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Academic Search Complete has citations and full text articles from peer-reviewed journals in social sciences, humanities, music, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc.
AccessMedicine “is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in basic science studies and clerkships.”
Access World News contains the full-text of thousands of national and international newspapers, newswires, journals and blogs as well as transcripts and video archives of many respected news sources.
ACLS Humanities E-Book (formerly History E-Book) from ACLS provides electronic books in the humanities including history, art, literature, music, etc., "that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, are frequently cited in the literature, and are currently not widely available."
ACM: Association for Computing Machinery includes magazines and journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. Only the journal articles are available in full text.
Adherents.com "is a growing collection of over 41,000 adherent statistics and religious geography citations -- references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc."
AGRICOLA (from EBSCO) "contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations."
AGRICOLA is the National Agricultural Library's online catalog and "encompasses all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences."
Alcohol Studies Database "contains over 80,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials."
AllMusic lets you search by genre, country, instrument, mood, theme, and more.
Alternative Health Watch "provides full text for 180 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals...[with] in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990."
Alternative Press Index provides citations to hundreds of periodicals presenting alternative views on political, social, economic, and cultural issues.
American Chemical Society provides full image articles from dozens of chemistry journals.
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries contains thousands of primary documents about the U.S. Civil War.
America: History and Life with Full Text "is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present."
American FactFinder has information from the United States 2000 census.
American Film Scripts Online contains over 1,000 scripts "together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. In addition, the database includes facsimile images for more than 500 of these screenplays. Most of the scripts have never been published before, and nowhere else are they available online."
American Indian Histories and Cultures is a collection of manuscripts, artwork, speeches, diaries, essays, correspondence, maps, and more covering areas such as American Indians and the European Powers, American Indians and the US Government, military encounters, cultural encounters, the native American civil rights movement, and more.
American Memory from the Library of Congress "provides free and open access ... to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience."
American Periodicals Series Online "contains digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals that originated between 1741, when Andrew Bradford's American Magazine and Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine were launched, and 1900" as well as materials from the Twentieth Century.
American Song Contains over 68,000 songs from a diverse range of Americans. Allows the user to save playlists and browse music by genre, historical event, artist, instruments used and more.
The American West contains primary documents covering frontier life, Native American life, the rise of the railways, and much more, and includes the papers of early pioneers and explorers, early emigrants, ranchers, and more.
Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in The Anthropology Library at the British Museum (incorporating the former Royal Anthropological Institute library).
Annual Reviews provides full-text access to reviews of primary research literature related to the biomedical, life, physical and social sciences.
AP Stylebook a comprehensive guide to usage and accepted style, with chapters on religion, fashion, food, broadcast, business, sports, and social media.
Applied Science and Technology Full Text provides citations, abstracts, and some full text/full image from over 500 engineering, technology, and applied science publications.
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) contains abstracts of articles from over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature related to the aquatic sciences.
Art Full Text provides citations and abstracts on the arts, architecture, design, cinema, etc., from magazines published around the world. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature, and culture.
Artstor contains more than one million images related to the arts, architecture, humanities and social sciences. It allows users to view, save and create presentations for research purposes.
arXiv.org archives preprints in physics, computer science, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, and quantitative biology.
ASME Digital Library is the American Society of Mechanical Engineer's primary repository of current and archival literature. Our collection consists of 25 full-text journal titles that focus on topics such as applied mechanics, computing and information science, robotics, solar energy, nanotechnology, turbomachinery, and more. [Coverage varies].
Astrophysics Data System from NASA includes abstracts (and some full text) on astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics, and Los Alamos preprints.
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bab.La is a dictionary, vocabulary, and translation site that translates more than 20 languages.
Bibliography of Native North Americans "is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy... Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present."
Biological Abstracts 1969-Present covers international journals in the life sciences.
BioMed Central "is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to... biomedical research" it publishes online.
BioOne "provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today's most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation."
Books In Print provides title, author, ISBN number, and publisher information for millions of books.
Book Review Digest Plus "is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources."
