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19th century British pamphlets project

Provides online access to the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in UK research libraries. The pamphlets cover the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day, and are a valuable primary resource relevant to a wide range of disciplines.

ABI/INFORM complete

Covers business-related periodicals providing information on a range of subjects, including accounting, management, finance, marketing, corporate finance, organizational behavior, managerial economics, information systems, telecommunications, and other industry news. See individual database descriptions for specific information on content and coverage.

Academic oneFile

A collection of peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML and PDF format from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects; intended primarily for academic researchers.

Academic search complete

A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 5,000 journals.

Academic video online: Premium

Academic Video Online: Premium brings together on a single cross-searchable platform a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street Press video titles. Includes newsreels, award-winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and exclusive primary footage.

ACLS Humanities E-Book

A collection of major scholarly works from all areas of the humanities, including online versions of printed works as well as original electronic publications.

ACS publications

ACS Publications provides access to the electronic full-text versions of the over 30 titles published (or co-published) by the American Chemical Society. Select either "ACS Journals A-Z" or "Advanced Article Search" to get to the list of titles available. In addition, the ACS Legacy Archives provides access to the electronic full-text versions of all titles, volumes, issues, and articles published by the ACS from 1879 to 1995.


Corresponds in part to the weekly print publication, Advertising Age. Includes links to "New and features, "Interactive daily," "International daily," "Jobbank," "AdMarket 50," and special reports through "Netmarketing," such as "Business to business advertisers top 100," and "Business to business websites top 200." Archives date from June 1995. Searching and viewing articles in the archives is free, but requires registration.

Adam Matthew explorer

AM explorer allows users to search across Adam Matthew's primary source products for the social sciences and humanities. Skidmore subscribes to the following: American Indian histories and cultures; American West; East India Company; Eighteenth century journals; Empire online; First World War; Global commodities; India, Raj and empire; J. Walter Thomspon: advertising America; London low life; Market research and American business; Popular culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975; Slavery, abolition and social justice; Travel writing; Victorian popular culture

African American music reference

African American Music Reference is bringing togther text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The database is constantly expanding to include comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.


An online database containing detailed summaries of publications about older adults and aging, including books, journal and magazine articles, research reports, dissertations, and videos. Users can search AgeLine by various options, such as subject, author, title, keywords, etc.; publication coverage is from 1978 to the present.


Provides citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library. Encompasses all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including: the animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, and earth and environmental sciences.

America's historical newspapers

Features cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, providing more than one million pages as fully text-searchable facsimile images. For students and scholars of early America, this unique collection -- based largely on Clarence Brigham's "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers,1690-1820" -- offers an unprecedented look back into the history of the United States.

America, history & life

"Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present..."--About the database.

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) historical periodicals collection

Provides digital access to a highly comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. Subject coverage includes: advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry and professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more. Produced by a partnership between EBSCO and the American Antiquarian Society (AAS).

American bibliography of Slavic and East European studies

Covers North American scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. Contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books and book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications.

American foreign relations since 1600

This reference work is designed to update the Guide to the Diplomatic History of the United States since 1700 published in 1983. This edition's coverage begins at 1600 and fills the 20-year gap since 1982, the last year for works cited in the earlier edtion. The citations include published primary materials, bibliographies, biographies, monographs, essay collections, journal articles, and dissertations. Each citation carries a descriptive and evaluative annotation, usually about 50 to 100 words.

American historical periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society

American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society provides a history of the American people and a testament to the growth of the nation from the colonial period through to the twentieth century. The periodicals focused on American concerns and were predominantly published in the United States or Canada, though some were published overseas by Americans living abroad. The collection offers multiple perspectives on the thought, culture, and society of North America through the eyes of those who lived it, showing how history affected citizens from all walks of life. The collection includes unusual and short-lived magazines as well as better-known titles with long runs. Early periodicals in the collection focus on colonial life and the growing tensions between colonists and their oversea rulers leading up to the American Revolution. Common themes depicted in antebellum periodicals reveal a rapidly growing young nation where industrialization, western expansion, and regional political differences were a daily reality for many Americans. The Civil War and Reconstruction eras are well represented, documenting the conflict and its aftermath from a variety of perspectives and allowing readers to bear witness to this pivotal period in American history. Early twentieth century titles document the second Industrial Revolution, immigration, women's rights, World War I, as well as fashion and music during the Roaring Twenties.

American history in video

"American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and the presentation of historical events over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries"--Provided by publisher.

American Indian histories and cultures

A wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century.

American Mathematical Society (AMS) journals

Offers content from eight separate periodicals published by the American Mathematical Society, covering all areas of pure and applied mathematics, including: contemporary mathematical research and important developments, computational mathematics, conformal geometry and dynamics, and representation theory.

American national biography

Offers biographies of prominent American men and women no longer living-- searchable by name, occupation, sex, birth date, death date, birthplace, contributor, and keyword. Illustrations and links to external web sites are available.

American periodicals

Consists of digitized reproductions of more than 1,100 eighteenth and nineteenth century American newspapers and periodicals. Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.

American Physical Society journals

APS journal portal allowing users to either browse or search APS journals. Links to text (periodicals, periodical abstracts, tables of contents, indexes, etc.).

American Physiological Society journal legacy content

Provides "...access to the full and searchable content of all APS journals from 1898 to 1996-1998, depending on the journal." -- Website.

American state papers, 1789-1838

Search or browse U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838, including 1st Congress, 1st Session through 25th Congress, 2nd Session.

The American West

Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources from the Graff Collection about the American West, including tales of frontier life, Native Americans, vigilantes, and outlaws, and the growth of urban centres and environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands.


Provides access to historical documents and photos, local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s. The Library Edition of has fewer personalized functions and options than the versions available to private subscribers.

L'année philologique

L'Année philologique is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Covers Greek and Latin linguistics and literature and Greek and Roman archaeology, history, mythology, religion, epigraphy, numismatics and palaeography: all aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world.

Annual bibliography of English language and literature

Lists English-language articles, books, doctoral dissertations and reviews published since 1920 anywhere in the world pertaining to bibliography, English language, traditional culture and English Literature. Covers English, American and Commonwealth writers.

Anthropology plus

As a compilation of the Royal Anthropological Institute's Anthropological Index and Harvard University's Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world's most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of journals from the early 19th century to today, providing extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, and commentaries.


Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins. Journal issues generally appear online prior to distribution in print.

AP newsroom

Access over 180 years of the photographs, sound bites, and graphics from the archives of the Associated Press.

Archives of sexuality & gender

The Archives of sexuality & gender program provides a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time; health and hygiene; the development of sex education; the rise of sexology; changing gender roles; social movements and activism; erotica; and many other interesting topical areas.

Art & architecture archive

A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. The magazines are scanned from cover-to-cover and presented as full-color page images; detailed indexing permits quick, efficient searching and navigation of this material.

Art and architecture in video

This collection brings together films documenting the global ideas, creations, and personalities that shape art and architecture. It includes biographies, profiles of contemporary artists and architects, interviews, surveys of art history, aesthetics, theory, criticism, and more, spanning from Greek and Roman forms to the modern.

Art full text

Art Full Text is a foundational art research database providing full-text art journals and books. It covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, film and architecture.

Art index retrospective

This bibliographic database cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. The database cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. In addition to articles, Art index retrospective indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Subjects include : Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles.

ARTbibliographies modern

Provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with approximately 13,000 new entries being added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s. Includes information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, and including photography since its invention. Contains abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends. Includes performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing.

ARTFL project, University of Chicago

Coverage includes the Medieval period through the nineteenth-century. Genres represented include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Non-fiction prose and technical writing is represented as well.


Provides access to periodical articles covering a range of disciplines and subjects, including business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science and technology.

Arts & humanities citation index

Multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Indexes world's leading arts and humanities journals with selected, relevant items from major science and social science journals.


Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download, and organize images.

An e-print service which presents papers in physics, mathematics, nonlinear science, computer science, quantitative biology, and statistics. is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers which functions as a means of communicating ongoing research information in these subject areas.

Asia and the West

Asia and the West features a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the nineteenth century. These invaluable documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more, offering a look at the inner workings of international relations.

Asia-studies full-text online

Asia-studies full-text online is a database for the study of modern Asia Pacific. This database brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.

Associated Press collections online

Associated Press collections online includes several decades' worth of wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, etc. Coverage varies by collection. Contents provided by Associated Press Corporate Archives, AP Images, and AP Archive.

ATLA religion database

Index to journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the field of religion. Covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. Includes authority files for subjects, names as subject, scripture, and journals.

Atlantic magazine archive, 1857-2014

Provides access to articles and images from Atlantic Magazine Archive. Contains publications from 1857-2014

Avery index to architectural periodicals

Comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration. The American and international journals indexed include not only scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Coverage is mainly from 1934 to the present.

Berg fashion library

Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Berg encyclopedia of world dress and fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more.


BHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material including articles from over 1,200 journals. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007.

The Bible in English

Presents 20 versions of the Bible. Offers texts from both Protestant and Catholic traditions. Texts from the Renaissance period are included. Includes all prefatory matter, notes, running heads, and glossaries.

Bibliography of Asian studies

Bibliography of Asian Studes (BAS), the most comprehensive western-language resource for research on Asia, contains nearly 900,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

Bibliography of native North Americans

A bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central Ltd., an independent publisher in London, England, provides free access to biomedical research publications. These publications include biology and medicine journal articles, current reports, and meeting abstracts. BioMed Central offers information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in modern biology.


