Databases by Name
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Scholarly journals, professional publications, and newspapers on business, advertising, marketing, economics, HR, sustainability, project management, finance, computers and more.
Academic Search Premier
Articles from scholarly and professional journals, magazines and newspapers on a wide range of subjects, many full text.
Academic Video Online (TRIAL through 3/11)
Alexander Street’s most comprehensive video streaming database. An ever-growing resource that comprises content from 32 full video collections and 8 bonus discipline clusters.
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Contains full text and images of African American newspapers from the 19th century (1827-1868), including Freedom’s Journal, The North Star and Frederick Douglass Papers among others.
America: History and Life with Full Text
Historical scholarly journals, magazines, books and more covering the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
Contains 11 digital primary-source collections focused on several historical events: the Civil War, Westward Expansion, the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Search all collections, browse by collection or search within individual collections.
ASCE Research Library
Comprehensive for locating articles across all disciplines of civil engineering. We subscribe to 12 titles. An additional 20 are searchable here and articles can be obtained by request.
Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)
Search for articles from military journals. Contains only citations; no full text.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Index covering international, scholarly and popular periodical literature including publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals and major serial publications on the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Most records include citations and abstracts only.
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Index containing citations that point to more than 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor.
Biography in Context
Authoritative reference content merged with periodicals and multimedia. Allows users to search for people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, gender, birth/death dates and places as well as keyword and full text.
The leading abstracting and indexing reference publication for life-sciences information. Covers information in the traditional areas of biology, including botany, zoology and microbiology, and interdisciplinary fields.
Birds of North America Online
Online version of the standard reference guide to 700+ bird species native to North America, complete with image and audio galleries. It is produced and provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and American Ornithologists’ Union.
Offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics and the arts (1893-2005).
Brepolis Medieval Bibliographies
Includes: the International Medieval Biography, the Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiévale, and the International Directory of Medievalists.
All content from Environmental Building News, the complete directory of green-building products listed in GreenSpec, and more than 200 case studies of high-performance buildings with energy data and project details.
Business Insights: Essentials
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data and in-depth reports.
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center
A comprehensive full-text database covering all aspects of business continuity, disaster recovery and closely aligned issues.
Business Source Premier
Scholarly journals, professional publications and magazines on all aspects of business. Includes MarketLine Company and Industry Profiles.
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Chicago Manual of Style Online
Online version of both the 15th and 16th editions of the manual. Search or browse.
Authoritative automotive repair information.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Find full-text journal articles, policy briefs, conference papers and book chapters on international relations.
CINAHL with Full Text
Covers journals in nursing and the allied health professions, many with full text.
This database contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform health-care decision-making. The systematic reviews identify interventions for specific diseases or injuries, and determine whether or not the intervention works.
Find computer-related product information, news and reviews.
Provides current information on 192 countries throughout the world.
CQ Political Reference Suite
An electronic collection of full-text reference books and primary sources from Congressional Quarterly Press that provide insight into the government.
A weekly publication that covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, timelines and bibliographies.
A collection of eBooks in science and technology, business and criminal justice. A significant number of those available are in the field of information technology.
A collection digital reference titles. Content includes a wide range of general reference titles together with a large collection of subject-specific books.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Contains more than 200,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Criminal Justice Periodicals
Contains a wide selection of journals on the subject of criminal justice, family law, drug enforcement and rehabilitation. It contains full text journals and periodicals.
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Digital National Security Archive
The most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. More than 30 collections of documents exhaustively covering critical world events, countries and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
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Early American Newspapers
More than 700 early U.S. newspapers from 1690-1876 in full text and searchable.
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Search and view the full text of eBooks.
Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC)
Freely available version from the U.S. Department of Education. Find educational research in the form of journal articles, opinion papers, reports and guides.
Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) (through EBSCO)
Library subscription version. Find educational research in the form of journal articles, opinion papers, reports and guides.
Full text encyclopedia articles plus selected Internet links.
Encyclopedia of Associations
Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers across all academic disciplines.
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FDsys (GPO’s Federal Digital System)
Search for federal documents from the Government Printing Office. Most collections only go back to the 1990s, but a few go back to the 1930s and 40s.
Films on Demand (TRIAL through 3/12)
Streaming video across all disciplines. Includes content from ABC News, CBC, National Geographic, PBS and many other providers.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics and academic disciplines.
General Reference Center Gold
A general interest reference database.
Comprehensive geoscience database indexing more than 3,000 journals and other sources.
Great Lives in History: The Middle Ages
Biographical essays on important figures from medieval history.
Contains scholarly, governmental and general-interest sources on the human impact on the environment, including global warming, pollution, green building and more.
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Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories and information on a variety of health topics.
Historical scholarly journals, magazines, books and more covering the entire world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Historical New York Times
Search and browse the New York Times in full text from its first issue in 1851 to just a few years ago.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Scholarly, government and policy documents related to homeland security policy, emergency management strategy and related topics.
Company and industry information. Ability to build comparative lists based on a variety of factors (location, industry, etc.). Click Continue on initial page to enter the database.
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Search more than 1,000 current newspapers for full-text articles.
