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ART

Article Resources

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Image Resources

Saskia Digital Images 32,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture from Western and Eastern civilization, including works from over one hundred museums, as well as archaeological sites.

LIFE Photo Archive "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."

CAMIO- OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online  Includes thousands of descriptions and links to art museum images including prints, painting, sculpture, drawings, textiles, jewelry, costumes, architecture and other media.

Art Institute of Chicago  Digital collections from the Art Institute of Chicago- Several of the Art Institute of Chicago's most unique and important artist sketchbooks, manuscripts and rare printed items are now available online.

UCLA Online digital collections
  Digital collections from the UCLA library- includes photograph collections from some famous photographers, manuscripts of historical works, worldwide audio recordings, and more.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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BIOLOGY

Biological Sciences Collection (ProQuest)- Indexes over 8,000 serials, plus conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs, and selected books and patents in areas including animal behavior, biomedicine, biotechnology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, and zoology, with some agriculture, and veterinary science coverage. Includes access to the ProQuest Biology Journals database, MEDLINE and TOXLINE.  Coverage is from 1982-present and includes some full text.

JSTOR Full-text. Digitized back-runs of 199 core scholarly journals in the biological sciences. Coverage of recent volumes will vary by title, but usually does not include the most recent 4 years. Note: This is not a current issues database. 

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Article First Indexes the Journal of Arachnology. Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1990 - present.  

Agricola Catalog of books and articles at the National Agriculture Library.

Birds of North America BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada. Contains image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, and recordings of the songs and calls of their species.

SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive Free database from the University of New Mexico & partners searches contents of 7 ornithological journals: The Auk (1884-1999), The Condor (1899-2000), The Journal of Field Ornithology (1930-1999), The North American Bird Bander (1976-2000), Pacific Coast Avifauna (1900-1974), Studies in Avian Biology (1978-1999), and the Wilson Bulletin (1889-1999).

Nature Weekly, international, interdisciplinary journal of science publishes both peer reviewed articles and news reports for all fields of science and technology.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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BUSINESS

Business Source Elite Includes some full-text. Business and related topics, including detailed company profiles of the world's largest companies. Covers 1985-present.

Hoovers Company & Industry database Comprehensive collection of corporate, industry, news and financial information. 

Research Monitor International business resources from Euromonitor, including company, country and industry studies and news articles.

Value Line Investment Survey An investment information service that covers some 1,700 equity issues.

Small Business Resource Center Includes sample business plans.

Social Explorer Access to population, economic and social information about the United States, from 1790 to present. To get started, select "Maps & Tables".

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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CHEMISTRY

ACS Web Editions Search 34 American Chemical Society journals online. Articles are available in PDF or enhanced HTML formats.

SciFinder Scholar Search patent & journal references from all scientific disciplines, substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, and commercially available substances. Available on campus computers. Go to Moodle through myMillikin and search for the SciFinder Scholar 'course' for registration and login information.

PubMed Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 -present .

Medline Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 - .

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Journal of Organic Chemistry Online Online access to the print journal, published by the American Chemical Society.

Nature Weekly, international, interdisciplinary journal of science publishes both peer reviewed articles and news reports for all fields of science and technology.

COMMUNICATION

Communication & Mass Media Complete Includes some full-text. Some coverage as far back as the early 20th century.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select Includes some full-text. Science, humanites, education and business topics from US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines, 1994 - present.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SocINDEX with selected full text Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - .

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Includes some full-text. Indexes over 185,000 articles, research reports, and books published by federal, state, and local governments.

Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Full-text access to publications, reports, data, and studies covering the criminal justice system in Illinois.

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EDUCATION

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Includes some full-text. Education resources literature and resources, 1965 - .

Chronicle of Higher Education Full-text from September 1989 - . News, information, advice, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Resources for Grades K-12 . Includes some full text. Four databases that include magazines, pamphlets and other resources used by Elementary through High School students. Years of coverage varies by source.

Teacher Reference Center Indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators, 1990's - .

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - .

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.

SocINDEX with selected full text Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

Social Explorer Access to population, economic and social information about the United States, from 1790 to present. To get started, select "Maps & Tables".

