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AllAfrica Overview: 3 million articles from roughly 200 news publications throughout Africa as well government and non-governmental organizations. Topics covered include: global development, general news, politics, society and culture all pertaining to Africa. Dates: Entire AllAfrica archive Scope: Africa and related global subjects.
America: History & Life Overview: American History and Life indexes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada and includes abstracts of articles, book chapters, reviews, scholarly journal articles and more from prehistory to the present. Dates: 1964 to present. Scope: North America, United States and Canada.
American Song American Song is an eclectic collection of music from Americans of diverse origins and all walks of life, from past and present. The songs are by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
Anthropological Literature Overview: Anthropological Literature indexes articles and book chapters about anthropology and archeology from English and European-language journals (including French, Spanish, Italian and others). Topics include: anthropology, archeology, art, religion, science, psychology,economics, folklore, sociological anthropology and more. Dates: Early 19th century to present Scope: Worldwide.
AnthroSource Overview: 250,000+ full text articles and essays published by the American Anthropological Society. AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and more, this is a great cross-disciplinary resource for Anthropology. Dates 19th century to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Art Full Text Overview: 600+ periodicals; Indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions; 13,000 art dissertations. Topics covered include art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more. Dates: 1984+ Scope: Worldwide
ATLA Religion Database Overview: provides information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. ATLA Religion Database contains more than 1.8 million bibliographic records covering the research literature of religion in over 60 languages. It includes more than 620,000 article citations from more than 1,746 journals (575 currently indexed), more than 250,000 essay citations from over 18,000 multi-author works, more than 570,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations. Dates: 1949- Scope: Worldwide
Biography and Genealogy Master Index Overview: Helps you to easily determine which publication to consult for biographical information, with coverage of nearly 5 million contemporary and historical figures. Dates: Through present. Scope: Living and deceased persons, worldwide.
Britannica Online (Encyclopedia) Overview: Brief introductions to over 75,000 diverse subjects from one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the World. Dates: Through present. Scope: Worldwide.
Business Full Text Overview: Full-text access to key scholarly journals articles and business magazines from more than 400 key publications. Abstracts and indexing of roughly 800 publications are also included with cross-references to specific industries and countries. Topics include advertising, finance, banking, economics, international business, trade and more. Dates: 1981 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Business Source Premier Overview:Full text for more than 2,2000 academic journals, professional publications and trade magazines. Searchable cited references company profiles, and industry, company and market research reports. Business and management topics are covered including economics, finance, international trade, and marketing. Dates: 1965 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Classical Music Library Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. Coverage of repertoire is increasing as new labels are added, with a particular focus on content that meets the needs of educators and students.
Cochrane Library Overview: The Cochrane Library consists of a collection of regularly updated evidence-based health care databases, designed to provide information and evidence to support health care decision-making. Dates: 1996 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Contemporary Authors Overview: Biographies of more than 116,000 writers from all genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, and television. Dates: 20th & 21st Centuries. Scope: Worldwide.
Contemporary World Music Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
Dissertations and Theses: Sciences and Engineering Overview: The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the sciences and engineering, with more than 1.7 million entries. Dates: 1861 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing CD quality audio, complete and original liner notes and essays from New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) and other important labels. DRAM offers the educational community on-demand, high-quality streaming access to complete works.
Early American Newspapers Overview: 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers from all 50 states. Search through news content through individual publications as well as images and advertisements. Dates: 1690-1922. Scope: The United States of America
Early English Books Online Overview: Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital images of more than 125,000 titles in many subject areas including English literature, history, philosophy, theology, and science. Dates: 1473-1700 Scope: Works printed in English from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and British North America.
EBSCO Databases Access to full text for over 1,250 journals with many dating back to 1990; abstracts and indexing for nearly 2,880 scholarly journals with many dating back to 1984; coverage of 1,666 peer-reviewed journals.
Education Full Text Overview: Full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Dates: 1983- Scope: English language journals
Eighteenth Century Collections Online Overview: This database includes over 180,000 titles comprising books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue, included are works published in the UK during the 18th century plus thousands from elsewhere. Dates: 18th Century Scope: Worldwide new
Electronic Collections Online Overview: Includes the tables of contents for 5,000+ journals in all subject areas, with full text for the titles subscribed to by SLC Library. Dates: 1995 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences Overview: eLS features over 5,000 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed, and citable articles that explain key concepts in the life sciences, making it an ideal source for background information on topics from structural biology to ecology. Dates: Through present. Scope: Worldwide.
