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  • Academic Search Complete 

    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®

  • Accessible Archives 

    Description: Contain the rich, comprehensive material found in leading historic periodicals and books. Eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records are available in a user-friendly online environment.

    Service Provider: Accessible Archives

  • African American Newspapers
    Series 1, 1827-1998

    Description: Collection of approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.

    Coverage spans life in the Antebellum South; the spread of abolitionism; growth of the Black church; the Emancipation Proclamation; the Jim Crow Era; the Great Migration to northern cities, the West and Midwest in search of greater opportunity; rise of the N.A.A.C.P.; the Harlem Renaissance; the Civil Rights movement; political and economic empowerment and more.

    Provider: Readex (NewsBank)

  • Air University Library
    Index to Military Periodicals

    Description: Subject index to significant articles, news items, and editorials from English language military and aeronautical periodicals.

    Index contains citations since 1988 and is updated continuously.

    This web site provides Searching and Browsing utilities to assist users in locating articles, news items, and editorials contained in the index.

    Service Provider: Defense Technical Information Center, U.S. Department of Defense

  • Ambrose Digital Streaming Video Collection

    Description: Collection of more than 1200 streaming video clips and full programs. The database includes 37 of Shakespeare’s plays produced by BBC as well as additional films in history, social sciences, literature, fine arts, and the sciences.

    Service Provider: Ambrose Video Publishing

  • America: History and Life with Full Text

    Description: Access literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, with full-text coverage for nearly 290 journals and more than 80 books, and selective indexing for journals dating back nearly 60 years.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • American FactFinder

    Description: Provides quick access to data from the following surveys and censuses:

    • American Community Survey - a nationwide survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing.
    • American Housing Survey - the most comprehensive housing survey in the United States, covering 29 Metropolitan areas and the Nation as a whole
    • Annual Survey of Manufactures - provides sample estimates of statistics for commercial manufacturing establishments with paid employees
    • County Business Patterns / ZIP Code Business Patterns - provide economic data by industry at various geographic levels (U.S., state, county, metro area and ZIP Code). Data are derived from the Census Bureau’s Business Register, the file of all known business establishments.
    • Nonemployer Statistics - provides U.S. and sub-national data by industry for businesses without paid employees. Data originate primarily from the administrative records of other Federal agencies.
    • Annual Surveys of Governments - relevant, comprehensive, uniform, and quality statistics on the characteristics and key economic activities of the nation’s nearly 90,000 state and local governments
    • Census of Governments - conducted every 5 years, provides periodic and comprehensive statistics about the organization, employment, and finances of all state and local governments
    • Decennial Census - collects data every 10 years about age, sex, race, housing units and more for the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas
    • Economic Census - profiles the U.S. economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level and by detailed industry and business classification
    • Survey of Business Owners - presents statistics every 5 years at the national to local area level by industry and by gender, ethnicity, race, and veteran status of the business owner
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation - publishes estimates from the American Community Survey of the race, ethnicity, and sex composition of the workforce by occupation and geography.
    • Population Estimates Program - publishes estimated population totals for the previous year for cities and towns, metropolitan areas, counties, and states.

    Service Provider: U.S. Census Bureau

  • American Indian Histories and Cultures

    Description: a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.

    Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.

    Service Provider: Adam Matthew Digital

  • ArchiveGrid

    Description: Provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions, making information available about historical documents, personal papers, family histories and other archival materials held in archives throughout the world. It includes over a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide and enables researchers to learn about the contents of these collections, and contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials or order copies.

    Service Provider: OCLC Research

  • Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets

    Description: Fact sheets about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.

    Previous versions of Background Notes are available in the site’s archive section.

    Service Provider: U.S. Dept. of State

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans

    Description: Bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Topics covered include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

    This resource contains more than 141,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Historical Newspaper (1908-2002)
     

    Description: With the exception of publishing one religious article each day at the request of its pioneering founder, Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, this newspaper provides secular, balanced coverage of international news and events, as a public service. For more than 100 years, its staff writers and correspondents around the world have reported on wars, scientific discoveries, human rights abuses, political campaigns, the arts, the environment, and people trying to make a positive difference.

