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ABC-CLIO E-books

A catalog of primary source material, collateral readings, and commentary for understanding the historical, social, and cultural contexts associated with major literary works. Each sourcebook includes timelines, study questions, teaching resources, and glossaries. Formerly Literature in Context.

ABI/INFORM Collection

A searchable collection of business and management publications with journals, dissertations, working papers, business newspapers, trade publications, and industry-focused data. Topics include: economic conditions, corporate strategy, management theory, accounting, finance, and business trends.

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Academic Video Online (AVON)

An extensive, searchable collection of academic videos ranging many disciplines. A good general reference starting point for research. Topics include: anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, and music among others. Formats include documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels.

Access World News

A collection of news sources, including magazine, newspapers, and TV news transcripts. Sources range from local to international. Searchable by subject, keyword, title, and location.


A comprehensive resource covering the spectrum of anesthesiology from the basics to specialty-specific content. Includes instant access to procedural videos, self-assessment, and leading anesthesiology textbooks that establish a solid foundation for learning.

AccessAnesthesiology works best in either the FireFox or Chrome browser.


A fully searchable collection of texts from standard engineering reference works in the areas of biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, petroleum, environmental, industrial, mechanical, operations management, and software engineering. Topics include: principles and best practices, code, business skills, communications, operations management. Includes Schaum’s Outlines. Formerly McGraw-Hill Digital Engineering Library.


Extensive collection of resources for medical students, researchers, and practitioners. Includes videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that help facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care.

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AccessSurgery provides textbooks, videos, journal reviews and other materials that relate to surgery and surgical education.

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Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Provides access to national and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy uses unembalmed human specimens to illustrate anatomical structures. Object rotation of the structures allows for a 3D view that one would normally only see in a cadaver lab.

Acland's works best in either the FireFox or Internet Explorer (IE) browsers. Technical problems have been reported when using Safari.

ACLS Humanities E-book

A collection of humanities titles chosen by scholars in the disciplines, and offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with a variety of academic societies and contributing publishers. Content spans 1850 – Present.

ACLU American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990

American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 contains documents which focus on civil rights, civil liberties, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. The archive complements modules in the Making of Modern Law series including Legal Treatises, 1800-1926; U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978; Primary Sources, 1763-1970; as well as the archives U.S. Declassified Documents Online and Associated Press Collections Online.

ACM Digital Library

A collection of journals, papers, magazines, and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery. Also includes publications of affiliated organizations. Full-text is available for most articles, but not yet for all ACM proceedings published before 1991.

ACP Journal Club (EBM Reviews via Ovid)

ACP Journal Club includes the complete text of ACP Journal Club (1991-date) and BMJ's Evidence Based Medicine (1995-1999), which provides reviews of the most methodologically sound, clinically relevant articles from the top internal medicine, pediatric, ob/gyn, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and surgery journals.

Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database

Provides extensive coverage of such topics as aeronautics, astronautics, communications, computer and information technology, electronics, lasers, solid-state materials and devices, space sciences, and telecommunications.

AFI catalog (American Film Institute)

A comprehensive resource on American films and cinema history. All films produced in American or by American production companies are indexed. Includes plot summaries, production history, cast information and more. Content spans 1893 – Present.

African Americans & Jim Crow: Repression & Protest, 1883-1922

A collection of primary sources pertaining to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century program of racial oppression, and the efforts to resist it, in the American South. Subjects include: Civil Rights, social conditions in the South, "separate but equal" policies, white supremacy movements, lynching, and others.

African Women's Bibliographic Database

A searchable index of citations to items published in English about African women such as books, government documents, journal articles, theses and dissertations, selected honors papers, and conference papers. Topics include: abortion, arts, cultural roles, demographics, divorce, economics, equality and liberation, nationalism, religion, sex roles, and urbanization. Includes some links to full-text.

Africana Periodical Literature

An index of citations to English language and multi-lingual periodicals that specialize in African Studies or that consistently cover the African continent. The titles indexed in this database represent Africana materials from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Topics include: religions, education, economics, and sex and gender studies among others. Content spans 1850 - Present.

Age of Exploration

A collection of diaries, journals, logbooks, manuscripts, correspondence, scientific and government documents, maps and charts, photographs and early film footage focusing on European and maritime exploration from the academic publisher Adam Matthew. Content spans 1410 - 1920.


The catalog of the United Sates Department of Agriculture’s National Library. Consists of two subsets of records: citations for journal articles that include abstracts and bibliographic records describing monographs, serials, audiovisual materials and online content from around the world. Subsets can be searched together or separately. Catalog is updated daily. A thesaurus and glossary of agricultural terms is also provided.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)

The collection contains full-text articles and Abstracts/Indexing. Includes databases AGRICOLA and TOXLINE. Topics include: Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science, Human Ecology, Public Health, Sustainability, and Waste Management. Content spans 1960 - Present.

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The International System for Agriculture Science and Technology (AGRIS) is a multilingual bibliographic database maintained by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Topics include: food and agriculture.

Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals

A searchable collection of books, journal articles, visuals, speeches, and AU student papers in support of Air Force education. Includes AU Library Index of Military Periodicals.

Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch focuses on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.  Includes journals, reports, pamphlets, booklets, book excerpts.

AM Explorer

Search across primary source collections from academic publisher Adam Matthew. Content covers African American history, gender and sexuality, global studies, popular culture in Britain and America, Colonial America, Victorian culture, Foreign Office Files for China and the Middle East, Medieval life and writing, social histories, Maritime history and more.

America's Historical Newspapers

A collection of books, pamphlets and broadsides. Topics include American history, literature, culture and daily life with indexing and bibliographic information. Includes Early American Newspapers Series I-VII and Caribbean Newspapers.

America's News - Historical and Current

A searchable collection of regional, national, and international print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Provides groupings of materials pertaining to individual world regions such as the Middle East and Africa and under themes such as migration and the Cold War. Topics include: politics, business, health, sports, science and technology, cultural activities and people.

America: History and Life

An index of bibliographic citations to literature on the full history of the United States and Canada. Some citations include links to full-text. Content spans 1964 – Present.

Access is limited to 6 users at a time.

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1-5

A collection of newspapers, bulletins, magazines and other serials published from the colonial period through Reconstruction. Historical Periodicals Collection Series 1 (1693-1820), Series 2 (1821-1837), Series 3 (1838-1852), Series 4 (1853-1865), and Series 5 (1866-1877).

American History in Video

A searchable collection of documentaries from PBS, WGBH Boston, and The History Channel, as well as newsreel films and footage from the National Archives. Users can select videos by themes such as the American Revolution, the Great Depression, the Space Race, and others. All films include full-text transcripts.

American History, 1493-1945

Full-text collection that documents American History from the earliest settlers to the mid-twentieth century. Sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, database provides thousands of primary and secondary sources over this period. Contains two modules: Module I - Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859, and Module II - Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945.

American National Biography

An extensive directory of short biographies on significant, influential, and infamous figures from throughout American history. Maintained by the American Council of Learned Societies and published by Oxford University Press. Also includes numerous illustrations.

Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

American Periodicals

Digitized American magazines and journals published from colonial period to the mid-20th century. Includes regional and niche publications, historically significant titles like The Dial and Benjamin Franklin’s General Magazine, early American professional journals, and some popular magazines such as Vanity Fair, Harper’s, and Ladies’ Home Journal. Content spans 1740-1940.

American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020 (JSTOR)

A collection of periodicals and newspapers published within United States prisons.

American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

Provides access to international coverage of American Race Relations. Includes news articles, radio transcripts, and television transcripts.Reports were selected by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)--which became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947.

American State Papers

A collection of a wide variety of government documents on many topics related to the early years of the American government searchable by keyword, author, document class, and theme. Topics include: domestic legislation, foreign relations, Indian affairs, science and technology, finance, commerce and navigation, military and naval affairs, among others. The American State Papers were the predecessor to the Serial Set, and both can be searched simultaneously using the Archive of Americana. Content spans 1789-1839 (1st - 25th Congresses).

Anatomy Atlases

Anatomy Atlases is a digital library of anatomy information from the University of Iowa. Includes cross sectional and microscopic images.

Anatomy.tv (aka Primal Pictures)

Anatomy.tv includes anatomical images, MRI scans, dissection slides, movies (including biomechanics animations), and clinical texts. The head and neck, spine, hand, shoulder, thorax, pelvis, hip, knee, and foot are explored in a regional approach to anatomical study. The resource includes sports & therapy, dentistry, and surgical modules, and most content is exportable for use in lectures, posters, and other projects.

Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries

Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries span over 86 volumes. It is a long-running scholarly commentary series for Biblical Studies scholars. It includes a book-by-book translation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha.

Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary

Part of Theology & Religion Online, The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary is a 6-volume, fully searchable dictionary of the Bible giving comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and topics.

Annual Reviews

Provides full text, research reviews, written by leading scientists, of current and emerging topics in a variety of disciplines including the biomedical, life, physical and social sciences.

Anthropological Fieldwork Online

Fully-indexed, primary-source database displays the historical development of anthropology from a global perspective with archival collections from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Includes key field notebooks, images, and recordings of the early- to mid-20th century scholars in the field.

Anthropology Online

Contains a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs and contemporary studies, covering human behavior around the world, with a specific focus outside of the developed world. Includes cultural, linguistic, applied, visual, urban, medical, and physical anthropology, as well as archaeology. Content spans: 1800s - Present

Anthropology Plus

An international index to the literature of anthropology and archaeology. Brings together Harvard University’s Anthropological Literature database and the United Kingdom’s Anthropological Index. Covers journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.  Includes sources in multiple languages, particularly English, Germanic, Slavic, Romance, and selected Scandinavian languages. Content spans late 1800s - Present.


Contains full-text anthropological resources from across the discipline including more than 250,000 articles from American Anthropological Association journals, newsletters, bulletins, and monographs. Content spans: 1888 - Present

Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

Provides access to news reports about apartheid from South Africa and from around the world. The reports include transcripts of radio and television broadcasts as well as articles from newspapers selected the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)--which became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947. The reports were selected for their informational value to keep policy-makers informed of global concerns.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Provides indexing, abstracts, and articles for core journals on technology and applied sciences.  Topics include: biomedical engineering, engineering, and construction management among others. Includes full text for some titles. Content spans 1983 – Present.


Part of the Agricultural and Environmental Science Database (ProQuest). To access content check box below the search bar for “Aqualine content only.” Topics include water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, potable water distribution, wastewater collection, water treatment technologies, wastewater and sewage treatment and ecological and environmental effects of water pollution. 

Architectural Digest Magazine Archive

A collection of articles and photographs on art and auctions, celebrity style, fashion, gardens and landscaping, real estate and renovation, technology and travel. Content spans 1922 - 2011.

Archive Finder

This directory describes over 200,000 collections of primary source material housed in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Combines the content of Archives USA and National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the UK and Ireland. For the U.S., records come from the Library of Congress’s National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) and the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States.

Archive of Americana

Contains historical collections of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. Collections included: America’s Historical Imprints; America’s Historical Newspapers; American State Papers, 1789-1838; U.S Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994.


Describes and provides information about primary source materials, such as historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more, from over 1,000 different archival institutions.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender

Provides historical records, personal correspondance, interviews, gay and lesbian newspapers, policy statements and other documents related to gay rights and health. Archives included are, LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part 1 and 2, Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century (Part 3), International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture (Part 4), and L'Enfer de la Bibliothèque nationale de France (Part 5). Content spans 1940-Present.

Archives Unbound

Provides access to digital collections of historical documents. Covers a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.

Art Abstracts

A fully searchable index of journal and dissertation abstracts in the visual arts. Topics include commercial art, decorative art, architecture, folk art, fine art, photography, and film. Content spans 1980 – Present.

Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

Art and Architecture in Video

A streaming video collection of documentaries and interviews addressing art theory, history, and practice. Content spans the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and Contemporary art. Also provides videos on applied disciplines such as architecture and graphic design. 

Art Bibliographies Modern (ABM)

A fully searchable index of journal, book, and dissertation abstracts in modern and contemporary visual art. Topic include: painting, performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists’ books, theater arts, crafts, jewelry and illustration, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing. Content spans 1974 – Present.


The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) provides indexing and full text materials written in French. Includes Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopedie. Genres include novels, poetry, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises in a variety of subject areas: literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Content spans 12th - 20th centuries.

Arts & Humanities (ProQuest)

A collection of full-text scholarly articles from across the humanities. Topics include: art and design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theater, and cultural studies. Designed to complement DAAI, MLA International Bibliography, Philosopher’s Index, and RILM Abstracts. Content spans 1973 – Present.

Arts Premium Collection

A collection of cross-searchable databases with thousands of journal titles, ensuring deep searches of extensive collections in specialist subject areas not covered in more general databases. Subject areas include: Art, Design, Architecture, Humanities, Film/Screen Studies, Music, Performing Arts, and more. With international coverage, and access to the definitive indexes in these fields, the Arts Premium Collection supports academic inquiry and is a rich source for comprehensive arts literature reviews.


