Databases A to Z

Databases A to Z

Search for articles by selecting one of the Saint Mary's databases below. If you are unsure of where to start, go to Resources for librarian-recommended databases for your topic.

Note: ERIC database and all full text resources from ERIC, the Department of Education, and other select federal government-sponsored websites are currently unavailable due to the partial shutdown of the Federal Government.

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Academic Search Premier    
Academic Search Premier provides articles on a wide range of subjects and is good for research on almost every topic. It’s a great place to look for scholarly resources when you’re not sure where to start.

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Allied Health SuperSearch
Allied Health SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of allied health. Search over 100 million resources from the fields of health, psychology, science and medicine, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Alt HealthWatch    
Alt HealthWatch is a good resource for those who are looking for information about complementary and alternative health and wellness topics. Alt HealthWatch contains full text articles from popular, trade, and peer reviewed publications as well as other types of information, like pamphlets and special reports.

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America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts    
America: History & Life covers American and Canadian culture and history from prehistory to the present. For those looking for world history, the Historical Abstracts index focuses on historical events from 1450 to the present, giving citations to materials that may be owned by the TC Library or can be requested through interlibrary loan.

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Annual Review of Psychology
This database "critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research." Annual Review of Psychology is a great place to get comprehensive, up-to-date background information on a research topic. Includes all articles from January 1, 1996.

Art Index
Art Index indexes articles and art images that have appeared in periodicals from a wide array of publications. Topics include, but are not limited to, archaeology, fashion, films, painting, sculpture and television. Note: Art Index does not contain full text articles. To find the full text of an article, click on the Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University link on the Art Index results page.

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Arts & Cultural Management SuperSearch
Arts & Cultural Management SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of arts and cultural management. Search over 130 million resources from the fields of arts, business, economics, and education, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections. Restrict to ACM-specific journals by marking only the "Limit to ACM Journals" box on your results page.

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Association for Computing Machinery
The Association for Computing Machinery contains magazine, journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. This database is great for both GIS and IT students.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials    
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is produced by the American Theological Library Association and includes articles, book reviews and essays from religion and theology journals covering all aspects of religion. Subjects include, but are not limited to, biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues.

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Business & Economics Videos
This database by Films on Demand offers streaming full-length videos and video clips on the subjects of business, economics, finance, management, marketing, and more.

Business Plans Handbook
Business Plans Handbook includes actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans. SMU's subscription includes three volumes.

Business Source Premier    
Business Source Premier contains scholarly articles for business research, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Other types of information available are company profiles, industry profiles, country reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.

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Catholic Periodical and Literature Index    
The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index is great for those doing research on the Catholic faith. This database covers all aspects of Catholicism, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic publications, Papal documents, canon law documents, and books about the Catholic faith that are written by Catholics or published by Catholic agencies.

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Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) offers a wide range of resources produced for consumers and patients, including reports, reference information, news articles, images, and videos. Topic coverage, from both mainstream and alternative sources, includes cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, children's health, and more.

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Counseling & Therapy in Video
CTIV is a streaming video database sharing counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews on the topics of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text   
EBSCO Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text provides access to over 200 full-text trade magazines and journals. Topics include criminology, corrections, forensic science, substance abuse, investigations, and parole.

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CQ Researcher   
CQ Researcher is a good starting point to discover potential research topics. This database offers in-depth, balanced articles covering current and controversial news events in the fields of health, criminal justice, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

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EBSCO eBooks
EBSCO eBooks is a collection of over 114,000 electronic books covering many topics—new titles are added each month. Subjects include art, business, education, literary criticism, biographies, history, law, psychology, medicine, and religion.

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EBSCO MegaFILE    
EBSCO MegaFILE is a general research database that provides full text magazine and journal articles for every subject area. MegaFILE combines portions of EBSCO’s Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and Regional Business News databases.

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Education SuperSearch
Education SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of education. Search over 89 million resources from the fields of K12 and higher education, psychology, and technology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Educational Leadership SuperSearch
Educational Leadership SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of educational leadership and administration. Search over 120 million resources from the fields of business, education, marketing, and management, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Educator's Reference Complete
Gale's Educator’s Reference Complete is a great resource for Education students. The database provides full text academic journal articles, reports, and reference sources. Topics include, but are not limited to, child psychology, educational research, subject-specific education issues, and teacher education.

ELM for K-12 Academic Standards
This resource matches database content to the Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards. Teachers can discover recommended content to include on curriculum-aligned lesson plans. Content comes from our EBSCO, GALE, and Encyclopedia Britannica databases.

Emerald
Emerald is a collection of articles from business and management journals, and covers all major management disciplines from marketing, human resources management, library and information management, operations management and more.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Academic Edition
This is an eBook version of the classic print tome Encyclopedia Britannica. Includes brief overviews of many subjects, biographies, and access to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership & Administration
This eBook encyclopedia, with over 600 entries, covers leadership and supervision, educational administration, education, business management, and business skills.

