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Accounting and Law

Checkpoint  - provides web-based comprehensive tax research information. Resources  include Federal editorial materials, state and local tax information, estate planning materials, IRS rulings and releases, federal court decisions, and pending and enacted tax legislation.  Includes three (3) libraries (Federal, State, and Local), plus the Journal of Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Journal of Corporate Taxation, and All States Tax Guide.

FindLaw - Focused on law and government, this database provides access to a comprehensive and fast growing online library of legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers and small businesses.

FindLaw Constitutional Law Center - features an easy-to-read guide that leads visitors through historical documents, biographies, and Supreme Court decisions.  Users can browse through the Federalist Papers, read the Constitution, or research the lives of the Founding Fathers or past and present Supreme Court Justices.

Index to Legal Periodicals - Indexing of over 1,025 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. Full text of over 325 select periodicals, as far back as 1994, many of them peer-reviewed.  

International Financial Statistics - provides concepts, terms, sources, and coverage areas for exchange rates, fund accounts, government finance, interest rates, international liquidity, international transactions, monetary statistics, national accounts and population, as well as prices, production and labor.

Westlaw Campus - provides online access to cases from all state and federal courts; statutes from all state and federal statutes published in the United States Code Annotated; federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations; American Law Reports, a publication containing attorney-written articles that summarize and analyze case law on a particular legal issue; and American Jurisprudence 2d, a comprehensive encyclopedia of state and federal law.
African American Studies Databases

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The African American Experience - is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 300 titles, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.

Black History - This site includes short video clips, written biographies of 200 notable African-Americans, 101 Fast Facts, and a Classroom Guide.

Black Studies Center - is a leading tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies and other disciplines that benefit from a more detailed coverage of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion.

Black Thought and Culture - contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.

International Index to Black Periodicals - is the only comprehensive current and retrospective index with full text to scholarly and other important periodical literature in Black Studies. International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text covers a wide array of humanities-related disciplines including art, cultural criticism, economics, education, health, history, language, literature, law, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology. Analyses of African-American literature; reviews of calypso music; features on civil rights, education policy, and politics in a range of African nations are just a few topics that researchers can explore. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary, spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline.

Oxford African American Studies Center - combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

Agriculture Databases

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Agricola -This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Agriculture Collection - With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture - Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

Plant Management - is a not-for-profit, online publishing effort whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. PMN achieves this mission by developing science-based resources that help researchers, crop management professionals, consultants, growers, educators, and students make better plant management decisions and recommendations.

Art and Images Databases

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Art Museum Image Galley - is a rich digital resource of art images and related multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery - is The New York Public Library's new image database, developed to provide free and open online access to thousands of images from the original and rare holdings of the Research Libraries. Spanning a wide range of visual media, NYPL Digital Gallery offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, and more. Encompassing the subject strengths of the vast collections of the Research Libraries, these materials represent the applied sciences, fine and decorative arts, history, Music and Performing Arts, and social sciences.

Oxford Dictionary of Art - contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day. Compiled over a period of 15 years, it represents the work of more than 6,800 scholars from around the world, each writing on his or her own specialist field of study.

The ART INDEX in OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition - is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.

SmartHistory - is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.

Biography Databases

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Biography in Context - is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives and Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

In the First Person - is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It lets you keyword search more than 700,000 pages of full-text by more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records. The index contains approximately 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letter entries, and 17,000 oral history entries.

Business  and Economics Databases

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ABI/INFORM Dateline - Search a unique resource focusing on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.

ABI/INFORM Global - Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.

ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry - Search more than 1200 business periodicals with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Accounting & Tax - covering accounting, tax, auditing, and related financial management topics, this resource provide periodicals and other content for accounting research.

Asian Business and Reference - resources for addressing growing business interest in Asian business and management practices and about Asian markets.

Banking Information Resource - banking, bankruptcy, credit risk, financial trading and other topics are covered in this resource for banking research.

Business, Economics and Theory - With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

Business Index ASAP - provides access to all the business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories needed for in-depth research on companies, products, markets, industries, economics and management disciplines. It also provides full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations.