An extensive compilation of downloadable, high resolution images. Content encompasses art, architecture, photography, the humanities, and social sciences. Searchable by gallery, museum, subject, period, region, and keyword. Features include zooming and side-by-side comparison. 

arXiv.org (Los Alamos E-Print Archives)

Provides open access to e-prints. Subjects include physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

Provides specialized, editorially-curated Abstracts and Index resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature for research on the world’s living aquatic resources. Topics include aquaculture, aquatic organisms, aquatic pollution, conservation, climate change, environmental quality, fisheries, limnology, and marine biotechnology, among others. Content spans 1971 – Present.

Asian & European Business Collection (ProQuest)

Formerly known as European Business. Provides blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text access to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe. Topics include: business, Europe and Asia. Includes academic journals, newspapers, newswires, trade journals, reports and popular magazines. Content spans 1971 – present.

ASM Handbooks

Contains full-text of all 23 volumes of the published handbooks. A comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. Topics include iron and steels, nonferrous alloys, composites and other materials, manufacturing processes, material properties and behaviors, characterization and analysis, engineering practice and industries and applications. Includes articles, illustrations, tables, graphs specifications and practical examples. Content spans 1992 – Present.

ASME Digital Collections

A repository of current and archival literature of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, including ASME’s Transaction Journals, Conference Proceedings and Press eBooks. Abstract and full-text links are available. Content spans 1960 – Present.

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts covers covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Includes the United States and U.K.

Associated Press Collections Online

Contains wire copies, correspondence, memos, internal publications and more from the Associated Press archives; News Features & Internal Communications, 1848-2000; U.S. Cities Bureaus Collection, 1931-2004; Washington D.C. Bureau Collection, 1938-2009; Middle East Bureaus Collection, 1967-2008; European Bureaus Collection, 1937-2003; Washington D.C. Bureau Collection, 1915-1930.

ASTM Compass

American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) International is a voluntary technical standards development organization whose work covers 15 engineering industries. Includes ASTM journals, symposia papers, standards, technical papers and books. Standards can be downloaded as PDF documents.

ATLA Religion Database

Provides information on topics such as biblical studies, biblical archaeology, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. Covers the research literature of religion in 35 languages. Content spans 1949 - Present.

Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)

Provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans 1931-2003.

Avalon Project

Provides digitized documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Content spans 4000 BCE-21st Century

Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)

Part of Agricultural and Environmental Science Database (ProQuest). To access content check box below the search bar for “Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) content only.”

Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)

Fully searchable, facsimile edition of the Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988). Provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

BBC Shakespeare Plays

Provides access to streaming video of film adaptations of 37 of William Shakespeare’s plays produced by the BBC.

Benchmark: Library Metrics and Trends

Portal to the Public Library Data Service (PLDS) Statistical Report digital database. The Report is compiled from surveys submitted by public libraries across the United States and Canada and presents timely and topical data on finances, library resources, annual use figures and technology to assist public library administrators in making management decisions.

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Bibliography of the History of Art

A searchable index of abstracts from books, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibitions, and journal articles on European and American art. Topics included: painting, sculpture, drawing, prints; decorative and applied arts, architecture and industrial design, popular and folk art. Inlcudes and expands on its predecessor indexes, RAA-Repertoire d’Art et d’Archeologie (1973 – 1989) and RILA-International Repertory of the Literature of Art (1975 – 1989).

Biography & Genealogy Master Index

Index that provides access to biographical sketches in editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.

Biological Science Database

Provides biological sciences full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, andgovernment publications. Topics include animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. Also includes access to MEDLINE®.

BioOne Complete

A full-text database of over 200 peer-reviewed, subscribed and open-access titles. Topics include biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

Biotechnology Research Abstracts

Part of ProQuest Agricultural and Environmental Science Database. To access content check box below the search bar for “Biotechnology Research Abstracts content only. Index of international research on all aspects of biochemical, medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine, agriculture, and environmental science.

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Black Authors, 1556-1922

A collection of writings by black authors including downloadable letters, poems, essays, folktales, and pamphlets. Content spans 1556 - 1922.

Black Studies Center

Cross-searchable gateway to historical and current primary and secondary sources. Resources include scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, interviews and studies. Combines full-text and indexing, including Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index. Topics include: history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy and religion.

Black Thought and Culture

Non-fiction writings by major American black leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. Includes letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trail transcripts. Includes blend of full-text for non-fiction writings and indexing. Content spans 1700 – Present.

Blackwell Reference Online

Part of Wiley Online Library, a multidisciplinary database that primarily covers life, health and physical sciences, social science and humanities. Includes journals, e-books and reference titles, both full-text and abstract-only.

Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive

Provides indexing, abstracting and full text for the Businessweek backfile. Topics include: business management, marketing, labor, finance, and economic policy. Content spans 1929 - 2000.

Bloomsbury Design Library

Content covers global design and crafts from 1500 BCE to present day and includes reference works, biographies, images and teaching resources.

Book Review Digest

Provides reviews of fiction and non-fiction books. Includes excerpts, complete reviews and citations. Content spans 1903 – 1982.

Books In Print

Provides bibliographic information for books, audio books, and video titles. Includes information on availability of titles from distributors and wholesalers as well as information on out of print and forthcoming titles. Also contains the Bowker’s Publisher Authority Database, with contacts for publishers, distributors, wholesalers and book agents from around the world.

Border and Migration Studies Online

Provides historical background to more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues are covered such as the migrant crisis, refugee camps, human trafficking, women and children migrants and much more.

British Newspapers (1600-1950)

A comprehensive digital historic newspaper archive. It provides access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles. This interface searches: 17th-18th Century Charles Burney Collection of Newspapers and 19th century British Library Newspapers.

British newsreels, 1911-1930

Drawn from the British Film Institute and Imperial War Museums, this resource showcases newsreels produced by the Topical Film Company and provides a glimpse into British life, culture and society with subjects ranging from the First World War, the Royal Family, and domestic and international politics through to sport, leisure and fashion.


Provides comprehensive content on sustainable design practices and green building materials. Shares expertise and lessons learned from design experts working in the field. Builds context for sustainable design strategies and what makes a building product or material green. Topics include: architecture, sustainable materials, energy efficient appliances and equipment, building science, and codes and certifications.

Business Source Complete

Provides full-text, indexing, and abstracts for scholarly business journals, financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, industry reports, and SWOT analyses. Topics include: marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Content spans 1886 – Present.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities

Source for journal information, evaluation metrics and submission details for universities. Publishing Opportunities in Business (accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing), Education (educational curriculum and methods, educational technology and library science, educational psychology and administration), Psychology, Psychiatry, Health (health administration, nursing). Includes journal acceptance rates, as well as Journal Whitelist and Journal Blacklist, distinguishing between predatory and non-predatory journals.

Cambridge Companions Online

Authoritative guides offering introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods. Includes Bibliographies.

Cambridge Histories Online

Authoritative texts covering the humanities and social sciences with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts. Searchable by author, title and subject. Includes bibliographies.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA)

Contains blend of full-text and indexed periodicals, with scholarly content. Topics include: Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences and social sciences. Content spans 1933 – Present. 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers. Provides full-text access to articles, columns, editorials and features. Content spans 1970 – Present.


Canopy is a course that teaches specialized medical concepts and terminology across a wide spectrum of commonly-encountered clinical scenarios, to enable providers to establish a rapport with their Spanish-speaking patients.

Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920

A collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, and ephemera of Caribbean history and culture. Content spans 1535 - 1920.

Caribbean Newspapers (1718-1876)

A comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. Essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century. Largely in English. Created in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society.

Case Files Collection

AccessMedicine’s Case Files Collection from McGraw-Hill Education offers the Case Files content in an interactive format. Updated regularly, this comprehensive case collection helps students learn and apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

A search tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications. Search by agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options. Option to locate nearest Federal Depository Library available. MetaLib search engine also allows cross-searching through multiple Federal Government databases. Links to full-text are available.

CCH AnswerConnect

Comprehensive tax and accounting research system provides full-text access to tax libraries for federal, state, and international taxation, as well as current tax news, related journals, smart charts, business and financial planning tools, and tax forms. Topics include: domestic and global securities, banking, trade regulation, government contracts, telecom, information technology, federal energy guidelines, transportation law, and products liability and safety.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. The website contains a variety of resources about health and safety topics, data and statistics, and news and events that relate to health and disease.

Charlotte Observer - Historical and Current

Searchable full-text archive of the Charlotte Observer newspaper from 1882 to present.

Chatham House Online Archive

A collection of analyses and commentary on international policy. Subject indexing allows users to retrieve and review briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers, monographs, and other material relevant to their own research or study. Includes access to audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts.


Accounting, federal, state, and international tax materials. Provides full-text of primary source materials such as tax laws, statutes, regulations, legislation, committee reports, and court case rulings, as well as secondary sources such as editorial and analytical materials.

Students in tax classes at ECU receive passwords from their professors. Other ECU students, faculty, and staff who wish to use Checkpoint must obtain a password by clicking here.

ChemIDplus Advanced

A chemical dictionary file for compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest. Records include CAS Registry Numbers and other identifying numbers, molecular formulae, generic names, trivial names, other synonyms, MeSH headings, and file locators which lead users to other NLM files.

Child Care &  Early Education Research Connections

Provides an open access collection that promotes research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making. Offers an easily searchable, multidisciplinary database and archive of more than 7,500 reports, journal citations, instruments, datasets, fact sheets, state data tools and more, and provides guidance on understanding research and assessing research quality.

Children's Core Collection

Covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Ideal collection development, readers’ advisory and curriculum support resource for educators and librarians who work with elementary students. Professional literature for children’s librarians, including periodicals and books, is also covered.

Children's Literature and Culture

Contains rare books, games, ephemera, and artwork from children's literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that reveals the socio-cultural history of these times.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Provides information for college and university faculty members and administrators. Contains daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases.

Churchill Archive

A collection of over 800,000 original documents produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from personal correspondence to official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders. Contains pedagogical resources and secondary materials, plus editorially-selected links to other resources, video and audio content, and biographical and bibliographic databases.

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL covers the literature related to nursing and allied health fields, which include physical and radiologic therapy; cardiopulmonary, medical and laboratory technology; occupational therapy; radiologic technology; social assisting; the physician's assistant; surgical technology; and health education. CINAHL subject headings reflect the terminology used by nursing and allied health professionals, and approximately 70% of CINAHL headings also appear in MEDLINE.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Provides full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Additional materials include full-text evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules.

Civil Engineering Database

Bibliographic access to all publications of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Topic include: architectural engineering, computer practices, construction, earthquake engineering, engineering mechanics, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, materials engineering, structural engineering, water resources, coastal and ocean engineering. Content spans 1970 – Present.

Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle

A collection of NAACP Papers, federal government papers, organizational papers, internal memos documenting the Civil Rights movement in the 20th century.

Classical Music in Video

Contains streaming video of performances by leading orchestras, chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with master classes and interviews with teachers from around the world. Approximately 1,500 available performances totaling 1,000 hours available. Includes musical historical figures.

Classical Music Library

Includes tracks of classical music recordings for listening, browsing and searching, benchmarked against the Music Library’s Association’s listing of essential sound recordings. Includes program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings. Recommended playlists are presented by themes and categories. Access is limited to 3 users at a time. Content spans: Medieval - Current.

Access is limited to 3 users at a time.

Classical Scores Library

Provides a reliable and authoritative source for scores of the classical canon, as well as a resource for the discovery of lesser-known contemporary works. The collections encompass all major classical musical genres and time periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. With full, study, piano, and vocal scores, this comprehensive collection will enhance the study of music history, performance, composition and theory for a variety of scholars.

Cleveland Call and Post

Provides full-text access to historical local, regional and national news of the time. Content spans 1934 - 1991.

Clinical Skills

A collection of videos, interactive learning tools, and in-depth explanations of over 1,900 nursing skills and procedures based on current guidelines.


ClinicalKey is a clinical insight engine designed to quickly return point-of-care, educational, and research information with a single keyword search. MEDLINE citations, research articles, book chapters, point-of-care summaries, images, charts, graphs, and video procedures are all included in result sets. ClinicalKey replaces Elsevier's longstanding MD Consult, Procedures Consult, and First Consult platforms.

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ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for Nursing brings leading resources together in one integrated online service to help nurses efficiently find answers to pressing clinical questions. ClinicalKey for Nursing includes the latest drug information, patient education, professional journals, reference books, current news, clinical practices, care planning tools, and other evidence-based content. Formerly Nursing Consult (Mosby's).


ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (EBM Reviews via Ovid)

The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) serves as the most comprehensive source of reports of  controlled trials. CENTRAL is published as part of The Cochrane Library, is updated quarterly, and contains citations to reports of trials and other studies potentially eligible for inclusion in Cochrane reviews.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBM Reviews via Ovid)

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration.

Cochrane Methodology Register Database Guide

The Cochrane Methodology Register is a database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of healthcare and social interventions. The database includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts and reports of ongoing methodological research. Content is constantly expanded by an extensive handsearching program and the development of a series of search strategies in MEDLINE and EMBASE to identify relevant reports. This activity is funded by the National Health Service Research and Development Methodology Programme in England.

Colonial State Papers

Primary source documents from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries that cover the earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French.

