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Article Databases Description
Academic Search Complete via Ebsco Broad scholarly, multi-disciplinary database with many full text articles; 1984-present.(Video Guide)
Academic via LexisNexis Provides full-text access to over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines [date coverage varies].
ArticleFirst Citations to 16,000+ scholarly journals and popular magazines; 1990-present.
MasterFILE Premier Geared for public libraries, nearly 1,750 periodicals covering popular general, business, health, education, science, and much more. Also contains an Image collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags as well as reference books, short biographies, and primary source documents.
Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 100 years of citations from popular U.S. general interest magazines.
Web of Science Scholarly articles, plus citation searching for articles that cite known authors or works, abstracts;
SCI Expanded (1900-present); SSCI (1900-present); A&HCI (1975-present). (Video Guide)
American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1900 Full-text articles of digitized images (PDF) from more than 1,000 American magazines and journals published between 1740-1900.
China Academic Journals Full text articles from Chinese academic journals on literature, history, philosophy, economics, law, political science, education, arts, and music, from 1994- present.

Although there are articles in English, Chinese inputting is needed to search articles in Chinese.
CiNii: Citation Information by National Institute of Informatics NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator (Systemwide access via National Institute of Informatics (NII) [Japan])
Francis Index to multi-lingual articles with emphasis on current trends in European and world literature, religion, and art; most with abstracts; 1984-present.
Periodicals Archive Online Full-text images of journal articles in the humanities and social sciences from 1770 to 1995.
Periodicals Index Online Index to articles in arts, humanities, and social sciences from beginning of the periodical subscription to 1990/1991; some full-text.
Book Reviews Description
Choice Reviews Online Brief reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources written by librarians and teaching faculty; Sept. 1988-present.
Citation Reports Description
Journal Citation Reports Citation analysis of 5,900 journals in the Science Edition and 1,700 journals in the Social Sciences Edition. No humanities journals are included.
Directories/Book Catalogs Description
Early English Books Online Over 125,000 full-text volumes of early English texts from 1475 to 1700, presented as digital images.
Fiction Connection Powerful reader's advisory tool.
Government Printing Office - GPO Records for U.S. federal government materials; 1976-present.
MetaLib GPO Simultaneously searches more than 50 U.S. federal government databases and retrieves reports, articles, citations, and online resources.
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory Bibliographic database that indexes 250,00 serials published worldwide.
WorldCat Records of any type of materials cataloged from over 30,000 libraries world wide; dates covered are from 1000 A.D. to the present.
Dissertations Description
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Dissertations from most North American and some European universities (a few masters' theses); 1637-present; abstracts from July 1980, full-text 1998-present; UC dissertations free. PDF files available for 1997-present.
WorldCAT Dissertations Indexes more than 5 million dissertations, theses and published materials based on theses in all subjects cataloged in libraries around the world; mid-1800's-present. More current than Proquest Dissertations and Theses, it does not include abstracts or the bulk of University of California dissertations and theses that are available electronically.
Miscellaneous Description
FDsys : Federal Digital System Free online access to official U.S. federal government government publications. Includes full text: Congressional hearings, prints, and documents; federal regulations and public laws; Congressional Record, and many more titles.
Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to the Present Coverage of the time series data includes population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations. The data is searchable and download-able; 1790-present.
PapersFirst Individual conference papers; 1993-present
Proceedings Citations and table of contents for conference proceedings; 1993-present.
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies Books, articles, and dissertations in the social sciences & humanities published in the CIS and Eastern Europe; 1992-present.

 

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