Library Databases for Authorized ASU Students, Faculty & Staff
Description: Established in 1972, NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS is sponsored by a partnership of Federal agencies from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Executive Office of the President.
This resource includes one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world, the NCJRS Abstracts Database. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 210,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials. The abstracts include the title, author, sponsoring agency, purchasing address, and journal citation, as well as a 100- to 200-word summary of the document’s contents.
Service Provider: U.S. Department of Justice
Description: NTIS serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Its mission supports the Department of Commerce mission to promote the nation’s economic growth by providing access to information that stimulates innovation and discovery. Use the “National Technical Research Library” to search for federally funded bibliographic science and technology research information collected by NTIS.
ATTENTION: To access the full-text documents of federally funded research, users must register and accept the “Terms and Conditions of Use” of NTRL.
Service Provider: U.S. Department of Commerce
Description: A statistical website that aims to facilitate comparison of publicly available data on all countries of the world. A wide range of demographic indicators are covered, including literacy rates, taxation levels, and murders per capita. These are also available in pie charts, scatterplots, and correlation graphs.
Data is gathered from sources in the public domain, including national censuses, the United Nations Development Programme, the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the World Trade Organization, World Bank Development Indicators, the World Resources Institute, the World Health Organization, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (UNCTAD) reports, and the Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook
Service Provider: Rapid Intelligence
Description: Contains detailed information on almost 200 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 300 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 90 drug categories.
Service Provider: EBSCOhost
Description: Provides access to NPG publications and online databases and services, including news and comment from Nature, NatureJobs plus access to Nature Network and Nature Education’s Scitable.com.
Service Provider: Nature Publishing Group
Description: Most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete catalogues or selected recordings of over 640 labels, more than 123,880 CD-length recordings equivalent to 1,877,100 tracks uploaded, with addition of over than 800 CD-length recordings every month. Genres covered include classical, contemporary jazz, world/folk, contemporary instrumental, Chinese music, and Pop/Rock. While listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos’s extensive database.
Service Provider: Naxos Digital Ltd.
Description: Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are included.
Service Provider: EBSCOhost