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DATABASE TITLE FULL DESCRIPTION COVERAGE FULL TEXT
ABI/INFORM Dateline Focuses on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications. 1985-current yes
Abstracts in Social Gerontology Contains bibliographic records and abstracts of articles and books covering essential areas of social gerontology, including adult education, biology and physiology, community services, death and bereavement, demography of aging, economic issues, law, and policy, housing, institutional and non-institutional care, leisure and recreation, medical care, neuropsychology of aging, primary relations, psychiatric dysfunctions and treatment, psychology of aging, social pathology and the elderly, work and retirement. 1990-present Partial
Accessible Archives Digitized material found in leading historic periodicals and books, including eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records. 18th & 19th centuries -
AccessUN Provides access to United Nations publications from agencies such as the General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, and Security Council. - yes
ACLS Humanities E-Book American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) History E-Book (HEB) Project provides searchable full-text of over 800 books in several fields of history. These are frequently cited works of major importance to historical studies. 18th c. - 21st c. works yes
Ad*Access The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund, presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University. The advertisements are from the J. Walter Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History in Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. 1911 - 1955 yes
African American Music Reference Provides full-text reference articles, biographies, images, sheet music, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the African American experience through music. Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, and other forms. 1700s - present yes
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century Cultural life and history during the 1800s in the U.S. and the Canadian province of Ontario: first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. Large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements, all of which portray the African-American experience. 1827-1900 yes
African American Periodicals Over 170 African American newspapers and magazines published in the U.S. from 1825-1995, from slavery during the Antebellum Period to the struggles and triumphs of the modern era. Publications include African Repository (1825-92), Black Panther (1967-75), Black Worker (1929-68), and Soul (1966-76). Search full-text by any or all of these periods: Slavery and Antebellum Era (1825 to 1860), U.S. Civil War (1861 to 1865), Reconstruction and Post War South (1866 to 1895), Segregation and the Rise of Black Protest Thought (1896 to 1920), African American Culture in the New Era (1921 to 1945), Civil Rights Era (1946-1960), The Second Reconstruction (1961-1972), Modern / Contemporary Era (1973-1998). The collection is based upon James P. Danky's African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography (Harvard, 1998) and drawn from holdings of the Wisconsin Historical Society. 1825-1995 -
African American Poetry Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Provides a comprehensive survey of the early history of African American poetry, from the earliest published African American poems to the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African American poet to achieve national success and recognition. Coverage includes writers from both North and South, from rural and urban backgrounds, and ranges from University-educated professionals to those for whom the very acts of reading and writing constituted a defiance of Southern slave laws. 1760-1975 partial
Afro-Americana Imprints From the Library Company of Philadelphia's Afro-Americana Collection, this still-growing resource will provide researchers with full-text searchable, digital facsimiles of more than 12,000 printed works. These books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, span nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Afro-Americana Imprints can be searched along with Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800). 1535-1922 -
AgeLine AgeLine is a bibliographic database in social gerontology--the study of aging in social, psychological, health-related and economic contexts. It is produced by the American Association of Retired Persons, covering more than 300 journals. These journals include research, professional, and general-interest periodicals. The journal titles cover the fields of gerontology, healthcare, business, consumer affairs, psychology, sociology, and economics, as well as a wide variety of other related topics. Most of the data is North American in origin and is drawn predominantly from journals, books, book chapters and reports. 1978 - present partial
Agricultural Statistics (USDA) Statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for all facets of agricultural production, supply, and demand worldwide. - partial
America: History & Life Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. 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. 1964-present partial
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Searchable full text and page images from over 6,500 historical periodicals held by the American Antiquarian Society. The collection covers a wide range of topics including agriculture, art, business, industry, education, entertainment, science and medicine, religion, family life, literature, politics, and women’s studies. 1691-1877 yes
American County Histories to 1900 Full-text of county histories for Delaware, New York, and Pennsylvania. These large county volumes, most published between 1870 and 1900, form the cornerstone of local historical and genealogical research. 18th and 19th centuries yes