British Periodicals Collection provides "facsimile page images and searchable full text for more than 500 British periodicals published between 1681 and 1921."
Business Full Text provides citations and abstracts to hundreds of business periodicals. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Business Source Complete "is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content...[with] indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 ...[and] searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals," plus company profiles from Datamonitor.
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Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities provides contact information, publication guidelines, and other information to help professors and students get their manuscripts published.
CCH Tax Service First time users will have to create a username and password.
CHARTing Health Information for Texas provides "a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available, geographically discrete health data for the state of Texas." Its web links include causes of death, maternal and child health, economic, social and other demographic factors, and much more.
ChemWeb is "the largest online chemical community in the world ... combines a huge range of information for those in research chemistry, the chemicals industries and related disciplines."
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database CLCD provides over 2.1 million Children's and Young Adult Literature records containing more than 500,000 professional reviews of children’s books, multimedia, and audio books. The database provides over 1.6 million entries including 650,000 national, state, and international award entries dating back to 1922. Also included are 330,000 author and illustrator links. Subscribers can search by keyword, author, title, and subject; filter by reading level, age, grade, and interest level; and then view, sort, and distribute the resulting information.
Chronicle of Higher Education is one of the most widely used sources of information for college & university professors and others interested in higher education. Contains an archive of past issues, vibrant discussion forums and thousands of current job postings.
CIA World Factbook is updated regularly throughout the year.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text indexes over 3000 nursing, allied health, and related journals, including full text for over 330 journals, as far back as 1937.
CiteSeer is a "scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science."
Classical Music Library "the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries ... ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera" and includes over 50,000 recordings from over 1,800 composers by thousands of ensembles and artists.
ClinicalAccess “is a one-of-a-kind clinical decision support tool offering targeted answers to more than 120,000 questions encountered at the point of care.”
Cochrane Collaboration includes abstracts of articles on evidence-based medicine.
The Cochrane Library "is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care...The Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care."
Congressional Universe an Index to U.S. Congressional publications including committee hearings (published and unpublished), committee prints, Senate executive documents and reports, and items in the U.S. Serial Set. Includes search engine.
ComAbstracts (from CIOS) contains "article abstracts, books, bibliographic records, and other sources of relevance to researchers, scholars, and students interested in fields related to human communication studies."
ComDisDome (Communication Sciences and Disorders Dome) indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, dissertations, grants, and other web sites dealing with speech-language pathology and audiology.
Communication and Mass Media Complete, a merger of Mass Media Articles Index and CommSearch, "provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media."
Computer Source provides the "latest information on trends in high technology...with abstracts and indexing for over 150 titles."
ConsumerSearch "is a Web-based publishing company that helps consumers find answers about what products are top-rated or best bets in their class."
Counseling and Therapy in Video Volume I “is a classic collection of videos filmed between 1985 and 2010, providing faculty and students with a first-hand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice.”
Counseling and Therapy in Video Volume II “expands on the content of the first volume with a special emphasis on contemporary topics, featuring world-renowned therapists demonstrating their methods and techniques.”
CQ Researcher "offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy."
CQ Weekly provides “in-depth reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.”
Criminal Justice Abstracts "provides comprehensive coverage of the major journals in criminology and related disciplines, extensive coverage of books, and unparalleled access to reports from government and nongovernmental agencies."
Criminal Justice Periodicals Index provides citations/abstracts from around 200 journals, with full text/full image articles from more than one fourth of them.
CRSP The Center for Research in Security Prices contains stock price information from stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. This database is available only at the College of Business. Please ask at the Reference Desk for assistance.
Current Research provides complete theses and dissertations (from Dissertations Abstracts) written by UTPA students since 1996.
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Dallas Morning News Historical Archive contains the full-text of all Dallas Morning News newspapers published between 1885-1977.
Datastream contains more than two million financial instruments, securities, and indicators for over 175 countries in 60 markets. Holding up to 50 years of history and over 8,000 different fields, it provides access to over one million time series. Datastream is available only at the College of Business and in the Library. Ask at the Reference Desk for more information.
Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts) "is the single, authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses... from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities." Make sure only ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I is checked off to search just Digital Dissertations.
