Research Databases: General and Interdisciplinary

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database with full text for thousands of journals, and citation information for thousands more.

ArticleFirst
Contains citations to articles on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities and popular culture.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
"This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 3490 journals in the directory. Currently 1186 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 190,907 articles are included in the DOAJ service."—July 11, 2008

Funk & Wagnall's Encycplopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

GPO
Index to publications of the US government. Includes references to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments and more. Coverage is from 1976.

JSTOR
Available Collections: Arts & Sciences III, Arts & Sciences V, Ecology & Botany, 19th Century British Pamphlets
Full-text of journals in languages and literature; ecology and botany; and also essential titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion and the history and study of art and architecture. There are hundreds of titles in these collections.

MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals 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 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

netLibrary
Collection of electronic books (full-text online).

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

WorldCat
Catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide. Use this database to place an Interlibrary Loan for a book.

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