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  • 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers  Icon
    This database consists of the British Library's collection of the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by Reverend Charles Burney. Although the majority is published in London, there are some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, as well as a handful of examples from the American colonies. It includes over 1,000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • 19th Century British Newspapers, (aka British Newspapers)  Icon
    This database features British newspapers from the 19th century selected by the British Library's editorial board. Many of the newspapers are available in complete runs, and all are searchable full-text. Parts 1-3.
  • 19th Century Historical United States Newspapers  Icon
    Full-text content and images from a range of urban and rural newspapers throughout the U.S., with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture, Western migration and Antebellum-era life.
  • 19th Century Masterfile  Icon
    A vast "Index of Indexes" for historical research prior to 1925. Includes Poole's index to Periodical Literature, Stead's Index to Periodicals, Jones and Chipman's Index to Legal Periodical Literature, Richardson's Index to Periodical Articles in Religion, and Cumulative Index to a Selected List of Periodicals 1896-1899.
  • 19th Century U.K. Periodicals Series  Icon
    The 19th century was a time of revolutionary change and expansion. Britain was one of the world's first industrial, urban superpowers and developed a press to feed the demands of its increasingly literate population. 19th Century UK Periodicals Online, 1800-1900 is a major new series that covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world.
  • 20th Century America’s Historical Newspapers, Series 1  Icon
    20th-Century American Newspapers provides access to the issues of major U.S. newspapers published after 1922. Each series is cross-searchable via the integrated America's Historical Newspapers interface that allows users to easily view, magnify, print and save digital page images. Each title is also available individually as part of American Newspaper Archives.


  • AAPG Datapages  Icon
    Search the various collections of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
  • ABC-CLIO eBooks  Icon
  • ABI/INFORM Global  Icon  Icon
    Search nearly 1,800 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on companies, computers, advertising, marketing, economics, personnel, finance, taxation, etc. Includes the Wall Street Journal full-text 1984- . [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists  Icon
    The Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists website provides the ability to search for physicians electronically, based on a combination of criteria including name, board certified specialty, city or state, etc. Quick and easy access to professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
  • Abstracts in Social Gerontology  Icon  Icon
    Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline. The index contains 70,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journals of Gerontology Series, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Experimental Gerontology, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1990.
  • Academic Search Elite  Icon  Icon
    This multi-disciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,000 scholarly journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. Covering virtually every area of academic study, Academic Search Elite offers full text information dating as far back as 1985. This database is updated on a daily basis.
  • Access World News  Icon
    Newspaper collections from NewsBank provide full-text articles from the electronic editions for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international newspapers. Includes the Chicago Tribune, and some Iowa newspapers.
  • AccessEngineering  Icon
    Delivers comprehensive authoritative information that accelerates research and innovation, and features content from a broad range of must-have McGraw-Hill engineering publications, including the latest editions of classics such as Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, and many more.
  • Accessible Archives  Icon
    A site devoted to primary source material in American history. Information archived is from leading historical periodicals and books, and includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records. Databases are encyclopedic in scope and allow full Boolean, group, name, string, and truncated searches. Transcribed individual entries are complete with full bibliographic citations and are organized chronologically. Titles will continue to be added covering important topics and time periods for scholars and students of all academic levels.
  • AccessMedicine  Icon is an online resource that provides complete references and services for physicians, students, and health professionals who need immediate access to authoritative and current medical data. It is updated daily. The service's central resource is a repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. All databases in the repository contain the latest editions core medical titles from the AccessLange collection.
  • AccessPharmacy  Icon
    AccessPharmacy is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. A flexible resource, AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references.
  • AccessScience  Icon
    Full access to over 8,500 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, 15,000 illustrations and graphics, bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology updated daily. Also includes biographies of more than 2,000 well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography®, the latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos, a science dictionary, and links to related websites.
  • AccessUN  Icon
    The Readex United Nations Index provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications (1945-2010)
  • AccessUNDP  Icon
    Indexes a finite collection of United Nations Development Programme Project Reports issued and held by UN headquarters between the years 1972-1998. Provides access to evaluative, technical and terminal reports (available in full-text on microfiche from NewsBank/Readex) submitted to the UN by numerous participating and executing agencies.
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book  Icon
    A collection of over 1,700 books of high quality in the humanities, accessible through institutional and individual subscription. These are works of major importance, from 250 publishers, that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.
  • ACM Digital Library  Icon
    Full text of all articles from 1991 to date published in 21 ACM journals and transactions, as well as tables of contents of conference proceedings, are available at this site. A search engine allows the user to find relevant information from all sources.
  • ACP Medicine (now Scientific American Medicine)  Icon
  • ACP Smart Medicine  Icon
    ACP Smart Medicine is a decision-support tool designed for point-of care use and take the place of ACP Pier. Smart Medicine is a collection of modules divided into five topic types: disease, screening and prevention, complementary and alternative medicine, ethical and legal issues, and procedures.
  • Adam Matthew Archive Explorer  Icon
    Search across various Adam Matthew collections from one interface.
  • Advertising  Icon
    Includes over 10,000 Advertising Agencies with accounts, specializations, billings by media, and contact information for personnel. Advertiser profiles for companies are also included.
  • African American Newspapers: The 19th Century  Icon
    Complete texts of major 19th century African American newspapers. Includes first-hand reports of events and issues of the day, as well as biographies, vital statistics, essays, editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements.
  • African American Periodicals, 1825-1995  Icon
    Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
  • African American Poetry  Icon
    The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry Prince's 'Bars Fight', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • African Newspapers  Icon
    More than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. Featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe
  • African Writers Series  Icon
    The publication of this historic collection in online form restores access to a substantial body of literature, much of which is out of print and only accessible in specialist research libraries, opening up new possibilities for scholarship and teaching in the fields of African and literary studies.
  • African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998  Icon
    Part of the Readex America's Historical Newspapers collection, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 was created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States.
  • Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922  Icon
    This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. These essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
  • AgeLine  Icon
    Produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), AgeLine provides bibliographic coverage of social gerontology, i.e. the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts. Also covered are the delivery of health care to the older population and its associated costs and policies, and consumer, employment, and public policy issues. Of interest to researchers, health professionals, service planners, policymakers, employers, older adults and their families, and consumer advocates.
  • Alexander Street Video  Icon
    With Alexander Street Video, users can do a single search across all the Alexander Street video in the library.
    On a single cross-searchable platform, users have a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street video titles that your institution subscribes to or owns, including VAST: Academic Video Online (a large, multidisciplinary video product with nearly 17,000 videos and continuing to grow), along with individual discipline collections in history, art and architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, opera, theatre, musical performance, anthropology, health and rehabilitation, opera, nursing, science, women’s studies, black studies, LGBT studies, and more.
  • Alt-Press Watch  Icon
    Full-text database indexes over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Includes selected abstracts from research journals. (Main Library Reference Area holds vol. 1- July 1969- to present in the paper edition.) [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • America's News Magazines  Icon
    Coverage of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from 26 familiar magazines.
  • America: History and Life  Icon  Icon
    Covers the world's scholarly literature in United States and Canadian history. It includes article abstracts from 1700 journals and bibliographic citations of books and dissertations. The coverage is 1954- .
  • American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies  Icon  Icon
    Covers North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
  • American Book Prices Current (ABPC)  Icon
    American Book Prices Current is an annual record of books, manuscripts, autographs, maps and broadsides sold at auction. Regions covered include North America and the UK, with sales from such other countries as Switzerland, Germany, Monaco, Holland, Australia and France.
  • American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I  Icon
    Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection, this offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900. The subjects of these broadsides range from contemporary accounts of the Civil War, unusual occurrences and natural disasters to official government proclamations, tax bills and town meeting reports. Featuring many rare items, the pieces of ephemera include clipper ship sailing cards, early trade cards, bill heads, theater and music programs, stock certificates, menus and invitations documenting civic, political and private celebrations.
  • American Drama 1714-1915  Icon
    Containing more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth, American Drama 1714 -1915 reflects American dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres are represented. Major dramatists include David Belasco, Rachel Crothers, Augustin Daly, Clyde Fitch, Edward Harrigan, James Herne, William Dean Howells and Joaquin Miller. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States  Icon
    The AFI Catalog, the premier, authoritative resource of American film information for the years 1893-1972, is produced by the American Film Institute (AFI).
  • American Film Scripts Online  Icon
    Final release (Feb. 11, 2009) contains 1,009 scripts by 1,062 writers. It also contains facsimilie images for more than 500 of these screenplays. Many of the scripts have never been published. The database is full-text searchable and includes detailed indexing on scenes, characters, and people. Supplemental information includes short biographies on the writers and awards given to individual films have been noted.
  • American Historical Imprints  Icon
    America's Historical Imprints, users will see a variation of the following at the top of this integrated interface: America's Historical Imprints including Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800; and American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I.
  • American Indian Histories and Cultures  Icon
    Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
  • American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism  Icon
    The American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism includes FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest, as well as valuable documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee standoff. Informant reports and materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section of the FBI provide insight into the motives, actions, and leadership of AIM and the development of Native American radicalism.
  • American National Biography Online  Icon
    Biographical dictionary of notable American men and women from all eras of American history who are no longer alive. Includes illustrations and links to other web resources.
  • American Periodical Series Online 1740-1900  Icon
    Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically significant periodicals. Coverage 1740-1940. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Journals  Icon
    Search all ASM journals.
  • American Song  Icon
    American Song is a history database that will contain 50,000 tracks that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database will include songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
  • American State Papers, 1789-1838  Icon
    Legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 through 1838, including 1st Congress, 1st Session through 25th Congress, 2nd Session.
  • American West  Icon
    Over 300 manuscripts- ranging from the original manuscript journal and papers of James Audubon, and a twelve page letter of General Custer, to the logbook of a cattle trail driver and the Hinman papers describing the overland trail to California and the Gold Rush. A host of extremely rare or unique ephemeral material including advertisements, claim certificates, cheques, photos, wanted notices and news-sheets. Maps - an important and underutilised resource for teaching the American West - partly due to their size and unwieldy nature - partly due to their rarity. Includes many unique or extremely rare items - ranging from extra-illustrated volumes and association copies to city directories and pamphlets and leaflets.
  • Anatomy.TV  Icon
    Anatomy.TV is a suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. In addition, supporting media, surch as MRIs, X-rays, and movies and animations are included.
  • Ancestry library edition  Icon
    Contains coverage of the U.S. and the U.K. data including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. A collection of more than 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names including U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes), Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes), The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a Civil War collection.
  • Annee Philologique  Icon
    APh Online contains over 600,000 bibliographic records dating back to 1949.
  • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)  Icon
    ABELL contains 860,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Annual Reviews  Icon  Icon
  • Anthropology Online  Icon
    Brings together a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
  • Anthropology Plus  Icon
    As a compilation of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Anthropological Index and Harvard University's Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of journals from the early 19th century to today, providing extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, and commentaries.
  • Archive Finder  Icon
    Chadwyck-Healey's automated combination of traditional manuscripts finding aids, including The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (but not including RLIN's AMC file; for that, request Reference assistance), this search tool indexes the holdings of more than 4,400 American repositories, amounting to some 100,000 collections. It is restricted to UI searchers, one at a time. A UI searcher may be bumped off after 15 minutes if another UI searcher begins a search. UI possesses a CD-ROM version, use of which entails no such difficulties, but the information it contains is less up to date, and it is accessible from the UI Main Library only.
  • Archives Unbound  Icon
    Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Covers a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students.
  • Art Full Text  Icon  Icon
    Indexes 1984 to date, abstracts 1994 to date, and full text 1997 to present for 376 international journals. Coverage includes periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins in English and other Western European languages, with a broad subject range. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Art Full Text plus Art Index Retropsective  Icon
    Cross-searching both Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective databases.
  • Art Index Retrospective  Icon  Icon
    Coverage: 1-32, 1929-1984 - parallels Art Full Text. Subjects covered: Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance  Icon
    The database is a collection of treatises on art and architecture from the period 1470 to 1775. It is structured around the two Italian editions of Giogio Vasari's Lives of the Artists. This collection is not available in its entirety in any university or museum library. Sponsored by The University of Chicago Library and The ARTFL Project.
  • ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)  Icon
    Abstracts of current literature in modern art, photography and design. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Artemis Primary Sources  Icon
    Starting with Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Gale will be incorporating the majority of their primary source collections into Artemis Primary Sources, enabling researchers to cross-search these collections and discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
  • ARTFL (Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language)  Icon
    A full-text retrieval database of classical French writings; users can create a dictionary and frequency count of words used in a text, trace origins of words or phrases back through the 17th century, etc. The database includes literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings, and technical treatises.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)  Icon
    A multidisciplinary citation index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities, 1975 - present. Includes some full text. Part of the Web of Knowledge database.
  • ARTstor  Icon
    Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download and organize images.
    To download images users MUST register for a personal account.
    MOBILE USERS: For Apple: For Android: Download app from Google Play.
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    Collection of electronic pre-prints in various sciences. The archive is based upon activities supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation under agreement with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and by the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • ASABE Technical Information Library  Icon
    Provides full-text access to ASABE standards, journals, conference proceedings, textbooks, and monographs. Some material published prior to 2001 has been added to the site in PDF only format.
  • ASCE Research Library  Icon
    A comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library includes ASCE conference proceedings and all 30 ASCE journal and periodical volumes.
  • Asian Film Online  Icon
    Asian Film Online is a collection of culturally and historically significant films from Asia and the Pacific that entertain, educate and inspire viewers to think beyond boundaries, predominantly comprised of films never before seen outside their country of origin.
  • AskART: The Artists Bluebook  Icon
    A database of information about American artists, including names, birth and death dates, state or local affiliation, fields in which artist worked, book and periodical references to artist, dealers and museums where works may be viewed, auction prices of works, some biographical details, etc.
  • ASM Alloy Center  Icon
    The ASM Alloy Center enables you to search in one easy step across ASM property data, performance charts, and processing guidelines for specific metals and alloys. Contains five content areas: Data Sheets & Diagrams, ALLOY finder, Materials Property Data, Coatings Data, and Corrosion Data.
  • ASM Handbooks Online  Icon
    v. 1. Properties and selection--irons, steels, and high-performance alloys -- v. 2. Properties and selection--nonferrous alloys and special-purpose materials -- v. 3. Alloy phase diagrams -- v. 4. Heat treating -- v. 5. Surface engineering -- v. 6. Welding, brazing, and soldering -- v. 7. Powder metal technologies and applications -- v. 8. Mechanical testing -- v. 9 Metallography and microstructures -- v. 10 Materials characterization -- v. 11 Failure analysis and prevention -- v. 12 Fractography -- v. 13 Corrosion -- v. 14 Forming and forging -- v. 15 Casting -- v. 16 Machining -- v. 17 Nondestructive evaluation and quality control -- v. 18 Friction, lubrication, and wear technology -- v. 19. Fatigue and fracture -- v. 20. Materials selection and design. -- v.21 Composites
  • ASM Materials Information  Icon
    The Alloy Center enables searching in one easy step across ASM property data, performance charts, and processing guidelines for specific metals and alloys. The Alloy finder features alloy designations and trade names from around the world and includes information on composition, producer, tensile properties and similar alloys. The ASM property data features mechanical properties, physical properties and processing characteristics for most industrial alloys. Coatings data features information on commercial coating processing. Corrosion data features information on corrosion of specific alloys in specific environments. Data sheets & diagrams feature material data sheets from Alloy digest, Heat treater's guides, and other publications. Data for time-temperature curves, creep curves and fatigue curves from ASM atlas publications is also included.
  • ASME Digital Library  Icon
    Provides abstracts and some full-text access to regularly published journals and annual publications from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Includes Technical Papers and Symposia/Proceedings.
  • Associated Press Collections Online  Icon
    Associated Press Collections Online is a publishing program focusing on making varied treasures of the Associated Press Corporate Archives, AP Images, and AP Archive available to libraries worldwide. Includes: News Features & Internal Communications, U.S. City Bureaus Collection, Washington, D.C. Bureau Collection
  • Associations Unlimited  Icon
    Contains information for approximately 160,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields. Contains information for approximately 115,000 U.S. regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.
  • ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL)  Icon
    The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.
  • ATLA Religion Database + ATLAS  Icon  Icon
    Contains the complete contents of Religion Index One (journal literature in religion from 1949-present), Religion Index Two (multi-author works, such as Festschriften, conference proceedings, and other volumes of collected articles and essays, 1960-present), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion. Included are article citations from some 650 journals and essay citations from over 14,000 multi-author works as well as book review citations.
  • Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984) - ProQuest Historical Newspapers  Icon
    This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
    * The content for The Atlanta Constitution (1946-1984) is still being loaded, and is currently only available through 1973. This is an ongoing process, and we anticipate that the full collection should be available by the end of the year (2014).
  • Atlanta Daily World - Proquest Historical Newspapers  Icon
    This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Atlanta world (1931-1932) and the Atlanta daily world (1932-2003). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Audio Drama  Icon
    Online streaming audio database of some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries, are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening.
  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  Icon
    Journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions and indexes on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]


