Alphabetical Listing of Databases

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  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
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    1. Academic Search Complete

      Multi-disciplinary database providing full text for more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed titles. Subject coverage includes (but is not limited to) animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
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    1. Black Thought and Culture

      Collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. Presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. 

    2. Business Source Elite

      Full-text coverage of nearly 1,100 business publications and economics journals (including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications), and indexing and abstracts for more than 1,750 journals. Also includes detailed company profiles for the world's top 10,000 companies. Full-text coverage ranges from 1985 to present. Updated daily.
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    1. CARLI Digital Collections

      A growing image and special collections research resource for faculty, staff, students, and the public.
    2. Chronicle of Higher Education

      Independent newspaper covering news and information related to higher education issues. Web version is updated daily.
    3. Clase and Periódica

      Index of documents published in Latin American journals specializing in social sciences, humanities, science, and technology. Offers access to more than 400,000 bibliographic citations in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English, from 2,600 publications edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, or focusing on Pan-American issues.
    4. Consumer Health Complete

      A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
    5. Counseling and Therapy in Video

      Collection of video relating to the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes footage of counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, and interviews of well-known therapists discussing their work. Each video also includes a fully searchable transcript.
    6. Credo Reference

      Multi-disciplinary, full text reference site. Coverage includes general dictionaries and encyclopedias, as well as subject-specific resources for art, geography, history, law, literature, medicine, music, religion, science, and the social sciences.
    7. Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

      A collection of documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety.
    8. Criminal Justice Periodicals

      Comprehensive database of U.S. and international research support literature for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. Includes abstract and indexing for over 230 titles, with more than 80 available in full-text.
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    1. Data-Planet

      Repository with  more than 90 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations (public and private). All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources and are citable. Data are grouped in 16 major subject categories, including government & politics; health & vital statistics; industry, business, and commerce; labor & employment; military & defense; population & income; prices, consumption, & cost of living.

      Select one of the following tools to begin your search:

      Data-Planet Statistical Datasets: A web-based research solutions tool that presents data in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. Provides ability to chart and map data, compare and contrast time period data, export data, tables, charts, or maps, or use the content to provide context to related content.

      Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference: Provides simple and refined searching of the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data.

    2. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5)

      The new edition of the most comprehensive resource used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. It is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.
    3. Dissertations & Theses: Adler University

    4. Dissertations & Theses: The Sciences and Engineering Collection

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    1. EBL

      A leading global ebook aggregator with an extensive catalog of humanities and social science ebook titles available for loan from premier international academic publishers.
    2. Ebrary

      An online digital library of full texts of over 4,000 scholarly e-books.
    3. ERIC

      Educational Resource Information Center database. Provides access to education literature and resources from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

      Select an interface to begin your search:
      ERIC via EBSCOhost
      ERIC via OCLC FirstSearch 
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    1. Filmakers Library Online

      Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
    2. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

      Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas, including some entries with images. Some biographical entries. Updated annually.
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    1. Gale Virtual Reference Library

      Selected reference texts from Gale-Cengage publishers. Topics include criminal justice, religion, & gender issues. 
    2. GenderWatch

      A full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.
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    1. HarpWeek 1857–1912

      Harper’s Weekly was the definitive newspaper of record for the latter part of the nineteenth century and early twentieth. It had broad national distribution and some international, and effective readership of at least half a million people. Includes 75,000 illustrations, cartoons, maps, and portraits, as well cultural reviews and major news stories.

    2. Health Source: Consumer Edition

      A collection of consumer health information providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
    3. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

      Database of nearly 550 scholarly full text journals (including nearly 450 peer-reviewed) from medical disciplines, with particularly strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs.
    4. Historical Statistics of the U.S.

      The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history, fully cross-referenced and indexed. This thoroughly revised five-volume reference work reflects thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
    5. Human Resource Management Online

      Maps 4,000 learning items to the modern human resource management syllabus. We include textbooks, book chapters, cases from well-known case providers, corporate training video, sample business documents and executive-oriented research reports. The Society of Human Resource Management and Thompson Information Services are our key society partners. Human Resource Management Online is designed to make top-quality learning material effectively and easily discoverable to enhance in-class, hybrid and online learning.
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    1. Illinois Digital Sanborn Maps

      Originally created to help fire insurance companies determine the risks associated with insuring properties, these large-scale maps, created between 1867 - 1970, are useful in charting the development of Illinois cities and towns over many years.