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns
This eBook encyclopedia covers marketing, advertising, marketing and public relations, and business management.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology
This eBook encyclopedia covers the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. y

ERIC   
Search ERIC through our EBSCO interface. ERIC indexes documents and journal articles on education research and practice. ERIC documents include unpublished and published research reports, papers presented at meetings, in-house documents, tests, questionnaires, selected government publications, etc. ERIC contains some full text articles, but occasionally you will need to click on the Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University link to access the full text of an article.

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ERIC Classic. No log in required.

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Expanded Academic ASAP
Gale's Expanded Academic ASAP is a multi-disciplinary database good for finding magazine, newspaper and peer reviewed journal articles across all subjects. This database is a great place to start your research when you're not sure where to begin.

FAITS—Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies
FAITS covers IT infrastructure, wireless communications, security, telecom, data networking, convergence, and information management. In addition to articles and reports, FAITS has tutorials, industry standards, company profiles and more.

Faulkner Security Management Practices
SMP offers news reports and a weekly digest summarizing major events in security. Topics include enterprise networks, managing risk, protecting intellectual property, security best practices, network security appliances, biometric technologies, and more.

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Gale General Science Collection
Gale Virtual Science Collection is a great place to find peer-reviewed articles on biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geography and mathematics.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library contains online reference resources. This collection currently includes three volumes of the Business Plans Handbook, the Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, the Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns, and the Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology.

GIS SuperSearch
GIS SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of geographic information science. Search over 107 million resources from the fields of business, economics, geography, science, and technology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Google Scholar
With a Google Scholar search, you can find abstracts, articles, books, peer reviewed papers, and theses from academic and scholarly organizations in nearly every area of academic research. The Full Text Options - SMU link will connect you to articles available at Saint Mary's.

Health & Human Services SuperSearch
Health & Human Services SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of HHS. Search over 144 million resources from the fields of business, education, medicine, science, and technology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition    
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides scholarly articles from medical journals. Topics include, but are not limited to, allied health, community health, ethics, mental health, and pediatrics. This database also contains a full text drug manual.

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History SuperSearch
History SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on historical topics. Search over 51 million resources from just about every subject area, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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JSTOR
JSTOR (think "journal storage") provides free access to full text academic journals across a wide range of disciplines. Some of the disciplines covered are anthropology, biology, business, history, language & literature, mathematics, philosophy, sociology and statistics.

Law SuperSearch
Law SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on law-related topics. Search over 80 million resources from the fields of criminal justice, education, law, psychology, and sociology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts    
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts provides access to journal articles covering the many aspects of librarianship and information technology. Topics included are archives, technical services, database management, information literacy, reference, library technology, and many more.

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Literature Resource Center
This literature-related database includes biographies of and interviews with authors, overviews of well-known works, and literary criticisms.

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Management SuperSearch
Management SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of management. Search over 133 million resources from the fields of business, economics, management, and political science, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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Market Share Reporter
Market Share Reporter is an eBook that presents comparative business statistics and overviews of companies, products and services. Each entry features a descriptive title, data and market description, a list of producers/products along with their market share, and more.

Marriage & Family Therapy SuperSearch
The MFT SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of marriage and family therapy. Search over 220,000 resources specifically from MFT family and relational (systemic) journals. Uncheck the "MFT Systemic Journals" limit to access millions of additional resources from the wider field of psychology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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MasterFILE Premier    
This multidisciplinary database provides full text periodicals for general research. It also contains biographies, full text reference books, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. It is a good place to start looking for information, but many of the resources are not intended for academic research.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print   
Mental Measurements Yearbook provides users with reviews on current assessment tests. This database is good for students who want to evaluate testing products for education, marriage and family therapy, and psychology. Tests in Print is an index of assessment tests that are currently in print. This index provides reviews and information about each test that will help users make educated decisions regarding test quality and validity.

Mergent
Mergent is good for business students looking for American and international company data, country profiles, annual reports, competitor information, company financials, and SEC filings.

MLA International Bibliography    
MLA International Bibliography contains citations for journal articles, books and dissertations on language, literature, and the dramatic arts.

New Testament Abstracts    
New Testament Abstracts indexes information for researchers looking for New Testament resources. Abstracts in this database are from articles, books, reviews, and software programs.

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New York Times
Full text coverage of the New York Times Late Edition is available 1980-2010.

Nursing and Nurse Anesthesia SuperSearch
Nursing and NA SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topics of nursing and nurse anesthesia. Search over 88 million resources from the fields of healthcare, science and medicine, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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OCLC WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
The OCLC catalog of dissertations and theses lists dissertations available in libraries across the United States. Use this database to browse thousands of dissertations, then request them through interlibrary loan.

Old Testament Abstracts    
This database provides abstracts for researchers looking for Old Testament resources. Abstracts in this database are from journal articles, books, multi-author works, and software programs.

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Open Access Theses and Dissertations    
Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) indexes open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.5 million theses and dissertations.

Ovid Nurse Anesthesia Journals    
This database searches and provides the full text of 14 popular Nurse Anesthesia journals including Anesthesia & Analgesia, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine.

PapersFirst    
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. (From OCLC FirstSearch)

Philosopher's Index    
The Philosopher's Index is a database covering academic research of philosophy, including aesthetics, axiology, metaphilosophy, metaphysics, and all other areas of philosophy. The database includes citations for books and journal articles. Note: Philosopher's Index does not contain full text articles. To find the full text of an article, click on the Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University link on the Philosopher's Index results page.

