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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
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

AGRICOLA

Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL). Earliest holdings date back to the 15th century. Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, agricultural engineering and technology, food and human nutrition, earth and environmental sciences. Includes an online public access catalog and a journal article citation index. Search by title, subject, author, etc

Date Coverage:
From 15th century
Content Availability:
Citations Only

AGRICOLA (EBSCO)

Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL). Earliest holdings date back to the 15th century. Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, agricultural engineering and technology, food and human nutrition, earth and environmental sciences. Search by author, keyword, title, geographic terms, GPO Item number, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
From 15th century
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

AHFS consumer medication information

"This resource contains useful information on drugs, from 'Abacavir' to 'Zonisamide'. You can find out why a particular medication is prescribed, how the medication should be taken, and be advised what to do if you have missed a dose. Side effects, both common and rare, are also listed."

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)

Provides indexing, abstracts, and some full text of articles beginning from 1984 from periodicals, peer- reviewed reports, proceedings as well as association and consumer newsletters and pamphlets covering complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Covers acupuncture, aromatherapy, body work, Chinese medicine, chiropractic; creative therapies, cross- cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, and osteopathy. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1984 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
Content Availability:
Citations Only

American Heart Association eBooks

Contains 8 American Heart Association manuals, handbooks, workbooks or guidelines including basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and more. Useful for health care providers, first responders, or health professions students

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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Anatomy flashcard learning system

Web-based interactive system for learning or reviewing college-level human anatomy. Permits either regional (body area) or systemic (body system) approach. Includes digital flashcards, interactive images, exercises, tables, flow charts. Claims to be compatible with computer, tablet, or smartphone

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia

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

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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Annual reviews

Offers critical reviews of primary research in the biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Biomedical/life science collection includes analytical chemistry; biochemistry; biomedical engineering; biophysics; cell and developmental biology; chemical and biomolecular engineering; clinical psychology; ecology, evolution, and systematics; entomology; food science and technology; genetics; genomics and human genetics; immunology; marine science; medicine; microbiology; neuroscience; nutrition; pathology : mechanism of disease; pharmacology and toxicology; physiology; phytopathology; plant biology; psychology; and public health. Physical sciences collection includes analytical chemistry; astronomy and astrophysics; biomedical engineering; biophysics; chemical and biomolecular engineering; computer science; condensed matter physics; earth and planetary sciences; environment and resources; fluid mechanics; marine science; materials research; nuclear and particle science; and physical chemistry. Social Sciences collection includes anthropology; clinical psychology; economics; environment and resources; financial economics; law and social science; political science; psychology; public health; resource economics; and sociology. Search by keyword, author or journal. Browse by journal

Date Coverage:
1932 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

ASME digital collection

Indexes journals and conference proceedings published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Full-text journals searchable from 1980 are Applied Mechanics Reviews -- ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering -- Journal of Applied Mechanics -- Journal of Biomechanical Engineering -- Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics -- Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering -- Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control -- Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage -- Journal of Electronic Packaging -- Journal of Energy Resources Technology -- Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power -- Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology -- Journal of Fluids Engineering -- Journal of Heat Transfer -- Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering -- Journal of Mechanical Design -- Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics -- Journal of Medical Devices -- Journal of Micro and Nano- Manufacturing -- Journal of nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine -- Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science -- Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering -- Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology -- Journal of Solar Energy Engineering -- Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications -- Journal of Tribology -- Journal of Turbomachinery -- Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification -- Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. Journals are browsable from 1970 and earlier as more archive material is added. Conferences are searchable from 2002. Conference abstracts available. Summaries of ASME Press eBooks available

Date Coverage:
1970 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Center for Research Libraries online catalog. Dissertations

Searchable online index of foreign (non-U.S or Canada) doctoral dissertations held by the Center for Research Libraries. 800,000 doctoral dissertations (including those of Albert Einstein, Dag Hammarskjold, and other Nobel laureates). The collection ranges from the mid-1800s to the current day. Advanced search provides limits by Year, Language, and Place of Publication (country). Browsing by country and/or awarding institution is available. Baylor is a member of CRL and Scholars and researchers from CRL member institutions have free and unlimited use of the CRL collections through interlibrary loan. CRL

Date Coverage:
Mid 1800's to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Dance in video

Dance in Video provides online access to hundreds of hours of dance productions, as well as dozens of documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos. The collection features some of the most influential companies and artists of the twentieth century, and includes a diversity of styles: ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational. Search criteria can include role, genre, ensemble, time period, venue, date of recording, and more. Available features include custom playlists and clips, permanent URLs, and viewing on mobile devices. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
20th - 21st Centuries
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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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

EAFUS

Stands for "Everything Added to Food in the United States" and is a database maintained by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) under an ongoing program known as the Priority-based Assessment of Food Additives (PAFA). It contains administrative, chemical and toxicological information on over 2000 substances directly added to food, including substances regulated by the FDA as direct, "secondary" direct, and color additives, and Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) and prior-sanctioned substances. In addition, the database contains only administrative and chemical information on less than 1000 such substances

