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Academic Search Complete 

Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Art Index & Backfiles 
Resource Type: Research database with abstracts, indexes, and full-text
Subjects covered: Visual arts, film, etc
Content: The database covers fine, decorative, and commercial art as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture, and much more. Art Index features full-text of articles from more than 270 periodicals, high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals, indexing and abstracting of over 18, 000 art dissertations, indexing of art reproduction, art reproduction records, and podcasts. This database is limited to 4 simultaneous users at a time.
Dates of coverage: 1929-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 

 


 

Biography (Search select Biography Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

Biography.com 
Resource Type: Biography website
Subjects covered: Biographies, multidisciplinary

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Heritage Quest Online
Access: ProQuest
Resource Type: Research Database
Subjects covered: American Genealogy
Content: 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 Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Biology (Search select Biology Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Biological Sciences 
Resource Type: Research database with some full-text
Subjects covered: Biomedicine, zoology, ecology, agriculture, veterinary medicine
Content: Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this CSA database provides access to literature from over 8,000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. Biological Sciences updates monthly, and may contain abstracts which have no appeared in print.
Dates of coverage: 1982-current 

Biology Digest 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Natural sciences
Content: Biology Digest is a compilation of abstracts and indexes of domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences. It is primarily intended for an audience at the high school or undergraduate college level. Its purpose is to aid in keeping students and instructors current on the latest developments in biological research. Each of over 20,000 records contains an original abstract averaging about 325 words.
Dates of coverage: 1989-current

Conference Paper Index 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Agriculture, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, forestry, biology, environmental science, soil science, biotechnology, clinical medicine
Content: Conference Papers provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Information is derived from final programs, abstracts booklets and published proceedings, as well as from questionnaire responses. Records include complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers.
Dates of coverage: 1982-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

MEDLINE (CSA) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Anatomy, communication disorders, microbiology; paramedical professions, pathology, physiology, psychiatry, toxicology, dentistry, parasitology, reproductive biology, epidemiology, gene therapy, nursing practice, investigational drugs and new drug uses, and some veterinary medicine.
Content: MEDLINE on this service contains over 4 million citations and abstracts, providing access to worldwide biomedical literature. It is updated weekly.
Dates of coverage: 2000-current

MEDLINE (FirstSearch) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, toxicology, psychiatry, and veterinary medicine
Content: MEDLINE has access to more than 19,000 sources and nearly 19,000,000 records. It is updated daily
Dates of coverage: 1950-current

Plant Science 
Resource Type: Bibliographic database with citations and abstracts
Subjects covered: Plant science, pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques, and environmental biology
Content: Over 250 primary research journals are scanned by specialized scientific editors to add approximately 23,000 titles to the database each year. The database is updated monthly.
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

PubMed 
Resource Type: Reference and abstract database
Subjects covered: Biomedical and life sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current 

PubMed Central 
Resource Type: Journal article archive and database with links to full-text
Subjects covered: Biomedical and life sciences
Content: 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).
Dates of coverage: mid-1800s-current

Science Citation Index Expanded 
Resource Type: Bibliographic database with citations and full-text links
Subjects covered: Agricultural, biological, and environmental sciences, engineering, technology, applied science, medical and life sciences, and physical and chemical sciences
Content: Science Citation Index Expanded provides essential data from over 6,650 scientific and technical journals across 150 disciplines. 
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

SciFinder 
Resource type: Citation and diagram database
Subjects covered: biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and general science
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1907-current
(You need to register as a user before use SciFinder registration)

TOXLINE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Toxicology, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens
Content: TOXLINE covers an extensive array of references to literature on biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. TOXLINE® is an important resource for those studying environmental sciences, occupational health, and medicine. This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in toxicology. It is updated weekly.
Dates of coverage: 2006-current

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Book Reviews (Search select Book Review Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

