Databases By Subject

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Biological Sciences

Credo Reference
Description: An easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Description: Consumer health information on topics such as medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text for nearly 150 journals.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic
Description: Nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
Infobase Health & Nursing Films on Demand
Description: This collection of videos will help prepare future allied health professionals for practice across a diverse range of health care settings, along with videos that will help those seeking information on relevant health issues.
MEDLINE with Mesh (via EBSCO)
Description: Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
Description: Aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
Open Dissertations
Description: An open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.  Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present.


Business

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center
Description: Cover-to-cover indexing for journals, monographs, magazines and trade publications, all with a strong focus on BC/DR and closely aligned issues. It features hundreds of thousands of additional BC/DR-focused articles, benchmarks and best practices selected from hundreds of leading trade and industry publications.
Business Source Ultimate
Description: Offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
Credo Reference
Description: An easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Gale Legal Forms
Description: The only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. Useful for filing patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, delegating power of attorney, and more, these forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks that business owners need to manage.
Legal Information Reference Center
Description: Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
MasterFILE Complete
Description: Offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.
Nexis Uni
Description: Hundreds of full-text newspapers, periodicals and legal papers from the U.S. and some foreign sources.
• News: newspapers, news wires, & transcripts. 
• Business: company news & financial information
• Legal Research: federal, state, & international legal materials
• Medical: medical & health information
• Reference: state & country profiles, business reference, & biographical information.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
Description: Aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
Open Dissertations
Description: An open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.  Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present.
Regional Business News
Description: Full text for 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas around the U.S. Updated daily.
Small Business Reference Center
Description: Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.
Sustainability Reference Center
Description: This collection offers unmatched coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management. In addition, it includes expert analyses, benchmarks and best practices in sustainability initiative management selected from worldwide sources.


Christian Studies


Communication


Computer Science


Economics


Education

Education Administration Abstracts
Description:
This research database 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.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
Description: Aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.

Open Dissertations
Description:
An open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Provides researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present.


Exercise and Sport Science

Consumer Health Complete
Description:
This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Source types include journals, magazines, reference books, encyclopedias, pamphlets, images and videos.
Infobase Health & Nursing Films on Demand
Description: This collection of videos will help prepare future allied health professionals for practice across a diverse range of health care settings, along with videos that will help those seeking information on relevant health issues.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
Description:
 Aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.


General Interest


General Reference


General Reference - Directories


General Reference - Encyclopedias


General Periodical Indexes


General Humanities

Dallas Morning News: The Historical Archives
Description: Search or Browse the Dallas Morning News from 10-01-1885 thru 12-31-1984.
Essay and General Literature Index
Description:
A unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
Literary Reference Center
Description: Contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 460 literary journals, more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts.
MasterFILE Complete
Description:
Offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.


Health & Medicine

Gale OneFile: Health & Medicine
Description:
The perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.


Higher Education

Open Dissertations
Description: An open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.  Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present.
Professional Development Collection
Description: Highly specialized full-text of quality education journals, including peer-reviewed titles and educational reports; designed for professional educators.


History

War of the Rebellion
Description: A compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies prepared under the direction of the Secretary of War by Bvt. Liet. Col. Robert N. Scott, 3rd U.S. Artillery and published pursuant to Act of Congress, approved, June 16th, 1880.


Law

Gale Legal Forms
Description:
 The only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. Useful for filing patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, delegating power of attorney, and more, these forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks that business owners need to manage.


Literature & Languages


Math and Engineering


Music/Fine Arts


Newspapers

Dallas Morning News: The Historical Archives
Description: Search or Browse the Dallas Morning News from 10-01-1885 thru 12-31-1984.


Physical Sciences


Political Sciences

Legal Information Reference Center
Description: Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, containing more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms..
Military & Government Collections
Description:
 Current news pertaining to all branches of the military, with full text for nearly 300 periodicals, academic journals, and other content.


Psychology


Sociology/Social Work

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Description:
 400 subject entries and 200 biographies of key figures in the history of social work, co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press.

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