  • Berg Fashion Library  Icon
    Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Encyclopedia of world dress and fashion, e-books, e-journals, museum directory, reference works, images, and more.
  • Bertolt Brechts Werke : Jubilaumsausgabe im WWW  Icon
    The first authorised electronic edition is based on Bertolt Brecht, Ausgewahlte Werke in sechs Banden, Jubilaumsausgabe zum 100. Geburtstag, edited by Werner Hecht, Wolfgang Jeske and Jan Knopf. In German; choice of menus in German and English
  • Best's Library Center  Icon
    "A.M. Best's comprehensive solution for public and academic libraries." Provides access to Best's insurance reports - online for in-depth reports on thousands of U.S., Canadian and non-U.S. insurers, reinsurers and groups.
  • Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive  Icon
    Only accessible on campus. Contains the content of selected journals and books published by the Biblical Archaeology Society. Includes each issue of the magazines Biblical archaeology review, Bible review, and Archaeology odyssey, and the content of five books.
  • Bibliografia de la literatura Espanola desde 1980  Icon
    BLE provides references to "...monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, bibliographies, congress proceedings, and other miscellaneous material..." written from 1980 to present. The subject areas covered are literary theory, literary genres, popular literature, Hispanism, bibliographies, and information about authors. The database not only refers to editions of works, but also translated editions and critical studies.
  • Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale  Icon
    The Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale has been established by the Centre d'Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale (Université de Poitiers) and as companion to the index of articles in the International Medieval Bibliography Online, aims to provide a comprehensive, current bibliography of monographs worldwide and listings of miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften). Intitially the bibliography focuses on the Central Middle Ages, but the coverage will be expanded in stages to cover both the Early and Late Middle Ages. The Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale currently comprises 40,000 titles from 1958 to 2003, i.e. the whole of the relevant elements from the famous bibliography in the Cahiers de civilisation médiévale. Every reference has been classified by date, subject and location, and provides full bibliographical records.
  • Bibliography of American literature  Icon
    Bibliography of American Literature (9 vols, Yale University Press, 1955-1991) provides nearly 40,000 records of literary works of approximately 300 American writers from the period of the Revolution to 1930."--About BAL.
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) / University of Michigan  Icon
    This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 410,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History  Icon
    Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. It is the successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History, available online from 2002 to 2009.
  • Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640  Icon
    list of scholarship about 738 recovered writers and located texts, canonical and non-canonical. It identifies many hitherto unknown writers, including among them not only already familiar figures, but also women refugees such as the recusants, women in the colonies, Marrano women (Anusot), women translators, and English women writers in French, Greek, Latin, Spanish, Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh.
  • Bibliography of Native North Americans  Icon  Icon
    Indexes works from the sixteenth century to the present, including monographs, essays, journal articles, dissertations and U.S. and Canadian government publications. Areas covered include native American topics and issues, including education, anthropology, psychology, political science, sociology, and legal and medical research. This bibliography, from Human Relations Areas Files (HRAF), contains the citations from the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic bibliography of North America as well as additional new citations.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art  Icon
    Bibliography of the History of Art contains records describing current literature about art. Materials indexed include books, dissertations, exhibition catalogs, and articles drawn from more than 4,300 periodicals. Subject coverage includes Western Art, architecture, decorative and applied arts, popular and folk art, and selected contemporary art, as well as painting, sculpture, drawing, and prints.
  • Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina (BTL Online)  Icon
    The BTL Online database provides electronic access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana, ranging from antiquity and late antiquity to medieval and neo-Latin texts. A total of approximately 13 million word forms are thus accessible electronically.
  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index  Icon
    A consolidated index to biographical sketches in current and retrospective biographical dictionaries.
  • Bioline International  Icon
    Provides access to quality research journals published in developing and transitional countries. The periodicals included cover all subject areas, with the majority in the life and medical sciences. Most journals are in English and Spanish. The website provides a search engine that covers all articles in all journals, while users can retrieve articles in both HTML and PDF formats. All material is available on an open-access (free) basis.
  • Biological Abstracts  Icon
    Biological Abstracts encompasses the entire field of life sciences and provides comprehensive coverage of the world's published biological and biomedical research. This includes traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology, as well as experimental, clinical and veterinary medicine, biotechnology, environmental studies, and agriculture. Interdisciplinary fields such as biochemistry, biophysics and bioengineering are also included. More than 6,500 serials are monitored for inclusion.
  • BioMed Central  Icon
    BioMed Central is an independent publishing organization committed to providing immediate and free access to peer reviewed biomedical research.
  • BioOne Abstracts and Indexes  Icon
    This BioOne bibliographic database is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts that link to the fulltext articles available from the BioOne organization. BioOne provides a unique aggregation of over 82 high-impact bioscience research journals from more than 66 publishers. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • BioOne.1 Journals Collection  Icon
    Collection of the full texts of various research journals focused on the biological, biomedical, ecological, and environmental sciences. The 2014 Collection comprises 108 titles from 82 publishers.
  • Biopolymers Online  Icon
    Provides a comprehensive overview of the occurrence, metabolism, and applications of all important biopolymer classes.
  • Birds of North America Online  Icon
    This database provides scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada, with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, recordings of bird's songs and calls selected from the collection in Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Includes also an extensive bibliography for each species.
  • BizMiner  Icon
    Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more.
  • Black Abolitionist Papers  Icon
    This collection searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865.
  • Black Drama - 1850 to present  Icon
    Currently contains approximately 1200 plays by 201 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Many works are rare, hard-to-find, or out of print. Nearly a quarter of the collection will consist of previously unpublished plays by such writers as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Femi Euba, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston.
  • Black Freedom Struggle (ProQuest History Vault)  Icon
    The first Black Freedom module of the ProQuest History Vault consists of 37 collections from the records of federal government agencies, covering The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century from the perspective of the men, women, and sometimes even children, who waged one of the most inspiring social movements in American history.
  • Black Studies Center  Icon
    Black Studies Center combines three invaluable resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index of Black Periodicals (IIBP), and The Chicago Defender. This fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, and historical newspaper articles.
  • Black Thought and Culture : African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present  Icon
    Black Thought and Culture is a single source for the published works of numerous historically important black leaders. Along with well-known works, the collection features approximately 5,000 pages of unique, fugitive, and never-before-published materials. When complete, Black Thought and Culture will provide approximately 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to 1975. Black teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other leaders form the mainstay of this corpus. The collection is intended for research in black studies, political science, American history, music, literature, and art.
  • Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology  Icon
    The encyclopedia consists of over 1800 entries on all aspects of social organization. It is updated three times a year.
  • BMJ Clinical Evidence  Icon
    BMJ Clinical Evidence is a six monthly, updated compendium of evidence on the effects of clinical interventions. It summarises the current state of knowledge, ignorance, and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of clinical conditions, based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. It is not a textbook of medicine nor a book of guidelines. It describes the best available evidence, and where there is no good evidence, it says so.
  • Board Vitals  Icon
    Boardvitals Question Bank is a physician-run company created with the practicing physician and resident in mind. "We don't just provide a question bank, we provide up-to-date explanations from the literature with our answers and give you detailed feedback and assessment of your progress broken down by subject areas."
    NB: Requires on-campus registration for first use.
  • Books24x7
    The University no longer subscribes to this service.
  • BREPOLiS, "the hometown of Brepols' online publications"  Icon
    Access to Brepolis databases.
  • BREPOLS Miscellanea Online  Icon
    Brepols Miscellanea Online comprises leading collections of scholarly essays in the histories, literatures, cultures, and societies of medieval Europe
  • BREPOLS Periodica Online Archive  Icon
    Access to full text of articles in the Brepols Periodica Archive (through 2006) is limited to the following journals in medieval studies: Bulletin de philosophie medievale, European medieval drama, Hortus artium medievalium, Journal of medieval Latin, Manuscripta, Mediaeval studies, Moyen francais, Nottingham medieval studies, Peritia, and Viator.
  • Brill Online Bibliographies
  • Brill Online Reference Works
  • Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Online  Icon
    Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online I presents the best in current scholarship in a variety of subjectsm ranging from Homer to Ovid and from Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century BC to Flavian Rome.
  • Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism  Icon
    Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions. Its essays are original work written by the world’s foremost scholars on Hinduism. The encyclopedia aims at a balanced and even-handed view of Hinduism, recognizing the divergent perspectives and methods in the academic study of a religion that is both an ancient historical tradition and a flourishing tradition today.
  • Brill's New Pauly, (incl. Supplements I volumes 1 - 6)  Icon
    Brill´s New Pauly is the English edition of the authoritative Der Neue Pauly, published by Verlag J.B. Metzler since 1996. The encyclopaedic coverage and high academic standard of the work, the interdisciplinary and contemporary approach and clear and accessible presentation have made the New Pauly the unrivalled modern reference work for the ancient world.
  • British Literary Manuscripts Online  Icon
    British Literary Manuscripts Online
    presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. Includes: Medieval and Renaissance, 1600-1900.
  • British Newspapers 1600-1950  Icon
    The most comprehensive digital historic newspaper archive. Includes 17-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 3 million pages of historic newspapers, newsbooks & ephemera, and National & Regional papers from British Isles.
  • British Online Archives: Colonial and Missionary Records  Icon
    Includes the following collections: African Blue Books, 1821-1953; Early colonial and missionary records from West Africa; Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709; Universities' Mission to Central Africa; Papers relating to the Jamaican estates of the Goulburn family of Betchworth House; Records of the Committee on Women's Work, 1861 - 1967; South American Missionary Society records, 1844-1919; Archives of the Associates of Dr Bray to 1900; Indian papers of Colonel Clive and Brigadier-General Carnac, 1752-1774; Indian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto; Papers of Sir Mark Sykes, 1879-1919: the Sykes-Picot Agreement & the Middle East; and United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG) records for the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, South Asia, and West Indies.
  • British Periodicals  Icon
    Includes British Periodicals Collection I and British Periodicals Collection II. British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Covers literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. British Periodicals Collection II consist of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Covers literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Brockelmann Online  Icon
    Brockelmann Online consists of both original volumes Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur (GAL) by Carl Brockelmann (1868-1956), as well as the three supplement volumes, including the indexes. It is full-text searchable, making it much easier to consult for researchers and students. The "Brockelmann" has become an indispensible research tool for anyone working on the Islamic world in general and the Middle East in particular.
  • Business and Economics Portfolio  Icon
    Provides full-text research reports from the Conference Board on the latest issues in business management and on United States and global economics, covering topics such as business outlook, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, human resource management, productivity, economic indicators and analysis/forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.
  • Business Expert Press  Icon
    “Business Expert Press’s Digital Libraries are filled with practical, concise books covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy. They’re written by international authorities, specifically for students seeking bachelors or masters degrees.”
  • Business Monitor Online  Icon
    Provides in-depth market research reports on 175 global markets, emphasizing emerging markets. Also provides extensive economic and political risk ratings and analysis, macroeconomic analysis and forecasts, and financial analysis of debt and equity. Also includes profiles for over 500 multinational companies and their subsidiaries, and intra-daily alerts on economic, industrial, and political developments, business deals, multinational joint ventures, and regulatory changes.
  • Business Source Complete  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Business Source Complete provides full text for scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. This database is updated daily.
  • Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World  Icon
    Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences.


  • BMJ Clinical Evidence  Icon
    See: BMJ Clinical Evidence
  • C19, The Nineteenth Century Index  Icon
    Provides integrated bibliographic coverage of over over 1.3 million books and official publications, and 10 million articles published in over 2,000 journals, magazines and newspapers.
  • Cambridge Collections Online  Icon
    Cambridge Collections Online offers two components, Shakespeare Survey and Econometric Society Monographs. Shakespeare Survey Online makes all issues of the Survey, including over 90% of the original images, available online for the first time. The latest volume, Close Encounters with Shakespeare's Text (Volume 62), has been added to the collection as part of the November update to Cambridge Collections Online and Econometric Society monographs are high-quality research works in the fields of Economic Theory, Econometrics, and Quantitative Economics more generally. Publications range from more or less extensive accounts of the state of the art in a field to which the authors have made significant contributions, to shorter monographs representing important advances on more specific issues.
  • Cambridge Companions Complete Collection  Icon
    Provides access to 400+ titles in the well-regarded Cambridge Companions series of essay collections on writers, composers, philosophers, cultural movements, and historical periods as a searchable textual corpus.
  • Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Johson online  Icon
    "The online edition presents a fully searchable version of the Print Edition, including all the original introductions, collations, and commentary, but it complements, develops, and vastly extends the Print Edition with a large and flexible array of textual and contextual materials... In addition, the Online Edition includes a comprehensive body of essays and archives necessary for full study of Jonson’s life, performance history, and afterlife."
  • Cambridge Histories Online  Icon
    This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, Cambridge Histories Online is an invaluable resource, for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike.All the available volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas. The extensive bibliographic referencing and other leading functionality, enhances usability and makes this resource ideal for any type of historical research.
  • Cambridge History of English and American Literature  Icon
    Contents range from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing. The set encompasses a broad range of writing on humorists, publicists, orators, newspaper columnists, religious leaders, economists, Native Americans, song writers, and even non-English writers, such as Yiddish and Creole.
  • Cambridge History of Latin America  Icon
    Part of Cambridge Histories Online.
  • Cambridge Journals Online  Icon
  • Canadian Human Rights Reporter  Icon
    CHRR Online is a database of Canadian human rights decisions. The database has published decisions from the Canadian Human Rights Reporter (C.H.R.R.) from Volume 1 (1980) to the most recent bound volume. It also includes the Current Law Notes page for current awareness and unreported decisions. Decisions are added to the database soon after they arrive in the CHRR office.
  • Canadian Poetry  Icon
    Created in partnership with the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries, this unique collection contains the full text of more than 19,000 poems by 177 poets including Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Archibald Lampman, Charles G. D. Roberts and Duncan Campbell Scott, offering a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Cardiosource Plus  
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cardiosource Plus is an online cardiovascular information and educational resource produced by the American College of Cardiology Foundation.
  • Caribbean Literature  Icon
    Caribbean literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles selected are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. Future releases will also feature journals, reference works, and interviews with key writers. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database currently has over 7,000 pages.
  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options. The catalog offers you the option to find a nearby Federal depository library that has a particular publication or that can provide expert assistance in finding and using related U.S. government information. Click on the title of interest from your search results list. Then click on the Locate in a Library link within the displayed record.
  • Catholic Periodical and Literature Index  Icon  Icon
    Includes indexed citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
  • CCH Accounting Research Manager  Icon
    Online database of expert-written analytical accounting, auditing, governmental and SEC information as well as primary source data.
  • CCH IntelliConnect  Icon
    Provides access to full text primary and secondary materials in the areas of human resources management, payroll, pensions, benefits, employment law, OSHA, health care reimbursement, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, government contracts, antitrust and trade regulation, and transportation law. Also contains federal and state tax materials including codes, regulations, forms, IRS letter rulings, and current news. This new interface merges the resources formerly known as CCH Internet Research Network, CCH Business and Finance, and CCH Tax Research Network.
  • Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)  Icon
    An online archive providing access to the full text of humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Chatham House Online Archive  Icon
    Chatham House Online Archive contains the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference.
    Includes years 1920-2008.
  • Chemical Abstracts (CAS SciFinder)  Icon
    Access to Chemical Abstracts is now provided by SciFinder; please see the SciFinder Scholar entry.
  • Chicago Defender (Black Studies Center)  Icon
    The full text backfile of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender is available through the Black Studies Center site. It includes the Saturday edition (1910 to 1975) and the Daily edition (1956-1975). [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Chicago Defender (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Chicago daily defender (1966-1973 : Big weekend ed.), Chicago daily defender (1960-1973 : Daily ed.), Chicago defender (1905-1966 : Big weekend ed.), Chicago defender (1973-1975 : Big weekend ed.), Chicago defender (1973-1975 : Daily ed.), Chicago defender (1921-1967 : National ed.), and the Daily defender (1956-1960 : Daily ed.). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online  Icon
    A style manual for writing, editing, and publishing.
  • Chicago Tribune - Proquest Historical Newspapers  Icon
    Contains full-text access to the Chicago Tribune dating from 1849-1985. Documents display in PDF. See Access World News for 1985+ articles online. The Main Library also archives issues back to 1849, available in Media Services. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Chicano Database  Icon
    A comprehensive bibliographic index for all types of material about Mexican-Americans. Extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s. Records added since 1992 have expanded its scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants.
  • Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
    A continuously updated, multidisciplinary database of nearly 9,000 resources, including citations for peer-reviewed journal articles, books, research reports, fact sheets and briefs, grey literature, instruments, and government documents. Research Connections selects, archives, and indexes publications and data relevant to early education and child care research and policy, and provides access to bibliographic information and full text for many resources. In addition, Research Connections offers data and statistics for download and analysis, and tools for quick online analysis of data.
  • Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)  Icon
    A comprehensive collection development guide, this database provides librarian-selected titles chosen specifically for readers from preschool through grade five. Containing titles at five recommendation levels, this collection covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, graphic novels and magazines.
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database  Icon
    Offers more than 240,000 reviews of both fiction and non-fiction children's and young adult books, as well as related professional books--all full text searchable from 35 review sources. You can limit your search by age, grade level, lexile level, year of publication and genre. There are also links to author and illustrator sites, awards and prizes, teaching materials, booktalks and other resources from the CLCD home page.
  • China Academic Journals (CAJ): Series A, F, G, & H
    This database covers journal articles published in China in almost all the subject areas of the Humanities and Arts.The U of Iowa subscribes to Series A (Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics), Series F (Literature/History/Philosophy), Series G (Politics/Military Affairs/Law), and Series H (Education and Social Sciences), including back files dating back to 1994. It is part of the electronic project of the CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure). The database provides full texts in CAJ and PDF formats.
  • China: Culture and Society  Icon
    Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), this resource makes available extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection.
  • Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database (1911-1949)  Icon
    Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949) covers around 10,000,000 pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published between 1911 and 1949. As an important part of the historical archive, this database has significant academic and historical value.
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    Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education  Icon
  • CINAHL Plus  Icon  Icon  Icon
    [Help Sheet for Search CINAHL - PDF] CINAHL Plus provides indexing for 3,024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals. Full text material includes more than 80 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
  • CIOS Journal Index  Icon
    This system allows you to perform electronic searches of 58 core serials and annuals in the discipline of communication studies and related fields (e.g., journalism, rhetoric, mass communication, and social linguistics).
  • Civil War : A Newspaper Perspective : November 1860-April 1865 : The Charleston Mercury, The New York Herald, Richmond Enquirer  Icon
    Full text of articles taken from issues of The New York herald, The Charleston mercury and the Richmond enquirer, published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865. Begins with the events preceding the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter and concludes with the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Includes news articles, eye-witness accounts and official reports of battles and events, editorials, advertisements, and biographies. Also includes articles describing other than military concerns of the day, such as travel, arts and leisure, sports, social events, etc.
    CLASE (Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades) indexes Latin American journal articles, specializing in the social sciences and humanities. Spanish language interface.
  • Classic Mexican Cinema  Icon
    Mexican Cinema, from its beginnings in the late 1890s to its “Golden Age” (1930s to 1960), was consistently the largest and most important of all the Spanish-speaking countries. During its heyday, the Mexican film industry produced an average of one hundred films annually and supplied screen entertainment to both domestic audiences and international markets in Latin America, the United States, and Europe. The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema is illuminated in this collection of popular movie periodicals.
  • Classical Music Library  Icon
    A classical music service that enables listening and learning at library and home computers. It includes around 15,000 recordings, along with program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings.
  • ClinicalKey  Icon
    ClinicalKey provides access to more than 1100 medical texts published by Elsevier, articles from more than 500 journals, practice guidelines, drug information, and patient education handouts. All can be searched together, individually, or by type of resource (books, journals, etc.) ClinicalKey replaces MDConsult.
    Users must log in to (free) personal accounts to download PDFs.
  • is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
  • Cochrane Library  Icon
    The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Cochrane reviews bring you the combined results of the world's best medical research studies, and are recognised as the gold standard in evidence-based healthcare.
  • CogNet Library  Icon
    A major electronic resource for cognitive and brain sciences which provides searchable full-text of major reference works, books, and journals from MIT Press and other publishers and resource providers. Also includes conference materials, CogSci Dictionary, Almanac of cognitive science programs, and much more.
  • Cold War Intelligence Online: The Secret War Between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991  Icon

    This collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher) provides readers for the first time with the declassified documentary record about the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
  • Columbia Encyclopedia  Icon
    The largest one volume encyclopedia available, the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia is unmatched in its scope and reputation for accuracy and authority. It contains more than 51,000 entries, addressing current hot topics and providing updated geographical, political, and statistical information.
  • ComAbstracts  Icon
    This database contains abstracts of articles published in the discipline of communication studies and related fields (e.g., journalism, rhetoric, mass communication, and social linguistics).
  • Combined Chemical Dictionary  Icon
    Includes descriptive and numerical data on chemical, physical and biological properties of compounds; systematic and common names of compounds; literature references; structure diagrams and their associated connection tables. Contains all those compounds published in: Dictionary of organic compounds (200,000 records), Dictionary of natural products (120,000 records), Dictionary of inorganic and organometallic compounds (90,000 records), Dictionary of pharmacological agents (30,000 records), Dictionary of analytical reagents (14,000 records).
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete  Icon  Icon
    Combines CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University).
  • Communication Institute for Online Scholarship  Icon
    CIOS online services provide access to thousands of files in the resource library as well as dozens of scholarly conferences enrolling over 6,000 and students. The U of I is a "CIOS Affiliate Institution." Also, see the CIOS/Comserve Journal Index and CIOS/ComAbstracts.
  • Compendex  Icon
    Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. It includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings. When combined with the Engineering Index Backfile (1884-1969), Compendex covers well over 120 years of core engineering literature. [Elsevier recommends using Firefox or Internet Explorer on Windows for best experience.]
  • Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition  Icon
    Gathers for the first time in one place the collected, uncollected, and unpublished prose of one of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century. When finished, will comprise eight volumes.
  • Concise Oxford English Dictionary, 11th edition  Icon
  • Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary (English-German)  Icon
  • Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary (German-English)  Icon
  • Concise Oxford-Hachette French dictionary : French-English, English-French  Icon
    175,000 words and phrases, 270,000 translations. Completely updated to include the very latest vocabulary, the Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary offers authoritative coverage. Brand-new features include cultural notes on life in the French-speaking world.
  • Confidential Print: Africa  Icon
    Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 covers the whole of the modern period of European colonization of Africa: from coastal trading in the early nineteenth century, through the Conference of Berlin of 1884 and the subsequent Scramble for Africa, to the abuses of the Congo Free State, fights against tropical disease, Italy’s defeat by the Abyssinians, World War II, apartheid in South Africa and colonial moves towards independence. The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Documents range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties.
  • Confidential Print: Middle East  Icon
    Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969 covers the whole of modern British involvement in North Africa and the Middle East: from the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the nineteenth century, the Middle East Conference of 1921, the Mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia and the Suez Crisis in 1956, to the partition of Palestine, post-Suez Western foreign policy and the Arab-Israeli conflict. The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Documents range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties.
  • Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection (1789-1997)  Icon
    Formerly LexisNexis Congressional, this resource is the digitized version of the bound Congressional Record (1873-to date) and its three predecessors, the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the Register of Debates (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873). The Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection covers the period 1789-1997.
  • Contemporary Authors  Icon
    A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television and other fields.
  • Contemporary World Music  Icon
    Contemporary World Music contains the sounds of all regions from every continent. This database is a complementary database to Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries - it includes a blend of contemporary and traditional world music recordings from many labels throughout the world. The focus is concentrated on contemporary genres, such as fusion and world beat. Users can trace the history of a people’s music by comparing the traditional styles with the modern interpretations offered in this database.
  • Corporate ResourceNet  Icon
    Index to over 1,300 business and management periodicals, with abstracts and full text of many articles. Includes profiles of the world's 5,000 largest companies and a collection of images.
  • Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari  Icon
    Resources for Coptic literature: lists of authors, texts, and individual manuscript collections; Coptic texts with Italian translations; chronology of Coptic literature; Sahidic grammar; a complete bibliography for Coptic studies. [Please select "Access through IP"]
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video  Icon
    Provides the online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling--400 hours and more than 330 videos on completion. Includes volumes I - III.
  • Website to the world  Icon
    Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world, for educational purposes and for public and private sector organizations with global operations and interests. Includes Country ReviewsTM and Country WireTM.
  • CQ Electronic Library  Icon
    CQ Electronic Library ( is an extensive reference resource comprised of 16 separate modules--each with its own focus--for researching American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Includes the CQ Almanac, CQ Global Reseacher, CQ Researcher Plus Archive, CQ Weekly, CQ Congress, CQ Public Affairs, CQ Supreme Court, CQ Voting and Elections, CQ Encyclopedia of American Government, CQ Congress and the Nation, CQ Historic Document Series, CQ Political Handbook of the World, CQ's Politics in America, CQ Supreme Court Yearbook, CQ Vital Statistics on American Politics, and CQ Washington Information Directory.
  • CQ Global Researcher  Icon
    Provides students with definitive, in-depth coverage of newsworthy global affairs from a number of international viewpoints.
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics  Icon
  • CRL Digital Collections
    The Center for Research Libraries acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources from a global network of sources. Most materials acquired are from outside the United States, and many are from five "emerging" regions of the world: Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Latin America. Some material is digitized; the rest is available through interlibrary loan.
  • Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive (CNTS)  Icon
    Contains social and economic indicators. Provides access to the database of over 250 countries, over 200 series and data beginning in the year 1815 and continuing to the present (most series to 2005). Searchable by keyword, or by browsing variables.
    Includes LINKS: An optional file with links to the sources for each Domestic Conflict Event, beginning with 2011 data for: General Strikes, Purges, Government Crises, Riots, Assassinations, Anti-Government Demonstrations, Guerilla Warfare and Revolutions.
  • Current Index to Statistics  Icon
    The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from over 160 core journals that are fully indexed, non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content, proceedings and edited books, and other sources.
  • Current Research @ CIC Institutions  Icon
    Full text of all CIC dissertations (including University of Iowa, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, Indiana University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, and University of Wisconsin-Madison) from 1997 to the present. Abstracts are available for earlier dissertations.
  • Cyber-Anatomy  Icon
    By providing a realistic and immersive environment for virtual dissection and exploration of anatomy, teachers and doctors are able to advance their students' core curriculum and understanding of the Human Body. [from:] [Cyber-Anatomy currently is not compatible with Mac OS Mavericks or Mountain Lion]
  • ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences  Icon
    See: ProQuest Illustrata


