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Guide to Databases

Brief Descriptions of Databases


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A-Z Maps -- a comprehensive online map database, with over 145,000 maps. Includes outline, current event, political, and scientific maps plus educational and teaching tools.

Academic Search Complete -- indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. This collection offers full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.

Access UN -- The Readex United Nations Index provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications.

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

ACM digital library (Association for Computing Machinery) - resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

AGRICOLA (direct or via Ebsco) -- Offers bibliographic citations and some abstracts to agriculture literature and was created by the National Agriculture Library and its partners. Covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources for all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. Many AGRICOLA records are linked to online full-text documents.

Agriculture Journals  -- approximately 280 of the leading North American agricultural journals.   Topics include animal and veterinary sciences, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture, farming, agricultural economics, food and human nutrition.

Alt HealthWatch -- Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries a resource of full-text articles from more than 170 international, and often peer-reviewed, reports, proceedings, association and consumer newsletters. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

America: History and Life -- covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. An important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.

American Chemical Society Publications -- provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles, volumes, issues, and articles published by the American Chemical Society since 1995.

American Society for Microbiology -- authoritative coverage of both basic and clinical microbiology.

American State Papers -- Search or browse these U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838 but not published until the second and third quarters of the 19th century. The American State Papers cover such historical events as Lewis and Clark's Expedition as communicated to Congress on Feb. 16, 1806, Burr's Conspiracy and Arrest, and the Treaty of the Creek Indians made by Andrew Jackson on Aug. 9, 1814.

America's Historical Imprints: Series I, Evans or Series II, Shaw -- Based on the renowned American Bibliographies by Charles Evans, Ralph B. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. These definitive resources cover 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. Series II provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century.

America's News magazines -- from NewsBank provides full-text articles from various familiar magazines. These magazines provide coverage and analysis of current events in a range of categories including: news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology, and sports.

Annual Reviews -- Comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists published each year for 29 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.  Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines.

Anthropological Index -- Citation index to articles that encompass all branches of anthropology from the Anthropology Library at the British Museum (incorporating the former Royal Anthropological Institute library)

AP Stylebook --

Archive of Americana -- Search the Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, Early American Newspapers, American State Papers, and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set all with this one interface.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index -- Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.

ArticleFirst -- Includes citations to articles in over 12,000 sources that cover topics such as business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology, and popular culture.

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Bibliography of Native North Americans --covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the U.S. and Canada. Coverage includes content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index -- for information about people.  It indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

BioOne (direct or via CSA) -- Provides access to full-text articles from high-impact bioscience research journals. Most of BioOne's titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers, and, until now, have been available only in printed form. This database provides access to resources in interrelated journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.

Birds of North America Online -- comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding the USA and Canada.

Book Index with Reviews -- helps you find information on the books you want and need to read. BIR is a cooperative effort between NoveList, EBSCO Publishing and Baker & Taylor.

Books-in-Print -- This database offers complete, unbiased bibliographic information on over 30,000 full text previews, 700,000 reviews, and 140,000 tables of contents.

Business & Company Resource Center -- company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Business Source Complete with the New Business Searching Interface -- scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. Business Source Complete a superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. The Business Searching Interface (BSI) provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles.

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CAB Abstracts (current and archive) -- covers research and development in the applied life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Other topics covered in the database include: biodiversity, pest control, environmental pollution, animal diseases, food production, managing natural resources, plant and animal breeding and more.

Cabells Publishing Directory -- help for professors, graduate students and researchers to publish their manuscripts in academic journals

CCH Tax and Accounting IntelliConnect -- tax and accounting information from CCH.

Cell Press -- electronic journals provided by Cell Press Publishers. Includes: Cell, Immunity, Neuron, Structure, Current Biology, Developmental Cell, and Cancer Cell. (We do not have access to Chemistry and Biology)

Children's Literature Comprehensive -- an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers 900,000 records and more than 150,000 reviews of children's books.

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

CINAHLwith Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health) -- is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, 240 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source, or Nursing & Allied Health Collection. 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.

ClasePeriodica -- Indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. Covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. Contains information from 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.

Classical Music Library -- provides several ways to search for different information about anything and everything in classical music. Some are: Composer, Artist, Conductor, Ensemble, Instrument, Genre, Period, Label, Recording Date, Chamber, Instrumental, Orchestral, Opera + Operetta, Sacred, Stage + Screen, and Vocal + Choral.

