The following databases contain materials that are subject to Copyright Laws - (U.S. Code Title 17)

Databases By Subject

Library Home Database Home Databases by Title Online Catalog Government Documents
Accounting and Law

  • Accounting & Tax - A part of the Proquest Business Package, this database provides  full text scholarly articles on accounting, tax management, auditing, tax law, and financial issues related law, advising, governance, and risk management.
  • Checkpoint  - provides web-based comprehensive tax research information. Resources  include Federal editorial materials, state and local tax information, estate planning materials, IRS rulings and releases, federal court decisions, and pending and enacted tax legislation.  Includes three (3) libraries (Federal, State, and Local), plus the Journal of Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Journal of Corporate Taxation, and All States Tax Guide.
  • FindLaw - Focused on law and government, this database provides access to a comprehensive and fast growing online library of legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers and small businesses.
  • FindLaw Constitutional Law Center - features an easy-to-read guide that leads visitors through historical documents, biographies, and Supreme Court decisions.  Users can browse through the Federalist Papers, read the Constitution, or research the lives of the Founding Fathers or past and present Supreme Court Justices.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals (H.W. Wilson) - Indexing of over 1,025 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. Full text of over 325 select periodicals, as far back as 1994, many of them peer-reviewed.  
  • International Financial Statistics - provides concepts, terms, sources, and coverage areas for exchange rates, fund accounts, government finance, interest rates, international liquidity, international transactions, monetary statistics, national accounts and population, as well as prices, production and labor.
  • Westlaw Campus - provides online access to cases from all state and federal courts; statutes from all state and federal statutes published in the United States Code Annotated; federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations; American Law Reports, a publication containing attorney-written articles that summarize and analyze case law on a particular legal issue; and American Jurisprudence 2d, a comprehensive encyclopedia of state and federal law.
African American Studies Databases

Top of the page

  • African-American Biographical Database - The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources.
  • The African American Experience - is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 300 titles, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.
  • Black History - This site includes short video clips, written biographies of 200 notable African-Americans, 101 Fast Facts, and a Classroom Guide.
  • Black Short Fiction  - is the most comprehensive collection yet created of stories from African and the African Diaspora. It features over 11,000 stories and folk tales published in more than 15 countries from the mid-1900s to the present. We have an impressive collection of fables and folktales, which arise from oral traditions that date back hundreds of years. Researchers will be able to follow their development in both Africa and the New World. We also have complete runs of selected literary magazines that feature short stories, such as Kyk-Over-Al and The Beacon, as well as many early North American black-owned and edited journals and newspapers. We present these texts in their original languages, including some, like the Gullah language of South Carolina, that have their origins in African countries and are still present in regions far from their source.
  • Black Studies Center - is a leading tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies and other disciplines that benefit from a more detailed coverage of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion.
  • Black Thought and Culture - contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.
  • Black Women Writers - With over 100,000 pages of fiction, poetry, and essays, Black Women Writers brings together, in electronic format for the first time, the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Facing both sexism and racism, these authors have had to create their own identities and movements. This collection documents that effort from its earliest beginnings.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center - combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
  • Twentieth-Century African-American Poetry - The name Chadwyck-Healey has been synonymous with innovation in electronic publishing since the release of the English Poetry Full-Text Database in 1992. Today, Chadwyck-Healey is the specialist humanities publishing imprint of ProQuest, and continues to be associated with a growing portfolio of electronic publications known and used the world over.
Agriculture Databases

Top of the page

  • Access Science - gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology including agriculture, forestry and soils. It's easier than ever to find what you're looking for and put it to use quickly.
  • Agricola -This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
  • Agriculture Collection - With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
  • Applied Science Full Text - Look here for fast, convenient access to the most important sources in applied science and technology〞much of it from peer-reviewed journals. This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles.
  • BIOSIS Previews® (1969-2009) - combines the journal reference content from Biological Abstracts with the references to meetings, reviews, books, and monographs from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). Updated weekly, BIOSIS Previews is the ultimate compendium for current life science information.  In 2000, BIOSIS Previews will cover nearly 540,000 records from 5,200 sources including:
    • Nearly 350,000 records from journals that focus on vital biological and medical research
    • Nearly 160,000 references to items from over 1,500 meetings, symposia, and workshops
    • Approximately 20,000 references to review articles
    • Over 13000 references to books, book chapters, software
    • Approximately 16,000 references to U.S. patents related to the life sciences
  • CAB Abstracts(1990-Present) - covers the significant research and development literature in fields of agriculture, forestry, aspects of human health, human nutrition, animal health, as well as the management and conservation of natural resources. This database offers abstracts and indexing for journals, serial publications, conference proceedings, books, theses, annual reports, patents & standards and dates back to 1990. Coverage is international in scope.
  • Career Transitions - is about accessibility and guidance: helping your users get started 〞 and follow through 〞 on meaningful activities to improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.
  • Food Science Source - This extensive full-text database is designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels, offering unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry.
  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection - Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
  • ISI Web of Knowledge - is a dynamic, fully integrated environment that provides one source for high quality content and tools to access, analyze, and manage research information through BIOSIS Previews (Biomedical and life sciences journals, patents, and meetings and conferences).  It also includes ISI HighlyCited.com that includes author biographies and bibliographies as well as Scientific (Thomson Website).
  • Plant Management Network - is a not-for-profit, online publishing effort whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. PMN achieves this mission by developing science-based resources that help researchers, crop management professionals, consultants, growers, educators, and students make better plant management decisions and recommendations.
  • ScienceDirect - offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer science, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.
  • Wiley Online Library - provides full text information of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works, the acclaimed Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and even the full text of select Wiley print books online.
Art and Images Databases