  • Daily Mail Historical Archive,1896-2004  Icon
    An online archive of every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement published in the Daily Mail (London).
  • Dance in Video  Icon
    Captures dance performances from the stage and brings them directly to your computer screen through online streaming video - including 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Volumes I & II.
  • DARE - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness  Icon
    DARE is a Full Text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets  Icon
    Provides access to statistical data produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. There are up to 2 billion charts, maps, views, rankings, time series and tables available for use in the Data-Planet repository. Data-Planet Statistical Datasets offers powerful capabilities to compare & contrast multiple data series, perform statistical calculations on the data, and customize output views.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference interface  Icon
    With Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference, users can quickly search and view charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, and census-tract/block group levels. All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources and are citable.
  • Database of Latin Dictionaries  Icon
    The database will continue to grow gradually and will comprise three kinds of dictionaries: dictionaries to assist translation from Latin into modern languages, dictionaries providing semantic and etymological explanations in Latin of Latin words historical Latin dictionaries. The aim of the database is not only to integrate different types of Latin dictionaries, whether modern, medieval or early-modern, but also to build in links between these different tools.
  • Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM)  Icon
    A collection of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the commercial recording companies. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as by artist roles, and date of recording and composition. Some biographical and role information are provided for artists.
  • Datastream  
    Provides time series data on securities and markets. Includes Worldscope data.
    Available in the Pappajohn Business Library.
  • DBpia  Icon
    Full text database including over 570 Korean scholarly journals. The journal titles are arranged by 11 subject categories such as economics, engineering, education, medicine, etc. and all journals are available from the first issue.
  • Declassified Documents Reference System  Icon
    The database ranges from the years immediately following World War II, when declassified documents were first made widely available, through the 1970s. Nearly every major foreign and domestic event of these years is covered: the Cold War, Vietnam, foreign policy shifts, the civil rights movement, and others.
  • Defining Gender, 1450-1910  Icon
    Brings together over 50,000 images of original documents relating to gender studies. The images are sourced from libraries and archives around the world, including a strong core of document images from the Bodelian Library, Oxford. In addition to documents and and search engine, the database includes contextual essays, biographies, a chronology and tips for instructors.
  • Des Moines Register (Iowa)  Icon
    Available through ProQuest. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Design and applied arts index  Icon
    The Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc., making it the largest index of its kind in the world. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews. Each reference includes full bibliographic details and a brief abstract. Also includes two supplementary databases: Education Directory and Periodicals Directory. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • DGR Web: ACS Directory of Graduate Research  Icon
  • Diagnosaurus  Icon
    McGraw-Hill's Diagnosaurus 2.0 on AccessMedicine is a differential diagnosis tool that allows you to search 1000+ of differential diagnoses by: Symptoms, Diseases, & Organ system.
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual: DSM-5  Icon
    The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a classification of mental disorders with associated criteria designed to facilitate more reliable diagnoses of these disorders. With successive editions over the past 60 years, it has become a standard reference for clinical practice in the mental health field.
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual: Previous Editions
    Previous editions of DSM are included here for reference and archival purposes.
  • Dialnet
    Provides access to tables of contents of more than 3,000 journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences published in Spain and Latin America. Provides access to the full text of some Spanish doctoral dissertations as well as the full text of working papers from some research centers in Spain and Latin America. Content is primarily in Spanish.
  • Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)  Icon
    DARE does not include words that are commonly used throughout the United States, but rather focuses on the regional aspects of our language, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another. It includes audio clips and quotations from the DARE Survey conducted 1965-1970, and an interactive map in addition to the maps that were included in the print version.
  • Dictionary of Irish Biography  Icon
    A comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary for Ireland. It contains over 9,000 signed biographical articles describing the careers of individuals in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography  Icon
    Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.Comprised of Dictionary of literary biography series, Dictionary of literary biography yearbook, and Dictionary of literary biography. Documentary series.
  • Dictionary of Nineteenth Century Journalism in C19  Icon
    The Dictionary of Nineteenth Century Journalism is a new reference work with over 1600 entries detailing British and Irish newspaper and periodical publishing in the nineteenth century.
  • Dictionary of Old English, A to G Online  Icon
    Produced in part with the support of the Canada Foundation for Innovation through the TAPoR project, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Dictionary of Old English, Old English Corpus  Icon
    Contains all surviving Old English material (over 3000 texts), excluding some variant texts. Each text includes a reference to its genre, period and language; a unique text number; a Cameron number; and a short and expanded title used to identify the text in the Dictionary of Old English. Also includes "Latin word wheel".
  • Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects (DOSE)  Icon
  • Die Deutsche Lyrik im WWW  Icon
    A full-text database of German lyric poetry from Chadwyck-Healey; it will eventually include collected editions of the works of 100 poets from the 17th through the 20th centuries.
  • Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker  Icon
    "Felix Jacoby (1876-1959) edited, over many years, the fragments of the Greek historians who are not preserved complete: that is, quotations from their works in other writers. In his multi-volume work, Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker (for which he requested the abbreviation FGrHist) he created one of the stupendous research sources in the field of ancient history."
  • Digital dictionary of Buddhism  Icon
    A compilation of Buddhist technical terminology texts, temples, schools, persons, etc. that are found in East Asian Buddhist canonical sources. Since much of what East Asian Buddhists have written about is the Buddhism of India, Central Asia, and Tibet, the content of this database/dictionary/encyclopedia/translation glossary is pan-Buddhist in character. Dictionaries and other reference sources are in many East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Pali, Sanskrit and Tibetan).
  • Digital Encyclopedia of Applied Physics  Icon
    The Digital Encyclopedia of Applied Physics provides the basic principles and in-depth coverage of all technically pertinent areas of modern-day physics, coupled with technological applications from real life. Key subject areas covered in the Digital Encyclopedia of Applied Physics include the basics, methods, and applications--as well as all the neighboring fields of physics and engineering. The encyclopedia comprehensively covers such specific topics as: optics, laser physics, solid state and semiconductor physics, atom and nuclear physics, and biophysics.
  • Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation  Icon
    Transcriptions and facsimiles of documents "including papal and synodal decrees, catechisms and inquisitorial manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises and systems, liturgical writings, saints’ lives, and devotional works" by Catholic authors of the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)  Icon
    DNSA contains the most comprehensive collection of primary documents available. The database includes more than 80,000 of the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions.
  • Digital Sanborn maps 1867-1970  Icon
    Digital Sanborn Maps is a collection of large-scale landbook maps which includes information such as the outline of each building, the size and shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures, and location of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. Textual information includes construction details, ownership and building use.
  • Digitalia Hispanica  Icon
    With an interface in English and Spanish, Digitalia contains thousands of ebooks from the most renowned Spanish and Latinamerican Publishing Houses, as well as relevant journals that cover all topics of interest.
  • DigiZeitschriften
    DigiZeitschriften provides full text access to backfiles of German scholarly journals primarily in the social sciences and humanities.
  • Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries  Icon
    Comprehensive coverage of over 190 countries in which American corporations have foreign operations. Searching capabilities provide the ability to search by country, region, state, company, zip codes, NAIC codes and revenue.
  • Dissertation Abstracts  Icon
    See: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals  Icon
    Directory of Open Access Journals is a service that provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals.
  • DSM Legacy Collection: Previous Editions of DSM  Icon
    Previous editions of DSM for reference and archival purposes. Each edition is provided in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Dustbooks eDirectories  Icon
    Directory of poetry publishers, Directory of small press/magazine editors & publishers, International directory of little magazines & small presses, Small press record of books in print.
  • DynaMed  Icon  Icon
    DynaMed (Dynamic Medical Information System) is a quick and easy-to-use medical reference system designed for use at the point of care. DynaMed contains clinically organized summaries of nearly 1,800 topics and is updated daily from review of the research literature. This means that the reference information is always up-to-date and does not require new editions. DynaMed is a useful resource in clinical, educational and research settings. [From: About Dynamed]
  • MarketLine Advantage  Icon
    See MarketLine Advantage.
  • SRDS: Direct Marketing List Source  Icon
    Provides U.S., Canadian, and international list rental information. The database contains sources, selects, costs, and other valuable information that help you refine your list strategy for your direct marketing campaigns.


