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60 minutes : 1997-2014

Provides streaming video access to the 60 Minutes news show archive for the third and fourth decades of this long -running news show. Includes transcripts of the videos for ease of citation, and a citation export feature. Topics covered include international and national news, politics, women’s studies, society and culture, and many more. Also included are segments from the CBS show CBS Sunday Morning. Features include browsing by subject, keyword (with additional limiters to narrow the results), discipline-based pages for starting points, and the ability to create clips for playlists and inclusion in Canvas for viewing by students

Date Coverage:
1997-2014
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Full Text
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A to Z maps online

Provides a database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month

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N/A
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Multimedia
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AAD

Provides searching of and digital access to selected records held by the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration. Covers records from 1800 to the present day in all fields: immigration, business, military, genealogy, wars, international relations, and geographic regions. Simple key word and advanced searching possible

Date Coverage:
1800-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

AAD

Provides searching of and digital access to selected records held by the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration. Covers records from 1800 to the present day in all fields: immigration, business, military, genealogy, wars, international relations, and geographic regions. Simple key word and advanced searching possible

Date Coverage:
1800-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Academic video online

Brings together on a single cross-searchable platform a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street Press video titles. Includes newsreels, award- winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and exclusive primary footage. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Multimedia
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Access world news (EBSCO)

Provides diverse global perspectives on topics related to the arts, business, communications, economics, the environment, government, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Patrons might prefer the interface to this resource provided by NewsBank. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1970s-present
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Full Text
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Access world news (Online : NewsBank, Inc.)

Provides diverse global perspectives on topics related to the arts, business, communications, economics, the environment, government, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers (such as the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Waco Tribune-Herald and USA Today), newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Newsbank

Date Coverage:
1970s - present
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Full Text
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Accessible archives

Provides full-text access to several separate collections of newspapers, including African-American Newspapers (8 newspapers published by African Americans covering 1902–1927), women’s magazines, abolitionist magazines, and a variety of regional and literary magazines from across the United States. Two additional collections include the American County Histories (covering local history, businesses, schools, and social events), and The Civil War (a 6 part collection each section focusing on a specific perspective: newspapers, soldiers, Midwestern, Iowa, and the northeast regimental histories). Full-text searching of the entire collection or specific parts (with limits for dates) or browse the collection by individual title. Primary source. Accessible Archives

Date Coverage:
18th C - early 20th C
Content Availability:
Full Text

ACLS humanities e-book

A fully searchable collection of high-quality ebooks in the humanities which have been reviewed and recommended by scholars. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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African American music reference

Chronicles the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through essays, biographies, discographies, interviews, images, lyrics,and scores. Covers wide range of African American musical expression including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms

Date Coverage:
19th-21st centuries
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

American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American periodicals

Indexes and provides digital copies of articles in popular, scholarly, and literary magazines published in America between 1740 and the 1930's. Includes important primary source material for the study of American history, literature, culture, and society from the American Revolution through the Depression and the Dust Bowl. Includes advertisements, birth and death notices, editorials, and illustrations and photographs. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1740 - ~1935
Content Availability:
Full Text

American song

Provides access to over 6,000 albums (over 116,000 tracks) of songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Contains all of the content of the former African American Music database

Date Coverage:
Late 19th century to present
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Multimedia
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Annual register

Provides access to a year-by-year record of British and world events. Published every year since 1758, the Annual Register was originally conceived as a miscellany of state papers, reviews, historical sketches, poetry, and other essays. Since the 1920s its content has been a chronicle of events, brief retrospectives on the year's cultural and economic developments, and a short selection of documents and obituaries of eminent persons who died in the year. The online version includes every volume published and will be updated with the latest volume each year

Date Coverage:
1758-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

ArchiveGrid

Discover personal and family papers, oral histories, photos, and similar materials held in libraries in the United States. Information provided by participating archives and libraries, and collected from data on archive materials included in the OCLC/WorldCat database. Search by archive name, archive location, author, keyword, title, and subject. Limits by language and year. Results include link to finding aids (where available) and contact information for the archive. OCLC

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N/A
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Some Full Text
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Archives of human sexuality and identity. LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Gale

Date Coverage:
1946-2000s
Content Availability:
Full Text

Base

Indexes worldwide open access academic web resources. The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) collects and normalizes data from repository servers which use Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI- PMH). BASE discloses web resources of the "Deep Web" which are ignored by commercial search engines or lost within voluminous search results

Date Coverage:
2004-present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Book index with reviews

