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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

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

Applied science & technology abstracts (EBSCO)

Provides bibliographic references from 1983 to present covering acoustics, aeronautics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computers, engineering, geology, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, textiles, transportation, waste management, and other topics. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 to present
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Some Full Text
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Applied science & technology abstracts (EBSCO)

Provides bibliographic references from 1983 to present covering acoustics, aeronautics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computers, engineering, geology, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, textiles, transportation, waste management, and other topics. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 to present
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Some Full Text
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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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CRC handbook of chemistry and physics

Provides information on chemical and physical properties of substances through interactive tables, static pdf tables and pdf texts organized by 19 sections (Basic Constants, Units, and Conversion Factors; Symbols, Terminology, and Nomenclature; Physical Constants of Organic Compounds; Properties of the Elements and Inorganic Compounds; Thermochemistry, Electrochemistry, and Solution Chemistry; Fluid Properties; Biochemistry; Analytical Chemistry; Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy; Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics; Nuclear and Particle Physics; Properties of Solids; Polymer Properties; Geophysics, Astronomy, and Acoustics; Practical Laboratory Data; Health and Safety Information; Mathematical Tables). Browse by the Table of Contents or search using keywords or by structure or by properties. Interactive tables can be sorted or filtered

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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
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Full Text
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EBSCOhost electronic journals service

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

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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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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

General science collection (Gale)

Provides reference and some full-text materials for general science and engineering intended for the academic researcher. Includes particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and other areas beginning from 1980. In addition to academic journals, magazines, books, news, and multimedia are indexed. Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Limit by document type, year, etc. Browse by subject or publication. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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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GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Indexes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles on all aspects of human impact to the environment including the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GreenFILE is multidisciplinary by nature and draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. Uses EBSCO interface

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N/A
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Some Full Text
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GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Indexes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles on all aspects of human impact to the environment including the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GreenFILE is multidisciplinary by nature and draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. Uses EBSCO interface

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N/A
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Some Full Text
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HathiTrust digital library

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

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

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 & technology abstracts (EBSCO)

Indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications as well as books, research reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, and patents. The oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science, coverage goes back to the mid 1930s and includes the following topics: classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more

Date Coverage:
1935 - 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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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

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N/A
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Full Text
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Making of America (Online : Cornell University. Library)

Provides indexing and digital access to books and journals published in America in the 19th century (Cornell dates: 1840 - 1900). Making of America (MOA) is a cooperative effort between Cornell and University of Michigan to digitize important materials in American social history. Each University selected different but significant book and journal titles to digitize. Collectively, the subject strengths of the MOA are education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Each University's collection must be searched separately. Search by keyword, basic, Boolean, proximity, and bibliographic/citation information or browse by book title or journal title/issue. Cornell University

Date Coverage:
1840 - 1900
Content Availability:
Full Text

Military & intelligence database collection (Gale)

Draws on diverse publications (books, media, scholarly/ popular/news articles, and images) to provide information on both military and popular topics. Default response is to scholarly and academic sources. Search by keyword, subject, author, etc., with limiters by date, full-text, scholarly, and document type (image, case study, aerial photography, etc.). Materials primarily come from publications by all branches of the military service, trade journals for the defense industry, and scholarly journals in all subjects, as well as popular titles for the general public. Gale/InfoTrac

Date Coverage:
1980-2013
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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National Science Digital Library

Provides resources for education and research on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). A digital library of resource collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels. Covers chemistry; computing and information; ecology, forestry and agriculture; education; engineering; general; geoscience; history/policy/law; life science; mathematics; physics; social sciences; space science; and technology. Searchable by grade level, resource type, subject, and pathway

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

NDLTD

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Covers three subject areas: History (8 sections), Literature (2 sections), and Mathematics & Science (2 sections). Provides full-text, fully searchable content from a broad range of primary sources. Includes works in Western and non-Western languages, and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other institutions from around the globe. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1800-1899
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

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

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

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

SciTech premium collection

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

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

Scopus

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

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

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
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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
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Full Text
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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
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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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World news connection

Provides translated and English-language news and information from non-US media sources throughout the world, including newspapers, periodicals, websites, non- classified technical documents, conference proceedings, television, and radio broadcasts. The content that appears in the WNC database comprises curated articles collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government

Date Coverage:
November 1995 – December 31, 2013
Content Availability:
Full Text
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WorldCat

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

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