Library Databases & Indexes





Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,500 journals with full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed publications. Covers all subjects. Good place to start your search. (from EBSCO)

1975--current | Some full text | More info


ACM Digital Library

From the Association for Computing Machinery, provides full text access to every article published by ACM, including over 50 years of archives. Link here to citations and abstracts from other publishers as well in The Guide to Computing Literature.

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ACS Publications

Provides access to journals from the American Chemical Society--a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.

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Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Offers full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports, as well as pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990. (from EBSCO )

1984--current | some full text | More info


America: History & Life

Comprehensive coverage of articles from journals, book reviews, and dissertations published worldwide on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.  From pre-history to the present.  Search this database with Historical Abstracts for world coverage. (from EBSCO )

1964--current | Abstracts & citations | More info


American Factfinder 2 | Legacy American Factfinder

From the U.S. Census Bureau, provides population, housing, economic, and geographic data.


Annual Reviews

"Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Each year Annual Reviews 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 Biochemistry

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012-abstract only


Annual Review of Entomology

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Genetics

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Microbiology

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Neuroscience

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Physiology

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Plant Biology

Includes articles 1997-2011| 2012- abstract only


Annual Review of Psychology

Includes all articles from January 1,1996



Provides collection descriptions of historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Includes descriptions from thousands of libraries, museums, and archives. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies. (From OCLC FirstSearch)

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Art Index 

This resource covers fine, decorative, and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film and architecture. In addition, Art Index includes expanded Latin American, Canadian, Asian, and non-Western art.   In addition to articles, this database indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. 

1984--current | Citations only | More info



OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals. Indexes some 16,000 journals from all disciplines. (From OCLC FirstSearch)

1990--current | Citations only



ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. (from EBSCO )

1949--current | Some full text | More info



Bowker's Books in Print

Bibliographic information about more than 2 million books and listings for more than 100,000 publishers.  Includes book reviews and Fiction Connection, a reader's advisory section.

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Access to the online version of Britannica Encyclopaedia, the academic edition. Includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, videos, biographies, country data, and links to the BBC News and the New York Times.

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Business Source Premier 

Designed for business researchers, provides full text for more than 2,100 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Use the Business Searching Interface for the journals along with easy access to country economic data, company profiles, industry information, SWOT analyses, and market research (from EBSCO)

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OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covers the complete range of expressive forms. (From OCLC FirstSearch)


Campus Research New and Improved at WestlawNEXT

Powered by Westlaw, a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources. Provides hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, news wires, trade journals, and company information. Includes federal and state case law, statues, regulations, and administrative codes, as well as European Union information, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, and American Jurisprudence 2d. Campus Research will soon be part of the new Westlaw database, WestlawNEXT.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

Chicago Tribune 

Full text newspaper articles from 1996.  For coverage from1985-current see ProQuest NewsStand.

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Sponsored by the Library of Congress & the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides select digital access to American newspapers from 1880 to 1910 and a directory of newspapers published in the U.S. from 1690 to the present.

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Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. (From OCLC FirstSearch)


Communication Studies Collection

Search the Sage scholarly journal collection for coverage of mass communication, media studies, and written communication.

1999--current | Full text


Counseling and Therapy in Video

Rich collection of video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes 291 videos totaling roughly 323 hours.

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Consumer Health Complete

Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, designed to support the information needs of patients and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, books, reports, and pamphlets. (from EBSCO)

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Consumer Price Index

Monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and service. Produced by the U.S. government.

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CPLI (Catholic Periodical and Literature Index)

Covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle and includes over 419,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers

1981--current | Citations only | More info


Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

Contains some 300,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole. (from EBSCO)

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Criminology Collection Sage Journals

Search the Sage scholarly journal collection for coverage of criminal justice, corrections, penology, and policing.

1976--current | Full text


CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Provides in-depth, unbiased coverage of health issues, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Including pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, it is useful for term papers, debates, and speeches. Use the archival reports for history research.

1923--current | Full text


CQ Weekly

Online journal covering Congress, politics, and public policy. Includes roll call votes, floor action, Supreme Court decisions, and election coverage.

1983--current | Full text



Digital Commons Network

Provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.


Digital Public Library of America

Provides an " open, distributed network of comprehensive online resources that draw on the nation’s living heritage from libraries, universities, archives, and museums in order to educate, inform, and empower everyone in current and future ­generations." National portal to digital holdings of archives, libraries, museums, and cultural institutions.