EconLit - is the American Economic Association's electronic bibliography of economics literature throughout the world. EconLit contains abstracts, indexing, and links to full-text articles in economics journals. It abstracts books and indexes articles in books, working papers series, and dissertations. EconLit also provides the full-text of Journal of Economic Literature book reviews.

EDGAR - performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Emerald - provides comprehensive coverage of over 100 management journals--complete with full text archives back to 1994 and abstracts to 1989.  Click here for journals available.

Entrepreneurship - bridging theory with practice with traditional  journals, periodicals, dissertations and working papers plus essential tools such as business plan samples, downloadable templates and forms, market research reports and financial benchmarks for starting a business, videos of entrepreneurs and experts, resource books and more.

General Business File ASAP -.Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

General Business File International - Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and directory listings with full text and images available.

Hoovers - The Hoover's website features a database of information on more than 65 million corporations and organizations, and more than 85 million people. Offering both free and for-pay content, the firm focuses on selling subscriptions (the majority of its revenues) to marketing, sales, and business development professionals. Hoover's also publishes its information in reference books. The company is a subsidiary of Dun and Bradstreet (DandB).

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure - With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Insurance and Liability Collection - This collection, comprised of nearly 40 journals, takes a broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

International Financial Statistics - This database is managed and produce by the International Monetary Fund, which has 187 member countries. It provides country information, policy statements, data and statistics

Lexis-Nexis - provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.

Management and Organization Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Management, Leadership, Group Processes, Organizational Communication, Management Learning, Management Education, Training, Industrial Relations, Labor Economics, International and Cooperative Management, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, E-commerce, Non-profit Management , Compensation and Benefits, Environmental Management, Service Organizations, Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Marketing, Macromarketing, Social Marketing, Marketing Education, Marketing Theory, Service Marketing, Sociology of Work, Business and Government Relations, Critical Theory, Simulation, Action Research, Research Design, and Research Methodologies. This database includes the full text of 40 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 50,500 articles and up to 61 years of backfiles.

Mergent Online - provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions.

ReportLinker: Market Research Reports - Reportlinker is a professional search engine which gives you access to an exclusive database of 1.2 million market reports and counting. Find and download unlimited official Industry reports, Company profiles and Market Statistics.

ScienceDirect - offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer science, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.

Small Business Collection - This is a custom collection from the Gale databases suite of products. It*s helpful for business schools and entrepreneurs and provides compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Statsplus - provides financial information on global markets.

Value Line - Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, intelligently presented both in print and online, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

Career Information Databases

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Glassdoor - is a free career community where anyone can find and anonymously share an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets us apart is that all our information comes from current and former employees, interview candidates, and even the companies themselves. Now with more than a million salaries, company reviews, interview questions, office photos, and more, you have all the information you'll need to manage your career and make more informed career decisions

O*Net - The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Vocations, Careers, and Technical Education Collection - Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Communication Databases

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Communication and Mass Media Collection - From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

Communication and Mass Media Complete - provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass ference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (※core§) indexing and abstracts for more than 550 journaMedia Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and rels, and selected (※priority§) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of 737 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 440 journals.  

Communication Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Studies, Discourse Studies, Television/Film Studies, Media Studies, Business Communication, Organizational/Management Communication, Written Communication, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies.

NewsBank - is a collection of more than 57 full-text U.S. major newspapers with complete content of local regional and national events. 
Consumer Sciences Databases

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Berg Fashion Library  - both text and images on the history of world fashion history and costume.

Culinary Arts Collection - The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Home Improvement - Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
Criminal Justice Databases

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Criminal Justice Collection - whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.

Criminal Justice Periodicals Database - is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for over 400 titles, with more than 170 available in full-text.

Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.
Education Databases

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Chronicle of Higher Education - is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Dissertations and Theses @ Tennessee State University - A service provided to universities that actively publish their graduate students' dissertations and theses with ProQuest's UMI® Dissertation Publishing. Dissertations and Theses @ enables individual universities to access the citations and abstracts of all their student's dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.

Education: A Sage Full-Text Collection - includes the full text of 26 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies distinguished by up to 40 years of backfiles, and encompasses over 8,000 articles. It covers such subject areas as: Adult and Continuing Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Elementary and Primary Education, High School and Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Education, Leadership, Measurement and Testing, Multicultural Education and Diversity, Professional Development, Teaching and Instruction, Teaching Methods.

