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Academic OneFile

Indexes and provides abstracts for articles in popular and scholarly journals in a broad range of disciplines. Basic and advanced searching with limits by document type (article, case study, reviews, cartoons, etc.), peer- reviewed, date, and other aspects. Includes full text of the New York Times (from 1985 - present), and full text of the London Times and the Financial Times. Good starting place for information sources as researcher begins to write a term paper. Can create free account to access additional features such as saving searches and creating search alerts. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1979 - present (varies by journal)
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Academic search complete

Provides a great starting place for research, as it offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals in all academic subjects, including more than 8,500 full-text and 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Other types of publications included in this resource are books and book chapters, newspapers, magazines, conference proceedings, reports, etc. Searchable by keyword, title, author, subject, journal name, and a lot more. Results can be limited by date, language, publication type, full-text status or whether a journal is scholarly/peer-reviewed. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies
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Some Full Text

American doctoral dissertations, 1933-1955

A digital version of the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by U.S. universities during coverage dates. Includes those universities that did not send their dissertations to UMI. Taken from the print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities 1933-1955 and provides full page images of the original print index. May be searched by author, title, subject and university. Beware that when Ebsco says PDF full text it is not full text of the dissertation but full text of the entry in Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities which is only a brief bibliographic record

Date Coverage:
1933-1955
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Citations Only

Anatomy.tv

Provides 3D computer-generated models of human anatomy. Users may manipulate the images by rotating, zooming, and peeling away layers, while viewing accompanying text. Also contains interactive quizzes. To access click on the large pictorial link from the main page

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N/A
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Multimedia
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CINAHL with full text

Provides bibliographic data and some full text from literature in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) from 1981 to the present. Provides indexing for 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. Provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable using author, keyword, title, MedLine PMID, etc. Limitable by clinical queries, journal subset, special interest, age groups, language, etc. Automatically defaults to suggest subject terms. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1981 to present
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Some Full Text
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Directory of open access journals

Indexes the scholarly and scientific literature in open access journals (journals which do not charge the individual or the institution a subscription fee but make their content freely available). Journals indexed must be peer-reviewed or have editorial quality control and report results of research to a scholarly community to be included in the indexing. Access to full text varies by journal. All languages and subjects are covered. Search for articles by keyword (with Boolean "and/or/not" connectors), search journals by title, or browse journals by broad subject categories. DOAJ, Lund University Library (Sweden)

Date Coverage:
~2002 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

DSM library

Provides access to psychiatric reference sources such as DSM-5, DSM-IV-TR, textbooks, journals, APA guidelines, self-assessment tools, clinical & research news and medication information handouts

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

Ebook central

Provides access to academic and scholarly electronic books which Baylor University Libraries have purchased. Covers all subject fields. Keyword search across entire collection or browse by broad subject. Search by keyword within individual books. Links out to definitions, explanations, biographies, maps, and other information resources. Copy and paste text (citation is embedded in the copy feature) or print up to 60 sequential pages at a time. Create account to use "Bookshelf" and save notes features of reader. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
~2000 - present
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Full Text
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EBSCOhost electronic journals service

Provides access to a directory of electronic journals indexed in EBSCO databases; for some titles, EBSCO has rights to grant online, full-text access. Browse journals by title, subject, or publisher; search journals by title (keyword in title, title contains, or exact match); or search for articles by keyword or author. NOT the place to start a research or paper project as the results returned will be too numerous for most users. Very useful to view the table of contents of a particular journal, to search for all articles in a specific journal on X topic, or to find an article in a specific journal indexed by EBSCO when the database which includes the journal in its coverage is unknown. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Encyclopedia of cognitive science

Covers the essentials of cognitive science reviewing the common themes of information and information processing, representation, and computation. Includes coverage of biography, computer science, economics, education, evolutionary biology and anthropology, general, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology. Browsable by title and topic from the menus on the left. Searchable by topic, keyword, title, author, and article using the "Search This Book" option on the right. Wiley Online Library

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

Encyclopedia of neuroscience

Contains contributions from international experts to form a comprehensive picture of the neuroscience and its subdisciplines. Subjects include autonomic nervous system; communication, language, and speech; disease and dysfunction; evolution and comparative biology of nervous systems; history; intercellular communication; methods and techniques; molecular and cell biology of nervous systems; motor and neuromuscular systems; nervous system development-repair and aging; neural basis of behavior; sensory systems; and structural organization of the brain. Articles include a glossary, list of abbreviations, defining statement, introduction, further reading, and cross-references to other related encyclopedia articles. Originally published in 2008. ScienceDirect