Digital National Security Archive has "the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to US foreign and military policy since 1945."
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) "covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals."
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Early Encounters in North America contains "over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters."
Early English Books Online includes full image works from 15th, 16th, and 17th century English literature. It includes lesser known works, as well as the classics, along with "prayer books, pamphlets, and proclamations; almanacs, calendars, and many other primary sources."
ebrary® e-books provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information.
EBSCO eBooks includes reference material, as well as classics. Only one user can look at a specific book at a time. Patrons need to set up an account to "check out" books.
EBSCO en Espanol provides directions to many different databases in Spanish.
EBSCOhost provides access to dozens of databases, in many different disciplines, and at different academic levels.
Econlit "the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature." It contains over 700,000 records, with some links to full text.
Education Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Education Full Text indexes and abstracts periodicals and books dealing with all aspects of education. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online has "the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century [including] full-text searching of approximately 33 million pages." Some of the subjects covered are history, science, philosophy, literature, the arts, and law.
Emerald provides full text articles from hundreds of journals in the fields of criminal justice, economics, education, engineering, healthcare, librarianship, management, marketing, and more.
English-Spanish Dictionary (WordReference.com) from Harper Collins also has a Diccionario Ingles-Espanol.
ERIC (from EBSCO) "contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals."
ERIC "sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. "
Essay and General Literature Index "is a bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada." The index "focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film."
Ethnic Newswatch contains the full text of newspapers, magazines and journals of ethnic, minority and native publications.
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Family Studies Abstracts "includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline."
Filmakers Library Online "provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum-race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more."
Financial Times allows you to "search and read over 8.5 million articles from 3,000 periodicals worldwide, most of them for free."
Fuente Academica Premier "is a unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers...[which] offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology."
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia "provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas."
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Gale databases have information on literature, biography, science, and Texas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library includes subject encyclopedias and other reference books on the arts, business, education, biological and physical sciences, history and other social sciences, medicine, and other subjects.
GenderWatch focuses on how gender impacts a wide variety of disciplines. Articles contained within this database provide historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community and the changes in gender roles over the years.
The George I. Sanchez Papers: This UT Austin site contains over 450 digitized photographs from a collection of materials from George I. Sanchez (1906-1972). Dr. Sanchez was a leader in Texas Civil Rights and Educational Issues.
The Gerritsen Collection: Women's Online History, 1543--1945, is "the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world, with materials spanning four centuries and fifteen languages...[with] two million page images exactly as they appeared in the original printed works."
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides the official, published version of important information produced by all branches and agencies the Federal Government.
GreenFile: This new database covers alternative fuel sources, energy conservation, global warming, natural resources, pollution, recycling, and beyond. Anyone with an interest in environmental issues and who needs resource material regarding these subjects will find this database to be an invaluable tool.
Grove Music Online See Oxford Music Online
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The Handbook of Texas "is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin."
HAPI Hispanic American Periodical Index (HAPI) "is your source for over 265,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States."
HarpWeek "consists of the pages of Harper's Weekly, scanned as images", from 1857 to 1893, with searchable full text to 1912.
HCI Bibliography "provides a bibliographic database [of over 20,000 records] on Human-Computer Interaction."
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI) "provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals ... vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science."
Infotrac Health Reference Center Academic has a wide range of articles on health and medicine, many of which are full-text.
Health Source – Consumer Edition provides "information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health;... features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals,...[and] is updated on a daily basis."
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition "provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines,...features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals,...[and] is updated on a daily basis."
HeritageQuest Online, which "provides libraries a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture," includes complete U.S. federal Census, 1790--1930, obituaries, Freedman's Savings & Trust Company bank records, records on veterans of the American Revolution, and more.
HighWire Press "is one of the two largest archives of free full-text science on Earth ... assisting in the online publication of ...[hundreds of thousands of] free full-text articles."
Historical Abstracts with Full Text is a "complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life)."
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center "provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today… this database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby-enthusiast. Subject areas include arts & crafts; collecting; games & electronics; model building; home & leisure; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.”