    2. Independent Voices

      A digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century. 
    3. International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

      The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems.
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    1. LGBT Studies in Video

      This is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. LGBT Studies in Video provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It also provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.
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    1. Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

      Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Plus, the Tests in Print database, which provides the most current descriptive test data, including test descriptions, publishers, pricing, in-print status, etc.
    2. Military & Government Collection

      Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and 245 pamphlets. Indexing and abstracts included for nearly 400 titles.
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    1. Newspaper Source

      Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 U.S. & international newspapers and selected full text for more than 389 regional U.S. newspapers. Full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
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    1. Oxford Clinical Psychology

      Provides full-text access to over 80 titles in Oxford’s global clinical psychology publishing program in an integrated online service. Covering a broad range of specialty areas, disorders, and treatment modalities, Oxford Clinical Psychology enables users to search and browse high-quality research and practice information contributed by a superlative group of experienced authors and editors.
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    1. Papers First

      Index of papers originally delivered at congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops, and meetings. 1993 to present.
    2. PBS Video Collection

      This collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
    3. Proceedings First

      Index of proceedings from congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops and meetings, both domestic and international. Records include lists of the papers presented at each conference.
    4. Professional Development Collection

      Specialized collection designed for professional educators providing full-text access to 520 high quality education journals (including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles) and more than 200 educational reports. Indexing and abstracts provided for more than 700 journals. Full- text content dates as far back as 1965.
    5. ProQuest Psychology Journals

      Contains abstracts and indexing for more than 610 titles (with over 520 titles available in full text), and encompasses a wide range of topics in clinical and social psychology from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. Also covers related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, public health, and social welfare.
    6. PsycBOOKS

      Contains full text (PDF) of scholarly books published by the American Psychological Association. As of 2007, the database includes approximately 1,400 titles, 300 archival resources in psychology, and the exclusive electronic release of the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. New content is added monthly.
    7. PsycCRITIQUES

      Contains reviews of material relevant to psychology. Updated weekly with approximately 18–20 reviews of psychological books most from the current copyright year, and a review of a popular film from a psychological perspective. Other content includes videos, comparative reviews, and retrospective reviews.
    8. Psychological Experiments Online

      This is a multimedia collection that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries, fostering deeper levels of understanding for students and scholars alike. These experiments have far-reaching impacts on fields as diverse as sociology, business, advertising, economics, political science, law, ethics, and the arts.
    9. PsycINFO

      Definitive database for psychology, psychiatry, and related mental health disciplines (including social, behavioral, and health sciences). Also includes material in related fields such as management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, dating as far back as the 1800s. 98% of the covered material is peer-reviewed. New content added weekly. Select a date range to begin your search:

      PsycINFO (2002 to Present)
      PsycINFO (1987 to Present)
      PsycINFO (1967 to Present)
      PsycINFO (1806 to Present)
      PsycINFO (1806 to 1966)
    10. PsycTESTS

      A research database providing downloadable access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.  The database's coverage focuses on both published and unpublished tests developed by researchers but not made commercially available.

    11. PsycTHERAPY

      A database containing more than 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.

    12. PsychiatryOnline

      Full-text access to APPI books and journals, including the DSM-IV-TR, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and a collection of standard psychiatry textbooks.
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    1. Regional Business News

      Full-text access to more than 80 regional business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Includes Crain's Chicago Business (and other Crain Communications editions).
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    1. SAGE Journals Online

      Full-text access to over 400 SAGE journals in the areas of business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.
    2. SAGE Research Methods Online

      A research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty, and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. It contains content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, the entire “Little Green Book,” and "Little Blue Book” series, two Major Works collating a selection of journal articles, and specially commissioned videos.

    3. Saskia Art Images (CARLI)

      A collection of 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt.
    4. SocINDEX with Full Text

      Full-text access to over 700 journals in sociology and its sub-disciplines. Subjects covered include criminology & criminal justice, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, substance abuse & other addictions, and violence. Also includes full-text access to nearly 800 books and over 9,000 conference papers.
    5. Symptom Media Training Library

      Symptom Media’s behavioral health clinical training titles are guided by the DSM, incorporating the symptoms into a concise vignette that offer visual guideposts to show you how a clinical diagnosis looks, incorporating all the symptoms into a single vignette.
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    1. Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

      Video collection of the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. Presentations featuring studies, trends, techniques, and outcomes are added to the collection the same year they occur.

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    1. Women and Social Movements in the United States

      Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible. The collection includes more than 108 document projects or archives and 4,200 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text sources.  It also includes book, film, and website reviews.

    2. World Almanacs

      Collects five general reference works in one searchable database: Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, World Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac of the U.S.A., World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and World Almanac for Kids.
    3. WorldCat

      WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.