Columbia International Affairs Online

Provides articles, books, conference proceedings, working papers, policy briefs, detailed maps and videos on international affairs. Topics include: security studies, global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, global governance, development studies and environmental studies.

Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC)

An extensive, searchable collection of books and journals pertaining to communications and media studies. For some titles, content is limited to abstracts only. Topics include: linguistics, rhetoric, broadcasting, and discourse. Content spans 1900 – Present.

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Communist Historical Newspaper Collection

Publications of the Communist Party USA. Content focuses on workers' rights and organized labor, socials issues, national and international politics, culture and Party activity. Content spans 1919-2013.

Computer Science Database

Provides scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer periodicals covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware. Includes full text and indexing. Content spans 1998 – Present

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Provides full-text legislative information beginning with the 104th Congress, with select materials from earlier sessions. Includes congressional bills, public laws, roll call votes, the Congressional Record, committee reports and information on the legislative process. Content spans 1995 – Present.

Consumer Health Database (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text access to magazines and journals covering consumer health topics. Topics include: sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care, dentistry, children’s health and more. Content spans 1988 – present.

Consumer Reports via MasterFile Premier

A collection of articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial and regulatory actions that affect consumers. Content spans 1991 - Present.

Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics

A collection of historical pamphlets, serials, books, and manuscripts on epidemics from world history from Harvard University Library’s Open Collections Program. Topics include germ theory, public health, vaccination, medical geography, and humoral theory.

Coronavirus Research Database

Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.

Counseling and Therapy in Video

A collection of videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychitric counseling. Videos range from counseling sessions, demonstrations and consultations to lectures, presentations, and interviews. A searchable transcript is included with each video.

CQ Press Library

Reference resource including full-text access. Topics include: American government, politics, history, public policy and current affairs. Collection includes CQ Almanac, CQ Weekly, CQ Researcher, Congress and the Nation Series, The Historic Documents Series 1972-Present, The Political Handbook of the World, Politics in America, The Supreme Court Yearbook Series, Vital Statistics on American Politics (with tables and figures, data-export and download capabilities),The Washington Information Directory. Formerly called the CQ Press Political Reference Suite. Content spans 1945 – Present.

CQ Researcher Online

Congressional Quarterly’s reports on topics including current affairs, the economy, social trends, international relations, criminal justice, education, the environment, government and politics.

Credo Reference

A full-text database of reference ebooks, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri, handbooks, readers’ guides, atlases, primary source materials, and image and video collections. It includes over 600 titles covering the primary disciplines of Higher Education.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

Full-text coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Topics include: criminology, criminal justice, corrections and prisons, criminal investigations, forensic sciences and investigation, substance abuse and addiction, probation and parole. Abstracts and indexing also available. Content spans 1910 – Present.

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Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest)

A comprehensive collection of materials for research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Provides U.S. and international scholarly journals, correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other sources. Topics include: criminology, corrections, criminal justice, addiction, family law, and rehabilitation. Content spans 1981 – Present.

Current Geographical Publications

Includes bibliographical references to books, periodical articles, pamphlets, government documents, maps and atlases added to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Online version is browsable by issue.

Current Index to Statistics

Provides indexing for books, articles, and conference proceedings on statistics and probability and related fields. Content spans primarily: 1975 - 2017.

Daily Reflector (Greenville, N.C.)

A daily newspaper serving Pitt County and eastern North Carolina.

Dance in Video

A collection of dance performances, documentaries, instructional videos and interviews available through online streaming videos. Sekections include ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvisational dance.

DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English

The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a record of American English as spoken in the U.S., from its beginnings to the Present. Contains regional and folk speech. Based both on face-to-face interviews and on a large collection of print and (recently) electronic materials, including diaries, letters, novels, histories, biographies, government documents, and newspapers. This digital version includes an interactive, multimedia tool.

Data-Axle Reference Solutions

Provides a detailed listing of more than ten million businesses with the capacity to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size or a combination of these. Combines numerous business and residential databases. Ideal for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers and students.

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (EBM Reviews via Ovid)

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the expert reviewers and information staff of the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England, and covers topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.

Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence

Allows researchers to explore the role of signals intelligence, human agents, diplomats, politicians and the armed forces in the gathering of intelligence from across this empire and beyond, and to explore the impact this had on crucial events and decisions throughout a turbulent century. Access detailed, previously classified information on the intelligence services of Britain and her Empire throughout the twentieth century.

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

A fully searchable index of international design and craft journals. Complements Arts & Humanities (ProQuest) database. Content spans 1973 – Present.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Provides access to literary biographies, profiles of past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights. The biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works. Includes Documentary and Yearbook Series.

Digital National Security Archive

Includes declassified and primary documents focusing on history, political science, Latin American, Middle East studies, Asian studies, diplomacy, and intelligence. Content spans: 1945 - Present

Digital Theatre Plus

Digital Theatre Plus is a collection HD captured performance from production houses worldwide, created for educational audiences. Behind-the-scenes documentaries, and written teaching and learning resources are included to enhance understanding of productions and texts.


Provides digital versions of primary source materials from cultural heritage institutions around North Carolina Presented by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Materials are freely available for students, teachers, scholars, and anyone interested in the history and culture of North Carolina.

Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sports Psychology

Provides information about faculty, research interests, contact information, websites and requirements for certification.

ECU students, faculty, and staff who wish to use the directory must obtain a password (invoice number) by clicking here.

Directory of Open Access Books

Includes a searcable index index of academic, peer-reviewed books published under an Open Access license including links to the full-text on the publishers’ websites. Publishers must meet the requirements for Open Access and peer review to have their books indexed in this directory.

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is an online directory of open access, peer-reviewed journals that is multidisciplinary in scope.

Dissertations and Theses @ ECU

Provides abstracts and in some cases full-text of dissertations of ECU students covering multidisiplinary subjects. Content spans: 1978 - Present

Drama Online

Provides monologues, ensemble and one-person plays, comedies, tragedies, historical as well as contemporary content. New content is added regularly.


The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.


DynaMedex is provided by ECU Health. For help with DynaMedex access, please call the ECU Health Help Desk at 847-5111.

e-Anatomy: Interactive Anatomy Atlas

e-Anatomy contains thousands of slices from normal CT and MR exams selected to cover the entire sectional anatomy of the human body. Images are labeled using Terminologia Anatomica.

Early American Imprints, Series I-II

A collection of material from the Library Company of Philadelphia and the American Antiquarian Society by Charles Evans, ROGER Bristol, Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. Content spans 1639 - 1809

Early Encounters in North America

A collection of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters between native inhabitants and explorers from other countries. Topics include encounter, environment and places, flora, fauna, images, author, year, sources and personal or cultural events. Content spans 1492 - 2003

Early English Books Online

A collection of titles on topics including English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, and the fine arts. Content spans: 1475 - 1700

Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database (ProQuest)

Provides full-text scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications pertaining to air, land and water environments. Also includes the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). Formerly Earth Science Collection. Content spans 1950 – Present.

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Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union Web Archive

Web archive that represents an effort to preserve research-valuable web content from Eastern Europe and the territories of the Former Soviet Union by a group of research librarians responsible for that part of the world. Includes websites published by political parties, non-governmental organizations and activist groups, artists and cultural collectives, and historians, philosophers, and other intellectuals.

Eastern North Carolina Digital Library

Contains fiction and non-fiction volumes, museum artifacts, maps, and educational material pertaining to the history of the 41 counties in Eastern North Carolina.

EBM Reviews (all including Cochrane)

This OVID multifile database allows you to search simultaneously the four Evidence Based Medicine Reviews databases: ACP Journal Club (ACP), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (formerly Cochrane Controlled Trials Register-CCTR)(CENTRAL), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), and Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE). Note that Mapping is not available in OVID Multifile databases.

Access is limited to seven (7) simultaneous users at a time.

Ebook Central

A collection of full-text ebooks. Topics include: business, education, health and medicine, history and political science, science and technology.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

A platform for accessing and retrieving reference, scholarly and professional e-books. Topics include commerce and finance, educational theory and practice, internal medicine, religion, social and public welfare.

EBSCO Magazine Archives

Search digital archives for Architectural Digest, Bloomberg Businessweek, Ebony, Forbes, Jet Magazine, Life Magazine, and Time Magazine, Esquire, Fortune, and The Atlantic.

Ecology Abstracts

Index of scholarship on how organisms of all kinds, including microbes, plants, and animals, interact with their environments and with other organisms. It also contains papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment. Part of Agricultural and Environmental Science Database (ProQuest). To access content check box below the search bar for “Ecological Abstracts content only.”


Provides indexing and abstracting of a wide range of economics-related literature (journals, books and dissertations). An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature, EconLit covers both economic theory and application. Content spans: 1886 – current.

ECRI Guidelines Trust

ECRI Guidelines Trust is a publicly available web-based repository of evidence-based clinical practice guideline content. Its purpose is to provide physicians, nurses, other clinical specialties, and members of the healthcare community with up-to-date, clinical practices to advance safe and effective patient care. User's must register to search guideline database.

ECU Digital Collections

Provides access to thousands of images, texts, and audio/video from ECU’s diverse collections and beyond.

Education Database

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

Education in Video

Provides resources for teachers to increase their knowledge and skills and for education faculty to link abstract theories of education to real-world students and classrooms. Includes video of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Education Law in North Carolina

Provides a source of up-to-date information about federal and state laws and court cases that affect North Carolina’s public schools. Addresses a wide range of legal issues. Features clear, concise explanations of changes adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly, and information about recent court decisions affecting public schools.  Updated annually.

Education Research Complete

Provides a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information in all fields of education, from early childhood to higher education. Topics include: educational specialty fields, curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

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Educational Testing Service

Tests include preparation for high school equivalency, graduate and professional school, educator licensure assessment and english language proficiency. Content: Early 1900’s Present.

eHRAF World Cultures

Contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups. Full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level and search by cultures, subjects, regions, and subsistence types.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Provides access to over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) of works published primarily in the United Kingdom during the Eighteenth Century. Titles mainly published in English. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue, includes books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides, etc.


Massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for middle and high school students, undergraduates at community colleges and universities, instructors, and librarians. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and more unusual topics of research. All content is 100% full-text, including documents from books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos. The collection covers a wide range of subjects.


Embase is a biomedical database that focuses on drugs and pharmacology, medical devices, clinical medicine, and basic science relevant to clinical medicine. Especially strong coverage on drug trials. Access is limited to 10 users.


Provides limited access to full text journals, books and case studies. Topics include: engineering, general management, human resources; information management, library and information services, marketing, operations and production management, public sector management, quality management, and training and education. Emerald is published by the U.K.-based MCB University Press. Full-text content spans 1994 – Present.

Empire Online

Contains full-text primary resources dating from 1492 from the academic publisher Adam Matthew. Includes fully-searchable exploration journals and logs, correspondence, diaries; official government papers; missionary papers; travel writing; slave papers; maps; marketing posters; photographs; and Illustrations, with many in color. Provides thematic essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies.

Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences

Contains full text of the first and second print editions, plus the supplemental volumes. Entries are self-contained and easily understood by readers with a limited statistical background. Topics include statistics, biostatistics, quality control, economics, sociology, engineering, probability theory, computer science, biomedicine, psychology, and survey methodology.

Engineering Research Database

Discipline-specific coverage spanning thousands of publications, many in full text.

English Historical Documents

Contains an annotated collection of primary source documents on British history. Covers the years 500 to 1914. Sources include treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings, military dispatches, orders, acts, sermons, newspaper articles, pamphlets, personal and official letters, and diaries.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive: Music, Radio and The Stage

Archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to the 21st century.

Entrepreneurship (ProQuest)

A collection of journals, dissertations, working papers, and conference proceedings on starting and managing new businesses. Also provides practical guides, templates, forms, and sample business plans in video, PDF, and Excel formats. Topics include: investment, business incubators, business ownership, capitalism, finance, franchising, startups, venture capital, and others.

Environmental Impact Statements: Full-Text

Provides detailed abstracts and indexing of the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued each year by the federal government, in addition to offering the statements themselves in full text. Each entry includes a clear description of the project, sections on positive impact and negative consequences, legal mandates and the PDF full text. Topics include: air transportation, defense programs, energy, hazardous substances, land use, parks, refuges and forests, research and development, roads and railroads, urban and social programs, and water.

Environmental Science Index

Covers technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production. Topics include: mines and quarry equipment, nuclear power plants, thermoelectric energy, tidal and wind power, treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, water analysis and treatment techniques. Incorporates Pollution Abstracts, Environment Abstracts, and Environmental Engineering Index.

ERIC via ProQuest

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) indexes more than 1.3 million bibliographic records in education research and resources. Materials include journal articles (mostly peer-reviewed), books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and more. Selectively full-text for the document (non-journal) portion of the database.

ERIC via US Department of Education

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) indexes more than 1.3 million bibliographic records in education research and resources. Materials include journal articles (mostly peer-reviewed), books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and more. Selectively full-text for the document (non-journal) portion of the database.

