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Databases - Alphabetical List


Databases by Subject


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Academic Search Complete - Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.

Access Science - Online encyclopedia of science and technology.

ACLS Humanities E-Book

ACM Digital Library - Contains journal and conference papers from the Association for Computering Machinery.

ACS (American Chemical Society) Journal & Magazines - This site is the source for 1879-1995 ACS journal articles, known as the ACS Legacy Archives. Current ACS journals are also available through this site.

AGRICOLA - Citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports on all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information (formerly Lexi Pals) - Includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.

AltHealthWatch - Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Alexander Street Press - Collection of videos for scholarly research, teaching, and learning.

America: History and Life - Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.

American & English Literature: Drama Collection - Works of drama based on books and other sources originally published in print. Includes American Drama, English Prose Drama 1280-1915, and English Verse Dramas 13th-19th Centuries.

American & English Library: Full Collection - Works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print.

American & English Literature: Poetry Collection - Works of poetry based on books and other sources originally published in print. Includes African American Poetry 1760-1900, American Poetry 1600-1900, English Poetry 600-1900, 20th Century African-American Poetry, 20th Century American Poetry, and 20th Century English Poetry.

American & English Literature: Shakespeare Collection - Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

American Periodical Series Online 1740-1900 - Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

Ancestry Library Edition - Geneology database. This database is only accessible on campus on a one year trial.

Anthropology Plus - Index to articles and reports in anthropology and archaeology.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text - includes indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Content includes coverage of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neutral networks to neclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics.

Art & Architecture Complete - Full-text database for articles in art and architecture with over 63,000 images.

Art & Architecture Images - Over 80,000 art and architecture images from commercial sources, plus contributions from OhioLINK institutions.

Art Full Text - Index and abstracts for articles in art.

Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 - Access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.

ARTFL (French Literture) - Full-text database containing nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French Literature to various kinds of Non-fiction prose and technical writing.

ArticleFirst (OCLC) - Index of articles, news stories, letters, and other items from over 12,000 journals. Topics covered include business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, sciences, social science, and technology.

Arts & Humanites Citation Index (ISI) - Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities.

Artstor - A digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.

ATLA Religion Database - Index to articles, book reviews, and essays in religion and theology.

Atomic Learning - Please use email login information to login. Online tutorials on technology skills.

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Bibliography of American Literature - A comprehensive bibliographic guide, providing nearly 40,000 records of the literary works of approximately 300 American writers from the American Revolution to 1930.

Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) - Provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and Repertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA). Combined coverage for materials published between 1975-2007.

Bibliography of Native North Americans - Covers 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.

Biography Reference Bank

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus - Full text articles in agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology, microbiology, physics and more.

BIOSIS Previews - Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. Includes Biological Abstracts.

Britannica Online Academic Edition

Business Abstracts with Full Text - Full text articles back to 1995, with access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.

Business Source Complete - Index, abstracts, and full text covering scholarly business journals on management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

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Caribbean Search - Multidisciplinary database that provides articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region.

Central & Eastern European Academic Source - Full text access to scholarly journals published in central and eastern European countries.

Chicano Database - Index to resources on Mexican-American and Latino topics.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text - Index and abstracts to the literature of nursing and allied health.

Clase Periodica - Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Cochrane Library - A source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, The Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care. The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases.

Communication & Mass Media - A research and reference resource in the communication and mass media fields. Contains indexes and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected coverage of over 100 more.

Compendex - Index and abstracts to engineering literature from international journals, conferences, and reports.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete - Covers the spectrum of the applied sciences, representing knowledge and traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.

Consumer Health Complete - Everyday consumer health information.

Counseling and Therapy in Video - (Now known as Alexander Street Press) Online collection of videos. Coverage includes social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. For assistance, view this online tutorial.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text - Full text database covering criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investions; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

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Digital Resource Commons - Several databases of electronic images or videos; also includes sound, numeric data, and other types of electronic media.