Top of the page

  • Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Researchers can track the careers of artists and review their materials and methods, and find books by and about artists, as well as interviews, profiles, and much more. Indexing of art reproductions helps users find virtually any work of interest〞including works by emerging artists〞as well as examples of styles and movements in art.
  • Art Index Retrospective - Covering content for more than 55 years of art journalism, this retrospective resource includes articles, interviews, reviews and much more from over 600 publications.
  • Art Museum Image Gallery (H.W. Wilson) - is a rich digital resource of art images and related multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.
  • New York Public Library Digital Gallery - is The New York Public Library's new image database, developed to provide free and open online access to thousands of images from the original and rare holdings of the Research Libraries. Spanning a wide range of visual media, NYPL Digital Gallery offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, and more. Encompassing the subject strengths of the vast collections of the Research Libraries, these materials represent the applied sciences, fine and decorative arts, history, Music and Performing Arts, and social sciences.
  • Oxford Art Online - Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single, elegant gateway users can access〞and simultaneously cross-search〞an expanding range of Oxford*s acclaimed art reference works: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.
  • Oxford Dictionary of Art - contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day. Compiled over a period of 15 years, it represents the work of more than 6,800 scholars from around the world, each writing on his or her own specialist field of study.
  • The ART INDEX in OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition - is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.
  • SmartHistory - is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
Biography Databases

Top of the page

  • Biography in Context - is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives and Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
  • Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983 (H.W. Wilson) - For educators, students, media professionals, book clubs, researchers, and anyone looking for trustworthy information on notable individuals from antiquity through 1983, Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983 is an invaluable resource.   Included are entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written. 
  • In the First Person - is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It lets you keyword search more than 700,000 pages of full-text by more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records. The index contains approximately 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letter entries, and 17,000 oral history entries.
Business  and Economics Databases

Top of the page

  • ABI/INFORM Dateline  - Search a unique resource focusing on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.
  • ABI/INFORM Global - Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.
  • ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry - Search more than 1200 business periodicals with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.
  • Accounting & Tax - covering accounting, tax, auditing, and related financial management topics, this resource provide periodicals and other content for accounting research.
  • Asian Business and Reference - resources for addressing growing business interest in Asian business and management practices and about Asian markets.
  • Banking Information Resource - banking, bankruptcy, credit risk, financial trading and other topics are covered in this resource for banking research.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text - Offering a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals, this comprehensive database is an ideal resource for those looking to conduct research or find information in any area of business. Business Abstracts with Full Text™ contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides 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, Economics and Theory - With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.
  • Business Index ASAP - provides access to all the business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories needed for in-depth research on companies, products, markets, industries, economics and management disciplines. It also provides full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations.
  • Business Insights: Essentials - contains all of the content and functionality found in Business and Company Resource Center, however the information is now organized on a more intuitive, user-friendly platform. With this new resource, librarians can more effectively help faculty, students and patrons.
  • Career Transitions - offers a variety of assessment tools to explore skills, interests and match to job goals, training and career paths. To assist and strengthen communities, families and individuals to become self-sufficient through workforce development, education, training and employment.
  • EconLit - is the American Economic Association's electronic bibliography of economics literature throughout the world. EconLit contains abstracts, indexing, and links to full-text articles in economics journals. It abstracts books and indexes articles in books, working papers series, and dissertations. EconLit also provides the full-text of Journal of Economic Literature book reviews.
  • EDGAR - performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Emerald - provides comprehensive coverage of over 100 management journals--complete with full text archives back to 1994 and abstracts to 1989. 
  • Entrepreneurship - bridging theory with practice with traditional  journals, periodicals, dissertations and working papers plus essential tools such as business plan samples, downloadable templates and forms, market research reports and financial benchmarks for starting a business, videos of entrepreneurs and experts, resource books and more.
  • FindLaw - provides legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.
  • FindLaw U.S. Supreme Court Center - is the world's leading provider of online legal information and Internet marketing solutions for law firms. FindLaw's roots go back to 1995, when two attorneys compiled a list of Internet resources for a group of law librarians in northern California. The response to the material was so positive they decided to post the information on the Internet.
  • General Business File ASAP -.Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
  • General Science Full Text - features full text articles, indexed with plain language subject headings. This database is easy-to-use and designed specifically for students and non- specialists. It includes links to Websites cited by the authors and can be searched using a subject thesaurus developed specifically for this product. Subject coverage in Wilson General Sciences Full Text includes: astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food & nutrition, genetics, health & medicine, mathematics, microbiology, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology.
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure - With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
  • Insurance and Liability Collection - This collection, comprised of nearly 40 journals, takes a broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
  • International Financial Statistics - This database is managed and produce by the International Monetary Fund, which has 187 member countries. It provides country information, policy statements, data and statistics
  • Lexis-Nexis - provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.
  • Mergent Online - provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions.
  • ReportLinker - is a professional search engine that provides easy access to market research reports and industry statistics.
  • ScienceDirect - offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer science, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.
  • Small Business Collection - This is a custom collection from the Gale databases suite of products. It*s helpful for business schools and entrepreneurs and provides compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
  • Small Business Resource Center - At the Small Business Resource Center, you will find a wealth of information about many subjects that affect your small business, from planning and financing to marketing and insurance. The Center has a large business library, plus PC-based internet access to magazines and newspapers nationwide, for your research on a variety of business topics. There are videos and cassettes for you to use, as well as literature and self-help guides. At the Small Business Resource Center you can learn more about starting your own business, preparing a business plan, getting credit, business taxes and regulatory responsibilities, networking, and much more.
  • S&P NetAdvantage Service - Standard & Poor*s NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary analysis on industry trends, corporate activities, and investments. For non-business students, the service includes a Financial Education section with tools for understanding personal finance.S&P NetAdvantage, along with other S&P resources, is a core service used at many of the leading investment firms, corporations, government agencies, and law offices.
  • Statsplus - provides financial information on global markets.
  • Value Line - Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, intelligently presented both in print and online, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
Career Information Databases