Essay and General Literature Index

Cites content contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with topics including economics, political science, history, and criticism of literary works, drama, and film. Content spans: 1983 - Present. Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

Essential Science Indicators

Analytical tool that helps identify top-performing research in Web of Science Core Collection. Surveys more than 11,000 journals from around the world to rank authors, institutions, countries, and journals in 22 broad fields based on publication and citation performance. Data covers a rolling 10-year period and includes bimonthly updates to rankings and citation counts.

eStatement Studies

The online version of Robert Morris Associates Annual Statement Studies, it is the only source of composite performance metrics derived directly from the financial statements of financial institutions' borrowers and prospects. These financial statements come directly to RMA from member institutions, which get their data straight from their customers.  eStatement Studies includes two publications: Financial Ratios Benchmarks andIndustry Default Probabilities & Cash Flow Measures.

Ethnic Newswatch

Full-text bilingual (English/Spanish) database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Contains multidisciplinary coverage of news, culture, and history. Content spans: 1990 to the present.

Ethnographic Video Online

Raw field footage, crafted ethnographies and documentaries in the Anthropology discipline.

Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings

Contains over 60 field collections from ethnomusicologists dating from the mid-twentieth century to the early twenty-first century. Includes audio recordings, videos, field notebooks and journals documenting musical traditions and how music interacts with different societies and cultures all over the globe.

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750

Based on European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

Everyday Life & Women in America

Contains thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. Content spans: c1800-1920

Evidence-Based Practice Education Center of Excellence

This guide provides a collection of resources that support teaching and learning in Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) for faculty, librarians, students, and other health care professionals.


Contains exam practice material for: USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3; Medical Board Exams, including family practice, internal medicine, and surgery; several medical specialties, including anatomy, microbiology and physiology; and Part I of the National Board Dental Exam.

Registration is required, and is free for ECU faculty, staff, and students.

Exploring Race in Society

Essays that provide a deeper understanding of how current issues stem from actions and policies of the past.

FBI File: House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)

A collection of reports centered on the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) major investigations divided into three parts. The first part, 1938-1945, covers clashes between HUAC chairman Martin Dies and the Roosevelt and Truman administrations. the second part, 1946-1969, records the process by which the FBI and HUAC chose their targets. The last part follows HUAC, renamed Internal Security Committee, in its attempt to the protect the FBI from other congressional investigative committees. Content spans 1938 - 1975.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals

Indexes articles and provides selective full text from over 300 academic and popular film journals. Incorporates the International Index to TV Periodicals (1979-1998), Treasures from the Film Archives (identifying silent film holdings in archives worldwide), the International Federation of Film Archives Affiliates’ Publications, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections. Year of Coverage: 1972-present

Film Index International

Provides information on more than 128,000 films and 900,000 individuals from 170+ countries. Searchable by person, film title, and keyword, plus many other fields. Records include director name, full cast and crew lists, credits, awards received, and synopses. Also provides citation information for selected (mainly scholarly) reviews and other journal articles related to the film or person.

Films on Demand

Provides thousands of high quality streaming videos, including BB documentaries, Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody award winning documentaries and interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels, travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Topics include: business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics.

Financial Times

Contains global financial and economic news, commentaries, data, and analysis. Provides full-text access to articles in the daily, U.K-based Financial Times newspaper. Topics include: global trade, business trends, economics, finance, banking, insurance, management, and marketing.


A global biodiversity information system on finfishes. It provides key facts on population dynamics for a wide range of information on all species currently known in the world. Topics include: taxonomy, biology, trophic ecology, life history. Also includes historical data reaching back 250 years.

Forbes Magazine Archive

Provides analysis on business leaders, politics, entertainment, technology, communication, culture and style. Content spans 1917 - 2000.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports 1941-1996

An archive of 20th Century news from around the world covering the Cold War, China, the Middle East, Latin America, the Soviet Union and others.

Foundation Directory Online Professional

Provides information on over 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Includes a searchable database of millions of recently awarded grants.

Free Books 4 Doctors

Includes many important medical textbooks available online with unrestricted access. Free and in full-text.

Gale Digital Scholar Lab

Explore Gale Primary Sources and use text and data mining resources and visualization tools.

Gale Directory Library

A collection of serial directories for an assortment of professional organizations. Includes multiple editions of Consultants and Consulting Organization Directory, Encyclopedia of Associations, Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Government Research Directory, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations among others.

Gale e-Books

A full-text collection of reference books in the arts, biography, education, environment, history, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science. Books can be browsed by subject, and articles can be searched by keyword.

Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Health and Wellness

This database provides integrated access to medical, health, and wellness information.

Gale NewsVault

A collection of a range of historical newspapers and periodicals. Access currently includes 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers Parts 1 and 2, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive. Content spans 1600 – 1900.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Health Reference Center Academic provides information on the complete range of health care topics. Its  2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrate medical procedures and live surgeries. It is intended for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals.

Gale Primary Sources

Provides access to digital archives covering literary, political, and social culture of the past 500 years. Content includes manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, maps, etc. Includes the following databases: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection; American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990; Archives Unbound; Archives of Sexuality & Gender; British Library Newspapers; Eighteenth Century Collections Online; The Making of the Modern World; Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers; 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection; Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive; U.S. Declassified Documents Online; Women’s Studies Archive; The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2020.

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

A comprehensive resource that focuses on research of the music of many of the world’s cultures. Includes over 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings with entries from over 700 experts from around the world.

Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks Web Archive

A Web archive of web-based geoscience field trip guidebooks which document local geologic information and are often ephemeral, and only available for a short time — found in the Geologic Guidebooks of North America.


A comprehensive bibliographic database for the geosciences. Includes over 3.9 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. Covers the geology of North America from 1666 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Masters’ theses and doctoral dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities are also covered.

GeoScienceWorld ebooks Collection

A collection of earth sciences eBooks including Geological Society of America’s Special Papers and Memoirs Series. Content spans 1926 - 2018.

Gerritsen Collection

Provides access to books, pamphlets and periodicals documenting international women’s history and the feminist movement. Content spans 1543 - 1945

Global Breaking Newswires

Provides timely access to newswire content available from around the globe for the modern researcher as well as growing archive of news.

Global Health Observatory (formerly WHO: Statistical Information System)

The Global Health Observatory is the data repository for the World Health Organization and provides reports, statistics, maps, and standards of worldwide significance.

Global Road Warrior

A guide to the cultures, customs, and histories of foreign countries for companies and individuals traveling for business. Can be searched by country. Topics include: business practices, communication trends, demographics, finance and banking, points of interest, security information, and transportation tips.

Google Scholar

Provides access to peer-reviewed papers, dissertations, book citations, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from a variety of content providers. Some content is available in full text. At this time Google Scholar is not considered comprehensive for academic content.


Provides access to full text government publications and databases. Includes the US Budget, Commerce Business Daily, GAO Reports, the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and the Catalog of US Government Publications (MOCAT).


Provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for federal grant-making agencies.

Greensboro News and Record - Historical and Current

The primary newspaper of the Greensboro-Winston Salem-High Point Triad region. It also provides coverage of national and international news. This database encompasses editions from 1906-Present.

Grove Art Online

An extensive collection of articles and images pertaining to art and architecture. Spans ancient to contemporary art. Searchable by artist, era, region, medium, and keyword.

Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

A collection of periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the topic of regulating firearms in the United States. It also includes an extensive bibliography and selection of external resources. Also included on this platform are Civil Rights and Social Justice, Open Society and Justice Initiative and Slavery in American and the World.

Handbook of Latin American Studies

An annotated bibliography on Latin America. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Content spans 1936 - present.

HarpWeek: The Civil War Era & Reconstruction

Provides access to editions of Harper’s Weekly published during the Civil War Era and Reconstruction. Content spans 1857-1877.

Health & Medical (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text access to major clinical and healthcare works. Topics include: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, respiratory diseases, hemic diseases, lymphatic diseases, digestive diseases, urogenital diseases, endocrine diseases, nervous system, psychiatry, surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, dermatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, dentistry, otolaryngology and ophthalmology. Content spans 1969 – present.

Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)

Provides access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HAPI assists in the identification of measures needed for research studies, grant proposals, client/patient assessment, theses/dissertations, and program evaluation.

Allows for 1 simultaneous user.

Health & Safety Science Abstracts

Published in association with the University of Southern California's Institute of Safety and Systems Management, this database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Sources include government reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and other publications.

Health & Society in Video

Health and Society in Video is an online collection of streaming documentaries focusing on health issues and their impact on society.

Health & Wellness Information Center

Provides free access to health information, news, journal articles, eBooks, health resources in Spanish, and more.

Health ENC

Provides socioeconomic, health and demographic data for community assessment, strategic planning, identifying best practices for improvement, collaboration and advocacy for Eastern North Carolina communities. A resource for the community health needs assessment (CHNA).

Healthcare Administration Database (ProQuest)

Specifically designed for researchers in healthcare administration. Topics include: health administration, health professions, hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business, management, personnel and ethics. Includes coverage for around 800 journals with over 4,500 applicable Dissertations and Theses.


Ovid Healthstar is comprised of data from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) MEDLINE and former HealthSTAR databases. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery and contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research.

Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

Contains over 2,500 specially prepared, animated, online, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities. Talks cover Agriculture & Environmental Sciences; Biochemistry; Cancer; Cell Biology; Clinical Medicine; Diseases, Disorders & Treatments; Genetics & Epigenetics; Immunology; Metabolism & Nutrition; Methods; Microbiology; Neuroscience; Omics & Systems Biology; Pharmaceutical Sciences; Reproduction & Development.

HeritageQuest Online

Genealogical research tool containing local history books, Federal Census data sets from 1790-1930, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application File, and PERSI, the PERiodical Source Index of genealogy and local history periodicals. Content spans: 1700s - Current

Hispanic American Periodical Index (HAPI) Online

Provides complete bibliographic citations to the contents of scholarly journals published around the world on Latin America and the Caribbean. Coverage includes everything from political, economic, social issues, and the arts and humanities. Content spans: Late 1960s - Current.

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection

A collection of digitized North Carolina newspapers. Content spans 1700’s - 2000’s.

Historical Abstracts

Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada). All abstracts are written in English. Historical Abstracts also includes book reviews from journals in the field and abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide. Content spans: 1960 - Current.

Access is limited to 6 users at a time.

Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library is a searchable image database and exhibition platform dedicated to celebrating and communicating the history of medicine. The Digital Library launched in December 2013 with nearly 1,000 images drawn from the Historical Medical Library collection, with strengths in the history of anatomy and botanical medicine. Highlights include images from rare incunabula previously unavailable online, unusual selections from more popular early modern anatomists, and over 300 photos from the Philadelphia General Hospital Photograph Collection. All images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Historical Statistical Abstracts of the United States (1878-2012)

A resource of over 1400 individually indexed tables, both searchable and browsable, that is an authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. Content spans: 1878-2012

Historical Statistics of the United States

Provides data series on population, work and welfare, economic production, and governance and international relations. Content spans 1790-2000.

History Study Center

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

History Vault

Manuscript and archival collections with a focus on the Black Freedom Movement of the 20th Century, Southern Life and Slavery, Women's Rights, International Relations, American Politics and Society with a strong focus on the 20th Century, and labor unions, workers and radical politics in the 20th Century. Also contains records of four of the most important civil rights organizations of the 1950s and 1960s: NAACP, SCLC, SNCC, and CORE.

History Vault: Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975

Covers U.S. involvement in the region from the early days of the Kennedy administration to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops in 1973. Traces the actions and decisions of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and members of the U.S. Armed forces, including the Marines and the Military Assistance Command Vietnam. Primary source materials are from the University Publications of America (UPA) Collection.

HistoryMakers Digital Archive

A collection of African American Video Oral Histories.

Homeland Security Digital Library

An authoritative tool for research in the field of homeland security policy and strategy. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Grants & Training is providing the HSDL to homeland security officials, researchers, educators and students in an effort to further advance national research and policy development.


Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. An app is available for download.

To access enter your ECU PirateID in the library card field so that you can view the hoopla resource. Then, you will need to create an individual username and password to save your progress, return to the same ebook, etc.

Hoover's Company Profiles

An extensive directory of information on public and private companies. Topics include: company and industry overviews, financials, officers, and competitors. A part of ProQuest Business Market Research Collection. Content spans 1986 – Present.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete

Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Sources are both domestic and international scope.

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Human Anatomy Online

This site allows users to choose a body system and then view interactive anatomical images with labels and descriptions.

Human Kinetics Library

Content covers market-leading sports, physical activity and dance and includes textbooks, monographs, instructional videos, and audio clips.

Humanities International Complete

An extensive collection of journals, books and other reference sources in the humanities. Successor to American Humanities Index. Includes deep backfiles for some journals. Content spans 1965 – Present.

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A collection of industry market reports and data searchable by keyword, industry sector, and report listings. Subscription includes US Industry Reports (NAICS), China Industry Reports (excluding Archives), and Global Industry Reports.

ICE Video Library

Provides access to the ICE (International Clinical Educators) Library of over 185 short video clips illustrating a wide range of diagnoses and treatment settings.

IEEE Xplore

Provides access to scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and its publishing partners. Comprised of over four million full-text documents, it includes journals, conference reports, technical standards, and books. Covers electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

Provides access to news reports, television transcripts, and radio transcripts from around the world selected by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)—which became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947.The reports begin with the refugee flows during World War II and cover all crises through 1996.

