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ABI/ INFORM Complete
This database comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Wall Street Journal and Wall Street Journal Online are included. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, key business and economics periodicals, and more.

This database includes hard-to-find local and regional business publications, including McClatchey Tribune titles, Texas Business Review, Cinco Dias and others. Also includes news about local companies, analysis, information on local markets and more. It also allows users to research employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation, learn about corporate strategies and other topics from a local and regional perspective.

Covers 2,100+ worldwide business & economics periodicals, with 1,200+ available in full text. Includes access to data on 60,000 companies with business and executive profiles.  

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Search more than 1200 business periodicals with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information,marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Academic One File
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.View tutorial

Academic Search Ultimate 
Bigger than Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

Academic Video Online   NEW!
makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more. Search for award-winning films including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners and access content from PBS, BBC, 60 MINUTES, National Geographic, Annenberg Learner, BroadwayHD™, A+E Networks’ HISTORY® and more.

This database is an online curriculum resource.  Users have access to core curriculum topics, organ systems, textbooks, and other pharmacy resources. From the AccessMedicine homepage, select "AccessPharmacy" from the drop down menu.

This database is the online equivalent of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th edition.  It provides access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology.

Access UN
The premier index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations.Also included is the full-text of several thousand UN documents.

Access World News (NewsBank)
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Includes the Houston Chronicle, USA Today and most major metros. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface. To view tutorial, click here: http://vimeopro.com/newsbank/tsu. password is tsu.

Accounting & Tax
This database is a premier accounting research database bringing together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results. It includes top journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations, and over 2350 publications with hundreds in full-text.

ACM Digital Library
The most comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records in existence today covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles.

African American Archives
African American Archives provides over one million pages of original historical documents pertaining to the African American experience over several centuries, and is richly-detailed with narratives and quantitative data alike.

African American Biographical Database
Biographical sketches of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person.  

African American Historical Serials Collection
Features 173 periodicals spanning from 1816 through 1922. The periodicals in this collection include newspapers and magazines, in addition to reports and annuals from various African American organizations, including churches and educational and service institutions.

African American Music Reference Online
Brings together reference texts, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. Coverage includes blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrels, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.

African American Poetry (1750-1900)
The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry Prince's "Bars Fight," c. 1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library dating back to 1970 and including more than 4.1 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Agriculture Collection
A custom collection of nearly 200 titles focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
A trusted source for patient drug information. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest.

Alt Health Watch
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.   g

America: History and Life
Database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is a bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. Also provides full-text coverage of nearly 200 journals and more than 100 books.  

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1 NEW!
The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: 1691-1820 presents over 500 titles from 1691 through 1820. Representing over two centuries of print culture from early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic, Series 1 is first of the five series created from periodical holdings from one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The entire AAS collection features over 7500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 1 is broad in scope and covers all aspects of American society during this time period. 

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2  NEW!
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection Series 2 presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The series two is second of the five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics. 

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3NEW!
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. Series 3 is the third of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities. Subjects covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion. 

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4 NEW!
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection - Series 4 presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. Series 4 is the fourth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war. News from the battlefront can be found, in addition to the usual breadth of subject matter found in previous collections that include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion. 

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 NEW!
 The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Series 5 is the fifth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set of circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories. Broad subject areas covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Academic Core Package  NEW!
Core chemistry journals through the American Chemical Society (ACS), including such titles as Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education and the Journal of Physical Chemistry A, B, and C. Full-Text is accessible only to the journals that the Library subscribes to through this package. 

American Film Institute Catalog
The AFI Catalog is the most authoritative filmographic database on the web, includes entries on nearly 60,000 American feature-length and 17,000 short films produced from 1893-2011, as well as AFI Awards Outstanding Movies of the Year from 2000 through 2010. Provides detailed information on every feature-length film produced in America or financed by American production companies. Detailed information on cast, crew, plot summaries, subjects, genres and historical notes are included for each film.

American Indian Histories and Cultures
Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals. 

American Periodical Series
Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library
The ASCE Library is an online tool for locating articles of interest across all areas of civil engineering.

American West 
Offers a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources relevant to the birth of the American West. Includes the papers of early pioneers, explorers and hunters and items such as the original manuscript journal and papers of James Audubon.

Annual Reviews
Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews
written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences, including Economics.Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines.  Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature as indexed by the Thomson ReutersJournal Citation Reports® (JCR). Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field and help them keep up to date in their area of research. The RJT Library currently subscribes to: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, physiology, Plant Biology, Physical Chemistry. There are full text journals that include Statistics and its Application, Linguistics, and Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior.

Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective (1913-1983)
Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective provides coverage dating back to 1913 and includes the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957). Updated subject headings ensure that a search, using either old or new search terms, will return all of the information on that subject, while original subject headings offer insight into the way the issues of the day were framed.