  • e-EROS: encyclopedia of reagents for organic synthesis  Icon
    Contains a database of approximately 70,000 reactions and 4000 of the most frequently consulted reagents. Fully searchable by structure and sub-structure, reagent, reaction type, experimental conditions, and keyword. Also includes a searchable interface: Acronym finder (an interface for Scientific and technical acronyms, symbols, and abbreviations).
  • e-Korean Studies  Icon
    Provides resources in the field of Korean studies, covering all academic disciplines such as arts and humanities, social sciences, sciences, medical sciences, and physical education. Text is in Korean.
  • Early American Fiction 1789-1875  Icon
    A collection of 730 full texts of the first editions of American novels and short stories written before 1875 by authors of significance during their lifetimes. Criteria used for inclusion in the collection: first edition found in Wright's American Fiction 1774-1850, Bibliography of American literature and owned by the University of Virginia Library, covering 730 titles in 882 volumes by 130 authors, containing 225,000 pages. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800  Icon
    Online version of the microfiche set Early American Imprints, 1639-1800. Resource for aspects of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, e.g., agriculture, auctions, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft.
  • Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819  Icon
    Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. More than four million pages from over 36,000 items—including 1,000 catalogued new items unavailable in previous microform editions. Includes Series II Supplement.
  • Early American Newspapers, Series 1-3 and 6-7  Icon
    For searching and browsing American newspapers published in the 17th,18th, 19th and 20th centuries, Early American Newspapers, 1690-1922 is the most comprehensive online resource available. This expanding collection offers fully searchable digital facsimiles of more than 1,500 titles from all 50 states. With eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, matrimony and death notices and more, Early American Newspapers provides a chronicle of the evolution of American history, culture and daily life across three centuries.
  • Early Encounters in North America  Icon
    Provides access to over 100,000 letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts concerning events that took place in North America between 1534 and 1860. The focus of the database is on description, travel, and accounts of interactions among various cultural groups.
  • Early English Prose Fiction  Icon
    A collection of more than 200 works from the period 1500 - 1700, exploring the rich diversity of prose fiction in English in the period preceding the emergence of the realist novel as its dominant form. EEPF offers the full text of works by key writers such as John Bunyan, Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Nashe and Aphra Behn, and has been produced in association with the Salzburg Centre for Research on the Early English Novel (SCREEN). Access via Literature Online (LION).
  • Early European Books: printed sources to 1700 (EEB)  Icon
    A diverse array of printed sources from the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries, opening the door to some of the world’s most significant collections of early printed books. All works printed in Europe before 1701, regardless of language, fall within the scope of the project, together with all pre-1701 works in European languages printed further afield. Builds upon and complements Early English Books Online (EEBO).
  • Early Western Korans  Icon
    Koran Printing in the West, 1537-1857. This collection of Early Printed Korans demonstrates what impact the holy book of Islam achieved in Europe.
  • East Germany from Stalinization to the New Economic Policy, 1950-1963  Icon
    Originally microfilmed as Records of the U.S. Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of East Germany, this digital collection provides an in-depth look into the creation of the East German state, living conditions, and its people. Documents included in this collection are predominantly instructions to and despatches from U.S. diplomatic, and consular personnel regarding political, military, economic, social, industrial, and other internal conditions and events in East Germany
  • Ebrary  Icon
    Academic Complete is a highly interactive eBook database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 titles from more than 220 of the world's leading academic, STM, and professional publishers.
  • EBSCOhost  Icon  Icon
    A collection of databases, including Academic Search Elite, which offers full text for nearly 2,000 scholarly journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles, covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.
  • EBSCOhost eBook Collection  Icon
    Formerly NetLibrary.
  • ECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online  Icon
    A comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800. Consists of over 180,000 titles of books, pamphlets, broadsides, ephemera. Subject categories include history and geography; fine arts and social sciences; medicine, science, and technology; literature and language; religion and philosophy; law; general reference. Also included are significant collections of women writers of the eighteenth century, collections on the French Revolution, and numerous eighteenth-century editions of the works of Shakespeare. Where they add scholarly value or contain important differences, multiple editions of each individual work are offered.
  • Econlit  Icon  Icon
    Source material in this database includes journal articles, essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers. Contains more than 735,000 records covering 1969-present. The subjects covered within EconLit include accounting, consumer economics, monetary policy, labor, marketing, demographics, modeling, economic theory, planning, and much more.
  • Econometric Society Monographs  Icon
    Econometric Society monographs are high-quality research works in the fields of Economic Theory, Econometrics, and Quantitative Economics more generally. Publications range from more or less extensive accounts of the state of the art in a field to which the authors have made significant contributions, to shorter monographs representing important advances on more specific issues.
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Economic Commission for Latin America is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. Information found on this website includes full text press releases, speeches, interviews, and nearly all of its publications.
  • Economist Historical Archive 1843-2006  Icon
    The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. New full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week - all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries. The Economist Historical Archive complements the Times Digital Archive also available from Gale/Cengage Learning.
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare  Icon
    Contains 11 major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, 28 separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocrypha and related works, as well as over 100 adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the 17th thru 19th centuries. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Education Source  Icon  Icon
    Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • Educational Research Abstracts Online  Icon
    A versatile database with online access to over 25 specialist datasets representing all the key areas of educational research.
  • EEBO-TCP: Early English Books Online -- Text Creation Partnership  Icon
    Searchable text-based version of the page images available in EEBO: Early English Books Online, an online corpus of the titles published between 1475 and 1700 listed in Pollard and Redgrave, Wing, and the Thomason Tracts catalogs. The marked-up text provides full keyword searching, allowing scholars to pinpoint even minute references to their subjects as they appeared in a wide variety of early modern works. The search interface also allows scholars to uncover repeated word patterns across texts that ten years ago were only available in archives or on microfilm. Links from this text version to the page images are planned.
  • EEBO: Early English Books Online  Icon
    From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare this collection contains over 100,000 titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and Thomason Tracts and their revised edition.
  • eHRAF Archaeology  Icon
    The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology, published annually by Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), is a full-text, fully-indexed archaeology database. eHRAF differs from other databases in that documents (i.e. books, journal articles, dissertations) are indexed at the paragraph-level with over 700 subject codes from the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM).
  • eHRAF World Cultures  Icon
    The Human Relations Area Files at Yale University contain information about world cultures. The HRAF Collection currently contains nearly 1,000,000 pages of information on the cultures of the world--past and present. Only a portion of HRAF documentation are accessible on the Internet. Older material in microform which the UI Libraries has is not included.
  • Ei Engineering Village  
    Engineering Village is a Web-based information service that offers a wide range of quality resources for information specialists, professionals, and researchers working in the applied science and engineering fields.
  • Eighteenth Century Journals: a portal to newspapers and periodicals, c1685-1815  Icon
    Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1815 offers integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II) and the British Newspaper Library at Colindale, London and the Cambridge University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals III) and Chetham's Library, Manchester and Brotherton Library, University of Leeds (Eighteenth Century Journals IV). It brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics include: the writings of Sir Isaac Newton; the French and American Revolutions; colonial life, provincial and rural affairs, reviews of literature, the theater, and fashion throughout Europe; the origins and rise of Romanticism; political debates; gender, religion, influence of the press, and coffee house gossip and discussion.
  • Eighteenth-Century Fiction  Icon
    A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700 - 1780 by writers from the British Isles. Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift. In addition to a scanned version of Sterne's Tristram Shandy, the collection also contains two different editions of Richardson's Clarissa and Pamela, and of Swift's Gulliver's Travels. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Electronic Enlightenment  Icon
    Searchable and browseable database offering extensive access to the web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the long eighteenth century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers. Coverage includes letters and documents, document sources such as manuscripts and early printed editions, scholarly annotations, and links to biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, and other online resources.
  • Elsevier ScienceDirect E-Books  Icon
    Elsevier purchase includes over 450 books published beginning in 2008.
  • eMarketer  Icon
    eMarketer includes daily research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing statistics, aggregated and analyzed from over 2,800 sources. Topics include market research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, media and emerging technologies.
  • Embase  Icon
    A biomedical and pharmaceutical database contains bibliographic records with abstracts from EMBASE (1974-present) and Medline (1966-present) deduplicated and searchable with EMTREE.
  • Emerald Library  Icon
    Emerald Library includes management and library information science journals as well as a specialist range of engineering and applied science and technology journals.
  • Empire Online  Icon
    This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and it's theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.
  • Encyclopaedia Islamica  Icon
    "Encyclopaedia Islamica Online is based on the abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature of the encyclopaedia Islamica Online lies in the attention given to Shiʿi Islam and its rich and diverse heritage."
  • Encyclopaedia of Islam  Icon
    The Encyclopaedia of Islam sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture. It includes articles on distinguished Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. Its geographical and historical scope encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states. The entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the printed edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam is included.
  • Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān  
    The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies.
  • Encyclopedia Iranica  Icon
    The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. The academic reference work will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures, facilitating the whole range of Iranian studies research from archeology to political sciences.
  • Encyclopedia of Actuarial Science  Icon
    Drawing on the experience of leading international editors and authors from industry and academic research the encyclopedia provides an authoritative exposition of both quantitative methods and practical aspects of actuarial science and insurance.
  • Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry is a cross-disciplinary reference work for all analytical chemists in academia and industry. All fields of chemical research are covered: analytical, organic, physical, polymer, inorganic biomedical, environmental, pharmaceutical, industrial, petroleum, forensics, and food science.
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is a research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient History  Icon
    The only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, collecting over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. Entries extend to all Mediterranean civilizations, including the Near East and Egypt.
  • Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics  Icon
    Includes over 1,100 entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries, and covers 27 key areas of the field, including Language Learning and Teaching, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Assessment and Testing, Corpus Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Discourse, Cognitive Second Language Acquisition, Language Policy and Planning, Literacy, and Technology and Language.
  • Encyclopedia of Arabic language and linguistics  Icon
    Comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches to be as objective and versatile as possible.
  • Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics  Icon
    This unique resource covers the entire field of astronomy and astrophysics and this online version includes the full text of over 2,750 articles, plus sophisticated search and retrieval functionality and links to the primary literature.
  • Encyclopedia of Biostatistics  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, 2nd Edition offers the definitive reference to support the development and use of statistical methods for addressing the problems and critical issues that confront scientists, practitioners and policy makers engaged in the life and medical sciences. With the growing importance and application of biostatistics, reflected in the increasing number of statisticians employed in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare sector and medical schools, this new edition will find widespread application in basic medical science; the planning, financing and distribution of health care; and the measurement of health care status and progress in the population.
  • Encyclopedia of Catalysis  Icon
    A definitive A-to-Z reference work covering the most significant aspects of homogeneous, heterogeneous, asymmetric, biomimetic, and biological catalysis.
  • Encyclopedia of China  Icon
    The essential reference to China, its history and culture.
  • Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization  Icon
    A comprehensive reference work on the history and impact of Christianity. Over 1,400 entries provide an in-depth and dynamic look at Christianity both through its history and the way it has shaped societies around the world.
  • Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics  Icon
    Covers selected key topics in the field of condensed matter physics, provides historical background to some of the major areas and directs the reader, through detailed references, to further reading resources. Authors were sought from those who have made major contributions and worked actively in the area of the topic.
  • Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice  Icon
    Comprising over 500 entries on the essential topics and informed by the latest theory and research, this innovative reference resource offers a state-of-the-art survey of the fields of criminology and criminal justice. It combines this breadth of coverage with the authority and international perspective of an experienced editorial team, creating a definitive reference resource for students, scholars, and professionals.
  • Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology presents a collection of our current state of knowledge relating to the fields of cross-cultural, cultural, and indigenous psychology. A wealth of supplemental references and suggestions for further reading is included for those wishing to pursue specialized topics or identify key source material.
  • Encyclopedia of Electrochemistry  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Electrochemistry covers everything from fundamental research to areas of application. Extensive cross-linking allows users to deepen their knowledge as much as needed.
  • Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration provides a complete exploration of the prominent themes, events, and theoretical underpinnings of the movements of human populations from prehistory to the present day. It includes thematic interpretations and theories of migration, as well as the significant contemporary scientific discoveries and scholarly interpretations that have reshaped the way historians and social scientists analyze and map the past.
  • Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy  Icon
    This comprehensive reference work covers all facets of the distinct form of dramatic theater that flourished in ancient Greece and reached its apex in Athens of the 5th century BCE. Written by a team of international experts and emerging scholars, entries reflect a careful balance between scholarly precision and accessibility to facilitate a better understanding and appreciation of the great surviving works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and their contemporaries.
  • Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. With over 850 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, it is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, Biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields.
  • Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology: Bioprocess, Bioseparation, and Cell Technology  Icon
    A key, up-to-date resource for the global biotechnology industry.
  • Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (EIBC)  Icon
    EIBC incorporates all existing articles from both the Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry and the Handbook of Metalloproteins, and will be updated from 2012 onwards
  • Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Online  Icon
    The EJIW is the first cohesive and discreet reference work which covers the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods.
  • Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology is derived from the four volume print work containing nearly 1,000 articles. All the topics are divided into short, digestible entries.
  • Encyclopedia of Political Science  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of Political Science comprehensively examines the central ideas, concepts, and frameworks underlying the study of politics and highlights the intersections of politics with other disciplines.
  • Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance  Icon
    A reference work aimed at quants, risk managers, graduate students, academic researchers and all those interested in quantitative modeling in finance. Published in 4 volumes of approximately 500 pages each, the Encyclopedia includes alphabetically arranged entries compiled from the contributions of more than 400 authors.
  • Encyclopedia of Radicals in Chemistry, Biology and Materials  Icon
    This Encyclopedia offers a description of free radicals within an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary context, connecting structural characteristics and chemical properties to their applications in different areas of chemistry and related disciplines.
  • Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics  Icon
    This work explores how the rise of social media is altering politics both in the United States and in key moments, movement, and places around the world. Its scope encompasses the disruptive technologies and activities that are changing basic patterns in American politics.
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work  Icon
    A continuously updated online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP). Incudes 400+ overview articles on key topics from international issues to ethical standards, 200+ biographies on key figures, and references and links to related social work resources.
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work (2008)  Icon
    This new edition includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. The Encyclopedia contains four hundred subject entries and two hundred brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work.
  • Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology  Icon
    This state-of-the-art reference outlines what astronomers know about the sun, planets, galaxy, and universe as well as the effect of the space environment on human and other biological systems.
  • Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences  Icon
    Reference tool covering statistics, probability theory, biostatistics, quality control, and economics with emphasis in applications of statistical methods in sociology, engineering, computer science, biomedicine, psychology, survey methodology, and other client disciplines. This 2nd edition collects the entire original edition, plus supplements and updates.
  • Encyclopedia of Telecommunications  Icon
    Online encyclopedia dedicated to telecommunications for electrical engineers. Topics Include: Optical communications, modulation and demodulation, coding and decoding, communication networks, and antennas.
  • Encyclopedia of Television
    The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television and the quiz show scandal. It also includes histories of major television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information.
  • Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations  Icon
    The Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations explores more than 200 years of political, military, economic, and cultural connections between the United States of America and its neighbors to the south.
  • Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online  Icon
    This encyclopedia is an interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present.
  • EndNote Basic  Icon
    EndNote Basic is the web-based version of the EndNote citation manager software. This website will allow you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc.
  • Energy Citations Database  Icon
    Energy Citations contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The Database provides access to DOE publicly available citations from 1948 through the present, with continued growth through regular updates. Energy Citations includes bibliographic records of literature in disciplines of interest to DOE such as chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. It includes citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents.
  • Engineering Case Studies Online  Icon
    Provides a single, comprehensive source for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. At completion, the collection will contain 250 hours and 50,000 pages of quality documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world.
  • English Drama  Icon
    Contains 3,900 plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • English Poetry, Second Edition  Icon
    Contains over 183,000 poems essentially comprising the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th. Drawn from nearly 4,900 printed sources, more than 2,700 poets are represented. The main bibliographic source for English Poetry, Second Edition is the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. It also includes poetry written in English during the same period by authors from Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the world, together with the work of additional English poets missing from NCBEL. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Enlarged Yeonhaengrok Collections  Icon
    Contains 556 personal records by the identified authors about 314 envoys and delegation that visited Beijing during Goryeo and Joseon Dynasty (from 13th to 19th century).
  • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (EIMA)  Icon
    An 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 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.
  • ERIC (EBSCOhost version)  Icon  Icon
    ERIC focuses on journal and non-journal education-related topics. ERIC subject descriptors are listed in the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, available at the public service desks in the Hardin Library for the Health Sciencesand the Main Library as well as electronically through EBSCOhost or ProQuest. Full-text of ERIC documents from 1993 to the present is available from the ERIC website free. NOTE: There is a choice of interface based on user preference.
  • ERIC (ProQuest version)  Icon
    ERIC focuses on journal and non-journal education-related topics. ERIC subject descriptors are listed in the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, available at the public service desks in the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and the Main Library as well as electronically through EBSCOhost or ProQuest. Full-text of ERIC documents from 1993 to the present is available from the ERIC website free. NOTE: There is a choice of interface based on user preference. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ERIC Collection  Icon
    Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text. [Please note that ERIC documents 1966-July, 2004 are available in microfiche in the Media Collection, South Circulation desk, Main Library. New ERIC documents (July, 2004 to the present) are available in electronic format only. There is an effort to digitize documents acquired by the ERIC system1966-1992. If there is no link to the full-text in a database for ERIC documents 1966-1992, check with the Media Collection, South Circulation desk, Main Library for the microfiche copy.]
  • Escholarship editions
    The eScholarship Editions collection includes almost 2000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction. Access to the entire collection of electronic books is open to all University of California faculty, staff, and students, while over 500 of the titles are available to the public.
  • Essay and General Literature  Icon  Icon
    The coverage of the database includes all of the humanities and social sciences with indexing of 5,300 anthologies and collections. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Essential Cardiac Auscultation Online  Icon
    Essential Cardiac Auscultation Online is a web-based program that will teach you the most important findings (The "Big 12") & their associated pathophysiology. The "Big 12" were chosen from national surveys of Program Directors and are emphasized by Certification Boards. They are presented using Harvey, The Cardiopulmonary Patient Simulator, a proven system used to teach bedside skills at medical centers worldwide.
  • ETDEWEB: Energy Information Sources
    Searchable database of documents from the international scientific and technical literature in the field of energy and related topics. Includes abstracts and complete articles as well as links to available full text on the environmental impact of energy production and use, including climate change, energy R & D, energy policy, and nuclear, coal, hydrocarbon, and renewable energy technologies.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch  Icon
    Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Ethnographic Video Online  Icon
    Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles. Includes volumes I & II.
  • Europa Sacra  Icon
    Key features: "Complete coverage of Church prelates obedient to Rome to 1503 from C. Eubel, Hierarchia catholica medii aevi... ab anno 1198 [Munster, 1898ff] and P.B. Gams, Series episcoporum ecclesiae catholicae, vol. 1 [Regensburg, 1873]) For the first time 'Eubel' and 'Gams' available online Information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates of the early, patristic and medieval Church obedient to Rome Prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs for the period 1198-1503; and all those cited by Gams for the period to 1198 . . . - - Database information page.
  • Europa World Plus  Icon
    Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Contact information for political, business, media, and cultural agencies and officials, including 1,900 international organizations. Search or browse by country, region, organization, or people.
  • Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest (Nineteenth Century Collections Online)  Icon
    Through a variety of official government documents, political papers of prominent individuals, and newspaper accounts, researchers can trace the development of British strategic imperatives, French and Belgian desire for the expansion of trade and raw materials, and Germany and Italy’s late entrance onto the imperial stage. Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest covers exploration, military and missionary activities, and economic and political imperialism in the ninetenth century. Documents are sourced from The National Archives, Kew; the U.S. National Archives; the Library of Congress; the National Library of Scotland; and Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
  • European Register of Microform Masters  
    The European Register of Microform Masters has been set up as an international database accessible online, where information about all works, that have already been reformatted or are about to be reformatted shall be available. Microforms and other reformatted items that have been produced to standard by commercial agencies and where service copies of individual works are available, are to be included.
  • European Views of the Americas, 1493-1750
    This database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library.
  • Evans-TCP: Evans Digital Edition -- Text Creation Partnership  Icon
    Searchable text-based version of the page images available in Evans Digital Edition.
  • Everyday Life & Women in America  Icon
    This digital collection provides access to rare primary source material on American social, cultural, and popular history from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library. It comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes, emphasizing conduct of life and domestic management literature, the daily lives of women and men, and contrasts in regional, urban and rural cultures.
  • Evidence Database on Aging Care
    Evidence Database is regularly updated by a professional staff of contributors that filters, reviews, and catalogues articles published in professional journals both in the U.S. and abroad. An advisory committee of experts in gerontology, social work research, and database methods provides consultation and assistance in the selection of topics for inclusion in the database.
  • EXAM MASTER OnLine: USMLE and Medical Specialty Board Exams  Icon
    Allows users to create various kinds of exams from about 24 available products by choosing (a) quickstart automatic 50 question exams, (b) topic, subject, category, or subcategory, or (c) words or phrases found in the questions, answers, or explanations. Includes: USMLE, Medical Board Certification, PANCE/PANRE Certification Review, Dental Subject Review for NBDE Part I, Pharmacy Review for NAPLEX, Medical Subjects.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection  Icon
    (see ProQuest Environmental Science Collection)


  • Faber Poetry Library  Icon
    A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber list spans the seventy-year history of this major publishing house, and includes the poetry of Thom Gunn, Siegfried Sassoon, T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Wendy Cope and Seamus Heaney. In total The Faber Poetry Library contains 140 volumes by 50 poets. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Factiva  Icon  Icon
    Contains a wide variety of financial information including business and economic news, text-search services, stock market quotations, financial and investment services and general news and information.
  • Faculty of 1000 (F1000)  Icon
    The core service of Faculty of 1000 (F1000) identifies and evaluates the most important articles in biology and medical research publications. The selection process comprises a peer-nominated global 'Faculty' of the world's leading scientists and clinicians who rate the best of the articles they read and explain their importance. On average, 1,500 new evaluations are published each month; this corresponds to approximately the top 2% of all published articles in the biological and medical sciences.
  • FAITS - Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies  Icon
    Virtual library of reports covering IT infrastructure, telecom, data networking, wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, the Internet and Web, as well as technology vendors. FAITS also links to technology and business news resources such as TechWeb, NewsFactor, CBS MarketWatch and BBC.
  • Family Studies Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 45,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Family Studies, Journal of Marriage & Family, Family Relations, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1979.
  • Federal Digital System (FDsys)
    FDsys provides free authenticated online access to official Federal Government publications through advanced search capabilities and browse features by collection, date, and Congressional committee.
  • Federal Register  Icon
    Issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), and published on the web by Community of Science (COS), the Federal Register (FR) lists U.S. federal agency announcements and information, such as presidential documents, agency meetings, grant opportunities, and proposed federal regulations.
  • Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s  Icon
    Organized alphabetically by organization, this collection covers a wide range of viewpoints on political, social, cultural, and economic issues. It sheds light on internal organization, personnel, and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change American government and society
  • Feminism in Cuba, 1898-1958  Icon
    This collection, compiled from Cuban sources, spans the period from Cuban independence to the end of the Batista regime. The collection sheds light on Cuban feminism, women in politics, literature by Cuban women and the legal status of Cuban women.
  • FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals  
    FIAF Index to Film Periodicals is a bibliographical index offering in-depth coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals from 1972 to the present day.
  • Fieser and Fieser's Reagents for Organic Synthesis  Icon
    The entire contents of all print volumes, including an A to Z listing of all reagents cited in synthetic literature with concise descriptions and illustrations of chemical reactions. To save you time in researching, all information about a particular reagent is collected in one single article.
  • Film and Television Literature Index  Icon  Icon
    Covers over 300 journal and magazine titles for film and television reviews, scholarly and critical analysis of cinema and television, and articles of popular interest about film and television. About half the journals and magazines are film periodicals and the other half cover film and television with some regularity. Subject coverage includes film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Some full text is available.
  • Film Index International  Icon
    Index to over 120,000 films from 170 countries, with biographical information for 720,000 persons in the film industry. Based on the Summary of Film and Television database maintained by the British Film Institute.
  • Financial Times Historical archive, 1888-2009  Icon
    The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2006, can be searched and browsed by article and page by page. It includes over 700,000 pages of past issues for the stated period of coverage, including Special Supplements and the FT Magazine.
  • First Research  Icon
    First Research is an Internet-based tool that allows users to easily understand the challenges, opportunities, and operations of more than 900 Industry Segments.
  • First World War: Personal Experiences  Icon
    Drawn from archives across the globe, this collection of primary source documents offers a window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. Supplementing the primary source material are secondary resources, including interactive maps, 360° panoramas and walk-throughs of the Sanctuary Wood Trench System, the Memory Wall, In Their Own Words feature, scholarly essays, a slideshow gallery, chronology and glossaries.
  • First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment  Icon
    The vast and varied range of material in this resource, from aerial leaflets and atrocity propaganda to international posters, postcards, cartoons and political pamphlets, showcases the methods exploited in wartime propaganda and their paths of dissemination. Themes of recruitment, training and morale are also examined through items such as tribunal case files, Kitchener's papers, recruitment listings, training manuals and minute books of both parliamentary and local recruiting committees.
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Services (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941-1996  Icon
    The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence, FBIS is an index foreign media reports covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. FBIS includes full-text English-language and English-language translations of radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements.
  • Foreign Firms Operating in the United States  Icon
    Foreign firms listed have a substantial investment in American operations--wholly or partially owned subsidiary, affiliate or branch.
  • Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan  Icon
    These three collections consist of the British Government’s files on the countries of South Asia from shortly before Indian partition and independence up to 1980. Section I. Independence, partition, and the Nehru era, 1947-64 - - section II. South Asian conflicts and independence for Bangladesh, 1964-71 - - section III. Afghanistan and the Cold War, emergency rule in India, and the resumption of civilian rule in Pakistan, 1972-80.
  • Foreign Relations of the United States
    The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication.
  • FRANCIS  Icon
    ProQuest no longer carries this database.
  • Freedonia Focus Portal  Icon
    A collection of industry market research, consisting of over 250 reports covering 18 industry sectors. The reports provide market size, historical and forecasted demand by product and markets, and profiles of the market leading companies.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  Icon  Icon
    Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.


  • Gale Databases  Icon  Icon
  • Gale Directory Library  Icon
    The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products such as Ward's Business Directory of U.S private and public companies. Use it to search, sort and export information both from current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched. Or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
  • Gale NewsVault  Icon
    Gale NewsVault delivers the definitive cross-searching experience for exploring Gale's range of historical newspaper and collections. Users can simultaneously search or browse across multiple products owned by their institution, including: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers; 19th Century British Library Newspapers, Parts I and II; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series I: New Readerships; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series II: Empire; 19th Century U.S. Newspapers; Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006; Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003; Times Digital Archive 1785-1985; and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2005.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
  • Gazette (Cedar Rapids)  Icon
    Available from NewsBank Access World News. Date range: 1992-
  • GDF Online
    A comprehensive set of tables with statistical data for 136 countries that report debt under the World Bank Debtor Reporting System, as well as summary data for regions and income groups.
  • GenderWatch  Icon
    Primarily a full text database with some abstracts that contains periodicals, academic journals, newsletters, magazines, regional publications, and government reports focused on gender and women's issues. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • GeoRef  Icon
    References and selected abstracts to the world's literature in geology, covering North America since 1785 and other areas since 1933. Corresponds to the print publications: Bibliography of North American geology; Bibliography and index of geology exclusive of North America; Geophysical abstracts (Washington, D.C.); and: Bibliography and index of geology; with additional citations from other sources. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • GeoScienceWorld  Icon
    Serves as a comprehensive resource for research and communications in the geological and earth sciences. GeoScienceWorld is built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.
  • Gerontological Society of America Journals  Icon
    Search all of the Gerontological Society of America journals.
  • Gerritsen Collection: Women's History Online, 1543-1945  Icon
    The Gerritsen Collection was begun by Aletta Jacobs Gerritsen in the late 1800s. The online resource delivers two million page images exactly as they appeared in the original printed works. It includes monographs, periodicals and pamphlets in fifteen languages, and is searchable by keyword and Boolean operators.
  • Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration, and Cultural Exchange  Icon
    This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history.
  • Global GIS Data Bundle  Icon
    This dataset contains Global Data Bundles compiled by Land Info and was purchased by the University of Iowa for distribution within the UI community. Data is accessible only to UI on-campus IP addresses.
  • Global Health  Icon
    Global Health is the definitive international public health database for academics, researchers, NGOs, policy makers, clinicians, healthcare professionals and students.
  • Global Health Archive [1910-1972]  Icon
    Global Health is the definitive international public health database for academics, researchers, NGOs, policy makers, clinicians, healthcare professionals, and students.
  • Godey's Lady's Book  Icon
    19th century magazine intended to "entertain and educate" women of America. Early issues include biographical sketches, articles about mineralogy, handcrafts, fashion, dance, equestrienne procedures, health & hygiene, recipes & remedies, and piano forte sheet music. Later issues contain book reviews and works by such 19th century authors as Poe, Hawthorne, Longfellow and Stowe. Illustrations.
  • Goethe's Werke
    The Weimar Edition of Goethe's complete works, with supplementary material.
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Click on the "UIowa InfoLink:Full Text" or click on "More" in your results list for InfoLink services including full text (when available), links to the InfoHawk Catalog, Interlibrary Loan requests and more. [additional information about Google Scholar]
  • GreenFILE  Icon  Icon
    A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
  • Green's Dictionary of Slang  Icon
    A collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, these volumes cover slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking countries and regions.
  • Grove Art Online  Icon
    A scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art
  • Grove Music: New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians  Icon
    Now called: Oxford Music Online
  • The Guardian and The Observer (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage includes all tites of these newspapers. Observer (London, England) (1791- ) and The Manchester guardian and British volunteer (1925-1828), Manchester guardian (Manchester, England : 1828) (1828-1959), Guardian (Manchester, England) (1959- ). [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Gutenberg-e  Icon
    A collection of books from the American Historical Association and Columbia University Press. (Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view PDF files; QuickTime or RealOne players are required to play audio and video files.)


  • Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysis 2e  Icon
    This new edition takes into account the latest developments in the field , making it the most up-to-date compendium in heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Handbook of High-Resolution Spectroscopy  Icon
    Combining the knowledge of spectroscopy, laser technology, chemical computation, and experiments, Handbook of High-resolution Spectroscopy provides a comprehensive survey of the whole field as it presents itself today, with emphasis on the recent developments.
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies
    Contains scholarly evaluations of books and book chapters as well as conference papers and articles published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Covers social sciences and the humanities in alternate years.
  • Handbook of Liquid Crystals 2e  Icon
    Fills the gap for a definitive, single source reference for all those working in the field of organized fluids and will set the standard for the next decade.
  • Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering  Icon
    Provides a multidisciplinary resource of engineering measurement theory, necessary tools, techniques of measurement and analysis, and applications.
  • Handbook of Pragmatics Online  Icon
    Covers Linguistic Pragmatics, characterized by its continuous worldwide development into an extremely productive, innovative and intriguing research area within language studies.
  • Handbook of Translation Studies Online  Icon
    The Handbook of Translation Studies Online aims at disseminating knowledge about translation and interpreting and providing easy access to a large range of topics, traditions, and methods to a broad audience of students, scholars and experts from other disciplines. It also addresses anyone with an interest in the problems of translation, interpreting, localization, editing, etc.
  • Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy  Icon
    Vibrational spectroscopy is an area of analytical chemistry and measurement science that incorporates infrared and Raman spectroscopy. This reference work presents more than 300 detailed articles that discuss the theory, instrumentation, data handling and applications of vibrational spectroscopy.
  • HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index  Icon
    HAPI contains citations to articles published since 1970 in more than 500 scholarly journals treating Latin American or U.S. Hispanic topics. Coverage includes Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German and Italian language articles.
  • HarpWeek: the Civil War Era through the Gilded Age (1857-1912)  Icon
    Full text of the popular 19th century magazine, Harper's Weekly, on literature, history, current events, culture and society. Includes images from Harper's Weekly, with index.
  • Harrison's Online (AccessMedicine)  Icon
    Featuring the complete contents of the world's leading textbook of medicine Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
  • Hathi Trust Digital Library
    HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. To access full-text material, sign in with your HawkID and password.
  • Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary  Icon
    Provides extensive data and descriptive information for thousands of chemicals and chemical phenomena. Not a dictionary in the traditional sense, Hawley’s provides descriptions of chemicals, raw materials, processes and equipment; definitions of chemical entities, phenomena, and terminology; and descriptions of an array of trademarked products used in chemical industry.
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)  Icon  Icon
    Provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, and tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition  Icon  Icon
    Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. as far back as 1985. Provides access to consumer health periodicals, health-related pamphlets, health reference books, Clinical reference systems reports, and includes Clinical pharmacology, which provides access to information for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products, and new drugs.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  Icon  Icon
    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
  • Healthcare Videos from Alexander Street Press  Icon
    Healthcare Videos from Alexander Street Press defines and explores medical progress in health and wellness issues. The collection uses documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews to bridge the gap between medical research and public understanding of health. The videos are designed for use by students, instructors, and the general population to better understand the realities of illness, wellness, and the modern healthcare system. Focus is on public health and medicine, epidemiology, pathology, geronotology, nutrition and wellness, childhood development, cultural and environmental health issues, mental health, and the experience of living with chronic conditions and diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, cognitive disorders, fibromyalgia, and obesity.
  • HeinOnline  Icon
    HeinOnline is the world's largest image-based legal research collection and contains more than nine centuries of legal history. All content is image-based in PDF format just as they appear in the original print copy thus preserving the authenticity of the hard copy in a digital environment.
  • Heirs of Hippocrates
    Heirs of Hippocrates: The Development of Medicine in a Catalogue of Historic Books in the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, the University of Iowa.
  • Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical & LIfe Sciences Collection  Icon
    Henry Stewart Talks consist of audio-visual presentations ("online seminars by leading world experts") lasting approximately 40-50 minutes . The speakers cover a range of topics in biomedicine and life sciences.
  • HighWire Press  Icon
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980  Icon
    Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century.
  • Historical Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Historical Abstracts offers coverage of world history, from 1450 onward, outside the US and Canada. (The companion index for those countries is America: History and Life). Historical Abstracts provides citations with abstracts to articles in over 1,700 journals, published 1954 to the present. It also contains bibliographic citations to books and dissertations.
  • Historical Newspapers Online  Icon
    Includes Palmer's Index to the Times (London Times), The Official Index to the Times, The Historical Index to the New York Times, and Palmer's Full Text Online, 1785-1870.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States  Icon
    Historical Statistics of the United States represents data series from earliest times to the present and has long been a standard source for quantitative indicators of American history. Broad topic categories include Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Affairs.
  • History of Afghanistan online  Icon
    The most important history of Afghanistan ever written (originally written in Persian), Sirāj al-tawārīkh or The History of Afghanistan. The roots of much of the fabric of Afghanistan’s society today—tribe and state relations, the rule of law, gender issues, and the economy—are elegantly and minutely detailed in this immense work.
  • Homeland Security Digital Library  Icon
    Electronic documents made available by the Dudley Knox Library at the Naval Postgraduate School, searchable by keyword or by topic, including general U.S. policy documents, national strategy documents, theses and research papers from the Center for Homeland Defense and Security and the Naval Postgraduate School, and homeland security executive orders. Also includes notices of events and conferences pertaining to homeland security, and news items drawn from various news sources.
  • House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP)  Icon
    Encompasses all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy, "showing how issues were explored and legislation was formed. Many contributors to the papers were found outside the official world, providing evidence or supplying memoranda to committees and commissions."
  • The Homer Encyclopedia  Icon
    The Homer Encyclopedia represents the first comprehensive reference work encompassing the world and artistry of Homer, the historical and cultural background of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homeric scholarship, and Homeric reception from antiquity to the present.


  • IBISWorld United States  Icon
    Business reports in four categories: industry market research, industry risk ratings, company research, and economic and demographic data. If you have difficulty viewing this site, please clear your cache and open a new browser window.
  • IBZ Online  Icon
    Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur (IBZ) The international bibliography of periodical literature covering all fields of knowledge, since 1896. Website is in English.
  • ICE Virtual Library  Icon
    Contains the full text of every peer-reviewed paper published in the transactions, proceedings and journals of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) since its inception in 1836.
  • IDIS 4.0 Drug Database  Icon  Icon
    [Click "Login by IP"] IDIS is a database of index records to information about drugs and drug therapy in humans taken from over 200 leading medical and pharmaceutical journals, FDA approval packages, FDA Advisory Committee briefing documents, FDA boxed warnings, AHRQ publications, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines and appraisals, clinical practice guidelines and more. The complete article/report is also available online (1988 through the current month). The system is designed to retrieve specific information concerning a drug and/or drug treatment or prevention of a disease.
    [Help sheet for searching IDIS - PDF]
  • IEEExplore  Icon  Icon
    Provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, IEEE and IEE journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published since 1988, and all current IEEE standards; brings additional search and access features to IEEE/IEE electronic library users.
  • Illustrated London news historical archive, 1842-2003  Icon
    The Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations."
  • Import Genius databases give academics unprecedented insights into the shipping activities of importers and exporters around the world.
  • In Principio  Icon
  • Independent Digital Archive, 1986-2012  Icon
    The Independent Digital Archive, 1986-2012 presents a digital collection of every page of every issue of the The Independent, a national daily newspaper launched in 1986.
  • Independent Voices: An Open Access Collection of an Alternative Press.  Icon
    Independent Voices is a four-year project to digitize over 1 million pages from the magazines, journals and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries.
  • Index Islamicus  Icon  Icon
    The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. It is produced by the Islamic Bibliography Unit at Cambridge University Library.
  • Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals  Icon
    Indexes 42 art journals published in the US during the 19th century, providing nearly complete coverage of journals from this period. The Index describes the entire journal contents (articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements) and offers information on popular culture and industry, artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture and design, exhibitions and sales, decorations, and collecting.
  • Index to Early American Periodicals  Icon
    These two (of three) 'Indexes to Early American Periodicals' cover 1700 - 1799 and 1800 - 1850 and are thought to include all known periodical publications that had their inception and ending during this time period. The actual periodicals are on microfilm in three microfilm collections of the same names (often referred to as APS I and APS II).
  • Index to English Literary Periodicals, 1681 to 1941  Icon
    Indexes the microfilm collection English Literary Periodicals Series (ELPS), which consists of 233 titles published during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in England concerning a variety of subjects: theater, art, music, history, politics, sociology, philosophy, economics, religion and science, as well as the English slant on life in America and the American Revolution. Covers English writers such as Defore, Steele, Addison, Swift, Fielding, Johnson, Smollett, Dickens and Thackeray.
  • Index to Jewish Periodicals  Icon  Icon
    Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture and History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals and Books  Icon
    Provides complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more. (Limited to one user at a time) (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981  Icon
    Indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Content is also drawn from 38 printed compendia, which provides access to approximately 540,000 records. Coverage also includes: annual surveys of laws by jurisdiction; annual surveys of federal court cases; yearbooks and annual institutes. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Indigenous Peoples: North America  Icon
    Indigenous Peoples: North America provides users with a robust, diverse, informative source that will enhance research and increase understanding of the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada.
  • INDSTAT 2 (Industrial Statistics Databse)  Icon
    INDSTAT2 combines historical time series data from 1963 to 2007 for 162 countries, presenting data for seven principal indicators (number of establishments, employment, wages and salaries, output, value added, gross fixed capital formation and number of female employees).
  • IngentaConnect  Icon
    ingentaconnect offers one of the most comprehensive collections of academic and professional research articles online - some 4.5 million articles from 13,500 publications. ingentaconnect provides researchers with online access to the full text of electronic articles, through online purchase of individual articles, or through subscriptions to publications.
  • Inspec Archive 1898-1968  Icon
    Access to over 70 years of international scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, computing and control engineering.
  • Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: the West’s response to Jewish emigration.  Icon
    The Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees (IGCR) was organized in London in August 1938 as a result of the Evian Conference of July 1938, which had been called by President Roosevelt to consider the problem of racial, religious, and political refugees from central Europe.
  • International Aristotle Bibliography  Icon
    The International Aristotle Bibliography Online gives access to over 50,000 books, articles, book reviews and dissertations on the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. The IABO is a comprehensive international bibliography comprising publications from the period of 1900 to the present (as well as some earlier printed works) in European languages on all aspects of Aristotle studies and closely related subjects.
  • International Bibliography of Art (IBA)  Icon
    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.
  • International Bibliography of Book Reviews  Icon
    An interdisciplinary index to book reviews published in scholarly journals, primarily in the social sciences and the humanities, including many European journals.
  • International Dada Archive
    Founded in 1979 as part of the Dada Archive and Research Center, the International Dada Archive is a scholarly resource for the study of the historic Dada movement. The Archive has compiled a comprehensive collection of textual documentation relating to Dada which includes books, articles, microfilmed manuscript collections, videorecordings, sound recordings, and a few computer files. The primary access to the entire collection is through a card catalog indexing an estimated 47,000 titles, and an online catalog containing approximately 42,000 titles (the International Online Bibliography of Dada).
  • International Directory of Company Histories  Icon
    Provides a listing of, and access to all titles in this series available electronically so far. Each directory gives information on the development of any of the world's 4,550 largest and most influential companies. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAIC codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, divisions, operating units, and competitors and other significant milestones.
  • International Directory of Medievalists  Icon
    This international directory of scholars working in fields relating to the Middle Ages allows searching by name, field, country, and institution. It includes scholars from over 70 countries.
  • International Encyclopedia of Communication  Icon
    Continuous and immediate 24/7 access to this major new resource in communication studies for students and academics. Powerful searching and browsing capabilities. Extensive cross-referencing.
  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics  Icon
    The Encyclopedia encompasses the full range of topics in linguistics, including such areas as historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines.
  • International Encyclopedia of Media Studies  Icon
    This landmark Encyclopedia brings together over 175 critical essays to redraw the boundaries of this rapidly evolving and dynamically complex area. Global in scope, wide-ranging in its inclusion of topics, and edited by an international team of the world’s best scholars, this is the definitive resource for the field.
  • International Financial Statistics  Icon
  • International Index to Music Periodicals  Icon
    Indexing and abstracts for more than 420 international music periodicals, plus full text for 83 journals. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • International Medieval Bibliography  Icon
    International Medieval Bibliography covers the European Middle Ages (c450-1500). It provides over 300,000 entries from 4,500 periodicals and 5,000 miscellany volumes, published from and including 1967.
  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts  Icon
    Provides worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health related literature from 1970 to the present, and is updated monthly. Comprehensive information is included for drug therapy, toxicity, and pharmacy practice as well as legislation, regulation, technology, utilization, biopharmaceutics, information processing, education, economics, and ethics as related to pharmaceutical science and practice.
  • International Studies Encyclopedia  Icon
    The International Studies Encyclopedia and its online version, International Studies Online, published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. The print version is arranged across 12 volumes in an A-Z format and brings together specially commissioned, peer reviewed essays, written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers.
  • International Tables for Crystallography  Icon
    The online version of International Tables for Crystallography provides access to a fully interactive symmetry database and all eight volumes in the series in pdf and richly linked html format.
  • Investext Plus
    See ThomsonONE Investment Banking
  • IOP ebooks  Icon
    IOP ebooks™ is a book programme that brings together innovative digital publishing with leading voices from across physics to create the essential collection of physics books for a digital world. Subscribed to: 2014.
  • IOP Electronic Journals  Icon
  • Iowa City Press-Citizen  Icon
    Website for Iowa City daily newspaper. Search "recent news" for articles published over the last week. Also see Local News Index (1968-). Main Media Services holds some issues from 1949+. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • iPoll databank  Icon
    IPoll is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion. A full-text retrieval system, the iPoll online database is organized at the question level, providing the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys, 1935 to present. Surveys archived in the Roper Catalog were originally gathered by academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more.
  • Iter : Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance  Icon
    Iter, meaning 'a journey' or 'a path' in Latin, is a non-profit research project with partners in Toronto, Canada (the headquarters), New York City, and Tempe, Arizona. The goal of Iter is to increase access to all published materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), through the development of online resources.
  • Izvestiia  Icon
    One of the oldest Russian newspapers founded in March 1917.
  • Izvestiia Digital Archive  Icon
    Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Remarkable for its serious and balanced treatment of subject matter, Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles. This archive covers 1917-2010.


  • Jacoby Online  Icon
    Jacoby Online brings together online Felix Jacoby's monumental Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker and Brill's New Jacoby, a completely new edition of the great work with abundant new commentaries in English by contemporary scholars, as well as facing English translations of the Greek texts, in a fully searchable and indexed online format. Beginning in March 2007 and proceeding in twice-yearly updates at the rate of about 60 historians per update (approximate equivalent of 1,000 printed pages), each of Jacoby's 856 entries, comprising a total of more than 12,000.
  • JAMAevidence  Icon
    Includes text of two books (Users' guides to the medical literature : a manual for evidence-based clinical practice and The rational clinical examination : evidence-based clinical diagnosis), education guides, glossary, calculators, worksheets, question wizards, weekly RSS feed of featured JAMA articles, compiled clinical scenarios, podcasts, and user-level customization features.
  • JapanKnowledge  
    Includes dictionaries (Japanese, English-Japanese, Japanese-English and English-English); the Nihon daihyakka zensho (Nipponica), a full text 30 vol. encyclopedia; two dictionaries of current words: Imidas and Gendai yogo no kiso chishiki; a dictionary of scientific terms: Kagaku gijutsu ryakugo jiten; a biographical dictionary: Nihon jinmei daijiten; the JK Who's Who; the Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan; a news database (NNA) that covers Asia and the European Union; a full-text journal: Shukan ekonomisuto; Edo-Tokyo kasane chizu (map); full-text of books in the Toyo bunko series; chronologies (world history, Japan by period, Japan by prefecture, science, culture, society, daily life, social movements, economics and for individuals); a database of video (TV, news) recordings from 1908 to 2005; database of dissertations from the humanities departments of six universities in Japan; URL database; books in print database; sound library; music library. * Use the Login button *
  • Jazz Discography  Icon
    General discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to today. Covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including Traditional, Swing, Bop, Modern, Avant-Garde, Fusion, Third Stream, etc.
  • Jerusalem Post (1932-1988) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    The Jerusalem Post is an Israeli daily English-language broadsheet newspaper, founded on 1 December 1932 by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post in the British Mandate of Palestine. During the Mandate period, the publication supported the struggle for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and openly opposed British policy restricting Jewish immigration. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post. While it was once regarded as left-wing, the paper underwent a noticeable shift to the right in the late 1980s. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Johns Hopkins ABX Guide  Icon  Icon
    The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide features up-to-date, authoritative, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help you make decisions at the point of care. The guide breaks down details of diagnosis; drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects and interactions; pathogens; management; and vaccines into easily accessible, frequently-updated, quick-read entries. (uCentral is the Unbound Medicine portal to the John Hopkins ABX guide, pre-selected MEDLINE content, and links to uCentral downloads and tools including a mobile app.)
  • Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism  Icon
    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports  Icon
    From international research developments to political events, this unique collection—fully searchable for the first time—features English translations of foreign-language monographs, reports, serials, journal and newspaper articles, and radio and television broadcasts from regions throughout the world. With an emphasis on communist and developing countries, this digital edition of Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994, contains a wealth of hard-to-find scientific, technical, and social science materials translated from many languages.
  • Journal Citation Reports or JCR Web  Icon
    A comprehensive resource for journal evaluation, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) uses citation references culled from over 7,600 scholarly and technical journals worldwide and includes all specialties in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences. Data reveals the highest impact journals, most frequently used journals, hottest journals, and largest journals. See the Web of Science .
  • Journals@Ovid Full Text  Icon
  • JoVE  Icon
    Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. JoVE takes advantage of video technology to capture and transmit the multiple facets and intricacies of life science research.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)  Icon  Icon
    Provides image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, philosophy, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title. Note that this database contains ONLY back issues. Journals may be searched across multiple titles as well as by the individual titles below. The JSTOR database does NOT include full-text of the most recent 3 to 5 years.


  • Key business ratios  Icon
    Contains industry balance sheet and income statement information along with ratios organized by SIC codes.
  • King James Bible  Icon
    'Authorized' edition of the Bible (1611). Text is given in full, with all introductory matter, annotation, calendars, genealogies and tables included. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Kompass Worldwide Database  Icon
    Kompass has over 60 years of experience in providing business to business intelligence. The Kompass business directory is accessible through a variety of media. Kompass is a business to business import and export directory that enables you to gather information about other companies and promote your company in the global marketplace. Kompass business to business directory has 2.3M companies in 70 countries referenced by 57.000 product & service keywords 860,000 trade names, 4.6M executive names
  • KRpia  Icon
    Full-text collection of Korean classical books including: history, literature, folk literature, natural history, oriental medicine, and other classical works.