In Response to the AIDS Crisis: Records of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1983-1994

A collection of documents produced by and about the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, which was formed in 1989 to advise Congress and the President on the AIDS crisis. Includes briefing books, hearing and meeting transcripts, reports, and press clippings. Part of Archives Unbound.

Index to Printed Music

The Index to Printed Music (IPM) is an online resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in standard scholarly editions. IPM records with detailed indexing include, but are not limited to composers, poets, librettists, performing forces (medium), formats, and genres. A separate collection authority link makes it possible to search for titles of music collections, as well as individual compositions. Access is limited to 1 user at a time. 

Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

Indian Claims Insight

Contains information on Native American migration and resettlement throughout U.S. history, as well as U.S. Government Indian removal policies and subsequent actions to address Native American claims.

Indigenous Histories and Cultures in North America

A collection original and rare documents spanning over 1500 years including diaries, essays, travel journals, photographs, maps and more.

International Bibliography of Art

The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art, IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and retains the editorial policies which made BHA one of the most trusted and frequently consulted sources in the field. Years of Coverage: 1945 - present

International Monetary Fund eLibrary Data

Provides direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, as well as data and statistical tools. Includes exchange rates, fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators for more than 200 countries. Topics include: macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, and poverty reduction.

International Newsstream

International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

International Relations and Military Conflicts

Features formerly confidential reports of U.S. diplomats and military officers from 1911-1975.


IOPscience (Institute of Physics) offers full-text of scholarly journals and e-books published by the Institute of Physics. Content spans 1874 – present.

IPA Source

Provides texts to works for the solo voice in Latin, Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English in order to promote promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content.

Issues & Controversies

Provides full-text up-to-date, in-depth factual information on a broad range of current issues and controversies. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced coverage of current and historical events. Topics include: politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Content spans 1995 – present. 

Iter Bibliography

An online bibliography of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Essential use to scholars of the Middle Ages and/or the Renaissance. Includes indexing, citations and some links to full text. Content spans 1784 – present.

Jazz Music Library

Jazz Music Library is a large, comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online. Includes thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

A searchable full-text historical survey of the field’s most important figures, schools and movements, critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. Compiled by specialists from around the world.

Journal Citation Reports

Presents quantifiable statistical data from the ISI database and provides a systematic, objective way to determine the journal’s impact factor, providing an indication of relative importance of journals within their subject categories. Network includes nearly 12,000 indexed journals from 230 disciplines, located from over 80 different countries/regions. JCR consists of two editions: the Science Edition covers leading international science journals from the ISI database; the Social Sciences Edition covers leading international social sciences journals. Access to this resource will end 6/30/2024.

JoVE Science Education

A collection of STEM videos that can be used to enhance research, teaching and training. Contains animations with real-life experimentation to help accelerate learning.


An extensive archive of American and international scholarly journals and books in the humanities, sciences, philosophy, and social sciences.  Provides downloadable PDFs.  Content spans 1800 – 2 years ago.

Just for Kids Streaming Collection

The Just for Kids Streaming Collection gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy.


Streaming service which delivers films from thousands of leading producers such as Universal Paramount, The Great Courses, New Day Films, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Educational Resources, etc. Movies, videos, and documentaries cover all genres. Topics include: the arts, business, education, global studies and languages, health, media and communications, sciences, social sciences and various instructional videos. Captioning and transcripts available.


Provides reference data from major scientific and technical publications, handbooks, datasets, equations, property search tool and unit converter tool. Topics include: civil engineering and construction materials, general engineering and project administration, safety and industrial hygiene and regulatory information.

L'Année Philologique

A searchable index that includes a blend of full-text articles. A standard bibliographic tool for research in classical studies. Topics include: the language, literature, history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, with the American Philological Association and the Database of Classical Bibliography, and with the support of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (USA). Content spans 1927 – Present.

Lab Tests Online

Produced by laboratory professional societies, this site provides descriptions of laboratory tests including interpretation information. The site also includes a list of conditions and diseases along with the tests that are typically used in the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions and diseases.

LearningExpress with PrepSTEP

Practice tests, interactive tutorials, and ebooks for students adult learners. Includes practices tests such as GED, GRE, SAT, TEAS, and supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass a high school equivalency test, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more.

Leftist Newspapers and Periodicals

A collection of English-language publications spanning beyond the 20th century (1845-2015) covering Communist, Socialist and Marxist thought, theory and practice. Issues covered include workers’ rights, organized labor, labor strikes, Nazi atrocities, McCarthyism’s rise after WWII, Civil Rights, and modern-day class struggles which give rise to renewed interest in alternative social organizations.

Legislative Insight

A full-text federal legislative history service that provides access to professionally researched compilations of digital congressional publications relevant to enacted U.S. public laws. Content includes: bills, reports, documents, hearings, reports, bills, etc. It is comprised of fully searchable PDFs of publications generated in the course of congressional lawmaking. Content spans 1929 – present.

Lexicomp for Dentistry

Lexicomp for Dentistry, an internet-based platform for dental-specific pharmacology and clinical information helps increase efficiency and improve patient care by offering office-wide access to continually updated content.

LGBT Magazine Archive

Archive of major periodicals devoted to LGBT+ interests, consisting of two separate collections. Coverage ranges from the 1950s through to recent years.

LGBT Studies in Video

A cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. Contains award-winning documentaries, archival footage, and select feature films. Topics include: LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, and other topics.

LGBT Thought and Culture

Covers key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics include: LGBT cultural studies, history, women’s and gender studies, political science, sociology and more. Available materials include texts, letters, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights as well as memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction that illuminate members of the LGBT community. Content spans late 19th C – early 21st C.

LGBTQ+ Source

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing, full-text and includes links to full text. Covers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Content includes: The Advocate, Gay Parent Magazine, Girlfriends, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, James White Review, ISNA News, Ladder, Lesbian Tide, New York Blade, ONE, Tangents, Washington Blade and more. Content spans 1990’s – present.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)

An international, multilingual abstracting and indexing tool with full-text available, designed for library professionals and other information specialists. Topics include: information management, information technology, internet technology, knowledge management, librarianship, libraries and archives, library management, library technology, library use and users, and online information retrieval. Content spans 1969 – present.

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Library Literature and Information Science Full Text

Contains blend of full-text, abstracts and indexing. Indexes articles and book reviews in library and information science periodicals, books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets. Topics include: automation, care and restoration of books, cataloging, censorship, copyright, electronic searching, indexing, preservation of materials, public relations, publishing, rare books and reference service. Content spans 1980 – present.

Library Science Database

This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

Life at Sea

A collection of personal narratives exploring the lives of seafarers in the Anglo-American maritime world. Largely narrative content giving accounts of life onboard a variety of ocean-going vessels. Content is sourced from journals and memoirs written by sailors.

Life Magazine Archive

A collection of articles and documentary photographs and informative captions. Topics include national and international events, topical stories, politics, popular culture and history of business. Content spans 1923 - 2000.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

Provides indexing, abstracts for articles, books, dissertations and working papers on international literature in linguistics and language sciences. Topics include anthropological linguistics, applied linguistics, discourse analysis, language - pathological and normal, learning disabilities, nonverbal communication, phonetics, phonolgy and psycholinguistics. Content spans 1973 - Present.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning is an online library of instructional videos that teach software tools and skills. Available to ECU faculty, staff, and students with a current Pirate ID and password.

Literature Resource Center

Provides full-text journal articles literary criticism, reviews, biographies of writers in all disciplines from all time periods.

Loeb Classical Library

A collection of Latin, Greek, and English texts available in a modern interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.

Los Angeles Sentinel (1935-2005)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1934 - 2005.

LWW Health Library

The LWW Health Library contains two collections of medical eBooks, including Premium Basic Sciences Collection and Emergency Medicine.


Provides easy access to children’s eBooks for students from preschool through grade 12. Many of the eBooks are interactive, and the collection includes fiction and nonfiction books, the classics, award-winning titles, and more.

Mafia In Florida And Cuba: FBI Surveillance Of Meyer Lansky And  Santo Trafficante

Provides materials on Santo Trafficante, Jr., Meyer Lansky, and Lucky Luciano. Includes FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence; Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses; news clippings and articles; Domestic Intelligence Section reports; Transcriptions of wiretaps, typewriter tapes, and coded messages; memoranda of conversations. Content spans: 1946-1977.

Making of the Modern World, Parts I, II, III and IV

Provides full-text access to research into the economic history of Western trade. Content spans 1450 - 1945. Part I & II covers the expansion of world trade and the development of modern capitalism. Part III offers a collection of monographs and periodicals on political economy, trade, finance, industry, business, labour, and related subjects. Part IV covers of the industrial revolution and the High Victorian Era.

MarketLine Advantage

A resource for reporting and analysis of companies, industries and business conditions in various countries. Includes industry and company profiles, case studies, company news, financial deals, forecasts, and analyst commentary. SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces models are available for some companies.

MasterFILE Premier

Provides indexing, abstracts and full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. Topics include: business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes an image collection containing photos, maps and flags.


Provides access to journals and the Mathematical Reviews. Content spans 1940 - Present.


Hundreds of faculty-developed, peer reviewed resources to support medical education. From the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Free registration required.

Medical Heritage Library

The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine.

Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

This resource includes both the Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and the Treatment Guidelines from the Medical Letter. Users are able to access articles from either publication and CME/CE opportunities from Medical Letter.

Medical Mnemonics

A free, non-profit, searchable database of memory aids to help students memorize anatomical, biochemical and clinical concepts.

Medical Services and Warfare

From the beginning of the Crimean War to the discovery of penicillin, Medical Services and Warfare gathers material from multiple conflicts and institutions to build a picture of the experience and development of medical practice as influenced by the wars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

Medicine and Madison Avenue

This collection from Duke University Libraries explores the complex relationships between modern medicine and modern advertising, or "Madison Avenue," as the latter is colloquially termed. It presents images and information for approximately 600 health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines. These ads illustrate the variety and evolution of marketing images from the 1910s through the 1950s.

Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online

Provides documents covering the political, ecclesiastical, social and economic conditions in Britain, Ireland, and Scotland with some coverage of Continental Europe and the American colonies. Content spans 1100 - 1800.

MEDLINE via Ovid

MEDLINE 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 (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Tip: There are several versions of Ovid's Medline to choose from which vary by date. Many find it useful to select the first or second version and then limit dates for their searches.

MEDLINE via PubMed

This is the National Library of Medicine's interface for MEDLINE, which 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 (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from current biomedical journals.


This consumer health website includes a medical dictionary, medical encyclopedia, directories, Spanish language materials, tutorials and videos, all targeted for use by the general public.  This reliable information is compiled by the National Library of Medicine.

JSTOR's agreements with publishers include an updating provision referred to as a "moving wall," a fixed period of time from 2 to 5 years, that defines the gap between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issues available in JSTOR.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

A collection of full-text reviews for test products in psychology, education, business and leadership.

Access is limited to 4 users at a time.

Mergent Archives

A collection of global, corporate and industry related documents including SEC Filings, Mergent Bond Record and Dun & Bradstreet Who Owns Whom.

Access is limited to 10 users at a time.

Mergent Online

Provides comprehensive company data for U.S. and International public and private companies, including SEC filings (US only) and current and historical annual reports for U.S. and International public companies. Company information includes: history, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, officers and directors, news reports, bond ratings, dividend payment history, income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet, contact information, auditors, and qualified auditors’ report.

Access is limited to 10 users at a time.

Met Opera on Demand

An expanding collection of Metropolitan Opera performances in streaming video. Currently includes more than 100 operas with supporting synopses. English and other language subtitles available.


Search for summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, disease, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and emergency care

Access is limited to ECU Health on-campus use only. Problems with Micromedex web or mobile access? Call the ECU Health Help Desk at 847-5111. For mobile access to Micromedex apps, obtain passwords by clicking here.

Mobile Resources Overview

Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives, 1957-1995

Provides translated journals, newspapers, scientific reports, radio and television broadcasts covering cultural, economic, and political developments within the region. Content spans 1958 - 1994.

Military Database

Includes abstracts, indexing and full-text articles. Articles from topics across all government and military branches. Topics include: aeronautics, Aerospace engineering, armed forces, civil engineering, communications, computer security, criminology, foreign policy, government branches, homeland security and terrorism, information systems, international relations, military aircraft, military and defense, military branches, national security, navigation, political science, space flight, telecommunications and war. Content spans 1980 – present.

Mini Page Archive

A four-page weekly newspaper feature directed to kids but of interest to readers of all ages. Covers topics relevant to elementary education. Feature topics include science, government, animals, hobbies, artists, holidays, biography, geography, history, manners, etc. Each issue

MLA Directory of Periodicals

Provides information published by the Modern Language Association. Topics include literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition and the history of printing and publishing.

MLA International Bibliography

Provides bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics and folklore published my the Modern Language Association. Content spans 1926 - Present.

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Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976

Provides indexing for historical information published by the United States government. Content spans 1895 - 1976.

