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IMPORTANT NOTE: Databases by Subject and Databases by Type are being updated and will be appearing in revised form in the future.

For all resources listed below, a TinyURL is included at the end of the database description. This shorter link (which includes proxy server information) may be copied and pasted for ease of use in text questions and similar situations where a shorter link is preferable. Additionally, for each resource, both the regular hyperlink and the TinyURL point to the same address.

Databases / Electronic Resources

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  • Database Subject List
    Use this link or the tab above to view databases grouped into major disciplines and subject areas.
  • Databases by Type
    Use this link or the tab above to view USC Upstate databases grouped by the type or format of information that they provide.

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  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Includes full text. ABI/INFORM Complete is a full text database that provides a wealth of business related information, including thousands of journals and company profiles. The complete version consists of three ABI/INFORM resources: Dateline, Global and Trade & Industry. Each database can be selected and searched separately, and the complete version has an archive that dates back to the 1960s in some cases. (
  • Academic OneFile
    Includes full text. Academic OneFile is a comprehensive database that contains more than 10,000 peer-reviewed journals, the majority of which are provided in full text. It also includes thousands of podcasts and news transcripts. (
  • Academic Search Complete
    Includes full text. Academic Search Complete is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 8,500 publications. Most of the articles are provided in PDF format dating back to 1887. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study. (
  • Accessible Archives (formerly The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective)  
    Includes full text. Formerly known as The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective. For details on collection contents, please click the "More Info" icon. (
  • ACM Digital Library
    Includes full text. The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles, and conference proceedings. It is the full text repository of papers from publications that have been published, co-published or co-marketed by ACM and other publishers. (
    No full text. AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and its cooperators. Although the AGRICOLA database does not contain the full text materials, thousands of AGRICOLA records are linked to full text documents online. (
  • Alt HealthWatch
    Includes full text. This resource offers perspectives on the holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It includes over 180 journals and reports, many of which are peer-reviewed. (
  • America: History and Life with Full Text
    Includes full text for more than 260 journals and nearly 100 books; a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises over 490,000 bibliographic entries for periodicals dating back to 1955, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. Additional links to full text via JSTOR when available. (
  • American Chemical Society Publications
    Includes full text. The American Chemical Society's Web Editions are the online versions of the ACS print journals. They feature full text articles with supplementary material delivered in HTML and PDF formats. (
  • American Civil War Research Database
    Includes full text. The American Civil War Research Database is the definitive online resource for researching the individuals, regiments and battles of the American Civil War. Millions of soldiers and thousands of battles and photographs can be searched in this powerful resource. (
  • American History in Video
    Video Collection. This is the most comprehensive collection of history videos available online. The thousands of titles include archival materials, newsreels, documentaries, commercial and government videos and more. (
  • (formerly known as Primal Pictures Interactive Anatomy)
    Includes full text. (formerly known as Primal Pictures Interactive Anatomy) provides a highly detailed overview of the human body from head to toe. This resource is ideal for studying and teaching human anatomy, with nine comprehensive modules including 3D views, clinical text, dissection slides, videos, quizzes and much more. USC Upstate has access to the Regional Anatomy portion of this product, highlighted in purple, as well as other linked sections of the site. (
  • Annual Reviews
    Includes full text. Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading authors. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical and Social Sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature. Includes an archive and current material for Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience, Public Health, Psychology and Sociology. (
  • Applied Science & Technology Full Text
    Includes full text. This resource covers a wide array of applied science specialties, such as aeronautics, neural networks, nuclear engineering and much more. (
  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
    No full text. ASSIA is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. ASSIA indexes and abstracts over 500 journals from more than 16 countries. (
  • ArchiveGrid
    No full text. ArchiveGrid provides a guide to locating historical collections around the world, with nearly a million collection descriptions. ArchiveGrid does not provide full text, but does act as a guide for knowing where specific documents and collections are housed. (
  • Archives Unbound  
    Includes full text. For details on collection contents, please click the "More Info" icon. (
  • Arizona Republican Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Arizona Republican newspaper is provided with coverage from 1890 to 1922. (
  • Art Index Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)
    No full text. Art Index Retrospective, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, includes content for more than 55 years of art journalism, from nearly 600 publications from 1929-1984. This resource features English-language periodicals, yearbooks and museum bulletins published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch. (
  • ArticleFirst
    No full text. ArticleFirst describes items listed on the table of contents pages of individual issues of nearly 13,000 journals from a wide variety of disciplines. Each record describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal. Subjects include business, science, the social sciences, humanities, medicine, technology and popular culture. (
  • ARTstor
    Includes full text and images. ARTstor is a repository of over 1.6 million digital images plus corresponding data. ARTstor is derived from numerous source collections, which themselves are the product of collaborations with libraries, museums, photographic archives, publishers, slide libraries and individual scholars. (
  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
    No full text. ASFA is the premier reference in the field of aquatic resources. Input to ASFA is provided by a growing international network of information center, monitoring over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature. (
  • Atlanta Constitution Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Atlanta Constitution newspaper is provided with coverage from 1868 to 1945. (
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    Includes full text. This resource provides coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. It is filled with photographs and illustrations and detailed step-by-step instructions to fix or repair a problem. (

