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Alphabetical List of Databases

ABI/INFORM (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to over 1700 business and management periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1971. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
AGRICOLA    Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes materials relating to all aspects of agriculture.
Coverage started: 1970. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
AIDS and Cancer Research   Connect from off-campus; password required
An index of cancer and AIDS research gathered from worldwide scientific literature as summarized in Virology & AIDS Abstracts, Oncogenes & Growth Factors Abstracts and Immunology Abstracts.
Coverage: current year plus preceding five years. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
ATLA Religion   Connect from off-campus; password required
ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database is a comprehensive database designed to support religious and theological scholarship. The file contains citations for journal articles, books, chapters in books, book reviews, and dissertations and theses related to the field of religion from ATLA's print indexes: Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR).
List of periodical titles in ATLA Religion database.
List of regularly indexed annuals and serials in Religion Index Two Coverage started: 1949. Updated two times per year. (via FirstSearch)
AcxiomBiz (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Business listings from printed phone directories in the United States.
Updated quarterly. (via FirstSearch)
AcxiomHome (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Home listings from printed phone directories in the United States.
Updated twice a year. (via FirstSearch)
African American Biographical Database (Some Full-Text)   Campus network only
Largest collection of electronic biographical information on African Americans, 1790-1950.
Updated bimonthly.
America: History and Life   Campus network only
America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year America: History and Life includes approximately 6,000 citations of book and media reviews from a selection of over one hundred key journals in US and Canadian history and related fields. The database also includes citations to abstracts of dissertations published in thes areas.
Coverage started: 1964. Updated 3 times per year.
Applied Science & Technology Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 350 international and English-language periodicals, covering engineering, mathematics, physics, and computer technology. Includes articles, interviews, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, new product reviews/announcements, and more.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Art Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 400 international English-language arts publications. Includes periodicals, yearbooks, Museum bulletins, competition and award notices, exhibition listings, interviews, film reviews, and more.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Art Index Retrospective   Connect from off-campus; password required
Bibliographic database that cites articles from 420 art periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and Museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish.
List of periodical titles. Coverage: cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 20-32 (November 1971 and August 1984).
ARTbibliographies Modern   Campus network only
Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews. The scope extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1974. Updated twice a year.
ArticleFirst   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 12,500 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1990. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Arts & Humanities Search   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to 1300 leading arts and humanities journals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1980. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Associations Unlimited (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Contains information for approximately 444,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. For some 2,500 major U.S. national associations, provides full-text association materials such as brochures, pamphlets, and membership application forms.
BasicBIOSIS   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to 375 life science journals most easily found in college and university libraries.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1994. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Biography Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Coverage includes 2700 English-language periodicals and more than 1,800 books added each year. Includes autobiographies, bibliographies, biographies, critical studies, fiction and drama, pictorial works, poetry, juvenile literature, obituaries, journals, collections of letters, book reviews, and interviews.
Coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Biological& Agricultural Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 250 English-language periodicals in life sciences and agricultural subjects, published in the U.S. and elsewhere. Includes book reviews.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1983. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Biology Digest   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 181 periodicals covering the life sciences for undergraduates and high school students.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1989. Updated nine times per year. (via FirstSearch)
Book Review Digest   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 100 periodicals published in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain, covering over 7,000 adult and children's books each year. Includes English-language fiction and nonfiction.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1983. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Books in Print   Connect from off-campus; password required
Records of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books from over 44,000 North American publishers.
Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Business & Industry (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Contains important facts, figures and key events dealing with public and private companies, industries, products and markets for all manufacturing and service industries at an international level. B&I focuses on a body of literature that includes leading trade magazines, newsletters, the general business press and international business dailies.
Coverage started: 1994. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Business Dateline (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 535 periodicals on regional business activities and trends as well as major stories on local firms, their products and executives.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1985. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Business Organizations, Agencies, and Publications Directory   Connect from off-campus; password required
Directory of organizations that serve business and industry.
Updated annually. (via FirstSearch)
CCH Internet Tax Research Network (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Collection of full-text laws, regulations, and court decisions covering federal and state taxation. Includes the Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter and U.S. Master Tax Guide.
Updated daily.
When you connect to the site, type the SAME NUMBER in both the User ID and Password boxes. You can choose any number between LXY001 and LXY015. If one number does not work, try another one.
CINAHL (via FirstSearch)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 900 nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals, publications of the American Nursing Association, and the National League for Nursing.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1982. Updated monthly.
CINAHL (via Silverplatter)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 900 nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals, publications of the American Nursing Association, and the National League for Nursing.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1982. Updated monthly.