Morningstar Investing Center

A compilation of analyses of funds, stocks, and genral market data for guiding investment plans. Provides portfolio tools and information on mutual funds, ETF, and stock ratings. Includes a glossary of finance and investment terms.

Music Index

Provides indexing to music periodicals. Topics include music, musicians, and the music industry. Content spans 1970 - Present.

Music Online

A collection of classical, jazz and opera recordings, videos and scores.

Music Periodicals Database (formerly IIMP)

Provides blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text articles. Content covers a broad range of music subject areas from both scholarly and popular music periodicals. Topics include: classical music and opera, jazz and blues, rock, soul and hip-hop, folk music, music business, sound recording, Ethnomusicology, music education, music therapy and instruments. Content spans 1874 - present, mostly from 1996 onwards.

Musical Theater Songs

Draws from 150 years of musical theater repertoire, ranging from well-known standards to rare pieces. The interface allows up to 20-plus parameters (voice type, character age, range, ease for accompanist, descriptive characteristics, etc.) to generate a tailored list of songs from the database. It also provides links to various sites to make it simple to buy, rent, trade or download  sheet music and recordings.

NAACP Papers (Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle)

Provides access to internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal and branch offices of the NAACP. Content spans: 1909 - 1972.

NARA Access to Archival Databases (AAD)

Provides historic electronic records created by more than 30 agencies of the U.S. federal government and from collections of donated historical materials. The records cover a wide variety of civilian and military functions and have many genealogical, social, political, and economic research uses. Content spans: 1846 - Current

National Center for Health Statistics

As a function of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Health Statistics monitors data related to births, deaths, health insurance, diseases, and other vital statistics related to the health of the United States.

National Geographic Magazine Archive

Complete online archive of National Geographic magazines including articles, photographs and maps since 1888.

National Library of Energy

A collection of non-classified and declassified publications, data sets, patents, conference papers, and videos resulting from research funded by the Department of Energy. Provides both full-text content and citation-only results. Formerly Science Accelerator. Content spans 1940 – Present.

National Library of Medicine Historical Collections

The NLM History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world’s richest collections of historical material related to health and disease.

National Library of Medicine, Turning the Pages

A collaboration between the National Library of Medicine and the British Library, Turning the Pages features digitized historical works.

National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)

A collection of archival and current documents published by the Environmental Protection Agency.

National Transportation Library

From the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). Provides information about transportation policy, research, operations, and technology transfer activities. Content spans: 1800s – Current

Naxos Music Library

Provides online streaming access to hundreds of thousands of tracks. Offers the world’s largest classical music listening service, as well as jazz, folk, gospel, pop, rock, and spoken word.

Access is limited to 10 users at a time.

NBER Working Papers

NC Health Info

NC Health Info is an online guide to Web sites of quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina. Designed to meet the needs and interests of North Carolinians, NC Health Info leads users to resources that are reliable and easy to understand. Links on NC Health Info are selected and maintained by North Carolina librarians.

NC Live Ebooks

Ebooks available via NC Live.

NC Live Homepage & Resources

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, providing digital content and services to public and academic libraries statewide. Includes eBooks, magazines, newspapers, journals, media. ECU students, faculty, staff authenticate using the Pirate ID and password. Other users contact their local public library for NC LIVE access instructions and passwords.

NC OneMap

NC OneMap is a public service providing comprehensive discovery and access to North Carolina’s geospatial data resources. It is an organized effort of numerous partners throughout North Carolina, involving local, state, and federal government agencies, the private sector and academia.

NEJM: Videos in Clinical Medicine

These are peer-reviewed educational videos that capitalize on the ability of moving images to teach procedures requiring skilled techniques and specialized physical examination. This first series of teaching videos is intended to help students, trainees, and younger physicians to learn procedural techniques from experienced colleagues.

Nephrology On-Demand videos

These evidence-based, faculty-reviewed, non-industry-sponsored teaching resources are targeted for nephrology providers and patients. These videos are developed and maintained by the faculty of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.

New Oxford Shakespeare

Provides a new consideration of all of Shakespeare’s edited from first principles from base-texts themselves and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship.

New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Full Text Included. Coverage: 1922-1993

New York Tribune (1841-1962)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Full Text Included. Coverage: 1841-1962


This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. It can be used to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Nineteenth-Century U.S. Newspapers

Provides full-text, searchable, facsimile-images of nineteenth-century U. S. newspapers depicting events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America. Includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women’s rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests. Also includes illustrated papers.

NLM Drug Information Portal

The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. You may search by a drug’s trade name or generic name and spell checker gives suggestions if the name is not found.

NLM Index-Catalogue

The Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General’s Office (Index-Catalogue) is a multi-part printed bibliography or list of items in the Library of the Surgeon-General’s Office, U.S. Army. It contains material dated from the 1400s through 1950 and is an important resource for researchers in the history of medicine, history of science, and for clinical research.

Norfolk Journal and Guide (1916-2003)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Provides full text access to the personal writings of American women from all classes and walks of life, from colonial times to 1950. Includes published letters and diaries drawn from hundreds of sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings. Contains biographical information on authors when available.

North Carolina Newspapers

Provides full-text articles from numerous newspapers in North Carolina. Titles include The Daily Reflector, Charlotte Observer, Asheville Citizen-Times, The News & Observer, Winston-Salem Journal, Greensboro News & Record.

North Carolina Periodicals Index

Provides access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics, including the arts, business, culture, history, law, natural resources, public policy, tourism, and travel. Coverage includes 68 current and historic publications. Content spans: 1930s – current.

North Carolina Rural Data Bank

Provides information on rural people, communities and the rural economy. The site contains information on county profiles, topic profiles, trends and issues.

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics is responsible for data collection, health-related research, production of reports, and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics. The SCHS's goal is to improve the health of all North Carolinians and their communities.

North Carolina State Government Publications Collection

Provides access to both current and historical state publications produced by the agencies of NC State Government. Topics include: health care, agriculture, transportation, and education.

NoveList Plus

A comprehensive online readers’ advisory tool with subject headings, reviews, annotations and more for hundreds of thousands of adult and children's fiction and nonfiction titles. Also includes author read-alikes, book discussion guides, book talks and annotated book lists.

NTIS (National Technical Information Service)

Provides indexing to U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. Topics include: administration and management, aeronautics and aerodynamics, agriculture, behavior and society, business, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, education, energy, engineering, environmental sciences, health care, international trade, library and information sciences, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, medicine, military sciences, natural resources and earth sciences, nuclear science, physics, regulations, research administration, technology, telecommunications, and transportation.

Nurse Theorists: Portraits of Excellence

Nurse Theorists: Portraits of Excellence explores the life work and life stories of sixteen innovative women who are widely regarded as nursing's premiere scholars.Each program featuring a modern theorist includes video interviews in which the theorist discusses her life, the evolution of her work, and the impact of that work on nursing practice and education. These programs also contain a bibliography of the theorist's writings and a resource list highlighting helpful websites and organizations.

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Nursing & Allied Health (ProQuest)

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source makes it easy to find reliable healthcare information. This database provides full text journals, evidence based resources, and dissertations to support the study of the many aspects of nursing or the allied health professions, including physical therapy, radiography, dietetics, dental hygiene, and the clinical laboratory sciences.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection: Comprehensive

Designed for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, this database provides full text journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines. Nearly all full text titles included in Nursing & Allied Health: Comprehensive Edition are indexed in CINAHL.

Nursing Education in Video

Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

Nursing Skills (ClinicalKey)

This is an online skills and procedures reference system and is built using learning management system (LMS) functionality allowing nurse managers and educators to assign, track, and manage skills and test hospital staff. It includes supplementary material such as patient handouts that are indexed and tied to specific skills

OAK Search

This search portal is drawing from a number of open access collections, including those listed below. •BioMed Central •arXiv •DataCite •Directory of Open Access Journals •HathiTrust •Project Gutenberg •Public Library of Science (PLoS) •Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) •Institutional Repositories at Harvard, Iowa State, University of California system, and many others.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Federal government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised annually, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2022-32 decade. Includes profession descriptions, salary data, job growth projections, education requirements and more.

Oceanic Abstracts

Covers the worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. Topics include: biological oceanography, ecology, physical and chemical oceanography, marine geology, geophysics, geochemistry, marine pollution, nonliving marine resources, navigation and communications, maritime law, desalination, ships, shipping, and marine biology.

On the Boards.tv

Provides full-length, HD-quality contemporary performance films available for streaming, download or mobile viewing, presenting a snapshot of the best new works by current leaders in dance, theater and music.

Open Education North Carolina Collection

A curated collection of free textbooks for 30 of the most frequently-taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities.

Open Library NC

Provides access to digital scans of books contributed by libraries across the country, including many North Carolina Libraries. Made available to North Carolinians through a collaboration between the Internet Archive and NC LIVE.

Open Research Central

A portal through which research in any field can be submitted for formal publication on one of the open research publishing-compliant platforms. Supports rapid publication and open peer review.

Opera in Video

Contains opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.

Osler Library Prints Collection

The Osler Library Prints Collection brings together a rich variety of visual documents related to the history of medicine, spanning several centuries, countries, and artistic media. Ranging from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, the collection consists predominantly of prints, though it also includes some photographs, drawings, posters, and cartoons.


OTseeker is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpretability. These ratings will help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials for informing clinical interventions. In one database, OTseeker provides you with fast and easy access to trials from a wide range of sources.


OVID is an interface for several different databases including Medline, EBM Reviews, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, HealthStar, and ECUJournals.

Oxford Bibliographies

Bibliographies in the subject areas of Anthropology, Art History, Buddhism, Cinema & Media Studies, Evolutionary Biology, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Music and Classics.

Oxford Bibliographies - Classics

Provides detailed, up-to-date bibliographies on literary figures, key terms, and concepts in the Classics.

Oxford Bibliographies - Music

Provides detailed, up-to-date bibliographies on composers, key terms, concepts and genres, and numerous aspects of music history and theory, world and popular music, musical instruments, dance, and many other topics compiled by experts in their fields.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Illustrated collection of over 57,000 authoritative biographies of people who shaped the history of Great Britain, from the 4th century BC to those who have died in the previous few years.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The most authoritative and comprehensive English language dictionary in the world. Includes information on the English language, its history, and the social, cultural, and political influences that have shaped the language through the centuries. Shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Includes Historical Thesaurus.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Electronic editions of handbooks for the following collections; Archaeology, Classical Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, and Music.

Oxford Music Online

Provides access to full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Part of Oxford Music Online, which also contains the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music. Selected articles from New Grove Dictionary of American Music.

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Oxford Scholarship Online

E-books from Oxford University Press covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.


OxResearch is now a part of Business Market Research Collection, along with Hoover’s Company Profiles and US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports.

Patrologia Latina

The online version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865). Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.

PBS Video Collection

Video documentaries and series from PBS. Subjects range from science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more.

PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro includes clinical trials and systematic reviews on the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions published in peer reviewed journals. All items are scored on methodological quality, and search results are ranked by methodological score. From the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (formerly IIPA)

Provides blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text articles. Content covers a broad spectrum of arts and entertainment industry. Topics include: dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry and magic. Content spans 1864 – present, mostly from 1998 – present.

Periodicals Archive Online

An index to millions of articles published in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. Topics include: agriculture, anthropology, architecture, business, economics, folklore, geography, history, law, library & information science, literature, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, and women’s studies.

Periodicals Index Online

A large database of citations for articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Includes scholarly journals as well as popular and trade magazines, but excludes newspapers. Content spans 1665 – 1995.


A collection of resources primarily for the study of the ancient Greco-Roman world. Also provides a breadth of materials on 19th century America, as well as small collections pertaining to the Renaissance period in Europe. Includes historical overviews, an encyclopedia, primary texts in Greek and English, and images of vases, coins, sculptures, buildings and historic sites with descriptions.

Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)

Provides firsthand accounts coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans 1860 - 2001.

Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans: 1912-2001

Philosopher's Index

Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. Topics include: ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, logic, and metaphysics as well as material on the philosophy of disciplines, such as law, religion, science, history, and education. Content spans 1940 – Present.

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Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy. Our index currently contains 2,449,529 entries categorized in 5,422 categories

Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1911 - 2002.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1786 - 2003.

Political Extremism and Radicalism

Political Extremism and Radicalism series provides insight on unorthodox (by contemporary standards), fringe groups from both the right and left of the political spectrum through rare, hard to access primary sources. Content supports scholars and students answering questions on philosophical, social, political, and economic ideologies as well as on contemporary issues surrounding gender, sexuality, race, religion, civil rights, universal suffrage, and much more.

Political Science (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers. Topics include: political science, international relations, comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, human rights and migration. Content spans 1985 – present. Click here for a guide to this database

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Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900

Popular Medicine in America presents materials from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s extensive collection. The resource documents the history of ‘popular’ medicine in America during the nineteenth century, featuring a wide variety of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals, and which enabled the ordinary person to treat himself and his family at home using an array of inventive methods and fashionable techniques.  The material includes: Advertisements (in the form of posters, broadsides, trade cards, and leaflets), popular educational texts aimed at a non-professional audience, writings on preventive medicine and guides to a healthy regimen. Themes that are covered include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, the Thomsonian Movement, homeopathy, phrenology, women’s health and childbirth, and ‘Quack’ cures.

