African American Experience
Electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumns, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.
American Indian Experience
The American Indian Experience offers access to an online library, featuring more than 150 volumes of scholarship and reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images. From Pre-contact to the present day, from the Inuit of the north to the Seminoles of Florida, AIE is meant for anyone wishing to learn more about America's Native Peoples.
Latino American Experience
The Latino American Experience (LAE) is the first-ever full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. LAE?s content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas, through the Spanish and Mexican settlement of much of what is now the United States, to the triumphs and challenges facing present-day U.S. Latinos.
Alexander Street Press
Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online
The most comprehensive archive of social memory yet created, Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online allows students, scholars, and online researchers to experience the past through thousands of private writings and personal narratives. The resource is a unique forum that brings together the voices of ordinary men and women from all walks of life with the personal accounts of well-known historical figures. In their own words, people from diverse ethnic and social groups bring vividly to life hundreds of years of history through their perspectives on life, love, faith, politics, business, and countless personal events.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms. Note: You must create a user account in order to save playlists. Faculty who wish to set up course folders should contact Michael Epstein firstname.lastname@example.org
Theatre in Video
Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all. This release contains 279 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. Included are landmark performances such as The Iceman Cometh, Awake and Sing, Dom Juan, Bérénice, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Playboy of the Western World, Krapp's Last Tape, and the complete works of Shakespeare as produced by the BBC and other theatrical companies. Notable actors include Claire Bloom, Laurence Olivier, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Matthau, Meryl Streep, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and more.Theatre in Video is optimized to operate with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, and Firefox 1.0 or higher.
Opera in Video
Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
American Film Scripts Online
American Film Scripts Online contains 1,009 scripts by 1,062 writers together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. In addition, the database includes facsimilie images for more than 500 of these screenplays. Most of the scripts have never been published before, and nowhere else are they available online. Note: American Film Scripts Online is optimized to operate with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, and Firefox 3.0. (We are aware that the select terms feature of our Find and Search is not performing well in Firefox 3.5.2. Upgrading to the latest version of Firefox will resolve this issue.)
North American Women's Letters and Diaries: Colonial, 1950
North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.
Black Thought and Culture
Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other fugitive material.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries 1500-1950
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. The collection now includes primary materials spanning more than 300 years. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
Welcome to Civil War Letters and Diaries This release contains 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs. Particular care has been taken to index this material so it can be searched more thoroughly than ever. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. The product includes 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland Planter William Claytor.
The collection also includes biographies, an extensive bibliography of the sources in the database, and material licensed from The Civil War Day-by-Day by E.B. Long.
This release of Oral History Online provides in-depth indexing to more than 2,700 collections of Oral History in English from around the world.
The collection also provides keyword searching of more than 329,400 pages of full-text by close to 10,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to over 4,200 audio and video files and almost 19,000 bibliographic records.
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries: From The American Antiquarian Society, 1750-1950
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society brings together 105,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts, Semantically Indexed and online for the first time. The collection is drawn entirely from the extensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. It currently contains over 103,000 pages.
American Chemical Society
Chemistry Journals of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
A searchable database of all ACS journals, plus full-text access to journals which Copley subscribes.
SciFinder Scholar® is a point-and-click desktop research tool that provides easy access to the information in the CAS databases (>41million substances from 1957 to date, >22 million references from 1907 to date, >6 million reactions from 1974 to date, >750 chemical supplier catalogues and regulatory information), as well as Medline (references from 1958 to date). Includes a comprehensive and current collection of published scientific research, taken from 8,000 journal titles and 35 patent-issuing organizations, through a variety of ways - by author or organization names, research topics, substance identifiers, chemical structures and reactions. [Important Note: When you click on the link above you will go to the SciFinder user registration page. You must connect to the user registration page while on campus and provide a valid USD email address. After you register, use this link (https://scifinder.cas.org) to connect to the database on or off-campus. It is possible that you are unable to begin working with SciFinder immediately because all seats for the web version of SciFinder are currently in use. If this occurs, try logging in later.]