CIS Congressional Universe (Full-Text)   Campus network only
In addition to the indexing and abstracting of the CIS's Index to the Publications of the United States Congress, it provides the FULL-TEXT of Congressional hearings, committee reports, bills, selected committee prints, public laws, Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. Code.
CIS Statistical Universe (Some Full-Text)   Campus network only
Includes indexing and abstracting of all statistical publications of the U.S. government back to 1973 through CIS' American Statistics Index, about 1000 of the best statistical publications of private and state government sources from 1980 forward through CIS' Statistical Reference Index, and about 2000 titles from intergovernmental organizations, all published annually since 1983 through CIS' Index to International Statistics.
Full Text Titles on Statistical Universe
CQ Researcher (Full-Text)   Campus network only
For controversial topics of public interest, each weekly issue provides background information, a clear statement of opposing positions, the outlook for the future, and an annotated bibliography.
Coverage started: 11/91.
When connected, click the 'Logon' button.
CQ Weekly (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Each weekly issue provides nonpartisan articles on a full array of policy topics and focused updates on committee activity, the status of bills and Congressional votes.
Coverage started: 1983.
When connected, click the 'Logon' button.
College Catalogs (Full-Text)   Campus network only
CollegeSourceŽ Online features over 7,800 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format representing 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools.
While you can search for schools by different criteria and view school profiles (including admission requirements, financial aid options) from any computer, full college catalogs can only be viewed in EMU's Bruce T. Halle Library, Information Commons North, First Floor.
Computer & Information Systems Abstracts   Campus network only
Citations, with abstracts, to the worldwide literature on theoretical and applied computer science. Sources include books, journals, conference proceedings, and government reports.
List of source titles. Coverage started: 1981. Updated monthly.
Consumers Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Provides access to evaluations, tests, alerts, warnings, and recalls of specific products, services, and facilities as well as abstracts of articles on all aspects of consumerism and consumer protection. Entries link to the best Internet resources and print publications for consumers. Web links provide free, direct access to the contents of full-text journals (e.g. FDA Consumer), news releases, booklets, recalls, and other sources available via the World Wide Web.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1986. Updated quarterly. (via FirstSearch)
Contemporary Women's Issues   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 600 journals, newsletters, research reports from non-profit groups, government and international agencies. Information on women in over 150 countries is compiled in a single collection bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology, health, education and human rights.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1992. Updated 26 times per year. (via firstSearch)
ContentsFirst   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes table of contents pages for over 12,000 periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1990. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Criminal Justice Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Provides coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines.
Coverage started: 1968. Updated quarterly. (via SilverPlatter)
DataTimes   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 130 newspapers, 92 of which are regional U.S. papers, the rest being financial and regional newspapers published outside the U.S.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1996. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Detroit Free Press Plus (Full-Text)   Campus network only
A searchable index and the full-text of articles from the Detroit Free Press going back to 1982. Also includes indexes and full-text of articles from 22 other newspapers (with varying dates of coverage).
List of newspaper titles and dates of coverage. Updated daily.
Note 1: To search newspapers other than the Detroit Free Press, click on the phrase "search other newspapers" on the left side of the screen.
Note 2: When reviewing your search results, you will see "Click here for text--$1.95" or "Complete Article...($1.95)." There is NO FEE to see the full-text of the 23 newspapers covered by this service, so...go ahead and click to see the full-text.
Disclosure Corporate Snapshots   Connect from off-campus; password required
Brief corporate and financial information on corporations whose shares are traded in the U.S.
Coverage started: current. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Dissertation Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of doctoral dissertation accepted at accredited institutions.
Coverage started: 1861. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
EconLit   Connect from off-campus; password required
Subject indexing and abstracts of about 400 economics journals and over 500 collective volumes per year, plus books, dissertations, and working papers.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1969. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Education Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 400 education periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1983. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Electric Library Elementary (K-6) (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Geared to children in grades K-6, contains the full-text of selected articles from: about 30 magazines (e.g., Jack & Jill, Ranger Rick, Highlights for Children, Time for Kids, Entertainment Weekly); about 10 newspapers; about 50 books (e.g., Alaska Purchase, Battle of the Alamo, Gold Rush of 1849); as well as maps and pictures.
List of titles. Periodical coverage started: 1992. Updated daily.
Electronic Collections Online (ECO) (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of over 2200 journals in a variety of subject areas. EMU is paying for access to online full-text for 380 of the titles. Articles are presented in page image formats (predominately PDF) that include all original content and images. The interface supports cross-journal searching and browsing within selected journals. Users can view bibliographic information for all journals and view full-text articles from journals to which their institution subscribes. Adobe's free Acrobat PDF viewer and CatchWord's free RealPage viewer are required to view the full-text articles.