Archives UnboundNEW! 
Addresses students and scholars' pressing need to see primary, unpublished archival documents. There is no better way to study the past than through consultation of primary source documents. Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Newly Added: Collection of African American Studies! Explore from Colonialism to the present!

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection – Series 1 NEW!
Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States. This collection conveys the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics – shedding new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized them from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times. The Latino-Hispanic American Experience offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the U.S. Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection draws its content from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, the largest national project ever to locate, preserve, and disseminate Latino-Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form, from colonial times to 1960. The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Latino-Hispanic literature, and includes publications from all regions of the nation.

 Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection – Series 2 
Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers – including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form. Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing, and are indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. This collection offers a unique approach by focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history of the United States. Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection draws its content from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, the largest national project ever to locate, preserve, and disseminate Latino-Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form, from colonial times to 1960. The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Latino-Hispanic literature, and includes publications from all regions of the nation.

Asian & European Business Collection
This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications.

ATLA Historical Monographs Collection, Series 2 NEW!
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 consists of over five million pages of content from  over 14,880 monographs dating from 1894 through 1922. This collection provides a broad view of the changing landscape of religion in America at the end of a century of dramatic cultural and political change. It offers material on the significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans and the growing interest and experimentation with non-Western religions. It presents a comprehensive picture of American life at the time with the rise of missionary activity and evangelical Christianity and the emergence of the historical critical method – the foundation for all twentieth century biblical scholarship.


Background Notes (Country Fact Sheets)  A collection of works by the United States Department of State providing background information on different countries and US relations with them. These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. Available through the State Department's website.

Banking Information Source
This database enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.

Bibliography of Native North Americans
A bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, life and covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 122,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
This database is a first stop index tool for learning where to look for biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor. Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. It also acts as an index to other indexes.

Biography in Context
Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. 

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
This is a bibliographic database that indexes English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Periodical coverage includes a wide range of scientific journals, from popular to professional, that pertain to biology and agriculture.

Biology Journals (ProQuest)
Provides access to a wide range of biology topics. There are more than 325 titles available in full-text covering a wide range of biology-related topics.

Biotechnology Information 
Advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.FREE ACCESS 


Black Drama NEW!
Now in its Third Edition, Black Drama contains the full text of more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others. More information about this collection can be found here.


Black Studies Center
This is a leading tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies and other disciplines that benefit from a more detailed coverage of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion.  

Black Studies Center Dissertations
Contains a thousand doctoral dissertations and Masters' theses examining a wide variety of topics and subject areas relating to Black Studies. Included are dissertations written between 1970 and 2004 at over 100 universities and colleges across the United States. These dissertations were selected for their relevance to Black Studies scholars. 

Black Studies Center History Makers Oral History Videos
Contains videos and full transcripts for interviews with 100 contemporary African Americans.

Black Studies Center Newspapers
The full text backfile of six influential black Newspapers: Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003); Chicago Defender (1910-1975); Daily Defender (1956-1975); Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005); New York Amsterdam News (1922-1994); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).

BoardVitals NAPLEX Pharmacy Exam Prep 
BoardVitals is a review tool that provides practice for preparing to take the NAPLEX Pharmacy Exam. You will need to Register with your tsu email address in order to use BoardVitals. BoardVitals offers the ability for users to create customized practice tests and review advanced statistics to know strengths and weaknesses, as well as detailed, up-to-date explanations, with references and links to sources.

Book Review Index Plus
Includes more than 5 million review citations; it also includes more than 634,000 full-text reviews, as well as full text via links to library holdings. Access to full-text reviews allows users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more.

Books and Authors
Includes over 134,000 recommended titles, more than 74,500 plot summaries, and awards information from 568 awards, all to help users uncover new reading adventures, find long-remembered favorites, and discover award-winning titles. Search by genre, subject, author, title, series, and more. A monthly highlights page allows the user to see selections of award winners, upcoming titles, and titles that revolve around different subjects each month.

Books In Print
Offers valuable information on more than 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, making it the industry’s largest bibliographic database.

Business Abstracts with Full Text (H.W. Wilson) Contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.

Business Premium Collection (ProQuest)
Comprises all content from ABI/INFORM Complete, the Asian & European Business & Collection, the Accounting, Tax and Banking Collection, Entrepreneurship, and the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. The Collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, trade publications, and periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, the Economist and more.

Business Economics and Theory
With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. 

Business Source Ultimate NEW!
Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. 



Chem ID Plus
A free database of 350,000 chemical compounds. Records consist of name, synonyms, CAS number, molecular formula, and direct links to biomedical resources.   FREE ACCESS 

Child Development & Adolescent Studies                                                                                         
A source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. It includes more than 342,000 records indexing book reviews and abstracts, technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.

Chronicle of Higher Education
is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators). A subscription is required to read some articles. Accessing it through the library's  website will allow complete access to all of the Chronicle’s content. Please create an individual login using your TSU email account, which will afford full access to subscription content. 