American Library Association
American Physical Society
Physical Reviews Online Archive (PROLA)
The Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–2006. Each January, another year is added to the archive.
Asia Studies Full Text
Asia-Studies Full-text Online is the premier database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. As the exclusive licensee for the region?s most prestigious research institutions, Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.
Association for Computing Machinery
ACM Digital Library
The ACM Digital Library is the ultimate online resource for those interested in the computing industry. It offers over 30 publications, all full-text conference proceedings, publication archives dating back to the 1950s, over 1.2 million pages of text, and over 850,000 bibliographic citations.
Evidence Based Mental Health
Launched in 1998, the purpose of Evidence-Based Mental Health is to alert clinicians working in the field of mental health to important and clinically relevant advances in treatment (including specific interventions and systems of care), diagnosis, aetiology, prognosis/outcome research, quality improvement, continuing education, economic evaluation, and qualitative research.
International Medieval Bibliography (Brepolis IMB)
Multidisciplinary Bibliography of Europe, North Africa and the Near East (300-1500).
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Since Cabell Publishing, Inc., was founded in 1978, the goal has been to help professors, graduate students and researchers to publish their manuscripts in academic journals. To achieve this objective the company strives to maintain current contact information and websites for a large number of journals. Also, Cabell’s seeks to provide information on publication guidelines, type of review, number of external review, acceptance rate, ISSN, submission process, and more. (NOTE: USD has subscriptions to the Psychology, Business, and Educational directories.)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge Companions Online
Addressing topics and figures as diverse as Gothic Fiction and Arabic Philosophy, WB Yeats and Martin Luther, the online collection contains over 2,200 downloadable essays, taken from 237 Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics (144 volumes) and Philosophy, Religion and Culture (93 volumes).
Visual Collections: Images of Art, History, and Culture
View maps, fine artwork, photographs and other items from over thirty renowned collections. Search for a particular artist, time period, or medium, and use powerful tools to zoom, pan, view image data and save groups of images.
Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)
Catholic Research Resources Portal
The Catholic Research Resources Portal provides access to rare, unique or infrequently held materials in academic libraries and seminaries' special collections and archives. By electronically bringing together access to resources in many collections, the portal will create easy, effective and global discovery of Catholic research resources.
Center for Research in Security Prices
Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)
The CRSP US Stock Databases contain daily and monthly market and corporate action data for securities with primary listings on the NYSE, NYSE Amex, NASDAQ, and Arca exchanges and include CRSP broad market indices. CRSP databases are characterized by their comprehensive corporate action information and highly accurate total return calculations. Access to CRSP is available via the Wharton Research Data Services Platform (WRDS) and is limited to University of San Diego faculty, staff, master's and doctoral students. Users must apply for account access and be approved by the University of San Diego WRDS representative the first time they log in. For account access please contact Steve Staninger email@example.com or 619-260-6812.
The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in sixty-eight volumes by the Société des Bollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organised according to each saint's feast day, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
China Data Online
Provides comprehensive and updated information on China's economic development at national, provincial, city, county, and industrial levels, which include the following databases: (1) Monthly Statistics - provides the monthly macroeconomic statistics at national, provincial and city levels from 1998 to current; (2) National Statistics - provides statistical data of China from 1949 to current; (3) Provincial Statistics - provides the statistical data of all provinces from 1949 to current; (4) City Statistics - provides yearly statistics of prefecture and county level cities from 1996; (5) County Statistics - provides the yearly county statistics from 1997; (6) Industrial Statistics ? provides monthly and yearly statistics by industries from 1999; and (7) Statistical Yearbooks - includes a series of China national, provincial, city and professional statistical yearbooks, which will be expanded to cover all statistical yearbooks published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Note: Census data not available with current subscription.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
Columbia University Press
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Conference Board Research Database
TCB research is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Economics material includes US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions. Full-text coverage from 1995 to date.