Date Coverage:
Continually updated
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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
Content Availability:
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

Education research complete (EBSCO)

Provides a bibliographic index with many full-text articles for topics on all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Covers 1865 to the present day. Searchable by author, title, subject terms, abstract, geographic terms, people, publication name. Includes academic journals, magazines, newspapers, books, and conference papers

Date Coverage:
1865 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Embase

Embase covers the biomedical and pharmacological literature. It is particularly strong in European and international literature. It has 30 million+ records from 8,500+ currently published journals. Embase includes six million+ records and 2,700+ journals that are not covered by MEDLINE

Date Coverage:
1947-present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:

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
Resource Types:

ERIC (ProQuest)

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. ProQuest

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
Content Availability:
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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General science collection (Gale)

Provides reference and some full-text materials for general science and engineering intended for the academic researcher. Includes particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and other areas beginning from 1980. In addition to academic journals, magazines, books, news, and multimedia are indexed. 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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Global health (EBSCO)

A public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non- communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene and more. Contains records dating back to 1973

Date Coverage:
1973 - 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 reference center (InfoTrac)

Provides both full-text materials and references to patient and consumer health information. Includes fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, and prescription drugs, beginning from 1980. In addition to academic journals, magazines, books, news, and multimedia are indexed. 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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Health source. Consumer edition

Provides full text to more than 70 magazines, 130 reference books, and numerous pamphlets as far back as 1984. Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. Most texts are geared towards a general audience. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1984 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Health source. Nursing/academic edition

Provides citation and some full text of journal articles focusing on many medical disciplines. Includes the Lexi- PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Hospitality, tourism & leisure collection (Gale)

Covers tourism, hospitality, and leisure industries and more. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
Varies by title
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Humanities & social sciences index retrospective (EBSCO)

Indexes articles from English-language periodicals from 1907 to 1984. Includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Content from H.W. Wilson's International Index and Social Science and Humanities Index included

Date Coverage:
1907-1984
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:

International encyclopedia of education

Provides signed articles by experts accompanied by a selective bibliography. The main screen presents a list of subject classifications and a link to the search interface. Searchable by abstract, author, article title, subheadings, references, and full text. Browsable by subject, authors, article titles, and subjects. Articles are available in PDF format or HTML. Articles are Web- enhanced with supplementary multimedia audio and video files, hot linked to relevant references and sources for study. Complements two previous print editions (1985, 1994) and aims to encapsulate research for the 21st century reader. Under development for five years, this work encompasses over 1,350 articles across 24 individual areas of coverage. Elsevier

Date Coverage:
2010
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
Content Availability:
Citations Only
Resource Types:

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

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
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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MEDLINEplus

Presents up-to-date consumer health care information selected by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Browse health topics, drugs and supplements, and videos and cool tools. Consult a medical dictionary or encyclopedia or link to directories or organizations. Simple search feature with facets

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Merck manual (Consumer version)

Provides online medical information for patients and caregivers. Subjects covered include blood disorders; bone, joint, and muscle disorders; brain, spinal cord, and nerve disorders; cancer; children's health issues; digestive disorders; drugs; ear, nose, and throat disorders; eye disorders; fundamentals; heart and blood vessel disorders; hormonal disorders; infections; injuries and poisoning; kidney and urinary tract disorders; liver and gallbladder disorders; lung and airway disorders; men's health issues; mouth and dental disorders; older people's health issues; skin disorders; special subjects; and women's health issues. Based on the 2009 edition of The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook and updated periodically. Browsable alphabetically or by section. No advanced search

Date Coverage:
2009-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Merck manual (Professional version)

Provides online medical information for healthcare professionals. Subjects covered include cardiovascular disorders; clinical pharmacology; critical care medicine; dermatologic disorders; ear, nose, throat, and dental disorders; endocrine and metabolic disorders; eye disorders; gastrointestinal disorders; genitourinary disorders; geriatrics; gynecology and obstetrics; hematology and oncology; hepatic and biliary disorders; immunology and allergic disorders; infectious diseases; injuries and poisoning; Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders; neurological disorders; nutritional disorders; pediatrics; psychiatric disorders; pulmonary disorders; and special subjects. Based on the 2006 18th edition of The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy and continually updated. Browsable alphabetically or by section or by symptom. No advanced search

Date Coverage:
2006-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

National Aeronautics and Space Administration PubSpace

Contains all peer-reviewed scientific publications and associated data from NASA funded authors and co-authors. Does not include patents, publications that contain material governed by personal privacy, export control, proprietary restrictions, or national security law or regulations. Filter results by article attribute, text availability, publication date, and research funder. Uses PubMed Central interface