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel

Learning Express Library- practice tests, test preparation, math/English skills building, and popular software tutorials. 

Video Resources

Education in Video Over 3000 streaming video titles aimed at training and developing teachers, including teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries and primary source footage of students and teachers in classrooms.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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ENGLISH / LITERATURE

MLA Bibliography Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, from 1926 - .

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Middle English Compendium Includes full-text. Three major Middle English resources: Middle English Dictionary, HyperBibliography of Middle English, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Black Thought & Culture Over 1300 non-fiction works by leading African-Americans.

Women & Social Movements in the U.S Over 4,000 full-text books, reports and other documents on women in U.S. history. 

Project Gutenberg Digitized electronic copies of over 20,000 books in the public domain (primarily pre-1900).

Salem Press Critical Insights- brief biographical & critical info about literary authors.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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HISTORY

Article Resources

Academic Search Premier Some full-text. Many topics including history, includes articles published 1975 -present .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Social Explorer Access to population, economic and social information about the United States, from 1790 to present. To get started, select "Maps & Tables".

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

Historical Newspaper, Image, & Primary Source Resources

New York Times (Historical) Full-text and images for leading U.S. national newspaper 1851-2008.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Selected free U.S. newspapers from Library of Congress- digitized newspapers published 1880-1910 and a directory of all U.S. newspapers.

Sanborn Maps (Illinois) maps of Illinois from mid-1880s to around 1950. Searchable by city and date.

Illinois Digital Archives (IDA)   index to documents, historical papers, maps, etc. about Illinois history including Chicago and downstate collections.

HarpWeek (Harper's Weekly) Searchable full-text (including image captions), and full-page image displays for Harper's Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper, 1857-1889.

Digital Decaturian (1903-June 1951) A full-text searchable version of The Decaturian, Millikin University's student newspaper.

ArchiveGrid Free access to descriptions and finding aids for thousands of museums, historical societies and archives; includes historical documents, personal papers and family histories.

LIFE Photo Archive "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1850s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."

Black Thought & Culture Over 1300 non-fiction works by leading African-Americans.

Women & Social Movements in the U.S Over 4,000 full-text books, reports and other documents on women in U.S. history.

Video Resources

Ethnographic Video Online 1000 streaming ethnographic videos, including documentaries, interviews, field notes, study guides, etc.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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LIBRARY SCIENCE

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts indexes more than 600 periodicals, 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.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

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MATHEMATICS

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

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MODERN LANGUAGES

MLA Bibliography Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, from 1926 - .

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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MUSIC

Article Resources

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Citations and abstracts to periodicals in music history & literature, ethnomusicology and education, 1967 - .

Music Index Comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature on every aspect of the classical and popular world of music, from 1976 -. Some backfile data from the period 1962-1975 is also included.

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Audio Resources

Naxos Music Library Online music audio resource. Mainly classical music, but includes some contemproary jazz, world/folk, new age, and Chinese music.

Music Online (Alexander Street Press) over 500 hours of music recordings, documentaries, reference works and filmed dance and opera performances.  The platform cross-searches multiple audio, video, and reference databases including: Classical Music Library, Jazz Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound, Contemporary World Music, American Song, Opera in Video, Dance in Video, Classical Music Reference Library, African-American Music Reference, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, and Classical Scores Library.

Reference Resources

Oxford/Grove Music Online Access to the full text of the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music, as well as New Grove titles including: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Encyclopedia of Popular Music Online . Over 50,000 signed articles and 28,000 biographies.

Classical Music Reference Library over 27,000 essays and images from 27 sources including Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Women Composers, composer biographies, etc.

African-American Music Reference over 4000 essays from 124 sources

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (w/audio) over 1000 essays and images from 10 sources with audio examples.

Sheet Music Resources

Classical Scores Library a growing collection of classical scores (currently at 14,542 scores, eventually to number over 15,000).

Video Resources

Opera in Video  over 300 hours of opera documentaries and filmed performances. 

Dance in Video over 500 hours of dance documentaries and filmed performances.

