philosophy of epistemology, philosophy of ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and social philosophy. This resource is limited to 4 simultaneous users at a time. Ebsco 1940-current
Play Index Research database Theater Users can find citations for over 31,000 plays, and search over 600 monologues. Descriptive annotations summarize plots and indicate any musical requirements. When possible, this database links to full-text plays. Ebsco 1949-current
Points of View Reference Center Full-text research database Current issues and events provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more. Points of View Reference Center includes more than 1,300 main essays. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. Ebsco 1975-present
ProceedingsFirst Index of conference proceedings Multidisciplinary This database covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record also contains a list of the papers presented at that meeting. The index is updated semi-weekly (twice a week). FirstSearch 1993-current
ProQuest Central Searchable aggregated database with full-text Multidisciplinary Interface allows users to search up to 4 article databases; Biological Sciences, International Index to Music Periodicals, ProQuest Central, and Wall Street Journal. The ProQuest Central database includes over 40 smaller databases holding material from over 17,000 sources covering 160 subjects. Over half the resources offer full-text online. ProQuest 1905-current
ProQuest Asian Business & Reference Reference database Business This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications. ProQuest 1971 – Current
ProQuest Biology Journals Reference database Science This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government, and public research environments. ProQuest 1998 – Current
ProQuest Career & Technical Education Reference database Career ProQuest Career & Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic. ProQuest
ProQuest Computing Reference database Computer Science This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990’s. ProQuest 1998 – Current
ProQuest Criminal Justice Reference database Law Enforcement ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields. ProQuest 1981 – Current
ProQuest Education Journals Journal Article Database Education ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database. ProQuest 1988 – Current
ProQuest European Business Journal Article Database Business This database contains the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune and European Business Journal. ProQuest 1971 – Current
ProQuest Family Health Research Database Health This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. ProQuest
ProQuest Health & Medical Complete Research Database Medicine This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. ProQuest
ProQuest Health Management Research Database Health Administration This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations. ProQuest
ProQuest Military Collection Research Database Military This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, allowing you to search over 3.5M records, dating back to the early 1990’s. ProQuest 1990 – Present
ProQuest Newsstand Newspaper Index Database News This database’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc ProQuest 1984 – Present
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Research Database Medicine This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. ProQuest
ProQuest Political Science Research Database Government This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. ProQuest 1985 – Current
ProQuest Psychology Journals Research Database Psychology This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. ProQuest
ProQuest Religion Research Database Religion This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion. ProQuest 1986 – Current
ProQuest Research Companion Reference website. Multidisciplinary Organized as Topic and Search Aids, as well as source Evaluator tools, researchers get right to the information they need in this section. These quick and easy-to-use tools automate the basic parts of the research process by leveraging the power of ProQuest data sources—including Ulrich’s and Books In Print, and the expert ProQuest editorial team. The Evaluator tools make evaluating resources easy—a simple search box allows the user to type in the title of a periodical or book, or copy and paste a URL, and data results about that source are displayed. The Search Aid helps students develop more effective search queries. Topic Aid connects students to topic overviews and helps them choose a topic they’re really interested in, and The Revision Aid helps researchers write more clearly and persuasively.
ProQuest Science Journals Research Database Sciences This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s. ProQuest 1980 – Current
ProQuest Social Science Journals Research Database Sciences This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. ProQuest
ProQuest Sociology Research Database Sciences This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. ProQuest 1985 – Current
ProQuest Telecomunications Research Database Communication This database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. Whether you’re looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text. Search more than 600,000 records, dating back to the early 1990’s. ProQuest 1995 – Current
PsychINFO Journal database with full-text Psychology This database is published by the American Psychological Associations and provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts of the international psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. Documents indexed include journals, articles, books, dissertations and more. 90% of the 3,000+ titles indexed in PsycINFO are peer-reviewed.
PubMed Reference and abstract database Biomedical, Life sciences Many PubMed records contain links to full-text articles, and a collection of full-text books. PubMed provides access to the MEDLINE database and Index Medicus. National Institutes of Health 1966-current
PubMed Central Journal article archive and database with links to full-text Biomedical, Life sciences PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). National Institutes of Health mid-1800s-current
Science Citation Index Expanded Bibliographic database with citations and full-text links Agricultural, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry Science.gov is a gateway to government science information and research results. Currently in its fifth generation, Science.gov provides a search of over 38 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to 1,950+ scientific websites. Thomson Reuters Varies
Science.gov Reference website General sciences Science.gov is a gateway to government science information and research results. Currently in its fifth generation, Science.gov provides a search of over 38 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to 1,950+ scientific websites. CENDI Varies
SciFinder Citation and diagram database Biomedicine, Chemistry, Engineering, General Science curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research produced by CAS Substances, Markush and reaction information, patents, documents, experimental and predicted properties, and spectra.Search by research topic, chemical structure, chemical name or structure, SMILES or InChI string, author or company name and many other options. (You need to register as a user before use SciFinder registration) American Chemical Society 1907-current
Snapshots Research Database Business This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. ProQuest

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Statistical database Social studies, Political science, Economics U. S. Census
U.S. Code (2011 edition) Government information website Legislation The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. Since 1926, the United States Code has been published every six years. In between editions, annual cumulative supplements are published in order to present the most current information. U. S. Government Printing Office 1994-2011
U.S Government Manual Government information website Government, International As the official handbook of the Federal Government, the United States Government Manual provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates, and boards, commissions, and committees. The Manual begins with reprints of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. The new edition of the Manual is available annually in late summer. U. S. Government Printing Office 1995-2009
U.S Internal Revenue Service Government organization website Economics, Government The IRS mission is to provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all. Current
Web of Science Citation Index Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences Offers a searchable citation and reference index as well as citation mapping, citation management tools, counts, and analysis tools. Includes over 8,300 major journals across 150 disciplines. Thomson Reuters 1900-current
The Global Jukebox Database Music Alan Lomax made it his lifelong mission to archive and share traditional music from around the world. He spent decades in the field, recording heralded artists like Muddy Waters and Woody Guthrie, as well as far more obscure musicians, from the British Isles to Haiti. He also created systems to classify this music and explore the links between cultures. Lomax died in 2002, but the organization he founded, the Association for Cultural Equity (ACE), is hoping to further his research with the Global Jukebox, a new online database. The project, an interactive website, allows users to listen to and learn about more than 6,000 songs from 1,000 cultures — including many from Lomax’s personal collection.
WorldCat Library catalogue database Multidisciplinary WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information. WorldCat.org lets you find an item of interest and then locate a library near you that owns it. Usually you will link directly to the item record on the library’s Web site. The actions available to you on that page will vary from one library to another. You may be able to join a waiting list, reserve the item, check it out or even have it shipped or delivered. FirstSearch