Digital Video Collection - Digital videos covering many subjects. Currently includes videos from the distributor, Films for the Humanities and Sciences.

Dissertation Abstracts (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses) - Index to doctoral dissertations and master's theses from North America and Europe.

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eBook Collection - A library of electronic books on many academic subjects. The collection includes titles purchased through OhioLINK, and titles found in public domain.

Economia y Negocios - Provides citations in Spanish for articles on business and economics from over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.

Education Full Text - Index and abstracts covering contemporary education issues.

Education in Video - (Now known as Alexander Street Press) Online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. The collection contains more than 1,000 video titles totaling 750 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Education Research Complete - Index and abstracts of articles and other publications in education research.

Electronic Book Center - A collection of online books.

Electronic Journal Center - Includes full text of more than 6000 online research journals covering many subject areas.

Electronic Theses and Dissertation Center (OhioLink) - Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students.

Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations - 600 physics demonstrations on video.

Energy & Power Source - Full text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to the energy and power industries, encompassing all component industries within, including those focused on petroleum, natural gas, electric power, coal nuclear power, renewable energy, and other.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source - Full text coverage into topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business.

Environment Complete - Indexes monographs, journals, and conference papers on the topic.

ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center. Index and abstracts of articles, books, and documents covering education research and practice.

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Film & Television Literature Index - Index and abstracts of articles related to film and television.

Filmakers Library Online - (Now known as Alexander Street Press) 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.

Films on Demand - Unlimited access to more than 12,000 videos and 100,000 segments for topics in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics and Health & Medicine to name a few. The collections are dynamic, so any new videos acquired are added to the resource automatically. Public performance rights are also included.

Food Science Source - Full text database designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels.

Foreign Language Videos - Foreign language video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family daily life, and more.

Francis (International humanities & social sciences) - Index to multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities, social sciences, and economics.

Fuente Academica - A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides coverage for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries.

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Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index - Index and abstracts for articles about plants and gardens.

Gender Studies Database - Produced by NISC, combines NISC's popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present.

GPO Monthly Catalog - Catalog of U.S. government documents.

Green FILE - Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Hand Press Book Database - Catalog of European printing of the hand-press period.

Health Source: Consumer Edition - Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing - Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines.

Historic and Archival Images - Images from Ohio history, contributed by OhioLINK institutuions.

Historical Abstracts - Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada).

History E-Book Project - Electronic books of high quality in the field of history.

History of Science, Technology, & Medicine - Index to international bibliography of history of science, technology, and medicine.

Human Resources Abstracts - Bibliographic records covering areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organization behavior, and other areas of the discipline.

Humanities Abstracts - Index for 700 periodicals covering the humanitites back to 1984.

Humanities Full Text - Full text coverage of academic journal articles back to 1995.

Humanities International Complete - Comprehensive database of humanities content.

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Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals - Index to articles from 42 art journals published in 19th century U.S.

International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance with Full Text - Index, abstracts, full text for articles and other publications on all aspects of theater and performance. Includes indexing for books, book articles and dissertation abstracts.

International Political Science Abstracts - Index and abstracts of articles from political science journals.

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center - Full text journal and periodicals on security & counter-terrorism.

Jewish Studies Source - Full text academic journal articles within the discipline.

JSTOR - Online access to scholarly articles in the arts and sciences.

Kids Search - Index to magazines, reference books and more for grades K-5.

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LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images - Satellite imges of Ohio, taken every 16 days.

LearningExpress Library - Access to targeted skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as hundreds of online interactive practice tests that prepare you for several types of exams including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, TOEFL, and NCLEX.

Legal Collection - Scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.

LGBT Life with Full Text - Provides coverage to literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues including all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for 50 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, along with dozens of full text monographs.

Lexi-PALS - Now known as - AHFS Consumer Medication Information

LEXIS-NEXIS: Academic - Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - Index, abstracts, and full text articles and other publications in library and information science and technology.