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NEWS

America's Newspapers Full-text of over 700 local, regional, and national newspapers. Includes Decatur's Herald and Review, Springfield's State Journal Register, plus many more. Years of coverage varies by title.

Access World News Full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources.

Newspaper Source Provides selected full text articles from 143 U.S. and international newspapers. 

New York Times (Historical) Full-text and images for leading U.S. national newspaper 1851-2008.

Digital Decaturian (1903-June 1951) A full-text searchable version of The Decaturian, Millikin University's student newspaper.

Decatur's Herald & Review Full-text online from Janurary 1, 1992 - .

A sampling of English-language Foreign Newspapers on the web: London , Russia-Moscow, Russia-St.Petersburg, China, Japan, India, Pakistan, Israel, Middle East Times (Egypt edition) , Jordon, Lebanon.

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NURSING / HEALTH SCIENCES

Article Resources

CINAHL with Full-Text Includes some full-text journals. Nursing and allied health topics from 1982 - present.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Nursing and allied health topics from 1986- present. Includes 860 full text journals, 12,300 full text dissertations, chapters from e-reference books, evidence-based nursing content from the Joanna Briggs Institute, downloadable training videos from Medcom, and multicultural reports from CultureVision.

The Cochrane Library "A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making."

PubMed Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 -present.

Health Source Includes some full-text. Health related articles and reference sources available in two editions: Nursing/Academic Edition or Consumer Edition. Years of coverage varies by title.

Medline Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 - present. 

Consumer Health Complete full text of medical books and journals aimed at general public or average patient. Includes over 200 health reference books and encyclopedias.

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - present.

Blackwell Online Journals Some online access to journals published by Blackwell-Synergy, such as JOGNN. Look at the icons to determine the level of access for a title. Some access is on-campus only.

Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership A full-text electronic journal. "The theme of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is to provide leadership, not only in nursing management, but also in practice, education and research. The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is designed to help enable leadership in nursing management, practice, education and research."

Professional Tools & Reference Resources

Micromedex Access to clinical databases with information about drugs, labs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, alternative medicine, IV compatibility etc. Also includes access to the CareNotes System. (Note: This database is only available to current Nursing faculty and students. Please see a librarian for database login and password.)

Learning Express Library- practice tests, test preparation, math/English skills building, and popular software tutorials. Includes NCLEX preparation and practice tests.

Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders and the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. (After clicking the link, click "proceed", then select the database.)

Video Resources

Nursing Education in Video
Streaming videos created by Medcom-Trainex for the training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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PHYSICS / ASTRONOMY

American Journal of Physics Full-text from 1933-Present.  Published by the American Association of Physics Teachers.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

POLITICAL SCIENCE / LAW

Political Science Complete  Covers journals and conference papers in politics, public affairs, political theory, legal and international studies.

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

C-SPAN  over 160,000 hours of free digitized video of U.S. Congress, Presidents, federal agencies, hearings, speeches and more from 1987-present .

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

SocINDEX with selected full text
Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

Issues & Controversies - quick introductions to hot topics in politics, business, society, education, popular culture and news. Presents facts, opinions, history and context of timely issues with 100's of full text articles updated weekly.

Black Thought & Culture Over 1300 non-fiction works by leading African-Americans.

Women & Social Movements in the U.S Over 4,000 full-text books, reports and other documents on women in U.S. history. 

 

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PSYCHOLOGY

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - .

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Includes some full-text. Education resources literature and resources, 1965 - .

SocINDEX with selected full text Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

Video Resources

Ethnographic Video Online 1000 streaming ethnographic videos, including documentaries, interviews, field notes, study guides, etc.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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REFERENCE

Britannica Online. Short articles that include pictures, maps, and  links to additional information. Excellent for background information on almost any subject.  Note: library has access to free version only.

Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970)  (Click "Browse Maps" at bottom of page).  Provides access to historical maps of Illinois.  "Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods."  On-Campus Only!

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia general encyclopedia with definitions and short explainations from A to Z.

Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the St.James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, and the Encyclopedia of American Religions. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. (After clicking the link, click "proceed", then select the database.)