CQ Electronic Library
Includes the following: CQ Researcher - provides in-depth analysis reporting on current and controversial issues of the day. CQ Weekly - expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering. CQ Public Affairs Collection - public policy content organized by 22 key topics, pulls together CQ's wealth of historic documents and primary source materials, statistical overviews, directory contact information, and in-depth reporting on current affairs. CQ Supreme Court Collection - combines CQ's unique historical analysis and summaries of the most important Supreme Court decisions together with Justice biographies, statistics, and a quantitative analysis on essential topics, an institutional history of the Court, and news feed on current events and public opinion surrounding the Court's decisions. Encyclopedia of American Government - a reference on Congress, the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and the U.S. Election process.
A digital reference library containing hundreds of high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers. Credo offers access to millions of individual entries and contains all types of reference books including dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and atlases. It also includes thousands of images and audio files, together with subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to astronomy and science to Shakespeare.
Documentation Center of the Fundación San Telmo
Life and Works of Jorge Luis Borges
This new online database originates from the Jorge Luis Borges Collection and Documentation Center of the Fundación San Telmo, which contains the world?s largest collection of materials related to Borges? life and works. The collection was begun in 1986 and includes manuscripts and letters, books, periodicals, photographs, audio and video recordings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other objects and documents.
A scholarly resource of recordings, including CD quality audio, liner notes and essays from New World, Composers Recordings and other important lables. The basis for the current collection is the diverse catalogue of American music recordings by New World Records. From folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond.
Early Church Texts
Ebrary Academic Complete
Academic Complete is a highly interactive eBook database from ebrary® that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 titles from more than 220 of the world's leading academic, STM, and professional publishers. Note: you must first download and install the ebrary reader on your computer before accessing E-books.
Academic Search Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
ATLA Religion Database
The leading international database indexing journals, books and book chapters in the scholarly fields of religion. This resource covers such topics as Biblical studies, world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues, dating from 1949 to the present.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database includes indexed citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. This database contains more than 300,000 records covering Roman Catholic publications
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 750 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 500 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 690 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 380 journals.
Educational Administration Abstracts
Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC.
Family Studies Abstracts
Family Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 46,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
GeoRef, produced by the American Geological Institute, is a comprehensive geosciences database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records to the geoscience literature of the world. Over 3,500 journals are reviewed for indexing in the GeoRef database as well as books, maps, government reports, conference papers, and theses and dissertations.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
This database offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security.
LGBT Life Full Text
LGBT Life with Full Text contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 140 full-text monographs and books. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus containing over 6,400 terms.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers.
Music Index Online
Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature from 1952 to present. Formerly The Music Index Onlineprovided by Harmonie Park Press, this database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals.
Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide
Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide combines databases on all facets of ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic biology. With excellent world coverage, this database includes research on aquaculture species ranging from culture and propagation to genetics, behavior, ecology and habitat. With over 1,150,000 citations and abstracts dating back to the 1970s, this resource is essential for those dealing with all aspects of fish and aquatic biology.
New Testament Abstracts
New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 40,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 14,900 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.
Old Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.
The Philosophers Index, produced by the Philosophers Information Center, is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
PsycCRITIQUES, produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of full-text book reviews featuring current scholarly and professional books in psychology. It also publishes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books, and includes nearly 40,000 reviews dating back to 1956.
The PsycINFO , database, American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains nearly 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from more than 2,400 periodicals in nearly 30 languages.
SocINDEX with Full Text
The database features more than 2,066,400 records with subject headings from a 19,750+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 777 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 820 books and monographs, and full text for 13,947 conference papers.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Waters & Oceans Worldwide
Waters & Oceans Worldwide combines databases on all facets of international water research. With excellent world coverage, this database includes research ranging from coastal and offshore engineering to pollution and water treatment. With over 1,854,600 citations and abstracts dating back to the 1970s, this resource is essential for those dealing with all aspects of water and water-related subjects.
Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson, and including many unique sources that were never previously available, this database covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers.
