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Research Databases by Title
Looking for articles? You've come to the right place. This section of the electronic resources is dedicated to research databases, most of which will allow you to search for full text articles online. If you know which database you are searching for, you can use the jump menu to go to the title. If you aren't sure, you can read through the descriptions to see if a database matches your search. (Updated with 107 new resources since January 2017)
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Academic Journals (New)
Academic Journals is a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals. Academic Journals currently publishes 111 open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences.
Ad Forum News (New)
The latest marketing stories, advertising industry developments and business insights featuring the world's premiere ad agencies.
African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.
AgEcon Search is a free, open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics, including: working papers, conference papers, and journal articles.
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.
The database records may hold links to the full text content, but is not itself full-text.
All Academic Research (New)
All Academic specializes in online solutions for abstract submissions, session submissions and conference management for annual meetings, conventions, and other types of events
Discover historic programs of publicly funded radio and television across America. Watch and listen.
American Fact Finder (New)
United State Census Bureau: Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.
AOSIS publishes open access scholarly journals, most of which are accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training in South Africa.
The leading web archiving service for collecting and accessing cultural heritage on the web
Archive Grid (New)
ArchiveGrid includes over four million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. With over 1,000 different archival institutions represented, ArchiveGrid helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies.
ASRN Online Journals (New)
The American Society of Registered Nurses (ASRN) was founded in May 2003 for the purpose of bringing together professional nurses from all fields of inquiry, regions, and specializations to advance nursing as a science and profession. Currently ASRN serves nurses in all 50 states, and publishes a number of journals that focus on different aspects of the study and practice of nursing.
Baltic Heritage Network (New)
Baltic Heritage Network is a multilingual electronic portal to information on the cultural heritage of the Baltic diaspora. Included on the website is: information on collecting and preserving Baltic cultural heritage material and the institutions involved; and databases, websites, electronic publications, bibliographies, online exhibitions, news about events, grants, and training programs, and a photo gallery.
Bancroft Library (New)
The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global "biodiversity commons." The BHL consortium works with the international taxonomic community, rights holders, and other interested parties to ensure that this biodiversity heritage is made available to a global audience through open access principles. In partnership with the Internet Archive and through local digitization efforts, the BHL has digitized millions of pages of taxonomic literature, representing over 100,000 titles and over 170,000 volumes.
Biographical Portal (New)
Biographical Portal is a cooperative project of the Bavarian State Library, the Historical Committee at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the Foundation Historical Dictionary of Switzerland. More than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons from all social backgrounds and nearly all periods of German, Austrian, and Swiss history may be accessed. Further national and regional biographical works of reference are planned for future inclusion in the portal.
BioInfo Publication (New)
Bioinfo Publications is a rapidly growing academic publisher with more than 300 Open Access peer-reviewed journals covering all major areas of science, technology, medicine. Bioinfo Publications open-access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Over 50 Bioinfo journals are ranked 8th in In the world by IndexCopernicus International.
BioMed Central (New)
BioMed Central Ltd., an independent publisher in London, England, provides free access to biomedical research publications. These publications include biology and medical journals, current reports, and meeting abstracts. BioMed Central offers information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in modern biology. Registration (free) required to search articles, but journals may be freely browsed by title or subject.
Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Full-text access to a select number of journals published by Brill. Access to article abstracts and tables of contents of journal issues and monographs for all other titles. A number of open access titles are also available, including four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Biology.
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: 1) Strengthen American democracy; 2) Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and 3) Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank. Research areas include: Business and Finance, Defense and Security, Economics, Education, Energy and Environment, Fiscal Policy, Global Development, Health, International Affairs, Law and Justice, Metropolitan Areas, Politics and Elections, Social Policy, Technology and U.S. Government.
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) at UCSD provides a unique institutional home for understanding the challenges and opportunities created by international migration to California, the United States as a whole, and other countries around the world. The CCIS research agenda focuses on Mexican migration to California and comparative, cross-national and cross-regional research on international migratory movements, immigration policy, and citizenship policy. CCIS is the only academic center in the United States specializing in international migration from a broad geographical as well as interdisciplinary perspective, devoting substantial attention to migrant-sending and receiving countries in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. CCIS-affiliated researchers encompass all of the social sciences, history, arts and humanities, and legal studies; no single discipline dominates CCIS programming. Resources include datasets produced by the Mexican Migration Field Research Program datasets, podcasts of most research seminars, CCIS Working Papers, and books on a wide variety of topics related to immigration.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL), based in Chicago, is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL supports advanced research and teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars the primary source material critical to those disciplines. Documents, newspapers, books, and journals are among the items in their collections, mostly acquired from outside the United States. Many of their resources are from the five "emerging" regions of the world: Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Latin America.