Choice Reviews Online 
Resource Type: Source for reviews on academic media
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary 
Content: Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is a source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year, Choicepublishes more than 7, 000 reviews that are timely, authoritative, concise, and easy to use. 
Dates of coverage: 1988-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Business (Search select Business Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Business Source Premier 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Business, economics
Content: Business Source Premier provides the full-text for more than 2,200 journals back to 1965 and searchable cited references back to 1998. This database provides coverage on all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
Dates of coverage: 1965-current

Central & Eastern European Academic Source 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary, focusing on Central and Eastern Europe
Content: multidisciplinary, multilingual database providing full-text coverage pertaining to all facets of central and eastern European countries. 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
Resource type: Bibliographic Index
Subjects covered: research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1914-present 

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

U.S. Internal Revenue Service 
Resource Type: Government organization website
Subjects covered: Economics, government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Current

 


Chemistry (Search select Chemistry Databases)

AAAS Science Journal
Resource Type: Journal Article Database with full text 
Subjects covered: Life sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, etc), physical sciences (chemistry, engineering, physics, etc), as well as economics, education, history/philosophy of science, applied science, and sociology
Contents: 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. Published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science 
Dates of coverage: 1880-current

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American Chemical Society Legacy Archives
Resource type: Organizational database with full text coverage
Subjects covered: History, chemistry, biology, physics, medicine, agriculture, engineering
Content: ACS Legacy Archives offers 464,037 articles, 11,103 issues, and 966 volumes. A license to the ACS Legacy Archivesenables 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.
Dates of coverage: 1879-1995 

American Chemical Society Web Editions 
Resource Type: Journal database
Subjects covered: Chemical and related sciences
Content: ACS Publications publishes more than 35 journals, Chemical & Engineering NewsACS Legacy Archives, and the ACS 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 Seriesand Advances in Chemistrybook series. The Series contains an archive of more than 1,200 books dating back to the first Advances in Chemistry Seriestitle published in 1949. 
Dates of coverage: 1879-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

SciFinder 
Resource type: Citation and diagram database
Subjects covered: biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and general science
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1907-current
(You need to register as a user before use SciFinder registration)

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Communication/Theater (Search select Communication/Theater Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Communications and Mass Media Complete 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Communications, mass media
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1915-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

Play Index 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Theater
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1949-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Computer Science

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Science, engineering, business
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1964-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current 

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Dictionaries & Encyclopedias 

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

Bartleby.com 
Resource Type: Website offering eBooks
Subjects covered: Literature (fiction, non-fiction, reference, verse)
Contents: Bartleby.com provides students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

Chicago Manual of Style
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.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Access: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
Resource Type: Encyclopedia database
Subjects covered: Multidiscliplinary
Content: This is the Encyclopedia Britannica free version online, some content may not be accessible without a paid subscription. Britannica online 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.
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Oxford English Dictionary
 Access: Oxford University Press
Resource Type: Online dictionary
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1857-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Dissertations 

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American Doctoral Dissertations
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1933-1955

PapersFirst
Access: FirstSearch 
Resource Type: Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1993-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

WorldCat Dissertations 
Resource Type: Catalogue of dissertations
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: This database provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many of these are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution. WorldCat Dissertations is updated daily

 


Education (Search select Education Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Chronicle of Higher Education 
Resource Type: Journal package
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1995-current

Education Research Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Education and educational specialties
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1972-current 

ERIC 
Resource Type: Research database         
Subjects Covered: Education and educational specialties 
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

PapersFirst
Access: FirstSearch 
Resource Type: Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1993-current

ProQuest Central
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


History (Search select History Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

America: History and Life 
Resource Type: Abstract database with some full text access
Subjects covered: History of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present
Contents: Selective indexing for over 1,700 journals. America: History and Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.
Dates of coverage: 1955-current

American Memory 
Resource Type: Resource database
Subjects covered: History, anthropology, social studies
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1400-present

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

Biography.com 
Resource Type: Biography website
Subjects covered: Biographies, multidisciplinary

Compilation of Presidential Documents 
Resource Type: Government document site
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1992-current

Congressional Record 
Resource Type: Government record
Subjects covered: Government                
Content: The 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

Historical Abstracts 
Resource Type: Abstract database with some full text
Subjects covered: History
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1955-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Missouri Digital Heritage
Access: Missouri State Library
Resource Type: Primary Source Archival Database
Subjects covered: More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the 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. 