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Nursing & allied health collection (Gale)

Provides information on journal articles and reports covering nursing and allied healthcare intended primarily for academic researchers, beginning from 1980. Useful for vocational/licensed practical nurses (LPN), registered nurses (RN), occupational health nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, and clinical nurse specialists. 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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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

Oxford bibliographies. Education

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Educaton. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:

Physical education index

Provides a variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, sport sociology/psychology, health education and physical therapy. Includes peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. Coverage began in 1970

Date Coverage:
1970 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Physical therapy and sports medicine collection (Gale)

Covers proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, unique applications for specific sports (everything from baseball and bowling to tennis and yachting) and more. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Searchable by keyword, entire document, subjects, abstracts, author, brand name, company name, person name, place name, document title, etc. Contains articles in magazines, journals, news sources, and books. Coverage: 1980 to present day. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Professional development collection (EBSCO)

Provides a highly specialized collection of magazines and journals designed for professional educators, including information on everything from child development to theories and practices of different teaching methods. Contains more than 200 educational reports. Searchable by author, title, subject, abstract, geographic terms, or journal name. A subset of Academic Search Complete. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Early 1900's to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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

ProQuest statistical abstract of the U.S

Provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Each statistical table provides originating source information with links to the government publication or website. In the case of non-federal government sources, the publisher's website is linked and access to the related material may not be available freely. This resource also provides comparative international statistics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1878 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Pubget

Provides full-text document access to PDFs in the life sciences. Interfaces with the PubMed database and publisher and library holdings to provide full text when possible. Search by keyword, journal, author, etc. Browsable by MeSH headings. Customizable personal accounts available

Date Coverage:
1809 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
Resource Types:

Salem health

Accesses the Psychology and Mental Health Collection of Salem Health. Provides full-text articles from Salem Press' health reference works including Magills' Medical Guide. Browsable by category (Anatomy & Physiology; Diagnosis & Testing; Diseases, Disorders & Symptoms; Mental Health; Prevention & Lifestyle; Social Issues; Specialties & Health Care Providers; Treatment & Therapy). Searchable by full text, abstract, title, and keywords. Glossary available. Customizable with login

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Science in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering popular topics in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, General Science, Health, Medicine, Math, Engineering, Technology, Physics, Astronomy, and biographies of important scientists. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, and reference works. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Provides maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

Date Coverage:
1909 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

SciTech premium collection

Provides access to science and engineering research from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. Key subject areas covered include Advanced technologies, Aerospace, Agricultural science, Aquatic science, Atmospheric science, Biological science, Computer science, Earth science, Environmental science, Engineering, Materials science, and Polymer science. Includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases. Offers specialized Abstract & Index resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature

Date Coverage:
1946 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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

SMA

Provides searchable news and market research from the National Sporting Goods Association and other industry sources on all aspects of sporting goods, sports equipment, participation, broadcasting, and marketing. Covers not only big sports such as baseball, football, basketball but also inline skating, lacrosse, martial arts, skateboarding, and more

Date Coverage:
1993 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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SPORTDiscus with full text

Provides an index with abstracts for many of the entries for the full range of sport information. Includes physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law and legislation, disabled athletes, sports facility design and management, intramural and school sports, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention, rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, and occupational health and therapy. Includes journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Many of the most important journals are included with full text (which began in 1985) and without an embargo on the full text. Index entries begin with a few titles in the 1600's. International in coverage with articles and their abstracts appearing in English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1600's to present
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Some Full Text

StatRef

Provides full-text access to information in latest editions of medical, chemical and pharmacological texts, dictionaries, and indexes. Searchable by headings, documents, tables, references, images, and videos. Suggests related concepts. Save notes or consult online healthcare dictionary. Browsable by title

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N/A
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Full Text

TOXNET

Provides access to databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology. Databases include alternatives to Animal Testing (ALTBIB), Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), Carcinogenic Potency Database (CPDB), ChemIDPlus Light, ChemIDplus Advanced, Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD), Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology/ Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART/ETIC), Dietary Supplement Label Database, Directory of Information Resources (DIRLINE), Drug Information Portal, GENE-TOX, Haz-Map, Household Products Database, Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER), LactMed, LiverTox, Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE), TOXMAP, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)

Date Coverage:
1965 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Vocations & careers collection (Gale)

Provides access to professional and popular journals, newspaper articles, and other resources in the fields of careers and vocations, career counseling, and various areas of technical education (including engineering and allied health among others). Not limited to career and vocational literature, this database also includes professional literature for many technical and medical tech fields. Search by keyword, subject, name, etc., or browse by subject or publication. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~19890 - present
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Some Full Text
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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
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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
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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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WHO Statistical Information System

Provides statistical and epidemiological data and information presently available from the World Health Organization and elsewhere in electronic or other forms

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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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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