List of titles available full-text to EMU community.  List of all titles available. Coverage started: 1995, but varies by journal. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus
Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, hundreds of articles not found in the print Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition), the Britannica Book of the Year, and thousands of links to other World Wide Web sites selected by Britannica editors.
Updated daily.
Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management   Connect from off-campus; password required
Searches a coordinated group of 11 environment and pollution databases covering topics ranging from ecology to pollution and from bio- remediation to environmental biotechnology.
List of databases searched. Coverage: current year, plus preceding five years. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
ERIC (via FirstSearch)   Connect from off-campus; password required
The ERIC database contains abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1966. Updated monthly.
Essay and General Literature Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada; 300 volumes are indexed annually. This database focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.
Coverage started: 1985. Updated annually.
Ethnic News Watch (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
This is a full-text database of the newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in America.
Coverage started: 1985. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
EventLine   Connect from off-campus; password required
An international directory of conventions, conferences, symposia, trade fairs, and exhibits.
Coverage started: 1989. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Facts.com (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Answer questions about events, issues, statistics, and people of the last 20 years with selected content from seven databases, including Facts On File World News Digest, Issues and Controversies On File, Today's Science On File, Editorials On File, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, Reuters On-Line News Service, and World Almanac and Book of Facts. Delivers additional special features including maps, photographs, historic documents, and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events.
Coverage started: 1980. Updated weekly.
FactSearch   Connect from off-campus; password required
Contains full-text statistical statements on current social, economic, political, and environmental public policy issues. Entries come from more than 1,000 print sources as well as a wide range of Web-based resources.
List of publication titles. Coverage started: 1984. Updated quarterly. (via FirstSearch)
GenderWatch (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
GenderWatch (GW) is a full-text collection of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports, and conference proceedings devoted to women's and gender issues.
Coverage started: 1974. Updated quarterly. (via FirstSearch)
General Reference Center Gold (Some Full-Text)   Campus network only
An index to the contents of about 1000 periodicals, with about 60% available with full-text.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1980. Updated monthly.
General Science Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to about 150 Journals and magazines from the U.S. and Great Britain, covering such subjects as anthropology, astronomy, biology, computers, earth sciences, medicine and health.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
GEOBASE   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the worldwide literature on geology, geography, and ecology.
List of periodical titles. Coverag started: 1980. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
GPO Monthly Catalog   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the publications of the U.S. Government.
Coverage started: 1976. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Grove Dictionary of Art (Full-Text)   Campus network only
41,000 articles on the art and culture of Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific from prehistory until today with links to images and further information in museum and other art-related web sites.
Updated continuously.
Click on 'Subscribers enter here' to begin.
HarpWeek (Harper's Weekly 1857-1875) (Full-Text)   Campus network only
HarpWeek contains all the pages of Harper's Weekly (1857-1875) as scanned images, together with a series of indexes: subject, illustrations, advertising, literary genre, people by occupation/role in society.
Health Reference Center-Academic (Some Full-Text)   Campus network only
Indexes over 200 journals; 500+ pamphlets, and selected health-related articles from an additional 1,500 general interest magazines; more than 1,800 medical topic overviews from 'Clinical Reference Systems'.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1994. Updated monthly.
Historical Abstracts   Campus network only
Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research.
Coverage started: 1954. Updated 3 times per year.
Humanities Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 400 periodicals in archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, the performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history, and world literature.
List of periodical titles. coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Index to Legal Periodicals   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes articles from legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association organs, law reviews, and government publications originating in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1981. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
InfoTrac Kid's Edition (K-6) (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Geared to children in grades K-6, contains the full-text of selected articles from: about 30 magazines (e.g., Sesame Street, Stone Soup, Highlights for Children, Time for Kids, Wild West); Knight-Ridder/Tribune news service.
List of titles. Periodical coverage: current year+3 years. Updated daily.
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to about 180 popular magazines and professional journals on microcomputing in business, education, industry, and the home.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1989. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
JSTOR (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Complete text of the backfiles of 117 core scholarly journals in the fields of history, economics, political science, population/demography, philosophy, mathematics, and sociology.
List of current and forthcoming full-text periodical titles.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Access to a wide range of FULL-TEXT news, business, legal and government information sources, as well as company, country, financial, market research and industry reports, biographical and medical and health information.
List of titles. Updated daily.
Library Literature   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 200 library and information science periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1984. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts   Campus network only
This indexing/abstracting service 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.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1973. Updated monthly.