CDC is dedicated to protecting health & promoting quality of life through prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability.
The Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.
Charity Navigator (New)
Charity Navigator is a 501 (c) (3) public charity that provides performance metrics, income statements, compensation of leaders, and more. Free registration is required to view expanded features such as organization history and IRS Forms 990.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
CLOCKSS, or Controlled LOCKSS (for Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe), is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world's leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community. CLOCKSS Triggered Content is designed as a digital repository to ensure scholarly valuable content no longer available from publishers is still preserved and provided to the public through CLOCKSS' community-governed archives.
Cogent OA (New)
Choose from 15 broad journals covering all areas of academic research through 122 speciality sections, guided by a global network of 1,135 editors. Join over 4,420 authors who have already published more than 1,500 open access articles with Cogent.
Copernicus Publications (New)
Copernicus Publications, a publisher of scientific literature based in Göttingen, Germany, has been publishing highly reputable peer-reviewed open access journals since 2001. Covering a wide range of scientific disciplines, Copernicus is particularly known as the largest open access publisher in the Geosciences. Other topics include Civil engineering, Life sciences, Math, Data, Informatics, and Humanities. Currently Copernicus publishes over 53 peer-reviewed open access scientific journals.
A core electronic collection of full-text agricultural journals published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century, covering agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science. Scholars have selected the titles in this collection for their historical importance.
Collections digitized and curated by Cornell University Library.
The Macaulay Library archive at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is the world's largest and oldest scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings. Analog recordings, going back to 1929, have now been digitized and can be experienced at this site. The collection contains nearly 150,000 digital audio recordings equaling more than 10 terabytes of data with a total run time of 7,513 hours. About 9,000 species are represented. There's an emphasis on birds, but the collection also includes sounds of whales, elephants, frogs, primates and more.
Market condition opportunities, regulations, and business customs for 125 countries.
CLUTE Institute (New)
The Clute Institute publishes fourteen academic journals that contain the latest scientific research findings in their respective fields.
D-Scribe digital collections include a number of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals and encompass the fields of: Business, Education, Fine Arts and Architecture, Geography, Health and Medicine, History, Information Resources, Language, Law, Philosophy, Pittsburgh History, Political Science, Politics, Science, Sociology, and Technology.
Darwin Online (New)
Darwin Online is the largest and most widely consulted edition of the writings of Darwin ever published.
The Wayne State University Library System, through its digital publishing initiatives, strives to bring unique, important, or institutionally relevant content to Wayne State University's academic community and to the larger world. The Digital Collections represent text, images, and audiovisual material that support this mission through a diversity of projects. Over 50,000 images and texts celebrate Detroit's contributions to the arts, fashion, history, architecture, interior design, medicine, and more.
Digital Commons (New)
Digital Commons (DC) provides support and hosting for the institutional repositories of academic institutions and consortia, professional schools, and societies, associations, and research institutes.
Digital Commons Network (New)
The Digital Commons Network brings together scholarship from hundreds of universities and colleges, providing open access to peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. This constantly growing body of publications is curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, and represents thousands of disciplines and subject areas—from Architecture to Zoology.
Digital Horizons (New)
Digital Horizons provides, maintains, and preserves a wide range of historical and significant content related to North Dakota and Minnesota. This project creates teaching, learning, and researching opportunities for life-long learning.
LA provides access to scholarly electronic serials that are peer-reviewed, full text, and accessible without charge. Their topics range from education, engineering, and literature to technology, philosphy and libraries. Most titles are available in both PDF and HTML.
The Digital Military Collection is an ongoing project to house, organize and preserve contemporary and historic military books, newspapers, periodicals, video and audio. While this project began with an emphasis on the state of Florida, it now contains material representing all branches of the U.S. military from many geographical regions around the globe in 9 languages. The Digital Military Collection's continuing goal is to archive and preserve military perspective by offering full geographical representation of historic through current issues of select Military publications.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world with millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more. DPLA is funded by grants from a number of foundations and government agencies.
Digital Scholarship Lab (New)
The Digital Scholarship Lab develops innovative digital humanities projects that contribute to research and teaching at and beyond the University of Richmond. It seeks to reach a wide audience by developing projects that integrate interpretation in the humanities and social sciences with innovations in new media.
Digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press dedicated to publishing work in new media studies and the emerging field of digital humanities. Their primary goal is to be an incubator for new publishing models in the humanities and social sciences. digitalculturebooks content is available to view for free online and for sale in print and e-book format.
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for Open Access monographs. DOAB provides a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository. DOAB is open to all academic publishers. A service of the OAPEN Foundation (which is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing based at the National Library in The Hague), DOAB aims to cover all subject areas and all languages and should contain as many books as possible. DOAB is being developed in close cooperation with Lars Bjørnshauge and Salam Baker Shanawa, who were both responsible for the development of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
DOAJ covers more than 8,500 free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Use the search field to search journals included in DOAJ. The Directory aims to cover all subjects and languages. Over 4,000 journals are searchable at the article level
Disaster Recovery Journal gives business continuity professionals the insight, information, and inspiration they need to make smarter decisions concerning the overall protection of their organization. Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) delivers how-to, in depth knowledge into business continuity planning more than any other business publication.
DOE Data Explorer (New)
The DOE Data Explorer (DDE) is an information tool to help you locate DOE's collections of scientific research data and also retrieve individual datasets submitted by data centers, repositories, and other organizations within the Department. The DDE database includes collection citations prepared by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, as well as citations for the individual, submitted datasets.
All of the collections and all of the individual datasets result from research and development funded in whole or in part by the Department of Energy. Some reflect combined funding - DOE's combined with that from other agencies or the private sector.
Doing Business (New)
The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level
EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.
Free access to more than 21 million filings Since 1934, the SEC has required disclosure in forms and documents. In 1984, EDGAR began collecting electronic documents to help investors get information. The SEC's new system requires data disclosure — the next step to improve how investors find and use information.
EDISON Research (New)
Free access to the Infinite Dial and other published studies.
The Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Consortium is an international collaboration of research groups funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The goal of ENCODE is to build a comprehensive parts list of functional elements in the human genome, including elements that act at the protein and RNA levels, and regulatory elements that control cells and circumstances in which a gene is active.
The European Commission Energy site contains studies, reports, a newsletter, a weekly oil bulletin and statistics on Energy trends up to 2050, EU Crude Oil Imports and supply cost, as well as market analysis and information on energy markets in EU countries. The site includes topics on Energy strategy, Energy efficiency, Nuclear energy, International cooperation, Markets and consumers, Renewable energy, Infrastructure , Enforcement of laws and more.
Energy.gov contains studies, reports, a blog, a newsletter, statistics, and other publications, as well as market analysis and information on energy markets. The site includes topics on Energy strategy, Energy efficiency, Nuclear energy, International cooperation, Markets and consumers, Renewable energy, Infrastructure, Enforcement of laws and more.
ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
eScholarship provides Open-Access scholarly publishing services to the University of California and delivers a dynamic research platform to scholars worldwide.
EThOS is the UK's national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK's doctoral research theses. The vision of EThOS was to provide an electronic replacement service which would provide a vastly improved, secure access to UK Higher Education research theses.
Europe PMC (New)
Europe PMC is a repository, providing access to worldwide life sciences articles, books, patents and clinical guidelines. Europe PMC provides links to relevant records in databases such as Uniprot, European Nucleotide Archive (ENA), Protein Data Bank Europe (PDBE) and BioStudies.
A European Commission searchable site with online access to free and fee-based statistical resources (i.e., news articles, long- and short-term indicators, working and focus papers, etc.) on economics and finance, population and social conditions, trade and industry, agriculture and fisheries, transportation, the environment and energy, and science and technology.
The database tracks $322 billion in farm subsidies from commodity, crop insurance, disaster programs and conservation payments paid between 1995 and 2014
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.
FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all FAO regional groupings from 1961 to the most recent year available.
GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that enables the Government Printing Office to manage government information from all three branches of the U.S. government. FDsys provides free online access to official federal government publications in digital form
You can use the Federal School Code Search to search for colleges you're interested in including on your FAFSA. You can also find detailed college information, like tuition and fee amounts and graduation rates, and compare that information for up to 10 colleges at a time.
FindLaw's searchable database of the Supreme Court decisions since 1893 (U.S. Supreme Court Decisions: U.S. Reports 150-, 1893-). Browsable by year and U.S. Reports volume number, and searchable by citation, case title and full text.
Foundation Directory Online Professional provides subscribers with access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is a database of the entire universe of nearly 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; a database of more than 4,000 sponsoring companies, offering a quick pathway to corporate funders; a database of over 3 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of over 1 million recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF. Unique funder portfolios organize additional funder-specific content in one convenient location and include: grantmaker-related news, job opportunities, and Request For Proposals (RFPs); grantmaker-sponsored publications; and officer and trustee affiliations.
