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GENERAL DATABASES (Johanna Alexander, 654-3256 )

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,050 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles covering virtually every area of academic study.

OmniFile Full Text Mega

Includes Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Proquest Databases

Includes industry, business, and newspaper full text articles.

LexisNexis Academic Search

Full text of business, news, law, and medicine publications.

Google Scholar

ANTHROPOLOGY & ARCHAEOLOGY (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )

Anthropological Index Online

Covers cultural and ethnographical studies on peoples of the world.

JSTOR

Electronic full-image database of anthropology and archaeology

Sociological Abstracts

The key database for sociology. Major areas of coverage are social problems, globalization, social psychology, mass phenomena, theory, and methodology.

ART (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )


Artstor Digital Library new stuff

Humanities Full Text

Covers art, theater, literature, film, journalism and mass media, religion, and philosophy.

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,050 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles covering virtually every area of academic study

BIOLOGY | More Info | Ying Zhong, 654-3119


Biological Abstract

Most complete collection of journal articles on life science and biomedical sciences.

Biodiversity Heritage Library

An open access digitized legacy literature of biodiversity

General Science Full Text

Select full text articles in Biology, botany, Genetics, Microbiology, and Zoology.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Journals in Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Immunology, and Microbiology

Wiley Online Library

Journals, Online Books, Reference Works, and Current Protocols in Biology and related disiplines.

BUSINESS | More Info | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,050 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles covering virtually every area of academic study.

Business Data & Reports Search (industry and market reports) new stuff

Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports new stuff

Business Source Premier new stuff

Econlit

Index to economic literature from 1969-present with links to selected full-text articles.

First Research Industry Profilesnew stuff

Just-Series Market Research Reportsnew stuff

Morningstar Investment Research Center

LexisNexis Academic Search

Full text of business, news, law, and medicine publications.

ProQuest Databases (PROQUEST)

Includes industry, business, and newspaper full text articles.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Includes Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

CHEMISTRY (Ying Zhong, 654-3119)

American Chemical Society’s Web Editions

Full text of the journals published by the American Chemical Society

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Full text of chemistry journals published by Elsevier

Springer

Full text of chemistry journals published by Springer-Verlag and Kluwer

Wiley Online Library

Full text of chemistry journals published by Wiley

COMMUNICATION (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )

Ambrose Video new stuff

Communications & Mass Media Complete

The key database for communication studies. Covers communications, journalism, television, print media and related fields, including gender studies and race and ethic issues.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Search

Provides regional, national, and international news articles. The news portion of Lexis/Nexis does not contain scholarly articles.

PsycINFO

Most important database for the research literature in psychology and related fields.

Sociological Abstracts

The key database for sociology. Major areas of coverage are social problems, globalization, social psychology, mass phenomena, theory, and methodology.

COMPUTER SCIENCE | More Info |Ying Zhong, 654-3119

ACM Digital Library

Collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

A powerful resource for scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Journal articles in Computer Science and subfields.

Wiley Online Library

Journals, Online Books, and Reference Works in CS and Information Technologies.

Safari Tech Books Online

IT books with reliable code examples and technical information for IT professionals.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE | More Info | Sandra Bozarth, 654-3235

Academic Search Premier

Scholarly and popular coverage of criminology and criminal justice.

Sage advanced search

Sociological Abstracts

Scholarly coverage of sociology and related disciplines, including criminology.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

ECONOMICS | More Info | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,050 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles covering virtually every area of academic study. 

Econlit

Index to economic literature from 1969-present with links to selected full-text articles.

ProQuest Databases (PROQUEST)

Includes industry, business, and newspaper full text articles.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Includes Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

EDUCATION | More Info | Kristine Holloway, 952-5072

ERIC(EBSCO)

Education literature and resources, educational and education-related journals.

Education Full Text

Comprehensive coverage of multiple education subject areas.

PsycINFO

Psychology and related disciplines including psychological aspects of education.

Dissertations and Theses: Humanities and Social Sciences

Provides access to dissertations and theses in the humanities, education, business, and social sciences.

Academic Search Premier

Covers education and other subjects.

ENGINEERING |Ying Zhong, 654-3119

ACM Digital Library

Collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.

ASABE Technical Library new stuff

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Publications

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

A powerful resource for scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners

OnePetro new stuff

An online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Full-text scientific database offering journal articles in Engineering.