Provides a searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books

Date Coverage:
1870s-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Book index with reviews

Provides a searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books

Date Coverage:
1870s-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Book review digest plus

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest plus

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest retrospective

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults published between 1905 - 1982. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada, and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/ EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1905 - 1982
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Books in print

Indexes books, audios, and videos available from U.S. publishers. Searchable by author, title, subject, ISBN, keyword, etc. and includes thousands of records on publishers, distributors, wholesalers, book agents, information on award winners and bestsellers, over 500,000 full-text reviews, and inventory data from 19 well-known wholesalers

Date Coverage:
1948-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Books in print

Indexes books, audios, and videos available from U.S. publishers. Searchable by author, title, subject, ISBN, keyword, etc. and includes thousands of records on publishers, distributors, wholesalers, book agents, information on award winners and bestsellers, over 500,000 full-text reviews, and inventory data from 19 well-known wholesalers

Date Coverage:
1948-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Britannica online

Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition); the Britannica book of the year; as well as news articles from BBC News and The New York Times

Date Coverage:
To present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Cartoon bank

Provides access to more than 20,000 records featuring cartoons that appeared in The New Yorker magazine, plus many unpublished images by the same artists. Includes over 3,500 New Yorker covers. Searchable by keyword, artist, browsable by type (cover or cartoon), decades, and or publication dates

Date Coverage:
20th century to present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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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

Choice reviews online

Reviews academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Online database covers from 1987 to present

Date Coverage:
1987-present
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Full Text
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Chronicling America

Digitizes and provides indexing for newspapers from 24 states and the District of Columbia published between 1860 - 1922. Simple keyword search may be limited by state, year(s), specific newspaper, ethnicity, or language. Part of an effort by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment of the Humanities to identify and find all newspapers published in America and preserve them for future research. Continually being developed and added to. Also includes the "U.S. Newspaper Directory" (see separate entry for details). Primary Source. Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities

Date Coverage:
1690 - 1922
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Contemporary world music

Offers 200,000 tracks (approx. 16,000 albums) of music from all regions of the world. Genres include traditional and contemporary popular genres. Also see Smithsonian Global Sound database for complementary recordings. Browsable by cultural groups, people, ensembles, genres, instruments, places

Date Coverage:
20th century to present
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Multimedia
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Credo

Provides access to authoritative content from subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject. Offers topic pages that provide background information on a topic and mind maps that show relationships between topics. Search results may include images, video clips, and maps. Also displays links to related and specialized library databases allowing users to select other library databases for further topic exploration

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Credo

Provides access to authoritative content from subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject. Offers topic pages that provide background information on a topic and mind maps that show relationships between topics. Search results may include images, video clips, and maps. Also displays links to related and specialized library databases allowing users to select other library databases for further topic exploration

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Current biography illustrated

Provides short biographies of persons currently in the news and about whom no full-length biography exists as of the date of publication in Current Biography. Includes references to current (or then-current) news sources on the individual. Entries date back to 1940 but this is often the only reliable source for biography for current, living individuals. Broad coverage of people in media, politics, and all professions and arts are included

Date Coverage:
1940-present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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DART-Europe

Contains open-access theses, made available by research libraries and library consortia working together to improve global access to European research. Several universities have uploaded dissertations (from mostly more notable or important scholars) that were published in the 1500s and 1600s

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Coverage varies, selectively back to the 1500s
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Full Text
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Data-planet

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications, state and private sources, and international organizations. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.)

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Multimedia
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Data.gov

Provides access to publicly available and downloadable datasets, citizen-developed apps, mobile apps, and U.S. government apps. Dataset contributors include federal and state government, universities, non-profits, and other organizations. This site features a searchable data catalog that includes access to raw data and interactive data. Note: by accessing available datasets or tools, you are agreeing to the data policy set by the contributing entity

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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Databib

With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the libraries of Purdue and Pennsylvania State University have collaborated to create Databib: an online, annotated bibliography of research data repositories. It is a great a tool for helping people identify and locate online repositories of research data. Users and bibliographers create and curate records that describe data repositories that users can search

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Defining gender, 1450-1910

Provides access to original British sources including ephemera, pamphlets, commonplace books, diaries, periodicals, letters, ledgers, manuscript journals, poetry, receipt books and conduct and advice literature. Includes contextual essays by scholars introducing the major themes of the project and provide direct hypertext links to the sources. Key topics covered are represented in five ‘sections’: Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity & the Family, Consumption & Leisure, Education & Sensibility and The Body