American Indian Histories and Cultures Presents unique materials from the Edward E. Ayer Collection archival collections on American Indian history and culture at The Newberry Library, Chicago. From early contacts between European settlers and American Indians and the subsequent political, social and cultural effects of those encounters on American Indian life, these materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas. Continuing through to the modern era, and told against the backdrop of the 19th century expansion into the ‘Western Frontier’ right through to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century, American Indian Histories and Cultures highlights both the myths and realities of the ‘Wild West’ and American Indian cultural identity. - yes
American Periodicals Over 1,240 American periodicals that began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals. APS Online offers digitized images and is fully keyword searchable. It derives from the American Periodicals Series microform collections APS I, APS II, and APS III. 1740-1940 yes
Année philologique International index of scholarship in classical studies covering journal articles and book chapters on ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Records can be searched by ancient author, modern author, title words, subjects and disciplines, including archaeology, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, science and technology. Records often contain a brief abstract and links to related records. Earlier printed volumes (1924 to 2001), which include a key to abbreviations, are available in HSSE Reference [016.4 An74]. - partial
Anthropology Plus Brings together two resources: Anthropological Literature from Harvard University, and the Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute in the UK. Provides worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. Offers coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals. - -
AnthroSource Current and back issues of journals published by the American Anthropological Association, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Anthropology of Work Review, Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, Culture & Agriculture, Journal of Latin American Anthropology, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists Newsletter, Visual Anthropology Review, Voices, and more. 1800s - current yes
Archive Finder Directory of archives and manuscript collections in the United States with descriptions of a repository's holdings. Repository records include phone and fax numbers, hours of service, materials solicited, email and home page URLs when available. Each collection record links to its corresponding repository record. Integrates records from NUCMC (National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections), 1959-1995; NIDS (National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States); and Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States. N/A partial
ArchiveGrid Descriptions of archival holdings and special collections of manuscripts and other primary source materials nationwide. Includes full text finding aids describing the contents of archival collections at various libraries, museums, and archival repositories throughout the U.S. with links to the repositories. 00-present partial
Artemis Primary Sources Artemis Primary Sources is an integrated research environment that allows users to search across three Gale primary source collections: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), and Sabin Americana, 1500-1926. - -
ASFA (Combined) Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Indexes citations and abstracts of all aspects of aquatic resources, including life sciences, economics, and social science/public policy aspects. Sources include journals, books, conference papers, reports, patents, dissertations, and maps. Search three parts of ASFA simultaneously: ASFA 1: Biological Sciences and Living Resources, ASFA 3: Aquatic Pollution and Environmental Quality, and ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts. Varies no
Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) The on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide. 1971-present no
Black Drama Black Drama contains approximately 1200 plays by 201 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Some 440 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. 1850-present yes
Black Studies Center Fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies combines three resources: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), and The Chicago Defender. The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience contains the full-text of commissioned essays detailing the Black Experience and other related materials. The IIBP covers scholarly and popular Black Studies journals, including full text for 58 titles. Black Studies also features the full text backfile of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender (1935-1975). varies partial
Black Thought and Culture Non-fiction works (books, essays, articles, speeches, interviews and letters) by African-American leaders and others who have dealt with issues of race from colonial times to the present. The collection is intended for research in black studies, political science, American history, music, literature, and art. colonial times-present yes
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology The BEOS Online, the digital version of the 11 volume Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, offers 1800 specially commissioned entries ranging from definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics in sociology. varies yes
British newspapers Provides access to historic national & regional papers from British Isles. Searches across two collections: 1)The 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers; 2) 19th Century British Library Newspapers. 1603-1900 yes