ERIC Overview: Educational Resources Information Center database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. Dates: 1966- Scope: Worldwide
Ethnic NewsWatch Overview:Search through newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic and minority presses. This is a resource devoted to presenting multi-ethnic and multi-cultural publications in one resource. Topics include: politics, culture, social issues, global development, and more. Dates: 1990 to present, Ethnic News Archive from 1959-1989. Scope: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East
Fed in Print Overview: Fed in Print is a comprehensive index to Federal Reserve research and provides access to materials published by the Board of Governors and all 12 Federal Reserve Banks. Core economic reviews, specialized regional and international publications, annual reports, selected community development publications and other full text documents are included in this resource. Dates: 1950's to present. Scope: United States of America.
Gale NewsVault Gale NewsVault allows you to search or browse across various historical newspaper and periodical collections: 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part 1; 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part 2; and 19th Century UK Periodicals: Empire. new
Gender Studies Database Overview:Full-text articles and documents that cover the spectrum of gender studies scholarship. Academic journal articles, reviews, magazine articles and other documents on gender studies and related subjects are indexed. Dates: 1972 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
General Science Full Text Overview: General Science Full Text covers a wide array of science-related topics including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, environment, genetics, physics, physiology, zoology and much more. The full text of 100 periodicals is available back to 1995. Dates: 1984 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Government Finance Statistics Overview: Government Finance Statistics is supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Data eLibrary. It contains data analysis on the financial crisis, development, globalization and related subjects. You search by country, topic or data source and you can build your own query by using multiple datasets. Topics include governmental data and statistics on economic and business issues. Dates: 1990 to present, International Finance Statistics from 1948 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Government Printing Office (GPO) Overview: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) provides access to official government publications from Congress, Federal agencies and Federal depository libraries. Congressional bills, documents, hearings, Congressional reports and other government documents can be searched for and accessed here. Dates: 1970 to present. Scope: United States of America.
HeinOnline Overview: HeinOnline is Hein’s premiere online product with more than 100 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 1,800 law and law-related periodicals. Scope: United States of America. Trial
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) Overview: HAPI provides 300,000 citations of authoritative information about topics related to Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the U.S. Dates: 1970 to present. Scope: North, Central, and South Americas.
Historical Abstracts Overview: Indexing and abstracts of historical articles from over 2,600 journals in roughly 40 languages. Topics include world history, history of education, women’s history, and military history. Dates: 1955-present, materials on world history from 1450. Scope: Worldwide, Excluding the United States and Canada.
Historical Statistics of the United States Overview: Quantitative facts of American History, allows researchers to build customized tables and spreadsheets. Topics covered including population, work and welfare, economic sectors, governance and international relations. This database also provides instructions on how to find and customize data. Scope: United States of America.
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) Overview: Search through collections of documents related to homeland security policies, strategy and organizational management. Policy and strategy documents include general U.S. policy documents, Presidential directives, executive orders and other key government documents on homeland security and related subjects. Dates: 2002 to present, however older materials may have been retroactively scanned if they fit into the general collection. Scope: Worldwide, stronger focus on issues pertaining to the United States.
Humanities Full-Text Overview: Humanities Full Text encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion, and more. The full text of 330 journals is available back to 1995. Dates: 1984 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Index Islamicus Overview: Over 3,000 journals are monitored for inclusion, together with conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews. Journals and books are indexed down to the article and chapter level. Dates: 1906- Scope: includes the Middle East, the Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere in the world.
Iter Overview: An Open URL- and Zotero-enabled bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books and journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues). Dates: 1784- Scope: Worldwide
Jazz Music Library Jazz Music Library will be the largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online, with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. At launch, the collection includes works licensed from legendary record labels, including Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Labels being added include Circle Records, GHB Records, Good Time Jazz, GRP Records, Impulse, Peak, Riverside, Solo Art Records, Stretch Records, Verve, and dozens more. The list of artists is enormous, ranging from past greats to musicians performing and recording today.
JSTOR Overview: Full text scholarly, multidisciplinary, database that currently includes more than 1,700 academic journals, along with thousands of monographs and other materials relevant for education. Dates: 1870- Scope: Worldwide
LexisNexis Overview: A premier database for News, Business, and Legal information. The vast majority of the 10,000 sources are available in full. Subject areas include general news topics and transcripts, company financial information and market news, and law reviews and legal news. Dates: Varies. Scope: Worldwide.
MathSciNet Overview: MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. It provides full access to Mathematical Reviews and links to articles in other mathematics journals. Dates: 1940 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
MedlinePlus Overview: MedlinePlus is an authoritative source of general information on health topics provided by the NLM, the NIH, and others. It includes information on diseases and conditions, a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, and the latest health news. Dates: Varies. Scope: Worldwide.
Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970 Overview: This series of Middle East Online contains over 200,000 pages of primary source documents on the Palestine Mandate and Arab-Israeli conflict. It includes scans of key documents chronicling the politics, policy and administration. Dates: 1971-1977. Scope: Israel, Palenstine. new
Middle East Online: Iraq 1914-1974 Overview: This is another series in MEO which provides access to policy, administrative and government documents of the history of the Middle East. This series contains British government and diplomatic documents (including monthly and annual reports, minutes, and official correspondence) covering the political history of Iraq. See also, Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations. Dates: 1914-1974. Scope: Great Britain, Iraq. new
MLA International Bibliography Overview: An essential resource for research in literature and the languages. MLA provides access to scholarly work in over 4,400 journals, series, and other sources on subjects that cover literature, criticism, drama, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Dates: 1925 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Music Online Music Online offers hundreds of thousands of audio recordings, growing monthly, plus 400,000 pages of scores, 100,000 pages of music reference, and over 500 hours of video. Every object in the collection is indexed for subjects, historical events, genres, people, cultural groups, places, time periods, ensembles. As a result, you can combine keyword and fielded search capabilities to frame creative and highly targeted queries. Users can also select to view a single database by using the dropdown menu at the bottom of the homepage of Music Online.
Naxos Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 306,000? tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database.Newspaper Source Overview: Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Dates: Mostly the last 5-10 years Scope: Worldwide
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers Overview: 19th Century British Newspapers is a joint effort between the British Library and gale to make available digitized versions of key 19th Century British newspapers. For the 48 newspapers selected, every front page, editorial, birth and death notice, advertisement and classified ad that appeared within their pages for the time period available will be easily accessible from what is a virtual chronicle of history for this period. Users of the database will be able to search every word on every page. Dates: 19th Century Scope: Worldwide new
Nineteenth Century Masterfile Overview: Primary resource database providing access to periodicals, books and patents, as well as some archival collections, government documents and more. Over 60 specialized indexes published during the late 19th and early 20th centuries are included. Dates: Approximately 1800-1925. Scope: United States, Great Britain (Anglo-American.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals: Empire A major multi-part series which covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. It is mainly based on the repositories of the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of South Africa, the National Library of Australia, and many others. new
NLM Gateway Overview: As of December 2011, NLM Gateway only provides access to two databases: Meeting Abstracts and Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj). Meeting Abstracts contains selected abstracts from conferences on AIDS, Health Services Research, and Space Life Sciences. HSRProj contains descriptions of research funded by federal and private grants and contracts. Dates: 1973 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
NORD Rare Disease Database Overview: Rare Disease Database provides brief introductions to more than 1,200 rare diseases. Each report provides an introduction to the disease in patient-friendly language with links to resources for additional information and assistance. Dates: Varies. Scope: Worldwide.
OECD Economic Outlook Overview: OECD Economic Outlook (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) is published twice a year and provides coverage and analysis on the economic policy measures in each OECD Member country. Also contains statistics and projections. Dates: 1967 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
OECD National Accounts Statistics Overview: Includes data for national account statistics, public sector debt, central government debt and financial accounts. Quarterly and annual data from a wide range of areas such as GDP, disposable income, population and employment and general government accounts for OECD countries and non-member economies. Dates: 1955 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
OECD Social and Welfare Statistics Overview: This database has been developed in order to serve a growing need for indicators of social policy. It includes reliable and internationally comparable statistics on public and mandatory and voluntary private social expenditure at programme level. It also provides a unique tool for monitoring trends in aggregate social expenditure and analysing changes in its composition. The main social policy areas are as follows: old age, survivors, incapacity-related benefits, health, family, active labor market programmes, unemployment, housing, and other social policy areas.Dates: 1955 to present. Scope: Worldwide. new
OECD Tax Statistics Overview: Published in two volumes: The Revenue Tax Statistic Database and The Taxing Wages Database. Revenue Tax Statistics provides detailed information on tax and other governmental revenues organized by type of tax or revenue and level of government. The Taxing Wages provides information on taxes being paid and benefits received by workers. Dates: 1975 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) Overview: OMIM is an ideal source for information on human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry includes such items as a description of the gene or disease, clinical features, inheritance, mapping, history, and more. Information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes is included. Dates: 1965 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
OmniFile Full Text Overview: OmniFile Full Text offers full access to articles in a range of disciplines, giving researchers broad subject coverage through one database. More than 3,100 publications are included. Dates: 1994 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Oxford Art Online Overview: A range of Oxford’s art reference works: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online. Dates: NA Scope: Worldwide
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Overview: The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. The Oxford DNB was first published in 2004 in print (60 vols.) and online. Since 2005 online updates have extended the Dictionary’s coverage in three annual updates, published every January, May, and September. The Oxford DNB now includes biographies of more than 58,600 men and women who died in or before the year 2009—plus 504 ‘Theme’ articles for reference and research. Dates: Men or women who died before 2009 Scope: Worldwide (People who have shaped British history)
Oxford Music Online Contains Grove's Music Online (the updated Grove Dictionary of Music), the Oxford Companion to Music, which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with extra content.
