DATABASES A-Z LIST

 

 

  • 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.
  • E-books
    The best way to search for e-books is by searching in All Resources and selecting E-books as the source type.

 

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  • 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.
  • Arxiv Open access database of articles and pre-prints in physics, math, and computer science.

 

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  • Black Thought & Culture Contains complete published non-fiction works, interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, and letters of leading African Americans through history.
  • 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.

 

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

 

D

  • Digital Theater Plus High quality video recordings of plays performed by the world’s top theater companies.

 

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  • ERIC Largest collection of articles and other resources in the field of education. Some full-text.

 

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  • GreenFile Interdisciplinary database of scholarly articles relating to the environment and environmental change.

 

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  • HarpWeek Search issues from 1857 to 1912 of Harper’s Weekly, one of the most important American magazines in the 19th century.
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition This database provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, topics include the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

 

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  • MAS Ultra – School Edition Designed specifically for high school libraries, and contains magazine articles, encyclopedias, biographies, and images.
  • Masterfile Premier Database of newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles designed specifically for public libraries, including a digital image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
  • Medline Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
  • MLA International Bibliography Best and largest collection of scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on language and literature. Some full-text.

 

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  • Nexis Uni (formerly known as Lexis Nexis Academic Universe) Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. Full-text access.

 

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  • Primary Search Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, and allows you to filter by reading level.
  • Project Muse Humanities-focused database of scholarly journals. Full-text access.
  • PsycTests Covers non-proprietary tests and measures in psychology.
  • PubMed Largest index of citations for scholarly journal articles in health and medicine. Some full-text.

 

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  • 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.

 

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  • Sanborn Maps of Illinois Sanborn maps were originally created to help fire insurance companies determine the risks associated with insuring properties. Collection includes maps from 1867-1970.
  • Saskia Fine Art Images The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from the world’s top museums.

 

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  • TOCS-IN Citations for scholarly journal articles in Classics (on ancient Greece and Rome). No full-text.

 

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  • 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.