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.
American Anitiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection - Rich and vast collection of more than 7,500 periodicals detailing American history and culture from the late 17th century through the late 19th century.
Kanopy—the database provides library patrons access to one of the most unique collections of streaming videos in the world (comprising some 30k films) – including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases – on every topic imaginable. In addition, Kanopy is viewable on your home television via iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast.
Market Share Reporter--Presents comparative business statistics. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/products along with their market share; and cites original sources.
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.
Open Textbook Library (OTL) — Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
This database, derived from the award-winning sourcebook, provides brief overviews of state histories from colonization to statehood. It also identifies a wide range of both readily available and hard-to-find materials from each state. This is an invaluable and comprehensive tool for researchers. Sources include state codes, journals, digests, reports, surveys, and much more. Sources link to available documents whenever possible.
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.
The SHAFR Guide Online : An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Foreign Relations since 1600 (Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations)—the database offers a near comprehensive 2.1 million-word online bibliography of historical work covering the entire span of U.S. foreign relations.
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.