Prescriber's Letter

Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy, is independent, and has no connection with any pharmaceutical firm.  The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. Detail-Documents provide in-depth coverage answering many specific questions related to each topic.

Primal Pictures (aka Anatomy.tv)

Provides access to anatomical images, MRI scans, dissection slides, movies (including biomechanics animations), and clinical text. The head and neck, spine, hand, shoulder, thorax, pelvis, hip, knee, and foot are explored in a regional approach to anatomical study. Includes sports & therapy, dentistry, and surgical modules. Most content is exportable for use in lectures, posters, and other projects.

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Project MUSE

Provides access to complete versions of scholarly journals and books from University Presses and scholarly societies, and scholarly open access content. Topics include: humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Central

A collection of journals and newspapers encompassing all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy.

ProQuest Civil War Era

Primary source materials covering 1840-1865 that follow the development of issues leading to the Civil War as recorded in the papers of the South, North, Mississippi Valley, and Border States. Many interrelated forces influenced the course of events during this 25-year period, and Civil War Era provides materials for researchers and scholars to discover the details.

ProQuest Congressional

Provides indexing, abstracts, and full text of publications from and about the U.S. Congress. Includes congressional bills, hearings, testimony, reports, committee prints, and the Congressional Record. Also includes the U.S. Code, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and Statutes at Large. Biographies, committee assignments, voting records and financial data are provided for current members of Congress. To access Serial Set Maps, go to Advanced Search and limit to Maps.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

A collection of U.S. and international dissertations and theses. Provides full text for graduate works added since 1997, selected full text for works written prior to 1997. Contains a significant number of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. Content spans 1743 – Present.

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ProQuest Education Journals

Provides access to over 900 educational publications, including more than 600 full-text titles. Topics include: primary, secondary and higher education, special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

ProQuest Executive Branch Documents

Contains documents produced by Federal government departments, agencies, and commissions, from 1789-1948. Topics include: U.S. social, political, and economic life, and major events in U.S. history. Provides points of comparison between the U.S. and selected foreign countries.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Offers full-text and full-image articles for numerous historical and popular newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Pages and articles are available to download in PDF format. Offers researchers valuable primary and first-hand resources. Content spans 1851 – present.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers Collection

Articles, obituaries, photos, editorials from eleven historical black newspapers. Atlanta Daily World—1931-2010, The Baltimore Afro-American—1893-2010, Chicago Defender—1910-2010, Cleveland Call & Post—1934-2010, Los Angeles Sentinel—1934-2010, Michigan Chronicle—1939-2010, New York Amsterdam News—1922-2010, The Norfolk Journal & Guide—1916-2010, The Philadelphia Tribune—1912-2010, Pittsburgh Courier—1911-2010.

ProQuest Learning: Literature

Full-text works of poetry, prose and drama, and secondary sources such as author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews. Designed with schools and public libraries in mind.

ProQuest Linguistics

Includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). Topics include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

ProQuest One Literature

Provides full-text access to collections of poetry, drama, fiction, and literary criticism from Chadwyck-Healey. Includes access to African American Poetry, American Drama 1714-1915, American Poetry, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, 1920- (ABELL), Bibliography of American Literature, Canadian Poetry, Early American Fiction, Early English Prose Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, English Drama, English Poetry, English Poetry Second Edition, The Faber Poetry Library, King James Bible, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Twentieth-Century African American Poetry, Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Twentieth-Century Poetry, and Twentieth-Century English Poetry.

ProQuest Research Companion

Cloud-based information literacy tool for student researchers and educators. Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, it provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

ProQuest Research Library

A broad collection of scholarly journals, trade publications, and popular magazines in business, the humanities, science and technology, and the arts. Designed to be accessible for researchers of varying levels of experience. Intended for preliminary research and inquiry.

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ProQuest Science

Provides indexing, abstracts, and articles for core journals on technology and applied sciences.  Topics include: biomedical engineering, engineering, and construction management among others. Includes full text for some titles. Content spans 1983 – Present. Topics include: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry and more. Includes full-text for most titles. Content spans 1986 – Present. 

ProQuest Search

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text content. Searches all available ProQuest databases. Multidisciplinary database that includes hundreds of thousands of sources in many different formats. 

ProQuest Women's Wear Daily Archive

A comprehensive, full-text archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from 1910 to the latest complete year, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. Topics include: key moments in the history of the industry, major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers.


Provides articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The articles originate from the APA and APA-allied organizations. Letters to the editor and errata from each journal are also included. Content spans 1894 – present.

Psychiatry Online

Fully searchable resource that includes American Journal of Psychiatry DSM-5, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.  Also includes, textbooks, guidelines, self-assessment tools, clinical/research news, and patient handouts.

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Provides access to streaming training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, and addiction. Most videos show leading practitioners conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-discussions.


From the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes blend of abstracts, indexes and links to full-text of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Topics include: applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics, social psychology, social processes and issues, sports psychology and leisure and treatment and prevention. Ninety-seven percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage includes international material selected from periodicals in multiple languages. Content spans 1597 – present. Click here for a guide to this database.

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Supports Health Behavior and Precision Health Research Clusters. An index of citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress syndrome and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. Formerly PILOTS. Content spans 1871 – Present.

Publisher's Weekly Digital Archive

Fully searchable, complete archive of Publishers Weekly from 1872 to present. Topics include: print media and digital culture, American studies, popular culture, history of the book, literature, history, humanities, and their many sub-disciplines.


This is the National Library of Medicine's interface for MEDLINE, which 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 (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from current biomedical journals.

PubMed BookShelf

The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books. Books are also linked to terms in PubMed abstracts so, when viewing an abstract, select the "Books" link to see phrases within the abstract hyperlinked to book sections.

Raleigh News and Observer - Historical and Current

Searchable full-text archive of the Raleigh News & Observer newspaper from 1879-present.


RAND (Research and Development) contains blend of abstracts and full-text of RAND books and publications from 1946 to the present. Many recent titles (1998 or later) are available online for free, usually in PDF format. Topics include: children and adolescents, civil justice, education, energy and environment, health and health care, international affairs, population and aging, public safety, science and technology, substance abuse, terrorism and homeland security, transportation and infrastructure, and national security.

Read by QxMD

‘Read by QxMD’ provides a single place to keep up with new medical & scientific research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed.  This iOS, Android and web app provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital journal.

Reader's Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

Provides indexing with links to full-text of articles from many popular magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. Content spans 1890 – 1982.

Recent Researches in Music Online (RRIMO)

Contains scores and partbooks published in Recent Researches in Music series for Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, 19th/20th centuries, American (including MUSA) and Oral Traditions.

RefWorks - New Interface

RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool. RefWorks is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store, and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

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Regional Business News

Provides full-text and abstracts of regional business publications in the subjects of business and economics. Contains 75 full-text U.S. and Canadian business publications. Full-text coverage spans from 1990 - Present.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video

An online collection of streaming video focused on the physical treatment of patients with congenital disorders, chronic health issues, and traumatic injuries. Videos include footage of occupational, physical, and speech therapists working with actual patients as well as models and illustrations.

Religion (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text sources. Covers a diverse selection of religious and spiritual studies. Topics include:  religion, religious studies Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Mormonism, Baha’ism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelism, Pentecostalism, Sikhism, Shinto, Jainism, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran and Eastern Orthodox. Content spans 1986 – present. Click here for a guide to this database

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Comprehensive international music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, indexes and links to full-text. Includes indexes for traditional, popular, and classical music. Covers all document types including articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more. Content spans 1835 – present.

RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600

Annotated index and guide to more than 620,000 music manuscripts by over 22,500 composers in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries. Most of RISM is found in print in the music reference section at MusicLib Ref ML113.I6, but A/II is only available online. The RISM project aims to comprehensively document the world’s musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory, and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections. Content spans 1600 – 1800. Access is limited to 1 user at a time.

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research (iPoll)

Contains extensive data and public polling and surveys in the field of public opinion. Collection now includes over 22,000 datasets and adds hundreds more each year. Contains responses from millions of individuals on a vast range of topics. Content spans 1930’s – present.

Royal Shakespeare Company Collection

High-definition, surround-sound recordings of William Shakespeare’s plays featuring the world’s best Shakespearean actors, like David Tennant, Sir Antony Sher, Paapa Essiedu, and Simon Russell Beale, and directors like Robin Lough and Dewi Humphrey. The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection brings The Tempest, King Lear, Hamlet and other famous performances filmed at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Stratford-upon-Avon theater to classrooms around the world.

Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

Provides access to works about the Americas Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. Content spans: 1500-1926.

SAGE Publications

An extensive, fully searchable collection of scholarly journals from across the health sciences, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and life sciences.

SAGE Research Methods

Provides books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos from across the social sciences.

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Provides digital access to large-scale maps of many North Carolina towns and cities, searchable by address and GPS coordinates. Maps contain detailed data such as building outlines, size, use, construction details, and function of structures. They also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, house and block numbers, and other features like pipelines, railroads, and wells, and dumps. Content spans 1867-1970.


Provides a digital archive for the scholarly output of the ECU community. Its mission is to capture, preserve and make available the intellectual output of East Carolina University’s faculty, staff, and students.


A widely read source for scientific news, commentary, and original research, and the American counterpart to Nature (UK). Spans all sciences. Provides historic and current issues of the journal itself as well as materials exclusive to the online platform. Content spans 1880 – Present. 


A platform providing access to research and development (R&D) results and scientific and technical information from scientific organizations across 13 federal agencies. Searches over 60 databases containing federal science information in many formats, including full-text documents, citations, scientific data supporting federally funded research, and multimedia.


A searchable collection of peer-reviewed journals and books in engineering and the sciences. Topics include: chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, astronomy, medicine, agriculture, and mathematics among others.

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A freely accessible discovery platform with interactive features for researchers, publishers and authors to share scientific information.


SciFinder Scholar is the online version of Chemical Abstracts (content spans 1967 - Present), CAS Registry (content spans 1957 - Present) and CASREACT. Also includes Medline (content spans 1966 - Present). Covers the chemical and biomedical subjects. Topics include: biochemisty, organic/inorganic chemistry, and applied chemistry, as well as environmental science, food science and toxicology.

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An extensive, fully searchable, index of abstracts and bibliographic citations from earth sciences, social sciences, technology, medicine, and health. Provides tools to track, analyze, and visualize the impacts of research.

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Screen Studies Collection

A collection current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

Service Newspapers of World War Two

Contains an extensive range of both rare and well-known wartime publications for soldiers serving in major theatres around the world. Publications are included from many key nations involved in the conflict, such as the US, Canada, New Zealand, India, and the countries of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

A collection of British newspapers that includes pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period. Charts the development of the newspaper beginning with irregularly published transcriptions of Parliamentary debates and proclamations to coffee house newsbooks through the newspaper in its current form.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Nichols Newspapers Collection

The collected newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsheets of the Nichols collection held in the Bodleian library at Oxford, UK. Records events of 17th and 18th century England as well as the history and development of its press. Content spans 1672 - 1737.


A significant resource for many areas of maritime studies. Indicates which books, magazines, and online resources mention specific vessels.

SIAM Journals Online

Provides access to the full-text of journals from the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics.


A mapping, analytics, and data visualization application for creating interactive maps and reports, using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing variables.

In order to save work users must create an account. Otherwise Guest Sign In can be used to access database. Access is limited to 5 users at a time.

Singerman Bibliography of Antisemitic Texts in English

A bibliographic database identifying books, pamphlets, ephemera, and selected articles in the study of antisemitism. Entries span from the beginning of the 19th century and extend to 2022. Search by author, title and publication year.

SIRS Discoverer

Full text, multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators. Topics include: current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.

SIRS Issues Researcher (formerly SIRS Knowledge Source)

A collection of articles, nonfiction books, images, activities and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability. Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Provides a historical archive of several million cross-searchable pages of books, serials, supreme court records and briefs, and key manuscript collections from the United States, Great Britain, and France. Topics include: debates of slavery and abolition, the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation. Provides a context for further research through links to chronology, biographies, bibliographies, and websites.

Smithsonian Global Sound

Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Streaming collection that provides online recordings of the world’s musical and aural traditions. Supports the creation, continuity and preservation of diverse musical forms from around the world.

Social Explorer

Provides quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. Includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000. Allows users to customize, save, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.

A user account is not required to use Social Explorer, but users will need to create an account to save their work.

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Social Sciences Citation Index contains over 3,400 journals across 58 social sciences disciplines, as well as selected items from 3,500 of the world’s leading scientific and technical journals. Access to this resource will end 6/30/2024

Social Services Abstracts

Provides blend of full-text, abstracts and indexing. Contains bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Topics include: community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse and neglect. Content spans 1979 – present. 

Social Work Abstracts

Provides blend of full-text, abstracts and indexing from social work and other related journals. Topics include: addictions, child and family welfare, civil and legal rights, education, human services, mental health and therapy. Content spans 1965 – present. Access is limited to 4 users at a time.

Access is limited to 4 users at a time.

Social Work Online

Multimedia resource that combines documentaries and client demonstration videos with text content to address the essential concepts students will employ in their everyday work as practitioners.

