DATABASES BY SUBJECT

 

  • Search All Library Resources
    Search across (almost) all of the content that the library owns, from books in the library to article databases, online encyclopedias, and streaming video.
  • Academic Search Complete
    This huge database is a good place to start for scholarly articles and news on almost any topic. It contains a subset of the articles available in Search All Library Resources.

 

Subjects

 

Reference

  • Credo Reference
    Search online versions of 100 specialized encyclopedias. A great place to start your research.

 

Arts

  • Academic Search Complete
    Search this huge collection of articles across all subjects, including good representation of the arts. Full-text is plentiful but not complete.
  • Project Muse
    Article database focused on scholarly journals in the arts and humanities. Full-text access.
  • Digital Theater Plus
    High quality video recordings of plays performed by the world’s top theater companies.
  • Theater in Video (Alexander St Press)
    Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world‘s leading plays, including works by Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen, and Terence McNally, together with more than 100 film documentaries.
  • Saskia Fine Art Images
    The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from the world’s top museums.

 

Business

  • Business Source Elite
    Best place to start for business info. Find journal articles on business topics, business-oriented trade magazines, and Datamonitor company profiles. Plentiful full-text.
  • Regional Business News
    Find articles from publications that cover business news locally and regionally. E.g., Crain’s, Indianapolis Business Journal, etc. Plentiful full-text.

 

Education

  • ERIC
    Largest collection of articles and other resources in the field of education. Some full-text.
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, and contains magazine articles, encyclopedias, biographies, and images.
  • Primary Search
    Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, and allows you to filter by reading level.

 

History

  • Academic Search Complete
    Huge collection of articles across all subjects, including history. Full-text is plentiful but not complete.
  • Project Muse
    Article databased focused on scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, including history. Full-text access.
  • Black Thought & Culture
    Contains complete published non-fiction works, interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, and letters of leading African Americans through history.
  • Women and Social Movements
    Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection contains primary source documents and scholarly essays on women’s history.
  • HarpWeek
    Search issues from 1857 to 1912 of Harper’s Weekly, one of the most important American magazines in the 19th century.

 

Literature and Languages

  • MLA International Bibliography
    Best and largest collection of scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on language and literature. Some full-text.
  • TOCS-IN
    Citations for scholarly journal articles in Classics (on ancient Greece and Rome). No full-text.

 

News

  • Newsbank
    150+ U.S. & foreign newspapers. Mostly full-text. NY Times is indexed here but not in full-text.

 

Nursing

  • CINAHL Complete
    Best place to start for scholarly journal articles and trade magazines related to all aspects of health and medicine, selected specifically for field of nursing. Mostly full-text.
  • Medline
    Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
  • PubMed
    Largest index of citations for scholarly journal articles in health and medicine. Some full-text.
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information
    Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.

 

Sciences

  • Medline
    Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
  • PubMed
    Largest index of citations for scholarly journal articles in health and medicine. Some full-text.
  • Arxiv
    Open access database of articles and pre-prints in physics, math, and computer science.
  • Agricola
    Agriculture-related scholarly journal articles. Little full-text.
  • GreenFile
    Interdisciplinary database of scholarly articles relating to the environment and environmental change.
  • SciTech Connect
    Open-access database covering Science, Technology, and Engineering from the U.S. Department of Energy.

 

Social Sciences

  • PsycTests
    Covers non-proprietary tests and measures in psychology.
  • ERIC
    Largest collection of articles and other resources in the field of education. Some full-text.
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service
    NCJRS is a federally funded database with articles and other information on crime, justice, and drug use, affiliated with the Department of Justice. Includes some full text.
  • Anthropological Index Online
    Free searchable database of citations for articles in field of anthropology, maintained by the Royal Anthropological Institute. No full text.