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  • Baltimore Sun Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Baltimore Sun newspaper is provided with coverage from 1837 to 1988. (
  • Biography in Context
    Includes full text. Biography in Context includes full text articles on more than 528,000 individuals from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. (
  • Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983 (H.W. Wilson)
    No full text. Biography Index Retrospective, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, contains trustworthy information on notable individuals, spanning from 1946-1983. Over 627,000 citations for articles, such as interviews, memoirs, letters, diaries and books, are included. (
  • Biological Sciences
    No full text. This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this database provides access to literature from over 8,000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. (
  • BioOne
    Includes full text. BioOne is a global, not-for-profit collaboration bringing together scientific societies, publishers and libraries to provide access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. (
  • Birds of North America Online
    Includes full text. BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada. (
  • Black Drama, Second Edition
    Includes full text. Black Drama, Second Edition (1850 to present) contains nearly 1,500 plays, with about 600 of them published here for the first time. This database also includes other materials related to the collection of plays. (
  • Black Studies in Video
    Video Collection. Black Studies in Video features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. (
  • Black Thought and Culture
    Includes full text. Black Thought and Culture provides approximately 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, articles, speeches and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present. The collection is intended for research in black studies, political science, American history, music, literature and art. (
  • Black Women Writers
    Includes full text. Over 100,000 pages are provided from essays, fiction and poetry. Writings from both Africa and the Americas are included. (
  • Bloom's Literature
    Includes full text.This resource examines renowned authors, important literary works, memorable characters and influential movements and events in world literature. (
  • Book Review Digest Plus with Retrospective (1905 to Present)
    Includes full text. Book Review Digest Plus with Retrospective provides excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. The resource covers over one million books with full text of book reviews from 11 other H. W. Wilson resources. (
  • Books & Authors
    Includes full text. Books & Authors enables searching for a vast array of information about plot summaries, author information, award lists and much more. The information provided comes from a wide array of sources. (
  • Boston Globe Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Boston Globe newspaper is provided with coverage from 1872 to 1982. (
  • Britannica Academic Edition
    Includes full text. This completely full text resource offers a rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines, periodicals and many other research tools. It provides a variety of reliable sources students may need to consult when conducting thorough research. (
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    Includes full text. Wilson Business Abstracts with Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals and research journals published throughout the world from 1995 to present; full text coverage for 510 periodicals is also included. (
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Includes full text. Business Insights: Essentials brings together company profiles, histories, chronologies and full text articles from international trade and business journals and industry newsletters. (
  • Business Source Complete
    Includes full text. Business Source Complete provides the leading collection of full text business content with access to thousands of scholarly business journals and other sources. This database offers information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. (

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  • Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
    Includes full text. Cabell's Directories provides access to publishing information for the areas of business, computer science, education and psychology. Each entry provides details about specific journals, such as the review process, publication and contact information, manuscript specifications and topics that are covered within each journal. (
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (Now through ProQuest)
    No full text. Cross-searchable access to all former CSA databases is now available through ProQuest. Includes abstracts and indexes to scientific and technical research literature. Content coverage includes the life sciences, environmental and aquatic sciences, computer sciences, materials science and engineering, aerospace, social sciences, and humanities. (
  • CAMIO-Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
    Image collection. CAMIO contains over 95,000 images of photographs, paintings, sculptures and other artistic items. It also contains audio and video files. (
  • Caribbean Literature
    Includes full text. Caribbean Literature contains over 100,000 pages of poetry and fiction. Many works date from the 19th and 20th centuries, and include literature from Spanish and French colonies. Reference works can also be found within this collection. (
  • Chemical Abstracts
    No full text. ACCESS RESTRICTED TO SPECIFIC TIMES: Available Sunday 1:00 AM-Monday 5:00 AM; 5:00 PM-5:00 AM the following day Monday through Friday; 5:00 PM Friday-10:00 PM Saturday (on the first Saturday of the month, it is only available until 5:00 PM). Chemical Abstracts via STN Easy is the most current and most comprehensive chemistry bibliographic database available from CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service). Topics include Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Macromolecular chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry. (
  • Chicago Defender Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Chicago Defender newspaper is provided with coverage from 1910 to 1975. (
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
    No full text. The CLCD is a subscription-based service that provides a wealth of information for individuals interested in researching or working with children’s books. This resource is ideal when searching for awards, reviews, biographical information about authors and illustrators and other information about children’s literature. (
  • Choice Reviews Online
    Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online are instrumental for collection development and scholarly research. Each year Choice publishes more than 7,000 reviews. (
  • Christian Science Monitor Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Christian Science Monitor newspaper is provided with coverage from 1908 to 2000. (
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    Includes full text. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the best source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The Chronicle is published online every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue with daily news and advice columns, current job listings, archival content and much more. (
  • CINAHL Complete
    Includes full text. CINAHL Complete is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. Many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index are offered here with no embargo. (
  • Cincinnati Enquirer Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Cincinnati Enquirer newspaper is provided with coverage from 1841 to 1922. (
  • ClasePeriodica
    No full text. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIóDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Together they offer access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. (
  • Classical Scores Library, Vol. I and II
    Includes full text. Vol. I contains over 400,000 pages of classical music scores, manuscripts and previously unpublished material, allowing for the analysis of more than 25,000 musical scores. As a follow-up to the first volume, Vol. II will bring together 200,000 pages when complete. It is the first online score collection for libraries that is composed mostly of in-copyright classical scores from major composers and editions. Includes full, study, piano and vocal scores. Classical Scores Library serves as an integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. Includes full, study, piano and vocal scores. (
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Includes full text. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains full text articles as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Evidence-based data is provided for numerous studies, producing powerful and informative results. (
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)
    Includes full text. This comprehensive resource thoroughly covers all aspects of the communication discipline. Over 450 journals provide full text coverage for communication, mass media and other related fields of study. (
  • Compendex (Engineering Village)
    Includes full text. Compendex (Engineering Village) offers 16.3 million records across 190 engineering disciplines, delivering comprehensive, precise information and insights. (
  • Computer Source
    Includes full text. Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics and software. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 450 journals. (
  • Conference Papers Index (COS)
    No full text. Conference Papers Index (COS) provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. (
  • Congressional Publications
    Includes full text. ProQuest's Congressional Publications resource allows users to explore the most comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research. It provides access to selected full text of publications dating back to 25 years or more, with many dating to the 1800s. Users can perform in-depth research in public policy, historical, and legal areas of interest, and more. (
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Includes full text. This is the most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is specifically designed to address the needs and concerns of patients so that they can understand all aspects of a medical concern. (
  • Counseling & Therapy, Vol. I and II
    Video collection. Counseling & Therapy provides a large and rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatric counseling. Students and scholars can study, observe, and experience a wide variety of different therapy and counseling methods and approaches as practiced by experts in their field. (
  • CQ Researcher
    Includes full text. The CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Reports cover topics in health, international affairs, education, public policy, the environment, technology and the US economy. (
  • CQ State Stats (now known as SAGE Stats)
    Includes full text. Renamed in January, 2015, but will be listed here through Fall 2015. This thorough resource provides statistical information from each state in areas such as health care, crime, education, and more. Over 80 sources and more than 2,000 data series are represented in this collection. (
  • Credo Reference
    Includes full text. Several hundred reference works are included in this collection with full online access to the complete text of each source. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, guides to quotations and biographies and much more. Tools are included to provide definitions or to search using an innovative concept map. Ties directly with Credo's Literati platform. (
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Includes full text. Over 200,000 records are included in this resource covering criminology, criminal justice, criminal law, criminal investigation, forensic sciences, the history of crime and much more. (
  • CultureGrams
    Includes full text. Comprehensive information is provided about cultures around the world in a format that is easy to use and understand. Four editions are available: World, Kids, States and Provinces. (

