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ABELL indexes monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays and doctoral dissertations. All aspects and periods of English literature are covered, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. British, American and Commonwealth writing are all represented. International in scope.
British equivalent to MLA International Bibliography.


Type: Index
Selected Full Text
Coverage:1920-present



The full family of ABI/INFORM products is provided through this platform. It includes:

  • ABI/INFORM Global™ which consists of
    ABI/INFORM Archive
    The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition;


  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry™; and
  • ABI/INFORM Dateline ™

It features over 4,055 journals, including "more than 2,965 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information."


Type: Selected Full Text



"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." "Includes major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and area business publications."


Type: Selected Full Text
Coverage:1982-present
Title list



This database offers "in-depth coverage for over 2,890 publications, with more than 1,920 available in full text. ABI/INFORM Global offers the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. This database also provides full-text access to ProQuest Business Dissertations and "5,200 documents available from the following publishers: Ivey, Thunderbird, Idea Group, and Darden."

It also includes the following:

  • ABI/INFORM Archive, and
  • The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition



Type: Selected Full Text
Coverage:1923-present
Title list



"1200 business periodicals and newsletters 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."


Type: Selected Full Text
Coverage:1975-present
Title list



Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from 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.


Type: Full Text



Provides full text coverage for more than 5,990 general and scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Updated daily.


Type: Abstracts
Selected Full Text
Coverage:1965-present
Title list



AccessScience provides the finest collection of science reference materials—online and fully searchable. This provides access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News headlines, biographies, and more.


Type: Full Text



Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues.

Video of news casts has been added.

The United States section of this database was formerly known as "America's Newspapers".

Limit to U.S. newspapers
Limit to Colorado newspapers.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:varies



Index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations. Full-text of several thousand UN documents is included.


Type: Index
Selected Full Text
Coverage:1946-current



The AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive contains photographs, audio sound bites, graphics, and text spanning over 160 years of history. The AP Photos section features more than 2 million AP news photographs arranged in two parts: International Photos - news photos from the year 2000 to less than a minute ago; and Pre 2000 – news photos from 1999 to the 1820’s. The Multimedia Archive also includes 48,000 maps, charts, graphs, logos and 1.1 million hours of audio clips, both current and historical from the 1920's to the present.




Type: Images



Contains bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full-text for articles published in ACM periodicals and proceedings since its founding in 1947. As of October 15, 2002, the Digital Library contains over 100,000 full-text articles from journals, magazines, and conference proceedings.


Type: Full Text
Abstracts
Index



Database that cites journals, books, proceedings, doctoral theses, and technical reports in computer science. Subject content is comprehensive for hardware and software aspects of computers and computing. Bibliographic information is given for each item, including book reviews for selected monographs. Contains more than 750,000 citations from over 3,000 publishers, including the ACM and the IEEE.


Type: Abstracts
Index
Selected Full Text
Coverage:1980-present



"Ad*Access is a pilot project to make a selection of historical advertisements available for study and research. The project draws on part of a large collection of magazine and newspaper ads within the Duke library's J. Walter Thompson Company Archives. The project includes over 7,000 ads, mainly from U.S. publications dating between 1911 and 1955. " Five broad subject categories are presented: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene and World War II.


Type: Images
Coverage:1911-1955



A searchable database providing information on U.S. and international advertising agencies, including accounts represented by each agency, fields of specialization, breakdown of gross billings by media, contact information on agency personnel. 3-5 users can access this database simultaneously. Be sure to Sign Off when you are finished.


Type: Full Text



Searchable collection of historical African newspapers. Includes over 40 newspapers published between 1800 and 1922 in Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1800-1922



This bibliographic database provides access to more than 4.3 million records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition. 1970-present.


Type: Abstracts
Index
Coverage:1970-present
Title list



Provides bibliographic data from the worldwide scientific literature as related to AIDS, immunology, virology and cancer genetics. Information featured in the database concentrates on both basic science research and clinical applications.


