Latin American, Caribbean Studies, and U.S. Latino Studies

Subject Librarian
email Jesus Alonso Regalado

emailjalonso-regalado@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3554
location_onUniversity Library: LI-204

Key Databases

Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

The Web version of the Hispanic American Periodical Index covers information on Central and South America as well as Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the U.S.-Mexican border region, and Hispanics in the U.S. The database contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works and other materials from key journals worldwide.

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Coverage:
1970 +
Updated:
Biweekly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 and Series 2

The Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection draws content from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project. Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States. This collection conveys the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics. Series 2 focuses on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries.

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Coverage:
1600-1960
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Chicano Database

This bibliographic database is specialized in U.S. Latino issues. It provides access to bibliographic information on journal articles, books, book chapters, newspaper articles and anthologies. Includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological and educational literature.

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Coverage:
1960s + (with some older coverage)
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Handbook of Latin American Studies

A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. The Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook.

Coverage:
1935 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
CLASE: Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades

Includes bibliographic information for more than 1,500 journals and 250,000 bibliographic entries (mainly journal articles) published in Latin America and the Caribbean. Specializes in social sciences and humanities.

Allows a search limit by full text only but the full text links to external sources.

Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Redalyc: Network of Scientific Journals of Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal

Provides access to journals about Latin America in the social sciences and the humanities. Mainly published in Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
SCIELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online

Provides access to scientific journals published in Latin American countries.

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Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Latin American and Caribbean Social Science Virtual Library - CLACSO

This virtual library provides full-text access to articles, books, dissertations and other documents specialized in the social sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean and published by CLACSO (Latin American Council of Social Sciences).

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Coverage:
1998-
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
eBook Caribbean Collection

This collection contains more than 1,600 e-books focused on the nations, territories and people of the Caribbean region. It includes a select list of publishers based in the Caribbean, along with reputable publishers that provide authoritative content about topics pertinent to Caribbean and Latin American studies. In addition, this collection includes many titles published by notable Caribbean and Latin American authors and intellectuals.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

A collection of reference ebooks from ABC-CLIO.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
As new titles are purchased
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Abstracts in Social Gerontology

Bibliographic database focusing on social aspects of gerontology. Topics include: the psychology of aging, end-of-life care, elder abuse, the elderly in society, and health issues of the elderly.

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Coverage:
3/1/1990 +
Updated:
Twice monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Academic Onefile

This is a multidisciplinary database that includes full text or citation for academic journal articles and popular magazine articles. Also includes the full text of the New York Times from 1985 to present. Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for the permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

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Coverage:
1980+
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 7,000 full-text periodicals(6,000+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology.

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Africa-Wide: NiPAD [via EBSCO]

A combination of files from Africa, Europe and the USA for the study of Africa. The database is a gateway to a wide array of important bibliographies, indexes and databases focusing on information to support The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Topics include politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism and much more. Sources include book citations, periodicals and magazine articles, radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, pamphlets, maps, reports, theses, music recordings and much more.

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Coverage:
Nineteenth century to the present
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
Limited to one concurrent user
AGRICOLA

Records covering agriculture, animal science, forestry (including plant ecology), botany, zoology, pollution, pesticides and human nutrition.

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Coverage:
1970 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Alt-HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It contains full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Alt-PressWatch

Alt-PressWatch is a full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Includes critical perspectives on local and international issues confronting contemporary society within a broad spectrum of subject areas. The database offers free text searching and complete indexing. It is a current and retrospective collection and it provides viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge the coverage of the mainstream media.

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Coverage:
1988 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
America: History and Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present.

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Coverage:
1954 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is one of the most comprehensive indexes covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics, and related interdisciplinary research.

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Coverage:
Late 19th century to the present
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to five concurrent users
AnthroSource

AnthroSource provides current content from American Anthropology Associations's diverse portfolio of 32 anthropological publications which includes journals, books, monographs, bulletins and newsletters.

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Coverage:
varies with title going back over 100 years
Updated:
as publication issues are released
Fulltext:
yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Art Index

Featuring high-quality indexing of an international array of publications, this database is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative, and commercial art; as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture, and much more. The database indexes over 600 periodicals, 13,000 art dissertations, and 200,000 art reproductions. Includes periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, reproductions, book reviews and more.

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Coverage:
1984 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ARTbibliographies Modern

Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews. The scope of ARTbibliographies Modern extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late 20th century. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present. A particular emphasis is placed upon adding new and lesser-known artists and on the coverage of foreign-language literature. Approximately 13,000 new entries are added each year.

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Coverage:
late 1960+
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Index of names and their biographical sources, including biographical dictionaries, subject encyclopedias and literary criticism

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Coverage:
Ongoing
Updated:
Twice per year
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Biography Reference Bank

Description of this resource: Biography Bank contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to present, along with thousands of images. It contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, including all the articles from all volumes of Current Biography, the World Author Series, Nobel Prize Winners, World Artists, World Film Directors, American Reformers, and numerous biographical books on musicians and composers throughout history. Also included are thousands of biographies from others publishers, including Macmillan UK, Greenwood, Houghton Mifflin, and Harvard University Press.
In addition to the full text biographies, Biography Reference Bank contains millions of magazine citations (many of which contain full-text) from all of the Wilson Indexing Databases, including all citations from Biography Index Database after 1984, as well as thousands of links to book review citations, including review excerpts and full text reviews from book Review Digest Plus.
The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images.