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC), The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index, Periodicals Index Online and the Cumulative Index to Niles' Register 1811–1849 to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.7 million books and official publications, 70,000 archival collections and 22.7 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 13 bibliographic indexes, including more than three million records from British Periodicals Collections I and II, together with the expanded online edition of the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism (DNCJ). 19th Century -
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Educational Technology and Library Science This directory describes over 220 journals in Educational Technology and Library Science, providing contact information, review process data, manuscript guidelines, and publication information for each journal. - yes
Census of Agriculture The Census of Agriculture is the source of consistent, comparable, and detailed agricultural data for every county in America. The census is conducted every 5 years. 1992 - 2002 yes
Child Development and Adolescent Studies Child Development & Adolescent Studies, produced by NISC, is today’s source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed. More than 201,860 records are included with over 10,000 new records added each year. 1927-present partial
Children's Core Collection Containing over 13,000 titles, this rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian—both periodicals and books—is also covered.####Selected and recommended by specialists in library service to children, listed books within Children’s Core Collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including a new abundance of books on technology, social sciences and sciences. - -
China National Knowledge Infrastructure -- Chinese version Three CNKI databases in the Chinese language feature full-text articles in the fields of history, literature, and philosophy, including subtopics such as archaeology, the arts, biography, folklore, language, psychology, religion, and sports: 1) China Academic Journals (CAJ), current year and an archive back to 1994; 2) China Dissertations and Master's Theses (CDMD), current year and an archive back to 2000; 3) China Conference Proceedings (CPCD), current year an archive back to 2000. 1994 - present; 2000 - present -
China National Knowledge Infrastructure -- English version English language portal for CNKI. 1994 - present; 2000 - present yes
Civil War Collection Six-part collection of newspaper articles and books published at or near time of the war, 1860-1865. ####I: A Newspaper Perspective. II: The Soldiers' Perspective (regimental histories). III: The Generals' Perspective (memoirs). IV: The Midwestern Perspective (Indiana newspapers published between 1855 and 1869, including Vincennes Gazette and Vincennes Western Sun). V: Iowa's Perspective. VI: Northeast Regimental Histories 1860-1865 yes
CogNet A unique electronic community for researchers in cognitive and brain sciences, with in-depth current and classic text resources, and a dynamic interactive forum. Includes fulltext entries from the MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences. 1964-present partial
ComAbstracts ComAbstracts database contains abstracts of articles published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field. Coverage varies according to journal -- some dating back to 1966. Media studies, mass communication, journalism, personal and interpersonal, rhetoric are included. varies partial
ComAnalytics Uses ISI journal impact ratings and NCA rankings of doctoral programs to provide data about the relative publication performance of individual scholars and of departments of Communication (including journalism, mass communication, speech, media studies, rhetoric, etc.) Enables researchers to compare their departments with relevant peers in order to benchmark their own performance. 1915 - current no
Communication & Mass Media Complete Offers core indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 820 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 500 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 incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. 1920- -
Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe, 1940-1945 Text-searchable images of British Foreign Office information files gathered from across German-occupied territories following the collapse of peacetime diplomacy. Documents German attempts to win over important groups in occupied countries; the reaction to the German occupation; the propaganda struggle; the creation of the first resistance units, etc. Also includes information regarding Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Vatican. 1940-1945 yes
CountryWatch Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information, and the CountryWire,which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers. 2008 - current yes
County Business Patterns Covers U.S. Economic Census data at the county level for agricultural services, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, public utilities, wholesale & retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate, and services. 2000/2001 yes
CQ Public Affairs Collection Organized by 22 key public affairs subject headings like Advocacy and Public Service, Education, Energy, the Environment, Health, and Transportation the CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas. - yes
CQ Weekly Each issue of CQ Weekly contains an unbiased, objective and comprehensive roundup of virtually all Capitol Hill activity from the previous week including the status of bills, committee and floor activity, debates, and all roll-call votes. 1983-present yes
Current Contents Connect The Current Contents Connect database provides access to the tables of contents and bibliographic data from current issues of the world's leading scholarly research journals and books in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities; also includes relevant evaluated Web sites and documents. 1998-present -