Type: Abstracts
Coverage:1982-present



The American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings report findings presented at many of the most important scientific meetings around the world. They are valuable as topical status reports providing quick access to information before it appears in the traditional journal literature. Penrose purchases some of these books, or they can be retrieved through Prospector. Many of the papers can be downloaded through Academic Search Premier.


Type: Abstracts
Index



Index devoted to the alternative press in the United States, Canada, and the English speaking world. 250 journals are currently indexed. All aspects of political, economic, and cultural social change are covered.


Type: Index
Coverage:1991-present
Title list



Index devoted to the alternative press in the United States, Canada, and the English speaking world. 250 journals are currently indexed. All aspects of political, economic, and cultural social change are covered. Archive covers 1969-1990.


Type: Index
Coverage:1969-1990



Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book reviews and dissertations covering the entire period of U.S. and Canadian history (prehistory-present). Covers literature written since 1964. Over 2,000 journals are indexed.


Type: Abstracts
Index
Coverage:1964-present


American Book Prices Current




Type: Index
Coverage:1975-present
Location:Library Workstations 1&2 only



Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection - the most extensive in existence - American Broadsides and Ephemera offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1760-1900



American Drama is the only electronic collection to bring together--in fully-searchable electronic format--such an extensive and inclusive compilation of American dramatic literature. Within the single resource are all the nationalities that formed the beginning of early American drama, as well as the ethnicities who contributed unique sensibilities to the dramatic canon of the U.S.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1714-1915



The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and the presentation of historical events over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.


Type: Images



This resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate, birthplace, field of specialty, and more.


Type: Full Text



The national biography for the United States. More than 17,000 biographical sketches for deceased individuals who contributed to shaping the US.


Type: Full Text



APS Online spans over 1,500 titles and 7 million pages of content, from the first American magazines, published in 1741, to the World War II period-200 years of American history as recorded in magazines, journals, and newspapers.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1740-1900
Title list



American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.

This database now incorporates the content from the database formerly known as African American Song.


Type: Full Text



The American State Papers constitute rich primary source material on many aspects of early American history from 1789 to 1838. A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials, the American State Paper volumes, issued from 1832-1861, were published in ten classes in a total of 38 folio volumes.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1789 - 1838



This historical collection of the American West provides "a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources." It includes items "such as the original manuscript journal and papers of James Audubon," "accounts of ranches and of the prairie lands document," and documentation of Native American history and culture.


Type: Full Text



More than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published during the past four centuries, including titles from all 50 present states. This database provides access to digitized versions of primary source material from the Early American Newspapers Series I (1690-1876) , Series II (1758-1900), Series III (1829-1922), Series IV (1756-1922), and Series V (1777-1922).


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1690-1922



Full text from such popular magazines as Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, People Weekly, Fortune, Money, Sports Illustrated, and others.


Type: Full Text
Title list


America's Newspapers

Now called "Access World News". See that entry.


Coverage:Varies



Search the full text of the US Census records from 1790 through 1930 by name. Other collections available include the U.S. Immigration Collection, Social Security & Death Index (SSDI), and the U.K Census Collection.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1790-1930



This database brings together Harvard University's Anthropological Literature and the United Kingdom's Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute) to provide comprehensive coverage of anthropological literature. Includes the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology; ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture. Citations include journal articles, reports, commentaries, and obituaries.


Type: Index
Coverage:1860s-present
Title list



Produced by The American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the University of California Press, AnthroSource is an online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. It includes access to the electronic archive of all AAA journals (some complete with access via JSTOR), newsletters, and bulletins in the field of anthropology.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:Varies
Title list



Search more than 2,000 publications in business and industry back as far as 1913. Database cites more than 4.5 million articles.


Type: Index
Coverage:1913-1983



This provides comprehensive focus on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources. Major subjects of coverage include water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, potable water distribution, wastewater collection, water treatment technologies, wastewater and sewage treatment, and ecological and environmental effects of water pollution. Articles on these topics are drawn from a source list of approximately 300 journals as well as from other sources. There are over 290,000 records in the database.