Top of the page

  • Glassdoor - is a free career community where anyone can find and anonymously share an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets us apart is that all our information comes from current and former employees, interview candidates, and even the companies themselves. Now with more than a million salaries, company reviews, interview questions, office photos, and more, you have all the information you'll need to manage your career and make more informed career decisions
  • O*Net - The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.
  • Vocations, Careers, and Technical Education Collection - Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Communication Databases

Top of the page

  • Communication and Mass Media Collection - From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
  • Naxos Music Library/Jazz - is one of the most comprehensive collections of Jazz music available online. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz along with Prophone and Proprius plus other independent labels.
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library - offers listen-on-demand access to recordings from the Naxos Educational label and the entire catalogue of Naxos Audiobooks.
  • NewsBank - is a collection of more than 57 full-text U.S. major newspapers with complete content of local regional and national events. 
Consumer Sciences Databases

Top of the page

  • Berg Fashion Library - provides both text and images on the history of world fashion history and costume.
  • Culinary Arts Collection - The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
  • Food Science Source - This extensive full-text database is designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels, offering unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry.
  • Home Improvement - Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
Criminal Justice Databases

Top of the page

  • Criminal Justice Collection - whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.

  • Criminal Justice Periodicals Database - is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for over 400 titles, with more than 170 available in full-text.

Education Databases

Top of the page

  • Chronicle of Higher Education - is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • Dissertations and Theses (Arts Business Health History Literature Science Social Science) - A service provided to universities that actively publish their graduate students' dissertations and theses with ProQuest's UMI® Dissertation Publishing. Dissertations and Theses @ enables individual universities to access the citations and abstracts of all their student's dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
  • Dissertations and Theses @ Tennessee State University - A service provided to universities that actively publish their graduate students' dissertations and theses with ProQuest's UMI® Dissertation Publishing. Dissertations and Theses @ enables individual universities to access the citations and abstracts of all their student's dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
  • Educational Administration Abstracts - includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 190,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
  • Education Source - is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • Educator's Reference Complete - is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.
  • ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) - contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.
  • LearningExpress Library - offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want〞at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook - covers more than 2,000 commercially-available educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence test.  Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations.
  • Professional Collection - Articles from more than 300 full-text periodicals covering a variety of topics for teachers/educators, including: health and fitness, school law, drug and alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, sports, arts and humanities, social sciences, and psychology.

  • Teacher Reference Center - provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science and Mathematics, and more.

Engineering Databases

Top of the page

  • Computer Database  - Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

  • IEEE Xplore - is a digital library providing full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE Xplore contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.

Government Document Databases
  • A-Z Maps Online - is the world*s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.
  • ABI/INFORM Dateline  - Search a unique resource focusing on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.
  • ABI/INFORM Global - Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.
  • ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry - Search more than 1200 business periodicals with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.
  • Agricola -This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
  • Agriculture Collection - With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
  • Congressional Quarterly Electronic Library (CQEL) - is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEE´quell). It also offers researchers〞whether students, scholars, professionals, or interested citizens〞a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.
  • Congressional Quarterly Researcher - is the choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Published in print and online 44 times a year, the single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
  • Congressional Quarterly Voting and Elections Collection - integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
  • Congressional Quarterly Weekly - reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.
  • Digital National Security Archive - Created in collaboration with the National Security Archive, this database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.  Each collection contains a diverse range of policy documents including presidential directives, memos, diplomatic dispatches, meeting notes, independent reports, briefing papers, White House communications, email, confidential letters, and other secret material. Additionally, reference supplements including introductory material, a chronology, a glossary, an essay, and a bibliography provide context and background for each collection. Documents have been selected by leading scholars in each of the topic areas. Each item has been abstracted and indexed over 20 different fields to enable powerful searching. Full images of each document can be viewed in GIF or PDF format.
  • FDsys (formerly GPO Access) - provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Through FDsys, you are able to: Search for documents and publications - FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need.
    Browse
    for documents and publications - FDsys offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, and date.
    Access metadata about documents and publications - FDsys provides information about Government publications in standard XML formats.
    Download documents and publications
    in multiple renditions or file formats - With FDsys, users can download a single file or download content and metadata packaged together in a compressed file.
  • FindLaw - Focused on law and government, this database provides access to a comprehensive and fast growing online library of legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers and small businesses.
  • FindLaw Constitutional Law Center - features an easy-to-read guide that leads visitors through historical documents, biographies, and Supreme Court decisions.  Users can browse through the Federalist Papers, read the Constitution, or research the lives of the Founding Fathers or past and present Supreme Court Justices.
  • Food Science Source - This extensive full-text database is designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels, offering unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry.
  • Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture - Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
  • Glassdoor - is a free career community where anyone can find and anonymously share an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets us apart is that all our information comes from current and former employees, interview candidates, and even the companies themselves. Now with more than a million salaries, company reviews, interview questions, office photos, and more, you have all the information you'll need to manage your career and make more informed career decisions (Free Access)
  • InfoPlease - has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938〞first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at www.infoplease.com. Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.
  • International Relations and Security Network (ISN) - is the world*s leading open access information service for International Relations and security professionals.
  • International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center - offers information on virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.
  • Lexis-Nexis - provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.
  • Marcive Web DOCS-Express Search database - is the World Wide Web version of Marcive*s Government Printing Office record database. The records found will include the Superintendents Document number or SuDoc number, which is the GPO*s version of a call number. This is the number you will need to request a copy of a publication, if owned, from the Government Publications department at the Central Library. An exciting feature of MarciveWeb DOCS is its inclusion of Web addresses in the records for those government publications you can read on the World Wide Web.
  • Military and Intelligence Database - contains over 10 million articles (80% full-text) from more than 500 titles and basic reference materials. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac One File.
  • O*Net - The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers. (Free Access)
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years. (Free Access)
  • Plant Management Network - is a not-for-profit, online publishing effort whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. PMN achieves this mission by developing science-based resources that help researchers, crop management professionals, consultants, growers, educators, and students make better plant management decisions and recommendations. (Free Acess)
  • Tennessee State Data Center - is a state/Census Bureau cooperative program that disseminates census and other data to the public through a network of over 1,800 state and local agencies, libraries, universities, chambers of commerce, and others. Since 1978, the U.S. Bureau of the Census has provided state data centers with a wide range of census information and with technical assistance and training necessary to access the data. (Free Access)
  • Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet - was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. (Free Access)
  • U.S History in Context (Formerly History Resource Center) - provides integrated access to over 1,000 historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
  • Voter Registration Information Lookup - This is the Department of State*s Website that will assist users with requirements for voting in elections in the State of Tennessee and more.
  • War and Terrorism Collection is a definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events, providing insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Health and Nursing Databases