Date Coverage:
1450-1910
Content Availability:
Full Text

Digitalia

Digitalia is a database of Hispanic ebooks and ejournals offering broad access to high-quality content in the Spanish Language from the most renowned Spanish and Latin American Publishing Houses. Baylor subscribes to the Social and Humanities collection, which includes ebooks only in the subjects of Art, Film Study, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Architecture, Political Affairs, Religion, Philosophy, and Social science

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

Digitization projects registry

Provides a directory listing of all U.S. government publication digitization efforts. Libraries, government agencies, and other non-profit institutions contribute their time and resources to digitize print government documents and make them publicly available online. Users can browse by broad subject categories or by project title

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Dissertations & theses @ Baylor University Library

Provides access to Baylor dissertations and theses sent to University Microfilms, Inc. since about 1960. The full text of dissertations and theses (PDF files) written since 1996 is available at no charge to people enrolled at or employed by Baylor

Date Coverage:
1960-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Duke University Press journals online

Provides online access to the full text of humanities and social science journals

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text
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EBSCO eBook collection

Provides the full-text of thousands recently-published books from selected academic and commercial publishers, as well as the full-text of a large number of older works in the public domain

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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EHRAF archaeology

Supports the study of cross-cultural patterns of anthropological subjects in association with a particular documented archaeological tradition or statistical sample of the world's prehistoric cultures. Serves as a companion resource to eHRAF World Cultures

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

EHRAF world cultures

Provides comparative analysis of individual cultures via in-depth indexing of the full texts of major anthropological research monographs, periodical articles, essays, dissertations, and photographic collections. This is the digitized content of most of the Human Relations Area Files, a project from Yale University

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Encyclopedia of statistical sciences

Covers the essentials of statistics. Includes coverage of actuarial science; applications of statistics; bayesian inference; biostatistics and clinical trials; categorical data analysis; computational and graphical statistics; design of experiments; distributions and models; history and biography; inference; journals, societies, and agencies; life-testing, reliability, and survival analysis; linear models and designs; mathematical formulas, theories and techniques; multivariate analysis; nonparametric inference; nonparametric statistics; probability theory and applied probability; quality control; regression analysis and linear models; sampling; statistics in earth science; statistics in economics and econometrics; and time series analysis. 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. Based on 2nd edition and updated quarterly. Wiley Online Library

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Encyclopedia of statistical sciences

Covers the essentials of statistics. Includes coverage of actuarial science; applications of statistics; bayesian inference; biostatistics and clinical trials; categorical data analysis; computational and graphical statistics; design of experiments; distributions and models; history and biography; inference; journals, societies, and agencies; life-testing, reliability, and survival analysis; linear models and designs; mathematical formulas, theories and techniques; multivariate analysis; nonparametric inference; nonparametric statistics; probability theory and applied probability; quality control; regression analysis and linear models; sampling; statistics in earth science; statistics in economics and econometrics; and time series analysis. 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. Based on 2nd edition and updated quarterly. Wiley Online Library

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Essay and general literature index

Indexes essays and chapters in single and multi-author collections, plus selected annuals and serials. It includes publications from the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, covering 1985 to the present date

Date Coverage:
1985 to the present date
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Subjects:

Essay and general literature retrospective

Indexes essays and chapters in single and multi-author collections, plus selected annuals and serials. It includes publications from the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, covering 1900 through 1984

Date Coverage:
1900-1985
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Ethnic newswatch

Indexes the newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals published by, about, and for ethnic, minority, and native peoples. Keyword and Boolean searches may be limited by one of 8 major ethnic groups, by date, by location, and by language (Spanish, English, or both). Covers all subject areas: health, immigration, education, discrimination, biography, etc. Provides full text for many of the publications indexed. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1990 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Ethnic newswatch

Indexes the newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals published by, about, and for ethnic, minority, and native peoples. Keyword and Boolean searches may be limited by one of 8 major ethnic groups, by date, by location, and by language (Spanish, English, or both). Covers all subject areas: health, immigration, education, discrimination, biography, etc. Provides full text for many of the publications indexed. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1990 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

European library

Provides virtual access to the resources of the 48 national libraries of Europe. Resources are both digital and bibliographical

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Fiction connection

Suggests books based on books you have already read, authors you like, or topics of interest. Fiction and biography titles are included as well as young adult literature

Date Coverage:
1997 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Fiction connection