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  • Dance in Video, Vol. I
    Video collection. Dance in Video, Vol I, contains 500 hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. (
  • Detroit Free Press Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Detroit Free Press newspaper is provided with coverage from 1831 to 1922. (
    Includes full text. DISCUS (Digital Information for South Carolina Users) - South Carolina’s Virtual Library provides all South Carolinians with access to an electronic library of essential information and learning resources. It currently provides general online encyclopedias, full text topical resources and scholarly resources covering biography, health, literature, history and other subject areas. (
  • Dissertations & Theses Global Full Text (ProQuest)
    Includes full text. This collection is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. (
  • Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Digital Edition
    This landmark work in historical and legal scholarship draws upon thousands of sources to trace the Constitution’s progress through each of the thirteen states’ conventions. The digital edition allows users to search the complete contents by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation and preserves the copious annotations of the print edition. (

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  • Early English Books Online
    Includes full text. Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital images of texts printed between 1473 and 1700. Included are virtually all texts printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, North America and other English language books. (
  • Early English Books Online TCP
    Includes full text. The Early English Books Online Text Creation Project (EEBO TCP) provides searchable text for approximately 40,000 works, based upon the digital images found in EEBO. The works included in this resource date between 1473 and 1700. (
  • eBook Collection from EBSCO  
    Includes full text. EBSCO's eBook Collection provides access to thousands of digital books available 24/7. These eBooks span all disciplines and provide full text in a format that can be read online or printed. (
  • ebrary  
    Includes full text. This massive eBook collection, provided and funded by PASCAL, covers a vast array of subject categories and can prove to be relevant for nearly every discipline. (
  • EBSCO - Select a Service
    Includes full text. This is a gateway to all EBSCO databases and services. (
  • EBSCOHost Business Databases
    Includes full text. Includes Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete and Regional Business News. (
  • EBSCOHost Education Databases
    Includes full text. Includes ERIC (the Educational Resource Information Center), Education Research Complete, Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print, Education Index Retrospective (1929-1983), Education Full Text and Academic Search Complete. (
  • EBSCOHost Full List
    Includes full text. EbscoHost databases offer access to full text articles from peer-reviewed journals published by many of the world's most prestigious academic publishers. Subjects include Education, Literature, Nursing and Psychology. (
  • EBSCOHost History Databases
    Includes full text. Includes Academic Search Complete, America: History & Life, Historical Abstracts, Humanities & Social Sciences Full Text with Retrospective (1907-present), History Reference Center, Readers' Guide (1890-present) and more. (
  • EBSCOHost Literature Databases
    Includes full text. Includes MLA International Bibliography, Academic Search Complete, Literary Reference Center, MLA Directory of Periodicals and more. (
  • EBSCOHost Nursing Databases
    Includes full text. Includes CINAHL Complete, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MEDLINE Complete, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and more. (
  • EBSCOHost Psychology Databases
    Includes full text. Includes Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print, PsycINFO, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection and PsycARTICLES. (
  • Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
    Includes full text. Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson) provides articles from over 350 journals dating back to 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subjects include adult education, multicultural/ethnic education and teaching methods. (
  • Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 (H.W. Wilson)
    No full text. This valuable tool for educational research and historical trends in the field of education includes over 800 indexed periodicals and nearly one million records. (
  • Education Research Complete
    Includes full text. Education Research Complete is 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. Includes indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals and nearly 500 books and monographs. (
  • Educator's Reference Complete
    Includes full text. This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for educators. Content included in the database is almost entirely full text. (
  • EndNote Web
    EndNote Web is designed to help researchers organize, store and manage their references for citing in papers. (
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source
    Includes full text. This resource provides the latest information on entrepreneurial studies and small businesses. Offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV. (
  • Environmental Impact Statements: Digests
    No full text. ProQuest's EIS provides detailed abstracts of government issued impact statements, also indexing them for easy reference. EIS extracts key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts. Each entry includes a clear description of the project, sections on positive impact and negative consequences and legal mandates. (
  • Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
    No full text. Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, a multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. (
  • ERIC
    Includes full text. ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. (
  • Escolar (via Britannica)
    Includes full text. This Spanish language encyclopedia, provided by Britannica, covers a multitude of topics. It features images and some videos. (
  • Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)
    No full text. Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson Company) cites essays, articles and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. It covers 8 decades (1900-1984) of essays, annuals and serial publications from the 20th Century. (
  • Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I
    Video Collection. This resource offers comprehensive coverage of the visual study of human culture and behavior and is the largest streaming video collection of its kind. The collection contains more than 500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline, previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field and select feature films. (
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
    No full text. This resource is based on “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. (