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Play Index
The Play Index allows you to search for plays by title, author, subject, genre, cast type, and participant age. It covers many different kinds of plays, including traditional drama, mysteries, and one-act plays. Note: Play Index does not contain full text articles. To find the full text of an article, click on the Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University link on the Play Index results page.

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Points of View Reference Center    
Points of View (POV) Reference Center is a starting point to discover and learn more about potential research topics. In addition to presenting multiple sides to current, controversial issues, POV offers guides to argument development, paper writing, and critical analysis.

Political Handbook of the World   
Provides thorough information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Profiles 120 intergovernmental organizations including OPEC, NATO, the WTO, world and regional banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.

Professional Collection
For education students, provides access to over 300 full-text journals for educators.

Professional Development Collection-Education    
The Professional Development Collection is good for education students looking for academic journal articles and reports. Topics include, but are not limited to, administration, distance education, leadership, and technology in all levels of education.

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Project Muse
Project MUSE provides full text access to peer reviewed journals covering humanities and social sciences. Coverage includes anthropology and cultural studies, business, economics, education, history, law, music, politics, social sciences and many more.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses   
From ProQuest: "Doctoral dissertations and master's theses are a vital fund of scholarship for any discipline. The massive body of work available through ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) represents the most comprehensive source of academic research in the world."

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ProQuest Digital Microfilm
View a digitized microfilm version (PDF) of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to current. See pictures, advertisements, etc. as well as text.

PQDT Open
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Open (PQDT Open) offers free PDF full text of dissertations and theses published as open access works.

ProQuest Education Journals   
The ProQuest Education Journals database provides access to education journals, covering a wide range of topics. This database is good for students doing scholarly research on educational issues in all levels of education and on all ages of students, including counseling, distance learning, psychology, students with special needs, and many more.

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ProQuest Newspapers   
ProQuest Newspapers contains full text of U.S. and international news sources. It includes newspapers such as the New York Times and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires.

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ProQuest Psychology Journals   
ProQuest Psychology provides abstracts and full text for journal articles and recent dissertations covering all aspects of psychology.

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PsycARTICLES    
PsycARTICLES contains full text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

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PsycINFO    
PsycINFO indexes hundreds of thousands of peer reviewed journal articles in psychology , including applied psychology, developmental psychology, personality, and more. To find the full text of an article, click on the Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University link on the PsycINFO results page.

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Psychology SuperSearch
Psychology SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of psychology. Search over 73 million resources from the field of psychology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections. Restrict your search results to family and relational journals by marking the "Limit to MFT Systemic Journals" box and unchecking the "Limit to Twin Cities Library" box.

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Public Safety SuperSearch
Public Safety SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topics of police science and public safety. Search over 133 million resources from the fields of criminal justice, education, law enforcement, and psychology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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PubMed | MedLine
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the pre-clinical sciences. Free access is available through the Internet at the PubMed website. No login is required. Note: PubMed | MedLine does not contain full text articles. To find the full text of an article in PubMed | MedLine, click on the article title to access the article record. In the article record, click the FULLTEXT button to access the full text of the article.

Regional Business News    
Regional Business News provides full text coverage for regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Religion SuperSearch
Religion SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more on the topic of religion. Search over 91 million resources from the fields of history, religion, and sociology, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections.

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ReportLinker: Market Research Reports
ReportLinker is a professional search engine which gives you access to an exclusive database of 1.2 million market reports and counting. Find and download unlimited official Industry reports, Company profiles and Market Statistics. Note: Students must be on campus to use this database.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature    
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a guide to published works, such as articles, books, dissertations, reviews, and more, on both American and international music.

Sage Collections
Sage Collections provides access to full text journals, covering communications, criminal justice, education, health sciences, organizational management, political science, psychology, sociology, and urban studies.

ScienceDirect    
ScienceDirect is a source for scientific, technical, and medical articles and books. Subject areas covered include business and management science, clinical medicine, economics, engineering and technology, environmental science, computer science, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and social sciences.

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Standard and Poor's
Standard and Poor's provides resources for business and investment information. Data on publicly traded companies as well as overviews of North American and international industries is also available.

SuperSearch
This is the Original SuperSearch. SuperSearch is a single search for articles, books, and more. Search over 145 million resources (and counting!) from nearly every subject area, as well as books and videos from Twin Cities Library's print and online collections. Uncheck the "Full Text" box to access additional resources accessible through Interlibrary Loan.

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Wall Street Journal
Full text coverage of the Wall Street Journal Eastern edition is available from Jan 2, 1984 - present.

Westlaw
Westlaw's Campus Research database provides access to both business and legal information. Available business information includes newspapers, trade journals, and company information. Legal coverage includes law reviews and journals, federal and state cases, statutes, and regulations.

World Almanac/Book of Facts
The World Almanac/Book of Facts is comprised of Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, World Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac of the U.S.A., World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and World Almanac for Kids. Use it to find biographies, encyclopedia articles, facts and statistics for general research.

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