Top of the page

  • CINAHL Complete - is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1982, CINAHL with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
  • ComDisDome - provides articles and other information on communication disorders, speech language pathology, and audiology.
  • Cochrane Library - A collection of databases, published on CD-ROM and the Internet and updated quarterly, containing the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, the Cochrane Methodology Register, the HTA Database, NHSEED, and information about The Cochrane Collaboration
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center - Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
  • Health Policy Reference Center - is a comprehensive full-text database covering all aspects of health policy and related issues. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to health policy. It offers indexing for more than 400 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with health policy and closely aligned topics. This database also features tens of thousands of additional highly relevant articles, selected from thousands of industry publications.offers a wealth of information essential for anyone involved in the creation, implementation, or study of health policy and the health care system.
  • Health Reference Center - Academic - Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection Comprehensive- Designed for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, this database provides full text for nearly 400 journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines. Nearly all full text titles included in Nursing and Allied Health: Comprehensive Edition are indexed in CINAHL.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale) - All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
  • Nursing Education in Video - is an online collection of 284 videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. New videos are added to the collection each year.
  • OT Search - is not a full-text database. It is primarily a bibliographic index to help you query and identify documents related to a specific  Occupational Therapy topic.
  • PubMed (a service of the National Library of Medicine) - provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • Pub Med Central - is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
  • Rehabilitation Reference Center - is an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC provides therapists and students with the best available evidence for their information needs in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and more#
  • Sigma Theta Tau International - is the website for the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) 每 In 1922 six nurses founded STTI at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Ind., USA. The founders chose the name from the Greek words Storg谷, Tharsos and Tim谷 meaning "love," "courage" and "honor." STTI became incorporated in 1985 as Sigma Theta Tau International Inc., a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) tax status in the United States.
  • OvidSP Health/Nursing - will allow you to view the full-text content of selected books and journals. The primary medical and nursing literature databases, MEDLINE and CINAHL are available through Ovid. These literature databases contain links to the full article for only those electronic journals to which our library subscribes. Also available on OvidSP is the Books@Ovid database, which provides full-text searchable access to over 100 medical and nursing textbooks.
  • Wiley Online Library - provides full text information of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works, the acclaimed Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and even the full text of select Wiley print books online.
History, Geography, and Political Science Databases

Top of the page

  • A-Z Maps Online - is the world*s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.
  • Congressional Quarterly Electronic Library (CQEL) - is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEE´quell). It also offers researchers〞whether students, scholars, professionals, or interested citizens〞a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.
  • Congressional Quarterly Researcher - is the choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Published in print and online 44 times a year, the single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
  • Congressional Quarterly Voting and Elections Collection - integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
  • Congressional Quarterly Weekly - reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.
  • Early American Imprints, Series: Evans (1639-1800) - is based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans. The definitive resource for every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and just about any other topic imaginable. Upon completion, Evans Digital will consist of more than 36,000 works and 2,400,000 images.
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from ※European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,§ the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. 

  • Heritage Quest Online - is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources〞rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

  • International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center - offers information on virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.
  • Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture - is a joint project of the Tennessee Historical Society and the University of Tennessee Press. This fully searchable version of the print edition, originally published in 1998, contains over 1,500 entries. The online version has updates to existing entries, new entries, more than five hundred additional images, plus audio and video files.
  • Tennessee State Data Center - is a state/Census Bureau cooperative program that disseminates census and other data to the public through a network of over 1,800 state and local agencies, libraries, universities, chambers of commerce, and others. Since 1978, the U.S. Bureau of the Census has provided state data centers with a wide range of census information and with technical assistance and training necessary to access the data.
  • Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet - was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public.
  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set - The U.S.Congressional Serial Set, including the American State Papers, is a series of reports and documents published by Congress.  It's called the Serial Set because it was published in serial fashion... meaning that there are more than 15,000 volumes in this series now!
  • U.S History in Context  (Formerly History Resource Center) - provides integrated access to over 1,000 historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
  • War of the Rebellion - A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Intelligence Studies

Top of the page

  • Digital National Security Archive - Created in collaboration with the National Security Archive, this database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.  Each collection contains a diverse range of policy documents including presidential directives, memos, diplomatic dispatches, meeting notes, independent reports, briefing papers, White House communications, email, confidential letters, and other secret material. Additionally, reference supplements including introductory material, a chronology, a glossary, an essay, and a bibliography provide context and background for each collection. Documents have been selected by leading scholars in each of the topic areas. Each item has been abstracted and indexed over 20 different fields to enable powerful searching. Full images of each document can be viewed in GIF or PDF format.
  • International Relations and Security Network (ISN) - is the world*s leading open access information service for International Relations and security professionals.
  • International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center - offers information on virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.
  • Military and Intelligence Database - contains over 10 million articles (80% full-text) from more than 500 titles and basic reference materials. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac One File.
  • War and Terrorism Collection is a definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events, providing insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Interdisciplinary Databases