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  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
    Includes full text. This career research database offers Job and Industry Profiles with information on nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, broken down into 16 Career Clusters created by the Department of Education. Profiles include articles and videos. The Career and Industry Resources section includes more than 55,000 entries on scholarships, internships and more, divided into easily browsable categories with searchable records. (
  • Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
    Includes full text. This is the definitive tool for film and television research. Coverage includes film and television theory and history, screenwriting, production, cinematography and reviews. Hundreds of journals are included, many of which provide full text coverage. (
  • Films on Demand
    Video resource. Films on Demand provides thousands of streaming videos that can be incorporated into course management software and viewed in class or on any computer. Films span most disciplines and subject areas. Personal profiles can be created to generate playlists and set options such as the streaming media format, search preferences and more. (
  • FirstSearch
    No full text. FirstSearch is a Web-based information system comprised of a multidisciplinary collection of databases. (
  • Fuente Academica
    Includes full text. This is a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain. It covers all major subject areas, such as biology, history, religion, sociology, psychology, literature and much more. (
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    Includes full text. The Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database 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. This database is updated annually. (

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes full text. Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format. EBook formats include multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references and specialized reference sources. (
  • General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
    Includes full text. General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) provides indexing and in-depth abstracts for over 300 periodicals as far back as 1984; full text is available for 100 science journals. (
  • GeoRef with GeoRef in Process
    No full text. GeoRef allows access to the geoscience literature of the world, with access to GeoRef in Process also included. GeoRef is the most comprehensive database in the geosciences and continues to grow. The database contains over three million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. (
  • Global Issues in Context
    Includes full text. This resource provides broad coverage of popular and controversial topics throughout the world. Areas includes politics, health and medicine, science and technology, business and much more. (
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Includes full text. GPO Monthly Catalog with advanced search covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). (
  • GreenFILE
    Includes full text. GreenFILE offers a wealth of information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. It contains scholarly, government and general information with about 400,000 records. (
    Includes full text. GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) covers agriculture, law and politics, economics, pollution and more. (
  • Greenville News
    Includes full text. This ProQuest newspaper resource includes the full text to The Greenville News from Greenville, South Carolina. Articles are provided from 2002 to present. (
  • Guide to Reference
    No full text. This is a selective guide to the best reference sources, organized by academic discipline. An editorial team of reference librarians and subject experts have selected and annotated some 16,000 entries, both print and web-based, free and subscription. Profiles can be created to generate and save lists and notes to use in reference and research work. (

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  • Hands on Health-South Carolina
    Includes full text. Hands on Health–SC is part of the project "Go Local–South Carolina." The project is part of a national effort to make health resources more accessible by identifying and describing health resources throughout South Carolina. Users may search by type of service, health topic or location. Hands on Health is freely available over the Internet. (
  • Harper's Weekly
    Includes full text. The web version of Harper's Weekly covers the 18,500 pages of the magazine published during the American Civil War era and Reconstruction periods of history. Harper's Weekly provided detailed information and insights on political, military and social issues and events prior to and during the Civil War and through the years of Reconstruction. (
  • Hartford Courant Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Hartford Courant newspaper is provided with coverage from 1764 to 1988. (
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Includes full text. Health and Wellness Resource Center is a portal to health information from a variety of sources for general users. It provides access to full text articles from health, nursing, allied health and medical journals as well as health-related articles from general interest magazines. (
  • Health Reference Center-Academic
    Includes full text. Health Reference Center-Academic contains full text articles from health, nursing, allied health and medical journals; health-related articles from general interest magazines; and articles from medical reference titles and pamphlets. This database contains articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs and more. (
  • Health Source-Consumer Edition
    Includes full text. 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 Edition
    Includes full text. Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition provides access to more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Resource also features AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (
  • Historical Abstracts
    Includes links to full text. Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education and more. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. (
  • Historical Newspapers from ProQuest
    Includes full text. This collection of newspapers contains The Arizona Republican, The Atlanta Constitution, The Baltimore Sun, Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, The Christian Science Monitor, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Detroit Free Press, Hartford Courant, Indianapolis Star, Los Angeles Times, Louisville Courier Journal, The Nashville Tennessean, Newsday, New York Amsterdam News, The New York Times, New York Tribune/Herald Tribune, Pittsburgh Courier, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Titles are also listed individually throughout database list with dates of coverage included. (
  • Historical Statistics of the United States Online
    Includes full text. The online edition of the Historical Statistics of the United States provides detailed statistical information covering a vast array of topics, such as slavery, migration, poverty and much more. The resource is fully searchable and downloadable, with approximately 37,000 data series. This powerful tool allows users to create customized tables and spreadsheets using data that is fully accessible online. (
  • History Reference Center
    Includes full text. History Reference Center offers over 1600 reference books as well as periodicals, images, videos and much more. It is an excellent starting point for research into any historical topic. (
  • Humanities Full Text with Retrospective (1907 to Present)
    Includes full text. Humanities Full Text with Retrospective is a database that covers scholarly humanities journals and important magazines, as well as a range of interdisciplinary fields. The database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama and poetry, book reviews and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs. (