  • LandScan dataset (downloadable)  Icon
    LandScan is a dataset containing granular population data down to the square kilometer level.* Landscan was developed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for the Department of Defense, and was purchased by the University of Iowa for distribution within the UI community. It is updated regularly.
  • LandScan Global 2011 webapp  Icon
    LandScan Global Population Database shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometer resolution over an average 24 hour period.
  • Latin America Data Base  Icon
    Searchable database of articles from LADB news publications (including SourceMex, NotiSur, and EcoCentral). Also includes articles in Spanish from Latin American economics journals and publications.
  • Latin American Newspapers  Icon
    Searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the world. Begins with Latin American newspapers from the 19th and 20th centuries. Forthcoming are African, European, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Southeast Asian newspapers. Can be cross-searched with collection: America's historical newspapers. Parts I & II.
  • LearningExpress Library  Icon
    Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information needed to achieve results at school, at work, or in life.
  • Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
    The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) contains more than 9.7 million documents (50+ million pages) created by major tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities.
  • Les Corpus des oeuvres de philosophie en langue francaise  Icon
  • Lexikon des Mittelalters Online  Icon
  • LexisNexis Academic  Icon  Icon
    Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal research, medical and reference information. The news section provides access to full text of newspapers from the U.S., Europe, Africa, North and South America and Australia in English, as well as some in Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish; news wires, television and radio transcripts are also available.
  • LexisNexis State Capital  Icon
    LexisNexis State Capital is an online service providing access to state government information. It includes legislative information (status of bills, full text of bills, legislative calendars), state statutes, full text of state regulations, information about state legislators and their staffs, and news sources for information on state issues for all 50 states.
  • LGBT Studies in Video  Icon
    LGBT Studies in Video is 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. It features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.
  • LGBT Thought and Culture  Icon
    LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.
  • Liberty Magazine, 1924-1950  Icon
    Liberty: A Weekly for Everybody was founded in 1924 by Joseph Patterson, publisher of the New York Daily News and Robert McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and often regarded as the world's greatest publisher. From its inception, they set out to make the magazine more topical, daring and exciting than any competitors.
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)  Icon
    LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text  Icon  Icon
    Indexes articles and book reviews in more than 400 key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere, going as far back as 1984. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed. Subjects covered include: Automation, Care & Restoration of Books, Cataloging, Censorship, Circulation Procedures, Classification, Copyright, Education for Librarianship, Electronic Searching, Government Aid, Indexing, Information Brokers, Internet Software, Library Associations & Conferences, Library Equipment & Supplies, Literature for Children & Young Adults, Personnel Administration, Preservation of Materials, Public Relations, Publishing, Rare Books, Reference Services, and Web Sites. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Library of Latin texts  Icon
    CLCLT is the world's leading database for Latin texts. It contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). It covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works, a very extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as works of recentior latinitas including texts from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. The complete works of writers such as Cicero, Virgil, Augustine, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Anselm of Canterbury, Bernard of Clairvaux and Thomas a Kempis can thus be consulted. The texts have been taken from the Corpus Christianorum series and from many other leading editions.
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    LISTA indexes journal articles from more than 600 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings, with coverage extending back to 1966. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. Formerly called Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA).
  • Life and Times of Jorge Luis Borges  Icon
    Database originates from the Jorge Luis Borges Collection and Documentation Center of the Fundacion San Telmo, which contains the world's largest collection of materials related to Borges' life and works. The collection was begun in 1886 and includes manuscripts and letters, books, periodicals, photographs, audio and video recordings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other objects and documents.
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)  Icon
    Contains non-evaluative abstracts of articles from approximately 1,500 serials published worldwide. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Linguistics Data Consortium (LDC)  Icon
    An open consortium of universities, companies and government research laboratories that creates, collects and distributes speech and text databases, lexicons, and other resources for research and development purposes. Offers access to a catalog of LDC resources. Includes news items and a site search engine. Posts contact information for the headquarters in Philadelphia via street address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail. Links to other related sites. UI-affiliated researchers should contact the linguistics bibliographer at the Main Library (319/335-5299) for information regarding the acquisition of linguistic corpora for research.
  • Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991  Icon
    "The Listener was a weekly magazine established by the BBC in 1929 under its Director-General Lord Reith. It was the intellectual counterpart to the BBC listings magazine, Radio Times. Developed as the medium for reproducing broadcast talks – initially on radio, but in later years television as well - The Listener is one of the few records and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. As well as commenting on and expanding on the intellectual broadcasts of the week, The Listener also previewed major literary and musical programmes and regularly reviewed new books. The online archive consists of the complete 62 year run of the paper, allowing users to search across 129,000 pages and more than 226,000 articles - all newly digitised from originals in full colour."
  • Literature Criticism Online  Icon
    Searchable database that provides access to the literary criticism collections Classical and Medieval Literary Criticism (CMLC), Children's Literature Review (CLR), Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC), Drama Criticism (DC), Literature Criticism from 1400-1800 (LC), Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism (NCLC), Poetry Criticism (PC), Shakespeare Criticism (SC), Short Story Criticism (SSC), and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC).
  • Literature Online (LION)  Icon
    A fully searchable library of over 350,000 works of English and American literature, overseen by an academic advisory board.
  • Literature Online, Journals  Icon
    This collection draws its current content from over 200 core journals in literature. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • LLMC-Digital  Icon
    LLMC-Digital offers a wide range of archival material from state, federal, and territorial governments, as well as from various Anglo-American collections, and foreign and international jurisdictions. [Campus use only]
  • London Low Life  Icon
    Full-text searchable resource, containing colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 19th and early 20th century London. The documents are drawn from the holdings of the Lilly Library, the rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington.
  • Los Angeles Sentinel (Proquest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Los Angeles sentinel (1934-2005). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.
  • Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1987) (Proquest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    The Los Angeles Times (1881-1987) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Lyell Collection  Icon
    The Lyell Collection, created to mark the Geological Society of London's 200th anniversary in 2007, brings together key journals, Special Publications and Society book series on a single electronic platform.


  • Making of America, Cornell University  Icon
    A digital library of primary sources in American social history, this site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
  • Making of Modern Law Digital Archive: Primary Sources  Icon
    We use the term primary sources not in the historian's sense of a manuscript, letter, or diary, but rather in the legal sense of a case, statute, or regulation. Designed to complement The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, this archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in American legal history.
  • Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970  Icon
    Complements the collection of treatises found in Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926, and provides an interpretive analysis with books on codes, the “primary sources” of law.
  • Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926  Icon
    Includes pre-1926 treatises and similar monographs, sourced from the collections of the Yale, George Washington University, and Columbia law libraries, in the following areas: International Law; Comparative Law; Foreign Law; Roman Law; Islamic Law; Jewish Law; and Ancient Law.
  • Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926  Icon
    Derived from two essential reference collections for historical and more contemporary legal studies--the Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises and Twentieth-Century Legal Treatises microfilm collections. Legal Treatises comprises over 21,000 works from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on British Commonwealth and American law, with 14,900 titles from the nineteenth century and 7,100 titles from the years 1900 to 1926. It covers nearly every aspect of law, encompassing a range of analytical, theoretical, and practical literature, some very rare. The monographs and materials in Legal Treatises include casebooks, local practice manuals, books on legal form, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, and speeches.
  • Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926  Icon
    This collection provides access to digitized versions of published trial accounts, official trial documents including briefs and arguments, and records of legislative and administrative proceedings that examine historically important trials. Most of the titles were originally published in English in the U.S. or Great Britain but the collection also contains non-English language materials from other jurisdictions.
  • Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records & Briefs Digital Archive  Icon
    Features a fully searchable database of approximately 11 million pages and more than 350,000 separate documents. Approximately 150,000 Supreme Court cases are featured, the majority consisting of those for which the Court did not give a full opinion. It is derived from the holdings of the Jenkins Memorial Law Library, America's first law library (for the period 1832 (when printed Court records began) through 1915) and the Library of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (for 1915-1978).
  • Making of the Modern World  Icon
    Including books, serials, pamphlets, essays and more,
    tracks the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.
  • MarketLine Advantage  Icon
    Resources cover company, country, industry and product intelligence as well as business strategies and news and opinion. Formerly Datamonitor 360.
  • Academic  Icon  Icon
    Access to extensive, detailed market research reports.
  • Mass Observation  Icon
    Mass Observation Online provides integrated access to c115,000 digital images of material from the Mass Observation Archive (MOA). In addition, it functions as a finding aid for all material held on Adam Matthew Publications microfilm, and in the Mass Observation Archive. To make best use of the resource, users should have an understanding of the different types of material and how to approach using these online. The Archive holds all the material generated by Mass Observation (MO) between 1937 and 1949, with a few later additions from the 1950s and 1960s.
  • MasterFILE Premier  Icon  Icon
    Provides full text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Also includes 500 full text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 86,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 188,000 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily.
  • Material ConneXion Database  Icon
    Materials Library is the largest library of advanced, innovative, sustainable materials and processes in the world. The ever-growing physical libraries around the globe and online database give immediate access to over 4,500 materials.
  • Materials for Medical Devices  Icon
    A comprehensive set of mechanical, physical, biological response, and drug compatibility properties for the materials and coatings used in cardiovascular and orthopaedic medical devices.
  • MathSciNet  Icon
    Providing Web access to reviews and citations from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, MathSciNet covers the literature of mathematics and related areas back to 1940.
  • MD Consult (MD Consult was discontinued January 15, 2014, and is replaced by ClinicalKey)  Icon
  • Medieval Sourcesonline  Icon
    Contains several full text books, which include hundreds of original medieval history documents compiled for the teaching and study of history.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)  Icon
    Ovid MEDLINE is an alternative to PubMed for searching MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine database covering the breadth of biomedicine. Ovid MEDLINE does not include the non-MEDLINE portions of PubMed, which also includes all citations from PubMed Central.
  • Meet the Press  Icon
    NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast-television's longest-running program, with interviews, panels and debates from across the political spectrum. The collection includes every surviving program from the show's inception in 1947 through the present day. All programs can be watched in streaming format and are fully searchable. All programs are provided with running transcripts. Programs and clips can be saved to a playlist and shared with others.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print  Icon  Icon
    Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed "Mental Measurements Yearbooks." Tests in Print, produced by the Buros Institute, is a listing of commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP compliments and supplements the Mental Measurements Yearbook.
  • Merck Index Online  Icon
    Offers the same information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs, including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck index online will be updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts.
  • Mergent Horizon  Icon
    Contains up-to-date company description, stock price performance, and financial data. Allows users to perform industry comparisons and peer-group analyses, evaluate a company's business based on its products and services, and identify its competitors, major customers, suppliers and partners. Covers all companies actively traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges.
  • Mergent Online  Icon  Icon
    Source for global business and financial information. Provides news reports for "Moody's Manuals."
  • Mergent Webreports  Icon
    Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains documents covering over 100 countries and industries. Includes Digital Corporte Manuals and Digital Municipal & Government Manuals.
  • Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions  Icon
  • Micromedex  Icon
    Contains the Micromedex databases: POISINDEX, DRUGDEX, EMERGINDEX, PDR, Martindale, TOMES, and Drug-Reax, and Tomes, and the drug information tools: Martindales, PDR, Material safety data sheets prepared by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, and Index nominum.
  • Middle and Junior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)  Icon
    For libraries serving readers in grades five through nine, this is a collection development tool containing titles for nonfiction works, fiction and collections for children and adolescents. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists at 3 recommendation levels, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.
  • Middle English Compendium  Icon
    The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.
  • Milton : a bibliography for the years 1624-1700 (revised) and for the years 1701-1799  Icon
    This present bibliography is a revision and a continuation of Milton: A Bibliography For the Years 1624-1700, published by Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (MRTS), Binghamton, New York, in 1984. The Addenda and Corrigenda published by MRTS in 1990 has, of course, been incorporated into the current revision ... [it] tries to bring together all manuscripts and editions of John Milton's works and all studies and critical statements concerning his life and works, all allusions and quotations, and all significant imitations during the years 1624-1799."--Preface.
  • Mintel Oxygen (Formally Mintel Reports)  Icon  Icon
    Offers research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. The reports analyse market drivers, sizes and trends, market segmentation, along with consumer attitudes and purchasing habits. The reports are supplemented by brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics and useful lists. Coverage is 2001 to date.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals  Icon
    Contains information available on the journals and series that are covered in the MLA International Bibliography database. The Directory is a master list that aims to cover journals available to libraries or universities that publish articles on language, literature, folklore, or pedagogy with some frequency, as well as any series that includes books on those subjects, regardless of the frequency of publication. Over 5,800 titles are included; of these, over 4,400 are currently indexed. The records consist of editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, submission guidelines, and information on whether or not journals are peer reviewed. The directory also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, as well as how many are submitted.
  • MLA International Bibliography  Icon
    The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications, 1895-1976  Icon
    This online version makes all issues of the Monthly Catalog from 1895 to July 1976 available online, both as keyed full text records and as page images of the original printed catalog. A finding aid only, it does not include full text for any of the publications included; however, it is intended that in future links will be included to digitized government documents elsewhere.
  • Monumenta Germaniae Historica  Icon
    A selection of texts from all five divisions of Monumenta Germaniae Historica (Scriptores, Leges, Diplomata, Epistolae, Antiquitates).
  • MRS Electronic Library: Online Proceedings from MRS Symposia.  Icon
  • MSI Online Library  Icon
    A timely delivery of new marketing knowledge and substantial savings on the purchase of individual reports. An annual subscription includes instant download access to over 300 working papers, commentaries, and special reports in a keyword-searchable database. Regular updates on new releases in MSI's working papers series.
  • Multicultural Education Abstracts
    Replaced by Educational Research Abstracts Online.
  • Music Index  Icon  Icon
    This database covers 775 periodicals from 1975 to the present. Topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music.
  • Music Online  Icon
    Most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web.Single cross-searchable platform that can potentially cross-search any combination of subscribed databases. When complete, Music Online will offer more than 400,000 audio tracks, 400,000 scores, 100,000 pages of music reference, and over 500 hours of video. Every object in the collection is indexed for subjects, historical events, genres, people, cultural groups, places, time periods, ensembles. As a result, students and scholars can combine keyword and fielded search capabilities to frame creative and highly targeted queries. Users can also select to view a single database by using the dropdown menu at the bottom of the homepage of Music Online.
  • Music-in-Print Series  Icon
    Includes the Music-In-Print volumes on Sacred Choral, Classical Vocal, Orchestral, String, Classical Guitar, Woodwind, and Piano Music. Also Band, Brass, Handbell, Percussion, Harp, Secular Choral and Organ Music, Chamber Music and Popular Music.
  • MyiLibrary  Icon
    Includes the Springer & Humana Press e-book collections.


  • NAACP Papers collections (ProQuest History Vault)  Icon
    The collection is nearly two million pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action
    summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts the NAACP’s work and
    delivers a first-hand view into crucial issues.
  • Nanotechnology  Icon
    Not only fundamentals but also applications of nanotechnology are presented in close to 100 contributions by leading professionals in this field.
  • Nation Archive  Icon
    The archive currently contains PDF page images and searchable OCR text for all issues of The Nation published from 1865. Issues dated after June 1999 through 2000 will be added in the near future.
  • National Consumer Law Center's companion manuals  Icon
    Please choose the link "Search Chapters" to select manuals.
  • National Review Archive  Icon
    Offers complete indexing & abstracting and full text coverage for all issues of the journal back to the first issue in 1955 through to the present. The National Review has been a leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955. The publication consistently provides insightful and unique coverage of political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends, and remains one of the leading sources in this regard
  • National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)  Icon
    NTRL provides indexing and access to a collection of more than two million historical and current government technical reports archived by the National Technical Information Service. Over 500,000 documents are available in full-text format.
  • Natural Standard  Icon
    Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. It contains three sub-databases: Herbs and supplements, condition center, and alternative modalities. For each therapy covered by Natural Standard, a research team gathers scientific data and expert opinions. Validated rating scales are used to evaluate the quality of available evidence. Information is incorporated into comprehensive monographs which are designed to facilitate clinical decision making. All monographs undergo blinded editorial and peer review prior to inclusion in Natural Standard databases.
  • Nature Publications  Icon
  • Naver News Library
    Naver News Library is a full-text Korean newspaper article archive database containing four major newspapers: Tonga ilbo / Dong-A ilbo : 1920-1999, Kyonghyang sinmun / Kyunghyang Shinmun : 1946-1999, Maeil kyongje sinmun / Maeil Business Newspaper : 1966-1999, Han'gyore / The Hankyoreh : 1988-1999. This resource is free to academic institutions.
  • Naxos Music Library  Icon  Icon
    Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues of over 75,000 tracks, including Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database.
  • Naxos Music Library Jazz  Icon  Icon
    Includes the Fantasy Jazz collection, which is different content than the jazz included in Naxos Music Library.
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library  Icon
    One of the most comprehensive collections of classic audiobook material available online. Concentrates on literary classics and educational themes. The library offers Naxos AudioBooks' full range of recordings, many of which can also be followed with the texts on screen. Also included are Naxos Educational products, focusing closely on the background to operas and the lives of great composers. Almost all the recordings are illustrated with music from the unrivalled Naxos catalogue.
  • Naxos Video Library  Icon
    Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, among others and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.
  • NCCO: Nineteenth Century Collections Online  Icon
    Multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century, with archives releasing incrementally beginning in spring 2012. The content is sourced from the world’s preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages. Collections I - XII.
  • New Grove Dictionary of Opera / edited by Stanley Sadie  Icon
    "First published 1992 by the Macmillan Press Limited, London" -T.p. verso.
  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online  Icon
    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.
  • New Republic Archive  Icon
    For ninety years The New Republic has provided in-depth examination of American politics, foreign policy and culture with an uncanny ability in covering issues before reaching the mainstream. This database offers complete indexing & abstracting and full text for all issues back to the journals inception in 1914.
  • New Testament Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Includes indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-authored books, book reviews, and biblical software programs. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. The capability to search by specific scripture passages is useful.
  • New World Cinema: Independent Features & Shorts  Icon
    The collection includes approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have major awards. Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.
  • New York Amsterdam News (Proquest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the New York Amsterdam news (1922-1938), New York Amsterdam news (1938-1941 : City ed.), New York Amsterdam news (1943-1961 : City ed.), New York Amsterdam news (1962-1993), New York Amsterdam star-news (1941-1943), and the New York star & Amsterdam news (1941-1941). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • New York Times  Icon
    Current content from the New York Times daily newspaper back to 1980 is also available from LexisNexis Academic. Issues are also held in print or on microfiche in Media Services at the Main Library.
  • New York Times - Proquest Historical Newspapers  Icon
    Full-text access to the New York Times from 1851 (New York Daily Times) to 2008. Documents display in PDF. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Newspaper Source Plus  Icon  Icon
    Newspaper Source Plus provides selected full text for over 200 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. This database is updated daily.
  • Nineteenth-Century Fiction  Icon
    A collection of 250 British and Irish novels from the period 1782 to 1903, stretching from the golden age of Gothic fiction to the Decadent and New Woman novels of the 1890s. Major novelists of the period such as Austen, Scott, Mary Shelley, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy and the Brontes feature alongside popular romances, sensation fiction, colonial adventure novels and children's literature. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • North American Indian Thought and Culture  Icon
    A compilation of biographical information on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America. When complete, the database will include 100,000 pages of content, including biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, reference works, manuscripts, and photographs, presenting the life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others. Coverage: 1677 to present.
  • NoveList  Icon
    This database includes both children's and adult books, and provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also allows you to search by series, "Find Similar Books" by choosing specific subject headings, or "Describe a Plot" to locate books when you can't remember the title or want to choose specific plot elements/characteristics. Limits can be set for age and lexile level. Librarians and teachers will appreciate other features such as Picture Book Extenders, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Annotated Book Lists, and articles on Teaching with Fiction.