Date Coverage:
2008
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Full Text

ERIC (EBSCO)

Includes citations and abstracts of documents and journal articles in all areas of education. Both journal articles (designated as EJ) and educational documents (ED) are indexed. The ERIC database originated in 1966 and is the most comprehensive education database available. Some journals are entirely indexed while others are indexed on a selective basis. The documents include curricular materials such as courses of study and lesson plans, as well as conference papers, books, government reports, theses, and a variety of other materials. Many of the documents are available through an online link, and for some others, Baylor has a copy on microfiche. Identical content is available from a variety of vendors; users may choose the vendor they prefer. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1966 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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ERIC (Online : Institute of Education Sciences)

Contains the database directly from the U. S. government and not through a vendor. As a government database, it is available without charge to anyone. The content is the same but the links to BUInfoLinks are buried and few links to full text are given. Includes citations and abstracts of documents and journal articles in all areas of education. Both journal articles (designated as EJ) and educational documents (ED) are indexed. The ERIC database originated in 1966 and is the most comprehensive education database available. Some journals are entirely indexed while others are indexed on a selective basis. The documents include curricular materials such as courses of study and lesson plans, conference papers, books, government reports, theses, and a variety of other materials. Many of the documents are available through an online link, and for some others, Baylor has a copy on microfiche. Identical content is available from a variety of vendors; users may choose the vendor they prefer

Date Coverage:
1966 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Ethos

Makes UK theses (electronic and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitizing paper theses on- demand from researchers. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitization. In order to download a thesis or request digitization, you must register with the site

Date Coverage:
1600s-present
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Some Full Text
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Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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HathiTrust digital library

Serves as a digital repository for major research institutions and libraries to archive their immense digital collections and to ensure that the cultural record that these digital collections represent is preserved and accessible today and in the future. HathiTrust was founded in 2008 and includes content from the Google Books project and Internet Archive

Date Coverage:
16th cent. to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Health and psychosocial instruments (EBSCO)

Provides citations to information about tests not the full text of actual tests. Facilitates locating a variety of instruments in journal articles and book chapters. Provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. Published by the Behavioral Measurement Database Services and updated regularly since 1985. Assists researchers and students to identify measures needed for research studies, grants, dissertations, and program evaluation. Searchable fields include author, title, publication name, subjects, measure, sample, subscale, abstracts. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1985 to the present date
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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International bibliography of the social sciences

Indexes and provides abstracts for books and scholarly journals in all areas of the social sciences (anthropology, business, history, law, media, international studies, philosophy, etc.). International in scope, countries, and languages covered. Searches may be limited by language, type of item (book, journal, conference paper, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1951 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

IPA source

Provides access to International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of thousands of songs and arias. Also includes IPA and diction charts, pronunciation recordings, and other singing related resources

Date Coverage:
All periods
Content Availability:
Full Text

Journal citation reports

Provides information for journal evaluation using citation data including total cites, impact factor (with and without self-cites), 5-year impact factor, citable items, cited half-life, citing half-life, Eigenfactor score, article influence score, % articles in citable items, normalized Eigenfactor, and average JIF percentile. Also available are ranking by both Web of Science and Essential Science Indicator categories. Find journals by title or category. Can limit to open access journals only

Date Coverage:
1997 to present
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Citations Only
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JSTOR

Provides online access to important scholarly journals and books in many different disciplines. For journals, JSTOR mainly serves an archival function; it contains recent issues for some titles, but for most titles the available issues are two years old or more. Can be searched by author, title, or keyword, with limits available for discipline, dates, language, type of publication, and publication title. No subject access is provided, so use other databases for subject searching

Date Coverage:
19th - 21st centuries
Content Availability:
Full Text

Linguistics and language behavior abstracts

Indexes and abstracts articles on the study of language, Including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Also covers descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical, and geographical linguistics as well as language pathology, anthropological linguistics, language development, and nonverbal communication. Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews; also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations. Covers 1973 to present. Searchable by author, title, keyword, descriptors, source, and 26 other fields. ProQuest/CSA

Date Coverage:
1973 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

MEDLINE (EBSCO)

Indexes journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Includes some full-text articles. Coverage generally from 1946 to present with some older material. Covers life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering including aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science, biophysics, and chemistry. Uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities. Search keyword, author, title, etc. Limitable by sex, age, clinical queries, subject subset, publication type, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1946 to present
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Some Full Text
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Mental measurements yearbook with Tests in print

Provides users with a comprehensive guide to contemporary testing instruments. Contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). Limitable by test category, administration, publication date, and reviews. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