Communication and Mass Media Collection
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 comprehensive research and reference resource for the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 420 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 600 titles. Includes full text for 301 journals.

Communication Source NEW!
Communication Source is the most comprehensive resource on the market for communication research. Communication Source was developed from a merger of high-quality EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts (formerly published by Sage), and includes many unique sources not previously available in other databases. Communication Source offers abstracts and indexing as well as full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to Communication, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Discourse, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Studies and other fields relevant to the discipline. 

Computer Database
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.     

Computer Source
Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publication.   

Contemporary Authors
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.  

Credo Reference 
Credo Reference is an online platform that combines reliable,citable reference content from hundreds of reference books, with other library resources. Includes a topical “mind map” feature (formerly known as the “concept map”). Other types of content include images, maps, photos, diagrams, sound clips and more.

Criminal Justice Collection
Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.   Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Culinary Arts Collection 
The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.


Provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA labels (package inserts). This website provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts. FREE ACCESS Daily Med Mobile   FREE ACCESS 

Demographics Now - Library Edition
Up-to-date resources on demographics and extensive market level information. View Tutorial 

Dictionary of Literary Biography
Provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

Digital National Security Archive‎  New!
This archive presents a vast, expertly curated, comprehensive collection of significant primary source documents, arranged in collections, that are central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945

Directory of Open Access Journals
This service covers free full text quality control scientific and scholarly journals, all subjects, and languages. FREE ACCESS

Discovery Texas
Library of Texas makes available valuable resources from academic libraries, public libraries, article collections (journals, magazines, etc.) and special groups such as TexShare Card Program participants. Click on the TexShare link at top right of page to access the TexShare databases

Dissertations and Theses 
With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Business

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Health & Medicine

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: History

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Literature & Language

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Science & Technology

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Social Sciences

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Arts

Dissertations for Black Studies
Database contains doctoral dissertations and masters’ theses on a wide variety of topics and subject areas relating to Black Studies. It provides access to the record of scholarship on Black Studies in the United States. View Dissertations by author

Diversity Studies
xplores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. Includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals updated daily, including: Contemporary Southeast Asia, Israel Studies, Italian Culture, Western Journal of Black Studies, and Latino Leaders.

Drug Facts & Comparisons
Comprehensive, in-depth drug reference with highly-regarded charts, tables and additional comparative information.  

Drug Information Portal
This portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies.     FREE ACCESS


ebook Central (ProQuest) -- formerly known as ebrary
A collection of online full-text books in all academic subject areas which allow multiple users simultaneous access. Use Ebook Central to quickly and easily find relevant ebooks and chapters; read online; search within the ebook; and highlight, take notes and bookmark pages in your online copy, stored on your bookshelf for you. You can also share your research with others, download ebooks and chapters to your laptop or mobile device, and more. If you are on a mobile device, eBook Central recommends the independent, highly-rated “Bluefire Reader” app for offline reading of downloaded ebooks. Bluefire is available for free from the App Store and the Google Play store. Quick Start Guide

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)  
Provides access to EBSCOhost eBook Collection of more than 28,000 electronic books covering a wide variety of subject disciplines.  Note that this link will allow you to search ALL EBSCO ebook packages listed below and more! 
In order to download EBSCO eBooks, you must have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. You will also need to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer an eBook to a supported portable eReader device. Adobe Digital Editions is a free download available at this link: http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) NEW!
This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

eBook Business Collection (EBSCOhost) NEW!
EBooks are selected for this collection to assist students and scholars with various business research, special project and entrepreneurial needs, and to help students understand general business concepts. The eBook Business Collection encompasses a variety of business topics, such as marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship, with additional focus on career growth, personal development, communication and networking.

eBook Education Collection (EBSCOhost) NEW!
The eBook Education Collection provides titles ranging from introductory texts on education theory and practice for undergraduates to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars in the Education discipline. Also included are support materials for student teachers and professionals working in K-12 and higher education classrooms, covering topics from curriculum building to student behavior and dynamics.

eBook EngineeringCore (EBSCOhost) NEW!
EngineeringCore contains more than 5300 titles covering all aspects of engineering, including biotechnology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, aerospace, robotics, energy sciences, industrial safety, project management, and more. Professionals can broaden their knowledge of the engineering industry to support future decision making, facilitate product design, and implement industry best practices.

eBook History Collection (EBSCOhost) NEW!
This collection features history titles across a variety of subjects, including Medieval History, History of Music, History of Science, History of the World, History of the Caribbean & West Indies, History of the Holocaust, Law in History, History of Philosophy, History of Africa, Art History, History of Technology & Engineering, History of Business & Economics, History of the Middle East, History of Latin America, History of Canada, History of Asia, History of Religion, History of Europe, History of the Military and History of the United States.

This menu provides access to a variety of proprietary full text and popular databases covering a variety of subjects.   The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases.    Tutorials: Basic Search     Advanced Search –Guided Style   Creating a Journal Alert 

Economia y Negocios
Has more than 84,500 records, dating back to the early 1980s; provide coverage for more than 340 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.