Cochrane Library -- is a collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. In addition to Cochrane reviews, The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic review abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials - all the current evidence in one single environment.

Commerce Business Daily -- Allows archival searches for full-text notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information.

Computer Source -- latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Computers and Applied Science Complete -- Contains abstracts and citations for articles covering topic such as acoustics, aeronautics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computers, engineering, geology, plastics, textiles, and waste management. Over 485 scientific and technical publications are covered in this database.

Consumer Health Complete -- health content to support patients' information needs and helps to better understand health-related topics. It also focuses on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness. This resource provides access to more than 700 full text journals.

Credo Reference -- online reference collection, and it features full-text content from hundreds of reference books covering a broad range of subjects. It's a search engine like Google, but instead of searching the entire Internet, your results come from a comprehensive library of trusted reference sources without advertisements, clutter, or irrelevant hits. Includes coverage in: art and music, business, geography, history, literature and language, medicine, religion, and science.

Criminal Justice Periodicals -- Information on virtually any criminal justice topic, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, criminal law, and family law. This database contains entries from newspapers, periodicals, and academic journals and offers full-text coverage for about 50 of the journals most frequently accessed by criminal justice researchers. It also includes citations and abstracts for another 140 relevant US and international journals.

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Dallas Morning News: Current or Historical -- A unique historical digital image collection accessible by keyword and date searching. Coverage from 1885 to 1977 documents major events in Texas, the United States, and the world; providing valuable primary source information. Classified and display advertising, photos, and graphics are also included.

Digital National Security Archive - includes more than 63,000 of the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. There are 30 complete collections, each offering specialized insights. Integrated, they allow you to explore policy across several different areas at once.

Directory of Open Access Journals -- open access (free) scientific and scholarly journals, promoting their increased usage and impact.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text -- Web access to the Dissertation Abstracts database, the single, authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses.  The full-text of over 100,000 dissertations published from 1997 forward, as well as, citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward with 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.

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EconLit -- Offers coverage of over 450 international, economic journals with citations and full-text entries for economic literature including journal articles, essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers. Complete subject coverage includes economic and monetary theory, economic history, fiscal theory, public finance, welfare programs, international economics, banking, economic forecasting, labor economics, employment, demography, regional economics, urban economics, law and economics, government regulations, agricultural economics, natural resources,  industry studies, economic development, and technological change.

Economia Y Negocios -- is the result of a collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados). This continuously updated bibliographic database is an indispensable tool for research conducted in the areas of business and economics. Search functionality is enhanced through the incorporation of author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 60,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.

Economist Intelligence Unit - provides country, industry and management analysis. Country analysis on more than 200 markets, Industry trends in six key sectors, latest management strategies and best practices.

Education Research Complete - a collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. 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 also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online -- Access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Search approximately 33 million full-text pages in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.

EJS - Ebsco Journal Service -- For students, EJS can help you quickly find the articles you need to get your research papers and other assignments done in record time. EJS puts all the e-journals made available to you by your library in a single place on the Web, so you don't have to jump all over the place to find the articles you need.

Electronic Collections Online -- Includes full-text articles with bibliographic information for articles encompassing many disciplines: agriculture, library science, anthropology, literature, business, medicine, economics, philosophy, education, political science, geography, religions, history, science, language, social sciences, law, and technology.

Environment Complete -- coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,957,000 records from more than 1,700 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,125 active core titles). The database also contains full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs.

ERIC via EBSCO or OCLC or CSA-- Provides full-text for more than 500 journals indexed in ERIC and more than 2,200 digests from RIE, along with references for additional information, citations, and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education related journals.

ERIC Education Resources Information Center -- Offers many Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) documents online in a searchable format. This database supplements the microfiche collection held by Tarleton libraries.

European Views of the Americas 1493-1750 - Created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

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Federal Register and Archives -- The  official full-text daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential  Documents.

FindArticles.com -- Archive of published articles that you can search. Constantly updated, it contains articles dating back to 1998 from more than 300 magazines and journals.  It has articles on a range of topics, including business, health, society, entertainment, sports and more.

FirstSearch Core -- Databases include:  Article1st, ClasePeriodica, Ebooks, ECO (Electronic Collections Online), ERIC, GPO Monthly Catalog,  MEDLINE, PapersFirst, Proceedings, SocAbs, World Almanac, and WorldCat.