Provides access to information across the life sciences, including biology, botany, ecology, entomology, mammology, microbiology, ornithology, paleontology, and zoology.

BIOSIS citation index

Includes cited references to primary journal literature on biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms. It covers original research reports and reviews in botany, zoology, and microbiology, and related fields such as biomedical, agriculture, pharmacology, and ecology, and interdisciplinary fields such as medicine, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering, and biotechnology. Available with up to 18 million records back to 1926.

Birds of the world

Birds of the World is a research database that brings together scholarly content from four major works of ornithology [Birds of North America, The Handbook of Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World], millions of bird observations from eBird, and multimedia content from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds. Birds of the World presents a vast array of information about every species, subspecies, and family of the world's birds. Accounts include images, sounds, and videos as well as illustrations, maps, animations, and authoritative text from all of the component projects.

Black literature index

"Black Studies Center includes the electronic index to the Black Literature microfiche collection. This index allows users to search over 70,000 bibliographic citations for fiction, poetry and literary reviews published in 110 black periodicals and newspapers between 1827-1940. For citations to content from the Chicago Defender for which full text is available in Black Studies Center, a link is included directly to the relevant article."

Black newspapers

A collection of ten current Black newspapers from across the United States from 1989-present. Some fulltext available. As of Apr. 28. 2011, titles include Afro - American Red Star, Call & Post, Chicago Defender, Houston Post, Michigan Chronicle, Muslim Journal, New Journal & Guide, New York Amsterdam News, Sentinel, and Washington Informer.

Black studies center

Black Studies Center combines invaluable resources for research and teaching in Black studies: Schomburg studies on the Black experience, International index of Black periodicals (IIBP), The Chicago defender, ProQuest dissertations for Black studies, and Black literature index. This fully cross-searchable gateway to Black studies includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more.

Black studies in video

Black Studies in Video is a signature Alexander Street collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations

Bloomberg businessweek archive

The Bloomberg Businessweek Archive contains indexing, abstracting, and full text for the complete archive of Businessweek, beginning with its first issue in 1929 and ending in December 2000.

Book review digest retrospective

An online record of books and reviews reflecting nearly eight decades of H.W. Wilson's Book Review Digest. The database covers some 300,000 books and provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.

Brill's encyclopedia of Hinduism

"Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions. Its essays are original work written by the world's foremost scholars on Hinduism. The encyclopedia aims at a balanced and even-handed view of Hinduism, recognizing the divergent perspectives and methods in the academic study of a religion that is both an ancient historical tradition and a flourishing tradition today. The encyclopedia embraces the greatest possible diversity, plurality, and heterogeneity, thus emphasizing that Hinduism encompasses a variety of regional traditions as well as a global world religion. Presenting the same heralded original essays and research from thematic print edition, Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism is now available in a fully searchable, dynamic digital format. The online reference currently includes volume I of ultimately five volumes."

Britannica academic

Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (eleventh edition); and: the Britannica book of the year.

Britannica escolar

Britannica Escolar provides accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels -- primary and secondary.

British politics and society

British Politics and Society includes tens of thousands of primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the "long" nineteenth century, covering approximately 1749 to 1984. From Home Office records and papers of British statesmen to working-class autobiographies and ordnance surveys, British Politics and Society is a remarkable resource for scholars looking to uncover new connections or explore new directions in understanding nineteenth century British political and social history.

British theatre, music and literature

British Theatre, Music, and Literature features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents, many of them never before available, were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions, and curated by experts in British arts history.

Business and economics video online

Business & Economics brings together video in many formats, e-books, cases, original business documents for scholarly reference and learning and then compliments these many digital resources with teaching aids to offer a comprehensive e-learning suite. In support of the case method employed by top business schools, our diverse resources offer a unique look into the world of business and address the needs of scholars and faculty looking for an institutional resource for engaging content.

Business and legal aspects of sports and entertainment

Topical database including legal periodical literature, full-text books and bibliographies, federal and state documents, legislative histories, carefully selected court decisions, and links to relevant external websites. Per publisher, treatment of sports-related material is comprehensive; entertainment-related materials focus on movies, music, television and theater.

Business insights: essentials

Extensive reference content from Gale's core business collection; easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports; industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.

Business review portal

The Business Review Portal provides access to local business news, special publications, job listings, and the Book of Lists online from the Albany Business Review. The portal also includes access to 40 other local business newspapers owned by parent company, American City Business Journals, which offer business news, information, and commentary about their respective markets, as well as other Business Journals sites.

Business source complete

Business Source Complete provides full text for over 10,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,150 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Caribbean history and culture, 1535-1920

Includes fully searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides, and ephemera. Major subject areas covered include Atlantic Studies, Diaspora Studies, Economic Studies, History of Medicine, Ethnicity and Gender Studies, Latin America and Slavery.

Caribbean newspapers, Series 1: 1718-1876

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876, provides a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. Essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery, and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century.

Catalog of U.S. government publications

The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. More than 500,000 records generated since July 1976 are contained in the CGP and it is updated daily. The catalog will grow to include records for publications dating back to the late 1800s, making the CGP the central point for locating new and historical Government publications. The CGP is the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, which dates from the passage of the Printing Act of 1895. At present the Monthly Catalog should be consulted for pre-1976 indexing.

Children's literature and childhood

Children's Literature and Childhood documents the growth of children's literature during the nineteenth century and provides legal and sociological texts to contextualize this growth. Multidisciplinary in nature, this collection provides insights into societal values, interests, and education of the nineteenth century and supports the growing academic interest in this time period.

Children's literature review

CLR is one of the series of books available in Gale's Literature criticism online database. Specific volumes can be accessed via "What's inside" and topics, authors, etc. can be targeted with an advanced search and then choosing "by Product/Series."

The chronicle of higher education

In addition to weekly issues and job listings, contains daily updates on a variety of topics of interest in higher education, which are not archived.

Ciao: Columbia international affairs online

Offers perspectives on international affairs, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Also offers teaching materials--including original case studies written by international affairs experts, and course packs of background readings for history and political science classes.

Classical and medieval literature criticism

CMLCR is one of the series of books available in Gale's Literature criticism online database. Specific volumes can be accessed via "What's inside" and topics, authors, etc. can be targeted with an advanced search and then choosing "by Product/Series."

Classical music library

Classical music library is a classical music service that enables listening and learning at library and home computers. It includes around 15,000 recordings, along with program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings.

Congress and the nation

"Congress and the Nation has been the definitive resource for researchers studying the actions of the U.S. Congress. [It] offers comprehensive and signature coverage of Congressional action from 1945 to 2008. Congress and the Nation ... provides renowned, authoritative coverage of the events, trends, and controversies in the U.S. Congress and the presidency - from the administration of Harry S. Truman through the second term of President George W. Bush - [and] accessible, in-depth review and analysis of legislation and policy during each Congressional session and presidential term, organized by policy area"--Publisher's Website.

Contemporary world music

"Contemporary world music will contain 50,000 tracks that 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. This database is a complementary database to Smithsonian global sound for libraries - it includes a blend of contemporary and traditional world music recordings from many labels throughout the world"--About the database.

Country Life archive

A comprehensive archive (1897 to 2005) of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, Country Life, focusing on fine art and architecture, the great country houses, and rural living. Every page is fully searchable, and reproduced in full color and high resolution. Country Life Archive presents a chronicle of more than 100 years of British heritage, including its art, architecture, and landscapes, with an emphasis on leisure pursuits such as antique collecting, hunting, shooting, equestrian news, and gardening.

Country studies

This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. Because the original intent of the Series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed, the series is not all-inclusive. At present, 101 countries and regions are covered. Notable omissions include Canada, France, the United Kingdom, and other Western nations, as well as a number of African nations. The date of information for each country appears on the title page of each country and at the end of each secion of text.


Provides up-to-date information on the countries of the world. Coverage encompasses political, economic, investment, social, and environmental overviews.

CQ Press library

CQ Press Library is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.

The CQ researcher

Covers current issues of interest-from social and teen issues, to the environment, health, education, and science and technology. Each feature article is accompanied by comments from experts, lawmakers, and citizens on opposing sides of the issue.

Credo reference

Provides access to over 3 million entries from 400+ aggregated and integrated reference books from high-quality publishers. Included are dictionaries, subject encyclopedias, handbooks, gazetteers, atlases, directories, and more.

Criminal justice abstracts

Indexes international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Areas covered include trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment, and sentencing.

Criminal justice and public safety in video

Searchable database of streaming video files covering topics such as criminal law, criminology, criminal procedure, victimology, law enforcement, violent crime, courts and adjudication, crime typology, corrections, forensics, juvenile justice, substance abuse/re-entry, first responders.

Current contents connect

Current Contents Connect is a current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, bibliographic information, and abstracts from recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from relevant, evaluated websites.

D&B Hoover's

Provides company profiles, corporate directory (searchable by company name, industry, ticker symbol, sales, location), market quotes, and business news. Includes Hoover's company profile database. Also provides hypertext links to over 5000 company Web sites.

Dance online: Dance in video

Searchable database containing streaming video files of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Videos can be browsed by people, role, ensemble, genre, and venue. Material types include documentaries, editorials, instructional, interviews, and performances. Database users may create their own custom playlists and video clips.

Data citation index

Part of Thomson Reuters' Web of Science, Data Citation Index provides access to research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Through linked content and summary information, this data is displayed within the broader context of the scholarly research, enabling users to gain perspective that is lost when data sets or repositories are viewed in isolation. These connections allow researchers to access an array of data across subjects and regions.

