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.
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.
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.
Provides primary sources to trace historical and current issues and events over a period of time. Includes local and global coverage of news sources.
AccessAnesthesiology offers a new approach to anesthesiology reference, research, and curricular instruction – all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online anesthesiology resource covers the entire spectrum of anesthesiology from the basics to specialty-specific content – optimized for viewing on any device. The database includes instant access to procedural videos, self-assessment, and leading anesthesiology textbooks that establish a solid foundation for learning.
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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.
AccessMedicine provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions from the most trusted sources to keep pace with the changing practice of medicine.
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AccessSurgery provides textbooks, videos, journal reviews and other materials that relate to surgery and surgical education.
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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 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.
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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.
American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 is a collection of papers which spans the majority of the twentieth century, from 1912 to 1990. It has its 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.
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 includes the complete text of ACP Journal Club (1991-date) and BMJ's Evidence Based Medicine (1995-1999), which contain reviews of the most methodologically sound, clinically relevant articles from the top internal medicine, pediatric, ob/gyn, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and surgery journals.
A collection of primary source materials and historical essays pertaining to the British East India Company, from the India Office Records held by the British Library. Materials span the 300-year life of the East India Company.
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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 and more.
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.
A comprehensive resource for information 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-current.
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
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 focuses on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes journals, reports, pamphlets, booklets, book excerpts.
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.
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.
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.
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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).
A searchable collection of primary source material pertaining to the American Civil War. Includes rosters published by the state Adjutants Generals, the Official Records, pension index records, 1860 census records, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) records, Roll of Honor records, Medal of Honor records, and regimental histories. Information has been compiled from personal items, graveyards, and newspaper reports. Also contains photographs.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
A collection of periodicals and newspapers published within United States prisons.
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.
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 is a digital library of anatomy information from the University of Iowa. Includes cross sectional and microscopic images.
anatomy.tv (also known as Primal Pictures) includes 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. 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 span over 86 volumes. It is a long-running scholarly commentaries series for Biblical Studies scholars. It includes a book-by-book translation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
The Aquatic and Invasive Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS) database includes annotated citations to peer-reviewed and gray literature and reports. Topics include: aquatic, wetland, and natural area invasive plants.
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.
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.
A current directory which describes over 200,000 collections of primary source material housed in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It 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.
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.
Provides historical records, personal correspondance, interviews, gay and lesbian newspapers, policy statements and other documents related to gay rights and health. Content spans 1940-Present. 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).
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.
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.
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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.
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. Year of coverage: 12th - 20th centuries.
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.
The Arts Premium Collection encompasses 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. Pop-up blockers must be disabled to view images.
Provides open access to e-prints. Covers: physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics.
This database provides specialized, editorially-curated Abstracts and Index resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical for scientists researching the world’s living aquatic resources. Topics include: Aquaculture, Aquatic organisms, Aquatic pollution, Conservation, Climate change, Environmental quality, Fisheries, Limnology, Marine biotechnology, Marine, freshwater and brackish water environments, Meteorology, Oceanography, Oil and gas resources, Policy and legislation, Recreation, Vectors and human health, Wastewater, sewage and sanitation, Water supply, Wildlife management. Content spans: 1971 – current.
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 Online™ contains full-text of all 23 volumes of published handbooks. Provides 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, peer-reviewed information in every area of materials specialization. Content spans 1992 – present.
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.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts: Indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Includes the United States and U.K.
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.
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
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: 1931-2003
Provides digitized documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Content spans: 4000 BCE-21st Century