FirstSearch Supplement -- A Groups of Databases which are changed out as needs arise. Currently it includes: ABI Inform, AHSearch (Arts & Humanities Search), BioDigest, BusDateLine, BusIndustry, BusManagement, CWI, Periodical Abstracts, PsychFirst, Wilson Select Plus, and World Scope.

Fuente Academica -- collection of scholarly journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. This database provides full text (including PDF) for 260 scholarly Spanish language journals.

Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia -- A student, home, and general reference encyclopedia containing over 25,000 articles targeted to elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Gale Literary Databases -- Provides access to the Dictionary of Literary Biography and other Gale databases, Full descriptions of these databases will appear when you enter the GaleNet site.

Gale Literary Index -- Serves as a master index to the many reference works published by Gale Research.

Gale Virtual Reference Library -- offers you an online collection of premier reference eBooks. You can search a single eBook or across an entire eBook collection.

GeoRef and GeoRef in Process -- Access to the geoscience literature of the world. Contains references to journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses covering crystallography, hydrogeology, economic geology, hydrology, environmental geology, marine geology, engineering geology, mineralogy, geochemistry, oceanography, geophysics, and paleontology.

Global Road Warrior -- a comprehensive business travel, telecommunications and business culture reference. It covers 175 countries, including key on the people, economy, work week, holidays, money, foreign exchange, visas, climate, passports, immunization, entry and departure, emergencies, internal travel information, country map, plus extensive information on business centers, and airports.

GPO Access -- A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.

GPO Monthly Catalog -- Covers all types of U.S. Government documents including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.)

GreenFILE -- indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. It offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. It contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.

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Handbook of Texas Online -- A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories. Provided by the Texas State Historical Association in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin.

Health and Wellness Resource Center -- Provides a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, health, and wellness information. Including the respected Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, it delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

Health Reference Center -- 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.

HealthSource: Consumer or Nursing/Academic -- Use the consumer health database to find a remedy for sunburn, discover healthy nutritional guidelines, or search for the latest treatments for cancer.  Health topics include the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides over 520 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 560 journals.

Heritage Quest -- Provides a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Includes original page images for the U.S. Federal Census, 1790-1930, Newspaper Obituaries from over 150 newspapers across the nation, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, and Freedman's Bank Records.

HighWire Press -- is a division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content. HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with 1,805,034 articles available without subscription.

History Cooperative -- Four leaders in historical scholarship and cutting-edge technology have joined forces to create the premier resource for historians on the Web: The American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the University of Illinois Press, and the National Academy Press.  Coverage includes: the Journal of American History, the American Historical Review, The History Teacher, Law and History Review, Western Historical Quarterly, The William and Mary Quarterly, Common-Place, and  Labour/Le Travail.

History Reference Online Complete - ABC-CLIO - ebook collection with historical information covering a broad spectrum of subjects including business, education, politics, government, science and technology, American and world history, multicultural and gender studies and more.

History Study Center -- is an online resource providing a vast collection of digitized primary and secondary sources for the study of history. History Study Center covers global history from ancient times to the present day. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images and video clips.

Homeland Security Digital Library -- is the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents.

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IEEE Xplore -- provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards. IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., the leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.

In the First Person -- index to English language personal narratives, including letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and oral histories. First person narratives from hundreds of published volumes. The most comprehensive archive of social memory yet created. Is a one-stop starting point for historians, sociologists, genealogists, linguists, and psychologists who want to find, explore, and analyze human experiences.

Information Science & Technology Abstracts -- Covers classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, electronic publishing, and more.

InformaWorld -- active reference links resolving to the final article online for Taylor & Frances titles and those of participating publishers in the CrossRef project enabling access to a over 5,500 journals and nearly 4 million articles. Where the final article isn't available online it leads to an appropriate external resource, such as the major abstracting and indexing databases. Covers all academic areas.

InfoTrac Newspapers -- Growing collection of over 100 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, including several Texas newspapers. Dates of coverage vary with start dates beginning January of 1996, and a 365 day rolling file for the New York Times  Also includes an online dictionary.

Ingenta Connect -- Access to journal article citations, summaries, document delivery, and selected full-text of over 25,000 journal titles in all subject areas.  Former UnCover users can log in and place orders using their previous UnCover profile ID.

Institute of Physics -- Full-text online access to all 34 of the journals published by the Institute of Physics, the leading international professional body and learned society, established to promote the advancement and dissemination of physics, pure and applied. Includes complete coverage of each title from1874 to the most current issues.

International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text -- Covers nearly all aspects of the world of music, from the most scholarly studies to the latest trends.  Also features indexes to feature music articles and obituaries appearing in the New York Times and The Washington Post.

Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts --provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. This resource contains content coverage that extends back to the 1980s.

Iter - Gateway to the Middle Ages -- for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) through the development of electronic resources.

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J-STAGE -- In order to support the information transmission function of user organizations, the "Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic" (J-STAGE), developed by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), set up the hardware and software necessary for electronic journal release within JST to provide services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Computerized documents can be accessed from anywhere in the world with this system. This project also links up with the National Institute of Informatics (formerly the Ministry of Education National Center for Science Information Systems (NACSIS)).

JSTOR -- The scholarly journal archive covers Anthropology, Ecology & Botany, Business, Economics, Finance, General Science, History, Literature and Languages, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.

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Legal Collection -- a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. An authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Offers full text for nearly 250 of the world's best law journals. It provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.

Lexis-Nexis Academic -- Provides authoritative legal, news, public records and business information; including tax and regulatory publications. You can quickly and easily retrieve documents that meet your specific reference or research needs.

Lexis-Nexis Statistical -- searches the LexisNexisTM American Statistics Index (from 1973), Statistical Reference Index (from 1980), and Index to International Statistics (from 1983). The index record provides title, bibliographic, and subject information as well as an abstract to the contents of each statistical publication.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) -- indexes more than 600 periodicals, 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.

Library Literature & Information Science -- a bibliographic database that indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed.

Linguistics and Language behavior Abstracts -- covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

Literature Criticism Online -- Imagine centuries of analysis on literature, history, and culture - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

Literature Resource Center -- Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Scribner Writer's Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series. Twayne World, US, and English Authors each contains the full-text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 full-text titles.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition --contains 518 pamphlets, more than 350 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), an Image Collection of 188,323 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines. It also includes the Our States reference book series from Great Neck Publishing, a new collection made up of 54 titles on each of the states, commonwealths and territories in the United States.

MasterFILE Premier  -- Multidisciplinary database provides full-text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes 161 full-text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags.

MathSciNet -- A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database.

MedicLatina -- is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. This unique database provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.

MEDLINE- EBSCO or OCLC -- Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses (MeSH) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,000 current biomedical journals.

Mental Measurements Yearbook -- Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. All MMY entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts.

Mergent Online -- Offers electronic access to Mergent's (formerly Moody's Manuals) These include Mergent Banking and Finance Manual, Mergent International Manual, Mergent Public Utilities Manual, Mergent Transportation Manual, Mergent OTC Manual and all the News Reports that go with each of these products. Information includes corporate history, Business Properties and subsidiaries, Officers and directors, Long-term debt, Income statement, Balance sheets, and more.

Middle Search Plus -- primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin, the Encyclopedia of Animals, and an Image Collection of 188,323 photos, maps and flags.

Military & Government Collection -- Full-text articles from over 320 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 360 magazines. Some titles include, Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense.

MLA and MLA Directory of Periodicals -- Indexes critical materials on literature, criticism, drama, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Provides access to citations from over 3,500 journals, series, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. Coverage is international. The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals.

Morningstar Investment Research Center  -- comprehensive financial databases. Covers Stocks, funds, ETF's, Industries, and Portfolio Management.

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National Archeological Database -- From the U.S. National Park Service, contains approximately 240,000 reports on archeological investigation and planning, mostly of limited circulation. This "gray literature" represents a large portion of the primary information available on archeological sites in the United States.

National Criminal Justice Ref. Service or via CSA -- NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. The database, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 170,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials.

Natural & Alternative Treatments -- contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Nature -- Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is the scientific publishing arm of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, combining the excellence of: Nature, Nature Research Journals, Nature Reviews, NPG Academic Journals and NPG Reference publications, to provide the world's premier online information resource for the basic biological and physical sciences.

NetLibrary: ebooks -- Online access to full-text scholarly, reference, and professional e-Books (electronic books) from leading university, academic, and professional publishers.

New York Times: Current or Historical -- A unique full-image archive that brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times, the definitive voice of American journalism since 1851. The two database provides every page of every issue from cover to cover, with full-page and article images in downloadable PDF.

NewsBank including Access World News -- News resource contain information from newspapers, news wires, business journals, periodicals and more, and are used by students and researchers the world over. Full electronic issue of record for newspapers nationwide and i international sources, providing users access to local, regional, national and international titles that best serves their patrons.

Newspapers: American Historical Newspapers -- Searchable American newspapers enable users to explore American's past.