In the First Person
Index of more than 3,350 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. Some of these archival documents are freely available online, while others are available in archives or by subscription.
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Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Resources
Find Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets for nursing and the allied health professions.
Full-text scholarly journal articles spanning a wide range of fields, some going as far back as the 1800s. Full text coverage for the most recent 3-5 years is not available for most journals.
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Articles related to legal issues and cases from law reviews, legal newspapers, bar associations and international journals.
Full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, wires and transcripts. Includes company profiles and dossiers, as well as legal cases and law reviews.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Index covering more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
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MarketLine Company Profiles Authority
Profiles for 10,000 companies, including a business description, company history, products and services, key employee biographies, revenue, SWOT analysis and top competitors (formerly Datamonitor, available through Business Source Premier).
Material ConneXion is a large database for sustainable, innovative and advanced materials. Images and material details are added every month. A personal account offers students and faculty the ability to save materials they have researched by “tagging” them. A valid Norwich University email address must be used as a username. Create a Personal Account
A comprehensive database covering the world’s mathematical literature. The MathSciNet database contains signed reviews and bibliographic data from the first issue in January 1940 to the present.
MEDLINE (via EBSCO)
Mostly full-text database of authoritative journals in medicine, nursing, athletic therapy, dentistry, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences.
Military & Government Collection
Scholarly, professional and newspaper articles about all branches of the military and government. Also includes some government reports and field manuals.
MLA International Bibliography
Citations pertaining to literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Indexes scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series, as well as relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database. It features data and analysis on over 15,000 international and domestic stocks, 25,000 mutual funds, and more than 1500 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
National Newspapers Premier
Includes coverage of 27 newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, plus other important U.S., international and minority interest papers.
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites addressing controversial social issues.
Oxford Bibliographies Online
Research guides for Medieval Studies and Military History including citations and annotations, expert recommendations, and authoritative articles written and reviewed by top scholars in the field.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Medieval Studies • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Military History
Oxford English Dictionary
Look up word definitions, origins and usage from the most comprehensive and scholarly dictionary of the English language.
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Contains information on the structure and working methods of 266 parliamentary chambers in all of the 190 countries where a national legislature exists.
PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)
Includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. Offers both current and retrospective coverage.
Online courses in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and ESL for Spanish and Mandarin speakers.
Custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for K-12 teachers and administrators.
ProQuest Biology Journals
Covers a wide range of biology-related topics including biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy and zoology.
Scholarly and professional articles on virtually any computing topic, also includes product reviews.
ProQuest Education Journals
Provides access to more than 900 scholarly journals in the field of Education, along with trade journals and magazines. Approximately 600 titles are available full-text.
ProQuest Health Management
Leading publications covering all aspects of health administration, including public health and safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance, population studies, labor relations and law.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions
ProQuest Psychology Journals
With complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.
ProQuest Science Journals
Search full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation.
ProQuest Social Science Journals
Scholarly and professional journal articles in the social sciences.
Full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and associated organizations.
The premier database for finding scholarly psychology literature from the 1800s to the present. Includes abstracts only (not full-text).
PubMed (Also known as MEDLINE via PubMed)
National Library of Medicine’s premier database of scholarly citations covering nearly 4,500 journals published in the U.S. and more than 70 other countries. Includes entire MEDLINE via EBSCO plus additional life sciences article citations.
U.S. National Library of Medicine’s digital archive of life sciences journal literature.
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Resources for College Libraries (RCL) is a bibliography of carefully selected works spanning the college curriculum and comprising a recommended core collection for all academic libraries.
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Full-text of over 600 peer-reviewed Sage publication spanning a variety of subject areas.
Salem Literature Online
Literary reference resources, including critical surveys of long fiction and poetry andMasterplots.
Science in Context
Contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Includes reference content, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
ScienceDirect College Edition – Physical Sciences Journals
Hundreds of full-text journals in engineering, computer science, chemistry, geology and physics. Browsable tables of contents with article abstracts are available for non-subscribed ScienceDirect collections.
References from journals, patents, the CAS Registry, and information on substances, regulated chemicals and chemical synthesis. You will need to register here to create a username and password before using SciFinder Scholar.
The Serials Directory
Bibliographic information for magazines, journals and other periodicals.
Slavery and Anti–Slavery
A collection devoted to the transatlantic history of slavery. It includes books, manuscripts, court records, serials, pamphlets, and a variety of other primary source materials.
Sources in U.S. History – American Revolution
Personal narratives and memoirs Political pamphlets and speeches, sermons and poems, legislative journals and popular magazines documenting the American Revolution from the earliest protests in 1765 through the peace treaty of 1783.
Sources in U.S. History – Slavery in America
Slavery in America Personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, political speeches, monographs, sermons, plays, songs, poetic and fictional works published between the 17th and late 19th centuries documenting key aspects of the history of slavery in America.
Sources in U.S. History – Civil War
Personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children’s books documenting the Civil War.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Bibliographic and full-text database covering serials and monographic literature on sports, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education and more.
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Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.
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Vermont Online Library (VOL)
Access to a variety of Gale Group databases including business, health, computer and K-12 resources. Includes full text, scholarly and popular sources.
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OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.