Data Citation Index Discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation. 1900-present no
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets Provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data containing more than 90 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over two billion time series provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. There are up to 2 billion charts, maps, views, rankings, time series and tables available for use. All of the data have been standardized and structured, and described with up to 37 fields of metadata, including a controlled vocabulary. - -
Defining Gender, 1450-1910 Provides access to a vast body of original British source material that will enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology and education from a gendered perspective. A wide range of original primary sources representing five key topics: Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity & the Family, Consumption & Leisure, Education & Sensibility, and The Body. 1450-1910 yes
DiversityInc.com DiversityInc is the leading publication on diversity and business. Founded in 1998 as a web-based publication, our monthly print magazine was launched in 2002. DiversityInc.com has the largest dedicated career center for diverse professionals, and a core part of our business is benchmarking companies against our DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity data 2006 - current yes
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans Full-text archive of nearly 37,000 early American publications based on Charles Evans' American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of all Books, Pamphlets, and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America from the Genesis of Printing in 1639 down to and including the Year 1800. Includes Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia. 1639-1800 yes
Early American Newspapers, Series, 6 & 7 Fully searchable runs of 215 newspapers from 27 states and the District of Columbia from 1741-1922. Highlights of Series 6 include the Detroit Plaindealer; The Colored American, Detroit's first successful black newspaper; and the Arkansas Gazette, one of the first papers west of the Mississippi. Highlights of Series 7 include New Orleans' Times-Picayune, established in 1837, and The Oregonian, founded in 1850 in Portland and still the state's largest daily. 1741-1922 yes
Early English Books Online Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. - yes
Economic Census Economic Census. Includes Economy-Wide Key Statistics, Industry Statistics, Establishmetn and Firm Size Statistics, Miscellaneous Subjects Statistics and Annual Surey of Manufacturers. Also Geographic Area Series, Merchandise, Commodity, Receipt, and Revenue LInes Statistics. - partial
Eighteenth Century Collections Online Full-text searchable facsimile pages of approximately 150,000 items published in the British Isles, colonial America, the United States (1776 - 1800), Canada, and territories governed by Britain during any period of the Eighteenth Century, in any language; plus all relevant items printed wholly or partly in English, or other British vernaculars, in any part of the world. ECCO includes a variety of materials from books, directories, Bibles and sermons to shipping lists, advertisements and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors, all providing a diverse collection in History, Geography, Science, Technology, Medicine, Law, Philosophy, Religion, Social Sciences, Literature, and the Fine Arts. ECCO is based on the British Library's Eighteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (ESTC). 1701-1800 yes
Eighteenth Century Journals V Digital reproductions of unique and rare eighteenth century periodicals chosen to convey the eclecticism and evolution of the publishing world between 1712 and 1835. Purdue Subscribes to Eighteenth Century Journals V, offering a complete run of one of the greatest periodicals of the age, The Lady's Magazine (1770 to 1832), as well as other relevant titles from the period. The Lady’s Magazine – an entertaining and educational journal aimed at “the housewife as well as the peeress” – was the first objective and professional effort to create a magazine acceptable for women. Topics include aspects of the social and domestic sciences, as well as health, education, and the humanities. 1712-1835 yes
Electronic Enlightenment Edited letters of over 7,000 correspondents from Europe, the Americas, and Asia from the 17th to the mid-19th centuries, including the correspondence of philosophers, scientists, clerics, government ministers, merchants, and people of many other occupations. A research project of the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, EE provides a network of interconnected documents allowing scholars to see the complex web of personal relationships in the early modern period. Forty-five nationalities, 11 languages, and 688 occupations are represented. Limited to one user at a time. 1619-1878 yes
Environment Abstracts This database encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies, featuring more than 950 journals published in the U.S. and abroad. The database also covers conference papers and proceedings, special reports from international agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities, associations and private corporations. Other materials selectively indexed include significant monographs, government studies and newsletters. Varies yes
Environment Index Contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to the 1888 (including more than 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 200 monographs. Also features an in-depth thesaurus, and author profiles will be provided for 6,500 authors in the discipline. 1973-present no