Newspaper Source -- Contains selected full-text coverage for more than 240 newspapers and other sources. This collection includes cover-to-cover full-text for USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor and The Times (London) as well as selected full-text from more than 180 regional newspapers including: Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, San Jose Mercury News, etc. Full-text transcripts are also included from Face the Nation, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, 60 Minutes, O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, CNN, CNBC, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.

19th Century British Pamphlets  -- contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in UK research libraries. Pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day.

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Oxford Art Online - Grove Art -- provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). We offer ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 3,000 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search and navigation tools.

Oxford English Dictionary -- 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.

Oxford Music Online - Grove Music -- In addition to the regular programme of revisions and new articles, Grove Music Online has grown to include The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (published in print in 1992 and online in 1999) and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition (2001). Through a partnership with Sibelius notation software, over 500 of Grove's musical examples are now available in sound as well as notated. examples.

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Papers First -- Contains citations of papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia.

Periodicals Archive Online -- Provides an electronic index to millions of articles published in over 4,078 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. By combining a broad subject base with deep chronological coverage going back over 200 years, it includes approximately 13 million articles dating from as early as the eighteenth century up to 1995.

Physical Education Index -- Comprehensive database which provides abstracts to peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. Topics range from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology.

Population Index -- Updated annually, this web site covers all fields of interest to demographers. Contains selective indexing with abstracts from journals, books, working papers, doctoral dissertations and other sources.

Primary Search -- designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text backfiles go as far back as 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1985.

Proceedings -- Provides citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library

Professional Development Collection -- A highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators. This collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. The Professional Development Collection includes abstract and index coverage for nearly 530 well known professional development titles, and searchable full-text for nearly 440 journals covering the most current topics in the field of education.

Project Muse -- covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others.

ProQuest Learning: Literature -- Where students come for the latest word on the authors they study in class and read at home!

PsycARTICLES -- from the American Psychological Association (APA), with full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals.

PsychiatryOnline  -- web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR® and The American Journal of Psychiatry and a collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences -- A comprehensive database with more than 470 full-text titles. This database covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Psychology Journals -- Offers complete information from nearly 300 psychology and related publications from the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom.

PsycINFO -- Covers more than 1,700 leading psychological, psychiatric, and related publications. This database combines abstracts and indexing with links to full-text and full-image journals. The database covers a wide range of topics, including psychology, psychiatry, and related information from the fields of education, business, medicine, nursing, law, and social work.

Publishing Opportunities Databases -- provides an extensive listing of opportunities from three distinct sources, for professors, post-doctorates and other students interested in presenting and publishing their research papers: Journal Call for Papers records index, Conference Call for Papers, and Special Issue Call for Papers.

Public Library of Science -- open access journals in the areas of Biology, Medicine, Computational Biology, Genetics, Pathogens, ONE, Neglected Tropical diseases, and Clinical Trials.

PubMed -- The National Library of Medicine's preferred web-based search engine to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating online journals), and other related databases. Also available as Medline in FirstSearch Core.

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Readers' Guide Retrospective  -- Makes nearly a century of Readers' Guide content available, with nearly 3 million citations from some 500 leading U.S. magazines, representing diverse subjects such as aeronautics, aging, astronomy, biographies, business, education, environment, fashion, film, gardening, history, hobbies, leisure activities, literature, music, nutrition, photography, politics, popular culture, radio, religion, science, sports, technology, television, and travel. Versatile searching--by keyword, subject heading, dates, journal, author, and article title.

Regional Business News -- This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and news wires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Offers a collection of full-text news wires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. Several hundred articles are added to this database each day.

Religion & Philosophy Collection -- A comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. An essential tools for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

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Sage Journals Online --search interface to locate over 40 years worth the Sage Publishing titles. Browse SAGE Articles by Topic or Browse SAGE Journals by Title. SAGE publishes more than 560 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

Science & Technology Collection -- over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.

Science Citation Index Expanded -- Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines. The Science Citation Index Expanded includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

 SciVerse (formerly ScienceDirect) -- Full-text or abstracts coverage of more than 1,000 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences. Includes a wide spectrum of disciplines including Chemistry, Materials science, Engineering & technology, Environmental science, Economics, Business & management, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & toxicology, Physics, Mathematics & computer science, Earth sciences, Social sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology & immunology, Biological sciences, and Clinical medicine

Scribner Writers -- View a biography of an author's life and works. Design your own search, using words or phrases, or customize a search by genre, gender, ethnicity/nationality, time period, and language. And view topics with a highly selective, curriculum-related list of writers to use as research starting points.

