The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. 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.
An online, full-text archive of complete backfiles of scholarly periodical literature since 1872. Journals are intended to be archival, not current; most are 2-5 years behind the current issues, depending on the journal. Full Text.
The database allows access to both the Science and Social Sciences Citation Indexes. One can locate not only specific articles, but more important explore how specific articles have been treated by the literature in their respective fields. The backfile extends to 1965.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
America and Great Britain: Diplomatic Relations 1775-1815. The database is made up of the diplomatic, official correspondence between America and Britain and gives an extraordinary insight into the shaping of a nation, from America being referred to as “our Colonies and Plantations in North America” by King George the Third in 1775, to its recognition as the “United States” by Britain in 1782 and the official cessation of hostilities in 1815.
Nature — is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology 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. Coverage from the native Nature site initiates with 2010. A backfile from EBSCO extends to 1990.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) -- one of the world's most-cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,100 research papers annually. Established in 1914, PNAS publishes cutting-edge research, science news, Commentaries, Reviews, Perspectives, Colloquium Papers, and actions of the National Academy of Sciences.
Intended as a curricular and collection development resource, this ALA Carnegie-Whitney grant-sponsored database offers a guide to recent award-winning preK-12 books on the experience of immigrant children and teens in the United States. Search options include key immigrant character national/ethnic/religious affiliation, gender, immigrant generation, book genre, reader grade level, and historical period. A single keyword/phrase search is also enabled. Each included book title contains an annotation.