The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) is a non-profit organisation established in 2002. It is supported by the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Department of Social Affairs of the City of Geneva and other Swiss and international institutions. The Foundation works in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). The overall objectives of the Foundation are to furnish health education and research programmes that can be applied by developing countries, and countries in economic transition, and to establish collaboration between entities from the public and private sectors.
Google Scholar (New)
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
This is a complete bibliography of books and journals in Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition, History, organized by both author and title or by publication year.
ICP Publications (New)
IPC's analytical work and recommendations are published and made available to stakeholders around the world through events and online distribution. They take the form of position papers, issue briefs, discussion papers, and WTO recommendations. IPC's ongoing activities and new initiatives are also published in newsletters and in annual reports. IPC's eNewsletter, the Agritrade Forum, is issued quarterly.
In the First Person is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.
IUGG, a non-governmental, scientific organization with eight semi-autonomous associations, has been dedicated since 1919 to the international promotion and coordination of scientific studies of Earth (physical, chemical, and mathematical) and its environment in space. These studies include the shape of the Earth, its gravitational and magnetic fields, the dynamics of the Earth as a whole and of its component parts, the Earth's internal structure, composition and tectonics, the generation of magmas, volcanism and rock formation, the hydrological cycle including snow and ice, all aspects of the oceans, the atmosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere and solar-terrestrial relations, and analogous problems associated with the Moon and other planets. With both English and French languages are available, the website offers free access to many of IUGG's publications, including newsletters, annual reports, research reports, the institution's archives and et al. Free publications from IUGG's member associations are also available from this website.
Internet Library of Early Journals was a joint project by the Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford, conducted under the auspices of the eLib (Electronic Libraries) Program. It aimed to digitise substantial runs of 18th and 19th century journals, and make these images available on the Internet, together with their associated bibliographic data.
ISPUB is an open-access collection of peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals, covering a wide range of topics, disciplines, and specialties, and boasting authorship from all around the world.
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
Liebert Open Access journals is a portfolio of peer-reviewed, fully open access journals covering all areas of science.
MedlinePlus pages contain carefully selected links to Web resources with health information on over 900 topics.
MT Digital Collections (New)
These digital collections document diverse elements of the history of Middle Tennessee State University, Rutherford County and the mid-state.
Microbes.info is a microbiology information portal containing a vast collection of resources including articles, news, frequently asked questions, and links pertaining to the field of microbiology. This site designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to users.
Military Legal Sources (New)
The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School Library in Charlottesville, VA, holds extensive collections of primary source materials and publications in the field of military law. Selections from these collections are now being made accessible in full text PDF versions via the Library of Congress Federal Research Division (FRD) Web site. Materials are added to the collections as they are digitized.
The Missouri Bar's archive of case law summaries allows one to search for case summaries that appeared in past editions of ESQ. Search by topic, keyword or date range.
Missouri Case Law (New)
Case.net is your access to the Missouri state courts automated case management system. From here you are able to inquire about case records including docket entries, parties, judgments and charges in public court. Only courts that have implemented the case management software as part of the Missouri Court Automation Program and only cases that have been deemed public under the Missouri Revised Statutes can be accessed through Case.net.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
NASA PUBSPACE (New)
PubMed Central (PMC) is a full-text, online archive of journal literature operated by the National Library of Medicine. NASA is using PMC to permanently preserve and provide easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research.
Featuring more than 100 digital collections (with additional ones being added on an ongoing basis), NYPL Digital Projects exposes the breadth and variety of New York Public Library's vast holdings. Drawing upon the expertise of the Library's curators and librarians, the digital collections include illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, historical menus, artwork, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more. The collections are largely image-based and cover various fields, from the "Luso-Hispanic New World in Early Prints and Photographs," to "African American Women Writers of the 19th Century," and to "Pictures of Science: 700 Years of Scientific and Medical Illustration."
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.
Online Periodicals (New)
Our list of free Online Periodicals and Abstracts that might also be useful, but may be more popularly based than the reference databases. Note: Some online journals are supported by online advertisements.
Open Access monographs are now available on the JSTOR platform. An initial set of titles is available from four publishers: University of California Press, University of Michigan Press, UCL Press, and Cornell University Press. We expect to add several hundred more Open Access titles over the next year, while maintaining JSTOR's high standards for quality content.
