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Academic Search Complete Mobile Version

Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary database that contains many peer-reviewed journals. This is a good place to start for most topics.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1887-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

ACM Digital Library

Access to all Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) publications. Includes news and research in information technology and computer science.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1950s-present; most content is 1980s-present

Vendor: Association for Computing Machinery

 

ACS Journals

Full-text database of articles published by the American Chemical Society, such as the Journal of Chemical Education and C&EN Online.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1879-present

Vendor: American Chemical Society

 

African American Poetry Database

Includes poems written by African-Americans. Based on William French’s bibliography, Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1760-1993

Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey, UVA

 

Alt HealthWatch Mobile Version

Focuses on complementary, holistic, and alternative health care.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1984-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

America: History & Life Mobile Version

Indexes articles on the history of the United States and Canada.

Format: Mostly abstracts, but some selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1863-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

American History in Video

Includes a wide range of documentaries (like those from The History Channel), newsreels, and other archival footage. It currently has over 5,700 videos in its collection, equaling over 1,400 hours of footage.

Format: Streaming Video

Publication Dates: 1898-2010

Vendor: Alexander Street Press

 

American Poetry Database

Includes poems by some of the most influential American poets.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1625-1993

Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey, UVA

 

AMS Journals

Latest mathematical scholarship published by the American Mathematical Society.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: American Mathematical Society

 

Annual Reviews Online Mobile Version

Literature reviews prepared annually providing an overview of primary research material in 29 focused disciplines within the biological, medical, physical, and social sciences.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1996-present

Vendor: Annual Reviews

 

Associates Programs Source Mobile Version

Designed specifically for the needs to two-year colleges, this databases covers a broad range of topics such as alcohol and drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, electrical technology, health information technology, law enforcement and criminal justice, and more.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1985-present

Vendor: EBSCO
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BioOne

Journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences published by scientific societies and other nonprofit organizations.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1999-present

Vendor: BioOne

 

Business Source Complete Mobile Version

Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. In addition to journals, you can find financial data, investment research reports, case studies, and company profiles.

Format: Selected Full Text

Publication Dates: 1886-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Comprehensive source for research in international politics. Includes research from scholars, research institutes, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and think-tanks.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1991-present

Vendor: Columbia University Press

 

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) Mobile Version

Topics include nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and allied health.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1981-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Communication and Mass Media Complete Mobile Version

Communication, journalism, and mass media studies.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1915-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Mobile Version

Provides access to academic and professional publications on computer theory and systems, new technologies, and social and professional context of the computing and applied sciences disciplines.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1965-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Congressional Publications

Definitive index of all Congressional documents, including hearings, reports, testimonies, bills, laws, and regulations.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1789-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Consumer Health Complete

Current consumer-oriented health information covering all areas of health and wellness.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Current editions

Vendor: EBSCO

 

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Searchable full text of the current handbook, critically evaluated chemical and physical data, as well as structure drawing and searching.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Current Edition

Vendor: Taylor & Francis

 

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Dissertations and Theses

Doctoral dissertations and master’s theses from around the world.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1960s-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Duke University Press

Full-text articles published by Duke University Press, such as American Literature and Theater.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: Duke University Press

 

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EBL Ebook Collection
Contains almost 3,000 e-books in the subject areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health (STEM-H) from the publishers Wiley, Oxford University Press, Sage, McGraw-Hill, and Jossey-Bass. These e-books can be read online or downloaded to computers, tablet devices, or e-readers for seven-day loans.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: EBL

 

Ebrary: Physical Sciences Collection
Access over 4,700 ebooks in areas like astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and space science.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: ProQuest

 

EBSCO Ebooks

Contains thousands of ebooks in a variety of subject areas.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: EBSCO

 

EconLit

Comprehensive, indexed bibliography of economics literature from around the world with selected abstracts of the world’s economic literature.