Economist Intelligence Unit
The Economist Intelligence Unit provides a constant flow of analysis and forecasts on more than 200 countries and eight key industries.Country analysis includes in-depth economic, political, business, and industry information. Trends, forecasts, market indicators, and more.
Provides access to full-text articles from over 400 journals including: agricultural & biological sciences, biochemistry, genetics & molecular biology, chemistry, earth & planetary sciences, medicine, and social science. Note: Full text availabe for subscribed journals from 1997 to present.
Euromonitor International?s Global Market Information Database is an online business information system providing business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries. It offers integrated access to statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources.
Folger Shakespeare Library
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2010. Containing over 125,576 annotated entries, this collected information is an essential tool for anyone engaged in research on Shakespeare or early modern England.
Biography Resource Center
Combines Gale biographies with related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands of images, and links to vetted websites. Search for current or historic figures based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Ideal for those looking for pro and con arguments on a wide variety of contemporary social issues. Includes the opposing viewpoints series as well as links to reference materials, statistics, selected magazine and newspaper articles, images, primary documents, and Web sites.
Geothermal Resources Council
Geothermal Research Library
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is a professional educational association for the international geothermal community. Our database contains over 39,000 records on all aspects of geothermal energy, including exploration, reservoir engineering, power plant design and operation, direct use, geothermal heat pumps, regulatory issues, energy policy, energy markets, news briefs, and more. We provide article-level citations to: all GRC Transactions (1977 to present), all GRC Special Reports, numerous feature articles and news briefs from the GRC Bulletin (1973 to present), corporate and academic technical reports, journals, and books. For suggestions on how to search this database, please see the GRC Geothermal Library Database Search Tips. For online access, please contact Amy Besnoy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 260-2368.
EHRAF World Cultures
eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text documents are subject-indexed at the paragraph level
IEEE/IET Electronic Library
IEEE/IET Electronic Library features content from the IEEE and UK's Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IEL contains almost one-third of the world's current literature in electrical engineering, communications and computer science. It includes access to 143 IEEE Journals, Transactions and Magazines, 24 IET Journals, 850+ annual IEEE Conferences, 23+ annual IET Conferences, and 1,900+ IEEE (Active & Archived) Standards.
Xplore IEEE/IET Electronic Library
IEEE/IET Electronic Library features content from the IEEE and UK's Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IEL contains almost one-third of the world's current literature in electrical engineering, communications and computer science. It includes access to 143 IEEE Journals, Transactions and Magazines, 24 IET Journals, 850+ annual IEEE Conferences, 23+ annual IET Conferences, and 1,900+ IEEE (Active & Archived) Standards.
Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, was created for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) . ITER resources include the Iter Bibliography, Milton: A Bibliography for the Years 1624-1700: Revised and for the Years 1701-1799 , Iter Italicum, Early Theatre (volume 1 (1998) to the present, and Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réform.
Johns Hopkins University Press
JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
Mintel offers a series of research reports covering the US and European marketplace. Each market research report combines data & analysis of the competitive landscape, market-share analysis and consumer profiles. Complex demographic issues are broken into easy-to-understand sections, explaining consumer behavior and demonstrating the structure of the market.
National Institutes of Health
Nature Publishing Group
A weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science andtechnology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
NBER Working Papers
NBER researchers initially report their findings in scientific papers aimed at other professional economists in academic institutions, business, government, and the business media around the world. Nearly 700 NBER Working Papers are published each year, and many subsequently appear in scholarly journals.
Clase and Periodica
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (COCH)
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (COCH) is part of Ovid's Evidence Based Medicine Reviews collection, and includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration.
Evidence Based Medical Reviews: Cochrane DSR, ACP Journal Club, DARE, CCTR, CMR, HTA, and NHSEED
This multifile database allows you to search simultaneously the seven Evidence Based Medicine Reviews databases.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
CCTR contains over 300,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care together with references to clinical trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration in MEDLINE and EMBASE. Contributors follow quality control standards to ensure that only reports of definite randomized controlled trials or controlled clinical trials are included. These controlled trials included were identified by the contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration to create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews.