Environmental Law Reporter The Environmental Law Reporter (ELR) Online is a currently updated database that includes court decisions, statutes, treaties, regulations, and articles. ELR consists of twelve components: News & Analysis; ELR UPDATE; Litigation; Federal Laws and Regulations; Administrative Materials; Indexes; State Materials; International Materials; Health and Safety Materials; Guidance & Policy Collection; Briefs & Pleadings; and Online Seminars. 1971 - current yes
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), a bibliographic database sponsored by the US Department of Education, is the premier source for education-related research, documents, and journal articles. 1966-present partial
Essay and General Literature Index Indexes essays and chapters in anthologies, and multi-author collections. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, art history, drama, and film. 1985-present no
Essential Science Indicators A unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. 10-year rolling file: Updated every two months yes
Ethnic NewsWatch Provides access to full-text articles from 200 magazines, journals, and newspapers published by the ethnic, minority, and native press in America. Searchable in both English and Spanish. 1985 - present partial
Evolution of Flight, 1784-1991 Spanning more than two centuries, Evolution of Flight, 1784-1991 offers researchers a wealth of primary documents ranging from the early era of aviation to the high-tech air fleets of the twentieth century. With documents such as photographs, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, draft technical specifications, government documents, and other primary source material from Smithsonian libraries, including the National Air and Space Museum archives and library, this archive covers the technical and social impact of aviation with astonishing breadth and detail. The archive supports enthusiasts and researchers interested in early flight, inventions, the military, the development of the commercial airline industry, women’s studies, African American studies, and more. 1784-1991 yes
Family & Society Studies Worldwide Family & Society Studies Worldwide is an anthology of four database files, providing access to more than 1.4 million records spanning from 1970 to the present. This resource indexes publications from a wide range of social science disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work. - -
FAOSTAT This is a multilingual (English, French and Spanish) database currently containing over one million time-series records covering international statistics in areas including production, trade, land use, fertilizer and irrigation, fisheries and population. The time coverage of the data series sometimes varies, but is predominantly 40-50 years old. Data is downloadable. 1961 - present partial
GPO Federal Digital System Provides free online access to official Federal Government publications. Replaces GPO Access as the U.S. Government Printing Office's official system of record. 1993 - present partial
GPO Index GPO contains bibliographic citations to United States federal government publications from 1976 to the present. Based on the Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications, GPO contains references to books, reports, studies, serials, maps, and other publications. Topics covered include finance, business, demographics, agriculture, medicine, public health, and more. The database contains over 400,000 fully indexed bibliographic records. 1976-present partial
Graphic Novels Core Collection Highlights over 2,000 recommended titles with descriptive and evaluative annotations (including review excerpts and awards the title has won), plus cover art. Standards for rating material by age appropriateness are strictly applied, plus all titles are searchable by author, title, subject, genre, and grade level. 1974-current partial
GREENR GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. - yes
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index Indexes more than 400 international social science and humanities journals that feature articles, book reviews, documents, and original literary works about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. 1970 - present partial
HarpWeek Archives Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), one of America's leading illustrated newspapers, is an important primary resource for examining nineteenth century America on a cumulative week-to-week basis. All pages, including advertisements, have been scanned as facsimile images and are integrated with searchable full-text and thesaurus-based indexing.  1857-1912 yes
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Current partial
Historical Statistics of the United States Electronic version of Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to Present; Millennial Edition presents thousands of annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations. Chapters are preceded by essays that introduce the quantitative history of their subject, and provide a guide to the sources. Enables searching, combining, and downloading of data using Excel or CSV spreadsheets. 1500-2000 partial
Home Economics Archive (HEARTH) HEARTH is a core electronic collection of books and journals in Home Economics and related disciplines. Published between 1850 and 1950, these titles were selected by teams of scholars for the great historical importance they hold. The full text of these materials, as well as bibliographies and essays on the wide array of subjects relating to Home Economics, are all freely accessible on this site. Between 1850 and 1950 partial
HRAF Collection of Ethnography (eHRAF) World cultures in all their manifestations are included, primarily from the anthropological and ethnographical perspective. - partial
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective Indexes a wide range of important scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences as far back as 1907. Search this resource with Humanities Full Text for coverage up to the present. 1907-1984 partial
Humanities Full Text Indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. - -
