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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.

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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.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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