Data-Planet statistical datasets

Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.

Database of recorded American music

A collection of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the commercial recording companies. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as by artist roles, and date of recording and composition. Some biographical and role information are provided for artists.

Democracy in America

Consists of four main parts. Part 1 is the centerpiece. Using the first edition of the English translation prepared by Francis Bowen (Cambridge, Mass.: Sever and Francis, 1862) as the basis of the digital edition, it not only contains the text of the work but also citations and links to specific pages in the source materials used and/or cited by Tocqueville. Cited works, if in a language other than English, include links to English translations when available. If the cited source is in manuscript form, e.g., a letter by Thomas Jefferson, links are included not only to the manuscript, but to a transcription of the letter where available. Whenever possible, the digital version to which the text is linked is that of a specific edition cited by Tocqueville. In instances where the edition of a work was not clearly identified either by Tocqueville or elsewhere, the digital version is of a resource contemporary to Tocqueville. Additionally, to supplement the text, extensive editorial notes drawn from several other English translations have been matched to the text of the 'Bowen' edition. These are included as notes in the sources list within the library. Part 2 includes digital versions of as many works as are available that were cited and/or consulted by Tocqueville in the research and writing of Democracy in America. Part 3 will eventually include all known editions of Democracy in America, regardless of language, with the exception of excerpts and partial translations. We have elected not to include these volumes in the library at this time. Part 4 includes selected Tocqueville scholarship that has been published over the last century and a half.

Derwent innovations index

Derwent Innovations Index merges patent information from Derwent World Patents Index with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index. Users can conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering.

Dictionary of literary biography online

Features thousands of scholar-written, signed biographical and critical articles on writers from all cultures, genres, and time periods. Based on the Gale print series Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Dictionary of Old English

The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language, using today's most advanced technology. The DOE complements the Middle English Dictionary (which covers the period 1100 - 1500 A.D.) and the Oxford English Dictionary (which documents the development of the English language to the present), the three together providing a full description of the vocabulary of English. Includes the first release of the letter G, containing some 1319 headwords, as well as revised versions of the seven previously published fascicles (1986-2003).

Directory of open access journals

Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Aims to cover all subjects and languages.

Diversity in video online

Diversity features resources that illuminate the challenges, triumphs, and issues facing underrepresented, indigenous, and immigrant communities around the world. Hundreds of documentaries, interviews, biographies, performances, and lectures - which draw heavily on late 20th and early 21st century archival text and footage - create a rich platform for examining social, racial, and economic inequalities that shape communities at the local and global levels. Content offers opportunities for cross-cultural comparisons and localized, in-depth analyses relevant to Asian studies, black studies, LGBT studies, North American Indian studies, and women's studies.

Drama online

Includes full texts of plays from across the history of the theatre, ranging from Aeschylus to the present day. Includes non-English-language works in translation, scholarly and critical editions, first night program texts, and critical analysis and contextual information. Critical interpretations, theatre history surveys and major reference works on authors, movements, practitioners, periods and genres are included alongside performance and practitioner texts, acting and backstage guides.

Drama texts collection

From canonical English-language dramatists such as Ben Jonson, Aphra Behn, and Oscar Wilde, to the diverse cast of ethnicities who contributed unique sensibilities to the dramatic canon of the U.S. from Lynn Riggs to Jeannie Barroga, users can now study the length and breadth of English-language drama from the late thirteenth century through to the early twenty-first century.

Early American imprints, series I: Evans (1639-1800)

Covering American history and literature from the colonial period up to the eighteenth century, this database is a full-text digitization of the microform set Early American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800), which was itself based on the American bibliography of Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American bibliography.

Early American imprints, series II: Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)

Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century.

Early English books online

Early English Books Online (EEBO) is the definitive online collection of early printed works in English, and works printed in England, making digital copies of over 146,000 titles from before 1700 discoverable through an interface tailored for early modern scholars.

Earth, atmospheric & aquatic science collection

The Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection includes the renowned AFSA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). It provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. The collection also contains Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database.

EASI market planner

EASI market planner provides data on consumer demographics and usage/ spending patterns for products and services within all states, counties, census tracts and block groups in the U.S. The data can be mapped, graphed and analyzed using the interactive tools available in Statistical datasets. Use this in-depth consumer demographic research data to better understand your target audience. Find reports by age, gender, lifestyle and multicultural demographics, or browse research on leisure pursuits.

East India Company

Offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947.

Ebook central

Ebook Central was designed specifically for research, with input from busy students like you. Unlike many resources - including most information on the open web - all content in Ebook Central has been vetted with librarians for content you can trust.

EBSCO eBook collection

Provides the full-text of thousands recently-published books from selected academic and commercial publishers, as well as the full-text of a large number of older works in the public domain.

EBSCOHost research databases

Provides access to a collection of databases. Includes such subjects as the arts and humanities, behavioral sciences, business information, educational literature, environmental sciences, health information, psychology, and pharmacology.

EconLit with full text

EconLit with Full Text contains all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for more than 400 journals. Dating back to 1969, this database is the world's definitive research tool for economic literature.

Economic census

The Economic Census profiles the US economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level. Reports present national statistics for every sector and subsector of the economy.

Education database

Education database covers the literature on primary, secondary, higher education, special education, home schooling, adult education, and related topics.

Education in video

Education in Video provides a large and rich online collection of video available for the study of teaching methods and education theory. Includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Education research complete

"Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues"--Database description screen.

Education week American education news site of record

Collocation of news materials on education in the United States, including articles from Education week and Teacher magazine AP newswire stories, blogs, white papers, etc.

Educators reference complete

A resource for educators and education students. Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties. Also contains federal and international reports and publications, including full-text for many titles cited in ERIC.

eHRAF world cultures

Produced by the Human Relations Area Files, Inc. (HRAF) at Yale University, the eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

Eighteenth century collections online

A comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800.

Eighteenth century journals

Bringing together rare journals printed between c.1685 and 1835, this resource illuminates all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life.

Electronic orange book

Presents a directory of approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations, provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Allows users to search via active ingredient, proprietary name, application number, or applicant holder.

Empire online

This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.

Encyclopaedia Judaica

The electronic version of Encyclopedia Judaica, 2nd ed. Includes more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.

Encyclopedia of religion

This presents the second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

The Encyclopedia of women in today's world

"The Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World looks at women today and delves into contexts of being female in the 21st century. The scope of the Encyclopedia focuses on women's status starting approximately in the year 2000 and going forward. From A-to-Z, this work will cover the spectrum of defining women in the contemporary world. Signed entries (with cross-references and recommended readings) cover the full range of issues in contemporary women's studies, with volumes including information relevant to the following academic disciplinary contexts: arts and media; business and economics; criminal justice; education; family studies; health; media; military; politics; science and technology; sports; religion; and women in different cultures and countries"--Provided by publisher.

Entertainment industry magazine archive

"An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution color, with granular indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews."--Publisher description.

Environment index

Environment Index includes coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.


Provides access to information from publications focused on both the research and practice of education. The database corresponds to two printed publications: Resources in education (RIE) and Current Index to journals in education (CIJE).

ERIC (Institute of Education Sciences)

ERIC is a Web-based digital library of free education-related sources of interest to educators, researchers, and the general public, and consists primarily of electronic bibliographic records describing journal and non-journal literature. The collection is to be expanded to include full-texts of articles and other electronic resources such as audio and video materials.

ERIC (ProQuest)

The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. In addition, ERIC provides coverage of conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. The information is included in two files: RIE (Resources in education) and CIJE (Current index to journals in education).


eScholarship serves as the institutional repository for the ten University of California campuses and affiliated research centers. eScholarship Repository content includes postprints (previously published articles), as well as working papers, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), student capstone projects, and seminar/conference proceedings.

Essential science indicators

Essential Science Indicators is a compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. Article counts and citation data are derived from journals indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index only) over a 10-year period.

Ethnic newsWatch

Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S. Subjects covered include the arts, business, education, environmental studies, history, journalism, political science, and sociology. Coverage is from 1960 to date.

Ethnographic video online

Ethnographic Video Online is a comprehensive online resource for the study of human culture, behavior and society around the world. The collections contain over 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork. Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.

Europe and Africa: commerce, Christianity, civilization, and conquest

Europe and Africa: commerce, Christianity, civilization, and conquest delivers official government documents, monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering key issues of economics, world politics, and international strategy. Researchers can trace the development of British strategic imperatives, French and Belgian desire for the expansion of trade and raw materials, and Germany and Italy's late entrance onto the imperial stage... Documents are sourced from The National Archives, Kew; the U.S. National Archives; the Library of Congress; the National Library of Scotland; and Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

European literature, 1790-1840

The collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. The collection is sourced from the library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of the most spectacular discoveries of the late 1970s. The Corvey Collection comprises one of the most important archives of Romantic era writing in existence anywhere--including fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more--with a focus on especially difficult-to-find works by lesser-known, historically neglected writers.


FedFlix is a free resource which "features more than 3,300 films created by the US government over the past 70 years on a range of topics--from the space program and employment discrimination to WWII and the war on drugs ... Films may be embedded into a Web page or online course, or streamed right from the site ... Because all of the films are in the public domain, they are not protected by copyright and may be used for any purpose"--Choice, Dec. '10.