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  • Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
    Includes full text. This is an online collection of 19th Century newspapers, magazines and journals. It covers the content found in Harpweek's 19th Century collection. (
  • Indianapolis Star Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Indianapolis Star newspaper is provided with coverage from 1903 to 1922. (
  • Infotrac Newsstand
    Includes full text. Infotrac Newsstand provides full text articles from nearly 3,000 U.S. and international newspapers. The US newspapers include New York Times (1985- ), Atlanta Journal-Constitution (1996- ), Spartanburg Herald-Journal (2000- ) and many more. Also included is the Times (London) and many other international papers. (
  • Institute of Physics
    Includes full text. The Institute of Physics (IOP) publishes a range of popular journals in physics and related subjects, including the renowned Journal of Physics series. The full text contents, including the archive, date back to 1874. (
  • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text
    Includes full text. This is the definitive research tool for theater and the performing arts. Nearly 500 full text titles are provided. (
  • International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
    Includes full text. This resource covers nearly all aspects of security and counter-terrorism. Hundreds of journals are included along with news feeds, reports and other sources of intelligence and information. (
  • Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
    Includes full text. Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period includes more than 80 volumes of poetry by approximately 50 Irish women writing between 1768 and 1842. The database also offers numerous biographical and critical essays prepared by leading scholars specifically for the project. New content is added to the collection on a regular basis. It currently contains over 10,000 pages of poetry. (
  • Iter Bibliography
    No full text. Iter Bibliography contains over 1 million bibliographic records. These are secondary sources for books, journals and other forms of literature that were published during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (400 to 1700). (

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  • Jewish Studies Source
    Includes full text. Over 400 journals are included, many of which are unavailable elsewhere. Coverage includes biographical and historical information along with research on contemporary Jewish life. (
  • Journal Finder
    No full text. Journal Finder, formerly known as TDNet, is a journal management system, providing access information about all journals (both print as well as electronic titles) available to users of the University of South Carolina Upstate library. For more information click on "About TDNet" after you are connected to Journal Finder. (
    Includes full text. JSTOR offers full text on-line access to back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The entire printed matter of the journal as published is included, and coverage for most titles begins with their starting issues. (

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  • Kids InfoBits
    Includes full text. Kids InfoBits provides articles, pictures and reference information on a variety of subjects. It includes full text articles from 120+ children’s magazines, reference sources and newspapers. Teacher Toolbox helps teach research and writing skills. (

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  • L'Annee philologique
    No full text. With over 810,000 records, L’Année philologique includes citations to journal articles and books, with abstracts in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian. Resource relates to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. (
  • Latin American Women Writers
    Includes full text. Latin American Women Writers covers the colonial period to present with over 100,000 pages of poetry, prose, essays and other related literature. Besides literary works, 25 percentof the collection is comprised of feminist works. (
  • Latino Literature
    Includes full text. Most of the works in Latino Literature are from the Chicano Renaissance to present, with some 19th Century works. The collection contains over 100,000 works of poetry and fiction. Many rare materials are included that cannot be found elsewhere. (
  • LearningExpress Library
    Includes full text. This is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on various academic or licensing tests. It provides immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of the results. (
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    Includes full text. Full text news, legal, business, medical news and reference information from more than 10,000 sources. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations and SEC filings. (
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
    No full text. Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. (
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA)
    Includes full text. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA) provides full text coverage to hundreds of periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. (
  • Library Literature & Information Science Index (H.W. Wilson)
    Includes full text. This resource is specifically designed for librarians and contains over 400 journals dating back to 1980. (
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
    No full text.This database covers all aspects of the study of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Over 1,500 publications are included. (
  • Literary Reference Center
    Includes full text. This comprehensive database includes information on thousands of authors and literary disciplines. It includes reference works and journals with coverage of classic and contemporary literature and authors. (
  • Literati by Credo
    Includes full text. Literati by Credo is an online platform that combines reliable, authoritative reference content with your library's resources and helps you to do faster, more effective research. Literati links seamlessly to Credo Reference, which provides access to several hundred reference titles. (
  • Literature Resource Center
    Includes full text. Literature Resource Center allows access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 145,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. (
  • Los Angeles Times Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Los Angeles Times newspaper is provided with coverage from 1881 to 1990. (
  • Louisville Courier Journal Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Louisville Courier Journal newspaper is provided with coverage from 1830 to 1922. (

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  • Making of Modern Law
    Includes full text. "The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926" provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full text searching on more than 10 million pages provides researchers access to critical legal history in ways not previously possible. (
  • MAS Ultra-School Edition
    Includes full text. Designed primarily 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. (
  • MathSciNet
    Includes full text. MathSciNet is a comprehensive resource covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. Reviews of the mathematical research literature are also included in this database produced by the American Mathematical Society. (
  • MEDLINE Complete
    Includes full text. MEDLINE Complete provides information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and more. Resource uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals. MEDLINE Complete also provides full text for over 1,800 medical journals indexed in MEDLINE. Coverage dates back to 1857 with full text back to 1865. (
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Includes full text. This comprehensive guide to over 3,000 testing instruments is designed for students and professionals and is helpful for gaining a complete understanding or evaluation of test products. (
  • Merck Index
    Includes full text. The Merck Index Online contains 11,500 monographs describing significant chemicals, drugs and biological substances. The entries are not a listing of Merck & Co., Inc. products, but rather cover a wide range of compounds, which have been selected on the basis of present or historic importance and interest. (
  • Military & Government Collection
    Includes full text. Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, the Military & Government Collection offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. This database provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals as well as indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles. (
  • Milton Bibliography
    No full text. This bibliography attempts to compile all of Milton's works and secondary sources that cover Milton's works, including imitations. The collection is comprised of material dating from 1624 to 1799. (
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals
    No full text. The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines. (
  • MLA International Bibliography
    No full text. MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920's and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. (