Education Research Complete
The definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.

Education Source NEW!
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. 

Educational Administration Abstracts
Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Educators Collection
Perfect for educating future teachers and administrators, this set covers the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

EJS E-Journals
EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) is a gateway to thousands of e-journals containing millions of articles from hundreds of publishers.

Provides access to more than 18 million biomedical and pharmacological records from 1974 to present.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS -- Looking for online encyclopedias? Try Literati by Credo Reference.

Energy & Power Source NEW!
Energy & Power Source is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of the energy and power industries at all levels. This collection provides unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to the energy and power industries, encompassing all component industries within, including those focused on petroleum, natural gas, electric power, coal, nuclear power, renewable energy, and others. This product provides vital information for professionals involved at any level within the energy and power industries, including research, exploration, extraction, processing, production, distribution, marketing, selling, and more. Energy & Power Source offers cover-to-cover indexing from more than 1,000 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with energy industry-related issues. Hundreds of key energy-focused industry and market reports are also included. The database also offers tens of thousands of additional highly-relevant articles, benchmarks, and best practices, selected from a multitude of trade and industry publications. Designed for energy industry professionals and researchers of all types, Energy & Power Source is the premier dedicated collection of energy and power industry-related content available today. 

Engineering Source NEW!
Engineering Source offers more than 3000 full text titles in engineering, computer science and related areas. It is designed for corporate reference customers, and will be offered as a standalone database, or in conjunction with EDS. 

Engineering Village (Compendex) NEW!
The Engineering Village platform, Compendex (Engineering Index), provides international coverage of engineering and applied science literature in over 5000 journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports. The broad subject areas of engineering and applied science are comprehensively represented. Coverage includes nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering as well as narrower subtopics within all these and other major engineering fields. 

This database delivers a collection of content types such as video clips, start-up plans, templates and forms, journal content, business cases, working papers, conference proceedings, and more.

Environmental Health & Toxicology
A comprehensive website with access to resources produced by TEHIP and other government agencies and organizations.   Toxicology Tutorial-Basic Principles     Tutorial -Toxicokinetics      Tutorial-Cellular Toxicology   FREE ACCESS 

Environmental Studies and Policy
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.   

The Education Resource Information Center contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

The world’s largest digital library of education literature. ERIC in partnership with ProQuest has added more than 1,700 education related doctoral dissertations to the ERIC Collection. ERIC Help & Tutorials    

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)
Cites thousands of essays, chapters, and articles contained in many anthologies and collections. Emphasis is placed on the humanities and social sciences with subject coverage ranging from literary works, art history, drama, and film.

Ethnic NewsWatch
Ethnic NewsWatch™ (ENW) features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents an unmatched, comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 2.2 million articles from more than 330 publications offering both national and regional coverage. It includes community publications, as well as top scholarly journals on ethnicities and ethnic studies. This unique resource thoroughly covers these ethnic groups: African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, and Native People.

Ethnic NewsWatch: A History
This full-text database provides the historical background to the ethnic, minority, and native press content in Ethnic NewsWatch, with materials dating from 1959–1989. Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™ presents the other sides of the stories on local, national, and international events that changed the course of history across three turbulent decades—the civil rights struggle, Vietnam War protests, dramatic changes in immigration law, trickle down economics, and the status of migrant workers. With more than 300,000 articles, ENW: A History gives undergraduates access to the real story of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. 

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. Created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe relating to The Americas, 1493-1750” this resource contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.


FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals / FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus
Created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), this database indexes more than 500,000 articles from 340 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals, dating from 1972 onward. The database also incorporates the International Index to TV Periodicals; Treasures from the Film Archives, which identifies silent film holdings in archives around the world, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections.

Film Index International
Produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute, this first release of Film Index International contains the BFI's most up to date film and person index, with records from 1900 to the present. Includes searchable plot summaries, full cast and crew lists as well as references to periodical articles on film and filmmakers.

Fine Arts and Music Collection
With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

First Research
First Research from Mergent provides unlimited access to comprehensive profiles on over 900 industry segments. It features in-depth and up-to-date financial and economic information for assessing an industry’s financial strengths, changes and important industry statistics.

Fuente Academica
Offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. The database is updated weekly.

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.


Gale Infotrac Newsstand Provides quick access to the indexing of America’s top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

Gale Literary Sources 
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.  

Gale PowerSearch
Gale PowerSearch provides the ability to browse more than 20,000 publications and search across more than 150 million documents. Includes Web 2.0 sharing tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) ReadSpeaker technology, on demand translation of documents and inclusion of multimedia (videos, audios, and podcasts) in search results content types.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of specialized electronic reference sources.  These eBooks are  accessible online from the library or remotely 24/7.   The R. J. Terry Library subscribes to titles from the Literature eBook Collection.   View Title List          View Tutorial 

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
This collection of nearly 50 journals is focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

General BusinessFile ASAP
Analyzes company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

General Reference Center Gold
General interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Gender Studies Collection
This collection of nearly 40 journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.