Format: Abstracts

Publication Dates: 1969-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Economía y Negocios Mobile Version

Provides access to more than 340 Spanish and Portuguese language journals in the areas of business and economics from around the world.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1979-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Education Research Complete Mobile Version

Topics covered include multilingual education, health education, testing, curriculum instruction, policy, funding, and other educational issues.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1865-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

English Poetry

Searchable full-text poems in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the British Isles. Works in English by Welsh, Scottish, and Irish poets are included.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1500s-present

Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey, UVA

 

English Verse Drama

Searable full text of over 2,200 works acted on or intended for the stage, which are either wholly or predominantly in verse. Based on the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1500s-present

Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey, UVA

 

ENGnetBASE

Handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering, also telecommunications.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Current Editions

Vendor: Taylor & Francis

 

Environment Complete Mobile Version

Topics include agriculture, ecosystem, ecology, renewable energy sources, marine and freshwater science, geography, natural resources, pollution and waste mangement, environment law, urban planning, and more.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1888-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

ERIC

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, includes both journal articles and documents (research reports, teaching guides, etc.) related to education research and resources.

Format: Abstracts

Publication Dates: 1966-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 Mobile Version

Citations to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750, covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. Based on the bibliography European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750 by John Alden and Dennis Landis.

Format: Citations

Publication Dates: 1493-1750

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Factiva

World news and business information, including information on US and foreign companies, stock prices, currency data, and financial profiles for companies worldwide. Newswires, newspaper, and magazine articles.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1951-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals

This database contains over 500,000 article citations from more than 345 periodicals. It offers in-depth coverage of the world’s foremost academic and popular film journals, and is the only database offering film periodical indexing using a hierarchically ordered controlled thesaurus with more than 20,000 subject terms.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Fuente Académica Mobile Version

Contains Spanish and Portuguese language journals on a wide variety of topics such as biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, religion, and sociology.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1920s-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Gale Artemis Literary Sources

Literary criticism, book reviews, and biographical information on many authors. Includes essays from reference works, journals, and books.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Covers numerous centuries, mainly 20th and some 19th.

Vendor: Gale

 

Gale Literary Index
Online index of print resources such as Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Format: Citations

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: Gale

 

GreenFILE Mobile Version

Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, recycling, and more.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1910-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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HarpWeek

Archive collection containing volumes of Harper’s Weekly magazine.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1857-1877

Vendor: Alexander Street Press

 

Health Source: Consumer Edition Mobile Version

Provides access to consumer health magazines and pamphlets, covering topics like food and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health concerns.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1984-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Mobile Version

Focuses on nursing and allied health. Includes Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which provides drug patient education sheets.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1952-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

HighWire Journals

Full-text access to journals in the sciences and social sciences. Examples include: American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology of the Cell.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: HighWire Press

 

Historical Abstracts Mobile Version

Index to journal articles, dissertations, and reviews of historical literature on world history, from 1450-present, excluding the U.S. and Canada, which are included in the America: History & Life database.

Format: Selected Full-text; mostly abstracts

Publication Dates: 1864-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Hospitality and Tourism Complete Mobile Version

Covers research and industry news relating to all areas of domestic and international tourism. Topics include culinary arts, demographics and statistics, hotel management, leisure and business travel, and hospitality law.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1931-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Humanities International Complete Mobile Version

Multidisciplinary database for general research in the humanities. Topics include, archaeology, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, linguistics, literary criticism, music, performing arts, philosophy, and religion.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1909-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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IEEE Xplore

Provides access to articles in the fields of engineering, electronics, and computer science.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1880s-present

Vendor: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

IOP Journals

Articles published by the Institute of Physics.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1950s-present

Vendor: Institute of Physics

 

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Legal Collection Mobile Version

Current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends in the legal world. Topics include criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, labor, and the environment.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1901-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Mobile Version

Covers all aspects of librarianship, information retrieval, and information management. Also includes some book reviews by important library journals.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: 1960s-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Literature Online

Online library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 600 A.D.-present

Vendor: Gale

 

Literature Resources from Gale

See Gale Artemis Literary Sources.

 

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MasterFILE Premier Mobile Version

Multidisciplinary database for general research. Topics covered include reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues. Contains a large image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1975-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

MathSciNet

Database covers the world’s mathematical literature providing reviews of mathematical research literature.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1800s-present

Vendor: American Mathematical Society

 

MedicLatina Mobile Version

Index of Spanish and Portuguese-language medical research and investigatory journals, of which many are peer-reviewed.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1995-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Medline

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Format: Citations and Abstracts

Publication Dates: 2000-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Mergent Horizon
Business and financial research. Create in-depth reports using company information. Focuses primarily on US companies.