Home Improvement Reference Center provides “full text articles that show instructions, tips, and suggestions for a variety of home improvement projects.” This resource focuses on “the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, plumbing projects, wood projects, decorating projects and maintenance.”
Humanities Full Text cites articles from scholarly journals and specialized magazines in the humanities, including archaeology, art, classical studies, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, social criticism, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Humanities International Index "provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 journals . . .[including] a multitude of international journals, [plus] books and reference works. . . as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations."
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IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research and Industry Risk Ratings.
ICPSR (the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) "established in 1962, is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. [It] maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction...ICPSR does not provide publications, reports, or ready-made statistics,... [but instead supplies] the numeric raw data used to create publications, reports, and figures."
IEEE Xplore Electronic Library Online has nearly a third of the world's current literature in electrical engineering, electronics, and computer science, including full text database of journals, conference proceedings and standards in the field.
IIMP, the International Index to Music Periodicals, includes articles on "all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms, and composition."
Images of America: A History of American Life in Images and Texts "presents the everyday people, places, and events that have shaped American history and culture. The collection, drawn from Arcadia Publishing's award-winning line of local history books, features images and texts assembled by thousands of local experts."
IMSLP stands for the International Music Score Library Project and "attempts to create a virtual library containing all public domain musical scores, as well as scores from composers who are willing to share their music with the world without charge."
In the First Person "lets users perform in-depth field and keyword searches across all letters, diaries, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies within scholarly materials that are freely available on the Web and Alexander Street databases." If full text is not available, information about the archive where documents are stored is provided.
International Children's Library This open access database provides access to “outstanding children's books from around the world.” Search the library to find full page scans of award winning children’s literature published in multiple languages including English and Spanish.
INFOMINE "is a virtual library of Internet resources... [which] contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information."
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) "indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field."
ingentaconnect has millions of citations and abstracts from more than 28,000 journals.
IOP, the Institute of Physics, offers full text physics magazines, full image articles from dozens of journals, and other physics information.
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Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR): Science Edition is the leading authority for evaluating the impact of cited references in science and indexes over 5,900 international science journals.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR): Social Sciences Edition is the leading authority for evaluating the impact of cited journals in social sciences and indexes over 1,700 social science journals.
Journals@Ovid provides citations, abstracts, and references to articles from Nursing and other medical journals, and some full text.
JSTOR is a full image database of back issues of scholarly journals in African American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, botany, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology, and statistics.
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Latin American Women Writers brings together "the most important writers from 19 countries, as well as the works of the principal feminists, in one single collection [including] ... literary works, memoirs, feminist essays, and other materials" from the colonial period to the present."
The Latino-Hispanic American Experience Leaders, Writers and Thinkers: Arte Publico Series 2 This resource “presents manuscript, book, and newspaper content in the areas of Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women’s rights ranging from the eighteenth through the twentieth century. The database features over 250,000 pages of manuscript content, over 100 newspaper titles, and over 400 books.”
LearningExpress Library "provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass." Use it to prepare for a GED or EMT exam, the GREs, MCATs, ACTs, or just about any other test. First time users must create their own Username and Password.
Legal Collection "contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals."
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe has "full text company news & financial information...full text federal, state & international legal materials...full text & abstracted medical & health information...general reference sources" and national and international news.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts "is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science, [and covers such fields as] librarianship, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing."
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text "indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere...Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed." It also includes full text/full image articles.
Library of Congress includes documents and recordings from American history and culture, including digitized collections from around the world, legislative and other governmental information, and much more.
Library of Texas searches catalogs of dozens of public and academic libraries, and dozens of commercial databases, all at the same time.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) "abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics."
Literary Databases (Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography) have "in-depth information on the lives and writings of nearly 100,000 authors along with critical reaction to their works."
Literary Reference Center “provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes… Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), … and much more.”
Literature Criticism Online contains the complete sets of the following Gale Literary Criticism Series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism (CMLC); Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC); Drama Criticism (DC); Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 (LC); Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (NCLC); Poetry Criticism (PC); Shakespearean Criticism (SC); Short Story Criticism (SSC); and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC).