General Science Collection
A custom collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments -- including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text.

Designed for researchers, job seekers and travelers of all ages interested in exploring working and living in new locations across the country and around the world. GoinGlobal’s convenient, one-stop resource provides access to constantly updated, location-specific information for people interested in short-term visits or permanent moves to new locales at home and abroad. Designed for individuals of all nationalities, GoinGlobal features local language resources, in addition to English.

Google Scholar (scholar.Google.com) is a search tool for locating scholarly information, including journal articles, books and abstracts, by searching universities, publishers, societies and online repositories.  It includes articles from a variety of disciplines, but is strongest in the sciences and technical fields. Google Scholar returns citations with links to the full text if it is available from the publisher or source. By setting your preferences in Google Scholar to link to the Robert J. Terry Library, you will be able to link to full text in our databases.

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.


Handbook of Texas Online
A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.

Health Business Elite NEW!
Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full text content for more than 570 journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Modern Healthcare, and many more. 

Health Policy Reference Center NEW!
The Health Policy Reference Center is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of corporations, medical institutions, government agencies, and other entities relative to health policy. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information essential to all aspects of the health policy discipline. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to health policy including, but not limited to: health care access, health care quality, health care financing, etc. The database features hundreds of thousands of records, and offers complete coverage of more than 200 full-text titles. Searchable cited references are also provided.

Health Reference Center-Academic
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Health Sources: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of 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.          

Health Source: Nursing/ Academic
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.

Heritage Quest Online
One of the most valuable resources available today to research ancestry using census data of the U.S. Federal Census Records from1770-1930 for family records and local history.   

Highwire Press
Free online full-text articles of peer reviewed journals and scholarly content produced by a Division of the Stanford University Libraries.   FREE ACCESS    

Historical Chicago Defender
The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Historical New York Times
The Historical New York Times (1851-2015) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Historical Washington Post
The Washington Post (1877-1994) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

HistoryMakers Digital Archive NEW!
Oral history interviews with more than 1,600 historically significant African Americans in fields such as the arts, business, education, entertainment, the law, the military, politics, religion, and science. This is the Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection.

Home Improvement Collection
Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Hoover’s Company Profiles
Business, economics, finance, reference. Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover’s widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

Houston Chronicle NEW! The Houston Chronicle plus historic archives, 1901 to present. 

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure
With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more. 

Human Resources Abstracts
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 64,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline. 

Humanities Source Ultimate NEW!
Humanities Source Ultimate offers access to key content covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It also includes hundreds of scholarly full-text journals cited in leading subject indexes to round out student research.


Information Science and Library Issues Collection
Comprised of content from nearly 100 leading industry journals, this collection provides current and accurate information for the information professional. Coverage includes such topics as data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. 

Information Science & Technology Abstracts
A  leading database in the areas of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s.  You can find full text documents by indicating Linked full-text on the Basic Search Page under the Limit Your Results section or after a search is done by Refine Results on the left and indicating Linked Full Text.

The INSPEC database contains nearly 12 million bibliographic abstracts and indexing to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports and other literature in the fields of science and technology. You can find full text documents by indicating Linked full-text on the Basic Search Page under the Limit Your Results section or after a search is done by Refine Results on the left and indicating Linked Full Text

Insurance Liability Collection
This collection, comprised of nearly 40 journals, takes a broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. 

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
This database includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.

Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts
Provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. Over 400 of the most important trade publications, mainstream computer magazines, and professional journals are covered, including those that focus on specific topics such as Macintosh and Windows platforms, programming, web development and more.


JoVE Science Education Video Library NEW!
A science video library that teaches concepts and fundamental techniques through simple, easy to understand professionally developed video demonstrations covering science, medicine and engineering. Basic Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry,  and Physics collections are included. 

Offers academic journals and other scholarly content, as well as images, letters, oral histories, pamphlets, and other primary sources. TSU can access the following JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences Collections I-VIII and XIII-XV. This is not everything on the JSTOR platform, but most of the significant journal collections in Literature and the Humanities, with some Business, Law Sociology and Science. 


Kanopy Streaming Video Collection 
Billed as "Netflix, for colleges," Kanopy provides streaming on-demand access to thousands of documentaries, feature and independent films, and training videos. Licensing partners include Criterion Collection, Universal Paramount, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Educational Resources, and others. Kanopy's media player interfaces well with multiple devices and operating system and includes a suite of customizable functions including permalinks, caption, transcription, and clip/playlist creation tools.

Key Business Ratios
Key Business Ratios measure the relationship between financial values in a company's balance sheet and income statement. They offer a way to evaluate the performance and stability of a business when you're looking to set credit limits and lending terms for new and existing accounts, assess key suppliers, perform competitive analysis, or research the financial standing of a potential business partner or acquisition candidate. 