Education Full Text - is part of the WilsonOmni File suite of database products. It brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Full text of articles, with indexing cover to cover, from hundreds of journals, make this a one-stop source for research. Coverage includes about 79 journals (37 with full text) not covered by ERIC*s CIJE. Included are up-to-date subject headings keeping pace with today*s changing issues and terminology.   Graphical content also adds a key dimension to research〞PDF page images accompany full text articles, offering both words and images.

Education Research Complete - is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals, and includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. 

Educator's Reference Complete - is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.

Educators 200 - Perfect for educating future teachers and administrators, this set covers the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs.

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) - contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.

LearningExpress Library - offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want〞at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you

Mental Measurements Yearbook - covers more than 2,000 commercially-available educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence test.  Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations.

Professional Collection - Articles from more than 300 full-text periodicals covering a variety of topics for teachers/educators, including: health and fitness, school law, drug and alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, sports, arts and humanities, social sciences, and psychology.

Teacher Reference Center - provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science and Mathematics, and more.
Engineering Databases

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Computer Database  Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

IEEE Xplore - is a digital library providing full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE Xplore contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.

Health and Nursing Databases

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CINAHL with Full Text - is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1982, CINAHL with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

ComDisDome - provides articles and other information on communication disorders, speech language pathology, and audiology.

Cochrane Library - A collection of databases, published on CD-ROM and the Internet and updated quarterly, containing the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, the Cochrane Methodology Register, the HTA Database, NHSEED, and information about The Cochrane Collaboration

Health and Wellness Resource Center - Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center Academic - Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) - provides access to high quality full-text consumer health information in English and Spanish. 

Nursing and Allied Health Collection Comprehensive- Designed for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, this database provides full text for nearly 400 journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines. Nearly all full text titles included in Nursing and Allied Health: Comprehensive Edition are indexed in CINAHL.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale) - All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

OT Search - is not a full-text database. It is primarily a bibliographic index to help you query and identify documents related to a specific  Occupational Therapy topic.

Rehabilitation Reference Center - is an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC provides therapists and students with the best available evidence for their information needs in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and more#

PubMed (a service of the National Library of Medicine) - provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

Pub Med Central - is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Sigma Theta Tau International - is the website for the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) 每 In 1922 six nurses founded STTI at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Ind., USA. The founders chose the name from the Greek words Storg谷, Tharsos and Tim谷 meaning "love," "courage" and "honor." STTI became incorporated in 1985 as Sigma Theta Tau International Inc., a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) tax status in the United States.

History, Geography, and Political Science Databases

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A-Z Maps Online - is the world*s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

Congressional Quarterly Electronic Library (CQEL) - is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEE´quell). It also offers researchers〞whether students, scholars, professionals, or interested citizens〞a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.

Congressional Quarterly Researcher - is the choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Published in print and online 44 times a year, the single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.

Congressional Quarterly Voting and Elections Collection - integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.

Congressional Quarterly Weekly - reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.

Early American Imprints, Series: Evans (1639-1800) - is based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans. The definitive resource for every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and just about any other topic imaginable. Upon completion, Evans Digital will consist of more than 36,000 works and 2,400,000 images.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from ※European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,§ the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. 

HeritageQuest - is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources〞rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center - offers information on virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.

Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as General Political Science, American Government and Politics, Political Sociology, Comparative Politics, Policy Studies, Political Communication, Peace / Conflict Studies, Presidential Studies, Political Theory/ Philosophy, International Relations, and Area Studies. 

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture - is a joint project of the Tennessee Historical Society and the University of Tennessee Press. This fully searchable version of the print edition, originally published in 1998, contains over 1,500 entries. The online version has updates to existing entries, new entries, more than five hundred additional images, plus audio and video files.

Tennessee State Data Center - is a state/Census Bureau cooperative program that disseminates census and other data to the public through a network of over 1,800 state and local agencies, libraries, universities, chambers of commerce, and others. Since 1978, the U.S. Bureau of the Census has provided state data centers with a wide range of census information and with technical assistance and training necessary to access the data.