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Language & Literature (Search select Language and Literature Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American Memory 
Resource Type: Resource database
Subjects covered: History, anthropology, social studies
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1400-present 

ArticleFirst 

Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Bartleby.com 
Resource Type: Website offering eBooks
Subjects covered: Literature (fiction, non-fiction, reference, verse)
Contents: Bartleby.com provides students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Literature Online
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Language and Literature
Content: 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.

MLA Bibliography 
Resource Type: Bibliographic citations database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1926-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Law

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American Memory 
Resource Type: Resource database
Subjects covered: History, anthropology, social studies
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1400-present

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Code of Federal Regulations 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1996-present 

Compilation of Presidential Documents 
Resource Type: Government document site
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1992-current

Congressional Record 
Resource Type: Government record
Subjects covered: Government                
Content: The 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

Federal Register 
Resource Type: Government record site
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GPO Access 
Resource Type: Government information 
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.Dates of coverage: 1994-current

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Points of View Reference Center
Access: Ebsco
Resource type: Full-text research database
Subjects covered: Current issues and events
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1975-present

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

THOMAS 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Government, legislation, political science
Content: THOMAS is provided by the United States Library of Congress in order to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. It is updated several times each day, and continues to grow in coverage. It allows access to information on bills and resolutions, congressional records, presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, and other government resources.
Dates of coverage: 1967-current

U.S. Code (2010 edition) 
Resource Type: Government information website
Subjects covered: Legislation
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1994-2010

U.S. Government Manual 
Resource Type: Government information website
Subjects covered: Government, international relations
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1995-2009

U.S. Internal Revenue Service 
Resource Type: Government organization website
Subjects covered: Economics, government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Current

 


Library & Information Science

 Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, online information retrieval
Content: LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.
Dates of coverage: 1960-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

WorldCat
Resource Type: Library catalogue database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.

 


Mathematics

AAAS Science Journal
Resource Type: Journal Article Database with full text 
Subjects covered: Life sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, etc), physical sciences (chemistry, engineering, physics, etc), as well as economics, education, history/philosophy of science, applied science, and sociology
Contents: 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. Published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science 
Dates of coverage: 1880-current

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies 

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current 

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Science, engineering, business
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1964-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Music (Search select Music Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Music
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1874-current

Library Music Source 
Resource Type: Collection of sheet music
Subjects covered: Music
Content: Authorized users will have access and command of over 300,000 pages of sheet music from over 35,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples. Sheet music is downloadable.

Naxos Music Library 
Resource Type: Online music library
Subjects covered: Music
Content: 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.

ProQuest Central
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current 

 


Newspapers (Search select Newspaper Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

Chronicle of Higher Education 
Resource Type: Journal package
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1995-current

Missouri Digital Heritage
Access: Missouri State Library
Resource Type: Primary Source Archival Database
Subjects covered: More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the 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. 

Newspaper Archive
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ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Nursing and Health (Search select Nursing and Health Databases)

AAAS Science Journal
Resource Type: Journal Article Database with full text 
Subjects covered: Life sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, etc), physical sciences (chemistry, engineering, physics, etc), as well as economics, education, history/philosophy of science, applied science, and sociology
Contents: 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. Published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dates of coverage: 1880-current

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

APA PsycArticles 
Resource Type: Journal database with full-text
Subjects covered: Psychology    
Content: PsycARTICLES provides full-text for a select number of journals published by APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, Hogrefe Publishing Group and the Educational Publishing Foundation. Articles published from 1985 forward are in both PDF and HTML format. Articles published prior to 1985 are available only in PDF format. All PDFs are searchable.
Dates of coverage: 1985-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

Center for Disease Control website 
Resource Type: Information resource
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1996-current 

CINAHL Full-text 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Medicine, nursing, bioethics
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1981-current

