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ABI/INFORM collection

Searches over 3000 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, information systems, and more. Also, contains information on over 60,000 companies. Wall Street Journal is included among sources. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1923 - to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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

ACM digital library

Contains full text of all articles from 1947 to date published in Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) journals and transactions, as well as tables of contents of conference proceedings. Browsable by journal or proceeding. Searchable by title, keyword, publication, affiliation, etc

Date Coverage:
1947 to present
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
Citations Only

Business abstracts with full text (EBSCO)

"Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. "

Date Coverage:
1982 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Business source complete (EBSCO)

Provides access to full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business; marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more. May be searched individually or in combination with other EBSCO databases. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1965 to present (1886 to present for select journal titles)
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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

Computer database (Gale)

Provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, and full text for leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronic industries beginning from 1980. Allows users to find competitive analysis of high-tech companies and their products; research on industry trends in telecommunications, electronics, robotics, and other fields; research on computer software and hardware; information on the internet; research related to LAN and WAN technology; information on multimedia, virtual reality, and interactive television; reviews of the latest consumer products; background information for job hunters. Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Limit by document type, year, lexile score, 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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Computer source (Online : Consumer ed.)

Provides bibliographic information and some full text of publications covering computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
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

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

Encyclopedia of communities of practice in information and knowledge management

Provides a comprehensive examination of all areas of communities of practice. With information from over 120 scholars from 20 countries, this resource offers in-depth coverage of practical issues as well as insight into topics regarding learning, leadership, ethics, social, intellectual, rewards, and language challenges. Approximately 550 terms and definitions as well as 1,950 references to additional research help compliment the contents

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Encyclopedia of e-commerce, e-government, and mobile commerce

Provides up-to-date coverage of the e-technologies field. With contributions from over 300 experts worldwide complimented by a reference section and over 4,400 additional reference works, this encyclopedia stands as an important research tool in the ever-evolving field of e- commerce, e-government, and mobile commerce

Date Coverage:
Current
Content Availability:
Full Text

Encyclopedia of virtual communities and technologies

Provides coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of virtual communities and technologies. With entries authored by over 140 leading experts, this encyclopedia presents an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and technical impacts of virtual environments in the global community. A compendium of over 830 terms and more than 2,250 references to published works on virtual communities completes the coverage of upcoming and emerging technologies for virtual communities, human computer interfaces, new networking, mobile computing, Web services, and synchronous and asynchronous environments

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

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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Gartner

Delivering timely, reliable insight, Gartner provides objective reports and news items covering topics across IT

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Google patent search

Searches the full text of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office dating as far back as 1790. Each patent search includes the patent summary, claims, drawings, citations, and referenced by notes. Applications, international patents, and those approved in the past few months are not included. Advance search by patent number, title, inventor, assignee, US Classification, International Classification, Patent type/status, date. Limitable by date, filing status, patent type

Date Coverage:
1790 to present
Content Availability:
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

IBISWorld

Provides access to business reports in the following areas in U.S. site: industry market research, industry risk rating, business environment, global industry, and media center. Also provides access to business reports in the following areas in China site: industry market research and global industry. Resource is searchable by NAICS code, company name, product, service, and industry description

Date Coverage:
Most recent report
Content Availability:
Full Text

IEEE Xplore digital library

Provides a search interface for all IEEE and partner publications, including journals, conference proceedings, and standards from SMPTE [alternatively: including all content from SMPTE]. Provides full-text access to IEEE journals, conference proceedings, technical standards, e- books, and educational courses published since 1872. Baylor access is limited to the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) and the IBM Journal of Research and Development. Subjects covered include computing and processing; components, circuits, devices, and systems; communication, networking, and broadcasting; engineered materials, dielectrics, and plasmas; signal processing and analysis; power, energy, and industry applications; fields, waves, and electromagnetics; photonics and electro-optics; general topics for engineers (math, science and engineering); bioengineering; robotics and control systems; aerospace; engineering profession; geoscience; transportation; and nuclear engineering. Searchable by keyword, publisher, content type, year, subject, etc. Journals, proceedings, books, and courses are browsable by title or subject. Standards are browsable by number, subject, or subscription. Customizable accounts with login

Date Coverage:
1872 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Information science & library issues collection (Gale)

Indexes a custom selection of journals and magazines in the field of library and information sciences. Part of the larger Academic OneFile database, this database allows searching by document type, publication dates, publication titles, and subject and includes full-text access to several titles

Date Coverage:
1980-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Internet & personal computing abstracts (EBSCO)

Provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. Coverage extends back to the 1980s. Over 400 of the most important trade publications, mainstream computer magazines, and professional journals are covered, including those that focus on specific topics such as Macintosh and Windows platforms, programming, web development and more. Searchable by geographic terms, people, reviews and products, companies, etc. EBSCOhost