Springer Link

Provides indexing and full text for over 1,000 journal titles published by the Springer family of publishers.

Wiley Online Library

Journals, Online Books, and Reference Works in Physical Sciences & Engineering.

ENGLISH | More Info | Christy Gavin, 654-3237

Ambrose Video new stuff

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select

Significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights,short story writers, and other creative writers

Humanities Full Text

Covers art, theater, literature, film, journalism and mass media, religion, and philosophy.

JSTOR

Archives several key journals in literary criticism and linguistics. Coverage is not current; use MLA International Bibliography for current articles.

MLA International Bibliography

The key database for literary criticism. Major areas of coverage include literatures from all over the world, linguistics and language materials, and folklore.

Project Muse

Coverage includes literary criticism related to English, American, and comparative literatures.

GEOLOGY | More Info | Norm Hutcherson, 654-2061

GeoRef

Worldwide literature on geology and geophysics including journal articles, books, conference papers, government publications, theses, dissertations, reports, maps, and metting papers.

Academic Search Premier

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1985.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1994.

Annual Reviews (1996-2007)

Comprehensive, critical reviews written by leading researchers published for 32 disciplines including Earth and Planetary Sciences 1996-present.

Science Direct (elsevier)

Indexing and full text to over 104 subscribed journal titles in earth and planetary science.

Springer Link

Provides indexing and full text for over 1,000 journal titles published by the Springer family of publishers.

Wiley Online Library

Indexing and full text for over 100 geology and earth science journal titles published by Wiley

HISTORY | More Info | Chris Livingston, 654-3253,654-6127

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database containing history articles.

America: History & Life

Citations and abstracts to scholarly and regional American history articles.

Historical Abstract

Citations and abstracts to world history articles about regions other than the U.S.

Humanities Full Text (Wilson)

Multidisciplinary humanities database containing history articles.

JSTOR

Archive of important history journals.

Project Muse

Collection of full text scholarly journals, including some history journals.

Slavery & Anti-Slavery - A Transnational Archive (Gale Cengage) new stuff

LAW | More Info | Norm Hutcherson, 654-2061

THOMAS

Most important source for United States bills and laws.

Official California Legislative Information

Most important source for California bills and laws.

LexisNexis Academic Search

United States and California court cases and legal codes; and, law reviews.

MATHEMATICS | More Info | Ying Zhong, 654-3119

MathSciNet

Mathematical Reviews on the web.

American Mathematical Society Journals

American Mathematical Society's Proceedings and Transactions available in full-text.

JSTOR

Core journals and proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics

General Science Full Text

Select full text articles in Mathematics after 1994

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Journals articles in Mathematics.

MODERN LANGUAGES & LITERATURES | More Info | Sandra Bozarth,654-3235

Humanities Full Text (Wilson)

Small selection Spanish and French literary criticism.

JSTOR

Archive of some important literature journals in English.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)

Bibliography of literary criticism.

Project Muse

Collection of full text scholarly journals, including literature journals.

MULTICULTURAL STUDIES | More Info |Sandra Bozarth, 654-3235

Chicano Database

Ethnic NewsWatch

News, Culture and History from publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Bilingual (English and Spanish).

Handbook of Latin American Studies Online

Bibliography of Latin America published since 1936.

MUSIC (Christy Gavin, 654-3237)

Oxford Music Online

Premier authority on all aspects of music.

Humanities Full Text

Scholarly and popular coverage of music

Academic Search Premier

Scholarly and popular coverage of music

NEWS

LexisNexis Academic Search

Full-text access to 5,800+ news, business, legal, medical, and government sources.

ProQuest Newspapers

Full text access to 300+ United States and international news sources.

Ethnic Newswatch

Articles, editorials and reviews published in approximately 100 ethnic and minority newspapers, magazines and journals published in the United States.

NURSING | More Info | Ying Zhong, 654-3119

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

The most important database for nursing, providing articles, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. With more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937

PubMed

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Journals in Nursing and Health Professions, Medicine and Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine.

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES | More Info | Chris Livingston, 654-3253,654-6127

Humanities Full Text (Wilson)

Multidisciplinary humanities database containing philosophy articles.

MLA International Bibliography

Bibliography of literary criticism, often useful in philosophy.