Cochrane Controlled Trials Register 
Resource Type: Bibliographical database
Subjects covered:  Medicine, healthcare
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1991-current

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 
Resource Type: Abstracts database with some full-text
Subjects covered: Medicine, healthcare
Content: Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy. They investigate the effects of interventions (literally meaning to intervene to modify an outcome) for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. They also assess the accuracy of a diagnostic test for a given condition in a specific patient group and setting. This database is limited to 10 simultaneous users at one time.
Dates of coverage: 1991-current

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

LocatorPlus-National Library of Medicine 
Resource Type: Online journal catalog
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

MEDLINE (CSA) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Anatomy, communication disorders, microbiology; paramedical professions, pathology, physiology, psychiatry, toxicology, dentistry, parasitology, reproductive biology, epidemiology, gene therapy, nursing practice, investigational drugs and new drug uses, and some veterinary medicine.
Content: MEDLINE on this service contains over 4 million citations and abstracts, providing access to worldwide biomedical literature. It is updated weekly.
Dates of coverage: 2000-current

MEDLINE (FirstSearch) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, toxicology, psychiatry, and veterinary medicine
Content: MEDLINE has access to more than 19,000 sources and nearly 19,000,000 records. It is updated daily
Dates of coverage: 1950-current

MedlinePlus Health Information 
Resource Type: Organizational website
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1998-current

Micromedex Healthcare 
Resource Type: Informational database
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: Micromedex Healthcare provides drug and dosage information, toxicologic substances and patient information databases, and other information and data to support clinical care decisions.

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

PubMed 
Resource Type: Reference and abstract database
Subjects covered: Biomedical and life sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current 

PubMed Central 
Resource Type: Journal article archive and database with links to full-text
Subjects covered: Biomedical and life sciences
Content: 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).
Dates of coverage: mid-1800s-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Philosophy (Search select Philosophy Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials 
Resource Type: Index database
Subjects covered: Religion, theology
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1908-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Philosopher’s Index 
Resource Type: Bibliographic database with abstracts
Subjects covered: Philosophy
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1940-current

ProQuest Central
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Physics (Search select Physics Databases)

AAAS Science Journal
Resource Type: Journal Article Database with full text 
Subjects covered: Life sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, etc), physical sciences (chemistry, engineering, physics, etc), as well as economics, education, history/philosophy of science, applied science, and sociology
Contents: 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. Published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science 
Dates of coverage: 1880-current

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Institute of Physics 
Resource Type: Journal database
Subjects covered: Physics, engineering, material sciences
Content: 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
Dates of coverage: 1874-current

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Science, engineering, business
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1964-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Political Science and Government (Search select Political Science and Government Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American FactFinder (2010 Census) 
Resource Type: Statistical database
Subjects covered: Population, housing, economic, and geographic data
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 2000

American Memory 
Resource Type: Resource database
Subjects covered: History, anthropology, social studies
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1400-present

ArticleFirst
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Background Notes – U.S. State Department 
Resource Type: Statistical database
Subjects covered: History, government, social studies, economy, foreign relations
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 2001-current

Central & Eastern European Academic Source 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary, focusing on Central and Eastern Europe
Content: multidisciplinary, multilingual database providing full-text coverage pertaining to all facets of central and eastern European countries. 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current

Code of Federal Regulations 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1996-present

Compilation of Presidential Documents 
Resource Type: Government document site
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1992-current

Congressional Record 
Resource Type: Government record
Subjects covered: Government                
Content: The 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1994-current

Federal Register 
Resource Type: Government record site
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1994-current 

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GPO Access 
Resource Type: Government information 
Subjects covered: Government
Content: 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.Dates of coverage: 1994-current

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

Historical Abstracts 
Resource Type: Abstract database with some full text
Subjects covered: History
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1955-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
Resource type: Bibliographic Index
Subjects covered: research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1914-present

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Science, engineering, business
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1964-current

Points of View Reference Center
Access: Ebsco
Resource type: Full-text research database
Subjects covered: Current issues and events
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1975-present