Type: Abstracts
Index
Coverage:1960-present
Title list



Places before scholars and students of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict a wide range of original source material, from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1. These materials - letters, minutes, reports, maps - are selected by Dr. Eugene Rogan, Director of the Middle East Centre, University of Oxford - from primary source documents at the National Archives, London.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1917-1970



Derived from the print version of American Reference Books Annual, ARBAonline features 9,500+ reviews of reference works published since 1997 as well as 350+ CD-ROMs and Websites reviewed. Written by librarians for librarians, ARBAonline's reviews cover reference sources from more than 400 publishers in over 500 subject areas.


Type: Full Text



Archive Finder (formerly known as ArchivesUSA®) is a current directory of 5,596 repositories and 154,678 collections of primary source material across the United States. Using Archive Finder, researchers can read descriptions of a repository's holdings to determine whether a collection contains material relevant to their work as well as find the information they need to contact the repository directly. C19 Index contains 61,647 records detailing the collections and repositories in the United States that hold 19th century research materials.

Archive Finder draws from three major information sources: the Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States (DAMRUS), the National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), and the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS).


Type: Index



Provides full-text coverage of more than 330 periodicals and 215 books. In addition, the database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 730 academic journals, magazines, and trade publications as well as selective coverage for more than 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.


Type: Full Text



Indexes art periodicals from 1929-1983. Continued by Art Abstracts.


Type: Index
Coverage:1929-1983



Provides access to over 27,656 art sales catalogs. The database can be searched by Lugt number, date, place, provenance, content, auction house and existing copies. An extra feature is the libraries database. This gives the opportunity to search through libraries with holdings of art sales catalogs.


Type: Full Text



ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art. It covers modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, and including photography since its invention.


Type: Abstracts
Coverage:Late 1960s-present.



Resources for ARTFL subscribers, including the Main ARTFL Database, French Women Writers, Provençal poetry, Journal de Trévoux, full-text dictionary searching and the Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Database.

French Dictionaries from the 17th - 20th centuries, including several Dictionnaires de l'Académie française along with the Estienne, Nicot, Bayle, Moréri, Féraud, and Littré.

The digital version of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie including the 4 volume Supplément and a collection of supporting research and archival material.


Type: Full Text



Keeps track of the real market value a databank of 25 million auction prices and indices, detailed auction results and 405,000 artists.


Type: Full Text



Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers nearly 1,400 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.


Type: Abstracts
Index
Coverage:1975-present
Title list



Systems requirements for ARTstor.

ARTstor is an image database which "documents artistic traditions across many times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture." The database contains over 300,000 images but is expected to attain over 500,000 images in 2006. Although the primary emphasis of the collections currently is oriented to art and art history, other subject collections include the Schlesinger History of Women in America Collection and Native American Art and Culture from the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. ARTstor also anticipates expanding their collections to address the needs of researchers in other disciplines.




Type: Images



This is the premier reference in the field of aquatic resources. Input to ASFA is provided by a growing international network of information centers monitoring over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and more.


Type: Abstracts
Coverage:1971-present



Over 620,000 abstracts from thousands of journal and conference sources are provided.


Type: Abstracts
Selected Full Text
Coverage:1975-present
Title list


ATLA Religion Database

This database contains bibliographic entries for articles, reviews, essays, and D.Min. dissertations. The database is comprised of Religion Index One: Periodicals 1949-present; Religion Index Two: Multi-author Works, 1960-present; Index to Book Reviews in Religion, 1949-present; Research in Ministry, 1981-present; and Methodist Reviews Index, 1818-1985.


Type: Index
Location:Taylor Library, Iliff School of Theology



This database offers full-page images and article images from the Atlanta constitution from 1868 to 1939. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.


Type: Full Text
Coverage:1868-1939


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