Databases: A-Z List
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Database covering more than 1500 academic journals and publications in management, marketing and business, plus information on 60,000+ companies with coverage from 1971-present. [more information]
- Abstracts in Social Gerontology
Indexes nearly 62.000 records of publications since 1966 covering geriatric studies, including society and the elderly, the psychology of aging, and elder abuse.[more information]
- Academic Search Ultimate
Multi-disciplinary index to academic journals, magazines and other periodicals, books, reports and videos, providing full text of articles in nearly 10,000 peer-reviewed journals as well as more than 60,000 videos. [more information]
- Access Engineering
Digital collection of engineering reference books such as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, in addition to tools and media including more than 3900 interactive graphs and nearly 700 instructional videos and tutorials. [more information]
- ACS Publications
Database of all journals published by the American Chemical Society beginning with the first issue of publication, as far back as 1879 to present. [more information]
Database created from National Agricultural Library consisting of over 4.8 million citations to articles, monographs, reports, etc. with coverage from 1970-present. (primarily citations) [more information]
- AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Database of Patient Advisory Leaflets that provides education on medications for patients on over 1,450 products. [more information]
- Alt HealthWatch
Article database from 180 publications covering complementary and alternative medicine with coverage from 1984-present. [more information]
- American FactFinder
Provides information on population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- AP NewsMonitor Collection
Provides near real-time access to world-wide news from Associated Press which includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, & U.S. Politics. Full text content is held for a rolling 30-day archival period.
- APS Journals Archive
Provides access to approximately a dozen physics journals published by the American Physical Society with coverage from 1893 to 2000. [more information]
- Art Full Text
Indexes and selectively provides articles in more than 450 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, published since 1984. [more information]
- Art Index Retrospective
Database covering 55 years of art journalism that researches leading English-language sources and others published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Besides periodicals, provides access to data from important yearbooks and select museum bulletins. [more information]
- Avery Index (Proquest Platform)
Indexes and selectively provides articles in more than 700 U.S. and international scholarly journals, popular magazines and publications of professional associations on architecture and design since 1934. Updated weekly. [more information]
- Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett’s corpus to be published after his death in 1905.
- Basic Legal Research (in Lexis Nexis)
Full text of articles from law reviews and legal news media, patents, federal and state cases, codes and regulations, European Union Law, Canadian statutes and regulations, and select international case law, treaties and agreements. [more information]
- Bayou State Periodical Index (BSPI)
Indexes over 70 Louisiana periodicals in areas of science and business from 1985 - 2004. (primarily citations)
- Biographical Information (from Lexis Nexis)
Biographies, obituaries and other people-related news stories, mostly about company executives, from 60 magazines, newspapers and Who's Who listings. [more information]
- Biography in Context
Comprehensive source that indexes nearly 300 periodicals and 427,000 biographies of more than 335,000 people. [more information]
- Biological Abstracts
Comprehensive life science and biomedical research database from more than 4,300 journals containing more than 13.2 million citations with coverage from 1969-present. (primarily abstracts) [more information]
- Book Collection: Non-Fiction
Research database for school and public libraries that includes articles on civics, science, careers, health, sports, technology, biographies, etc. from more than 4,100 nonfiction books. [more information]
- BuildingGreen Suite
Authoritative online resource for reliable content on sustainable design, including Environmental Building News, Green Building Products, and case studies.
- Business (Lexis Nexis)
Offers full-text business and industry news, accounting journals, company financial reports, SEC filings and reports, company profiles and business directory listings.
- Business Source Complete
Definitive scholarly business database containing comprehensive access to active and peer-reviewed collection of business related journals. Indexing and abstracts for the most important business journals back to 1886 are included. [more information]
- Business Source Complete: Enhanced Interface
An alternative interface for Business Source Complete and includes country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
- Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing.
- CCH Tax Research Network
Online access to the Commerce Clearing House Tax Service.