    This digital archive includes cover-to-cover reproductions of every page of every issue - of this newspaper from the first issue published in 1908 to 2002. Full-text searching and browsing capabilities are available. Users may choose to display and download in PDF format either the full image of any page or just the individual article they need.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System 

    Description: Publicly available website providing record look-up capability on individuals who served during the United States Civil War. Other information includes: unit histories for both the Union and Confederate Armies, descriptions of 384 significant battles, sailors records, prisoner of war records, burial records, medal of honor recipients, and other historical information.

    The primary goal of the CWSS is to provide an interpretive tool on the Civil War for the National Park Service Civil War Battlefield Parks and other Civil War-related Park units. An additional objective is to increase the American people’s understanding of this decisive era in American history by making information about it widely accessible.

    Service Provider: National Park Service

  • ComAbstracts

    Description: Database of article abstracts, books, bibliographic records, and other sources of relevance to researchers, scholars, and students interested in fields related to human communication studies (mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric, health communication, communication and new media, journalism, communication history, etc.).

    Service Provider: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete 

    Description: Incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.

    Offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • CQ Researcher Online 

    Description: Published online 44 times a year, this resource offers original, comprehensive reporting on and unbiased analysis of issues in the news. Areas covered include health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short “sidebar” features round out the reports. Shorter “Hot Topics” articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

    Service Provider: CQ Press/SAGE

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

    Description: Contains hundreds of in-depth abstracts of current books, book chapters, journal articles, government reports, and dissertations published worldwide. It also offers extensive coverage of new books from scholarly and commercial publishers and valuable reports from public and private agencies in many nations. This resource also includes full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

    Topics covered include crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing, corrections and prisons, criminal investigation, forensic sciences and investigation, substance abuse and addiction, and probation and parole.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Dallas Morning News Hist. Arch. (1885-1985) 

    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 

    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 - Texas

    Description: Institutional repository service hosted by the the Texas Digital Library, which contains records of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) submitted by participating member institutions.  Full-text available where authors have granted permission to publish online.

    Service Provider: Texas Digital Library

  • 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 Open Access (PQDT Open)

    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

  • ebrary Ebook Collection

    Description:  Offers carefully curated ebooks spanning coverage in all academic subject areas with exceptional strength in computers and IT, engineering, life and physical sciences, and math.

    Service Provider: ebrary / ProQuest

  • EconLit™

    Attention: Access is limited to a maximum of 4 simultaneous users.

    Description: Produced by the American Economic Association, this database provides citations and abstracts of 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.

    Uses the Journal of Economic Literature classification system and controlled vocabulary of keywords to index six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from JEL.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • eLibro Collection

    Description:  Electronic Spanish-language platform devoted to research. This database has more than 80,000 titles from over 500+ publishers – with 95% of them from Latin America and Spain.

    Service Provider: ebrary / ProQuest

  • European Views of the Amer (1493-1750)

    Description: The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Films on Demand

    Description: Web-based digital video delivery service that allows users to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7. Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders.

    Service Provider: Infobase

  • Fuente Académica Premier 

    Description: Collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

    This database is updated on a weekly basis and currently offers the full text for more than 650 publications and 30 academic books from 18 countries.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library 

    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

  • GAO Reports 

    Description: Contains reports (“blue books”) on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of Federal programs conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. All published reports, testimonies, correspondence, and special publications are included. Products that are restricted or classified are not included.

    Service Provider: U.S. Government Accountability Office

  • Google Scholar

    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 FDsys 

    Description: The Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official Federal Government publications and securely controls digital content throughout its life-cycle to ensure content integrity and authenticity.

    FDsys is also a repository that guarantees long-term preservation and access to digital Government content. To meet this critical need for permanent access to Federal Government information, FDsys follows archival system standards.