The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). The OLH publishing platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal All of the academic articles are subject to rigorous peer review and the scholarship we publish showcases some of the most dynamic research taking place in the humanities disciplines today – from classics, modern languages and cultures, philosophy, theology and history, to political theory, sociology, anthropology, film and new media studies, and digital humanities.
Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedias combine the speed & flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing.
Penn State's Digitized Collections cover a wide range of subject areas, including agriculture, the Civil War era, geology and geography of Pennsylvania, labor history, Pennsylvania history, Penn State history, and political protest. Types of collection materials include books, correspondence,exhibits, image collections, indexes, journals, manuscripts, maps, multimedia, newspapers,thematic collections, theses and dissertations, and yearbooks. Many of these collections were digitized from holdings in the Special Collections Library.
On this site you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.
Project Gutenberg (New)
Started in 1971 by Michael Hart, who is credited with creating e-books, Project Gutenberg's goal is to make freely available electronically, literary works belonging to the public domain.
PubAg is a portal to USDA-authored and other highly relevant agricultural research. At launch, it delivers over 42,887 full-text journal articles by USDA staff and includes nearly 1,518,446 citations. The Library will add about 20,000 citations each month.
Purdue University Press (PUP) is the publishing arm of Purdue University. Dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly and professional information, PUP is committed to broadening access to scholarly information using digital technology. The E-Pubs website offers open access e-journals in several key subject areas including business, technology, health, veterinary medicine and other limited disciplines in the humanities and sciences.
RAND Corporation (New)
Committed to critical issues of particular relevance to the public policy debate, RAND's core research areas are: Children and Families; Education and the Arts; Energy and Environment; Health and Health Care; Infrastructure and Transportation; International Affairs; Law and Business; National Security; Population and Aging; Public Safety; Science and Technology; Terrorism and Homeland Security. Roughly 95 percent of RAND research is unclassified and publicly available through free downloads. About 10,000 titles are currently online; RAND is in the process of putting their entire 60-year unclassified legacy online.
Founded in 1880 on $10,000 of seed money from the American inventor Thomas Edison, Science has grown to become the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research, with the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general-science journal.
ScienceDirect® is the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology, and medicine full-text and bibliographic information. It offers a wide variety of features and content.
Scientific Journals International (SJI) publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals for all major disciplines, i.e., Education, Humanities and Social Sciences; Medicine, Psychiatry, Biology, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nutrition; Mathematics, Physical and Natural Sciences; Engineering, Computer Science and Architecture; Business and Allied Fields; and Agriculture, Environmental and Allied Sciences. Their standard research journals are complemented by several unique and innovative journals such as Journal of Dissertations, Journal of Patents & Trademarks, Journal of Reviews, Journal of Electronic Books, Journal of Biography & Autobiography, Journal of Creative Work, and Journal of Unconventional Theories and Research.
(SCIRP: http://www.scirp.org) is an academic publisher of open access journals. It also publishes academic books and conference proceedings. SCIRP currently has more than 200 open access journals in the areas of science, technology and medicine.
SciTech Connect (New)
SciTech Connect, newly launched by Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), incorporates the contents of DOE's two most popular databases: Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database, and employs an innovative semantic search tool enabling scientists, researchers and the scientifically-attentive public to retrieve more relevant information. SciTech Connect contains over sixty-five years of energy-related citations created and/or collected by OSTI. It also includes full-text DOE sponsored STI reports, technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data information sponsored by DOE through a grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or similar type of funding mechanism from the 1940s to today. Collections from the early years represent a comprehensive worldwide collection of nuclear science literature. In addition to reports from the Atomic Energy Commission and other U.S. government agencies, this collection includes numerous non-governmental publications, as well as foreign and foreign language material. In the mid-1970s, the scope of the database expanded to cover all forms of energy-related scientific and technical information. The data site continues to grow as new scientific and technical information resulting from DOE research becomes available.
Last updated in 1987 and replaced by NAICS in 1997, SIC codes are 2-4 digit codes that define specific industries in North America.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a world wide collaborative of over 226,000 authors and more than 1.7 million users that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research. Founded in 1994, it is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by reviewing and distributing submitted abstracts and full text papers from scholars around the world. SSRN encourages readers to communicate directly with other subscribers and authors concerning their own and other's research. Through our email abstract eJournals we currently reach over 400,000 people in approximately 140 different countries.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. Founded by civil rights lawyers Morris Dees and Joseph Levin Jr. in 1971, the SPLC is internationally known for tracking and exposing the activities of hate groups. Their innovative Teaching Tolerance program produces and distributes--free of charge--documentary films, books, lesson plans and other materials that promote tolerance and respect in American schools. Current priorities are: hate groups and extremists; immigrant justice; children at risk; teaching tolerance; and LBGT rights.
