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Indexes/Databases - Alphabetical List


Indexes/Databases by Subject


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ABC-CLIO Reference Books - Contains special-topic reference books - encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections, guides - from ABC-CLIO, an educational reference publisher.

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.

African American Poetry - 3000 poems by African-American poets in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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.

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

American Drama - American dramatic literature from 1714 to the present.

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.

American Poetry - 40,000 poems of American writers from the 17th to the early 20th century.

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

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature - Index to books, articles, reviews, collections, and dissertations in English studies.

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

AP Images - Photos from The Associated Press, plus graphics, text and audio.

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 aricles 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.

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.

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Bible in English - 21 versions of the Bible in full text, from the 10th to the 20th centuries.

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 easter 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. For assistance in searching, review this online tutorial.

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.

Computer & 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.

Counseling and Therapy in Video - Online collection of videos. Coverage includes social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. For assistance, view this online tutorial.

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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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Early American Fiction - 440 novels and short stories of 80 American writers, 1774-1850.

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.

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare - Full text of 11 major editions of Shakespeare's works, and related works.

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

Education in Video - 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.

Eighteenth Century Fiction - Full text of 96 works of prose fiction written in the British Isles, 1700-1780.

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.

English Poetry 600-1900 - More than 175,000 poems by over 1,400 poets from British Commonwealth and ex-colonial countries, 600-1900.

English Prose Drama - Full text of over 1800 plays written in prose for the stage, from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century.

English Verse Drama - Full text of over 2200 works of poetry intended for the stage.

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 - 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.

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.

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.

Insurance Periodicals Index - Index and abstracts to articles from insurance industry journals and magazines.

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.

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.

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 - A database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides education on medications for patients. The database consists of over 1,450 medication and natural product leaflets, with an additional 600 Spanish language leaflets representing the most subscribed and commonly used medications.

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 - 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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Mango Language Learning Center - Online language-learning system.

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 (EBSCO) - A comprehensive index for medical journals and provides full text for more than 1,370 journals.

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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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 Reference Online - Full text of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press.

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.

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

ProceedingsFirst - Index of conference proceedings.

Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source - Full text of leading nurisng 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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

20th Century African-American Poetry - 12,000 poems and with biographical profiles by more than 100 African-American poets.

20th Century American Poety - Over 52,000 works from more than 316 poets.

20th Century English Poetry - Over 44,000 poems by 288 poets.

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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 Almanac - Full text of several World Almanac publications.

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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Yeats, William Butler, Collection - The complete work of William Butler Yeats.


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