  • OAIster
    Integrated searching of digital library resources from over 617 institutions. OAIster provides some access to the "hidden web" -- those resources in digital library collections and other database-driven repositories that cannot be crawled by web search engines like Google.
  • OCLC FirstSearch  Icon
    WorldCat (a bibliographic database of over 62,000,000 records from over 2,000 libraries) and MusicLiterature (RILM Abstracts of Music Literature) are widely available. Other databases (some full text) can only be accessed from the computers near the Main Library's reference desk, due to licensing restrictions.
  • OECD iLibrary (formerly SourceOECD)  Icon
    OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 - currently, 1 000 journal issues, 2 900 working papers, 2 500 multi-lingual summaries, 6 200 e-book titles, 14 000 tables and graphs, 21 000 chapters and articles, and 390 complete databases with more than 4 billion data points.
  • Official Museum Directory  Icon
    The Official Museum Directory® is known industry-wide as the authority for reliable museum data. This searchable database allows you to quickly and easily search over 14,600 listings based on numerous criteria including institution name, location, category, personnel names, attendance, and keyword.
  • Old Testament Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Includes indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) studies. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. The capability to search by specific scripture passages is useful.
  • Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB)  Icon
    Online version and continuation of the Annual Egyptological Bibliography (AEB), published in print 1947-2001, combined with the Bibliographie Altägypten (BA), providing coverage of Egyptological literature from 1822 to 2002 (roughly 70,000 items), as well as partial coverage of 2003-2008.
  • Online Geographical Bibliography (GEOBIB)  Icon
    A searchable online database of all bibliographic entries found in current geographical publications, from 1985-present.
  •  Icon offers high-quality videos of full-length performances by some of today's most provocative artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms that defy categorization.
  • Open Science Directory
    Search tool for open access journals and journals in special programs for developing countries.
  • Opera in Video  Icon
    Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important 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.
  • OpinionArchives  Icon
    OpinionArchives provides electronic archives for journals of opinion, including The Nation, Commentary, The New Republic, Commonweal, Dissent, NACLA, American spectator, National review, Harper's magazine, New York review, and the New Yorker. The OpinionArchives metasearch tool provides cross-journal searching for all titles in the archive.
  • Optics Encyclopedia  Icon
    With around 100 expert articles in 5 volumes, The Optics Encyclopedia is a rapid reference for skilled professionals, while newcomers from physics and engineering will appreciate its readily comprehensible style and structure.
  • Organic Reactions  Icon
    Organic Reactions is the definitive resource for synthetic transformations, with an emphasis on preparative aspects. Comprehensive coverage of all examples of a given reaction is provided in tabular form. In addition to providing reaction scope, stereochemical aspects, and side reactions, a selection of representative experimental conditions are given.
  • Orlando  Icon
    Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present includes biographical and writing career entries on British women writers, selected non-British or international women writers, and selected British and international men. Also includes dated items representing events and processes (in the accounts of these writers, but also in the areas of history, science, medicine, economics, the law, and other contexts).
  • OrthoEvidence  Icon
    OrthoEvidenceTM is the global online source for high quality and timely orthopaedic–only evidence-based summaries, pre-appraised by orthopaedic medical experts. OrthoEvidence is the first of its kind, orthopaedic-focused evidence-based summary provider; built for the orthopaedic community by orthopaedic experts.
  • Overland Journeys: Travels in the West, 1800-1880  Icon
    Western settlers created what we think of as the American West. Explorers came and went, soldiers came and went, miners and others came and went. But the settlers came to stay. For settlers, the ways of reaching a destination in the frontier country were either wretched ordeals or wondrous adventures. Fortunately, many of these men and women recorded daily events and their thoughts with such picturesque zest that some accounts of westward journeys have elements of great literature within them
  • Oxford African American Studies Center : The Online Authority on the African American Experience.  Icon
    Comprehensive collection of scholarship focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture, coupled with precise search and browse capabilities. Features over 7,500 articles from Oxford's reference works, approximately 100 primary sources with specially written commentaries, over 1,300 images, over 100 maps, over 200 charts and tables, timelines to guide researchers through the history of African Americans and over 6,000 biographies. The core content includes: Africana, which presents an account of the African and African American experience in five volumes ; the Encyclopedia of African American history ; Black women in America, 2nd ed ; and the African American national biography. [LIMITED TO 3 SIMULTANEOUS USERS]
  • Oxford Art Online  Icon
    Provides access to Grove Art Online, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online  Icon
    Subscribed modules: African Studies, American Literature, Anthropology, Art History, Atlantic History, Buddhism, Classics, Communications, Hinduism, Islamic Studies, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Music, Philosophy, Renaissance and Reform, Victorian Literature
    Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, Oxford Bibliographies Online guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary  Icon
    Contains over 6,200 entries. The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been regarded as the unrivalled one-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. The Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity. The approach is interdisciplinary: all areas, regions, and cultures are represented beyond the core areas of Greece and Rome. As well as providing factual information, the Dictionary contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, and ecology. The text is written in an accessible style and all Latin and Greek words have been translated.
  • Oxford Companion to the Book  Icon
    The Oxford Companion to the Book covers the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times. It includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, palaeography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, textual criticism, book collecting, and libraries, but it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the electronic book. It pays particular attention to how different societies shape books and how books shape societies.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  Icon
    Oxford DNB is a collection of 55,000 specially written biographies, which describe the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages  Icon
    The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential new reference work covering all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought  Icon
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. All major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion will be covered, as well as significant historical figures and social movements. The encyclopedia is a nice complement to our other well-regarded reference works in African and African American history and culture. It provides background into the intellectual traditions that have shaped this history and culture.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2nd ed.)  Icon
    Covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements that have shaped the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. Entries range across historical periods and the trends that characterize them, from the extravagant feasts of the Gilded Age to the diet fads of the nineties.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures  Icon
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures is the first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the Encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region in fully cross-referenced, signed articles by the leading scholars in the discipline.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World  Icon
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World offers extensive comparative and systematic analyses of Islamic beliefs, institutions, movements, practices, and peoples on an international scale. The articles range from brief 500-word essays to major interpretive and synthetic treatments of topics such as the Islamic state, pilgrimage, law, marriage, and foreign relations. Related entries cover areas of general interest such as social and political movements, women, Muslim minorities, human rights, Islam in the West, and interreligious affairs. Prominent figures that had a lasting impact on Islam are also explored.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World  Icon
    Through its fluent global coverage, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History  Icon
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, edited by Bonnie G. Smith, captures the experiences of women throughout history in a far-reaching, four-volume work. With over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies, Women in World History is the definitive reference work in the field.
  • Oxford English Dictionary  Icon
    OED online.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Archaeology  Icon
    OHO Archaeology brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in archaeology. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Classical Studies  Icon
    OHO Classical Studies brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in classics. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: History  Icon
    OHO History brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in history. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Linguistics  Icon
    OHO Linguistics brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Philosophy  Icon
    OHO Philosophy brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in philosophy. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Political Science  Icon
    OHO Political Science brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in political science. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Psychology  Icon
    OHO Psychology brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in psychology. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online  Icon
    Encompassing over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved.
  • Oxford Journals  Icon
  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online  Icon
    OLDO offers fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries including French-English, English-French, German-English, English-German, Italian-English, English-Italian, Spanish-English, and English-Spanish.
  • Oxford Music Online  Icon
    Includes the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and the Oxford Companion to Music.
  • Oxford Reference  Icon
    Multi-part database of the online versions of seminal Oxford University Press texts. Each topical division contains the searchable version of the latest edition of published dictionaries and encyclopedias. Additionally, information about Oxford University Press is provided. Online texts will be updated after new editions of the print monographs are published.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online  Icon
    Cross-searchable library containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.
  • Oxford Spanish Dictionary  Icon
    Fully searchable, comprehensive Spanish-English, English-Spanish dictionary, part of Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.
  • Oxford-Duden German Dictionary  Icon
    Fully searchable, comprehensive German-English, English-German dictionary, part of Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.
  • Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary  Icon
    Fully searchable, comprehensive French-English, English-French dictionary, part of Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.
  • Oxford-Paravia Italian Dictionary  Icon
    Fully searchable, comprehensive Italian-English, English-Italian dictionary, part of Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.


  • PAIS International  Icon
    PAIS International covers the literature of public affairs including political, economic and social issues. PAIS International contains references to articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research reports, conference reports and publications of international agencies. Publications from more than 120 countries are included. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Paley Center for Media iCollection for Colleges  Icon
    -- Discontinued 12/31/2013.
  • Parker Library  Icon
    High-resolution digital copy of every imageable page of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College
  • Past Masters  Icon
    Full-text humanities database, including works of such philosophers as Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Hobbes, Mill, Bentham, Machiavelli, Rousseau, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Wittgenstein, Peirce, Kierkegaard, A. Smith; mostly in English.
  • PATAI's Chemistry of Functional Groups  Icon
    Patai covers all aspects of the chemistry of functional groups – an essential tool for the organic chemist – including physical organic chemistry, analytical chemistry and techniques, reaction mechanisms, chapters on synthetic pathways, reactions and strategies as well as applications in drug discovery, pharmaceuticals, biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • PBS Video Collection  Icon
    This three-year subscription assembles a core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events.
  • Periodicals Archive Online  Icon
    Companion to: Periodicals index online. Archive of hundreds of digitized journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • Periodicals Index Online  Icon
    Electronic index to over 4,500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, covering each periodical from its first issue (as early as 1665) . Every article is indexed. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other languages.
  • Perseus Digital Library  Icon
    A multimedia library of Archaic and Classical Greek literature, history, art, and archaeology. Pictures of ancient ruins, antique art, and much more. Read Greek texts online in Greek or English. The University of Iowa Libraries Information Arcade has the CD-ROM and laser disk version of the compendium of Classical Greek culture.
  • Persée
    The Persee portal offers access to fulltext of French “scientific,” i.e., scholarly journals. Titles marked by an é are in the Érudit database, mostly Canadian publications; tables of contents can be viewed, but full text of these journals is not available.
  • Philologic @ NU  Icon
    Philologic at NU brings together the full corpus of 14,486 searchable early modern English texts created by the Text Creation Partnership (TCP) based on Chadwyck-Healey's (ProQuest's) "Early English Books Online" (EEBO) database. Please note: we do not subscribe to all the databases included in Philologic@NU. You will be able to search EEBO but you will not be able to search all of the Chadwyck-Healey sources listed, nor will you be able to search the database called Combo.
  • Philosopher's Index  Icon
    Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields--ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • PhilPapers  Icon
    A comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers, PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.
  • Physical Education Index  Icon
    These abstracts feature content ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.
  • Picture Post Historical Archive  Icon
    The Picture Post Historical Archive comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full colour.
  • PILOTS Database  Icon
    The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Pittsburgh Courier (Proquest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Courier (1950-1954 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1969-1981 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1981-2002), Pittsburgh courier (1911-1950 : City ed.), and Pittsburgh courier (1955-1965 : City ed.). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary (English-Italian)  Icon
  • Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary (Italian-English)  Icon
  • Political Risk Yearbook  Icon
    Country Reports on 106 countries (including Latin America)--each giving accurate political and economic risk analysis. Each Report focuses specifically on vital political and business information.
  • Politics and Current Affairs Video Online  Icon
    Politics and Current Affairs Video Online brings together documentaries covering immigration and border studies, Middle East studies, urban studies, politicial science, globalization, human rights, and related topics.
  • Polling the Nations  Icon
    Insight into American life and opinions revealed by polls and surveys.
  • Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950 - 1975: Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest  Icon
    Rock and Roll explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of colour images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history. Topics include student protests, civil rights, consumerism, and the Vietnam War.
  • Pravda  Icon
    Official organ of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.
  • Precision Search
    Searching Medline® has never been easier or more powerful. Precision Search is designed to be the first tool you turn to in your search for important, relevant articles.
  • Primary Search  Icon  Icon
    Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
  • PrivCo  Icon
    Database of financial data on major privately-held companies. Includes private financials and revenues; private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, VC funding, private equity deal history; and private and family ownership data.
  • Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section, American Statistical Association
  • Project Euclid  Icon
    Project Euclid is a partnership of independent publishers of mathematics and statistics journals.
  • Project Muse  Icon
    With full text for well over 300 journal titles from university publishers, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Coverage begins in 1995.
  • ProQuest  Icon
    A collection of cross-searchable databases, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ProQuest Congressional  Icon
    The world's most comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information from Congressional Information Service, Inc. It includes the following U.S. Congressional materials: members and committees, bills, laws, hearing transcripts, committee prints, documents, the Congressional Record, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Code, Congressional Research Service reports, and Executive Branch documents.
  • ProQuest Digital Microfilm  Icon
    Newspapers digitized from microfilm. Full-text articles from the Chicago Tribune(2008-), Des Moines Register (2009-), Guardian (London, 2010-), Los Angeles Times (2008-), New York Times (Late ed., 2008-), USA Today (2009-), Wall Street Journal (Eastern ed., 2008-), and Washington Post (2008-). [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses  
    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Full Text) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. It includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection  Icon
    This collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).
  • ProQuest Government Periodicals Index  Icon
    ProQuest Government Periodicals Index (1988-present) locates articles from journals and magazines published by U.S. government agencies on issues relating to public policy, commerce, and science-based topics of general interest for both consumers and researchers. Searchable by subject, keyword, author, and title.
  • ProQuest Historical Annual Reports  Icon
    Offers corporate annual reports for U.S. companies from 1884 to the present. Key data (financial, Fortune 500 ranking, industry classification, key people, geographic location, auditor, and related companies) are indexed in the citation and can be searched.
  • ProQuest History Vault  Icon
    ProQuest is introducing primary source materials from its University Publications of America (UPA) Collection in a digital format. Researchers can access letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and much more from a single interface.
    UI subscriptions: Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century (Federal Government Records); NAACP Papers (all); Slavery and the Law; Struggle for Women's Rights, 1880-1990.
  • ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences  Icon
    CSA Illustrata: Natural Sciences is the first in a series of CSA Illustrata databases of searchable tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • ProQuest Legislative Insight  Icon
    Full-text publication types associated with a legislative history include the Public Law, all versions of enacted and related bills, Congressional Record excerpts, and committee hearings, reports, and documents. Other full-text publication types are included in our legislative histories to provide users with background material are committee prints, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications. Presidential signing statements are also included.
  • ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.  Icon
    The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables, along with links to provider sites.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight  Icon
    Provides abstracts and indexes of statistical information from over 100,000 U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and approximately 2000 documents from international organizations from 1983. Incorporates ASI subject and keyword searching. Full text or web links provided for some citations. PDF texts of all documents indexed and abstracted in ASI from 2003 forward.
  • PsycARTICLES  Icon  Icon
  • PsycBOOKS  Icon
    PsycBOOKS® is a full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by APA, including the most recent titles in psychological and behavioral science, plus a substantial backfile of classic and historic works.
  • PsycCRITIQUES  Icon  Icon
    Searchable database of book reviews in psychology.
  • PsychiatryOnline  Icon
    PsychiatryOnline is a website that features DSM-IV-TR® and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references, including books, journals, and self-assessment tools. PsychiatryOnline features sophisticated searching and indexing tools that enable users to quickly target all the information needed
  •  Icon provides streaming access to a collection of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction training videos. They also publish articles, interviews, blogs, and cartoons as free, additional educational resources; many of the therapists from the videos are also featured in interviews on this website.
  • PsycINFO  Icon
    The PsycINFO database covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. PsycINFO's coverage is worldwide, and includes references and abstracts to over 1500 journals in more than 35 languages, and book chapters and books in the English language. Over 50,000 references are added annually. Popular literature is excluded.
  • PsycTESTS  Icon
    A research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.
  • PsycTHERAPY  Icon
    A database containing more than 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.
  • PubMed  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides access to bibliographic information in Medline and other sources. [Help sheet for searching PubMed - PDF]
  • PubMed Central
  • PubMed MyNCBI  Icon
    Some people are having problems logging into MyNCBI when accessing PubMed from the library’s website. The above link will allow you to access MyNCBI and use PubMed with the library’s proxy system. Please use this link instead of logging into MyNCBI via the link on the top right of the PubMed website. Hopefully NCBI will resolve this issue soon.
  • Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992  Icon
    The Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 presents a digital collection of every page of every issue of the weekly Punch magazine, including its celebrated cartoons and humorous Almanacks.


  • Quaderni d'italianistica  Icon
    Quaderni d'italianistica is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles and book reviews in English, French, or Italian touching on any aspect of Italian literature from the origins to the present, Italian language, linguistics, and pedagogy.


  • Radical Scatters: Emily Dickinson's Late Fragments and Related Texts, 1870-1886  Icon
    A searchable database of the manuscript fragments left by Emily Dickinson and now preserved in the Special Collections of Amherst College Library.
    For off-campus access: radicaliowa / radicaliowa
  • Readers' Guide Retrospective  Icon  Icon
    A comprehensive index to the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. This database is available through WilsonWeb and covers the time period from 1890-1982. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Reaxys  Icon
    Reaxys is a workflow solution for accessing the combined wealth of trustworthy, experimental substance and reaction data and bibliographic data housed in the Beilstein, Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Databases.
  • RedALyC
    Provides full-text collections of journals in Latin America and the Caribbean. These journals are from a variety of fields in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences. Content is primarily in Spanish and Portuguese.
  •  Icon
    Includes over 10,000 Advertising Agencies with accounts, specializations, billings by media, and contact information for personnel. Advertiser profiles for companies are also included.
  • ReferenceUSA  Icon
    Directory information on U.S. and Canadian business, health care, and residential listings. Search by company name, geographic area, business type, SIC code, yellow page listing, revenue, location, number of employees or any combination of the above. In addition to address and phone number, each entry includes officer names and titles, corporate affiliation, business type and size of yellow page advertising. Toll free and fax numbers are given for some companies.
  • RefWorks  Icon  Icon
    Import references from online databases to create personal citation databases and produce bibliographies.
    ** If you are a new user, please register for your personal account from on-campus. Thereafter, you may log in from any location.
  • Regional Business News  Icon  Icon
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
  • RGALI: Russian State Archive of Literature and Art  Icon
    More than 2,500 full descriptions of record groups (fondy), nearly 1,000,000 documents listed by accumulative finding aids (opisi), more than 500 photos, and additional biographic information.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  Icon
    RILM is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. There are currently over 550,000 records in RILM on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Coverage of all document types begins in 1967. Coverage of Conference Proceedings goes back to 1835.
  • RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature  Icon
    RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature, a bibliography of music articles, collections, and books published before 1967, offers researchers and music scholars nearly 20,000 records from a critical period in music research.
  • RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals  Icon  Icon
    An index including selected full text to a collection of primary source materials of more than eighty historical music periodicals in thirteen languages, published primarily in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
  • RISM: International Inventory of Musical Sources after 1600  Icon  Icon
    The RISM Series A/II Database contains bibliographic records of music manuscripts written after 1600. The records include information in standard bibliographic categories as well as graphical images of over 740,000 music incipits.
  • Rittenhouse Digital Library  Icon
    R2 is a web-based application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform. This service is available exclusively through hospital, academic, and institutional libraries.
  • RKMA Market Research Reports  Icon
    Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA), founded in 1972, publishes market research reports in the fields of energy, healthcare, and consumer markets. With over 30,000 copies in print, RKMA ranks as one of the country's largest market research publishers.
  • Rock's backpages library  Icon
    An archive of reviews, interviews and features on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, by the world's best rock writers and from the most influential music publications
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy  Icon
  • Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies  Icon
    The Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies covers the social sciences and humanities with topics as diverse as archaeology, economics, history, law, linguistics, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, religious studies, and much more. The database includes citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, manuscripts, and dissertations published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe. The Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies covers from 1986 to the present, with two to three updates per year.