Suggests books based on books you have already read, authors you like, or topics of interest. Fiction and biography titles are included as well as young adult literature

Date Coverage:
1997 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

Date Coverage:
1974-1996
Content Availability:
Full Text

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

Date Coverage:
1974-1996
Content Availability:
Full Text

Fuente Academica (EBSCO)

Indexes and provides full text for over 500 selected scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. While many subject areas are covered, there is a particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, and sociology

Date Coverage:
1960s - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Funk & Wagnalls new world encyclopedia

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries that are updated annually. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry

Date Coverage:
Updated annually
Content Availability:
Full Text

Gale Artemis. Primary sources

Discover full-text, primary source material from law, news, documents, photographs and illustrations, and historical books covering the 17th to 19th centuries in one search. Also may limit to selected resources only. Simple keyword search or advanced search by author, title, publisher and other features. Limits to type of work (article, book, advertisement, etc.), publication dates, language, and library/institution holding the source. Allows for discovering term frequency use across the individual databases covered. Primary Source. GALE

Date Coverage:
17th to 20th centuries
Content Availability:
Full Text

Gale opposing viewpoints in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering news, current topics, "big issues," and controversies. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, reference works, and includes online access to the "Opposing Viewpoints" books. Excellent starting point for shorter research papers, pro/con issues (esp. the "Viewpoints" section), and current issues topics. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Excellent maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

Date Coverage:
~1990 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Gale virtual reference library

Provides online access to a significant number of reference works published by Gale. Includes works in all academic subjects, and includes encyclopedias, literary criticism (individual works, authors, and movements/ genres), biographical dictionaries, directories, and dictionaries (of events, ideas, and movements). Most entries have the option of being read (includes downloading an MP3 of the computer-voice reading). Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

General oneFile

Indexes and provides abstracts for articles in general interest periodicals and news sources. 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). While it is a good general interest resource, try Academic OneFile in order to find more scholarly content. Gale Cengage

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Varies by title
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Some Full Text
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General reference center gold (Gale)

Provides access to a comprehensive database for magazine and journal articles, newspapers, and selected reference books on all topics. Provides access to full text for the majority of titles indexed. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1985 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
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Full Text
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Government periodicals index

Indexes U.S. government periodicals and provides links to PDFs or URLs. Covers a variety of subjects and topics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1988 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Grant forward

Contains information about, and links to, more than 25,000 funding opportunities available from government, foundation, and private sources. User-friendly filters allow for precision searching, including opportunities for students and for early-career researchers. Optional features include researcher profile pages, profile- generated funding recommendations, saved searches and alerts, and export of funding opportunity descriptions. Tutorials are included. Produced by Cazoodle, Inc

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N/A
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HarpWeek

Full text access to one of the most important and widely- circulated weekly news periodicals in the United States. Search by simple keyword or by proximity keyword (how close one word is to another) or search the indexes or the summaries of the literary works published by Harper's Weekly. Harper's Weekly was important in promoting or ridiculing politicians, authors, movements, and social concerns. Its cartoonists and illustrators are famous among the ranks of artists and journalists. Covered national and international news. Library has access to issues from 1857 - 1877. Primary Source. HarpWeek

Date Coverage:
1857 - 1877
Content Availability:
Full Text

Historical statistics of the United States

"Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present."--Vendor

Date Coverage:
1790 - 2000
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Hobbies & crafts reference center (EBSCO)

Provides comprehensive full-text content for popular hobbies, crafts, & recreation activities, including full- text magazines and books, as well as videos and hobby reports

Date Coverage:
1970s - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Subjects:

Home improvement reference center (EBSCO)

"Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects." -- from FAQ's

Date Coverage:
1990s - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Subjects:

Human rights studies online

Provides comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes in the 20th and 21st centuries. Using a case study approach, this resource provides primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

IngentaConnect

Provides access to a searchable database of full-text professional journal articles. Some journal articles are available at no charge because the Baylor Libraries subscribe to them, others can be ordered for a fee from Ingenta's document delivery service

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Resource Types:
Subjects:

International bibliography of periodical literature

Indexes and provides abstracts for scholarly books and research articles in all disciplines. Coverage is international but IBZ's strength is it's coverage of European journals in over 40 languages. Database may be searched in English or German, and the use of standard subject headings allows for searches to retrieve material regardless of the language of the article. Standard subject terms are suggested as you type. Essential access to European scholarly literature on a wide range of standard and interdisciplinary topics. De Gruyter

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:
Subjects:

Internet archive

Offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly 3 million public domain books. This internet library's mission is to provide permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. One feature is the "Wayback Machine," which is an historical archive of preserved web pages

Date Coverage:
C. 1966 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Job & career accelerator

Takes job seekers from exploring occupations to writing resumes and cover letters. This resource helps those in the job market to locate information on careers, location jobs and internships and serves as a guide in the job seeking process. Users will need to register to gain access to the information in this resource. LearningExpress

Date Coverage:
Current
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Subjects:

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:

Kanopy

Provides streaming videos in multiple fields including Business, Fashion, Health & Medicine, History, Latin American Studies, Literature, Music, Political Science, Psychology, and Spirituality. Search by keyword or browse by subject/collection. Users can sign up for individual counts and save playlists and edit clips. Runs on Flash and can be viewed on mobile devices

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:
Subjects:

Keesing's world news archive

Archives original, accurate and objective articles providing a digestible but detailed summary of world events, drawn from a wide range of press and other sources in a variety of languages. Indexes every volume, but only those articles from the current and previous year are available in full text

Date Coverage:
1931-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

LearningExpressLibrary

Provides a comprehensive, frequently updated, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Includes immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of results. Registration is required to access the tests. Includes tests for Job Search & Workplace Skills; Jobs & Careers, U. S. Citizenship, Recursos para Hispanohablantes, Admissions and Placement Preparation, and Skills Improvement

Date Coverage:
Kept relatively current
Content Availability:
Full Text

Legislative & executive publications

Provides information produced by or pertaining to the United States Congress, including House and Senate publications: hearings, documents, reports, prints, and bills. Provides information on members and committees. Also provides access to the Congressional Record, CRS Reports, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register. Provides political news content(1995-present) from the Washington Post, Roll Call, and CQ Political Transcripts. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Legislative & executive publications. Bills & laws (1789- present)

Provides the full text of all versions of all U.S. public and private bills and resolutions from 1789 to the present

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Executive orders and presidential proclamations (1789 - present)

Provides a complete collection of numbered and unnumbered Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations, including those that are published in other sources as well as the Federal Register and cumulated annually in Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

LexisNexis Academic

Provides access to resources for researching news, business, industry, and legal topics, as well as biographical materials and country information. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings such as 10- K's, 10-Q's, and their exhibits. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily. Areas covered: top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies, updated continuously
Content Availability:
Full Text

Librarians' internet index

Search and browse this website for the best of the Web. There is over 20,000 entries, maintained by librarians and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Subjects:

Library of Texas

Provides an entry point for searching the journal article databases and library catalogs made available through the Texas State Library. Covers many disciplines and designed for users from elementary school through college, including the general public and selection of Spanish language resources. /Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Subjects:

MAS Ultra - school edition (EBSCO)

Provides access to magazine articles and reference works covering general reference, business, consumer health, general health, general science, and multi-cultural titles designed for high school students needs. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
~1930 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Mass observation online

Includes essays on British social history collected between 1937 and 1972 during a project called the Mass Observation. Includes photographs, file reports, diaries, and day surveys. Topic collections include: Film, reading habits, religion, victory celebrations, smoking habits, drinking habits, posters, reconstruction, family planning, sexual behavior, Beveridge social surveys, music, dancing and jazz, propaganda and morale, conscientious objection and pacifism, anti-Semitism,, leisure and sport. Parts included under Mass Observation Studies: File Reports 1937 -1972, Topic Collections 1938-1965, Worktown Collection 1937-1940, Worktown Photos; and under Publications: Diaries and Personal Writings, Diaries 1939-1951, Day Surveys 1937-1938, Directive Replies 1939-1947

Date Coverage:
1937-1972
Content Availability:
Full Text

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

Provides a resource designed for general public library users that offers indexing for popular and some scholarly magazines and journals as well as for a collection of reference books. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1975 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Subjects:

Middle search plus (EBSCO)

Provides indexing, abstracts, and full text (mostly HTML with a few PDF's) for articles covering topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students. Contains magazine articles, some primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, and reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and Encyclopedia of Animals. Contains material from 1985 to present day. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1985 to the present date
Content Availability:
Full Text

MyiLibrary

Contains an e-book collection of academic and practical titles. Search by title, author, keyword, or publisher, or browse by subject. Print or download up to 10 pages at a time. MyiLibrary

Date Coverage:
~2000 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:
Subjects:

NBC learn higher ed

NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News, makes the global resources of NBC News and the historic film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities. The website has digitized stories from the NBC News archives -- one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. There are 26 subject areas from economics to environmental sciences. The videos and archival news stories are correlated to state standards and the Common Core, and aligned to more than 25 K-12 and 30 Higher Ed collections

Date Coverage:
1920-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

Nineteenth century

Indexes the books and pamphlets from the 19th century in many fields and areas of study. Items indexed are available in microfiche divided among several collections. BU has the microfiche for these 3 collections: the Children's Collection (children's books), Books on Publishing and the Diffusion of Knowledge, and the General Collection. The General Collection is the broadest in scope, including science and technology, religion and philosophy, arts and culture, education, leisure, law, history, medicine, politics and economics, family life, agriculture, and economics. Search by full text or title keyword, author, subject (use the "Browse" button to find subjects), place of publication, and publisher. Primary Source. Chadwyck-Healey

Date Coverage:
1801 - 1900
Content Availability:
Citations Only
Resource Types:

Non-fiction connection

Covers narrative nonfiction titles.Updated each week, the Nonfiction Profiler reviews current, popular review sources such as Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Booklist, as well as bestseller lists such as the NY Times and Amazon, to select titles. Also, older editions of the review sources are used to add backlist titles. Users can search for books by topic, genre, setting, character, location, and timeframe

Date Coverage:
2005-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

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

ODS (Online : United Nations)

Serves as the electronic repository for all types of official United Nations documentation. Beginning in 1993, ODS adds older documents on a daily basis and is a multilingual system. Includes resolutions going back to 1946 (General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, and Trusteeship Council); Selected Security Council and General Assembly documents going back to 1985; meeting records; daily journals; and bulletins. Not included in ODS: UN sales publications; UN public information materials; UN press releases and briefings; UN Treaty Series; documents that are not publicly released. To locate document types not included in ODS, try AccessUN which includes full-text documents or indexes documents and publications found in the Readex's United Nations microfiche collection

Date Coverage:
1945 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

OpinionArchives

Provides indexing and full text to articles in 20 prominent journals of opinion, including The New York Review of Books, Commentary, Commonweal, The Progressive, The New Leader, and others. Search by keyword or use advanced search to find materials by author, subject, or date. Opinion Archives

Date Coverage:
1850 - present; varies by title
Content Availability:
Full Text

Oxford dictionary of national biography

Provides authoritative biographies of deceased individuals who influenced British history, including colonial British -Americans. Biographies include a listing of major works written by the individual (if any) and a reference list of full-length biographies and critical articles. Each biography also includes a "Reputation" section which describes the individual's standing in his or her time period and how that has changed since then. Very helpfully will indicate where the individual's archives are, if they exist. Also provides links to major themed articles (on the American Founding Fathers, for instance), entries to related individuals, and to other online resources produced by Oxford University Press (which we may or may not have access to). Oxford University Press

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Full Text

Oxford Journals online

Provides full-text access and indexing to all journals published by Oxford University Press. Search by keyword, or use advanced search to search by title of article, by citation, or by keyword in abstract. Search may be limited to one or more journals, or by all journals in one of six broad subject areas. Oxford University Press

Date Coverage:
1849 - present (varies by journal)
Content Availability:
Full Text
Subjects:

Oxford reference online

Provides access to all of the Oxford dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference materials to which Baylor Libraries subscribe. Browse by subject (art, film studies, literature, etc.) or by reference type (timeline and quotation seem most helpful), or search for specific keyword(s) to locate entries across subjects. Browse feature limits results to those items owned by Baylor; keyword search returns results from all Oxford resources and you will want to use the limits to “free” and “unlocked” resources to access what Baylor owns. Overview pages provide a definition and summation of the topic searched with links to specific resources. Search results may be limited by specific subject, by content (quick reference or reference sources), and by sources with visual images

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

PAIS index (ProQuest)

Covers worldwide public policy literature, international relations, and world politics through selective international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1974 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

PapersFirst

Indexes papers presented at conferences worldwide which have also had a copy of the paper deposited with The British Library Document Supply Centre. All disciplines are included but strongest in the sciences and technology fields. OCLC FirstSearch

Date Coverage:
1993 - present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

PapersFirst

Indexes papers presented at conferences worldwide which have also had a copy of the paper deposited with The British Library Document Supply Centre. All disciplines are included but strongest in the sciences and technology fields. OCLC FirstSearch

Date Coverage:
1993 - present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Periodicals index online