HarpWeek The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I & II (1857-1877). This database consists of the pages of Harper's Weekly, scanned as images, together with subject terms to search. The Demonstration provides an introduction to using the database. 

Issues & Controversies - quick introductions to hot topics in politics, business, society, education, popular culture and news. Presents facts, opinions, history and context of timely issues with 100's of full text articles updated weekly.

Learning Express Library- practice tests, test preparation, math/English skills building, and popular software tutorials.

OED Online "The Oxford English Dictionary, the world's leading authority on the history and  development of the English language since 1150."

Sage E-Reference Collection 60 encyclopedias and reference e-books on every subject.

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

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RELIGION

Article Resources

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

Reference Resources

Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the Encyclopedia of American Religions. (After clicking the link, click "proceed", then select the database.)

Video Resources

Ethnographic Video Online 1000 streaming ethnographic videos, including documentaries, interviews, field notes, study guides, etc.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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SOCIOLOGY

SocINDEX with selected full text Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Social Explorer Access to population, economic and social information about the United States, from 1790 to present. To get started, select "Maps & Tables".

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Video Resources

Ethnographic Video Online 1000 streaming ethnographic videos, including documentaries, interviews, field notes, study guides, etc.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCE

SPORTDiscus Full-Text Includes some full-text. Covers many aspects of sports, sports medicine, physical fitness, and exercise in journals, books, dissertations, and conference proceedings, some back to 1800.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Nursing and allied health topics from 1986- present. Includes 860 full text journals, 12,300 full text dissertations, chapters from e-reference books, evidence-based nursing content from the Joanna Briggs Institute, downloadable training videos from Medcom, and multicultural reports from CultureVision.

PubMed Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 -present .

Medline Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 - .

CINAHL with Full-Text Includes some full-text journals. Mostly nursing and allied health topics from 1982 - present, but includes some articles on subjects like athletic training and sports medicine.

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.  Good for sports & exercise psychology topics.

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - . Good for sports & exercise psychology topics.

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Includes some full-text. Education resources literature and resources, 1965 - .  Good for physical education topics.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Statistical Resources

SBRnet Reports on sports marketing information including: Industry-developed Market Research, Government Statistics, Facility Reports and News, International Market Publications, Customized Research, Directories.

Social Explorer Access to population, economic and social information about the United States, from 1790 to present. To get started, select "Maps & Tables".

Historical Statistics of the United States Population, economic, social and government statistics from colonial times to 2000. Most tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel.

CDC: National Center for Health Statistics Compiles statistical information used by health professionals, policy makers, physicians, and students.

NIMH: Statistics Statistics about mental health problems from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Statistical Abstract of the United States Statistics about social, political and economic subjects. The 2012 issue is the last available online; the most recent edition is available at the library's Research Assistance desk.

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THEATRE / DANCE

Article Resources

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

JSTOR Full-text. Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Note: This is not a current issues database.

Project Muse Full text of over 140 scholarly journals in art, English, literature, history, philosophy and other humanities subjects.

MLA Bibliography Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, from 1926 - .

SocINDEX with selected full text Comprehensive sociology, anthropology, social work and political research database indexing over 800 core and secondary journals, books, conference papers and other sources from 1895-present. Citations and abstracts with some full text journal articles.

Play/Script Resources

North American Theatre Online Full text of over 30,000 plays, plus images, biographies, production and theatre records for U.S. and Canadian theatres.

20th Century North American Drama 2059 plays by 434 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Includes selected playbills, production photographs, and other ephemera related to the plays.

Asian American Drama 252 plays by 42 playwrights, with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more.

Black Drama 1462 plays by 233 playwrights, with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Includes selected playbills, production photos, and other ephemera.

Latino Literature over 450 plays in Spanish & English, with 100,000 pages of poetry, folk tales, fiction, & non-fiction by Latino authors working in the U.S.

North American Indian Drama 256 plays by 49 Native American playwrights.

North American Women's Drama 1517 plays by 330 female playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more.

Video Resources

Dance in Video over 500 hours of dance documentaries and filmed performances.

Opera in Video over 300 hours of opera documentaries and filmed performances.

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. 

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