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Coverage:
1984+
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Four simultaneous users
Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete provides full text from more than 1,600 scholarly business journals, and indexes over 4,300 titles. Many journals allow cited reference searching. Additional full-text non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports,country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, faculty seminars (video) and more.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on cuncurrent users
Compludoc

Provides bibliographic access to articles mainly published in Spanish journals but also in other countries and languages.

Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Contemporary Women's Issues

Offers content from mainstream periodicals, alternative press, hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports. Focuses on the critical issues and events that influence women including health, the workplace, parenting, human rights, reproductive rights and legal issues.

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Coverage:
1992 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Provides bibliographic information and abstracts to articles in over 1000 journals related to political science.

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Coverage:
1975 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Dialnet

Includes bibliographic information for more than 3,000 journals and one million documents (Spain and Latin America).

Provides full text access to some articles and dissertations as links to external sources.

Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Directory of Open Access Journals

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, with the goal of covering all subjects and languages. More than 800 open access journals are in the directory.

DOAJ is hosted by Lund University Libraries Head Office . The project is funded by Open Society Institute - Budapest and also supported by SPARC, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.

Coverage:
Varies by individual title
Updated:
Includes information regarding titles added in the last thirty days
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Dissertations & Theses

The complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Also includes master's theses, educational specialist materials, and other projects accepted for master's degrees by accredited colleges and universities.

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Coverage:
1861 + Indexing dissertations
1980 + Abstracting dissertations

1997 + Full text
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Dissertations @ SUNY Albany

Includes all dissertations written at the University at Albany.

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Coverage:
1861 + Indexing
1988 + Abstracts
1997 + Full text
Updated:
Unknown
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
EBSCOhost eBook Collection

This is a SUNYConnect collection of eBooks with access to 1369 copyrighted books and 3823 public domain titles.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No Limotation on concurrent users.
EconLit with Full Text

EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit with Full Text contains all of the content available in EconLit, plus full text for more than 400 publications including titles from the American Economic Association. EconLit is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. 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.

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Coverage:
Varies, indexing goes back to 1969
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Educational Administration Abstracts

Indexes more than 200 journals published in the U.S. and some Western European countries on issues and research related to the administration of primary, secondary and post-secondary educational facilities and programs.

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Coverage:
Volume 1 - ; 1966 +
Updated:
Twice monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Environment Complete

Environment Complete contains full text for 750 journals and more than 130 monographs, as well as indexing for many other titles. Subject areas covered include agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

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Coverage:
1940+
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ERIC [via EBSCO]

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides access to education literature and resources in the Current Index of Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE). ERIC documents include conference papers, reports, instructional materials, research articles, and other materials. This database provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. Through the ERIC Microfiche Digitization Project, more than 30,000 documents published on microfiche by ERIC between 1982 and 1992 have been made available in full text.

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Coverage:
1966 -
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Ethnic Newswatch

Full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic and native press, searchable in English and Spanish.

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Coverage:
Mid-1980's +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Ethnologue

Ethnologue lists a total of 7,097 living languages worldwide, and also contains data on languages which have gone out of use since the first appearance of the publication 67 years ago. This edition lists 370 such recently extinct languages. Ancient, classical, and long-extinct languages are not listed.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Fuente Academica Plus

This full-text database offers Spanish and Portuguese language academic content for researchers studying a broad range of disciplines. It includes scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Gale Ebooks

A collection of reference ebooks. Subject areas covered include arts, biography, business, education, environment, history, law, library science, literature, medicine, countries, multicultural studies, religion, science and social science.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
GenderWatch

GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental (n-g-o) special reports.

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Coverage:
1970 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Google Scholar  

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database for access to articles, papers, books, theses, etc. in the social sciences, humanities and sciences. (In order to link to materials owned by the University at Albany Libraries, you must set preferences when off campus. When you open up Google Scholar, select Settings. Then under Library Links check University at Albany, State University of New York - Full-Text @ My Library, SUNY - Albany - ProQuest Fulltext, University at Albany SUNY - Cengage Gale Full Text, University at Albany, SUNY - Find It @ UAlbany Libs, and Open Worldcat.)

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No (Links to University Libraries and free resources)
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
GreenFILE

A bibliographic database containing nearly 300,000 records covering information about enviromental concerns. Contains backfiles to volume one, issue one for Bioscience, Journal of Environmental Planning & Management, Journal of Ecology, and Conservation Biology. Also contains bibliographic information for key nonscholarly titles.

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Coverage:
1972+
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected.
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Historical Abstracts

Covers the history of the world except for the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. Includes all branches of history: political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Also includes materials relating to the profession of history. Approximately 50% of the articles are from English-language journals. A good source for finding scholarly sources on international issues.

