Research Databases by Title
Academic OneFile - This database contains over 12,000 journals and reference sources, many of which are peer-reviewed and full text. It has extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more.
The African American Experience - The wide-ranging African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture.
AGRICOLA - Provides subject coverage of journals, books, reports, & government documents on agriculture, animal sciences, botany, conservation, entomology, food, nutrition, forestry, horticulture, pesticides, plants.
America: History & Life - Covers U.S. and Canadian history, culture and politics from prehistory to the present.
Anchor Bible Dictionary - The ABD provides the scholarly world and the general public with an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of all biblical subjects and topics. Faculty access only; students must use the PCs in the Standish reference cluster.
Annual Reviews - Full-text of publications in sociology, psychology, chemistry, biology, and biochemistry. 1995+
ARTstor - The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world.
ATLA/ATLAS Religion Database - Religion journals, plus thousands of books and book chapters.
Cabell's Directories - Up-to-date and comprehensive directories of publishing opportunities in academic journals in accounting, economics and finance, management and marketing.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index - Covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 436,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. Currently indexes over 170 periodicals.
CCH Tax Research Network - Combines exceptional federal, state and international tax information--Code, Regulations, Decisions and expert analysis--with superior research functionality. Its convenient, easy-tonavigate interface provides a highly productive research experience and superior results. (must create free account to use)
The Chronicle of Higher Education - The No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online,
CIAO (Columbia International AffairsOnline) the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Congressional Research Service - The Congressional Research Service is an arm of the Library of Congress devoted to providing for Congress research and analysis on legislative issues. In addition to meeting with Congressional members and staffers, CRS releases reports and issue briefs for members of Congress.
Contemporary Authors - A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers of fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, drama, ,journalists, editors, photojournalists, cartoonists, screenwriters, television scriptwriters, and other media people.
Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology - The reference tool psychologists, researchers, academics, and students have turned to for the most up-to-date andextensive coverage of the field of psychology.
CountryWatch - Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world for educators and public and private sector organizations.
CQ Weekly - This highly regarded, unbiased source of information covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis unavailable anywhere else. 1983+
A collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international.
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection - access to over 100,000 ebooks.
EDGAR A fully-searchable database provided by the Securities & Exchange Commission database. Access filings from all public corporations.
Emerald Management Journals Full-content access to over 40 academic and professional management literature journals, and abstracts to over 190 titles in in the fields of management, information science and engineering.
Encyclopedia of Religion A scholarly compendium of articles on important ideas, beliefs, rituals, myths, symbols and persons that have played a role in the universal history of religions from Paleolithic times to the present. Access for faculty only; students must use the PCs in the reference cluster.
ERIC - The most important source for education information consists of two files, one indexing over 750 journals, the other summarizing reports, government documents, curriculum guides, other non-journal literature. 1966+
Essay and General Literature Retrospective, a bibliographic database that cites essays, articles and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. It covers 8 Centuries (1900-1984) of essays, annuals and serial publications from the 20th Century.
European Views of the Americas, 1492-1750 - A valuable bibliographic index of European works that relate to the Americas.
Film & Television Literature Index - The definitive index to film and television literature. It is a bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 350 publications, and selected coverage of nearly 300 more.
General OneFile - This general periodical database contains over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, over half of which are full text. The backfile extends nearly 30 years. Subjects include humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.
GreenFILE - GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Historical Abstracts - Covers world history from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). It currently indexes over 2,000 journals published around the world.
Historical Statistics of the United States - The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.
Hoover's Company Records - Profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available. This comprehensive database gives users the whole picture.
Infotrac Newsstand - full-text newspaper database
iPoll - The most comprehensive, up-to-date source for nationwide public opinion. A full-text retrieval system organized at the question-level. IT allows users to sift through nearly half a million questions archived from national public opinion surveys since 1935. Updated daily.
ITER - An electronic citation bibliography of over 1,100 interdisciplinary journals and book literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
JSTOR - high quality research journals in full-text back to the first issue ever published. For most titles the current 3-5 years are blocked. 1838+
The Latino American Experience - full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. LAE’s content, featuring more than 150 titles, spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas, through the Spanish and Mexican settlement of much of what is now the United States, to the triumphs and challenges facing present-day U.S. Latinos.