ProceedingsFirst
Access: FirstSearch
Resource Type: Index of conference proceedings
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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).
Dates of coverage: 1993-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Statistical Abstract of the United States 
Resource Type: Statistical database
Subjects covered: Social studies, political science, economics
Content: The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Dates of coverage: 1878-current

THOMAS 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Government, legislation, political science
Content: THOMAS is provided by the United States Library of Congress in order to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. It is updated several times each day, and continues to grow in coverage. It allows access to information on bills and resolutions, congressional records, presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, and other government resources.
Dates of coverage: 1967-current

U.S. Code (2010 edition) 
Resource Type: Government information website
Subjects covered: Legislation
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1994-2010

U.S. Government Manual 
Resource Type: Government information website
Subjects covered: Government, international relations
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1995-2009

U.S. Internal Revenue Service 
Resource Type: Government organization website
Subjects covered: Economics, government
Content: 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.
 Dates of coverage: Current

 


Psychology 

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

APA PsycArticles 
Resource Type: Journal database with full-text
Subjects covered: Psychology    
Content: PsycARTICLES provides full-text for a select number of journals published by APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, Hogrefe Publishing Group and the Educational Publishing Foundation. Articles published from 1985 forward are in both PDF and HTML format. Articles published prior to 1985 are available only in PDF format. All PDFs are searchable.
Dates of coverage: 1985-current

ArticleFirst
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Religion (Search select Religion Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present 

ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials 
Resource Type: Index database
Subjects covered: Religion, theology
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1908-current

Central & Eastern European Academic Source 
Resource Type: Research database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary, focusing on Central and Eastern Europe
Content: multidisciplinary, multilingual database providing full-text coverage pertaining to all facets of central and eastern European countries. 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.
Dates of coverage: 1966-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies 
Resource type: Bibliographic Index
Subjects covered: research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1914-present

Philosopher’s Index 
Resource Type: Bibliographic database with abstracts
Subjects covered: Philosophy
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1940-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Sciences (General) (Search select Science Databases)

AAAS Science Journal
Resource Type: Journal Article Database with full text 
Subjects covered: Life sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, etc), physical sciences (chemistry, engineering, physics, etc), as well as economics, education, history/philosophy of science, applied science, and sociology
Contents: 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. Published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dates of coverage: 1880-current

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

DOE Energy Citations 
Resource Type: Citation database
Subjects covered: Physics, chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1991-current

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Science.gov 
Resource Type: Reference website
Subjects covered: General sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

Web of Science 
Resource Type: Citation Index
Subjects covered: sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1900-current

 


Social Sciences (General) (Search select Social Science Databases)

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American Memory 
Resource Type: Resource database
Subjects covered: History, anthropology, social studies
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1400-present

ArticleFirst 
Resource Type: Research database that provides items listed on table of contents pages of journals, with some full-text
Subjects covered: Business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, technology
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1990-present

Films on Demand 
Resource Type: Media database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: Varies

GreenFILE 
Resource Type: Research database
Subjects covered: Environmental sciences
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1913-current

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

 


Statistics 

Academic Search Complete 
Resource Type: Research database with full text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Contents: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1887-current

American FactFinder (2010 Census) 
Resource Type: Statistical database
Subjects covered: Population, housing, economic, and geographic data
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 2000

Center for Disease Control website 
Resource Type: Information resource
Subjects covered: Medicine
Content: 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. 
Dates of coverage: 1996-current 

Heritage Quest Online
Access: ProQuest
Resource Type: Research Database
Subjects covered: American Genealogy
Content: 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.

JSTOR 
Resource Type: Journal article database
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Dates of coverage: 1890-current

ProQuest Central 
Resource type: Searchable aggregated database with full-text
Subjects covered: Multidisciplinary
Content: 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.
Coverage: 1905-current

Statistical Abstract of the United States 
Resource Type: Statistical database
Subjects covered: Social studies, political science, economics
Content: The Statistical Abstract of the United Statesis the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Dates of coverage: 1878-current

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