Literature Resource Center (Full-Text)   Campus network only
LRC combines biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information to deliver a complete reference/resource package on authors and their works (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism). Centering on Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism, this data set is augmented with full-text, excerpted, and commissioned critical material illuminating an oeuvre or era. In partnership with Merriam-Webster, Inc., LRC offers the Encyclopedia of Literature including over 10,000 entries for authors, works, literary landmarks, literary and critical terms, mythological and folkloric figures, fictional characters, literary movements, and prizes.
MDX Health Digest   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 200 health-related publications.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1988. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
MEDLINE (via FirstSearch)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 3500 medical journals published internationally.
Journal database browser. Coverage started: 1965. Updated monthly.
MEDLINE (via Silverplatter)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes about 3500 medical journals published internationally.
SERLINE contains information for the over 80,000 biomedical and health science serials in MEDLINE and other NLM databases.
Journal database browser. Coverage started: 1965. Updated monthly.
MLA Bibliography   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to about 4000 periodicals published worldwide covering literature, languages, linquistics, and folklore.
Coverage started: 1983. Updated ten times per year. (via FirstSearch)
MathSciNet (Some Full-Text)   Campus network only
Access to the contents fo Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.
List of periodical titles. Updated daily.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus
Contains summaries of more than 140,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Most documents published by NCJRS sponsoring agencies (the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office for Victims of Crime, Bureau of Justice Statistics, and Bureau of Justice Assistance, all part of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of National Drug Control Policy) since 1995 are available in full text online at the NCJRS Web site, the Justice Information Center, at http://www.ncjrs.org/.
Coverage started: early 1970's.
NetFirst   Connect from off-campus; password required
An OCLC created index of bibliographic citations for internet sites including abstracts, subject headings, and classification codes.
Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
New York Times (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of articles articles from the Late City Edition of the New York Times.
Coverage started: 1994. Updated daily. Last 90 days are full-text. (via FirstSearch)
NewsBank-Global (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Contains full-text of news summaries, broadcasts and transcripts from hundreds of international sources. Global NewsBank offers varying perspectives on international issues and events. Covering Africa, Asia, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Pacific Rim, Central and South America and the Middle East, it is ideal for researching a wide variety of international developments related to politics, economics, science and technology, culture and business.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1996. Updated daily.
NewsBank-NewsFile (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Full-text news resource containing coverage of current issues and events from over 500 US and Canadian newspapers, news sources and domestic and international newswires. More than 70,000 articles selected annually provide regional, national and international perspectives and coverage of the arts, and people and professions in the news.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1991. Updated daily.
Newspaper Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of 25 national and regional newsapers.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1989. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
OT Bibsys   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes the literature of occupational therapy and related subjects, including journals, monographs, proceedings, doctoral dissertations and master's theses.
List of periodical titles.
OTDBASE (Password required)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes and abstracts articles from 18 occupational therapy journals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1970.
PAIS International   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories about public affairs.
List of titles. Coverage started: 1972. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
PapersFirst   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library.
Coverage started: 1993. Updated 24 times per year. (via FirstSearch)
Periodical Abstracts (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to about 2000 general and academic journals, covering business, current affairs, economics, literature, religion, psychology, women's studies, and others.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1987. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Periodicals Contents Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of older issues (1961-1991) of about 1500 humanities and social sciences journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages.
List of periodical titles. Coverage: 1961-1991. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
Philosopher's Index   Connect from off-campus; password required
Provides indexing and abstracts of articles from about 480 international journals as well as books on philosophy.
Coverage started: 1940. Updated quarterly. (via SilverPlatter)
Physics Journals (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Full-text of twelve physics journals published by the American Institute of Physics.
Coverage started: 1995 or 1997.
Pollution Abstracts   Campus network only
Citations, with abstracts, to the worldwide technical and non-technical literature on pollution research, sources, and controls. Covers air, water, land, thermal, noise, and radiological pollution; pesticides; sewage and waste treatment; environmental action; and toxicology and health. Sources include books, journals, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government reports.
List of source titles. Coverage started: 1981. Updated monthly.
Poole's Plus-The Digital Index of the 19th Century   Campus network only
Currently includes: Poole's Index to Periodical Literature (1802-1906), Stead's Index to Periodicals (1890-1902), Nineteenth Century Monographs File, Nineteenth Century Serials Masterfile, and Library Journal Cumulative Index (1876-1897).
ProceedingsFirst   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library.
coverage started: 1993. Updated 24 times per year. (via FirstSearch)
Project Muse (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Project Muse is an online journal collection containing the full-text of 46 titles in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
List of periodical titles. Coverage: varies with journal; often starts with 1995. Updated when new issues are available.