- CINAHL Complete
Comprehensive source for articles in nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1300 journals. [more information]
- Classical Music Library
Streaming audio files (MPS or Windows Media 9) of tens of thousands of tracks of recorded orchestral, chamber, instrumental, vocal and choral music, opera and operetta, and music of the stage and screen, licensed from over 32 major labels, and searchable by composer, artist, conductor, ensemble, instrument, genre, period or label.
- College and University Home Pages
Directory listing of over 3,000 college & university Websites.
- Computer Source
Database of information and current trends in high technology. Offers full text for nearly 300 publications. [more information]
- Country Profiles (from Lexis Nexis)
Contains political, economic and key facts for countries. [more information]
- County & City Data Book: 2007
The Census Bureau provides a convenient summary of statistics on the social and economic structure of the counties and cities of the United States.
- CQ Researcher
Single-themed reports offering in-depth, unbiased coverage of a pressing national political or social issue. Published 44 times a year covering topics in health, international affairs, education, public policy, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy with bibliographies of key sources and links. [more information]
- Credo Reference
General online reference service offering more than three and a half million entries, 570+ highly-regarded reference titles from over 80 publishers and over 300,000 art images, videos and audio files. [more information]
- Design & Applied Arts Index
Indexes design and applied arts periodicals, providing more than 150,000 bibliographic records, abstracts, articles, news, and reviews published since 1973. Updated twice weekly. [more information]
- Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ)
Scholarly articles from over 1450 journals covering all subjects. [more information]
- EBSCO Discovery Service
Multidisciplinary resource that allows searching much of the Library's information resources from one search box. Because it is pre-indexed, the service offers unprecedented size and speedy response times. Try it out and let us know what you think of it! [more information]
- EBSCO E-Journals
Database that provides article-level access for all e-journals available through EBSCO subscription services. [more information]
- EBSCO eBook Collection
Full text of electronic books which were formerly available through the NetLibrary platform. These books can be located from the Library Catalog as well. [more information]
Search multiple databases at one time with the EBSCO platform. [more information]
- Educational Administration Abstracts
Indexes more than 199,000 records of publications since 1966 covering such areas as educational leadership, educational management, and educational research.[more information]
- Emerald Journals
Articles from 150 peer-reviewed journals covering various business and management disciplines covering 1994-present. [more information]
Site features premier titles like The Columbia Encyclopedia, Oxford’s World Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of World Biography.
- Engineering Village 2
Comprehensive index to literature in all major fields of engineering. It provides primarily citations to journal articles, technical reports, books, conference proceedings, and patents. [more information]
- Environment Index
Index containing more than 2.4 million records and covering over 2,200 international journals dating back to 1888. Also features an in-depth thesaurus and author profiles. [more information]
Premier educational database of journal and non-journal literature with more than 1.3 million citations and 323,000 full text documents dating back to 1966. [more information]
- European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
Database of more than 32,000 records from a comprehensive bibliography of European writings about the Americas printed before 1750. [more information]
- Family Studies Abstracts
Indexes more than 100,000 records of publications since 1979 covering such areas as marriage, divorce, and family therapy. [more information]
Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. This database includes statistical profiles of states, counties, and districts.
- Fuente Academica
Database for more than 450 scholarly Spanish language journals in many academic areas. [more information]
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full-text database which offers electronic access to over 140 titles (550+ volumes) with subjects ranging from Multicultural Studies to History to the Arts. [more information]
Comprehensive geoscience resource of primarily abstracts from AGI with over 2.8 million citations covering books, maps, reports, etc. Over 3,500 journals are reviewed for indexing. [more information]
- GeoRef In Process
Database that contains records that in the process of being indexed and prior to their integration into the main GeoRef database. Majority of records are non-English and are not necessarily the most current records.
- Getty Publications Virtual Library
Free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives.
- Google Scholar
Popular search engine that searches across many disciplines and sources such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, articles, etc.
Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling with more than 384,000 records. [more information]
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Database providing scholarly articles for nearly 550 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features Lexi-PAL Drug Guide by generic and brand names. [more information]
- Highwire Press
Free database of over 1,360,000 articles and 3,568,324 total citations covering all areas of science. [more information]
- History Reference Center
Database of full text from more than 1,620 reference books, 150 history periodicals, 57,000 historical documents and 113,000 historical photos and maps. [more information]
- Hospitality & Tourism Index
Database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism and containing more than 749,000 records from nearly 650 titles. Coverage dating back to 1965. [more information]
- Human Resources Abstracts
Indexes more than 470,000 records of publications since 1975 covering such areas as human resources management, employee assistance, and organizational behavior. [more information]
Provides U.S. industry reports, risk ratings, and business environment profiles with key statistics and marketing analysis for more than 700 industries. [more information]
- IEEE Xplore
Access to IEEE and IET (IEE) transactions, journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published since 1988 with select content since 1913. All current IEEE standards are also included. [more information]
- IMechE Proceedings Archive 1847-1998 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Provides direct access to over 200,000 pages of unique material, including technical papers, obituaries, meeting reports, technical drawings, and editorial comment covering influential and innovative years of engineering development
- Information Please Almanac
A large compendium of statistics and up-to-date facts and figures.
- Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)
Leading database in the area of information science, consisting of more than 450 publications extending back to the mid 1960's. [more information]
- Institute of Physics
Provides an electronic table of contents with abstracts and articles to over 50 journals published by the IOP since 1994. Historic archive extends coverage on some titles from 1874 to 1993. [more information]
- JoVE Science Education Database
Simple, easy to understand video demonstrations for teaching laboratory fundamentals. [more information]
- JSTOR (Journal Storage)
Database of over 500 peer-reviewed journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage extends from beginning year of publication up to the last 5 years. [more information]
Electronic book database which offering access to over 500 scientific and engineering reference resources including subjects such as Food Science, and BioEngineering. [more information]
- KnowLA: Encyclopedia of Louisiana
An online reference guide to Louisiana art, architecture, folklife, history, literature, and music.
- LandView VI (Library Only)
A geographic reference tool which displays a detailed network of roads, rivers, and railroads, jurisdictional and statistical boundaries, EPA-regulated sites, and key geographic features of the U.S. provided by the U.S.G.S. and others.
- Learning Express
Interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help users succeed on the academic or licensing tests. [more information]
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- Legal Collection
Database containing articles from more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals and authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world. [more information]
- Lexis-Nexis Academic
Database containing news, business, legal, legislative and regulatory information, updated daily with news from 1970's-present.
- Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Index of more than 580 journals published since 1970, providing full text articles from 334 journals. [more information]
- Literary Index
Indexes biographies of literary authors and collections of reprinted literary criticism about their works. Searchable by more than 152,000 authors and 202,000 titles. [more information]
- Literary Reference Center
Provides reference information from antiquity to the present day from respected reference books and literary journals. Contains literary criticisms, plot summaries, biographies, and book reviews. [more information]
General online reference service offering more than three and a half million entries, 570+ highly-regarded reference titles from over 80 publishers and over 300,000 art images, videos and audio files. [more information]
- Literature Resource Center
Provides biographies from biographical dictionaries, excerpts or reprints of articles or essays, and overviews and bibliographies of literary criticism. [more information]
- LOUIS eLibrary Catalogs
Access to Louisiana Academic library catalogs through the LOUIS consortium.
- LOUISiana Digital Library
Louisiana's doorway to the unique cultural and historical resources of Louisiana's libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
- LOUIS Libraries Virtual Union Catalog
Online union catalog of Louisiana Academic Libraries.