Film & television literature index with full text

Covers journal and magazine titles for film and television reviews, scholarly and critical analysis of cinema and television, and articles of popular interest about film and television. About half the journals and magazines are film periodicals and the other half cover film and television with some regularity. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

Film literature Index

The Film Literature Index (FLI) annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular. More than 2,000 subject headings provide detailed analysis of the articles. The FLI Online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001. You can search the citations or browse by subject headings, browse by person names, browse by production titles, or browse by corporate names.

Film scripts online

Searchable database of film scripts, most of which have never been published before, includes detailed indexing on scenes, characters, and people. Contains bibliographic and biographical information of directors and writers, along with the full text of the movies themselves, from the earliest silent films through to the present. Supports the study of popular culture, film, diversity and gender issues, language and linguistics, writing, American history, anthropology, sociology, and psychology.

Film studies video online

Film from Alexander Street Press provides essential streaming video collections to support teaching and research in film studies and related disciplines. The collections include a comprehensive offering of silent era films, which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Additionally, a contemporary collection offers award winning selections from over 60 countries, providing a window into a wide range of cultures and sociological issues around the world.

Filmakers library online

The collection includes documentaries that are already heavily used in humanities and social science classrooms. Topical coverage is contemporary and relevant across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. The titles in Filmakers Library Online present points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

First Research

Provides profiles for over 700 industries in the United States and Canada.

The First World War

The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range of contextual secondary features. Includes three modules: Personal experiences; Propaganda and recruitment; Visual perspectives and narratives.


Provides online access to an extensive collection of general and specialized databases covering a wide range of subject areas. Features links to abstracts, articles, indexes, reviews, and full text of works such as dissertations, journals, reports, and conference proceedings and papers. Links to some OCLC databases.

The Financial Times ( website provides full-text access to all areas of the FT site. Access includes: exclusive FT news and comments, articles, 'Special Reports', data, company and financial information, and other premium content. The default version is the 'International Edition.' Other editions available online include USA, UK, European, Asian and Middle East. Use the left navigation to access the ePaper or other features of Please visit the sign-up page at


GenderWatch is a full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.

General oneFile

Provides access to periodical and news information on a diverse set of topics, including humanities, education, business, science, current events, art, politics, economics, social science, law, health care, computers, technology, environmental issues and general interest topics.


GeoRef indexes journal articles, books, maps, conference papers reports, and theses covering subjects such as mineralogy and crystallography, general mineralogy, mineralogy of silicates, and mineralogy of non-silicates. Geology of North America is covered from 1785 to the present. Geology of the world is covered from 1933 to the present.

The Gerritsen collection of Aletta H. Jacobs

The Gerritsen Collection was begun by Aletta Jacobs Gerritsen in the late 1800s, and, when the work was finished in 1945, it was the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world. The online resource delivers two million page images exactly as they appeared in the original printed works. It includes monographs, periodicals and pamphlets in fifteen languages, and is searchable by keyword and Boolean operators.

Getty Publications Virtual Library

Getty Publications Virtual Library provides access to free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives, covering the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute. Includes books in the fields of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both general and specialized audiences.

Global commodities

Global commodities focuses on the history of 15 major commodities, and examines the ways that they have changed the world from circa1500 to the present day. The featured commodities have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for centuries. They have helped transform societies, global trading operations, consumer habits, and social practices. In addition to the 15 featured commodities, this database also includes significant material relating to many other commodities.


Provides access to Going global career guides (which are also available in print), global key employer directory & daily job postings, job & internship listings, and an online discussion forum.


GreenFILE is a research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources.

The Grove encyclopedia of classical art and architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture is the most current and comprehensive reference resource for the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field of enduring importance, from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.

Grove encyclopedia of decorative arts

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Explore the works of Alvar Aalto and Charles and Ray Eames, or learn about the history of Navajo blankets and wing chairs in thousands of entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms. Also included are hundreds of entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics.

The Grove encyclopedia of materials and techniques in art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. This reference work provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art.


GuideStar, produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc. (PRI), is a searchable directory that provides detailed information on thousands of nonprofit organizations. The database covers IRS-registered 501 nonprofit organizations that may accept tax-deductible contributions. Information includes each organization's mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, governance, etc.

Gun regulation and legislation in America

Searchable database which provides links to legal materials on gun regulation in the United States.

Handbook of Latin American studies (HLAS web)

The online Handbook of Latin American Studies is a searchable, annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin American social sciences and humanities.

Health reference center - academic

Provides both full-text materials and references to patient and consumer health information, including: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health & safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc.; current year plus previous 4 years.

Health sciences in video

Health Sciences presents an extensive and unique assemblage of videos from practitioners, teachers, and researchers in a wide array of medical fields - including dentistry, nursing, rehabilitation therapy, sports medicine and exercise science, and veterinary science. Instructional videos by world-renowned clinicians and educators provide detailed lessons and demonstrations of skills and techniques. Interviews, documentaries, and reports from leading researchers explore both basic principles and today's cutting-edge knowledge of health and wellness.

Health source nursing/academic edition

Provides access to scholarly and peer-reviewed journals across the medical disciplines, with a focus on nursing and the allied health fields. Covers such subjects as the medical sciences, psychology, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, health care law and general health. Also provides reference resources to assist the user with the vocabulary of medicine, including the terminologies of genetics, oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, emergency medicine, bacteriology, and laboratory medicine.


Database of legal resources, including laws, regulations, some trials and court reports, treaties, monographs, and a variety of other materials covering United States and foreign law. Coverage includes private and public international law, intellectual property and legal history. Includes full text image-based searchable database of legal periodicals. Database coverage for each periodical is from the beginning issue to the most current allowed under contract. New and updated material added frequently.

Hispanic American periodicals index (HAPI) online

Provides citations to worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. Coverage is 1970 to the present and includes articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 500 social science and humanities journals. Many of the citations are linked to full text.

Historic documents

The online equivalent of the entire run of the print serial Historic documents, issued since 1972, each annual volume of which contains approximately 100 documents covering the most significant events of the year. The documents include presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. Documents are preceded by introductory material to provide historical and intellectual context. Documents may be searched by full-text keyword, title, and topic, and a cumulative index is provided.

Historical abstracts

"Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more..."--About the database.

History in video

History brings together key documentaries, commercial and governmental newsreels, public affairs and archival footage, and much more to facilitate research and teaching in a comparative, transnational, and thematic way. Areas of focus include Trade and Exploration, The American Revolutionary Era, The American Civil War, Imperialism and Colonialism, World War I, The Jazz Age, The Post-World War II Era, The Sixties, Women's History, Black History, and International Newsreels. Users can search thousands of hours to explore and analyze key events and topics from early encounters to the most recent events in global history.


Business reports in five categories: industry market research, industry risk ratings, company research, global industry research, and economic and demographic data.


The Web site provides quick and easy access, with efficient search and browse capabilities, to the world's largest archive of more than 28 digital datasets in social sciences and related areas. The site also provides information about ICPSR and its services and programs, as well as other related resources and instructional documentation.

The illustrated London news historical archive, 1842-2003

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations.

Index Islamicus

Index to literature on Islam, the Middle East and Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities elsewhere. Includes citations to over 2,000 journals, conference proceedings, monographs, and book reviews from 1906 to present.

Index to Jewish periodicals

This new index complements our long-standing Index to Hebrew Periodicals --WWW vesion with which you can search over 600,000 bibliographic references. This index is in Hebrew and includes the Index to Hebrew Periodicals back to 1977; the Eretz Israel Data Base of earlier & non-Hebrew materials; the Tel-Hai Index to Israeli Newspapers, 1985-92 and 1994-97 (selective); and the Bar-Ilan University Index to Newspaper Literary Supplements back to 1985 (selective).

India, Raj, and empire

Manuscript collections from the National Library of Scotland comprising diaries, letters, maps, sketches and official and private papers: a rich array of documents with which to explore the history of India from the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 to the granting of independence for India and Pakistan in 1947.

Informe académico

Full-text database of Latin American academic journals in social sciences, humanities, science and medicine. Also covers popular Latin American and Hispanic magazines and newspapers. This collection provides multidisciplinary Latin American scientific, academic, and general interest materials.

InfoTrac newsstand

A full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Comprises a collection of 2000+ national, international, state and local newspapers.

International bibliography of art

"The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art, and is published exclusively by ProQuest. IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and includes the most recent index records that were created by the Getty Research Institute as part of BHA. These records cover scholarship from the year 2008 to 2009, and ProQuest will be building on this by adding 25,000 new records per year going forwards."

International bibliography of the social sciences

IBSS covers core social science literature in disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science and sociology, as well as a wide range of interdisciplinary fields. IBSS provides bibliographic citations to more than two million journal articles, reviews, books and selected chapters - from over 100 countries and in more than 90 languages. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year. The Atlas thesaurus aids in finding works on a country or region; other speciaized thesauri and indexes are provided.

International encyclopedia of dance

The fully searchable electronic version provides access to nearly 2,000 articles on all aspects of dance, including theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers. Entries are also A-Z browsable.

International financial statistics

A standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. Reports for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. The IFS database contains time series data from 1948.

International index to black periodicals

"IIBP full text includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of 25 core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward) ... Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary--spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline."

International medieval bibliography online

Indexes articles on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the period 450 to 1500 for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Citations classified by date, subject and location.

IoP electronic journals

Provides access to information across the fields of mathematical and applied physics. Covers such subjects as classical and quantum gravity; combustion theory and modeling; cosmology and astroparticle physics; micromechanics and microengineering; nanotechnology; optics; nuclear fusion; physics education; physics in medicine and biology; physiological measurement; quantitative finance; semiconductor science and technology; and smart materials and structures.