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  • Nashville Tennessean Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Nashville Tennesseean newspaper is provided with coverage from 1812 to 1922. (
  • National Criminal Justice Reference System (NCJRS)
    Includes full text. NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) offers more than 220,000 abstracts from justice and substance abuse resources. Also links to search for full text documents from the NCJRS web site and the web sites of federal and state agencies. (
  • National Geographic Magazine with Archive
    Includes full text. This impressive resource covers the magazine from 1888 to present. The complete full text with illustrations and photographs is provided in PDF format. (
  • National Transportation Library
    Includes full text. The National Transportation Library is a repository of documents and databases related to transportation from public and private organizations around the country. (
  • Naxos Music Library
    Streaming audio. The Naxos Music Library offers a wealth of high-quality streaming recordings from an array of musical genres, including classical, jazz, folk, pop, contemporary and more. Tens of thousands of CDs and hundreds of thousands of tracks can be searched and played online. Users can also find biographies, portraits, educational information and much more in this comprehensive online music resource. (
  • NBER Working Papers-National Bureau of Economic Research
    Includes full text. The NBER Working Papers are provided by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The papers are dedicated to providing a better understanding of how the economy works. (
  • New York Amsterdam News Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the New York Amsterdam News newspaper is provided with coverage from 1922 to 1993. (
  • New York Times Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Historical New York Times provides full text and full image articles for The New York Times spanning from 1851-2010. For most dates, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files. (
  • New York Tribune/Herald Tribune Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the New York Tribune/Herald Tribune newspaper is provided with coverage from 1841 to 1962. (
  • Newsday Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to Newsday newspaper is provided with coverage from 1940 to 1985. (
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Includes full text. Resource includes more than 860 full text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts. (
  • Newswires (AP, UPI, etc.)
    Includes full text. EBSCO's Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. (
  • North American Theatre Online
    Includes full text. North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials together with records for approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions and 2,500 production companies. (
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Includes full text. This is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction and is specifically geared toward K-8 students. It has an intuitive interface. (
  • NoveList Plus
    Includes full text. This is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. It has an intuitive interface. (
  • Nursing and Allied Health Source
    Includes full text. Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 periodical titles related to nursing and allied health. Over 715 of these titles include the full text. The database also includes more than 12,000 full text dissertations, videos from Medcom, Inc., multicultural reports from CultureGrams and study paths. (
  • Nursing Education in Video
    Video collection. Nursing Education in Video is a collection created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants and other healthcare workers. All videos have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency and compliance with Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. (
  • Nursing Resource Center
    Includes full text. Relevant journal results from top publications in the field and animated depictions of the human anatomy will complement the core reference texts in this resource designed to meet the needs of students at the university level. (

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  • OAIster
    Includes full text. OAIster contains millions of digital resources that can be searched in a single location. Formats include audio and video files, digitized books and articles, images, statistics, and much more. Be aware that some links point to secure information that requires a username and password and other links may be dead. (
  • Oceanic Abstracts
    No full text. Oceanic Abstracts is focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. The journal has long been recognized as a leading source of information on topics relating to oceans. It focuses on marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological and legislative topics. (
  • OCLC Electronic Books
    No full text. Well over 600,000 electronic books are accessible. The contents include all titles that have been cataloged by OCLC. (
  • OECD iLibrary (formerly Source OECD)
    Includes full text. OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Best known for its publications and its statistics, the OECD’s work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics to trade, education, development, science and innovation. (
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)
    Includes full text. OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) is a multi-disciplinary database providing the complete content of six Wilson full-text databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text and Wilson Business Full Text, plus full text articles from Applied Science & Technology, Art, Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals and Library Literature & Information Science. (
  • Opera in Video
    Video collection. Opera in Video contains 500 hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. (
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Includes full text. This resource is a dynamic online library of current event topics--the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors. (
  • Ovid/Lippincott Nursing Ebooks
    Provides 66 electronic books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the American Nurses Association, including drug guides, nursing textbooks, books for clinical calculations and scope and standards of practice. (
  • Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus
    Provides full text access to 57 professional nursing journals (many of which are published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins). (
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Includes full text. The Oxford English Dictionary is widely acknowledged to be the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world, and the definitive record of English language development over the last 1,500 years. (
  • Oxford Music Online
    Includes full text. This is a gateway to accessing multiple music resources including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. The resource includes biographical information for rock, pop and jazz musicians plus much more. (
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Includes full text. Resource combines quick reference coverage of the full subject spectrum with the rich resources of the Oxford Companions. From ready-reference to comprehensive scholarly articles, Oxford Reference Online provides librarians and end-users with reliable and authoritative answers to their research questions. (

