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Library Databases for Authorized ASU Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Academic Search Completeimageimageimage

    Description: Comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary database, featuring  more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

    Information coverage spans a broad range of important areas of academic study such as anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women’s studies, zoology, and many other fields.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • ArticleFirstimageimage

    Description: Index of articles from the contents pages of over 16,000 journals.

    Each record describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal. For most items, a list of libraries that have the journal title is provided.

    Subjects covered include business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology, and popular culture.

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • Business Abstracts with Full-Textimageimageimage

    Description: This comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.

    Subject coverage includes accounting, acquisitions & mergers, advertising, banking, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, communications, economics, entertainment industry, finance, financial services, government regulations, industrial relations, insurance, international business, investments, marketing, retail trade, small business and much more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost / H. W. Wilson

  • Business Insights: Global image

    Description: Unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

    Service Provider: Gale/Cengage Learning

  • Business Source Complete imageimageimage

    Description: Access content from over 3,200 (over 2,700 full-text) business-related publications, including academic, professional and trade journals.

    From this interface, users can also search for and accesss country economic reports, detailed company profiles, SWOT analyses, market research reports, and product reviews.

    Subjects covered include accounting, economics, finance, management and management information systems, marketing and international business.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Clase y Periodica

    Description: CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.

    This database offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.

    Service Provider: OCLC

  • Credo Reference imageimage

    Description: Online collection of top quality reference books from major publishers. It contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range or subject-specific titles covering everything from accounting to zoology. It also includes maps, images, and sound files.

    Service Provider: Credo

  • Dallas Morning News Hist. Arch. (1885-1984) imageimage

    Description: A unique genealogical and historical collection featuring digital facsimiles of nearly 100 years of newspaper issues that document major events in Texas, as reported by this leading metropolitan daily newspaper.

    It is a valuable resource for genealogical research, providing obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, biographical sketches and much more, enabling Texas genealogists to document their family history and experience the lives of their ancestors.

    It offers “real world” content, details on the lives of countless individuals and millions of events, issues and people, providing easy access to fascinating, first-hand accounts and digital primary sources chronicling local and national history.

    The text is fully searchable from cover to cover. The complete content of each issue (including articles, photos, graphics, maps, political cartoons, editorials, obituaries, display and classified advertisements, recipes) can be browsed by date or topic.

    Service Provider: NewsBank

  • Directory of Open Access Journals imageimageimage

    Description: Provides access to quality controlled Open Access journals. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system, and it is not be limited to particular languages or subject areas.

    Service Provider: TexShare

  • Dissertations and Theses Open Access image

    Description: Online repository of Open Access graduate works. Allows to locate relevant dissertations and theses quickly and easily, and view the complete text in PDF format free of charge.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Dissertations and Theses A&I

    Description: This database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, as well as European dissertations back from the 17th century, to those accepted as recently as last semester. PQDT is the official dissertations repository for the Library of Congress and the publishing partner of the National Library of Canada.

    PQDT allows students, faculty, and other researchers to search for high-quality, peer-reviewed and multidisciplinary research materials related to their scholarly interests. Graduate students can consult the database to make sure their proposed thesis or dissertation topics have not already been written about.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Dissertations and Theses in Texas image

    Description: Hosted institutional repository service, developed by the the Texas Digital Library, which allows Texas institutions of higher learning to preserve and provide wide online access to their scholarly and pedagogic output.

    Service Provider: Texas Digital Library

  • E-print Network image

    Description: A vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and technical information created by scientists and research engineers active in their respective fields, all full-text searchable. Intended for use by other scientists, engineers, and students at advanced levels.

    Gateway to over 35,300 websites and databases worldwide, containing over 5.5 million e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE.

    Service Provider: Office of Scientific and Technical Information (Department of Energy)

  • EBSCO eBook Collection imageimageimage

    Description: Provides access to over 32,000 full-text scholarly, reference and professional eBooks from leading university, academic and professional publishers. These eBooks are digital versions of print books from a broad range of subject areas and topics.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Electronic Collection Online

    Description: collection of scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas including education, medicine, psychology, science, and technology.