Literature Resource Center is an "all-inclusive [Gale/InfoTrac] database [that] contains information on both classical and contemporary authors and their works."
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Mango Languages “Build language proficiency and cultural understanding around real-world communication skills that you'll actually need. Over 60 different languages can be learned and explored.”
MasterFILE Premier "offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including ... searchable full text for over 1,820 journals ... searchable full text for nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews ... over 1.7 million company records from Dun & Bradstreet, and much more."
MAS Ultra: School Edition "covers general reference, business, consumer health, general health, general science and multi-cultural titles," and includes over 700 full text or full image periodicals, plus reference books, primary source documents, and much more.
MathSciNet "is the searchable Web database providing access to ... Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, produced by the American Mathematical Society." The latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader should be used for this product.
MEDICINEnetBASE from CRC, MEDICINEnetBASE contains e-books on topics such as Clinical Medicine, General Reference and Medical Education, and Surgery.
MedicLatina "is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers...[which] provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals."
MEDLINE (EBSCO) indexes more than 4,000 medical journals, published in the United States and dozens of foreign countries, covering a wide variety of biomedical and related fields.
MEDLINEPlus is a "goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine."
MEDLINEPlus Informacion de salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina.
Mental Measurements Yearbook "contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks."
Mergent Online (formerly FISOnline) has business and financial information from Mergent, Inc. (formerly Moody's).
Metacritic "compiles reviews from respected critics and publications for film, video/dvd, music and games", with links to the reviews.
Micromedex offers comprehensive evidence-based resources at the point of care for medication management, toxicology, and disease and condition management. CareNotes has complete, easy-to-understand information to give to patients about their conditions, in both English and Spanish.
Middle Search Plus "provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research" plus biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Military and Government Collection provides full text from almost 400 military and general interest publications ... to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 500 magazines.
MLA Bibliography "indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore."
MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,000 journals.
MTS Lab Training Library provides samples and interactive training for biology and medical labs, electrical/engineering safety training, and more. To access the training modules, click the "Training Library" tab.
Music Index Online contains citations for articles in hundreds of periodicals in the field of music and related disciplines. Includes book reviews, recording and performance reviews and obituaries.
Music Online: Contemporary World Music contains over 66,000 contemporary world music tracks. Allows the user to save playlists and browse the collection by album, artist(s), cultural groups, genre, instruments used, location and more.
Music Online: Jazz Music Library contains over 66,000 contemporary world music tracks. Allows the user to save playlists and browse the collection by album, artist(s), cultural groups, genre, instruments used, location and more.
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries contains over 66,000 contemporary world music tracks. Allows the user to save playlists and browse the collection by album, artist(s), cultural groups, genre, instruments used, location and more.
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NASW Clinical Register "provides a listing of clinical social workers who have met national standards for education and experience."
National Cancer Institute, from the National Cancer Institute (National Institutes of Health) provides information on types of cancer, clinical trials, treatment and prevention, and more, from peer-reviewed publications, NCI publications, and other web sites.
National Center for Education Statistics lets you search for schools and school districts, and provides a myriad of statistics.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA) focuses on the education of bilingual learners including: journal articles, conference papers, research reports, curriculum guides, and educational kits.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) "contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications." Some of these documents are in our 3rd floor microfiche collection under the call number HV 7231 .N4. Use the NCJ number to locate the exact microfiche.
The National Security Archive "collects and publishes declassified [U.S. government] documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act."
Natural & Alternative Treatments has "articles on medical conditions, presenting in an evidence-based manner the alternative medicine therapies proposed for use in their treatment...[including information] on herbs and supplements, functional foods, and other alternative therapies such as acupuncture and homeopathy."
Natural Standard provides high quality, evidence-based information on complementary and alternative therapies that can assist clinicians, patients, and healthcare institutions in making informed therapeutic decisions.
Nature contains the archives of subscribed Nature journals.
Nature Archives provides complete articles from Nature for the years 1869--1996.