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Coverage:
1955 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
HRAF (also known as: eHRAF World Cultures)

The Human Relations Area File (HRAF) Collection of Ethnography covers information on all aspects of social and cultural life from selected cultures around the world. Note: Cultures not treated on the Web may be found in the HRAF fiche collection in the microforms room of the University Library.

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Coverage:
1991 +
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Searchable by broad subject category or keyword. Most files are freely available to download and is an itegral part of the infrastructure of social science research. In order to download data, first-time UAlbany users must create a MyData account from a UAlbany computer. Once you have created an account that identifies you with UAlbany, you may access ICPSR data from off-campus and social media accounts.

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Coverage:
1962 +
Updated:
As new data becomes available
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)

This database indexes both core and specialized journals (2,600) and books in the social sciences. Core disciplines covered are anthropology, economics, political science and sociology, with additional coverage in other social science fields. Thirty percent of the records are in languages other than English.

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Coverage:
1951 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

Fully revised and updated in 2015, this encyclopedia has about 4000 articles on the social and behavioral sciences, including anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and the evolutionary sciences.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Index to Black Periodicals

Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean and full-text coverage of 31 core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social and political issues of importance to Black Studies.

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Coverage:
1998 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JSTOR

Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Lexis Nexis - Nexis Uni

Databases for news, law, business, biography, medicine, and reference. A Source List is available for viewing.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies, some daily updates
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MasterFILE Premier

Full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. This database also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps and flags.

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Coverage:
1931-present
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MEDLINE with Full Text [via ProQuest]

MEDLINE with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE with Full Text uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. The database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

Union catalog of electronic dissertations from 170 doctoral level institutions. Some disserations available in full text.

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Coverage:
Mainly 1993 +
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Newspaper Source Plus

  • Cover to cover full text of 185 national and international newspapers
  • Full text television and radio news transcripts from CBS news, CNN, CNN international, FOX News, NPR, etc.
  • Selective full text for 392 U.S. regional newspapers
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Coverage:
1985-present
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks

Since 1993, NIRA's Center for Policy Research has published NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks (NWDTT), which provides a systematic introduction to the world's most prominent and innovative public policy research institutes, better known as think tanks. The free online version contains basic organizational information on approximately 500 institutions from 100 countries, and in most cases a link to each organization’s web site.

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Coverage:
Current
Updated:
Irregular
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
OECD Statistics

OECD Statistics provides online access to all OECD's published data, irrespective of format. It includes the dynamic interactive databases, as well as the statistical annuals and periodicals in PDF format, and their related tables in XLS, PDF and HTML.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides electronic access to various reference sources which focus on both the facts and opposing viewpoints on current events issues. Titles include the Opposing Viewpoints series, Current Controversies, Encyclopedia of Sociology, Social Issues, Information Plus etc. Content includes selected access to statistics, government information and legislation. This source also contains the coverage of thirty major newspapers, news and opinion magazines. Users may search by specific topics, source type and topic overview. This database is available through NOVELNY. Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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Coverage:
Ongong
Updated:
Regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection

A collection of online reference books from Oxford University Press. Contains more than one million entries, 12,000 images and 500 maps. Complete title list.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Three times a year
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PAIS International/PAIS Archive

PAIS International provides references to books, journal articles, government documents, and privately published research reports on almost any topic that has a public affairs dimension. It is international in coverage. Coverage begins with 1972 but the PAIS Archive extends coverage back to 1915.

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Coverage:
1915 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PolicyMap

PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping product. Data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of GIS data available can be found in their data directory.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

Provides access to the full text of 23 journals on political science published by Sage and its publishing partners.

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Polling the Nations

The most comprehensive collection of polling data with 200,000+ questions and responses compiled from 12,000+ surveys conducted in the U.S. and 70 other countries.

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Coverage:
1986 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to one concurrent user
Project Muse

400 Scholarly journals in literature humanities, social sciences, mathematics, cultural and gender studies from Johns Hopkins University Press. The journal list is available for browsing.

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Coverage:
1993 +
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Public Administration Abstracts

Includes bibliographic records for the English language journals in the field of public administration. Full text for some articles.

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Coverage:
1963 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Sage eReference

A collection of subject encyclopedias from Sage Publishing.

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Coverage:
2007+
Updated:
varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Social Services Abstracts

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.

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Coverage:
1980 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Social Work Abstracts

Covers journals and dissertations in social work and related disciplines from the NASW.

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Coverage:
1977 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to twelve concurrent users
Sociological Abstracts

Primary database for sociology, covering journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and conference papers.

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Coverage:
1952 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Springer LINK

Extensive collection of fulltext journal articles from the science publisher Springer. Access the fulltext electronic version of articles from journals to which the Libraries subscribe. Please see the list of subscribed titles.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Web of Science (also known as WOS)

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary).

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women's Studies International [via EBSCOhost]

Women's Studies International includes bibliographic information for journals and books drawn from a variety of women's studies sources and essential databases. WSI provides electronic access to Women's Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Database, Women's Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography.

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Coverage:
1972 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to five concurrent users
WorldCat Discovery

Holdings of any type of material held by member libraries of Online Computing Library Center (OCLC) from the 12th century to the present

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Coverage:
12th century +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users