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • Emerald Management 120 image

    Description: Provides full-text access to 120 peer-reviewed journals from Emerald Publishing engaged in a broad spectrum of research related to business and management, including marketing, training, finance, leadership, and more.

    Service Provider: Emerald Publishing, Inc.

  • Ferguson’s Career & Guidance Center image

    Description: Online equivalent of the 4-volume Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, published by Ferguson. This database provides detailed and up-to date descriptions of more than 2,050 of the most popular jobs in 94 industries, as well as more than 23,000 resources (many with Web addresses, when applicable).

    Service Provider: Facts on File

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library imageimageimage

    Description: online collection of premier reference eBooks for multidisciplinary research. GVRL ebook titles that are part of the ASU library’s collection display on the home page, categorized by broad subject area. To view an alphabetical list of all titles in the library’s collection, users can click the ‘Title List’ link found below the GVRL product banner.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Google Scholarimage

    Description: provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, dissertations, book citations, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from a variety of content providers. Sources of material include academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and open access publishers. Some content is available in full text.

    Accessing Angelo State University Library subscription content via Google Scholar:

    1. Click on Google Scholar > Settings
    2. From this page, click on “Library links”
    3. Type Angelo State in the ‘Library links’ box
    4. Check the “Angelo State University - Full text @ Angelo State” box.
    5. Click the Save button

    Service Provider: Google

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Description: Contains bibliographic citations for 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.).

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980)imageimage

    Description: Single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries, chronicling the daily life, cultural heritage and world views of Hispanic communities in the U.S..

    Reflecting a long tradition of Spanish-language press in the western hemisphere, these newspapers have played a vital role in the lives of immigrants, exiles and native Hispanic peoples alike. Often illustrated with photographic documentation, they reveal the rich history of a people who have long resided in and contributed to the American public sphere.

    For more than two centuries, they have united Spanish speakers and preserved their cultural heritage through news, editorials and literature as well as by providing leadership, solidifying communities and spearheading social movements. They have covered every major theme in American history and culture and reported on events in Spanish-speaking countries not always available in traditional U.S. newspapers.

    Provider: Readex (NewsBank)

  • Information Science and Tech. Abstractsimageimage

    Description: This database indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in the field of library science. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • JSTOR imageimage

    Description: Searchable online collection of non-current issues (‘backfile’) of selected core scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals in a broad range of disciplines.

    The time lag between the most current issues of a journal title and the content available in JSTOR is called “moving wall.” It varies from publisher to publisher. The majority of journals in JSTOR have moving walls of between 3 and 5 years, but publishers may elect walls anywhere from zero to 10 years.

    Subjects covered include:

    • Area Studies (African, Asian, Latin American, Middle East, and Slavic Studies)
    • Arts (architecture & architectural history, art & art history, music, performing arts)
    • Business and Economics (business, development studies, economics, finance, management & organizational behavior, marketing & advertising)
    • History
    • Humanities (classical studies, feminist & women’s studies, film studies, folklore, language & literature, philosophy, religion)
    • Law
    • Medicine and Allied Health (health policy, health sciences, public health, social work)
    • Science and Mathematics (aquatic sciences, biological sciences, botany & plant sciences, ecology, geology, mathematics, statistics, zoology)
    • Social Sciences (archaeology, education, psychology, public policy & administration, sociology)

    Service Provider: JSTOR

  • LexisNexis® Academic image

    Description: Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

    Research areas cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.

    Service Provider: LexisNexis™

  • Library, Info. Science & Tech. Abstracts imageimage

    Description: Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage dates back to the mid-1960s.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • MAS Ultra ­ School Edition imageimageimage

    Description: Comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries. It contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

    Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and over 107,000 primary source documents. Additionally, this database contains more than 360 reference books, an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • MasterFILE Premier imageimageimage

    Description: Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. Backfiles for key publications go as far back as 1975.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • MathSciNet  image

    Description: Comprehensive database covering the world’s mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database.