Oxford Handbooks Online
OHO contains content previously published in print as Oxford Handbooks, divided into 4 modules: Political Science, Philosophy, Religion, and Business & Management. The Handbooks contain in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and provide a scholarly snapshot of a topic as well as offer original scholarly arguments. Note: USD has full text access to philosophy and religion titles added to OHO through May 2012. Titles in political science and business are abstract only.
American National Biography Online
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women from all eras and walks of life whose lives have shaped the nation. The American National Biography is the first biographical resource of this scope to be published in more than sixty years.
Oxford University Press
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is an innovative new gateway that offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference in one location. With the 2007 complete redesign of Grove Art Online, as well as the addition of substantial new Oxford reference content, Oxford Art Online offers the most extensive and easily searchable online art resource available today.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works has tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible. Texts from selected Oxford Bibles can be viewed in side-by-side display with the user's choice of commentary and annotations from the Study Bibles, the stand-alone Oxford Bible Commentary, and A-Z concordances for the NRSV and NAB translations. The Bible content is supplemented by collections of major apocryphal Old and New Testament texts in translation.\n\nIn addition to the Bible texts, Oxford Biblical Studies Online offers quick access to over 5,000 A-Z entries from the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Oxford Companion to the Bible, and a number of other Oxford references. Users can easily navigate to hundreds of topical essays within the Oxford study Bibles themselves, in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies, The Oxford History of the Biblical World, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible, Oxford Bible Atlas, and other works, and access hundreds of searchable images and maps from these major scholarly publications.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000. Note: This database allows only one simultaneous user at a time. When finished please click on the logout button located in the upper right corner of the screen.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is a new gateway that offers users the ability, for the first time ever, to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online, has been completely redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content.
Oxford Scholarship Online
Oxford Scholarship Online is a groundbreaking online resource, combining OUP's core scholarly books in four disciplines (Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science and Religion and Theology) and powerful research tools into one cross-indexed, fully searchable database. With 926 classic and newly published titles now available, OSO will be updated quarterly with an additional 200 titles added each year.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The nearly eleven hundred articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths.
New York Times Historical Archives
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. The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times (1851-2007)
Dissertations and Theses Full Text
The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
Factiva includes the Dow Jones and Reuters news wires, The Wall Street Journal and over 8,000 other magazines, newspapers, and trade journals from a wide variety of disciplines. [Note: You must use either Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher, or Netscape version 6.01 or higher in order to access Factiva. Mac users must use the Safari browser 1.2+ Consult the Factiva Supported Browsers page for more information]
International Index to the Performing Arts (Full Text)
A performing arts journal resource with over 465,000 indexed articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1864 to the present. IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art and more.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) 1973-current
CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.
Safari Tech Books Online
A custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 50 titles from the Safari Basic Premium Library. Safari Books Online provides over 9,800 technology, digital media and business books and videos online. Note: This database allows only two simultaneous user at a time. When finished please close page.
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition, the largest online family history resource available, provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, it brings the world’s most popular consumer online family history resource to your library.
Pivot gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.
New York Times (1980-Present)
This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history.
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Standard & Poor's
Compustat provides fundamental and market data; comprehensive company financial data, extensive balance sheet, income statement, and detailed footnotes; thousands of data items, pre-calculated ratios and concepts, corporate actions and business descriptions. Compustat North American coverage includes over 28,000 active and inactive companies. History for active and inactive companies covers up to 20 years of annual data, up to 12 years of quarterly and period data, 20 years of monthly price and dividend data and up to 5 years of daily price history. Includes historical annual (back to 1950), and historical quarterly (back to 1962). Compustat Global Database provides comprehensive financial and market data on over 42,000 companies (over 26,000 firms with fundamental data and nearly 16,000 with pricing data only), both active and inactive non-U.S. and non-Canadian. Coverage includes publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, with up to 20 years of annual history and daily pricing history from 1989 forward. Access to Compustat is available via the Wharton Research Data Services Platform (WRDS) and is limited to University of San Diego faculty, staff, master's and doctoral students. Users must apply for account access and be approved by the University of San Diego WRDS representative the first time they log in. For account access please contact Steve Staninger email@example.com or 619-260-6812.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to popular Standard & Poor's research products such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, The Outlook, Mutual Fund Reports among others.