Indexes the table of contents of journals going as far back as 1665 and as recent as 1995. It covers 37 key subject areas in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences and indexes over 15 million articles. Periodicals Index Online covers not only journals published by academic presses but also those journals published as popular reading which now provide valuable research materials for scholars. ProQuest/Chadwyck-Healey

Date Coverage:
1665 - 1995
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:

Pivot

Search for funding opportunities (research grants, scholarships, etc.) from government agencies, private foundations, and other entities. Faculty can claim their profiles and personalize automatically generated searches. Must login/create an account to use. Search or browse by amount, deadlines, limited submission, activity location, citizenship or residency, funding type, keyword, requirements, or sponsor type. Also has excluding capabilities and the ability to save opportunities and to set reminders for due dates

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:

Polling the nations

Provides a compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations. Each of the 500,000 records reports a question asked and the responses given. Also included in each record is the polling organization that conducted the work, the date the interviews were conducted, the release date of the information, the sample size and the universe. Pollsters included in this database include U.S. and international polling organizations, universities, newspapers, television news organizations, and special interest groups

Date Coverage:
1986 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

Pop culture collection (Gale)

Indexes articles in scholarly and popular journals and newspapers on issues of popular culture, including book reviews. A subset of the larger Academic OneFile database, this is very useful for finding focused information on a topic of popular culture (contemporary arts, movies, fads, trends, etc.). Search by title, subject, person's name, or keyword, or browse subjects or publications. Gale Cengage

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

Primary search (EBSCO)

Offers a resource designed to provide access to journal articles and selected reference sources for elementary school children. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Reference sources include the Encyclopedia of Animals™, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
~1995 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Primary Source Microfilm's online guides

A collection of guides to the microfilm sets published by Primary Source Microfilm (an imprint of Gale)

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

ProceedingsFirst

Indexes papers presented at conferences worldwide, including a list of papers presented at the conference provided that a copy of the conference program has been deposited with the British Library Document Supply Centre. OCLC FirstSearch

Date Coverage:
1993 - present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Subjects:

Project Gutenberg

Provides access to freely downloadable books whose United States copyright has expired. Search by title, author, or browse by topic. Download to PC, e-readers, smart phones, and other portable devices. Includes some audio books for books whose copyright has expired, and links to download selected titles to CDs or DVDs. Mobile app available. Project Gutenberg

Date Coverage:
Earlier than 80 years ago
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:
Subjects:

Project Muse

Provides searching and full-text access to scholarly journals from a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations (university presses, scholarly societies, historical associations, and religious communities). Browse journals by individual title or by subject groupings, or search for articles by author, title, subject, etc. Limits by year, article type (review, poetry, drama, fiction), date, and language of article. Project Muse/Johns Hopkins University Press

Date Coverage:
Varies by journal
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest historical newspapers. Austin-American Statesman (1871-1975)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time

Date Coverage:
1871-1975
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

Proquest historical newspapers. New York times

Provides searching and digital access to the New York Times newspaper from its beginnings in 1851 to three years short of the current year. Basic and advanced searching features; limiters include date and document type (articles, birth notices, obituaries, display ads, real estate, etc.). Primary Source. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1851 - 3 years ago
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

ProQuest legislative insight

Provides federal legislative histories related to enacted United States public laws. Users can search for histories by the popular name of the law, citation, subject, or by session of Congress. Congressional publications available for searching are bills, reports, documents, hearings, committee prints, the Congressional Record, and CRS Reports. Presidential signing statements are included if available. A historical context document is available for each congress

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest regulatory insight

Provides federal administrative law histories for individual federal statutes and Executive Orders. This resource is a companion to ProQuest Legislative Insight

Date Coverage:
1936-2014
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest statistical insight

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1973 - present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
Resource Types:

Readers' guide retrospective

Provides indexing to the most popular magazines for the general public from 1890 - 1982. Areas covered include children and teen magazines, television guides, news and opinion magazines, art journals, women's and men's magazines, etc. Sample titles indexed: National Geographic, Ms., Motor Trends, Parent's Magazine, People, Scientific American, and Audubon. Includes book reviews. H.W. Wilson

Date Coverage:
1890 - 1982
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

SAGE journals online

Provides online, full-text access to journals published by SAGE Publishers to which Baylor University Libraries subscribe. Covers a broad range of academic disciplines: humanities, social sciences, biomedical sciences, materials science, health sciences, life sciences. Supports keyword and advanced (Boolean) search or browse by discipline. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1879 - present (varies by journal)
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