    Service Provider: American Mathematical Society

  • OAIster image

    Description: Contains millions of records representing open access digital resources covering a variety of disciplines. These records have been harvested from archival collections built by more than 1,100 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information image

    Description: OSTI collects, preserves, and disseminates Department of Energy-sponsored R&D results that are the outcomes of R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees at universities and other institutions. The information is typically in the form of technical documents, conference papers, articles, multimedia, and software, collectively referred to as scientific and technical information (STI).

    Access to scientific and technical information is provided via web-based searchable databases, offering ever-expanding sources of R&D information to the research community and the science-attentive public. The databases offer search simplicity as well as advanced search capabilities such as customized alerts, results displayed in relevance rank, and downloadable search results for a broad array of scientific information related to DOE missions.

    Service Provider: U.S. Department of Energy

  • PAIS International

    Description: Contains references to more than 625,800 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.

    This database includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages.

    Backfiles date to 1972

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • PapersFirst

    Description: Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide. A major research aid covering every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop, and meeting added to The British Library Document Supply Center’s (BLDSC) vast proceedings collection since October 1993.

    Service Provider: FirstSearch

  • ProceedingsFirst

    Description: Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at the referenced conference.

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

  • SAGE Journals Online image

    Description: Delivery platform that provides online, and many times full-text, access to more than 560 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE Publications and participating societies on a variety of disciplines including Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

    Service Provider: SAGE Publications

  • Science Accelerator image

    Description: Gateway to DOE’s important scientific and technical resources. These resources provide the results of research and development (R&D) projects and programs, descriptions of R&D projects underway or recently completed, and major R&D accomplishments. Below is a list of all the resources searchable via this gateway:

    • DOE Data Explorer - locate collections of scientific research data and multimedia generated in the course of DOE-funded research.
    • DOE Green Energy - access results from DOE green energy research and development
    • DOE R&D Accomplishments - discover outcomes of past DOE R&D which have had significant economic impact, improved people’s lives, or been widely recognized as a remarkable advance in science.
    • DOE Tech Transfer Information - allows searching of technology transfer information across the Department of Energy Laboratories.
    • DOepatents - search and retrieve patent information from a collection of patent records.
    • SciTech Connect - a new portal to free, publicly available DOE research and development (R&D) results.
    • ESTSC - search and acquire scientific and technical software representing the latest in federally funded technology.
    • E-print Network - gateway to over 35,300 websites and databases worldwide, containing over 5.5 million e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE.
    • Science Conference proceedings - access science and technology conference papers and proceedings.
    • Science Journals Connector - enhanced access to scientific research results published in scientific journals, with special emphasis on journal resources supported and/or sponsored by DOE and its predecessors.
    • SOAJ - gateway to open access publications in the sciences. Using federated search technology, SOAJ allows the user to search multiple open access publications with a single query. Results are consolidated and returned in relevance-ranked order, and users are directed to the originating sources for access to the full-text documents.
    • ScienceCinema - explore multimedia videos about DOE and other science research.

    Service Provider: U.S. Department of Energy

  • Statistical Abstract of the United Statesimage

    Description: 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable, providing a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Texas Reference Center imageimageimage

    Description: Texas specific product comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. It contains more than 75 full text periodicals, 150 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more covering history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, home and gardening, sports, and leisure.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • TOPICsearch imageimageimage

    Description: Current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms, including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

    This database contains full text for over 150,691 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Wiley Online Library image

    Description: Provides full text access to journals, reference works, and books published by Wiley in the field of business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and healthcare, physics and astronomy, polymers and materials science, psychology, and social sciences.

    Service Provider: Wiley

  • WorldCat

    Description: Bibliographic database of all materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites and internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals and magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, and videotapes

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

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