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Database Coverage
AAS (American Antiquarian Society) Historical Periodicals Collection

Includes 50 thematic collections of late-17th century through late-19th century periodicals that detail American history and culture. Some examples of the thematic collections include: American Political and Social Movements, 1815-1884; Advertising Periodicals, 1815-1888; Periodicals of the British Empire and its Colonies, 1702-1879; and Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887. For a complete list of all of the thematic collections click here.


Academic Search Premier
Provides abstracts and full text articles covering a wide range of disciplines. Articles come from scholarly and popular periodicals


Academic Videos Online (AVON)
Provides a cross-curricular collection of educational videos available through streaming technology


Accounting and Tax Index book icon
Indexes articles  accounting and taxation and related areas


ACS Web Editions
Provides full text of the American Chemical Society's journals

varies by journal

ACS Legacy Archives


African American Newspapers
Provides searchable full text with page and article images to the African American Newspapers collection


AGRICOLA U.S. flag icon
Describes books, journals, and other materials acquired by the National Agriculture Library


America's Historical Newspapers
Provides searchable full text with page and article images to the Early American Newspapers, Series 1 (1690-1876)


Provides access to journals, newsletters, and bulletins of the American Anthropological Association


Art Abstracts
Provides abstracts to articles, exhibitions, and film reviews


Provides citations to articles on science, technology, medicine, social science, humanities, business and popular culture


ARTstor (pop-ups must be enabled)
Provides art images and descriptive information

Instructions on downloading ARTstor images


Indexes articles in religion and theology


AtoZ The World
Provides information on countries around the world


Provides full text articles from bioresearch journals included in this collection


Biography in Context
Indexes information and articles on biographical topics from Gale Group resources, journals, and selected Web sites


Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS) Ten simultaneous users only.
Indexes life science and biomedical research articles


Books In Print
Provides information on books available worldwide


Britannica Online (Encyclopædia)
Provides a general online encyclopedia


Business Source Premier
Provides access to journal article indexing, market, industry, and country reports, and company profiles with much full text information

varies by journal

Caribbean Newspapers 1718-1876

Provides searchable full text with page and article images to the Caribbean Newspapers collection


Abstracts articles and books published in the primary professional literature in communications with some full text articles.

varies by journal

Communication Abstracts Image of book, this resource is in print only
Covers articles, reports, and books worldwide


Communication and Mass Media Complete
Indexes and abstracts journals in communication and mass media with many full text articles

varies by journal

CQ Weekly
Reports on legislative activity


CREDO Reference

Provides full text reference articles

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Provides abstracts and citations to articles, books, and dissertations on criminology and related disciplines

varies by publication

Ebook Central
Accesses electronic books for searching and reading


EBSCO ebooks
Accesses electronic books for searching, reading, and checkout
Instructions for downloading chapters


Provides indexing to a collection of scholarly journals covering all disciplines

varies by journal

Abstracts education journals, reports, and provides full text digests


Facts on File see World News Digest


Films on Demand
Provides a cross-curricular collection of educational videos available through streaming technology.
More on using Films on Demand


Global Books in Print See Books In Print

Govinfo U.S. flag icon
Provides access to information products produced by the Federal Government

Provides citations and abstracts for information on the relationship between human beings and the environment

varies by journal

Health Source: Nursing/Academic edition
Abstracts and indexes journals from various medical disciplines with many full text articles

varies by journal

HeinOnline Academic
Comprehensive collection of legal research and government documents. This collection contains twenty separate databases which can be searched together through the link above, or separately using a list of the individual collections.


IBIS World
Database of industry market research, analysis and forecasts.


ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Must set up account on campus
Provides access to the world's largest archive of digital social science data sets. Users must register in order to download data sets

varies by data set

International Medieval Bibliography Single user
Provides citations to articles in journals and books on all subjects relating to the Middle Ages within the date range 300-1500 AD.

varies by journal

A comprehensive database of 600,000+ questions and answers asked in the US since 1935


Provides access to an archive of scholarly journals in all disciplines

varies by journal

Provides a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films, and training videos from thousands of producers


Open source collection of peer-reviewed journals covering Humanities and Social Sciences for Latin America and the Caribbean

varies by publication

LexisNexis Academic see Nexis Uni

varies by publication

Indexes periodicals, books, proceedings from the library and information science literature

varies by journal
Literary Sources - Artemis
Provides biographical information, overviews, full text literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, worldwide


MagillOnLiterature Plus
Brings together full text information including literary biographies, literary analyses and plot summaries


Marquis Who's Who on the Web   Single user access
Provides access to current biographies of all individuals who appeared in most of the Marquis Who's Who directories


MEDLINE Small American flag image, this is a government resource
Provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the health care system


MLA International Bibliography
Provides citations to articles, books, working papers, and more on English and other languages, linguistics, literature, and folklore


NCJRS Abstracts (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) Small American flag image, this is a government resource
Provides citations and some full text to sociology articles and government reports with a criminal justice focus


Newspaper Source
Provides citations to and some full text articles from U.S. newspapers and some international newspapers


New Testament Abstracts
Abstracts articles on the New Testament and its historical context


New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Provides searchable full text with page and article images

1851 to 3 years ago

Nexis Uni
Provides mostly full text news, law, business, and health articles

varies by publication

Old English Corpus
Dictionary of Old English (600-1150 A.D.)


Oxford English Dictionary Online
Provides current definitions and etymologies of the English language


Pennsylvania Civil War Newspapers
Provides searchable full-text with page and article images of selected Pennsylvania newspapers published during the years just before and after the Civil War

varies by title

Philadelphia Inquirer
Provides searchable full text articles of this Philadelphia newspaper from 1860-2001.


PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles


Philosopher's Index  
Provides citations to philosophy books and articles


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Provides searchable full text articles from this Pittsburgh newspaper from 1786-1985.


Political Science Complete
Provides indexing and some abstracting for journal articles, conference papers and some reference resources in political science, international relations, and law with many full text articles

varies by publication

Project MUSE (Basic Undergraduate Edition)
Provides full text and citations to articles in the humanities and social sciences

varies by journal

Provides citations and abstracts to psychology articles, books, and conference proceedings


PubMed U.S. flag icon
Indexes MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles


Readers' Guide Retrospective
Provides citations to articles on all subjects in popular and general magazines


Reference Universe
Provides access to articles in specialized encyclopedias


Provides detailed information on U.S. and Canadian businesses and people


Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications

varies by journal

Religious and Theological Abstracts
Provides abstracts of articles in theology and religion. For off-campus access, please contact a librarian for a username and password


SAGE eBooks
Provides full text access to SAGE electronic book titles


SAGE eReference
Provides full text access to SAGE electronic reference book titles


SAGE Journals Online
Provides full text access to SAGE journal titles in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, engineering, and physical and life sciences


Salem History
Includes the full content of the Decades in America series


Provides full text articles from and citations to journals published by Elsevier Science


Provides citations for articles on chemistry and biomedical subjects.
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Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Brings together every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, all federal statutes related to slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery in full text.


Provides citations and some abstracts to sociology and related disciplines for articles, books, and conference papers

varies by publication

SpringerLINK Journals
Provides full text access to journals in the social science, science, technology and medical fields published by Springer


Teacher Reference Center (TRC)
Provides indexing and abstracts for the most popular teacher and administrator professional journals


Times Digital Archive
Provides searchable full text with page and article images of the London Times

       Sunday Times Digital Archive (1822-2006)


Ulrich's Web
Provides detailed publication information for magazines, journals, and newspapers

World News Digest

Brings together full text information about events, people, issues, facts, and figures


World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
A comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide

1960 to present

Identifies books, journals and other materials owned by libraries around the world