Top of the page

  • Academic OneFile - is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
  • Academic Search Premier - multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
  • Annual Reviews - Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines.  Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature as indexed by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). 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.
  • Books in Print - is the world's largest, unbiased and web-based bibliographic resource. Find the title you*re looking for quickly and easily, using our comprehensive database of books, ebooks, audio books, and video titles.
  • Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson) - Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics and from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, which are often either thinly disguised marketing materials or the opinions of readers and customers, many of the reviews are serious, academic works.
  • Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1908-1982 (H.W. Wilson) - provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. Virtually every major idea that shaped the 20th century found expression in books. The reactions to those ideas are reflected in the reviews of those books, and this database makes it easy to search this vast record of information.
  • Britannica Online - Here you will find answers to some of the questions you might have about using our Web site and what is included with your membership. Use this informative resource for tips on how to use many of the different features available on the Britannica Online Premium site. Click on any of the links below to get started!
  • Directory of Open Access Journals -This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 2833 journals in the directory. Currently 879 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 146704 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
  • EBSCOhost - is the platform for the interdisciplinary and subject specific databases the library purchases from EBSCO Subscriptions Services. It includes Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, Psychology and Behavioral, Health Source and Nursing, GreenFile, Agricola, Social Work Abstracts, Public Administration Abstracts, Education Research Complete, PsycBooks, and many others.
  • EJS Journals - provides article-level access for thousands of e-journals available through EBSCO Subscription Services. For users with a valid subscription, EBSCO's SmartLinks technology provides direct links to publishers' content.
  • Endnote - Millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians use EndNote to search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. Instead of spending hours typing bibliographies, or using index cards to organize their references, they do it the easy way〞by using EndNote.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP - From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!
  • Gale (formerly Infotrac) - is the platform for a host of interdisciplinary databases on general and specific subjects such as Academic OneFile, Expanded Academic General Reference Gold, General Business ASAP, Educator*s Reference Complete, Military and Intelligence, Business, Economics and Theory, Informe, General Science Collection, and several others
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - offers coverage of virtually every academic, scholarly and professional discipline, delivering titles for all kinds of research.
  • General Onefile - A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
  • General Reference Center Gold - A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online - An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources.
  • InfoPlease - has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938〞first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at www.infoplease.com. Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) - an essential resource for economics, social science and interdisciplinary research.  Dating back to 1951, this resource is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
  • Journal Citation Reports - offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR Web helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals. Available in Science and Social Sciences editions.
  • JSTOR - is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Originally conceived as a project at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JSTOR began as an effort to ease the increasing problems faced by libraries seeking to provide adequate shelf space for the long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals. JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR (see JSTOR: The Moving Wall for more information).
  • NoodleTools - It emerged as the leading integrated academic research platform on the Web, transforming the way that teachers provide differentiated instruction of literacy to students in upper elementary through university.
  • Proquest Dissertations & Theses - With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (H.W. Wilson) - provides electronic access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals. Coverage back as early as 1982 ensures that every search is as deep as it is broad. Users have access to information on virtually any subject.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context - is the premier online resource covering today*s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
  • Points of 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 more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.
  • Pop Culture Collection -This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
  • Popular Magazines Collection - includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across our Gale/InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries". Titles like Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and even Oprah are included in this database.
  • Power Search - is an executive management portal bringing together news, featured editorials and expert resources to aid those in mid and top management positions.
  • Project Muse - is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE's online journal collections support a diverse array of research needs at academic, public, special and school libraries worldwide. Our journals are heavily indexed and peer-reviewed, with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Currently, MUSE provides full-text access to current content from over 400 titles representing nearly 100 not-for-profit publishers.
  • ProQuest - contains platform for all available databases including ABI-INFORM, Accounting & Tax, Entrepreneurship, Asian Business, Criminal Justice, Ethnic Newswatch, Genderwatch and historical newspapers.
  • Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) - Readers' Guide Full Text is part of the Wilson OmniFile. It provides indexing and full text articles from both the popular press and peer reviewed journals. Some of the subjects covered include: Antiques, Arts, Business, Computers, Crafts, Dance, Drama, Education, Entertainment, Fashion, Fiction, Film & Television, Food, Recipes & Cooking, Gardening, Health & Medicine, History, Home Improvement, Literature, News & Current Events, Photography, Popular & Classical Music, Politics, Popular Culture, Religion, Science, Sports & Fitness, Transportation and Travel.
  • Sage Premier Collection - provides full text access to over 600 journals in many subject areas, including psychology, education, medicine, criminal justice, business, sociology, politics, management, early childhood, and language studies.
  • Sage's Benefits and Features of SAGE Research Methods Online -

    • Over 100,000 pages of book, journal and reference content from leading SAGE authors are easily accessible online.
    • Sophisticated search and discovery tools support browsing and discovery of material to guide your patrons to the information they need.
    • The "methods map" visualizes relationships between methods terms, concepts, people and literature, supported by a newly developed taxonomy for social science research methods.
    • Your patrons can create playlists that include selected book chapters and journal articles to share through the site with their students, co-authors, and colleagues.
    • Over 600 books, 4 encyclopedias, 6 dictionaries and a major work containing journal articles
    • Complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (the ※Little Green Books§)
  • Student Resources in Context - Fully integrated to support information needs across the curriculum, Student Resource Center In Context contains award-winning content based on actual assignments and national curriculum standards. Students and educators will find thousands of biographies, criticisms, topical and overview essays, photographs and illustrations, hard-to-find primary source documents, and hours of audio and video files. Further, Student Resource Center In Context provides full-text coverage from more than 1,250 magazines and newspapers that are updated daily.
    This database has been made available through the Marion County Internet Library with support of the Library Fund of The Indianapolis Foundation. Access is restricted to Marion County residents only.
  • Tennessee Electronic Library - The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that you can access from your home pc, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone 每 anywhere with an internet connection. TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more!
    All types of not-for-profit libraries participate in TEL and benefit from the wide range of information TEL databases offer, including homework help to new readers, consumer health information, business resources, leisure reading suggestions, current event essays, academic and civil service test preparation help, and genealogy and family history sources.  Over 1.2 million searches are performed each month across the various TEL databases.  Since 1999, the Tennessee Electronic Library has been dedicated to providing equal access to this expansive collection of electronic resources for all Tennesseans.

