New Databases

Literature Resource Center (Added Winter 2012 for one year access)
Gale Literature Resource Center provides biographical information about authors’ lives and works, and full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines. It covers overviews of frequently studied works, full-text poems, short stories and plays, and interviews. It also includes links to selected web sites and author portraits as well as Merriam-Webster's® Encyclopedia of Literature, featuring 10,000 definitions of literary terms.

PrivCo (Added Winter 2012)
PrivCo is a source for business and financial research on over 30,000 major privately-held companies. The database contains private company financials and revenues to private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, venture capital funding, private equity deals, private and family ownership breakdowns, bankruptcies, restructurings, and company research.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (Added Winter 2012)
This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. It includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals, as well full-text books & monographs with more than 300,000 records. It also containes hundreds of journals from around the world to reflect the increasing globalization of criminology.

The Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press Digital Archive (Added Fall 2011)
Published weekly since 1949, The Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press Digital Archive paints a broad picture of Soviet and post-Soviet times, including coverage of domestic affairs and social issues. Articles translated for The Current Digest include important news and comments from the leading dailies and government reports of the day. During the Soviet era, hundreds of other special interest journals and authoritative sources were also scoured for relevant articles to include.

Times Digital Archive 1785-1985 (Added Fall 2011)
The Times Digital Archive has millions of articles from the London Times. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Ovid Nursing Full Text PLUS (Added Summer 2011)
Ovid Nursing Full Text PLUS contains a combination of 43 premier nurisng journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the nursing subset of MedLine. These scholarly journals cover clinical and theoretical content.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (Added Summer 2011)
The database contains a comprehensive listing of brand name product ingredients available. The Brand Product Report for each brand name product provides a quick summary of safety, effectiveness, drug interactions, and adverse effects for each ingredient contained in the product.

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800 (Added Summer 2011)
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 collection contains searchable books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.

Women and Social Movements in the United States (Added Summer 2011)
Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, Women and Social Movements in the United States includes 100 document projects and archives with almost 3,950 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by some 2,150 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.

ORBIS Company Information across the Globe (Added Spring 2011)
ORBIS is a comprehensive database of companies coving information and data for 65,000 companies around the world and over 99% of the companies available on ORBIS are private companies. The database provides information on company financials, financial strength indicators, contacts, original filing, detailed corporate structures, industry research as well as business and company related news. The database can be used to research for individual companies, search for companies by profile and create your own analysis.

International Financial Statistics (Added Spring 2011)
IFS covers exchange rates, fund accounts and the main global and cuntry economic indicators for more than 200 countries dating back to 1948.

Ovid Nursing Full Text PLUS (Added Spring 2011)
Ovid Nursing Full Text PLUS contains 43 premier nurisng journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the nursing subset of MedLine. These scholarly journals cover clinical and theoretical content.

MarketLine (Added Spring 2011)
Marketline provides company and industry insight on a global scale. It is a comprehensive collection of company, industry and country information extending across all continents and every major industry. MarketLine provides statistical modelling functions, interactive reports and databases along with an integrated news service updated on a daily basis.

BizMiner (Added Winter 2011)
BizMiner is a company and industry intelligence database. Its unique content includes industry financial ratios, balance sheet and detailed profit and loss statements for 10,000 lines of business, including some hard to find small businesses that don't exist as large industries. Important regional business statistics and financial benchmarks are also included. It is very useful for marketing, management and accounting classes that require sample financial statements for lines of businesses by region and business type.

EconLit (Added Winter 2011)
It provides links to full-text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more.

SRDS (Added Winter 2011)
SRDS Media Solutions is the largest and most comprehensive database of advertising/media markets including detailed viewer/reader demographics. It catalogues more than 100,000 media properties in business and consumer magazines, newspapers, broadcast, interactive, out-of-home and direct marketing lists. Because of its wide acceptance in advertising agencies around the world, SRDS has become an important element in many marketing and advertising curricula the recent acquisition/merger of Nielsen data also makes this database critical for the study of communications, radio and television.

AdvertisingAge (Added Winter 2011)
AdvertisingAge is a premier publication on advertising trends and metrics. It provodes up to the minute analysis and data for understanding advertising campaigns including their cost, reach and value. AdAge Datacenter includes specialized documents related to the business of advertising and marketing that are unavailable elsewhere including top global advertisers and advertising markets.

Trial Databases

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

Trial Period: Jan. 25, 2012 ~ Feb. 24, 2012

CLCD is a comprehensive information resource available today for content relating to early childhood, elementary and young adult materials that will complement a library’s children’s and youth services programs. CLCD is a homework helper tool with its breadth of information in fiction and nonfiction and access to lesson plans, discussion guides and author features. The database includes many recommended titles from lists compiled by prestigious organizations such as the National Council of Teachers of English, National Council for the Social Studies, National Science Teachers Association, and the International Reading Association. CLCD also includes the annual lists prepared by ALA—YALSA and ALSC.