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  • PAIS International with Archive
    No full text. The PAIS International database from Proquest contains references to more than 550,000 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The PAIS Archive database covers information published 1915-1976. (
  • Papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry
    Includes full text. The papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) and her daughter Harriott Pinckney Horry (1748–1830) document the lives of two observant and articulate founding-era women who were members of one of South Carolina’s leading families. Their letters, diaries, and other documents span nearly a century (1739–1830) and provide a window on politics, social events, and people of the late colonial and early national periods. (
  • Papers of John Marshall
    John Marshall was the longest-serving chief justice on the U.S. Supreme Court and arguably the most influential. Under his direction, the judicial branch achieved equality with the other branches of government and constitutionality was established as the crucial element in court decisions. This digital edition of Marshall’s papers includes the complete contents of the print edition and presents them in a fully searchable online environment. For students and scholars of law and history, this is the most powerful and accessible way to study the legacy of the “Great Chief Justice.” (
  • PapersFirst
    No full text. PapersFirst indexes papers from every congress, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at the British Library since October 1993. (
  • PASCAL EBL Collection  
    This e-book collection is initially comprised of over 3,400 works from 26 different university presses, with titles being added monthly. Users on- and off-campus must still enter their network usernames and passwords for access. A separate account will also need to be created the first time the product is accessed. (
  • PASCAL/Oxford UPSO Psychology E-Book Collection  
    This e-book collection provides access to over 330 e-books in the Psychology collection of Oxford University Press’ University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO). (
  • Physical Education Index
    No full text. Physical Education Index allows researchers and professionals to acquire accurate and scholarly information. The abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training and sport sociology/psychology. (
  • PILOTS Database
    No full text. The PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) Bibliographic database includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues caused by traumatic events. (
  • Pittsburgh Courier Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the Pittsburgh Courier newspaper is provided with coverage from 1911 to 2002. (
  • Plant Science
    No full text. Plant Science is a bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. (
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Includes full text. This balanced resources provides articles and essays on both sides of all major topics. Sources include political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV transcripts, primary sources, reference books and more. (
  • Political Science Complete
    Includes full text. Over 500 journals are included in this resource as well as conference papers, including international publications. (
  • Primary Search
    Includes full text. Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines (dating back to 1990) for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). (
  • ProceedingsFirst
    No full text. ProceedingsFirst provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference. Like its companion PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst provides access to the British Library Document Supply Center's vast collection of conference proceedings. (
  • Professional Development Collection
    Includes full text. This resource is designed specifically for professional educators and includes hundreds of journals as well as educational reports. (
  • Project MUSE
    Includes full text. Project MUSE provides only full text articles from high quality humanities, arts and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers. Every title in Project MUSE is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. (
  • ProQuest Sciences
    No full text. ProQuest, along with CSA, has been publishing abstracts and indexes to scientific and technical research literature for over 30 years. Content coverage includes the life sciences, environmental and aquatic sciences, computer sciences, materials science and engineering, aerospace, social sciences, and humanities. (
  • PsycArticles
    Includes full text. PsycArticles provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1894 to the present. It includes approximately 150,000 full text articles from 81 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Full text is provided for nearly all journals published by the American Psychological Association, including all back issues, beginning with Volume 1, Issue 1. (
  • PsychiatryOnline
    Offers digital access to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition) and other titles. (
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Includes full text. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides coverage of nearly 400 full text journals, covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology and observational and experimental methods. (
  • PsycInfo
    Includes full text. PsycInfo is the American Psychological Association’s renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, and is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages. (
  • PubMed
    Includes full text. PubMed provides access to more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature with a small amount of full text included. (

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  • RCLweb (Resources for College Libraries)
    No full text. RCLweb is the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring over 85,000 titles in 117 subjects. Brought to you by ACRL’s Choice and Bowker, RCL covers the entire four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. (
  • Readers' Guide Full Text with Retrospective (1890 to present)
    Includes full text. Readers' Guide Full Text with Retrospective contains comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada. (
  • Regional Business News
    Includes full text. Regional Business News incorporates 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. (
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    Includes full text. The comprehensive resource covers world religions, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, moral philosophy and other related topics. Over 300 full text journals are included. (
  • RIA
    Includes full text. This web-based tax and accounting research tool provides the most accurate and authoritative tax and accounting information available. (
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Includes full text. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter, including Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy. There are over 25,000 hot-linked cross-references between articles and new links to other editorially reviewed websites. (