Juvenile

Top of the page

  • Junior Edition - Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

  • Junior Edition K-12 - designed with secondary school students in mind, helps students find the answers to general reference questions using a variety of full-text sources that include leading magazines, newspapers and reference books that librarians prefer. InfoTrac Junior Edition gives junior high and middle school students the same ease, with nearly 150 indexed and more than 120 full-text general interest magazines, thousands of newspaper articles and 17 reference books from which to choose. Elementary school students can make their first journey into research with InfoTrac Kid*s Edition, with specially selected magazines, reference books and articles to complement their curriculum and inquiring minds.

  • Kids InfoBits - Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

  • Student Editon K12 - Now with over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Language, Literature, and Philosophy Databases

Top of the page

  • BBC Shakespeare Plays (Ambrose Videos 2.0) - provides film clips from many of Shakespeare*s important plays such as Hamlet, As You Like It, MacBeth, Merchant of Venice, All*s Well that Ends Well, King Lear, and Comedy of Errors. Access to this database is provided by RODP.
  • Columbia Granger*s World of Poetry Online - includes a series of key Columbia poetry titles:
    • The Classic Hundred Poems -- a fully annotated anthology of the one hundred poems that, in the Granger's® database, are most frequently anthologized
    • The Top 500 Poems -- an annotated anthology of the 500 poems that, in the Granger's® database, are most frequently anthologized
    • The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry in Anthologies, editions 8每12 每 an index to poetry in anthologies
    • The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry in Collected and Selected Works, editions 1-2 -- an index to poems in the other main type of poetry book found on library shelves
    • The Columbia Granger's® Index to African-American Poetry -- an index to 65 volumes of the best poetry by African Americans
  • CompPile - an inventory of publications in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse studies
  • Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Database indexes, abstracts and delivers full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, poetry, book reviews, ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, etc.,
  • Informe Revistas en Espanol - is a Spanish language database: Una colecci車n de revistas hisp芍nicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnolog赤a, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
  • JSTOR - is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Originally conceived as a project at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JSTOR began as an effort to ease the increasing problems faced by libraries seeking to provide adequate shelf space for the long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals. JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR (see JSTOR: The Moving Wall for more information).
  • LitFinder - covers all genres of literature from around the world and from all time periods. It indexes more than 126,000 poems and more than 850,000 poem citations and excerpts. It also indexes 5,000 full text short stories, 2,800 full text essays, 1,800 full text speeches and 1,000 full text plays. Also included are biographies, author work summaries, photos and a glossary of literary terms. In March 2004, LitFinder added 850 poems in Spanish, with English translations, and literature from more than 600 nations and ethnic groups and more than 26,000 women writers. Content is updated quarterly.
  • Literature Resource Center  - provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals - offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
  • MLA International Bibliography - is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library - offers listen-on-demand access to recordings from the Naxos Educational label and the entire catalogue of Naxos Audiobooks.
  • Project MUSE - a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE's online journal collections support a diverse array of research needs at academic, public, special and school libraries worldwide. Our journals are heavily indexed and peer-reviewed, with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Currently, MUSE provides full-text access to current content from over 400 titles representing nearly 100 not-for-profit publishers.
  • Oxford English Dictionary - offers the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
  • Past Masters - This database encompasses the world's largest collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish and Dutch, aside from English and English translation.
  • Project Muse - is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE's online journal collections support a diverse array of research needs at academic, public, special and school libraries worldwide. Our journals are heavily indexed and peer-reviewed, with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Currently, MUSE provides full-text access to current content from over 400 titles representing nearly 100 not-for-profit publishers.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection - Articles from more than 250 magazines and Journals on religion, philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology, and covers the impact of religion on culture. Many articles are full-text. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac Onefile.

  • Scribner Writer Series - Scribner Writers Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.

  • Twayne Author Series - Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.

Library and Book Information

Top of the page

  • Books and Authors - offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? Collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.
  • Books in Print - offers valuable information on more than 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, making it the industry*s largest bibliographic database.
  • Choice Reviews Online - is a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and provides current reviews of academic titles by college and university faculty.
  • Credo General Reference - is a completely customizable general reference solution for librarians and their learners. Now offering 597 highly regarded titles from over 80 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject. Credo Reference is an easy to use tool for research projects and homework.  A giant online collection that searches hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations and subject specific titles as well as 200,000+ images and audio files and nearly 100 videos.
  • Information Science and Library Issues Collection - Comprised of content from nearly 100 leading industry journals, this collection provides current and accurate information for the information professional. Coverage includes such topics as data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications.
  • Research Guides - provides research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know - find it in CampusGuides! 
  • LISTA: Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts - indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Music and Performing Arts Databases