Product information for about 157,000 North American manufacturing companies. Includes 135,000 trade names organized into 50,000 product classes. (Updated quarterly)
This site provides databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
A database of all of the nomenclatural, bibliographic, and specimen data accumulated in MBG's electronic databases during the past 25 years are publicly available here. This system has over 1.2 million scientific names and 3.9 million specimen records.
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Peer-reviewed, academic, open access journals published by Ubiquity Press.
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004 includes almost 2,000 online books from academic presses on a range of topics in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Almost 800 of the titles are freely accessible, with searchable full-text access.
Umbra is a free digital platform and widget that brings together content documenting African American history and culture in order to enable the creation of new works—research projects, scholarship, curricula, art of all kinds—that illuminate parts of African American history that have not been broadly enough accessible. Through partnerships, open data, and technology, Umbra works against centuries of loss and erasure to expand the historical record for students, scholars, and the general public. The materials aggregated and presented in Umbra represent: those that have been collected by libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations, and; the specific selections that have, to date, been digitized and made openly available online.
Scholarly e-books in multiple disciplines (Anthropology, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, French, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Media, Medicine, Politics, University of Adelaide History) available for free download, as is the Adelaide Law Review.
U.S. Code (New)
The Office of the Law Revision Counsel prepares and publishes the United States Code, which is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. The Code does not include regulations issued by executive branch agencies, decisions of the Federal courts, treaties, or laws enacted by State or local governments. Regulations issued by executive branch agencies are available in the Code of Federal Regulations. Proposed and recently adopted regulations may be found in the Federal Register.
World Bank Data (New)
Comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe, including hundreds of indicators that go back 50 years. Databases include: World Development Indicators; Global Development Finance; Africa Development Indicators; Global Economic Monitor; Doing Business; Education Statistics; Health, Nutrition and Population Statistics, Millennium Development Indicators; Gender Statistic; and Actionable Governance Indicators. (Updates ongoing)
Contains overviews of each country in the world, including brief data on geography, people, government, economy, membership in international organizations, communications, and defense forces. Maps and flags may be viewed in various formats. (Updated annually)
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Our list of free Online Periodicals and Abstracts that might also be useful, but may be more popularly based than the reference databases. Note: Some online journals are supported by online advertisements.
This site is a digest of select articles of interests as picked by the Chronicle of Higher Education. New material is added to Arts & Letters Daily six days a week.
The site is a digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world. Each day ArtsJournal features link to stories culled from more than 200 English-language newspapers, magazines and publications featuring writing about arts and culture.
The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life.
BBC News provides up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories and is a trusted World and UK news source.
Broadcasting and Cable
A monthly news magazine for those interested in the behind the scenes of broadcasting and cable
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Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
EBONY is the flagship magazine of Johnson Publishing. Founded in 1945 by John H. Johnson, it still maintains the highest global circulation of any African American-focused magazine.
HighWire Press is an archive of free full-text science journals. There are 13 sites with free trial periods, and 49 completely free sites. 282 sites have free back issues, and 1271 sites have pay per view.
Jet Magazine (1950 - 2005)
Jet is an American weekly marketed toward African-American readers, founded in 1951
News, Weather, Sports and more from Kansas City..
NNDB is an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead. Superficially, it seems much like a "Who's Who" where a noted person's curriculum vitae is available (the usual information such as date of birth, a biography, and other essential facts.) But it mostly exists to document the connections between people, many of which are not always obvious. A person's otherwise inexplicable behavior is often understood by examining the crowd that person has been associating with.
PMLA is the journal of the Modern Language Association of America. Since 1884, PMLA has published members' essays judged to be of interest to scholars and teachers of language and literature.
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it's practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.
Prevention magazine provides smart ways to live well with info and tips from experts on weight loss, fitness, health, nutrition, recipes, anti-aging & diets.
From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear.
Breaking news on weather, sports, world, science, financial, technology, travel, national, economy and entertainment news.
This news magazine provides top weekly news, focusing on politics, economics, health, education and other topics.
The Journal of Wildlife Management (JWM), published since 1937, is one of the world's leading scientific journals covering wildlife science, management and conservation.
Yahoo Finance (New)
Current information on financial events, technology and markets.