Humanities Int'l Complete (EBSCO) Humanities International Complete is an essential collection for comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full text content. - -
IMF eLibrary Data Provides access to authoritative, harmonized global statistical databases: International Financial Statistics – all aspects of international and domestic finance, with history to 1948; Direction of Trade – value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980; Balance of Payments – international economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960; and Government Finance Statistics – budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990. 1948 to current no
Independent Voices Independent Voices is an innovative series of digital collections of the alternative press that are complete runs of newspapers, magazines, and journals drawn from these widely scattered special collections of leading academic libraries. - -
Index Islamicus Indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Over 3,000 journals are monitored for inclusion in the database, together with conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews. 1906-current no
Indiana Administrative Code 2003 Includes administrative regulations for Indiana. Current year yes
International Index to Black Periodicals Cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline are covered. Varies partial
iPoll Databank The Roper Center iPOLL databank is a compilation of over 500,000 questions from public opinion polls on a broad range of topics. The database includes polls from many sources: major news organizations (CBS, ABC, Associated Press, etc.), public opinion research centers (Gallup, Harris, Pew, etc.), and major academic and commercial pollsters. Questions can be searched by keyword, topic, date, or source. 1935 - Current yes
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) offers a suite of databases that includes the Iter Bibliography, which indexes over 1,346 journals published since 1784 and over 2,800 books published since 1980. There are four other Iter databases available: International Directory of Scholars, being scholars of the Renaissance Society of America and of the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference; Aestimatio, a journal reviewing books published in the history of science from antiquity up to the early modern period; Baptisteria Sacra, which offers detailed descriptions of baptismal fonts from the early Christian period to the 17th century; and The Electronic Capito Project, which provides the text of letters from and to Wolfgang Capito (1478 1541). 1784-current no
Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports An English language archive of translations of foreign scientific, technical, and social science materials. 1957-1994 -
LexisNexis Academic Provides full text access to federal and state court cases and laws, European Union law, patents, tax law, law review articles, newspaper articles, and additional reference information. Includes U.S. Supreme Court opinions from 1789 to present. varies partial
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text Library Literature & Information Science Full Text provides a clear focus on library studies and how technology and the development of the Internet have changed the library experience and research in general, as well as funding challenges and how libraries meet them, and literacy, numeracy, and special education issues. 1980-present partial
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. 1963-current partial
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts LLBA abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers. 1973-present partial
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. ## ##LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. ##Major areas of coverage include: ##Artificial intelligence; Book reviews; CD-ROMs; ##Computer applications; Information centres; Information technology, storage and management; ##Internet technology; Knowledge management; ##Librarianship; Libraries and archives; Library management, use and users; Medical information; ##Online information retrieval; Publishing and bookselling; Records management; Telecommunications and the Web. 1969-current no
MEDLINE (EBSCO interface) MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. 1964-present no
MEDLINE (PubMed interface) PubMed provides access to citations from biomedical literature and also access and links to the other Entrez molecular biology resources. 1950 - partial
MEDLINE (Web of Science) The U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier life sciences database. - -
Mental Measurements Yearbook Contains full text information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. The database covers more than 2,000 commercially-available educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence tests. Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations. 1985 - present partial
Mergent WebReports Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more then 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries. 1960-current yes
Middle English Compendium The Middle English Compendium offers access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: the Middle English Dictionary [MED], a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources. The Middle English Compendium is a product of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service. 1100-1500 partial
Military & Government Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. 1975-present yes
Military & Intelligence Provides access to articles and other materials on U.S. and international military and intelligence topics. - yes
MLA International Bibliography Indexes critical materials on literature, criticism, drama, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Provides access to citations from over 4,400 journals, series, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. 1926-present partial