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  • SAGE Journals Online (SAGE Premier and Deep Backfile)
    Includes full text. SAGE Journals Online provides access to over 645 journals spanning a wide array of disciplines. In addition, the backfile allows access from the inception of the journal through to the current content. (
  • SAGE Stats (formerly known as CQ State Stats)
    Includes full text. Formerly known as "CQ State Stats," This thorough resource provides statistical information from each state in areas such as health care, crime, education, and more. Over 80 sources and more than 2,000 data series are represented in this collection. (
  • Salem Health
    Includes full text. Salem Health provides online access to important health reference works, including the bestselling Magill’s Medical Guide. Topics include diseases, disorders, anatomy, biology and much more. (
  • Salem History
    Includes full text. Salem History provides online access to a wealth of historical information, drawing content from printed collections, such as Great Lives from History and Great Events from History. The database is fully searchable and new essays are periodically added. (
  • Salem Literature
    Includes full text. Salem Literature is an online reference collection that consists of several literature criticism sources, such as the Critical Survey of Long Fiction. Entries cover specific authors as well as more general aspects of literature. (
  • Salem Science
    Includes full text. Salem Science is an online reference collection featuring titles including Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society and Forensic Science. (
  • San Francisco Chronicle Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper is provided with coverage from 1865 to 1922. (
  • Science Direct
    Includes full text. Science Direct provides desktop access to the full text of journals published or distributed by Elsevier Science. Coverage is strongest for biology, chemistry, geology, marine science, mathematics, medicine and physics, but numerous other disciplines are represented, including business, child development, computer science, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science and tourism. (
  • Science in Context
    Includes full text. Part of Gale's science product line for students, Science in Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. It reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms. (
  • Science Reference Center
    Includes full text. This resource provides full coverage to hundreds of reference books and periodicals and covers a broad spectrum of science topics including biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, life sciences, physics and much more. (
  • SciFinder Scholar
    No full text. To register to use the chemistry database SciFinder Scholar, go to The first weekend of each month, the database is not available between Saturday 5:00 PM and Sunday 1:00 AM. During other weekends, the database is not available between Saturday 10:00 PM and Sunday 1:00 AM. (
  • Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
    Includes full text. Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period is a definitive collection that provides all full text sources. In addition to 60 volumes of Romantic poetry composed by Scottish women, the database includes extensive contemporary critical reviews and numerous scholarly essays specially commissioned for the project by Alexander Street Press. (
  • Small Business Reference Center
    Includes full text. This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas including common business types, a help and advice section and information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. (
  • Small Business Resource Center
    Includes full text. Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes. This resource answers many of the questions surrounding the creation of a new business. (
  • Social Sciences Full Text with Retrospective (1907 to present)
    Includes full text. Social Sciences Full Text with Retrospective is a Wilson database that indexes and abstracts articles from over 600 social sciences journals. Subjects include addiction studies, anthropology, health & medical care, communications, corrections, criminal justice, economics ethics, family studies, gender studies, international relations, law, mass media, political science, psychology and more. (
  • Social Services Abstracts
    No full text. Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serial publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews. (
  • Sociological Abstracts
    No full text. This resource abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. (
  • SpringerLink
    Includes full text. This impressive collection contains over 400 online full-text journals. Coverage for many of the journals includes articles from the mid-1990s to the current issues. This is an excellent multidisciplinary resource. (
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper is provided with coverage from 1874 to 1922. (
  • STAT!Ref
    Includes full text. This is a healthcare resource that allows access to Anatomy & Physiology Online, AAFP Conditions A to Z, and MedCalc 3000. Access 3D images and interactive modules, explore a patient-information tool and explore 520 calculators with clinical criteria sets and decision trees in this set of resources. (
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Includes full text. Statistical Abstract of the United States contains statistical tables from the print version of the Statistical Abstract, tables from USA Statistics in Brief, tables giving state rankings (in population, health, education, employment, public aid, social security, income, crime, energy, business, federal funds, motor vehicles), state and county statistical profiles and tables giving economic statistics for the United States. (

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  • TOPICsearch
    Includes full text. Resource contains full text for over 150,000 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information. (
    No full text. TOXNET is a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas available from the National Library of Medicine. Two of its most important components are TOXLINE (references to literature on biochemical, pharmacological, physiological and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals) and Hazardous Substances Data Bank (a data file that focuses on the toxicology of over 4,500 potentially hazardous chemicals). (

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  • Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory
    No full text. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory is an important tool for reference, research and serials management. The database contains detailed information on over 300,000 serials (newspapers, magazines, journals, etc.). (
  • U.S. History in Context
    Includes full text. U.S. History in Context is an integrated collection of full-text periodicals, reference works and primary source documents. (
  • U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
    Containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system. (

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  • Value Line
    Includes full text. Value Line is a comprehensive source of information on over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options and other securities. It includes reports, statistics, stock market forecasts and more. (
  • Videatives
    Streaming video. Clips focus on early education and childhood development. (
  • Vocational and Career Collection
    Includes full text. Designed specifically for vocational and technical libraries, this tool provides hundreds of trade and industry related journals. (

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  • Wall Street Journal Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Wall Street Journal newspaper is provided with coverage from 1889 to 1996. (
  • Washington Post Historical Newspaper
    Includes full text. Access to The Washington Post newspaper is provided with coverage from 1877 to 1997. (
  • Web of Science
    Includes links to full text. The Science Citation Index Expanded, through Web of Science, provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in many of the world’s leading scholarly science and technical journals covering hundreds of disciplines. Citations date from 1970 to present. (
  • Wiley Online Library
    Includes full text. Wiley Online Library is the dynamic online journals service from John Wiley & Sons. This resource contains journals covering the subject areas of business, finance & management, chemistry, computer science, earth science, education, engineering, law, life and medical sciences, mathematics and statistics, physics and psychology. (
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
    Includes full text. This site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the resource seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding while making insights from women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges and high schools. (
  • Women's Studies International
    Includes full text. This resource covers the core topics in women's studies and feminist research. Over 2,000 sources are represented with coverage from the 1970s to present. Topics include business, education, history, political science and more. (
  • World Data Analyst
    Includes full text. This full text resource provides access to country maps and comprehensive statistical information. It offers the ability to generate tables and graphs to compare multiple countries and provides both current and historical data. (
  • World History in Context
    Includes full text. World History in Context offers students and researchers award-winning reference content, academic and scholarly journals and thousands of primary sources, images and maps all integrated into a comprehensive, cross-searchable database. Drawing on themes and trends from the current history curriculum and World History textbooks, World History in Context provides coverage of the 20th century. (
  • World History in Video
    Hundreds of videos are included in this powerful video resource covering history across the globe. The resource includes documentaries about historical events and figures all over the world. (
  • WorldCat
    No full text. The OCLC Online Union Catalog contains a listing of books and other materials found in libraries worldwide. It offers millions of bibliographic records and includes records representing 400 languages. (
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
    No full text. Worldwide Political Science Abstracts features citations, abstracts and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law and public administration/policy. (

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