IPA Source

IPA source contains International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. The goal of IPA source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content. Translations into English from multiple languages.

Iter bibliography

"Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, 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)."--About the Iter bibliography page.

Iter Italicum

Contains previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections, published by P.O. Kristeller between 1963-1992. [New York : E.J. Brill].

J. Walter Thompson: advertising America

Documents the history, operation, policies and accomplishments of one of the world's largest and oldest advertising firms. The papers here reveal many aspects of twentieth-century cultural, social, business, marketing, consumer and economic history while investigating the human psyche.

Jazz music library

Jazz Music Library is a collection of jazz recordings which covers thousands of artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, from all over the world, from the beginnings of jazz to today. It's an essential resource for the study and teaching of jazz history, performance, theory, or appreciation.

John F. Kennedy assassination collection

Part of HeinOnline, a searchable database with data visualization charts. "Contains the National Archives and Records Administration's complete collection of records on President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Also included are books, hearings, other related works, and scholarly articles on this topic"--Information page.

The Johns Hopkins guide to literary theory & criticism

Provides access to information pertaining to literary criticism and related fields. Offers articles on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

Journal citation reports

A comprehensive resource that allows users to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals from publishers in over 80 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.


Provides online access to the back issues of a multidisciplinary array of journals. Coverage includes the arts and humanities; the social and political sciences; mathematics and the hard sciences; and business and economics.

JSTOR plant science

JSTOR Plant Science offers access to botanical resources from dozens of herbaria, libraries, museums and other research institutions. The database includes plant type specimens from herbaria around the world, scientific research articles and correspondence dating back hundreds of years, and full-text books and reference works on botany.


Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. // Kanopy provides access to more than 26,000 films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection.

King James Bible

Offers online access to the King James (1611) version of the Bible. Includes introductory matter, annotation, calendars, genealogies and tables.

Latin American news digest

Latin American News Digest provides wide spectrum coverage of news and commentary, produced by Latin Americans for Latin Americans. The Digest aggregates the news of the Latin American media. Issues appear weekly, with the exception of July, Thanksgiving break and December. Material from these periods appears in expanded, subsequent issues.

Learning and memory

This reference presents an extensive, integrated summary of the present state of research in the neurobiology and psychology of learning and memory and covers an enormous range of intellectual territory. With topics ranging from the neurochemistry and neurobiology of learning at the cellular and synaptic levels, systems neurobiology, the study of remarkable capabilities in animals (such as homing), ethological and behavioristic analyses, mechanisms, psychology, and disorders of learning and memory in humans, the work broadly covers all topics in the neurobiology and psychology of learning and memory. There is no other handbook with such a comprehensive coverage and depth. The authors selected are the leading scholars for the particular topics on which they write.

LGBT studies in video

LGBT Studies in Video provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It also provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.

LGBTQ+ source

This database provides full-text coverage for the most important literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Offering a variety of scholarly, popular and regional resources, it includes journals, books, magazines and more. It also includes a specialized LGBTQ+ thesaurus containing thousands of terms.

Library, information science & technology abstracts

Database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

Life magazine archive

The Archive provides access to articles and images from Life Magazine, the famed photojournalism publication. Contains issues from 1936-2000.

Literary encyclopedia

The Literary Encyclopedia is an original literary reference work, written by specialists from universities around the world. It provides over 3200 authoritative profiles, usually around 2500 words in length, of authors, works and topics written by over 1200 experts.

Literature and language in video

Literature & Language combines a variety of linguistic, cultural, and literary traditions in a way that allows users to explore and analyze themes and trends from around the world. Areas of focus include France, Spain, Germany, Russia, Japan, and China. Through interviews, biographies, and surveys of regional literature and literary periods, these titles offer researchers and students a comprehensive resource for study of literature through time and around the globe.

Literature criticism online

Literature Criticism Online covers a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres, offering tens of thousands of hard-to-find critical essays.

Literature online

A virtual library containing more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 366 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Locus: SIAM's online journal archive, 1952-1996

"Contains the electronic full text for every SIAM journal article published from the journal's inception through 1996."

Loeb classical library

A fully searchable, virtual library of Greek and Latin literature with English translations. Includes epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; and, those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture. Users can browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.

London low life

An extraordinary digital collection bringing to life the teeming streets of Victorian London, and inviting students and scholars to explore the gin palaces, brothels and East End slums of the nineteenth century's greatest city. This collection, drawn from the holdings of the Lilly Library, will be of interest to 19th century scholars researching: working-class culture, street literature, popular music, urban topography, 'slumming', prostitution, the Contagious Diseases Act, the Temperance Movement, social reform, Toynbee Hall, police and criminality.

Mapping the world: maps and travel literature

The Maps and Travel Literature archive presents unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of leisure travel, spotlighting a distinguished array of historical atlases, gazetteers, travel narratives, and a variety of maps. The materials focus on travel and exploration during the nineteenth century, including myriad sketch maps created during colonial exploration and expansion.

Market research & American business, 1935-1965

Collection of proposals, pilot studies, advertisements, reports, memorandums, letters, and supporting material created by Ernest Dichter and the Institute for Motivational Research.


MarketLine provides original industry, company, market analysis, and country reports based on published research and primary and secondary data sources. This growing collection currently includes 3,500 industry profiles; market data on 150 consumer products in over 60 countries; 30,000 company profiles; 2,500 company SWOT analyses; summaries of 50,000 M&A and financial deals; 110 country profiles; and economic and demographic indicators for 215 countries. The market data and economic indicators may be downloaded for spreadsheet analyses.


Provides access to the international literature of mathematics. Coverage includes both pure and applied mathematics.


"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 numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals"--About the database.

Meet the press

NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast-television's longest-running program, with interviews, panels and debates from across the political spectrum. The collection includes every surviving program from the show's inception in 1947 through the present day. All programs can be watched in streaming format and are fully searchable. All programs are provided with running transcripts. Programs and clips can be saved to a playlist and shared with others.

Mental measurements yearbook

Contains descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from the 9th-15th Yearbooks. The database covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech and hearing, and sensory motor.

Mergent online

Provides international business and finance information, including profiles for U.S. public companies (both active and inactive) listed on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges. Also provides access to SEC filings and annual reports. Profiles for many non-U.S. public companies are included as well.

Merriam-Webster unabridged

Searchable database offers access to the full range of Merriam-Webster products in their unabridged form. Also includes access to a blog, word games, lists, word of the day, videos, quizzes, and trends.

Met Opera on demand

More than 450 Met performances. Dozens of Live in HD productions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, '80s, '90s, and '00s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1936.

MIT CogNet

An electronic community for scholarly research in the cognitive and brain sciences including a library of journals, books, reference works and conferences. Full text, abstracts.

MLA international bibliography

Offers citations to international publications relating to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore worldwide.

Morningstar investment research center

A comprehensive stock database that includes financial data on companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ®, and the American Stock Exchange; in-depth research reports on companies; data on mutual, closed-end, and exchange-traded funds; analysts' reports on funds; exclusive investment tools and engaging educational features, including interactive training on basic and advanced stock, fund, and portfolio techniques.

Music & performing arts in video [electronic resource]

Music & performing arts in video combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.

Music index

Contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for every aspect of the classical and popular world of music including musicological and organological topics, as well as book reviews, record reviews, first performances, and obituaries from more than 850 music periodicals from over 40 countries.

Music online: American music

Music Online: American Music is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.

Music online: Classical music in video

Searchable database containing 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video--approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.

Music online: Classical scores library

A series of four volumes containing classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. The major composers output is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works. Content in the database includes in-copyright material from Boosey and Hawkes and selected material from the University Music Editions microfilm series. The collection includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions.

Music online: Reference

Music Online: Reference brings together a variety of essential music reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Bibliographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music.

Music online: The Garland encyclopedia of world music

Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

The Nation archive

"The Nation is America's oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion since its inception in 1865. The Nation has long been regarded as one of the country's definitive journalistic voices of writing on politics, culture, books and the arts and continues to stand as the independent voice in American journalism. This database contains indexing & abstracting and full text for the complete archive of The Nation beginning with its first issue in 1865 through to the present"--Database information screen.

National geographic magazine archive

Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to 2015, National Geographic Magazine Archive, includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable through an intuitive interface.

Naxos music library, classical

"Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues of over 75,000 tracks, including Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database"--FAQ page.

Naxos music library, jazz

Includes thousands of titles of the Fantasy catalogue and Naxos Jazz. Works may be searched by featured artist(s), disc / song title and catalogue number.

Naxos music library, sheet music

Offering over 45,000 sheet music titles, the Naxos Music Library delivers digital sheet music in all classical genres, spanning music from Medieval to the 21st century and composers from Bach to Arvo Part. Music can be downloaded and printed, and many works can also be transposed into any key or clef.

Naxos spoken word library

Naxos spoken library comprises one of the most comprehensive collections of the classic audiobook material available online. It concentrates largely on literary classics and educational themes. It offers Naxos AudioBook's full range of recordings many of which can also be followed with the texts on screen -- Website.

Naxos video library

A performing arts video library with over 300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, among others and is continuously updated.

New York State newspapers

A database of major national and local newspapers published in New York State, including: Albany Times Union, Buffalo News, Herald American (Syracuse), New York Post, New York Times, Post-Star (Glens Falls), Watertown Daily Times, and more.

NewsBank: Access world news

Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper.

Newspaper source

Provides coverage of regional, national, and international newspapers. Offers transcripts from radio and television programs, as well.

Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni provides access to more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources, including: print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives; extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; and business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives.

Nineteenth Century collections online

A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century; will be comprised of numerous collections to be released over many years, including a variety of material types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--in one cross-searchable location.

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.

Open library of humanities

"The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs) ... The OLH publishing platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal [with title: Open library of humanities]. Launched as an international network of scholars, librarians, programmers and publishers in January 2013..."


OpinionArchives provides electronic archives for journals of opinion, including The Nation, Commentary, The New Republic, Commonweal, Dissent, NACLA, American spectator, National review, Harper's magazine, New York review, and the New Yorker. The OpinionArchives metasearch tool provides cross-journal searching for all titles in the archive.

Opposing viewpoints in context

Opposing viewpoints in context covers today's hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. The information provided is intended to help students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Orchestral music online

Orchestral Music Online is the most recent iteration of David Daniels's classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists throughout the world. This new online version, based on the critically acclaimed fourth edition of the printed reference work Orchestral Music: A Handbook (2005, Scarecrow Press), provides greater and easier access to more information on composers and works. Gain access via the "Subcribers click here to enter" link.

Oxford art online

Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single gateway, users can access and cross-search Oxford's acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

Oxford dictionary of national biography

Biographies of noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles. Portraits included for more than 10,000 entries.

Oxford English dictionary

Provides online access to the multi-volume set of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Oxford music online

Oxford Music Online (OMO) is the access-point for Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. With OMO patrons can cross-search Grove and Oxford reference content in one location.

Oxford reference

Oxford Reference brings together nearly 200 language and subject reference works in a single cross-searchable resource. Works in the collection include an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, many English-language and bilingual dictionaries, as well as subject encyclopedias and dictionaries in a wide range of subject areas including: Art & Architecture, Biological Sciences, Classics, Computing, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Economics & Business, Food & Drink, History, Law, Literature, Maps, Medicine, Military History, Mythology & Folklore, Names & Places, Performing Arts, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Politics & Social Sciences, Quotations, Religion & Philosophy, Science.

Oxford scholarship online. Classical studies

Oxford University Press has the largest, most distinguished and internationally recognized print publishing programme in Classical Studies. The Oxford Scholarship Online collection provides, for the first time, direct and easy access to many of Oxford's distinguished key and new titles in the discipline, including essential scholarly works by leading classical scholars on Greek and Latin literature and culture, and Ancient History.

Oxford scholarship online. Music

Part of Oxford Scholarship Online. The music list in Oxford Scholarship Online represents outstanding work across this diversity of music scholarship, covering significant titles in musicology and music history, ethnomusicology, and music theory. Contributions of bright young academics and eminent scholars, classic works and major recent titles, award-winners and fundamental texts, all stand together in this essential collection.

Oxford scholarship online. Philosophy

Part of Oxford Scholarship Online, the subject area Philosophy provides cross-searchable, fully-indexed access to the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the area of philosophy.

Oxford scholarship online. Political science

Part of the Oxford Scholarship Online, the subject area Political Science provides cross-searchable, fully-indexed access to key area of the discipline, from Comparative Politics to Political Theory, International Relations to European Union Studies. Authors include Allen Buchanan, Stefano Bartolini, Robert E. Goodin, Will Kymlicka, Iris Young, Giandomenico Majone, Michael Moran, Robert, D. Putnam, Ira Katznelson and John Gaddis.

Oxford scholarship online. Social work

In these Oxford titles, strengths in broad areas of the discipline, such as child welfare and mental health, are supported by a particular focus on research methods and evidence-based practice. A very partial list of notable authors includes Jill Duerr Berrick, Jacqueline Corcoran, Neil Gilbert, Duncan Lindsey, Julia Littell, Cheryl Regehr, Aron Shlonsky, and Tony Tripodi, together with renowned researchers from the fields of psychology, psychiatry, sociology, and public health. Forty-two titles will mark the OSO launch, with an additional twenty new titles to be added each year, including volumes from the series Pocket guides to social work research methods, Evidence-based practices, SSWAA workshops, and interpersonal violence. Sub-disciplines include: children and families; communities and organizations; health and mental health; research and evaluation; and social policy.

Oxford scholarship online. Sociology

Cross-searchable library containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of comparative and historical sociology, economic sociology, gender and sexuality, marriage and the family, migration studies, occupations, professions and work, race and ethnicity, social stratification and mobility, social theory, sociology of religion, sport and leisure, urban and rural studies, culture, education, law, crime and deviance, social movements and social change, science, technology and environment, and social psychology and interaction.

PAIS index

The PAIS Index covers 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.

PEP: Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing

The Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing archive grants access to a comprehensive array of the psychoanalytic literature dating back to the early 1900s. The resource also offers a glossary, working papers users can discuss, and more.

Philosopher's index

Provides indexing and abstracts of "scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. The database covers the fifteen fields of philosophy: aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion. The Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages."--Database information page.


PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

Photography: the world through the lens

Part of Gale's Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Photography: The World Through the Lens assembles collections of photographs, photograph albums, photographically illustrated books and texts on the early history of photography from libraries and archives from across the globe. This resource includes images from Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.


A web-based discovery and workflow tool that combines a comprehensive source of global funding opportunities with the largest collection of scholar profiles into one intuitive solution. With Pivot, researchers, faculty and research administrators can easily explore new avenues for funding, view funding opportunities uniquely matched to their scholar profile, collaborate with colleagues and manage the results of the process to build a funding strategy that supports both immediate and long-term funding needs. Pivot is the product of the merger of RefWorks, which began as a web-based research management, writing and collaboration tool, with COS (a ProQuest brand), which provides tools for discovering funding opportunities and supporting collaboration in the research development field.

Play index

Index to more than 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present; includes mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. All Play master records contain a link to the results of an Internet metasearch of specially selected Web sites to link to full text, criticism, and other useful information.

Poets on screen

Contains video clips of poets reading their own and other poets' works.

Political handbook of the world

The Political Handbook of the World contains entries on countries and territories around the world. It covers each country's political parties and includes names of key ambassadors, international memberships, and profiles intergovernmental organizations.

Politics & current affairs video online

The Politics & current affairs collection includes films, documentaries and investigative journalism series that delve into the most critical issues of the day, linking together politics and current affairs and examining them within a larger social, economic and cultural backdrop.

Popular culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

This database contains original archival materials about popular culture in the U.S. and U.K. from 1950 to 1975. Topics include student protests, civil rights, consumerism, the Vietnam War, and more.

Popular music library

"Also new to Music Online are close to 140,000 popular music recordings---available only to subscribers of the entire Music Online: Listening suite---featuring pop, punk, musical theatre, hip-hop, and country recordings from twentieth-century artists such as the Sex Pistols, Chicago, a Flock of Seagulls, Tanya Tucker, Liberace, and Rod Stewart." --Alexander Street Press press release, January 7, 2011.


Database of financial data on major privately-held companies. Includes private financials and revenues; private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, VC funding, private equity deal history; and private and family ownership data.

Professional development collection

Provides a highly specialized collection of more than 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals

Project Muse

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community around the world.

ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Congressional offers a comprehensive collection of congressional documents from 1789 to the present. Congressional hearings offer a unique perspective on all aspects of U.S. social, economic, and political history by presenting differing views from representatives of all societal sectors, including business, industry, labor, education, health, criminal justice, and government.

ProQuest historical black newspapers

Full text and full-image articles from African American newspapers: Atlanta daily world (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago defender (1910-1975), Cleveland call & post (1934-1991), Los Angeles sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam news (1922-1993), Norfolk journal & guide (1921-2003), Philadelphia tribune (1912-2001), and the Pittsburgh courier (1911-2002). For most titles, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.

ProQuest historical newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers offers full-text and full-image articles for selected newspapers dating back to the late 18th century. For most titles, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in the stated time period, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.

Proquest historical newspapers: Atlanta constitution (1868-1984)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1868-1869), Atlanta constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1869-1875), Atlanta daily constitution (1875), Constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1875-1876), Daily constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1876-1881), and the Atlanta constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1881-1984). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

Proquest historical newspapers: Atlanta daily world (1931-2003)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Atlanta world (1931-1932) and the Atlanta daily world (1932-2003). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)

A searchable database of full-text and full-image newspaper articles published in: the Afro-American (Baltimore, Md. : 1892), the Afro-American Ledger (Baltimore, Md.), and the Afro-American (Baltimore, Md. : 1915).

Proquest historical newspapers: Boston globe (1872-198-)

A searchable database of full-page and article images from the newspaper The Boston globe under all its title variants.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Chicago defender (1909-1975)

The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue

Proquest historical newspapers: Chicago tribune (1849-199-)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Chicago daily tribune (1847-1858), Chicago press and tribune (1858-1860), Chicago tribune (1860-1872), Chicago daily tribune (1872-1963), Chicago tribune (1963-current file).

Proquest historical newspapers: Christian science monitor (1908-200-)

Full-page images and article images from: Christian Science monitor (Boston, Mass. : 1908); Christian Science monitor (Boston, Mass. : Atlantic ed.); Christian Science monitor (Boston, Mass. : Eastern ed.); and: Christian Science monitor (Boston, Mass. : 1983).

