Databases





DATABASE TITLE FULL DESCRIPTION COVERAGE FULL TEXT
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
SAE Technical Papers and Standards References thousands of papers and standards covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Standards include SAE Aerospace Materials Specifications (AMS) and Aerospace Standards (AS). and Ground Vehicle Standards (J). Includes detailed summaries and complete SAE Technical Reports in PDF for 1990-present. Most earlier papers are indexed here and available on microfiche or print in the Engineering Library or the Hicks Repository. 1990-present partial
Safari Books Online Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 30955 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online to academic and library users. - -
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
Science Citation Index Expanded Provides bibliographic and citation information needed to find research data, analyze trends and journals, and share findings. Data from over 8,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals across 150 disciplines. 1900 - present partial
Science in Context Basic topic overviews, experiments, biographies, "toolkits", pictures and illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. Pre-2000 to present partial
Science of Synthesis (Houben-Weyl) Highly organized and authoritative collection of reviews on organic and organometallic synthetic methods. Reviews contain full experimental procedures and background information. Its purpose is to provide a direct path through the mass of primary literature to the pertinent data on a comprehensive range of organic reactions. The base set (2000 to present) contains information on over 275,000 reactions and 30,000 experimental procedures for 2,700 different types of compounds. The content is full-text, structure, and reaction searchable. The Houben-Weyl Electronic Backfile (1909 to 2003) is also included and provides immediate access to 146,000 product specific experimental procedures, 580,000 structures, and 700,000 references in all fields of synthetic organic chemistry - dating back to the early 1800s. [Note: most of this backfile is in German, but the base set (2000- ) is in English.] 1909-present yes
Science Online Full-text access to Science, ScienceExpress (the preprint version of Science), three virtual knowledge environments, Science Now, and other web sites. - yes
ScienceDirect Leading scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 journals and almost 20,000 books. - -
SciFinder SciFinder is a means of accessing the Chemical Abstracts database using a powerful and intuitive search engine to find references to articles easily. Search for chemical data using a molecular formula, chemical name, chemical structure, reaction components, author name, or topic of interest. 1907 - present partial
Scopus The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. With over 19,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus supports research needs in the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. - -
SDC Platinum SDC Platinum provides users with a robust database for analyzing investment banking and deal trends, identifying comparable deals, monitoring deal activity, and generating industry-leading league tables and market-share analysis. - -
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
SEG Technical Standards The SEG Technical Standards Committee serves as a forum for discussion of geophysical developments in which standards for acquisition and processing of geophysical data need to be identified or improved. When data problems of a sufficient magnitude to warrant action by SEG are identified, an appropriate subcommittee is appointed to develop a set of standards and make a recommendation to the Executive Committee concerning their adoption. Standards are available as word .doc or .pdf as a convenience to the geophysical industry. 1967 - 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
Shock and Vibration Digest Shock & Vibration Digest includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to shock and vibration, including noise, vibration technologies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 1969 - present no
Short Story Index Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.####Short Story Index is searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source alone or by any combination. This reference database grows by 4,000 records each year, and includes coverage dating back to 1984. 1984 - present partial
SimplyMap SimplyMap enables non-technical users to quickly create professional quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and marketing data. 2008 - current partial
Small Business Resource Center A portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms and related information. Includes small business encyclopedias. last 3 years to current 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
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Technical Papers Provides online access to more than 17,000 individual papers. Papers report best practices, ongoing advancements and industry trends within manufacturing. New papers are added quarterly. Although it appears that you are asked to pay to download technical papers, you should see that the SME Member Price is $0.00 & access is available for free. Enter Keywords in Search box. To narrow results to papers, select “Technical Info & Publications” and “Technical Papers” at top of page before searching. varies by journal yes
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
Something About the Author Provides electronic access to all volumes of Something About the Author, which spotlights more than 12,000 individuals in entries that typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series, which published 447 unique autobiographical essays by children’s and young adult authors from 1985 to 1998. 1971 - current yes
Specifications and Standards Specifications and Standards (IHS Standards Expert) indexes national and international standards. It features online full-text standards in .pdf from ASTM International, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), International Code Council (ICC), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Titles with a red View icon are available full-text. ASTM and ICAO also permit access to redline versions while AASHTO, ICC, and ICAO give access to revised, withdrawn, and obsolete publications. Details and History should be checked for earlier versions. Current partial
speechBITE speechBITE is a database that provides open access to a cataloge of Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy across the scope of Speech Pathology practice. This is an evidence based practice initiative between The University of Sydney and Speech Pathology Australia. - -
SPIE Digital Library Provides access to Includes more than 350,000 technical papers. These papers were published either in the SPIE Proceedings series or in one of the nine SPIE journals. SPIE journals and proceedings are core information resources for the subject areas of optics, photonics and imaging. Approximately 18,000 papers added annually. 1990-present yes
SPORTDiscus Offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. With full bibliographic coverage, monographs dating back to 1949, and journal coverage to 1975, this database contains over 565,000 records and over 200,000 dissertations and theses. The content also consists of multidisciplinary, international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more. SPORTDiscus is provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre. 1975-present full
Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video - - -
SPRESIweb Choose "IP Login" to begin searching. With an emphasis on organic molecules, SPRESIweb Allows structure, chemical reaction, property, and text searching from over 1350 journals and numerous conferences and patents. SPRESIweb provides access to 7 million molecules and 3.9 million reactions from 645,000 references. SPRESIweb also has a useful Synthesis Tree Search (STS) feature that allows you to build a synthesis pathway. SPRESIweb also contains information on commercial availability and is particularly strong in non-English language journals. 1974-2011 no
Springer E-Books Contains full-text of books/book chapters, conference papers, and journal articles published by Springer. Purdue University Libraries' subscription to e-books starts in 2005 and covers many disciplines. - -
SSRN - Social Science Research Network Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.####The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing downloadable full text documents. - -
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage Resources available include: S&P Bond Guides, Earnings Guide, Corporation Records, Industry Surveys, Mutual Funds, S&P Outlook, Register of Corporations, Exectuives, & Directors, S&P Stock Guide and Stock Reports. 1969-2003 yes
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. - -
Sweets Source Allows user to find information on a specific construction product or manufacturer. Provides a searchable collection of information on building materials based on manufacturer's catalogs. Arranged in 16 building trades divisions, the directory of construction may be searched by state and city, name of company and business type. Current partial
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science Synthesis is an innovative information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page "Lecture," a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic authored by an expert contributor to the field. 2005 - yes