Top of the page

  • African American Music Reference - contains 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
  • Black Drama - contains the full text of more than 1,460 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 250 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. James Vernon Hatch, the playwright, historian, and curator of the landmark Hatch-Billops Collection, is the project*s editorial advisor. Over 40% of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
  • Byron Hoyt Sheet Music Collection - Byron Hoyt Digital features more than 9000 print-on-demand classical sheet music titles from world-renowned composers such as Bach, Mozart, Schubert and Tchaikovsky. The database also includes original titles published between 1850 and 1920 by famous composers such as Irving Berlin, Stephen Foster, Jerome Kern, and John Philip Sousa.
  • Classical Music Library - Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. This ever growing collection includes recordings from the world's greatest labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. We add repertoire according the MLA publication &A Basic Music Library* to ensure Classical Music Library will include at least one recording of each work listed. We provide multiple recordings of most major works, to enable comparative listening. Classical Music Library also includes many works not in the MLA list, and is increasingly adding recordings by great performers and composers.
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection - With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
  • International Index to Music Periodicals - The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) indexes over 350 international music periodicals from more than twenty countries, with over fifty of the publications indexed exclusively in IIMP. The International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text is the resource for music information. It provides instant access to abstracts and selected full-text coverage of over 300 of the most important scholarly and popular music journals.
  • Library Music Source - The largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled is now available via the internet from LibraryMusicSource.com. Authorized users will have access and command of nearly 400,000 pages of sheet music from over 39,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples. Now the complete or nearly complete published works and instructional methods of the world*s great composers for orchestra, full scores, chamber ensemble, piano, organ, voice, chorus, strings, winds, percussion and classical guitar are available online.
  • Naxos Music Library - is the world*s largest classical music listening service designed for students, instructors and patrons of public and academic libraries, as well as players and executives of orchestras. Our collection of over 253,000 tracks of music is continually growing, not only from our own label but from other leading independent labels. Our collection is benchmarked against the development suggestions outlined in the Music Library Association*s A Basic Music Library. NML has simple and advanced searching, common (non-proprietary) software requirements, and extensive background information such as complete liner notes.
  • Naxos Music Library/Jazz - is one of the most comprehensive collections of Jazz music available online. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz along with Prophone and Proprius plus other independent labels.
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library - offers listen-on-demand access to recordings from the Naxos Educational label and the entire catalogue of Naxos Audiobooks.
  • Oxford Music Online - is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Both of these sources are included in subscriptions to Grove Music Online.
  • Theatre in Video - contains performances from an international collection of major plays and includes 258 videos, equaling approximately 304 hours.  The collection will eventually offer 500 hours of performances.
  • VAST - this is a multi-disciplinary collection of videos that cover a broad array of topics in the areas of Business, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Virtually Vocal (Stage Door Access) - was founded to provide performers with one-of-a-kind online tools that encourage and support ongoing career development in a supportive online environment. We recognize that being a successful performer goes beyond having a good audition and are dedicated to developing the most innovative tools and providing essential information that will take our clients beyond landing the job. Few performers have long lasting success because most don't understand the "business" side of this industry...

Newspaper Collections

Top of the page

  • Ethnic NewsWatch - features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.
  • Infotrac Newsstand - is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. It is a one-stop resource for current news and features searchable archives.
  • Keesing's - have produced a comprehensive world news archive since 1931. This website offers the full access 79-year archive in electronic format, with 95,000 fully searchable articles. The site allows users to build up portfolios of articles useful to their research, to tag interesting information for themselves or to share with others, and to filter results according to the names of persons or countries referenced in the text.
  • National Newspaper Index - provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
  • New York Times (1851 - 2008) - offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
  • NewsBank - is a collection of more than 440 full-text U.S. major newspapers with complete content of local regional and national events,
  • Pittsburgh Courier: 1911-2002 - offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
  • Tennessean - Tennessean (November 2002-Present)-provides full text articles with national, regional, state and local coverage.
Psychology Databases

Top of the page

  • Counseling and Therapy in Video - Counseling and Therapy in Video provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. Counseling and Therapy in Video's suite of tools〞searches and browses powered by Semantic Indexing™ and searchable transcripts synchronized to video〞give the ability to drill down in seconds to find the footage of interest from hundreds of hours of video.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print - produced by 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. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present.
  • PILOTS Database - covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage
  • PsycARTICLES - provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1988 to the present. PsycARTICLES includes more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. All journals included in this database are indexed in PsycINFO.
  • PsycBOOKS - is a database of more than 16,000 chapters in PDF from over 1,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. The database includes most scholarly titles published by APA from copyright years 1953 - 2005. It also includes 100 out-of-print books and a total of more than 400 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology.
  • PsycCRITIQUES - produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), is an electronic serial of book reviews featuring full text reviews of current scholarly and professional books in psychology. It also publishes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books. PsycCRITIQUES also includes a searchable backfile of more than 5,400 reviews dating back to 1995. PsycCRITIQUES replaces the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, providing many enhancements, including more current reviews and much more content.  
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
  • Psychology Collection - This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
  • PsycINFO - contains more than 1.8 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year.
  • PsycTESTS - a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
Public Administration Databases

Top of the page

  • Congressional Quarterly Public Affairs Collection - brings together CQ's unmatched storehouse of current affairs content in a single, easy-to-use, and fully integrated reference tool. Organized by 22 key public affairs subject headings〞like Advocacy and Public Service, Education, Energy, the Environment, Health, and Transportation〞the CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas.
  • Public Administration Abstracts - includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 88,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Science and Mathematics Databases

