Articles and Databases
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Indexes and Databases by Title
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 & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc.
ACLS Humanities E-Book (formerly History E-Book) from ACLS provides electronic books in history "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; click on Digital Library to search for them.
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. Click on search the journals to search for articles.
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 hundreds of scripts by hundreds of writers "together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. When complete, the collection will include more than 1,000 scripts and over 100,000 scenes of life as portrayed in the movies."
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. This link takes you to Criminal Justice Periodicals Index, from which you click on APSOnline.
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.
Annual Reviews has citations and abstracts for biomedical, physical, and social sciences.
Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in The Anthropology Library at the British Museum (incorporating the former Royal Anthropological Institute library)
Applied Science and Technology Full Text provides citations, abstracts, and some full text/full image from over 500 engineering, technology, and applied science publications.
National Archeological Database Reports module, "is an expanded bibliographic inventory of ... reports on archeological investigation and planning, mostly of limited circulation."
Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture.
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.
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.
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."
Biography.com from A&E
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.com 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 Knowledge Research from The Conference Board has full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics.
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.