Short Story Index -- the electronic version of the standard reference work Short Story Index. It is an index to short stories written in or translated into English that have appeared in collections and selected periodicals. The periodicals are those indexed in Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature and Humanities Index.

Social Sciences Citation Index -- The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.

Social Services Abstracts -- provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,500 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

SocINDEX -- contains full text for 242 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers. Covers all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.

Sociological Abstracts -- Access the latest research in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences; draws information from an international selection of journals, serials, conference papers, books, and dissertations.

SourceOECD -- Provides a single portal to the online library of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. It comprises 20 collections by theme, containing the OECD's monographs, reports, periodicals, and statistical databases

SpringerLINK -- electronic data source for researchers in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, economics and more.

STAT!Ref - Full-text medical and drug information for healthcare professionals.

Student Research Center --search by keyword or topic to find the most results.  Students can search in various materials such as: magazines, newspapers, primary source documents, photos, flags, and maps, etc.

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Teacher Reference Center -- it provides indexing and abstracts of more than 270 of the most popular teacher & administrator journals & magazines to assist professional educators.

Testing and Education Reference Center -- information about colleges, distance learning, programs for International Students, Nursing, Graduate Programs, MBA Programs, Law Schools, Vo-Tech, IT Channels, and Private Schools.

Tests in Print -- a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps -- digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. In electronic form, Sanborn Maps allows greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years.

Texas Legislature Online -- Search the official website of the Texas Legislature and get the latest information from the House and Senate of the state.

Texas Magazines and Documents -- Librarians on the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library staff began the Index in 1986 to answer questions from students, the business community, and the general public about topics specific to Texas. Emphasis is on business, education, history, and government, with magazines of general interest also included.

Texas Reference Center -- more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. Contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Also available is the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage.

Texas Register Archive -- The University of North Texas Libraries (UNTL) and the Office of the Texas Secretary of State - Texas Register, in a partnership arrangement, established this site to insure permanent storage and public access to the non-current electronic files of the Texas state government publication, the Texas Register.

TOPICsearch -- This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Students can use either the dropdown menus for Current Events or Topics to easily locate relevant articles. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 139,800 articles from 4,800 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Twentieth Century Poetry (American and English) -- The American collection includes 52,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song. The English is a collection of 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W. B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, A. E. Housman, John Betjeman, Fleur Adcock, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.

Twayne's Authors Series -- View full text discussions of an author's works and a chronology of the author's life, design your own search, using words or phrases, or customize a search by genre, gender, nationality, and time period, and view topics with a highly selective, curriculum-related list of writers to use as research starting points.

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US Congressional Serial -- Search or browse the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. It includes all the Reports, Documents and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and constitutes a rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history.

US Government Information --  Search the U.S. Government Printing Office.  Contains full-text of the Congressional Record, Congressional Bills, Public Laws, Federal Register, GAO Reports, and the United States Code.

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory -- Locate information about titles published on a regular basis, such as consumer and trade magazines, scholarly journals, newsletters, newspapers, and monographic series and electronic publications.  Provides a full description of the periodical, ordering information, and reviews.

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Vanderbilt Television News Archive -- Indexes the Television News Archive at Vanderbilt University. Updated daily, this archive includes national television evening news broadcasts, as well as special reports and periodic news broadcasts since 1968.

Vocational and Career Collection -- designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries.

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Web of Knowledge --access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching. Indexes included are: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Westlaw Campus -- Provides access to federal and state case law, the United States Code Annotated (USCA), the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the Federal Register, state statutes and administrative codes, American Jurisprudence 2d (law encyclopedia), American Law Reports (ALR) 2nd-5th and federal series, and more than 900 law journals and reviews. It also includes guides to various areas of law, the text of the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions, and information for pre-law students.

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide -- the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and much more.

Wiley Interscience -- Dynamic online content service from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., delivering the full-text of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works and the full-text of select Wiley print books online.

World Almanac -- Includes the full-text of all of the Almanac titles: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, providing key facts on a wide variety of subjects internationally; The World Almanac of the U.S.A. with essential facts about the United States - current and historical; The World Almanac of US Politics, a guidebook to federal, state, and local governments; The World Almanac for Kids, covering information and facts of interest to middle school children and teachers; and the Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, a comprehensive general encyclopedia.

World Cat --  The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world.

World History -- offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for nearly 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

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