Taylor & Francis
Armed Conflict Database
The database seeks to cover international and internal conflicts, as well as terrorism. It provides an interactive and user-friendly source of information on 70 armed conflicts including terrorism, refugees/ and returnees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), weapons used and their flows, fatalities, costs ($US), historical backgrounds, annual updates and timelines.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A fully searchable and extensively cross-referenced dynamic Web version of the original encyclopedia. Includes more than 2000 articles covering Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy.
Routledge Religion Online
Provides online access to the best reference titles on Religion in a single fully searchable and extensively cross-referenced resource. With some 14,000 pages of content, this site comprises thousands of authoritative, signed articles on world religions, the sociology of religion, and the history of religion.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from more than 1,130 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also covers individually selected, relevant items from approximately 7,000 journals in the sciences and social sciences. (Dates of coverage: 1997-present.)
Institutional Brokers' Estimate System (I/B/E/S)
I/B/E/S provides detailed and consensus estimates featuring up to 26 forecast measures including GAAP and pro-forma EPS, revenue/sales, net income, pre-tax profit and operating profit, and price targets and recommendations for more than 60,000 companies in 67 countries worldwide. Access to I/B/E/S is available via the Wharton Research Data Services Platform (WRDS) and is limited to University of San Diego faculty, staff, master's and doctoral students. Users must apply for account access and be approved by the University of San Diego WRDS representative the first time they log in. For account access please contact Steve Staninger firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-260-6812.
Science Citation Index Expanded
Science Citation Index Expanded provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from approximately 5,900 of the world?s leading scholarly science and technology journals covering more than 150 disciplines. (Dates of coverage: 1997-present.)
Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from over 1,700 of the world?s leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines. It also includes individually selected, relevant items from approximately 3,300 of the world?s leading science and technology journals. (Dates of coverage: 1997-present.)
Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. It offers current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references and allows users to conduct broad-based, comprehensive searches that uncover all the relevant information they need. It provides cited reference searching, the unique ISI search and retrieval feature that lets users track the literature forward, backward, and through the database. Web of Science is updated weekly. (Dates of coverage: 1997-present.)
INSPEC® is a comprehensive index to literature in physics, electrical/electronic technology, computing, information technology, control, production, and manufacturing engineering. Produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and updated weekly, Inspec® provides data from journals, books, reports, dissertations and conference proceedings.
U.S. Census Bureau
Provides access to the following U.S. Census resources: County Business Patterns, USA Counties, Annual Survey of Manufacturers, ZIP Business Patterns, Census Tract/Street Index, Building Permits, International Trade Data, Occupation by Race and Sex, and Consolidated Federal Funds Report.
U.S. Department of Energy
Energy, Science, and Technology Information Resources
Includes scientific and technical information resources of the Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) in broad disciplines such as physics, chemistry, materials, biology, engineering, energy efficiency, and other related subject areas. Resources include tools for cross searching bibliographic citations, full-text technical reports, preprints, and journals citations residing in multiple databases and Web sites.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
Index to journal articles, book reviews, original literary works and other materials. Covers Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. From 1970 to present.
University of California
University of New Mexico
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
Wharton Research Data Services
WRDS is a platform that provides access to important databases in the fields of finance, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing and public policy. Currently the University of San Diego subscribes to COMPUSTAT, CRSP, I/B/E/S, and Eventus via WRDS. Access is limited to University of San Diego faculty, staff, master's and doctoral students. Users must apply for account access and be approved by the University of San Diego WRDS representative the first time they log in. For account access please contact Steve Staninger email@example.com or 619-260-6812.