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet - was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public.

U.S History in Context (Formerly History Resource Center) - provides integrated access to over 1,000 historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Start searching this collection.

War of the Rebellion - A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
Intelligence Studies

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Digital National Security Archive - Created in collaboration with the National Security Archive, this database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.  Each collection contains a diverse range of policy documents including presidential directives, memos, diplomatic dispatches, meeting notes, independent reports, briefing papers, White House communications, email, confidential letters, and other secret material. Additionally, reference supplements including introductory material, a chronology, a glossary, an essay, and a bibliography provide context and background for each collection. Documents have been selected by leading scholars in each of the topic areas. Each item has been abstracted and indexed over 20 different fields to enable powerful searching. Full images of each document can be viewed in GIF or PDF format.

International Relations and Security Network (ISN) - is the world*s leading open access information service for International Relations and security professionals.

International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center - offers information on virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.

Military and Intelligence Database - contains over 10 million articles (80% full-text) from more than 500 titles and basic reference materials. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac One File.

War and Terrorism Collection is a definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events, providing insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Interdisciplinary Databases

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Academic OneFile - is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles 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, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Academic Search Premier - multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Directory of Open Access Journals -This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 2833 journals in the directory. Currently 879 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 146704 articles are included in the DOAJ service.

Gale (formerly Infotrac) - is the platform for a host of interdisciplinary databases on general and specific subjects such as Academic OneFile, Expanded Academic General Reference Gold, General Business ASAP, Educator*s Reference Complete, Military and Intelligence, Business, Economics and Theory, Informe, General Science Collection, and several others

EBSCOhost - is the platform for the interdisciplinary and subject specific databases the library purchases from EBSCO Subscriptions Services. It includes Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, Psychology and Behavioral, Health Source and Nursing, GreenFile, Agricola, Social Work Abstracts, Public Administration Abstracts, Education Research Complete, PsycBooks, and many others.

EJS Journals - provides article-level access for thousands of e-journals available through EBSCO Subscription Services. For users with a valid subscription, EBSCO's SmartLinks technology provides direct links to publishers' content.

Endnote - Millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians use EndNote to search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. Instead of spending hours typing bibliographies, or using index cards to organize their references, they do it the easy way〞by using EndNote.

Expanded Academic ASAP - From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!

General Onefile - A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center Gold - A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online - An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources.

InfoPlease - has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938〞first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) - an essential resource for economics, social science and interdisciplinary research.  Dating back to 1951, this resource is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.

JSTOR - is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Originally conceived as a project at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JSTOR began as an effort to ease the increasing problems faced by libraries seeking to provide adequate shelf space for the long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals. JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR (see JSTOR: The Moving Wall for more information).

Proquest Dissertations & Theses - With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.

Open J Gate - is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. Launched in 2006, Open J-Gate is the contribution of Informatics (India) Ltd to promote OAI. Open J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. Open J-Gate is also a database of journal literature, indexed from 3000+ open access journals, with links to full text at Publisher sites.

Points of Reference Center - is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.

Pop Culture Collection -This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Popular Magazines Collection - includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across our Gale/InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries". Titles like Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and even Oprah are included in this database.

Project Muse - is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE's online journal collections support a diverse array of research needs at academic, public, special and school libraries worldwide. Our journals are heavily indexed and peer-reviewed, with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Currently, MUSE provides full-text access to current content from over 400 titles representing nearly 100 not-for-profit publishers.

ProQuest - contains platform for all available databases including ABI-INFORM, Accounting & Tax, Entrepreneurship, Asian Business, Criminal Justice, Ethnic Newswatch, Genderwatch and historical newspapers.

Tennessee Electronic Library - The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that you can access from your home pc, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone 每 anywhere with an internet connection. TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more!
All types of not-for-profit libraries participate in TEL and benefit from the wide range of information TEL databases offer, including homework help to new readers, consumer health information, business resources, leisure reading suggestions, current event essays, academic and civil service test preparation help, and genealogy and family history sources.  Over 1.2 million searches are performed each month across the various TEL databases.  Since 1999, the Tennessee Electronic Library has been dedicated to providing equal access to this expansive collection of electronic resources for all Tennesseans.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition - provides electronic access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals. Coverage back as early as 1982 ensures that every search is as deep as it is broad. Users have access to information on virtually any subject.