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

Small engine repair reference center (EBSCO)

Small Engine Repair Reference Center is a fulltext database of manuals that includes: larger engines from motorcycles, ATVs, Marine/Boat motors, Personal Watercraft engines and snowmobiles, as well as smaller engines, like lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, tillers, generators and more. This comprehensive resource contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer

Date Coverage:
1950s - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

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

Swank Digital Campus

Provides access to 1000 of the top academic streaming videos and documentaries “solely for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study” (no public performance use). Simple search by film title; use advanced search for names of cast or director. Browse by title, release date, or category (documentary, war, sci-fi, etc.); includes some foreign language films. Links to films and documentaries may be copied and placed in Canvas to assign them for viewing by students. Registration for instructors required on first use (to gain additional functionality) and recommended for students for convenience

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

Times digital archive, 1785-1985

Provides indexing and full-text access to the Times (London) newspaper from its inception to 1985. Search by keyword with limits available by newspaper section (stock tables, editorials, articles, illustrations/pictures, etc.). Primary Source. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1785 - 1985
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

TOPICsearch (EBSCO)

Allows researchers to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Indexes newspapers, journals, biographies, public opinion polls (including Gallup Poll Briefings), book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. At the beginning of a search, one of a dozen chosen current events or a number of frequent political hot topics can be chosen. Results can be limited by subject, the type of information source, or publication name

Date Coverage:
Updated continually
Content Availability:
Full Text

Trove

Focused on Australia, the database includes books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more and provides integrated access to millions of items from a range of the Australian National Library's collaborative services and from elsewhere. Metadata (information about items) is pooled from Australian sources including: The Australian National Bibliographic Database - containing location information from thousands of Australian libraries, The Picture Australia program, The Australian Research Online program, The Music Australia program, The Register of Australian Archives and Manuscripts, and The People Australia program, and some overseas sources. Many books are freely accessible (and results can be limited to these). Facets allow results to be narrowed by Format, Decade, Language, Australian Content, and Selected Subject View (Performing Arts including Music). Especially useful is Trove's collection of Australian Newspapers Online which includes a wide selection of Australian newspapers spanning the period from 1803-1950s

Date Coverage:
Comprehensive
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

U.S. code

Provides access to the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. The print version of the U.S. Code was first published in 1926, and new editions are published every six years with cumulative supplements published between each edition. Another access point, FDsys, also contains main editions. Content is provided by the U.S. House of Representatives regardless of provider or vendor

Date Coverage:
Current
Content Availability:
Full Text

Ulrichsweb

Provides detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more. Records include data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting and indexing coverage, full -text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

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
Resource Types:

USA.gov

Serves as the U.S. government's official web portal or search engine. Provides access to government information and services. USA.gov went online in 2000 under the name FirstGov.gov

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Uspto.gov

Serves as the home page of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's main web site and provides a searchable database for patents and trademarks, as well as information and FAQs on patents and trademarks

Date Coverage:
1790 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

Vocational and career collection (EBSCO)

Provides full-text coverage for nearly 400 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel & Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracting are provided for over 650 journals

Date Coverage:
1985 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Resource Types:

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
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Resource Types:

Voxgov

Provides access to nearly 100,000 new government documents each week from over 8,300 sources and 14,600 different websites. Contains a repository of over 30 million documents authored or adopted by the U.S. Federal Government and published through official government channels

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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
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Full Text
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Web of science. KCI-Korean journal database

Provides access to scholarly literature published in Korea and indexed by the National Research Foundation of Korea in engineering, business economics, general internal medicine, arts & humanities, science technology, sports sciences, history, public administration and more. Titles, abstracts, and authors are in both English and Korean. Searchable in both English and Korean. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Subjects:

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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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
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

World digital library

Provides digital access to primary resources from cultures and countries around the world across all time. Includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, prints and art, and sound recordings. A joint project of the Library of Congress and U.N.E.S.C.O., the site is arranged visually using a map of the world to indicate the number of culturally significant items available for each 9 geographical groupings. Each item is given a summary description which describes the item and it's cultural importance. The site may also be searched by keyword or browsed by place, time, topic, type of item, or institution. Language options for English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese

Date Coverage:
8,000 BCE - 2010 CE
Content Availability:
Multimedia

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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WWW virtual library

An expert-run catalog of sections of the Web, begun by Tim Berners-Lee; expanded, organised, and managed for several years by Arthur Secret; and maintained centrally by Gerard Manning; individual indexes maintained by others--About page

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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