Literary Reference Center Plus - Combines information from reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content. Includes more than 10,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, 75,000 articles of literary critcism, 130,000 author biographies, full text of over 300 literary journals, 500,000 book reviews, 25,000 classic and contemporary poems, 11,000 classic and contemporary short stories, full text of over 7,500 classic novels, 3,000 author interviews, and over 1,000 images of key literary figures.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines.

MasterFILE Premier - Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience.

MathSciNet - Index and summaries of articles and books on mathematical research.

MedicLatina - Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers.

MEDLINE with full text - A comprehensive index for medical journals and provides full text for more than 1,370 journals.

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies - A systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.

Middle Search Plus - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines.

MLA Directory of Periodicals - List of periodicals in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore that are covered regularly in the MLA International Bibliography.

MLA International Bibliography - Index to books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts - Contains summaries of books, government reports, research reports, and unpublished research covering the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.

Natural & Alternative Treatments - Contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Naxos Music Library - Also known as OhioLINK Music Center

Newspaper Source - Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns.

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OhioLINK Library Catalog - Catalog of books and other matierals held in Ohio college and university libraries.

OhioLINK Music Center - Featuring more than 78,000 tracks and 21,000 works from the Naxos Music Library.

Ovid - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection

Oxford English Dictionary - Historical dictionary of the English language.

Oxford Scholarship Online - Over 1,100 core scholarly books in Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion & Theology.

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PapersFirst - Index of papers presented at conferences.

Peace Research Abstracts - Bibliographic records related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Play Index - Searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. Coverage includes plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.

Points of View - Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial issues.

Political Science Complete - Full text articles from journals, books, momgraphs, and conference papers.

Primary Search - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines.

ProceedingsFirst - Index of conference proceedings.

Professional Development Collection - Database of full text education journals.

Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source - Full text of leading nursing and related publications. Covers nursing, allied health alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health and more.

PsycINFO - Index and abstracts of articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and reports in psychology.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Public Affairs Index - Bibliographic database covering contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the evironment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters.

PubMed - PubMed is service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

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Race Relations Abstracts - Bibliographoc records covering areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, and immigration studies.

RefWorks - An online research management, writing and collaboration tool. You may prefer using RefWorks Mobile if you are using a mobile device. For assistance, view these tutorials.

Regional Business News - A newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world.

Religion & Philosophy Collection - Index and abstracts covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philsophy and the history of philosophy.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature - Index and abstracts of articles, books, dissertations, conferences, and other literature on music.

Roget's II: The New Thesaurus - Thesaurus of the English Language.

Risk Management Reference Center - Full text risk management resource for corporate risk management professional, strategic planners, and business students.

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliography - Index and abstracts in Slavic studies, covering articles, books, and other literature on social sicences and humanities.

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Safari Tech Books Online - Electronic books in computer science, information technology, and related fields.

Sanborn Maps - Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI) - Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences.

Science Online - Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Science Reference Center - Full text content to topics including biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

SCIPIO: Art and Rare Books Sales Catalogs - Catalog of auction catalogs of art objects and rare books.

Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students) - Graphical interface for elementary and middle school students.

Shock & Vibration Digest - Bibliographic records covering areas related to shock and vibration, including noise, and vibration technologies.

Short Story Index - Index to collection and anthologies of short stories published each year.

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI) - Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences.

Social Work Abstracts - The database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.

SocINDEX with Full Text - Comprehensive sociology research database. Contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text - Bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines.

Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. - Statistics on social, political, and economic conditions in the U.S.

Student Research Center - Index to magazines, reference books, biographies, primary sources, and more for students in grades 6-12.

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TOPICsearch - Covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

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Vente et Gestion - Coverage of French Language business journals.

Vocational & Career Collection - Index and abstracts for 350 trade and industry related periodicals.

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Women's Studies International - Produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Spans from 1972 and earlier to present.

World Book Web - World Book Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Atlas, and other research tools.

WorldCat - Catalog of books and other matierals held by libraries worldwide.


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