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Junior Edition - Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Kids InfoBits - Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Student Edition-K-12 - Now with over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Language, Literature, and Philosophy Databases

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Columbia Granger*s World of Poetry Online - includes a series of key Columbia poetry titles:
  • The Classic Hundred Poems -- a fully annotated anthology of the one hundred poems that, in the Granger's® database, are most frequently anthologized
  • The Top 500 Poems -- an annotated anthology of the 500 poems that, in the Granger's® database, are most frequently anthologized
  • The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry in Anthologies, editions 8每12 每 an index to poetry in anthologies
  • The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry in Collected and Selected Works, editions 1-2 -- an index to poems in the other main type of poetry book found on library shelves
  • The Columbia Granger's® Index to African-American Poetry -- an index to 65 volumes of the best poetry by African Americans

CompPile - an inventory of publications in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse studies

Humanities Full Text - Database indexes, abstracts and delivers full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, poetry, book reviews, ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, etc.,

Informe Revistas en Espanol - is a Spanish language database: Una colecci車n de revistas hisp芍nicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnolog赤a, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

LitFinder - covers all genres of literature from around the world and from all time periods. It indexes more than 126,000 poems and more than 850,000 poem citations and excerpts. It also indexes 5,000 full text short stories, 2,800 full text essays, 1,800 full text speeches and 1,000 full text plays. Also included are biographies, author work summaries, photos and a glossary of literary terms. In March 2004, LitFinder added 850 poems in Spanish, with English translations, and literature from more than 600 nations and ethnic groups and more than 26,000 women writers. Content is updated quarterly.

Literature Resource Center - provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

MLA Directory of Periodicals - offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography - is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.

Oxford English Dictionary - offers the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Past Masters - This database encompasses the world's largest collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish and Dutch, aside from English and English translation.

Religion and Philosophy Collection - Articles from more than 250 magazines and Journals on religion, philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology, and covers the impact of religion on culture. Many articles are full-text. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac Onefile.

Scribner Writers Series - Scribner Writers Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.

Twayne Author Series - Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.

Library and Book Information

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Books and Authors - offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? Collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

Books in Print - offers valuable information on more than 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, making it the industry*s largest bibliographic database.

Choice Reviews Online - is a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and provides current reviews of academic titles by college and university faculty.

Information Science & Library Issues Collection - Comprised of content from nearly 100 leading industry journals, this collection provides current and accurate information for the information professional. Coverage includes such topics as data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text - Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications.

LISTA - Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts- indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

What Do I Read Next? - What Do I Read Next? includes over 134,300 recommended titles, more than 74,500 plot summaries, and awards information from 568 awards, all to help users uncover new reading adventures, find long-remembered favorites, and discover award-winning titles. Search by genre, subject, author, title, series, and more. A monthly highlights page allows the user to see selections of award winners, upcoming titles, and titles that revolve around different subjects each month.

Music and Performing Arts Databases

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Black Drama- contains the full text of more than 1,460 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 250 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. James Vernon Hatch, the playwright, historian, and curator of the landmark Hatch-Billops Collection, is the project*s editorial advisor. Over 40% of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.

Byron Hoyt Sheet Music Collection - Byron Hoyt Digital features more than 9000 print-on-demand classical sheet music titles from world-renowned composers such as Bach, Mozart, Schubert and Tchaikovsky. The database also includes original titles published between 1850 and 1920 by famous composers such as Irving Berlin, Stephen Foster, Jerome Kern, and John Philip Sousa.

Fine Arts and Music Collection - With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

International Index to Music Periodicals - The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) indexes over 350 international music periodicals from more than twenty countries, with over fifty of the publications indexed exclusively in IIMP. The International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text is the resource for music information. It provides instant access to abstracts and selected full-text coverage of over 300 of the most important scholarly and popular music journals.