- MAS Ultra - School Edition
Database designed for high school use with publications covering popular general interest, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and images of photos, maps, and flags. [more information]
Produced by the American Mathematical Society, this database offers access to mathematical reviews and current mathematical publications from 1940 to the present. [more information]
Spanish language databases containing collection of medical research and investigative journals from Latin American medical publishers. [more information]
Authoritative source on the life sciences created by the National Library of Medicine which uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search primarily citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. [more information]
- MEDLINE with Full-Text
Comprehensive source of full text from international biomedical literature from the National Library of Medicine covering more than 1,470 journals. [more information]
- Mental Measurements Yearbook
Comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments containing essential information for test evaluation in such diverse areas as psychology, business, education, and leadership. [more information]
- Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Updated annually with more than 10,000 new words and phrases and 40,000 usage examples, along with 165,000 entries and 225,000 definitions.
- Military & Government Collection
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government through a thorough collection of academic journals. Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. [more information]
- MLA Directory of Periodicals
Detailed information on over 5,500 journals indexed by the MLA International Bibliography, including editorial contact information, submission guidelines, frequency, subscription rates and circulation. [more information]
- MLA International Bibliography
Authoritative Index covering articles in more than 4,400 international journals & series and 1,000 book publishers dating back to the 1920's. [more information]
- Momentum Press Collections
Nearly 100 ebooks in such fields as advanced energy engineering, applied mechanics, applied physics and chemistry, civil and structural engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, sensors and controls engineering, and sustainable technology.
- Music Index
Comprehensive guide to music periodical literature featuring digitized ontent from 1970 to present. Full coverage of more than 475 periodicals and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals. [more information]
- Music Online: Classical Scores Library
Music scores of the classical canon and contemporary works, totalling more than 51,000 titles by nearly 5000 composers. [more information]
- National Center for Educational Statistics
Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- Naxos Music Library
Streaming audio files of over 85,000 tracks of Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music from the Naxos, Marco Polo, and Da Capo catalogs. Media Player 9.0+ is required in addition to MS IE 6.0, Mozilla 1.7, Netscape 7.1 or Opera 7.53 on a PC (Windows 92SE/2000/XP/7) or Mac (OS 8.6+). Downloading or burning any of this music to compact disk is NOT permitted. [more information]
- New York Times, The (1851-2010)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times provides searchable full text of articles dating back to the first issue, September 18, 1851, through 2010.
- New York Times, The (current coverage)
Internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City. / Access through Lexis-Nexis
- Newspaper Source
Covers more than 40 national and international newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts. More than 389 regional U.S. newspapers are represented; Updated daily. [more information]
- Oxford English Dictionary
An historical dictionary of the English language tracing through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources the usages, variant spellings, pronunciations and senses of more than half a million words. Updated quarterly. [more information]
- Peace Research Abstracts
Indexes more than 267,000 records of publications since 1964 covering such areas as conflict resolution, international affairs, and peace psychology. [more information]
- PLoS Collections
The Public Library of Science collects peer-reviewed, open-access scientific and medical journals including original research as well as timely feature articles.
- Prescott Memorial Library Catalog
Access to online catalog covering the Library's collection of materials.
- Primary Search
Database of nearly 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator. Articles date back to 1990. [more information]
- Professional Development Collection
Database designed for professional educators with a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals and over 200 educational reports. [more information]
- Project Muse
Multi-disciplinary database of articles from over 3,000 scholarly journals with coverage of 1993-present. [more information]
- ProQuest Databases
Search multiple databases at one time with the Proquest platform.
- Proquest Digital Dissertations
Database for doctoral dissertations and selected master's theses from the U.S. and other countries dating to 1861.
- Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Database designed to meet theneeds of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions by providing abstracting and indexing for more than 650 titles. [more information]
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, and anthropology including nearly 400 peer-reviewed titles. [more information]
Index published by the APA and contains more than 3 million citations from scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines, dating back to 1600's. [more information]
- Public Administration Abstracts
Indexes more than 93,600 records of publications since 1974 covering such areas as public administration theory, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, public service personnel and theory and methods. [more information]
National Institutes of Health database which provides information on the biological activities of small molecules and a fast chemical structure similarity search tool. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. It combines PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay.