Kids Search
Offers K-12 students an easy to use interface with emphasis on searching by topics such as geography, arts and music, health, and sports. View Tutorial 

Engineering database offering more than 35 subject areas featuring guidance and best practice information on a wide range of topics including material selection and tolerances, environmental impacts, safety and compliance. The library content includes more than 7,000 reference works and databases from more than 120 leading technical publishers and professional societies such as AIAAAIChE and ASME. Users can find data hidden in tables, graphs, and equations, and they can execute numeric range and multi-variable searches. Knovel’s content includes more than 120,000 interactive tables, equation plotters, charts and graphs that can be manipulated and exported into other tools such as Excel or PTC’s Mathcad.


Learning Express Library
Provides comprehensive test preparation, skills improvement resources, and career guidance. Boasts an extensive offering of occupational Prep Tests, including the Electrician’s License test, Law Enforcement exams, ASVAB preparation, Military Flight exams, Real Estate exams, and more. Also includes basic skills improvement exams, SAT, CLEP and THEA tests.

Legal Collection
This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world’s most respected law journals. Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. 

Lexicomp Online
Provides clear, concise, point of care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools.

For LexisNexis-Academic SEE Nexis Uni.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 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.

Life Magazine Archive

Literary Index
A master index to every literary series published by Gale. It combines and cross references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names and more than 140,000 sources into one source. It provides easy access to the printed edition of Gale’s literary series. These series contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings.   Help           FREE ACCESS

Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) NEW!
Literary Reference Center™ (LRC) is a full-text database of literary reference works & journals that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 460 literary journals, more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.

Literature Criticism Online
Comprised of the ten individual series that represents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres, this database contains broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

Literature Resources (Gale)
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.    


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.

MasterFILE Premier
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.  

A unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full-text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals.

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2700 contemporary testing instruments and all yearbooks from the first edition, 1938, to the present. It contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within areas such as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print and provides vital information including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Offer a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies, maintaining the full integrity of this critical information. U.S. Company Data and International Company Data offer seamlessly access to reports on companies based around the world, searching by company name or ticker symbol, or searching across all global boundaries to find companies that match specific financial and/or textual search criteria.

Metalib GPO
Searches multiple U.S. federal government databases. It is provided as a service of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.   Metalib GPO Help          FREE ACCESS      

This powerful database contains evidence based information on drugs, toxicity, diseases, acute care, and intelligence medicine. Also included are the CareNotes System, Red Book Online, Formulary Advisor, PDR Electronic Library, and NeoFax. 

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a SchoolImage Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Military and Government Collection
Offers current news pertaining to all branches  of the military and government and provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals.    Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.    View tutorial 

Military and Intelligence Database                                                                                               
Both the historian and reporter on the frontline will find useful information in this collection, composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.

Military Database  A full-text database supported by a specialized A&I file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.

Million Dollar Directory
The Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Directory (MDDI) provides a valuable source of information on both privately and public companies and their executives.  It combines complete coverage on all businesses in the U. S. and Canada with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.

MLA Directory of Periodicals
Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. Detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography
A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. The electronic version dates back to 1920 and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. Indexed materials coverage is international and includes 60 titles from JSTOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text. 

This service profiles performances of stocks and funds, providing key statistics, historical background, and risk analysis. It also includes commentaries on current topics in the industry, performance indexes for all funds being followed, average total returns within the funds/stock categories, and industry news. 

Music & Performing Arts Collection‎  (1864 - current)
Supporting comprehensive literature reviews, this collection combines cross-searchable, seminal bibliographies in music and performing arts, with full-text from hundreds of journals. Monthly updates enhance this resource.

Music Online: Reference
brings together a variety of essential music reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles The GarlandEncyclopedia of World Music, Baker’s Dictionary of Music, Baker’s Bibliographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music.


National Security Archive
Contains the most comprehensive collection of primary documents available, including some 63,000 important declassified of critical U.S. policy decision and 29 complete specialized collections.

Natural & Alternative Treatments
Contains detailed information and almost 200 different conditions and conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 300 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug supplements,interactions for more than 60 drug categories.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Facilitates research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data. Home to web sites for two separately maintained programs: the Project for Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) and the Terrorism and Preparedness Data Resource Center (TPDRC).   FREE ACCESS  

Naxos Music Library 
Music database containing over 140,000 tracks of music, including the entire Naxos label. Most of the collection is classical, but the database also includes jazz, world, new age, and some pop and rock. Labels included in addition to Naxos are Chandos, Caprice, Wergo, CPO, Hungaraton, and more.

NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts)
A federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Services and resources are available to anyone interested in crime, victim assistance, and public safety including policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, community leaders, and the general publicFREE ACCESS  

NeoFax  (Included in MICROMEDEX)   
Helps clinicians prescribe, calculate, formulate, and administer essential drugs and parental nutrition solutions for neonates. By providing complete neonatal drug information covering more than 180 substances, NeoFax helps reduce medication errors and decreases time spent ordering and compounding.