Naxos Music Library - is the world*s largest classical music listening service designed for students, instructors and patrons of public and academic libraries, as well as players and executives of orchestras. Our collection of over 253,000 tracks of music is continually growing, not only from our own label but from other leading independent labels. Our collection is benchmarked against the development suggestions outlined in the Music Library Association*s A Basic Music Library. NML has simple and advanced searching, common (non-proprietary) software requirements, and extensive background information such as complete liner notes.

Theatre in Video - From the most important productions of Shakespeare to rare in-depth footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Theatre in Video, when complete, will offer more than 500 hours of online streaming video, available electronically for the first time. With live television broadcasts of New York productions from the 50s, revivals of classic works and experimental performances from the 60s and 70s, as well as important contemporary performances, Theatre in Video covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Unlike Hollywood adaptations, these are the actual original productions, captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience.

Newspaper Collections

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Custom Newspapers - Search a collection of more then 650 newspapers, both national and international.

Ethnic NewsWatch - features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.

National Newspaper Index - provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

New York Times (1851 - 2007) - 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.

NewsBank - is a collection of more than 440 full-text U.S. major newspapers with complete content of local regional and national events,

Pittsburgh Courier: 1911-2002 - offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Psychology Databases

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Counseling and Therapy in Video - provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. This current release includes 331 videos totaling roughly 371 hours.

Mental Measurements Yearbook - produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present.

PILOTS Database - covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage

PsycARTICLES - provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1988 to the present. PsycARTICLES includes more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. All journals included in this database are indexed in PsycINFO.

PsycBOOKS - is a database of more than 16,000 chapters in PDF from over 1,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. The database includes most scholarly titles published by APA from copyright years 1953 - 2005. It also includes 100 out-of-print books and a total of more than 400 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology.

PsycCRITIQUES - produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), is an electronic serial of book reviews featuring full text reviews of current scholarly and professional books in psychology. It also publishes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books. PsycCRITIQUES also includes a searchable backfile of more than 5,400 reviews dating back to 1995. PsycCRITIQUES replaces the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, providing many enhancements, including more current reviews and much more content.  

Psychology: A Sage Full-Text Collection - includes the full text of 30 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 22 years, and encompasses over 21,600 articles. It covers such subjects as Applied Psychology, Assessment, Child Development, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Family Studies, Group Work, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Language Acquisition, Latin American Studies, Learning Disabilities, Measurement, Neuropsychology, Personality, Philosophical Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychology of Diversity, School Psychology, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

Psychology Collection - This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

PsycINFO - contains more than 1.8 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year.

Public Administration Databases

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Congressional Quarterly Public Affairs Collection - brings together CQ's unmatched storehouse of current affairs content in a single, easy-to-use, and fully integrated reference tool. Organized by 22 key public affairs subject headings〞like Advocacy and Public Service, Education, Energy, the Environment, Health, and Transportation〞the CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas.

Public Administration Abstracts - includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 88,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Urban Studies and Planning: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as Anthropology, Economic Development, Economics, Education, Environmental Science, Planning Pedagogy, Planning Practice, Planning Theory, Policy Analysis, Political Science, Public Administration, Regional Geography, Regional Science, Residential and Community Development, Social Dynamics, Spatial Dynamics, Cultural Dynamics, Sociology, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Culture, Urban Geography, Urban Policy, Urban Politics, and Welfare Economics.

Science and Mathematics Databases

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American Chemical Society Publications provides full text searching to more than 11,000 ACS journal issues, 500,000 articles, 2.5 million pages of original chemistry from 1879 to current ACS Web Editions subscription.

Applied Science Full Text - Look here for fast, convenient access to the most important sources in applied science and technology〞much of it from peer-reviewed journals. This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles. - Open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. Owned, operated and funded by Cornell University.

BIOSIS Previews® (1969-2009) - combines the journal reference content from Biological Abstracts with the references to meetings, reviews, books, and monographs from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). Updated weekly, BIOSIS Previews is the ultimate compendium for current life science information.  In 2000, BIOSIS Previews will cover nearly 540,000 records from 5,200 sources including:

  • Nearly 350,000 records from journals that focus on vital biological and medical research
  • Nearly 160,000 references to items from over 1,500 meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • Approximately 20,000 references to review articles
  • Over 13000 references to books, book chapters, software
  • Approximately 16,000 references to U.S. patents related to the life sciences

Entrez: the Life Sciences Search Engine - is a powerful federated search engine, or web portal that allows users to search a multiple of discrete health sciences databases, maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information with a single query string and user interface.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection- Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes nearly 200 journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

General Science Collection - Millions of articles from over 1,600 magazines, journals and reference materials on all aspects of the sciences.