Philosopher's Index

Important bibliography of philosophy articles and books

JSTOR

Archive of some important philosophy journals.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION & KINESIOLOGY(Kristine Holloway, 952-5072)

Physical Education Index

Many publications regarding physical education.

ERIC(EBSCO)

Includes physical education related subject matter.

Education Full Text

Coverage of athletics and many other education related subject areas.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

PHYSICS (Ying Zhong, 654-3119)

American Institute of Physics

Provides records and abstracts for more than 1.5 million articles from major physical science journals, magazines, and conference proceedings. Includes all APS journal content back to 1893.

Annual Reviews (1996-2007)

comprehensive, critical reviews written by leading researchers published for 32 disciplines including Astronomy and Astrophysics 1996-present, Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure 1996-present, Fluid Mechanics 1996-present, and Nuclear and Particle Science 1996-present.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Indexing and full text to over 104 subscribed or complementary journal titles in physics and astronomy.

Wiley Online Library

Indexing and full text for over 100 physics and astronomy journal titles published by Wiley.

Academic Search Premier

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1985.;

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1994.

Springer Link

Provides access to more than 1,000 journals published by the Springer family of publishers
POLITICAL SCIENCE | More Info | Norm Hutcherson, 654-2061

Military and Government Collection

provides full text from over 320 military and general interest publications.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Archive of social science data for research and instruction.

Annual Reviews (1996-2007)

Comprehensive, critical reviews written by leading researchers published for 32 disciplines including Political Science 1998-present.

Ethnic Newswatch

articles, editorials and reviews published in approximately 100 ethnic and minority newspapers, magazines and journals published in the United States.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs

Country Watch

News and analysis of political, economic, business and environmental trends on countries of the world.

ABI/INFORM

Multi-disciplinary full text database focused primarily on business and news. Full text information dates back to 1985.

Academic Search Elite

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1985.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Multi-disciplinary full text database. Full text information dates back to 1994.

LexisNexis Academic Search

Full text articles, documents, and other materials from newspapers, trade journals, general interest magazines, and legal documents.

RAND California

Extensive statistical data on California, its cities and counties.

CQ researcher

Covers current issues of the day with summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and more.

CQ weekly

non-partisan information on Capitol Hill.

Roper Center Public Opinion Archives

PSYCHOLOGY | More Info |Norm Hutcherson, 654-2061

PsycINFO

Most important database for the research literature in psychology and related fields.

PubMed

Most important database for biomedical research literature.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION | More Info | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Premier

Multidisciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,050 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles covering virtually every area of academic study.

Econlit

Index to economic literature from 1969-present with links to selected full-text articles.

LexisNexis Academic Search

Full text of business, , law, and medicine publications. The law reviews are particularly useful for public administration students.

Military and Government Collection

Provides full text from over 320 government and policy periodicals.

ProQuest Databases (PROQUEST)

Includes government, industry, business, and newspaper full text articles.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega

Includes Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences

SOCIAL WORK | More Info | Christy Gavin, 654-3237

Social Sciences Full Text

Includes anthropology, communications, family studies, gender studies, ethics, race and ethnic relations, social work, sociology, and urban studies.

Social Services Abstracts

The key database for social work. Coverage includes family and social welfare, mental health services, social policy, and community development.

Sociological Abstracts

The key database for sociology. Major areas of coverage are social problems, globalization, social psychology, mass phenomena, theory, and methodology.

PsycINFO

Most important database for the research literature in psychology and related fields.

SOCIOLOGY (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )

Social Sciences Full Text

Includes anthropology, communications, family studies, gender studies, ethics, race and ethnic relations, social work, sociology, and urban studies.

Sociological Abstracts

The key database for sociology. Major areas of coverage are social problems, globalization, social psychology, mass phenomena, theory, and methodology.

JSTOR

Archives several key journals in literary criticism and linguistics. Coverage is not current; use MLA International Bibliography for current articles.

PsycINFO

Most important database for the research literature in psychology and related fields.

THEATER (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )

Humanities Full Text

Covers art, theater, literature, film, journalism and mass media, religion, and philosophy.

Project Muse

Coverage includes literary criticism related to English, American, and comparative literatures.

MLA International Bibliography

The key database for literary criticism. Major areas of coverage include literatures from all over the world, linguistics and language materials, and folklore.

JSTOR

Archives several key journals in literary criticism and linguistics. Coverage is not current; use MLA International Bibliography for current articles.