Dissertations and Theses

Index to dissertations and theses in all fields of study. Provides citations and/or abstracts,  as well as  a 24-page preview of any dissertations that have been digitized in the Humanities and Social Sciences fields. (from ProQuest)

1861--current | Some full text


Dissertations & Theses Saint Mary's Doctoral Students

Full text access to dissertations and theses written by students in the doctoral programs at Saint Mary's University. (from ProQuest)


Discovering Collection

Use this comprehensive database to retrieve content based on national curriculum standards in areas of geography and culture, literature, history, biographies, and science and health.  Includes a multi-media gallery and primary documents. (from Gale's InfoTrac )

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DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

This service covers full text, quality-controlled, scholarly journals. It strives to cover all subjects and languages with an emphasis on science. Searches over 6000 journals in a directory arranged by subject.

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EBSCO Host Databases

Choose from a wide variety of databases including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier,  Regional Business News, ATLA/S, CPLI, Old Testament  Abstracts, New Testament Abstracts, Historical Abstracts and more.

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ECO Electronic Collections Online

Indexing for over 5,000 scholarly journal titles in all disciplines. Provides abstracts and links to full text articles. (From OCLC FirstSearch)

1995--current | Some full text


Education Collection

Search the Sage scholarly journal collection for coverage of methodology, higher education, secondary education, vocational, measurement & testing, educational psychology.

1965--current | Full text


Education Source

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. (from EBSCO)

1929-current | Some full text | More info


Educator's Reference Complete

Provides more than a 1000 academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources for education students. Contains full text coverage of nearly half the titles indexed in ERIC. (from Gale's InfoTrac )

1980--current | Full text | More info



Database containing all peer reviewed journal titles focusing on management issues. Subjects covered include management, human resources, marketing, librarianship, mechanical engineering, and electronic and electrical engineering.

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The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resources. Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966. (from EBSCO)

Use the OCLC FirstSearch interface | Use the ERIC government interface

1966--current | Some full text | More info


Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale®’s premier database for research in all the academic disciplines. Provides over 5,300 journal titles many of which are in full text. Some 3,800 journals are peer-reviewed. (from Gale's InfoTrac )

1980--current | Some full text | More info




The official U.S. gateway to all governmental information.

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Gale Cengage Databases

Gale's collection  of databases. Includes Expanded Academic ASAP, Literature Resource Center, General Science Collection, Professional Collection for educators as well as Educator's Reference Complete, Discovery Collection, databases for  K-12 libraries, and a Spanish-language database (Informe).

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search Fitzgerald Library's collection of e-reference books. Includes Encyclopedia of Religion, Encyclopedia of Education, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Novels for Students, American Decades, American Law Yearbook, Case Studies in Global Business, and more.


Gale Virtual Reference Library-Twin Cities Library's Collection 

Includes access to Business Plans Handbook (volumes 11 and 12), Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, and Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology.

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General Science Collection

Access to some 400 general science titles. (from Gale )

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Google Earth

"Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings and even explore galaxies in the Sky. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places and share with others."(publisher's description)

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Google News Archive Search

Search the archives of newspapers, magazines, and other publications and  create time lines.


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

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GPO Access

A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free access to a wealth of important information produced by the Federal Government. Information on all three branches of government, statistical abstracts, economic indicators, the Congressional Record, Supreme Court decisions, and much more. Search GPO Monthly Catalog through OCLC

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Harp Week 

Includes the full text of Harper's Weekly and provides a continuous record of what happened on a weekly basis from 1857 through 1912. The first segment includes the Civil War Era: 1857-1865. The next two cover Reconstruction: 1866-1871 and 1872-1877. The last six encompass the Gilded Age: 1878-1912. Covers much of the social, political, and economic history of the United States during this period.

1857--1912 | Full text with graphics


Health Source: Consumer Edition

Rich collection of consumer health information, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, as well as to health reference books and encyclopedias. (from EBSCO)

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. Includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide. (from EBSCO)

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HighWire Press

From Stanford University Libraries, a collection of scholarly publications focusing on the biological and medical sciences with some coverage of the physical and social sciences as well.  Free access is available to some 1.3 million articles together with pay for view access to complete articles from the remainder of the collection.

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Historical Abstracts 

Index to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations in the area of world history. Covers topics from 1450-present and  includes over 2,100 journals published throughout the world. Search this database with America: History & Life (coverage of U.S. and Canada).

1955--current | Citations & abstracts | More info



InfoMine Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

"INFOMINE is a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It 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." This directory has over 23,000 academically valuable resources. Awarded Outstanding Academic Title, 2003 by Choice, a reviewing journal for academic libraries.