The New York Times
TSU students, staff and faculty can now access the full version of The New York Times plus additional content available only to academic subscribers. Users must create their own login initially, but after that will have full access to the NY Times from their phones or mobile devices. 

Newspaper Source
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Delivers the definitive cross-searching experience for exploring your library's collection of Gale historical newspapers. With the power to search over 10 million digitized facsimile pages, NewsVault provides an unparalleled window to the past.

Nexis Uni
features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. Users must create a personal login using their TSU email address before using this database.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection
All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.


OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)
This database contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.

O*NET OnLine                                                                                                                                    
O*NET OnLine(Occupational Information Network) is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, work activities, and interests associated with over 950 occupations. Each occupational title and code is based on the most current version of the Standard Occupational Classification system.   FREE ACCESS

Open Access Journals -- SEE Directory of Open Access Journals 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Database features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audiofiles and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.  Language options are provided. To access audio files, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.   

Oxford African American Studies Center
This reference site contains more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field. The core content includes the full-text of African American National Biography, Africana, Black Women in America, the Encyclopedia of African American History, as well as the newly added Dictionary of African Biography and the Encyclopedia of African Thought.

Oxford Music Online                                                                                                                        
Oxford Music Online is the gateway through which users can access an expanding range of Oxford's premier music resources, including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The OxfordDictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.  (Librarian's note: For contemporary artists, try also the Pop Culture Collection and the International Index to Music Periodicals.) View tutorial   Tips for Oxford Music Online Users 


PAIS Archive
Retrospective database chronicling global public policy and social issues from the early twentieth century through the mid 1970 providing selective subject and bibliographical access to periodicals, books, hearings, reports, gray literature, government publications and other English-language materials published around the world.

PAIS International
The PAIS International database from CSA contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world.

Performing Arts Database
This database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 395 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 160 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes almost a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal. Performing Arts Periodicals Database covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more. 1864 - current.

Pharmacology World
Pharmacology Video Collection are a series of videos that help students master the key concepts of pharmacology; covers all major drug classes and include mechanism of action, key pharmacokinetics, major therapeutic uses, and common and serious adverse effects; incorporates relevant physiology, pathophysiology and biochemistry; can be used to fill the void in lectures or in curriculums lacking pharmacology; prepares students for course exams and national licensing exams.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection 
Collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

Play Index (H.W. Wilson)
Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. An invaluable aid to finding the perfect plays, Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Search for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); cast type.

Policy File
Offers access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature, Policy File is updated weekly with abstracts and links to the latest reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies. 

Political Science (ProQuest)
Search the full-text of leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

Pop Culture Collection                                                                                                                      
From the Hunger Games to the SXSW Festival, this collection provides sources for those researching popular culture.This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. 

Primary Search 
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

ProQuest Databases
These databases provide access to 17 databases on an interface which gives users access to a broad range of authoritative resources, content, and services, including leading journals, periodicals, news content, rare and archival information, dissertations, research reports, eBooks, and multimedia. 

Access to the full text of more than 80 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.

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 approximately 40,000 reviews dating back to 1956.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

Psychology Collection                                                                                                                   
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Public Administration Abstracts
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Includes more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publishers web sites.   View Tutorial  FREE ACCESS   

PUBMED Central
Is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. FREE ACCESS   


Race Relations Abstracts
Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 49,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 

Religion and Philosophy Collection (GALE)
This custom collection provides coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.  Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, and philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With more than 300 full text journals, the Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.


SAGE Journals Online
Includes the full-text of 81 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 86 years, encompassing over 20,400 articles. It covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.

SAGE Knowledge (SAGE eBook collection)
SAGE Knowledge is a social sciences digital library containing more than 2,700 titles. It includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. The platform allows researchers to cross-search and seamlessly access a wide breadth of SAGE book and reference content from one source. 

SAGE Research Methods  NEW!
Sage Research Methods (SRM) guides users through every step of the research process. Users have access to more than 1,000 books, reference works and journal articles from across the social sciences, including a large collection of qualitative methods books. The resources cover every aspect of research skills training and can help researchers at all levels through every step of the research process, from coming up with a research question, doing a literature review, planning a project, collecting and analyzing data, and writing up a report, dissertation or thesis.

SRM Cases are stories of how real research projects were conducted. The collection provides more than 500 case studies, showing the challenges and successes of doing research. They explain why the researchers chose the methods they did, how they overcame problems in their research and what they might have done differently with hindsight: the realities of research that are missing from journal articles and textbooks. Cases are peer-reviewed and come with pedagogical tools including learning objectives and discussions questions.

SRM Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides that give students a chance to learn data analysis by practicing themselves. This database of topical, engaging practice datasets, indexed by method and data type, are appropriate to use in classroom exercises or in exam papers.

