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GENERAL DATABASES ( Johanna Alexander, 654-3231 )

Academic Search Complete
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
Google Scholar
ProQuest Databases (PROQUEST)
Includes industry, business, and newspaper full text articles.


ANTHROPOLOGY & ARCHAEOLOGY (Christy Gavin, 654-3237 )

Anthropological Index Online Covers cultural and ethnographical studies on peoples of the world.
eHraf Archaeology (60 days trial)
eHraf World Cultures (60 days trial)
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 & FILM  | More About Art & FilmChristy Gavin,  654-3237 

Artstor Digital Library
Humanities Full Text
Covers art, theater, literature, film, journalism and mass media, religion, and philosophy.
Academic Search Complete
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 About Biology | 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.
PubMed
PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
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 About Business | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Complete
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)
Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports
Business Source Premier
Cabell's for Business 
Econlit
Index to economic literature from 1969-present with links to selected full-text articles.
First Research Industry Profiles
Just-Series Market Research Reports
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.
RKMA Business Reference Handbooks (Trial till May 4th, 2016)
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 )

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 About CS |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 About Criminal Justice | Sandra Bozarth, 654-3235

Academic Search Complete
Scholarly and popular coverage of criminology and criminal justice.
Criminal Justice Abstract
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 About Economics | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Complete
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 About Education | Amanda Grombly, 654-3259

ERIC(EBSCO)
Education literature and resources, educational and education-related journals.
Education Full Text
Comprehensive coverage of multiple education subject areas.
Education Research Complete
Education Week
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 Complete
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
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
An online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry
Safari Tech Books Online
IT books with reliable code examples and technical information for IT professionals.
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 About English | Christy Gavin, 654-3237

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 About Geology | Ying Zhong, 654-3119

GeoRef
Worldwide literature on geology and geophysics including journal articles, books, conference papers, government publications, theses, dissertations, reports, maps, and metting papers.
Academic Search Complete
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 About History | Chris Livingston, 654-3253,654-6127

Academic Search Complete
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) 


LAW | More About Law | Chris Livingston, 654-3253

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.
WESTLAW


MATHEMATICS | More About Math | 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 About Modern Languages & Literature  | Amanda Grombly,654-3259

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 About Multicultural Studies |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 | Curt Asher, 654-3042

Oxford Music Online
Premier authority on all aspects of music.
Humanities Full Text
Scholarly and popular coverage of music
Academic Search Complete
Scholarly and popular coverage of music
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literatureb


NEWS

LexisNexis Academic Search
Full-text access to 5,800+ news, business, legal, medical, and government sources.
NBC Learn HE
Los Angeles Times
ProQuest Newsstand
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 About Nursing | 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.
MedlinePlus
National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends, offering reliable health information for free


PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES | More About Philosophy & Religious Studies | 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 | More for Physical Education & Kinesiology | (Amanda Grombly , 654-3259)

Academic Search Complete
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
Science Direct (Elsevier)
Scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books.
Google Scholar
CINAHL Plus with Full text (EBSCO)
Core research database in Nursing and Allied Health


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 Complete
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 About Political Science | Chris Livingston, 654-3253

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 Complete (1971 - current)
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 About Psychology |Sandra Bozarth, 654-3235

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


PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION| More About Public Administration | Johanna Alexander, 654-3256

Academic Search Complete
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 About Social Work | Christy Gavin, 654-3237

Encyclopedia of Social Work (Trial till April 30 2016)
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 (1979-current)
The key database for social work. Coverage includes family and social welfare, mental health services, social policy, and community development.
Sociological Abstracts (1952 - current)
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 | More About SociologyChristy 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 | More About TheatreChristy 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.