New Databases

Gale Access Program (Added Winter 2018)
The Gale Access Program contains 50 commonly used databases by Gale. It covers major subject areas from business, environment, health, nursing, humanities, social sciences, to sciences and more. To access individual databases included in the Gale Access Program, use the information page.

JSTOR Sustainability Collection (Added Winter 2018)
The Sustainability collection on JSTOR is a growing and interdisciplinary set of content that covers more than 20 disciplines. The collection includes over 140 journals in environmental studies, business and economics, law, environmental science, aquatic and biological sciences, ecology, and urban studies and the built environment; 5000 research reports from a minimum of 40 think tanks around the world; more than 350 scholarly ebooks, and more.

UptoDate (Added Summer 2017)
UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It contains all of the internal medicine subspecialties (at a level that meets the needs of the subspecialist), all of primary care, internal medicine, ob/gyn, pediatrics, general surgery, and more – all in one resource.

Education - Oxford Bibliographies (Added Summer 2017)
Combining the features of an annotated bibliography and an encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the available scholarship in Education. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on the topic, and is designed to facilitate a research experience.

20th Century African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
This database contains the early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry's 'Bars Fights', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

African American Biographical Database (Added Summer 2017)
The African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.

The Vogue Archive (Added Spring 2017)
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is an essential primary source for the study of fashion, gender, and modern social history – past, present, and future.

PhilPapers (Added Spring 2017)
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

APA Style CENTRAL (Added Spring 2017)
APA Style CENTRAL provides instruction on and tools for how to think and write like scholars. It provides the resources necessary to learn, research, write, and publish in APA Style.

Investext (Added Sprimg 2017)
Investext on Mergent platform provides access to Thomson Reuters embargoed research collection. It offers analysis of companies, indusries, products and countries. Active and historical research reports are available from more than 1,700 brokerages, investments banks and independent research firms around the globe, including Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank. The Collection provides in-depth primary research and statistics, analysis and forecasts, interviews, survey results, market size/share data and market segment analysis.

Incites (Added Spring 2017)
InCites is a customized research evaluation tool that allows users to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark institution output against peers worldwide, providing comprehensive insight into the institution's performance.  It includes access to Journal Citation Reports, and the Local Journal Utilization Report (LJUR), a statistical database listing the frequency with which an institution's researchers publish in journals indexed in Web of Science, and the frequency with which they cite journals and other works (theses, government reports, etc.) in their publications.

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Added Spring 2017)
The Chronicle of Higher Education online version is published every weekday and is the destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. It features the complete contents of the latest issue, daily news and advice columns, thousands of current job listings, an archive of previously published content, vibrant discussion forums, and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. For off-campus access, mobile access, and reading on iPad, please follow the Access Guide.


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Database Gale Archives
End Date March 5, 2018

19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Include digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration. Click the link for a list of Newspapers included in the collection.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender (includes LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I and II)
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis. It provides researchers with the documents necessary to delve deep into the Gay Rights Movement with resources that may otherwise go undiscovered. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation; Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Women's Energy Bank; GLBT Historical Society; National Library of Medicine; among other archives. For a detailed title list, please click the Archives title list.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery (SAS): A Transnational Archive, Parts 1, II, III and IV
The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities. For a detailed archives included in the collection, please click the Archive material list.

Women's Issues and Identities
Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries, Women's Studies Archive provides a history of the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. Through a variety of documents such as diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals, it presents a record of the issues that have affected women, societal contributions, social status, and women's movements. The Archive material list provides details about materals included.


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Database SocINDEX with Full Text 
End Date March 5, 2018

SocINDEX with Full Text covers a broad range of studies, including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, religion, racial studies and social work. 

In addition to full-text journals, SocINDEX with Full Text contains informative abstracts for core coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. Complete with extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers and other non-periodical content sources, the database also includes searchable cited references.

The database consists of:

  • More than 640 active full-text journals and magazines
  • More than 620 active full-text peer-reviewed journals
  • 330 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo
  • More than 440 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science


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HeinOnline’s Government Politics and Law

End Date April 9, 2018

HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. HeinOnline’s Government, Politics and Law  also includes special topical collections on topics like Religion and the Law,  Women and the Law, History of International Law, and Criminal Justice.

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