    Currently, the following collections are searchable and accessible via FDsys:

    • Budget of the United States Government
    • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Coastal Zone Information Center
    • Compilation of Presidential Documents
    • Congressional Bills
    • Congressional Calendars
    • Congressional Committee Prints
    • Congressional Directory
    • Congressional Documents
    • Congressional Hearings
    • Congressional Record
    • Congressional Record (Bound Edition)
    • Congressional Record Index
    • Congressional Reports
    • Economic Indicators
    • Economic Report of the President
    • Education Reports from ERIC
    • Federal Register
    • History of Bills
    • House Rules and Manual
    • Journal of the House of Representatives
    • GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions
    • List of CFR Sections Affected
    • Privacy Act Issuances
    • Public and Private Laws
    • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
    • Senate Manual
    • United States Code
    • United States Courts Opinions
    • United States Government Manual
    • United States Statutes at Large

    Service Provider: U.S. Government Printing Office

  • Handbook of Latin American Studies 

    Description: Bibliography of materials, selected and annotated by scholars, published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary and multilingual Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.

    Service Provider: Library of Congress

  • Handbook of Texas Online 

    Description: Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 25,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories. The scope is broad and inclusive, designed to provide readers with concise, authoritative, and accessible articles that provide factual, nonpartisan accounts on virtually every aspect of Texas history and culture.

    Service Provider: Texas State Historical Association

  • HeritageQuest Online 

    Description: Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Humanities Full Text™ 

    Description: The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

    Topics covered include classical studies, literary & social criticism, philosophy, religion & theology, literature, art, dance, film, folklore, music, performing arts, area studies, communications, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, archaeology, and much more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Humanities International Complete 

    Description:Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals covering worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • InfoTrac Newsstand 

    Description: Provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. including The Austin American-Statesman (1996-current ), The Christian Science Monitor (1996-current), The Financial Times (1994-current), The Guardian (1990-current), The Houston Chronicle (1/1/1996 - 4/25/2012), and The New York Times (1985-current).

    Service Provider: Gale

  • JSTOR 

    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

  • Legal Collection 

    Description: Collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies, offering full text for more than 300 of the world’s best law journals. This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

    Information coverage centers on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Los Angeles Times
    Historical Newspaper (1881-1992)
     

    Description: Delivers unique coverage of the development of Southern California and the American West. Follow reporter Charles Lummis as he walks from Cincinnati to Los Angeles, recording his travels and providing a unique glimpse into Native American life. Read the Annual Trade Number Edition (published 1886-1962), which promoted Southern California to prospective immigrants from the East and Midwest. Review the “Noticias en Espanol” news summary column (published 1922-1933), which served the Times’ Spanish-speaking audience.

    This digital archive offers searchable (by keywords, author’s names, articles, dates, etc.) full text, and is browsable by full page or issue. Includes photos, graphics and advertisements from the first issue published in 1881 to 1992.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Making of America 

    Description: Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

    Service Provider: University of Michigan

  • MasterFILE Premier 

    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

  • Military and Government Collection 

    Description: Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.

    Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • OAK Search

    Description: Use this search portal to locate quality online publications, reports, and books from a number of open access collections, including those listed below.

    • BioMed Central
    • arXiv
    • DataCite
    • Directory of Open Access Journals
    • HathiTrust
    • Project Gutenberg
    • Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
    • Institutional Repositories at Harvard, Iowa State, University of California system, and many others.

    Service Provider: Texas A&M University Libraries

  • Project MUSE 

    Description: A trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.  This database provides access to digital humanities and social science content from 200 university presses and scholarly societies around the world.

    Service Provider: Johns Hopkins University

  • SAGE Journals Online 

    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 and Technology Ebook Collection

    Description:  Offers carefully curated ebooks spanning coverage in all science and technology topics with exceptional strength in computers and IT, engineering, life and physical sciences, and math.

    Service Provider: ebrary / ProQuest

  • ScienceDirect® 

    Description: Leading scientific database containing journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Some of the articles can be accessed in full text. Most of the resources included focus on the Sciences; the database is also rich in resources from the Health Sciences, Social Sciences and the Humanities.