Format: Reports

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: Mergent

 

Mergent Online
Business and financial research. Includes company data, annual reports, factsheets, and industry reports.

Format: Reports

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: Mergent

 

Military and Government Collection Mobile Version

Covers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies

Vendor: EBSCO

 

MLA International Bibliography

Index of critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore.

Format: Citations

Publication Dates: 1926-present

Vendor: Proquest

 

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Nature

Full-text access to the journal Nature.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1950-present

Vendor: Nature Publishing Group

 

Newspaper Source Plus Mobile Version

Major American newspapers, some foreign newspapers, and selected stories from US regional newspapers. Also includes television and radio news transcripts.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1980s-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Ovid Journals

Access over 250 medical journals.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: OVID

 

Oxford English Dictionary

Searchable, browsable full-text of the 22-volume Oxford English Dictionary. Use Find Word for definitions. Use Advanced Search for etymological searches.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Current Edition

Vendor: Oxford University Press

 

Oxford Reference Online

Includes over 200 reference books covering art, the sciences, literature, history, law, the performing arts, religion, computing, economics and business, general reference, and much more.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title; current editions

Vendor: Oxford University Press

 

OUP Journals

Over 100 periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years.

Format: Selected full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: Oxford University Press

 

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Project Muse

Contains journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1960s-present

Vendor: Johns Hopkins University Press

 

ProQuest Computer Science Collection
Includes over 750 full-text journals in the area of computer science.

Format: Abstracts/Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by database

Vendor: ProQuest

 

ProQuest Science Databases

Includes the full-text databases, Agricultural Science Collection, Aquatic Science Collection, Atmosopheric Science Collection, Biological Science Collection, Computer Science Collection, Environmental Science Collection, and Materials Science Collection. This collection also includes over 30 abstract-only databases in various scientific fields.
Format: Abstracts/Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by database

Vendor: ProQuest

 

PsycBooks

Full text of over 2,500 classic and current psychology books.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1600s-present

Vendor: American Psychological Association

 

PsycINFO

Covers research literature in psychology and related disciplines

Format: Abstracts

Publication Dates: 1880s-present

Vendor: American Psychological Association

 

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Mobile Version

Comprehensive database covering topics related to emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1930s-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Regional Business News Mobile Version

Comprehensive coverage of more than 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1984-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Religion and Philosophy Collection Mobile Version

Topics include world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1911-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Safari Tech Books

Electronic books in computer science and information technology

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1983-present

Vendor: ProQuest

 

Salem Health

Articles on psychology and mental health

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 2009

Vendor: Salem Press

 

Salem Literature

Critical insights (including reviews, criticism, and biographies) on several authors and their works.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: Salem Press

 

Salud en Español

Spanish version of Consumer Health Complete. Current consumer-oriented health information covering all areas of health and wellness.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: Current editions

Vendor: EBSCO

 

Science

Full-text access to Science Magazine, which publishes the latest scientific news, research, and opinions.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1997-present

Vendor: American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

Shakespeare Survey
View table of contents online. This multivolume series is available in the STACKS: PR2888 .C33. Use the contents links for each volume.

Format: Table of Contents

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: Cambridge Press

 

The Sixties in America

Articles on people, cultural icons, and historical events of the 1960s.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1999

Vendor: Salem Press

 

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Teacher Reference Center Mobile Version

Covers the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, magazines and books. Topics include assessment, best practices, continuing education, curriculum development, literacy standards, and school administration.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1984-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory

Bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals.

Format: Directory Listings

Publication Dates: Current

Vendor: ProQuest

 

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Vente et Gestion Mobile Version

Includes French-language periodicals in the areas of business and economics.

Format: Full-text

Publication Dates: 1971-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

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Wiley Online Library

Journals, books, and reference works primarily in the sciences and social sciences. Access the Journal of Marriage and Family through this database.

Format: Full-Text

Publication Dates: Varies by title

Vendor: Wiley

 

Women’s Studies International Mobile Version

Latest scholarship in feminist research covering disciplines such as sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business, and education.

Format: Selected Full-text

Publication Dates: 1900-present

Vendor: EBSCO

 

WorldCat

Consolidated catalog of items held by libraries worldwide. You can use this to see if another library has the book you need and request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Format: Citations

Publication Dates: N/A

Vendor: OCLC

 

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