Top of the page

  • Access Science - offers students clear, standards-based, sheltered instruction in science〞while building English proficiency.
  • American Chemical Society Publications provides full text searching to more than 11,000 ACS journal issues, 500,000 articles, 2.5 million pages of original chemistry from 1879 to current ACS Web Editions subscription.
  • Annual Reviews - Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines.  Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature as indexed by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). 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.
  • Applied Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Look here for fast, convenient access to the most important sources in applied science and technology〞much of it from peer-reviewed journals. This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles.
  • ArXiv.org - Open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. Owned, operated and funded by Cornell University.
  • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (H.W. Wilson) - Featuring the full text of core literature in biology and agriculture, as well as podcasts, abstracts and indexing of hundreds of publications, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus is a powerful working, learning, and research tool.  
  • BioMed Central - is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 220 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central levies an article-processing charge to cover the cost of the publication process.
  • BIOSIS Previews® (1969-2009) - combines the journal reference content from Biological Abstracts with the references to meetings, reviews, books, and monographs from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). Updated weekly, BIOSIS Previews is the ultimate compendium for current life science information.  In 2000, BIOSIS Previews will cover nearly 540,000 records from 5,200 sources including:
    • Nearly 350,000 records from journals that focus on vital biological and medical research
    • Nearly 160,000 references to items from over 1,500 meetings, symposia, and workshops
    • Approximately 20,000 references to review articles
    • Over 13000 references to books, book chapters, software
    • Approximately 16,000 references to U.S. patents related to the life sciences
  • ChemCentral - Chemistry Central is an open access chemistry publisher, operated by BioMed Central and owned by Springer Science+Business Media, committed to the free and widespread dissemination of chemical research. All original research articles published by, or in co-operation with, Chemistry Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Chemistry Central levies an article-processing charge to cover the cost of the publication process and authors publishing with Chemistry Central retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited.
  • Entrez: the Life Sciences Search Engine - is a powerful federated search engine, or web portal that allows users to search a multiple of discrete health sciences databases, maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information with a single query string and user interface.
  • Environment Complete - It offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.  This valuable database contains more than 2.5 million records from thousands of domestic and international titles dating back over 100 years  with over a thousand active core titles.  
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection- Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes nearly 200 journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
  • General Science Collection  - Millions of articles from over 1,600 magazines, journals and reference materials on all aspects of the sciences.
  • Greenfile - offers well-researched 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. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
  • INFOTRIEVE - over 20 years, Infotrieve has provided the people, business processes, and technology needed to operate corporate libraries and information centers efficiently and effectively. Infotrieve delivers documents, provides staff and supplies technology to half the Fortune 500, and 90% of the 50 Top Pharmaceutical Companies.  Everyday, Infotrieve employees handle everything from document delivery, collection management and taxonomy to content procurement for corporate libraries and information centers around the world.       Document Delivery   Infotrieve is the leading document delivery provider for organizations around the globe. Our online order processing and fulfillment technologies provide easy access to 每 and copyright compliant delivery of 每 journal and magazine articles, conference papers, case studies and book chapters published anywhere in the world.
  • ISI Web of Knowledge - is a dynamic, fully integrated environment that provides one source for high quality content and tools to access, analyze, and manage research information through BIOSIS Previews (Biomedical and life sciences journals, patents, and meetings and conferences).  It also includes ISI HighlyCited.com that includes author biographies and bibliographies as well as Scientific (Thomson Website).
  • Nature - provides online access to Nature Journal.
  • PLOS - is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open-access journals and other scientific literature under an open content license. It launched its first journal, PLOS Biology, in October 2003 and publishes seven journals, all peer reviewed, as of April 2012.
  • Plunkett Research - offers custom-tailored subscriber access to our industry data, competitive intelligence and technology analysis. Information available online by subscription.
  • Project Euclid (Mathematics and Statistics Resources Online) - Its mission is to advance scholarly communication in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Project Euclid is designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals.)
  • PROLA - is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A每E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893每2008. Each January, another year is added to the archive. Searching and browsing abstracts are free.
  • ScienceDirect - offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer science, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.
  • Scirus - is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 167 million science-specific Web pages, enabling you to quickly:
    • Pinpoint scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web.
    • Find the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles and journals that other search engines miss.
    • Offer unique functionalities designed for scientists and researchers.
  • SciFinder (New User Registration & Instructions) - This Chemical Abstracts Service database covers a broad diversity of scientific literature and patents from 1907 to present in several major scientific subject areas.
  • Web of Science - Explore the world*s leading citation database with multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Powerful tools include cited reference searching, Citation Maps, and the Analyze Tool.
  • Wiley Online Library - provides full text information of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works, the acclaimed Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and even the full text of select Wiley print books online.
Sociology and Social Work Databases

Top of the page

  • Diversity Studies Collection - is a custom collection for the Gale suite of database products and is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
  • Gender Studies -This a Gale custom collection of nearly 40 journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide - is a core resource providing comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare. FSSW covers popular issues as well as meeting the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice. 
  • Social Services Abstracts - provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
  • Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Enjoy fast access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. An in-demand resource for a wide variety of users from students to social workers, Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
  • Social Work Abstracts - produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., this database contains more than 45,000 records, spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.
  • SocINDEX with Full Text - is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 720 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 530 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,800 "selective" coverage journals
  • Southern Life - contains nearly 5 million full-text articles on topics that relate directly to Southern living, both past and present, including people, places, historical events and more.

Sports and Exercise

Top of the page

  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text - covers Sport, physical fitness, and physical education. Indexes the practical and research literature of sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, training, nutrition, coaching, sociology of sports, and related topics; also covers recreation, games, play, and dance. Includes information from journal/magazine articles, web sites, unpublished research, dissertations, books, proceedings, and audiovisual material.  
  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection - is a custom collection from the suite of Gale database products that includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to many topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
Streaming Videos
  • BBC Shakespeare Plays (Ambrose Videos 2.0) - provides film clips from many of Shakespeare*s important plays such as Hamlet, As You Like It, MacBeth, Merchant of Venice, All*s Well that Ends Well, King Lear, and Comedy of Errors. Access to this database is provided by RODP.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I & II - features the best known academic online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling. Includes counseling sessions, consultations, teaching guides, lectures, presentations, and interviews.
  • FMG Video - a collection of 29 streaming videos from the Films Media Group, which can be accessed from the RODP (http://0-vl.rodp.org.sultan.tnstate.edu/FMG_Videos_ON_DEMAND_Login.htm) website.
  • Nursing Education in Video - an online collection of 284 videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. New videos are added to the collection each year.
  • Theatre in Video - contains performances from an international collection of major plays and includes 258 videos, equaling approximately 304 hours.  The collection will eventually offer 500 hours of performances.
  • VAST(Academic Video online) - this is a multi-disciplinary collection of videos that cover a broad array of topics in the areas of Business, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Women*s Studies

Top of the page

  • Discovering American Women's History Online - provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. 
  • Gender Studies - provides access to hundreds of thousands of articles with balanced coverage on such topics as gender studies, sexual behavior surveys, family and marital issues, conversion therapy, gay and lesbian rights, homophobia, health aspects and many more.
  • Gender Watch - enhances gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives from 1970 to present. This well-established and highly reviewed resource offers over 260 titles, with more than 240 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Researchers and teachers may access more than 219,000 full articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 - This Worldwide Web site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the website seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.
  • Women Writers Online - is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding. Our goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader. We support research on women's writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.
Database descriptions come from providers.
Library Home Database Home Databases by Title Online Catalog Government Documents