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

Knovel

Includes more than 2000 reference works and databases from over 70 technical publishers and professional societies including AIAA, AIChE, ASME, and NACE. Content areas include adhesives, coatings, sealants, and inks; aerospace and radar technology; biochemistry, biology, and biotechnology; ceramics and ceramic engineering; civil engineering and construction materials; earth sciences; electrical and power engineering; environment and environmental engineering; food science; general engineering and engineering management; industrial engineering and operations management; mechanics and mechanical engineering; metals and metallurgy; nanotechnology; oil and gas engineering; optics and photonics; pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and toiletries; plastics and rubber; process design, control, and automation; safety and industrial hygiene; sustainable energy and development; textiles; and transportation engineering. Searchable by keywords and phrases in text, tables, graphs, and charts. Some data is downloadable. Includes some interactive tables and graphs. Customizable personal bookshelf with login

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Library, information science & technology abstracts

Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports, and proceedings. Subjects covered include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1860s

Date Coverage:
1860s - present
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
Content Availability:
Full Text
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NTIS

Contains bibliographic records for research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes, and more dating back to 1964. Covers areas of administration and management; aeronautics and aerodynamics; agriculture and food; astronomy and astrophysics; behavior and society; biomedical technology and human factors engineering; building industry technology; business and economics; chemistry; civil engineering; combustion, engines, and propellants; communication; computers, control and information theory; detection and countermeasures; electrotechnology; energy; environmental pollution and control; government inventions for licensing; health care; industrial and mechanical engineering; library and information sciences; manufacturing technology; materials sciences; medicine and biology; military sciences; missile technology; natural resources and earth sciences; navigation, guidance, and control; nuclear science and technology; ocean technology and engineering; ordnance; photography and recording devices; physics; problem solving information for state and local governments; space technology; transportation; urban and regional technology and development. Search by keyword, title, author, abstract, accession number, or product number. Limitable by year, subject, collection, and/or agency

Date Coverage:
1964 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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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

Regional business news

Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States. Among the publications included are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (with other Crain's Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Science & technology collection

Provides bibliographic information and some full-text access to articles from scientific and technical journals. Covers aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. Coverage of some journals from 1900. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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ScienceDirect

Contains abstracts, articles, and full text of more than 2500 journals and 11,000 books as far back as 1823. Subject areas include physical science and engineering (chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary sciences, energy, engineering, materials science, mathematics, physics and astronomy); life sciences (agricultural and biological sciences, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, environmental science, immunology and microbiology, and neuroscience); health sciences (medicine and dentistry, nursing and health professions, pharmacology, toxicology and pharmaceutical science, veterinary science and veterinary medicine); and social science and humanities (arts and humanities, business, management and accounting, decision sciences, economics, econometrics and finance, psychology, social sciences). Full-text availability indicated by a green box. Both articles and images are searchable by keyword, author, ISBN, etc. Cross references to related journal and reference work articles. Some tables are downloadable into excel. Customizable personal accounts

Date Coverage:
1823 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

Social Science Research Network

Provides the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection of downloadable full-text documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications. Searchable by Title only or by Title, Abstract & Keywords

Date Coverage:
1994 to present day
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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SpringerLink

Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles and ebooks as well as journals from other publishers as far back as 1832. Subjects include architecture and design; behavioral science; biomedical and life sciences; business and economics; chemistry and materials science; computer science; earth and environmental science; engineering; humanities, social sciences, and law; mathematics and statistics; medicine; physics and astronomy; and professional and applied computing. Full text available for articles and books marked with a green square. Searchable by keyword, author, DOI, publication, etc. Journals are browsable by collection or title. Customizable personal accounts

Date Coverage:
1832 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

UNdata

Provides a single entry point to locate data from United Nations databases. Users are able to search over 30 UN databases containing over 60 million data points covering agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators. Useful features include Country Profiles, glossaries, and statistical tables which users can download

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Wall Street journal

Offers full-text access to articles in the Wall Street Journal from 1986 to date. Also included is indexing to articles from 1889 to 1986 (Deep Back File), but the full text of most of these articles is not available through this resource. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1986 to present
Content Availability:
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
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. Derwent innovations index

Provides patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®. Patent coverage to 1963; citations to 1973

Date Coverage:
1963 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Wiley online library

Provides search access to all journals and e-books available from Wiley as well as full-text access to those journals and e-books to which the Baylor Libraries subscribe back to the first volume and issue of most works. Subjects include agriculture, aquaculture and food science; architecture and planning; art and applied arts; business, economics, finance and accounting; chemistry; computer science and information technology; earth and environment; humanities; law and criminology; life sciences; mathematics and statistics; medicine; nursing, dentistry and healthcare; physical sciences and engineering; psychology; social and behavioral sciences; and veterinary medicine. Full text available for articles with the unlocked icon. Searchable by keyword, title, author, publication, etc. Browsable by subject or journal. Customizable personal accounts. Wiley Online Library

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

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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