SRM Video has over 480 videos, including hours of tutorials, interviews, video case studies and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process. Find videos made with expert researchers from leading research institutions, your favorite SAGE authors, great teachers and more.

Salud en Espanol   (Consumer Health Complete in Spanish)
Provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos

Sanborn Maps - Texas Digital Collection
Contains over 830 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,740 publications.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans is an online directory which profiles more than 7,300 scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid available to high school students, undergraduates, graduates, post-graduates and professionals. Cross search by discipline or programs for special populations.

Our subscription to ScienceDirect includes access to the full-text to journal titles in the areas of science, psychology, pharmacology, business and medicine.  Additionally, abstract and bibliographic information is available for the entire database of 2200 journal titles, eBooks, reference works, handbooks, and book series.

Science Full Text Select
Provides full text for more than 400 journals dating as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.
Includes all the full-text content from Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, and General Science Full Text, plus science content from other databases.   

Science Reference Center NEW!
Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

SciTech Premium Collection‎   (ProQuest) 
The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more. For researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.  1946-present.  

Screen Studies Collection‎  (1893 - current) 
A comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International. View title list   

Serials Directory
Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. This database contains nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from more than 108,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.

Short Story Index (H.W. Wilson)
Indexes all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literary genres are covered. Approximately 200+ monographs are captured per year, with approximately 3,000-4,000 analytics (chapters/stories).

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive NEW!
is a digital archive in four series devoted to the study and understanding of the history of slavery in America. It includes approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source documents focusing on the abolitionist movement and the conflicts within it, the anti- and pro-slavery arguments of the period, and the debates on the subject of colonization.   The collection assembles a wide variety of materials - more than 7,000 books and pamphlets, 80 newspaper and periodical titles, and a dozen major manuscript collections. Varied sources — from well-known journals to private papers, monographs, pamphlets, manuscripts and periodicals - explore the economic, gender, legal, religious, and government issues surrounding the slavery debate.

Small Business Collection                                                                                                                     
The Small Business Collection is perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.

Small Business Resources Center
Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.    

Social Work Abstracts
This database offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.

Sociology (ProQuest)
Search the full-text of leading sociology journals, including social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.

Sociology Source Ultimate
Offering more peer-reviewed, full-text journals than any other sociology research database, Sociology Source Ultimate provides the must-have materials for students studying aspects of social behavior and interaction. Coverage of topics ranges from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology. 

A cross-searchable reference database of core full-text medical, pharmacology and nursing books, drug information from AHFS, evidence-based resources from ACP, and tools like ICD 9 and 10, Calculators, Stedman’s, Board Vitals,  and the National Guideline Clearinghouse. This subscription for educational institutions, provided via the Texas State Library, includes the latest editions of more than eighty standard texts and other respected medical and nursing titles.

Statistical Abstracts of the United States
The online version of the standard statistical reference source.  All of the standard features of the previously issued  print edition with the following new features – new tables on such topics as same-sex households, student loan debt, underwater mortgages, and trade with China.  The information is updated monthly. 

Student Research Center Interface
Designed specifically for secondary education students, according to their needs and search abilities and provides students in secondary education with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek.


Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
Provides detail property & land-use records of 12,000 plus U.S. towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years. The maps enable researchers to trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities.

Texas Reference Center
Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home &garden and sports & leisure. The database also contains biographies as well as newspapers containing Texas and national news coverage.

Time Magazine Archive

Times Digital Archive
Search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page.

Contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. 

Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

TRID - Transport Research International Documentation
The TRID Online database contains over half a million records of published transportation research including technical reports, books, conference proceedings and journal articles. Currently there are almost 24,000 TRIS records with links to electronic copies of the full-text.   View Tutorial   FREE ACCESS 

Twentieth Century American Poetry
Includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Twentieth Century English Poetry
Offers online access to the poetry of some of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. It incorporates the works of 285 of the most widely studied poets of the British Isles and beyond, including over forty distinguished authors from The Faber Poetry Library.


Urban Studies Abstracts
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 51,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

U. S. History Collection                                                                                                                  
This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher. 

U.S. History in Context
Is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. history. Merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.  Language options are provided. To access audio files, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.  Search tutorial     Topic page tutorial 


Vocations and Careers Collection                                                                                              
Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Articles are available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Language options and audio files are provided, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Vocational & Career Collection
Is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection also provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.


Wall Street Journal Online                                                                                                         
Covers breaking news and current headlines from the United States and around the world.

War and Terrorism Collection                                                                                                           
A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, and social science.

Washington Post (1987-present, via ProQuest)

WorldCat FirstSearch
Is the world’s largest bibliographic database, built and maintained collectively by libraries around the world that participate in the OCLC global cooperative. 

World History Collection                                                                                                              
Offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

World History in Context
Contains contextual information of hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History and merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Language options are provided. To access audio files, choose an article and then select “listen” or download to an MP3 player.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/ policy. Each individual reference may also be linked to an abstract and/or to other papers that cite that reference.

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