Nature Biotechnology Archives has complete articles for the period March 1983--April 1998.
Nature Chemical Biology "is a monthly [full text] multidisciplinary journal providing an international forum for the timely publication of significant new research at the interface between chemistry and biology."
Nature Genetics Archives includes complete coverage for the period April 1992--April 1998.
Nature Materials "is a monthly multi-disciplinary [full text] journal aimed at bringing together cutting-edge research across the entire spectrum of materials science, blending physics, chemistry, biology and engineering into an innovative product."
Nature Medicine Archives has complete coverage for the period January 1995--April 1998.
Nature Physics "publishes [full text] papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas of physics, pure and applied ...[including] core physics disciplines, but...also ...a broad range of topics whose central theme falls within the bounds of physics."
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology Archives includes complete articles for the period January 1994--April 1998.
NEA Today Magazine is the Association's flagship publication with a circulation of 2.7 million; it explores today's toughest teaching challenges--and solutions. It's an important resource that NEA members look forward to receiving 4 times a year--Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.
NetAdvantage offers ready access to Standard & Poor's premium content such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Fund Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, The Outlook, Mutual Fund Reports, and others.
Newspaper Source "provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers...[plus] full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers."
Historical New York Times has pdf images of New York Times articles back to 1851 and up to a few years ago. Make sure only ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times is checked off before you begin your search.
New York Times Movie Reviews has all their movie reviews since 1983, and selected reviews back to the 1920s. It's free, but you must register.
NIST Chemistry WebBook from the National Institute of Standards and Technology
NLM Gateway "allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)," including MEDLINE and other medical databases.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories, "composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, ... provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines."
North American Women's Letters and Diaries "is the largest collection of women's diaries and correspondence ever assembled. Spanning more than 300 years, [it] brings the personal experiences of some 1,325 women to researchers, students, and general readers" via 150,000 pages of letters and diaries.
NSDL (National Science Digital Library) "is the Nation's FREE online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics."
NurseSearch searches the American Nurses Association's NursingWorld web site.
Nursing Education in Video is a collection of "videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers".
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Occupational Outlook Handbook has employment information from the United States Department of Labor.
OmniFile Full Text includes complete content from most of our other WilsonWeb databases, plus full text biological, agricultural, and legal articles.
O*NET provides information on a variety of occupations.
Online Resources for Music Scholars a selective guide, from the Harvard College Library, to online resources useful for music research. Each entry includes a brief description of the resource with tags for subjects and resource types.
OT Search has bibliographic information on occupational therapy and related disciplines. Click on OT Search to start your search.
Oxford Music Online contains the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, as well as The Oxford Dictionary of Music, the Oxford Companion to Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Oxford Reference Online provides full-text access to several reference titles from the Oxford University Press. This collection includes subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and reference works in more than 20 subject areas.
Oxford University Press Journals publishes high quality journals in the fields of Arts & Humanities, Law, Medicine & Health, Science & Mathematics, and Social Sciences.
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PAEasy is a test preparation tool used to prepare students for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) and the Physician Assistant National Recertifying Exam (PANRE).
Palmer's Full Text Online indexes The Times of London for 1790--1905, with full text images of The Times for 1800--1870.
Past Masters is a searchable full-text Philosophy database.
Periodicals Archive Online contains full page images to millions of articles, from hundreds of journals, in 37 subject areas within the humanities and social sciences, with deep chronological coverage going back over 200 years.
PDQ (Physician Data Query), from the National Cancer Institute, "contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care."
Philosopher's Index "is a bibliographic database with ... abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy ... and includes journal articles, [over 550 journals from more than 40 countries ... updated quarterly] books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews."
Physical Education Index is a bibliography of peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents and articles from the popular press regarding physical education.
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
Play Index "searches over 30,000 plays written from antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present…” This source “… covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.”
Political Database of the Americas "contains hard copy information on the institutional, constitutional and political structures of the region."
POPLINE "is the world's largest bibliographic database on population, family planning, and related health issues."