  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926  Icon
    Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana – A Dictionary of Books Relating to America From its Discovery to the Present Time, Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is an online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s.
  • SAE Digital Library  Icon
    references thousands of SAE Technical Papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Sample coverage includes fuels and lubricants, emissions, electronics, brakes, restraint systems, noise, engines, materials, lighting, and more. Your SAE service includes detailed summaries, complete documents in PDF, plus document storage and maintenance
  • SAGE eReference  Icon
    A database of reference books published by SAGE covering the social sciences and education, including such areas as African American Studies, Aging & Gerontology, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Politics, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Work & Social Policy, and Sociology.
  • SAGE journals  Icon
    SAGE is the world's 5th largest journals publisher. Titles include more than 645 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 280 are published on behalf of 225 learned societies and institutions.
  • SAI Global (Formally ILI Standards)  Icon
    The ILI standards database is the leading bibliographic standards database. It covers 350,000 worldwide standards. Coverage extends across the industrialised world. Information given includes the Number, Title, Version, Summary, International Equivalents, Table of Contents and more. Included are the relevant EU Directives listing the standards required to attain the CE Mark. Over 250 Standards issuing authorities are covered including all the major ones around the world.
  • Salem History  
    Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Purchasing printed reference delivers online access at no additional cost.
    Sets currently available: American Encyclopedia of Immigration, Decades (Twenties - Seventies), Great Events from History (18th Century; GLBT), Great Lives from History (Renaissance, 18th Century)
  • Salem Literature  
    Salem Literature is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Purchasing printed reference delivers online access at no additional cost.
    Sets currently include: Critical Surveys (Long Fiction; Graphic Novels; American Poets; British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets; European Poets; World Poets), Magill's Literary Annuals
  • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
    The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.7 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints.
  • Sax’s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials  Icon
    Sax’s Dangerous Properties contains extensive data on approximately 28,000 substances, including 2,400 new entries. Each entry includes a DPIM code, hazard rating, entry name, CAS number, DOT number, molecular formula, molecular weight, line structural formula, description of material and physical properties, and synonyms. The book also contains Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) levels for approximately 1,000 chemicals. It also covers exposure-level classifications for a number of regulatory agencies, from OSHA to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • SciELO
    Provides full-text collections of journals in Latin America and the Caribbean. These journals are from a variety of fields in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences. Content is primarily in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)  Icon
    A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. From 1899 - present. Includes some full text. Part of the ISI Web of Knowledge database.
  • ScienceDirect  Icon
    Full text collection of over 1,000,000 articles from 1995 to present covers a variety of subject areas and disciplines, including biochemistry, biological sciences, business, chemistry, earth sciences, economics, engineering, mathematics and computer science, neurosciences, physics and social sciences.
  • Scientific American Medicine  Icon
    Scientific American Medicine (was: ACP Medicine) is a continually updated, evidence-based reference of internal medicine.
  • Scientific Style and Format Online  Icon
    Reference for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields.
  • SciFinder  Icon
    Everyone MUST register to use this resource and instructions are located at SciFinder gives you instant access to the world's largest curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research produced by CAS.
  • Scopus  Icon
    Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. It contains 47 million records, 70% with abstracts and over 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide. It also includes over 4.6 million conference papers, 100% of MEDLINE and most of EMBASE, and interoperability with Engineering Village and Reaxys. In addition, Scopus offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research. [Scopus Apps are not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Scriver's OMMBID  Icon
    A compendium of genetic disorders and information from the entire field of genetics. Obtain answers as well as retrieve updates on pathophysiology and treatment.
  • Security Management Practices (SMP)  Icon
    Security Management Practices is a monthly information service devoted to the emerging function of the Chief Security Officer and best practices for organizational security across departmental boundaries. This service offers the private and public sector the tools to meet the challenges security threats.
  • Senior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)  Icon
    This collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles—recommended by collection development specialists—for high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
  • Shakespeare Survey  Icon
    Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies, and of the year's major British performances.
  • Shen Bao digital archive, 1872-1949  Icon
    Established in 1872, Shen Bao (historically transliterated as Shun Pao or Shen-pao) was the most influential and longest lasting commercial newspaper of before the establishment of the People’s Republic. Published in Shanghai until 1949, Shen Bao was founded by Englishman Ernest Major, but, uniquely, as a newspaper for Chinese readers, written by Chinese reporters. During its existence, Shen Bao gradually shifted from a conservative to a more liberal perspective, and played a pivotal role in the formation of public opinion in the imperial period and into the tumultuous beginnings of modern China.
  • Short Story Index  Icon  Icon
    This index allows you to find the location of over 84,000 stories. There is full-text available for over 1,600 stories. (Formerly on WilsonWeb)
  • Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition) Intranet Version  Icon
    Access (via IP) to Electronic version of the Wenyuange edition of Siku Quanshu is available on most of the computers in the UI Main Library. UI Faculty who want to gain access (via IP) to it in their campus offices need to download and install a client program on their office computers from (download and installation instructions are provided on the website). The Siku Quanshu features a collection of 3,460 Chinese classical works in 36,000 volumes or 4,700,000 pages, which includes works on philosophy, history, literature and art, political systems, social studies, economics, astronomy and geography, mathematics, medical studies, technology, etc.
  • Silent Film Online  Icon
    Silent Film Online database brings together more than 500 films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP's Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. High quality versions of films have been selected for the collection from leading distributors such as Kino Lorber, Lobster Films, Flicker Alley, and Image Entertainment.
  • SimplyMap (USE your UI email address as username)  Icon
    SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974  Icon
  • Slavery & Anti-Slavery, A Transnational Archive  Icon
    In addition to the standard primary sources one would expect—newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, for example—SAS includes a broad selection of documents from several different archives.
    Includes Parts I-IV.
  • Slavery and the Law (ProQuest History Vault)  Icon
    Includes race, slavery, and free blacks petitions to southern legislatures and southern county courts as well as State slavery statutes.
  • Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007  Icon
    This digital collection documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries. Topics covered include the African Coast, the Middle Passage, the varieties of slave experience, religion, revolts, abolition, and legislation. The collection also includes case studies from America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Cuba.
  • Small Business Reference Center  Icon
    Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Completing the database are business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.
  • Smithsonian Collections Online, 1970-
    Gale and the Smithsonian Institution have partnered to give libraries a unique opportunity to provide students, faculty, and researchers the chance to look behind the glass of the Smithsonian exhibits and collections.
    Includes: Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry, World's Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow, Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound  Icon
    Smithsonian Global Sound is a network of international cultural institutions working to preserve and distribute music from archives worldwide, and to foster appreciation for traditional roots music. Through its Web site, Global Sound will offer audio and video downloads, streaming media, educational resources, and detailed liner notes to music lovers, students, historians, teachers, and the academic community. Also, various musical collections will be available for purchase and immediate download.
  • Social Explorer  Icon
    Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. The site currently 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.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index or SSCI  Icon
    SSCI is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences, 1898 - present. Includes some full text. Part of the ISI Web of Knowledge database.
  • Social Services Abstracts  Icon
    Indexes and abstracts current research (articles are from 1980 to the present) in social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Major areas of coverage include community and mental health services; crisis intervention; evaluation research; the family and social welfare; gerontology; policy, planning and forecasting; poverty and homelessness; professional issues in social work; social development; social work education; support groups/networks; violence, abuse and neglect; and welfare services. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Social Work Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals, dating back to 1966. The database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field including: theory & practice, areas of service and social issues & problems.
  • Social Work Reference Center  Icon
    This resource includes care sheets, patient information, and images usable in all clinical settings - including hospitals, elder-care centers, and mental healthcare facilities. All evidence is rigorously evaluated and topics are updated as evidence changes.
  • Sociological Abstracts  Icon
    Provides article abstracts from 1,800 journals in sociology, from 1952 to the present. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Something About the Author (SATA)  Icon
    Provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people, and includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images.
  • SourceOECD (now OECD iLibrary)  Icon
    SourceOECD provides comparative statistics from the 30 member states (industrialized nations) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as development statistics from other countries. Includes an interactive data browser as well as PDF downloadable files. Click on Statistics link at the top of the page to get started. See OECD iLibrary.
  • SourceOECD OECD Health Data (now included in OECD iLibrary)  Icon
    OECD Health Data offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health care systems of the OECD economies. It is an essential tool, enabling health researchers and policy advisors in governments, the private sector and the academic community to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from cross-country comparisons of national health care systems. See OECD iLibrary.
  • South Asian Newspapers  Icon
    Published by Readex in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries.South Asian Newspapers is the third collection module of the World Newspaper Archive, created in partnership with Readex, a division of NewsBank. It will provide more than 400,000 fully searchable pages of newspapers published in South Asia between 1864 and 1922.
  • SPIE Digital Library  Icon
    Contains more than 70,000 full-text papers on optics and photonics from SPIE journals and proceedings published since 1998. It also includes citations and abstracts for most SPIE papers published since 1990. Plans are underway to expand the DL back to 1990 by the end of 2004, an archive of nearly 200,000 papers covering a wide scope of optical technologies and applications. Approximately 15,000 new papers will be added each year.
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    SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800. The content also consists of multi-disciplinary, international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more. SPORTDiscus is provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre.
  • Sports Business Research Network  Icon
    A continuously updated source of full text articles providing news and market research information from sports industry sources. Includes international sporting goods equipment market reports for 35 countries, export and import statistics, trade magazine and newsletter pages dealing with finance, licensing, fashion, women's and youth sports, marketing, sponsorship, research reports, sports broadcasting, ratings and more.
  • Springer E-Book Collection  Icon
    SpringerLink offers an integrated full-text database for thousands of e-books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer since 2005.
  • SpringerLink  Icon
    Electronic versions of the Springer journals, books, and protocols in chemical sciences, computer science, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, life sciences, mathematics, medicine, and physics. Includes former Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • SpringerProtocols  Icon
    Includes peer-reviewed life science and biomedical research protocols compiled from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuromethods, Springer Protocols Handbooks, and more.
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    Provides U.S., Canadian, and international list rental information. The database contains sources, selects, costs, and other valuable information that help you refine your list strategy for your direct marketing campaigns.
  • Standard and Poor's Net Advantage  Icon  Icon
    NetAdvantage offers ready access to Standard & Poor's premium content such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports and Fund Reports.Timely features and commentary from Standard & Poor's on topics such as the economy, daily stock market activity, industry sectors, stocks, bonds, funds, and investment strategies are also available. [Not compatible with Safari. Users are recommended to use Firefox or Internet Explorer.]
  • STAT!Ref  Icon
    Electronic medical library.
  • State Papers Online. Parts I-IV, and 18th Century, Part I  Icon
    State Papers Online, 1509-1714 is a collection of English government documents originating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries--when the King or Queen acted as Prime Minister as well as Monarch. The papers feature the office archives and correspondence of the secretaries of state serving the Monarch as facsimile manuscript documents accessed directly or via the fully searchable Calendar entries (abstracts or transcriptions).
  • Statista  Icon
    Provides access to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.
  • Stereoselective Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products  Icon
    Features experimental procedures for stereoselective synthetic reactions applicable to drug targets and natural products. The reference details synthetic methodology, reaction mechanisms, and applications for medicinal chemistry and drug discovery; and explores strategy and interdisciplinary work, laboratory synthesis for natural products, the preparative aspects of stereoselective synthesis for drugs, natural products, and potential biologically active compounds.
  • Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990  Icon
    As the movement for women’s suffrage in America was accelerating, the National Woman’s Party (NWP) brought to the campaign a new militancy and daring. Originally a committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), the NWP was founded in 1913 when Alice Paul and her colleagues broke away from NAWSA in dissent over strategy and tactics.
  • SUMSearch  Icon
    SUMsearch is a search interface that simultaneously searches PubMed, DARE, National Guidelines Clearinghouse, and other resources
  • Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006  Icon
    Completely separate from the Times of London, the Sunday Times is known for their investigative journalism, providing commentary and analysis of the week’s news.
  • Sur Digital Archive  Icon
    Full text searchable database of The Sur Magazine (1931-1992) produced by Nicolas Helft and authorized by Fundacin Sur of Buenos Aires. Sur (South) was the magazine and publishing house founded by Victoria Ocampo and had enormous influence in the Spanish-speaking world.
  • Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science  Icon
    The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page "Lecture"; a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field.
    Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering Collections 1-3
    Synthesis General Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics Collections Collections 1-3


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    Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.
  • Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRIAL)
    Search U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975 and digitized by the TRAIL Working Groups.
  • Techstreet Subscriptions  Icon
    Techstreet offers simultaneous access to a custom set of standards in electronic format. Includes automatic updates. Includes ISO standards related to medical devices and health services.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print  Icon  Icon
    Tests in Print, produced by the Buros Institute, is a listing of commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP compliments and supplements the Mental Measurements Yearbook.
  • Theatre in Video  Icon
    Contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)  Icon
    Fulltext database of literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of the Byzantium in AD 1453. Users may search on author, title, publication or text string.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Latinae  Icon
    The new digital online version of the Thesaurus linguae Latinae (TLL) replaces the former CD-Rom version of TLL 5. It offers both an extension of the data, and a fundamentally remodelled user interface. The help function offers support with special queries of the application. Additionally, an extensive introduction to the Thesaurus linguae Latinae is offered in its Praemonenda, to be found at the beginning of its table of contents. The data of Thesaurus linguae Latinae (TLL) Online has been enlarged by the fascicles published in 2007 and 2008 and now comprises the letters A-M, O, P-pomifer, porta-pulsio.
  • ThomsonONE Investment Banking  Icon
    The vendor recommends using Internet Explorer as the browser for this resource. Thomson Investment Banking provides market news and quotes, plus comprehensive reference data designed for professionals within the deal-making community.
  • Times Digital Archive, 1785-2007  Icon
    Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Current issues of The Times can be found here.
  • Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive  Icon
    Now included in Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
  • Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive  
    The TLS historical archive provides searchable access to the full text of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902. It includes more than 300,000 reviews, letters, poems, and articles.
  • Times of India (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Icon
    The Times of India (1838-2001) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
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    This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 102,800 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.
  • TRAIL (Technical report archive & image library)
    A collaborative project to digitize, archive, and provide persistent and unrestricted access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975.
  • TRIP Database
    The TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) Database is a clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice. Registered users (registration is free) benefit from extra features such as CPD, search history, and collaborative tools. Register here, or Login if you have registered before.
  • Twentieth-Century African American Poetry  Icon
    A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Twentieth-Century American Poetry  Icon
    This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry  Icon
    A collection of 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library. Part of Literature Online (LION).


  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994  Icon
    Database of texts from the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Texts constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Upon completion, the digital version of the Serial set will consist of over 12,000,000 pages. Database searchable by subject, publication category, standing committee author, and other parameters.
  • U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009  Icon
    This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.
  • Uborrow  Icon
    Search over 90 million books from the collections of 13 research libraries, request, and receive within a week.
  • Ulrichsweb  Icon
    A bibliographic database providing detailed and authoritative information on journals and other serials published throughout the world. Ulrich's covers all subjects, and includes regularly and irregularly published serials that are available free or by paid subscription.
  • UNdata
    The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point. Users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN system.
  • Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels  Icon
    Primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960's to the works of modern sequential artists, this collection will contains more than 75,000 pages of comics and graphic novels, along with 25,000 pages of interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this artform. Volumes I & II.
  • United Nations Treaty Collection
    Contains full-text of the United Nations Treaty Series, the United Nations Treaty Series Cumulative Index, and the League of Nations Treaty Series, the current status of the Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, and texts of recently deposited multilateral treaties.
  • United Nations Yearbook Collection
    All volumes presented in this collection are identical to those in print format and can be explored using full text search of the combined indices.
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  • UpToDate  Icon
    UpToDate is a practical clinical information service designed to provide instant access to just the information you need. It is written by a recognized faculty of experts who each address a specific clinical issue. They synthesize the latest evidence and best practices and provide detailed recommendations. [Access to UpToDate is co-funded by the Carver College of Medicine, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences.]
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    Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 40,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Urban Affairs Review, Urban studies, Journal of Urban Affairs, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1973.
  • USP-NF Online  Icon
    The USP-NF (United States Pharmacopeia–National Formulary) is a combination of two official compendia, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the National Formulary (NF). It contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, biologics, compounded preparations, medical devices, dietary supplements, and other therapeutics. Click on Log On to begin.
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    This online edition maintains VNSE’s authoritative and accessible coverage of all scientific disciplines. Topics covered include animal science, anatomy, astronomy, atmospheric science, chemistry, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, earth science, energy sources, information science, life science, materials, mathematics, mechanical engineering, medicine, mining, physics, physiology, planetary science, plant science, power technology, space science, structural engineering, and a host of other subjects.
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    Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field
  • Vetus Latina: Bible Versions of the Latin Fathers  Icon
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    A streaming video collection of the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. The collection features presentations from world-renowned researchers and clinicians. Much like traditional, text-based academic journals, The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy will provide the most up-to-date content in counseling and psychology.
  • Virgil Encyclopedia  Icon
    The first comprehensive reference volume to be published in English on Publius Vergilius Maro, the classical Roman poet whose works and thoughts have been at the center of Western literary, cultural, artistic, and pedagogical traditions for more than two millennia.
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    VisualDx gives general practitioners the ability to build a differential diagnosis that provides specialist information for more than 900 diseases and offers more than 16,000 related images.
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    This database is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
  • Vogue Archive  Icon
    A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month.
  • Voltaire Electronique  Icon
    Based upon the Voltaire Foundation Oxford edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (edited by T. Besterman, et al.), this database includes all of Voltaire's literary works, searchable by keyword, title, literary form, and date of edition.


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    The Wall Street Journal (1889-1993) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies  Icon
    Available through the Gale Directory Library, Ward's Business Directory is a guide to over 114,500 public and private U.S. companies in alphabetic, geographic, and industry arrangements. Includes rankings of companies by sales within SIC and NAICS codes, as well as by state.
  • Washington Information Directory  Icon
    Brings together CQ's wealth of contact and descriptive information on more than 10,000 federal government offices, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, judicial offices, public interest groups, nongovernmental organizations, and international organizations in a single, easy-to-use, and fully integrated database. Searchable and browsable, the Washington Information Directory Online Edition provides verified and updated mailing addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail and Web site addresses, contact names, and descriptions for thousands of organization--along with letter templates, a customized Address Book, and much more.
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    Full-text available from Access World News. Date range: 1977- . See Main Library Media Services for the current issue in print and copies on microfilm back to 1877.
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    The Washington Post (1877-1994) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • WDI Online
    Statistical data for over 550 development indicators, and 1960-2000 time series data for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
  • We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death: Freedom Riders in the South, 1961  Icon
    “We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death”: Freedom Riders in the South, 1961 is a source for African American history, radical studies, civil rights, political science and more, including surveillance reports, chronologies, and witness statements. These materials provide unique (and in some cases recently declassified) insight into the Freedom Rides, the Kennedy administration and the segregated South.
  • Web of Science  Icon
    A citation reference that includes Science Citation Index (1900-present), Social Science Citation Index (1900-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), Book Citation Index- Science (2005-present), Book Citation Index- Social Sciences & Humanities (2005-present), and Medline, and links to Journal Citation Reports and EndNote web version.
  • Web Thermo Tables Professional Edition  Icon
    WTT - Professional Edition, a Web version of the TRC Thermodynamic Tables, represents a complete collection of critically evaluated thermodynamic property data primarily for pure organic compounds.
  • Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900  Icon
    Wellesley is an index to the authorship of articles, and to the articles written by each contributor, along with brief biographical and vocational details. Citations of evidence are provided to support attributions of authorship. 45 monthly and quarterly titles are included, covering the period from the beginning of the Westminster Review in 1824 to the end of the century.
  • Westlaw China  Icon
    Provides full text access to Chinese laws and regulations promulgated at the national, provincial, and municipal levels. The database also contains cases from the Supreme People's Court, provincial and municipal courts, and special courts such as maritime courts. Westlaw China provides a digest system that allows researchers to locate information on specific legal topics and is creating headnote summaries for the cases it contains. All content is available in both Chinese and English.
  • WikiLeaks
    WikiLeaks is an international online not-for-profit organization that publishes submissions of private, secret, and classified media from anonymous news sources, news leaks, and whistleblowers. Important collections include Afghan War Diary (a compilation of more than 76,900 documents), Iraq War Logs (nearly 400,000 documents), Guantanamo Files (779 secret files relating to detainees), and Cablegate (more than 250,000 US State Department diplomatic cables).
  • Wiley E-Books  Icon
    Wiley/Blackwell purchase includes over 2000 books for years 2007-2009
  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials  Icon
    An online site for the definitive reference on all facets of clinical trials. More than 500 entries from the world's leading experts in the field on the basic concepts, methodologies, and applications in clinical trials. The range of topics includes: basic statistical concepts, design and analysis of clinical trials, ethics, regulatory issues, and methodologies for clinical data management and analysis.
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    Hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, almost 10,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases
  • Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements  Icon
    The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements contains over 400 entries exploring social and political movements and related collective phenomena throughout the world.
  • WilsonWeb  Icon
    This database provides access to the following indexes: Art Full Text, Art Retrospective, Education Full Text, ERIC, Essay and General Literature, Library Literature and Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Retrospective, and Short Story Index. THESE DATABASES ARE NOW HOSTED ON EBSCOHOST; WilsonWeb ACCESS ENDED ON FEBRUARY 1, 2012.
  • Witchcraft in Europe and America  Icon
    The earliest texts in this comprehensive collection on witchcraft date from the 15th century and the latest are from the early 20th century. The majority of the material concerns the 16th to 18th centuries, the so-called "classic period." In addition to these classic texts, the collection includes anti-persecution writings, works by penologists, legal and church documents, exposés of persecutions, and philosophical writings and transcripts of trials and exorcisms.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000  Icon
    A set of learning modules in the form of mini-monographs, each of which is organized around a specific question about a single social movement. Each module contains fifteen to twenty documents that address the question.
  • Women and Social Movements, International— 1840 to Present  Icon
    Online archive of published and manuscript primary sources focusing on women’s international activism since the mid-nineteenth century. The archive includes proceedings of women’s international conferences, books, pamphlets, articles from newspapers and journals, as well as correspondence, diary entries, and memoirs. Also contains numerous online publications of contemporary Non-Governmental Organizations.
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    Provides a list of women author's and links to a full-text of their various works.
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    A Web-based software tool for doing text analysis of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The tool searches SEC filings back to 2001.
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  • World Bank Data Catalog
    The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added. These resources include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Each of the listings includes a description of the data source and a direct link to that source. Where possible, the databases are linked directly to a selection screen to allow users to select the countries, indicators, and years they would like to search. Those search results can be exported in different formats. Users can also choose to download the entire database directly from the catalog.
  • World Bank e-Library  Icon
    Contains over 3,400 World Bank titles, searchable by keywords, title, and author.
  • World Constitutions Illustrated  Icon
    Provides full text access to current and historical constitutions for more than 190 countries. It provides the original text in the original language, amending laws, consolidated texts, and English language translations. The collection also includes the World Fact Book back to 1981, the Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia, the Country Studies Series from the U.S. Library of Congress, the British and Foreign State Papers from 1812 - 1968, the Annual Human Rights Reports submitted to Congress by the U.S. State Department back to 1976, more than 800 books on constitutional law, and links to scholarly articles and web resources on constitutional law and political development.
  • World News Connection (East View version)  Icon
    WNC is an online news service of non-U.S. media sources provided by the National Technical Information Service.
  • World Newspaper Archive  Icon
    World Newspaper Archive is a fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe. This uniquely comprehensive online resource was created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries - one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories.
  • World Religions Online  Icon
    Information on the major world religions including beliefs, practices, history, spiritual leaders, holy days and festivals, and sacred texts. Includes essays, image galleries, timelines, and videos.
  • World Shakespeare Bibliography Online  Icon
    Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare that were published or produced between 1964 and the present. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 118 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia.
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    A bibliographic database of over 62,000,000 records from over 2,000 libraries around the world.
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    The freely accessible version of WorldCat on the Web ( lets you search the collections of local libraries and thousands more around the world.
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    This database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
  • Wright American fiction, 1851-1875  Icon
    A product of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), this is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are over 2,800 texts by almost 1,500 authors.




    • Yearbook of International Organizations Online  Icon
      Since its foundation in 1907, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has been committed to a sustainable and long-term collection, analysis and dissemination of detail information on global civil society bodies and networks (organization contact details, origins, relations, members, bibliography, biographies, events, statistics, etc.), on world problems and the strategies advocated to deal with them, the values guiding such initiatives, and on the different understandings of human potential from which these values derive.
    • Yomidasu Rekishikan  Icon
      Includes Yomiuri shinbun 1874 to the present: image format from 1874 to 1989; full text 1986 to the present, along with the English edition: the Daily Yomiuri (Sept. 1989- to the present), both searchable by article, keyword, subject category, and issue. Charts and photographs are not included. Also includes biographical information on 26,000 people.


    • Zasshi kiji sakuin shusei detabesu  Icon
      Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and including local periodicals not present in many other indexes. Coverage is from 1868 onwards. Merges data from various composite periodical indexes by Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan.

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