Journal Articles / Databases

Topics: Everything. General, all-purpose database.

Sources: Mostly journal articles; some scholarly books and reports.

Indexing: 8,500+ titles (7,400+ peer-reviewed). 1911– present. Includes abstracts.

Full Text: 4,600+ titles (3,900+ peer-reviewed).

Description: Search for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. ArchiveGrid includes nearly a million detailed descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.

Description: The premier index in the field of religion and theology.

Topics: Biblical studies, religion, theology, anthropology, business, history, law, medicine, philosophy, psychology, sociology.

Sources: Journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews.

Indexing: 1,768 journal titles; 1881– present. 18,800+ essay collections; 1960– present.

Full Text: 250 journal titles. 1908– present.

Description: Business, company, and industry information and data.

  • 440,000 company profiles plus 10,000 company histories and chronologies.
  • 30,000 top lists, market share tables, product rankings, and market forecasts.
  • 1.5 million investment reports.
  • 1,300 industry overviews and 10,700 market research reports.
  • 8,000 association records.
  • 5,000+ periodical titles (3,700+ full-text). 1977– present.
Plus stock quotes, charts, historical stock prices, and financial statements.

Topics: All areas of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

Sources: Journal articles, market research reports, industry reports, country economic reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses.

Indexing: 3,312 journal titles (1,908 peer-reviewed) plus 10,233 other materials. 1911– present.

Full Text: 2,127 journals (1,101 peer-reviewed) plus 10,182 other materials.

Description: CAMIO contains about 95,000 works of fine and decorative art dating from 3000 BCE to the present—representing premiere examples of Asian, African, Latin American and Western art. Content includes high-resolution images of photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles, books, installations, and architecture—plus audio-video and mixed media. High-resolution images are available for download, and all content is rights-cleared for educational use.

Topics: Documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology (agricultural sciences, anthropology, arts, biology, chemistry, communication science, demography, economics, education, engineering, exact sciences, foreign affairs, geosciences, history, law, library & information science, linguistics & literature, management & accounting, medicine, philosophy, physics, politics, psychology, religion, and sociology).

Sources: Articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews, and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.

Indexing: 2,700+ journals. 1975– present.

Description: Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness—from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men’s & women’s health, etc.

Topics: History, literature, biography, science, and social sciences.

Sources: Overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia elements.

Indexing: 16,800 topic overviews, 28,000 biographies, 3,000+ literature plot summaries, 13,500 pieces of literary criticism, hundreds of primary source documents, and hundreds of plays & poems.

Full Text: All items.

Topics: All aspects of education (adult ed., comparative ed., competency-based ed., computers in education, continuing ed., distance ed., educational technology, elementary ed., government funding, higher ed., instructional media, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic ed., parent-teacher relations, prayer in public schools, preschool ed., religious ed., school administration, secondary ed., special ed., student counseling, teacher ed., teacher evaluation, teaching methods, vocational education).

Sources: Scholarly and other periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks.

Indexing: 770+ titles (440+ peer-reviewed). 1983– present. Includes abstracts.

Full Text: 350+ titles. 1996– present.

Topics: All aspects of education (adult, career, & vocational education; information & technology; assessment & evaluation; language & linguistics; disabilities & gifted education; reading & communication; educational management; teachers & teacher education; elementary & early childhood education; urban education; higher education; and many more subjects).

Sources: Journal articles, government reports, conference proceedings, project & program descriptions, curriculum guides, bibliographies, and more.

Indexing: 1,085 journal titles (most peer-reviewed) plus reports and other non-journal content from 800+ organizations. 1966– present.

Full Text: 84 journal titles and many of the reports—323,000 records.

Topics: Bioethics and professional ethics. (GenETHX is a subset of ETHXWeb focusing on genetics.)

Sources: Journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles.

Indexing: 251,100 records. 1988– present.

Full Text: Some links to the full-text providers.

Description:

Search or browse the full-text of major reference works.

Includes full subject encyclopedias on African religion; American religion; American religious history; bioethics; Buddhism; counseling; drugs, alcohol and addictive behavior; Islam and the Muslim world; Judaism; marriage and family; philosophy; psychology of classroom learning; religion; religious practices; and science and religion.

Topics: Scholarly materials posted on the open web from a variety of disciplines.

Sources: Articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.

Full Text: Hit or miss. Some materials freely available; others require payment or subscription.

Topics: The environment and environmental perspectives on agriculture, education, law, health, technology, etc. Global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, alternative fuel sources, etc.

Sources: Academic journals, trade publications, books, and research reports.

Indexing: 759 titles (294 peer-reviewed). 1913– present.