    Service Provider: Elsevier

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    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 Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 

    Description: Provides digital access to large-scale maps of 426 cities in 213 counties in Texas.  The map scale is 1:600 or 50 feet to 1 inch. Overall, the maps were prepared from 1877 to 1951. Some larger cities have updated maps as recent as 1970.

    Created originally for the fire insurance industry for risk assessment purposes, Sanborn maps contain detailed information on such building features as size, shape, construction type (and sometimes date), use, and street address.  The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Texas Reference Center 

    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

  • The American West

    Description: Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago, The American West allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.

    Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks.

    Service Provider: Adam Matthew Digital

  • The New York Times
    Historical Newspaper (1851-2012)

    Description: Witness the arrival of immigrants to America’s shores and follow the establishment of neighborhoods and businesses. Experience the rise and fall of financial markets, mark the introduction of the mass-produced automobile, television, space travel, and medical innovations.
    Gain insight into the causes and effects of the Civil War in the 1800s, the “war to end all wars” in the 1900s, and the war on terrorism in the 21st century.

    This digital archive offers full page and article images with searchable full text from the first issue published in 1851 to 2009. Fully integrated into this electronic database is The New York Times Index (1851-1993).  The Index retains the vocabulary and flavor of the time each article was indexed, enables researchers to narrow a topic based on search results using subject terms, and enhances research capabilities by providing five additional new search categories.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • The Wall Street Journal
    Historical Newspaper (1889-1998)
     

    Description: First published in 1889 by Dow Jones & Company as a markets-focused newspaper for the country’s then-fewer than 200,000 shareholders, its coverage expanded to include all aspects of global business, economics, consumer affairs, and trends and issues.

    The digital version of this newspaper provides access to more than 100 years of reporting, analysis, editorials, and controversial opinions. With this resource, users can study the development of industries and companies across decades, monitor the implementation and effects of fiscal policies on the global economy, study opposing viewpoints at critical times in the world’s history, and more.

    This digital archive offers full page and article images with searchable full text from the first issue published in 1889 to 1998.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • The Washington Post
    Historical Newspaper (1877-1999)
     

    Description: Known for its comprehensive political reporting, first-rate photo essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writing, and unmatched investigative reporting, the Post was the first newspaper in Washington to publish seven days a week.

    Early contributors included Joseph Pulitzer and a relatively unknown, un-bylined Theodore Roosevelt, who contributed stories about the West. Beginning in the 1940s, the newspaper featured editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block (“Herblock”), who used his drawings to express indignation with political leaders and to “raise hell.” He coined the term “McCarthyism” in the 1950s and was unrelenting in his graphic characterization of Richard Nixon.

    This newspaper is perhaps most famous for a series of stories that began with a break-in at the Watergate office complex in 1972. When it was all over, reporters Woodward and Bernstein were household names, and President Nixon had resigned in disgrace.

    This digital archive offers full page and article images with searchable full text from the first issue published in 1877 to 1999.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • TOPICsearch 

    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

  • Voice of the Shuttle 

    Description: “Woven” by Alan Liu, Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, VoS is one of the earliest humanities research portals. It began in 1994 as a 70+ Web-page directory of humanities research resources organized by field, historical period, author, etc. It was reimplemented in 2001 as a database-to-Web system allowing for dynamic views of the data and user contributions.

    Its mission has been to provide a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources that at once respects the established humanities disciplines in their professional organization and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact with the sciences and social sciences and with new digital media.

    VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources, and defines its audience as people who have something to learn from a higher-education, professional approach to the humanities.

    Service Provider: University of California Santa Barbara

  • Wiley Online Library 

    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

  • World Factbook 

    Description: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

    This resource provides national-level information on countries, territories, and dependencies, but not subnational administrative units within a country. Also included are entries on parts of the world whose status has not yet been resolved (e.g., West Bank, Spratly Islands). Specific regions within a country or areas in dispute among countries are not covered.

    Service Provider: Central Intelligence Agency