SocINDEX with Full Text

An extensive index of bibliographic information for sociology research. Provides records from leading sociology journals. Topics include: gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work. 

Sociological Abstracts

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text for articles from scholarly journals and dissertations in sociology, social policy planning, and social development. Also references books, book chapters, and association papers. Topics include: culture and social structure, family and marriage, history and theory of sociology, organizational sociology, political sociology, poverty and homelessness, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, social control, sociology of health and medicine and sociology of education. Content spans 1952 – present.

Sociology (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text. Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. Topics include: community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse and neglect. Content spans 1985 – present.

Something about the Author

Comprehensive full-text online access to Gale’s reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Contains illustrated biographical profiles of children’s authors and illustrators, including citations of their works. Totals over 290 volumes, 20,000 entries and nearly 30,000 images.

Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War

Features petitions concerning race and slavery, Southern Plantation records, records on industrial slavery and Civil War and Reconstruction Era records.

SPIN Funding Opportunities Database

SPIN, which stands for Sponsored Programs Information Network, is an extensive research funding opportunity database. SPIN contains over 40,000 opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors. With SPIN, you can: Access funding information online from any browser, organize grant information in one convenient place, gain access to the largest keyword list, allowing for greater flexibility in your searches, quickly locate Limited Submission Opportunities with Federal or non-Federal programs, and locate all types of funding information—Fed Business Opps / Federal Register Guide.

Some SPIN features may not work for off-campus users unless they sign in with their SPIN profiles after accessing the platform.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering sports and sports medicine research. Topics include: physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law and legislation, college and university sport, disabled persons, facility design and management, intramural and school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, public health, occupational health and therapy. Content spans 1800 – present. Access is limited to 4 users at a time. Click here for a guide to this database

Access is limited to 4 users at a time.

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Sports Medicine and Education Index

A searchable index of abstracts and citations for resources on sports medicine and physical education. Designed for patrons with academic, professional, or personal interest in the field. Topic include: coaching and training, curriculum planning, dance, exercise, kinesiology, physical therapy, motor learning, and sports science. Formerly Physical Education Index. Content spans 1970 – Present.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is a large collection of streaming videos covering the topics of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and more.


Provides abstracts and full-text access to journals, books, and conference proceedings. Emphasis is on science, mathematics, and engineering but content also includes business, medicine, political science, and the humanities. “Preview-only” search results can be filtered. Content spans 1900 – Present.

St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003)

Searchable full-text archive of the St. Louis Post Dispatch newspaper from 1874-2003.


STAT!Ref® is an online healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools.

Access is limited to between one (1) and seven (7) users at a time, based on title.

State Elections Web Archive

An archive of campaign websites of declared candidates running for state elective offices.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. Data available for download in several formats, including PDF and XLS. Content spans 1878 – present.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary--28th Edition, 2006

Stedman's is a highly-trusted medical dictionary.

Student Activism (JSTOR)

Ac collection of primary source material capturing the voices of students across a range of protest, political actions and equal-rights advocacy from the 20th and early 21st century United States.

Sustainability Science Abstracts

Provides blend of abstracts and indexing with some links to full-text articles. Explores all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management. Topics include: climate change and global warming, conservation, endangered species, environmental education, environmental engineering, environmental health, safety and risk, environmental law and policy, environmental management and protection, land use, plant science, pollution, soil sciences, sustainability and sustainable development, wastewater, sewage and sanitation, waste management, water quality, water resources, wildlife and zoology. Expanded and merged with the Human Population and Natural Resource Management subfile. Content spans 1960 – present.


Streaming service that licenses public performances and movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including U.S. colleges and universities. Contains over 25,000 films, documentaries and TV shows. 

This resource is not formatted to play on mobile devices and is not currently supported on Internet Explorer or Chrome.

Taber's Cyclopedic Dictionary

This dictionary, used primarily by nurses and other health professionals, features thousands of definitions, color images, and pronunciations.


Provides resources to enhance literacy and library activities for fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment.

Telecommunications (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text of sources in the telecommunications and technology industries. Topics include: telecommunications, computer applications, data communication, data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science, information theory, radio, television and wireless communications. Content spans 1995 - present.

The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions, 1945-1991

Provides reports, publications, and news broadcasts offering firsthand analysis, descriptions, and viewpoints of the Cold War. Content spans 1945 - 1991.

Theatre in Video: Volume I

A collection of plays, musicals, and documentaries in streaming video emphasizing English language theatre from the Elizabethan period through the 20th century. Includes interviews with actors, directors, writers, and designers.

Theatre in Video: Volume II

A collection of plays, musicals, and documentaries in streaming video emphasizing contemporary and international productions. Includes interviews with actors, directors, writers, and designers.

Time Magazine Archive

A collection of weekly news magazine articles. Topics include national and international current events, sports, politcs, and entertainment. Content spans 1923 - 2000.


Provides a database that allows keyword searching for places, features, and quadrangle names within the 7.5’ topographic maps of North Carolina. The results include county, quadrangle name, latitude and longitude, and a hyperlink for Joyner Library’s print holdings of 7.5’ topographic maps for the quadrangle. 

Toxicology Abstracts

Surveys the literature for toxicology studies on a range of substances, including industrial and agricultural chemicals, household products, and pharmaceuticals. Topics include: substance abuse, natural toxins, legislation and recommended standards, environmental issues, toxicity testing. A subfile of the ProQuest Environmental Science Index. Content spans 1960 – Present.

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

A large collection of materials on individual slaving expeditions in the Trans-Atlantic region between 1527 and 1866. Records provide details about vessels, enslaved peoples and their cultures, slave traders and owners, and trading routes. Includes image gallery.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner.

Trends & Policy

Primary source collections that support research and learning on policy related to today’s most pressing issues in U.S. Environment, Healthcare and Immigration.


A collection of databases and publications representing worldwide transportation research. Combines the records from TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD’s Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database.

TRIP Database

Locate high quality, evidence based medical literature using this metasearch engine.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought

A collection of seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thought from the early 20th to the 21st century. Provides resources on Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations and key concepts in theology across religions, including Eastern Religions.

U.K. Parliamentary Papers

Searchable full-text access to the documents of the House of Lords and House of Commons. Contents include: social, political, economic and foreign policy, command papers, accounts of debates, bills, statistical data, letters, and business papers. Also includes the complete file of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers  (HCPP), also known as Sessional Papers or Blue Books, dating from 1715 through to today.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Provides committee reports, official documents, maps, journals, memorials, and other materials from the US Senate and House of Representatives. Can be searched by Bill number.

U.S. Newsstream

U.S. Newsstream contains the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.

U.S. Women’s and Girls’ Magazines Web Archive

A Web Archive that consists of websites of women's media which previously existed as print magazines, but are now published solely on the web.


A searchable source of detailed publication information on academic and scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters in print and online. Spans more than 900 subject areas. Records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting and indexing availability, full-text database availability, tables of contents, title change history, and reviews written by librarians.

UNC TV: North Carolina Public Media

Provides access to many streaming videos and other content created for PBS. Users can create a free PBS account to log in and access.

United Nations Official Document System

A fully searchable catalog of UN documents. Includes materials of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents. Also provides scanned documents published between 1946 and 1993, including all resolutions of the principal organs, all documents of the Security Council and the General Assembly Official Records.

US Declassified Documents Online

Provides searchable full-text access to a broad range of declassified documents from agencies and organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the White House, United Nations, and the Atomic Energy Commission. Content includes: diary entries, FBI surveillance and intelligence correspondence and memoranda, CIA intelligence studies and reports, Joint Chiefs papers, and technical studies.

US Newsstream (ProQuest)

A searchable collection of local, regional, and national newspapers. Provides access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Times, and Wall Street Journal. Also includes transcripts of television programs such as Dateline and 60 Minutes. Content spans 1980 – Present.

USA Trade Online

A service of the U.S. Department of Commerce.  Provides current and cumulative U.S. import and export trade statistics of commodities. Ideal for researchers, manufacturers, business owners, governments and agencies. Patrons must sign up for a free account to use this resource.

Patrons must create a free account in order to use this resource.

Vaccination in Modern America: Misinformation vs. Public Health Advocacy Web Archive

Web archive of ephemeral information about vaccination that could be used by health service researchers, information scientists, sociologists, and others to understand the motivations, practices, and outcomes of health information and misinformation. Anti-vaccination sites were those that opposed the established national guidelines for vaccination and vaccination schedules, as well as those that focus on chemical vaccine adjuvants or organic natural living as a replacement for vaccination. Prominent natural living advocates and bloggers who have made anti-vaccination arguments, or who have expressed sympathies to vaccine avoidance, have been included to provide additional context around anti-vaccination information campaigns.

Visible Body

Visible Body is a 3D human anatomy visualization and learning tool which includes content covered in undergraduate-level Anatomy and Physiology courses. Visible Body makes it possible to: Search for and locate anatomical structures by name; Hide, rotate, see through, and explore human anatomy.; Move the model in three-dimensional space, by either clicking directly on the model or using the virtual joystick.; Zoom in and out, using either the on-screen zoom slider or a mouse scroll wheel. 

Requires Flash Player 9.0+ and Unity Web Player 2.1+

Vogue Archive

A searchable archive of American Vogue reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Includes advertisements, covers and fold-outs. Images are searchable by garment type, designer and brand names. A record of American and international fashion, culture and society. Content spans 1892 – Present.

Wall Street Journal

Provides full-text and abstracts. Topics include: business, economics, markets and current headlines. Published by Dow Jones & Company, Inc., Wall Street Journal is a part of the ProQuest ABI/INFORM Collection. Content spans 1984 – Present.

Water Resources Abstracts

Provides abstracts of worldwide technical and scientific literature on water habitats and sources. Includes citations from journals, books, conference proceedings and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications. Topics include: conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Content spans 1960 – Present.

Wellcome Images

Digitized artworks and photographs from the Wellcome Collection’s library. Wellcome had a personal interest in medical and ethnographic objects and the objects, artworks and photographs he collected were initially presented in the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. Over the subsequent decades the library and its collections developed to become Wellcome Collection as it now is: a free museum and library exploring health, life and our place in the world.

Westlaw Campus Research

A collection of primary and secondary legal and research materials including federal and state case law, court rules, statutory and regulatory materials, reference publications and full-text legal periodicals as well as legal guides and information for pre-law students.

Wiley Digital Archives: British Association for the Advancement in Science

Contains manuscripts, papers, and correspondence of some of the most important scientists of the 19th and early 20th centuries from the organization that lead scientific discovery in the United Kingdom.

Wiley Digital Archives: Environmental Science and History

Content that examines tracing the impacts of human activity on the natural world and enable these impacts to be researched and analyzed through documents, images, data, maps, and photographs.

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal College of Physicians

Digitized archives of the Royal College of Physicians of London from ~1300 to 1980, and contains a range of searchable monographs, rare books, manuscripts, correspondence, reports, conference papers, medical reports, medical education textbooks, proceedings, lectures, anatomical drawings, public health surveys, photographs, drawings, data and ephemera produced by the researchers and members of the RCP

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society serves as an information exchange for geographers and geography. This collection contains documents, maps, photographs, expedition reports, manuscript materials and books and spans 500 years of geography, travel and exploration allowing contemporary researchers to critically re-assess and re-evaluate these contributions to our understanding of the world.

Wiley Digital Archives: The New York Academy of Sciences

Collections from one of the oldest scientific organizations in the United States.

Wiley Digital Archives: The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

A collection of manuscripts, photographs and maps from the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain.

Wiley Online Library

A large multidisciplinary collection of scholarly books and journals in the life sciences, health and physical sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. 

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

A collection of resources on the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Contains documents, a chronology of Women’s History in the United States, and a dictionary of social movements and organizations.

Women and Social Movements, International - 1840 to Present

A collection of primary materials that includes writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made. This collection contains material that shows how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.

Women and Social Movements: Development and the Global South, 1919-2019

Covering a century, highlights and evaluates activism through individual efforts, organizational initiatives, and socio-cultural projects led by or for women in the Global South.

Women's Studies International

Provides citations and abstracts for scholarship in women’s studies and feminist research. Includes journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, dissertations, and NGO studies. Topic include: sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business and education.

Womens Magazine Archive Collection

Searchable, full-text back files of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles include: Better Homes & Gardens, Chatelaine, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents, Redbook, Essence, Seventeen, Town and Country, Woman’s Day, and Women’s International Network News. Topics include: gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture. Covers late 19th century-2005.

Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

A collection of manuscripts, periodicals and newspapers covering women’s issues from past to present. Topics include consumer culture, economics/marketing, family life, fashion, gender studies, health and fitnes, home/interior design, popular culture and social history.


An extensive and fully searchable catalog containing holdings of member libraries worldwide.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. Includes abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and working papers. Topics include: comparative politics, developing nations, political systems, political economy, and political society among others. Content spans 1975 – Present.

Zoological Record

A significant taxonomic reference, and the worldwide unofficial register of animal names. Tracks changes in classification and relationships of organisms, provides new species descriptions, and includes extensive citation records. Content spans 1978 - 2003 and 2008.