Newspaper Source This database provides selected full text coverage for 245 newspapers, newswires and other sources. This collection includes cover-to-cover full text for The Christian Science Monitor and The Los Angeles Times as well as selected full text from hundreds of regional newspapers. International newspaper coverage includes cover-to-cover full text for The Times (London), The Toronto Star, The Australian, and more. Newswire coverage includes AP Online (Associated Press), Asia Pulse, Canadian Press Wire, World Stream Newswires and more. 1994-present partial
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers Searchable full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to represent 19th-century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. Penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also included. There are also contextual essays regarding the role of newspapers in the Victorian age, bibliographic headnotes and a chronological overview. 1800-1900 yes
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Focuses on primary source collections of the nineteenth century, including a variety of material types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--in one cross-searchable location. Purdue has access to all twelve modules. - -
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers This database Provides access to approximately 500 U.S. newspapers, published between 1800 and 1900. ##It includes titles from throughout the United States, many published in what were, at the time, only territories. Newspapers selected on their immediate value to researchers on the press and on the century in general. ##Papers selected cover a broad spectrum, with a comprehensive geographical and chronological range. 1800-1900 yes
Nonbook Materials Core Collection Provides librarian-selected resources from a range of audiobooks, book reviews, games, periodicals, sound recordings, video recordings, websites and other electronic resources for guidance in collection development and maintenance, curriculum support, readers' advisory and general reference. 1987-current partial
OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010. It contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). 1998 - current yes
Opposing Viewpoints In Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's most compelling social issues. It is multidisciplinary and supports science, social science, and education courses. - -
Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present Orlando includes biographical and writing career entries on over 1,300 writers, more than 850 of them British women, together with contextual material, timelines, and bibliographies. 12th c. – current yes
OxResearch Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. 1986-current yes
PAIS International Bibliographic index with abstracts covering issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. 1972-present no
Patrologia Latina Database Online version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. The database contains the complete Patrologia Latina, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes. Migne's column numbers, essential references for scholars, are also included. 200 AD - 1216 partial
Periodicals Archive Online PAO provides online access to over 700 periodicals that are indexed in its companion database, Periodicals Index Online, which indexes over 6,000 journals and is accessible from the PAO homepage. PAO contains the full-text backfiles of over 700 journals, including many in foreign languages. It also indexes and links to articles in JSTOR. 1665 - 2000 yes
Plunkett Research Offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists. Detailed industry reports, company profiles, and numerous statistics are available. 2005-current yes
Project Muse Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.  1990-current yes
ProQuest Congressional Publications Provides access to historic and recent U.S. Government publications from 1789-2000 on including U.S. Congressional Serial Set documents, federal agency reports, congressional committee publications, statistics, maps, and congressional debates. - -
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for the Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Chicago Defender (1910-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), The New York Times (1851-2010), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), and The Wall Street Journal (1889-1996). 1764-2011 yes
ProQuest Statistical Insight Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. Search between approximately 200,000 to 500,000 tables with advanced Search Tables functionality. 50+ years yes
PsycARTICLES PsycARTICLES" is a database of full-text articles from 52 journals published by the American Psychological Association and other groups. All PsycARTICLES fulltext article links have been integrated into the PsycInfo database. 1987-present yes
PsycCRITIQUES PsycCRITIQUES" is a searchable database of full-text reviews of books and some popular films, videos, and software with content relevant to psychology. Launched in September 2004, the database replaced the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. In each weekly release, it will deliver approximately 20 reviews of psychological books, most from the current copyright year. 1995 - present yes
PsycINFO This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 35 languages. 1806-present partial
Race Relations Abstracts Includes bibliographic records for journal articles covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas. 1921-current partial
Readers' Guide Full Text & Retrospective Database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. Provides indexing and full text articles from both the popular press and peer reviewed journals. Indexing from 1983 to the present, with full text coverage as far back as 1994 for some titles. 1890-1982; 1983-current no