PAIS International Overview: PAIS (the Public Affairs Information Service) database contains information on global policy and social issues. Citations and abstracts are listed for periodicals, books, hearings, reports, and other publications from 120 countries. Dates: 1972 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Physical Education Index Overview: Physical Education Index allows all researchers to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this field. A wide variety of content is covered, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Dates: 1970 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Project Muse Overview: Full-text articles from more than 300 scholarly journals with a particular focus on history and the humanities. Disciplines covered include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, and gender studies. Dates: 1995 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive) Overview: An excellent resource for physics, PROLA is the American Physical Society’s online archive for all APS journal articles. Each January another year is added to the archive. Dates: 1893 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
ProQuest ProQuest's multiple databases provide citations, abstracts and often the complete text of magazine, journal and newspaper articles. Some databases are general (that is, covering all topics) but are aimed at different audiences. Some databases are specialized (by subject) so are able to provide more depth of coverage about the subject.
ProQuest Health Management Overview: Includes article from over 640 journals and 4,500 dissertations covering hospital administration and health care management. Many journals have full text available. Dates: 1986 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
PsycARTICLES Overview: A full-text database of journals published by APA and other publishers in subject areas such as applied psychology, health, theory, research, social/personality, and more. Dates: 1894- Scope: Worldwide
PsycINFO Overview: Contains citations and abstracts from a wide range of scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. This database includes journals, books, reviews, and dissertations. Dates: 1920- Scope: Worldwide
PubMed Overview: PubMed is the primary database for biomedical and life sciences. It comprises over 20 million references to articles published in more than 5,200 current biomedical journals from the United States and over 80 foreign countries. Dates: 1946 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Readers' Guide Full Text Overview: Multidisciplinary database that includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Dates: 1983- Scope: Worldwide
RefWorks RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other various sources. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds to almost any citation format of your choice, including MLA, APA, and Chicago.
Science Direct Overview: Provides access to more than 1,200 journals in the sciences, in particular chemistry and chemical engineering; computer science; earth and planetary sciences; engineering, energy, and technology; life sciences; materials science; mathematics; and physics and astronomy. Dates: 1995 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
Serials Directory Overview: Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. This database contains nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers and data from nearly 108, 235 publishers worldwide including internet and email addresses. Scope: Worldwide.
Smithsonian Global Sound Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a joint venture with Smithsonian Global Sound, an international network of music audio archives and an educational resource that delivers the world's diverse cultural expressions in an informative way via digital media. Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries allows educators and students around the world to access full-length streams of the vast audio database through an array of subscription options.
Social Sciences Full Text Overview: Full-text access to 330 academic journals and indexing for 750 periodicals covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from the most important English-language social science journals. This is a key research tool for social science and its sub-disciplines in both applied and theoretical aspects of this area of study. Dates: 1972-present. Scope: Worldwide, English-language texts.
Social Services Abstracts Overview: Provides coverage of current research in social work, human services, social welfare, social policy and community development. Includes abstracts and indexes for over 1, 300 serial publications, journal articles, and dissertations. Scope: Worldwide.
Sociological Abstracts Overview: Indexing and abstracts from about 2,000 serials including journal articles, book reviews, and other materials on sociology in an international context. Topics include women’s studies, economic development, and related social/behavioral science disciplines. Dates: 1952 to present. Scope: Worldwide.
STAN: OECD Structural Analysis Statistics Overview:OECD Structural Analysis Statistics is another facet of the OECD Library (alongside OECD Tax Statistics, OECD National Account Statistics and OECD Economic Outlook) and allows researchers to analyze industrial performance. Data on annual measures of output, labor input, investment and international trade can be found here. This database is updated on a “rolling basis”-- new tables/data are made available as soon as they are ready. Scope: Worldwide.
Women and Social Movements in the US Overview: 3,000 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Includes back issues of WASM’s online journal, bibliographies and other primary and secondary sources. Dates: 1600-2000. Scope: United States of America.
World DataBank Overview: Annual compilation of data on global development from the World Bank. Search by country, topic and World Development Indicators (WDI) in English, French, Arabic and Chinese. Multiple datasets are included, as well as access to World Bank publications and the Data Catalog. Scope: Worldwide.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online Overview: Summarizes books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, productions, and electronic media related to Shakespeare. International in scope, with approximately 90 languages represented. Dates: 1969 to present. Scope: Worldwide.