PsycINFO   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 1400 journals, chapters, books, dissertations and reports on psychology and related fields.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1887. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
PubSCIENCE (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus
Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) to facilitate searching and accessing peer reviewed journal literature in the physical sciences and other energy-related disciplines, as well as in the environmental, biological and medical sciences. PubSCIENCE citations come from two sources: 1) participating publishers and information intermediaries maintaining citation collections based on agreements negotiated with OSTI, and 2) the nearly one million DOE Energy Science and Technology Database journal citations maintained by OSTI.
Coverage started: 1974. Updated daily.
Readers' Guide Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 180 popular periodicals published in the U.S. and Canada.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1983. Updated monthly (via FirstSearch)
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 1400 internationally-published music periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1969. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Short Story Index (Some Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
The electronic version of the standard reference work Short Story Index. An index to short stories written in or translated into English that have appeared in collections and selected periodicals. Content indexes approximately 65,000 stories; 56,000 stories from approx. 3,400 collections; 8,300 stories from 182 periodicals in Humanities Index and Readers' Guide. The full text of about 900 stories are included.
Coverage: 1984-1997. Updated annually.
SIRS Discoverer (K-9) (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Geared to children in grades K-9, contains thousands of full-text articles selected from more than 1,200 magazines, newspapers, and government documents. Also included are The World Almanac for Kids, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Updated monthly.
SIRS Researcher   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of selected articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues from about 1200 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, journals and government publications.
Coverage started: 1988. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Social Sciences Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 400 English-language periodicals in sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, political science, and law.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1983. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Social Work Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index of articles from social work journals. Also available, both on- and off-campus, is the "NASW Register of Clinical Social Workers."
Coverage started: 1977. Updated quarterly. (via SilverPlatter)
SocioAbs   Connect from off-campus; password required
A subset of Sociological Abstracts, contains indexing to the contents of about 250 English-language journals in sociology, social work, and other social sciences.
Coverage started: 1963. Updated 6 times per year. (via FirstSearch)
Sociological Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 1900 journals covering sociology, social work, and other social sciences.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1963. Updated 5 times per year. (via FirstSearch)
SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices)   Campus network only
SPIN contains the abstracts of over 80 scientific journals published by the American Institute of Physics and its Member Societies as well as selected articles from other scientific journals.
Coverage started: 1975. Updated every two weeks.
Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive (Full-Text)   Campus network only
Full-text of the Times Litarary Supplement from 1902-1939, plus the TLS Index. Issues to the end of 1990 will be added by the end of 2000.
UnCover   Connect from off-campus
Index to the contents of about 17,000 periodicals.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1988. Updated daily.
Union List of Periodicals   Connect from off-campus; password required
Lists the periodical holdings of thousands of libraries.
Updated semiannually. (via FirstSearch)
Wall Street Transcript Archives (Full-text)   Campus network only
Interviews with leaders of financial markets--CEOs, analysts, money managers--providing opinions and investment recommendations.
Coverage started: September 1, 1997. Updated weekly.
Wilson Business Abstracts   Connect from off-campus; password required
Indexes 300 International English-language business magazines, covering accounting, finance, management, and small business.
List of periodical titles. coverage started: 1986. Updated monthly. (via FirstSearch)
Wilson Select (Full-text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
Index to the contents of about 800 periodicals, all with ASCII full text online.
List of periodical titles. Coverage started: 1994. Updated weekly. (via FirstSearch)
World Almanacs (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
The World Almanacs database includes the contents of: The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; The World Almanac of the U.S.A.; The World Almanac of U.S.; Politics; The World Almanac for Kids.
Updated annually. (via FirstSearch)
World Book Encyclopedia (Full-Text)   Connect from off-campus; password required
The World Book Encyclopedia database is the online version of the 1998 World Book Encyclopedia, International Edition, consisting of more than 17,500 full-text articles and more than 1,000 tables contained in 21 volumes. Note: this edition uses British spellings for many words. E.g. aeroplane for airplane, colour for color, etc.
Updated annually. (via FirstSearch)
WorldCat   Connect from off-campus; password required
WorldCat is the OCLC Online Union Catalog, containing more than 35 million records describing items owned by the Library of Congress, EMU, and about 19,000 libraries around the world; each record contains library holdings.
Coverage started: 1000 A.D. Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)
Worldscope Global   Connect from off-campus; password required
Provides directory listings for 15,000 global, public companies. It is derived from corporate annual and 10K reports, disclosure statements, newspapers, and wire services.
Updated daily. (via FirstSearch)

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