Regional Business News Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating 75 business news magazines, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 1993 - present partial
REIS: Regional Economic Information System Contains Personal income and Employment estimates for all counties and metropolitan areas in the United States. Information gathered from U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration. 1969-2011 yes
Sabin Americana Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere. 1500-1926 yes
SciELO Citation Index Access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa. 1997-present yes
Security & Management Practices SMP provides access to reports covering topics like deploying network security appliances, using biometric technologies for network and physical security, managing organizational risk, planning for disruptions, securing the enterprise network and more. Access to all archived reports and a weekly digest to keep you on top of security industry-related news. 2002 - current yes
Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers Searchable full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) The nearly 1270 titles and one million pages are predominantly London newspapers from 1603 up to the early 1800s. 1603-early 1800 yes
Social Science Space Online social network featuring blog articles on big issues from key players in social science, a forum to share discussion, announcements of funding and job opportunities, and a resource center with videos and reports. current yes
Social Sciences Citation Index Provides bibliographic data, citations and abstracts of English-language authors to significant articles from over 3,000 journals across 55 social science disciplines. Also covers individually selected, relevant items from over 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. 1900 - present partial
Social Sciences Full Text Social Sciences Full Text provides fast access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. An in-demand resource for a wide variety of users from students to social workers, Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. 1907 - present partial
Sociological Abstracts CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles. reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles. 1974-present partial
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. The classic annual statistical compendium of U.S. Government and non-government information on the social, political, and economic organization of the U.S., formerly published by the U.S. Census Bureau. Updated monthly, it features an interdisciplinary variety of up-to-date statistical information in table format with detailed bibliographic information. - -
Tests in Print Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test. Tests in Print also guides readers to critical, candid test reviews published in the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) series. - no
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) Searchable collection of all Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600 and the majority of surviving works up the fall of Byzantium in A.D. 1453. Includes indexing from the Canon of Greek Authors and Works. (In Greek) 700 B.C.- 1453 A.D. yes
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels A collection of adult comic books and graphic novels from the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of contemporary creators. Still growing, the collection contains 421 comic series, 1,901 comic books totaling 129,624 pages, including a complete run of The Comics Journal. Includes some material from the 1950s, notably Dr. Frederic Werthams Seduction of the Innocent, as well as influential works by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder. 1960s - yes
Web of Science Includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Collectively, these indexes cover 8,700 scholarly and technical journals completely and 13,300 selectively, in more than 230 disciplines. The Web of Science gateway allows searching the indexes individually or in combination. Features include cited reference searching, access to records related to a particular article, and number of times an article has been cited. 1900-present partial
Women and Social Movements in the U.S. 1600-2000 Books, letters, images, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, all of which document the multiplicity of American womens reform activities from the colonial period into the 20th century. Primary document projects cover a broad range of topics; books, pamphlets, and related materials provide scholars with in-depth access to the published histories and records of womens reform organizations throughout the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries; there is also a extensive Dictionary of Social Movements, and a Chronology of Women's History. 1600-2000 yes
Women in The National Archives Original documents on the Suffrage Question in Britain, the Empire and Colonial Territories combined with a Finding Aid to Women's Studies Resources in The National Archives, Kew, Britain. - yes
Women's Studies International Index to over 871,000 records drawn from a variety of essential women's studies databases, including Women Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Database, Women Studies Librarian, Popline Subset on Women, Women of Color and Southern Women, and Women's Health and Development. 1972 - present partial
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, 1984-2000. Thesaurus of over 3,000 terms used to index records also available. Some coverage: 1960-1974, Thorough: 1975-present partial
Zip code Business Patterns ZIP Code Business Patterns presents data on the total number of establishments, employment and payroll for more than 40,000 ZIP Code areas nationwide. In addition, the number of establishments for nine employment-size categories is provided by detailed industry for each ZIP Code. 1931-present partial
Zoological Record The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences. 1864-present -