Population Index "covers all fields of interest to demographers. Contains selective indexing with abstracts from journals, books, working papers, doctoral dissertations and other sources."
PrePRINT Network "is a searchable gateway to preprint servers that deal with scientific and technical disciplines of concern to DOE. Such disciplines include the great bulk of physics, materials, and chemistry, as well as portions of biology, environmental sciences, and nuclear medicine."
Primary Search "provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research...as far back as 1990."
PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) "is a comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin."
ProCon.org a nonpartisan and nonprofit educational organization which presents pro and con research (with authoritative sources) on subjects ranging from health care and alternative energy to the death penalty and illegal immigration. This is a wonderful source for topics for an argumentative paper.
Professional Development Collection "includes full text from 440 journals (150 with images), and abstract and index coverage for 530 professional development titles."
Project MUSE provides online full-text access to over 300 peer-reviewed humanities and social sciences journal titles.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm is a completely web-based resource that can be accessed much like other remote access resources. Our collection features microfilm editions of Barron's, Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Coverage for most titles begins in 2008 but coverage may vary.
PsycARTICLES "is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals."
PsycCRITIQUES provides full-text reviews of books, videos and popular films pertaining to psychology.
PsycEXTRA is produced by the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides extensive coverage of gray literature relating to psychology and the behavioral sciences
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection includes 350 peer reviewed journals, many pdf images, and over 450 full text articles.
PsycINFO "contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology [and psychological aspects of other disciplines]. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 35 languages."
PubMed "a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."
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Race Relations Abstracts “includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.”
Readers' Guide Full Text, covering all topics, contains abstracts of the most popular general-interest periodicals from the United States and Canada. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890 - 1982 contains comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.
Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for 35 international newswires and over 50 regional business publications, plus citations and abstracts for additional publications.
Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is a streaming video resource that contains videos pertaining to subjects such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech language pathology, vision therapy, neuro-developmental treatment, and others.
Religion and Philosophy Collection contains "over 250 full text articles covering subjects such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy."
Research Insight (Compustat) is a front-end to Standard & Poor's Compustat and Global Vantage data. It provides financial statement information (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows) from publicly traded firms both active and inactive.
Research Online Collection, from The Conference Board, has full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics.
RISM - Online Catalog of Music Sources provides access to the RISM A/II series: Music Manuscripts after 1600. Searchable by composer, title, thematic catalog number, music incipit, etc. Some entries include links to digitized sources. Includes 700,000 entries for manuscript sources, most written before 1800, available from hundreds of libraries and archives around the world. Registration is not required to use this free resource.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and iPOLL has the largest collection of poll data anywhere—1935 to present, all US polling firms, broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International datasets are available for immediate download, as well.
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SAGE Online contains scholarly journals published by Sage in the areas of Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering and Materials Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
SAGE Research Methods “is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.”
Salud en Español provides health and medical information for the patient in Spanish.
General Science Full Text provides citations and abstracts to British and American science magazines and journals. It also includes full text/full image articles.
Science & Technology Collection "contains over 800 leading full text journals" plus indexing and abstracts for hundreds more, "covering...aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science."
Science Direct provides full image articles from more than 1000 agriculture, arts and humanities, astronomy, biology, business, chemistry, clinical medicine, computer science, earth and planetary sciences, economics, engineering, energy and technology, environmental science, life sciences, materials science, mathematics, physics, and social and behavioral sciences journals.
Science Magazine Online provides the full text of articles published in Science Magazine from 1997 to current issue. Citations of articles are available from 1880 to current issue.
Scientific American Medicine "bring[s] to its subscribers the assurance of authoritative, evidence-based recommendations presented in readily accessible formats, with the ultimate goal of strengthening medical decision-making for the practicing physician."
SciFinder Scholar SciFinder ScholarTM is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science, agricultural science, and more!
To use this tool: you must first REGISTER HERE to create your own user name and password. This account will give you access to the SciFinder database. CAS requires that each registrant use a functioning email address ending in the campus' standard domain name, e.g. @utrgv.edu.
SciTech Connect "is a portal to free, publicly-available DOE-sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information."