Lexis-Nexis Universe - Multi-faceted database with thousands of newspapers from around the world, journals, directories, laws, court cases. Business & politics are strengths. 1976+
Literature Criticism Online - Contains the content from July 2007 on of Gale's Contemporary Literary Criticism (Ref PN 501. C63). As of January 2008 the full contents going forward of the rest of Gale's series are covered--Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literature Criticism. For indexing to the earlier volume click in the "Gale's Lit Index" link on the search page.
MathSciNet - The Mathematical Reviews Database has bibliographic information and reviews created and maintained by the American Mathematical Society. It continues the scope of the work begun by the paper publication Mathematical Reviews in 1940. Journals (1,799), conference proceedings, and books of mathematics research are covered. 1940+
MLA Bibliography Modern Language Association Bibliography indexes critical writing on folklore, languages and literature in books, -journals, and dissertations in modern languages. The essential literature database. 1963+
Morningstar - provides data on nearly 100,000 securities worldwide. It is best known for tracking the mutual fund industry.
National Journal - A comprehensive resource on politics and policy for the academic community. 1977+
National Newspaper Index - 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. 1977+
Naxos Music Library - The most comprehensive collection of classical music available online.
New Testament Abstracts - Contains more than 42,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 15,600 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. Indexes more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages. In addition, approximately 800 current books are also summarized annually.
New York State Newspapers Search - A database of ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.
New York Times Historical - Full text of the newspaper from its beginning. 1851-2008
North American Immigrants' Letters, Diaries & Oral Histories - Includes 2,162 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of information, providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950.
Old Testament Abstracts - This comprehensive source for articles on the Old Testament provides informative summaries of journal articles and books.
Origins Online - The CNS documentary service delivering important church texts fast and accurately for over 25 years. Origins publishes texts from the Vatican, pope, bishops, Congress, Senate, Supreme Court and church leaders around the world.
Oxford English Dictionary - The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Philosopher's Index - Indexes and summarizes thousands of books and journals. The most comprehensive source for topics in philosophy, ethics, etc. 1940+
Project MUSE - Peer-reviewed, full-text journals from non-profit scholarly publishers, including university presses and societies, in the humanities and social sciences
ProQuest Central - Full-text multi-disciplinary database totaling more than 12,665 titles.
PsycARTICLES - Provides complete text to about 49 American Psychological Assn. professional journals.
PsycINFO - The most comprehensive source for literature on psychology, educational psychology.
PubMED This essential comprehensive index provides access to bio-medical journal literature.
ReferenceUSA - Find company data on 14 million US businesses.
Religious & Theological Abstracts - Provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology from a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions in English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.
RIA Checkpoint - a complete and authoritative tax research tool with tax law, regulations, expert analysis, practitioner insight, tax-related news, cases and rulings in one database. Contact your tax course professor for access.
ScienceDirect - Over 900 high-quality research journals in full-text, primarily in the sciences, but includes some in the humanities and social sciences. Provides abstracts and citations for another 800 titles.
Scopus - The largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources, with over 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers. Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support research in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.
Social Services Abstracts - Social work's most comprehensive coverage for the professional social work literature; abstracts and indexes over 1,406 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. 1980+
Sociological Abstracts - The premier tool for searching the world's sociology literature. Abstracts of journal articles from over 1,800 serials, citations to book reviews; also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
SPIN (Physics) - Provides the most current indexing and abstracting of more than 100 major physics, astronomy, and engineering journals and conference proceedings. Updated daily, it has over 1 million abstracts.
Springer Journals - Coverage of subject areas include: science, medicine, technology, engineering, and the social sciences.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary analysis on industry trends, corporate activities, and investments. For non-business students, the service includes a Financial Education section with tools for understanding personal finance.
Statista gathers statistical information on over 600 industries from over 10,000 different sources, such as market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Wall Street Journal Historical - Contains full text of the Journal from 1888 to 1999.
Wiley Online Journals - A multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering business, social sciences, life, health and physical sciences and the humanities.
Women and Social Movements - 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.
Women Writers Online - Complete texts by pre-Victorian women writers 1400-1850.
WorldCat - The most comprehensive book database available. Contains holdings in over 10,000 libraries.