Access to Hispanic magazines with full text. (from Gale's InfoTrac)

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Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, is an index that provides citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies), dissertation abstracts, and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues)  for the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). 

1784--current | Citations & abstracts only



Provides access to scholarly journals. Our collection (Arts & Sciences 1) includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics. Overall, there are 119 titles in fifteen disciplines.

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Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, literary criticism, book reviews, as well as full text poems and stories. Covers writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. (from Gale Cengage Learning)

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Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

1960s--current | Citations only | More info


Magill's Literary Annual

Access to Magill's annual reviews of outstanding books. Each year 200 are reviewed. Includes characters, plot, themes, etc. Coverage here is from 1977 to current.

1977-current | Full text


Management and Organization Studies Collection

Full text access to Sage scholarly publications in the fields of organization studies, management, business, human resources, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations.

1947--current | Full text | More info


MAS Ultra-School Edition

Comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular high school magazines. Includes biographies and primary documents. (from EBSCO)

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MasterFile Premier EBSCO

Provides full text for more than 1,700 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, and much more. Includes biographies, book reviews, travel books, and an image gallery. 

1975--current | Some full text | More info



From the American Mathematical Society, this database provides reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Full text articles are not included; use the Find it button find journal titles to locate full text. Use this help sheet to get started.

1800s--current | Abstracts and reviews only | More info


Medieval Sourcesonline

From Manchester University Press, Medieval Sourcesonline is a web-based learning resource containing hundreds of original medieval history documents compiled for the teaching and study of history. Choose "Access the texts" to begin.

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Brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

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MedLine PubMed

Scholarly index produced by the National Library of Medicine with articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and more. Now at the PubMed web site. Search MedLine in OCLC's First Search.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

From the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Coverage from Volume 9 --current | Full text | More info


Mergent Online

Access to U. S. and international company data including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock.  Provides 15 years of detailed financial information.  Includes country reports.

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Minnesota State Legislature
Follow the actions of the House and the Senate; search statues, laws, and rules; get status and history of bills; research the history of legislation in Minnesota; and much more.

MLA International Bibliography 

Indexes journals, books, and dissertations in the fields of literature, linguistics, and folklore.

1920--current | Some full text | More info


National Agricultural Library Catalog (AGRICOLA)

Index to "resources encompassing 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."

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Provides access to a comprehensive music collection which includes classical music, jazz, world music, folk music, Chinese music, and more all in a streaming format. Includes informational commentary on composers, discussions of classical music and opera, and a pronunciation guide.

15,000 + CDs | Listen only no downloads | More info


New Testament Abstracts

"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, this database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. Contains more than 40,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 14,900 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts." (from EBSCO)

1985--current | Citations and abstracts only | More info


New York Times

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1980--current | Full text

New York Times Archives
Articles from 1851 to 1922 are available free online, as are articles from 1987 to current. For full text articles form 1923--1947 ask at the Reference Desk for an interlibrary loan. Articles from 1947 to 1986 are available on microfilm in the Reference Room. (FAQ about the Archives)

New York Times Digital Microfilm

View a digitized microfilm version (PDF) of the New York Times from 2008 to current. See pictures, advertisements, etc. as well as text. Older microfilm versions are available in the Reference Room. (from ProQuest)

2008--current | Full text



Access to over 500 national and international newspapers. Includes full text for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

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Union catalog of digital resources. Includes digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets. (From OCLC FirstSearch)


OCLC WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

Catalog records for all dissertations, theses, and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects. (From OCLC FirstSearch)


OECD Factbook

Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics. A comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual publication from the OECD. More than 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas: agriculture, economic production, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, industry, information and communications, international trade, labour force, population, taxation, public expenditure, and R&D.


Old Testament Abstracts

"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more."

1978--current | Citations & abstracts only | More info



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 

Informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy.  The literature covered includes journal articles, books, book chapters, and book reviews.(from ProQuest)

1940s--current | Citations & abstracts only


Play Index

Search for plays by title; author; subject (culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); cast type; and more. Covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Contains citations to some 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present.

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Points of View Reference Center

"Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument),counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide." (from EBSCO)

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Political Handbook of the World 

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

2005-2007, 2010 | Full text

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


OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference. (From OCLC FirstSearch)


Professional Collection

For education students, provides access some 400 full-text journals for educators. (from Gale CengageLearning)

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Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles as well as more than 200 educational reports. Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, and Theory Into Practice. (from EBSCO)

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Project MUSE

Comprehensive source for scholarly journals. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, religion, gender studies, economics, and many others.