Scribner Writers Series provides "access to 1,600 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world."
Serials Directory "provides...bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials...[including] U.S. and international titles...[plus] historical data...and data from...publishers worldwide."
Short Story Index indexes “all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literary genres are covered.”
Small Business Reference Center “provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.” Includes information on “small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.”
Small Engine Repair Reference Center contains information “derived from the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer… The manuals will cover larger engines from motorcycles, ATVs, Marine/Boat motors, Personal Watercraft engines and snowmobiles, as well as smaller engines, like lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, tillers, generators and more.”
Social Sciences Full Text covers "a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals." It also includes full text/full image articles.
Social Work Abstracts "contains more than 35,000 records ... from social work and other related journals."
SocINDEX with Full Text has millions of citations and articles, from thousands of journals (some going back to 1895), plus conference papers, books, and other items.
SpringerLINK provides abstracts, full text, and full image articles from journals published by Springer. The articles/journals are in the fields of computer science, economics, engineering, law, medicine, mathematics, and life and physical sciences.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text provides full-text access to periodical and monographic literature in the areas of sports, recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, the psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning.
STAT!Ref enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources. STAT!Ref provides the latest healthcare information in a customizable and convenient format. STAT!Ref goes where you go, accessible by desktop, laptop and wireless or web-enabled mobile devices.
Student Research Center, for our future students, has full text articles from newspapers, magazines, and reference books, radio and television transcripts, and much more.
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Teacher Reference Center (TRC) -- This new education database provides key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literary standards, science, mathematics, and more for K-12 education students, teachers, and librarians. It includes an index of over 260 titles from the most popular education trade journals, periodicals, and books.
Television News Archive "collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news."
Texas Cancer Data Center "can be used by Texans to find resources related to different phases of cancer care - prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, continuing care - and to answer questions they may have about cancer."
Texas Digital Library Theses and Dissertations "will serve as a repository for research output including electronic theses and dissertations, faculty datasets, departmental databases, digital archives, course management and learning materials, digital media, and special collections" from The University of Texas, Texas A&M University, The University of Houston, and Texas Tech University.
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps "are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists, and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods."
The Portal to Texas History is a gateway to Texas history materials including books, maps, photographs, and newspapers from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections.
Texas Reference Center "includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure...[plus] the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage."
THOMAS, from the Library of Congress, makes "federal legislative information [plus Congressional activities, treaties, presidential nominations, and much more] freely available to the public."
Thompson's Federal Grants Compliance Expert is the leading guide for the federal grants community since 1978. It is the most comprehensive and trusted source for anyone administering federal program funds.
TOPICsearch is a current events database which "allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms."
TOXNET is "a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas."
Travel at the Turn of the Twentieth Century is a collection of digitized books focused on travel from 1875--1908.
Twayne's Authors Series "offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres."
Twentieth Century Advice Literature contains "fully searchable handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books that illustrate both how Americans actually behaved and how they felt they ought to behave."
Twentieth Century American and English Poetry includes over 50,000 poems from 1,000s of volumes from over 300 American poets and over 280 English poets.
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United States Patent and Trademark Office is searchable for patents and trademarks.
Up To Date "is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource..." useful for making point-of-care decisions in a health care setting.
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Vocational and Career Collection "provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals."
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Web of Science contains three citation databases - Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, which include citations and some links to full text articles from 1975 to the present. We ask all participants to use the Log Out button at the end of each search session when they are finished so that others may use Web of Science.
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, 9000 books, hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Women and Social Movements International "provides an unparalleled survey of how women's struggles against gendered inequalities promoted their engagement with other issues over time and across cultures." The "final release (September 2013) includes about 4,660 sources [and] 25 scholarly essays spanning approximately 150,000 pages, as well as links to 124 online resources."
WorldCat has almost a billion records of materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries, including citations to books, journal articles, internet sites, etc.
World Digital Library (WDL) is an image library created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to encourage users to explore historical treasures (maps, photos, video, etc.) from around the world.
World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean Archive "serves the needs of students and researchers by bringing together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more."
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