Proquest historical newspapers: Cleveland call and post (1934-1991)

Contains the full text and complete page images of the newspaper Cleveland call and post from 1934 to 1991, including its title variants. Issues are indexed and fully searchable.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Detroit free press (1831-1922)

ProQuest historical newspapers: Detroit free press (1831-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue for the following titles: Democratic free press and Michigan intelligencer (May 5, 1831-Nov. 15, 1832), Semi-weekly free press (Feb. 28, 1837-June 2, 1837), Detroit free press (June 5, 1837-Dec. 31, 1841), Detroit daily free press (Jan. 4, 1842-Jan. 25, 1842), Daily free press (Jan. 28, 1842-Mar. 1, 1842), Democratic free press (Mar. 2, 1842-Jan. 1, 1848), Detroit free press (Jan. 4, 1848-Oct. 6, 1851), Detroit daily free press (Oct. 7, 1851-Aug. 17, 1858), and Detroit free press (Aug. 18, 1858-Dec. 31, 1922).

ProQuest historical newspapers: Irish times (1859-201-) and the Weekly Irish times (1876-1958)

Contains the full text and complete page images of the newspaper the Irish times from 1859-201- and the Weekly Irish times from 1876-1958. Issues are indexed and fully searchable.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Los Angeles sentinel (1934-2005)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Los Angeles sentinel (1934-2005). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Los Angeles Times (1881-199-)

This database offers full page and article images with searchable full text from the Los Angeles Daily Times and the Los Angeles Times. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: New York Amsterdam news (1922-1993)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the New York Amsterdam news (1922-1938), New York Amsterdam news (1938-1941 : City ed.), New York Amsterdam news (1943-1961 : City ed.), New York Amsterdam news (1962-1993), New York Amsterdam star-news (1941-1943), and the New York star & Amsterdam news (1941-1941). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: New York times with index (1851 - )

Includes full page images and article images from the New York Daily Times (1851 to 1857) and the New York Times from its first issue in 1857. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.The database covers a span of issues currently not covered by any other electronic resource.

ProQuest historical newspapers: New York tribune/Herald tribune (1841-1962)

Contains the full text and complete page images of the newspaper New York tribune from 1841-1962, including its title variants. Issues are indexed and fully searchable.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Norfolk journal and guide (1921-2003)

Contains the full text and complete page images of the newspaper Norfolk journal and guide from 1921-2003, including its title variants. Issues are indexed and fully searchable.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Philadelphia tribune (1912-2001)

Contains the full text and complete page images of the newspaper, the Philadelphia tribune: "The oldest continuously published black newspaper ... dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation." Issues are indexed and fully searchable.

ProQuest historical newspapers: Pittsburgh courier (1911-2002)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Courier (1950-1954 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1969-1981 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1981-2002), Pittsburgh courier (1911-1950 : City ed.), and Pittsburgh courier (1955-1965 : City ed.). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

Proquest historical newspapers: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786-2003)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786-2003) The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: San Francisco chronicle (1865-1922)

Provides comprehensive coverage of the San Francisco chronicle, with searchable full text and complete page images.

ProQuest historical newspapers: The guardian (1821-2003) and The observer (1791-2003)

Contains full text of the Guardian, including all title variants (Manchester Guardian, 1821-1825 and 1828-1959; Manchester Guardian and British Volunteer, 1825-1828; Guardian, 1959-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003).

ProQuest historical newspapers: The Nashville Tennessean (1812-2002)

This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from The Nashville Whig (1812-1817), The Nashville Whig and Tennessee Advertiser (1817-1819), Nashville Whig (1819-1826), Nashville Republican & State Gazette (1827-1834), Nashville Republican (1834-1837), Republican Banner (1837-1875), Daily American (1875-1894), The Nashville American (1894-1910), Nashville Tennessean (1907-1910), Nashville Tennessean and the Nashville American (1910-1920), Nashville Tennessean (1920-1922), Nashville Tennessean (1923-1972), The Tennessean (1972-2002). The collection contains digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.

ProQuest historical newspapers: The Washington post (1877-200-)

Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue in 1877. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue in downloadable PDF files.

ProQuest research library

From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of the most utilized subjects and topics. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, important and general interest magazines.

ProQuest statistical abstract of the U.S

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables, along with links to provider sites.

ProQuest US newsstream

Search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. U.S. Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.


Provides access to current information in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. Coverage includes general psychology, as well as issues pertaining to applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.


Created by the American Psychological Association, PsycBOOKS is a full text database featuring more than 500 APA books from 1950-2003, including 100 out-of-print books and 75 archival resources in psychology. In addition, this database contains the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.


Offering a wealth of information for practitioners, faculty, students, and librarians alike, the PsycCRITIQUES® database extends beyond typical book reviews by covering relevant films and videos. With new reviews added each week (to the end of 2017), PsycCRITIQUES provides analysis and insights to help in collection development, research, classroom activities, and practice.


Produced by the American Psychological Association, PsycEXTRA is a bibliographic and full text companion database to the scholarly PsycINFO database. The document types included consist of technical and annual reports, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more. It contains approximately 45,000 records with over 30,000 additional records added annually.

Psychology & counseling video online

Psychology & counseling presents an extensive array of content -- both video and text-based -- that includes therapy sessions, documentaries, interviews, keynote presentations, transcripts, client narratives and psychological experiments. The content covers a vast range of client issues such as addiction, autism, depression, grief, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide. It also highlights the psychology behind human behavior with studies on conformity, power, obedience, responsibility, aggression, and conditioning.

Psychology and behavioral sciences collection

Provides access to information in the fields of psychology and the behavioral sciences. Coverage includes emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


Provides access to information in the field of psychology, as well as the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.


This database is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research.


PTSDpubs, formerly known as PILOTS, is a freely available, bibliographic database providing access to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of traumatic events.


PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Punch historical archive, 1841-1992

Contains approximately 200,000 pages from the world's most famous magazine of humor, spanning the years 1841-1992. Includes almanacks and other special numbers, as well as prefaces, epilogues, indexes and other specially produced material from the bound volumes. Images originally published in full color appear in full color in the archive.

Readers' guide retrospective, 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature. This important resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.

Regional business news

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion & philosophy collection

Provides citations and abstracts for articles from nearly 250 journals covering world religions, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Many records include the full text of the cited article.

Religion, society, spirituality, and reform

Religion, Reform, and Society examines the influence of both faith and skepticism on the shaping of many aspects of society, including politics, law, economics, and social and radical reform movements. This archive provides essential documentary materials that explore religious and philosophical movements in reaction to dramatic changes in culture and society wrought by the industrial revolution and modernity.

RILM abstracts of music literature (1967-present only)

Extensive collection of bibliographic records and abstracts focused on music reference and other music related fields. Offers international coverage of books, bibliographies, conference proceedings, catalogs, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos. Covers 1967 to present.

RIPM jazz periodicals

An essential, unique collection of American jazz periodicals, of great importance to any lover of jazz and its history, and a primary source reference and research tool for all libraries.

Rock's backpages

Rock reviews, articles and interviews from the late 1950s to the present day.

Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy

Presents an online version of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Coverage spans ancient philosophy up through the contemporary period, including Anglo-American, continental, and cross-cultural philosophy. Includes such subjects as aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, feminism, language, law, logic and mathematics, metaphysics, mind and psychology, politics, philosophy and literature, religion, science, and social science.

S&P NetAdvantage

The S&P Capital IQ platform combines deep global company information and market research with powerful tools for fundamental analysis, idea generation, and workflow management. The web and Excel-based platform provides easy access to both real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions, and people worldwide.

SAGE journals online, premier package

Provides full-text online access to electronic journals published by SAGE Publications in four broad discipline areas: Medical sciences, Social sciences & Humanities, Materials sciences & Engineering, Life & Biomedical sciences.

The SAO/NASA astrophysics data system

The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.7 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Physics; and arXiv e-prints. It covers journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, books and chapters.

SciELO citation index

SciELO Citation Index is a database index of open access journals covering research in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa. Subjects covered include: Agricultural sciences; Applied social science; Biological sciences; Engineering; Exact and earth sciences; Health sciences; Linguistics, letters and arts; Mathematics; Physics; and Social sciences.

Science & engineering video online

Science & Engineering offers a wide-ranging survey of engineering, environmental studies, natural history, and the physical and biological sciences, and focuses on their practical, ground-level applications. Thousands of documentaries, instructional materials, how-to guides, and lectures provide an engaging, hands-on framework from which to explore the inner workings of the cell, the outer workings of the solar system, and everything in between. Science and Engineering also examines larger issues around scientific exploration, such as patent law and ethics, fostering interdisciplinary conversations on key themes in the humanities and social sciences.

Science citation index expanded

Science Citation Index Expanded, accessed via Web of Science, provides quick, powerful access to the bibliographic and citation information need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share findings. Searches essential data from over 6,650 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals across 150 disciplines.

Science, technology and medicine, 1780-1925

This archive covers every aspect of nineteenth-century science: electricity and electromagnetism, mathematics and engineering, astronomy and astrophysics, color theory and the theory of natural selection, geology and mineralogy, chemistry and medicine. The documents collected represent the most theoretical pursuits as well as practical applications and popular science.

Provides a gateway to information resources at government science agencies. Subject coverage includes agriculture and food sciences; applied sciences and technology; astronomy and space; biology and nature; computers and communication; earth and ocean sciences; energy and energy conservation; environmental sciences; health and medicine; math, physics, and chemistry; natural resources and conservation; and science education.


Web database for scientific research that contains abstracts, articles and full text of more than 1000 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences. Skidmore's access to full text is limited to subscribed titles.

SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder Scholar provides access to the CAplus database of chemical literature and U.S. and foreign chemical-related patents, to CASREACT, to the Registry database from Chemical Abstracts Service, and to Medline. It includes journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, substance database and dissertations covered in Chemical Abstracts as well as articles currently being indexed, book reviews and biographical information.