National Library of Medicine web site with over 16 million citations to biomedical articles covering 1950's to current and including links to articles and other related resources.
- Race Relations Abstracts
Indexes more than 65,300 records of publications since 1975 covering areas such as ethnic studies, discrimination, and immigration studies. [more information]
- Regional Business News
Comprehensive coverage for regional business publications including 80 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. [more information]
- Religion and Philosophy Collection
Indexes articles in more than 300 journals covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, Biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy. [more information]
- Respectfully Quoted
A dictionary of quotations requested from the Congressional Research Service with 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate.
- RIA Checkpoint
Tax information about federal, state, and local taxes, international taxation, pension and payroll estate planning. Password required for all users.
- Sanborn Maps
Provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale fire insurance maps, featuring construction details about building materials and uses, of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. [more information]
- Shock & Vibration Digest
Indexes more than 100,000 records of publications since 1969 covering such topics as noise, vibration technologies, nuclear engineering, wave motion, wind and structures, and accoustics. [more information]
This site searches over 40 databses and 2,000 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
- Science & Technology Collection
Contains over 830 leading journals and more than 1,740 publications covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. [more information]
Index to literature on chemistry, chemical engineering, and disciplines focusing on chemical applications. You must be registered to use this link. [more information]
- SciFinder - Registration
This link will take you to a registration page which will allow you to set up a user account with SciFinder. You must be on campus to register.
- SCOAP3 Repository
The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics provides open access to articles in ten high energy physics journals published since January 2014.
Index of scientific, technical, medical, and social science disciplines covering 1966-present. (primarily abstracts) - This is a "hub" link to its new platform through SciVerse. [more information]
- Scribner's Writers Series
Database of biographical essays about more than 1,600 literary authors. [more information]
- SDC Platinum In Library Use Only (Computers 1-4)
Provides a robust database for analyzing investment banking and deal trends, identifying comparable deals, monitoring deal activity, and generating industry-leading league tables and market-share analysis.
- Serials Directory, The
Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. [more information]
- Smithsonian Image Gallery
Contains a sampling of visual records that are part of the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System's main catalog which includes over 138,000 electronic images from several archival repositories and museums at the Smithsonian.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
Comprehensive database featuring more than 2.1 million records on sociological topics with full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908. [more information]
- Standard and Poor's Research Insight / Compustat In Library Use Only (Computers 1-4)
Provides reliable financial data and company reports, performance graphs and textual documents. Includes market summaries, forecasts, total returns, sales growth and price and earnings momentum. (Use toolbar shortcut on computers 1-4 to access program.)
- State & County QuickFacts
These tables provide summary profiles showing frequently requested data from various Census Bureau programs. Profiles are available at the national, state, and county levels.
Portal to statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources including market research reports, scientific journals,and trade publications.
- Statistical Abstracts of the United States (1879-2012)
U.S. Census Bureau summary of statistics on the social and economic conditions in the United States.
- Tax Information(from Lexis Nexis)
Includes the Internal Revenue Code, IRS Actions & Memoranda and Private Letter Rulings, Treasury Regulations selected from the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register, federal tax cases, state tax cases and tax opinions by state attorneys general, as well as articles from the Internal Revenue Bulletin, law reviews, tax analysts' journals and daily tax news.
- Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. [more information]
- Thomas Register
Find a product, service or company from a database of 155,000 U.S. and Canadian companies.
- Twayne Author Series
Full text archive of 600 titles in literary biography and criticism of American, British, and other international authors. [more information]
- Urban Studies Abstracts
Indexes more than 99,000 records of publications since 1973 covering such topics as community development, urban affairs, and urban history. [more information]
- Vente et Gestion
Provides coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional reader. [more information]
- Violence & Abuse Abstracts
Indexes more than 77,700 records of publications since 1995 covering such areas as emotional abuse, family violence, and sexual assault. [more information]
- Zack's University Analyst
Enter a ticker symbol for comprehensive company research with highly detailed information on each company.