Greenfile - offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

INFOTRIEVE - over 20 years, Infotrieve has provided the people, business processes, and technology needed to operate corporate libraries and information centers efficiently and effectively. Infotrieve delivers documents, provides staff and supplies technology to half the Fortune 500, and 90% of the 50 Top Pharmaceutical Companies.  Everyday, Infotrieve employees handle everything from document delivery, collection management and taxonomy to content procurement for corporate libraries and information centers around the world.       Document Delivery   Infotrieve is the leading document delivery provider for organizations around the globe. Our online order processing and fulfillment technologies provide easy access to 每 and copyright compliant delivery of 每 journal and magazine articles, conference papers, case studies and book chapters published anywhere in the world.

ISI Web of Knowledge - is a dynamic, fully integrated environment that provides one source for high quality content and tools to access, analyze, and manage research information through BIOSIS Previews (Biomedical and life sciences journals, patents, and meetings and conferences).  It also includes ISI that includes author biographies and bibliographies as well as Scientific (Thomson Website).

Nature - provides online access to Nature Journal.

Project Euclid (Mathematics and Statistics Resources Online) - Its mission is to advance scholarly communication in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Project Euclid is designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals.)

ScienceDirect - offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer science, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.

Scirus - is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 167 million science-specific Web pages, enabling you to quickly:

  • Pinpoint scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web.
  • Find the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles and journals that other search engines miss.
  • Offer unique functionalities designed for scientists and researchers.

SciFinder Scholar - Available for use on campus only in the Chemistry Lab and designated computers in the Reference Department of the Main Campus Library.  This Chemical Abstracts Service database covers a broad diversity of scientific literature and patents from 1907 to present in several major scientific subject areas.

Web of Science - Explore the world*s leading citation database with multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Powerful tools include cited reference searching, Citation Maps, and the Analyze Tool.

Wiley Online Library - provides full text information of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works, the acclaimed Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and even the full text of select Wiley print books online.
Sociology and Social Work Databases

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CSA Social Services Abstracts - 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.

CSA Sociological Abstracts - provides abstracts and indexes from international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. It has abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Diversity Studies Collection - is a custom collection for the Gale suite of database products and is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.

GLBT Life and Issues Collection -This a Gale custom collection of nearly 40 journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.

Social Sciences Full Text - Enjoy fast access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. An in-demand resource for a wide variety of users from students to social workers, Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.

Social Work Abstracts - produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., this database contains more than 45,000 records, spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.

SocINDEX with Full Text - is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 720 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 530 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,800 "selective" coverage journals

Sociological Abstracts - provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

Sociology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection - covers such subjects as Childhood, Contemporary Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Consumer Culture, Classical Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Leisure Studies, Social Theory, Sociology of Sport, and Sociology of Work and Employment (Labor Studies). 

Southern Life - contains nearly 5 million full-text articles on topics that relate directly to Southern living, both past and present, including people, places, historical events and more.

Sports and Exercise

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SPORTDiscus with Full Text - covers Sport, physical fitness, and physical education. Indexes the practical and research literature of sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, training, nutrition, coaching, sociology of sports, and related topics; also covers recreation, games, play, and dance. Includes information from journal/magazine articles, web sites, unpublished research, dissertations, books, proceedings, and audiovisual material.  

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection - is a custom collection from the suite of Gale database products that includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to many topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

Women*s Studies

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Discovering American Women's History Online - provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. 

Gender Watch - enhances gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives from 1970 to present. This well-established and highly reviewed resource offers over 260 titles, with more than 240 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Researchers and teachers may access more than 219,000 full articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 - This Worldwide Web site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the website seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.

Women Writers Online - is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding. Our goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader. We support research on women's writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.

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