Serials directory

The Serials directory 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; data from more than 108,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.

Shakespearean criticism

SC is one of the series of books available in Gale's Literature criticism online database. Specific volumes can be accessed via "What's inside" and topics, reviews, etc. can be targeted with an advanced search and then choosing "by Product/Series."

Ship index

An index that compiles ships by name from indexes in books. tells you which books, magazines, and online resources mention the vessels you're researching. Over 100,000 entries in this free database.

Short story index retrospective

This database provides an index for those seeking short fiction by a favourite author, a body of work by a specific literary figure or a particular genre of short stories. It contains references to more than 140,000 from some 350 periodicals and collections of short stories. It cites short stories published over 150 years, from the 1830s to the 1980s - the content of which comes from Wilson's Short Story Index in print, back to its beginning in 1915. The coverage dates cited on the database are 1915-1983.

Slavery in America and the world

Searchable database which provides links to legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

Slavery, abolition and social justice, 1490-2007

An essential resource for the study of slavery, the African American experience and world history spanning over five centuries. Designed for teaching and research, this resource brings together documents and collections from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world, covering an extensive time period from 1490. Topics covered include the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.

Smithsonian global sound for libraries

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.

Social sciences citation index

An international, multidisciplinary index to the literature of the social, behavioral, and related sciences. Contains all of the records published in the Social Sciences Citation Index.

Social sciences in video

Social Sciences as a discipline covers a broad range of subjects concerned with humanity's efforts to understand itself and the world. Through raw field recordings, documentaries, newsreels, counseling transcripts and sessions, and much more, users can examine and connect personal, social, and spiritual aspects of the human condition. These materials facilitate exploration into humanity's interpersonal nature across politics, the criminal justice system, business, religion, psychology, public safety, anthropology, education, and studies of the environment and current events.

Social services abstracts

This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.

Social work abstracts

Social Work Abstracts offers indexing and abstracting of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965.

SocINDEX with full text

SocINDEX with Full Text is a robust sociology research database. It provides full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering many studies including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work.

Sociological abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

SPORTDiscus with full text

SPORTDiscus with Full text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health and sports.

Sports illustrated magazine archive

Sports Illustrated Magazine Archive consists of cover to cover processing dating back to issue number one in 1954 of the American sports magazine Sports Illustrated, published by Time Inc.

Sports medicine & exercise science in video

This video collection is assembled for the study of human movement, conditioning, performance, rehabilitation, and physical education. Developed through an exclusive partnership with Healthy Learning, the world's leading producer of sports medicine videos, this collection is a growing one and the current release includes 351 videos totaling 460 hours.

Springer eBook collection

Full text access in HTML and PDF formats to the the electronic versions of books published by Springer. Content is in 13 subject areas: Architecture and Design; Behavioral Science; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Materials Science; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Science; Engineering; Humanities, Social Sciences and Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; and, Professional Computing & Web Design.


Provides access to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.

Struggles for freedom: Southern Africa

Focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in Southern Africa, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. The contents of the collection document colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region. Included are periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, personal papers, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other relevant books, oral histories, and speeches.

Subject compilations of state laws

Comprehensive source for identifying articles, books, government documents, loose-leaf services, court opinions and Internet sites that compare state laws on hundreds of subjects. Coverage is from 1960 to present.

The Sunday Times historical archive, 1822-2016

Searchable and browsable database of the Sunday Times, London and related publications.

Tests in print

"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, intented test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s) ... Also guides readers to critical, candid test reviews published in the Mental measurements yearbook (MMY) series"--Information page.

Theatre in video

This browsable and searchable database contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions.

Time magazine archive

The Time Magazine Archive consists of PDF cover-to-cover content dating back to issue number one of the American popular magazine Time. Contains perpetual access to publications from 1923-2000.

The Times digital archive, 1785-Onward

Full-text and full-image articles from the Times of London. It is a digital reproduction, cover to cover, of the paper in PDF files.

Times literary supplement historical archive

The TLS historical archive provides searchable access to the full text of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902. It includes more than 300,000 reviews, letters, poems, and articles.

The Times union : historical and current

As part of NewsBank Access World News, provides access to the Times Union historical archive, 1900-1986, and to Albany Times Union, 1986-current.

Travel writing, spectacle and world history

Women's travel diaries and correspondence from the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. Includes manuscripts, diaries, travel journals, correspondence, photographs, postcards and ephemera, from 1818 to the 1970s.

U.S. congressional serial set

Database of texts from the bound, sequentially numbered Congressional documents and reports from the U.S. House and Senate. Provides access to primary source material on all aspects of American history, including committee reports related to bills and other matters, presidential communications to Congress, treaty materials, certain executive department publications, and certain non-governmental publications.

U.S. news & world report magazine archive

The Archive provides access to complete issues of U.S. news & world report magazine and its predecessor titles from 1926-1984.

U.S. overseas loans and grants

The Greenbook , produced by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), reports all loans and grants authorized by the US. Government for each fiscal year by purpose and by country. Historical account data is now available (click on "Past editions of this publication"). In addition, beginning in FY2002 the database houses the comprehensive account obligations.


Bibliographic and access information for over 300,000 serials. Entries provide ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians.

Underground and independent comics, comix, and graphic novels

Primary source database focusing on North American and European adult comic books and graphic novels. The collection includes original material from the 1960s to today along with interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism from journals, books, and magazines.

United States statutes at large

Provides access to the Statutes At Large from 1789 to 1997.

Victorian popular culture

Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.

Vital statistics on American politics

Basic statistical information on American government and politics. This series provides data on elections, Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary. It also contains information on the media, campaign finances, foreign, social, and economic policy, and a variety of issues related to state and local government.

The Vogue archive

"The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names."--Web site.

Web of science core collection

Web of Science Core Collection provides access to the world's leading citation databases. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers journals worldwide, including Open Access journals and conference proceedings. Includes current and retrospective coverage in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with coverage to 1900.

Wildlife & ecology studies worldwide

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide is the largest index to literature about wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. It covers many wildlife subjects including individual species, habitat types, wildlife behavior, ecotourism and zoology.

Women and social movements in the United States 1600-2000

Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. women's history generally and at the same time make those insights accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.

Women writers online

Women Writers Online contains full-text editions of more than 100 texts by English and American women published between 1500 and 1830. It also includes introductory essays written by contemporary scholars about Renaissance women writers, their texts, and related topics. The site also includes links to other textual databases, and a collection of syllabi.

Women's magazine archive

Consumer magazines aimed at a female readership are recognized as critical primary sources through which to interpret multiple aspects of 19th and 20th-century history and culture. Archival issues, however, have previously been difficult to locate and navigate. Women's Magazine Archive provides access to the complete archives of the foremost titles of this type, which serve as canonical records of evolving assumptions about gender roles and cultural mores.

Women's studies archive

A comprehensive academic-level archival resource, Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issues and Identities focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. Along with providing a closer look at some of the pioneers of women's movements, this collection offers scholars a deep dive into the issues that have affected women and the many contributions they have made to society.

Women: transnational networks

Issues of gender and class ignited 19th century debate in the context of suffrage movements, culture, immigration, health and many other concerns. Using a wide array of primary source documents - serials, books, manuscripts, diaries, reports, and visuals - Women: transnational networks focuses on issues at the intersection of gender and class from the late 18th century to the era of suffrage in the early 20th century, all through a transnational perspective. The collection contains information on European and North American movements, but also expands its scope to include collections from other regions.

World heritage sites: Africa

From overview: "World Heritage Sites: Africa is made up of 20 sub-collections and more than 57,000 objects... The collection includes photographs, 3D models, GIS data, site plans, aerial and satellite photography, images of rock art, excavation reports, manuscripts, traveler's accounts, historical and antiquarian maps, books, articles, and other scholarly research."

The world Shakespeare bibliography

Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. Each year coverage moves forward one year and backwards at least three years.

The World's women 2005

This report uniquely focuses on this issue of national reporting of sex disaggregated statistics in such areas as demographics, health, education, work, violence against women, poverty, human rights and decision-making. As a response to the concerns raised in the previous edition, The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics reviews and analyses the current availability of data and assesses progress made in the provision of national statistics, as opposed to internationally prepared estimates, relevant to gender concerns during the past 30 years. This report proposes a set of strategies to strengthen national capacity to collect and report statistics and also for improved mainstreaming of gender concerns. The Annex reports on the availability of national statistics of key gender concerns as well as providing updated figures for many of the indicators presented in The World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics, plus some additional relevant indicators of the status of women and men.


Provides a worldwide catalog of books, web resources, and other materials including, computer programs; films and slides; manuscripts; maps; musical scores and sound recordings.

WorldCat dissertations and theses

"This database provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution."

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 and policy.


Provides full text articles on fashion and designers, including trend reports, research and business news. The WWDArchive subscription feature provides access to WWD's text archives from 1994-present, and over 80,000 articles searchable by keyword and date.

Zoological record

The Zoological record database covers international research in zoology, with systematic and taxonomic information for 27 animal groups including Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Amphibia, Pisces, Protochordata, Hemiptera, Insecta, Crustacea, and Protozoa. Topics include taxonomy, physiology, morphology, parasitology, biochemistry, biophysics, evolution, ecology, genetics, behavior, biometrics, communication, disease, habitat, histology, immunology, life cycle and development, locomotion, nomenclature, techniques, and zoogeography.The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

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