Full Text: Links to open access journals where applicable.

Description:

A collection of digitized material from several large research universities.

  • 4.8 million book titles.
  • 8.8 million total volumes.
  • 2.4 million volumes (~27% of total) in the public domain.

Full view available for public domain materials, uncopyrightable works, and works where permission has been granted. Limited preview available for others.

Description:

A comprehensive database of American genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s—primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The collection consists of six core data sets:

  • U.S. Federal Censuses records from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades.
  • Genealogy and local history books—over 28,000 family histories, local histories, and other books.
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI) for genealogy and local history periodicals.
  • Revolutionary War records.
  • Freedman’s Bank Records (1865–1874) for tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War.
  • LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789.

Topics: Broad coverage of all aspects of the humanities, including anthropology, art & entertainment, communication, economics, education, ethnic & cultural studies, history, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, etc.

Sources: Academic journals, magazines, and books.

Indexing: 2,800+ titles, 1909– present.

Full Text: 1,840+ titles.

Description: Database of hymn texts, hymn tunes, hymn writers, and hymnals. Includes biographical information from sources such as the Psalter Hymnal Handbook and Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology.

Indexing: 5,500 hymnals, 195,000 texts, and 16,700 tunes.

Full Text: Many hymn texts, full scores, and media files.

Description:

A search service designed for students in the middle grades. Content includes more than 140 popular middle school magazines,thousands of biographies and historical essays, a built-in encyclopedia and dictionary, plus educational books, newspaper articles, and thousands of photos, maps & flags.

Data sets included: Middle Search Plus · Book Collection: Nonfiction (Middle School Edition) · Newspaper Source · Science Reference Center. Also included for teachers: Academic Search Premier · ERIC ·Professional Development Collection.

Description:

Online practice tests, skills improvement courses, and test preparation ebooks covering ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL, basic skills for elementary, middle, and high school, and much more. Materials available for all ages—elementary through adult—and each practice test provides instant scoring and customized feedback.

Also features the Job & Career Accelerator, which includes an online resume and letter building tool, job and internship listings, and occupational profiles; and the Computer Skills Center, which includes video tutorials on popular software.

Free registration with the Learning Express site is required to access the practice tests.

Topics: General reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues.

Sources: General periodicals, book reviews, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, government documents, primary source documents, and an image collection.

Indexing: 2,689 periodical titles plus other full-text materials below. 1975 present. Includes abstracts.

Full Text: 1,687 periodicals, 500+ reference books, 107,000 primary source documents, 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

Topics: Clinical medicine, public health, health policy development, dentistry, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, veterinary medicine, etc.

Sources: Scholarly medical journals.

Indexing: 5,500+ titles. Over 19 million records. 1946– present.

Description:

Reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Topics include Behavioral and Social Sciences, Education, Health and Medicine, and Policy for Science and Technology. 3,000+ titles. Most (but not all) are free.

Description: For pre-1985 coverage, see the print version of NTA on the index shelves in the Reference area.

Topics: New Testament studies.

Sources: Scholarly journals, books, and software.

Indexing: 1,100+ journal titles (46,000 articles, 1,600 reviews), 17,000 books, and 61 software programs. 1985– present. Includes abstracts.

Topics: Items from international, national, and regional news sources.

Sources: International, national, and regional (U.S.) newspapers; television and radio transcripts.

Indexing: 502 newspapers and other news sources. 1985 present.

Full Text: Cover-to-cover for 40 national and international newspapers; selective for 330+ regional and additional international newspapers.

Topics: Multidisciplinary digital resources from open archive collections.

Sources: Born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and data sets, such as theses, technical reports, research papers, and image collections.

Indexing: Over 23 million records from more than 1,100 digital archives.

Full Text: Direct links to each resource.

Topics: clinical & social psychology, genetics, psychology of business & economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, etc.

Sources: Major psychology and psychosomatic journals.

Indexing: 1,080 journal titles, 1971– present. Includes abstracts.

Full Text: 690 journal titles, plus 4,000 dissertations.

Topics: Biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

Full Text: 182 periodicals, 725 reference books, 23 encyclopedias, 812 essays, 3,790 full-length biographies.

Description:

A search service designed for high school students. Content includes nearly 500 popular high school magazines, 85,670 biographies, 107,000 primary source documents, 360 reference books, plus educational books, newspaper articles, and thousands of photos, maps & flags.

Data sets included: MAS Ultra—School Edition · Book Collection: Nonfiction (High School Edition) · Newspaper Source · Science Reference Center. Also included for teachers: Academic Search Premier · ERIC · Professional Development Collection.