NDLTD

Provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), this resource is building a comprehensive gateway to all doctoral and master-level theses and dissertations, many openly accessible, by harvesting the information from repositories throughout the world

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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OAIster

Makes available an Open Access Initiative to provide indexing and access to freely available books, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, audio files, video files, photographic images, datasets, and theses and dissertations. International in scope. Search by keyword, or use advanced search for author/title/subject search. Results may be limited by format. OCLC

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest dissertations & theses global(Online)

Includes citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1637. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150- word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. Other dissertations and theses are available for purchase as printed copies. Included with this database is also ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - UK & Ireland

Date Coverage:
1637 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

PsycARTICLES

Provides full-text access to articles from journals published by American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Education Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology. Coverage of some journals from 1894. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1894 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Psychology & behavioral sciences collection (EBSCO)

Provides a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, education, social work, sociology, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. A subset of Academic Search Complete. Searchable by author, title, subject, geographic term, abstract, and journal name. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1930 to the present day
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Psychology collection (Gale)

Provides information on journal articles and reports covering psychology; intended primarily for academic researchers, beginning from 1980. Covers abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and applied psychology. Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Limit by document type, year, etc. Browse by subject or publication. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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PsycINFO

Provides citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 99 percent of the covered material is peer- reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in more than 25 languages. Can limit by publisher, publication year, publication status, publication type, document type, book type, peer reviewed, language, population group, age group, intended audience, methodology and classification codes. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1800? to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

PsycINFO

Provides citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 99 percent of the covered material is peer- reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in more than 25 languages. Can limit by publisher, publication year, publication status, publication type, document type, book type, peer reviewed, language, population group, age group, intended audience, methodology and classification codes. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1800? to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

PubMed

Provides access to citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Some links to full-text content. Some coverage back to 1809. Covers chemicals and bioassays; DNA and RNA; data and software; domains and structures; genes and expression; genetics and medicine; genomes and maps; homology; literature; proteins; sequence analysis; taxonomy; training and tutorials; and variation. Searchable by author, date, grant number journal, MeSH variables, EC/RN number, etc. Limitable by type of article species, subsets, language, sex, age, etc. PubMed is part of the larger NCBI website. Customizable personal accounts available

Date Coverage:
1809 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

Date Coverage:
1823 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

SpeechBITE

Includes published reports that provide empirical data regarding the effectiveness of one or more interventions. To be included in the database, the papers are from peer- reviewed scientific journals; the populations treated are representative and have or are at risk for a communication disorder; the treatment is currently part of or could become part of speech pathology practice; and the trial includes the evaluation of at least one intervention using empirical data regarding the efficacy. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and non randomized controlled trials (NRCTs) are rated using the PEDro-P scale and single case experimental designs (SCEDs) are rated with the RoBiN-T scale by two independent raters. Case series and systematic reviews are not rated according to quality. Search by author, journal, keyword, target area, intervention, service delivery mode, method, client sub- groups, or age group. Links to full-text generally take you to the journal website rather than the specific article

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Web of science. Core collection

Provides access to bibliographic information of journal articles through the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index from 1900 to present. Search by topic, author, publication, editor, language, etc. Provides citation information. Limitable by facets. Customizable personal accounts

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Web of science. Current contents connect

Contains table of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books since 1998 to present in the areas of Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business Collection; Electronics & Telecommunications Collection. Includes Basic Search (by topic topic, title, author, publication), Advanced Search, Browse Journals. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1998 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Web of science. Data citation index

Provides bibliographic references to research data in the areas of Science (1900-present) and Social Science & Humanities (1900-present). Includes Basic Search (by topic, title, author, DOI, document type, etc.), Cited Reference Search, and Advanced Search. Document type includes Repository, Data study, and Data set. Entries include DOI or source URL for access to data. Includes links to related records and journal citations. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Web of science. MEDLINE

Indexes journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Coverage generally from 1946 to present with some older material. Covers life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering including aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science, biophysics, and chemistry. Uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities. Search keyword, author, title, etc. Limitable by abstract, article type, language, etc. -- Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1950 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Web of science. SciELO citation index

Indexes scholarly literature in the agricultural sciences, social science, biological sciences, engineering, earth sciences, health sciences, linguistics, mathematics, and physics published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Venezuela

Date Coverage:
1997 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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WorldCat

Contains an online catalog to the book, media, archival, journal, map, music, and special collections holdings of libraries across the United States and internationally. Can limit by year, type of material, and other factors. OCLC FirstSearch

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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