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A collection of databases: Criminal Justice Periodicals, Dissertations & Theses, Education Journals, Music/Rilm Abstracts, Philosophy Index, Psychology Journals, NewsStand Complete (full text coverage of national and international newspapers including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal) as well as Historical Newspapers.

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From the American Psychological Association (APA), a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and others. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal.

1984--current | Full text


Psychology Collection--Sage

SAGE scholarly journal collection supplies titles for applied psychology, assessment, child development, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, and social psychology.

1999--current | Full text


Psychology Journals

Encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. (from ProQuest)

1971--current | Partial full text | More info



From the American Psychological Association, contains over a million citations and summaries of articles from journals, books, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports in psychology and related fields.

1800s--current | Abstracts & citations only | Quick Reference Guide


Public Library of Science

PLoS publishes peer-reviewed, open-access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles.

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PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of National Institute of Health's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative.



Scholarly index produced by the National Library of Medicine with articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and more.

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Regional Business News 

"Regional Business News incorporates some 50 business journals, newspapers and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States." (from EBSCO)

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Renaissance and Reformation

New online journal from Iter


RILM Abstracts of Music Literature 

Comprehensive, on-going guide to publications (articles, books, dissertations, reviews, and more) on music from all over the world. Contains some 400,000 entries. (from ProQuest)

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Full text access to high-quality, scholarly journals in the areas of Religious Studies, Communication Studies, Education, Management & Organization Studies, Physical & Life Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, Political Science, Criminology, Sociology, Urban Studies & Planning, and Psychology.

1999--current | Full text


Salem History

Provides online access to the Milestone Documents of American Leaders reference set, a compilation of primary documents from notable Americans with commentary and analysis.

1754--current | Full text e-book


Salem Literature

Provides access to various volumes from the following sets:

Magill's Literary Criticism--Yearly Essay-Review of 200 Outstanding Books, 1977-current

Salem Critical Insights--a distillation of both classic and current literary criticism of some of the world's most-studied literature

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One of the world's largest provider of scholarly, peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical literature. Access to journals in mathematics, social sciences, arts and humanities, and business as well. 

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Fourteen scientific and technical information organizations from ten major science agencies have collaborated to provide reliable information about science and technology from across Federal government organizations.

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Science Reference Center

Designed for the general reader and high school students, a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.(from EBSCO)

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Provides researchers unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. You can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references. To use SciFinder you must first register to set up a login and password. This must be done on campus and with your e-mail address. SciFinder will issue you a login and password which will also work for off campus access.  Here is the link for self registration.


Social Science Research Network eLibrary Search

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research. It's eLibrary contains abstracts on over 399,600 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 328,300 downloadable full text documents. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications.

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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Good source for business and investment information.  Includes industry surveys, stock reports, company descriptions  and financials, and mutual fund research.

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Statistical Abstracts Online

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

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Student Resources in Context

Multidisciplinary database for middle school to high school students. Includes content based on national curriculum standards in history, literature, science, and social studies.(from Gale's InfoTrac )

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Tests in Print

Now part of Mental Measurements. Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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Value Line Investment Survey

Access to Value Line's Ratings and Reports, Selection and Opinions, and Summary and Index. "Ratings & Reports," presents full-page, individual stock reports (encapsulating the company's past performance, current status, and outlook) and industry reviews. The "Summary & Index" provides a key to locating the latest quarterly and supplementary reports and cites the most recent data on each of the stocks followed. "Selection & Opinion," a feature section, gives Value Line's views on the economy and the stock market and on stocks of special interest. It also provides model portfolios for investors with various objectives and a number of economic and stock-market statistics.

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Video Librarian Plus 

Provides online access to a searchable database of over 20,000 full-text video reviews, a searchable database of nearly 1,000 video distributors, breaking news, and a months in advance video release calendar. 

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Wall Street Journal

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1984--current | Full text


Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm

View a digitized microfilm version (PDF) of the the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to current. See pictures, advertisements, etc. as well as text. Older microfilm versions are available in the Reference Room. (from ProQuest)

2008--current | Full text



A comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources. Provides hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, news wires, trade journals, as well as company information from Hoover's and reporting from Reuter's. Includes federal and state case law, statues, regulations, and administrative codes, as well as European Union information, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, and American Jurisprudence 2d. All MN State Statues are available here.

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Winona Newspaper Project

Online archive of three late 19th century and early 20th century Winona newspapers. Includes available issues of the Winona Argus, the Winona Daily Republican and the Winona Republican Herald.

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